Friday, July 22, 2016

{ Mixed Media Canvas }

How about something totally different today. Mixed Media canvas.

I created this for Therm O Web for our recent Sierra Pacific Crafts show. This is a 6x6 canvas that I painted and decorated using our brand new products:

NEW iCraft® Mixed Media sheets
NEW iCraft® Mixed Media liquid glue
New Deco Foil™ Transfer Sheets – Summer Rainbow

Love canvas by Daniela Dobson

The Mixed Media sheets are amazing!!! I printed on mine and then added foil with a laminator. You can find all the details and how to step by step photos on my blog post on Therm O Web blog.

We have new Deco Foil, as well.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

{ Impression Obsession DT challenge – Hello Sunshine }

Hi and welcome to our  Impression Obsession challenge – Hello Sunshine (warm colors)!

Today I thought I wold do something a little different. A layout. I saw a sketch from Creative Scrappers that was perfect for Painted Stripes stamp. The challenge was warm colors and I did add some green and blue, but they are really soft, and are in my photos.

Best ever by Daniela Dobson

I had designed a cactus in my Silhouette Studio some time ago, not sure what for. Sometimes I get an idea in my head and I just create stuff. They were perfect for this layout. I cut some from Elle’s Studio patterned paper and some from white cardstock. The ones that were white I stamped them with Mini Patterns 4 and Mini Patterns 1. I stamped two more directly on the page, and they are from our summer collection from Lindsay Ostrom: Cactus and Cacti.
  Best ever close by Daniela Dobson

I used two other stamp sets Say Cheese and The Sun for some words on the layout. I just went into my stash and picked several stamp sets that would fit my layout. I added some color shine and Whipped Spackle with Diamond Small 6 Stencil from StencilGrilf Products. That is one of my favorite stencils and I use it all the time. Whipped Spackle is my go to modeling paste and it’s from Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft. It is really light and fluffy, like frosting, and it dries fast.

Best ever close 2 by Daniela Dobson

Impression Obsession stamps:

Cactus
Cacti
Say Cheese
The Sun
Painted Stripes
Mini Patterns 4
Mini Patterns 1


Why don’t you come along and play with us. To enter the challenge go to the Impression Obsession Blog (all the details are there!).  Create a new project using  Impression Obsession stamps and post it on Impression Obsession Blog between July 21 – August 3. A winner will be chosen randomly to win a$25 gift certificate to the Impression Obsession store.

Make sure you check out what the rest of our DT created.

I hope you play along.

Impression Obsession Blog
Daniela Dobson ---- you are here
Dina Kowal
Jeanne Streiff
Jenny Gropp
Karen Amidon
Kittie Caracciolo
Laura Fulcher
Vicki Garrett

Have a great Thursday!

Tuesday, July 19, 2016

{ July 2016 Memory Keepers Studio by Technique Tuesday }

Our July release of Memory Keepers Studio – Inspired Dragonfly and Fresh Cut Studio – Dragonfly is available now. Plus, check out all that is new and available for July.

Here is what I created with the set.

In addition to the Inspired Dragonfly stamp set I used Dreamy Dragonfly stamp set. Last week I was taking Heat Wave class from On Line Card Classes. I made these two cards using some of the lessons I learned in the class. I have a huge box of heat embossing materials that I rarely use and I am so glad I took the class. I added a little frame and washi to the card and used 3D foam adhesive from Therm O Web to the stamped and die cut dragonfly.

The best by Daniela Dobson

For this card I stamped the Gallica Rose with VersaMark and heat embossed it using black embossing powder. I used my watercolor to color the image. It is so pretty. This is our July Greenhouse Society stamp set – Gallica Rose. There is a matching die that you can get, as well.

Thank you by Daniela Dobson

Have a great Tuesday!

Monday, July 18, 2016

{ Stamp highlight with Elle’s Studio }

I am sharing a layout today on Elle’s Studio blog using stamps. I have some more details there on how I created this layout. I just love using stamps!!!

Favorite books by Daniela Dobson

Favorite books close by Daniela Dobson

Elle’s Studio products used:

Documented Stamp
Sunny Days Stamp
The Story Of Stamp
Shine Bright Stamp
Sunny Days 12×12 Paper Collection
Sunny Days 6×6 Paper Stack
 Sunny Days Bits and Pieces
Tab Die
Basic Journaling Tags – Gray
Crop and Stamp Acrylic Block
Letter & Number Stickers Black

Stamps are so versatile and I love using them! They are easily incorporated into any type of project.

Thanks for stopping by! Don’t forget to share your projects with stamps by using the #EllesStudio hashtag when posting on Instagram for a chance to be featured on our feed!

Friday, July 15, 2016

{ CardMaker Magazine Blog Team }

I'm super excited to share that I've been asked to join the CardMaker Magazine Blog Team! There is a new member spotlight today and if you would like to read little more about me, please stop by the CardMaker blog to check it out.

Our design team will be sharing projects from now through December on CardMaker blog.  I invite you to stop by the blog to learn about the other talented designers I'll be joining. While you are there, make sure to sign up to receive email updates on their blog posts and/or to get the CardMaker newsletter, or follow them on Facebook.

I am sharing one of the projects I had published in CardMaker Magazine back in 2010 - "Love notes cards and tin".

Love notes Love notes altered container

For those of you who don't know, CardMaker Magazine, is published quarterly in both digital and print formats and features instructions for creating handcrafted greetings for every occasion. It was introduced as the first major magazine devoted to the card-making craft in 2005 and it remains the leading print-and-digital publication for card-making enthusiasts on the market.

Monday, July 11, 2016

{ Impression Obsession Summer Die Release Blog Hop }

Welcome to the Impression Obsession Summer Die Release Blog Hop!
We have some beautiful new dies to share AND a Gift Certificate to give away!
The Blog Hop will be posted on the Impression Obsession Blog at 6am EST Monday July 11th.
Here is my card.

Celebrate by Daniela Dobson

I used our brand new dies for this card. I started by stamping the oval wreath Oval – Flowery, that I colored with Prismacolor pencils. I die cut Patchwork Elements, flower and leaves, from carstock that I colored with ink. I sued 3D foam adhesive from Therm O Web for the flower and leaves. I tucked in an enamel dot that I created with Nuvo Crystal Drops – Dandelion Yellow from Tonic Studios, a new product to me and I got them from Emma’s Paperie. I tucked in a little twine under the flower.
“Celebrate”  is from Congrats Word Set  and I die cut it from Deco Foil White Foam Adhesive by Therm O Web. It has a liner on both sides. I love using the foam adhesive for these intricate die cuts because you can just adhere the word and you don’t have to mess with additional adhesive. Once it was down where I wanted it, I removed the top liner and added red Deco Foil.

Celebrate close by Daniela Dobson

Visit our fabulous IO Design Team’s blogs (only one comment per blog please) for a chance to win a $25 Gift Certificate!

The more blogs you visit … the better chance you will have to win!!!
No need to comment on the Impression Obsession Blog to enter.

Comment entries will be open until 9pm CT on Thursday July 14th and all winners will be announced Friday July 15th.
Good luck!

Hop List: