Hi all! If you stop by my place when I am doing my IO hops, there's one name you'll see on the link list.... Dina Kowal. Well, EXCITING NEWS!!! Dina is no longer just a designer creating beautiful cards and creations -- she's also Impression Obsession's newest artist/illustrator!
Today, in honor of her big reveal, the DT is joining forces to show off some of her first stamp designs with IO. So... on to my creation!
If you make the rounds, you'll notice that there's a theme with Dina's release and you'll see it's got a nautical and travel theme to it. I had to pick this frame -- Shell Frame Collage -- because I just thought it was too beautiful and I also thought it would be nice just stamped and not really colored. After I stamped it, I cut it out with a die cut (Labels Seven from Spellbinders) and then sponged around the image with Antique Linen Distress Ink. I also distressed the edges a wee bit. The center of this frame was PERFECT for a sentiment and so... I chose this one -- Precious Treasure. If you look close, you can also see that on the left panel, I stamped the Cover-A-Card Shells background because it was, well, perfect! Layer it up and add some crazy stitching and you're almost done! I also added some burlap twine and a fun little charm that has been in one of my embellishment drawers for FOREVER! See?
If you want to see all the new stamps being unveiled at Impression Obsession -- be sure to click HERE. And don't forget to head on over to see what the rest of the IODT whipped up using Dina's new designs! I know you won't be sorry! I've seen some sneak peeks and I mean to tell you -- inspiration abounds!
Julie Koerber -- you are here!
Thanks for stopping by! And... remember... Friday I'll be kicking off some fun to celebrate my 5th Blogoversary! I'll have a challenge or two and giveaways like crazy. So, be sure to check back!!