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May 2009

BIG SHOT: Top Note and Scallop Die Purse Box

Here's an adorable Top Note Purse Box that was made with Scallop Circle Die (#113468) and Top Note Die (#113463).  I received a similiar purse in a swap from Mary Brown, on my Hawaii Incentive trip.  I knew that it would be perfect for my Big Shot class!


Are those Corduroy Buttons just yummy?  I've used Chocolate Chip #114339 & Kraft #114340.


Supplies useds:  Big Shot Die Cutting Machine, Scallop & Top Note Die, Circle Scissors, Parisian Breeze Speciality Paper, Baja Breeze & Chocolate Chip Cardstock, Baja Breeze Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, Jumbo Eyelets, Crop-a-Dile, Corduroy Buttons (Chocolate Chip & Kraft), Sticky Strip

Wanna make a Top Note Purse?  Here's the dimensions/scoring for the box:

BOX for Top Note Purse (6-1/2" x 5-1/2")

• Portrait view = Score 1" along both 6-1/2" sides
• Landscape view = score 2-3/4" from both sides

Purchase the Scallop Circle Die (#113468) and Top Note Die (#113463) in my Stampin' Up! Online Store

Enjoy~Dawn O

BIG SHOT: Pennant Die & Parisian Breeze Specialty DSP

I just love making these pouches with two of the large Pennant Die Cuts and Big Shot Die Cutting Machine!  Using the Parisian Breeze Specialty Designer Series Paper (Buy 3 DSP and get one FREE) adds a vintage touch.  Add a small bouquet of flowers or a little box with jewelery and gift it to your mom for Mother's Day!


Use the new Satin Ribbon from the Occasions Mini Catalog (you'll love the luxurious feel to this ribbon) and feed it through the Jumbo Eyelets.  Add one of the NEW Chocolate Chip Corduroy Buttons for a finishing touch.  Actually, it's a brad.  I just wrapped the brad prongs around the ribbon.



Enjoy~Dawn O

Current Specials - CLICK HERE:  National Scrapbooking Month Specials (buy 3 DSP, get one FREE.  Plus - sneak peak of the Jumble Alphabet stamp set)

DOshopping online - CLICK HERE

DOstamping May Events: Power Scrapbooking and Fun Fold Masculine Cards

See below for my May events!

What do you get when you mix...

  • 6 Hours
  • 40 Photos of a Single Event or Theme
  • 5 Sheets of White Cardstock*
  • A pack of Designer Series Paper*
  • And an Embellishment Goodie Bag*


Do you have vacation, family reunion, holiday or birthday pictures just waiting to be scrapbooked?  I'll bet you do!  Finding time for scrapbooking is hard, even for the die-hard scrapbooker.  Well, let me help you get organized with my Power Scrapbooking method.  I'll share tips/tricks for getting your scrapbooking done.  In fact, by the end of the day you'll have completed a 20 page 6x6 scrapbook album!

  • Date:           Saturday, May 16th
  • Time:          Session #1:  9-3:00pm   OR   Session #2:  4:00-10:00pm
  • Cost:           $62 ($5 discount for club members, $10 discount for DOstamperSTARS
  • Includes:      Cardstock, Designer Series Paper Pack (your choice - if you do not choose, you'll receive "Washington Apple" DSP-see below), Embellishment Goodie Bag, 6x6 Natural Linen Album with 10 page protectors and box lunch.
  • Participants: Limited to TEN at each session  (Each person will have 1/2 of a table for working space)
  • Location:     Montrose, Citizens State Bank

What to bring:   40 photos (do not crop), adhesive, paper trimmer, scissors, beverage and a snack to share!  Punches and other tools will be available to use throughout the event.

Please email me to sign up for this class: [email protected]




Project Picture

Finding the perfect card & gift for a man is always challenging ….until now.  Be ready for any occasion with this fantastic set of four masculine “fun-fold” cards and briefcase-shaped gift box.  Each card is based on an original template and is created out of one sheet of DP making it a unique card & gift-card holder- in-one!

  • Date:        Friday, May 15th
  • Time:       6:30-9:30pm
  • Cost:        $25 ($5 discount for club members, $10 discount for DOstamperSTARS)
  • Location:  Montrose, Citizens State Bank

Please email me to sign up for this class: [email protected]

Parisian Breeze, Carousel Notes Envelope Scrapbook

This is the last of my Minneapolis Stampin' Up! Regional Seminar samples.  I think this one is my favorite!

Supplies: Carousel Notes II (#112139, $11.95), Parisian Breeze Speciality Paper (#113993, $11.95, buy 3, get one free), Chocolate Chip and Baja Breeze Cardstock, Designer Label Punch & Styled Vanilla Hodgepodge Hardware, 5/16" Jumbo Brads (Love them!), Gold Brads, Circle Scissors & Lovely Letters stamp set.




ABOVE:  Added Chocolate Chip Circle to Baja Breeze Carousel Note and "hinged" with a Hodgepodge Hardware brad.

Dawn's Stamping Tip:  Sanding Hodgepodge Hardware

SEE BELOW:  Use a sanding block to sand away the finish from the "beaded" edges of the Hodgepodge Hardware to give it a vintage look.  Substitue gold brads for a contrasting look.  Love it!!


Enjoy~Dawn O

Current Specials - CLICK HERE:  National Scrapbooking Month Specials (buy 3 DSP, get one FREE.  Plus - sneak peak of the Jumble Alphabet stamp set)

DOshopping online - CLICK HERE

National Scrapbooking Month: Two Stampin' Up! Product Specials

Natl SB Month 



Buy any combination of three packages of:

  • Designer Series Paper (see pages 159-161)

  • Designer Series Specialty Paper (see page 158)

  • 12 x 12 Textured Cardstock

  • AND Get one FREE!

PLEASE NOTE:  When shopping online, choose your multiples of 3 packages when shopping.  Choose your FREE packages with checking out!  (PLUS - you may choose the higher priced packages as your FREE items - ain't it cool!)



Jumbo Alpha Details


Stampin' Up! Scrapbooking Starter Kit for ONLY $75.00!

$75Start Your Own Biz

Stampin' Up! Scrapbooking Starter Kit for ONLY $75.00!  Now's a great time to join Stampin' Up!   Here's what you get:


$75SBKit Details  

Here are hard copies of the online $75 Scrapbooking Starter Kit Order FormDemonstrator Agreement, and Demonstrator Application.  Use them to prepare for ordering your starter kit.

Get all of the awesome benefits of being a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator for the LOW price of $75.00!

More information about the benefits of being a Stampin' Up! demonstrator - CLICK HERE

Ready to JOIN NOW?  Visit my Stampin' Up! Business Website and ENROLL now.  My authorization password is (you guessed it!):  dostamping

Oh - I almost forgot...I've got a 3x3 Designer Paper Sampler Swatch Book for the first two who join my team.  So what are you waiting for?!

~Dawn O