DOcelebration Event Day #2: Deck of Cards Gift Box & Free Stamps
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DOcelebration Event Day #3: Tart & Tangy Gift Set, Free Stamps

Welcome to Day #3 of my DOcelebration Online Event

I'm just blown away by the number of comments and as well as the comments themselves.  You guys are awesome.  I really appreciate your generous feedback.  I'm definitely feeling the Love! 

Today's Free Stamps, Project Pack & Template PDF:

  • FREE Stamp Set: Stampin' Up!'s Tart & Tangy
  • FREE Gift: Set of 4 Tart & Tangy cards and Portfolio Holder Box Project Pack
  • FREE Template for Everyone: Template for Portfolio Holder Box (see below)

ENTER TO WIN BY LEAVING A COMMENT ON THIS POST (see comment link at the bottom of this post or learn how to leave a comment)


Today's project comes under the category of Clean & Simple.  Lately, I've been drawn to this style of stamping.  The cards below were inspired by a swap I received at Founders Circle from my friend Penny.  Here's a card I made last fall with the same layout. 

I had planned to add a greeting using Stampin' Up!'s Chat Room Rub-Ons from the Occasions Mini Catalog.  But can I find them!  Nope, not anywhere.  Does anyone else suffer from the "I can't find it" disease?


I paired each of these cards with Stampin' Up!'s 1-1/4" Striped Grosgrain Ribbon.  The circles are punched with the 1-3/8" Circle Punch (Orange & Lime circles use a 1" circle  punch).  The next Whisper White Layer measures 1-3/4" x 1-3/4".  The mats of coordinating color measure 2" x 2" (Pumpkin Pie, Real Red, Olive Olive & Chocolate Chip).   

Now, I need something to put them in.  I started wracking my brain for just the right container and then remembered a stationary portfolio I made several years ago.  I thought I could adapt it for this project. 




A couple of things I like about this Portfolio Holder Box:

1.  No adhesive - love it!
2.  Quick & Easy
3.  It can accommodate cards with bulky ribbon
4.  Did I say, Quick & Easy? 

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So, which card do you like?  Orange, Strawberry, Apple or Cherries?  I'm leaning toward the cherries card myself.  I really like the way the black sets off the cherries image.  Let me know your favorite when you leave your comment today (which enters you in the drawing* for the Tart & Tangy stamp set and Portfolio Holder Box w/cards project pack)!

Here you go for your FREE PDF Template:

Download: Portfolio Holder Box Template PDF

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Thanks for coming to my DOcelebration Online Event today.  Stop back tomorrow for some more celebrating!  Only 2 days left!

Enjoy~Dawn O

*All DOcelebration drawings will take place on February 17th.  Winners will be selected from each DOcelebration post and announced on February 17th.  If you are an email subscriber, you'll need to visit to leave a message each day you wish to enter.  If your name is selected, it will be listed on February 17th.  You'll have two days to claim your prize by contacting me with your full name and address.


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