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March 2013

Sale-a-Bration: Vintage Verses & Sycamore Street Thank You Notecards

(NOTE: my feed service seems to be having a hiccup these past couple of days.  Hopefully they'll have a fix for it soon)

Today's card...

I needed to whip up a couple dozen Thank You cards the other day.  So I reached for one of my trusty favorites...Notecards & Envelopes.  Love them!  

I've also fallen in love with the Sale-a-Bration Vintage Verses stamp set (free with $50 order until March 22nd).

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Couldn't decide which color I liked the best...

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Island Indigo or...

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Summer Starfruit?  Which do you prefer?


Stamping Notes From Dawn

  • Stamp greeting with Island Indigo ink on 2-5/8" x 4-1/8" Whisper White cardstock
  • Adhere to 2-3/4" x 4-1/4" solid color panel (Summer Starfruit or Island Indigo cardstock - choose your favorite!)
  • Adhere to Notecard (107311) with Stampin' Dimensionals
  • Punch Bitty Butterfly (129406) from Sycamore Street DSP, adhere with Glue Dot
  • Add Basic Rhinestone Jewel (119246)
  • Add your inside message and MAIL (don't forget this step!)

Enjoy~Dawn O

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Hurry, Sale-a-Bration ends March 22nd - only ONE MORE WEEK!

FREE Sale-a-Bration Items used on today's card include:

 

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For every $50 you spend, you’ll get to choose a FREE Sale-A-Bration productVisit my Online Store to start shopping. 

Print:  Sale-a-Bration easy-to-read Flyer

  • No limit! 
  • Spend $100 - choose two
  • Spend $150 choose three
  • AND...when your shopping adventure hits $150 and $400, you qualify for extra FREE Product as described below- woohoo!
    • $150 party = $25 Stampin' Rewards, PLUS FREE pack of silver glimmer paper
    • $400 party = $65 Stampin' Rewards, PLUS FREE pack of silver glimmer paper, PLUS FREE SAB Product Bundle (Madison stamp set, Sycamore DSP and Sycamore Ribbon/Buttons), PLUS 50% off any Full Priced Item

Stampin' Rewards are only redeemable when you shop via my Online Store link here!

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Everybunny: Faux Diamond Dust Video

This adorable Happy Easter card was the hit at my Stamping Club Class last month.  The images are from Stampin' Up!'s Everybunny stamp set and feature a fun and glittery heat embossed technique called, Faux Diamond Dust!  It's perfect for this card as it gives it a decorated Easter egg look...super cute!

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Faux Diamond Dust Technique (watch demonstration video below)

  • Stamp image with Stazon Jet Black on piece of Very Vanilla
  • Color image with Blender Pen and Ink Pads. Let dry - just a minute or two
  • Cut with oval framelit with the Big Shot
  • Wipe Versamark ink over the entire stamped/colored oval shape
  • Cover with Iridescent Ice Embossing Powder
  • Flick off excess powder
  • Heat until melted with Heat Tool  (don't overheat, as the melted powder will melt too far into the paper and you'll lose the glittery effect)

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How cute it this darling little bunny?  Get out your heat tools and watch my How'd She DO That video below...

WATCH VIDEO: Faux Diamond Dust Technique

 

Enjoy~Dawn O!

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Dawn's Stamping Supplies

  • Everybunny stamp set (122705w or 122707c)
  • Stazon Jet Black (101406) and Versamark Ink (102283)
  • Pool Party, Pretty in Pink, Daffodil Delight Classic Ink
  • Pool Party, Certainly Celery, Whisper White cardstock
  • Bird Builder Punch (117191) and Modern Label Punch (119849)
  • Flower Ribbon Trim (126869)
  • Big Shot (113439), Oval Collection Framelits (129381), Elegant Bouquet TIEF (115964)
  • Heat Tool (129053), Iridescent Ice Embossing Powder (101930)
  • Blender Pens (102845), Sponge Daubers (102892)
  • Glue Dots, Snail Adhesive, Stampin' Dimensionals

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Thank you for Shopping with Dawn!

 


QC Card: Recover Rapidly from SAB Patterned Occasions

It's QC time again.  If you're looking for stamp sets for Quick and Cute cards, you don't have to look any further than Stampin' Up!'s  Sale-a-Bration, Patterned Occasions!  What's even better is, it's FREE with your $50 Sale-a-Bration order!

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Quick and Cute Tip 
Add depth to your card with a quick tone-on-tone panel  

  • Does this ever happen to you?  Sometimes you get done with a card and it looks nice, but it feels like it's missing something.  When that happens to me, 9 times out of 10, adding a same-color panel makes all the difference. 
  • Add some texture to it for even more visual impact.
  • This is one of my favorite cardmaking tricks.  Try it, you'll like it!

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Dawn's Stamping Supplies

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Hurry, Sale-a-Bration ends March 22nd - only TWO MORE WEEKS!

Shop-Banner
For every $50 you spend, you’ll get to choose a FREE Sale-A-Bration productVisit my Online Store to start shopping. 

Print:  Sale-a-Bration easy-to-read Flyer

  • No limit! 
  • Spend $100 - choose two
  • Spend $150 choose three
  • AND...when your shopping adventure hits $150 and $400, you qualify for extra FREE Product as described below- woohoo!
    • $150 party = $25 Stampin' Rewards, PLUS FREE pack of silver glimmer paper
    • $400 party = $65 Stampin' Rewards, PLUS FREE pack of silver glimmer paper, PLUS FREE SAB Product Bundle (Madison stamp set, Sycamore DSP and Sycamore Ribbon/Buttons), PLUS 50% off any Full Priced Item

Stampin' Rewards are only redeemable when you shop via my Online Store link here!

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Video: Twist Fold Fun Card

Now for today's card...TWIST FOLD FUN CARD

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I've received several Twist Fold Fun Cards in swaps lately and I finally got around to making one.  Boy - that was a mistake.  Why?  

  • Because they are so much fun to make.  
  • Once you make one, you'll want to make more!  
  • With the FREE Sale-a-Bration Sycamore Street (free with $50 order), you can make as many as you want!  
  • So, get out your Stampin' Trimmer and watch the Twist Fold FUN Card video below!

WATCH VIDEO: Twist Fold FUN Card

 

Enjoy~Dawn O

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Dawn's Stamping Supplies (bold items = FREE with $50 order through 3/22/13)

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Mar 2013: Dawn's "Just Cards" Buffet TO GO class is Now Available!

The popular "Just Cards" Buffet TO GO class is ready for March.  Monthly subscribers have received theirs already and there are some left just for YOU!

In fact - as they have been selling out so fast, (last month, they sold out in less than 24hrs), I cut for more than a few extra this month.  I have 24 class packs and they ALL have a full selection of cards this month.  Can I get a WOOHOO?!

I still recommend purchasing your class right away, so you don't miss out!

This month's class kit:  March 2013
only 7, 5, 4SOLD OUT (11:15am, 3/7)

Kits generally sell out in less than a week, so purchase your kit today! 

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  • Card Buffet TO GO Fee: $24 for 8 pre-cut card kits, includes postage/paypal fees
  • US mailing addresses only
  • Available while supplies last
  • Kits are generally ready around the 5th of each month and sell out fast!
  • Monthly Subscribers are given priority (see below)
  • All sales are final
  • Click Buy Now to get your Class Kit (If you are receiving this via email subscription or viewing in a reader program, CLICK HERE to purchase)


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NOTE:  Within 24-48 hrs of your purchase, your class kit will be mailed and you'll receive an email notice with your card kit PDF.

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Monthly Subscriber Information:

Don't want to miss Dawn's "Just Cards" Buffet TO GO Class each month?  Become a monthly subscriber!  Monthly Subscribers receive a special 3-Day Advance Notice of the class availability (before they are made available to the public). This ensures monthly subscribers can get their class kit before they are sold out.  In addition, subscribers are guaranteed to receive a full selection of the card offerings (see #1 below).  After 3-days, any remaining class kits will be made available to the public.

NOTE:  This class generally sells out fast (sometimes within 24 hrs hours after posting to the public).  So I highly recommend Monthly Subscribers purchase their kit within the 3-day advance notice timeframe, to ensure receiving a full card selection class kit.

Contact me today to become a Monthly Subscriber:  DOstamping@yahoo.com

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Here are the details for Dawn's "Just Cards" Buffet TO GO Class:

  1. You'll receive a variety of the card kits shown. You'll receive at least 5 or more different card kits, of which some you'll receive two of, for a total of 8 card kits. (Cards may not be hand selected, as they are packaged randomly.)  However, monthly subscribers will be guaranteed a full selection of card offerings.
  2. Card kits include envelopes and the pre-cut card pieces and accessories for you to complete your card.  Adhesive is not included.
  3. Details instructions are NOT provided.  Once the class is mailed to you, you will receive an email notice that will include the card kit PDF.  The PDF will include a photo and supply list for each card.  Be sure to save the PDF to your computer to assist you in completing your card.  If you need detailed instructions, this class may not meet your needs.
  4. Die cutting and shape punching will be completed for you (without stamped images).  However, most border punching is NOT provided.
  5. Texture embossing will be completed for you as well, except when stamping first is necessary. 
  6. Stamped images are NOT included in the card kits.  This is in accordance with Stampin' Up! copyright policy.   If you do not have a specific stamp set used for a card, you may purchase them in my online store or you can substitute like-size or styled images.

If you have any questions or want to be a monthly subscriber, contact me atdostamping@yahoo.com

Thank you!

Dawn Olchefske
Stampin' Up! Demonstrator 

 


Delicate Details Lace Tape: Stencil Technique Video

Looking for ways to use the NEW Delicate Details Lace Tape?  Today I'm sharing an easy Stencil Technique card and video, featuring the Bloomin' Marvelous stamp set (free with $50 order) and the Delicate Details Lace Tape from the 2013 Stampin' Up! Spring Catalog.

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On today's video you'll see the following:

  • Delicate Details Lace Tape
  • Bloomin' Marvelous SAB stamp set (Dawn's Favorite!)
  • Stencil Technique
  • Stamping Off Technique
  • Color Coach 
  • and more!

WATCH VIDEO: Delicate Details Lace Tape Stencil

  

Enjoy~Dawn O

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Dawn's Stamping Supplies 
(bold items are FREE with $50 order through March 22nd,
red items are from the spring catalog)

  • Bloomin' Marvelous (129651w or 129654c)
  • Island Indigo, Baja Breeze & Rich Razzleberry Classic Ink
  • Whisper White and Rich Razzleberry Cardstock
  • Delicate Details Lace Tape (130966)
  • Sycamore Street Ribbon and Button Pack (130812)
  • Bitty Butterfly Punch (129406)
  • Basic Rhinestone Jewels (119246)
  • Sponge Daubers (102892)
  • Glue Dots, Snail Adhesive

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Can you believe it?  Less than 3 weeks left of Sale-A-Bration! 

Sale-A-Bration

Get your fabulous Sale-a-Bration products before it's too late! Spend $50, get a free gift!  Spend $100, get two free gifts, spend $150, get three free gifts and MORE!

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QC Card: Happy Hour Birthday

What's QC?  It's short for Quick & Cute.  If you're like me, many of you are short on time.  We need card ideas that can be done quickly, but still have that cute factor!  Today's card Happy Hour Birthday is just that...quick & cute!

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This card has a good layout that could be used with a lot of different images and greetings.  What makes it even quicker, is the focal point.  Just stamp your image, then punch.  I used the Decorative Label Punch, but you could use most any larger size punch.  Pop it up with Stampin' Dimensionals and in no time at all, you've got a QC card!

I'm thinking about making QC cards a weekly feature on my blog.  What do you think?  Do you need quick & cute card ideas?  Let me know.

Thanks for stopping by~Dawn O

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Dawn's Stamping Supplies

Thank you for Shopping with Dawn!

It's Sale-a-Bration Time:  
Choose a free gift with a $50 order
See what you can choose for free

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Dawn's Product Shares updates

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I've been receiving several inquires lately asking if I'm still doing Product Shares, and the answer is yes!  

What exactly is a product share?  
If you've been eyeing products like Designer Series Paper, ribbon collections, all the wonderful accessories in the Spring Catalog,...a product share might be the answer for you.  A "share" is a smaller portion of those products.  For example - a spool of ribbon is typically 10 yds. Instead, I'll divide the ribbon into 5 shares (2 yds each).  That way - you can have a "taste" of all the colors, instead of just one! 

Be sure to check out the availability and reservation information on Spring Catalog and Annual Catalog shares found on my Paper & Ribbon Share Page

 

 


Introducing: Photopolymer Stamps by Stampin' Up!

I'm excited to announce...Stampin' Up! is introducing a cool new Photopolymer stamp choice.  Download: Photopolymer Flyer

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What is it and what makes it so great?

  • They're entirely transparent for perfect placement every time! 
  • They are durable. The photopolymer material is designed to last. 
  • Stamps stick amazingly well to our clear blocks and are easy to place just where you want them
  • They're age tested. They won't yellow or cloud up over time. 

 

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They are starting off with one stamp set and plan to offer a new one each month on a trial basis.  Now Stampin' Up! offers options for every kind of stamper: wood-mount, clear-mount, and now photopolymer!  Can I have woohoo?!

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Designer Typeset Photopolymer Stamp Set - 132956 (57 images)
Price: $13.95

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Features:

  • Use this exclusive photopolymer alphabet set (with extras!) for titles or embellishments on scrapbook pages, cards, or any type of project. 
  • Clear block sizes A, B, G, F, and I are recommended (not included in the set).
  • Our photopolymer stamps offer a versatile all-clear stamping option. 
  • Our top-quality photopolymer gives a perfectly stamped image every time. 
  • Best of all, you get to enjoy tons of images for a great price...only $13.95 for 57 images!
  • Click for more Questions & Answers

In fact - at this price you can afford to get two sets.  Then you can spell out greetings like "Happy Birthday". 

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Check out these cute samples created by Lisa, Stampin' Up! Catalog Designer Manager:

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WATCH VIDEO:  Stampin' Up! PhotoPolymer Stamps!

 

 Enjoy the new clear choice~Dawn O

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