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Stampin' Up! Retiring Punches: Dawn's Top 10

I've been asked by several of you, "What are your Stampin' Up! favorites, must-haves that are retiring?"  As I reviewed the list, I found there are lots of favorites that I will miss. So I've narrowed it down to my super duper favorites and here's my Top 10 Punches and some of my all-time favorite projects made with them.

Stampin' Up! retiring punches - Dawn's favorites #dostamping #stampinup

 Top 10 Favorites by Dawn O

 


  

Cupcake Builder Card created by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

Cupcake Builder card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

Pictogram Punch card created by Dawn Olchefske, #dostamping, #stampinup

Get Well Soup paper piecing card created by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

 
Petite Pairs Hexagon Punch card (with HSDT video) created by Dawn Olchefske, #dostamping #stampinup

Pretty Petals Note Tag Punch Window Trick card created by Dawn Olchefske, #dostamping, #stampinup

Pretty Petals Quilt cards created by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

Santa Punch Art with 1-3/4" Scallop Circle Punch created by Dawn Olchefske, #dostamping, #stampinup

Cherry Lollies Treat Pouch created by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup
 
Circle Folded Window Card created by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup
I hope you enjoyed this little trip down memory lane.  These are some of my all-time favorite cards.  Get your retiring punches before they are gone, gone, gone!

Enjoy~Dawn O 


Reserve your Product Share Today

2016 Ruched Ribbon Product Share by Dawn Olchefske #stampinup #dostampin(This is the new 3/8" Ruched Ribbon)

2016-2017 I Want It ALL Bundle: $87.99 (includes $6.00 bundle discount)
(+$6.45 priority shipping)

The "I Want It ALL" Share includes the following shares:

  • NEW Designer & Specialty Papers Share (see details below) - 129 sheets
  • NEW Ribbon & Trim Share (see details below) - 50 yards
  • NEW Accessories - $15 value - 184 pieces (only available with "I want it all"). This share offers 184 pieces and includes the following:
    • (2) New style Delicate White Doilies, (5) 2015-2017 In Color Doilies, Clear Tiny Treat Box, Glassine Gift Bag, Gusseted Cello Bag, (2) 2x8 Cello Bags, Gold Binder Clip, (10) Metallic Enamel Shapes, (40) 2016-2018 In Color Enamel Shapes, (40) Brights Enamel Shapes, (40) Regals Enamel Shapes, (40) Subtles Enamel Shapes
  • Early Bird BONUSUninked Stampin' Spot! 

To see the rest of my product share offerings, visit my
Product Share Page


 

2016 Occasions Catalog Product Share Timing

  • Taking Reservations: starting May 12th
  • Paypal Billing: begins May 25th (payments must be received by May 31st to be included in my first round)
  • Early Bird BONUS: ends May 31st - receive a new Uninked Stampin' Spot!
  • My Stampin' Up! order: June 1st (first day to order from the Annual Catalog)
  • Estimate mailing of shares: June 17/18th (NOTE: this date may change, as we have already been notified of possible backorders from Stampin' Up!.)

How to Reserve a Product Share:

NOTE:  There is a process for product shares...collect reservations, send invoices via Paypal, collect payments, place the order, receive shipped order, cut and sort product, repackage product, package up your product share and mail.  The entire process roughly takes at least two weeks after I place my order with Stampin' Up!

EMAIL ME directly at dostamping@yahoo.com with your product share reservation information listed below:  (Note: For multiple shares - contact me for a shipping quote...a Priority Mailing Envelope can hold quite a bit).

Please include the following information in your email:
1.  Full Name
2.  Mailing Address (United States addresses only)
3.  Indicate which share(s) you would like to reserve (see choices below)  
4.  Email for Paypal invoicing (if different from the email you use to contact me)
 
(*) I use Paypal for all my billing needs.  However, a paypal account is not required to make your payment.  Just an email address and credit/debit card is all you need.  When you receive my paypal invoice, you can choose to pay using your paypal account funds or by credit/debit card.  Just follow their SUPER EASY instructions to make your payment via the method that is most convenient for you.  
 

  Stampin' Up! Annual & Occasions Catalog Retiring List #dostamping

Before the new catalog can come out, we have to make room for it by saying good bye to retiring products from the Occasions Catalog and Annual Catalog retiring lists:

NOTE:  All "current bundles are being discontinued (even ones not listed on the retiring list).  You'll notice that some of the current bundles individual productsare also not listed on the retired list.  Those "unlisted" individual products will carryover into the new catalog, but will not be available in a bundle.  So take advantage of bundle savings and get your bundles today before they are gone!  (If you have any questions about a specific product, feel free me to contact me).  

SHOP: Bundles

SHOP: Retiring List  


 

Thank You for Shopping with Dawn 

New May VIP Host Code = PQZWNS9Q
(learn more here) 

 


Announcing: Dawn's New 2016-2017 Annual Catalog Product Shares

Woohoo - Stampin' Up! starting mailing the new 2016-2017 Annual Catalogs this week!   If you are an active customer of mine, then I ordered one for you to be mailed by Stampin' Up!  They sent them bulk mail, so it could take several weeks for yours to arrive, but hopefully you'll have them in time for June 1st.  When you receive yours, you'll be amazed!  You also might be wondering how you'll be able to get your hands on so many of the new products as soon as possible!   Consider one of my popular product shares!

Many of you have been asking about my 2016-2017 Annual Catalog Product Shares.  Yes, I'll be offering them again and I'm all ready to take your reservations.  If you've never participated in one of my popular Product Share before, it's a great way to get a sampling of the new products to decide which are your new favorites, then order full packages when you're ready!   I have several to choose from:

  1. I Want it All Bundle (most popular share)
  2. Paper Bundle
  3. Ribbon & Trim Bundle
  4. DSP Swatchbooks
  5. Four more Ribbon Offerings

Check them out below:

2016 Ruched Ribbon Product Share by Dawn Olchefske #stampinup #dostampin(This is the new 3/8" Ruched Ribbon)

2016-2017 I Want It ALL Bundle: $87.99 (includes $6.00 bundle discount)
(+$6.45 priority shipping)

The "I Want It ALL" Share includes the following shares:

  • NEW Designer & Specialty Papers Share (see details below) - 129 sheets
  • NEW Ribbon & Trim Share (see details below) - 50 yards
  • NEW Accessories - $15 value - 184 pieces (only available with "I want it all"). This share offers 184 pieces and includes the following:
    • (2) New style Delicate White Doilies, (5) 2015-2017 In Color Doilies, Clear Tiny Treat Box, Glassine Gift Bag, Gusseted Cello Bag, (2) 2x8 Cello Bags, Gold Binder Clip, (10) Metallic Enamel Shapes, (40) 2016-2018 In Color Enamel Shapes, (40) Brights Enamel Shapes, (40) Regals Enamel Shapes, (40) Subtles Enamel Shapes
  • Early Bird BONUS = Uninked Stampin' Spot!
    • This is a brand new product and I want you to have one!  A single Uninked Stampin' Spot will be included in the I Want it All shares reserved and paid for by May 31st.  Reserve your I Want it All share spot today to receive the Uninked Stampin' Spot!
    • Our new Stampin' Spots are the perfect solution to your crafting-on-the-go needs. They take up limited space so you have room for more stamps, Project Life Kits and paper!! Perfect for adding colors to your collection, simply purchase a Classic Ink Refill and you can have any color you want!

NEW 2016/2017 Designer & Specialty Paper Bundle Share: $33.25 (+$6.45 priority shipping)

This share includes 129 sheets of new Designer Series & Specialty Paper (all sized at 6"x 6"):

  • Designer Series Papers - 46 sheets (Floral Boutique, Moroccan, Fruit Stand, Blooms & Bliss, Festive Birthday, By the Shore, 2016-2018 In Color Designer Series Stack)
  • Specialty Designer Series Papers - 24 sheets (Irresistibly Floral, Pop of Pink, Affectionately Yours, This Christmas)
    • NOTE:  due to Stampin' Up! packaging...Pop of Pink and Affectionately Yours will contain 5 of each of the double sided patterns and randomly one sheet of one of the foil single sided patterns
  • Fabulous Foil Designer Acetate - 3 sheets (gold foil pattern on one side, silver foil on the other)
  • Designer Series 6x6 Paper Stacks - 36 sheets (A Little Foxy, Serene Scenery, Playful Palette)
  • (20) Additional new papers include: (10) 2015-2017 In Color Envelope Paper, (10) 2016-2018 In Color Envelope Paper

NEW 2016/2017 Ribbon & Trim Bundle Share: $44.25 (+$6.45 priority shipping)

This share includes the following 50 yards of NEW ribbon & trims

  • 3/8" Ruched Ribbon (2 yards ea): Dapper Denim, Emerald Envy, Flirty Flamingo, Peekaboo Peach, Sweet Sugarplum (shown above)
  • 5/8 Mini Striped (2 yards ea): Cucumber Crush, Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron, Tip Top Taupe, Watermelon Wonder 
  • 3/8" Stitched Satin & Sheer Linen (2 yards): Satin = Pool Party, Blushing Bride, Real Red, Very Vanilla, Sheer = Mint Macaron
  • 1/8" Stitched (2 yards ea): Melon Mambo, Smoky Slate
  • 1/4" Natural Trim (2 yards ea): Gold, Silver
  • Thick Baker's Twine (3 yards ea): Cucumber Crush, Melon Mambo, Whisper White
  • (5 yards) of Other Trims: 1/2" Lace Trim Very Vanilla (1 yard), Whisper White Mini Pompom Trim (1 yard), 5/8" Burlap Ribbon (1 yard)

NEW 2016-2017 Annual Catalog DSP Swatch Books $23.75
(+$6.45 priority shipping) 

Includes (14) 3"x 6" swatchbooks to include: 

  • (6) Designer Series Paper (6 sheets each)
  • (4) Specialty Paper (6 sheets each)
    • NOTE:  due to Stampin' Up! packaging...Pop of Pink and Affectionately Yours will contain 5 of each of the double sided patterns and randomly one sheet of one of the foil single sided patterns to equal 6 sheets)
  • (3) Designer Series Paper Stack (12 sheets each)
  • (1) 2016-2018 In Color Collection DSP Stack (5 sheets)

Each swatchbook is covered with a coordinating cardstock cover and label with color coordination and ordering information. (does not include hole punching)

 


Additional Ribbon Shares

NEW 3/8" Ruched Ribbon: $10.00
(+$3.00 shipping)

This share includes approx 1 yard each of in the FIVE colors from the NEW 2016-2018 In Color Collection: 

  • Dapper Denim, Emerald Envy, Flirty Flamingo, Peekabook Peach, Sweet Sugarplum

NEW 5/8" Mini Striped Ribbon: $10.00
(+$3.00 shipping)

This share includes approx 1 yard each of in the FIVE colors from the 2015-2017 In Color Collection: 

  • Cucumber Crush, Delightful Dijon, Mint Macaron, Tip Top Taupe, Watermelon Wonder

NEW 3/8” Stitched Satin & Shear Ribbon Share: $10.75 
(+$2.00 shipping)

This share includes approx 2 yards each of FIVE colors:

  • Stitched = Pool Party, Blushing Bride, Real Red, Very Vanilla
  • Sheer = Mint Macaron

NEW Miscellaneous Trim & Ribbon Share: $11.75
(+$3.00 shipping)

This share includes approx 11 yards: 

  • 1/4" Natural Trim = Gold, Silver (2 yards each)
  • Mini Pompom Trim = Whisper White (1 yard)
  • 1/2" Lace Trim = Very Vanilla (1 yard)
  • 1/8" Stitched Ribbon = Melon Mambo, Smoky Slate (2 yards each)
  • 5/8" Burlap Ribbon (1 year)

2016 Occasions Catalog Product Share Timing

  • Taking Reservations: starts today.
  • Paypal Billing: begins May 25th (payments must be received by May 31st to be included in my first round)
  • Early Bird BONUS: ends May 31st - receive a new Uninked Stampin' Spot!
  • My Stampin' Up! order: June 1st (first day to order from the Annual Catalog)
  • Estimate mailing of shares: June 17/18th (NOTE: this date may change, as we have already been notified of possible backorders from Stampin' Up!.)

How to Reserve a Product Share:

NOTE:  There is a process for product shares...collect reservations, send invoices via Paypal, collect payments, place the order, receive shipped order, cut and sort product, repackage product, package up your product share and mail.  The entire process roughly takes at least two weeks after I place my order with Stampin' Up!

EMAIL ME directly at dostamping@yahoo.com with your product share reservation information listed below:  (Note: For multiple shares - contact me for a shipping quote...a Priority Mailing Envelope can hold quite a bit).

Please include the following information in your email:
1.  Full Name
2.  Mailing Address (United States addresses only)
3.  Indicate which share(s) you would like to reserve (see choices below)  
4.  Email for Paypal invoicing (if different from the email you use to contact me)
 
(*) I use Paypal for all my billing needs.  However, a paypal account is not required to make your payment.  Just an email address and credit/debit card is all you need.  When you receive my paypal invoice, you can choose to pay using your paypal account funds or by credit/debit card.  Just follow their SUPER EASY instructions to make your payment via the method that is most convenient for you. 
 

 Stampin' Up! Annual & Occasions Catalog Retiring List #dostamping

Before the new catalog can come out, we have to make room for it by saying good bye to retiring products from the Occasions Catalog and Annual Catalog retiring lists:

NOTE:  All "current bundles are being discontinued (even ones not listed on the retiring list).  You'll notice that some of the current bundles individual productsare also not listed on the retired list.  Those "unlisted" individual products will carryover into the new catalog, but will not be available in a bundle.  So take advantage of bundle savings and get your bundles today before they are gone!  (If you have any questions about a specific product, feel free me to contact me).  

SHOP: Bundles

SHOP: Retiring List  


 

Thank You for Shopping with Dawn 

New May VIP Host Code = PQZWNS9Q
(learn more here) 

#dawnolchefske #dostamping #stampinup #joinsu #dostamperSTARS #homebasedbusiness
Join my DOstamperSTARS community...
and be ready for the new catalog early!

 


DOstamperSTARS Challenge #180: Color with Wink of Stella

It's time for another DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge.  This week we're having a "Color My World" challenge. 

DSC#180 DOstamperSTARS, Thursday Color My World Challeng #dostamping #stampinup

When I saw today's color combo I immediately thought masculine, right?  However, I decided to challenge myself and make something other than masculine.  So I reached for a floral stamp set I haven't used much called, Best Thoughts.  It is a Stampin' Rewards exclusive set that you can choose when your order (or party) reaches $150 or more.   View all the soon-to-be-retired Stampin' Rewards choices.  Note: they are not available for "regular purchase", only with Stampin' Rewards.

Best Thoughts painted with Wink of Stella Glitter Brush card created by Dawn Olchefske for DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #DSC180 #dostamping #stampinup

Another reason I reached for a floral set is, I just held my club class last night and taught my club members to color with the Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush.  We actually used the Birthday Blooms set and they has so much fun.  For today's card, I decided to use Best Thoughts one last time before saying good-bye.

Wink of Stella Coloring Tips

  • Stamp flower image with Early Espresso ink on a 4-3/4" x 3-1/8" piece of Very Vanilla cardstock - let dry
  • Use the Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush to paint stamped image.
    • Squeeze a couple drops of ink refills into a small container (like an empty button container) 
      • Center of flowers = Daffodil Delight
      • Flowers = Marina Mist
      • Leaves & stem = Old Olive
    • Note:  Ink refills work the best, but you could press a corner of a piece of a window sheet (plastic sheet) to the ink pad to transfer some ink to it.  Then pick up ink from that.  I don't recommend using the inside lid of the inkpads or you might transfer glitter to your pad
    • Tip#1: I like to pick up the ink color and pull some it off as it's a little too dark for me at first.  You can always add more color for depth.
    • Tip#2: to change colors, just wipe off on a paper towel until the color is clear again.
  • Let dry and admire your results!

Seriously - it's as easy as that.  Even my club members who don't usually enjoy coloring were lovin' it.  Everyone's results were stunning.

Best Thoughts painted with Wink of Stella Glitter Brush card created by Dawn Olchefske for DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #DSC180 #dostamping #stampinup

This photo doesn't do it justice.  It's hard to capture the shine of the results, but trust me...it's gorgeous!  You'll really feel like an artist when you paint with a Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Brush...give it a try!

Enjoy~Dawn O 


Be sure to check out more "Color My World" inspiration from my DOstamperSTARS Team (click on their names below):    

 


Dawn's Stamping Supplies (click on products to shop online)

Best Thoughts painted with Wink of Stella Glitter Brush card created by Dawn Olchefske for DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #DSC180 #dostamping #stampinup

Best Thoughts Wood-Mount Stamp Set
Stampin' Rewards Only

  


  

Thank You for Shopping with Dawn 

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SHOP: Retiring List  
SHOP: Clearance Rack

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April Paper Pumpkin Bonus: All About Everything

Here's my last card using the bonus stamp set, All About Everything from the April 2016 Paper Pumpkin Kit.  I'm back with a Melon Mambo color combo, which I've decided is my favorite!

All About Everything bonus set from April 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit alternate ideas created

Dawn's Stamping Details:

  • Stamp floral images on 3-3/4" x 5" piece of Whisper White cardstock, starting with largest to smallest:
    1. Large Flower = Melon Mambo (stamp off first)
    2. Small Flower = Melon Mambo
    3. Dotted Flower = Melon Mambo
    4. Flower Center = Daffodil Delight (stamp off for large flower)
    5. Large Leaf = Pear Pizzazz
    6. Small Leaf = Old Olive
  • Punch two corners with the Curvy Corner Trio Punch (retiring)
  • Adhere to 3-7/8" x 5-1/8" piece of Basic Black cardstock
  • Adhere to 4-1/4" x 11" piece of folded Melon Mambo cardstock (for card base)

All About Everything bonus set from April 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit alternate ideas created

  • Punch 2" x 2-1/4" piece of Whisper White with Scallop Tag Topper Punch.  Stamp greeting and color flowers with Subtles Stampin' Write Markers:
    • Pink Pirouette and Old Olive
  • Tie on about 8-10" of Basic Black Baker's Twine and adhere to card with Stampin' Dimensionals
  • Attach two Rhinestone Basic Jewels
  • Enjoy!

WATCH VIDEO: All About Everything by Stampin' Up!

 

To see all of my All About Everything Bonus cards, as well as past kits project samples, check out my DOstamping Resource Library.  You'll love it! 

Subscribe today (May 10th), so you don't miss out on the fun!  

Enjoy~Dawn O 


Dawn's Stamping Supplies (click on products below to shop online

 


May Paper Pumpkin sneak peek, Many Manly Occasions

May 2016 Paper Pumpkin Many Manly Occasions Kit Sneak Peek, Subscribe with Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

Be sure to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin so you don't miss out on this month's kit, Many Manly Occasions.  Sign up by May 10th to receive May's kit and bonus from Dawn!



Stampin' Up! Annual & Occasions Catalog Retiring List #dostamping

Before the new catalog can come out, we have to make room for it by saying good bye to retiring products from the Occasions Catalog and Annual Catalog retiring lists:

NOTE:  All "current bundles are being discontinued (even ones not listed on the retiring list).  You'll notice that some of the current bundles individual products are also not listed on the retired list.  Those "unlisted" individual products will carryover into the new catalog, but will not be available in a bundle.  So take advantage of bundle savings and get your bundles today before they are gone!  (If you have any questions about a specific product, feel free me to contact me).  

SHOP: Bundles

SHOP: Retiring List  


 

Thank You for Shopping with Dawn 

New May VIP Host Code = PQZWNS9Q
(learn more here) 

#dawnolchefske #dostamping #stampinup #joinsu #dostamperSTARS #homebasedbusiness
Join my DOstamperSTARS community...
and be ready for the new catalog early!


Happy Mother's Day with April's Paper Pumpkin Kit!

Here's a few more ideas using the bonus stamp set, All About Everything from the April 2016 Paper Pumpkin Kit

All About Everything bonus set from April 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit alternate ideas created by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

Today's cards use the panels I stamped and shared on Thursday, for the DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge.  It's panel 2 & 3.  

All About Everything bonus set from April 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit alternate ideas created by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

It's basically the same card as Thursday's, just a different placement of the greeting tag.

All About Everything bonus set from April 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit alternate ideas created by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

 

All About Everything bonus set from April 2016 Paper Pumpkin kit alternate ideas created by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

I'm so glad I got this kit, as the bonus All About Everything stamp set is an easy-to-use set with beautiful floral images.  I can see myself reaching for it many times!  

If you're wondering about what past kits have been like, check out my DOstamping Resource Library where I have links to all of the past kits and projects.  Then subscribe today, so you don't miss out on future kits.  

Enjoy~Dawn O 


Dawn's Stamping Supplies (click on products below to shop online)

 


May Paper Pumpkin sneak peek, Many Manly Occasions

May 2016 Paper Pumpkin Many Manly Occasions Kit Sneak Peek, Subscribe with Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

Be sure to subscribe to Paper Pumpkin so you don't miss out on this month's kit, Many Manly Occasions.  Sign up by May 10th to receive May's kit and bonus from Dawn!


 


Thank You for Shopping with Dawn 

SHOP: Retiring Bundles
SHOP: Retiring List  
SHOP: Clearance Rack

New May VIP Host Code = PQZWNS9Q
(learn more here) 

#dawnolchefske #dostamping #stampinup #joinsu #dostamperSTARS #homebasedbusiness
Join my DOstamperSTARS community...
and be ready for the new catalog early!


New Sneak Peek: Moroccan Nights

One of the all-attendee give-a-ways at the Stampin' Up! On Stage last month was the stamp set, Moroccan Nights.  I'm intrigued by the large medallion image and created card featuring it, along with one of the new In Colors, Dapper Denim.  Both available starting June 1st. 

NEW Moroccan Nights from 2016-2017 Annual Catalog, Wink of Stella Trick card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

Dawn's Moroccan Nights Stamping Details:

  • Randomly stamp medallion image from Moroccan Nights stamp set with Dapper Denim ink on a 4-1/4" square piece of Crumb Cake cardstock.
    • Tip for better stamp impressions when stamping on colored cardstock:  
      • It's important to really ink up the stamp really well.  Spend some time to make sure you have an even coverage of ink on the stamp.
      • After pressing the stamp to the cardstock, give it a little extra pressure and a little extra time to let the ink soak into the cardstock
  • Use Wink of Stella Gold and flick on gold specks:
    • squeeze a little extra down into the brush
    • hold over stamped piece
    • give it a good couple of whacks and let the flecks fly - ha!  But seriously, I had to hit it with quite of bit of force.  Experiment with it, the results are definitely worth it!
  • Set aside to dry 

NEW Moroccan Nights from 2016-2017 Annual Catalog, Wink of Stella Trick card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

  • Fold 11" x 4-1/4" piece of Crumb Cake cardstock in half
  • Stamp border image approx. 1/2" from each side of the card front, with Dapper Denim.
  • Wrap 18" of both Linen Thread and Metallic Gold thread around card front and tie in a bow.
  • Adhere dried stamped panel to card with Stampin' Dimensionals.  Center in between borders.
  • Use Rose Wonder Bundle to stamp and die cut frame & greeting images on scrap of Crumb Cake cardstock with Dapper Denim.  Adhere to card with Stampin' Dimensionals

NEW Moroccan Nights from 2016-2017 Annual Catalog, Wink of Stella Trick card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

I wasn't sure about this set, but I'm completely head of heels in love with the medallion image.  Lots of ways to use it.  From basic stamping to fun techniques (ie: baby wipe technique, Joseph's coat and more!) 

Also - I'm finding myself reaching for the Rose Wonder Bundle a lot,  With it's greetings for both inside and out, it's a great staple for your stamping collection.  Yes, the Rose Wonder stamp set and coordinating Rose Garden Thinlit Dies will be in the new catalog, but not in a bundle.  So save 15% now before the Rose Wonder Bundle pricing disappears!

Note:  this card was difficult to photograph (to capture the gold flecks).  I have to say, it looks way better in real life!

Enjoy Dawn O


Dawn's Stamping Supplies

Dapper Denim Classic Stampin' Pad
Dapper Denim Classic Stampin' Pad
[141394]
new In Color
coming 6/1

 


Thank You for Shopping with Dawn 

SHOP: Retiring Bundles
SHOP: Retiring List  
SHOP: Clearance Rack

New May VIP Host Code = PQZWNS9Q
(learn more here) 

#dawnolchefske #dostamping #stampinup #joinsu #dostamperSTARS #homebasedbusiness
Join my DOstamperSTARS community...
and be ready for the new catalog early!

Learn more here  

 


DOstamperSTARS Challenge #179: April Paper Pumpkin Bonus Stamp Floral Card

It's time for another DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge.  This week we're having a "Home Sweet Home" challenge. 

DSC#179 DOstamperSTARS Thursday Home Sweet Home Challenge, #dostamping, #stampinup

When I saw this week's photo inspiration, I thought I might reach for the Rose Wonder Bundle.  It would have been a good choice.  But instead, I really wanted to play with the fun & free Paper Pumpkin bonus stamp set that was a gift included with the April kit, All About Everything!

April 2016 Paper Pumpkin bonus stamp set card created by Dawn Olchefske for DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #DSC179 #dostamping #stampinup

The colors were easy, as I pulled them from the photo and away I stamped.  However, I had to experiment a little before I landed on my favorite color combo of Melon Mambo, Daffodil Delight, Pear Pizzazz and Old Olive.

April 2016 Paper Pumpkin bonus stamp set idea created by Dawn Olchefske for DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #DSC179 #dostamping #stampinup

Dawn's Stamping Details for panel #1

  • Randomly stamp images on 3-3/4" x 5" piece of Whisper White.
  • Start with the largest images working down to the smallest images
    • Large flower = Melon Mambo (stamp off)
    • Small Flower = Melon Mambo
    • Dotted Flower = Melon Mambo
    • Large Leaf = Pear Pizzazz
    • Small Leaf = Old Olive
    • 3-lines image = Daffodil Delight (stamp in center of small flower, stamp off for center of large flower)
  • Stand by and enjoy your creation!

April 2016 Paper Pumpkin bonus stamp set card created by Dawn Olchefske for DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #DSC179 #dostamping #stampinup

Tag Details:

  • Punch 2" x 3" piece of Whisper White cardstock with Tag Topper Scallop Punch
  • Stamp greeting for April Paper Pumpkin Kit, Lovely Little Wreath with black ink
  • Color flowers with Pink Pirouette and Pear Pizzazz Stampin' Write Markers
  • Attach pearls to three flowers
  • Tie Old Olive Baker's Twine onto tag with a bow
  • Attach to stamped panel with Stampin' Dimensionals 

April 2016 Paper Pumpkin bonus stamp set card created by Dawn Olchefske for DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #DSC179 #dostamping #stampinup

Adhere completed panel to 3-7/8" x 5-1/8" piece of Melon Mambo cardstock, then to folded 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" Old Olive card stock.  I'm so delighted with the way this card turned out.  Good choice with the stamp set, right?  

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April Paper Pumpkin Kit: Lovely Little Wreath Alternative Ideas

Have you seen the cute Lovely Little Wreath from April's  Paper Pumpkin Kit?  Wow, I've been hearing from many of my subscribers and they are excited about this kit.  So excited that several are getting three or more extra kits to make for gifts and for the fall/winter seasons.  Great idea!

Lovely Little Wreath Paper Pumpkin Alternative Ideas created by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

When you're done making the wreath, you'll have 9 tags and more leftover to create with!  And now...the Lovely Little Wreath Refill Kit is available to purchase.  Here's what you get:

Lovely Little Wreath Paper Pumpkin Refill Kit #dostamping #stampinup

139197 Lovely Little Wreath Refill Kit - $8.00

Contains supplies for 1 wreath.  Refill kit includes:

  • 1 foam wreath form
  • 1 frame with twine
  • 12 sheets of leaf cutouts
  • 4 sheets of cotton paper flowers
  • 1 sheet of chalkboard tags (10 tags!)
  • 1 sheet of die-cut branches
  • 5 ft. of vanilla cotton ribbon
  • 50 adhesive dots

* Must be a current Paper Pumpkin subscriber to order this item. 

 WATCH VIDEO: Lovely Little Wreath Paper Pumpkin Kit in action...

  

PLUS...Here's a couple alternative ideas for you: 

Lovely Little Wreath Paper Pumpkin Alternative Ideas created byDawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

Loveliest Person Note Card

Lovely Little Wreath Paper Pumpkin Alternative Ideas created byDawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

I know a lot of loveliest people.  I bet you do too!  Create several of these and be ready to go at a moments notice!

  • Stamp greeting with ink from kit on die cut tag (set aside to dry)
  • Stamp Crumb Cake Note Card randomly with flower using black ink
  • Tie about 10" of Basic Black Baker's Tie onto tag
  • Punch Whisper White flower with Itty Bitty Accents punch pack (retiring).  Push Mini Silver Brad (retiring) through flower and attach to tag
  • Adhere tag to note card with Stampin' Dimensionals
  • Enjoy!

Happy Mother's Day Cards

Lovely Little Wreath Paper Pumpkin Alternative Ideas created byDawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

For the Mother's Day card, I couldn't decide between Melon Mambo and Daffodil Delight...so I made both!  

  • On 4" x 5-1/4" piece of Whisper White cardstock, stamp both rows of black flowers.  Then stamp colored flowers between them.
  • Stamp greeting with black ink.  Adhere stamped panel to folded 11" x 4-1/4" Basic Black card base.
  • Punch flowers with Blossom Bunch Punch using matching cardstock.  Adhere together with glue dots.  Color White Perfect Accent with black Sharpie.  Let dry and adhere to flower center.  Adhere flower to tag with Stampin' Dimensional.
  • Tie 10" of Basic Black Baker's Twine to tag and adhere to card with Stampin' Dimensionals
  • Enjoy!

Lovely Little Wreath Paper Pumpkin Alternative Ideas created byDawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup
You could use this layout with a lot of different colors...go crazy!

The wreath would make great gifts for mothers and teachers, and you'll be left with a lot leftovers tags that use can use to make cards like these!   Get the Lovely Little Wreath Refill Kit  today! 

Enjoy~Dawn O


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