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DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #231: QC Birthday Memories Suite Poodle

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

DOSstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #231-Sketch Pad

I'm so excited to share today's card with you.  First off - I've been a little under the weather the last couple of days.  So this card had to come together fast, as I put it off until this afternoon...yikes!  But you know me...I like QC cards (quick & cute).  With today's sketch, that made the process even quicker.  

Another easy decision was to reach for new product.  All I had to do was hold the sketch up to the few new stamp sets I got on my demonstrator pre-order and it became obvious to me which set to use...Birthday Delivery!

Confession time...when I first saw this set, it didn't really appeal to me.  But after playing with it at On Stage and this, oh my...I think I'm falling in love with it!  Well, at least I'm totally in love with my sketch makes me happy!  Take a look...

Coming June 1st Stampin' Up! Birthday Memories Suite card created by Dawn Olchefske for DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #DSC231 #dostamping

Birthday Memories Suite Poodle QC card

  1. Adhere 4-1/2" x 3" piece of Birthday Memories Designer Series Paper to folded 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" card base.Soft Suede [115318]
  2. Stamp greeting (Birthday Delivery stamp set) with Soft Suede ink [126978] ink on right end of strip of 1" x 5" Crumb Cake 20953] and adhere to card.
  3. Die cut poodle shape (Birthday Friends Framelit Dies)from DSP & Whisper White cardstock, adhere together so it's a little more sturdy.  Then position (don't adhere yet) on 3-3/4" x 2-1/4" piece of Whisper White[100730].  Eyeball & stamp two Soft Suede balloon strings so the ends come under the poodle (move poodle out of the way first).  Then adhere poodle with Stampin' Dimensionals - covering up the string ends.  Adhere white panel to card front with Stampin' Dimensionals [104430]
  4. Stamp balloons with Soft Suede ink on scrap of white cardstock.  Use Aqua Painters [103954]  to color with Real Red ink [126949].  Die cut with matching die shape and adhere to card with Stampin' Dimensionals [104430].
  5. Optional, but fun...add Clear Wink Of Stella Glitter [141897] to poodle's fur and on the "hash" lines on the balloons

Coming June 1st Stampin' Up! Birthday Memories Suite card created by Dawn Olchefske for DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #DSC231 #dostamping

One of the awesome things about the Birthday Memories Suite is...the Birthday Friends Framelit Dies also match some of the shapes on the Birthday Memories Designer Series Paper...clever!  Perfect for QC cards or for those of us that are "watercolor challenged"!  

So what do you think of today's card?

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Enjoy~Dawn O 

Stampin' Up! color combo Real Red, Soft Suede, Crumb Cake #dostamping

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