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Stampin' Up! Beauty & Joy: Easy Spotlight Card

Today I'm sharing a card that made me smile when I made it when that happens.  First off, I'm using a new 2019 Holiday Catalog stamp set called, Beauty & Joy.  

2019 Holiday Catalog Beauty & Joy stamp set, with EASY Spotlight Technique by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  

This Distinktive* stamp set has a special texture that gives added depth and dimension in a single step, creating photo-realistic images.  The basket particularly shows off the Distinktive style. 

How'd She DO That? Beauty & Joy Spotlight card

  • Stamps: Beauty & Joy
  • Paper:
    • Crumb Cake (8-1/2" x 4-1/4" card base) 
    • Very Vanilla (3-1/2" square)
    • Early Espresso (3-5/8" square)
  • Ink:  Crushed Curry, Terracotta Tile, Soft Suede, Early Espresso
  • Other:   Sponge Daubers, Stitched Rectangle Dies, Linen Thread, SNAIL, Glue Dots & Stampin' Dimensionals

2019 Holiday Catalog Beauty & Joy stamp set, with EASY Spotlight Technique by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  

DOstamping Tips:

  1. I recommend stamping the images from the bottom, building to the top.
  2. For the leaves, ink stamp first with Crushed Curry.  Before stamping, use a Sponge Dauber to add Terracotta Tile ink randomly to the leaves.  Breathe on stamp to re-moisten and then stamp.
  3. Stamp sentiment slightly overlapping leave image.
  4. To create the "spotlight" - die cut sentiment with Stitched Rectangle Die.
  5. When assembling card - adhere sentiment last with Stampin' Dimensionals.

2019 Holiday Catalog Beauty & Joy stamp set, with EASY Spotlight Technique by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  

When I first started stamping this card, I wasn't sure what direction I was going.  I thought I'd add the sentiment as a separate layer.  But I didn't want it to cover up the two-toned leaves.  Then the idea hit me..."spotlight" the sentiment.  It was the perfect way to step-up this card just a little bit. was a hit at my club class last week!

Your day with bloom with beauty and joy as you create amazing projects using the Beauty & Joy Stamp Set.  I definitely recommend adding it to your Shopping Bag today!

Enjoy~Dawn O


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2019 Holiday Catalog Beauty & Joy stamp set, with EASY Spotlight Technique by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting   Stampin' Up! Color Combo Crushed Curry, Terracotta Tile, Soft Suede & Early Espresso from Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup #colorcomb


Looking for Die Measurements?

Stampin' Up! Stitched Rectangles Dies sizes shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup #papercrafting #diecutting #stampindies

For more Die measurements, see my...
Stampin' Up! Die Measurements Page 


October FREE Tutorial PDF: Monster Bash/Come To Gather Suites

DOstamping October 2019 order BONUS - FREE Monster Bash-Come To Gather Suites 13-Project Tutorial PDF, shop with Dawn Olchefske, | #dostamping #monsterbash #cometogather #cardmaking

FREE Monster Bash/Come To Gather Suites Project Tutorial PDF - October 2019

  • Place your order with me HERE
  • Receive the FREE Tutorial PDF via email, along with your "Thank You" email from me
  • Projects the Monster Bash Suite and Come to Gather Suite of products (2019 Holiday Catalog)
  • This is a personal offer from Dawn Olchefske (DOstamping) 


Paper PumpkinComing in October/November

Paper Pumpkin Oct Nov 2019 - Winter Wonder Sneak Peek, subscribe with Dawn Olchefske by October10 at #paperpumpkin #christmascards #dostamping #stampsinthemail

Paper Pumpkin wants to help you share love and joy this Christmas with a duo of delightful, special-edition kits during October & November.  Put them together and you have everything you need for a heartwarming, handmade, and coordinated Christmas.

  • October’s kit includes 10 traditional cards
    • holiday card size: 4 1/4" x 5-1/2"
  • November’s kit features 24 can’t- miss tags.
    • holiday-themed gift tags of 4 various sizes and designs.
  • Coordinating colors:  Early Espresso, Pool Party, Poppy Parade, and Shaded Spruce
  • Supplies may be limited toward the end of the subscription period.
  • NOTE:  the October and November kits coordinate; however, each kit is all-inclusive and can stand alone.

Subscribe at by October 10 to get in on the fun.

Gift of Fall, August 2019 Paper Pumpkin with DOstamping to receive a free alternate ideas tutorial PDF bonus each month.  Subscribe with Dawn Olchefske here:  #paperpumpkin #dostamping #stampinup #alternateideas

When you subscribe with me, Dawn Olchefske, you'll qualify for a FREE BONUS each month. The bonus is a Tutorial PDF filled with 8 or more alternate ideas for additional projects you can make with each month's kit (includes photos & instructions) - making your kit go a lot further!  This is an exclusive offer for my Paper Pumpkin subscribers.

Subscribe by the 10th of the month: 


Shopping and Special Offer Links

Thank you for Shopping with Dawn

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