Stamping with the STARS #342: Star Inspired Card

The DOstamperSTARS are excited to bring you another Stamping with the STARS Inspiration Hop #DOswts342.  This week we're sharing "star" inspiration.

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Today's inspiration was suggested by my STARS team members and I thought it was a great idea.  After all, we are the STARS!  I chose to use Magenta Madness and Basic Black, as those are the colors of my DOstamperSTARS Team.

Star inspired card by Dawn Olchefske for Stamping with the STARS #321 #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  #DOswts321 #DOstamperSTARS

Even if you don't have any star images or die shapes, you could use a sentiment that represents "you're a star!"  I found the perfect sentiment in the Daisy Lane stamp set (It's your time to shine) and then built my card around that.   

ALSO - I used two NEW Aug-Dec Mini Catalog items, as they had just arrived (Banner Pick a Punch, Glitter Star Ornaments - available August 4) .

How'd She DO That? Time to Shine Star card

  • Stamps: Daisy Lane
  • Paper:
    • Basic Black (11" x 4-1/4" card base, 1/2" x 3-1/8" for Banner Pick a Punch) 
    • Whisper White (4" x 5-1/4")  
    • Magenta Madness & Silver Foil Sheets (scraps for 2nd largest star die)
  • Ink:  Versamark
  • Other:  Stitched Stars Dies, Banner Pick a Punch, Glitter Star Ornaments,  3/8" Black Glittered Organdy Ribbon, White Stampin' Emboss Powder, Heat Tool, Stampin' Seal, Glue Dots & Stampin' Dimensionals

Star inspired card by Dawn Olchefske for Stamping with the STARS #321 #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  #DOswts321 #DOstamperSTARS

DOstamping Tips for Heat Embossing:

  • I haven't heat embossed in a very long time. I forgot how much fun it is!  If you haven't heat embossed in awhile, or you don't know how to...here you go:
    • Stamp image on strip of Basic Black with Versamark Ink
    • Cover with White Stampin; Emboss Powder
    • Remove excess powder by "flicking" back side
    • Use Heat Tool to melt powder.
    • Adhere with Stampin' Dimensionals

I was super giddy when I finished this card.  It's even better than what I had envisioned in my head.  Love it when that happens!

If you don't have the Stitched Stars Dies yet, they are a must-have.  Whether you're celebrating someone's accomplishment or birthday, or it Christmas or 4th of July, you'll find LOTS of uses for them.  Add it to your shopping bag today!

Thank you for shopping with me!

Enjoy~Dawn O

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DOstamping Supplies: (click on products below to shop online)

Glitter Star Ornaments
$8.00
coming 8/4/20
Banners Pick A Punch
$23.00
coming 8/4/20

 

Star inspired card by Dawn Olchefske for Stamping with the STARS #321 #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  #DOswts321 #DOstamperSTARS stampin'  Up! Color Combo Magenta Madness, Basic Black, Silver Foil from Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup #colorcombo

 


Looking for Die Measurements?

Stampin' Up! Holiday Catalog Stitched Stars Die sizes shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping  #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #diy #rubberstamping #papercrafting #dies

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

NOTE:  2020-2021 Annual Catalog Die Measurements are coming soon

 


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13 Outstanding DOstamperSTAR Swaps

Today I'm sharing...13 Outstanding DOstamperSTAR Swaps!

I couldn't be more proud and excited to share these cards with you.  This was one of those swaps, that when you open the package, you ooh and aah at every single card!  Check them out...

Stampin' Up! DOstamperSTAR Touched My Heart (Host stamp set) swap shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting (Angela O'Neill)

 

Stampin' Up! DOstamperSTAR Jar of Flower Bundle swap shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  (Aimee Gravelle)
 
 


Stampin' Up! DOstamperSTAR Lovely You Bundle swap shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  (Jill Hamlett)
 
 

Stampin' Up! DOstamperSTAR Well Said swap shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting (Kris Krugle)
 
 

Stampin' Up! DOstamperSTAR Lovely You Bundle swap shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting (Cathy Peck)
Check out on Cathy's Blog HERE
 

Stampin' Up! DOstamperSTAR Beautiful World Bundle swap shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting (Nicole Winkelman)
 
 

Stampin' Up! DOstamperSTAR Many Mates Bundle swap shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting (Kim Lievense)
 
 

Stampin' Up! DOstamperSTAR Forever Fern Bundle swap shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting (Susan Burch)
 
 

Stampin' Up! DOstamperSTAR Summer Days (Host stamp set) and A Grand Kid stamp sets swap shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting (Robyn Rasset)
Stampin' Up! DOstamperSTAR Summer Days (Host stamp set) and A Grand Kid stamp sets swap shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting (Robyn Rasset)
Check out on Robyn's Blog HERE
 

Stampin' Up! DOstamperSTAR Forever Fern Bundle swap shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting (Karla Larson)
 
 
Stampin' Up! DOstamperSTAR A Grand Kid stamp set swap shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting (Robin Anderson)
 
 

Stampin' Up! DOstamperSTAR swap shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting (Pam Watkins)
 
 

Stampin' Up! DOstamperSTAR Beautiful World Bundle swap shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting (Terry Rajala)
 

Not only are these cards outstanding, but what a nice variety of cards to have received.  Our next swap deadline is approaching fast.   I can't wait to see them and also share them with you!

Swapping with the STARS is an optional activity for my team.  Even though everyone is invited to participate, only a few join in the fun of swapping.  That's the beauty of the DOstamperSTARS. 

  • You can pick and choose what you'd like to be involved with. 
  • Either way, the STARS are a fabulous group of stampers who share and support each other.
  • Join my DOstamperSTARS Team -$99 Starter Kit, Get $125 in product 

PLUS, right now, you can choose Aug-Dec 2020 Catalog product for your start kit merchandise!  That's right, it's been revealed for demonstrators.  That's one of the perks of joining!

Enjoy~Dawn O

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July Paper Pumpkin - Summer Nights

  • Kit contains enough supplies to create nine postcards and coordinating envelopes, as well as nine die-cut tealight bags.
  • Card size: 4” x 5-1/4”
  • Coordinating Colors: Blackberry Bliss, Calypso Coral, Coastal Cabana, Night of Navy
  • This kit does not require the add-on to create completed projects.

154973 - Summer Nights Add-On - available NOW 

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  • Contains 24 preprinted card bases and coordinating envelopes.  Card size: 4-1/4" x 5-1/2"
  • The Summer Nights Add-On is not required to complete the Paper Pumpkin kit projects.
  • Only available to Paper Pumpkin Subscribers

Subscribe HERE by July 10th to get in on the fun for July.

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Your Creative Connection #YCC111: Forever Greenery Corset Tag Card

Welcome to another Your Creative Connection tour, #YCC111.  Our theme today is: Tag You're It

Your Creative Connection - a bi-monthly tour showcasing Stampin' Up! product

For today's showcase, I want waaay back into the "vault" and pulled out a memory of a card style I enjoyed making in 2004! 

Stampin' Up!  Forever Greenery Corset Tag Card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #stamping #papercrafting  #YCC111 #YourCreativeConnection #corsetcard

Back then, it was called a "Corset Card" and I found the inspiration in a magazine (that I don't recall right now).  You used two shipping tags to create the corset.   Now, with all of Stampin' Up!'s tag punches, there are lots of choices to make a Corset Tag card. 

How'd She DO That? Forever Greenery Corset Tag Card 

  • Stamps:  Fancy Phrases (Bundle & SAVE 10% with Fancy Tag Topper Punch)
  • Paper
    • Old Olive  (4-1/4" x 11" card base)
    • Whisper  White (scrap for sentiment tag)
    • Pretty Peacock (two of 2" x 5-1/2" for "corset tags") 
    • Forever Greenery Designer Series Paper (4" x 5-1/4")
  • Ink:  Pretty Peacock
  • Other:  Greenery Embossing Folders, Delightful Tag Topper Punch, Label Me Fancy Punch, 3/8" Old Olive/Pretty Peacock Reversible Ribbon,  Forever Greenery Trim Combo Pack, Stampin' Seal, Stampin' Dimensionals

Stampin' Up!  Forever Greenery Corset Tag Card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #stamping #papercrafting  #YCC111 #YourCreativeConnection #corsetcard

DOstamping Tips:

  • Cut one end of each of the two of 2" x 5-1/2" Pretty Peacock strips with the Delightful Tag Topper Punch 
  • Add texture to both tags with the Greenery Embossing Folder (preserve the hole/tag ends).  
  • Layout tags over your card with tag ends facing each other.  Thread ribbon through both holes and tie in a bow.
  • Wrap tag ends around to the back side and adhere to together.  (NOTE: corset should be snug, but loose enough to slide off).

Stampin' Up!  Forever Greenery Corset Tag Card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #stamping #papercrafting  #YCC111 #YourCreativeConnection #corsetcard

 

Stampin' Up!  Forever Greenery Corset Tag Card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #stamping #papercrafting  #YCC111 #YourCreativeConnection #corsetcard

 

Stampin' Up!  Forever Greenery Corset Tag Card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #stamping #papercrafting  #YCC111 #YourCreativeConnection #corsetcard

I definitely recommend adding the Forever Greenery Suite to your collection - you'll use it all year long!

Thanks for stopping by.  Be sure to check out more creativity at our next stop on Your Creative Connection tour, Barbara Meyer.

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If you get lost in your travels, here's a complete list of everyone on this tour...

Michelle Last, UK

Claire Daly, Australia 

Dawn Olchefske, USA (you are here)

Barbara Meyer, Austria

Kristine McNickle, New Zealand

Jenn Tinline, Canada

Jennifer Pauli, Germany 

Janneke Dijkstra - de Jong. Netherlands

Thank you for shopping with me!

Enjoy~Dawn O

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Fancy Phrases Cling Stamp Set
$22.00
Dawn's
Favorite

 

Stampin' Up!  Forever Greenery Corset Tag Card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #stamping #papercrafting  #YCC111 #YourCreativeConnection #corsetcard

 

 


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  • EARN July 1 – August 3, 2020 
  • For every $50 you spend (before shipping and tax), you’ll get a $5 Bonus Days coupon that you can use August 4-31, 2020.
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  • Projects feature the In Good Taste Suite of products 
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