Convention

The STAR Treatment: Treat Boxes

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I enjoy giving my downline the STAR Treatment.  For this year's #inspirecreateshare2014 convention gift, I made these fun Treat Boxes made with Stampin' Up!'s Wood Mount Stamp Cases, Pictogram Punches stamp set and Sweet Taffy Designer Series Paper.  I'm thrilled with the way they turned out and I think they were too.

#dostamping #stampinup #inspirecreateshare2014 #sweettaffy #diy #dawnolchefske #starframelit #bigshot

#dostamping #stampinup #inspirecreateshare2014 #sweettaffy #diy #dawnolchefske #starframelit #bigshot

#dostamping #stampinup #inspirecreateshare2014 #sweettaffy #diy #dawnolchefske #starframelit #bigshot

#dostamping #stampinup #inspirecreateshare2014 #sweettaffy #diy #dawnolchefske #starframelit #bigshot 

I'm thinkin' Stampin' Up! created the Pictogram Punches stamp set just for me.  I will be reaching for this stamp set alot in recognizing my DOstamperSTARS!

#dostamping #stampinup #inspirecreateshare2014 #sweettaffy #diy #dawnolchefske #starframelit #bigshot

Cardstock & Ink used:

  • Tempting Turquoise
  • Melon Mambo 
  • Marina Mist
  • Daffodil Delight

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Enjoy~Dawn O

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Swaps are "In the Bag"!

I'm coming down the home stretch for my swaps for the upcoming Stampin' Up! Convention.  Just a few more to go (which is good, as I leave tomorrow morning).  One of the things I needed was a cute bag to tote them in.  Paper Pumpkin to the rescue! 

#paperpumpkin #inthebag #dostamping #stampinup #dawnolchefske #inspirecreateshare2014 #diy

One of my favorite Paper Pumpkin kits was the "In the Bag" kit.  And it's now available as a refill kit for subscribers!!  In fact - both the original kit and refill kit are available.  Check out all past kits/refill.  Then contact me with your order.  They can be ordered with other current products as well.  NOTE - they are not available with online orders.

For my "SWAPS" bag - I substituted the punch out circle letters (that come with the kit) for die cut letters from a retired alphabet die. I made several of these for my downline for a previous event.  The die cutting was a good solution, as I needed a lot of S's.  Otherwise - everything else came with the kit (well, except for my swap cards inside).

Well, off to get ready for the #inspirecreateshare2014 convention.  Posting will be sporadic while I'm gone.  But I hope to check in at least once or twice.  I've got a video ready for tomorrow and another post for Thursday.  

Enjoy~Dawn O

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6/17/14: Weekly Deals, Product Share update, Free Convention Registration

Weekly Deals

To take advantage of 25% savings, be sure add this Week's Deals to your shopping bag - ends Monday. 

#weeklydeals #stampinup #dostamping #craftingsupplies #diy

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#cardmaking, #dawnolchefske, #diy, #dostamping, #papercrafting, #stampinup, #weeklydeals,

#cardmaking, #dawnolchefske, #diy, #dostamping, #papercrafting, #stampinup, #weeklydeals,

 Shop Weekly Deals 

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#Stampinup #dostamperSTARS #dostamping #joinstamping #signandsave

Join in the month of June and choose from two starter kits: 

  • Special $50 Starter Kit: choose $55 in free products
  • Regular $99 Starter Kit: is also still available, choose $125 in free products
  • includes:  Free Shipping (saves 10%), Free Paper Pumpkin kit and supply pack(catalogs, order forms, etc)
  • NOTE:  you many choose the new Blendabilities in your starter kit, as they are currently available to demonstrators for pre-order.
  • Learn more here.   

#stampinup #convention #inspirecreateshare

Say, have you heard...
New demonstrators can register for the Stampin' Up! Convention for FREE!
 

  • That's right.  You need to hurry though, as registration for convention ends June 27th.  
  • This year's convention takes place July 17-19 in Salt Lake City.  
  • I'd love to have you join our STARS who are attending.  
  • It's like the biggest stamping party of the year!

Join my STARS here

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Dawn's 2014-15 Annual Catalog Product Shares & Swatchbooks

  • Round One: Is on its way to you! (for reservations made by June 3rd)
  • Round Two estimates:
    • For reservations made between June 4th and June 8th, your shares are estimated to be mailed around June 20th
    • For reservations made between June 9th and June 12th, your shares are estimated to be mailed around June 24th
  • Round Three - taking reservations now!

See my Product Share Page for 2014-15 Annual Catalog shares and options for you to choose from, starting with my most popular share -"I Want it ALL" share!

2013-I-Want-it-All-Bundle(NOTE: this is a photo of last year's "I Want it ALL" Share)

"I Want It ALL" Share - $93.25 (+$5.95 priority shipping)

This popular share includes the following: 

  • NEW Designer Series Paper Bundle - 100 sheets
  • NEW Ribbon Bundle - 90 yards
  • FREE - NEW Accessories Sampler, which includes a sampling of:
    • In-Color Clothespins, Sequins, Clothespins, Hodgepodge Clips, Gift Card Enclosure, Polka Dot Gift Bag & Tag

Get in on my third round of shares...Reserve your spot today!

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Stampin' Up! Product Availability Update 

Here's a list of products that are on backorder and their estimated availability date:

133701: Moonlight Designer Series Paper Stack-June 21
133648: Blackberry Bliss Classic Stampin' Ink Refill-June 24
126995: Stampin' Trimmer Cutting Blades-June 27
133324: Scalloped Tag Topper Punch-June 27
130698: Pansy Punch-Availability not yet determined
129399: White Tea Lace Paper Doilies-Availability not yet determined
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Weekly Deal Spotlight: From the Heart, Save $10, Friendship Tea Gift Video

Say, did you notice that there was a stamp set in the latest Weekly Deals ending Monday?  Well there is and it's called From the Heart (132007 wood mount).  This 8-peice set combines clever sentiments and intricate designs which makes this a stamp set you'll want to use again and again. All for 25% off, saving you $10!  Note: coordinates with the Festive Paper-Piercing Pack (127857) and the Labels Collection Framelits Dies (125598).

Back in July, I used this stamp set to make some convention gifts for my DOstamperSTARS.  I thought I would share the easy Friendship Tea Packet Holders with you today, along with a How'd She DO That? video.

#dostamping #dawnolchefske #stampinup #fromtheheart #teaholderpacket #receptionsticks #howdshedothat

WATCH VIDEO: Easy Tea Packet Holder

 

See below for links to Stampin' Up! supplies/measurements, tea and reception sticks!

Enjoy~Dawn O

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NEW Undefined Stamp Carving Kit: Shannon's Breakfast

Shannon West from Stampin' Up! demonstrated how to use the NEW Undefined Stamp Carving Kit at the 2013 Annual Convention last month.  It was surprisingly easy.  Before our eyes, she carved a "bacon" stamp. 

Check out "Shannon's Breakfast" stamp set she created using the NEW Undefined Stamp Carving Kit.

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Here's a card she made with her stamp set:

dostamping, dawn olchefske, stampin up, undefined stamp carving kit, shannon west

If you have an itch to create your own stamps, then the NEW Undefined Stamp Carving Kit is for you!

Undefined Stamp Carving Kit, Stampin' Up!
Check out the details & "how-to" video here

Shop online for the Undefined Stamp Carving Kit:

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  • Don't forget to use the hostess code for orders of $150 or less
  • For orders of $150 or more, keep the Stampin' Rewards for yourself - woohoo!
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July 2013: Control Freaks Tour!

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Welcome to the Control Freaks July 2013 Tour (officially starts July 27th, but should be live by 8:00pm central time July 26th - so be sure to stop back later to take the full tour). We are thrilled to have you join us today. Our tour features some of your favorite Control Freaks Stampers sharing projects made with Stampin' Up! products. In fact, you may have just come from my friend, Barb Mullikin's blog.

Our theme for this month is: "Show off your Swaps".  I made one swap out of the 2013/2014 Annual Catalog and the other from the upcoming, soon-to-be-released 2013 Holiday Catalog (8/1)

 Check out the Control Freaks at the 2013 Stampin' Up! Convention for our annual convention double swap...

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Backyard Basics Thanks (Annual Catalog)

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The Million & One stamp set was one of the first new catalog items to go on my wish list.  However, I just have to say...the Backyard Basics Bundle (matching stamp set and framelits) was so NOT on my favorites list.  But...I got to select some free product, so I decided to choose something I wouldn't normally get and push myself a little bit out of my comfort zone.  I'm so glad I did, cuz look at that flower - just gorgeous (and no fussy cutting - yeah!!).

stampin up, dostamping, dawn olchefske, backyard basics bundle - save 15%, July 2013 Control Freaks Blog Tou

 

Dawn's Stamping Supplies:

  • Million & One stamp set (126375w or 126377c)
  • Backyard Basic Bundle (132729w or 132728c) save 15%
  • Smokey Slate, Wisteria Wonder, Pear Pizzazz Inks, w/Daffodil Delight Marker (for coloring flower) and Blender Pen (102845)
  • Whisper White, Wisteria Wonder, Pear Pizzazz cardstock
  • Big Shot (113439) NEW Magnetic Platform (130658)
  • Pear Pizzazz 3/8" Taffeta Ribbon (131208), Rhinestone Basic Jewels (125577)
  • Snail Adhesive, Stampin' Dimensionals

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Tags 4 You Treat Holder - sneak peek (Holiday Catalog coming 8/1/13)

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Aren't these Chicklet Treat Pouches adorable?!  The greeting is from the NEW Tags 4 You Bundle (stamp set with matching Label Bracket Punch - save 15%).  I can see my grandsons making them for classroom treats this fall.  They are SO simple.  I'll be sharing a video in the coming weeks on how to make one.

eta: How'd She DO That video: Chicklets Treat Pouch

stampin up, dostamping, dawn olchefske, backyard basics, Tags 4 You Bundle (save 15%), 2103 Holiday Catalog, July 2013 Control Freaks Blog Tour, Halloween Chicklets Treat Holder

Dawn's Stamping Supplies:

  • NEW Tags 4 You Bundle  (stamps/punch) (133293w or 133294c) save 15%
  • Pumpkin Pie Ink and Cardstock
  • Basic Black & Very Vanilla Cardstock
  • NEW Witches' Brew Designer Series Paper (132185)
  • Word Window Punch (119857)
  • Simply Scored Tool (122334)
  • Candy Dot Brad Bases (132293), Neutral Candy Dots (130934)
  • Stickly Strip (104294), Snail Adhesive, Stampin' Dimensionals

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Well, that wraps up this stop of the tour. I hope you enjoyed my Show Off Your Swaps projects!  Now on to more from fabulous freak Jan Tinklenberg

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2013 Stampin' Up! Convention Awards

Wow - what an awesome awards night at the 2013 Stampin' Up! Convention!  But before I share that, I want to take a minute to look back in time...(insert dreamy harp music).

2004 Stampin' Up! Convention, Dawn Olchefske, DOstamping

Here's me at my first convention - 10 years ago

As Stampin' Up! recalls and celebrates 25 years, it's moved me to look back to when I started Stampin' Up! and my very first convention 10 years ago. I didn't know anyone at the time, but who knew that 10 years later, some of my dearest friends would be forged from our connection to Stampin' Up!  

Also who knew - as extraordinary women like Mary Polcin from Wi crossed that stage 10 years ago inspiring me to actually build a business, that I too would be crossing that very same stage for extraordinary accomplishments myself.  

Also who knew - that I would be just like Mary and inspire others.  I was stopped by many of you as you thanked me for sharing, inspiring, educating you and more!  I was moved to tears many times with your stories and appreciation for what I do.  (I'm misty-eyed just writing this now)

On a more lighter note - it was fun to walk around with one of my DOstamperSTARS, Gayle Klingelhoets for her very first convention...who told everyone she was my bodyguard and photographer.  What a hoot!

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Finally...onto the awards night.

2013 Stampin' Up! Convention, awards night, stampin up, dawn olchefske, dostamping, DOstamperSTARS

back: Connie, Robyn, Jenny
front: Jan, Laurie, Dawn (me), Gayle

First off, thanks to the fast feet of DOstamperSTAR, Jan Carlson...she snagged some front row seats.  Always fun to sit in the front row.

Not only was I celebrating 10 years with Stampin' Up!, $400k career milestone, Acheiver Bonus and Grand Vacation earner (to Western Caribbean), but I acheived some very special awards as well.  Take a look...

2013 Stampin' Up! Convention, awards night, stampin up, dawn olchefske, dostamping - 5th-Place-Sales

Top 10 in Sales - #5

2013 Stampin' Up! Convention, awards night, stampin up, dawn olchefske, dostamping, 7th-Place-Promotions
Top 10 in Promotion - #7

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Founders Circle Acheiver - Top 100 demonstrators

Thanks to all my awesome customers, DOstamperSTARS, family and friends who supported me this year.  You're all the bestest and I love ya all!!

So here's to the next 10 years...DREAM BIG!  Because with a dream, a plan and action...you can DO anything!

Enjoy~Dawn O

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You'll find the hostess code box/field in your shopping bag, lower left corner.  Enter and apply code before checking out.


2013 Stampin' Up! Convention - opening session

Just checking in with a quick update on Stampin' Up! 2013 Convention - Opening Session and Social!  Stampin' Up! went all out for their 25th Anniversary.  An awesome bag, a moving convention song, double the prize patrols, a walk down memory lane and more!  Afterwards there was a huge social with 6000 of our closest friends - tons of demonstrations, display boards, service project, live band karaoke, Guiness World Record, Ronald McDonald and MORE!

Here's a few pictures:

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Shelli Gardner's family (CEO & Co-Founder of Stampin' Up!

 

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The BAG!!  Wow - it's awesome this year.  Stampin' Up! outdid themselves!

I'll be sharing most of my photos on my Facebook Business Page here:  https://www.facebook.com/DOstampingwithDawn - so be sure to stop by each day for lots of photo sharing!

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