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Quick Wash Coloring with The Gang's All Meer!

Have you been eyeing the 2020 Sale-a-Bration FREE choice stamp set, The Gang's All Meer?  But wondering how you might color them?  

Sale-a-Bration 2020: The Gang's All Meer quick wash card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup #SAB2020 #howdshedothat #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  
I've got a solution for you...Quick Wash Coloring!   Just grab your Aqua Painter  and some ink pads, and you'll be done in no time at all.

DOstamping  The Gang's All Meer card

  • Stamps:  The  Gang's All Meer (FREE Sale-a-Bration choice)
  • Paper:
    • Coastal Cabana (8-1/2" x 5-1/2" card base) 
    • Whisper White or Shimmery White (4" x 5-1/4")
    • Whisper White (3" x 3-1/2" for "frame - centering largest Stitched Shape square die on 3-sides, and scrap for Classic Label Punch & hats)
    • Birthday Bonanza Designer Series Paper (3/8" x 3-1/2", 1/2" x 3-1/2")
  • Ink:  Tuxedo Black Memento, Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Pool Party, Terracotta Tile, Bermuda Bay
  • Other:   Stitched Shapes Dies, Classic Label Punch, Aqua Painter, Metallic Pearls, Metallic Baker's Twine & Sequins Combo Pack (FREE Sale-a-Bration choice), SNAIL, Glue Dots & Stampin' Dimensionals

Sale-a-Bration 2020: The Gang's All Meer quick wash card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup #SAB2020 #howdshedothat #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  

How'd She DO That? Tips:

I'm not the best at watercoloring, so this Quick Wash tip was the way to go for me.  Plus, I made 36 of them, so it had to be fast! 

  • For the Aqua Painter, keep it more on the dry side.  If it's too wet, the paper will start "pilling.
  • Squeeze ink pad before opening, then pick up pooled ink from the lid with the Aqua Painter.
  • Color images fast with a quick "swipe" across them - using a light touch.  
  • For more tips and to see it in action, be sure to watch my How'd She DO That? video below (a replay of my facebook live from 1/9/20)

WATCH VIDEO: Quick Wash Tips for The Gang's All Meer & More 

 

Get your shopping list together to see if you can qualify for The Gang's All Meer stamp set (free with $50 order).  With it's appeal to people of ALL ages, you'll be reaching for it all year long!  Thank you for shopping with me!

Enjoy~Dawn O

 


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

The Gang's All Meer Cling Stamp Set (English)
Sale-a-Bration
FREE Choice
$50 level
Metallic Baker’S Twine & Sequins Combo Pack
Sale-a-Bration
FREE choice
at $50 level

 

Sale-a-Bration 2020: The Gang's All Meer quick wash card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup #SAB2020 #howdshedothat #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  

 


January FREE Tutorial PDF:  Peaceful Poppies Suite

DOstamping January 2020 order BONUS - FREE Peaceful Poppies Suite 10-Project Tutorial PDF, shop with Dawn Olchefske, https://bit.ly/shopwithdawn | #dostamping #peacefulpoppies #cardmaking
FREE Peaceful Poppies Suite Project Tutorial PDF - January 2020

  • Place your order with me HERE
  • Receive the FREE Tutorial PDF via email, along with your "Thank You" email from me
  • Projects feature the Peaceful Poppies Suite of products (2020 Mini Catalog)
  • This is a personal offer from Dawn Olchefske (DOstamping) 

 


Shopping and Special Offer Links

Thank you for Shopping with Dawn

DOstamping January 2020 VIP Host Code F2YAQS23, shop with Dawn Olchefske at https://bit.ly/shopwithdawn #dostamping #shopSU #hostcode
January VIP Host Code Gift - (with qualifying order)
Peaceful Poppies Elements

January 2019 VIP Host Code = F2YAQS23
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Apple Builder Punch: Pumpkin & Mercury Glass Designer Acetate

Today I'm sharing a couple of new products from the 2019 Holiday Catalog...Apple Builder Punch and the Mercury Glass Designer Acetate.

What happens when you combine the Apple Builder Punch to create beautiful die-cut apples (or pumpkins) for your projects with Mercury Glass Designer Acetate featuring a faux mercury glass finish on acetate sheets?

Stampin' Up! Apple Builder Punch & Mercury Glass Designer Acetate card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  

A pretty awesome pumpkin!   We did this card at my Stamp Club last month and TO GO members are receiving their project packs this week.  For information regarding my TO GO Classes,  learn more HERE

How'd She DO That? Mercury Glass Acetate Pumpkin card

  • Stamps: Gather Together
  • Paper:
    • Cajun Craze (8-1/2" x 5-1/2" card base) 
    • Crumb Cake (2" x 5-1/2" - prior to using Banner Triple Punch)
    • Pretty Peacock (scrap for 2-5/8" Stitched Shapes square die)
    • Come to Gather Designer Series Paper (for Apple Builder Punch - punch from full sheet)
    • Mercury Glass Designer Acetate (for Apple Builder Punch - punch from full sheet)
  • Ink:  Pretty Peacock
  • Other:   Stitched Shapes Dies, Apple Builder Punch, Banner Triple Punch, Come to Gather Ribbon Combo Pack, Leaves Trinkets,  SNAIL, Glue Dots & Stampin' Dimensionals

Stampin' Up! Apple Builder Punch & Mercury Glass Designer Acetate card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  

DOstamping Tips:

  1. The Mercury Glass Designer Acetate is rather thick.  DO NOT cut narrow strips (to save on paper) when punching out shapes using the Apple Builder Punch.  Be sure to punch all three shapes at the same time (apple/pumpkin, stem & leaf) to extend the life of your punch.
  2. Tips for assembling acetate pumpkin:
    1. adhere acetate to same shape of Come to Gather Designer Series Paper (I used the white pumpkins with Pretty Peacock leaves - but you can use any color/pattern behind the acetate.)
    2. adhere leaves trinket with glue dot
    3. tie off 2-1/4" piece of Crumb Cake ribbon with coordinating Cajun Craze linen thread - in a bow.  Adhere with glue dot.
    4. flip pumpkin over and adhere stem with glue dot on the backside.

The Mercury Glass Designer Acetate will add a touch of vintage shimmer to all your projects this season.  Don't forget to get the Apple Builder Punch so you can create a bushel or two of beautiful die-cut apples (or pumpkins) for your projects. Add these seasonal favorites to your shopping bag today!

Enjoy~Dawn O

 


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

 

Stampin' Up! Apple Builder Punch & Mercury Glass Designer Acetate card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting   Stampin' Up! Color Combo Cajun Craze, Crumb Cake, Pretty Peacock from Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup #colorcombo

 


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, https://bit.ly/shopwithdawn | #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 http://bit.ly/DOstampingPaperPumpkin #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 http://bit.ly/DOstampingPaperPumpkin 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:  http://bit.ly/DOstampingPaperPumpkin  #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: 
https://mypaperpumpkin.com?demoid=61500 

 


Shopping and Special Offer Links

Thank you for Shopping with Dawn

DOstamping October 2019 VIP Host Code ZPGSYMU3, shop with Dawn Olchefske at https://bit.ly/shopwithdawn #dostamping #shopSU
October VIP Host Code Gift - (with qualifying order)
Star Designer Elements

October 2019 VIP Host Code = ZPGSYMU3
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Tips for Floral Essence & Perennial Flower Punch

You can't go wrong with Stampin' Up!'s Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper.  It features hand-painted impressionistic imagery in rich colors and you'll feel like an artist when you use it. 

Even better...it's part of the  BUY 3, GET 1 FREE Designer Series Paper Sale going on right now (ends 9/30)!

Stampin' Up! Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper (149100) #dostamping #stampinup #papercrafting #cardmaking #perennialessence

149100 Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper

  • Coordinating colors: Balmy Blue, Blackberry Bliss, Blueberry Bushel, Calypso Coral, Crushed Curry, Flirty Flamingo, Mossy Meadow, Old Olive, Petal Pink, So Saffron, Whisper White

Stampin' Up! Perennial Flower Punch card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  #perennialessence

Combine this beautiful paper with gorgeous layered flowers using the Perennial Flower Punch.  NOTE: punched image is approximately 1-1/2”  (see flower tips below)

How'd She DO That? Perennial Flower Punch card

  • Bundle:  Floral Essence Bundle (includes Perennial  Flower Punch)
  • Paper:
    • Pretty Peacock (5-1/2" x 8-1/2" card base)
    • Pool Party (scrap for 1-1/2" x 2-7/8" Stitched Nested Label Die)
    • Purple Posy (scraps for flowers)
    • Perennial Essence Designer Series Paper (4" x 4-1/4")
  • Ink: Purple Posy, Pretty Peacock
  • Other: Stitched Nested Labels Dies, Perennial Flower Punch, Perennial Essence Floral Centers, Pretty Peacock 1/2" Scalloped Linen Ribbon, SNAIL, Glue Dots, Stampin' Dimensionals 

Stampin' Up! Perennial Flower Punch Tips shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup #papercrafting #punchart

DOstamping TIPS:

  • If you're looking for "fuller-looking" Perennial Flowers:
    • Cut part way into the petals of one flower (as outlined in photo above), then "weave" it into the second flower.
  • For unique textured leaves:
    • Fold 2" of Pretty Peacock 1/2" Scalloped Linen Ribbon in half (secure with a glue dot), then adhere to back of flower with glue dots 
  • Adhere flowers to card with Stampin' Dimensionals.
  • Don't forget to finish off with Perennial Essence Floral Centers (they're awesome!)

Stampin' Up! Perennial Flower Punch card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  #perennialessence

BUY 3, GET 1 FREE Designer Series Paper Sale, be sure to add the Floral Essence Bundle to your shopping bag for even more savings!

Enjoy~Dawn O

 


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

 

Stampin' Up! Perennial Flower Punch card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  #perennialessence Stampin' Up! color combo Purple Posy, Pretty Peacock, Pool Party from Dawn Olchefske #stampinup #dostamping #colorcombo

 


Looking for Die Measurements?

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

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

 


September FREE Tutorial PDF:  Perennial Essence Suite

DOstamping September 2019 order BONUS - FREE Perennial Essence Suite 10-Project Tutorial PDF, shop with Dawn Olchefske, https://bit.ly/shopwithdawn | #dostamping #perennialessence #cardmaking

FREE Perennial Essence Suite Project Tutorial PDF - September 2019

  • Place your order with me HERE
  • Receive the FREE Tutorial PDF via email, along with your "Thank You" email from me
  • Projects feature the Perennial Essence Suite of products (pg 106-108 Annual 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 http://bit.ly/DOstampingPaperPumpkin #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 http://bit.ly/DOstampingPaperPumpkin 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:  http://bit.ly/DOstampingPaperPumpkin  #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: 
https://mypaperpumpkin.com?demoid=61500 

 


Shopping and Special Offer Links

Thank you for Shopping with Dawn

DOstamping September 2019 VIP Host Code HTC3MEC2, shop with Dawn Olchefske at https://bit.ly/shopwithdawn #dostamping #shopSU
September VIP Host Code Gift - (with qualifying order)
Toile Tidings Glitter Enamel Dots

September 2019 VIP Host Code = HTC3MEC2
(more here)


Accented Blooms Watercolor Wash Technique

Today I'm sharing a technique card that uses one of my favorite stamp sets that was introduced last year...Accented Blooms.  

Accented Blooms Watercolor Wash card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  

The technique is called Watercolor Wash and is surprisingly easy to do.   It was a huge hit with my Stampin' Club Members.  See below for more details.

DOstamping Accented Blooms card:

  • Stamps: Accented Blooms
  • Paper:
    • Blackberry Bliss (8-1/2" x 4-1/4" card base) 
    • Shimmery White (3-7/8" square) 
    • Whisper White (3-7/8" square for inside, scrap for punch)
  • Ink: Versamark, Blackberry Bliss, Flirty Flamingo
  • Heat Emboss: Stamp image with Versamark ink on Shimmery White paper.  Cover with Silver Stampin' Emboss Powder.  Remove excess and melt with Heat Tool.
  • Other:  Tailored Tag Punch, Nature's Twine, AquaPainter, SNAIL, Glue Dots & Stampin' Dimensionals

Accented Blooms Watercolor Wash card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  

How'd She DO That? Accented Blooms Watercolor Wash Tips:

  1. Heat emboss image as described above.
  2. Use Aqua Painter to lightly cover the areas to be colored with water. 
  3. Squeeze ink pad together and open.  Pick up some of the ink pooled in the inside cover and "wash" color over the floral images (Blackberry  Bliss and Flirty Flamingo).  NOTE: You may want to pull a little ink off the brush before coloring - as you can always add more color.  Let completely dry.  Then adhere to 4-1/4" x 8-1/2" folded Blackberry Bliss card base.
  4. Stamp sentiment on scrap of white and cut with Tailored Tag Punch.  Adhere with Stampin' Dimensionals.
  5. Loop a piece of Nature's Twine and adhere behind tag with Glue Dots.

What do you think?  Cool, huh?

If you haven't added the Accented Blooms stamp set to your collection yet, be sure to add it to your shopping bag today!  Oh, and don't forget to get the Tailored Tag Punch too.  

Enjoy~Dawn O

 


DOstamping Supplies (click on products below to shop online)

 

Accented Blooms Watercolor Wash card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  

 


Join with Extra, Extra

Join the DOstamperSTARS in July & August for only $99 - Learn More  #stampinup #dostamping #extraextra #beyourownboss

From July 1 until August 31,

  • New DOstamperSTARS Team members will receive an additional $30 to put toward bonus products in their Starter Kit. 
  • THEN, you'll receive an EXTRA BONUS, a $10 coupon code the following month. 
  • Print: Extra Extra Flyer
  • Join: Start your Stampin' Up! experience

I would love to welcome you to my fabulous DOstamperSTARS team! 
Learn more CLICK HERE

 


Bonus Days are Back! Stampin' Up! Bonus days!  Earn coupons in July and spend them in August #dostamping #stampingup #bonusdays

Start earning Bonus Days coupon codes in July and redeem them in August!  

What are Bonus Days?

  • For every $50 you spend July 1–31 (before shipping and tax), you’ll get a $5 Bonus Days coupon code that can be used August 1–31.
  • There is no limit to how many coupon codes you can earn, so shop all month-long!
  • An email address is required to participate; Bonus Days coupon codes can be delivered only via email.
    • If you earn multiple codes from a single order, you will receive one email with multiple codes.
    • If you earn multiple codes from multiple orders, you will receive separate emails for each code earned.
  • Print: Bonus Days flyer

 


FREE Bird Ballad Suite Tutorial PDF

DOstamping July 2019 order BONUS - FREE Bird Ballad Suite 10-Project Tutorial PDF, shop with Dawn Olchefske, https://bit.ly/shopwithdawn | #dostamping #birdballad #cardmaking

FREE Bird Ballad Suite Project Tutorial

  • July 2019
  • Place your order with me HERE
  • Receive the FREE Tutorial PDF via email, along with your "Thank You" email from me
  • Projects feature the Bird Ballad Suite of products (pg 90-92 Annual Catalog)
  • This is a personal offer from Dawn Olchefske (DOstamping) 

 


Paper PumpkinComing in JULY 

July 2019 Paper Pumpkin kit coordinates with 3 new Product Suites!  #dostamping #paperpumpkin #cardkits #papercrafting

Providing an easy path to creativity is what Paper Pumpkin does best! 

Sometimes we kick things up a notch to maximize a kit’s potential.  After all, everyone wants to make as many cute things as possible with their super-fun Paper Pumpkin kit. Right? 

July's Paper Pumpkin kit is providing unprecedented catalog coordination:

  • Giving you THREE new suites that you can mix and match with the kit  
  • Combine these suites with July's kit and you can expand your crafting experience.  

Coordinating Suites = SO many fun projects

  • Woven Threads Suite p. 13–14 (view HERE)
  • Garden Lane Suite p. 40–41 (view HERE)
  • Come Sail Away Suite p. 144–145 (view HERE)

More details about July's "On My Mind" Paper Pumpkin Kit

  • Makes 9 mailable cards with envelopes (3 each of 3 designs)
  • Coordinating colors: Gold, Kraft, Mossy Meadow, Old Olive, Pear Pizzazz, Pretty Peacock, Sahara Sand, Seaside Spray, and Terracotta Tile
  • Must have an active subscription by July 10, 2019 to receive the On My Mind kit.
  • Product availability may be limited toward the end of the promotion period.
  • Subscribe or update your account here: https://mypaperpumpkin.com?demoid=61500

A Little Smile, June 2019 Paper Pumpkin with DOstamping to receive a free alternate ideas tutorial PDF bonus each month.  Subscribe with Dawn Olchefske here:  http://bit.ly/DOstampingPaperPumpkin  #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: 
https://mypaperpumpkin.com?demoid=61500 

 


Shopping and Special Offer Links

Thank you for Shopping with Dawn

DOstamping July 2019 VIP Host Code MCNXRCJK, shop with Dawn Olchefske at https://bit.ly/shopwithdawn
July VIP Host Code Gift - (with qualifying order)
Noble Peacock Rhinestones

July 2019 VIP Host Code = MCNXRCJK
(learn more here)


Vintage Style Daisy Lane Card & 3 Ways to Sponge

Last weekend we spent an extended weekend at our cabin.  It was nice and peaceful, which gave me time to stamp for fun. 

One of the stamp sets I brought with me as the NEW Daisy Lane stamp set.  Also available in a Bundle & Save 10% with the NEW Medium Daisy Punch.  This was one of the projects I came up with...

Vintage style Daisy Lane (from Stampin' Up!) card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting #daisylane

For this card, I kinda went "old school" and reached for my Stamping Sponges, which I haven't done in a long time.  It actually brought back memories from when I first began stamping.  Sponging was all the rage!

DOstamping Vintage Daisy Lane card:

  • Stamps/Bundles: Daisy Lane
  • Paper:
    • Sahara Sand (11" x 4-1/4" card base, scrap for "tag") 
    • Whisper White (4" x 5-1/4")
    • Old Olive (scrap for 3-1/8" x 1-13/16" rectangle)
    • Crushed Curry (scraps for daisies)
  • Ink: Sahara Sand, Old Olive
  • Other:  Stamping Sponges, Timeless Label Punch, Linen Thread, SNAIL, Glue Dots, & Stampin' Dimensionals
  • Shopping List:  see below

Vintage style Daisy Lane (from Stampin' Up!) card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting #daisylane

How'd She DO That? tips:

Create a different kind of background with a "swiped" direct to paper look from Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #papercrafting #stampingtechniques

Direct to Paper Technique:

  • On Whisper White panel, swipe Sahara Sand ink using Direct to Paper technique.  Drag ink pad across cardstock.  
  • I did the top half in one direction and the bottom half in the other direction
  • TIP:  depending on how firmly you press on to the cardstock will determine how dark the ink will transfer.  I prefer a light to medium "press" (you can always add more if you want).

Learn 3 types of sponging from Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #papercrafting #stampingtechniques

Three Ways to Sponge:

  1. For the "swiped" panel, first stamp multiple leaves with Old Olive ink, stamp a couple times before re-inking again.  Then sponge the edges using a "circular" motion.  Start off the cardstock (on scratch paper), moving onto the edges of the panel.  Repeat on all four sides.  Repeat again for a darker edge (the photo shows a darker edge)
  2. For the Old Olive Rectangle, I used a "flicking motion".  Hold the cardstock in one hand and the sponge in the other.  Press sponge onto ink pad, then "flick" the sponge against the edges of the cardstock.
  3. For the Daisy pieces:
    1. Cut 4 flowers using the Medium Daisy Punch (you'll need 2 flowers for each full flower)
    2. The flowers I pounced ink in the center, carefully moving outwards a little bit.  Then "flick" the tip of the petals.  NOTE:  you'll need to flower punch outs for each flower.
    3. The flower center is stamped stamped tone-on-tone (Sahara Sand) using the large daisy image.  Sponge the center, then fussy cut out (or use 1/2" circle punch.  Then "flicked" the edges.

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Transform Timeless Label punch out into a tag by trimming off one end.  I see myself using this "trick" a lot in the future!

Vintage style Daisy Lane (from Stampin' Up!) card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting #daisylane

I have to admit, this was not the card I started out to create.  But as I only brought limited supplies with me, it forced me to go in a different direction.  In the end, I was more than pleased with the finished card.  What do you think?

So...you may have noticed over the past few weeks, I seem to have a new "favorite" stamp set each week.

This week, my favorite is the Daisy Lane Bundle (151118 - save 10%)

  • It's easy to show your friends & family how much you love and support them with a stunning daisy card, like today's card.
  • And...the Medium Daisy Punch is a fun way to add daisies to your projects (size is approximately 1-5/8")

You'll definitely want to add the Daisy Lane Bundle to your shopping bag today!  And while there, be sure to stop by the Clearance Rack, as it's been refreshed with new deals!

Enjoy~Dawn O

 


DOstamping Supplies (click on products below to shop online)

Daisy Lane Bundle
NEW
SAVE 10%
Stamping Sponges
Cut into
6-8 wedges

 

Vintage style Daisy Lane (from Stampin' Up!) card by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting #daisylane Stampin' Up! color combo Sahara Sand, Old Olive, Crushed Curry from Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup #colorcombo

 


FREE Magnolia Lane Suite Tutorial PDF - ends June 30

DOstamping June 2019 order BONUS - FREE Magnolia Lane Suite 10-Project Tutorial PDF, shop with Dawn Olchefske, https://bit.ly/shopwithdawn | #magnolialanesuite

FREE Magnolia Lane Suite Project Tutorial

  • June 2019
  • Place your order with me HERE
  • Receive the FREE Tutorial PDF via email, along with your "Thank You" email from me
  • Projects feature the Magnolia Lane Suite of products (pg 36-38 Annual Catalog)
  • This is a personal offer from Dawn Olchefske (DOstamping) 
 

 


Shopping and Special Offer Links

Thank you for Shopping with Dawn

DOstamping June 2019 VIP Host Code 23Q3NUP4, shop with Dawn Olchefske at https://bit.ly/shopwithdawn
VIP Host Code Gift - (with qualifying order)
Flower Faceted Gems

June 2019 VIP Host Code = 23Q3NUP4
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Pop of Petals Wreath Panel Card

Often I get asked where I get my inspiration from.  There are several answers to that question.  However for today's Pop of Petals Wreath Panel card, the inspiration came directly from Stampin' Up!. 

Four times a year, Stampin' Up! demonstrators receive a Stampin' Success magazine filled with creative and business inspiration.  I fold over the corners of the pages that inspire me and CASE those projects for my classes and clubs.  Why not, right?   I appreciate that Stampin' Up! provides samples for us to copy.  Just a little something to make my "job" easier.

Stampin' Up!  Pop of Petals panel card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  #popofpetals #birthdaycards

Today's card is an example of a Stampin' Success project, that I used for my Stamping Club Class last month.  I left most everything the same with the exception of the greeting.  Other changes I made,  the white piece opens (like a "mini card"),  with a 1/4 sheet card base panel.   (Yes - I like panel cards!)

How'd She DO That? tips for Pop of Petals Wreath Panel card:

  • Stamps:  Pop of Petals, Itty Bitty Birthdays
  • Paper:
    • Soft Sea Foam (4-1/4 x 5-1/2" card base and 5/8" x 4" sentiment)
    • Whisper White (3-1/2" x 5-1/2" score at 4-1/4", and 4-1/2" x 1-1/2" for border punch)
    • Petal Pink (scraps for flowers)
  • Ink:  Soft Sea Foam, Mossy Meadow, Petal Pink
  • Other:  4-Petal Flower Punch, 2-1/4" Circle Punch (for wreath template),  Gold Faceted Gems, Linen Thread, Glue Dots, & Stampin' Dimensionals

Stampin' Up!  Pop of Petals panel card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  #popofpetals #birthdaycards

Tips for creating a wreath using Pop of Petals stamp set from Stampin' up! - by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  #popofpetals

DOstamping Tips:

  1. On 4-1/4" x 5-1/2" piece of Soft Sea Foam - stamp "flower group" with same ink in upper left and lower right corners
  2. Fold 3-1/2" x 8-1/2" Whisper White cardstock in half (to create a mini card)
  3. Creating the stamped wreath:
    • Cut a circle template with 2-1/4" Circle Punch. 
    • Place on front of folded "mini card" and use a pencil to draw around the circle.  
    • Stamp leaf image around circle with Mossy Meadow ink (the line will be the center of the leaf).  Stamp one leaf, then before reinking, stamp again (moving around the circle). 
    • Repeat until the wreath is complete.
  4. Cut 1-1/2" x 4-1/2" strip of Whisper White with Decorative Ribbon Border Punch and adhere to back of folded white piece.  Then adhere stamped mini card to stamped Soft Sea Foam panel.
  5. Stamp greeting on 4" x 5-/8" strip (towards right edge), and adhere over wreath.
  6. Stamp (3) flowers on Petal Pink scrap with Petal Pink ink.  Cut out with Four-Petal Flower Punch.  Adhere to card with Glue Dots.  Attach Gold Faceted Gems to flower centers.
  7. Tie (2) 10" lengths of twine in a bow, adhere with a Glue Dot 

Stampin' Up!  Pop of Petals panel card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  #popofpetals #birthdaycards

I'm lovin' that the Pop of Petals stamp set is for more than just flowers.  Anything that can make a wreath, I'm all for!!

When you purchase this stamp set, be sure to add the matching punch to your shopping bag too!

Enjoy~Dawn O

 


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Stamping with the STARS #316: Above The Clouds Bridge Fun Fold Card

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Bridge Fun Fold card using Stampin' Up! Above the Clouds Bundle.  Card by Dawn Olchefske for Stamping with the Stars #DOswts316 #dostamping #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting, #funfold

Bridge cards are a fun fold style of card, named for the piece that "bridges the two sides together.  It's surprisingly easy to make and fun to decorate.

How'd She DO That? Above the Clouds Bridge card:

  • Bundle:  Above the Clouds Bundle (save 10% on stamp set and matching Hot Air Balloon Punch),
  • Paper:
    • Whisper White Thick (4-1/4" x 8" card base, score at  1-1/4" & 2-1/2" from each end)
    • Whisper White Thick (scraps for punching)
    • Coastal Cabana (5-1/2" x 1-1/4")
    • Designer Series Paper ( 1-1/8"  x 4-1/4 strips - two of blue and two of "colored stripes", 5-1/2" x 1-1/8")  )
  • Ink: Coastal Cabana, Calypso Coral, Pacific Point, Basic Gray
  • Other:  1-1/2" Circle Punch, SNAIL, Mini Stampin' Dimensionals and Tear & Tape.

Bridge Fun Fold card using Stampin' Up! Above the Clouds Bundle.  Card by Dawn Olchefske for Stamping with the Stars #DOswts316 #dostamping #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting, #funfold

DOstamping Tips:

  • Start with the card base (largest piece).  Complete the scoring, folding, stamping and decorating.
  • Then create and decorate the "bridge" piece.
  • Note:  For the "balloons solid shape" - stamp off the Coastal Cabana balloon image once.  Stamp-off the Calypso Coral balloon twice.
  • I recommend using Tear & Tape to adhere the "bridge" to the card base  (on the end panels only).
  • To see a video demonstration of  making a Bridge Fun Fold card, be sure to check out my How'd She DO That? video from last year.

Bridge Fun Fold card using Stampin' Up! Above the Clouds Bundle.  Card by Dawn Olchefske for Stamping with the Stars #DOswts316 #dostamping #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting, #funfold

If you're enjoying the colorful Follow Your Heart Designer Series Paper and the Above the Clouds Bundle - add them to your shopping bag today, so you can start creating cards like this one!

Enjoy~Dawn O

 


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Everything is Rosy Day 3: Flip It Cards

Today I have 4 Quick & Cute (QC) "Flip It" cards to share with you.

4 Flip It cards made with the Everything is Rosy Product Medley kit (available May 2019 only) shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #cardmaking #papercrafting #everythingisrosy #flipitcards 

What is a Flip It card?  Good question.  I've probably been doing them for years, but never realized there was a name for it until I saw Karen Titus share a quick demo of it at CentreStage last month.  Oh my gosh, Flip It is the perfect name.

How'd She DO That? Flip It cards:

  1. Cut Designer Series Paper to 4" x 5-1/4"
  2. Cut that piece into two pieces - ie: cut in half or cut one third/two thirds.  (I cut mine at 1-1/2")
  3. Then... here's the "trick"...FLIP one of your pieces over.  Yes, that's it!
  4. Adhere both pieces to the front of your card, add a sentiment and decorate as desired.

4 Flip It cards made with the Everything is Rosy Product Medley kit (available May 2019 only) shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #cardmaking #papercrafting #everythingisrosy #flipitcards 

 


4 Flip It cards made with the Everything is Rosy Product Medley kit (available May 2019 only) shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #cardmaking #papercrafting #everythingisrosy #flipitcards 

 


4 Flip It cards made with the Everything is Rosy Product Medley kit (available May 2019 only) shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #cardmaking #papercrafting #everythingisrosy #flipitcards 

 


4 Flip It cards made with the Everything is Rosy Product Medley kit (available May 2019 only) shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #cardmaking #papercrafting #everythingisrosy #flipitcards 

These cards came together in no time at all.   

  • The sentiment labels, tag & die cut flowers were included in the kit, 
  • along with both ribbons (which I love!), 
  • 6x6 Designer Series Paper and rose gold foil, 
  • and...I almost forgot,  mirror embellishments used on the last card.

I can't decide which card is my favorite.  But I'm leaning towards the "birthday tag" card (love the bold flowers).  How about you...which one is your favorite?

If you're looking for quick & cute cards, definitely try "Flip It" cards with your Everything is Rosy Product Medley kit. 

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Enjoy~Dawn O

 


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4 Flip It cards made with the Everything is Rosy Product Medley kit (available May 2019 only) shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #cardmaking #papercrafting #everythingisrosy #flipitcards 

 


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