Nature

Watercolored Cheery Chirps Partridge Card

Today I'm sharing a darling Cheery Chirps stamp set card.  A partridge in a pear tree, two turtle doves, a rockin' robin, or a Christmas swallow—take your pick and make projects with your favorite seasonal bird!

Stampin' Up! Cheery Chirps stamp set shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping  #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #diy #holiday #rubberstamping #watercoloring #bird

This darling partridge bird sitting on a wreath makes me smile!  I happen to collect holiday birds.  Each Christmas I put up a garland on top of a set of 3 bookcases we have.  I fill the garland with birds, nests and houses.  I recall when I first started, it was pretty sparse, but now it's very full.  It makes me smile to look at all of the various bird ornaments I've collected over the years - some received as gifts and hold a special place in my heart. 

How'd She DO That tips for Cherry Chirps card:

  • Stamps: Cheery Chirps & Weather Together
  • Paper:
    • Wood Textures Designer Series Paper Stack (2" x 5-1/4) - part of Buy 3. Get 1 FREE sale
    • Watercolor Paper (2-7/8" Layering Square Framelits)
    • Daffodil Delight cardstock (3" Layering Square Framelits)
    • Fresh Fig (5-1/2" x 8-1/2" card base)
  • Ink: Use Aqua Painter with Daffodil Delight, Fresh Fig, Calypso Coral & Wild Wasabi inks
  • Heat Emboss:  Ink image with Versamark ink, then Memento Tuxedo Black ink. Stamp on Watercolor Paper. Cover with clear Stampin' Emboss Powder. Remove excess and melt with Heat Tool
  • Other:  Big Shot, Calypso Coral 1/4" Ombre Ribbon, Fast Fuse & Stampin' Dimensionals
  • Tip:  Don't waste ribbon,
    • cut two pieces and adhered them on each back side of the Wood Textures DSP using Fast Fuse
    • cut two more piece to tie a bow around the previous pieces on the front
  • Shopping Links:  See below for a full supply list with links to shop online

Stampin' Up! Cheery Chirps stamp set shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping  #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #diy #holiday #rubberstamping #watercoloring #bird

If you're a bird-lover, then the Cherry Chirps set is for you.  Add it to your shopping bag today!

Enjoy~Dawn O


Looking for measurements? 

Layering Square Framelits Dies sizes shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

For more Framelit & Thinlit measurements, see my...

Stampin' Up! Framelit Measurements Page
 


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Stampin' Up! Cheery Chirps stamp set shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping  #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #diy #holiday #rubberstamping #watercoloring #bird

Stampin' Up! Color Combo Daffodil Delight, Calypso Coral, Wild Wasabi, Fresh Fig from Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup #fall #colorcombo 

 


Stampin' Up! Designer Series Paper Buy 3, Get 1 Free Sale - October 2017 Shop with Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup #DSP #designerseriespaper

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Stampin' Up! Exclusive Demonstrator Early Release - Stampin' Blends - Join with Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinblends #alcoholmarker

COMING SOON!  Stampin’ Blends Markers

  • Stampin’ Blends are artist-quality alcohol markers in 12 exclusive Stampin’ Up! colors.
  • Right now...Demonstrators get to early-release pre-order (October 1-15)
  • Customer launch date has not been announced yet.  

DO YOU WANT THEM NOW?

  • If you're someone who just cannot wait to get your hands on them, join my DOstamperSTARS family today!.
  • You will be able to get your hands on the 26 Markers (with Color Lifter, Bronze and Ivory Markers), when you ADD the Stampin' Blends to your Starter Kit for only $99 (choose a total of up to $125 of products), plus free shipping (for another 10% savings)!  
  • NOTE:  Only available to demonstrators (or new demonstrators) during the early release period of October 1-15. 

Have a question?  I'd be happy to give you more information.  Email me.  I look forward to welcoming you to the STARS family! 

 


Stampin' Up! Merry Patterns Host Stamp Set samples hared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping  #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #diy #merrypatterns #christmas

FREE stamp set with Merry Patterns Promotion

  • Ends:  October 31st
  • The Merry Patterns Stamp Set is exclusive to the host promotion and will not be available after October 31
  • Free with qualifying $300 order (before shipping and handling)
  • The Merry Patterns Stamp Set is in addition to Stampin’ Rewards - yay!!!
  • PRINT: Merry Patterns Flyer   

 


 

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Quick & Cute Message in a Bottle

As promised, here's another quick & cute card for you using Stampin' Up!'s Message in a Bottle stamp set.  Sometimes you just want to check-in with someone to say, "hi" or that you're are "thinking of them".  This card will do just swimmingly!   

Stampin' Up! Message in Bottle cards shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping 

You Octopi My Thoughts QC card

  1. On 3-3/4" x 5" piece of Whisper White cardstock, stamp Message in a Bottle images.  
    1. octopus = Rich Razzleberry
    2. greeting = Bermuda Bay 
  2. Adhere panel to 4" x 5-1/4" piece of Bermuda Bay cardstock, then adhere to folded 11" x 4-1/4" Thick Whisper White card base
  3. Adhere Pool Party sequins (Iridescent Sequin Assortment) with Fine Tip Glue Pen

Stampin' Up! Message in Bottle cards shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping 

Sometimes you don't need to overthink a card.   Are they water bubbles or thought bubbles?  You decide!

Here's another sample from Stampin' Up!...

Stampin' Up! Message in Bottle card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping 

Stampin' Up! Message in a Bottle stamp set shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping 

Look at all of the fun going on with this stamp set...cute images and punny sentiments too!  Add the Messages in a Bottle stamp set to your shopping bag today. 

Enjoy~Dawn O


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Stampin' Up! Message in Bottle cards shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping 

 



Redeem Your Stampin' Up! Bonus Days Coupon Codes #dostampingHow to Redeem Your Bonus Days Coupon Codes?

  • If you're redeeming your coupon codes with an online order, see these instructions
  • There is no limit on the number of coupons you can use on an order during redemption.
  • Bonus Days coupon codes can be redeemed for any product, excluding Starter Kits and Paper Pumpkin subscriptions. New prepaid Paper Pumpkin codes can be discounted with Bonus Days coupons.
  • Coupon codes are not case-sensitive.  However the codes include a dash and you will need to include the dash in the code for them to work.
  • Coupon codes expire August 31st.  I recommend using them right away, so you don't forget!  

You can redeem your Bonus Days Coupon(s) on any Stampin' Up! product.  However, if you're looking for something new, then check out

  • the new Carols of Christmas Bundle - (Carols of Christmas stamp set and coordinating Card Front Builder Thinlits Dies)
  • it's a special-offer early-release from the upcoming 2017 Holiday Catalog.

Stampin' Up! Carols of Christmas Bundle Early Release (8/2017) #dostamping

Stampin' Up! Carols of Christmas Bundle Early Release (8/2017) #dostamping

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New Subscribers get 50% off first month of Paper Pumpkin | Promo Code: HALFOFF0917 | Dawn Olchefske #dostampingHere's the details:

  • For who:  new month-to-month subscribers qualify for the 50% discount.
  • How to participate:  new  subscribers must join by Monday, September 10, 2017 at 11:50 PM (MT).
  • Discount:  50% discount only applies to the new subscriber’s first kit. After that, the price for each month’s kit will return to the regular price of $19.95 
  • Enter promo code:  HALFOFF0917
  • Subscribe here:  https://mypaperpumpkin.com?demoid=61500 

 


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DOstamping 2017 Stampin' Up! Holiday Product Share - Reservations Open

  • Now taking reservations for 2017 Holiday Product Shares - for details CLICK HERE
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Reserve yours today!  

 


 

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Retiring: Beetles & Bugs - Caught a Bug?

On my gosh...you're in for a treat today.  This super fun card is made with the 2017 Occasions retiring stamp set, Beetles & Bugs.

Keep these creepies and crawlies where they belong: on your stamping projects!  Mix and match layers and colors for all the shuddersome creatures you care to create.  Have fun coming up with your own "bug" greetings!

  Stampin' Up! Beetles & Bugs stamp set shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping

 Caught a Bug?

  1. On 3-3/4" x 5" piece of Thick Whisper White cardstock, use images from retiring Beetles & Bugs to stamp bug "outline" with Early Espresso ink.  Stamp 2nd & 3rd step images with Pool Party, (retiring) Delightful Dijon and (retiring) Tip Top Taupe inks.  Adhere to 4" x 5-1/4" panel of Pool Party, then to folded 11" x 4-1/4" Tip Top Taupe card base.
  2. Adhere ribbon to card..3-1/4" piece of Delightful Dijon 5/8" Mini Striped Ribbon and 2-3/4" piece of Pool Party 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon (both retiring).
  3. Loop Linen Thread onto back of Tip Top Taupe 1-7/8" circle (Stitched Shapes Framelit Dies).  Adhere circle to card with Stampin' Dimensionals.
  4. Create words for greeting using Labeler Alphabet stamp set as follows:
  5. BUG = solid rectangle with Pool Party ink, letters with Delightful Dijon ink
  6. Rest of the words with Tip Top Taupe ink
  7. Cut out each word and adhere to the stitched circle using glue dots. 

Stampin' Up! Beetles & Bugs stamp set shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping
 

This 32 piece stamp set may seem a little daunting at first.  But once you start playing with these bugs images, the magic starts to happen!  Plus, I'm sure you can come up with a lot of "sentiments" to go with this stamp set.  Like these...

  • Don't bug me
  • Love bug
  • Cute as a bug's ear
  • Caught a bug?

Be sure to add Bugs & Beetles to your shopping list and get it by May 22nd.  NOTE:  After May 22nd, stamp sets will be "while supplies last". 

Enjoy~Dawn O


Dawn's Stamping Supplies (click on products to shop online):

 

Stampin' Up! Beetles & Bugs stamp set shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping

 

Stampin' Up! Pool Party, Delightful Dijon, Tip Top Taupe & Early Espresso color combo, Dawn Olchefske #dostamping

 


26 Project PDF FREE GIFT with Eastern Palace Bundle purchase

Get an exclusive FREE GIFT 26 Project PDF from Dawn Olchefske with you purchase a Stampin' Up! Eastern Palace Suite Exclusive Bundle during May 2017 #dostamping

That's right!  When you purchase an Eastern Palace Exclusive Bundle during May, you'll a FREE GIFT from me!

Dawn's Free Gift Details:

  • 26-projects PDF - wow!
  • includes supplies list, measurements and step-by-step instructions
  • full color photos
  • PDF will be emailed to you, along with your "thank you" email from me (within 48-72 hrs of your purchase of an Eastern Palace Bundle with me)
  • either bundle qualifies for my FREE GIFT
  • however, I do recommend the Premier Bundle, as most of the projects include use of the Eastern Medallion Thinlits Dies (which is included in the premier bundle). 
  • Note:  if your online store account doesn't allow for me to contact you, I will not have access to your email information.  If you don't receive an email from me with in 72 hrs - please contact me and we'll update your account so you can receive my free gift.

Get Inspired:

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Get Retiring Products Before They're Gone!

Stampin' Up! retired products #dostamping

Stampin' Up!'s Annual Retiring List is now available!  Some products discounted up to 50% off!

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  • Available while supplies last.  
  • NOTE:  many popular products are "limited or low inventory", so be sure to shop early! 

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Retiring: Gift From the Garden sweet card

This sweet card was made with the sweet stamp set called, (retiring) Gift from the Garden.  What’s the perfect addition to a homegrown gift from the garden?  A handmade card for the gardeners in your life.
  Stampin' Up! Gift From the Garden card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping

Gift From the Garden card

  1. Stamp watering can image with Smoky Slate ink on 4" x 5-1/4" Smoky Slate cardstock.  Adhere to folded 4-1/4" x 11" Smoky Slate card base.
  2. Stamp flowers pots inked with Stampin' Write Markers - Soft Suede, Garden Green & Flirty Flamingo, on 3-1/4" wide Stitched Shape Framelit Oval (Whisper White).  Adhere a small piece of doily to oval and adhere to card.
  3. Stamp greeting with Memento Tuxedo Black Ink on 4" x 1/2" strip of Flirty Flamingo cardstock.  Adhere to card with Stampin' Dimensionals
  4. Attach Rhinestone Jewels

  Stampin' Up! Gift From the Garden card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping
Be sure to get this fabulous Gift From the Garden stamp set when Shop with Dawn.  

Enjoy~Dawn O


Dawn's Stamping Supplies (click on products to shop online):

Metallic Enamel Shapes
Alternative for Rhinestones
Lace Doilies
Sold Out
Delicate White Doilies
Alternative for Lace Doilies

 

Stampin' Up! Gift From the Garden card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping

Stampin' Up! color combo Smoky Slate, Flirty Flamingo, Garden Green #dostamping 


26 Project PDF FREE GIFT with Eastern Palace Bundle purchase!

Get an Eastern Palace Bundle with Dawn Olchefske and receive FREE Gift of 26-project PDF #dostamping

Get an Eastern Palace Bundle with Dawn Olchefske and receive FREE Gift of 26-project PDF #dostamping

May 1-31, 2017 (available as a bundled option only during May)

When you purchase an Eastern Palace Bundle from me, you'll also receive a 26-project PDF as a FREE GIFT!

Get Inspired:

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Get Retiring Products Before They're Gone! 

Stampin' Up! retired products #dostamping

Stampin' Up!'s Annual Retiring List is now available!  Some products discounted up to 50% off!

  • DOWNLOAD & PRINT: Stampin' Up! Retiring List
  • Available while supplies last.  
  • NOTE:  many popular products are "limited or low inventory", so be sure to shop early!
  • See discontinued list below (updated as of 05/15)

Discontinued - 2016-2017 Annual Catalog 

  • 140406 Watercolor Wishes Card Kit
  • 135304 Black Project Life Journaling Pens
  • 135295 Design 1 12" x 12" Project Life Photo Pocket Pages
  • 135346 Project Life Corner Punch
  • 138323 Watermelon Wonder Classic Stampin' Pad
  • 138324 Cucumber Crush Classic Stampin' Pad
  • 138328 Watermelon Wonder Classic Stampin' Ink Refill
  • 138329 Cucumber Crush Classic Stampin' Ink Refill
  • 138330 Tip Top Taupe Classic Stampin' Ink Refill
  • 138331 Mint Macaron Classic Stampin' Ink Refill
  • 138332 Delightful Dijon Classic Stampin' Ink Refill
  • 142234 2015-2017 In Color Classic Stampin' Pads
  • 138339 2015-2017 In Color 8-1/2" x 11" Cardstock
  • 138340 2015-2017 In Color 12" x 12" Cardstock
  • 131186 Brights 12" x 12" Cardstock
  • 131189 Subtles 12" x 12" Cardstock
  • 141633 Affectionately Yours Cardstock Pack
  • 141663 Floral Boutique Designer Series Paper
  • 141631 Festive Birthday Cardstock Pack
  • 141641 By The Shore Cardstock Pack
  • 141646 Moroccan Cardstock Pack
  • 141655 Blooms & Bliss Cardstock Pack
  • 141661 Fruit Stand Cardstock Pack
  • 138434 Brights Designer Series Paper Stack
  • 138435 Neutrals Designer Series Paper Stack
  • 138436 Regals Designer Series Paper Stack
  • 137437 Subtles Designer Series Paper Stack
  • 141637 A Little Foxy Designer Series Paper Stack
  • 141642 Serene Scenery Designer Series Paper Stack
  • 141643 Serene Scenery Cardstock Pack
  • 141658 Playful Palette Cardstock Pack
  • 107297 Crumb Cake Medium Envelopes
  • 119246 Rhinestone Basic Jewels
  • 119247 Pearl Basic Jewels
  • 114319 Whisper White 5/8" Organza Ribbon
  • 141650 Melon Mambo 1/8" Stitched Ribbon
  • 141656 Mint Macaron 3/8" Sheer Linen Ribbon
  • 141691 Pool Party 3/8" Stitched Satin Ribbon
  • 141664 Floral Boutique Designer Washi Tape
  • 141683 Blushing Bride Solid Baker's Twine
  • 141684 Night of Navy Solid Baker's Twine
  • 102566 Jet Black StazOn Refill
  • 109196 StazOn Cleaner
  • 100625 Heat & Stick Powder
  • 103684 Adhesive Remover
  • 121779 Clear Block Cleaning Cloth
  • 135847 Silver Mini Staples
  • 139083 Handheld Stapler
  • 133735 Baby's First Framelits Dies
  • 132173 Banners Framelits Dies
  • 127821 Woodgrain Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
  • 133737 Lovely Lace Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
  • 133739 Large Polka Dot Textured Impressions Embossing Folder
  • 138287 Elegant Dogs Textured Impressions Embossing Folder

Discontinued - 2017 Occasions Catalog

  • 144705 Sealed with Love Photopolymer Bundle
  • 144706 Scellée d'un baiser Photopolymer Bundle (French)
  • 142752 Love Notes Framelits Dies
  • 142778 Succulent Garden Designer Series Paper
  • 142779 Succulent Garden Cardstock Pack
  • 142773 Tasty Treats Designer Washi Tape
  • 142771 Tasty Treats Cardstock Pack
  • 144719 Special Reason Bundle - Wood Mount
  • 144720 Special Reason Bundle - Clear Mount
  • 144721 Raison special Bundle - Clear Mount (French)
  • 142750 Stylish Stems Framelits Dies
  • 142786 Urban Underground Embellishments
  • 142787 Urban Underground Designer Washi Tape
  • 142783 Urban Underground Specialty Designer Series Paper
  • 144734 Nailed It Wood-Mount Bundle
  • 144735 Nailed It Clear-Mount Bundle
  • 144736 Les bons outils Clear-Mount Bundle (French)
  • 143230 Build It Framelits Dies
  • 142788 Falling in Love Designer Series Paper
  • 142793 Lace Doilies 

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STARS Feature Friday: 11 Springtacular Cards!

Today I'm featuring some fabulous projects created by my, DOstamperSTARS Team!  If they have a blog, I've included the link to their project (just click on their name below their project).

Stampin' Up! DOstamper STARS Friday Feature cards shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping (Miriam Castanho Bollinger)

on Miriam Castanho Bollinger's blog here

 
Stampin' Up! DOstamper STARS Friday Feature cards shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping (Connie Plaumann)

 on Connie Plaumann's blog here

Stampin' Up! DOstamper STARS Friday Feature cards shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping (Judy Strickling)

 on Judy Strickling's blog here

Stampin' Up! DOstamper STARS Friday Feature cards shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping (Mackenzie Fuchs)

Mackenzie Fuchs

Stampin' Up! DOstamper STARS Friday Feature cards shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping (Dawn Thomas)

 Dawn Thomas

Stampin' Up! DOstamper STARS Friday Feature cards shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping (Robyn Rassett)

on Robyn Rasset's blog here

Stampin' Up! DOstamper STARS Friday Feature cards shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping (Bobbie Trost)

 Bobbie Trost

Stampin' Up! DOstamper STARS Friday Feature cards shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping (Bernadette Baio)

 Bernadette Baio

Stampin' Up! DOstamper STARS Friday Feature cards shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping (Elizabeth McConnell)

 Elizabeth McConnell

Stampin' Up! DOstamper STARS Friday Feature cards shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping (Diana Lanfer)

 Diana Lanfer

Stampin' Up! DOstamper STARS Friday Feature cards shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping (Linda Bareis)

 Linda Bareis

Great job STARS!  I love it when they share their passion for stamping...I hope you enjoyed it too!

Shop during the Sale-a-Bration promotion and your order totals $50 (before shipping/tax), you can choose a FREE a Sale-a-Bration product!  Shop Here   

Remember, when you shop during the Sale-a-Bration promotion and your order totals $50 (before shipping/tax), you can choose a FREE a Sale-a-Bration product!  WHILE SUPPLIES LAST!  Shop Here   

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Enjoy~Dawn O


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Sale-a-Bration...It's the time to Join!

Stampin' Up!  Sale-a-Bration Join the DOstamperSTARS #dostamping

Join Dawn's DOstamperSTARS

What are DOstamperSTARS?

That's the name of our stamping community...STARS for short. I enjoy welcoming new STARS to my group. We're from all over the United States. As you're considering joining Stampin' Up!, you may have questions about how I would support you in your Stampin' Up! endeavors. I offer a variety of ways to connect, learn, grow and to have FUN!  Such as:

  • Exclusive Team Blog - reminders, tips, inspiration & more
  • Private Facebook Groups - These are private groups where you can share to your hearts content with like-minded stampers! 
  • Swapping Opportunities
  • Blog Hop Opportunities
  • Meetings - both local and online/virtual
  • Recognition & Incentives
  • surPRIZE Patrol on Facebook - you never know when they are coming!
  • Training available for workshops, clubs, classes, recruiting, tradeshows, blogging and more!
  • Additional support/coaching available

We have a great community of STARS that share and answer each other's questions on our private facebook groups.  If you're looking for fun, a positive atmosphere, a place to grow and share...then you'll fit right in!

Hobbyists are welcome!

  • Psst...did you know?  80% of my DOstamperSTARS Team are Happy Shoppers - purchasing for themselves (and family and friends too).  That's right...you'll fit right in!  
  • I welcome the hobbyist who's looking to be a "happy shopper" (and save money), as well as those of you that want to build a business (and make money).
  • There's room for both and everyone in between. 

When you join during the Sale-a-Bration promotion, not only will you get the fabulous starter kit for only $99 (and free shipping), but you also get to choose TWO FREE STAMP SETS (that's a value up to $104 - wow!)

Learn more about here

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Beautiful Best Birds Bundle Card

Today I'm sharing...a beautiful Best Birds Bundle card.  This set could go unnoticed in the 2016-17 Annual Catalog.  But it deserves a second-look.  

A little birdie told me that you were looking for a stamp set for all occasions. With this set, you can tweet them a good thought or sing their praises.  Let your creativity take flight!

Stampin' Up! Best Birds Bundle card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping

Beautiful Best Birds Bundle Card

  1. Adhere strips of Serene Scenery Designer Series Paper Stack (5-1/2" x 1-1/8" and 5-1/2" x 1/2") to folded 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" Crumb Cake cardstock.
  2. Cut bottom corners of card with Project Life Corner Punch
  3. Stamp "dots" image (Dragonfly Dreams stamp set) with Versamark ink
  4. Wrap Old Old Baker's Twine twice around card front and tie in a bow.
  5. Ink branch image (Best Birds stamp set) with Old Olive and Soft Suede Stampin' Write Markers, stamp on Very Vanilla cardstock.  Die cut with matching image (Birds & Blooms Thinlits)
  6. Stamp bird image with Archival Basic Black ink on Watercolor Paper.  Use Aqua Painter to color with Daffodil Delight and Smoky Slate inks.  Die cut with matching image. 
  7. Adhere branch and bird to card with Stampin' Dimensionals (trim excess edge of branch - if any). 

Stampin' Up! Best Birds Bundle card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping
This nice and calm card could be used to reach out to someone your thinking of or as a thank you.  I'm always in need of both of those types of cards.

Remember, when you shop during the Sale-a-Bration promotion (ending March 31st)...and your order totals $50 (before shipping/tax), you can choose a FREE a Sale-a-Bration product (WHILE SUPPLIES LAST).  What a great perk...just for shopping!  Choose from:

Enjoy~Dawn O


Looking for measurements? 

Birds & Blooms Thinlits sizes shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

Looking for all of Stampin' Up!'s Framelit and Thinlit measurements?
Check it out, along with printable PDF's!

Stampin' Up! Framelit Measurments Page
 


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Stampin' Up! Best Birds Bundle card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping
 

 


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What are DOstamperSTARS?

That's the name of our stamping community...STARS for short. I enjoy welcoming new STARS to my group. We're from all over the United States. As you're considering joining Stampin' Up!, you may have questions about how I would support you in your Stampin' Up! endeavors. I offer a variety of ways to connect, learn, grow and to have FUN!  Such as:

  • Exclusive Team Blog - reminders, tips, inspiration & more
  • Private Facebook Groups - These are private groups where you can share to your hearts content with like-minded stampers! 
  • Swapping Opportunities
  • Blog Hop Opportunities
  • Meetings - both local and online/virtual
  • Recognition & Incentives
  • surPRIZE Patrol on Facebook - you never know when they are coming!
  • Training available for workshops, clubs, classes, recruiting, tradeshows, blogging and more!
  • Additional support/coaching available

We have a great community of STARS that share and answer each other's questions on our private facebook groups.  If you're looking for fun, a positive atmosphere, a place to grow and share...then you'll fit right in!

Hobbyists are welcome!

  • Psst...did you know?  80% of my DOstamperSTARS Team are Happy Shoppers - purchasing for themselves (and family and friends too).  That's right...you'll fit right in!  
  • I welcome the hobbyist who's looking to be a "happy shopper" (and save money), as well as those of you that want to build a business (and make money).
  • There's room for both and everyone in between. 

When you join during the Sale-a-Bration promotion, not only will you get the fabulous starter kit for only $99 (and free shipping), but you also get to choose TWO FREE STAMP SETS (that's a value up to $104 - wow!)

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DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #143: Awesomely Artistic

It's time for another DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge.  This week we're having a Home Sweet Home challenge.

DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challege DSC#143

Lots of inspiration for this week's DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge...ferns, butterflies, dragonflies, birds, color and patterns and more!  It was hard to resist going with the butterflies, but I decided to crack open a new stamp set called Awesomely Artistic.  It has an eclectic mix of realistic images and textured graphics that are great for collage stamping.  In addition, I wanted to focus on the color combo...Marina Mist and Mint Macaron.  

Awesomely Artistic card shared by Dawn Olchefske for DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge DSC#143 #dostamping #stampinup

If you watched my latest How'd She DO That? video where I demonstrated a sponging technique, I used the same technique with today's card.  Just switched it up a little bit. 

Dawn's Stamping & Sponging Tips

  • Stamp flower "bunch" with Marina Mist
  • Stamp fern images with Mint Macaron - some of them I stamped-off
  • Stamp splatter image with Marina Mist - inked once and stamped several times
  • Sponge the panel edges and flower bunch with Marina Mist
  • Sponge the ferns and filled in white space with Mint Macaron
  • Stamp greeting (from Butterfly Basics) with Marina Mist 

Awesomely Artistic card shared by Dawn Olchefske for DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge DSC#143 #dostamping #stampinup

It's hard to see, but I added Dazzling Diamonds Glitter to the center of the flowers (with a 2-way Glue Pen)

Awesomely Artistic card shared by Dawn Olchefske for DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge DSC#143 #dostamping #stampinup

I wanted the dragonfly to stand out a little more, so I did something a little bit different.

Dawn's Dragonfly Tips

  • Stamp dragonfly with Marina Mist ink
  • Quickly (move fast) sprinkle Clear Embossing Powder over the dragonfly.  Don't worry if it didn't get completely covered - that's OK.
  • Melt powder with Heat Tool - let cool off
  • Use the Mint Macaron Stampin' Write Marker to add a little color to some of the white spaces in the dragonfly.
  • Take a sponge and move the color around.  This will fill in some of the white space and also remove the excess ink from the embossed areas.
  • Use 2-way Glue Pen to randomly add Dazzling Diamonds Glitter for a little more sparkle!

It was hard to capture the beauty of this card in a photograph (plus I have a burned out light that takes a special bulb. Gotta get my hubby to look into that for me - ha!).  In real life, it's gorgeous!  But I think that might be easy to accomplish with such a beautiful stamp set. 

Enjoy!~Dawn O

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DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #137: Wild About Flowers

It's time for another DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge.  This week we're having a Home Sweet Home challenge.

DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #137

When I saw this week's Thursday Challenge, I was immediately drawn to the flower pots. So I decided to bring out the new Wild About Flowers stamp set again. 

Wild About Flowers card by Dawn Olchefske for DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #137 #dostamping #stampinup

I like the way the color pops against the neutral background.  The flowers were stamped (colors listed in supply list below), then punched with the NEW 1-1/2" Circle Punch.  Pop up on Stampin' Dimensionals.

Wild About Flowers card by Dawn Olchefske for DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #137 #dostamping #stampinup

Take a closer look...I added a little bit of texture.  Here's how:

  • Start with a piece of 4" x 5-1/4" Crumb Cake cardstock
  • With  4" side against the top of the Simply Scored board.  Score every 1/8" starting at 1", ending at 1-5/8" (total of six score lines)
  • Flip over (this will now be the front of the card)
  • Tie Linen Thread around twice, positioning under the grooved lines

I think it added a nice little touch.  Plus it reminds me of the "siding" in the challenge photo.  So, what do you think...like it?

Enjoy~Dawn O

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Join Stampin' Up! DOstamperSTARS with Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

There's no better time to join Stampin' Up! and the STARS than with a new catalog launch!  And if that isn't enough, Stampin' Up! has sweetened the deal with an additional two free stamp sets of your choice.

Special Starter Kit Offer details:

  • June 2-30th
  • Purchase the Stampin' Up! $99 Starter Kit (choose $125 of merchandise of your choice)
  • PLUS you'll get to choose two stamp sets of your choice!
  • Which stamps do you get to choose from? That's the best part: you get to pick any stamp set from the new annual catalog!

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Join the STARS community and find fellowship and fun, as we share and support each other in stamping, crafting and more!  

Psst...did you know?  80% of the STARS are Happy Shoppers - purchasing for themselves (and usually family and friends).  That's right...you'll fit right in!  I welcome the hobbyist who's looking to be a "happy shopper" (and save money), as well as those of you that want to build a business (and make money).  There's room for both and everyone in between. 

With low quarterly minimums, a fun online community, bi-monthly magazine and a new catalog to boot...now is a great time to join!

Got questions - Here's some answers:

Got more questions, contact me at dostamping@yahoo.com.

Got more questions, contact me at dostamping@yahoo.com.

Sign up Here - Today! 

I look forward to welcoming you to the DOstamperSTARS!

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