Technique Tuesday

Stamping with the STARS #325: Shaker Card Inspiration with Frosted Foliage

The DOstamperSTARS are excited to bring you another Inspiration Hop #DOswts325.  Today we're showcasing Shaker cards! 

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I knew right away I was going to reach for the Feels like Frost Suite of Products.  I'm tickled with the way it turned out.

Fun & Easy Shaker card using Stampin' Up!'s Frosted Foliage Bundle from Dawn Olchefske for Stamping with the STARS Inspiration #DOswts325 #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  #dostamperstars

How'd She DO That? Frosted Shaker card:

  • Stamps/Bundles: Frosted Foliage (bundle with Frosted Frame dies and SAVE 10%)
  • Paper:
    • Purple Posy (5-1/2" x 8-1/4" card base)
    • Seaside Spray (5" x 4-1/4 for die cut frame)
    • Window Sheets (2-5/8" x 2-7/8)
    • Feels Like Frost 6x6 Specialty Designer Series Paper (2-3/4" x 5-1/2")
  • Ink:  Versamark
  • Heat Emboss:  Swipe Embossing Buddy over Window Sheet.  Stamp greeting with Versamark ink (being careful to stamp straight down, then pull straight up).  Cover with White Stampin' Emboss Powder, then flick off the excess.   To avoid warping the window sheet, melt with Heat Tool by starting under the window sheet, then above window sheet, rotating back and forth until powder is melted.
  • Other:  Frosted Frames Dies,  Shimmery Crystal Effects, Ice Stampin' Glitter, Snail Adhesive & Foam Adhesive Strips

Fun & Easy Shaker card using Stampin' Up!'s Frosted Foliage Bundle from Dawn Olchefske for Stamping with the STARS Inspiration #DOswts325 #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  #dostamperstars

DOstamping Shaker Card Tips:

  • Adhere DSP to folded card base.
  • Die cut "frosted frame".  Then die cut a "window frame" from center. 
  • Stamp and heat emboss window sheet as described above.  Then adhere window sheet to back of frame using Foam Adhesive strips.  (note: half will be on the window sheet and half will be on the frame.)  
  • At this point, I do recommend swiping the embossing buddy over the inside of the window sheet (will help a lot with static cling)
  • ONLY remove 2 backing sheets (the top and one side) from the Foam Adhesive strips and adhere those edges to the DSP on the card.
  • Then add approximately 1/2 teaspoon of Snowflake Sequins to inside the window.
  • Remove the last two strips of backing sheets to seal off the shaker.
  • OPTIONAL:  prior to adhering the window sheet to the frame, use the new Shimmery Crystal Effects and Ice Stampin' Glitter to add "frost" to the foliage on the frame (will take about 15 minutes to dry).  I like to do this on the Silicone Craft Sheet.

That might seem like a lot of steps, but it came together surprisingly fast.  

If you enjoy making fun technique cards and want to spread a little yuletide cheer, this Frosted Shaker Card is for you!  Be sure to  add the Frosted Foliage Bundle to your shopping bag today!

Enjoy~Dawn O

 


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Stampin' Up! Beauty & Joy: Easy Spotlight Card

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

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

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

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

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

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

DOstamping Tips:

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

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

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

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

Enjoy~Dawn O

 


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

 


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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

 


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

 


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Stamping with the STARS #317: Wild Rose Floating Frame Inspiration

The DOstamperSTARS are excited to bring you another Inspiration Hop #DOswts317.  This week we're showcasing Floating Frame cards.

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Floating Frame Technique using To a Wild Rose (from Stampin' Up) shared by Dawn Olchefske for Stamping with the STARS #DOswts317 #dostamping #dostamperstars #stampingtechnique #papercrafting #cardmaking #stampinup
The Floating Frame Technique has been floating around the internet lately and the STARS thought we should give it a try.  I've seen a couple different ways of doing it.  For my cards today, I used Glad Press'n Seal.

Floating Frame Technique using To a Wild Rose (from Stampin' Up) shared by Dawn Olchefske for Stamping with the STARS #DOswts317 #dostamping #dostamperstars #stampingtechnique #papercrafting #cardmaking #stampinup

How'd She DO That? Wild Rose Floating Frame card:

  • Bundle: To a Wild Rose stamp set with Wild Rose Dies
  • Paper:
    • Basic Black (5-1/2" x 8-1/2" card base)
    • Whisper White (two of 4" x 5-1/2" (one for inside), and scrap for greeting die)  
    • Whisper White (full sheet for flowers and leaves)
  • Ink:  Tuxedo Black Memento, Mango Melody, Calypso Coral & Granny Apple Green
  • Other:  Rectangle Stitched Dies, Happiness Blooms Enamel Dots, Stampin' Dimensionals, Mini Stampin' Dimensionals
  • Stamping Tips: Stamp outline image first, then stamp "solid" image by stamping off first.  Then "detailed" image by stamping off first too.  I did this for both the flowers and leaves

Floating Frame Technique shared by Dawn Olchefske for #DOswts317 #dostamping #dostamperstars #stampingtechnique #papercrafting #cardmaking #stampinup

DOstamping Floating Frame Instructions:

  1. Stamp several flowers and leaves (To a Wild Rose)
  2. Die cut with matching dies (Wild Rose)
  3. Arrange (but do not adhere) on 5-1/2" x 4" piece of Whisper White
  4. Cover with a piece of Press'n Seal, to keep everything in place.  Smooth over lightly, but be sure to press down firmly over any "empty areas" (this will help to make sure everything stays together for the next steps)
  5. Trim off overhanging edges, THEN REMOVE Whisper White panel (save)
  6. Die cut opening with Stitched Rectangle Die (2-9/16"x 4")
  7. Flip over and add a lot of Stampin' Dimensionals & Mini Stampin' Dimensionals (I used edges too).
  8. Adhere "frame" to saved Whisper White panel, then to folded card.  Remove Press'n Seal.
  9. Stamp sentiment.

Floating Frame Technique using To a Wild Rose (from Stampin' Up) shared by Dawn Olchefske for Stamping with the STARS #DOswts317 #dostamping #dostamperstars #stampingtechnique #papercrafting #cardmaking #stampinup

Save the center piece to create another card

  • Adhere to 3-3/8"  x 4-3/8" Basic Black Stitched Rectangle
  • Adhere to 5-1/2" x 8-1/2" folded So Saffron card base. 
  • Sentiment strip measures 5/8" x 4-1/4"

This is one of those kind of card techniques that takes a little extra time, but it's worth it.  Especially since it will create two cards!

Last note:  I'm completely in LOVE with our new dies.  Why?  Because the die shapes perfectly line up with the stamped image, yet there still is a little white space surrounding the shape after cutting.  It's a perfect cut each time!!

Get the To a Wild Rose Bundle today - you'll love it!

Enjoy~Dawn O

 


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Floating Frame Technique using To a Wild Rose (from Stampin' Up) shared by Dawn Olchefske for Stamping with the STARS #DOswts317 #dostamping #dostamperstars #stampingtechnique #papercrafting #cardmaking #stampinup Stampin' Up! color combo Mango Melody, Calypso Coral, Granny Apple Green, Basic Black by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup #colorcombo

 


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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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Stampin' Up!  Pop of Petals panel card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting  #popofpetals #birthdaycards Stampin' Up! Color Combo Soft Sea Foam, Mossy Meadow, Petal Pink from Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup #colorcombo

 


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Everything is Rosy Day 4: Triple Time Stamping & FB Live Replay

For Day 4 of  Everything is Rosy Product Medley, I have a couple of cards for you using the Triple Time Stamping Technique.

Triple Time Stamping with the Everything is Rosy Product Medley kit (available May 2019 only) shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #cardmaking #papercrafting #everythingisrosy #tripletimestamping

The trick for Triple Time Stamping is to stamp all three of the white panels at the same time, by "stacking" them on top of each other.  Then add a mat for each layer and adhere together on the card re-aligning images.

How'd She DO That? tips for Triple Time Stamping Rosy card:

  • Product Medley: Everything is Rosy
  • Paper:
    • Night of Navy (8-1/2" x 5-1/2" card base) 
    • Whisper White (2" x 3-1/4", 3" x 4-1/4"and 4" x 5-1/4")
    • Rose Gold Foil (from kit) (2-1/4" x 3-1/2", 3-1/4" x 4-1/2")
  • Ink: Melon Mambo, Night of Navy, Balmy Blue (note: flower center & pink leaf is Melon Mambo stamped-off)
  • Other:  Ribbon & label (from kit), Snail & Stampin' Dimensionals

Triple Time Stamping with the Everything is Rosy Product Medley kit (available May 2019 only) shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #cardmaking #papercrafting #everythingisrosy #tripletimestamping

Take a closer look...the flower center & pink leaf are Melon Mambo ink stamped-off first.

 

Triple Time Stamping with the Everything is Rosy Product Medley kit (available May 2019 only) shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #cardmaking #papercrafting #everythingisrosy #tripletimestamping

After making the first card, I challenged myself to make a masculine card with the Everything is Rosy Product Medley

Can you tell what's different?  There isn't the small top layer.  Let's call it, Double Time Stamping.

How'd She DO That? tips for Double Time Stamping Leaf card:

  • Product Medley: Everything is Rosy
  • Stamps: A Good Man (coming June 4)
  • Paper:
    • Night of Navy (8-1/2" x 5-1/2" card base, and 3-1/4" x 4-1/2") 
    • Crumb Cake (3" x 4-1/4"and 4" x 5-1/4")
  • Ink: Night of Navy, Crumb Cake
  • Other:  Tailored Tag Punch, Nature's Twine, Snail & Stampin' Dimensionals


Triple Time Stamping with the Everything is Rosy Product Medley kit (available May 2019 only) shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #cardmaking #papercrafting #everythingisrosy #tripletimestamping

Take a closer look...the leaf on the sentiment piece was stamped with Crumb Cake.  The sentiment is from A Good Man stamp set, coming June 4.

I was excited that I could create a masculine card with the Everything is Rosy Product Medley - as it gives it even more versatility!

WATCH VIDEO:  Everything is Rosy Product Medley - 8 projects!
Includes demonstrations of Quick & Cute cards, Flip-It cards and today's cards

This product medley is a must-have for any card maker.  With all of it's contents, you only have to add ink and cardstock. 

Add it to your shopping bag today, as the Everything is Rosy Product Medley will only be available during May, while supplies last!  

Enjoy~Dawn O

 


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Triple Time Stamping with the Everything is Rosy Product Medley kit (available May 2019 only) shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #cardmaking #papercrafting #everythingisrosy #tripletimestamping

 

Triple Time Stamping with the Everything is Rosy Product Medley kit (available May 2019 only) shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #cardmaking #papercrafting #everythingisrosy #tripletimestamping

 


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Remember:  Everything is Rosy is only available during May - only while supplies last.  Get yours today!

 


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  • Due to high demand for retiring stamp sets, these items will have guaranteed availability until May 24;

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  • Place your order with me HERE
  • Receive the FREE Tutorial PDF via email, along with your "Thank You" email from me
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Farewell Lovely As A Tree

What can I say...I'll definitely be missing the Lovely as a Tree when it officially retires June 3rd. 

Did you know...it is 18 years old?  The longest running stamp set.  It's timeless tree images will fill any landscape and keep you in tune with nature.  They're great for watercoloring, stamping techniques and more.

Lovely as a Tree Stamp Set

 

As I take a stroll down memory lane, I'm reminded of how I developed as a stamper, card maker, photographer, as well as a Stampin' Up! Demonstrator.  We all start at the beginning, but we don't always realized how far we've come.  

Dawn Olchefske, DOstamping, Painters Tape Stamping Video, Stampin' Up! Lovely as a Tree

Lovely as a Tree Painters Tape Stamping VIDEO

 

Saying Farewell to Stampin' Up!s Lovely as a Tree shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting

Lovely as a Tree Reflection Technique VIDEO

 

Saying Farewell to Stampin' Up!s Lovely as a Tree shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting

Lovely as a Tree Northern Lights Stamping Technique

 

Saying Farewell to Stampin' Up!s Lovely as a Tree shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting

Lovely as a Tree - Clear Block Shadow Background Technique

 

Stampin' Up! Lovely as a Tree - Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #stampinup

Lovely as a Tree Embossed Resist Glitter: 

TIPS before starting: 

  1. Mix Clear Stampin' Emboss Powder and Dazzling Diamonds Stampin' Glitter together to get a glittery embossing powder.
  2.  Create "masking template": 
    • Temporarily adhere a 2-3/8"  x 4" piece of scrap cardstock in the very center of a 4" x 5-1/4" piece of scrap cardstock (I used crumb cake). 
    • Trace around it, then remove it.  Use the tracing lines to cut out the center of the cardstock. 
    • Now the crumb cake piece will have a "window" for you to use for stamping and sponging.

Saying Farewell to Stampin' Up!s Lovely as a Tree shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting

Lovely as a Tree - Versamark Resist 

Tips for best results:

  1. Use Glossy Paper (retiring)
  2. Stamp images with Versamark Ink.
  3. Brayer or sponge ink over entire piece of stamped glossy paper.  Versamark stamped images will resist the ink.
  4. Optional:  add additional stamped images with another color.

Saying Farewell to Stampin' Up!s Lovely as a Tree shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup #handmade #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting

Last, but not least, here's a Lovely as a Tree blast from the past (2005).   Not only does this card remind me of my earlier days, but reminds of where I  started with my stamping, as I had only been stamping for a couple of years by then. 

This card was created prior to starting my blog.  At the time, I was sharing my creations on the Splitcoaststampers online community.  I actually used a scanner to "capture" my cards and then uploaded them to the community.  I've come a long way since then.  To a camera, then added a photo tent, then upgraded my camera and now use my phone.  

Lovely as a Tree - Multicolored Heat Embossing

  1. Stamp tree with Versamark ink.
  2. Then sprinkle various colors of embossing powders in specific areas.  Just take a pinch for each area.
  3. When removing the excess - don't put it back in the embossing powder jars, as all of the colors will be mixed together. 
  4. Melt with heat tool and watch your creation come to life!

If you do own the Lovely as a Tree stamp set, I hope you enjoy this retirement showcase.  

If you don't have the Lovely as a Tree stamp set, you'll want to get it now, before it's gone.  As you can see from above, there is so much you can do with it!

Enjoy~Dawn O

 


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DOstamping May 2019 order BONUS - FREE Happiness Suite 10-Project Tutorial PDF, shop with Dawn Olchefske, https://bit.ly/shopwithdawn | #happinessblooms

FREE Happiness Blooms 10-Project Tutorial

  • May 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 Happiness Blooms Suite of products (pg 24-25 Occasions Catalog)
  • This is a personal offer from Dawn Olchefske (DOstamping) 

 


Everything is Rosy Product Medley

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Everything is Rosy Product Medley Day 2: #DOswts314 Collar Fold

The DOstamperSTARS are excited to bring you another Inspiration Hop #DOswts314.  This week we're showcasing Collar Fun Fold cards! 

Stamping with the STARS Collar Fun Fold inspiration hop #DOswts314 #dostamperstars #papercrafting #stamping #cardmaking #funfolds Everything is Rosy Product Medley Collar Fun Fold card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup  #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting, #DOswts314 #funfold #dostamperstars

I knew right away I would be using the Everything is Rosy Product Medley for today's challenge. 

Immediately I was drawn to the light pink paper with small flower bunches.  It reminded of the dresses I used to put my daughters in when they were little.  I thought it might be fun to decorate the collar area to give the impression of a dress.

How'd She DO That? Everything is Rosy Collar Fun Fold card:

  • Product Medley: Everything is Rosy (stamp set, dies, DSP, mirror embellishments)
  • Paper:
    • Balmy Blue (8-1/2" x 5-1/2" card base) 
    • Whisper White (scraps for stamping & die cutting)
    • Designer Series Paper (4" x 5-1/4")
  • Ink: Night of Navy, Melon  Mambo
  • Other:  Big Shot, Pearlized Doilies & Stampin' Dimensionals

Everything is Rosy Product Medley Collar Fun Fold card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup  #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting, #DOswts314 #funfold #dostamperstars

Collar Fun Fold Tips:

  • At the middle of a long edge of 4" x 5-1/4" DSP, use scissors to cut in towards center about 2"  (experiment on scrap paper as needed)
  • Fold each side away from the cut edge.  I kept about a 3/4" edge at the top of each side (again, experiment as needed)
  • Adhere to folded card base, and stamp greeting.
  • Cut a doily in half, adhere under each "flap".  Then adhere each flap down with a Stampin' Dimensional.
  • Decorate with flower die cuts

DOstamping Tips:

  • On Whisper White cardstock, stamp large flower with Melon Mambo and large leaf with Night of Navy.
  • Ink smaller flower with Melon Mambo, stamp off on scratch paper, then onto Whisper White.  Repeat.  Stamp small dots with Night of Night.
  • Die cut all images with matching shapes.  
  • Arrange around collar and adhere with Stampin' Dimensionals and glue dots.
  • Finish off with mirror embellishment

I had so much fun with the Collar Fun Fold.  I know I'll be trying it again.  Have fun creating your own Collar Fun Fold cards and playing with the Everything is Rosy Product Medley!

Enjoy~Dawn O

 


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Everything is Rosy Product Medley Collar Fun Fold card shared by Dawn Olchefske #dostamping #howdshedothat #stampinup  #cardmaking #stamping #papercrafting, #DOswts314 #funfold #dostamperstars

 


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  • Due to high demand for retiring stamp sets, these items will have guaranteed availability until May 24;

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so you don't miss out on your favorites

 


FREE Happiness Blooms Tutorial PDF

DOstamping May 2019 order BONUS - FREE Happiness Suite 10-Project Tutorial PDF, shop with Dawn Olchefske, https://bit.ly/shopwithdawn | #happinessblooms

FREE Happiness Blooms 10-Project Tutorial

  • May 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 Happiness Blooms Suite of products (pg 24-25 Occasions Catalog)
  • This is a personal offer from Dawn Olchefske (DOstamping) 

 


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