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DSC#142

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Hello!  It's a DOstamperSTARS Challenge day!  Loved this sketch and it worked out perfectly for this graduation card I needed to make.
I used the Crazy About You stamp set and coordinating Flower Medallion punch to make this card.
Here's another view from the bottom.  I used Dimensionals to adhere both the flower and the sentiment.  I really liked these colors together, they're so bright and lively! I even added a rhinestone to give it a little bling!

Check out what my fellow STARS have done with this sketch:
Michele
Sharon
Ashley
Miriam
Dawn
Supplies Stamp Set:  Crazy About You Paper:  Bermuda Bay, Whisper White, Cherry on Top DSP Ink:  Watermelon Wonder, Cucumber Crush, Bermuda Bay Punch:  Square (for banner ends) Big Shot:  Arrows Embossing Folder Extras:  Rhinestone Basic Jewels, Simply Scored
Thanks for stopping by today, and if you have time, stop back this weekend to check out the matching journal I will be posting!  :)

Another June Paper Pumpkin Sample

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Hello!  Just a quick post today showing another card I made using the June Paper Pumpkin Kit.
I used a sentiment from the And Many More stamp set.  I also added a Island Indigo center to the flower just to change it up a bit!

Thanks for stopping by!

July Paper Pumpkin Kit

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Hello!  I got my Paper Pumpkin kit for July the day before leaving on vacation so I haven't had a chance to post it before now.  I really, really, really liked this month's kit.  (Maybe cuz I love lattes!)
Here's a card made with their directions:

See...isn't it cute?  Next is one where I turned things around a bit and added a couple of banners to the side.

I also stamped the cup onto the front of the envelope.  The set came with three different sayings, I'll share the last one in a few days!

Thanks for stopping by!

Candy Bar Purse

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Hello!  One rainy afternoon I came upon France Martin's online class where she was showing how to make this cute little purse.  I thought it was cute, and it just so happened that I needed to make a treat for a friend's birthday, so I cased this...
Here's the front. Here's the inside.  I wrapped the candy bar in coordinating DSP and made a little card that would fit into the other pocket. Here's the card. I was able to reuse a stamp from the May Paper Pumpkin Kit!  Love that!
You can check out how to make this project by viewing France Martin's video here.  Thanks for the great idea Frenchie!
Thanks for stopping by!  The DOstamperSTARS challenge will be back in action next Thursday.

June's Paper Pumpkin Alternative Card

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Hi!  I made this card quite awhile ago and thought I better get it posted before I show you July's Paper Pumpkin kit!

I took a couple of the envelope liners and cut them into a 1", 1 1/2" and a 2" strip.  Then I punched the ends with the Banner Triple punch.  I used one of the stamps that came in the kit for the flower center for something a little different.

That's it for today!  Thanks for stopping by.

DSC#141 Cottage Greetings

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Hello!  We had a color challenge this week. I had no idea what I wanted to do, so I chose a stamp set that I hadn't used much yet and went from there.  It actually came together pretty quick once I got going!

It's hard to see in the photo, but the card base has been embossed.  The images were stamped with Memento Ink and then I used my Blender Pen and ink pads to color the flowers. I really like this stamp set - not only do I like the greetings, but I love the font! It has a matching card kit too!

Stop on over and check out what my fellow stars did with these three colors:
Sharon Bennett
Robyn Rasset
Ashley Simmons
Dawn Olchefske
Judy Strickling
Miriam Bollinger
Supplies Stamp Set:  Cottage Greetings Ink:  Real Red, Pacific Point, Old Olive Paper:  Pacific Point, Old Olive, Whisper White, Real Red Big Shot:  Decorative Dots Embossing Folder, Mini Treat Bag Thinlits (for the bow) Extras:  Blender Pen, Sponge
Thanks for stopping by.  Due to the Stamping' Up! Convention next week w…

Crazy About You Pinwheel Card

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Hello!  I made this card last month for a dear friend's birthday after seeing a card made by Dawn Olchefske.
Isn't this fold cute?  You can check out Dawn's video here!  If you are anything like me, once you watch it, you'll want to make one yourself! The possibilities are endless with this design.
Here's a view without the belly band. Here's the inside of the card.  I used the Crazy About You stamp set with some retired DSP.
That's it for today, thanks for stopping by!

DSC#140

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Hi!  Here is my DOstamperSTARS challenge card:
Can you see the score lines I made with my Simply Scored Scoring Tool?  I did that to match the bed!  I also really liked the purple zig zags on the pillow and comforter - luckily I had a stamp for that! lol   Thought I might as well copy the cupcake too!  This one came together easily for me this week.

Check out what my fellow stampers did this week:
Heidi
Robyn
Ashley
Miriam
Sharon
Judy
Dawn

I will add their links ASAP
Supplies Stamp Sets:  Work of Art, Sprinkles of Life Ink:  Wisteria Wonder, Daffodil Delight, Melon Mambo Paper:  Melon Mambo, Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Wisteria Wonder Punches:  Word Window, Banner Triple, Tree Builder Extra:  Simply Scored Scoring Tool
Thank you for visiting today!

Sprinkles of Life Bookmark

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Hello!  Just a quick post today sharing a bookmark that I made for a co-worker using the Sprinkles of Life stamp set.
Not only is this stamp set cute, but for everyone sold, Stamping' Up! donates $3 to the Ronald McDonald House Charities! All of the paper and inks used are the retired 2013-2015 In Colors. I used the Scalloped Tag Topper punch on the top of the bookmark.

Thanks for stopping by!

DSC#139

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Hello! I have a sketch pad challenge to share today.  I wasn't too sure about this one, but once again, I like my card! lol
I decided to use the Cupcake Party stamp set with the coordinating Cupcake Builder Punch.  For my "bling" this week I used Candy Dots.

Visit my fellow STARS to see what they did with this sketch:
Robyn Rasset
Ashley Simmons
Judy Strickling
Sharon Bennett
Mackenzie Fuchs
Michelle H
Miriam Bollinger
Dawn Olchefske

Supplies Stamp Set:  Cupcake Party Paper:  Watermelon Wonder, Bermuda Bay, Crushed Curry, Whisper White, Tip Top Taupe,               Cherry on Top DSP Ink:  Tip Top Taupe, Pool Party, Watermelon Wonder, Cucumber Crush Punches:  Cupcake Builder, 2" & 1 3/4" Circle, Banner Triple
Have a wonderful day and thanks for spending part of it with me!