Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Thoughtful Branches: DOstamperSTARS DSC#195


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This weeks' DOstamperSTARS Challenge gave me the opportunity to show you how much fun you can have with this beautiful versatile stamp set and thinlets bundle!

So, let's get started with the fun! Cut two Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 6 1/4 x 4 3/4, one Crushed Curry Cardstock and one Whisper White Cardstock 6 1/2 x 5.  Inks used include Cherry Cobbler, Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry, and Wild Wasabi.

Measure three 1 1/2 squares with 3/4 in between and 1/4 on bottom and each sides on Cherry Cobbler Cardstock and on card front.  Repeat on Crushed Curry 6 1/4 x 4 3/4 with 1/8 on bottom and on each side.  Cut out squares on both sides on all, leaving the middle square uncut.


  Layer card front on bottom, Cherry Cobbler in middle, and Crushed Curry Cardstock on top.  Trim inside of windows so no white is showing through.


Emboss Crushed Curry Cardstock with Seaside Textured Impressions Embossing Folder.


Stamp leaves on watercolor paper with Cherry Cobbler, Cajun Craze, Crushed Curry, and Wild Wasabi Ink.  Die cut leaves with Thoughtful Branches Thinlets.


Die cut Always Artichoke Cardstock with Thoughtful Branches Thinlets and cut off stems. 


Die cut 3 trees in Soft Suede Cardstock with Thoughtful Branches Thinlets.  Die cut 2 birds in Island Indigo Cardstock.


Now for some watercoloring fun!  Use your Aqua Painter for blending with Cherry Cobbler, Cajun Craze, Wild Wasabi, and Crushed Curry on watercolor paper (any size large enough for all your die cutting).  Brush water onto paper before placing the ink.  It provides even blending without lines.


Go crazy with die cutting!  Thoughtful Branches Thinlets are amazingly beautiful.  Just look at the details in these cuts!


Die cut sentiment tags with Layering Ovals Thinlets in Cherry Cobbler and Whisper White Cardstock.  Stamp sentiment with Cherry Cobbler Ink.


Inside stamp flowers with Elegant Plum and Wisteria Wonder, sponge in shading.  Stamp ground with Always Artichoke and grass in Wild Wasabi.


Mat with Cherry Cobbler Cardstock.  Adhere matted sentiment tag, tree top, stamped leaves, die cut leaves.  Adhere with dimensionals blue bird and stamped leaf positioned in windows.


Adhere cut out square to center between windows with dimensionals.  Add tree die cut and stamped tree trunk in Soft Suede with dimensionals to center of square.  Place die cut green leaves behind tree trunk and leaves at base of tree.  Tie Old Olive Baker's Twine over tree trunk.  Adhere tree tops and matted sentiment tags with dimensionals.

Product List

Don't forget to check out the other DOstamperSTARS inspirations for this weeks' challenge!
Sharon Bennett
  • Connie Plaumann
  • Dawn Olchefske
  • Joan Weidling 
  • Angela O'Neill 
  • Michelle Harrington
  • Miriam Bollinger
  • Dawn Thomas  
  • Judy Strickling
  • Robyn Rasset

  • I want to let you know about a great opportunity to enjoy great discounts on beautiful quality products and be a part of the Stampin' Up! family!  It is so easy to enjoy demonstrator discounts and benefits when you purchase $125 worth of your favorite products for only $99!  Really it is that easy!

    I would love for you to enjoy great products as a hobby stamper, the discounts and benefits are great!

    Becoming one of the family is as simple as purchasing the Stampin' Up! Starter Kit through me.  It's the Ultimate Stampin' Up! Product Bundle!  The kit ships FREE(10% savings) and you can customize with $125 worth of your favorite products, including specially priced bundled products!


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    Until I see you again keep creating,

    Joan



    Wednesday, August 17, 2016

    Bunch of Blossoms: DOstamperSTARS DSC#194


    Enjoy a Perfect Day with Stampin' Up! Bunch of Blossoms!


    Enjoy a savings of 10% when you bundle Stampin' Up! Bunch of Blossoms Stamp Set and the Blossom Builder Punch!

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    This DOstamperSTARS Challenge was so much fun!  I love Stampin' Up! Punches!  Punches are so easy to use and they also create many design opportunities!

    Bunch of Blosssoms is an amazingly beautiful stamp set.  It offers three step stamping to create beautiful watercolor effects,  endless varieties of perspectives for flower designs, even the possibility of sea shells, and just plain fun!

    So, let's get started with the fun!  Cut two Cherry Cobbler Cardstock 6 1/2 x 5, one Blushing Bride and one Whisper White cardstock 6 1/4 x 4 3/4, and one Whisper White 6 x 4 1/2.  Inks used include Blushing Bride, Cherry Cobbler, Pink Pirquette, Wild Wasabi, and Garden Green.  Along with Bunch of Blossoms and Blossom Builder Punch, Botanical Builder Framelits was used for the beautiful die cut edge.  Layering Ovals Framelits was used for the sentiments.  Gorgeous Grunge stamp set is my go to stamp set for back grounds.  It was used for the ink sprays behind the flowers.


    Punch out flower pieces from watercolor paper and stamp flower images on to the individual pieces.  Cherry Cobbler was used for the outlines, Pink Pirquette was used as the background for the petals, and Blushing Bride was used for the shading.  Wild Wasabi was used for the background for the leaves, and Garden green for the shading.  Remember always start with the lightest color and then add the deeper colors.


    The Whisper White 6 x 4 1/2 die cut left side with Botanical Builder Framelits.


    Wow! how beautiful is that?  Sorry for the interruption, I just had to take a moment to enjoy how easy it is to create beauty! 

    Ok, now stamp the leaves and stems on the Whisper White Cardstock in Wild Wasabi and Garden Green Ink.  The splashes of ink behind the flowers were created with the Gorgeous Grunge Stamp Set and Blushing Bride Ink.


    Die cut sentiment tags with Layering Ovals Framelits on Cherry Cobbler and Whisper White Cardstock.  Stamp sentiments with Cherry Cobbler ink.


    Mat inside with Cherry Cobbler Cardstock.  Stamp stem and leaf with Wild Wasabi and Garden Green.  Stamp splashes of ink with Blushing Bride.  Cut green 'star' in half for base of flower and leaves for small flower. Adhere petals, small flowers, and matted sentiment tag.


    Mat Cherry Cobbler and Blushing Bride cardstock under die cut Whisper White cardstock.  Adhere matted sentiment, die cut petals and small leaf with dimensionals.


    Enjoy!
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    Don't forget to check out the inspirations from the other DOstamperSTARS for this weeks' challenge!










    I want to let you know about a great opportunity to enjoy great discounts on beautiful quality products and be a part of the Stampin' Up! family!  It is so easy to enjoy demonstrator discounts and benefits when you purchase $125 worth of your favorite products for only $99!  Really it is that easy!


    I would love for you to enjoy great products as a hobby stamper, the discounts and benefits are great!



    Becoming one of the family is as simple as purchasing the Stampin' Up! Starter Kit through me.  It's the Ultimate Stampin' Up! Product Bundle!  The kit ships FREE(10% savings) and you can customize with $125 worth of your favorite products, including specially priced bundled products!



    Join the fun and get the Ultimate Stampin' Up! Bundle!  Don't miss out!





    I hope you enjoyed your visit and I look forward to helping you with any of your creative needs!  Please visit my CLASS/kits to go for more creative fun opportunities!  Then email me, or leave me a comment with your interest.  I will be happy to answer any of your questions.  I look forward to getting to know you!

    Don't miss the opportunity to check out all of the beautiful products in the new
    2016-2017 Annual Catalog.

    I don't want you to miss the opportunity for this time limited beautiful stamp set and Thinlets Bundle offered only August 2nd through August 31st!

    TH_ThoughtfulBranches_Share_NewDemo_Jul0516_NA
    Here is a closer look at the Thoughtful Branches Stamp Set and Thinlets Bundle!

    TH_ThoughtfulBranches_Flyer_Newdemo_Jul0516_US

    Save by using your Bonus Days Coupons during August 2nd through August 31st for this exclusive, limited-time bundle!

    SHOP NOW!

    If you would like to automatically get my blog posts by email all you have to do is enter your email address in the upper right hand corner of my blog where it says 'follow me by email' then you'll never miss a card or project again!

    Please follow me on Pinterest and facebook to get all my updates!

    Thank you very much for visiting and taking the time to leave me your comments!  I read and appreciate all of them!