Birthday Wit

The Birthday Wit Stamp Set from the new 2018 Occasions Catalog lets you say happy birthday with a sense of humor.

I absolutely LOVE LOVE LOVE this stamp set!

I knew as soon as I first laid eyes on it, I had to have it.

BUT…

I think it can be easily overlooked in the catalog because it doesn’t have any pretty images with it…just pure and simple sayings that make me giggle.

Stampin' Up Birthday Wit Stamp Set in the 2018 Occasions Catalog. For details and inspiration, click through to my blog. #CrackedPotStamper #birthdaywit #loveitliveitshareit #lovewhatido #handmade #birthday

Funny story…

Prior to being introduced to Stampin’ Up! and card making, I thought buying cards was a huge waste of money – I refused to do it!

I had to drive to the store, spend a substantial amount of time trying to find the “perfect” card not to mention the outrageous amount of money it cost…only to be read once and then thrown in the trash.

Isn’t it ironic that I now am in the business of cards…

But to my defense, I find card making very therapeutic and I love it when something that I have created brightens someone else’s day.

And it gives me time to relax, be creative and unwind from the craziness of the world.

This card only takes a few minutes and it it fun!!

Birthday Wit Stamp Set available in Stampin' Up! 2018 Occasions Catalog. For details and instructions click through to my blog. #CrackedPotStamper #birthdaywit #loveitliveitsharit #lovewhatido #handmade #birthday #stampinup


What did I use to create this beauty? (scroll down for complete supply list and links)

Stamp Set: Birthday Wit

Paper: Lemon Lime Twist, Thick Whisper White

Ink: Tranquil Tide, Lemon Lime Twist, Pool Party, Tempting Turquoise

Accessories: Tutti Frutti Adhesive Backed Sequins

Quick & Cute Birthday Wit 
  1. Card Front: On Whisper White (4″ x 5-1/4″) cardstock, stamp sentiment with Tranquil Tide ink, stamp starburst image with Lemon Lime, Pool Party and Tempting Turquoise inks.
  2. Adhere card front to Lemon Lime Twist (4-1/8″ x 5-3/8″) cardstock and then onto folded Thick Whisper White (5-1/2″ x 8-1/2″) card base.
  3. Add sequins.
  4. Address an envelope, write a message inside and drop in the mailbox to brighten someone’s day.

Stampin' Up! Color Combination of Lemon Lime Twist, Pool Party, Tempting Turquoise and Tranquil Tide. Click through to my blog for details and inspiration. #CrackedPotStamper #loveitliveitshareit #handmade #stampinup #sab #lovewhatido


 

Always take the scenic route.

~Dawn

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Anything but the Holidays Catalog Blog Hop

Anything but the Holidays Blog Hop – you are in for a special treat today!

Lots of projects, all using new products from the Stampin’ Up! Holiday Catalog

Anything but the Holidays Blog Hop featuring products from the New 2017 Holiday Catalog. Join the fun and hop along

 

You are in for a treat today!

Join myself and 50+ Stampin’ Up! demonstrators from around the world, showcase 2017 Stampin’ UP! Holiday Catalog product on projects that have nothing to do with the Holidays.

No Halloween, No fall, No Thanksiving, No Christmas, No Hannuakah, etc.
ANYTHING BUT how we might expect to use them.

Each project must use at least one item from the Holiday catalog.
Can be cards, tags, gift packaging, home decor, memory making, ANYTHING paper crafts.

Let’s get started!

 

For Anything but Holiday Blog Hop. Featuring Quilted Christmas and Year of Cheer Specialty Designer Series Paper & Washi Tape and Quilt Builder Framelits. For details, instructions and more inspiration, click thru to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #anythingbutholiday #lovewhatido

 

What did I use to create this Anything but the Holidays beauty? (scroll down for complete supply list and links)

Stamp Set: N/A

Paper: Quilted Christmas Designer Series Paper Stack, Year of Cheer Specialty Designer Series Paper, Champagne Foil, Pool Party, Basic Black, Whisper White

Ink: N/A

Accessories: Quilt Builder Framelits, Happy Birthday Thinlit, Iridescent Sequins

It’s All in the Details:

  • lots of sparkle
  • no stamping

 

For Anything but Holiday Blog Hop. Featuring Quilted Christmas and Year of Cheer Specialty Designer Series Paper & Washi Tape and Quilt Builder Framelits. For details, instructions and more inspiration, click thru to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #anythingbutholiday #lovewhatido

Birthday Sparkle Card
  1. Adhere (4″ x 5-1/4″) Year of Cheer Specialty Designer Series Paper onto folded Pool Party (4-1/4″ x 11″) card base.
  2. Die cut Champagne Foil and Basic Black card stock with Happy Birthday Thinlits. Glue together, slightly offset to give appearance of shadow.
  3. With Quilt Builder Framelits, die cut banner pieces from Quilted Christmas Designer Series Paper, adhere to card front with Stampin’ Dimensionals. Adhere
  4. Add “Happy Birthday” and sequins with Fine Tip Glue Pen.
  5. Address an envelope, write a message inside and drop in the mailbox to brighten someone’s day.

For Anything but Holiday Blog Hop. Featuring Quilted Christmas and Year of Cheer Specialty Designer Series Paper & Washi Tape and Quilt Builder Framelits. For details, instructions and more inspiration, click thru to my blog #crackedpotstamper #stampinup #anythingbutholiday #lovewhatido

 



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~Dawn

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My Anything but the Holidays Shopping List (click on products to shop online)

 

Love it and Can’t Live Without It?

You have a couple options for getting all of these little gems…

Click on the picture above or click here, to purchase these products and accessories in my online store

or

Join my stamping community, click here and enjoy the benefits of being part of the Stampin’ Up! family.

  • Discounts of 20-25% or more on every purchase
  • Sneak peeks at upcoming catalogs and products
  • Support and Encouragement from me!
  • And much more

♥ ♥ ♥

Stampin’ Up! Statement of the Heart

To love what we do and share what we love, as we help others enjoy creativity and worthwhile accomplishments…in this we make a difference

♥ ♥ ♥



 

DOstamper STARS Thursday Challenge No. 222: Watercolor Pencils-Tasty Trucks

DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge No. 222 #crackedpotstamper

Time for the DOstamper STARS Thursday Challenge, this week it is a "Product Spotlight" Challenge. 

This week I was inspired by the endless possibilities of these  FABULOUS Watercolor Pencils. 

I had never used Watercolor Pencils before but I can honestly say I am hooked! I love love love them!

When I look at this card, I instantly have a huge smile on my face :o)

I'm not sure if it is the fact that it combines several of my favs…cupcakes, the color pink, sparkles, etc

DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge No. 222-Stampin' Up! Watercolor Pencils Tasty Trucks card created by Dawn Thomas #crackedpotstamper

What did I use to create this beauty? (scroll down to bottom for complete supply list and links)

Stamp Set: Tasty Trucks (only available until March 31, 2017: Sale-a-Bration)   

Paper: Melon Mambo, Basic Black, Whisper White, Watercolor Paper

Ink: Basic Black Archival Ink

Accessories: Watercolor Pencils, Blender Pen, Clear Wink of Stella Glitter Pen

It's All in the Details:

  • Melon Mambo: 4-1/4" x 11", scored & folded at 5-1/2"
  • Basic Black: 4" x 5-1/4"
  • Whisper White: 3-3/4" x 5" (front) and 4" x 5-1/4" (inside)
  • Watercolor Paper: stamped, colored and fussy cut then adhered with Stampin' Dimensionals

TIP: Add a touch of Wink of Stella on the cupcakes…because everything is better with a little sparkle!

DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge No. 222-Stampin' Up! Watercolor Pencils Tasty Trucks card created by Dawn Thomas #crackedpotstamper



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Dawn



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DOstamperStars Thursday Challenge #193: Sweet Layered Cupcake

Time for another Thursday Challenge. This week it is a 

What do you think of when you look at this picture?

DOstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #193-Home Sweet Home

Here is what I saw…

DSC#193-Sweet Layered Cupcake card created by Dawn Thomas #crackedpotstamper #stampinup

What do I use to create this beauty? aka Supply List

Stamp Set:  Sweet Cupcake

Paper:  Sweet Sugarplum, Rich Razzleberry, Elegant Eggplant, Perfect Plum, Wisteria Wonder, Thick Whisper White, Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer

Ink: Tip Top Taupe, Crumb Cake, Sahara Sand, Sweet Sugarplum, Blushing Bride, Pink Pirouette

Embellishments:  Dazzling Diamonds Stampin’ Glitter

Tools:  Cupcake Cutout Framelits, Layering Oval Framelits, Big Shot, Magnetic Platform, Big Shot Die Brush, Fine Tip Glue Pen, Multi-Purpose Glue, Stampin’ Trimmer, Stampin’ Dimensionals

It’s All in the Details

  • The thing that makes this card fabulous is all the LAYERS!
  • For the cutout “Sweet”-I cut the word “Sweet” out of each of the 6 colors used and then layered them together using the Fine Tip Glue Pen to stick them together.
  • After I had all of them adhered together, I then put a layer of glue (again with the Fine Tip Glue Pen) on top to make it shiny. This is so much fun and adds a little extra oomph!
  • Add a little glitter on the cupcake to make it extra yummy and sparkly because who doesn’t love glitter!

 

DSC#193-Sweet Layered Cupcake detail card created by Dawn Thomas #crackedpotstamper #stampinup

Close up of those “Sweet” layers – I like how you can see the subtle variation

 



 

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Blessings and Joy to you,

Dawn

 



 

Just want to shop? Not a problem, my store is open 24/7!

LOVE A DEAL?  You can save on several great NEW Stampin’ Up! bundles here.

And the CLEARANCE ITEMS are here.

But if you WANT THE BEST DEAL OF ALL!  

It’s the Ultimate Bundle…the Stampin’ Up! starter kit is for you!

It’s super simple.

  • Pick out the products you want! $125 worth of goodies for only $99 plus tax. Stampin’ Up! will pay the shipping (great deal)
  • No obligation to sell or recruit-unless you want to
  • at least a 20% discount on ALL purchases
  • NO STRINGS attached

Please contact me, if you have questions otherwise Click here to Start your adventure for just $99. 

I would love to be a part of your adventure!

  

Statement of the Heart…

“To love what we do and share what we love, 

as we help others enjoy creativity and worthwhile accomplishments…

in this we make a difference.” 

 



 

Product List

Dazzling Diamonds Stampin' Glitter

Dazzling Diamonds Stampin’ Glitter
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DOstamperStars Thursday Challenge #192: Sweet Cupcake!

Time for another Thursday Challenge. This week it is a “Color My World” Challenge–love these!

What do you think of when you look at these colors?

Cupcakes?!

Of course!!

DOSstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #192-Color My World

Here is what I saw…

DOSstamperSTARS Thursday Challenge #192-Color My World-card created by Dawn Thomas #cradckedpotstamper #stampinup

cupcakes make everything wonderful

What do I use to create this beauty? – You will find a complete shopping list at the end

Stamp Set:  Sweet Cupcake and Tin of Cards    

Paper:  Sweet Sugarplum, Mint Macaron, Whisper White, Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper, Regals Designer Series Paper Stack

Ink: Blushing Bride, Pink Pirouette, Sweet Sugarplum, Crumb Cake, Soft Suede, Early Espresso, 

Embellishments:  5/8″ Burlap Ribbon, 3/8″ Mint Macaron Sheer Linen Ribbon

Tools:  Big Shot, Magnetic Platform, Layering Circles Framelits, Cupcake Cutout Framelits, Stampin’ Trimmer,  Stampin’ Dimensionals, Handheld Stapler, Silver Mini Staples

It’s All in the Details

  • Wondering how I attached the ribbons underneath the cupcake layer?
  • I quite simple folded my piece of ribbons in half and stapled them to the Island Indigo layer.
  • Yes, you read that correctly–I stapled them!
  • Super simple and very secure.


 

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Blessings and Joy to you,

Dawn



Just want to shop? Not a problem, my store is open 24/7!

LOVE A DEAL?  You can save on several great NEW Stampin’ Up! bundles here.

And the CLEARANCE ITEMS are here.

But if you WANT THE BEST DEAL OF ALL!  

It’s the Ultimate Bundle…the Stampin’ Up! starter kit is for you!

It’s super simple.

  • Pick out the products you want! $125 worth of goodies for only $99 plus tax. Stampin’ Up! will pay the shipping (great deal)
  • No obligation to sell or recruit-unless you want to
  • at least a 20% discount on ALL purchases
  • NO STRINGS attached

Please contact me, if you have questions otherwise Click here to Start your adventure for just $99. 

I would love to be a part of your adventure!

  

Statement of the Heart…

“To love what we do and share what we love, 

as we help others enjoy creativity and worthwhile accomplishments…

in this we make a difference.” 



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DSC#170-Number of Years Bundle plus Have a Cuppa

Hello World!!

I am so excited to share with you this weeks DOstamper STARS Thursday Challenge. This week our jumping off point was this very sweet cupcake drawing. Lots of elements to use as inspiration….cupcakes, colors, party, cherry, birthday, confetti and the list goes on and on and on.

DSC#170

So many options to pick from with this inspirational photo, what’s a girl to do??

Well dear friends, this is what I came up with. I hope you like it as much as I do. I know a very special lady that will be celebrating her 90th birthday soon and I can’t wait to pop this little gem in the mail to her.

 

For DOstamper STARS Thursday Challenge #170. Featuring Large Number Framelits, Gold Metallic Doilies. For details click through to my blog. #crackedpotstamper #stampinup 

Cuppa Cupcake Birthday

 

What Do I Need To Make This Beauty? aka Supply List

  • Stamp Set: Number of Years  
  • Papers: Have a Cuppa Designer Series Paper, Dazzling Diamonds Glimmer Paper, Bermuda Bay, Wisteria Wonder, Whisper White  
  • Ink: Bermuda Bay  
  • Accessories: Large Numbers Framelits Dies, Big Shot, 2-3/8″ Circle Scallop Punch, Metallic Foil Doilies, Bermuda Bay 1-1/4″ Striped Grosgrain Ribbon, Gold 1/8″ Ribbon, Bermuda Bay Sequin Trim

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Product List

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ONE LAST THING BEFORE YOU GO:

Be sure to check out all the other “Home Sweet Home” inspired cards of the creative STARS (click on their name)

Dawn Olchefske 

Connie Plaumann

Dawn Thomas – you are here

Debbie Sollinger

Jan Carlson 

Miriam Bollinger

Sharon Bennett

Angela O’Neill

Cathy Peck 

Joan Weidling 

Robyn Rasset 

 

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