Author Archives: Dayanna

Step into Summer Stamping Event

My team and I held our Step into Summer stamping event on Saturday.   What a great time we had and the weather was very summery in Metro Vancouver as it was a hot, hot, hot day.  How appropriate was that for our event.

Along with the projects, we had prize patrol, wow demonstrations, lots of displays  (of which I totally forgot to take pictures!), refreshments, prize baskets, table treats and a card swap.  Everyone had a great time and left with 6 projects.

This was one of the favourites and I’ll be sharing some of the others in the next few days but I need to put the finishing touches to the projects for Stamp Club today.


Thanks for stopping by and happy stamping.



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

Tabs for Everything

Tabs for Everything was one of the sets we received at OnStage earlier this year.  I really didn’t see how I would use it until I received the current issue of Stampin’ Success that featured this set.  It comes as a bundle with the new Circle Tab Punch.

I made this mini pizza box with the set for my Open House last weekend.

And I cased the note cards that were in the magazine.

The punch is just too cute. 

Some great uses for the Circle Tab punch are:

  • Make tabs for the catalogue for the different categories
  • Punch out the color of card stock you use on a section of the stamping sponges and staple it to the sponge so it identifies the ink color you are using.  We used to have the tab punch that served the same purpose.
  • Use it as a pull tab on your various projects

SUPPLIES:

  • Stamps:  Tabs for Everything (Bundle with Circle Tab Punch #145364 – $40)
  • Paper:  Pool Party, Crumb Cake, Whisper White, Subtles DSP
  • Ink:  Pool Party, Powder Pink, Island Indigo,  Wisteria Wonder,Black Archival
  • Accessories:  Circle Tab Punch, Layering Circles Framelits, Dimensionals, Retired Twine

Shop my online store for this cute bundle – CLICK HERE to enter the store.

Thanks for stopping by and having a stamping good day!

 



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

Dragonfly Dreams

So happy that Dragonfly Dreams is in the new Annual Catalogue.  Today’s card uses a watercolor technique shared by Cindee Wilkinson.

The card base is Tangerine Tango cut 4 1/4″ x 11″ and scored at 5 1/2″.   Cut the watercolor paper to 3″ x 4″.  Spritz the paper with water and then use a clear block to pick up the ink directly from the ink pad.  Apply the ink from the block onto the paper and repeat this using various colors.  For this card, I used Daffodil Delight, Rich Razzleberry and Tangerine Tango.

As the paper is wet, the ink will spread out when you apply it with the block.  Repeat as often as you want to get the coverage you are pleased with and spritz the paper again if you want to spread the ink around.   This will take a few minutes to dry or you can use your heat tool to speed up the drying process.

This watercolor piece is layered onto a piece of Rich Razzleberry cut 3 1/8″ x 4 1/8″.  Adhere it to the card front with dimensionals.  I rolled the dragonfly using the framelit on Rich Razzleberry card stock.  Trim down the edges of the dimensional sheet to attach to the spine of the dragonfly and adhere to the watercolored piece.  I washed the dragonfly with Wink of Stella which gives it a slight sheen.   Add some rhinestones and stamp the sentiment using Black Archival ink and your card is done!

Thanks for stopping by and have a stamping good day!



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

Birthday Delivery – Surprise!

This Birthday Delivery stamp set has so many adorable images and this is one of the sweetest.

She’s so cute with the surprise package behind her. I started with the Lemon Lime Twist card stock and layered a piece of Whisper White card stock cut 2 1/2″ x 3 3/4″ on the top and cut a piece of the Lemon Lime Twist Fresh Florals DSP cut 2 1/2″ x 3 3/4″ for the bottom.

The image is stamped with Black Archival ink and color added with a Blender pen.  I cut her out using the Oval Layering framelits and matted it to a piece of Lemon Lime Twist card stock cut with the oval Stitched Shapes framelits.

I wrapped a length of retired Whisper White ribbon over the middle of the layer and attached to the card front.  I popped up the art image with dimensionals and finished the card with the sentiment stamped with Black Archival ink.

Thanks for stopping by and having a stamping good day!



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

Floral Statements

This stamp set is  definitely a Floral Statement and one of my top 10 picks from this year Annual Catalogue.

The stamp set just jumped out at me when I was going through the catalogue and knew it was a must have!

The card base is Rich Razzleberry with a layer of Old Olive.  I stamped the image on Whisper White using Black Archival ink.  I brought out the Watercolor pencils and colored the flowers with Rich Razzleberry and the leaves with Old Olive.   I used a blender pen to spread out the color and finished the card front with some sequins from the Frosted Sequins package.

You can purchase these items at my online store, always open to serve you!   CLICK HERE to enter my store.

Thanks for stopping by and having a fun stamping day!

 



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

Touches of Texture in Cracked Glass

Everything old is new again, right?   It’s been sometime since I made a card using the Cracked Glass technique and at our last club class, we decided to use this technique and this is the result.

Stampin’ Up! used to carry a product called Glassy Glaze that you need for this technique but it was discontinued.  We used the UTEE that you can get from your local hobby store to produce the cracked glass effect.

For the cracked technique, we stamped the images on the Whisper White card stock.  Then cover the entire piece with Versamark and then sprinkle the UTEE over it and heat with the heat tool.  While it is still warm, add another layer of UTEE and heat again.  Repeat this process for a total of 3 runs.  Place in the freezer for a few minutes and gently “crack” the image that provided a cracked glass effect.  You can add more texture to your art piece by sponging one of the colors used for the stamped images into the cracked grooves.

We used the new Oh My Stars embossing folder for the background layer.  The stamp set is Touches of Texture and the ink colors are Peekaboo Peach, Pear Pizzazz and Daffodil Delight.

Thanks for stopping by and have a wonderful stamping day!



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

New Catalogue – and a Happy Anniversary

As of 12:00 pm MT (11:00 am PDT), you may now order from the 2017 – 2018 Annual Catalogue!

Stampin’ Up! is offering a super host reward to kick off the new catalogue.    Orders or a workshop order placed during the month of June of $400 + earns extra Stampin’ Rewards!  See chart below.

Promotion Details

  • Promotion dates: June 1–30
  • Workshop, Demonstrator, Customer, and online orders all qualify for this promotion
  • Starter Kit orders do not qualify for this promotion, however the extra Stampin’ Rewards can be used towards the purchase of the Starter Kit.
  • The qualifying amount must be reached with commissionable merchandise prior to shipping and tax
  • The additional Stampin’ Rewards offered during this promotion will only be awarded once per order
  • Make sure you open and close your orders during the timeframe of this promotion (June 1-30) to earn the extra Stampin’ Rewards

CLICK HERE to view the catalogue online.  Invite your friends to an afternoon or evening of stamping and I would love to create a fun workshop for you!  Please  email me to book your workshop now!

HAPPY ANNIVERSARY TO ME!  Yes, I just celebrated my 13th year as a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator and along the way I’ve met and made so many wonderful people who share the same passion and the best thing of all is that we are now stamping friends for life!  Some have also taken the same step and have joined my team.  I believe I have the best team as we work together to achieve our goals.   I’ve enjoyed each year and looking forward to many more.

I received this delightful card from Stampin’ Up!

This is a new stamp set in the catalogue called Fabulous Flamingo.  It will be on my wish list!

Thanks for stopping by and happy stamping!



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

Stamp Club Swaps

We had a fun day of stamping yesterday at our monthly stamp club and one of the best part s was the card swapping.  They are such talented stampers and I had to share their lovely creations with you.

Paulette used the Wetlands stamp set (gone after today!) for her swap.  I love the way she used a clear block to apply the color for the background.

Janet used the Lift Me Up stamp set and the Sale-A-Bration Carried Away DSP.  I love how she cut the DSP in the curved shapes.

This is Carole’s beautiful card in Sahara Sand  (one of her favourite color card stocks), Black and White to make this very detailed card.  She used the Flourish Framelits and Floral affection Textured Impressions Embossing Folders.

This is Tracy’s beautiful delicate card.  She used the So Detailed Thinlits (gone after today!) in Sweet Sugarplum card stock paired with the Blooms and Bliss DSP (gone after today!)

Brenda’s card reflected the beautiful weather we had on Monday – it was so hot it would have been nice to have been on the beach!  I love the detail in the shaker portion of the card.

I love the classic elegance of Roseanne’s card.  She used the leaf framelit from the Stylish Stems framelits and cut it out on the Whisper White card stock and backed it with the green card stock.  She cut the flower also from the Stylish Stems framelits and adered it to the Whisper White layer.

Thanks ladies for all your beautiful creations!

LAST DAY TO ORDER FROM THE CURRENT CATALOGUE AND OCCASIONS CATALOGUE!   Shop HERE!

Thanks for stopping by and happy stamping!



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

Jar of Love

Jar of Love is a very versatile bundle is retiring as of tomorrow!  It is retiring as a bundle (save 10%) but will be returning in the 2017-2018 Annual Catalogue a la carte.  So if this has been on your wish list, you want to get it by tomorrow for the 10% savings!

Today’s card is a sweet clean and simple one using the smallest jar as a vase to hold the flowers.


The card base is Whisper White cut 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ and scored at 4 1/4″.  I used the Oval Layering Framelits to cut out the new Powder Pink layer.  I cut out a scalloped oval also from the Oval Layering Framelits and stamped the jar in Smoky Slate and cut it out with the framelit.  I stamped the two small flowers in So Saffron and used Daffodil Delight to add the accent pieces.  This is a single stamp with the two flowers and the framelit cuts out the two flowers separately – very neat!  The larger flower is stamped in Powder Pink and overstamped with the detail stamp using Rich Razzleberry.  The leaf stems are stamped with Pear Pizzaz and cut out with the co-ordinating framelits.

I stamped the water in Pool Party and assembled the leaves and flowers over it.  The sentiment is also from the set stamped in Smoky Slate and punched out with a retired Oval punch.

ONLY TODAY AND TOMORROW for the current catalogue items – don’t miss out on your favourites and shop my online store HERE.

Thanks for stopping by on a much cooler day today after several scorching hot days!  Happy stamping!



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

Colorful Seasons Bundle

Another very cool bundle coming on June 1 is the Colorful Seasons Bundle.  Colorful Seasons stamp set and the Season Layers Thinlits dies make up this neat bundle.  Only 11 days away before the new catty is live!   But who’s counting?

Also co-ordinating with this bundle is the Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack and today’s card uses all three of the items.

The card base is Dapper Denim cut 4 1/4″ x 11″ and scored at  5 1/2″.  I trimmed down one of the sheets of the Color Theory DSP Paper Stack to 3″ x 4 1/2″ and adhered it to a Basic Black mat cut 3 1/4″ x 4 3/4″.

On the DSP I used a mask to sponge the sun with Daffodil Delight classic ink.  The birds are from High Tide stamped with Black Archival ink.  I used the Season Layers thinlits to cut the chair as well as the cool drink of lemonade.  The sentiment is also from Colorful Seasons.  I love the peaceful image of the card.

SUPPLIES:

  • Stamps:  Colorful Seasons (available June 1), High Tide
  • Paper:  Dapper Denim, Basic Black, Color Theory Designer Series Paper Stack (available June 1), Daffodil Delight
  • Ink:  Black Archival, Daffodil Delight
  • Accessories:  Seasonal Layers Thinlits (available June 1),  1 1/4″ Circle punch, Stampin’ Sponges

While the new catalogue goes live on June 1, it also means that all your favourites from the current catalogue will be retired as of May 31.  Don’t miss out on getting those items.  My online store is always open for business.   You can SHOP MY STORE HERE.

Thanks for stopping by on a beautiful day in sunny South Surrey and happy stamping!



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng