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Lift Me Up, Up and Away

Yesterday I shared a moving Tasty Truck and when I received the Lift Me Up bundle, I set out to make this card with the balloon going up, up and away!

Here we go!

And into the clouds!

Had fun making this card and hope you are enjoying it!  I used the Sale-A-Bration Carried Away Designer Series Paper for the card, choosing one of the plainer designs for the card.  It’s fabulous paper and will have to get another package or two before Sale-A-Bration ends at the end of the month!

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Thanks for stopping by and happy stamping!



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

2017 Occasions Catalogue and Sale-A-Bration – a Dragonfly Daydreams Card

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CLICK HERE for the Occasions Catalogue

sab_2017_usCLICK HERE for the Sale-A-Bration brochure

The new Occasions Catalogue and Sale-A-Bration is now in full operation!   Once a year we have Sale–A-Bration, the best stamping time of the year, where you can earn an exclusive product with a purchase (not including taxes and shipping) at no charge!

I believe that the Dragonfly Dreams bundle will the be one of the very popular bundles in the Occasions Catalogue – but then there are so many fantastic bundles!!!

I thought I’d go back into the archives and use an old technique that is very versatile.  It’s the shaving cream technique (and I still have the original can of shaving cream that I purchased many, many years ago!).

I cut some Whisper White card stock (5 1/4″ x 4″) and spread out a piece of wax paper.  I sprayed some shaving cream onto the wax paper and then add several drops of Rich Razzleberry, Daffodil Delight and Pink Piroutte reinkers onto the shaving cream and then used a wooden stir stix to run it through the shaving cream and swirled it around.

shaving-creamI placed the Whisper White card stock on top of the shaving cream and pressed it lightly to pick up the shaving cream.  Using a chop stick, I then scraped off the excess.  There was so much shaving cream I was able to do two (actually I could have done abut half a dozen).

shaving-cream-samplesI trimmed the bottom piece down to 5″ x 3 3/4″ and then put it together for this card.

dragonfly-dreams-shaving-creamThe card base is Rich Razzleberry with a layer of Pink Pirouette.  I cut the dragonflies using Rich Razzleberry using Rich Razzleberry card stock and adhered it to the front of the card.  The sentiment from the set is stamped using Rich Razzleberry classic ink.  I added some shimmer onto the dragonflies with the clear Wink of Stella brush.

I have cut out more dragonflies on the other piece and will use it for some other cards.

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Thanks for stopping by and happy stamping!



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

Stampin’ Up! Santa’s Sleigh

When the Holiday Catalogue came out, I wasn’t too keen on this Santa’s Sleigh bundle, but as time goes on and you see some fabulous samples, it became a must have!  This is my first card using the bundle and I also had some Copper Foil and Copper Embossing Powder that hadn’t been used so it was a good opportunity to put them all together.

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What do you think?  I love how the Copper Foil and Embossing Powder!  My base card is Soft Suede cut 4 1/4″ x 11″ and scored at 5 1/2″.  The piece of Copper Foil is cut 5 3/8″ x 4 1/8″ and the Very Vanilla piece is 5 1/4″ x 4″.

I used the tree thinlit from the co-ordinating Santa’s Sleigh Thinlits die and cut it out from the centre of the 5 3/8″ x 4 1/8″ piece before layering the Very Vanilla piece over it.  It saves on the Copper Foil as no one sees the layered foil piece.  Great way to save on paper!

The Very Vanilla layer is rolled through the Big Shot using the Soft Falling Embossing Folder – it has been the most used embossing folder for my Christmas cards!  I next stamped the two trees with Versamark on the Very Vanilla and embossed with the Copper Embossing Powder – so beautiful!  The Copper Foil tree is popped up using dimensionals and I cut the tiny stars using the star thinlit from the same thinlit set and adhered with dimensionals.

I finished the card by stamping the sentiment from the set with Versamark and embossing with the Copper Embossing Powder.

This bundle is available for $59.25 with the stamp set in photopolymer (see page 24 of the Holiday Catalogue).

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Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

Stampin’ Up! OnStage Swaps

What a great time we had at OnStage over the weekend in Vancouver, BC.  Over 300 people were in attendance from across Canada and US.

onstage-2016-my-teamOne of the fun part of OnStage is the swaps!   It started as we were waiting in line to head into the conference room and I received so many beautiful cards.  One of the stamp sets from the Holiday Catalogue that I’ve grown to love is the Christmas Pines (it’s on sale until the end of November) and the co-ordinating Pretty Pines Thinlits Dies.  Please note:  Only the stamp set is on sale.

Here are some of the swaps using this beautiful set.  There is no name on the back so I don’t know who I got it from but it’s a beautiful card.

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Here’s another with no name on it. Very pretty.

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Karen Yeomans from Edmonton, AB made this gorgeous one using gold foil.

onstage-2016-swaps-christmas-pines-wgThis one is from Wendy Howse of Tisdale, Saskatchewan – a  full card and matching envelope! Beautiful!

onstage-2016-swaps-christmas-pines-full-cardWhile I do have the Christmas Pines/Pretty Pines Bundle, I haven’t even opened it yet!  So my swap was made using the Hang Your Stocking bundle.

hang-your-stocking-red-glimmer-swap-2016-onstageTo get your Christmas Pines stamp set at 25% off and maybe you want to add in the Pretty Pines Thinlits Dies, shop my online store HERE.

Thanks for stopping by and happy stamping!  Time to watch those election results come in!



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

Stampin’ Up! Sweet Cupcakes Pop Up

These cards have been popping up all over so I had to give it a try and this is the result.  So sad that Watermelon Wonder will be leaving us next year as it’s a gorgeous color and that was the choice to make this card with the Sweet Cupcake Bundle.

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And here’s the inside!  The DSP is the 2015-2017 In Color Designer Series Paper Stacks.
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I love this fold and will certainly be making more cards using it.  The Sweet Cupcake Bundle is on page 23 of the Annual Catalogue (#142232, $54.75.  There are 24 photopolymer stamps and 10 dies (on page 192).  The In Color DSP Stack, Card Stock and Ink are on page 169 of the Annual Catalogue.

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Thanks for stopping by on this beautiful dry day – so far – and happy stamping!



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

Stampin’ Up! White Christmas Card #2

This gatefold was actually the last one I designed and I had a difficult time coming up with an idea.   I had such a headache trying to think of something that my customers would like and finally I took a break and went out shopping.   I spent the whole time while I was out thinking about it and suddenly the light went on!   I remember a card I made several years ago using the same idea and thought I would update it with our current products.

As soon as I got home, I went to work on it and it was done in no time!   Hope you like it.

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Here is my original card that was the inspiration.

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Thanks for stopping by and happy stamping!



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

Stampin’ Up! Special Deals and Clearance Rack

 

specialoffers_header_demo_sept2016_naToday marks the last of the special deals being offered by Stampin’ Up!  Some great Project Life card collections and accessories kit – and you really want to get the Layering Ovals framelits.  I love using mine.  Don’t leave it too long as that is an excellent prices for the framelits – specials end next Wednesday, the 21st.

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Shop for the last week of special offers HERE.clearance-rack-92016There have recently been an update on Clearance Rack items with lots of new items added to it – be sure to check them out HERE.

Thanks for stopping by and happy stamping!



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

Stampin’ Up! Flourishing Phrases Note Cards

Flourishing Phrases is an awesome bundle that you may want to have in your collection.  It has 18 stamps that cover many beautiful sentiments and the co-ordinating Flourish Thinlits has 10 delicate dies.  I love it!

My first project was to create these note cards using all the new In-Colors.  I honestly can’t get enough of them as they are all gorgeous colors and co-ordinate beautifully with each other.

Flourishing Phrases Note CardsI used the Note Cards that come in a package 20 cards and envelopes for only $8.00!!!  What a deal.  I always need thank you cards and it’s a great way to make up the package to have these on hand to send out.

SUPPLIES:

  • Stamp Set:  Flourishing Phrases (Bundle with Flourishing Thinlits #142322, Wood Mount $92.50; #142323, Clear Mount, $78.25)
  • Paper:  Note Cards
  • Ink:  Dapper Emerald Envy, Sweet Sugarplum, Dapper Denim, Flirty Flamingo, Peekaboo Peach
  • Accessories:  Flourishing Thinlits (see above), Multipurpose Liquid Glue

Shop my ONLINE STORE HERE for the supplies to make today’s project and don’t forget the Bonus Days special for this month.

bonusdays_demo_july0716_eng Spend $60 during this month until July 31 and receive a $6 coupon to redeem in August.  Please include your email address as the coupon will be sent to you via email.

Thanks for stopping by and happy stamping!



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng

Stampin’ Up! Number of Years Shaker

We laugh when my card samples for my classes often show that I have a light hand when stamping the images.  For some reason, I had a heavy hand with the sand when I was making this Number of Years shaker card.  I’m almost embarrassed to share it with you but I love the colors so here goes.    Don’t laugh too hard!   Ai ya!  It looks like the flowers are sinking into all that sand!  LOL.

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I started with a Whisper White card base 5 1/2″ x 8 1/2″ and scored at 4 1/4″ .  The focal Whisper White panel is cut at 3 3/4″ x 5″.  I cut a circle using the new Layering Circle Framelits  and embossed it with the new Petal Burst embossing folder (it’s beautiful).   The flowers from Number of Years are stamped onto a piece of Whisper White card stock and adhered onto a panel of Daffodil Delight measuring 3 7/8″ x 5 1/8″ and then onto a panel of Flirty Flamingo measuring 4″ x 5 1/4″.  I added Foam Adhesive Strips around the stamped flowers and dumped in the sand!  I cut a square of Window Sheet and adhered it to the back of the white panel and added dimensionals around the edges of the white panel and adhered it over the Daffodil Delight panel.  I added some Daffodil Delight ribbon and tied a bow around it.  The sentiment is from Circle of Spring.  The card is finished with a stamped Flirty Flaming butterfly from Papillon Potpourri.

SUPPLIES:

  • Stamps:  Number of Years, Papillon Potpourri, Circle of Spring
  • Paper:  Whisper White, Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo
  • Ink:  Daffodil Delight, Flirty Flamingo, Wild Wasabi
  • Accessories:  Petal Burst Embossing Folder, Layering Circles Framelits, Window Sheets, Foam Adhesive Strips, Daffodil Delight ribbon, 1″ Circle Punch, 1 1/4″ Scallop Circle Punch, Itty Bitty Butterfly Punch

Thanks for dropping in on this beautiful day!



Impressions By Day, Dayanna Donng