Friday, August 20, 2010

August Demonstrator Meeting Project

Today I have a project for you that we did at our Demonstrator downline meeting. Once a month I host a meeting for all my demonstrators who have signed up under me to become demonstrators. This month one of my downline Nikol, was in charge of the the make and take project! This is what she came up with! Isn't it great! She added texture, we used the lots of tags die's and Navy and daffodil delight is a great color combination. Nikol works great with our big background stamps! Her cards are always beautiful and she's been a demo now for just a few months and she's already rockin it out!
If you've ever thought about becoming a demonstrator to earn some extra money, start a career, earn free products, prizes and trips. Join us at out next meeting to see what it's all about!

Have a great day and happy stampin!

Thursday, August 19, 2010

Christmas time with the greeting card kids

Ok I promise today will be the last day I post a card using the greeting card kids stamp set for a little while anyway. This one is the little Christmas girl pulling her sled with a tree in it. Such a precious image! Today I used my watercolor crayons and aqua painters to mix it up a bit. It gives her a softer look! I also used the greenhouse gala designer paper again. I didn't have any current Christmas paper yet, but look how nicely this greenhouse gala dsp lends it self to this card!
Do you love that paper flower embellishment in the top left hand corner? It was super easy to make! I added smooch spritz to it and shimmer paint to make it look vintage and antiqued!
This next one is a close up of the paper flower! If you where to buy these in the store you'd be paying $4 - $5 for a pack of 6 of them! I used a build - a - brad in the center with matching dsp from the bottom of the card.

This photo is a close up of the watercoloring!

That's it for today everybody. Enjoy your day!

Happy Stampin!

Wednesday, August 18, 2010

Back to school - greeting card kids!

I have another greeting card kids card for you today! I'm enjoying this stamp set a lot! This time I used the school kids. They are so cute! I water colored them with my aqua painters and inks again, like I did on yesterday's card! I also used some of our new designer paper "greenhouse gala" I love this paper. Beautiful prints and colors!
          Can you see a "peek" of the inside of the card? See how I used the same designer paper on the inside.
This last picture shows more of the detail of the water coloring!

I'm enjoying this stamp set so much, that you should be on the look out for an upcoming water coloring class!

Have a great day and happy stampin!

Tuesday, August 17, 2010

Isn't she cute?

Stamp club starts in just a few weeks! Have you signed up yet? If you would like me to save a spot for you, let me know asap!

Now I'm not much into Halloween but I had to have this stamp set and I think that this little "witch" is just super cute! I love to watercolor, I wouldn't say I'm great at it, but it's very relaxing for me. I used aqua painters and my stamp pads to color her in. I colored her dress, wild wasabi because the leaves where the same color and I didn't want to put to many extra colors into this project. After I finished watercoloring her I also add "highlights" with my white gel pen. It really gives that finishing touch to her. I also added glitter on the other side of her, which if I where to do this project again, I would not add the glitter. I think I liked it better without it. I used 3 different colored glitters, orange, green and black with my 2 way glue pen.
I'm not going to show you what project she's on, because I will be making a very similar project for hostess appreciation day and I want them to be surprised!
I hope you like my little witch!

Supplies used:
ink: wild wasabi, basic black, pumpkin pie, blush blossom, crumb cake, daffodile delight, staz-on black
stamp set: greeting card kids
accessories: aqua painters, white gel pen, big shot, circle #2 die, scallop circle #2
cardstock: watercolor paper, wild wasabi, pumpkin pie

Well that's it for today! have a great day and happy stampin!

Monday, August 16, 2010

Hostess Apreciation Invitations!

Saturday I had the chance to do a little bit of stamping. I decided to do my invitations for hostess appreciation day! I haven't stamped in about 5 to 6 months so I didn't know how easily it would come back to me. But I'm super pleased with how this card came out! I used the big shot a lot on this project and the best part was that I could run 6 to 8 pieces of paper through the big shot at a time so it saved me having to run each individual piece of paper through, wow that would have taken forever! Hostess appreciation day is probably one of my favorite events (besides club, I love, love, love club!) Hostess appreciation day is for my hostess and club members from the past year! I like to spoil them with yummy food, great projects and lots and lots of prizes! The reason I do this is because without my hostess, I wouldn't have met all the wonderful customers that I have. If you would like to be invited to next years hostess appreciation day then either: host a workshop or join one of my stamp clubs!

So do you want to see the invitation? Do ya? Hmmm? Ok here it is!
Oh I'm such a brat!

Don't you just love that new Marina Mist color! It's so beautiful.
Ok here is the card finished. I've teased long enough.

I love the new embossing folder called vintage wallpaper!

Here is a list of supplies used to make this card.
Big shot, vintage wallpaper embossing folder, circle #2 die, scallop circle #2 die
Cardstock: whisper white, so saffron, crumb cake, marina mist
Ink: marina mist
stamp set: Just believe (LOVE this stamp set)
accessories: marina mist 1/8" taffeta ribbon, so saffron brads (retired)

I hope you enjoy today's project, if so feel free to leave me a comment!

Have a great day and happy stampin!

Saturday, August 14, 2010

Tax Free Weekend!

Tax Free Weekend
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Enjoy your day!