Friday, January 31, 2020

Little Ladybug says "I LOVE YOU"

Stampin'Up® has really outdone themselves with the Little Ladybug Host Cling stamp set.  For the first time ever, you can get an extra Free stamp set during Saleabration...this one for either hosting a party or spending a qualified amount $375.00.  There is a lot in this set and a lot that you can do with it.  Check back with me to see what other cards I have come up with.

This card I am giving for my mother-in-law for Valentine's Day. She loves flowers and always has a beautiful garden.  I thought this watercolor would be perfect for her.  Mom, if you see this early...surprise!

I used Stampin'Up® watercolor paper and stamped the flowers in Flirty Flamingo.  I used the Aqua Painter and watercolored with the same ink color. The stems are watercolored with Granny Apple Green and the flower centres are done in Soft Suede.

To stamp the flowers you are going to have to make a mask.  You will need a post it note with a sticky back and stamp the flower on it and cut it out.  Stamp on the Whisper White card stock and put the mask over top to protect it. You can then stamp a flower beside it and have only a part of it showing as part of it will go on the post it mask and not on the actual card.  Practice on scrap paper first :).

I used Stampin'Up® Layering ovals for the Ladybug and colored it in using the Stampin® Blends.  You will need the Poppy Parade combo pack or Real Red combo pack and the Smoky Slate combo pack.
I mounted the watercolor paper on Basic Black and then on a Flirty Flamingo Base.

Thanks for joining me today, Lisa McDonough, Independent Stampin'Up® Demonstrator.  Do you live in Canada?  I do and would love to touch base with you.  You can contact me by email and even shop with me. 

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Time to Celebrate with the "Gangs All Meer"

In the Month of February it is a bit of a Celebration in my household when it comes to birthdays.  It is both mine and my daughters month to celebrate getting another year older...or younger in my case..lol.

I decided to use the "Gang's All Meer" which you can get FREE if you spend $60.00 or more here in Canada.  I love free stuff.  Wahoo.  Check under "Salebration" for the free items that you can get in "Shop With Me".  There are a lot of cool items.  There are bigger ticket items that you can get if you spend $120.00 or more or you can get 2- $60.00 items instead.  Ask if you have questions.

Back to my card.  Here it is...a bit of whimsical fun...
I did stamp out the Meer cats and fussy cut them with scissors.  I used watercolor pencils and a blender pen to color them in.  I did the same method with the cactus as well.  The balloon is a stamp from the "Birthday Bonanza Suite"

The "windows" are die cut out from the top layer of the whisper white card stock and I used the two smallest curve shape dies in the "So Sentimential Bundle" from Stampin'Up®. Cut this layer 3 3/4 by 5".  The Garden Green is cut 4" by 5 1/4".    "This calls for Confetti" tag was cut using the second smallest die in the "So Sentimential Bundle" as well.

Thanks for popping by and checking out my blog.  I am Lisa McDonough an Independent Stampin'Up® Demonstrator.  If you live in Canada and do not have a demonstrator please contact me or go above to the "Shop with me".  I would love to hear from you.  Have a great day.
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Saturday, January 25, 2020

Do you have a "Special Someone" for Stampin'Up's latest Stamp Set?

Special Someone by Stampin' Up® is absolutely adorable. It is so easy to use with the two stamping method. 1st you stamp the shadow and then 2nd you stamp the detailed image over top. It's magic...tada.
With Valentine's Day just around the corner it is sure to be a hit with family and friends.  Plus for a limited time only, dies are available while supplies last.  Purchase dates are: February 4th to March 31, 2020.



If you live in Canada and do not have a demonstrator please connect with me or shop with me.  If you do place an order with me in the month of February then I will send you the card above (for you to use) as a way of saying Thank you.

Thanks for popping by and checking out my blog.  I am Lisa McDonough an Independent Stampin'Up® Demonstrator.
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Friday, January 24, 2020

CREATIVE CARDS 4 YOU - FEB. IN HOME ART CLASS.

JUST IN TIME FOR YOU TO MAKE YOUR CARDS FOR VALENTINES DAY! Plus two of these cards use stamps from our new 2020 Mini Catalogue.

COST: $20.00 you will make 7 cards and envelopes
(2 of 2 card styles and 3 of the 3 card type.....little less than $3.00 a card)
WHERE: 3844 8th AVE Smithers
PHONE: 250-643-9463
DATE: Friday Feb. 7th 5:30-9:00pm
Saturday Feb. 8th 1:00-5:00pm
Please Phone or contact me by e-mail to book your spot as seating is limited for these two dates.
*All supplies are included in the cost of the class. Kits are made up of each card with all the necessary pieces for easy assembly.
*Sentiments can be changed to your preference.
*Smoke free home and Hypoallergenic puppy (kept in separate area during class smiley
ABOUT ME: I have a background in watercolor, oil painting and mixed media art. My classes are a fun way for me to share my skills with you, wherever you are in your creative journey.
Lisa McDonough
Independent Stampin'Up® Demo                  

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