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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Star Ornament Revisited

I am such a proud Mama! Yesterday I was doing craft projects with my 9 nine year old daughter, Ashley. We were searching on Pinterest for fun stuff to do. Ashley saw a photo of something she wanted to do, and the directions were HERE on MY blog!! SO much fun. She followed the step-by-step directions that I had done years ago. So... not only did she follow my directions (with no help at all!), she changed it to make it better on her own!! So proud of this kid!!
 On the original post I said to fold the ends to attach them. Instead Ashley just overlapped the ends flat and put a paper circle over them to hide the overlapping. Much easier and looks even better!!
Here is what I originally showed in my directions:
HERE is the link to the original post with the full directions!

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Get a FREE Pet Painting!

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BEFORE Monday, May 26th, 2014 
and get entered into a 
FREE DRAWING 
to win a custom pet painting of your pet! 
If you don't have a pet and you win, you can use it as a gift for a friend!
I do it all from a photograph of your pet that you can mail or email me, so don't worry if you live far away. When the painting is finished, I will ship it to you for free!!

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Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Stars and Stripes

http://lynndpratt.com/index.html


 I just found out that my watercolor painting, "Stars and Stripes", 
WON THE EXCELLENCE AWARD 
in the 2014 Annual Juried North East Watercolor Society Exhibition!! 
It is on display at the Orange County Community College in Middletown, NY until March 21st.

You can see the step-by-step of how I painted it on my site as well as many others: 
http://lynndpratt.com/the-process.html

http://lynndpratt.com/the-process.html

Saturday, February 8, 2014

Downhill for Diabetes tomorrow!

The Downhill for Diabetes ski/board event is tomorrow Feb 9th!! 
Shirts are made, poster is in and everything is almost ready! You can donate, register or buy raffle tickets right on the website:


Hope to see you at Pico tomorrow!

Tuesday, January 28, 2014

In the News!

If you missed it this morning, here is the WCAX Channel 3 news story!  Ashley and I were on about our Downhill for Diabetes Ski Event!!
http://www.wcax.com/story/24563084/downhill-for-diabetes



You can see more information, make a donation or get raffle tickets on the website:



Anything you can do to help us find a cure for this disease would be wonderful!

Monday, December 9, 2013

Watercolor Classes Starting Soon!

I will be having a four week
Watercolor Painting Class
starting in January 2014! 
All are welcome to sign up!
It will be on Thursdays; Jan 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 10am-1pm at my house in Pawlet, Vt.
This class will be for first time watercolor painters or beginners looking to further explore the medium.
You have the option for all materials to be provided as well, so don't worry if you don't have anything. 
Winter in Vermont is the perfect time to start a new indoor hobby!
Email me for details! pratt.lynn@gmail.com



Tuesday, November 5, 2013

My Digital Studio


I now have watercolor painting GIFT CERTIFICATES available and...
 I made them using My Digital Studio from Stampin' Up!
This program is so great and easy to use, you can really make some beautiful stuff!
On another note... if you want to get a custom pet portrait, home painting or anything else for that hard to shop for person, but don't have a photo to go from... just get a gift certificate for the size painting that you want to give and they can choose the photo and order it themselves! You can order them for any size painting or value.
You can see more details on my website:

Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Mommo's Cards

Here are some more of my Mommo's wonderful cards from her classes!



Monday, September 23, 2013

"Festival For The Lake" in Lake George, NY This Weekend

Don't miss the "Festival For The Lake" in Lake George, NY 
This weekend September 27, 28 & 29
Friday 27th: 12pm -6pm
Saturday 28th: 9am-6pm
Sunday 29th: 9am-4pm

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER CANADA STREET & BEACH ROAD WILL BOTH CLOSED TO VEHICULAR TRAVEL FOR ENTIRE WEEKEND EVENT! 

Proceeds to Benefit S.A.V.E Lake George's Water Purification & Preservation Against Invasive Species.

Featuring the FINEST:
  • Arts & Crafts Vendor
  • Theme-Related Retail Items
  • Carnival Rides
  • Pony Rides & Petting Zoo
  • Bounce Houses & Children's Games
  • Strolling Entertainers 
  • 2 Band-Stand Locations with LIVE Entertainment/Music
  • Rides:  Hot Air Balloon, Parasail,  Antique Speed Boat, Amusement/Carnival
  • Craft Beer & Wine Tasting Tents
  • GIANT Food Court
  • Las Vegas Casino Games
  • Thou$and$ of Dollar$ in Prize$
  • Silent Auctions
  • and MUCH... MUCH MORE!
For more info: http://www.lgfestivals.com/2013-SEPTEMBER-SHOW.html
Or on my site: http://lynndpratt.com/

Come and see some of my most recent work!

"Tully"
Watercolor on paper 11x15 

 "True Vermont Comfort"
Watercolor on Paper 13x19

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Mommo's Butterfly Card

Here is a new card that my mother did with her ladies this week. I thought it was too nice to not share it!
Thanks Mommo!

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Pet Portraits

 I have been having a blast doing watercolor pet and animal portraits lately. Just thought I would share a few!




If you want one done or know anyone who would, pass it along please! They make great gifts!

Saturday, June 8, 2013

I Won Second Place!

My painting "Put Out to Pasture" got accepted into the Vermont Watercolor Societies SEABA Juried Awards Show. Last night I went to the opening night and...
I won SECOND PLACE out of the entire show!!!
I am so excited! My painting will be shown there through June 28th as well as the rest of the show, which is great! If you are from the area, you can go see it at the South End Arts & Business Association building at 404 Pine Street in Burlington, Vermont. 

You can see more details and paintings on my website: http://lynndpratt.com/
You can also join my mailing list and find out when and where I will have shows. Just enter your email below!


Thursday, May 23, 2013

If the Shoe Fits


Here is my revamped "If the Shoe Fits" watercolor painting. I wasn't happy with the horseshoe before... I like it better now. 
Come see it framed and in person as well as many other paintings THIS weekend at my Open Studio in Vermont, Saturday and Sunday, from 10:00-5:00! 

You can see more details on my site:

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Indoor Fairy Garden

I know this is not stamping... but I just had to share my early Mother's Day gift to myself. I made an indoor Fairy mini garden to put next to my painting/craft table! It is so cute! I put it in a bird cage house sort of thing with plastic in the bottom. In the photos I have the front lifted up, but it does close down so my cat won't dig everything up!
It's not totally finished yet, but I was too excited to share photos to wait. It will also have a little wooden door for the mushroom house, a stone path and a fence. I will post again once I have those added.



Hopefully some fairies will stop by soon!

Wednesday, April 17, 2013

More of Mommo's cards!

Here are some more cards that my Mommo did with her ladies and she brought to share! 



Monday, April 15, 2013

Mommo's Cards

Here are some cards that my Mommo did with her ladies and she brought to share!




Thursday, April 11, 2013

Make-n-Takes & Shares

 This was one of our GMS meeting make-n-takes that my 7 year old Ashley came and made all on her own! This was the first meeting she came to with me and she is hooked! A definite future SU Demo!

 Here is the card my mother did for our group to stamp at my card class! I love this little dog!

 Here is the card that Ashley made from my moms cards. Again, all on her own!

Our third card by my Mommo from our three card class!

Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Meeting Swaps!

 Here are the swaps from our Green Mountain Stampers Meeting for April!
A great meeting again ladies! I was happy to finally make one again!
These are only some of the cards from the meeting.

I think this was my favorite for great creativity! The lines and little squiggles are drawn on by hand with a marker after the flowers are stamped. Adds such a nice simple background!
Swap by Grace Burkins

 Swap by Betty Button

 Swap by Gwen Landis

 Swap by Jen Heffernan

 Swap by Madeline Gardner

 Swap by Sharon Tisdale

Swap by Pam Tatko

Check back again soon for some make-n-takes and great cards by my Mommo that she brought to share!
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