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Saturday, December 22, 2012

American Girl Doll Shoes

Here are the American Girl Doll shoes that Ashley and I made today.
The soles are sticky-back foam and we used SU ribbon and brads to make the decorations on them. They came out so cute!
A girl has to have options with shoes, right?!

Friday, December 21, 2012

Snowman Ornaments

 Here are the ornaments that the kids and I made for the teachers and staff at the school this year. 
We got plastic empty ornaments, stuffed them with cotton balls, then put felt cheeks and noses on them. The earmuffs are pipe cleaners and pom-poms and the eyes and mouth are permanent marker. They came out so cute!
 We put them in little plastic paint buckets with cotton balls on the bottom.
Here is our army of snowmen ornaments!

Wednesday, November 28, 2012

A New Beginning

I am so excited! 
My watercolor painting was selected to be featured in the 2013 Cheap Joe's art store reference catalog!! This is the huge catalog that they send out to every customer and is the main catalog for the entire year! The painting that was selected is "A New Beginning". I did this one as a gift for the nurse at my daughter's school who takes care of her diabetes stuff.

Wednesday, November 7, 2012

Pink Rose?

Here is the newest watercolor painting. It is 13" x 19" and so far un-named. 
If anyone has any suggestions for names, I would love to hear them!

You can see more on my watercolor painting site:

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Snowman Snow Angel Punch Art Card

I have finally done a card all on my own again!!
A Lynn Pratt original!
Thanks for waiting for me to come back everyone! Here is my Snowman Snow Angel Punch Art Card. It is a 5-1/2" square card.

I used the 1-1/4", 1" and 3/4" circle punches for the snowman body and angel impression. I cut the angel wings out by hand. I punched this out of Very Vanilla card stock. All of the other pieces are Whisper White.
I used the snowflake punch for the arms of the real snowman and the same circle punches..

 I used Connie Collins' tutorial to make the paper bow. I did change it a bit and make the second bottom layer and added some pearls. You can find that tutorial here:
 I used the Owl punch for the snowballs and the Just Believe stamp set for the sentiment.
Hope you like it!

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Colored Kernels

Here is the newest watercolor painting, "Colored Kernels". It is 11"x15".
I love Fall!

Monday, October 22, 2012

Halloween Costume

My five year old son Timothy is going to be a football player for Halloween this year. I could not find a costume football helmet anywhere so I decided to make one. I got a knight helmet at the dollar store and with an exacto knife and some duct tape transformed it into this helmet! Tim's team colors are gold and blue and he will wear his flag football jersey. 
I will post picture once he puts the entire thing on!

Thursday, October 18, 2012

Mommo's Leaves

Another card from Mommo. She has some great ones!

Tuesday, October 16, 2012

Mommo's Acorns

Here is an adorable acorn card that my Mommo did with her stampin' ladies.

Thursday, October 11, 2012

Doggy Portrait Cards

Anybody need a doggy portrait to make into Christmas cards this year?


Friday, October 5, 2012

Art in the Park!

Lots of new paintings are framed and ready for Art in the Park in Rutland, VT this weekend! Saturday and Sunday 10-4:30. Hopefully the rain will hold out!

You can see more on my site!

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Card Class - Butterfly

 Here is another card from the three card class that I did last week. I love this new butterfly punch!

Here is how I made the butterfly layered. I punched out a full Very Vanilla butterfly and another in Basic Black. I cut out the center of the black one and glued it to the back of the white one, just spaced out a little to show on the outer edges. I really like this effect!

Here is how I made the bow out of a little strip of embossed paper.

 I love this punch!

Thursday, September 20, 2012

My First Card!

I am really back now! 
Here is the first card that I have done in aver three months! I am having a card class at my house tonight and this will be one of the cards we will do. A little sneak peak for them... 
Make sure you check back soon to see the other cards we are going to do!
And... here are the measurements for the card!!
All of the edges of the card stock I roughed up, you can do this with the edge of the scissors.
Night of Navy: 4-1/4" x 11" folded in half
Cherry Cobbler: 4-1/4" x 3-3/4", 1-1/4" x 5-1/4" with a V cut out of the end
Very Vanilla: 4-1/4" x 3-1/4" embossed with the Petals-A-Plenty folder and the Big Shot, and three Snow Flurry flakes cut out with the Big Shot
Early Espresso: 1-3/4" x 4-1/4"
A Basic Pearl Large Jewel is in the center and the snowflakes have a Dimensional between each of them.

Friday, September 14, 2012

Mommo's Cards 5

Some more of Mommo's cards! 
Keep checking back each day for a new one!

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Mommo's Cards 4

Some more of Mommo's cards! 
Keep checking back each day for a new one!

Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Mommo's cards 3

Some more of Mommo's cards! 
Keep checking back each day for a new one!

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Mommo's Cards 2

Some more of Mommo's cards! 
Keep checking back each day for a new one!

Monday, September 10, 2012

I'm Back!!

So I have gotten through my whirlwind of watercolor painting shows this summer. I have one left to go and then I really will be back with some great new stamping ideas and tutorials. 
In the meantime, I have some of my Mommo's wonderful cards to share with you. 
I will have a new cards every day, so make sure to keep checking back!!!
Here is the first card!
 You can also check out my watercolor painting site HERE!

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Stamping Updates!

The kids will be back in school soon and I will actually have some time for stamping! Don't give up on me, I really will be back with some new stamping projects!
In the mean time... I have been having a great summer of watercolor painting! 
I have been accepted into a few galleries in the area where I will get to hang my work year round.
In addition, the paintings that I did below have been accepted into Juried watercolor shows.
My Rusted Barn Door Track was accepted into the North East Watercolor Society 36th Annual INTERNATIONAL Juried 2012 Exhibition!!! The opening reception and awards for the show will be Sunday, October 21st from 2-4pm at the The Gallery in Kent, CT. The show will run from October 21st to November 4th.

My Looking Up at Malcolm's Silos was accepted into the Vermont Watercolor Society Visions of Vermont Juried Fall Show. The awards and reception for this show will be September 23rd from 3-5pm and the show will run from September 14th to October 20th. It is at the Visions of Vermont Gallery in Jeffersonville, VT.
Anyone is welcome to come to any of the opening award events or visit the shows at any time. If you are in the area, I would love to have you stop by!
You can check out more of my paintings on my site:

Check back soon for some more STAMPING projects!

Monday, July 2, 2012

JDRF Donation Wedding Ensemble

All of the proceeds from the sale of this tutorial will be donated to JDRF, the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, to help find a cure for diabetes! 
This tutorial is to make a large pop-out wedding cake invitation or card with matching envelope, a favor and place settings! You can change around the colors to make it match any d├ęcor! You can make these for a wedding, baby shower, birthday, bridal shower, or any formal gathering. You can also use the invitation as a great wedding or anniversary card!
Card Size is 8-1/2" x 5-1/2" and fits in envelope.

to see more details or get this tutorial!

Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Silos Painting

Here is the newest painting, "Looking Up at Malcolm's Silos".
If you want to see more paintings, you can see them at:

Saturday, May 12, 2012

Rusty Barn Door Track Painting

Here is the newest painting, and my favorite by far!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Brockett Barn Painting

Here is the newest painting of an old barn that is in Amsden, VT.
On another note... don't forget to check out all the retiring stamp sets and accessories! There are some good ones going out, that you do not want to miss out on!

Friday, April 27, 2012

Old Barn Window Painting

Here is my latest painting. This one is a bit larger, 21" x 15-3/4" and took a bit longer. 

On another note, don't forget to order from the retiring accessories, they are discounted and going fast!

Thursday, April 26, 2012

Door Card

This card was done by Deb Moon using the free template I have for the door cards! Thanks for sharing Deb, it came out great!

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Retiring Accessories List!

These products are only good while supplies lasts! If you want something, make sure you get your order in quick before they sell out. With discounts up to 70%, they will not last long!
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Tuesday, April 24, 2012

Tree by the Charles

Here is today's painting. If you have ever walked on the Esplanade in Boston next to the Charles, this tree is down there near the sailboats and it's huge! It was my favorite place when I went to school there.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Old Dodge Truck Painting

Here is my newest watercolor painting. More stamping cards to come soon!

Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Retiring Stamp List!!

The retiring stamp list is out!!
CLICK HERE to see it!

After May 31st these stamp sets will be gone for good, so don't wait!

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

New Paintings

I redid my fence post painting because I was not happy with how the barbed wire came out in the first one. I also did one of a Lily.
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