Thursday, September 3, 2009

My First Workshop!

I held my first Stampin' Up! workshop (party) a couple days ago, and boy, what a learning experience!  I knew there would be a couple of people who had never done stamping before, so I kept the make 'n takes pretty simple.  After they completed each one, I passed around a card made with the same stamps and cardstock, but "kicked up" a notch, so they could see one way to take it to the next level.  Here's the first card, just a simple stamped image and sentiment:

Now here is the same card, fancied up a bit:

The second card involved coloring on the stamp with the Stampin' Write Markers (see yesterday's post), "huffing" on the stamp and stamping on watercolor paper.  Then I demonstrated the Blender Pens.  (I had someone sign up for my Many Marvelous Markers Club that evening!  Now I only need three more members to make it work, lol.)  Here's the simple version:

And here it is, a little more dressed up:

Thanks for stopping by!

First card:
Stamps: Dasher (116816), Merriment (115556)
Cardstock: Very Vanilla (101650), Ruby Red (102030), Chocolate Chip (102128)
DP: Old Olive Designers Series Paper (112160)
Ink: Chocolate Chip Classic (100908)
Ribbon: Very Vanilla Taffeta (109071)
Fancier card used: Stamp-a-ma-jig (101049), VersaMark (102283), Heat & Stick Powder (100625), 
Dazzling Diamonds Stampin' Glitter (102023), Eyelet Border Punch (113692), Large Oval Punch (107305), and Scallop Oval Punch (114889)

Second card:
Stamps: Asian Artistry Level 2 Hostess set (114399), Short & Sweet (115060), Bella Toile (111598)
Cardstock:  Very Vanilla (101650), Ruby Red (102030), Always Artichoke (105119), Watercolor Paper (105019)
Ink: Certainly Celery Classic (105217), Stampin' Write Markers - Ruby Red (100075) and Always Artichoke (105113)
Accessories: Blender Pen (102845), Scallop Edge Punch (112091), Modern Label Punch (116630)
Fancier card used: Damask Texturz Plate (Backgrounds 1 Set 114531), Stampin' Dimensionals (104430), Tombow Multi Adhesive (100755), Dazzling Diamonds Stampin' Glitter (102023)

1 comment:

  1. Wow these are fabulous. I love that rose. Wish I knew how to use the blender pens. Have them, just don't know what to do with them. Too bad I don't live closer.


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