Ask a Crafter 18! {Supersized!}

Howdy folks, it’s 2 weeks til Christmas, seriously?!?! when did that happen? Oh boy! Lorraine and I will be taking a 3 week break from the ask a Crafter segment so we can get ready and more importantly enjoy the holidays with our families so please enjoy the last episode of 2013:

We will be back in January with more AAC goodness so if you have a question leave it here or in the comments or on the YouTube watch page and you can take part in the discussion with other crafters and offer your crafty tips and advice, sharing is caring! I’ll still be around with my daily crafts but if I cut the chit-chat short it is because CHRISTMAS!!!, I’m sure you understand:) Thanks for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!

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Ask a Crafter 16!

Howdy friends! Wow what a morning! We are having a crazy wind and rainstorm today, the internet has been down all morning but it is back for the moment, hopefully long enough for me to get this post up! We got a lot of wonderful questions for this weeks episode of Ask a Crafter so without further ado here are two vegetarians talking turkey on this Thanksgiving week episode of crafty goodness!

Gosh, that was fun! They say 10 laughs is equal to a sit-up, well, I got my workout today I guess, I hope you did too! I want to wish everyone here in the USA happy Thanksgiving and safe travels. If you have a question for next weeks episode you can leave it in the comments section here or on YouTube. Thanks for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!

A Free Koi Painting Tutorial plus 50% off My Newest Learn to Paint Lesson!

Good morning! Before I get you sidetracked with out free painting lesson today I want to let you know that EVERYTHING at Lindsay’s Stamp Stuff is 50% off today, that includes my newest painting tutorial to paint this koi pond in transparent watercolor using only 3 colors! This kit is regularly only $3 so you can score it today only for $1.50!

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It is a great time to browse through the shop and stock up on other painting lessons, digital stamps, holiday template kits, party printables and more and get half off! The sale at Lindsay’s Stamp stuff is over at midnight tonight (Thursday the 21st so don’t wait!) Here is a quick video tip to go along with the printable PDF lesson for sale:

OK, I suppose I’ve made you wait long enough! Here is the free tutorial painting koi with watercolor pencils, enjoy!

I hope you enjoyed the free tutorial and thank you for checking out my tutorials and other digital products for sale and remember the 50% off sale at Lindsay’s Stamp Stuff is only good until midnight so don’t wait! Thanks for stopping by and til next time happy crafting!

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A Thanksgiving Craft for Kids!

We have had such lovely warm weather this week, in the 60s in November in Maine, crazy! {but I’ll take it!} Yesterday the kids and I were playing outside when I noticed lots of fallen pinecones on the ground. We started gathering them up and before we knew it we had a large basketful! I love nature crafts and I knew I’d think of something to do with them and today I made this using my new Tom Turkey Craft kit:

I’d been thinking of something that would be an inexpensive craft to do with my daughter’s class and this fits the bill nicely, all you need is a pinecone and glue! I cut the SVG templates with SCAL software out of colored cardstock and glued the parts down between the needles in the pinecone. The “feet” glued to the bottom of the pinecone keeps it from rolling over. Wouldn’t this be cute as a place card on your Thanksgiving table? You can find the kit here.

Remember everything is 40% off through Friday at Lindsay’s Stamp Stuff! Till next time happy crafting!

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