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Chardonnay1965
07-30-2010, 08:26 AM
Ok who would like to have another stamp-a-thon....???
I had fun the last one we had so thought I might host another
anyone want to co-host with me??? let me know..

ginabee
07-30-2010, 09:06 AM
I love to Thon, Char, I have oodles of stamps, too.

GALZART
07-30-2010, 09:31 AM
I'll be there, even if it's only a couple of cards. Any date is fine with me.

beeps
07-30-2010, 10:50 AM
yes! yayayayay stampathons!

i am out of town the 13th weekend... conference :) the last one works best for me

lafaver55
07-31-2010, 10:24 PM
I am new but sounds fun....i have a lot of stamps....

Theresagram
07-31-2010, 11:05 PM
Me! Me! Me! :jiggy: I just got a bunch of new stamps and have another big grab bag coming any day now!!

Theresagram
07-31-2010, 11:08 PM
Oh! And I think I'm over the 3,000 mark on rubber stamps now!! Woohoo!!

HHC
08-01-2010, 12:38 AM
I'd play! I can probably fit in some time any of those weekends. :)

mrubyjean
08-02-2010, 03:15 PM
Another stamp-a-thon sounds good to me.
I'll be away the weekend of the 20th, but the other weekends would work fine!

Just Ducky
08-04-2010, 09:09 PM
now you know the duck with a stamp pad is not a pretty site...
but, I can lurk... and ohhhh and ahhhh over the good stuff that you gals are going to be doing....

bluesybreeze
08-04-2010, 10:31 PM
Coolness! I would love to stamp-a-thon even if it is across a big yellow school bus. I'll probably be back in school, but I bet I can manage a card or two.

HHC
08-04-2010, 11:11 PM
So Miss Chardonnay, when are you going to hold it? We're talking about an impromptu Collage-a-thon the weekend of Aug 20th...

Theresagram
08-04-2010, 11:37 PM
Ack! Another collage a thon too?! Cool!!!!!!

Just Ducky
08-05-2010, 01:11 AM
I practice with A stamp today.. and it didn't smear... and so ready to try this stamping thing aGAin... (I hope)

HHC
08-05-2010, 01:36 AM
Way to go, Ducky! I played with some water color "texture" techniques today, which will be perfect for stamping upon. :)

Chardonnay1965
08-05-2010, 07:45 AM
well it looks like the weekend starting 13th Aug is the winner...,,:D:D

HHC
08-05-2010, 10:29 AM
Yay! That works perfectly! I have Friday afternoon and Saturday to play. :)

beeps
08-05-2010, 03:21 PM
you all will have to have fun without me, i'll be in atlanta!

maybe it is for the best... i need to focus on getting ready for the fall semester :( i have four classes to teach at two colleges! yikes!

Theresagram
08-05-2010, 03:29 PM
Hope you all have fun, I'll pop in if I can. That weekend is filling up for me. :(

Just Ducky
08-05-2010, 10:55 PM
so ... now I got a week to practice...practice..practice..
HHC... water color texture ??? duck is needing imput here ya know...

HHC
08-06-2010, 02:19 AM
Ducky, here are the water color texture techniques I played with...

1) Starting with water color paper (I usually cut 9x12 sheet in half) spread water colors of your choice across the paper, covering entirely making sure it's fairly wet. Use cheap plastic sandwich wrap cut a bit larger than your paper, lay over the watercolor paint and scrunch until you get lots of "crinkles". Let dry and pull off plastic wrap and you have an interesting pattern. The cheap wrap makes the best "crinkles".

2) On water color paper, use a light colored crayon to make designs and marks then do a water color wash across the paper (a few coordinating colors works well). The crayon acts as a resist and the white of the paper shows your designs.

3) On water color paper, do a wash of your favorite color(s) and then while still wet, press bubble wrap onto the wet paint and leave it there until paint is dry, then peel off and cool design remains.

KESagers
08-06-2010, 01:50 PM
A busy weekend for me but I'll pop in when I can.:)

lafaver55
08-06-2010, 05:15 PM
What has been decided and how does it work/ I am new...is it so obvious? I have so many stamps and am ready to get to it!!!

ginabee
08-09-2010, 07:52 PM
The stampathon is Aug 13-15th. We make our art during that time, lafaver55. You can get your blanks ready for backs. A thread will be started usually the day before and a link should be put on this thread to it.

Just Ducky
08-11-2010, 01:24 AM
Helen, been playing with your watercolor background ideas.. and starting to look better after a few ??? not so good... I just have this mental block about stamping... just a ducky thing I guess... but I will someday get it together...

watercolor paper... oh great, now I got to get to town... don't have watercolor paper...
another good excuse to go SHOPPIN... :cool:

lafaver55
08-11-2010, 09:24 AM
OK August 13th the stamps come out to play.....YEAH!!!! I love my stamps and hopefully you all will too.....

HHC
08-11-2010, 09:33 AM
We just got some new Halloween stamps (.99!!!) at the store, so I just HAD to buy a couple! I will probably have a few of those incorporated into whatever I create. :D

Theresagram
08-11-2010, 10:50 AM
That weekend has just started freeing up for me!!!

MorahLaura
08-11-2010, 09:26 PM
I recently found myself the proud owner of over 200 new stamps via some unrestrained bidding over on ebay, so I am totally up for a stamp-a-thon!!!

Just Ducky
08-12-2010, 12:07 AM
HHC... how can you work in a store with crafty stuff... I would end up oweing on pay day..

and yep Lafaver... dust of your stamps.. come join in the fun/wild weekend..
any questions ??? just ask on here or send me message if ya want.. I can find you an answer if the duck is out of good answers...

yipee... I thinking we getting closer to count down... as our HosTEss, Chardonnay is one of
'them' down under gals, so she will be fired up I thinking by my Thursday nite 10pm will be
NOON Friday in Australia... I get so confussed ...with all these time lines...
so bring it on Chardonnay, we'll try to catch up with ya..

Theresagram
08-12-2010, 12:09 AM
I'd owe on pay day too. LOL

Chardonnay1965
08-12-2010, 07:53 AM
I have started a new thread for our a-thon..and will now close this one.:D
so please form an orderly line and follow this link... oh and I can see you misbehaving Ducky..:D

http://www.atcsforall.com/forum/showthread.php?p=760659#post760659