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Lakeside Stamper Presents: A Mixed Media Workshop

Butterfly Mixed Media Canvas
When: Sunday, July 20, 2014 from 1:00pm-5:00pm
Where: 17 Interlochen Road   Carmel, NY 10512


Learn how to create a unique mixed media canvas. We will explore how to create backgrounds, textures and layering styles on canvas. Come and play with paints, stencils, watercolors, paper, fabric and rubber stamps. Walk away from this workshop feeling confident in creating your own canvas piece as well as having learned new art techniques you can use in other mixed media projects.


Workshop Fee: $35.00 for a four hour session


Workshop fee covers class materials, including a 6″ x 12″ or 8″ x 10″ canvas plus the use of all paints, sponges, stencils and rubber stamps. Everything you need will be available to complete your mixed media canvas. You will need to bring sharp paper scissors and colored pencils.


So, come and learn the basics. Learn all about the layering. Come and make it yours!

Another confirmation email will be sent to you once you RSVP. Please register by Wednesday, July 16, 2014 to


 If you live afar, and would like a Mixed Media Kit to make this at home, email me and I’ll get one out in the mail to you for $30.00 plus shipping. A full tutorial will be posted next week on my blog and I’m always available for questions. Note:You will need the Stampin’ Up!  Swallow Tail Stamp (131943)  for the large butterfly image. 


If you live locally, treat yourself to this workshop. You won’t be disappointed. 


Can’t wait to see you there!

Diane Caro, Stampin' Up! Demonstrator


World Card Making Day…

Here in Mohegan Lake, New York, we celebrated World Card Making Day a week late. Never the less fun was had by all who attended. Here are a few pictures I’d like to share with you. All the projects featured this week and part of next week are projects we all made at the World Card Making Event. I might add that the ladies who attendee are the best family and friends a Lakeside Stamper can have.

Here are my Lakeside Stamper Ladies creating at full throttle…

Lakeside Stamper Ladies 2

Lakeside Stamper Ladies

Alice, our senor stamper. Alice loves not only the stamping and social aspect, but Alice loves the food…


Aly, my Goddaughter. Always with a flower in her hair and stamping or sketching away. Look for her artwork in the future…

Aly, my Goddaughter

Diane, a stamping addict in the making. Very creative, Diane has appeared on Lakeside Stamper as a featured artist…


Janet, is our “Standing Stamper!”  Janet is not only creative, but adds a perfect balance of compassion and fun to our gatherings…

Janet, the Standing Stamper

Linda & Lisa, my cousins, who are both very, very creative. It must run in the family!

Linda & Lisa

Linda, a fellow stamper in her own right. Linda teaches classes at the local libraries and you can visit her blog HERE.


Lisa & Alice are Aunt & Niece. Alice is giving Lisa advice on stamping. Remember Alice who loves the food? Lisa is ignoring Alice, because Lisa is a Stampin’ Up! demo, whose work is impeccable…

Lisa & Alice
Lynette is a multi talented crafter and does it all. Lynette makes us all laugh and for that we’re all grateful. We just want to know how she keeps her manicure so beautiful????


Nancy last. but not least. Nancy is so dedicated to crafting and stamping it’s hard to believe. Nancy is another multi talented lady and was also a featured artist on Lakeside Stamper…


And, there you have it; a little look into some of the Lakeside Stamper Ladies. Check back for all the fabulous projects we made later this week.



Breast Cancer Ribbon Button


Valentine’s Day Card-Making for Kids…

Children's Valentine's Day Workshop I’m holding a card -making and craft workshop for children. Years ago when I had a shop my children workshops were always filled. It was during those times the shop came alive with spirit, laughter and creative imaginations. Children always have a great time at my workshops, because they have the freedom to let their imaginations soar and balanced out with the proper guidance.


for ages 7-14

On: Saturday, February 5, 2011

Time: 11:00 – 1:00 pm

Location: My House

Workshop features: 4 Valentine’s Day Postcards, 5 Valentine’s Day Tag Cards & A Valentine’s Day Heart Pouch

       Red Mouse Valentine's Day Card

Valentine's Day Tag Cards

Red Mouse Detail Detail Blue Glitter Mouse

In the workshop, children will stamp, emboss, color and have the opportunity to add embellishments such as glitter, flocking, ribbon and rhinestones to their projects.

A light lunch, drink & all materials are included in the price of $15.00. CLICK HERE to RSVP by Tuesday, February 1, 2011 or call (914) 621-7522 today.

If additional cards are needed pre-stamped/colored cards will be available after the workshop,  to decorate at home, for $1.00 each.

So, sign your child up and invite one of their friends to join them.

*Please note these cards were made with an old retired Stampin’ Up! Stamp Set. 


World Card-Making Day…

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We had a great time at my World Card-Making Event on Saturday! All in all we made ten cards each using many stamp sets, colors, designer series paper and techniques. After I fed everyone, we had to eat for energy, we got to work. In the next few days I’ll post the cards we made.


Four “newbies” came to the event and I was thrilled to share what I know about card-making with even more potential stampers. Here are some pictures of the girls!.


Aly, Lisa, Laura & Meg

Aly, Lisa, Laura and Meg


Newbie Aly & Newbie Lisa busy cutting…

Lakeside Stampers Nancy, Janet, Newbie Erika, Alice and Lynette…

Our not so messy table yet! Lynette, Nancy, Newbie Carolyn, Freddie, Janet, Newbie Erika & Alice…

Newbie Carolyn & Freddie…

Nancy checking out her card creation…

Newbies and their first finished cards. A proud moment for all of them.
















DSC_0069 Erika



































Thanks for checking out the Lakeside Stamper!


Stampin’ Hugs,




Sneak Peek-World Card Making Day…

Hello, Lakeside Stamper Readers!


Here is a sneak-peek of what we’re making on Saturday, October 2, “World Card Making Day!” Next week I will give directions on how to make some of the projects. I hope where ever you are you’re enjoying Autumn and all it has to offer.




Thanks for stopping by!


Stampin’ Hugs,




Stamping Events

Hello, Lakeside Stampers & Crafters!


I wanted to post a some date reminders.


Mark your calendars for

World Card-Making Day

On Saturday, October 2, 2010

From 12:00 noon to 4:00pm

My House

Event Fee is $35.00

All materials and a light lunch are included

For the past five years the first Saturday in October has been dedicated to

World Card-Making Day. It is a holiday especially for card makers around the world.

I will be hosting a card making day at my home. This is a limited event to ten

people so, if you would like to spend a Saturday making cards and celebrating

your passion with the world please 

RSVP as soon as possible at


The first ten of you signing up and who live locally will be the lucky attendees. So,  if you live near-by let’s get together for what will be a fun time. If you live afar, look for other events in your area.


I also want to remind you to sign-up for my newsletter if you haven’t already. Beginning in September you will receive a FREE Monthly Newsletter featuring exclusive projects, templates, techniques and beginning on October 6, I will be featuring, “The 12 Weeks of Christmas.” A little bit early for thinking of the holidays you say? I say the earlier you begin hand-making those holiday cards and gifts for those special people in your life, the better.


Don’t forget if you want all of the above mentioned goodies just sign-up.  And if I can answer any questions you might have about techniques or products don’t hesitate to contact me.


Thanks for stopping by.


Stampin’ Hugs,







World Card-Making Day…

Mark your Calendars…


For World Card-Making Day

On: Saturday October 2, 2010


If you live in the Westchester County, New York area


Look for future details here.


Let’s get together to celebrate

World Card-Making Day







Gift Giving Class…

These are the projects we are making at my Friday’s “Gift Giving Class.”  We are making  four wine charms, two wine gift tags, three gift card holders, a gingerbread ornament with a recipe for gingerbread cookies and a gingerbread house gift box. I will post the recipes over the weekend. See you then!



A Sneak Peek…

Here is a sampling of what we are making in Friday’s Ornament Card Making Class. As the title states,Ornament Card Making, I designed cards that the image can later be used as an ornament and this way all of your hard work doesn’t get thrown in the trash. I will post the directions next week after I have my class.


Thanks for stopping by.


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