February 2019 - Mary Polanco Designs

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

Making Realistic Water, Real Brush Pens, and Ink Blending | Not2Shabby
February 27, 20191 Comments

Hey everyone!  Today's Not2Shabby design team project uses lots of techniques.  I'm coloring with Arteza Real Brush Pens, Ink blending with Distress Oxides, and make some realistic looking water with some ultra thick embossing powder.  I'm using the Neat and Tangled Wild Ones set to make this Noah's Ark themed baby card!  Let's craft!

Monday, February 25, 2019

Easy Hand-painted Rainbow w/Darcie Stamps Irish Today | Not2Shabby
February 25, 20190 Comments

Hello everyone!  For today’s Not2Shabby Design Team Project, we are playing with this adorable set, called Irish Today from Darcie Stamps. I had so much fun painting this background and adding all the great extras to it.  Thanks so much for stopping by!
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Sunday, February 24, 2019

BRAND NEW!!!! Pink and Main Monthly Kit: Amazing Bang for your Buck!!!
February 24, 20190 Comments
I recently did a live video unboxing this incredible kit and wanted to come back and show it again when it was available to purchase. . This kit is so full of amazing products you can be a brand new card maker or a seasoned one and it will suit you perfectly.  Thanks so much for stopping by!
Pink and Main Shop for the Kit

Saturday, February 23, 2019

REVEAL!! Scrapping For Less Flavor of the Month Feb 19 | Whip it Up
February 23, 2019 13 Comments
Whip It Up Recipe

5 Cute Image Stamps

4 Adorable Well Coordinated Pattern Papers
3 Embellishments per Mini Collection
2 Dies that are just right
1 Perfectly Coordinated Kit

Mix all together and you will create the most gorgeous and fantastic cards to share with your friends and family that are baking fans!

So hop on through and see what the design team has “whipped up” to inspire you!

All the ingredients for this great recipe can be found over on our Flavor of the Month page. 

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Monday, February 18, 2019

Not2Shabby Makeup Card...Let's Get Dolled Up
February 18, 2019 3 Comments
 Welcome back everyone!  Today I'm finally getting a chance to pull out this absolutely stunning set from Not2Shabby called Makeup! As you can see, it's chalk full of all the best makeup products out there! lol Thanks so much for stopping by!

Saturday, February 16, 2019

How to Fix a Ruined Project...Or At Least Cover It Up!
February 16, 20190 Comments
Hey everyone!  Well...I did it again...it's been quite a month full of trials and tribulation.  I used this amazingly adorable card with the new Neat and Tangled Swinging By set but it's cuteness was no match for my cardmaking oversights!  Come provide moral support to me while we craft. lol Thanks for stopping by!

Friday, February 15, 2019

Quick Valentine's Day Mini Card | My Monthly Hero January Kit
February 15, 20190 Comments

Hey everyone!  If you didn't catch the live, we were making a super quick note card for Valentine's Day! Yes I am aware that it is the day before and I am assembling 40 of them just now. lol
Thanks so much to everyone who hung out with me for my very first live video! It was so much fun! 
Arteza Water Color Tube Review and 3 Card Projects
February 15, 20190 Comments
Hey everyone! First up...disclaimer #1, I am not expert in water coloring but I promise to try and make this review fun-filled with a little bit of crafting/cardmaking in the second half.  Hopefully you find this video informative and/or entertaining! lol Thanks so much for stopping by.

Sunday, February 10, 2019

3 Dollar Store Craft Items: 2 Dos and a Don't | Masking with Real Brush Pens
February 10, 20190 Comments
 Hey crafty friends!  I'm making a coffee card!! YAY!  You know I love me a coffee card.  I'm doing masking, and coloring with Arteza real brush pens all the while showing you 2 craft items you can pick up at the dollar store and 1 that you should NOT use for crafting. lol Thanks so much for stopping by!

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

What Happened At Our Event? On the Make Crafty Events
February 05, 20190 Comments
Hello everyone! Today I'm sharing a video post-On the Make Event to share what cards we made and what goodies were in our goodie bags!  Also some pictures.  We can't wait until the next one!  Thanks so much for stopping by!  Thank you to all of you who showed up; we are so happy you cam and to get to meet you!  And thank you to ALL of our amazing sponsors!