Sunday, February 7, 2010

Donna Downey


What a great weekend! The highlight was certainly my Friday night Pressed for Success class with Donna Downey. I must confess. I have a girl crush :) I even told my husband about it. LOL! She was amazing!!!



Donna was friendly, funny, creative, talented and cute as a button. I loved that the class was not too fast paced. I learned some cool techniques using iron ons, distress inks, watercolors and spray misting on canvas. She also showed us a resist treatment you can use with some of the Prima products like the adorable dress form. And I discovered Aleene's Tacky Glue, which I had never used (it's awesome!). We also got lots of cool products. I. LOVED. IT. I wouldn't hesitate to take another class with her if I had the chance. I learned a lot and she inspired me so much.




I was joined by Ady, Damaris and Esther, who also had a great time.


Here's a photo of the cover of my Pressed for Success album. I used Glimmer Mist to paint my little flowers yellow (an idea I got from Damaris who painted hers pink). Love the pop of color.



My inside pages are almost done, but I haven't added photos yet, so I will post it once it's all completed (hopefully, later this week).

Oh wait, one more thing! When Donna found out that I had created an album with her Prima fabric scrapbooking products, she asked me to come back on Saturday to show it to her. And so I did. How could I say no to Donna, right? Unfortunately, Ady's aunt passed away this weekend so she couldn't join us, but I put my plans on hold and headed to Scrapbooks 'n Stuff on Saturday with Damaris to see Donna. I got to show everyone in her class my fabric December Daily album. That was pretty cool.

Peace and happy scrapping,
Vanessa

9 comments:

Maritza said...

I'm so happy you loved the class. Sorry I missed it. You guys look great.

Damaris said...

Boy was this class fun. Loved it. I truly had a great time. So glad I was able to share this with you girls.
Hugs,
me

Ady said...

I'm so glad it's a girl crush and she's not your new BFF. I'm done with you dumping me every chance you get. LOL... I had such a great time in her class. I can't wait to finish the project.

Vanessa, Florida, USA said...

I would never abandon you again... that was only in the BVI!!! We were young and single back then... OK, c'mon, admit it! The dog was cute!!! LOL!!!

Mika said...

Cool that you meet Donna. Curious about the inside of the album. Back soon. Mika (www.mikascrap.typepad.com)

Marlene said...

OMG, what fun. You guys had a blast and what a brautiful project. I'm so happy you got to meet her. It's ok to have a girl crush as long as you tell the hubby, lol.
xxxx

lawrenbc said...

awesome! i am going to Inspired for the first time this year and just signed up for two mini classes taught by donna. i can't wait!!!

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