Wednesday, 19 December 2012

Jenny - Inspired By Winter


In the last part of our "Inspired By Winter" series I'd like you to get to know our 4th design team member, Jenny!
In case you missed the other posts here's the links to the other DT members: 

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Hi I'm Jenny and I live in Bournemouth with my husband and three children. I work mornings in a shop doing admin work and spend my spare time crafting, mainly making cards.
 
 
I've always been crafty and have dabbled at many different crafts including cross stitch, sewing (I made my own wedding dress and the bridesmaids dresses), and candle making. I started card making in November 2008 and haven't looked back since. I have been on several Design teams over the years and really enjoy the challenge they give me and allow me out of my comfort zone with some of the challenges.
  
 S J Crafts owner, Sarah asked us all a few craft related questions and these are my answers:

  • What was your last crafty purchase? Gosh I can't think I have been really good this year and not really bought any christmas stash and I was determined to use up the box full I had here. I think the last thing I bought was the Sizzix Stamp & die set I've used in my cards below.
  • Who is your favourite Craft Manufacturer? and why? I love MME paper pads as the colours really seem to suit my crafting at the moment and Lili of the Valley and Wee Stamps for images for my cards as they are just so cute.
  • What is your favourite technique? This ones easy for me. It's just got to be colouring with my promarkers. I could spend hours colouring. I find it so relaxing.
I'm going to finish up by showing you a couple of quick Winter inspired Christmas cards I made


Both designs are fairly simple with some white embossed card, a piece of torn card to look like a snowy hill, stickles glitter along the torn edge and then I added a die cut tree or snowman from this set.

 
 

 Have you finshed all your Christmas cards? 
If my cards have inspired you to make some last minute quick cards, don't forget to leave a comment. We would love to see them.

Thank you for taking the time to stop by and have a read. 
Jenny x

You can check out Jenny's blog at: Dragonllew's Spot

3 comments :

Louise said...

good to read more about you Jenny. A lovely post and as always amazing cards. I still have to write some of mine...i'm way behind this year x

Alyce said...

Gorgeous! I love your beautiful cards :D Wishing you a very merry christmas xx

Lisa-Jane said...

I think this is the first time I've "seen" you Jenny! Wonderful cards as always.