As part of the hop, I get to answer the following questions. I hope this gives you a bit of insight regarding my creative process!
- What creative projects are you currently working on?
I'm currently working on my next cosplay costume (LOTS of sewing), sewing a dress (for fun), a plush toy for my friend's baby, making a card for later in the week, and refining designs for the next Altenew release. And this week I might try to do some paintings inspired by the new Spring fashions that have been making their way down the runway the past few days for New York Fashion week! Many of them are amazing!
- What inspires your designs?
- What method / process (if applicable) do you apply to each of your creative projects, and how long does each project take to complete?
If I'm making a video for a card class, I always pre-plan. In rare cases, I'll even create the card first, and then re-create it for the video! I'll do this if I'm trying out a new technique and don't want to be experimenting for the first time on video. When I do videos for my YouTube channel, I'm a bit more casual, and not too worried about stumbling or making mistakes. What you see for those is always the first attempt! :)
- If you had to describe your 'signature' style, what would it be?
- What three crafting tools/products can you not live without?
Teflon Bone Folder. Total life changer.
Scissors. Scissors are important for paper crafters, right? I'm partial to the non-stick Cutter Bees. :)
Lindsay Amrhein: Lindsay has such a fun and effortless style. Her cards never look over-worked, even when she includes a lot of detail. She has a lovely eye for color, and her creations always put a smile on my face! She goes above and beyond for the Runway Challenge, and can pull off a wide variety of design styles. She's also a sweetheart! :)
Agnieszka Malyszek: Aga's projects just ooze style. She is one of my CAS idols! Her use of white space is incredible, and her photos make the cards look like they come from a high-end stationery boutique (LOVE the tilted envelope behind each one!). Aga has been on the RIC design team since our first challenge, and I'm thrilled she has chosen to stick with me this long! Love you, Aga!
Check out their blogs next Monday, so you can learn more about these fabulous designers!
Peace out! :)