Saturday, March 1, 2014

SDC March Guest Designer

We want to say a huge thank you for Lisa Mason and Trish Lattimer for sharing their creativity with us throughout February-was great having them as part of the team for the month!

At Stampotique Designer's Challenge we are thrilled to announce the next guest designer for the month of March.  We welcome Amanda Southern and here is a little more about Amanda:

Hi My name is Amanda and I started crafting in 2009 where I just played about really, learning what it was I liked to create and how I liked to create it. On this journey of discovery I found the wonderful Stampotique stamps and inparticular the characters created by Daniel Torrente, I just fell in love with them and their versatility. I love trying out new techniques and mediums and my style I think is quite varied. Sometimes I like to create in a neat and precise way and then the next time I will splash and splat colour around with wild abandon. I am finding at the moment that I am drawn to playing a lot with a variety of paints and mediums that allow me freedom across a blank canvas. I start off with an idea in mind but somehow it never ends up that way which I think adds to the whole creative process. I also love getting my sewing machine out to add further texture to a project. I see my creativity constantly evolving with all the fabulous inspiration that I come across from the wonderfully talented people out there in Blogland.  

When I am not crafting I’m probably working, as I work full time as a Retail Store Manager for a large blue chip retailer here in the UK, doing a job I love. I am always saying “There is never enough time” which means I thrive on the fact that I am never bored.

Make sure you check out Amanda's blog and welcome her, I've had a sneak at her first projects and they are magnificent!


  1. Welcome Amanda, looking forward to your inspiration. Congrats on your GD spot for March:-) xxx

  2. Replies
    1. Thanks Arwen it's fabulous to be here :-) x

  3. Welcome Amanda, enjoy your time here, it's a very friendly place to be!

  4. I have been a follower of Amanda's work for quote a while now, and consider her a mentor! So glad that she will be the GD during the month I will post my challenge! Thanks for sharing your work with us here, Amanda!!

  5. Welcome Amanda! We're so happy to have you join us!

  6. Welcome Amanda, we are so glad to have you and I cannot wait to see what you have in store.

  7. Thank you everyone for your lovely comments hope you like what I produce, I can't wait!!
    Amanda x

  8. Hi Amanda, welcome ! Can't wait to see more of your lovely projects !
    Corrie x

  9. Yay!! Huge congratulations to Amanda - I know this is going to be a great ride!
    Alison xx

  10. Amanda have an amazing month of creation!! Don't just amaze us but yourself too!! Cant wait to see what appears!! Hugs! Gigi


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