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A Modern Soft Sky Medley

Stampin’ Up! UK A Modern Soft Sky Medley

So, are you still with me? Still hanging in there while I continue to share my love for the Modern Medley Designer Series Paper?

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This particular pattern, with the soaring birds (which we are in debate as to whether they’re swallows, eagles or something else!) just made me think of inspiration. I see them as a free bird, flying off to freedom, to dreams to follow, and to ideas yet turned into reality.

I use a phrase in both my makeup and paper worlds. I talk of ‘flexing my artistic wings’ when I’m given free rein to create; whether that’s a makeup look, or a crafting project.

makeup work

I thought I’d share a makeup project where this very thing was allowed. I was given a small brief, but after that I was allowed to flex my artistic wings (!) and as a result of that, my work, which was part of a fashion show with youngsters as the designers for the clothes, was used as an inspiration point for future projects.

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And as you know, my imagination and mind wanders in various directions, so while working on this card, I remembered the blue I’d used in the makeup look, and decided to incorporate Soft Sky into it to lift it that little bit more.

I also wanted to bring in the Woodgrain Embossing Folder, because all the time I’m flexing those wings, I’m grounded by the people around me – my family, my team, my upline, my peers.

So I hope you like my inspirationally based card, and my opportunity to share the other side of my life.

Sam x

online shop buttonThis week’s Hostess Code for week ending Sunday October 6th is YJNMHADB and this week’s prize is a TEENY TINY SENTIMENTS Stamp Set worth £25.95 and could be winging it’s way to you!

Sam Donald Stampin’ Up! UK Independent Demonstrator

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