Sunday, 28 April 2013

A very excited butterfly...

Hello everyone!  It's Alison (butterfly) Bomber here, and I'm thrilled to be able to say that this time, I'm here to stay!  I loved every moment of my Guest Design duties for The Artistic Stamper in February, and so I was over the moon when Jennie and Emma got in touch to ask whether I'd like to become a regular member of the team.


I've really had to pinch myself to make sure I'm not dreaming the fun and adventures I've had since starting my crafty journey, only just over a year ago (and the blogging hasn't even hit a year yet!).

I was already incredibly lucky to make my living in a creative industry, but the Voice and Text Work I do in the theatre gave me no clue that there was this whole stampy/painty/inky voice inside also wanting to be heard.

I'm now happy to admit to being completely obsessive about crafting.  If a day goes by without me sitting down at the craft table, I definitely get twitchy...


I try not to put a label on what I create - I love all sorts of styles.  But the Text from my "other life" still plays a huge part.  So often I find my inspiration from words: quotes, poems, song lyrics.  And now there's a whole new way to express my love of those words.

Give me some stamps and some messy colour mediums - ink, paint, stains, I'm not fussy; add in some mixed media fun with texture, stencils, glazes; let me add some metal, or lace, or give me an object to alter and I'm away.


And now I get to play alongside a team of crafters I hugely admire, and work with the amazing stamps Jennie produces... okay, pinch me again!  And thank you so much for having me here; I'm really looking forward to this new chapter of adventures.


26 comments:

Terry said...

Congratulations and this could not happen to a more deserving and talented lady! Hugs!

Bonnie Irvine said...

Congratulations, Alison! This is a well deserved honour. I am such a fan of your art so I'm looking forward to seeing more.

Sarah said...

Congratulations, Alison! I know you will have a wonderful time creating with such a talented group of artists.

Yvonne Garner said...

Sincere congratulations Alison! So well deserved!

Dianne said...

Congratulation again and you know how I feel, so excited for you...

inkypinkycraft said...

Congratulations Alison, so very well deserved your work is amazing and you are a lovely and talented lady hugs trace x

Deborah said...

Congratulations Alison. Keep on crafting! :-)

Astrid Maclean said...

Big congrats Alison and I really look forward to seeing what you are going to create, welcome teamie, great to have you on board!

...the yorkshire fox... said...

...amazing news Alison and so well deserved, your work is outstanding on every level, well done...Melxx :)

Jennie -The Artistic Stamper said...

We are absolutely thrilled to have you on the team! Looking forward to your creations :)
xx

Redanne said...

You are such a talented and inspiring lady Alison and this recognition is so richly deserved. I suspect it will not be long before you are designing your own range of products! Huge congratulations. Hugs, Anne xx

Chris said...

Congratulations Alison, such great news! Chris x

Ginger said...

Congratulations Alison, you know I am a big fan of your altered art. The best addition to the team they could have. x

Jennie Atkinson said...

Many congratulations Alison - your work is always so varied and inspirational. A very talented artist x

toni said...

Only just caught up with this, congratulation Alison , very well deserved you are a very talented lady and I greatly admire your work! X

Buttons said...

Congratulations Alison! You will be a real asset to the team. Hugs, Jenny x

Ephemera said...

Fabulous news Alison, you are such a creative and talented Lady. XX

Janny Jager 't Hooft said...

Fabulous news Alison and congratulations.
Greetings Janny

Sue C said...

Fantastic news Alison ! Look forward to seeing more of your fabulous projects ! Sue C x

Zuzu's Blog said...

welcome My lovely girl... well deserved.

Artyjen said...

Great to see you back ;) Love the suitcase;) Have fun.
xoxo Sioux

Julia S-W said...

Huge congratulations from me Alison! Look forward to seeing what you come up with here.
Juliaxx

Karen McAlpine said...

Congrats, Alison. I look forward to seeing your art work here!

craftytrog said...

Lovely to have you here in the team Alison! xxx

mark gould said...

what a great addition to a great team x

Kezzy said...

Wow huge congrats and wow your work is amazing. Hugs Kezzy :-) xxx