Hi there everyone! Welcome to our December Guest Designer Post.
Today, we welcome the fabulous and super cheerful Jen Schow as our December Guest Designer. If you know her, you would know this already – her excitement is contagious! Oh my god, you will love her and her work equally! Her style is fun and quirky. Also, she can do freehand botanical watercolor like it's nothing! You can have a quick look at her work on her Instagram.
Get to know Jen!
My name is Jen Schow and I’ve been scrapbooking since I was 12. I have a true passion for creating and telling my story through words + photos + pretty products. I’m especially a huge fan of anything floral! I also enjoy card making and recently took up watercolor and I’m obsessed! I love sharing my projects on Instagram, on Facebook, and especially on my YouTube channel. You can find links to all of my social media at craftyjenschow.com!
Jen's “Friends” Layout
For my project as a guest designer for Altenew, I wanted to focus on the amazing Floral Flurries Washi Tape. I think I want to wallpaper my craft room with that tape! It’s so absolutely gorgeous. Instead, I decided to use it on a layout. 😉
For this page, I adhered the washi tape to some white cardstock and punched it out in 1.5” and 2” circles. I added the circles in a brick pattern above and below my photo.
I added a title using some chipboard letters and the Block Alpha Stamp Set – this time without the shadow. I created an ombre look by stamping it in three different colors and I adhered the letters to the bottom of my photo.
I also added in some hearts that I created by scribbling with the Watercolor Brush Markers in Rubellite, Midnight Violet, and Autumn Blaze and then punching them out. Easy and pretty!
You can see how it all came together in the process video. But first, one more project!
Jen's “Winter Hugs” Card
Video: Friends Layout
Video: Winter Hugs Card
Thanks so much to Altenew for creating awesome and beautiful products that help me tell my story in such a lovely way!
Wow! Her projects are just amazing. You should definitely watch her videos to see how she corrects her mistakes and brainstorm through a minor creative block. And oh that card, you do not want to miss that card video! To see more of Jen's work, you can check out her Instagram, Facebook, YouTube channel. and her blog at craftyjenschow.com
Thank you, Jen!!! It was an absolute honor to have you as our guest designer!