Friday, July 19, 2013

A card - and a sad farewell

Hello there, Sweet Pea Lovers!

After some time on and off, I've decided to step down from my position on the Sweet Pea design team. It was really hard and so sad to make this decision, but there has been so many things going on in my life lately, and I haven't got time for blogging. I'll still be making some cards now and then, but blogging takes too much energy - and I don't have too much of it at the moment. 
I really love the Sweet Pea Stamps, and I hope that I'll get some more space in my life to create more for the design team in the future. The ladies on the team are just amazing, and I feel like they are friends to me - even though I haven't met any of them personally. 

I'll post a card for you that I've made with the super cute image named Dozen Roses from the amazing artist Conie Fong. You won't belive it: I haven't colored it up with Distress Inks!!! I took a class in coloring with pencils and turpentine. So much fun, but this is only my third image colored with the technique, so I've got sooo much learning to do! 

It is a card made for a dad from his two small kids, ordered especially for his 29th birthday. Since it is for a man, I've tried to use just a little embellishments, and still I wanted to make it a sweet card, since it's from his kids.
Here are some pictures: 

The finished card

Gorgeous image - colored up with pencils and terpentine (!!)
And added lots of glitters

The inside

I just want to thank all of you so much for supporting me and leaving so many kind and inspiring comments on my creations. I really hope to meet you all again here in Bloglandia. 

Lots of love,
Randi WS


  1. So very gorgeous Randi! I love your wonderful coloring. That card is beautiful inside and out. Hope you will keep coming back and hanging out with us! Cheers, Holley

  2. Awww I will miss you Randi, and seeing your gorgeous makes. Hope you can come back to us when life quietens down a little. :)

    This is a gorgeous card and I like the sound of the pencils and turpentine technique - the results on your card are lovely. Such a soft, pretty card but also masculine.


  3. Randi, we didn't get to work with each other much but I have seen your beautiful creations over time when I've followed Sweet Pea Stamps. Sadly life does get in the way sometimes and you just have to take a step backwards. Hopefully when the time is right for you you'll be back blogging again and I shall look forward to that.

    In the meantime this is a beautiful card to say farewell. You could have gone with distress inks but you've treated us to the pencils. It's beautiful.

    Best wishes, Kym xxx

  4. Randi so sorry to let you go, i will miss you and your gorgeous work. I hope everything in your life goes well.
    Your card is beautiful as always.
    Hugs Nat

  5. Sorry to see you go, Randi. I will miss your beautiful artwork. Good luck with all your new adventures.

  6. Wow!!! På svenska oxå! =) So nice, sweet! Love the bears!

  7. Love the bear. Best wishes in all you are doing and best of luck!

  8. This is a beautiful card and I love it.I have had turbulence lately also..and so understand..take care and your art is truly wonderful.
    susan s

  9. So sorry to see you leaving us, Randi. Will miss you and your fabulous projects. Hope everything comes good for you and to see you here again.
    Your farewell card is so sweet. Love your soft colouring of this cute bear. And the inside looks great too.
    All the best for you!
    Hugs, Karina