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The ‘Big Thanks Becky’ Blog Hop

Hello and welcome to our blog hop today for the wonderful Becky James! Becky has stepped down from her role as Creative Designer at docrafts (sad face) but is now working freelance (happy face!) so we will get to see plenty more amazing projects from her.

Becky is one of my favourite craft designers (she knows this!) and I have long admired her style (in my whole two-and-a-bit years of crafting :p). Becky’s makes are a perfect blend of vintage and shabby chic styles, with lots of layers, textures and techniques incorporated but all brought together perfectly in a brilliant eye-catching design. Not only that but she also pulls off modern, bright and colourful, and clean and simple makes wonderfully too! Take a look at some of the projects on Becky’s blog or docrafts gallery and you’ll see just what I mean. We’re also lucky enough to benefit from her expertise in person as there are loads of craft tutorial videos on the docrafts site with Becky showing you how to create some of her epic makes.

It’s always a highlight coming across a project by Becky in Creativity magazine (though of course it’s full of other wonderfully talented designers too) as her style is just what I aspire too – I would love all of my projects to turn out looking as professional, complex and well thought out as hers (though this would of course require me actually spending a lot more time on them, having more patience for techniques, and generally being a better designer!).

I love Becky’s cards as there is always so much to look at and every little detail has been considered. It’s hard for me to pick a favourite as I love them all, but these two I really do adore:

Becky James Stag Card

Becky James Sew Lovely Card

Card perfection! I am in love with them (can you be in love with a card?! I think I am). They make me drool a bit. I think that’s a sign of a good card.

The vintage charm of the Victorian Christmas range reminds me of Becky’s style so I have made a card in her honour:

StickerKitten's Victorian Christmas Card

I used Becky’s stag card above as my inspiration and copied the layout and styling, adding different trims and embellishments – hope y’all like it ^_^

Victorian Christmas angel decoupage

Victorian Christmas card Botanicals bow

Victorian Christmas card button and banners

So finally I just want to say thank you to Becky for all of the inspiration she has given us so far. We are looking forward all her future makes!

Now continue your blog hop with the next blog on the list below ^_^ (I love Paula’s clean and simple style and brilliant stamping – you’re sure to enjoy her blog!).

Jill http://deliciousdesignsbyjillpryor.blogspot.co.uk
Louise http://loucollinsdesigns.blogspot.com
Sarah http://stickerkitten.co.uk/ (YOU ARE HERE!)
Paula www.justforoneday11.blogspot.co.uk
Katie www.whatkatiedid2.blogspot.co.uk
Michelle www.scrapthology.blogspot.co.uk
Nikki www.what-nikki-did-next.blogspot.com
Heather http://heathermitchelldesign.wordpress.com
Keren http://kerenbaker.wordpress.com
Denise http://denisefletcher60.wordpress.com

Comments

  1. Michelle | November 29, 2014 Reply

    A lovely idea highlighting Becky’s card creations.

  2. Dawn Lancaster | November 29, 2014 Reply

    Grgeous projects & I love your case card too!
    Hopping on! xx

  3. Paula W | November 29, 2014 Reply

    Lovely card you’ve created for Becky

  4. Denise Fletcher | November 29, 2014 Reply

    Well said, Sarah. Couldn’t agree with you more! I love Becky’s work too!

  5. Clur | November 29, 2014 Reply

    I love the cards that you picked to highlight and I love the card you created based on Becky’s design. Clare x

  6. Becky | November 30, 2014 Reply

    oh Sarah, I don’t know what to say… Thank you for such a lovely and kind post… You have all touched my heart today and made me feel super special. You have no idea how much it has meany. it is such an honour to know that I have inspired you along your crafty journey. For me crafting is about sharing, learning and being a little community and to have been able to share what I do with you is all I could ask for. Your Victorian Christmas card is simply perfection and as you can probably imagine that range has been right up my street. Thank you for taking the time to produce such a beautiful project to share with me. I am such a lucky girl. Take care and keep making Sarah – you are so talented xx

  7. Nikki | November 30, 2014 Reply

    Great project x

  8. Heather | November 30, 2014 Reply

    Love the cards you’ve chosen… def my kind of style! x

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