Gingersnap Creations is proud to introduce our January Muse, Nicks! Nicks is an incredible altered art and mixed media artist whose creations are just a delight!
Nicks has been a guest designer on the Artistic stamper creative team blog. She was also on the Design Team for The Altered Element, which is now sadly closed.As usual, we'll let Nicks tell you about herself! We are sure you will enjoy getting to know her and her art.
"I am known as Nicks by close friends and people within the crafty circle. I am a stay at home, busy mum, who inbetween working for my husband's business, being very involved in my son's school and looking after various elderly relatives.
I enjoy nothing more than ignoring the dust and retreating into my craft room. I live by the adage 'A creative mess is better than idle tidiness' which is quite obvious if you ever see the inside of my craft room.
I began stamping about 9 years ago when my son was a baby. At school I was told I couldn't do art because I wasn't terribly good at drawing and painting, yet I always felt creative.
Once I discovered stamping I released the arty side of myself and soon moved into ATC's, Altered Art, mixed media and more recently journaling.
I love to give anything a go and love learning and trying new techniques and using different medias and materials.
My family have learnt never to throw anything out without asking me first - just in case!
I am a firm believer that everybody can create and has an artistic side!"
We would like to thank Nicks so much for joining us this month! Look for some of her great creations later on this month.
To see more of Nicks' great art now, check out her beautiful blog - Nicks Arty Stuff.
All art in this post by Nicks.