Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Meet our Guest Designer for April...

Ms. Susan Longman!!! We are changing thing up a bit here at Inspired Blueprints we will be showcasing ONE guest designer each month. But with ONE designer will come TWO sketches!!! And this month, Susan kicks us off! We are THRILLED to have this Aussie Mom here at IB! Take a look at Susan's first creation and find out a little bit about this talent lady!

I am Susan Longman a stay at home mum of 2 gorgeous kids (I know we all say that but mine really, truly are J) Ashton my son is 6 &1/2 and Eve my daughter is 5. They are the topic of my pages and the reason I started scrapbooking. I am fortunate to have man in my life that is very supportive of my hobby and does not bat an eyelid at the cost of the products I buy. My style is very symmetry and centred with an element of grunge to them…I like a balanced page and I am a huge fan of technique scrapping. My favourite technique is stamping and cutwork…anything handmade is very appealing to me. I have to admit I am not bothered about having to have the latest and greatest product on my pages (although I would be lying if I said I didn’t love new stash) I am happy to use my scrapbooking supplies from years ago. As long as the items coordinate with the page elements and suit the style of page I am creating it will make it onto my layout. I love the online scrapbooking world and design for 2 Crafty Chipboard Products (www.2crafty.com.au). I am a real sucker for a good challenge…my favourite of which is sketches…so I was thrilled to be asked by IB to be their guest designer for April and had a ball creating these layout from the sketch.

I totally love how Susan made her little guys' CUT...COOL! Gorgeous textures, fabulous banner and love the stamping!!! Take a look at a closeup!

Make sure you stop by the gallery to see all the Design Team members layouts and don't forget to leave Susan some *love*
Susan will be back next week with another wonderful layout for Sketch #70...so stay tuned!!!


  1. Great layout Susan!! Thanks for guesting at Inspired Blueprints. Looking forward to seeing what you create next.

  2. GREAT layout Susan!! LOVE that chicken wire stamp - gotta find that - is it KC?