Saturday Spotlight Designer

Hello and a Happy Saturday to everyone!!

We are so glad you stopped by to visit as we share our  Saturday Spotlight Designer!!

Please join us as we welcome  Wiola   as our Spotlight designer

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I’m a social worker, tree hugger and veggie lover. I’m also a lover of coffee. And sheep. And people. Oh and I’m big on crafts (you didn’t see that one coming, did you?). 

At high school I went to the Aesthetic Program – textile/fashion. For several years my crafting was focused on sewing – only. When I had finished high school I was so tired of sewing that my brand new sewing machine was left untouched for a long time. I went to college and didn’t find time for bigger craft projects, such as sewing. Eventually I felt the need to craft again. I started painting… with all the left-overs of my nail polish. Since I worked in the care, I couldn’t use nail polish anymore since that would be against the hygiene regulations. I made small paintings (in post-card-sizes) and I found myself enjoying it. Later I purchased actual paint, instead of nail polish. Then it didn’t take me long before I had discovered the world of scrap-booking/card-making with all the different and fabulous papers, digital stamps and other scrap-booking supplies. I found that it suited me perfectly. It wasn’t too time-consuming or demanding. Also I didn’t have to rip more seams (which my sewing projects had often resulted in). 

Wiola created her fabulous card using Lost Fairy which you can find in the store here
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I have actually painted the fairy in my card with nail polish, except for the skin which I painted with ProMarker – Almond. I still like to paint things (and not my nails) with nail polish. Nowadays I purchase nail polish only for card-making. I guess I’m weird that way. The flowers come from the local craft store Pysselmakaren, and so do the leaves in the corners of my card (I have painted them with green and golden acrylic paint). The little ladybird bead comes from Pärlgården. The background is painted with green, blue, purple, golden and orange acrylic paint mixed with soap (the latter is especially important if you want to create the kind of effect that you can see in the photo). The white stone, which you can see on the right side of my card, was found at the beach. I like to incorporate some natural items in my creations. I love the nature (but I have an irrational fear of ants). I live in the deep forests of Sweden, but you can also find me here: http://chasingfabrics.blogspot.com

You can see more of Wiola’s fabulous creations by visiting her  blog

Thank you Wiola for being our Saturday Spotlight Designer and sharing you GORGEOUS card with us!! 

Every Saturday we  feature a follower of The Stamping Chef as our very special

Saturday’s Spotlight Guest Designer

If you would like to be a Spotlight Guest Designer – send us an email to infothestampingchef@mail.com

Simple add Saturday Spotlight Designer in the subject line and we will get you on our calendar!!

As a Spotlight Designer you will be able to chose an image from the The Stamping Chef store and share a little about yourself and your creation right here on

The Stamping Chef Blog.

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9 thoughts on “Saturday Spotlight Designer

  1. Awesome card, and I never thought of using nail polish for painting. Now to go to the local stores to look at nail polish with a whole different perspective, especially some of the more neon colors 🙂

  2. This is a stunning card Sweetie, I love to hear of different techniques, I found your writ-up very interesting, I’ve visited your blog…. your sister sounds amazing xxx

  3. Wow!! I would never have thought of using fingernail polish!! It’s an awesome card!! Thank you so much for sharing a little part of your life and your love of new things with us here at TSC!!!

  4. Thank you for featuring me this Saturday. 🙂 Also thanks a bunch for all your sweet comments. Hihi I’m glad to hear that I have inspired you to paint with some other mediums. Maybe you would like to try painting with coffee, tea as well? Ah I have done that. Coffee is smelly though (tea is not).

  5. wow i would never of thought of using nail polish either it looks totally fabulous and im off to the pound shop tomorrow to buy some especially for crafting lol, thanks for sharing some very awesome ideas x,

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