Our lovely and talented guest designer for Best Friends week is Suse Fish!
How did you get started scrapbooking? I got started by Smash booking… in an attempt to treat a shopping problem, I was sticking images of the things I felt the urge to buy into a great big book. I quickly realised that I loved the cutting and sticking as much (if not more than!) than actual shopping: scrapbooking was – and is – pure therapy for me.
What is your favorite Pink Paislee product? Oh, without a doubt those beautiful suede bows! They are just divine.
5 fun facts about you:
1. I’m obsessed with moving the furniture around.
2. I’m now a minimalist when it comes to personal possessions.
3. I’m married to a Methodist minister-to-be.
4. I have one very sweet little girl and two very naughty little Ragdoll cats.
5. I eat marmalade straight from the jar!
This photo was taken at one of my daughter Kitty’s birthday parties – she and her best friend were having such a ball that I had to keep whispering to her to remember her other guests too! I thought the delicate butterflies in such gorgeously pretty shades would really capture the delight of the moment.
I adore this set of photos of Kitty and her Dad – they gave me the perfect chance to document the story of their incredible bond… they just ‘get’ each other in a way that continues to surprise me through the years. It’s a delight to see. I loved the versatility of the Thickers with their different colours, but coordinating look.
When we lost our last cat Mr Paws, I decided I wouldn’t get attached next time: the parting was too heartbreaking. But Muffin and Mittens had other ideas, attaching themselves to Kitty and I, leaving us no choice but to be instant best friends!
I adore this photo of my Dad and his dog Martha. After losing my mum, Martha has become his constant, always adoring companion – she’s done us all so much good. I thought I’d use some of the gorgeous Pink Paislee products to make a truly special birthday card for him featuring his furry bestie.
I bought this frame very cheaply as it was missing it’s glass and suspected it would make a nice inspiration board for my work area. I copied Paige’s trademark ‘patchwork’ look using squares of the gorgeous papers, then strung a chain across from which I hung a selection of the stunning embellishments.
Thank you so much for sharing your incredible talents with us today Suse!