Hello! Introducing Myself

Introducing Jenn Shurkus| shurkus.com

Hello Everyone! Jenn Shurkus here and I am wicked excited to be part of the Sweet Stamp Shop Design Team!! I thought I would use my first post to introduce my crafty self. In order to do that I also need to introduce you to Mister Harley, since he is my “quality control manager” πŸ˜‰

Introducing Mister Harley | Jenn Shurkus, shurkus.comMister Harley and I live in New England. I have been papercrafting for 15 years. Mister Harley is a bit of a newbie to this craft and has only been supervising for 6 years now.Β  I have played multiple roles in the papercrafting industry but focus my time now as a designer and teacher.Β  I love to show people new and clever ideas to design your cards and projects. I try to design my projects to inspire you, but not intimidate you. I am eager to share with you my creative passions and encourage your artistic growth!

And on a side note I love all things nautical, summer, teal and flip flop related!

Sweet Stamp Shop, Kitty Kat | Jenn Shurkus, shurkus.com

The very first set that jumped out to me from the Sweet Stamp Shop was Kitty Kat. Being a cat lover, I knew I just NEEDED this set. It is designed perfectly to be able to color it to match any special kitty in your life. You can see here I colored it with my watercolor pencils to look just like Mister Harley. I tried to emphasize just how pink Mister Harley’s ears and nose are- I just think it is SO cute!

Sweet Stamp Shop, Kitty Kat (detail) | Jenn Shurkus, shurkus.com

I also adore typography and lowercase letters are my favorite! Outline Lower Alpha is perfect for my obsession, and perfect to be able to add any sort of simple greeting to your card. I think anytime you color something in rainbow order it puts a smile on everyone’s face. I also added a bit of sparkle with a clear Wink of Stella pen. The Speech Bubbles set is really fun, and I love the variety of bubbles in the set.

Sweet Stamp Shop, Kitty Kat (detail) | Jenn Shurkus, shurkus.com

It would be really fun to “meet” all of YOU so be sure to leave a comment and introduce yourself. If you have a blog or instagram feed you would like to share please do- I love keeping in touch with fellow creative peeps!

You can find me on my blog at shurkus.com, on facebook and instagram as well! You can find Mister Harley on instagram and of course be sure to follow all of the creative posts from Sweet Stamp Shop on facebook and instagram.

Until next time, have a wicked fun week!

Mister Harley & Jenn Shurkus | shurkus.com

jenn shurkus | shurkus.com

 

 

31 Responses to Hello! Introducing Myself

  1. Laurel says:

    This is so stinkin’ adorable. And so are YOU! Love!

  2. Kathy Skou says:

    Yea Jenn! Love the Mr H card!!!!

  3. Lynn Kopas says:

    Adorable card Jenn!! This stamp set is the purrfect edition for cat lovers!

  4. Bette McLellan says:

    Always love the cards you create!

  5. Anne Barclay says:

    Great card, Jenn, starring Mr. Harley, the perfect model!

  6. EJ says:

    This set couldn’t be any better for you. I’ve been following Sweet Stamp Shop for awhile now so wicked pleased to see you over here as one of their designers
    Of course it goes without saying seeing Mr H is totally WICKED

    • Jenn Shurkus says:

      awww thank you EJ πŸ™‚ I’m wicked excited to be designing with adorable stamps- and to get the chance to show of mister h to new peeps πŸ˜‰ miss you!!

  7. Sharna W. says:

    Love this stamp set, I just got it too! Mr. H needs to come teach Mr. E some managing techniques, hehehe

  8. Congrats Jenn — and welcome to San Diego (almost!) Love your card…it’s purrrrfect!

  9. Lesley says:

    What a sweet card but I must tell you that I am in LOVE with your sweet kitty!

  10. Evelin says:

    Love your card & your intro πŸ˜‰ I have a cat who is black & white too called Penny. She’s my lap warmer

    • Jenn Shurkus says:

      Nice to meet you Evelin πŸ™‚ Awww.. Penny sounds like a sweetie πŸ™‚ I wish mister H was a lap kitty.. but not so much. he does everything on his own terms. its ok πŸ™‚ i love him to pieces. Thank you for leaving a comment!

  11. Mary-Anne V. says:

    Welcome Jennifer…your card is adorable!

  12. Thanh Vo says:

    YAY!!! I’m so excited to have a term together on the Sweet Stamp Shop, Jenn! Looking forward to all your fabulous creations. xo

  13. Weclome, Jenn! Such an adorable little kitty card! Looking forward to so many more!

  14. bearsmother says:

    the little mouse on the card really adds to the design. Great card.
    Don’t have a cat – just Bear (a yorkie) so I have to watch out when I use cat stamps. Bear gets upset.

  15. Samantha M says:

    jenn you’re such a gem!! what a wonderfu card and introduction! that kitty looks so much like yours! and the pink nose and ears are so adorable!! the lower alpha is one of my favs too!! love seeing you use ‘sweet!’ you’re so inspiring!

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