Jul 27 2008

Woo hoo, I’ve jumped on the bandwagon and I’m blogging!

Published by at 1:32 pm under Projects in General

Well, let’s see how long this lasts .  .  .  .  those of you who know me, know that I’ve really had my heels dug deep down in the mud on the issue of blogging.  Please have patience, this is all new to me and I’m sure there are going to be quite a few errors before I get it all down pat!  This blog will be a work-in-progress over the next several weeks; hopefully, I’ll get all the bugs out quickly and construction will soon be complete.

To those of you who don’t know me, I’m Jerri Jimenez.  I’m known as “Jerri Kay” at Splitcoaststampers, a wonderful community of stampers from all over the world.  I have just completed six months of design work for the Dirty Dozen Design Team at Splitcoast.  I’m a Stampin’ Up! demonstrator and teach technique classes in my home.  I’ve been invited to teach watercolor classes at Violette’s in Lakeland, Florida, a wonderful shop that features scrapbooking as well as rubber stamps. 

Once I get this blog “gig” down pat, I hope to be doing tutorials on some of my projects.  I love creating 3-D items, as well as watercoloring.  For my first upload, I’d like to share this picture that I designed, embossed and watercolored in June of 2007.  It was my first attempt at a project this size and I was very pleased with the way it turned out.  The picture measures 11″ x 14.”  I have yet to get it framed, but eventually I will.

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Supplies used

  • Paper:  Canson 140 cold pressed watercolor paper
  • Stamps:  Me & Carrie Lou
  • Inks:  Versamark
  • Accessories:  Heating tool, watercolor brush, Tombow markers, Pearl Ex, Ranger Gold EP, White EP

38 responses so far

38 Responses to “Woo hoo, I’ve jumped on the bandwagon and I’m blogging!”

  1. Yay, Jerri!!! Can’t wait to get daily updates on all of your amazing work! It was so great to give you a big ol’ hug in person. You’re a wonderful artist and such a sweetheart — I love ya!

  2. Dawn Easton says:

    Yippee! Great to see you in the blogging world Jerri!! Hope that next February when we make our yearly trek to Florida, you and I can meet up and chat each others ears off 😉

    That artwork is AMAZING girl!! Love the layout and all your details. The colouring is fabulous and I can see why you are teaching!!!

    Good luck with your classes…you’ll rock ’em!

  3. peanutbee says:

    Welcome to blog land, Jerri! I love your blog. It’s just BEAUTIOUS!!

  4. Hi, Jerri!!! A huge welcome into Blogland to you!!! You will have so much fun as you WOW us all with your gorgeous watercolor creations!!! And I just can’t WAIT to take some online lessons from you!!!! Best wishes, my friend!!!

  5. Kiko says:

    Congratulations on your new blog! The name, A Touch of Grace, is a perfect fit for your beautiful artwork. I had your SCS Gallery bookmarked and will now be a regular visitor here.

  6. Stacy Twinshappy SCS says:

    Jeri Congrats on the blog, I am right there with you on the new part. So fun, I love your work and will definitly be marking your blog! whohoo!!!

  7. Lisa Dolson says:

    Hi Jerri! Your blog is LOVELY!!! Can’t wait to visit you here. Got lots to visit with you about and will email this week! Congrats girl!

  8. Velta says:

    I left a comment earlier and hope it will come through later…Can you send the addy on Viollets (sp?) so that I can order a catalog? This work is amazingly beautiful !!!

  9. Joan Fricker says:

    Jerri, your work is beautiful! I love your name too. I am looking forward to seeing more things from you!

    Joan

  10. Vicky Gould says:

    Hi Jerri: Welcome to blogland – I just subscribed to your wonderful blog w/o even looking first because I’ve always been a fan of yours! Will be checking out your wonderful creations daily!
    Cyber hugs,
    Vicky

  11. Lois (clownmom) says:

    Congrats on your new venture, Jerri! I am definitely going to subscribe so that I can see your tutorials. Looking forward to hearing from you regularly in my e-mai!

  12. Patricia Austin says:

    Welcome and I have added your blog to my daily list. Good luck you have a wonderful talent to share and I look forward to great tutorials.

  13. Viv (VivLyn) says:

    Welcome to blogland!! Gorgeous card!!

  14. Karen M says:

    Gorgeous card!

  15. Darlene (SCS: akronstamperdpk) says:

    Congratulations Jerri Kay on joining Blogland … (I haven’t got up the nerve to do this yet)! I’ll be subscribing too so I don’t miss out on any of your fabulous works-of-art!! Have fun with it!!

  16. Beverly A says:

    I’m glad to see that you are blogging as I know that I have much to learn from you. I just love your artwork!

  17. Anne says:

    Wow! beautiful! TFS.
    Anne

  18. Bev J. says:

    Congrats on your blog. Love the picture-the hummers are beautiful. Look forward to your tutorials. tfs

    Bev J. (Maxell on SCS)

  19. Charmaine says:

    Congrats on the blog! I can’t wait to see more of your beautiful artwork.

    Charmaine

  20. Nancy K says:

    Hi Jerri!! Welcome to the wonderful world of blogland…I am so glad to see you and your fabulous work!! Your first post is a stunner!!

  21. Mary R. says:

    Hi Jerri! I’ve always admired your work on scs and I look forward to seeing what you do here. I’m subscribing so I won’t miss a thing! (#1volunteer)

  22. Myra says:

    Hi Jerri….Watercolor painting and stamping are my two favorite passions. Your work is gorgeous and I will anxiously be waiting for your on-line tutorials. Thank you for having the “courage” to join blog land.

  23. linda flanagan says:

    Wow- you should have been here much sooner. Beautiful work – can’t wait to see more. Congrats on blogland. You have inspired me to blog – soon I hope!

  24. Joyce says:

    Glad to see you take the plunge, Jerri! Looking forward to updates! Going to sign up now. (So happy that Sharon sent me over.)
    A Big Fan…

  25. Jodi aka Kharmagirl says:

    Yeah Jerri! You did it! Woo Hoo! Gorgeous blog girl!!!

  26. Welcome to blogland Jerri! I love your wonderful projects on SCS – will look forward to your tutorials here!!

  27. Janine says:

    Just beautiful!!!

  28. Kay says:

    Hello and welcome to blogging. Love your watercoloring, and look forward to tutorials.

  29. rainy says:

    Jerri!! Welcome! It’s beautiful!! Congrats on your blog. And oh my those lessons from you on watercoloring are going to be on the top of my list!!

  30. Congrats on making the move to blogland! I’ve loved seeing your work on SCS and now… I can’t wait to see what you’ll have cooking here! Woo hoo!

  31. leslierich says:

    Jerri, above all, enjoy yourself. It sounds like you’re taking a wise approach to the next step in your stamping life. I’ll be looking forward to more in depth information as to how you go about creating such beautiful works. No matter how often or how seldom you post, I’ll be here to enjoy it!

  32. nancy littrell says:

    OMG…my dear friend Jerri did it!!!!!! You are now a bloggin’ girl :-) As you well know, I have not taken the plunge. I just have not figured out where I would get the extra time. I can’t wait to add you to my favorite blog list and really, really can not wait for your tutorials. You do gold EB and watercoloring with the tiniest of details better than anyone……and I mean Anyone! BTW…your image so deserves the perfect frame. What a beauty….just like you :-) Happy Blogging, Nancy

  33. kittie747 says:

    {{{{{Jeri}}}}}} I am so thrilled to see you up and publishing your blog. You have started off with two wonderful days of projects for everyone to see. Congratulations!!! I am going to post this and go back up and subscribe!

  34. mdcash says:

    Congrats on your new blog! I have admired your beautiful watercolor cards on SCS and look forward to seeing what you come up with next. I also love the watercolor look, but have not quite mastered it like you have. You are an inspiration for me.
    Hugs,
    melissa cash

  35. Maureen W. says:

    Congrats on the new blog – I am so excited to see it! I would LOVE to see some watercoloring tutorials as you really are such a master at it!! I constantly drool over your work and would love to see how you do it!

  36. MakiJ says:

    I just found your blog, and I’m so excited!! I am a big fan of your beautiful creation!
    Congratulations on your new blog!!

  37. Welcome to blog land, Jerri — can’t wait to see more of your creations! Beautiful banner you created, too!

  38. Collette says:

    This creation is gorgeous – Get it framed before you regret it – would hate for anything to happen to such a beautiful picture!

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