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Some Of My Favorite Creations To Date

My Creative Resume

This is the place where I share the teams that I have been on, both past and present. ;)
I am currently not taking on so many teams at a time so I can do more freelance type projects. :)
If you would be interested in having me guest design or do product reviews, please contact me via email. :)

Current Design Teams:

Inky Antics ~ Full Time Designer and stamp illustrator ~ 1/1/11 to current

My challenges:
MIX8 - "Rip It, Paste It, Ink It" 

Past Design Teams (Full Time and Guest Spots):


CardMaker Magazine Blog - Designer/ Writer ~ 12/05/2011 to 12/05/2012




Really Reasonable Ribbon - DT Challenge Coordinator ~ 5/1/2010 to 4/13/2013



Discount Card Stock- Full Time Designer ~ 6/1/11 to 12/18/2012



Want2Scrap - Designer ~ 4/01/12 to 3/01/2012

Art Glitter Institute - Designer ~ 4/15/12 to 8/1/12
 StopAndScrap - Designer ~5/7/20121 to 7/8/2012 (team dissolved)


 Helmar Adhesives - Designer ~11/08/11 to 4/21/2012

Clear Dollar Stamps - Senior DT and Illustrator ~ 8/15/09 to 4/01/12
Lily Pad Cards by Inlinks ~ Wednesday Wonder Spotlight Interview~ September 21, 2011
PSA Essential ~ Guest Designer ~ September 16, 2011
Want2Scrap ~ Guest Designer ~ September 2011 ~ Introduction1st Post ~ 2nd Post
Wild Orchid Crafts - Guest Designer ~ June 2011
Discount CardStock ~ Guest Designer ~ May 2011

Creative Charms ~ Full Time DT ~ 11/01/2010 to 4/31/11
PSA Essentials ~ Guest Designer ~ 5/13/11
The Paper Temptress - Full Time DT ~ 11/01/09 to 2/19/2011
I Brake For Stamps ~ Full Time DT ~ 11/01/2010 to 2/05/11
Paper Take Weekly ~ Designer ~ 11/16/10 - 1/16/11
Your Next Stamp ~ Special Guest DT ~ 11/10/10

Studio 313 Exclusive Creations - Special Permanent Guest DT ~ 4/20/10 to current
I Brake For Stamps - Guest Designer ~ 4/22/10 to 6/30/10

Cuttlebug Challenge Blog - Part Time DT ~ 8/19/09 to 11/27/09
Fred She Said - Full Time DT ~ 6/08/09 to 11/24/09
Cuddly Buddly - New Release Designer ~ 6/22/09 to 12/02/09
Whimsy Stamps - Full Time DT ~ 3/09/09 to 8/07/09
Dottie's World - Guest Designer ~ Aug. 2009
The Greeting Farm - Guest Designer ~ April 2009
The Next Level - Full Time DT June and July 2009 (until they shut it down)

My Cards That Have Been Published In Magazines, Calendars or Books:










CardMaker 2013 Calendar
November - "Simple Pleasures"
December - "Home for the Holidays"
Also on bio and instruction pages.

 Release date Aug. 27th 2010 by DRG / Annie's Attic
I am truly honored to have been asked to be one of 12 contributing artists in this book! It was a wonderful experience! I had 5 cards published!
"Birthday Bloomers" - Page 64
"Warm Fuzzies" - Page 31
"We Heard The Buzzz" - Page 38
"Heartfelt Sympathy" - Page 41
"A Little Something" - Page 42

 
November 2012 Issue of CardMaker magazine
"Fancy Flakes" - Page 66












November 2011 Issue of CardMaker magazine
"Home For The Holidays" - Pages 6 (Editor's Notes page) also pages 46 and 47
"Ribbit Open Gift Card Holder" - Pages 76 and 77 with a template

I am excited and honored to be the "Featured Designer" in this issue also!  ;)

"Autumn Blessings" - CardMaker Magazine ~Page 6 (Editor's Notes page) and page 49 of the September 2011 issue
"Halloween Glitz" - CardMaker Magazine ~ Page 13 of the September 2011 issue
"Fall Thank You" - CardMaker Magazine ~ Cover (tiny card in upper right hand corner) and page 53 of the September 2011 issue
"Simple Elegance" - CardMaker Magazine ~ Page 35 of the September 2011 issue


  
"Thinking of You" - Card Maker Magazine ~Page 61 of the  May 2010 issue


My Cards That Have Been Featured On Non-Design Team Blogs:
Creating Keepsakes magazine blog - Guest blogger - Kurt's Camaro layout for Discount Cardstock 7/16/2012
CardMaker Magazine Blog - "Ribbit Open!" ~ 11/23/2011
Several cards and a feature interview as a WW Featured Designer on InLinkz/Lily Pad Cards  ~ 9/21/2011
Special Guest Designer of Want2Scrap ~ Intro 9/01/2011 ~ 1st feature 9/15/2011 ~
PSA Stamp Camp ~ A couple of cards -9/16/2011
PSA Stamp Camp - Several cards - May 2011
"You Make The Flowers Smile" on  Simon Says Stamp ~ 2/10/09
Several Cards on Inspirational ~ 8/17/09
Dozens of cards on Card of The Week.com (scroll down my left sidebar for the complete list) ~ Feb 2009 to current


Tutorials That I Have Done for Other Blogs or Companies
"Eggshell Mosaic" for Split Cloast Stampers Resources Forum
"Pixel Tutorial" for Split Coast Stampers Resources forum
"Chain Stitching On Cards" for CardMaker Magazine
"Mixed Medium Pin" for Helmar Adhesives
"Eggshell Mosaic Pin" for Helmar Adhesives
"Ribbon Heart" video tutorial for Really Reasonable Ribbon
"Coloring Embellishments with Copics" video tutorial
"Make an Easy Bow With a Brad" video tutorial
"Coloring Fur with Prismacolors and Gamsol ~ Purrrfect Day Kitty"
"Sentimental Flowers Tombow Coloring Video Tutorial" for Clear Dollar Stamps
"Flower Bunny ~ Tombow Coloring Tutorial" for Clear Dollar Stamps
"Prismacolor Colored Pencil and Gamsol Coloring Tutorial ~ Pansy Bunny" for Clear Dollar Stamps
"Roses To Die For Tombow Coloring Tutorial" for Clear Dollar Stamps
"Coloring Peanut Butter and Jelly with Tombow Markers" tutorial for Clear Dollar Stamps
"Coloring With Copics ~ Rooster Sunrise" video tutorial for Clear Dollar Stamps
"Coloring With Tombow Markers ~ Heart Hugs" video tutorial for Clear Dollar Stamps
"Coloring With Copic Markers ~ Butterfly Bunny"  tutorial on Clear Dollar Stamps
"Coloring With Copics, Colored Pencils and OMS" video tutorial on Clear Dollar Stamps
"Cup Full of Happiness" Siamese kitty in a cup Tombow video coloring tutorial on Clear Dollar Stamps
Coloring with Copics Tutorial ~ "Sweet Cupcake"  on Clear Dollar Stamps
"Holly Leaves" with Watercolor Pencils" on Clear Dollar Stamps
"Stitching On Cards" Tutorial on The Next Level
Tutorial For "Using Your Own Drawing For 3D'ing" on Cuttlebug Challenge
Coloring with Copic Markers "Butterfly Bunny" for Clear Dollar Stamps
Coloring with Tombows "Bird-day Hi" for Clear Dollar Stamps
Wired Ribbon Rose Video Tutorial for Really Reasonable Stamps
Watercoloring with Tombos "Pansy Bunny" for Clear Dollar Stamps
Faux Glass Flower Pin Tutorial ~ as a Guest Host for 3D Tuesday Challenge on Paper Craft Planet
"Faux Brad" video tutorial


Speaking and Teaching Events:
 "Memory Expo 2010" Topeka, Ks ~ Oct. 1st and 2nd, 2010
"Memory Expo 2009" Topeka, Ks ~ Oct. 30th and 31st, 2009


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