December Advent Day Nine: Get to Know Digital Scrapbook Ingredients

Willemijne of Digital Scrapbook IngredientsThis month, in recognition of our site’s opening, we’ve decided to combine December Advent with a fun “Get to Know Our Designers” event. Each day, you’ll get a chance to learn about one of the amazing members of our Design Team.

It’s Day Nine, and today you get to learn more about Willemijne of Digital Scrapbook Ingredients. She’s got a bright, bold design style that is fun and graphic and playful, and her shop is filled with a great mix of both kits and templates that we know you will love.

 

5 FUN FACTS

  1. I could talk before I started walking. I actually told my parents I was going to take my first few steps!
  2. I grew up on a farm and used to spend a bit of my free time riding along on the tractor harvesting potatoes. That’s probably why I love them so much!
  3. Because I experienced RSI pains in my arm by spending so much time on the computer, I taught myself to use my computer mouse with my left hand (I am right-handed) and now design most of my products with my left hand.
  4. I was born and raised in The Netherlands and have lived there for 26 years, but 4 years ago my partner Peter and I moved to Australia!
  5. Peter and I are getting married next year! The day we are getting married will also be the day that we are together for exactly 10 years!

5 FAVORITE THINGS

  1. Things to watch: TV series like 24, Prison Break and Alias. I can spend hours watching these shows!
  2. Quote: A journey of a thousand miles begins with a single step.
  3. Place to shop: I absolutely love going to markets, hunting for vintage treasures!
  4. Food: I love Greek food, especially the meat. And potatoes of course, LOL!
  5. Sports: Volleyball and hiking.

MY FAVORITE PRODUCT

I think that has to be Natural Beauty. I love the pretty colors and the kit is really versatile!

Natural Beauty

 

If you love Digital Scrapbook Ingredients’ products and would like a chance to win one free kit from her shop… leave a comment here on this post and let us know what you love, and why you love it! At the very end of our December Advent series later this month, we’ll randomly choose one winner from all comments!

December Advent Day Eight: Get to Know Karla Dudley

Karla DudleyThis month, in recognition of our site’s opening, we’ve decided to combine December Advent with a fun “Get to Know Our Designers” event. Each day, you’ll get a chance to learn about one of the amazing members of our Design Team.

It’s Day Eight, and today you get to learn more about our very own Karla Dudley. She’s got an hand-drawn artistic design style that we know you will adore, and her products are known for the color combinations and illustrations and handwritten word art that is uniquely Karla. 🙂

 

5 FUN FACTS

  1. I was a competitive cheerleader from 7th grade through college and turned down an offer to be in the first Bring it On movie because of school (my coach at the time made the routines in the movie ^_^ ).
  2. I have two sets of back-to-back twins that were both born full term with no complications (thank you God… blessed).
  3. I can sing real well but have yet to sing to anyone. I’m always overheard lol! …I’m paralyzingly shy.
  4. I’ve been inside the Statue of Liberty. Right up her booty! Yep, it was rad!
  5. I believe in unicorns.

5 FAVORITE THINGS

  1. Art… all kinds. Digital, watercolour, graphic, photography, color, bands, plays… anything. Just give it to me!
  2. Crocheting. Love this as a hobby. Good Stuff!
  3. Video Games. Mario, Bayonetta, Kingdom Hearts… love it all!
  4. Horror Movies. The bloodier the better. I’m also addicted to the dark.
  5. Child of the 80’s. Love everything about it. The dress, the music especially. My childhood was nothing but magic ^_^

MY FAVORITE PRODUCT

Wow… I’m going to have to go with Clear Essentials. I can NOT live without these. Like seriously use them 99% of the time!!!

Clear Essentials Bundle 1

 

If you love Karla’s products and would like a chance to win one free kit from her shop… leave a comment here on this post and let us know what you love, and why you love it! At the very end of our December Advent series later this month, we’ll randomly choose one winner from all comments!

December Advent Day Seven: Get to Know Mommyish

Leah of MommyishThis month, in recognition of our site’s opening, we’ve decided to combine December Advent with a fun “Get to Know Our Designers” event. Each day, you’ll get a chance to learn about one of the amazing members of our Design Team.

It’s Day Six, and today you get to learn more about Leah of Mommyish. She’s got a bright, playful, and graphic design style that we know you will love, and her products are known for…

 

5 FUN FACTS

  1. I majored in music education with a piano emphasis in piano. I love playing the piano (*see below).
  2. I’m half Puerto Rican. No one believes me, however, because I have fair skin, blonde hair, and blue eyes.
  3. My two girls are spaced ten years apart! I have a 1 year old and an 11 year old!
  4. I played the trombone in high school. I still get weepy when I watch marching band competitions.
  5. I started designing graphics when I was 14. I made websites back in the days of dial-up AOL!

5 FAVORITE THINGS

  1. Favorite movie: Any period drama.
  2. Favorite color: hot pink.
  3. Favorite food: steak.
  4. Favorite Christmas song: Rockin’ Around the Christmas Tree.
  5. Favorite way to waste time: iTunes movie trailers!

MY FAVORITE PRODUCT

The Real Life In Pockets | Domesticated collaboration with Just Jaimee…

Real Life In Pockets | Domesticated

 

If you love Mommyish’s products and would like a chance to win one free kit from her shop… leave a comment here on this post and let us know what you love, and why you love it! At the very end of our December Advent series later this month, we’ll randomly choose one winner from all comments!

December Advent Day Six: Get to Know Scotty Girl Design

Shannon of Scotty Girl DesignThis month, in recognition of our site’s opening, we’ve decided to combine December Advent with a fun “Get to Know Our Designers” event. Each day, you’ll get a chance to learn about one of the amazing members of our Design Team.

It’s Day Six, and today you get to learn more about Shannon McNab of Scotty Girl Design. She’s got a fun, graphic design style that we know you will love, and her products are colorful, playful, and easy to scrap with (she’s also our resident go-to girl for all things Disney)! 😉

 

5 FUN FACTS

  1. I was my high school’s mascot, Pricilla Panther, during my junior year of high school. Go panthers!
  2. Before becoming 100% self employed in 2013, I worked for Pottery Barn for two years as a designer in their marketing department.
  3. If I hadn’t injured my hip in junior high from a freak cheerleading accident, I would have pursued a career as a professional dancer… hopefully on Broadway.
  4. I had the opportunity to attend the red carpet premiere of Pirates of the Carribean 3: At World’s End at Disneyland and it was AH-MAZ-ING!
  5. I’m a card-carrying member of the Sourtoe Cocktail Club at the Downtown Hotel in Dawson City, Yukon. If you don’t know what that is, you’ll definitely want to click here to find out! 😉

5 FAVORITE THINGS

  1. Pizza Toppings: Pepperoni, Pineapple, and Black Olives. It sounds gross, but the combo is amazing, trust me!
  2. TV Show: Game of Thrones, Scandal, and Downton Abbey – because I can’t just pick one.
  3. Movie: Gone with the Wind. It may be 75 years old, but I still haven’t found a movie that is as epic.
  4. Disney Character: Flynn Ryder from Tangled. He’s the sassiest, most real male character Disney has ever had.
  5. Color Combo: Aqua and Coral. Coincidentally enough, these were my wedding colors.

MY FAVORITE PRODUCT

Right now I’d say probably my Brainiac Kit. I don’t think I’d ever included that many hand drawn doodles in a kit before, and while I spent a full day getting the doodle paper to look just right, I totally fell in love with it!

Brainiac

 

If you love Scotty Girl Design’s products and would like a chance to win one free kit from her shop… leave a comment here on this post and let us know what you love, and why you love it! At the very end of our 2014 December Advent series later this month, we’ll randomly choose one winner from all comments!

December Advent Day Five: Get to Know Sabrina’s Creations

Sabrina of Sabrina's CreationsThis month, in recognition of our site’s opening, we’ve decided to combine December Advent with a fun “Get to Know Our Designers” event. Each day, you’ll get a chance to learn about one of the amazing members of our Design Team.

It’s Day Five, and today you get to learn more about Sabrina’s Creations. She’s got a crisp and clean design style that we know you will adore, and her products are known for being just minimalistic enough to let your photos take center stage, while also being filled to the brim with loads of elements and patterns that are uniquely her!

 

5 FUN FACTS

  1. I could sit in my pajamas all day, especially when I don’t have to go outside… so mostly on Sunday. 🙂
  2. When I met my husband, he said to me, “I like to have 6 kids,” and I told him, “are you crazy?” LOL. Now after having 4 kids and we decided to stop after Mathias, my heart still wants a little baby but my mind says no because I have it already busy with our 4 lovely kids.
  3. When I was 11 years old, I broke both my wrists by falling with my bike whoops…
  4. I’m a SAHM since 2008; after the birth of Maaike it was time to stay home for the kids and they do love it that I’m home for them.
  5. I’m a part of the parent committee of the school of our kids; it’s great to know what’s going on at school and I help a lot with the activities too.

5 FAVORITE THINGS

  1. TV Show: The Vampire Diaries is one of my favorites, but I have a few more.
  2. Place to Shop: shoppingscenter… I don’t go much to it but when I’m going, I’m enjoying it and try to buy stuff during the sales.
  3. Food: lasagna, or anything else with pasta.
  4. Favorite color: grey and mustard green.
  5. Product I can’t live without: Mylène products, these are beauty products know in Belgium. I especially love the hand balm. My hands are always dry.

MY FAVORITE PRODUCT

Day After Day, which is shown here…

Day After Day

 

If you love Sabrina’s products and would like a chance to win one free kit from her shop… leave a comment here on this post and let us know what you love, and why you love it! At the very end of our 2014 December Advent series later this month, we’ll randomly choose one winner from all comments!

December Advent Day Four: Get to Know Mari Koegelenberg

Mari KoegelenbergThis month, in recognition of our site’s opening, we’ve decided to combine December Advent with a fun “Get to Know Our Designers” event. Each day, you’ll get a chance to learn about one of the amazing members of our Design Team.

It’s Day Four, and today you get to learn more about Mari Koegelenberg. She’s got a whimsical, hand-illustrated design style that we know you will love, and her products are known for being colorful, fun, and just uniquely Mari!

 

5 FUN FACTS

  1. I have one blue and one green eye, it becomes more noticeable depending on my mood.
  2. I studied animal husbandry in college, because I was gonna have my own horse farm when I grow up. One day, one day! 😉
  3. I have a double jointed thumb and I can do serious mind-boggling stuff with it.
  4. I held a wild squirrel in my hands once… and it bit me. I still have the scar. On my middle finger (LOL… this one is for you Laura!).
  5. I was a certified diver, got my certification while diving in the beautiful Red Sea (Dahab) in Egypt.

5 FAVORITE THINGS

  1. Sketching/Drawing
  2. Reading… literally anything; I devour books!
  3. WOW and the new expansion Warlords of Draenor (this is such a guilty pleasure!).
  4. My espresso machine and the fantastic coffee it makes…I went without it for 5 whole days and it was the worst 5 days ever.
  5. My crafting corner

MY FAVORITE PRODUCT

At the Farmer’s Market with Nicole; it was 3 years in the making but so happy we finally did it!

At The Farmer’s Market : Kit by Sugarplum Paperie & Mari Koegelenberg

 

If you love Mari’s products and would like a chance to win one free kit from her shop… leave a comment here on this post and let us know what you love, and why you love it! At the very end of our 2014 December Advent series later this month, we’ll randomly choose one winner from all comments!