I studied Fine Arts and computers at Elizabethtown College in Elizabethtown PA and after working in the business side of art for a few years, I married and settled down. Now in my free time, I am able to create the art that I want to create. And yes, my professors were right - I'm more crafty that artsy. After years of fighting it, I've learned that I'm okay with that. I have the skills to make fine art, if I want, but I am willing to work with what is available and right now with a toddler to chase after I find that I have more tempra paint and play dough around than oils and modeling clay.
Currently, I am focusing on scrapbooking and paper crafting because I have a strong desire to preserve my family's story. Both so I can remember it when I finally get caught up on sleep and can remember something for more than a few minutes but also so my son can look back and understand why I may be old before my time. I will continue my fine arts at some point, my journal is filled with sketches and thoughts on how to create them but that's just not where I am at right now.
I am also a new consultant for Close to My Heart. I have been a customer for many, many years and finally made the jump to keep myself in constant supply. While I still have a selection of supplies from other vendors, all products will be by Close to My Heart unless specified in the post. If you would like more information on one of my designs, please comment or email me and I will be sure to answer your questions.
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