Hello, I'm Kris. I started Journey Designs as a way to honor my father who passed away years ago from Alzheimer's, more recently to honor my mother who passed away from Lymphoma, to celebrate my faith and to explore my creativity. I don't have any formal training in the arts (unless you count all those high school art classes,) but I have always loved to create. I was an elementary school teacher many moons ago deciding to stay home when my oldest was born. I am constantly trying new things; sewing, needle work, painting, jewelry making and many other types of crafting. I am a hunter and gatherer when it comes to DIY finding a tremendous amount of inspiration to make our house our home.
Each piece in my shop is lovingly handmade in my home studio located in the heart of Illinois where I live with my husband and our four kids. Every bead is a one of a kind. Offering both religious and…
- Born on December 22
- Joined June 11, 2009