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I am a mother of 2 little girls who are currently 1 and 2 years old. I am at home with them during the day, so I spend most of my evenings working on the store. I earned a degree in fashion design from SCAD, and before I had my girls, apparel design was my career and my focus. I worked in menswear, evening wear and juniors, as both a designer and a technical designer. I have worked with small start-up companies, large public companies, and even for myself as a freelancer. Until one day when I was living in Seattle, I came across a rubber stamp and craft store that led me down an entirely new rabbit hole. I discovered rubber stamping, collage, mixed media, altered art, and the diverse meaning of paper arts. I am in love with it all. ESPECIALLY if it's vintage. I have shopped antique shows and vintage fairs for 12+ years, and once I discovered the concept of altered art, I found new meaning to all the "junk" I'd been collecting, but did…

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  • Female
  • Born on March 6
  • Joined September 16, 2014

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muslin, rusty hardware, vintage photos, paper ephemera, rhinestones, glitter and mica, resin, sterling silver, metal, ink

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About

I am a mother of 2 little girls who are currently 1 and 2 years old. I am at home with them during the day, so I spend most of my evenings working on the store. I earned a degree in fashion design from SCAD, and before I had my girls, apparel design was my career and my focus. I worked in menswear, evening wear and juniors, as both a designer and a technical designer. I have worked with small start-up companies, large public companies, and even for myself as a freelancer. Until one day when I was living in Seattle, I came across a rubber stamp and craft store that led me down an entirely new rabbit hole. I discovered rubber stamping, collage, mixed media, altered art, and the diverse meaning of paper arts. I am in love with it all. ESPECIALLY if it's vintage. I have shopped antique shows and vintage fairs for 12+ years, and once I discovered the concept of altered art, I found new meaning to all the "junk" I'd been collecting, but did not know what to do with! I love this field of creativity, and my life would not be complete without it!!

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