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Sunday, January 29, 2012

Spotlight Sunday

Welcome to Spotlight Sunday! So glad you are here.

This week's spotlight is on Amanda of The Adventures of Goldilocks . Amanda was our Wednesday Winner for challenge #91 with this project.

If you take a look around Amanda's blog you'll find more of her craftiness...

Along with her talent, Amanda is a super sweetie. Let's get to know her a little better....

When did you start scrapbooking/paper crafting and why?

I started paper crafting about three months ago. It started with pulling out the Cricut machine I’d bought my oldest daughter for Christmas last year to help my youngest daughter with a school project. I then decided I’d use it make Christmas cards for my family this year. When I started searching You Tube and blogs on how to make cards and use the Cricut the obsession started. I had no idea the massive sub-culture devoted to paper art. I’m constantly inspired by the many, many talented folks that post their work, tutorials, and ideas.

What is your favorite type of project to make (i.e., cards, layouts, mini-albums, etc....)?

I’m strictly a card maker and I’m sure to give them all away. Seems I never run out a reason to give a card.

What is your favorite product to use on your projects?

Anything glittery and sparkly. Rhinestones, glitter, shiny and glittery paper, sparkly ribbon, I could go on and on.

What is your favorite Cricut cartridge?

I find myself using the Flower Shoppe and Lacy Labels cartridges lately. The Flower Shoppe cartridge because I love using different papers and textures together to create beautiful flowers for my cards, and Lacy Labels because it offers such a wide range of shapes to custom size. And I have to mention my old standards, Storybook and Don Juan.

What do you do in your spare time, when you are not paper crafting?

Well, I’m mother to three wonderful children and a furry dog-boy. And I’m wife to a most patient husband that supports all of my obsessions. Besides paper crafting, I love, love, love my iPad. It hardly ever leaves my side.

Any other information you would like us to know about you?

I challenge myself with trying to create my cards on the cheap. I’ve found paper and supplies from discount and dollar stores to scrapbooking and craft stores. I come from a very artistic family, everything from paintings to graphic design and since my job as a Project Manager in IT allows me no outlet to express my creative side, producing paper art is a great de-stressor.

Thanks so much for joining us Amanda. Thank you for stopping by everyone! Jump over to The Adventures of Goldilocks and check out Amanda's blog. Also, be sure to check back tomorrow when Amanda Guest Designs with the FCCB design team for Challenge Me Monday.

Be blessed, Beckie
Spotlight Sunday Hostess

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  1. Beautiful cards Amanda! On my way to check your blog out:)
    Congrats on your spot light at FCCB!
    Sherrie K

  2. Beautiful work Amanda! Congrats on Spotlight Sunday! Thanks for sharing your talent and a bit more about yourself with us!


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