Sunday, May 16, 2010

Please welcome our first guest designer...

And could we possibly start with anyone more fabulous than the amazing, Lisa Truesdell {aka gluestickgirl}! We're so excited, can't you tell!

Lisa Truesdell lives in Omaha, NE, in a midtown neighborhood filled with big trees and old houses. When her mother started scrapbooking, Lisa was surprised to see how far the hobby had come, and quickly fell in love with a craft that allowed her to experiment with color & patterns, words and photographs. She's now been scrapbooking for 5 years and her pages are detailed and whimsical. She loves to mix and layer bits of patterned paper with lots of sewing. Lisa finds inspiration in quilt patterns and decor magazines, and strives to record the small moments in her family's life that would otherwise be forgotten.
Lisa has been married to Matthew for 12 years and is a stay-at-home mom to their three boys - Alex, Ben and Sam. When she's not making pages or chasing her boys, she is slowly teaching herself to use her sewing machine on fabric. She also subscribes to too many magazines and is useless from the moment she starts a new book until she finishes it.
Lisa was a Creating Keepsakes Honorable Mention winner in 2006, and has had her work featured in BHG Scrapbooks Etc, Creating Keepsakes, Simple Scrapbooks, Scrapbook Trends, Scrapbook and Cards Today and Cards Magazine. She currently designs for Studio Calico and Fiskars.

Here's a sneak from Lisa using the June kit...

Thanks Lisa!


And the winner of our first weekly challenge {ad inspiration} goes to:

Congratulations! You've won a $5 The Story Matters gift certificate!

Please contact Penny at mailto:info@thestorymatters.comfor information on redeeming your prize!


taniawillis said...

CONGRATS sillypea! and glue....i SO can't wait to see your finished projects. i completely *adore* your style.

Collette Osuna said...

Congrats to the winner!!!!

LOVE Lisas style...cant wait to see more too!!

Shelley Haganman said...

Love Lisa!! I can't wait to see what she does with the kit! It will be fabulous!!

ckmom78 said...

congrats!! Very excited to see what Lisa does with the kit!!

Ann Cicilie said...

Wow, such a talented scrapper! Her blog is filled with great inspiration, looking forward to see what she's been cooking for you :)

Anonymous said...

Yeah Lisa!

And thanks for picking me with this weeks challenge! I'm so honored! Feel like I should send you a prize for the great inspiration!