Tag Archives: Featured Designers

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    Jennifer Priest

    Posted on November 14, 2017 by in Featured Designers

    In the beginning, there was jewelry, beading, sewing, home decor, painting, basket weaving, pottery, and cross-stitch. Coming from a family of crafters, creators, and artists, there was no escaping creativity in some form. Marry that to an entrepreneurial spirit, and well, at 9 years old a girl might be selling her wares at craft fairs […]

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    Beth Watson

    Posted on November 14, 2017 by in Featured Designers

    Designing and crafting since childhood, my creativity blossomed at age 12 with the gift of my first painting set. In high school and college I started a speciality painted clothing business that thrived. While making a living in the Marketing industry, I dove into the professional design world again via craft shows and consignment galleries. […]

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  • Laura Kelly

    Posted on November 14, 2017 by in Featured Designers

    Laura Kelly lives in a world as whimsical as her art, which celebrates the joy and happiness found in everyday life. Laura began as a 3rd grade teacher, finding artistic inspiration in her students’ vivid imaginations. The birth of her son led to a promising new career as a stationery designer. She continues to create, […]

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    Chad Boender

    Posted on November 14, 2017 by in Featured Designers

    Chad Boender is a teacher blogger and author of Male Kindergarten Teacher, a blog focused on curriculum-based projects and children’s crafts. He also shares content to bring you helpful hints on important things (ie: classroom organization, teacher hacks, strategic planning, etc.). Chad is a member of a very elite group of male kindergarten teachers. Yes, […]

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    Laura Bray

    Posted on November 14, 2017 by in Featured Designers

    Artist Laura Bray lives and works in Washington state, just across the border from Portland. She lives with her husband, their daughter, and a guinea pig named Oreo. Laura believes everyone can live a life of creativity and intention. View her website at Laura Bray Designs.

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    Debra Quartermain

    Posted on October 1, 2013 by in Featured Designers

    Designer Debra Quartermain shares her enthusiasm for creativity through books, magazines, print ads, project sheets, and manufacturer product development. Whether teaching, consulting, or demonstrating her skills, her goal is to always inspire and motivate everyone’s creative spirit! Her main areas of expertise are creating whimsical characters, fashion, and home decor accessories. Her designs have appeared […]

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