Design Resumé

Design Specialties
I specialize in rubber stamping, coloring with Copics, mixed media paintings, sewing, and polymer clay. My style is eclectic and I enjoy using a variety of products and techniques in my projects.


Certifications and Teaching Experience
Intermediate Certified Copic Instructor
2013-Current DFW Copic Club Founder/Instructor – Jaycee Center for the Arts – Irving, TX
2011-2013 Googly Eyes & Craft Supplies Instructor – Copic I, Copic II, & monthly Copic Club – Irving, TX


Exhibitions
2016, “Explosion of Color”, Jaycee Arts Center, Irving, TX
2011, “Foot of Wax”, Northlake Community College, Irving, TX
2010, “Melting Point”, Juried Show, Art Centre of Plano, Plano, TX
2009, “Encaustic Methods”, Tarrant County College, Dallas, TX
2009, “Meltdown”, Art Hotel Gallery, Dallas, TX
2009, “Waxy100”, The Encaustic Center, Dallas, TX
2009, “Global Swarming”, Juried Show, Texas Discover Garden Gallery, Dallas, TX


Published Work

Crafts n’ Things – Feb 2012
St. Patty’s day polymer clay embellished journal and candy jar

The Best of Stamp It! Cards – 2011

The Best of Card Creations – 2010

Christmas 365 – 2010
Polymer Clay Gift Tags

Stampers’ Sampler – December 2009
Altered Envelope

Crafts n’ Things – December 2009
Polymer Clay embellished Potpourri Bowl

Creating Keepsakes – December 2008
Holiday Dove Cards in two color combos, page 113

Decorating Digest – Nov/Dec 2008
Dimensional Star Ornaments

PaperCrafts: Quick & Easy – Volume 2
Simple Flower Punch card, page 30

Just Cards! – Volume 10
“Hi” Orange/green card, page 32

Paper Crafts – Card Creations 6
“Floral Sympathy” card, page 129
“Birthday Wishes” card, page 58

PaperCrafts Holiday Cards & More, Volume 3 – Nov/Dec 2008
“Pretty Poinsettia” card, page 40
“Simple Happy Holidays” card, page 41

Stamp It! Cards – May 2008
“Butterfly Birthday” card, page 39

Just Cards – Volume IX
“Doodle Daisy Thanks” card – COVER, pages 105-107
“Get Well Soon” card, pages 75,81
“Elegant Agapanthus Thanks” card, pages 112-113

Just Cards – Volume VIII
“Dry embossed reindeer” card, pages 103 & 105
“Dry embossed holly” card, page 104

Paper Crafts – February 2008
“Vintage Gratitude” card, page 79

Scrap & Stamp Arts – Dec 2007
Merry Bella Scalloped Window Christmas Card, COVER & page 18
Trio of Trees Christmas Card, page 17

VampStamp News – Nov 2007
Autumn Stamped Maple Leaf Card, page 18 & Back Cover

Scrap & Stamp Arts – Oct 2007
“Happy Halloween” treat bag topper, page 21

Just Cards! – Volume VII
“I treasure your Friendship” hat-shaped card, pages 94,95
“Baby” pink & brown card, pages 93,96,97
“Little One” pastel baby card, pages 98,99
“Friendship” dry embossed card, pages 38,39
“Waterlily Sympathy” card, pages 96,97

CARDS – October 2007
“Spooky” card, page 27

The Rubber Stamper – Sep/Oct 2007
“Gratitude” Polymer Clay Embellished Card, page 60

Scrap & Stamp Arts – Aug/Sep 2007
“Congrats on your baby girl” card, page 64
“Baby” Ultralight polymer clay embellished card, page 64
“Poppy Sympathy” card, page 38
“Watercolor Dill Sympathy” card, page 39

Paper Crafts – Card Creations 5
“Bon Voyage” card, page 105
“Thanks so much” card, page 134
“Sympathy” card, page 125

Scrap & Stamp Arts – Jun/Jul 2007
“Get Well” card with Ultralight Clay Umbrella, pages 42&72

Today’s Creative Home Arts – May/Jun 2007
“Father’s Day Card & Gift Bag”, pages 66 & featured online project for June

The Rubber Stamper – May/Jun 2007
“Home is where your Art is” ATC, pages 42&43

VampStamp News – Mar 2007
Metal Mesh Lion Card, pages 19 & 24

The Rubber Stamper – Mar/Apr 2007
Sunflower “Hope” card, page 54
Funky Domino & Polymer Clay Bracelet, page 70
Asian-themed Domino Bracelet, page 70

VampStamp News – Feb 2007
Winter Wishes Snow Card, pages 19 & 32

Scrap & Stamp Arts – Feb 2007
“Heart Blossom” Card, COVER & pages 4, 25

The Rubber Stamper – Jan/Feb 2007
Bold Blossom “Thanks” Card, page 82

CardMaker – Jan 2007
“Girl’s Night Out” Invitation, pages 50-51 & online bonus project
“Birthday Candle Trio” Coordinating Bag, Tag, & Card, pages 22-23

The Stampers’ Sampler – Dec 2006/Jan 2007
Tempting Template “Baby on Board” Card, page 77
The Finishing Touch “Baby on Board” Card Detail, page 96

VampStamp News – Dec 2006
Metallic Leaf Card, pages 16 & 18

Scrap & Stamp Arts – Dec 2006
“Poinsettia Seasons Greetings” Card, page 27

The Rubber Stamper – Nov/Dec 2006
“True Love” Card, page 42

Scrap & Stamp Arts – Nov 2006
Gobble, Gobble Fat Turkey Card, COVER & page 24
Baby Shower Invite, pages 45 & 74

PaperCrafts – November 2006
Stamping Royalty Contest Winner in 2 categories: Dry Embossing & creative use of alphabet stamps
“Friends in all Seasons” Dry embossed card, page 83
“Dream” Alphabet tile card, page 86 & 87

VampStamp News – Oct 2006
You make me so happy – Metal embossed card, pages 18 & 20

The Rubber Stamper – Oct 2006
Stamped Monogram letter, page 44
“Happy Hallo-scream” card, page 93

www.rubberstamper.com – Oct 2006
Stamped Fall Leaf Candle – Web bonus project

Scrapbook Trends ‘Tis the Season Holiday idea book – 2006
“Poinsettia Gift Box”, page 133

CARDS idea book – Sep/Oct 2006
“Trick or Treat” Tag, page 49

Rubber Stamper – Sep 2006
Four Seasons Magnet Set, page 57

Simply Sentiments – Aug/Sep 2006
Altered Art Challenge Winner – “Polymer Clay Matchbox Pendant”, pages 51 & 52

The Stampers’ Sampler – Aug/Sep 2006
“Ancient Map Mail Art” Envelope, page 4

Rubber Stamper – Jul/Aug 2006
“Screen Door” Card, page 23
“Holiday Treats” Card, page 47

Simply Sentiments – Jun/Jul 2006
“Happy Canada Day” Card, page 76 & 77
“Wishing You Happiness” Card, page 65

Scrap & Stamp Arts – Jul 2006
“It’s Raining Cats & Dogs” 2 Cards, page 54 & 59

The Stampers’ Sampler – Jun/Jul 2006
“Happy Birthday” Take 10 Card, page 12 & 13

The Rubber Stamper – Jun 2006
“Pop Blocks” Card – page 66
“Father’s Day” Ship Card, page 84

Scrap & Stamp Arts – Jun 2006
“It’s a Shower” Invitation, COVER

VampStamp News – May 2006
“A Flower is Nature’s Smile” Card, page 15 & 19

The Stampers’ Sampler Catch Up Issue – Vol. 10 2006
Tempting Template – “Art Brushes”, page 66

The Rubber Stamper – Apr/May 2006
Cards from readers – “The Earth Laughs in Flowers Card”, page 83
Cards from readers – “Green & Purple Pressed Flowers Card”, page 85

The Rubber Stamper – Mar 2006
“Game Night” Poker Party Card, page 60

Simply Sentiments – Feb 2006
“Valentines Heart” Card, page 26
“Happy Easter” Dry-embossed Card, page 73

The Rubber Stamper – Jan/Feb 2006
One Quick Card, “Heart Bouquet” page 33
In Upcoming Issues, “Stamping for Parties” Poker Card, page 111
Index includes pictures of both projects, page 7

VampStamp News – Feb 2006
“King of my Heart” Card, COVER & page 21

CardMaker – Dec 2005/Jan 2006
“Frosted Window” Card, page 54

The Rubber Stamper – Nov/Dec 2005
“Floral Impact” metal embossed card, page 57

Stampington’s Take 10 – Volume 5
Gold Leaf UTEE card, page 96
The Rubber Stamper Magazine – Sep 2005
“Asian Influence” Polymer Clay Covered Tin, page 43



Hero Arts Rubber Stamps Web Designer, 2007-2009

ClearDesign October Card Halloween

Merry & Bright Money Holder

Shimmering Christmas Ornament

Thankful Collage

Fun Balloons

Your Special Day

Clever Balloon Flower

Snowglobe Shaker Card

It’s A Girl Flower Card

Onesie Baby Card

Counting Sheep Baby Card

Rome Bon Voyage Card

Jolly Olde’ London Card

Paris Card

New York Card

Sending You Sunshine Card

Leprechaun Hat Card

Scalloped Shamrock Card

A Happy Hello

Simple Thank You

Flourish Hearts Card

Scallop Flower Card

CardArt Dimensional Happy Birthday Card

CardArt Wisteria/Leaf Happy Birthday Card

Stamped Easter bagtopper & Hershey’s miniatures

Stamped Easter Window Giftbox

Happy Everything Card

Hello! Happy Day Animals Card

Friends Share Laughter Card

Take Time to Enjoy the Simple Things Card

Happy Mother’s Day Coupon book

Your Friendship Makes Me Smile Card

A Happy Hello Daffodil Card

Night Owl Card

Happy Father’s Day Card #1

Happy Father’s Day Card #2
Thinking of You Bird Card

There’s no one like You Bird Card

Sending Happy Thoughts

Tea for Two Pocket Card

Tea for two: You & Me Card

You Warm my Heart Card

Hello!House Card

Lots of Love Home Card

Holiday Joy Owl Card

Far Out Birthday Card

A Snowflake is…,/BR>
Jolly Christmas

Season’s Greetings

Good Luck Owl Shamrock Card & Video

Heartfelt Thanks Card

Stamped Ceramic Bowls, Mug, & Video

Xmas Notepad & Pen Set

Paris Storefront Awning Card

Hello Spring Messages Card

Thank You for Caring Orange/Purple Bird Card

Thank You for Caring Scallop Tree Card

Elegant Stamped Kanji Necklace with video

Altered Stamped Scratchpad Cover

Monochromatic Pear Card

Monochromatic Butterfly Card with Video

Stamped Onesies

Stamped Polymer Clay Deer Tin

Merci Card

Single Layer Dimension Card and video

You’re a Hoot Card

Tiled Halloween Card

Silly Bat Halloween Card

Poinsettia Circle Card

Simple Stamped Ornament Card with Video

Holiday Travel Mug

Paper-pieced holiday mouse card with Video

Happy Birthday Deer Card







Polyform Products Independent Project Designer,2007-2009

Summer 2009 – Sculpey III Packaging re-design- two altered picture frame designs
Summer 2009 – Sculpey site launch design project – Stamped Hollow Bead Pendants
Fall 2008 Concept design work – Scrapbooking & Papercrafting kits
Summer 2008 Design Work (Star ornaments, Vintage Valentines,Christmas planner, St. Patrick’s Day journal & Candy Jar)
Winter 2008 CHA Display (Floral Explosion, zen candleholder, & fall mailbox holder)
Summer 2007 CHA Display (Altered mailbox Valentine / card project)
2007 Fall/Winter Ad Campaign – Altered Doggie Diner




Tsukineko Design Team Member

2007 Catalog Encore! Metallic Ink Seasonal Thank You Card





Contests
2008 State Fair of Texas – Ribbons in 5 categories:
1st Place – Jewelry (No Stones) – Sterling & Polymer Clay Pendant
1st Place – Polymer Clay, Box – Rose-themed
2nd Place – Polymer Clay, Any Article Category – Clay covered pen set
2nd Place – Polymer Clay, Sculpture – the White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland
2nd Place – Polymer Clay, Jewelry – Mokume Gane necklace

Paper Crafts May-08 Online Gallery – Challenge Winner
Mother’s Day Bird Card

AMACO/STAEDTLER “Hope-on-a-Rope” 2008 CHA Challenge – Finalist
One of 25 finalists displayed at the CHA Winter 2008 show

2007 State Fair of Texas – Ribbons in 3 categories:
2nd Place – Polymer Clay, Any Article Category – Blue caned bracelet
2nd Place – Christmas Card Holder – Altered tin
Honorable Mention – Jewelry (No Stones) – Sculpted seahorse necklace

Polymer Clay Central “Textured Bead” Challenge April 2007 – 3rd Place
Woven pendant & bracelet

Polymer Clay Central “Face the Music” Challenge March 2007 – 2nd Place
Tiled Necklace

AMACO Bottles of Hope 2007 Challenge – Finalist
One of 25 finalists displayed at the CHA Winter 2007 show

Paper Crafts Stamping Royalty 2006 Contest – Stamping Queen
Winner in 2 categories (Dry embossing & Creative use of alphabet stamps)
Cards published in Nov 06 issue of PaperCrafts Magazine

2006 State Fair of Texas – Honorable Mention Ribbons in 2 categories:
Polymer Clay, Any Article Category – Sculptured sealife picture frame
Assemblage, Other Category – Canvas Collage with polymer clay & metal embossed accents

Simply Sentiments Altered Art Challenge – Winner
Polymer Clay Matchbox Pendant (published in Aug/Sep-06 issue on pages 51 & 52)

Hero Arts 2006 Flowers for Spring Contest – 2nd place Stamp Craft
A Spring Flower Garden Altered Watering Can & Paper Flower Seed Packet Holders

Hero Arts 2006 Lots of Love Contest – 3rd place Stamp Craft
Polymer Clay Altered Heart Tin Accordian Valentine

Hero Arts 2005 Handmade Holiday Contest – 1st place Stamp Craft
Tower of Holiday Fun including velvet embossed lavender sachet, polymer clay/glass pebble holiday bracelets, & stamped polymer clay-covered ornament

Hero Arts 2005 Hearts & Love Contest – 2nd place Stamp Craft
Stamped Polymer Clay Heart Box o’ Chocolates

2005 State Fair of Texas – Honorable Mention Ribbon in Polymer Clay – Any Article Category
Mokume Gane necklace & bracelet


Memberships
CHA Designer Member 2006-present
National Polymer Clay Guild
North Texas Polymer Clay Guild – VP of workshops 2006-2008, Bottles of Hope chair 2008-2010
TexasWAX/Dallas Encaustic Guild


Other
In 2002, I founded a charity project called Brimming with Love that educates others on making free handmade hats (knit, crocheted, & sewn) for cancer patients For more info go to www.brimmingwithlove.org