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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Color My World Happy- June Buttons of The Month PREVIEW

Hello! Alas, here is the June Buttons of the month! Whimsy rainbows, birds and trees in a prism of rainbow colors make this set of buttons so HAPPY and fun!

Subscribers- Your buttons are set to begin shipping tomorrow via USPS through Monday.






*****If you have not checked our Guest Designer for June, Pam Callaghan, read the post below and enjoy her beautiful scrapbooking page and card using buttons from the shop!

Monday, June 08, 2009

Welcome Pam Callaghan, our June Guest Designer!

For the month of June we have a very special guest designer!

Welcome, Pam Callaghan!
I have admired Pam's work since I discovered her scrapbooking several years ago. I got to know and appreciate Pam's work as a member of http://www.scrapbook.com/. Her amazing sense of design amazed me with each and every layout.

I sent Pam a set of my "Retro Blue Bird" and "Sweet Talk" buttons. Here is what she created!

Enjoy and BE inspired by what she has created for us! :)


I love how Pam used thread to create a bow in the center of one of the buttons! What a beautiful family and such sweet journaling.
I love how Pam used the Sweet Talk buttons on the scallops and as the "O" in "LOVE"! Very pretty :)

----------------------THE INTERVIEW---------------------------------

Here is what Pam had to say!
1.) Tell us a little about YOU and how you are involved in the scrapbooking industry?
-For me, it's all about having fun creating. Right now I am just creating for a couple companies and I am really enjoying it! I currently work with Anna Griffin and Marks Paper Company, two wonderful companies! I also do occasional QVC projects and some trade show work.

2.) What led you to scrapbooking? Do you remember that *first* time you sat down to create a page?
-My friend invited me to a scrapbook party shortly after my son was born. I did not want to go, but she called me to make sure I was coming. I really enjoyed myself! I bought my own supplies after that and I have been scrapping since!

3.) When you sit down to create, what are the essential items in your environment that you need to feel in the "mood" to be creative?
-When I scrapbook I like a soda or water and sometimes music. Occasionally I just like to scrapbook in my quiet scraproom. It all depends on the day!



4.) I feel most creative when........
-I feel most creative when my room is clean. I do clean up after each time I scrapbook, so that I not usually a problem. I also need to be relatively de-stressed to create a project.

5.) How do you decide what you are going to journal about... and what is your favorite way to document journaling?
-I like to journal in different ways. Mostly I do computer journaling because my handwriting is not the best. I like to make my journaling in different shapes or fit the amount of space there is left on my page.

6.) How are my buttons a good fit for your scrapbooking projects?
-It depends on the page. Sometimes I use a few, sometimes none. If I use them, it is usually about five or so.

7.)Share with us your most favorite layout and why this layout is your most favorite.....
-I love this page I did because it some of my favorite photo of my son and I. It also expresses how I feel about him. I like to shape my photos and I did it using one of my favorite shapes, a curve. I also made my journaling fit the curve which is something I like to do! I also like the bright colors and patterns of the paper.