Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Featuring... Anne-Marie!

We're back with another design team feature - this time it's a Q&A with Anne-Marie!


Name?  Anne-Marie

What are three adjectives you would use to best describe yourself? Organized, meticulous, sensitive

Can you tell us a little about your family and/or pets? I have 2 children. Ethan is 8 and Hannah is 6. They’re active and sometimes drive me crazy. Otherwise, they can be quite sweet and sensitive.

How long have you been scrapbooking? 5 years

Why did you begin scrapbooking? My sister, who was then living in


, chanced upon scrapbooking and introduced it to me.

What has been the most interesting or exciting scrapbooking experience you’ve had? I think being at CHA Winter in 2008 was a really exciting experience. Seeing all the new products and meeting scrapbooking ‘celebrities’ was an awesome experience.

What is your favorite manufacturer(s)? Sassafras, Pink Paislee, October Afternoon

What are your favorite colors? Red, Brown, White,



What product(s) can you not live without right now? American Crafts Thickers and Pop Dots J

Where do you find inspiration? Through reading scrappers blogs… I have about a hundred of them on my reader J

What do you do when you get stuck in a “scrappers rut” or a “creative block”? I might take a break from scrapping for a while, or I may try scraplifting.

What is your favorite scrapping snack? Chocolate! J

What kind of camera do you have? Canon Rebel xTi

Do you shoot pictures in manual or automatic? Manual

What is your favorite thing(s) to photograph? My children

Do you have any hobbies besides scrapbooking? I would like to consider photography a hobby too… and I’m into Lomo photography recently. J

What is your best piece of advice to share with other scrapbookers? Remember why you scrap – for yourselves and for your loved ones – as a means of recording and preserving precious memories and remember they are your audience. Do not lose vision of that and get caught up with all the ‘glamour’ and ‘glitz’ of the scrapping world. J


  1. Great interview AM! I love knowing more about you girls!!

  2. So fun to read about you Anne-Marie! I love your advice to other scrappers! Amen! ;)