Featured Artist: Georgia from CandaraDesign and ViolaVintage

September 29, 2009 by  
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candaradesign_orchid_photographGeorgia, from CandaraDesign and ViolaVintage, sent me a quote from a Jack Canfield book. He said, to be truly happy, you need to have a career doing what you love. Doing something that you love so much that you would do it for free if you could. This is what Georgia has tried to teach her girls. To find out what you have talent for and to make a living from it. Read more

Laurie from MadeBySwirlyGirl

July 28, 2009 by  
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madebyswirlygirl_pictureIn this Featured Crafter, we talk to Laurie from the MadeBySwirlyGirl. Read on to learn about how Laurie began creating amazing photo cards!

Tell me a little bit about yourself. Born in upstate NY and raised in Delaware and Pennsylvania, I grew up in a close-knit family with 3 siblings. While my brother pursued a higher education and eventually became a teacher, my two sisters and I–all ballet students–pursued professional careers in that field, each achieving our goals as dancers with nationally and internationally known ballet companies. The last few years of my dance career were spent performing on tour and on Broadway in Andrew Lloyd Weber’s Phantom of the Opera, Brigadoon, and Nicholas Hytner’s Carousel. Read more