Introducing Guest Designer - Joni

Friday, November 13, 2009


I started scrapbooking in late 2001 when I was trying to preserve a memory of a recently lost pet. I was so glad I was already involved in this hobby when my son, Joseph, was born in 2003. My husband of 17 years, John supports my “habit”, I mean “addiction”, I mean “craft” --- knowing that I’m preserving memories for our son and his future family. I’m truly blessed.  About a year ago, I was discussing scrapbooking styles with a scrappy friend. I said that I didn’t think I had a “defined” style. She laughed at me…then proceeded to describe my style as “practical and deliberate”. I’m ok with that, I guess, as it really describes my personality to a T.  I will openly admit that I’m a patterned paper addict. There are so many companies that enable me…well, it’s just sad (and funny at the same time).  I really enjoy participating in different challenge sites and am honored to be a guest designer here this week.  I sometimes hear scrappers saying they can’t use flowers or “bling” because they do all boy layouts. I used to say that too, then I decided flowers and bling are not just for girls! Thanks for letting me share … I hope you enjoy the challenge and my “boy bling” layout!!!


To see more of Joni's work check out her blog:  Joni

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5 Responses to “Introducing Guest Designer - Joni”

Alissa said...

Congratulations on being a guest designer and winning last weeks challenge Joni. You are doing a fantastic job!

Cassie said...

Welcome! Awesome layout.

Scrappinpsycho said...

Congratulations Joni - love your layout - so blinggy!

Jessica said...

Joni - what a great layout! Loved it!!! Congrats on the guest designer post.

Emily S said...

Yay you did a wonderful job! I agree - flowers and bling can be for boys too!