This week, I'm talking to designer, Laura Vegas. We discuss her recent departure from Bella Blvd., her plans for the future and her love of double pagers. Laura has been scrapbooking for 22 years so we talk about getting rid of old layouts, redoing pages and how she feels about the big picture of her work. For more information on how to Live Inspired, visit me at tracieclaiborne.com.
This week, my good friend, Alice Boll, and I are discussing what to do when you lose your motivation and inspiration for scrapbooking. Alice, owner of the Scrap Happy group and leader of the Layout a Day project, also shares info about her community and what it's like to do a Layout a Day several times per year. This show is chock-full of great information so get a pen and paper ready to take notes! For more info on how to Live Inspired and a link to join Scrap Happy, visit www.tracieclaiborne.com.
This week, I'm talking to the super talented, Missy Whidden. Missy, well known for her awesome YouTube videos, designs for several major manufacturers and it's easy to see why her work is in high demand. Her mixed media style is fun, intricate and yet Missy makes it seem very easy to replicate! Be sure to follow her on Instagram to see a feed full of inspiration. For more on how to Live Inspired and a link to my online classes and podcast, visit me at tracieclaiborne.com.
This week, I'm interviewing one of my favorite designers in the scrapbook industry, Suse Fish. We discuss how she developed her style, how she gets those incredible photographs and what it was like to design a line for Felicity Jane. We also thoroughly discuss her simplistic lifestyle and her regular habit of disassembling layouts she has created. Find out more about Suse at susefish.com and learn more about how to Live Inspired at tracieclaiborne.com.
This week, Crafty Jen Schow and I discuss making our process more productive so we can be more prolific. We discuss having everything at our fingertips and how we can examine each stage of our process and determine what works and doesn't work. We're both constantly creating for classes but perfecting your process is a good thing for any creative person. We hope you will be inspired by our conversation. For more on how to Live Inspired a link to our new class, Ready, Sketch, Go! Volume 2, visit tracieclaiborne.com.
This week, I'm talking to my new friend, Mandy Elliott aka Turquoise Avenue. I recently discovered Mandy's work via Instagram and spent hours looking at her projects and feeling inspired. I knew I had to have her on the show to have a fun chat about scrapbooking. More info on how to Live Inspired, visit me at tracieclaiborne.com.
This week, I'm talking to my new friend, AesaLina Compton, owner of Freckled Fawn. AesaLina shares the story of turning a small store on Etsy into a thriving business of embellishment kits. This is a great behind the scenes look into a small business in the scrapbook industry. AesaLina is so interesting and fun to talk to, it's easy to see why Freckled Fawn is a success. Stay tuned to the end of the show for an amazing opportunity for one lucky listener! Visit tracieclaiborne.com for more on how to Live Inspired.
This week, I'm talking to one of my favorite designers, Amy Heller. I have loved Amy's work since she was a Garden Girl for Two Peas in a Bucket. She has a fascinating story to tell about how she came to work in the industry and what she's up to now as the Marketing Director for Bella Blvd. I hope you'll check out her website,amyhellerdesign.com for some amazing inspiration and visit me at tracieclaiborne.com to learn more about how to Live Inspired.
This week, I'm talking to scrappy rockstar, Nancy Damiano. When I say her name to other scrapbookers, the response is always, "She's my favorite!" or "I love her!" Nancy and I discuss her journey in scrapbooking, from owning a scrapbook store for six years and teaching hundreds of classes to designing for multiple manufacturers per month. Nancy has a very specific process and she shares a lot of her creative strategies in this episode. For more info on how to Live Inspired and a link to Nancy, visit tracieclaiborne.com.
This week, I'm talking to the amazingly talented Jess Robyn: Illustrator, Memory Keeper and Lettering Artist. I am blown away by her incredible art and humble attitude toward her talent. I hope you'll check out her amazing Instagram feed at @bumbleandbristle. For more on how to Live Inspired, visit tracieclaiborne.com and be sure to check out my new class, Journal Your Life!