Creative Resume


Fiskars Get Ready Craft National Paper Crafting Contest. 
          Out of over 800 participants 100 were selected as finalists, out of those 100, five were chosen 
          to compete in Chicago during a week long all expenses paid trip to the Craft And Hobby Association Trade show.  I participated and placed 5th in a live craft off on Fiskars TV with host Laurie  Smith of TLC's Trading Spaces.


Paper Crafts Magazine Stamping Royalty National Contest.
          I won in the Creative Use of Foam Stamps Category and was named Paper Craft Magazine
         Stamping Royalty. I won the title as well as stamping supplies and a fabulous royal tiara! My work was also published in the November issue of Paper Crafts Magazine.

          -Skinny Cow Brand Ice Cream Queen of the Crop National Contest. 
           I won First Place in the Best Scrapbook Convention Page Category.  Prize was a  Canon digital camera and Canon photo printer. My artwork was published in the Jan. 08 issue of Creating Keepsakes Magazine. I also won a second place prize in the Best Girls Night Out Page category. A year supply of  Skinny Cow Ice Cream was a great prize for that! I was the only contestant to win in two categories.


Paper Crafts Gourmet Book
          My recipe for Peanut Butter Brownie Bars was published in this book combining delicious 
          foods and paper craft projects. 

Stamp It Week Challenge Winner, Paper Crafts Magazine

          -Paper Crafts Magazine Special Publication "Paper Crafting with Kids" 
          Pirate Band Aid box project published.


Art Doll Quarterly Metal Art Doll Challenge
          "Marie in Metal" published in Art Doll Quarterly


Cloth Paper Scissors Magazine Artisan Search 2011 Contest
Selected as one of five finalists in the mixed media jewelry category my
Mixed Media Necklace entitled "Safe at Home" is published in Cloth Paper Scissors Magazine

COVER Sew Somerset Magazine. 
          My mixed media stitched artwork was selected for the cover of the summer 2011 issue.
My four page article on the piece is published on page 72
This artwork is a piece dedicated to my father, using some of his metal detecting treasures.

Cloth Paper Scissors PAGES Magazine
My art book titled "A Meaningful Life Art Journal"


Cloth Paper Scissors STUDIOS Magazine
Spring 2012
Photos of my art studio taken by my uncle David Merrifield published within.

Cloth Paper Scissors
Art published in the Muse Flash section.

Somerset Studio Gallery Magazine
Summer 2012
My article and artwork published.

Taught Mixed Media Art Classes at Create Reatreat
Chicago - August 202

ICE Resin Design Team

Somerset Studio Gallery Magazine
Dec. 2012
Two of my Art Journal's published in this issue.
Sew Somerset Magazine
Dec 2012
"Patina Garden" and article published in this issue.


Designed bracelets for the 2013 Emmy Awards Swag Bags for the Stars! With the ICE Resin® Design team...

 Made the Mixed Media & Jewelry Design Team for Spellbinders Paper Arts

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