Please help us give a warm welcome to our Monthly Featured Member
Scrap That! radomly chooses one member each month to feature at our NING community site and our blog and in return we send a yummy package of goodies out to the Featured Member for participating!
We recently sent Dorothy a set of interview questions - just like we do with every random Featured Member to get to know them better - and here are her responses!
How would you describe your scrapbooking style?
I am always experimenting with different styles. However, I love the distressed edges, machine stitching and layering the best.
Complete the sentence: I cannot scrap without... double sided tape. I use glue a lot be it annoys me in that I get it all over my fingers.
How long does it take you from start to finish, to complete a layout?
This can vary. If I have an idea in my head before I start it can take an hour however I have been know to come back to a layout over a few days until I am happy with it.
What kind of camera, photo editing software, die cutting machine and photo printer do you use?
I have a Panasonic DMC-FZ5 camera. (One day I may venturer to upgrade to a SLR). The photo editing I use is Photoshop elements, This program is a lot more powerful than people often think. I have a bigshot and a cuttle bug. Mostly I print out what I want and cut it out. I have a Canon printer for my smaller photos and a Epson A3 printer for my digital layouts.
Tea or coffee?
I am definitely a tea drinker. Sorry but I don’t even like the smell of coffee.
Are you a night owl...or an early bird?
I am an early bird. As soon as daylight hits I am up and thinking of my next project.
What is your pet peeve?
Glues. I hate glues. It doesn’t matter what brand I get it every where.
Do you prefer cards, layouts, altered items or mini albums and why?
Layouts are my favourite choice. I can get very involved in layouts. My two boys (30 and 25) like to look at layouts where as they wouldn’t look at a photo album. I have done alerted items but I often think that the beautiful work in them will perhaps one day be thrown out as a dust collector. I have done mini albums for some of the family members but prefer the 12’ x 12” layouts and digital layouts are also a favourite. I often do a combination of both digital and traditional.
What is on your scrappy wishlist?
More punches. It never ceases to amaze me how versatile punches are.
Who is your fave scrapbooking manufacturer and why?
Now that is a hard question as there are a few. However, Dusty Attic is probably at the top of the list. I just love their chipboard shapes and words.
Now that you know Dorothy a bit better, stop by her profile or her blog and say hello! And remember, we may pick YOU next to be our monthly featured member!
Sending happy scrappy thoughts your way!