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Meet the LDRS Creative Design Team

Lynnea Hollendonner

Posted on September 23 2021

We are THRILLED to have expanded our design team! There are now 21 amazing designers here to inspire you with LDRS Creative products. Let's meet them!  


First up is Stephanie - our fearless design team leader!
I’m Stephanie, a sweet French Canadian crafter that loves to stamp and do crafty things! My favorite coloring medium is Copic markers, because of the depth that you can achieve in two shakes! I have been coloring for 7 years now, but always have been dabbling into painting, photography, drawing, and writing. I’m very easy peasy and LOVE trying new things. In fact, I was doing mixed media when learning acrylics painting before even knowing it was going to be called, years later, mixed media!

Find Stephanie on Instagram here!

Hi, I am Ilina Crouse. I live in Atlanta, GA with my wonderful husband of 13 years and our 3 little monkeys:  Anna-6, Milena-5 and Jason-3.  As you can see I have my hands full. During the day I work as Electrical Engineer/Bid Manager for Siemens.  I know doesn’t sound fun at all, but it is (at least for me), as it involves creativity, but different kind of one.  Early in the morning (or lunch break or after work – depending on the weather ;)) I am a runner( I love long distance runs and it’s a way to burn off some stress everyday life brings) and at night I am crafter.
I have been making cards since I was a little child and still lived in Macedonia (South Eastern Europe) where supplies were limited so I had to get really creative.  I love simple and clean designs and I love to experiment with different techniques and coloring mediums.  I am honored (and excited beyond words) to join the LDRS Creative Design Team and I hope to inspire you with my creations.

You can find Ilina on Instagram here!

Hi! I’m Lynnea - wife, mom, crafter! I’ve been making cards since I was 13 years old! I live in Scranton, PA with my husband and son. My style has changed quite a bit in the last 17 years or so - but I’ve finally settled into “me”! I love to create clean and simple cards with a flair! Watercolor is my favorite crafty item! And you better believe I’ll add sparkle to my cards one way or another! I have a 6 year old son who loves to craft with me. Most of the time when I stamp I stamp doubles so he can color, too! I hope you love what I make and get some inspiration!

You can find Lynnea on Instagram here

I'm Corinne and I use Copic Markers.  I have been coloring about 5 years now.  I love doing mixed media projects as well as making cards and scrapbooking.

You can find Corinne on Instagram here

I'm Mindy and I live in Gilbert, Arizona, with my husband and our 3 amazing kiddos. I graduated from Arizona State University with my Bachelor's degree in Fine Art Painting while working as a retail manager to pay my way through art school. While going to school I fell in love with Bollywood movies, Bollywood dancing, and tribal Bellydance. I started taking classes and eventually became a member of a Bollywood dance competition team. I was so honored to have the opportunity to perform across the country with my dance troupe Boom Boom Bollywood. This love for other cultures and dance had a huge impact on me, and shows up many times in my art. After having my kiddos I became a stay at home Mom. In between taking care of my kids, I started crafting, cardmaking, and scrapbooking as a creative outlet, and also to record all those precious memories. I have always been creative, and love expressing myself through vibrant color choices. I love to use Copic Markers, Distress Inks, and Watercolors in my artwork. I also love teaching others, and helping them become more confident in their own artistic expressions. I am so honored to be a part of such an amazing and talented team. Making art brings me so much joy, and truly inspires my creativity!

You can find Mindy on Instagram here

I'm Maria and I'm happily married to a great guy (Richard) and we have two amazing children (Dominic & Jessica), with fur baby cat, Phoebe.  I've always been a fan of DIY projects and I love decorating my home.  I’ve always loved scrapbooking and started this hobby since high school.  However, five years ago, I ventured onto card-making!  I am so fortunate to be a part of some AMAZING design teams and have gotten to know a lot of really great people! 

You can find Maria on Instagram here

Hi!  My name is Galina.  I'm Ukrainian, but few years ago I moved to Poland with my husband.  In past I'm a mixed-media artist, but now I adore cardmaking and clean&simple style.  My favorite mediums are Copic and distress markers.  I love traveling, hard rock music, read fantasy books and collect craft supplies :)  I have a beautiful scottish fold cat - Sir Oliver Nightly, he makes my crafting life more fun!

You can find Galina on Instagram here!

Hi!  I’m Annie, a wife, mom, and scientist who loves holidays, pretty paper, and gifts for no reason.  I’ve never met a coloring medium I didn’t love, but I’ve been coloring with Copic markers for about 8 years and would say they’re probably a favorite of mine.  Primarily a cardmaker, I dabble in mixed media and home décor from time to time as well.

You can find Annie on Instagram here!

Hellooooo! I'm Silvia and I'm from Italy. I discovered cardmaking some years ago accidentally and now I can't have enough of it. I love making colorful cards full of sweet and adorable critters, creating happy scene, playing with layers and use inks and stencils to create my own patterned paper.

You can find Silvia on Instagram here!

Hello! I’m Carol Weatherspoon and I’ve been married to the love of my life for 17 years and we have one precious daughter named Paige. I love making cards, trying new techniques and just making people smile with my creations. I am so honored to be part of the LDRS Creative family!

You can find Carol on Instagram here

Hello, I’m Tracy!  I’m a wife, mother to two daughters, and cat mom to three furry babies, and a long time paper crafter, living in Northern Virginia.  A friend introduced me to stamping way back in 1998, and I couldn’t be more grateful to her for introducing to a hobby that I still love today!  I’ve pretty much stuck with card making through the years, however, I did try my hand at scrapbooking when my girls were younger, but always came back to card making.  Maybe it’s because the “canvas” is smaller on a card!  

You can find Tracy on Instagram here!

Hello, my name is Kirstynn. I live in a small town in Utah with my fantastic husband our 4 leggedfurbaby. I work full time managing a forensic toxicology lab. In my spare time I love to be in my craft roomwith inky fingers. I’ve been crafting since I was a young kid and card making for about 6 years. I love tobe able to express my self through art. Welcome, I hope you find some inspiration here!

You can find Kirstynn on Instagram here

Hello everyone! I am Lounon and like a lot of you I am a craft addict! I started cardmaking in 2019 and it was love at first craft! I find it a great way to express my creativity. I love everything relating to papercraft : stamping, die cutting, stenciling….I love coloring with different media but I must admit I have a soft spot for alcohol markers. May the craft be with you!

You can find Lounon on Instagram here

Hi, my name is Kathy Pisupati. I am a card artist, a wife, mom and dog lover from Goodyear, AZ. I love anything that has to do with ink. Give me a stamp, a stencil and some dies and I will be happy the whole day. I enjoy making one of a kind cards and look forward to seeing your creations with LDRS products.

You can find Kathy on Instagram here!

Hi there, my name is Samantha and I was introduced to card making in 2015 and I haven’t looked back. My hobby grew from working at the kitchen table to carving out a dedicated craft space in my bedroom. My go to colouring medium is my alcohol markers, but I also enjoy water colouring and pencil crayons. By far my biggest thrill in card making is the magic of masking and what it can achieve. Beyond thrilled to work with LDRS creative team. Happy crafting everyone! 

You can find Samantha on Instagram here!

 

My name is Monica ZerpaI’m awife and mother of two daughters 8 and 6 years old. Originally from tropical Venezuela, I moved with my husband to frigid Canada almost 20years ago. I have been crafting since a young age, being introduced by my elementary school teachers where I started paper crafts with a focus on parchment work (pergamino), a few forms of fibre art and stained glass, among many others. As an adult, I started scrapbooking but quickly went back to my cardmaking roots and I haven’t stopped since. To me, crafting is my time to disconnect and relax and it has become and helpful tool to manage anxietyYou can find me on social media @needleandpaper (IG, Pinterest, FB), and I am overjoyed to be a part of this amazing team!

You can find Monica on Instagram here

Hello, I’mLeeAnnLeonard and I live in St. Joseph, MO.I’m married (29years) and have two boys, Alex (24) and Aiden (17).I love all things crafty, but especially card making!I also love to travel and photography and watching my youngest play baseball (he’s committed to BenedictineCollege to play another 4 yearsyay!).I am so happy to be a part of the LDRS Creative DT.

You can find LeeAnn on Instagram here!

Hello my crafty friends! My name is Yuliya Yavorskaya and I am from Kazakhstan. I live with my husband , son and a dog.I’ve been into cardmaking for 3 years and I am absolutely in love with coloring and designing cards. I work with different mediums such as alcohol markers, watercolour, watercolour markers, pencils etc. I am a kind of person who always studies and searches for something new. I never stop improving my skills since there are so much to learn in every field. I am so exited to be a part of LDRS Creative teamBig crafty hugs!

You can find Yuliya on Instagram here!

Hi everyoneMname is Sindhu, I'm from India. I have been paper crafting for years. absolutely love watercoloring and find it very therapeutic. love making CAS cards.

You can find Sindhu on Instagram here!

Hi my name is Lisa and I live in sunny South Florida and I am known as “mom” to three wonderful children and three fur babies. I am also a Registered Nurse in a NICU where I take care of the most precious babies on Earth. I have been a paper crafter for over 20 years and I enjoy all types of DIY projects. I used to design custom invitations and announcements which led to scrapbooking which ultimately led to card making. My favorite of all is card making and I spend most of my very little spare time creating my “OhSoCute” projects!

You can find Lisa on Instagram here

Hi there! I’m Erica, and I’m a self-confessed craft-a-holic. I’ve always been creative in one way or another, for as long as I can remember. Sewing, wood working, metal working, painting, stitching and embroidery etc etc. The list goes on. My biggest love, however, is card making, and it has been for years now. I started with a Christmas card kit some 13+ years ago and it was a slippery slope from there on. I love colouring and seeing projects come to life in front of me, it speaks to my soul on a deep level. If I didn’t have a crafty outlet, I’m 100% sure I’d go nuts. Or nuttieras some people would say...

You can find Erica on Instagram here

Hi my name is Jennifer and I’m a mum of 2, full time Emergency Nurse Practitioner and a passionate paper crafter. Crafting allows me to explore my creative side whilst helping me to unwind after a busy day. I’ve been crafting for about 4 years and love colouring with alcohol markers and making ink blended backgrounds. I specialize in cardmaking but also enjoy creating scrapbook layouts and 3d projects. My style is bold and bright with plenty of shine and sparkle!! I’m pleased to be joining the LRDS Creative Team which is new and exciting experience for me. I hope my designs will inspire fellow crafters to create their own beautiful projects!

You can find Jennifer on Instagram here!

We hope you've enjoyed meeting the team and will follow them on social media! 

 

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