Thursday, January 3, 2013

{Meet Designer/Owner: Mandee Gillen a.k.a Scrappin Madge}

I am kind hearted, spit fire toxic redhead who is a mom of 2 beautiful girls and married her high school sweetheart of 17 years. I also have 3 sweet doggies: 2 Big and 1 small (notice the sweet black doggie on my header and button?? Yup, that's my sweet PUG Kylo isn't he cute?). 
CONFESSION #1 I love me some DIET COKE

Oh baby how I do love to {create}. I love to challenge myself and look outside the box. Continuing to educate and keep up on the latest and greatest things out there.
 There isn't a project that I don't add a little "BLING " to. LOL , I love to try different styles; right now my favorite is the soft vintage look. 
I am inspired by all of the talented men and women in the crafting industry.  I am super excited and honored to be on Heartstring Designs design team, I have met so many talented ladies and gentleman along my designing journey. Whom have become great friends.

CONFESSION #2: I have a crazy problem with collecting the latest and greatest tools out there. (Bad habit:D) I see it and ME want it! LOL

I own a store in Kamas, Utah ** Madge's Scrappin' Lounge! *** It has been my dream for many years to have a store.  Not only to sell product but to provide people with knowledge and the confidence to create something unique and special to them.  I also have an online store.  It warms my heart when customers leave my store knowing that they CAN craft/scrapbook and that it is more than just playing with scissors {hee hee}

I am now the proud owner of **** Heartstring Designs***** a monthly kit company.  Heartstring Designs was established in 2005.  I first started designing for them in September 2005 and continued designing for Heartstring Designs:until December - 2012.   I designed 2009, 2010 and 2011 CKC Scrapbooking Classes for this company.  I took the company over on January 1st 2013.  When the previous owners retired.   Heartstring Designs is a sister company to Madge's Scrappin' Lounge.

CONFESSION #3 I love the Color PINK

My favorite Quote is: "“I am enough of an artist to draw freely upon my imagination. Imagination is more important than knowledge. Knowledge is limited. Imagination encircles the world.” 
 Albert Einstein

CONFESSION #4 I have a weakness for Scrapbooking  and Crafting Books, they are always calling my name!

CONFESSION #5 I love to listen to LOUD crazy music when I create, and I do my best work in the MIDDLE of the night!

Here are some of Madge's Projects:

{Bags Holder}
 {Made for Pins to Creations DT}

{Happy Anniversary Card}

{Made for Craftwork Cards DT}

{Vintage Bracelet}

{Made for Angela Holt Designs DT sponsored by Graphic 45}

That's All Folks......
Thanks for Stopping by and reading about all of our fabulous designers here at Heartstring Designs.  Be sure to come back tomorrow for the January Housecalls Kit Release Party!!!!!  


Rebecca Daniels said...

This is absolutely DARLING!

Gina Cangin said...

Love your blog... I wan't to win... <3