My Resume

About me:

My scrapbooking, home-decor, paper crafts and up-cycled projects have been featured in magazines, at events and trade shows, and online in craft TV programs. You can also find me on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and Linked-In. An experienced media spokesperson, educator, project and product designer and more, my style is diverse and ever evolving, but one thing never changes; less is less and MORE IS BEST!

 My current Design Team Positions:

The Crafty Scrapper - November 2011 to present
Design Team and Social Media Coordinator, Designer, Educator 

Deflecto Crafts USA Design Team Ambassador - August 2014 to present
Smoothfoam - May 2014 to present
Sparkle N Sprinkle  - October 2013 to present
Frosted Designs - March 2012 to present

Past Design Teams:

ColourQ - January 2011 to July 2014
Glue Dots® Dottess -2012-2013  
Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® - 2013
Berry71Bleu -  2013 
Sketches In Thyme  - 2013
Craft Storage Ideas - 2012/2013 
Just For Fun Rubber Stamps  - 2013
Sketchabilities - 2012
Better Than Doing Laundry - 2005-2011

My experience in the great world of Scrapbooking:

Crafty Scrapper-I am the Design Team/Social Media Coordinator and am privileged to work with a great group of ladies. I currently design as well as teach classes for what I think is the best scrapbook store in North Texas! My classes are mainly mini-albums, focusing on a variety of binding techniques. I am also the co-creator of the fabulous new Lunch Box Kits; a new line designer layout kits available in store and online each month.


JoAnn Inc - 2006-2011: Scrapbook department manager for the company's largest retail store/ Taught all papercrafting & scrapbook related classes in home store/ Created scrapbook classes that were introduced chain wide/ Created the Crop Program for the National Chain: Maintained the highest volume in class attendance company wide for eighteen months/ Promoted to Operations Manager

Make-n-Take /Demo Program: while at JoAnn Inc I was also responsible for our In Store 
Make-n-Take/Demo Program. This included: promoting the program/ product management/schedule management/Team Member training/ Follow-up data to the product manufacturer

Custom Work: for many years I created premade items and sold them on Ebay and Etsy.
I also sold my wares at a variety of fairs here in North Texas. I created lots of
custom albums for very satisfied customers, on an individual basis.

Published: I have been published in a few places, which is always a lot of fun! 
Nothing like seeing your project in print. I have also had numerous projects on display at trade shows. That is such a great feeling to walk down the aisle and see your
work sitting there on the shelf.

I am currently enjoying my new found  freedom of being home in my studio full time again! Thank you DH for your understanding!! I create albums on commission occasionally, but these days I scrapbook mainly for
me - and my enjoyment of my art. 
I would love to hear from you some time! You can reach me by email at gslmarvin@gmail.com , and you can find me on Facebook  and Pinterest,  so stop by sometime and say hi!! 

Anita

 




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