Wednesday, May 26, 2010

Our New Design Team

Happy Wednesday everyone! I am excited to introduce you to our new designers, so I will get right to it. Please join me in giving these wonderful ladies a warm welcome.

Meet the new Claudia & Company Design Team:

Krista Van Tol
I love all things crafty!  I started making cards about 8 years ago and somehow got sidetracked with scrapbooking (which I still love to do!).  I get a world of inspiration surfing the 'crafty blogosphere' everyday.  I am completely obsessed with stamping, it is my little place of zen!

Sheri Gilson
Hi Everyone!!  My name is Sheri Gilson (aka PaperCrafty) and I am so excited to have been chosen to be part of the Claudia & Company DT!!  I am a SAHM to my wonderful son Kyle (11) and wife to my wonderful husband for over 16 years.  I began stamping and papercrafting just before my son was born and have been hooked ever since!!

My name is Mary Giles and my life is my husband and 4 year old daughter. My sanity and outlet is stamping. By day I'm an enginerd and by night I grab my copics to unwind. I've been seriously stamping for 2.5 years and have made many life long friendships along the way. I love designer papers and cute stamps to color. My style is pretty much clean lines an minimal embellishments. I try to let the image and the papers do the talking. I'm VERY slow putting a card together because I tend to over analyze everything...which might explain why I'm embellishment impaired. That would just be another variable into the equation. LOL. I'm super excited to play with the adorable Puddle Jumpers and working with the DT.

Tracy Clemente
I'm a native Californian, born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area.  I am a working mom, loving wife to my husband of 8 years and mother to my beautiful 7 year old daughter.  I also share my home with 3 other loves of my life, my cats Jinxy, Harley and Kitty Bones.   I was initially introduced to the world of paper crafting through scrapbooking and wasn't even  interested in stamping as a hobby.  That was until I went to a stamping party for a friend and became addicted to everything about rubber stamping!  While I don't feel I have a particular stamping style, I am drawn to whimsical images like Puddle Jumpers.   After all they are so fun to work with and always  put a smile on my face!

Hi! My name is Lisa and I'm super excited to be here!!! I'm married and blessed with four boys who are the lights of my life. Of course, with all that maleness around me, I definitely enjoy girl time in my craft room! I've been paper crafting for more than ten years. I got my start in scrapbooking, but soon got hooked on rubber stamping. My passion and enjoyment for this fun hobby just keeps growing! The best part is meeting so many people who share this passion and sharing what we love. I look forward to getting to know you, too!

Ladies, I am so happy and feel very blessed to have the chance to work with you. 
Have a happy crafty day!


  1. Oooo!! I'm SOOOO excited to see these FABULOUS girls work their magic on the Claudia and Co stamps!! It's going to be a FABULOUS release! :D Congratulations girls!!

  2. Congrats, ladies! Look forward to seeing your work!! Claudia and LORi are so sweet. You'll have a great time here!!

  3. Congratulations Ladies!! Lots and Lots of familiar faces... and yay to my ATS sister Tracy!! Can't wait to see more of your PJ cards girl!! :) Have fun with the C&Co team... the new elephants are the cutest!!

  4. WOOHOO! A fabulous team!! :)