Design Team Creatives

Meet the Creatives behind the Digital Doodle Studios Inspiration:

Dina Gerner - Owner/Artist/Designer

Dina works full time as a designer, licensed artist and an occasional writer. Aside from her supportive husband, amazing, loving son, and her adorable and crazy, chihuahua mix, art is her passion!

"As long as I can remember, I always had a pencil in hand. I started designing stamps and decorative papers through my love of paper crafting over 20 years ago! I'm designing images and/or collections just about everyday! Everyday is a gift, so be sure to enjoy every moment!" 


Visit Digi Doodle Studios for Digital Stamps & Digital Paper




Lisa Jannaway - DT Coordinator, Sponsorship Coordinator, & Challenge Coordinator

Lisa is married with 3 young children and a Husband that supports her Craft Obsession! She has been crafting since 1991, where she started with 3d decoupage making pictures.  She then began card making using 3d "traditional" decoupage.  A few years ago she met a lovely lady and now fab friend who introduced her to colouring Digis with ProMarkers, and now Copics.  "I love colouring both digi and rubber stamps and experimenting with colours."
Visit Lisa on her blog,  My Crafty Train



Cheri Bury - DT Creative

Cheri lives in Ontario, Canada and has been making cards for about 5 years now! She is married for 13 years with 4 children. "I have a new Granddaughter so scrapbooking is now on my crafty list too! I love to travel and drink Tim Horton's coffee! Make it a double/ double for me LOL!"

Visit Cheri on her blog, Cheri B Designs

Carolina Flores - DT Creative
Married to her high-school sweetheart for almost 15 years, Carolina has two beautiful children. What started out as a hobby in high school has turned into a passion. Carolina has been scrapbooking and designing custom greeting cards since 1997. 
Visit her on her blog, Made with Love Cards

Dawn Bennett - DT Creative
Married to a wonderful supportive man, for over 24 years, and 3 children, Dawn is a long-time Scrapbooker, Cardmaker, and a self proclaimed Craft addict. "I put alot of effort and time into each of my creations and no two are alike." Dawn is also Copic Certified and teaches classes at a local PA store called Stamp-ede. 
Visit Dawn on her blog, Dip 'N Dots Creations




                          Kitty - DT Creative

Kitty lives with her partner and our son in a historic town in The Netherlands.  She has been crafting as long as she can remember.
In 2001 she started scrapbooking, but was diagnosed with postpartum illness. She gradually stopped making layouts and just made some small projects for her garden.
In 2010 she was diagnosed with fibromyalgia and was advised to do something that gives her positive energy and what makes her happy. Kitty took up paper crafting and card making again using rubber stamps but discovered digital images in 2014. She loves to color with a variety of markers, yet has never taken a lesson. 
 "Thankful and proud for being part of the Digi Doodle Studios DT. Hope to create a lot of fun stuff with the images and I hope to inspire you with my work."
Visit Kitty's blog, Intruderlady's World



Helen Van Der Gaag - DT Creative

Helen is married with 2 teens and lives in a small village in the southern part of the Netherlands .
For as long as Helen can remember she has been crafting in many different ways. But for the last few years, she finds time to relax by paper crafting, colouring stamps (rubber as well as digi), making cards,  etc.
One of Helen's best friends has her own webshop with craft stuff where she helps out whenever she has craft fairs in her neighbourhood.
"Christmas is, next to summer, my favourite time of the year, so love making Christmas cards and decorations."
Visit Helen's blog, Creamieke's World of Cards





Ine Swinkels - DT Creative

Ine is a married mum with a daughter and works 3 days a week.
"I think cardmaking is a great hobby" Ine loves to work with digi’s, sketches and embroider on cards as well as die-cuts.
Ine enjoys swimming and reading and surfing on her computer.
Visit Ine on her blog, Creaine Cards









Judy VanZandt - DT Creative

Judy lives near Denver, Colorado USA, where she and her husband have raised their son and daughter. Judy started crafting many years ago including sewing, crewel embroidery, crocheting, jewelry making, creating silk flower bouquets, arrangements, wreaths, etc and moved on to scrapbooking later. The scrapbooking turned into card making, which quickly became an obsession and therefore her primary craft. She enjoys mixed media, creating canvases, altered notebooks/journals, frames and wood letters in addition to my cards.
"I currently serve on several design teams and thoroughly enjoy working with and being inspired by other crafters from all around the world."
Visit Judy's Blog: Created Just 4 U Designs

 

 

Linda Mc Enery - DT Creative

Linda is 46 years old, married to her soulmate, with 3 grown, recently married children.  She lives in beautiful Queensland, Australia.  "With no children left at home, I spend almost every waking moment crafting of some kind, with card making taking up most of my time.  I love working with digi images and colouring.  I’m more of a 'pile it on', than a 'clean & simple' type crafter."
Visit Linda's Blog:  Linda's Creations

 

Anja Tieks - DT Creative

Anja lives in the Netherlands in a little village near by a place called Groningen. She  has two daughters and a little pekinese dog..
She work 23 hours a week in the healthcare. In her free time, she loves to color stamps and most of all digital stamps, with pencils and markers. "I am crafting since 2009 and love everything crafy but most of all making scrap cards and also love to use printable papers en digi stamps in to my weekly planner."

Visit Anja's Blog: Anja's Scrap Place

Julie Anderson Thornton - DT Creative


Julie has been crafting since she was a child.  She started making her own greeting cards when she was in college as a way to save money.  That soon turned in to a passion and she has continued to make her own cards and other paper projects ever since.  "I love picking out stamps, papers, embellishments and other items to make cards for family and friends. I have been married to my husband for 27 years and we have two adult sons.  We don't have grandchildren yet but we do have a very spoiled Malshi and a diabolical cat. I am looking forward to sharing my projects made with Digi Doodle Studios designs."
Visit Julie on her  Blog: Julie's Crafty Spot

Meghan Kennihan - DT Creative

Meghan is a proud Dog Mom of her sweet maltipoo Maddie. She has been crafting and creating since she could pick up crayons. She began as a scrapbooker and general crafter, managing a craft store all through high school and college. She even spent a few years as a supervisor at Archiver's Scrapbook Store remember that chain? Although she has always made cards she has taken her hobby to the next level and it is now an obsession. If she is not working out like a maniac (personal trainer, nutrition advisor, and run coach for a living) she is in her craft room creating!





Visit Meghan's Blog: Made By Meghan K 



Fikreta Posavec- DT Creative


 Fikreta, or Fiki to her friends call her, is from Bosnia and Herzegovina, but lives in Kalinovac, Croatia.
She's married and mom to a beautiful 14 year old girl, Paola.
Fiki is an animal lover! She has five cats, a turtle, a bunny, a guinea pig, two fish, two birds and a dog!
"I LOVE cats! I love animals. Love anything crafty. I start crafting 5 years ago and blogging about 4 years now. If you ask me why I start to craft I think because so I don't go insane LOL ! I'm at home, I do not work, wife and mom so I must do something else. I love papers, stamps, (digis too) ink and everything else to make my creations. I love to make anything crafty. My inspiration is everywhere. I'm big dreamer. And I like to take photos, especially my cat's."
Visit Tiki's blog: Bad Kitty's Craftroom

Patsy Long - DT Creative 

 
Patsy has two grown daughters and works full time as a legal secretary which can be quite demanding at times so when I craft it is so relaxing and my down time. She always loved to craft and dabble in many different crafts including scrapbooking, mosaic, paint by numbers, refinishing furniture with chalk paint.  She loves to decorate her house and change color schemes. Patsy started carding started about 10 years ago when she lived in the USA.  She now lives in South Africa and shares her love of carding with my sister Linda.  
"My love for carding has grown and so has my craft stash ... I do love craft shopping! Especially when I visit my sister in Australia.  We shop up a storm, and spend hours every day in her craft room!   We are both members of design teams but still take time to  have our own mini challenges between ourselves. I love colouring with my beloved Copics. I really enjoy designing cards specifically with people in mind."
Visit Patsy's Blog: Crafty African

Vicki Parson - Guest Designer

Hello friends!  My name is Vicki Parson and I am a very happy Homemaker with an extremely supportive and patient husband.  I have 2 grown children and my husband is headed towards retirement time.  I have enjoyed paper crafting for many years and especially love to color images with my “go to” choice of Copic markers.  I like to make cards as well as dabble in scrapbooking, mixed media, painting and art journaling as well! 
Hope you will stop by my blog at Stamped Smiles to share a smile with me!



Carols Gill - Guest Designer

Carol is married with three children and five grandchildren. She has always crafted -knitting, crotchet, cake decorating and now papercrafts, from cards, mini albums, decorated canvas and now into mixed media and rediscovered my love of stamping.
Visit Carols Blog: Crafty Stamper 


Elizabeth Hart - Guest Designer 

 
Elizabeth I lives in a small town in South Carolina that is very rich in the arts and has lots of opportunities for art classes. She has been making cards and paper crafts for over 18 years. "I love paper most of all and cannot resist a pretty pad of new papers. I have also taught and demonstrated at several stamp shows and conventions. I am retired now and that allows for lots of time to create. I also make Ukrainian-style Pysanky eggs."
Visit Elizabeth's Blog: Warm Harted 






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