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

Audrey Ernst - DT Creative

Audrey is a SAHM of 4 children ages 12-18. She has been crafting pretty much all her life, having started making cards around 2003 and coloring with Copics in late 2009.  She is Copic Cerified since March 2012 and continues to take Copic classes online and locally. She loves learning new techniques and discovering new color combos.

Visit Audrey on her blog, Hippieaud

                          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


Jolanda Breedvelt - DT Creative

Jolanda lives just east of Rotterdam, Netherlands with her husband of 38 years. She has two grown children, a daughter and son who live on their own. "I learned to be creative as a child. My father loved to create all kind of things and my mum did sewing, knitting and stitching." Jolanda enjoys a variety crafts, but really enjoys making cards, color (digi) stamps, home deco, Mixed Media etc. 
Visit Jolanda on her blog, Jolanda's Blog

Christine Garner - Guest Designer

Christine lives in Vale, North Carolina. She has been married for 26 years, and has  2 children.  She also has 5 guinea pigs that are like her children.  "I love working with digital images because you can make them any size that you need.  I usually color my images with Prismacolor Pencils.  I also love decorating my planner using digital images.  So do not be surprised to see some Planner spreads from me."  
Visit Christine on her blog, Sweet Pea Cards

 Donna McMillan - Guest Designer

Donna is married, and Mum to 2 grown sons. She has been crafting for as long as she can remember and enjoys all sorts of crafts, but mainly card making, which she got back into just after her youngest was born and has not looked back. Having been diagnosed with spinal problems and fibromyalgia, crafting has been such a therapeutic tonic for Donna and her designs have been, and continues to be, showcased on TV and in magazines. Her passion at the moment is to create using digital images using different techniques from embossing, gilding and coloring with her favourite Promarker pens, paints or even inks.
"Crafting, I feel, is an outlet for creativity, where you can share your passion, but more to the point have so much fun doing the thing you love most!"
Visit Donna on her Blog, KraftyScot Handmade Crafts

Melanie Gee - DT Creative

"Mel" lives in Worcestershire, England. She is married to a wonderful man and a mum to two beautiful children (girl & boy) who are her whole world. Mel loves to craft and has been doing so since she was 17 which started off with cross stitch and latch hook. Mel took up to card making around 21 and developed a real passion for it after she made everything for her wedding. 
"My main passion in crafting now is card making and colouring mainly stamping. I have been on various Design Teams and Guest Designer Teams and love being part of a team. Nearly all of my time is spent looking after the children and the house as I am a stay at home mum/housewife. I love films and music also but my main relaxing therapy is Crafting."

Visit Mel's Blog: Mel Gee Crafts

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

Ginny Hutson-Pope - DT Creative

Ginny is a mum with a grown-up son and daughter, and two grandchildren.She lives in the south east coast of the UK Peacehaven about 7 miles from Brighton. She and her husband have been married for over forty years.
Judy started making cards when she moved to the Greek Island of Rhodes (Greek: Ρόδος, Ródos)
She could not buy English greeting cards there at that time so she started making them herself. "It has now taken over most of my spare time. Just love losing myself colouring in Digi stamps with my promarkers. I am so pleased to be part of this wonderful team. Happy crafting"
Visit Ginny on her blog: As. I. Do. Rodos.

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 - Guest Designer

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

Berni Cuttino - Guest Designer


Berni resides in Santa Clarita, CA. (the High Desert), where the weather is triple digit's in the Summer and cold in the Winter with snow on the mountains. "I have the best of both worlds, Pacific Ocean on the East and the Mountains on the North.
Berni is retired from Princess Cruises, (Cruise Line), where she has travelled the world; and visited all seven continents. Her most favorite country is Italy. Berni also worked for 20 yrs in the Motion Picture Industry.
"Started scrapbooking and went into card making when I retired. I love to create and experiment with different techniques; and enjoy gardening. I am one of the leaders in the Women Ministry at church. Living the life of the retiree."
 Visit Bern's Blog, Chasing the Dream

Aly Sheridan - Guest Designer

Aly, 44, has been crafting for 15 years, making cards, 3d projects, sewing, knitting, crochet and cross-stitch, encaustic art, melt pot art to name but a few. "I have only recently found journaling and mixed media, I call it “messy crafting” and I love it I don’t think there is a day goes by I don’t have inky fingers! I have 3 daughters, 26, 24 and 18 and a very patient hubby he buys all my crafty goodies and I am blessed I am able to craft every day!" 
Visit Aly on her Blog, Simply Angelic Crafts 

Meghan Kennihan - Guest Designer

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 

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