3.09.2010

Please Welcome Kim Arnold Our International Gal

Bio:
I am married to my wonderful husband Gary and we have one son, Benson. We live in the northern beaches of Wollongong in Australia – I think one of the most beautiful places on earth. I discovered scrapbooking when I was pregnant with Benson and my first project was his birth announcement cards. I was so proud of them then, but now look at them and think of what I could have done!
Scrapbooking to me is a wonderful combination of storytelling, beautiful photos and creativity. I am fortunate that both my husband and I have a keen interest in photography so there is never a shortage of photos to scrap. I think the story that accompanies the photos is so important and I love to use handwritten journaling to record these stories. I also love to use layers on my layouts, whether that is with paper, inks, transparencies or embellishments, I think that layers add so much interest to a layout.
As a way to record my stories for when I have time to scrapbook them, I started blogging. I love this means of sharing stories and ideas with family and friends as well as keeping memories to inspire future layouts.


How I felt:
When i got the email, i was shocked that it was in my inbox I was overwhelmed and honoured to make the GCD team. I know that so many amazing scrappers would have applied and to make it is an honour. I can't wait to start!

14 comments:

  1. Congratulations Kim. your work is so fresh and inviting. Looking forward to seeing your GCD creations.

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  2. Congrats, Kim! I have admired your work for awhile now! :)

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  3. Congratulations Kim! Your work is gorgeous!!

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  4. Congrats, Kim! Can't wait to work with you! :)

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  5. Thanks to everyone for the kind comments and a big congrats to everyone that made the team. It is going to be a great year!

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  6. Congrats Kim - so excited to be working with you :)

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