Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Guest Designer: Keri Sallee

We are excited to have our friend Keri Sallee guest designing with us today. We fell in love with her mixed media home decor projects sometime last year and have been lucky enough to meet up with her a couple times at CHA. Keri has some awesome projects to share today that she created with our "Thrilling" collection... just in time for Halloween!
 I have always had a love for all things creative from writing and cooking to music and art. I started, like so many, dabbling in Creative Memories when my son was born almost 10 years ago. It was pages of rounded corners and sticker vomit, but after a while I began to wonder if there was more to "scrapbooking" than this simplistic style. So I started spending time online and at a local scrapbook store finding out what else was out there. I started finding a beautiful world of textures, colors, messy fun inks and paints and so much more than where I had come from. 
And that is how I live my creative life...always looking for ways to challenge myself and create something new.
I have been married to the cutest red-head on the planet for almost 11 years and am the mother to 3 fabulous and funny kiddos ages 9, 5 and 3. I recently quit my job as the Creative Coordinator at my local scrapbook store so that I can spend more time with my family and more time on my craft.
If you ask me what my motto in life is, I would have to say there are two...(1) Picasso once said "Inspiration does exist, but it must find you working." I strive everyday to not just THINK creatively, but to put those thoughts into my hands and make something of them. (2) Genesis 1:1...The first five words in the Bible are "In the Beginning GOD Created..." For me it is a constant reminder that I am only able to do what I do because GOD first created me.







Be sure to stop by Keri's personal blog and say hello or follow her on Instagram @thecreativelifestudios, and please let her know we sent you! 

Also, check out our "We Spy..." board on Pinterest; and don't forget to share your projects with us on Facebook!  If we spy fabulous projects using Authentique products, we might just feature you in a future blog post!

16 comments:

  1. Great getting to know you Keri!!!
    Thank you for sharing your BOO-tiful projects too :)

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  2. absolutely beautiful, keri! your talent is inspiring! can't wait to see more!

    jilly

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    1. Big Hugs and Kisses Jilly! You're so sweet! Thanks for coming all the way over here from Instagram! LOL

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  3. Simply Boo-tiful !! So fun too ... especially excuse to dress LOL !!

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  4. What inspiration! LOVE the dress up and monster waits! CUTE!!!

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    1. Thank you Jean!! They were all fun to make!

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  5. I love your Genesis 1:1 because its so true without him we wouldn't be. liking your dress very nice thanks for sharing your creative with us.

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