I will turn it over to Cathi now, and let her tell you a little bit about herself:
I am so excited to be joining the C'est Magnifique design team this month! My name is Cathi O'Neill, and I am an American who married an Irishman and I have been living in Ireland since 1997. I live in a beautiful village on the Shannon River with my DH of nearly 19 years (wow, that makes me feel old!) and my two beautiful daughters, Aine (onya) 11 and Aisling (ashling) 10 who are the subject of many of my projects!!
I have always love crafting since I was a little girl. My grandmother taught me to knit and crochet and I remember sewing Barbie doll clothes with her on her front porch! I am a knitter and quilter as well, but have recently in the last three years found cardmaking and scrapbooking, and an obsession was born!! I truly love creating and make vintage cards to sell here in our local village cafe as well as stacks of mixed media and shabby/vintage style layouts of my girls to keep and share with family! I also love to do tags, ATC and altered projects, barely a day goes by when I haven't done something crafty!!
I am currently on the design teams for manufacturers LaLaLand Crafts and Meg's Garden. I also design for challenge blogs Berry71Bleu and Sugar Creek Hollow. I have been lucky enough to design and guest design for some great manufacturers like May Arts Ribbon, Frosted Designs, Couture Creations, Visible Image Stamps, and Creative Expressions. I truly enjoy the challenge and inspiration that scrapbooking and cardmaking bring me.
All of us at C'est Magnifique Kits are thrilled to have Cathi join the team. She will be sharing her layouts later this month, but we will give you a peek at one of her projects using the July Kit:
Please join us in welcoming Cathi to C'est Magnifique!