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Meet the Altered Pages Designers: KAREN CONNER

At Altered Pages we have a very talented Design Team!
 We are proud to introduce you to one of our members

Hi! My name is Karen Conner. I live in Southern Virginia. I just had a birthday-turned 54. I've been married for 35 years (to the same man!) We have one furbaby-a Shih tzu named Snickers. I have one son who married a beautiful young lady. They've blessed me with 2 wonderful grandchildren.

In 2005 I was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma. Bone cancer in my right bottom jaw. I spent a year in the hospital taking chemo. They took my jaw bone out and replaced it with a bone from my leg! What a miracle! God blessed me so much that year! I am now a 10 year cancer survivor!

I've been crafting my whole life. In 2004 I went to my first Stampin Up party. I instantly fell in love with cardstock, punches, stamps and ink! Then I found YouTube! Oh my! What a world that opened up!

In 2011 I joined my first design team-Word Art Wednesday. I've had the privilege to be on several design teams: Perfect Sentiments, Nice Crane Designs, Outlaw Women Scrapbook Emporium, Stamp-N-Doodle, Party Time Tuesdays. Guest artist for Paper Artsy, Marks Finest Stamps and Craft Hoarders Anonymous.

I currently design for Stencils by Retta and Altered Pages. I am a member of DecoArt Helping Hands Artist program.  My style has definitely evolved-I do a little of everything from clean and simple to shabby chic.

I LOVE mixed media. Combining paints and inks to create something is like magic! I love trying new techniques and experimenting with new products. I create cards, layouts, mini albums, mixed media canvas....I love to draw, paint with acrylics and watercolors, use colored pencils.

Visit me anytime @
Have a blessed day!!
Karen Conner

Happy Valentines From Karen!!!



Now for an organization tip from Lyneen...
she loves STICKLES!!!

In a plastic box all the bottles are stored upside down... no waiting for the STICKLES to flow to tip... the STICKLES are ready to squeeze out of the bottle!

When you comment today share some of your organization ideas!!!

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