Friday, 13 November 2009

Introducing one of our new DT members.........

.............................. thats right!!

We now have two new DT members at ARTastic and both come from our Followers!!

Introducing our first new DT member!

Congratulations - Mandy Snow

Here is a little bio about Mandy, so you can all get to know her....

I have been doing scrapbooking for many years, but started to approach it as an "artform" a year and a half ago. I have always loved art from the moment I could hold a pen, doing it for high school and university subjects. At the age of seven I celebrated my birthday with a party...and fell in love with pretty paper too....So what better way to put my loves together...scrapbooking!. I am a primary school teacher, but in semi retirement as I home school one of my children. I have 6 gorgeous children..Jess, 19, Cameron, 16, Lachlen, 14, Connor, 10, and Jacob and Maddie,8 who are mostly my subjects for my scrapbooking. I have been with my gorgeous and patient partner for 21 years.
I believe my style is quite ecclectic and often try and add something just a little personal and different into my pages. I love this art as it benefits me as it is a great outlet of expression for me, and I feel as though I am creating something very special for my children. It's great for my children as it gives them a beautiful document of their life and the joy i see on their face when I show them the "latest" page of one of their little achievements...well, it's what makes it worth it!
My favourite artist is Claude Monet
Having seen an exhibit of his work earlier this year...breathtaking! confirmed it.
His work is so dreamlike, I adore impressionism,the brush strokes, the ability to make something so beautiful from just paint and a lucky he was to have such a wonderful gift. He painted up until such a ripe old age...I love his waterlillies series...what a gift to be able to see the world as he did!
Here are some of my favourite pages I have done,.,well can't give you the real favourite as they are being published!!! lol...

You can visit Mandy's blog and leave her some love!!

It's a Twin Thing

Your Joy is..

ART Gallery

Mandy, I'm so happy that you applied for the role, your work is of a high standard, you have your own great original style. The other DT ladies loved your work also, as it's a bit different and unusual. You use interesting items to embellish your pages with, and you show a lot of attention to detail. We are going to look forward to some great arty pieces from you :)

Please everyone make Mandy feel welcome at ARTastic,
from DT members to all you Followers alike :)

I will reveal our other DT member shortly........

and Take Care


  1. a big huge welcome my friend, and now dt partner, so glad you applied, and as i said when i first told you about this iste, it was made for you, and cant wait to see your LOs you do from the paintings

  2. Congratulations Mandy and welcome to the team! It will be so lovely to work with you and I am looking forward to seeing your beautiful creations!


  3. Yay baby - awesome _ mandys work is fabulous

  4. are giving me the warm fuzzies...thankyou all so much....i am so excited and can't wait to work with you

  5. Well done and congratulations on your dt position Mandy! Your work is gorgeous as the layouts in this post prove! xxx

  6. Love your work will go far in the scrapping world.

  7. Welcome to ARTastic Mandy ! It's lovely to have you here, with your beautiful pages ! Hope you'll enjoy being part of this amazing team and challenge blog !

  8. welcome aboard!!!! congrats to you!!!! your work is fabulous!!! huge fan of yours!!!!