Sunday, August 10, 2008

Welcome Hilary Kanwischer!

I'm so excited to have Hilary with us this month! Hilary is incredibly sweet and extremely talented.....let's give Hilary a big welcome! You just might win "Hilary's Favorite Things" giveaway.....Winner will be picked by a Random Number Generator and announced on August 16th so make sure to leave a comment.

Meet Hilary......

Hi there, my name is Hilary Kanwischer and I live in South Florida with my husband and 2 children, Courtney & Connor. I started scrapbooking when my daughter was 3 after a trip to the local scrapbook store to find zoo invitations and was immediately awed by all the "stuff" they had in there. I was hooked right away. I started stamping shortly thereafter, after attending my first "stamping party".

I work as a Firefighter / Paramedic and have been with my department for almost 15 years now and I drive a big ladder truck, which my son thinks is "very cool". I also work part time at Pottery Barn. I first met Cindy back in 2005 after going to Colorado for the very first Sweetwater Retreat and I was immediately taken back by how sweet, fun, and creative she really is. Going to Colorado was a turning point in my life and we are now trying desperately to move from here to there, after I "retire" from the Fire Department. I cannot begin to tell you how truly excited and honored I am that Cindy invited me for a Guest Designer spot. Thank you so much!

You can check out Hilary's Blog to see more of her amazing work....Hilary Scrap's Blog
















































































































"Hilary's Favorite Things" Giveaway:

Pop Fashion Jellies Paper by Pink Paislee
Pop Fashion Parachute Pants Paper by Pink Paislee
Pop Fashion Bell Bottoms Paper by Pink Paislee
Pop Fashion Bermuda Shorts Paper by Pink Paislee
Pop Fashion Mary Janes Paper by Pink Paislee
Pop Fashion Shapes Topsiders by Pink Paislee
Prima Pink Obsessions by Prima
White Shoe Box GLITTER Letter Stickers by American Crafts
Gift Box Assortment

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52 comments:

Lisa Dorsey said...

So glad to have you Hilary!!! Your room is gorgeous!

Kelly said...

I absolutely love your space Hilary! Gorgeous!!
And welcome xxx

Genie said...

Hi Hilary, I love your work! Your scrapbook pages and cards are so creative! Congratulations on becoming a design team member for Emma's Paperie.

Erika M. said...

Welcome Hilary! I love your scrap space. We're currently working on my new scrapbook building - congrats on being guest designer

jackiestamps4fun said...

Congratulations, Hillary! Good luck in your new endeavor! Your scraproom is gorgeous!

Cass said...

What an amazing scrap room!

Bunny B said...

Hi Hilary, your crafting room is lovely!! Fantastic :)
xx

Claudette said...

great scrap space and lovely work as always

Corey said...

love your room - I think the bench at the table is my favorite part - so cozy!

Raquites said...

Hilary, your space is awesome! Can I come and play?!

Melanie said...

Hi Hilary. I sure wish we lived closer together. I want to come and play in your room!! I'm excited to see your projects for the month at Emma's. Congrats!

Sabrina said...

HOLY COW! WHat a fun place to create in! LOVE IT! AND you have lots of fun goodies to play with-love those button jars!!!

Harley Dee said...

Ooh, I'm so jealous of your play room! :D I'm saving some of your pictures as ideas for when I can have my own space! :D

anyab said...

Hilary, what a beautiful room. The light and the colours are just gorgeous and I love those giant ribbon jars !TFS

Kimmie said...

Your space is incredible. Love your storage for your Ink pads.

Michelle Wooderson said...

Welcome! Your design studio is fabulous! Do I spy Pottery Barn all over that! How awesome to work there AND as a fire fighter, that is exciting. Can't wait to see your project if they're anything like your room!

Jan said...

What a great space to work in. Love it.

Sherry Wright said...

Welcome Hilary!! Your room is amazing.. I love that table, the wood floors, and the tons of storage. :0)

Beth said...

what a lovely place to scrapbook!

Tracey said...

A very big welcome. Love that room! I want one.

Brandee said...

Great space--can't wait to see your favorite things AND your projects!

Odette said...

I must say I visited Hilary's blog a few days ago and did not have enough of all the beautiful pictures she has, not to mention the cards she have made.
You are very talented!
Your Scrap room is gorgeous!
Happy to have you as guess designer.

Trish said...

Hi Hilary, wow your playroom is great! I too love the cozy bench at the table.Im a newbe at this blog, I've only been lerking up till now. I will be back theres lotsa inspration here:0)

Christa said...

Hello! Welcome!!!
That room is soo beautiful!!!!

*Beatriz Jennings* said...

wow!!! love your scraproom!! ;)

Sonda T said...

You rock Hilary! I want to live with you sis! And create in that FABULOUS room! (btw...i see i am in need of more ink colors. tee hee) Congrats on your guest gig! Hugs! Sonda T

Bella and Aidee Mom said...

Very cute scraproom...Krista

cornellgj said...

love your scrap space! those buttons lined up in little jars are adorable!

patty w said...

Welcome Hillary!

I love your space, it is so gorgeous and has so much room !

I'm off to check out your blog!

JenMarie said...

Oh wow, gorgeous space!!

Chrys said...

Congrats Hilary!!!! :) :) You know I just adore your room!!!!!!!! :) :)

Jennifer said...

OMG....I would just die to have your room!!

Julia said...

Hilary..your room is just amazing and what a cool part time job...Pottery Barn! I'd never leave with a paycheck..I'd always owe them! And I'm another Mom that has a Connor too! Congrats on being Guest Designer for Cindy's great store and blog! :-)

Jean said...

A beautiful light-filled room with a BIG table - the ultimate scrap room! Love your fall glitter card... I'll be checking back lots!

Karolyn L said...

Wow! So in awe of your amazing crafting space - would kill to have a space like that! Congrats on the guest designership!

bumblesnbees said...

You go all out when you get into something! :oP wonderful space!! Can't wait for some inspirational ideas. So much gorgeous product and i don't know what to do with it! Congrats on being guest designer!

Brenda said...

Congrats Hilary on being a guest designer!! 'Love your craft space! Looking forward to seeing more of your creativity!
~Brenda H.

Marilyn said...

What a fabulous scrap room! That table looks like the best place in the world to really get spread out and get the creative juices flowing!

Jennifer said...

What a beautiful space to work in - I'd never want to leave!

ScrapMomOf2 said...

Welcome Hilary! Wow, your space is absolutely positively AMAZING! You must be so inspired when you are in that room! I would never want to leave! Congratulations!!

Kristin said...

OK, I am drooling over your room! I love the black shelving! Everything looks so good on black!

My husband is a FF and Police Officer so Your always in my prayers for the work you do for your area!

I can't wait to see what this month brings with you as the GD!

Parker and Emma's Mom said...

I'm loving all of your storage. I will be moving to a larger scrap space in a few months and am on the hunt for cool rooms to borrow ideas from...and this is one of them!

Gina J. said...

Congrats! Your scrap space is beautiful!

AnnaSigga said...

Congrats Hilary!
Your room is my idea of scrapbook-heaven - love it to bits and your creations are stunning!

Yanin said...

Congratulations on being a guest designer!! Your room has to be one of the nicest I've seen. Love your work.

jeneaevan said...

What a beautiful room and fantastic work!

Pat said...

Oh my goodness, your space is so well organized!!! Looking forward to your projects this month.

Kimmarie said...

Congratulations Hilary! Your scraproom is GORGEOUS! It looks like a showroom. Heading over to your blog now.

Rach said...

Wow what a fab space!
Love the work too.
I just need to get my dh into gear to make my scraproom gorgeous too (yeah right)! I can dream...
Rachel

Tonya said...

WoW! That is one amazing room...I think I'm bringing my sleeping bag and moving in!!!! Congrats on the guest design spot.

Jillisgram said...

What a beautiful room to work in. You sound like you are a very busy lady and yet you get so much accomplished. Love your work!

Sarah Mullanix said...

What a beautiful scrap room...you're a lucky girl!!!