Kiki Halbert Designs

Monday, October 24, 2011

Creative Team Interview with SharonB

Thanks for stopping by Kiki's blog and spending a moment with us. For most, I know we have the Monday morning blues, but just think in one week, we all get to dress up and use our imagination just like little kids again - for those of us who have children, we have a chance to be creative with them. How fun is that!!! We have a layout challenge that is going on where you can use those pictures you are taking this week and those new fun kits and win a prize!! So are we all perked up now - awesome - because right now I wanted to share an interview I did with Sharon B, one of the Creative Team Members here....

Your name and what you go by for digital scrapbooking layouts or kits? Sharon Bertolino and I go by sharonbertolino or sharonb in most forums

Kiki Halbert Tea on the Porch
Flourish by Kiki Halbert- Foiled You
Template by Kiki Halbert- Mojo by Melscraps coming out June 10
How long have you been creating LOs for yourself and for CTs? I paper scrapped for 7 years and digital for 11 mos. I started digi when I joined Kiki as a blogger in October 2010. Kiki took a chance on me even though I knew nothing about digi, I could blog so I self taught myself digi and got alot of help from Kiki and other scrappers.

Kiki Halbert Burst into spring hybrid/hybrid layout

How did you learn about Kiki Halbert Designs?
I answered a blog call, not knowing she was a digital designer.

Paper and Elements- Kiki Halbert- A Beautiful Mess, Periwinkle Sighs and Symphony

What is your favorite kit and do you have a sample of an LO created with it?
My favorite Kiki kit to date is the Dreamer collection and this is one of my favorite layouts "just being me"

I love the colors in the kit and enjoyed the word art.

Why do you like Kiki Halbert Design's kits?
I like the grunge in the papers, the elements are so realistic and she always has that touch of bling.

That me by Kiki Halbert

How did you feel when you heard you were excepted to be a part of Kiki's CT?
I was thrilled, but imagine my surprise when I realized it was a digital team and I didn't even know digital software! I bought PSE9 and I got lots of help and encouragement from Kiki. My first layouts are horrible and then someone told me about shadowing. My first layouts are flat!!

Kit is Dreams come true by Kiki Halbert

Any words of wisdom for those aspiring to be a part of a CT?
Go ahead and apply and be honest when you do. There are alot of designers who will be glad to help you (as Kiki does with her apprentice program) Also spend lots of time looking at galleries and studying layouts and styles.

Kiki Halbert-Je Ne Sais Quoi

Thank you so much Sharon B. for spending some time with me and answering these questions. For those who are looking to join a CT...check out DigiShopTalk or DigiScrapAddicts for their advertisements and never be afraid to take a chance!

Have a great rest of the week.....Made by Me Inspirations signing off for Kiki Halbert Designs!!