Meet the Inspiration Team

Owner/Designer

Hi, my name is Tracey McNeely, and my blog is In My Creative Opinion. I am a Canadian girl that lives just out side of the city of Toronto. I have been married to my high school sweetheart for 25 years now and have two fabulous kids Ben who is 21 and Brooklyn, 18. I love to play with paper, stamps and dies creating projects that are clean and simple. I am so excited to be a part of the new Tag You're It Design Team and hope to inspire all of you with my designs!

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Designer

Hi there my name is Anja Curvers. I live in a small village in the south of the Netherlands with my husband and 4 kids ( 2 boys and 2 girls). I started scrapbooking in 2003 and soon I was hooked. I love to make layouts now and then but my addiction is cardmaking nowadays. I find it hard to describe my "style" but it gets more and more clean and simple. Love all sorts of stamps and inks. You can find me at my blog scrappietoo. I am so thrilled and honoured to be part of the tag you're it team and can't wait to start creating. Thanks very much for this opportunity and I hope to inspire you with my tags.

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Designer

Hi! I’m Jeanne Jachna.  I’m a married, stay at home mom of two young adults, and one very active Akita puppy. I live in Northwest Indiana near Chicago.   I like to read, garden, and cook, but I have been completely captivated by paper crafting.  I can’t resist a new set of stamps, bling, big bows and colorful paper.  I love to layer on lots of die cuts and mix different patterned papers together.   My time crafting is a sweet escape and a fun way to express myself. 


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Designer

Hello! My name is Marybeth Lopez. I live in Rancho Cucamonga with my husband of 38 years. Born and raised in Southern California. I am mother of 4 adult children (3 girls and 1 boy) and grandmother of 12 wonderful little blessings. I love all kinds of crafts. When my girls were young I used to sew many of their matching outfits. I have been stamping off and on about 20 years. I was a second grade volunteer teacher at our church for 18 years altogether. I am so honored to be a part of this design team.

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Jen Mitchell
Designer


Hello, I’m Jen Mitchell from Bridgewater Massachusetts in the US.  I’ve been stamping for about 10 years and although I’m mostly a clean and simple stamper, I like to dabble with other techniques as well.  By day I’m a number-crunching banker so for me unwinding at the end of the day with stamps and ink is the ultimate in relaxation!   I love to make tags and I’m thrilled to be joining the amazing design team here at Tag You’re It.

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Designer


Hi There! My name is Nancy Penir, & I've been a paper crafter for about 5 years.I'm married, have 5 grown children, and 11 grandchildren. As an empty nester I've found joy in card crafting when my last little chick flew the coop! Something you may not know from my blog, I  was an art major in college and have done just about every 'crafty' thing I could my whole life, and actually made a living from home. From sewing baby bedding to painting on clothing (remember that fad?), stained glass to hair bows, I think I've tried just about everything! Why paper crafting now? I've never found anything with such a loving, supportive, encouraging, talent filled community! And on top of the best people, it's fun! I am always blown away by what clever wonders can be done with paper! And I love connecting and commenting on all that inspiration.


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Designer


Hello, my name is Erin and I love creating cards, tags and other crafty projects.  I am a CAS girl who has an unhealthy supply of ribbon.  I live in Northern California in a little town called Nevada City and own and run a motel called the Outside Inn.  I often create projects in the early hours of the day and find that my creative time helps balance out the rest of the day, whether it's folding laundry, photographing for my work blog or hanging out with my family.   


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Hello, I’m Carol (aka *~c*) from Just me: c, joining you from my small town at the edge of the scenic Rocky Mountains in Alberta, Canada. My journey into cards began about 2.5 years ago, when I decided to make and send Happy Month Old cards to my niece, who was two at the time (she’s now 5). Yes, the card ‘tradition’ continues and also includes my three year old nephew. The ‘mess’ of my first attempt sent me searching the internet for ideas. Like many of us, that initial step and the discoveries revealed sparked a passion with paper, stamps, inks and dies. The friendships made through this warm community are treasured immensely. When I’m not at my ‘craft counter’ or at work, I’m usually found at road, mountain or cyclocross bike races throughout our province, with stop watch and clipboard in hand, in my role as a racing official, or in the feed zone as #1 fan and support for my husband, passing water-bottles to him and cheering when he competes. Joining the Tag, You’re It Team…dream come true!!

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I'm a 'stay at home' mum to my 13 year old daughter. She's on the Autistic Spectrum, has Sensory Issues, Developmental Coordination Disorder, etc...  and is ill more often than not due to a poor immune system.  I took up card making for my own sanity!  My husband's hobby is photography and my daughter's fantastic at drawing...  so between us there's always somebody 'creating'.

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I am a Canadian Expat living in Texas with my husband and our four children.  I am fortunate to be a stay at home mom so I can enjoy time with the kids as well as our dog and cat.   I love to escape to my craft room and creating cards.  For as long as I can remember I have been stamping and enjoying a wide variety of crafts.  I started looking to online card making challenges to learn new techniques and find others who enjoy card making.  I am excited to be part of the Tag You’re It! Design Team.  This is the first Design Team I have been a part of and I am looking forward to the inspiration and skills I will gain from it.

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Hi, I’m Kara Lynne, I live near Appleton, Wisconsin with my wonderful husband and our two amazing daughters (ages 13 and 11).  I was a Speech Pathologist and Music Therapist, but chose to stay home when our daughters were born.  After about ten years of scrapbooking our daughters’ lives, I started making cards as a challenge to use up all of those scraps.  I then got hooked when I found out there was an incredible online paper crafting community!  I am so excited to join the Tag, You’re It!  Design Team, and hope you are inspired to join in on the fun!

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Hi, my name is Susan Wuthrich.  I live in Northern California, south of  San Francisco.  Nearly every day you can find me on the tennis court, cycling or playing soccer!  When I'm not outside playing, I'm in the studio either sewing dresses and blankets for children in the community or trying to be an artist :)  I'm married to a wonderful man who supports ALL of my many changing activities!  We have one son who just graduated from college.  I'm thrilled to be part of this team!

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Bobby Hagen

I am honored to be joining the wonderful designers on the Tag You're It! team.  I have been a crafter forever but started my paper crafting journey with scrapbooking almost 20 years ago.  That evolved into card making and I started my blog in 2011 to enter challenges and share my cards with others.  Who knew I would find such a fabulous community of friends and fellow card makers that support and inspire me every day.