I am loving working with Silhouette America designing shapes for the Silhouette electronic die-cutters. I love having my designs available on a weekly basis – it keeps my creativity current and exciting. Check out my store here. My favorite shapes are vinyl phrases, subway art, and quotes like this one:
I am an educator by degree but primarily work as a licensed designer in the craft industry. Have you ever been to AC Moore or Joanns or Michaels stores? Check out their $1 bin rubber stamps and clear stamps…those are often mine, manufactured by the fabulous Studio G, a division of Hampton Art. You’ll see my label, “Kolette Hall,” written really tiny somewhere on them. I also work on the “Soloz” line, the “I Cling” line and any specialty collection you might find. I have created thousands of designs for stamps.
Along with designing stamps, I also work with other craft companies such as Provo Craft. They are on the forefront of technology in crafting and I design products for their Cuttlebug and Cricut die-cutting machines. I designed all of the images for the Gypsy attachment and you can find them under the heading “Gypsy Wanderings.”
I also worked for three years with Colorbok, where I designed over $10 million worth of scrapbooking product for QVC, Target, Wal-Mart and other craft stores under the “Kolette” brand.
BIG PICTURE SCRAPBOOKING
Because I have a masters degree in education and was a teacher before I was a licensed designer, my heart will always be in the teaching arena. I am lucky enough to be a part of the Big Picture Scrapbooking team (www.bigpicturescrapbooking.com) where I have developed and taught many life-coaching workshops for scrapbookers.
I like to involve my husband, Jason in the workshops as we develop and present curriculum that motivates and inspires others to live well as we teach about life principles of happiness and then offer instructions for craft projects that reflect those life principles. Our debut life-coaching workshop called, “The Art of Choosing Joy” was a hit so we followed it up with “The Art of Becoming More” and three years of “Giving Well,” which focuses on ideas that are giftable as well as other fabulous and personalized gift ideas that you can create for anyone on your list.
In 2009 we offered a year-long workshop entitled “A Life Well-Crafted” and had a fabulous experience with hundreds of crafters across the globe.
I have been a keynote speaker at scrapbooking and other events as well as a guest instructor for countless crafting and motivational workshops. I often speak with my husband, creating a two-person inspirational team that reaches the masses. I have experience speaking to women’s groups, corporate events, company meetings or any other gathering you are planning. Email me to book your event.
I am also always exploring new opportunities where I can develop product and designs for companies and count myself lucky to have the luxury of working from my laptop. Contact me if you are interested in how I can help you create fabulous projects, preserve your memories and live life with creative beauty!