THE DAILY DIGI is so excited to have Doris Castle with us this month. Doris is known for her gorgeous papers and elements. She is a long term designer at Scrapbook Graphics and a great part of the digital community. Her store is filled with unique, high quality designs that are full of rich color and texture. I am sure you are going to love what you see! Before we get to know her a little more , let’s see what she made just for THE DIGI FILES 2.
Isn’t it SO pretty? I just love the richness of all of it! You can get this kit as well as stuff from Kate Hadfield, Misty Cato, Michelle Filo, Fontologie, Amanda Heimann, The Lilypad, The Daily Digi, and Janet Phillips…ALL for just $5.00! Get it HERE.
Here is a page I did with Doris’ kit!
NAME: Doris Castle
STORE: Studio Doris @ Scrapbook Graphics
Actually I was designing digital scrapbooking type items, before I even heard of digital scrapbooking. I would make collages of photos for photo labs and create backgrounds and frames and titles to enhance it. Then I found digital scrapbooking and was in heaven to know that there were others that had taken the craft to such an extreme and creative direction.
About as long as I can remember! Even back in middle school and high school I used to keep albums where I would save my memorabilia of life and journal about it. During college I liked to create logos for local businesses -which is a lot like creating embellishments! After college I became a graphic artist and enjoyed collaging photos together along with titles and descriptions for local photo labs, and then discovered that what I was doing actually had a name.. digital scrapbooking. Once I discovered this, I was hooked and haven’t looked back. My first kit I sold was back in 2003.
Both! I love designing but also love to change the pace and scrap also. I still like to pick up the cutters and glue for hybrid and traditional scrapbooking.
This is the first year that all three of my children are in school, so I am able to design full-time.. from about 9am-2pm each day. This gets filled up with emails, blogging, facebooking, writing to customers, marketing and much more than just the fun design-time.
I have FOUR! First are my GROUPIES elements clusters (all images are clickable)
SNOW DRIFT KIT
1. Husband and Kids (I know that’s two!)
2. my computer
4. days when there is nothing to do but play games, watch tv and have fun
5. my Blackberry and techy gadgets
6. my new office
7. a clean house
8. working from home as a designer
9. going out with friends
10. doing crafts with my kids
1. Liars and Fake People
2 . Mopping the kitchen floor
3. waiting in line
4. grocery shopping
5. when my kids bicker over nothing
6. my weight (too bad my hobby isn’t hiking or swimming)
7. the treadmill
8. ants! Especially if there are lots of them
9. being splashed at the pool
Now that we have gotten to know Doris a bit, let’s look at some of her fabulous designs! (all images are clickable)
Aren’t her designs GORGEOUS? Thanks so much, Doris, for being with us this month. You are truly talented and have proven your worth as a designer over the last six years. We are excited to see future designs!
And as a THANK YOU to our readers, here is a coupon from Doris!