Hello, my name is Catherine Oakley and I live in Colorado. I have been married to my wonderful husband for 8 years and together we are blessed with 3 boys (5, 7, and 16). I am a stay at home mom and work part time in children’s ministry at my church.
I have been paper crafting for 6 years and love how I am able to preserve my memories as art. I have been fortunate enough to be a guest designer for the Making Memories blog and Artful Delight I have also been published several times in trade magazines. I enjoy making single and double page layouts, mini-albums, cards and altered projects. As for my style, I tend to think it is fairly simple but then again, it seems to continually evolve. My latest obsession is creating things from patterned paper so that I can use in new ways on my layouts and other projects. Really I think my style is just “me”…whatever suits my fancy at the time I sit down to create is what I produce.
First and foremost I am a wife and mom which is often what inspires my layouts. We love the outdoors and spend as much time as we can enjoying the beauty that surrounds us – camping, hiking, fishing or simply taking a walk around the neighborhood.
Look what Catherine did for our challenge! She made these awesome flowers from PAPER TOWELS! What a creative idea! Just love it! We'll have to get her to teach us how to make them! Great job Catherine!