Monday, June 15, 2009

Her Name Is Jacque And She Is A Craftoholic...

Welcome to this week's edition of Craftoholics!

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This week's Craftholic is none other than the fantastic: Jacque!


Please list any crafts you enjoy making. What is your favorite?

"I have a passion for all crafting, sewing, reupholstering, scrapbooking, cross stitch, ceramics, crocheting, and I could go on and on - I just love making stuff! At the present I am very ADDICTED to my scrapbooking - it so much fun and now that I have the blog it is even more fun!"


What a great creative space!


When did you start making crafts? Was there a particular reason or event that got your started?


"I think I literally came out of the womb being creative and crafty - I was the girl in school that got by because of all the extra credit assignments, give me a glue stick and I can go to town!!! When my daughter was born, I became very addicted to scrapbooking. When we bought our first home as a married couple with child, I became addicted once again to recovering every used item we could find at yard sales etc., and making it fresh and exciting. Paint and fabric can cover a multitude of imperfections - LOL!!!!"

Boy, I could so use your talent at my house! lol


From Jacque: "This is a sectional that I recovered a few years ago. We bought it at a yard sale for $125.00 and it had a terrrible green stripped fabric YUCK!!!!! So, I ordered this fabric in bulk and recovered it. Now, it is the center of our mexican themed family room. The fabric is actually chef pant material called Mexican Hat Dance - Chef pant fabric is very durable and it cost me a fraction of what I would of paid for regular upolstry fabric - WOO-HOO!!!! I think when everything was said and done the Couch cost us around $200.00. WE LUV IT!"


What do you like to do when you aren't crafting?

"Spend time with my family."

What makes you a craftoholic? What drives you to create?


"EVERYTHING!!! Colors, pictures, old stuff that can be made new - practically everything. I can just see something's potential and go for it! It so much FUN!!!!"


From Jacque: "This is my very first Paper Bag Album, I made it for my step mom after she took the kids to the circus. She got a real kick out of it."


What is your favorite food?

"Chinese"

What food do you hate to eat?

"LIMA BEANS - BLUCK!!!"

How long have you been blogging?

"Since August 2008"

What do you like best about blogging?

"All the wonderful ideas and connections I have made - who needs to subscribe to craft mags anymore when you have an abundance of wealth and knowledge at a keystroke!"

What craft have you always wanted to try but, for whatever reason, never have?


"Knitting"


From Jacque: "A fun cake I made for the kids, one summer. They just had so much fun gobbling it up, after I spent so much time on it - it was funny. I enjoyed it seeing it get devoured!"


Oh no! You've been ship wreaked on a deserted island! (Luckily you grabbed your adhesive and scissors before you jumped ship!) Name 3 other crafting supplies that your creative survival depends upon! (Note: Capt. Jack Sparrow is not a crafting supply!)

"GLITTER, MY CAMERA & RIBBON!!!!!!!!"

Thanks for letting me interview you Jacque! You are one amazing Craftoholic!

Be sure to check back next Monday when another lucky victim...ahem, I mean crafter will be added to the Craftoholic family!

15 comments:

  1. Ohhhhhhhhhhhh I just LOVE JACQUE!!!!!She is AWESOME!!!! GREAT interview! :):):):):):):):):):):)

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  2. I love Jacque too!!! She is the sweetest person and I so enjoyed reading all about you!!!!! Love all the creations and the pic is soooo adorable!!!

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  3. Dropping by to say hi. From a SITSsta. :D

    Have a wonderful week. :D

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  4. You're welcome, and thanks for stopping by my blog. :D

    Oh, awesome! Thanks for sharing. :) Do you watch the Disney channels?

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  5. Loved learning more about Jacque!!! Maggi, I enjoyed catching up a bit. I sure did miss alot while I was gone! LOVE all your finds...and I can't wait to see how your trip to the warehouse of fabulous turned out!

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  6. Woot! Woot! Jacque ROCKS!!!!!

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  7. Rock on! What a great interview... Gosh I really want Jack Sparrow to be a craft supply! I might be the only person on earth who LOVES lima beans!

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  8. hi there, I'm stopping by from SITS to say hello. I love your blog! :-)

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  9. great interview!! i love the shih-tzu in the pic also! too cute!

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  10. Hi Maggi,

    Thanks for introducing Jacque to me, she's fabulous! I'm with Jacque on the lima beans, totally gross!

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  11. Jacque rocks!!!!!!!! I love your interviews!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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  12. Yeah Jacque loved reading more about you.

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  13. Love the idea of the Craftaholic!! Stopping in from SITS!

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  14. Such an awesome interview and I love that green craft table!

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