We all need some inspiration. My name is Colette Ladbrook, and I have been teaching scrapbooking and card classes for over 25 years. My mother (Sally Swift) was an inspirational Graphic Artist with over 50 years experience, and I learned so much from her - much more than I appreciated at the time. We used to scrapbook or craft together and she has done many of the creative pages in my photo albums.
I have been a Close To My Heart Consultant for over five years. I love the CTMH products and how the paper all coordinates and makes it so much easier to scrapbook and craft.
While my first passion is scrapbooking, I have also been teaching card classes for the past five years. My daughter (Anna-Kate) and I make cards together and sometimes she helps me with classes.
I also created an Etsy shop with my mom, before fully taking over in 2017. Mom was a professional graphic artist, and I have inherited some of her creative and crafty flair. She was my inspiration and you will see some of her artwork in the shop! I love anything crafty and especially enjoy creating digital designs as well as making vintage style craft projects and scrapbooking - just like mom did. I also host monthly scrapbooking classes in my hometown. My husband helps me with the technical side of things, allowing me to focus on the creative creation of new or custom designs.
Three generations. Me, my mother Sally Swift, and my daughter Anna-Kate.