Hi! My name is Erika Martin and I live in northern Vermont. I've been married for 12 years to my sweetheart, David. We have two children: Zach (10) and "Girly" (9).
I've been scrapbooking for 12 years and stamping for 8 years. I love trying out new techniques and projects and I'm always thinking of new ways to use what I have in my stash. One of my passions is teaching classes. I love nurturing the creative sides of people, even if they don't realize they really DO have a creative side. I've been offering "in-person" classes for the past 7 years and also hold weekend retreats. I started a tutorial program a year and a half ago and it's been very well received. I realized how much I loved reaching out with my classes to people all across the world that weren't able to come to my local classes. It opened up a whole new way for me to nurture people's creative sides and has enabled me to make many new friends.
About a year ago, my online classes were born. I love the interaction that these online courses offer between both myself and the students and even between the students.....I've watched students make lasting friendships with each other and that makes these courses even more rewarding for me!
It is my hope and goal that you will get far more out of these courses than you imagined and that you'll make some new friends along the way, as well.
Erika Martin - Stampin' Mama's Blog
Posted on March 25, 2013 at 11:30pm
I love the look of quilts but have only ever made one. There's just something intimidating about all that fabric and such a large "canvas" to work with. Paper quilting is definitely more my speed. I've come up with a tutorial that shows you how to put together two different paper quilted cards. You can click on… Continue
Posted on September 6, 2011 at 1:30pm
I'm thrilled to bring you the Portfolio Mini Album E-book!
I showed this album to you in the Fran*tage Friday post that I did this past Saturday and have had lots of inquiries on how to make this album and if the directions would become available. Well, due to the demand, it's… Continue
Posted on September 2, 2011 at 6:30pm
Welcome to another Fran*tage Friday!
Every Friday, we'll be showing you a technique using the new Fran*tage line of stamps from Stampendous
. The best part? You can win some free goodies from Stampendous
just for reading this post!
For my Fran*tage Friday project, I put together a Portfolio style Mini Scrapbook. I am a sucker for mini… Continue
Posted on August 30, 2011 at 4:14pm
Introducing the "Sewing with Stampin' Up Fabrics"
Posted on July 12, 2011 at 6:00am
There are two new e-books available on PaperCraft Planet.
I shared this album in theRiddersholm Designs challenge and had lots of inquiries on how to make this album and if the directions would become available. Well, due to the demand, it's here! You can find… Continue