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kinworm is the “I Sweat Glitter” Contributor on Squidoo

mariewilliamsjohnstoneallaboutcutecraftsToday we’d like you to meet kinworm. She’s our “I Sweat Glitter” Contributor on Squidoo.

Tell us a little bit about your niche topic.
The “I Sweat Glitter” title suits me perfectly. I love my stash of glitters and many other sweet embellishments and goodies that I’ve collected over the years to use. I enjoy a really wide range of fun arts and crafts.

Tell us about the moment you fell in love with your topic. Was it an immediate thing or did it happen over time?
As far back as I can remember in my life, I’ve always loved arts and crafts. My Mom taught me all the basics of sewing and knitting while I was very young and it just snowballed from there. As I grew older, I discovered many more crafts for myself that I really enjoyed.

Huge for me in particular are paper crafts such as card making, origami, paper tole, decoupage – anything fashioned from cute patterned papers really appeals. My paper stash is something I will never get through in this lifetime!

Other crafts that work for me are making small felt plushies, hand-stitching, embroidery and perler beads. I will give most crafts a go but I really like working on small scales since I’m all about neatness and precision.

Who had the most influence in your life?
In my early years especially it was the artist and crafter Kaffe Fasset who really inspired me for his amazing use of color and stunning design work. His colorful and intricate patchwork designs with knitting, fabric art, needlepoint, painting and so many other arts really made me feel that anything was possible in the world of crafting. And indeed it is.

Here’s a quote that sums me up: Being creative is not a hobby. It is a way of life.

You can also visit kinworm at:

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Kinworm invites you to stop by and share a review at her, 30 Cool Craft Storage Solutions

Robin Svedi aka rms is a Community Organizer and member of the Creative Team at Squidoo.com where her daily mission is to help lensmasters build better and more successful lenses about the things they know and love.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/kinworm kinworm

    Thank you for featuring me today. I hope to really push crafts on Squidoo because we’ve got lots of fab crafters here.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/tonyleather tonyleather

    Look forward to fabulous lenses!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/DeniseMcGill DeniseMcGill

    Congrats. I am looking forward to all the great glittery crafts here. I do a few myself, for children especially.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/TableTalk TableTalk

    Thank you for liking my lens Robin, and I commend your work as a contributor! :)

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/DebW07 DebW07

    You are very talented! Congrats!!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Sylvestermouse Sylvestermouse

    Crafts really are awesome! It will be a lot of fun to see what all is shared.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/Brite-Ideas Brite-Ideas

    Marie, you’re the ideal person for this niche! it’s part of who you are; Squidoo made a great choice for you as the Contributor to this area, congratulations :)

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/lyndamakaracreations lyndamakaracreations

    I love glitter too!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/nancycarol nancycarol

    Congratulations kinworm, your lenses are always fabulous!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/psiloveyou psiloveyou

    All craft projects are a little better when you add glitter!!! I love papercrafting too and can’t wait to read all your lenses.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/JoanneOtt JoanneOtt

    Congratulations Marie. Your craft pages are always excellent, and I know you will be a great contributor.

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/CherylFay CherylFay

    Congrats! Crafts are fun. Can’t wait to see more!

  • MandeeSears

    Congratulations! I do love making things so I know I will follow along!

  • http://www.squidoo.com/lensmasters/RenaissanceWoman2010 RenaissanceWoman2010

    I know your craftiness will spread a glittery shimmer as you inspire others in your new role. Congratulations on your feature!

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