Julie Ranae comes from The Forest City of Rockford, Illinois. She has been married to her British-import husband Paul for 22 years and is the mother of two children and Mema to four grandsons.
Her professional background in retail marketing & consulting eventually led into her opening the largest rubber stamp and paper-crafting store in Illinois. She has gone on to organize paper-crafting events and workshop and retreat weekends which have drawn crafters from all over the world
In June 2009, she began a new journey with her creative blog Julie’s Open Window. It quickly became an outlet for her passion of creative writing and a place to share her work. Recently celebrating her 3-year ‘blogaversary’,she is honored that nearly 1100 ‘fabby friends’ have become followers and participate in a variety of blog hops, challenges and fun when they visit.
She is the creator of the very popular weekly color challenge, The Play Date Café& co-creator of the Clean & Simple Challenge, CAS-ual Fridays . She is also the Design Team Coordinator for The Twinery& The Craft’s Meow, a designer for EAD Designs and Marketing Coordinator for StopandScrap.com.
Her work in the rubber stamping industry has been featured in a variety of trade publications and her designs have been featured in Scrapbook News & Review, Paper Craft Planet, CARDS/Create and Moxie Fab World.
She is a huge fan of Skype and is constantly in front of the mirror, checking her makeup...
just in case someone calls! (I love that)
Here are some LOVELY projects she has created for your enjoyment!
You are going to love what she does with Want2Scrap products!
A huge thank you to Julie for joining us and make sure you check out her blog and web pages to be insprired and to see the other great products as well as The Play Date Café Color Challenge! Join in the fun at The Play Date Café and tell them you saw Julie and her wonderful creations here at Want2Scrap!
Visit Julie's blog to enjoy all her creative inspiration!
Thanks for joining us!