2017 Dare 2B Artzy Design Team!

We are so excited to introduce you to our wonderful design team. You are going to love their range of styles and inspiration. They all have a passion for crafting and sharing what they love. Please visit their blogs to get inspired!


Kendra – Wisconsin (Lead Designer)

kendraBio2.jpgMy name is, Kendra Sand, I live in Wisconsin with my high school sweetheart and our two fun energetic kids!!! I’m a SAHM in winter and work landscaping in summer! I have a passion for flowers!! As well as crafting! I started scrapping 16 years ago as both my husband and I raced at a local race track and I wanted to keep track of our wins and photos. From that it grew into a HUGE obsession! I started scrapping everything and then just over 9 years ago got into making all my own cards! My day is not complete, unless I am able to sit down in my craft area for a while to do something crafty! I would love inspiring others. I have a wide range of styles depending on my mood and the products being used. Sometimes it can be clean and simple or cutesy or chic! I just love to create!!

Come visit my blog: luv2scrapnmakecards      Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/jksand2001/

Melody – Ohio

MelodyBioPhoto.pngHi!  I am Melody Blake, and I live in Pataskala, Ohio, with my craft-enabling husband of thirty-eight years.  We have two grown sons and have enjoyed many adventures related to the amazingly diverse interests and careers of these two fabulous young men!  I discovered the Dare 2B Artzy stamps at a local scrapbook store about a year ago, and it was love at first sight!  Since I have recently retired after thirty-seven years as an educator (reading specialist, second grade teacher, and supervisor of talented and gifted programs), I have some time to play!  The D2BA stamps and papers make creating so much fun, and I am elated to be joining the design team!  Happy crafting!
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/melody_blake/             Blog: melodyblake.blog


Vicki - Arizona

VickiBioPhoto.pngI'm Vicki Dutcher, and I have been stamping now for 20+ years.  I live in Arizona, with the fabulous sun, son and DH.  I am a Barista at Starbucks.  In my spare time, I stamp.  That's it, just stamp. I love this hobby - between getting to work with fabulous images, and meeting some of the best people around, well, it doesn't get much better then that!  I'm looking forward to getting  back into designing with D2BArtzy products.



Tasha - Wisconsin

TashaBioPhoto.pngHi everyone, I’m Tasha Jorgensen. I live in Wisconsin with my husband and two adorable little doggies. In my free time I enjoy paper crafting, traveling, drawing, and I love going to musicals! My craft style ranges from clean and simple to one uniquely my own. I have been a crafter for as long as I can remember and I am so excited to be a part of the Dare 2B Artzy design team!


Blog: craftypinkpixie.com
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crafty_pink_pixie/


Janette - California

JanetteBioPhoto.pngHello, Hello! I am Janette Kausen, I am the wife of my high school sweetheart and the mother of 4 amazing daughters (2 in elementary, 2 in college). We raise our family in the citrus rich community of Exeter, California. We grow oranges, almonds, cherries, grapefruit and recently added persimmons to our commodities. You may have even had our locally grown goodness at your grocer or even at your table. I am an old soul with a Type A personality. Crafting allows me to decompress from the stresses of everyday life. I find my Creative Bliss in being a Paper Crafter, Stamper, Copic & Watercolor Lover, Quilter, Aspiring Modern Calligrapher and overall ProCraftinator! 

Blog: janettekausen.com           Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/janettekausen/


Tonya – Colorado

TonyaBioPhoto.jpgHi! My name is Tonya Meyer and I live in a suburb of Denver, CO with the beautiful, snowcapped Rocky Mountains as a backdrop. I’m married to my wonderful husband of 5 years and although we don’t have children, we do have two crazy dogs and a tormented cat – our fur-kids. By day I am a Business Operations Manager for a Spanish Language TV & Radio group in Denver where I’ve worked for 25 years. By night I’m a crafty night owl finding enjoyment in being able to bring images to life through stamping, coloring and die cutting. My medium of choice is Copic markers; however I do enjoy learning new techniques, testing out new products and playing with new mediums. Most of all, I love being able to share my finished cards through my blog and even sending my handmade cards to friends and family to bring a smile to their face and brighten their day. I’m over the moon about being part of the Dare 2 B Artzy Design Team and thrilled at the opportunity to share my projects with all of you. 

                                                  Visit my Blog: Krafty Enchantments              Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/m3yergirl/

Karen – California

KarenBioPhoto.jpgMy name is Karen Nofziger and I am a ‘second-time-around’ happily married momma of four fabulous young men. They are 22, 21, 21 and 21. (Two are biologically mine; and he has a set of twins.) The dear hubs and I are super proud of them all. My family is wild and sweet and give me lots to scrap about. We recently adopted another young guy, he’s about a year old, is grey and black and has the cutest pointy ears. He barks a lot, but we love him! By day, I manage arts departments at a local university. In my spare time, I love to craft and have been at it for a little more than 20 years. Those old scrapbooks sure are funny with lots of cut triangles and stickers, but I treasure them dearly. I primarily craft cards now, and my style tends to lean towards the cute. I love to embellish, love to color, and love to add just a wee bit of glitz. My hubs and I also enjoy boating, reading, and hanging out with friends. I am super excited to be part of the Dare2BArtzy Design Team.

                                                  Come visit my Blog: Karen

Chris – Illinois

ChrisBioPhoto.jpgHi, I am Chris Pozzi, and I have been scrapping for over 12 years now and am still buried in pictures to scrap. Maybe that is because I take hundreds and hundreds of pictures during vacations. While I started as a scrapbooker, I quickly developed a love for stamping. I am a working mom to 3 active kiddies and happily married to my high school sweetheart. They all keep me pretty busy, so scrapping and stamping are how I relax and make time for myself! I love creating cards and adding stamps to all my projects. I love to find different ways to use a stamp set. I also love all thinks inky. I am so excited to part of the Dare 2B Artzy Design Team. Happy Stamping!

Visit my Blog: Chris


Leslie - Florida

LeslieBioPhoto.pngHi, my name is Leslie Turner. I'm married with two grown children and one granddaughter, and I live in north Florida. I began scrapbooking about 40 years ago, way back when scrapbooks were really bland - before all the fun papers and embellishments came about. For the last 20 years or so, my paper passion has been card making. I started out making computer-generated cards, graduated to card kits, then quickly realized that having my own stash of stuff was the way to go! The rest is history, as they say! I'm addicted to rubber stamping and also enjoy making 3-D paper projects, especially paper shoes and mini albums. I've been known to alter a few tins and boxes, and enjoy beading and making jewelry occasionally when I find time. Thanks so much for the opportunity to be a part of the Dare 2B Artzy design team!

 Come visit me at my blog: Love To Scrap 2

Tracy – California

TracyBioPhoto.jpgHi, I am Tracy Weinzapfel. I live in San Diego, CA and what you see, is what you get. I put it all out there every day. I am a Freelance Designer/Artist and the Education Coordinator for DecoArt, Inc. Life is full of color and inspiration every day. I live life with a creative edge and know that art is my calling. Most days you can find me in my art studio using all types of mediums, lots of bright colors, stamps and more to create mixed media pieces that capture life’s precious and ever-changing moments. I love to share my passion for art and have a unique and personal style to challenge others to find their creative side. I love my collaboration with Dare 2B Artzy who brings my illustrations to life with the Totally Tracy Stamp Collection!

You can see more of my life and work on my blog: tracyweinzapfelstudios.com/blog/
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/twstudios/










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