Ten Fun Facts About Sue McConnell
1.) Who is Sue McConnell?
I am one of four children born and raised as a Wisconsin farm girl. I have been married for over thirty years and had two sons. I am vigorous crafter and a home decor Chalk Couture Designer.
2.) Why did you decide to be a Chalk Couture designer?
I always wanted to be an artist and a painter and becoming a Chalk Couture designer is the closest way I could become one. Their product are easy to use and I can use my artistic ability to make beautiful pictures.
3.) What do you use to inspire you?
Pinterest is wonderful asset to use to assist crafters. I watch the Home and Family show on the Hallmark Channel that gives me great ideas. Plus if you take a stroll through Jo-Anns and Hobby Lobby they will give you great ideas too as well as craft fairs.
4.) How did you get started in crafting?
I have always been creative. My Mom sewed beautiful clothes. Some of the dresses she made me were amazing. But I didn’t inherit that gift. I was terrible at it. I started designing cards in a stamp group which led me to buying a Cricut. I started to design signs. Then I found Chalk Couture and between the Cricut and Chalk Couture I felt like I found my sweet spot.
5.) What is your design process?
I start with an idea and put the design together to decide if it needs more. Sometimes I can tell right away but a lot of times I leave it sit for a bit until I realize what it needs to complete the look.
6.) Who are your crafting buddies?
I have four cats, one male and three females, one black male lab and one female yellow lab. They surround me with love.
7.) Do you have an Etsy Shop?
Yes I do. It is called; Gifts by Sue McConnell. You will be able to find all my products for sale there.
8.)What do you do with your free time?
I love to read. my favorite author is Danielle Steel. Some of her earlier books I have read several times. I also tried my hand at writing a sweet romance called Sympathy Dance. You can find it on Amazon.
9.) What TV shows do you binge on?
I love Nashville and Survivor. I can re-watch Friends one hundred times, and it’ll never get old for me. I tend to find myself watching the Hallmark Channel movies quite often also.
10.) How can we stay in touch?