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 assist crafters. I also take a stroll through Jo-Anns and Hobby Lobby to give me ideas that will inspire me. There are also groups on Facebook that have amazing artist in them that will give me ideas.
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 have to 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 watch a lot of classic TV on You Tube also.
9.) What TV shows do you binge on?
I love watching 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?
You can email me at firstname.lastname@example.org, my Facebook page is: Sue McConnell, Twitter is: sue44mc and Instagram is: suemcconnell93.