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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, blogger, and a proud owner of a digital Etsy shop called Gifts by Sue McConnell.

2.) What do you sell in your Etsy Shop?
I used to sell home decor but I was more inspired to create digital products. I wanted to keep with the theme of gifts, so I now create digital gift tags, digital paper and invites.

3.) What do you use to get your inspiration for your crafts?
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. Now I let inspiration lead the way by either using my Cricut or making paper products. 

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.) What are your favorite crafts to make?
It’s hard to pick just a few but I’d have to say anything using rolled paper flowers. I find it therapeutic to roll them and they are so pretty. 

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, my Facebook page is: Sue McConnell, Twitter is: sue44mc and Instagram is: suemcconnell93.


Be sure to connect with me at: Facebook. Twitter, and Pinterest.

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