Barbara Lloyd

Is a self taught artist who has been designing for over 10 years. She started her career designing decorative painting books and soon progressed to licensing her designs with different major giftware companies. Her work is a mixture of folkart and whimsy. She designs out of her home studio and also keeps busy with a retail store. She is married to husband John and has three children, Josh, Ben, & Gracie. She loves the designing process and feels lucky to be doing her dream job on a daily basis.

Donna White

From paint and brush to needle and thread, Donna White expresses her creativity in many ways. A self-taught artist, she has been designing fine, handcrafted treasures as well as painting and stenciling on walls and plates for more than 25 years. Donna’s love of nature, color, texture, and “old things from the past” inspire her to design what comes from her heart. Living in a historic home in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, Donna and her husband, John, have three grown children. “My hope is...in all I do, and everything my hands create, I will give glory and praise to my Creator.”

Karen Schwarz

A self-taught artist since the age of eleven, Karen can't remember a time she didn't have a paint brush or sketch pad in her possession. Along with working in the medical field for over seventeen years, Karen hand painted furniture part-time. She then decided to put her energy towards a full time creative and inspirational life style. She left the medical field to pursue her certification in interior decorating and now owns and operates her own design business. Blessed with a husband for the last fourteen years, he has always encouraged her to chase her dream as an artist. They have two young sons Kyle and Ethan and reside in the country landscapes of Pike, NH. She is very thankful to God for blessing her with this talent and guiding her to live her dreams.

Michelle Kildow

Full of anxiety, but with a knowing in her heart, Michelle left her corporate career of Merchandise Design to start a family with her husband and high school sweetheart, Randy. Tucked in the cornfields of Nebraska, the bedroom community of Springfield has proven to be the ideal setting to raise their two little ones, Macy and Evan. Balancing being a full-time mom with freelance design opportunities, Michelle also enjoys taking classes towards her Masters in Education and giving back to the community.

Sabrina Wingren

As a child, Sabrina’s mother encouraged her daughter’s unique artistic abilities and Sabrina made a career out of her art. She began as a theatrical set painter, then worked as a graphic designer, and finally as an art director for a large advertising agency in Chicago. After marrying her husband, Jan, and having their first child, they decided to lead a simpler life and moved to Northern Idaho. It was again with her mother’s encouragement and a renewed faith in God that Sabrina found her artistic passion as a primitive artist. With faith, Jan and Sabrina and their two sons, Luke and Dawson, now call Idaho their home.

Kitty Johnson

Kitty is a self-taught seamstress that began sewing at the age of eight. During high school, she made all of her clothes and even sewed for a local celebrity residing in the Cincinnati area. This love of sewing followed her throughout her career and made it an easy transition from teaching to designing. She began participating in local craft shows and there was no turning back. After retiring as a first grade teacher, she found her true passion. Meeting her customers has helped Kitty develop the unique designs that give each of her dolls their own personality. Her work is a combination of country, primitive and whimsy. She resides in Columbus, Ohio, and has one daughter and two grandchildren that reside in the Chicago area.