Design Team Member: May Park

Tuesday, June 17, 2014

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May Park from Mayholic in Crafts



Currently...
  • Designing for Waffle Flower Crafts, CASology, Catered Crop.
  • Top 5 of the Paper Crafts Magazine’s Gallery Idol 2014 card contest.
  • Writing a card making book which will be published in South Korea at the end of this year.
  • Live in beautiful Southern California with my wonderful husband and two adorable cats.
  • loving Papertrey Ink, Hero Arts, Simon Says Stamp and Waffle Flower Crafts.
  • using Hero Arts shadow inks, white embossing powder, glossy accents.
  • enjoying heat embossing and masking.
How did you get into card making?
I had not enjoyed any arts and crafts until my friend showed me her amazing scrapbook album in May 2010. I honestly didn’t know there was a paper-crafting world before. A month later, I made my first scrapbook page when I went to the Crop Night at Michael’s. Then I started scrapbooking with the encouragement of my hubby, and slowly moved into making cards. Crafting is my passion since then. Sometimes I’m surprised to see myself passionate about paper crafting because I had never thought of myself related to creativity back in Korea.

How do you describe your style?
Mostly clean and simple! Here is why I stick to the CAS style. I discovered the Kristina Werner blog in June 2011, and she’s been my idol card maker since then. I had been following her card designs for practice for a year. I also try not to rely on stamps, patterned papers, and dies. That’s why I love to make my own embellishments as focal points using Silhouette Design Studio. The creativity is the most important element in my card. I like to be as creative as possible on the cards that I make.

Is there anything else you think we should know about you?
I’m in the Paper Crafts Magazine’s Gallery Idol 2014 card contest, and I created a Cinderella Themed card for the final round. Please check out my blog HERE and vote for your favorite HERE.

15 comments:

  1. Congratulations CASology and many thanks to all the design team members.

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  2. May! It is so wonderful to be a part of the CASology Design Team with you! Your creativity and imagination are second to none!

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  3. May I enjoyed reading more about you! Thanks for all of your inspiration!

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  4. I enjoyed learning a little more about May...thanks for sharing her bio with us!

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  5. Nice to hear more from you!
    Thanks.

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  6. yeah!! May!!! so nice to hear more about you

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  7. It's great to hear more about May, and congratulations CASology on your 100th challenge. You have such a fantastic following!

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  8. You may not have been making card art for a decade or more like some of us, May, but your talent is years ahead of a lot of us and your talent an inspiration to all!! You are a wonderful asset on the CASology DT!! Hugs, Darnell

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  9. May, what a delightful interview! How wonderful to learn that your husband was the #1 person to encourage you to begin your crafting journey; pretty awesome! Your cards are always a delight and an inspiration! As for your Cinderella card: nothing short of brilliant!! Thanks for sharing 'you' with us!
    ~c

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  10. Totally agree with what everyone has said May! You ARE AMAZINGLY creative!! I look forward to seeing what you are doing 5 years from now! I expect May Park has only just begun!! You go girl!!

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  11. May definitely is an amazing and creative force!

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  12. I have enjoyed all of May's cards here on CASology that I have seen, great inspiration :D It's great to read more about you May :D x

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  13. May you are on of the most innovative card makers out there! In my mind, you are the Gallery Idol!

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  14. Hello May nice to meet you! Congrats on being in the top 5 of the Paper Craft Magazine Gallery Idol. You will win! Thank you for sharing.

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