Wednesday, March 14, 2007

so happy to introduce you to...

my AMAZING contributors:

THE talented Beth Proudfoot, fellow contributing editor for Simple Scrapbooks magazine and the cutest little pregnant girl you ever did see! Beth writes articles for Simple and her lovely work graces the pages of the magazine regularly.

THE amazing Margaret Scarborough, another contributing editor for Simple, mother of the most darling boys EVER! Margaret was also a fellow contributor to Beautiful Basics with me and Beth and her work can always be found inside Simple somewhere! I just love her style so much.

THE photographer extraordinaire Moon Ko, who's work just draws you in immediately. Not only because of her beautiful photos and those two beautiful girls of hers but her sense of humor is out of this world! I just love this girl! Moon has been published with Simple Scrapbooks before.

THE lovely Sara Winnick. I have adored her work for a long time, her cute, simple style is just so lovable! Just one look at her gallery here and I know you'll fall in love with her style too just as Simple has. Sara has had a couple of pages featured in the magazine as well.

THE oh-so-sweet Melissa Deakin. I've known Melissa for a while now, ever since...well how did we ever 'meet' Melissa? I can't even remember now....but I've loved her work for ALWAYS! So classy, so feminine - and she maintains this beautiful style of hers all while running a household full of boys!

and last but not least

THE wonderful Teresa Olier. A Simple Gal and another amazing photographer Teresa's style is so clean and so fresh. She is featured regularly in Simple Scrapbooks magazine and there is NO doubt why! She's amazing!

I'm so excited for you all to see all the work these ladies have put into their projects (I'm raving I know - but I just can't help it!!) such inspiring stuff! I tell ya!

I believe Ashley had a question about having contributors in my book and after going back and forth on that decision at first I did finally decide to ask these six ladies to help me out. For two reasons:

1. The timeframe I had to complete enough projects to fill an entire book all by myself felt overwhelming especially given the amount of actual scrapbook time I get in any given day (which isn't a lot) and how slow a scrapbooker I am. I needed help and so I asked for it - and thanks so much ladies for being so willing to help out!

2. I don't think you can ever go wrong incorporating a variety of different styles and viewpoints other than your own and this is especially what I wanted. I have a pretty defined style and I wanted to add a little something different to the mix and the varying styles/talents of these ladies does that perfectly. I think these ladies have added SO much to the book!

I hand picked each one of these ladies and emailed them one day out of the blue asking if they'd like to join me on this adventure and I was thrilled when every one of them said yes. Some of them I work with already, others I have just always admired their scrapbooking style and I thought you would too!

So there is a quick intro! Pop in and say hi to any one of these lovely ladies - they are all so sweet and would love to hear from you and I'm excited for you to get to know them even better when the book comes out (which should be JUNE 8 by the way!! YAY!!!!)

Rebecca Cooper

Rebecca is a mom of four. She enjoys crafting with her kiddos, taking photos, and afternoon naps. Rebecca is a professional photographer and author. Connect with Rebecca on Instagram, Facebook, Pinterest, and Google+. Sign up via email for the latest updates from Simple As That.


  1. HeidiG6:08 AM

    I cannot wait for your book! I just know it's going to be wonderful!

  2. What an exciting post! I'm one of Sara & Teresas biggest fans (yours too girly). Can't wait for this!!

  3. Can't wait for the book Rebecca! Thanks for the links to all your contributors! So very sweet of you to introduce them all. I also love Sara Winnick, her work is awesome like yours :)

  4. What a great bunch of ladies!!! so exciting! June 8th isn't that far away!!

  5. Anonymous12:40 PM

    wow! this book sounds like dynamite! can't wait to get my hands on it! big congrats to all of you!
    Elizabeth Joy

  6. i still can't believe you asked my to contribute to your book, rebecca. words cannot even express how honored i am. cannot wait to see this book. you are such an inspiration to me!

  7. I am going to love this book!!


  8. what a fabulous cast! :) I'm so excited to see the book!

  9. maureen6:23 AM

    Amazing talent!
    Can't wait :)

  10. beautiful basics is my current favorite! :)

    thanks so much for the sweet intro, and for asking me to be part of your book. i'm a HUGE fan of the other contributors -- their pages fill my BOS at twopeas!

  11. It was so great working with you R! Thanks SO much! cant wait to see the book :)

  12. Shannon Riggs1:47 PM

    Wow! I can't wait...I love your work and what an amazing list of contributors!

  13. mooner3632:13 PM

    you are the sweetest!
    still kinda pinching myself here :)
    you inspire so many of us...


  14. How exciting! What a talented group of ladies!

  15. Sounds like SUCH A good array of ladies!

  16. Wow - this sounds AWESOME! Many of my favorite scrappers and friends. How fun! I just saw a link to your blog on Sara Winnick's blog. I'm glad she made me aware of this - can't wait to see the book!

    I am a longtime fan of yours too btw. :)


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