Suzanne McNeill is often known as a Trendsetter for arts and crafts. Dedicated to hands-on creativity, she constantly tests, experiments and invents something new and exciting. Suzanne is the woman behind Design Originals, a publishing company dedicated to all things fun and creative. She is a designer, artist, columnist, TV personality, publisher, art instructor, author and lover of everything hands-on. She was the 2011 winner of the Craft and Hobby Association's Industry Achievement Award.
Contributor Sally Traidman is an author, teacher and artist . Sally started a home business called Mostly Hearts, selling decorative stamps. She sold her business, moved to California and is a Hero Artist designing some of Hero Arts company's trend-setting images.
Catherine Mace (deceased) was the founder and owner of Papers by Catherine, along with her husband Richard. They imported paper from around the world and had their own decorative paper designs and accessories manufactured and distributed internationally. She wrote many books on papercrafting and had numerous articles published in many crafting and trade magazines.
Karen Elaine Thomas is the creative designer for Yatsutomo & Co. and has been a frequent guest on craft television shows.
Contributor Kathy Yoshida owns Hanko Designs. She is an expert origami designer and loves handmade papers.