Designer: Maria Gallardo-Williams
, who goes by the nickname Maite, is the proud mother of two active, bright kids who keep her
busy and supply her
with endless photo opportunities.
One day about five years ago, she
stumbled upon a scrapbooking store and she
hasn't looked back since.
In fact, since she
started scrapbooking, she
feels that it has changed her
view of the world and she
has become a more artistic person and even a better mother.
is not scrapbooking or taking pictures, Maria
can be found at her
day job (teaching chemistry at N.C. State University), helping around the barn where her
daughter rides horses, making arrangements for travel, or cooking.
There is never a dull moment around her
has served on numerous design teams for scrapbooking companies, including DDDesigns7
, Legacy Paper Arts
, Love 2 Scrap
, Cantata Books
and Webster's Pages
, just to name a few.
scrapbook designs have been published widely, including dozens of pages that have been featured in all of the major scrapbook magazines.