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Jillian

Jillian

Jillian is happiest when she is creating. Whether it’s words on paper, baking a cake or refinishing a Mid-century Modern furniture piece… she’s always working on a new project. She lives for good music & has a drawer full of concert ticket stubs to prove it. Jillian suffers from an immense wanderlust; always in search of the next adventure. A self-confessed obsessive planner & organizer, even her dreams have an itinerary. Friends describe her as the love child of MacGyver & Martha Stewart and always know who to ask when they need help crafting their wildest Pinterest dream.

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Joanna

Joanna

Joanna would have written a bio, but she had a pressing engagement with a dental surgeon/international spy, so this space will be filled with office scuttlebutt: • Rumor has it that, for her art school thesis project, she produced a collection of tiny corsets, made from calico and cobweb silk, to be worn by anorexic hamsters. • It is alleged that she arm-wrestled Martha Stewart in a grease pit at a county fair, and lost. • Poorly-researched reports indicate that her children have been taught to play the hurdy-gurdy to a medley of “Smells Like Teen Spirit” and “Love Will Keep Us Together.” • Unverified accounts state that she lost a small fortune investing in a concern that developed and marketed smartphones to the World Famous Lipizzaner Stallions. The final blow supposedly occurred when specially-developed hoofprint recognition software was revealed to be an abject failure. • Several slightly-disheveled witnesses state that she declines to write bios as a matter of principle, preferring instead to paint self-portraits with the cheesy sauce from macaroni & cheese. Two better-dressed witnesses dispute this account; they say it is butterscotch pudding. • The one known fact about this elusive individual is that she naps occasionally in the comfy nest of Loops & Threads yarn underneath her desk, crocheting single chains with her finger to lull herself to sleep.

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Janelle

Janelle

Janelle thinks Audrey said it best with her “I believe in pink…” quote. Janelle is so dedicated to the color pink that she has a Recollections glitter color named after her. It is impossible for her to talk to (yes, to) or about her dog, Tallulah Rose, without smiling. Her Monday morning mood is often determined by how the Cowboys played on Sunday. Champagne is one of her favorite things because there is always something to celebrate. One of Janelle’s most endearing characteristics is her habit of naming inanimate objects. She enjoys painting and just about any project involving glitter; the more sparkle, the better! Janelle is her happiest when she’s with her friends. Whether she’s enjoying a live concert, hosting a scary movie night or playing a friendly game of tennis, this social butterfly loves to entertain and be entertained.

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Roma

Roma

A maker, an artist, a nature-lover & a thinker are just some of the words we would use to describe Roma. As one of the Designers here at Michaels, she takes great pride in the handiwork and traditions taught to her by her mother and grandmother, so much so that she is passing those skills to her kids. Her heart and soul thrive in her family & her creativity. She believes nature is the foundation to all inspiration and presentation is key to any great D.I.Y project. Mix those together and you have the perfect combination to describe Roma’s aesthetic – brilliantly architected with a hint of Mother Nature’s beauty. You can find her in the kitchen creating decadent meals (with recipes found on a 1960’s edition of the Betty Crocker Cookbook, because she feels people ate better and lived better during those years), outdoors transforming boring lawns into gardens fit for the most stately of manors, arranging flowers into bouquets of color, designing one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces, and photographing every moment to capture it all! Discover the world through Roma’s eyes with her posts here at the Glue String.

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