An avid stamper, Jennifer McGuire has been sharing her card and scrapbook creations in countless publications and online since 2002. Notably, her work has been showcased in two special issues from Creating Keepsakes magazine: 101 Things to Do with Your Scrapbook Supplies (2007) and 101 Creative Ways to Use Your Scrapook Supplies (2010). Most recently, her endeavors include sharing technique videos and inspiring stampers through Online Card Classes, which she co-founded with her dear friend Kristina Werner, and serving as Education Director for Hero Arts. Thanks to the high-energy classes Jennifer teaches both in-person and online, thousands of stampers all over the world have come to love stamping and cardmaking. Jennifer is both Copic and Ranger certified, which helps her take her students’ creativity to the next level.
You can currently find Jennifer’s work at Online Card Classes; at the Hero Arts blog and website and in their catalog; and, of course, at her own blog, Jennifer McGuire Ink. Jennifer resides in Cincinnati with her husband Ken, stepdaughter Audrey, son Colin, and daughter Lila. Her stepdaughter Kay attends college in Texas.
I buy most of my own supplies. However, I do receive free product to work with.
- Companies will often send me products (such as new stamps from a release) as a gift, not a payment. There are no expectations to use them. If I like them (and have the time!), I will use them. This product is not payment for work. Any unused product is usually given away in a post to lucky readers.
- The only time I am given product as a “payment” is if I am doing a guest post or a blog hop (which would be mentioned in my post since I would be expected to use the product in these cases). If I mention a post is a guest post or blog hop, it can be assumed the product featured was given to me.
- If a company sends me products and asks me to do a review, I will mention that. (This is very rare. I don’t like to do this in case I don’t love the product! In this case, the product is considered a “payment” so I will let you know that.)
- The only companies that I receive all product for free from are Hero Arts (since I do occasional work for them and therefore need the product on hand — payment is not in product) and Simon Says Stamp (only their SSS-exclusive products).
- Even though I have Invited Sponsors, I have not made a commitment to use their product. (The sponsorship payment gets them an ad space on my blog only. I invited them to do this because I believe in their products. These companies sometimes send me their product for free – not payment – to use if I wish to.) For more on my Invited Sponsors, click HERE.
- Regardless, I never will share a product I do not like. What I use on my blog is what I truly like, regardless of how I obtained it. Even if I am given a product, it will go unused, given away or sent back unless I truly love and recommend it.
It is very rare, but I am occasionally paid by a company to participate in a blog hop, etc. I never promote a product just because a company has asked me to – I promote what I love.
I do not work for any of the companies I talk about (with the exception of Hero Arts for who I do occasional consulting).
If you have questions or concerns, please email me.
I participate in affiliate programs for Simon Says Stamp, Amazon, Kiwi Crate, My Favorite Things, Craftsy, Dick Blick, Ellen Hutson, Studio Calico, Butterfly Reflections, and more. That means I receive a commission when products are purchased through links here at this blog. (At NO additional cost to you.) This allows me to bring you more videos!
Bottom line: Please know I will never share or even review a product that I would not personally recommend or that I do not personally like. Promise.