Creative JumpStart 2014 (my video)


Today’s my turn to show a video as one of the Nathalie Kalbach’s instructors at Creative JumpStart 2014!


Here are some photos of my project (perhaps you can tell which ‘everyday household object’ I chose):

Kemper layered tag


Throughout January, Creative JumpStart participants receive 23 videos from 21 featured artists.  Course content will be accesible through November 2014. You’ll find new tips and techniques, discover new materials, and connect with loads of other Mixed Media Artists and Scrapbookers.  There are also sponsors and of course…. giveaways. This very affordable event costs just $20 ~ less than $1 per video!

Here’s the roster:

Andrea Gomoll (Germany)

Anna Dabrowska (Ireland)

Birgit Koopsen (The Netherlands)

Carmen Sanchez (Spain)

Catherine Scanlon (USA – Maine)

Dina Wakley (USA – Arizona)

Fran Seiford (USA – California)

Jamie Dougherty (USA – California)

Joe Rotella (USA – Ohio)

Julie Fei-Fan Balzer (USA –  New York)

Kaz Hall aka Kaz-Hall (United Kingdom)

Louise Nelson (Australia)

Marjie Kemper (USA – New York)

Marsha Valk (The Netherlands)

Mary Beth Shaw (USA – Missouri)

Nathalie Kalbach (USA – New Jersey)

Pam Carriker (USA – Texas)

Ronda Palazzari (USA – Colorado)

Samie Harding (USA – Arizona)

Stephanie Schütze (Switzerland)

Suze Weinberg (USA – New Jersey)

Head on over to Nathalie’s site to sign up and check out this short video for more:


Creative JumpStart (CJS) 2014 Teaser from Nathalie Kalbach on Vimeo.

I hope you will join me and these 20 other artists for CJS 2014!


Your comments are very much appreciated!


  1. I have been knee-deep in overnight guests since last Thursday, Marjie, so, although registered, I have yet to see your Saturday video. Tomorrow is a day in the studio for me, so plan to meet you there! Looking forward to it! Mwah!

  2. Loved the video Marjie, that tape technique is fantastic and it was nice to hear your voice too! Looks like you are enjoying yourself at CHA. Hope your luggage gets home at the same time as you do….. Hugs, Anne x

  3. Great project… so beautiful!!! The torn masking tape looks like a wonderful crackle… thanks for the inspiration!

  4. What a great jump start my talented friend! Hope you are having a blast at CHA! Maybe next year I will attend! Hugs!

  5. Another great project Marjie, it looks beautiful!

  6. I loved your video! It was very clear and concise, easy to follow along. Thanks so much for sharing your skills. The project is beautiful.

  7. Looks great, hope you all have fun! Valerie

  8. Umm fun. Always so much texture and layering with you. Hope you are having a blast at CHA. xox

  9. Loved the video and your creative inspiration! Great job!

  10. Ohhhhhhh loving the sneaks! Off to see the video!!!!

  11. Loved the video Marjie, definitely will give this a go. The finished page looks fab too. Hope you are having a great time at CHA

  12. It look fantastic…i want to se more!