Hi there! Welcome to sideoats & scribbles, a blog by me, Lisa Spangler. I’m hoping to spread a little sunshine and inspire you with my scribblings.
Wondering how my blog got it’s name? Well, I’m a super crazy prairie enthusiast, and sideoats is the state grass of Texas — and my favorite prairie grass. (Shhhh, don’t tell the other grasses!)
And why the scribbles? Because I scribble on about all my crafty hobbies, including crochet, cardmaking, stamping, sewing, felt, cooking and photography. I’m often inspired by things I see while hiking or biking, too.
So what else can I tell you know about me?
- I love Nutella! Well, anything with chocolate, really.
- I have a Master’s Degree in Mathematics and Computer Science (but I don’t “do” numbers, ha!)
- I work full time for Hero Arts both as their CTO (who even programs!) and as an artist. It’s a dream come true! Read more in my bio.
- I love to travel.
- I’m married to my husband and best friend, J.
- I grew up in Northeast Ohio, but I’ve lived in Austin, Texas since 1996. My Ohio friends all claim that I have a “Texas twang”, and my Texas friends call me “The Yank”. Can’t win! (You’ll hear the alleged twang if you watch my videos.)
- I drink coffee AND tea. On same day, even!
- I didn’t have a car for 3 years, and rode my bike or walked everywhere. Loved it. A car is nice when it’s raining, tho.
I am a full time employee of Hero Arts, so I receive Hero Arts products for free. However, I’m not paid to post anything about them here — I do it because I truly love the products shown!
Also, I am an affiliate of Simon Says Stamp, so when you click on one of the links to their store I receive a commission. I only link to products that I truly use and love.
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What’s This All About?
Howdy from Austin, TX! My name is Lisa Spangler and I like to make crafty stuff, eat donuts, and take photos. (Not necessarily in that order.) More about me.
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