All About MEEEE


Greetings!!  Welcome to Myyyy Site, my creative outlet and a lil bit about me n my life!!  I hope you enjoy this trip.... I'm a zany Mom of 5 Amazing Girls, One Strappin' Boy and Married to a supportive and loving Italian Man! 

I joined Stampin' Up! as a Demonstrator in 2006, two weeks before giving birth to our daughter Genevieve!  OK so I'm a little crazy but oh, so fun!!  I LOVE my Stamping and Paper-Crafting Business.  This is my sanity, mom-free moments in my day.  I'm an Award Winning Designer who has a passion for card-making, paper-crafting, rubber-stamping.. and the dear relationships I've made due to it.  I'm currently a Manager, Team Leader and Craft Coach who loves having others Join My Crafting Family and Contact Me!!


I am beyond blessed with my family and friends... we moved from the Antelope Valley to the Conejo Valley/Thousand Oaks back in 2007.  We LOVE our neighborhood that has amazing neighbors, horses and rolling yards (hard to find in Southern California - ha, ha, ha).  I'm very active in my children's schools, in my MOPS group at our church, busy with my classes thru the CRPD (Conejo Recreation and Parks Department) and the classes and workshops I do at my home and thru the Conejo Valley.  

I have two older sisters and a younger brother.  I was born and raised in Central and Southern California, speak a few different languages and hope, some day, to be a published author like my older sister is (Tess Hilmo... look her up!).  When not stampin', craftin', fundraising, and generally runnin' about, I have my nose glued to a book! 
(One does need an escape when one is busy w/ lil ones.) 
These ladies... if you wonder who these ladies are, let me tell you.  When I was a little girl I saw this photo for the first time and knew that this is where I come from.  This is my grandmother and her sisters.  Daughters to a Pastor, they were breaking alllll of the rules for this picture, lol.  I love how my own girls remind me much of these wonderful ladies.  So with my Great Aunts and Grandmother (the one who is second to the right) they blaze a trail and do so connected to one another.  I love, that even in my business, they are looking down upon me, covering me in love.

I hope that you find this lil bit about me and my life interesting and want to join in on one of my meetings, classes, soldier card events, cancer card events or make time to meet and craft!  Life is generally crazy but FUN for me... I hope you'll feel free to call me and carve some time to play... afternoons are best in order to reach me (after 3pm is ideal). 
Have a Wonderful, Zany and FUN Filled day... until we meet or connect again.. blessings and luv!
~  Jamie A.R. Albanese
Manager, Craft Coach, Team Leader, Mom and Friend


Me... I'm quick to laugh and try to cheer others up... I'm a blessed woman!


Gloria and Joana... our Grown Up girls...


Sal, My Big Lil Man...


Genevieve my Sassy Lil Angel.. SUCH a Mini Meeee



Carina, my Sweet and Spicy Lil Joy




Arabella... Our Youngest Lil Sunshine



Our Blessings.. My BEST Creations!




John, My AMAZING, Supportive and Loving Hubby


Rock Star Dreams!  Aim HIGH and be Blessed by all you achieve!!

Chillin', enjoying the view and my blessed life!
I'd love to have YOU be a part of it!  Let's find time to connect!



What Others are SAYING about Gettin' Crafty Stampin'...

Jamie is so passionate and creative about making cards - and wants everyone else to join her in the fun! She is so encouraging and positive in her attitude, helping me along when I get frustrated - and then rejoicing with me at the finished product! I love going to her classes to get new ideas, learn techniques, and have loads of fun in the process. ~ Christine C.

Jamie has wicked awesome classes! If you don’t like a particular stamp or paper/ink color Jamie wants you to change it to suit your style! I did my sister-in-law’s entire bridal shower from invitations/thank you cards, party favors to decorations, it was quaint and whimsical! Everyone ooh’d and ahh’d! I’ve had lots of special requests for classes and Jamie delivers; she always has tasty treats and flavored coffees too ~Ashley W.

I have been attending Jamie's classes for over a year. Her ideas for cards are fresh and fun. She always tries to have several different styles of cards available, so everyone gets to make cards that fit their personal style. The techniques she shows each class can be used in many different applications. She is very patient teacher when instructing class members on how to use the Stampin Up products. ~ Carol D.

If I looked up the word sparkle in the dictionary, I would find Jamie Albanese picture there. I have had the sweet blessing of knowing Jamie and her family for over 5 years now. Every time I am with her I feel loved and inspired. When I am in one of her classes I feel my creative juices flow, as she encourages me to go outside my comfort zone. Jamie helped our girl scout troop make cards for a soldier who needed some encouragement!!! For any of you who have not been in one of Jamie's classes, please don't let another day slip by. She is a beautiful friend and she will become yours too. ~ Blessings, Karen:-)

Jamie has a great eye for style and flair, and it shows in her work. Yet she can pick up on your own individual style and makes great recommendations. I love that she is always flexible for last-minute decision maker mommies like me! So much fun to host craft events with your friends and family - that personal touch always means so much. ~ Adonna

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