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  • What's Your

    Food - Mandarin Oranges

    Drink - Diet Coke

    Film - Love Actually

    Music/Band - Blue October

    Colour - Turquiose

    Word - "Shut Up"

    Season - Summer

    Book - East of Eden

    Place - Chichen Itza

    Smell - (Secret: I can't smell... That's right, zip ZERO no sense of smell!)

  • Kristine McKay

    "Nothing lasts forever. Cherish the good moments and remember the bad ones will pass."

    Kristine McKay has been in the craft industry since 1999 and has had the pleasure of being involved with product development, marketing, design, as well as run her own company. As a spokesperson for several brands, she has had the opportunity to be involved with both print and TV media. She is also a craft contributor for a morning life and style show. Whether it is through books or video, Kristine loves to share new innovative craft and DIY projects with viewers.


    What did you do before Create and Craft?
    I've been in the craft industry for nearly 15 years. I've had the opportunity to work as a TV host, spokesperson, and designer. Some of my favorite moments have been working in product development and creating amazing new products or paper lines.

    Most embarrassing on-screen moment?
    The host and I got the giggles and we were laughing so hard we had tears rolling down our faces. As soon as one of us would get composure the other one would start to giggle again.

    Tell us a secret
    I am a total "instigator" I will dare my friends to do just about everything . . . But never do it myself!!!

    What's your idea of the perfect Sunday (when you're not working)?
    My pillow, Netflix, and pjs!

    Which living person do you most admire and why?
    Any woman whom has been a tough trailblazer in their respective field.

    What is the trait you most deplore in yourself and others?

    Aside from property, what's the most expensive thing you've bought?
    A bracelet that I bought myself for my 40th birthday.

    What is your guiltiest pleasure?
    McDonald's cheeseburgers

    What keeps you awake at night?
    My schedule! I constantly stress over my appointments for the next day (oh and my son's dog that snores louder than any human).

    How would you like to be remembered?
    As someone who left people and places better than I found them.

    What is the most important lesson life has taught you?
    Nothing lasts forever. Cherish the good moments and remember the bad ones will pass.

    Favourite Create and Craft product?
    The crop-a-file.

    Which phrase do you overuse? "Love it" and "it's my favorite"

    If you could travel back in time, which period would you visit?
    The "Gone with the Wind" era.