Kim Mathura

 

Kim Mathura

WSD Teacher

 In September of 2015, I started teaching mini book classes at Whim So Doodle. However, I have been designing cards, banners, and projects for Whim So Doodle for many years.

I was born and raised in Bangkok, Thailand. I moved to South Florida in 1997 to pursue a degree in Business Management. It was in college, where I met the love of my life. We have been together ever since. We love traveling when we have time. My favorite part about traveling is the ability to stop at local thrift stores and flea markets. I love to incorporate treasures I find with my work. My love for hunting for found objects at flea markets and thrift stores has inspired me to become a better artist.

I have been crafting and collecting found objects since I was a little girl. My passion for crafting came from my Mom. I was fortunate to be born into a family where art and creativity were always encouraged.

I get inspired when I go to flea markets. Seeing vintage objects sparks my imagination. In addition, when I design a mini book class, the paper collection inspires me. I get inspired by seeing the patterns and colors from each collection.

I love playing with papers and embellishments (especially stickers). I have been collecting stickers since I was little. In fact, when I moved to the U.S., I made sure and brought the sticker collection from my childhood with me.

I love Crate Paper products. My favorite area in the store at the moment is the Traveler’s Notebook section.

Some fun facts about me are that I love cooking, especially Thai food, I love everything Japanese. I grew up watching Japanese cartoons every weekend. I love journaling. Every evening, I spend time journaling about what I do each day.