Glenda Viljoen

Glenda Viljoen
is the owner of SA Scrapbook Convention, a premier scrapbook convention - the largest of its kind on the African continent. SA Scrapbook Convention has grown to a twice yearly event in Johannesburg and Cape Town and had reached a standard of excellence acclaimed by delegates from all over South Africa and as far afield as South America, Australia and Europe.

She is a qualified teacher and has been passionately scrapbooking since 2004 with her work published in various local magazines and publications. She also designs layouts and artwork for various magazines and publications in the industry. In 2010, she attended Ranger University in New Jersey, USA and is now a certified Ranger Instructor. This has enabled her to educate and inspire others in the use of inks, stains, paints and embossing products.

Glenda currently teaches regular classes for Retailers at Scrapping Fever and Rubber Stamp & Engraving. In May 2012 she was one of the teachers at the SA Scrapbooking Convention in Cape Town and Johannesburg alongside Graphic 45 and Prima Marketing inc.

Her contribution to the scrapbook industry in South Africa , the United States and Australia has opened doors to teachers from these countries both to showcase their work and companies’ products and so to enhance the scrapbook industry in South Africa. She is well known both locally and overseas having attended the major industries shows and events on an annual basis in order to keep South Africa on the cutting edge of new products, techniques and innovations. Her primary goal is to take scrapbooking on a never ending journey beyond mundane, repetitious themes and content to an ever upward attainment of new and exciting layouts and new ideas.

She has a unique creative style both in her layouts and her teaching methods which makes attendance to both her classes and conventions an enjoyable, life changing experience. This is evident in the growing number of delegates who attend her convention year after year. In closing, she has never lost sight of the purpose of scrapbooking, which is her  gift to family and friends that will enable her to leave a legacy of memories.

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