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My Story

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My name is Traci Penrod and I've been creating scrapbooks since I was in high school. I've been married to my high-school sweetheart for 27 years and we have two wonderful boys -- one who got married in 2013 and gave me the sweetest daughter-in-law, and one who is in his senior year of college studying concept illustration and animation.  



After a 17 year career in the pharmaceutical industry that just didn't tap into my creative side enough, I retired and went to work in the scrapbook industry.  I enjoyed designing albums, store samples, classes, and mini album kits so much that, in October of 2011, I decided to take a leap of faith and open my own company.

Artsy Albums is a product of a deeply rooted passion. After losing my mom to breast cancer when I was a teenager, I learned the importance of our memories,  the pictures we take, and the stories that may never get told if we don't document them. I truly love to create beautiful albums that focus on the photos and the stories behind them. I believe that our stories may be beautiful, encouraging, messy, or complicated ...regardless, someone, someday, will want or need to hear them.  


I welcome the opportunity to help you turn your photos, your stories, into keepsakes that will be shared for generations.

Be brave. Tell YOUR story.