Dee Gruenig is a rubber-stamp artist who lives with her husband near Laguna Beach, California. She graduated from Stanford University with an M.A. in Art Education then, in 1984, opened Posh Presents, a rubber-stamp store, in Laguna Nigel, California. Following the store's success, Gruenig opened a second store in Brea, California in 1992. In 1995 she relocated her first store to Irvine, California. Gruenig has become known as the "queen of rubber-stamping," appearing at conventions and on television shows such as Handmade by Design and ABC's Home Show. She has written several books, including Stunning Stamping Techniques: 26 Terrific New Techniques for Rubber Stamping Projects (1995), The Great Rubber Stamp Book: Designing Making Using (1996), and Decorating Scrapbooks With Rubber Stamps (1998).