Monday, August 4, 2008

Crops & Calls

NEW CALL: Bon's Scraps DT Call

Would you like to be part of a fabulous design team?
Would you like to receive our exclusive monthly kit for FREE as well as 30% off all orders???
If you answered yes, then here is an opportunity for you.
Over at bon’s scraps we are about to start a search for a new DT member.
For the first round all you have to do is create one page and also email 2 of your favs, due on the 14th of august.
The remainder of the comp will be run through the forum.
See full details here-
Looking forward to receiving your entry :)

NEW CALL: Scrap Outside the Page - August Challenges

A New Month means more challenges.....The August challenges are up at Scrap Outside the Page
Our August OTP challenge is to alter an Eclipse Mint can pick them up at any supermarket or petrol station.
This months winner will recieve a $20 voucher from Anna's Craft Cupboard

The Mini Masterpiece ATC theme for August is "Birthdays".
We are thrilled to welcome Scrapbook Savvy as our regular sponsor for our ATC challenge.
Each month the winner of our ATC challenge will recieve a $10 voucher from the Savvy Store!!

Challenges and examples are up now!!

NEW CALL: A Million Memories International DT Call

Applications Close: Friday, August 15, 2008

We are looking for 2 NEW Design Team Members who are US and Non-US Residents. We will be accepting applications through August 15th , 2008.
We will announce the two new designers once they have been contacted and have accepted their posts. The design team position is a commitment through January 31st, 2009.

We are looking for two energetic, outgoing, talented, versatile and creative individuals. Strong photography, digital scrapbooking and class experience is a plus, but not required.
Interested applicants must register and post on the message boards at AMM during the DT call. We want to spend the next few months getting to know you and we want you to get to know us and our community.
Your design team experience at AMM will require daily activity on our boards.
We keep our Design Team Members busy with all sorts of activities, i.e., monthly kits, manufacturer kits, newsletter, message boards, chats, classes, kit designing, etc., so when considering whether you would like to apply for the DT position, please take into consideration the amount of time that will be required to fulfill your DT requirements.
A Million Memories’ Designers are exclusive to our team. Our designers cannot hold design team positions with any competing kit club or online scrapbooking retailers. Manufacturer design team appointments and teaching at your LSS are acceptable. Your main function as a Design Team Member for AMM is that you will help us to market our store and kit club, whether it be through your designs of the product that we provide for you, word of mouth, etc., We do not want our designers to advertise for a competing online business.

The following criteria must be met:*Consistent and frequent message board participation is required.*DT members are required to post at least four items per kit - 2-4 layouts, the altered item included in the kit (if there is one), and a card.*Complete manufacturer sponsorship projects*Actively participate in a monthly newsletter and blog posts.*Actively participate in challenges, organizing contests and vendor advertising.

To apply, submit two new (not previously posted or published) original layouts (12 x 12 is preferred) and one altered item. Altered items are considered anything that is not a page or a card and using mostly scrapbook materials that can be found in our store.

WHAT DO OUR DESIGNERS RECEIVE?*A free kit every other month containing the industry's latest and greatest products, plus extra supplemental products as compensation. *Special sponsored manufacturer's kits every 3-6 weeks. These projects are completed and posted on our boards and then we send the projects directly to the manufacturers, who may in turn, use your projects on their site, catalogs, etc. This is direct access to having your work seen by manufacturers.*Product discounts (more detail will be provided to those who are selected for the team).*Free product for special limited edition kits that you may (on occasion) design yourself from items in our store.*Free product for special class kits that you will design yourself.*Miscellaneous perks - free passes to CHA, opportunity to design with our kits, etc.

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED PLEASE e-mail the following information to:
• Name, mailing address, phone number• Links to other online galleries that show your work (as well as your screen name)• Link to your blog, if you have one• A bio of yourself• 2 new (not previously posted or published) original LO's and at least one altered item. Altered items are considered anything that is not a page or a card.
Include the answers to the following questions in your email:
1) Why are you interested in a DT position with AMM?
2) Site commitment and participation: We'd like to know your thoughts regarding the message board and site participation. We are looking for designers who are team players and are committed to being involved and posting daily on our message board. We'd love to see how you would go about increasing general participation on our message board.
3) Have you ever designed for another website/company? If so, who?
4) Are you currently designing for another website/Company? If so, who?
5) Are you active on any message boards? Which ones? (please provide a few links to your posts and your user name)
6) How long have you been scrapbooking?
If you have any comments or questions, please email us at

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