Friday, April 24, 2009

Crops & Calls

NEW CALL: Making Memories For You May/June Ezine Calls

Deadline: Thursday, April 30, 2009
Double issue hits May 1st

Email submits to Kat at
1. scan with High definition
2. list supplies used when possible
3. Join to receive your copy
you will be notified as soon as possible if your creation will be published. Please remove it from any online site/gallery/blog
here are the calls All can be done Digi, Card or Paper
1. Did you do the May Basket Swap? Take a photo and share what you got.
Scrap that photo and send that.
2. Pages with vacation photos
3. Scrap those gardens
4. Use Blues and Yellows and Greens on your pages/cards/digi
5. Show some butterflies
6. Scrap SPRING! what it means to you!
7. Altered items that you made to decorate your home
I'm looking for member contributions for the little "idea" bubbles that I'm including with each issues. Tell us what shortcuts have helped you ... what idea do you have to share with everyone? Please keep your tips short 'n' sweet - just a sentence or two - as the bubbles are relatively small.
The tips can be anything scrappy related - layouts (paper or digi), cards, altered items ... even photography tips.

NEW CALL: Magazine June 09 calls

Deadline: Thursday, April 30, 2009

Cover Contest: Each month we will choose one layout to grace our cover and
that designer will receive a wonderful package of goodies as our thanks.
All layouts submitted for our article calls are eligible. Good Luck!

Discovery and Digital Discovery: If we have never published your work,
send in three samples of work showcasing your unique style and you might
be one of our latest Discoveries.

The Hands have it: June, the month of the Bride and Groom. We want to see
a layout of just your hands with the wedding rings. Newlywed or a veteran
we want to see your hands!

Expectations: Do you have them for the upcoming summer? Show us now what
you expect in the coming months. Maybe you know you are going on a
fabulous vacation spot? or do you have a tradition of going camping? We
want to see what you have planned! Focus on the Expectations, show us the
optimism in your journaling/title.

All about Dad. Layouts about Dads.

Everyday containers: Making use of recycled items in your house! Let's see
those altered items!

Vehicles: From the new car to the old car, the 4 wheeler, or the boat, we
want to see layouts featuring the fun of it, the joy of it, or just the
memory of it.

Stamps Challenge: Show us how you use those stamps on layouts or Cards.
Must be the focal and pop off the page at us as a stamp.

Card Corner: Father's Day is right around the corner! We want to see
your cards for Dad or cards for the men in your life.

Be Chic: Rainbows, Clouds and Sunshine they are Hot for Spring and
Summer. Show us how you use them as embellishments.

Pet Park: Let's explore those exotic pets ... reptiles (ie., lizards,
snakes, turtles), birds, pigs, llamas, even hermit crabs! Show them off!

Hybrid: We are taking the cafe' outside this month! Grab your coffee,
computer, and lounge chair while we show off all those outdoor-themed
layouts showing off some great hybrid skills! Send us your layouts
featuring the great outdoors with hybrid flair!

The Open Road: Put the focus on your journaling! Shake up your writing
this month. Pick only one part of speech (nouns, verbs, adjectives,
adverbs, prepositional phrases, or pronouns) and use only that part to
make up your journaling!

Street Maps: Every weekend we have sketches put up for you to work with.
Stop on down at Street Maps in our forums and check them out. You could
end up on the "map".

NEW CALL: July/August 2009 Call

Deadline: Friday, May 1, 2009

July/August 2009 page calls are now open.
Feel free to submit as many pages or projects as you'd like for each and every page call.
We are looking for:
Altered item projects
Summer pages & projects
Pages & projects featuring recycled materials
Pages featuring bold & bright colors (think lime, fuscia, orange, etc. - think Hawaiian shirt colors!)
Pages & projects showcasing ribbon
Layouts using six or fewer supplies
Pages & projects featuring photos of nature

The deadline for these calls is May 1, 2009.
To submit your projects for publication, you can use our online submission tool at or email

REMINDER: April Cybercrops

There are lots of cybercrops happening this Anzac Day Long Weekend.
You can find out more, HERE !

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