Monday, September 21, 2009

Crops & Calls

NEW CALL: Scrapbooking From Scratch Sale

25% off


Monday 21st - Sunday 27th enter this code to receive the discount SEPTLW09

NEW CROP DATES for Hunter Valley & nearby
Night Class - Wed 23rd 7pm $25
Crop Night - from 6pm $10 come and scrap with us...

Other dates in the Calender Section on the shop

NEW CALL: Creative Cookbooking Design Team Call

Deadline:  Friday, September 25, 2009

Creative cookbooking is looking for 5 designers who love to cook and scrapbook your recipies!

If you are interested in becoming a design team member please send me:

2 of your favorite layouts that best display your scrapbook style

tell me about yourself (who you are, what you love to do, why you would like to join our challenge blog

A link to your blog or online gallery

The term will be for 6 months- October 2009 thru March 2010
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
Applications are open to everyone. International applicants are welcome!
Previous Design Team experience is not required.
I am taking applications today thru September 25th, 2009.
Designers will be announced on September 30th . I will email designers the first challenge on October 1st.

1st challenge will be due back to me by the October 5th. New Challenges will go out every Wednesday.

Layout created for the upcoming challenge
Making comments on participants blogs or galleries

This is a non profit blog and will not be giving out prizes unless we get donations, it's just for fun!!!
Design Team members will not receive any compensation for their work, but if you're looking for some fun and a way to personalize a cookbook, this call is for you!!!

Please email your application and picture of your layouts to

NEW CALL: Cutting Above Design Team Call

Deadline: Monday, September 28, 2009

The Cutting Above blog is pleased to announce our very first DESIGN TEAM CALL!!! :)

We are a new community of crafters passionate about using all types of tools and die cut machines to make creating faster and more fun. We are a portal for all your die cut needs with features including industry news, press releases, product giveaways, awesome tutorials, videos and an upcoming store.

We are currently looking for designers that can RAWWWWK either the Slice, Silhouette, Wishblade or Xyron die cut machines. Candidates must also be able and willing to think outside the box!

We will be taking submissions from now until September 28, 2009 and the winners will be announced September 31, 2009.

So if you are ready to become a part of a cutting-edge blog (get it . . cutting edge . . ha!) and can follow the guidelines below, we want to hear from you.

As our designer, you will be asked to:

Create 2-3 projects a month using (but not limited to) the above-mentioned die cut machines
Participate in the monthly challenge project
Provide weekly Cutting Above blog support by responding to reader's questions and leaving praise/comments

On a weekly basis, help promote/advertise the Cutting Above blog on your personal blog in addition to any message boards where appropriate.
Provide quality scans/photographs of all projects as well as posting any related tips/tricks
Have an active blog presence on your personal blog
Commit to a 6-month term beginning October 1, 2009
To apply, please email us at the following:

Link to your online gallery/blog, if available
Provide full contact information: name, phone number, email address, and location
Submit a short paragraph or two of why you want to be one of our designers
List your current DT/designer/site commitment(s)
When emailing us your projects, please send examples showcasing a variety of your work. We would love to see projects such as cards, layouts, altered items, home decor, etc!

Please note: File size should not exceed 200k per image. Only attachments will be accepted, no links to your projects please.

Don't forget to let your friends know about the Cutting Above blog and also sign up to be a follower. :)

We look forward to seeing your beautiful creations. Good luck!!

NEW CALL: Journal Challenges Blog

Head on over to the re-named Journal Challenges blog at to see what this fortnight's prompt is. Hopefully the prompt will inspire you to create a layout based on a special memory or moment.

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