Friday, June 29, 2012

Scrapbook Friday June 29, 2012 & a BIG Announcement

The design team as usual has outdone themselves!!

For todays Srapbook Friday layout Ava choose to use the 3 Birds on Parade Cartridge, or more details and photos please be sure to stop by her blog at


Jenn Lorist used Life's A Beach for her Camping layout.

I am so honored to be picked as a design team member for Practical Scrappers!!! I am totally out of my league -----but it makes me very excited to challenge myself and continue to think outside of the box! I cannot wait to share with you all and the followers of Practical Scrappers, if you think my blog has alot of things going on... you should check this blog out!!! It is amazing!!!
The scrapping/paper crafting ideas are endless.....

On that note, I was very intimidated by their blog and almost did not apply, but you never know what they are looking for.... sale as you never know what I am looking for....
Jodie I saw your comment and I highly encourage you to apply as well as the annyomous comment. I LOVE beginners and those with advanced talents. I am looking for people with different styles. I am not a vintage person but there are MANY people out there who are. We try to make this blog cater to everyone. So PLEASE if you are on the fence, apply. You might surprise yourself. I also have another project in the back of my mind. It is a short application---
If you have never applied to a design team, now is your chance!!! Go ahead and click the send button!!!
Even if you don't have a blog you can still apply and we will help you!

June is the end of the first year's term.

January 2012-January 2013 or July 2012-July 2013

Those who joined in January are here until January, but those who joined last June.... their term is up and some of them are moving on.

I am looking for 12 new members.
There are 6 members moving on and I would like to add a few more to the new members group....
I would love to offer those positions to talent ladies.
Here is a little bit about it....

My Cricut Craft Room

I am looking for people for all talent levels, Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.

So even if you have never shared anything that you have made,
even if you do not know much about a blog.... I still want you!

You have to make one project each week. You also must participate in the 100 Cricut Cartridge blog hop the first full weekend each month.
Here are the typical weekly guidelines.
Within the guidelines the themes from week to week vary.

On Monday we use a letter of the day, Let's say the letter is D, They can make something with a cartridge that begins with the letter D, such as Damask Decor, Doodlecharms....etc
Or they may make something that starts with the letter D, Dog, Dish, Dots....etc
Or they make something using a feature key that starts with the letter D,
The other option for each Monday is the option to use the Imagine cartridges in the Imagine machine or the E2, the cricut mini or the Cricut Craft Room Exclusive cartridges.

On Tuesday we make cards. You can use that week's sketch from the challenge to make a card or use that Tuesday's theme

Wednesday we use cartridges in unique ways that most people would never think of.... Would You Ever Guess Wednesday, the idea is to say I would never have thought of that. We will also show you a specific technique used then I will teach that technique Wednesday night on Ustream.

Thursdays are our Theme days, I give a different theme each week or within that theme you can make a home decor project, card, scrapbook layout.... or anything.
I also give the option to use that day's specific cartridge.

Fridays are Scrapbook days.
There are always two options, one might be a color choice, theme, or another fun thing.

You get the weekends off, except the first weekend of the month when we go through 100 cartridges during our 100 cartridge blog hop the first weekend of each month.

As a design team member you would be responsible for one posting a week on your blog and link it back to my blog.

While on the team you get a discount in my webstore after a month of not missing postings. You get a special Design Team blinkie to post on your blog. In addition to your discount in the webstore you will also have free items added to an order you make with the intention to be used on a Design Team project. So you may order with your Design Team discount but you will also get additional free items to use for a Design Team posting)
The store discount begins at 20%-40% off retail discount. You also may have the chance to attend CHA (Craft and Hobby Association tradeshow)

So HOW can YOU become a member of my team???

To apply please email me

This design team uses only Cricut cartridges.
Please send me a project that you have made with your Cricut. Creativity is very important. You may use as many cartridges as you would like. Do what ever you need to to show how creative (or practical) you are.
Either one is encouraged- creative or practical.

Please put the subject DESIGN TEAM CALL if you do not put that as the subject I will probably miss it.

Please include:

1. Your name
2. Your Facebook name
3. Your blog address (You can make a blog if you do not have one yet)
4. Design Teams that you are on
5. Design teams that you have been on
6. What state/country you live in
7. Then tell me why you would love to me on my design team!
8. Any questions that you may have
9. Don't forget to attach your cricut made creation (it MUST be a new project)

You can apply from now until

Thursday July 5, 2012 at 11:59pm

The new members will be announced on

Saturday July 7 during our
100 Cricut cartridge blog hop!!!
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