Paper Hugs and Die Cut Dreams

Tuesday, July 15, 2008


Exciting Exciting News!!!’s FIRST EVER Design Team Call is now open! Submissions will be accepted from July 15th through August 10th. You will be notified on or before August 15th if you have been selected. Design Team will be announced on both the Store Front and here at We welcome applicants from all countries.

Here are the details:

We are looking for 3 Designers to work with our Paper Craft Kits. Since the kits will be made up of 6x12 and 12x12 papers, we are looking for people who can demonstrate their talent to work with these sizes to make cards, scrapbook pages, and altered items.

There are 3 positions open: we are looking for one designer for scrapbook layouts (6x12 and 12x12 layouts), one designer for cards, and one designer for altered items.

Term will run four months - October to January. Your first kit will be mailed at the beginning of September. Items should be completed by the 23rd of the month, ready to post on the first of the following month.

If you will check out (if you haven’t already) one of the main products is dies for die cutting machines. You could be asked and possibly provided with dies and/or embossing folders to use on a project.

Please provide the following information to

  1. Name, address, telephone number and email address
  2. Your order of preference, if any, as to what position you are applying for
  3. A short bio about yourself
  4. Blog address
  5. Please submit to us what you feel your three best pieces are – cards, layouts, altered items. They do not have to be new. Please submit written instructions to recreate on one of these items (This will be a design team requirement each month)
  6. What die cutting machine(s) do you own?
  7. Are you on any other design teams?
  8. What boards are you active on? What is your user ID?
  9. Why do you want to be on the design team?

Our Design Team members are expected to:

Create the items specified below with their monthly kit each month:

  • Scrapbooker – 2 layouts and 1 other item of your choice
  • Cardmaker – 4 cards and 1 other item of your choice
  • Altered – 1 altered item and 1 other item of your choice

Provide detailed written instructions on how to recreate one of the items you have created per month which could appear in the store and/or upcoming gallery and forum with the item or by link to the item.

Be active on our upcoming message board – 15+ posts per week average active in challenges and contests on the message board

Post your layouts in the upcoming CropStop forum and on blogs and other online galleries, promoting and crediting whenever possible.

DT Members will receive:
1. One kit each month
2. A discount at for any purchase you make in the store

I look forward to working with you as the Design Team Coordinator and can't wait to see all the entries!!


SeaStar Creations said...

great information ... i am going to think about applying :) i have to figure out if i can handle one more thing!!


Kelly said...

oh super exciting news!!

Just stopped by to let you know your swap partner has been posted at

Sherry - It's A Scrapper's Life! said...

this rocks.. I have sent my application in!!! :-)

Misty said...

thanks for the comments. your kiddos are gorgeous.

Jan Rogers said...

Thanks so much for the opportunity this sounds really great I have submitted my information and look forward to hearing from you. You may also view my information at thanks again for your review

Martine said...

can you apply if you live overseas, i live quite a bit away from you (Northern Ireland)