Rules and Such...

- Challenges are posted every Wednesday
- You may combine this challenge with others
- You can use any products or stamps (you aren't restricted to just using Pixie Cottage, although we would love to see how you use our products too!)
- Post your creation on your blog with a direct link to this challenge
- Entries due by midnight (EST) on the Tuesday night before the next challenge
- Winners will be announced on Fridays!

Aug 18, 2009

Design Team Call Information

The Pixie Cottage Design Team Call
The Pixie Cottage is looking for their very first design team!! We are a new stamp company with a wide variety of stamps. We specialize in whimsical designs, as well as background and accessory stamps that work well with other stamp lines. We are looking for a handful of design team members who are ready to grow with us and show their talent by making cards, altered art, scrapbook pages and whatever else they can dream up with our products.
This call is open to talented artists worldwide.
You will be serve a six month term starting Oct 1, 2009 and ending April 1, 2010.
Deadline for submissions is September 15th, 2009 11:59 pm EST.
Members will be contacted by September 25th, 2009 via email and announced on the 30th of September.
Submit to
Your submission will be acknowledged with a return email within 48 hours, if you do not receive an acknowledgement, please send another email. You are asked to post on your blog three recent projects and then provide a link here to that post. It would be nice if you would also post a link to The Pixie Cottage Blog in your thread on your blog. Any papercrafting project with any stamp line is fine for this purpose.
For more information and details and to view some of our stamps visit
1. Please submit VIA EMAIL you name, address, phone number, email address, website address and any links to online photo galleries that display your work.
2. Tell us about yourself, what forums on online message boards you frequent, about your life, family, job, whatever you would like us to know.
3. Tell us about any current or past design teams you are on. We are not looking for exclusivity, you are welome to be on other design teams.
What we will expect from our members:
1. You will need to have your own blog that you maintain and post at least weekly to. You must actively post cards or other projects featuring The Pixie Cottage products. You will be expected to provide a link on your blog to The Pixie Cottage blog and affiliated store (Michelle's Scrapbooking & More) Also you will be expected to provide links to other design team members blogs.
2. You will need to provide us with 4 cards/layouts/projects monthly using The Pixie Cottage stamps in whole or in part that will be posted on The Pixie Cottage Blog. These should be sent via email to me, you must be able to take good pictures.
3.You will be expected to participate in one (or more if you like) challenges a month (of your choosing) using our products. In the event that The Pixie Cottage starts its own challenge you would be expected to participate in that also.
4. During your 6 month term we would like you to provide one
tutuorials for posting on our blog, your choice of what it is and it does not have to be anything too fancy or complicated. It can be as simple as how to tie the perfect bow.
5. Actively participate on other members blogs and any blog hops, and forums such as SCS.
6.You may be asked to mail your actual product to us for use at conventions or other promotions of our product. Your cards/project will be returned to you.
7. We would appreciate your submissions to publications using our products. While this is not necessary to be a part of our team, if you do submit and get published in print you will be paid 50.00 in cash or crafting goodies.
8. You may be asked to design for our retail store and be provided with products to do so. This is voluntary.
9. It is expected that information/photos provided to you remain confidential unless otherwise instructed.

What to expect from The Pixie Cottage
1. We will provide you with a welcome package at the beginning of your term with enough products to get you started.
2. Your name, photo and bio will be published on our blog and possibly other sites affiliated with The Pixie Cottage, if you wish that your last name not be used or you do not wish to provide a photo that is also fine. Whatever you are comfortable with.
3. You will receive a package with new stamps as they are released.
4. 75.00 in cash or paper craft goodies for getting your local stamp store to carry The Pixie Cottage Stamps.
5. 30% discount on all products from The Pixie Cottage that you wish to purchase for yourself. In addition you will be provided with a discount code good for 30% off at Michelle’s Scrapbooking & More online store, good once monthly. You will be made aware of new products and provided with the benefit of preordering new products using your discount.
Any questions please feel free to email me at or
Or leave a message on the blog.
Thanks so much!


Karen Brooks said...
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Unknown said...

I would really like to become a DT member!

You can check out my work here.

Thanks for looking!


Deanne Clarke said...

Thanks for the opportunity!!!!
You can view my post HERE!

Random Acts of Krafting said...


This sounds like a wonderful experience. Thank you for the opportunity. Here is my blog address should you wish to look at my work.

Raquel said...

Thank you so much for considering me in you Design Team Call here is a my post. Good Luck everyone, and thanks again.

ellepaulette said...

Thank you for considering me for your design team. I will be posting my cards on Saturday:

Tink said...

I would LOVE to design for you! You can see my work here...

Ria said...

Ohh how exiting and what a lucky moment that I surfed onto your site :)
I would love to apply for a position on your new DT ;)
Here are my 3 cards

hugs Ria

Cheryl Walker said...

You have such DARLING stamps they are tooo sweet!!!!


Stacy said...

Sounds great. Good luck to everyone!!

Shelly said...

You have great the playfulness of them. Here's my link:

Thanks for your consideration!


Lauretta See said...

ohhhh i just love stamps and your stamps are beautiful, congrats on this new stamp cie.. and good luck to you and all the new dt caller responser's :) her is my link

you could also see all my other cards by going directly to my home page

thanks for looking!!

inkedx2 said...

Here is a link to my posting. Thanks for considering my application.


Lisa said...

Hi Michelle....whoa I really do not have patience....I don't think it helps that I am absolutely drooling over the new line! LOVE it!!!!

Tammy said...

Thank you for the consideration to be on your DT. You have the cutest stamps!!! You can find the post on my blog HERE

Leah l'Orange said...

i think i'm in LOVE! your stamps are fantastic - you have wonderfully talented artists, Michelle!

i'm thrilled to apply to become one of your Design Team members, and am VERY eager to spread the word about your goodies!

HERE is the post to my blog, featuring my three recent projects for your consideration... i will be sending an email soon, and thank you SO much for a fantastic opportunity! :)

the best of luck with your new endeavour!

Beautiful Greetings said...

I am so very excited to submit my application. I love your stamps, they are exactly the style that I love to play with! I posted my 3 cards and an explanation on my blog. You can find it by clicking here!

Katie said...

Congrats on the new venture Michelle!
I sent you an email last night and the posting on my blog can now be seen Here
Thanks for your consideration and all the best for the artists and yourself!

Tara said...

This is so exciting and I am thrilled to be entering the design team call with three of my cards, thank you so much for the opportunity. I would be over the moon to work with these amazing designs and wish you every success in choosing the right team and launching this new venture to the stamping community.
I have spent time making new cards this week for the call and you can find them HERE, HERE, and HERE.
I have given information about the DT call, the blog and where to buy the stamps from.
I would like to wish everyone who has applied the very best of luck and thanks again for this opportunity.
Hugs Tara xx

Chris said...

You have some totally adorable, cute and fun products which I would love to shamelessly promote on my blog. I've posted about the DT Call and put a gadget up in the corner of my blog already.
Now I have to get an e-mail out to you.

Ginger B said...

can find some of my work here

karen said...

Thank you for allowing me to apply for this call , you may check my blog

to view my work and stamping work on my layouts,cards and off the page items

Karen said...

Thank you for allowing me to apply for this call , you may check my blog

to view my work and stamping work on my layouts,cards and off the page items

Anne said...

I would LOVE to become one of your DT members!!

You can find my work here.

Thanks for your consideration!


Ayelet {Jenny} said...

I would love to become one of your DT memebers and develope and grow together with you!
here are my latest projects:

Thanks again for the opportunity and I have emailed you last night as well :-)

Piali said...

Thanks for your consideration Michelle, love the wonderful stamp line...Please take a peek here
for my work and I will send you an email soon.
Good Luck with your new venture..

Lisa said...

I would love to be part of your team, the images are wonderful here's my post

ljurecek said...

What great stamps you have! I would really like to help you promote them, but that's just another way of saying I'd like to get my hands on them and start "playing"! I'd be honored if you would consider my projects and see if you think I'd "mesh" with your designs! Check me out here, my Zippy Crafts Blog! Thanks!

Dawn♥ said...

I absolutely love your stamps. The opportunity to play with such loveliness is just divine. And I would be honored if you would consider my project which can be found Right HERE on my blog, Daily Scrappin Inspiration. Good luck in chosing your TEAM. :)

Lisa said...

Love all the fabulous stamps. Here is a link to my application post:

Thank you for the chance to design some fabulous projects with those fantastic stamps!

Angie said...

I would love to be considered for the DT, here is a link to my blog.
Thank you for this opportunity. said...

I am so excited about your line of stamps! They are adorable! Here is the link to my projects:

I hope I get to work with you! Thanks!

Katarina said...

I sent you an e-mail yesterday. Hope you got it before the deadline. You can see my three choices here. Thanks for looking:


Sandra H. said...

WOW!!! I think Michelle is going to have her work cut out for her. Excellent job ladies!!!


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