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September 2015

Guest Design Team Call!

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Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft® is a leading manufacturer specializing in high quality art supplies including pens, color pencils and watercolor pencils for art, crafts, scrapbooking and papercrafting. 

We're looking for talented designers to help promote our brand for design, memory and papercraft applications from November- February 2015.  The successful applicant will need to work well with deadlines and consistently produce projects of high standard. 

As part of the Design Memory Craft Guest Design Team you will:

  • Receive a surplus amount of Design Memory Craft products including the new products
  • Have the opportunity to be featured regularly on the redesigned Design Memory Craft blog, Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram.
  • We may also approach you about buying the original piece for tradeshow use.

Responsibilities:

  • Create a card, layout, or a mixed media project to post on the Design Memory Craft blog. 
  • Maintain your blog and link to Design Memory Craft’s website/blog.
  • Follow the guidelines provided by Design Memory Craft

Please send us the following information by October 19th, 2015 4pm EST via email to naoko@fabercastell.comwith ‘Design Team Application’ in the subject line.

***Please note that late submissions will not be accepted***.

  1. Name, address and e-mail address.
  2. Short biography
  3. Links to your blog
  4. 1 project with step by step directions. *please note- your personality is important to us.  Show us who you are! (this can be an existing project!)
  5. Finally…like/follow us on Facebook (http://www.facebook.com/DesignMemoryCraft), Pinterest (http://pinterest.com/designmemcraft/), and Twitter (https://twitter.com/DesignMemCraft )!

The Guest Design Team will be announced on October 21, 2015.  


"Create" Art Journal cover by Ann Corbiere-Scott

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Hi, Ann Corbiere-Scott here-and I am thrilled to share one last artsy project before my time as a Guest Designer for Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft is done. I have had the absolute BLAST stretching my creative muscle along side some of the most talented in our industry! I love to art journal and have art journals aplenty in a wide array of sizes and types. I enjoy creating imaginative covers as much as I do the pages within. I had this idea of coupling wood veneer pieces, book paper, and gelatos! I am madly in love with it! Hope you are inspired to give this technique a try-it is super fun!

Here we go!

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Ustream Recap

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Missed last night's Ustream class?  No problem! You can still catch the video here.

Thank you to everyone who logged in for the class!  It was really interesting to see how many of you are already working on your Christmas projects:)  Maybe we'll do a customized gift project for our next class?  What would you like to see us make?  Let us know and we'll do a class for the most popular vote!

And now onto the winner for last night's Ustream class...congratulations to @Mekofosho! Thanks for being a part of our class last night!


Ustream Class with Jen Matott

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Are you on the lookout for a new DIY accessory?  Join us tonight at 9PM EST on Ustream to learn how to make this adorable necklace with Jen Matott! 

This class will be using a combination of the Gelatos, Stamper's Big Brush Pens, and embellishments.

RSVP here: http://ow.ly/SAZsv


Blog Hop with Linnie Blooms, Day 3 with Mou

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Thanks for stopping by our blog hop with Linnie Blooms!  We'll be sharing easy, mixed media projects this week.  To enter in our giveaway, make sure to stop by each day and leave a comment.  One winner will receive $50 in Design Memory Craft products.  The giveaway will end on 9/27.  Good luck!

Hey everyone, Mou here with today's hop project and it's a banner!

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Linnie Blooms Blog Hop with Rita Barakat

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Hey Creatives Rita Barakat here! Thanks for stopping today I am excited to sharing my project on this blog hop with Linnie Blooms!  To enter in our giveaway, make sure to stop by each day and leave a comment. One winner will receive $50 in Design Memory Craft products. The giveaway will end on 9/27. Good luck!

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Linnie Blooms Blog Hop with Jen

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Hi, Artsy friends! Thanks for stopping by our blog hop with Linnie Blooms! We'll be sharing easy, mixed media projects this week. To enter in our giveaway, make sure to stop by each day and leave a comment. One winner will receive $50 in Design Memory Craft products. The giveaway will end on 9/27. Good luck!

I have a fun and easy project for you using Faber-Castell Design Memory Craft products with Linnie Blooms Mixed Stitched Media Products.  I used Linnie Blooms 5 x 7 canvas sheet, Sunflower, Petal Flower, and Leaves in two sizes.

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