June 16, 2011

A BIG AD giveaway & special TPV announcement!

I have TWO exciting things to share today! Woot! :) :)

First off, Artful Delight is giving away a complete scrapbooking kit!

It's the gorgeous April kit that I had so much fun creating with! It's filled with October Afternoon, Pink Paislee and more - you'll love this kit!

There are just 3 super simple steps to take for your chance to win it :)
That's it! Easy peasy! :)
But hurry, because this giveaway ends June 17th at midnight! :)


And second, The Paper Variety is holding a new Design Team call! Woohoo! Here are all the deets! :)

The Paper Variety is looking for a new design team to provide inspiration for our weekly challenges!

Design Team Requirements and Information
  • we are looking for 10-12 paper crafters of all levels and styles {{we like variety}}
  • although we are a weekly challenge blog, design team will be split in 2 groups; so you will be responsible for a project every 2 weeks; although you are welcome to submit a project for the “off week”
  • design team will post projects to a private DT blog, where assignments are provided months in advance; so promptness and reliability in contributing to the challenge post is expected
  • challenges will vary from sketches, colors, techniques, photo inspiration, recipes, etc. and can be featured on layouts, cards, and altered art as long as it includes paper :)
  • term is for 6 months: the end of June to the end of December
  • design team members are required to have a blog and post their design team projects on the assigned day, as well as encourage followers to participate in the fun
  • design team members are required to leave blog post comments on participant's entries
  • it is encouraged that you are active in other communities (facebook, forums and message boards, yahoo groups, nings, etc.) where you can display your Paper Variety blinky and post your projects
  • be able to submit quality photographs of your projects that best capture it’s colors, texture, and dimension and be able to use/list supplies, using mostly current product
  • at this time, there is no compensation for this assignment; however you /your blog will gain exposure for your talents; and small tokens of appreciation may also be given to design team members from Abby and Suzanne throughout your term
Please email the following application to

A little bit about yourself:
Blog link:
Links to your online galleries (scrapbook.com, 2peas, flickr, etc):
A few of your favorite companies/lines:
Favorite tool/technique:
Previous DT/Current DT experience (not required):
A headshot photo of yourself no smaller than 200x200.
Please attach 3-5 projects that best showcase your paper-crafting style. A mix of layouts, cards, and at least one other project are preferred.

We will accept applications through Friday June 24th and respond to all entries by Monday, June 27th. Every day, a few new design team members will be announced and introduced on the blog through the first week of July. Our first challenge with the new team will begin Wednesday, July 6th and every Wednesday thereafter.

We're so thrilled to be bringing a new team to TPV! I hope to see many of you apply! :)


  1. I love your blog and I usually can not wait until you post your next project. Thanks for sharing your talent with us!


  2. hi Abby! I was already an Artful Delight follower and now I'm following on FB too. Thanks for the chance to win that super fab April kit!!! :) :)

  3. Wow awesome giveaway Ab! I just become a follower of AD blog and I've like AD on facebook! I'd love to win the goodies! Thanks for the chance :)

  4. Awesome giveaway, Abby. I am now following on AD and Facebook. Love this kit!