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Calls for Submissions


Show us Your Creative Space!
Where do you create? Show us pictures of your space! Who knows? We may choose your room to be featured in Creative Spaces: Volume 4!
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Stamp & Ink It! - Birthday
Grab your favorite stamps, tools, and inks and get inventive. We're looking for mind-blowingly amazing birthday cards showcasing your hottest and most favorite techniques. Here are just some of the techniques we are seeing: * Alcohol inks and markers * Backgrounds * Build a Scene * Chalkboard techniques * Distressing * Heat Embossing * Layering * Make your own stamps * Markers * Masking * Mixed Media * Multi-ink stamping (aka Rock and Roll) * Paper piecing * Resist * Second Generation stamping * Shadow stamping * Spray inks * Stamp & die combinations * Stamp into malleable surfaces (like wax) * Stamping on non-paper surfaces (acetate, fabric, metal, et al.) * Stenciling with ink * Unique sentiment treatments * Watercoloring We're looking for: * A variety of styles * Innovative, out-of-the-box, beyond basic approaches using stamps and ink * Creative uses of current products * The freshest of fresh ideas, approaches, and especially techniques We will not intentionally publish any projects that have appeared anywhere online (which includes but is not limited to blogs of any kind, galleries, or contest/challenge entry or winner). Submissions must not contain a watermark and should be photographed straight-on against a neutral background. Submissions deadline: Monday, November 3, 2014, at midnight MST.
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Stamp & Ink It! - Congratulations
Grab your favorite stamps, tools, and inks and get inventive. We're looking for mind-blowingly amazing congratulations cards showcasing your hottest and most favorite techniques. Here are just some of the techniques we are seeing: * Alcohol inks and markers * Backgrounds * Build a Scene * Chalkboard techniques * Distressing * Heat Embossing * Layering * Make your own stamps * Markers * Masking * Mixed Media * Multi-ink stamping (aka Rock and Roll) * Paper piecing * Resist * Second Generation stamping * Shadow stamping * Spray inks * Stamp & die combinations * Stamp into malleable surfaces (like wax) * Stamping on non-paper surfaces (acetate, fabric, metal, et al.) * Stenciling with ink * Unique sentiment treatments * Watercoloring We're looking for: * A variety of styles * Innovative, out-of-the-box, beyond basic approaches using stamps and ink * Creative uses of current products * The freshest of fresh ideas, approaches, and especially techniques We will not intentionally publish any projects that have appeared anywhere online (which includes but is not limited to blogs of any kind, galleries, or contest/challenge entry or winner). Submissions must not contain a watermark and should be photographed straight-on against a neutral background. Submissions deadline: Monday, November 3, 2014, at midnight MST.
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Stamp & Ink It! - Encouragement
Grab your favorite stamps, tools, and inks and get inventive. We're looking for mind-blowingly amazing encouragement cards showcasing your hottest and most favorite techniques. Here are just some of the techniques we are seeing: * Alcohol inks and markers * Backgrounds * Build a Scene * Chalkboard techniques * Distressing * Heat Embossing * Layering * Make your own stamps * Markers * Masking * Mixed Media * Multi-ink stamping (aka Rock and Roll) * Paper piecing * Resist * Second Generation stamping * Shadow stamping * Spray inks * Stamp & die combinations * Stamp into malleable surfaces (like wax) * Stamping on non-paper surfaces (acetate, fabric, metal, et al.) * Stenciling with ink * Unique sentiment treatments * Watercoloring We're looking for: * A variety of styles * Innovative, out-of-the-box, beyond basic approaches using stamps and ink * Creative uses of current products * The freshest of fresh ideas, approaches, and especially techniques We will not intentionally publish any projects that have appeared anywhere online (which includes but is not limited to blogs of any kind, galleries, or contest/challenge entry or winner). Submissions must not contain a watermark and should be photographed straight-on against a neutral background. Submissions deadline: Monday, November 3, 2014, at midnight MST.
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Stamp & Ink It! - Friendship
Grab your favorite stamps, tools, and inks and get inventive. We're looking for mind-blowingly amazing friendship cards showcasing your hottest and most favorite techniques. Here are just some of the techniques we are seeing: * Alcohol inks and markers * Backgrounds * Build a Scene * Chalkboard techniques * Distressing * Heat Embossing * Layering * Make your own stamps * Markers * Masking * Mixed Media * Multi-ink stamping (aka Rock and Roll) * Paper piecing * Resist * Second Generation stamping * Shadow stamping * Spray inks * Stamp & die combinations * Stamp into malleable surfaces (like wax) * Stamping on non-paper surfaces (acetate, fabric, metal, et al.) * Stenciling with ink * Unique sentiment treatments * Watercoloring We're looking for: * A variety of styles * Innovative, out-of-the-box, beyond basic approaches using stamps and ink * Creative uses of current products * The freshest of fresh ideas, approaches, and especially techniques We will not intentionally publish any projects that have appeared anywhere online (which includes but is not limited to blogs of any kind, galleries, or contest/challenge entry or winner). Submissions must not contain a watermark and should be photographed straight-on against a neutral background. Submissions deadline: Monday, November 3, 2014, at midnight MST.
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Stamp & Ink It! - Hello
Grab your favorite stamps, tools, and inks and get inventive. We're looking for mind-blowingly amazing hello cards showcasing your hottest and most favorite techniques. Here are just some of the techniques we are seeing: * Alcohol inks and markers * Backgrounds * Build a Scene * Chalkboard techniques * Distressing * Heat Embossing * Layering * Make your own stamps * Markers * Masking * Mixed Media * Multi-ink stamping (aka Rock and Roll) * Paper piecing * Resist * Second Generation stamping * Shadow stamping * Spray inks * Stamp & die combinations * Stamp into malleable surfaces (like wax) * Stamping on non-paper surfaces (acetate, fabric, metal, et al.) * Stenciling with ink * Unique sentiment treatments * Watercoloring We're looking for: * A variety of styles * Innovative, out-of-the-box, beyond basic approaches using stamps and ink * Creative uses of current products * The freshest of fresh ideas, approaches, and especially techniques We will not intentionally publish any projects that have appeared anywhere online (which includes but is not limited to blogs of any kind, galleries, or contest/challenge entry or winner). Submissions must not contain a watermark and should be photographed straight-on against a neutral background. Submissions deadline: Monday, November 3, 2014, at midnight MST.
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Stamp & Ink It! - Love
Grab your favorite stamps, tools, and inks and get inventive. We're looking for mind-blowingly amazing love cards showcasing your hottest and most favorite techniques. Here are just some of the techniques we are seeing: * Alcohol inks and markers * Backgrounds * Build a Scene * Chalkboard techniques * Distressing * Heat Embossing * Layering * Make your own stamps * Markers * Masking * Mixed Media * Multi-ink stamping (aka Rock and Roll) * Paper piecing * Resist * Second Generation stamping * Shadow stamping * Spray inks * Stamp & die combinations * Stamp into malleable surfaces (like wax) * Stamping on non-paper surfaces (acetate, fabric, metal, et al.) * Stenciling with ink * Unique sentiment treatments * Watercoloring We're looking for: * A variety of styles * Innovative, out-of-the-box, beyond basic approaches using stamps and ink * Creative uses of current products * The freshest of fresh ideas, approaches, and especially techniques We will not intentionally publish any projects that have appeared anywhere online (which includes but is not limited to blogs of any kind, galleries, or contest/challenge entry or winner). Submissions must not contain a watermark and should be photographed straight-on against a neutral background. Submissions deadline: Monday, November 3, 2014, at midnight MST.
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Stamp & Ink It! - Thank You
Grab your favorite stamps, tools, and inks and get inventive. We're looking for mind-blowingly amazing thank you cards showcasing your hottest and most favorite techniques. Here are just some of the techniques we are seeing: * Alcohol inks and markers * Backgrounds * Build a Scene * Chalkboard techniques * Distressing * Heat Embossing * Layering * Make your own stamps * Markers * Masking * Mixed Media * Multi-ink stamping (aka Rock and Roll) * Paper piecing * Resist * Second Generation stamping * Shadow stamping * Spray inks * Stamp & die combinations * Stamp into malleable surfaces (like wax) * Stamping on non-paper surfaces (acetate, fabric, metal, et al.) * Stenciling with ink * Unique sentiment treatments * Watercoloring We're looking for: * A variety of styles * Innovative, out-of-the-box, beyond basic approaches using stamps and ink * Creative uses of current products * The freshest of fresh ideas, approaches, and especially techniques We will not intentionally publish any projects that have appeared anywhere online (which includes but is not limited to blogs of any kind, galleries, or contest/challenge entry or winner). Submissions must not contain a watermark and should be photographed straight-on against a neutral background. Submissions deadline: Monday, November 3, 2014, at midnight MST.
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Stamp & Ink It! - Thinking of You
Grab your favorite stamps, tools, and inks and get inventive. We're looking for mind-blowingly amazing thinking of you cards showcasing your hottest and most favorite techniques. Here are just some of the techniques we are seeing: * Alcohol inks and markers * Backgrounds * Build a Scene * Chalkboard techniques * Distressing * Heat Embossing * Layering * Make your own stamps * Markers * Masking * Mixed Media * Multi-ink stamping (aka Rock and Roll) * Paper piecing * Resist * Second Generation stamping * Shadow stamping * Spray inks * Stamp & die combinations * Stamp into malleable surfaces (like wax) * Stamping on non-paper surfaces (acetate, fabric, metal, et al.) * Stenciling with ink * Unique sentiment treatments * Watercoloring We're looking for: * A variety of styles * Innovative, out-of-the-box, beyond basic approaches using stamps and ink * Creative uses of current products * The freshest of fresh ideas, approaches, and especially techniques We will not intentionally publish any projects that have appeared anywhere online (which includes but is not limited to blogs of any kind, galleries, or contest/challenge entry or winner). Submissions must not contain a watermark and should be photographed straight-on against a neutral background. Submissions deadline: Monday, November 3, 2014, at midnight MST.
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Stamp & Ink It! - Other - Non-holiday
Grab your favorite stamps, tools, and inks and get inventive. We're looking for mind-blowingly amazing cards showcasing your hottest and most favorite techniques. Here are just some of the techniques we are seeing: * Alcohol inks and markers * Backgrounds * Build a Scene * Chalkboard techniques * Distressing * Heat Embossing * Layering * Make your own stamps * Markers * Masking * Mixed Media * Multi-ink stamping (aka Rock and Roll) * Paper piecing * Resist * Second Generation stamping * Shadow stamping * Spray inks * Stamp & die combinations * Stamp into malleable surfaces (like wax) * Stamping on non-paper surfaces (acetate, fabric, metal, et al.) * Stenciling with ink * Unique sentiment treatments * Watercoloring We're looking for: * A variety of styles * Innovative, out-of-the-box, beyond basic approaches using stamps and ink * Creative uses of current products * The freshest of fresh ideas, approaches, and especially techniques We will not intentionally publish any projects that have appeared anywhere online (which includes but is not limited to blogs of any kind, galleries, or contest/challenge entry or winner). Submissions must not contain a watermark and should be photographed straight-on against a neutral background. Submissions deadline: Monday, November 3, 2014, at midnight MST.
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June 2015 - Stamping Technique - Multi-Ink Stamping
There's a certain skill to combining inks for a cool effect, and we want to see what you've got! Grab your stamps and an array of pretty ink colors and stamp your way to multi-ink stamping such as the tried and true rock 'n roll technique or a two-tone ombre effect. We're looking for cards, scrapbook layouts, gift bags and tags, gift card holders, paper-crafted gifts, gift wraps, mini albums, home decor, etc., for the following occasions: Father's Day, graduation, birthday, thank you, congrats, miss you, get well, hello, just because, encouragement, friendship, thinking of you, etc. that showcase clever and unique takes on multi-ink stamping. We will not intentionally publish any projects that have appeared anywhere online (which includes but is not limited to blogs of any kind, galleries, or contest/challenge entry or winner). Submissions must not contain a watermark and should be photographed straight-on against a neutral background. Submissions deadline: Monday, November 17, 2014, at midnight MST.
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June 2015 - Pom Poms and Tassels
Pretty pom poms and tassels are the perfect way to celebrate and create a party atmosphere! We want to see how you can take these party pretties and incorporate them into your paper-crafted projects. We're looking for cards, scrapbook layouts, gift bags and tags, gift card holders, paper-crafted gifts, gift wraps, mini albums, home decor, etc., for the following occasions: Father's Day, graduation, birthday, thank you, congrats, miss you, get well, hello, just because, encouragement, friendship, thinking of you, etc. as well as summery scrapbook layouts that feature pom poms or tassels. We will not intentionally publish any projects that have appeared anywhere online (which includes but is not limited to blogs of any kind, galleries, or contest/challenge entry or winner). Submissions must not contain a watermark and should be photographed straight-on against a neutral background. Submissions deadline: Monday, November 17, 2014, at midnight MST.
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June 2015 - Giving to Grads
As graduates reach a new point in life, nothing says, "Hooray for YOU!" better than a gift card or some cash to help them out in their new adventures. But as paper crafters, we can't give without a creative touch! We're looking for unique and clever gift card holders and money holders for boy and girl grads of all types - from pre-school to high school all the way to graduate school or nursing school. We will not intentionally publish any projects that have appeared anywhere online (which includes but is not limited to blogs of any kind, galleries, or contest/challenge entry or winner). Submissions must not contain a watermark and should be photographed straight-on against a neutral background. Submissions deadline: Monday, November 17, 2014, at midnight MST.
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June 2015 - Farmer's Market
The sun rises on a June day, and you find yourself at the local farmer's market surrounded by the fresh sights, sounds, and smells of summer. We want to capture the essence of the farmer's market in paper crafted form. Dress up your projects in gingham and calico and fill them with fruits and vegetables, baskets and florals, crates and mason jars. Create the feel of the farmer's market for a basketful of early summer delight! We're looking for cards, scrapbook layouts, gift bags and tags, gift card holders, paper-crafted gifts, gift wraps, mini albums, home decor, etc., for the following occasions: Father's Day, graduation, birthday, thank you, congrats, miss you, get well, hello, just because, encouragement, friendship, thinking of you, etc that feature the unique, fresh, and clever look and feel of a Farmer's Market. We will not intentionally publish any projects that have appeared anywhere online (which includes but is not limited to blogs of any kind, galleries, or contest/challenge entry or winner). Submissions must not contain a watermark and should be photographed straight-on against a neutral background. Submissions deadline: Monday, November 17, 2014, at midnight MST.
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June 2015 - All About Dad
"My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person. He believed in me." ~Jim Valvano As Father's Day rolls around, we want to pay homage to dad, father, daddy, pop, or whatever you call him! Create scrapbook layouts about dad, or Father's Day, birthday, or thank you cards for that awesome role model who raised you with silliness and seriousness as well as a whole lot of love! We will not intentionally publish any projects that have appeared anywhere online (which includes but is not limited to blogs of any kind, galleries, or contest/challenge entry or winner). Submissions must not contain a watermark and should be photographed straight-on against a neutral background. Submissions deadline: Monday, November 17, 2014, at midnight MST.
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