Monday, December 19, 2011

Design Team Call for Blockhead Paper Arts!!!

Design Team Call now Closed.  Thank you to all the applicants!

Hi Everyone!
I have a fabulous announcement!!! 
Blockheads Paper Arts is looking for 3 creative people to join the Design Team.

And to commit to a 4 month contract from January 2012 through April 2012.

To apply for our Creative Team: please email the design team coordinator with your information with attachments of your work you'd like to have considered and a link to your blog.
Design Team Coordinator: Karen McAlpine  (That's me.)
Be sure to include:
Personal Info: Full Name, Address, Phone
Online Presence: Email Address, Blog URL, Any additional online galleries that include your work, a list of any online groups you post regularly to
Ideas for projects: tell us 3 card sample ideas you have in mind

Your responsibilities if chosen:
  • Provide monthly: images of 4 Artistic Cards, 6 ATCs or 1-2 altered items depending on complexity. All projects should use rubber stamps, exclusively from Blockheads and be designed to really make others excited about those stamp(s).
  • Post your examples to your blog with instructions and links to pages on Blockheads where the stamps and supplies may be purchased. Put an image/post on our Facebook page to draw people to your blog to view your project.
  • Submit at least 2 projects that use rubber stamps, exclusively from Blockheads, during the four month period to stamping magazines, such as Altered Arts, Vamp Stamp News, or Rubber Stamp Madness.
Design Team Members will receive:
  • $100 in Blockheads Rubber of your choice ($50 in month 1 and $50 in month 3). Please be prepared to select full, half or ¼ sheets of untrimmed rubber. Each $50 allowance is enough for either 2 full sheets, 3 half sheets or 5 quarter sheets of rubber.
  • Your work will be featured in a special Design Team section of our web site where you may provide links to your blog, gallery and/or Etsy store.
  • $50 supply allowance ($0 in month 1 and $50 in month 3 if requirements were met for the first two months) toward any inks or paints offered at After the first contract, proven design team members will get $25 in products every two months.
  • COMMISSION! If you wish to sign up for our affiliate program (available to all bloggers) you can earn 5% of sales resulting from customers following a link you've posted - 10% if taken as products (
    Publication incentive awards for any projects published in print publications (details provided on the info page of our web site).

DEADLINE: December 20, 2011
Click over to the Blockheads web page for additional details.

Here's a little something I made using the image "Mother and Baby" from the Grunge Collages set.  The color is added by stippling on ink from a Kaleidacolor pad.

I hope you will apply to the Team!    We really do have lots of fun and learn so much from each other.   Have a great day!


  1. Hi Karen.... congratulations, you have been chosen as the winner of the ZVA blog hop random draw on my blog :) Please email me your contact details,and I will pass them on to Zva, so we can mail out your prize.....
    congrats again :)

  2. Well you lucky girl, congratulations on winning some fun goodies!

    And that IS fabulous news--I'd like more ink on my fingers, so will be contacting you soon about that DT call, Karen!


  3. your card is dreamy and beautiful! thanks for your very kind comments on my blog last week. we had a beautiful celebration of life to remember my grandmother and even in the sadness there was much joy. take care. xo

  4. This is such a cool stamp, Karen. I love the colors you applied to it; makes it seem like the mother and child are looking out into the evening sky.

  5. Congrats on the Design Team Coordinator, Karen. If they ever want a blog set up, let me know. I love their stamps and have quite a few already.


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