New Design Team


June 10, 2011

The ย moment we have all been waiting for is upon us!!

We have chosen the Kaisercraft new 2011-2012 Contributing Design Team!

The amount on applications we got was just so oustanding. It was an EXTRMEMLY hard decision to make.
A HUGE thanks to all that applied. The effort and love that was put into each project was so high, and we are truely grateful for everyones hard work.

Kaisercrafts new 2011-2012 Contributing Design Team are:
(………….Drumroll please…………..)

Kirsty Piper from Australia
Vicki Morris from New Zealand
Jodi Dolbel from Australia
Janna Werner from Germany
Toni Crane from from Australia
Cassandra Bright from Australia
Pearl Lui from the USA
Genevieve Allen from Canada
Debbie Marcinkiewicz from the USA
Michelle Frisby from New Zealand
Lori Leng from the USA
Leanne Love from Australia
Ann-Katrin Toresen from Norway
Hilde Janbroers from The Netherlands
Svetlana Austin from South Africa


Below are our new Designs Teams beautiful applications that got them to where they are now!

Kirsty Piper from Australia:

Vicki Morris from New Zealand

Jodi Dolbel from Australia:

Janna Werner from Germany:

Toni Crane from from Australia:

Cassandra Bright from Australia:

Pearl Lui from the USA:

Genevieve Allen from Canada:

Debbie Marcinkiewicz from the USA:

Michelle Frisby from New Zealand:

Lori Leng from the USA:

Leanne Love from Australia:

Ann-Katrin Toresen from Norway:

Hilde Janbroers from The Netherlands
Svetlana Austin from South Africa

**As there were problems with the post, Svetlana had to use Chapter one papers for her layout instead on Velvet Ensemble.

A HUGE THANK YOU to all who applied…everyone did such an amazing job!

These talented designers will be taking over from our also highly talented current design team in july.


We have a new IN-HOUSE designer………

And she is…..

KAREN SHADY from Australia!!!!!

Karen was a Contributing Designer with Kaisercraft for the past year and we are lucky enough for her to be now coming in and working along side us all!!

Here’s a few images of Karens great work:



So looking forward to the year ahead to see what amazing projects you will create to inspire us all!!


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  • Reply Ann-Katrin June 10, 2011 at 8:12 am

    I am so excited and truly grateful to be on this team. I can’t wait to work with beautiful products. Congrats to all the creative girls who made the team!

  • Reply Holly Connors June 10, 2011 at 8:19 am

    Congrats to all the talented design team members. Looking forward to your future creations.

  • Reply Kirsty June 10, 2011 at 8:20 am

    So exciting!!! Thank you Kaisercraft!!! Big congrats to all the other ladies! Huge congrats to Karen!

  • Reply Lynda June 10, 2011 at 8:30 am

    Congratulation’s Ladies!!!Beautiful work!!!!

  • Reply Dagmar Werner June 10, 2011 at 8:44 am

    i’m so happy to find you all in this great team!! my best wishes go to all of you, especially to the talented girl in germany! i’m one of her fans!!!!!!!!!!!!!CONGRATULATIONS AND MANY GOOD IDEAS for all your projects!

  • Reply Janna June 10, 2011 at 8:47 am

    Grats to all and thanks for all the nice comments and encouraging words! Janna

  • Reply Jenn Borjeson June 10, 2011 at 8:58 am

    Congratulations to the new DT – I happen to know you’re especially lucky to get Lori Leng! :) Have fun!

  • Reply Lori Leng June 10, 2011 at 9:06 am

    Congrats to all the new design team…I’m so happy and honored to have made the final cut. This was truly on my bucket list to be able to accomplish one day…and hoot, hoot I made it.

  • Reply Debbie Marcinkiewicz June 10, 2011 at 9:10 am

    I am ticked {pink} to have made this esteemed team. I am in the company of some amazingly talented designers. This is going to be one FUN year of designing and inspiring. Congratulations to all the other teamies on the 2011 – 2012 team as well! Stunning projects by all :)

  • Reply AdrianaB June 10, 2011 at 9:15 am

    Congratulations to everyone, can’t wait to see what you all create and design, have a great year …happy crafting …..:)

  • Reply Kerryn June 10, 2011 at 9:23 am

    CONGRATULATIONS to all of you. You will have an amazing year :).
    An extra big congratulations to Karen. You rock!!!!!!

  • Reply pearl June 10, 2011 at 9:59 am

    congratulations, everyone! i am so thrilled to be part of the team and to be in such great company with incredibly talented crafters from all over the world! hello from nyc! :)

  • Reply Leanne June 10, 2011 at 10:04 am

    Woo Hoo!! Well done Ladies! You will have a fantastic year…x

  • Reply Gini Cagle June 10, 2011 at 10:17 am

    Congratulations to all of the new designers! It’s going to be fabulous seeing lots of inspiration. I’m most looking forward to seeing the wonderful things Lori Leng will be submitting!

  • Reply Leanne Love June 10, 2011 at 10:22 am

    YAH how exciting, am so proud to be part of a fantastic Australian Company. HUGE Congrats to the other 11 girls. Well done Karen xx

    Leanne :-)

  • Reply Toni Crane June 10, 2011 at 10:38 am

    Congratulations everyone… I am so honoured to be a part of the team, truly a dream come true. Can’t wait for the next year, it’s going to be so exciting!!!

  • Reply Lowri McNabb June 10, 2011 at 10:44 am

    Congrats to everyone – some gorgeous work here.
    Look forward to seeing your work during the year

    You can see my submissions here –

  • Reply Dale Tiernan June 10, 2011 at 11:11 am

    Congratulations to all the winners (new Design Team). Have a great year. Commiserations to those who didn’t get a spot. I know we’d all love to be having a go.
    Congrats to Karen. You go girl.

  • Reply Vicki June 10, 2011 at 11:27 am

    I am so excited to be part of the team and feeling for those who didn’t make it through as I know how much work was involved in all our submissions – Awesome to see another Kiwi on the team – Go Michelle!! and a huge congrats to KAREN – you go girl!! :)

  • Reply Steph Mitchell June 10, 2011 at 11:52 am

    Well done and congratulations everyone!!!

  • Reply Lesley June 10, 2011 at 12:32 pm

    Huge Congratulations. Have a wonderful year.

  • Reply Karen Calcutt June 10, 2011 at 1:07 pm

    Omg, you girls totally rock. Can’t wait to see what you all come up with. Good luck girls.

  • Reply Svetlana Austin June 10, 2011 at 2:40 pm

    wow! I am so excited to be in such great team with so many extrimly talented ladies! congrats to all of you!

  • Reply Facebook User June 10, 2011 at 3:35 pm

    WOW thankyou all so much for the congrats…. I want to say a huge congratulations to all the amazingly talented girls… Its going to be an awesome year

  • Reply Alanna June 10, 2011 at 5:29 pm

    Congratulations to everyone!! All the best for the year to come. I can’t wait to be inspired by you.

  • Reply Monika June 10, 2011 at 5:51 pm

    Congrats to you all!!!

  • Reply Scrappin Girl June 10, 2011 at 7:05 pm

    CONGRATULATIONS to all the New Design Team members !!!!

  • Reply Trudi June 10, 2011 at 7:41 pm

    Well Done and Huge Congrats to everyone – a big shout out to Kirsty, Vicki and of course Miss Karen – so excited for you!!

  • Reply Mrs Frizz June 10, 2011 at 8:01 pm

    Sometimes it really is hard to keep a secret … especially when you want to shout it from the rooftop … congratulations ladies … gorgeous creations … off to have a closer look …

  • Reply lizzy crust June 10, 2011 at 8:22 pm

    well done everyone… looking forward to seeing your amazing creations in the future!!

  • Reply heidi June 10, 2011 at 8:52 pm

    YAY – congrats girls… wow such wonderful talent out there

  • Reply Delys Cram June 10, 2011 at 9:09 pm

    Huge congrats to all the team!
    Vicki, Michelle and Jodi..You girls rock!

  • Reply Kate McCulloch June 10, 2011 at 9:59 pm

    well done everyone!!
    big SHOUT OUT to Kirsty Piper. REMARKABLE achievement from a REMARKABLE scrapbooker/crafter

  • Reply Ilene Tell June 10, 2011 at 11:54 pm

    Congrats everyone, what an awesome team!! Special congrats to Pearl and Hilde – you guys rock!!

  • Reply Steph Devlin June 11, 2011 at 8:18 am

    Congratulations ladies …. Kaisercraft is such an awesome company I can’t wait to see what you come up with…… Special shout to Hilde and Pearl xo Congrats girls.

  • Reply Mandyb June 11, 2011 at 8:51 am

    YAH for the kiwi ladies…wahooooooooooooooo
    congrats to you all

  • Reply Ramona Barrry June 11, 2011 at 12:23 pm

    congrats to all of you! cant wait to be inspired by all your work. And can I say a special congratulations to Karen Shady who is an absolute paper crafting hero of mine, on her new in-house role at our beloved Kaisercraft! Yay!

  • Reply karen shady June 11, 2011 at 5:20 pm

    awww, Im totally humbled Ramona, thankyou so much.. I left a commetn on ur blog… xx
    Thanks so much everyone for the congrats, and lovely comments x

  • Reply Nerrida Mitchell June 11, 2011 at 8:42 pm

    Congratulations to all you girls – such beautiful creations. Have a wonderful year. Kaiser are very generous to their DT. A big shout out to Leanne Love who I met just today at the brisbane Expo – so well deserved. Enjoy!

  • Reply Nerrida Mitchell June 11, 2011 at 8:44 pm

    Karen – you know how happy I am for you – have a ball with it my friend! You so deserved this job with your design talent.

  • Reply Belinda Boyce June 11, 2011 at 10:53 pm

    Congrats to the new DT! And to Karen too!!

  • Reply BernieH June 13, 2011 at 1:03 pm

    Congratulations to all the new Design Team girls!!
    And to Karen an extra big CONGRATS! Well done!!

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