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Design Team Call Out!

March 24, 2017

Can you believe that it’s this time of the year again!? Our 2016/17 Design Team is sadly coming to an end BUT this means that it’s your chance to apply!

As a brand, Kaisercraft are continuing to evolve with the ever-changing landscapes of both the scrapbooking and greater paper crafting worlds. With a changing product range that aims to adapt with market trends, we’re expanding our blog to feature a plethora of crafting inspiration!! From modern paper crafts and journal planning to DIY party inspiration and everything in between, the Kaisercraft blog will offer a fresh perspective on our fun product range!

We’re conducting a global call out for paper crafters of all styles and we want to see your creativity!!

Design Team Member Requirements

  • DT members will be assigned one day per month where they will be asked to create one detailed Kaisercraft project. Projects must showcase the Kaisercraft products sent to you each quarter. Your projects will be posted on the Kaisercraft blog and all other Kaisercraft social media platforms on your assigned day.
  • You must provide a detailed blog write up on your assigned day outlining a list of products used in your project, description of any techniques used and inspiration for your project.
  • Detailed progress photos are to feature in your post including stylized and close up shots (to show detail/techniques of layouts/cards) A minimum of 4 progress photos per project is required.
  • Great photography skills are essential. Stylized shots will be a big focus of our blog this year and members are encouraged to showcase their finished projects in clean and crisp photographs.
  • All DT members are required to participate in showcasing one project for each monthly challenge as an example for entrants.
  • All DT members are expected to participate in video tutorials showcasing techniques, tips and how to recreate your featured project. These will feature on a Tuesday with a minimum of 2 per month.
  • Your DT post must be uploaded to the blog 1 week before it’s schedule date. This is to ensure there is enough time to reschedule posts if necessary.
  • DT members are required to share their projects on their personal blog and any other social media outlets they are actively using. We also encourage DT members to post their Kaisercraft projects to craft groups on Facebook.
  • DT members are required to produce work for our monthly Workshop Magazines, following detailed instructions from our Creative Director.
  • DT members may be asked to create special projects for shows, catalogues, magazines and trade fairs within the craft industry.
  • You will be required to communicate with fellow DT members via a private Facebook page.

Our Contributing Design Team will commence as of the 1st of August 2017 and run until the 31st of July 2018

Benefits

  • DT members will be sent  a generous amount of Kaisercraft products each quarter including all of our latest paper collections and products.
  • DT members will be given the opportunity to purchase replenishment stock at wholesale prices.
  • DT members will get to work with Kaisercraft products months before it’s actual release to the general public.
  • Projects will be displayed across all Kaisercraft social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest.
  • Projects may be chosen to be published in our monthly Workshop Magazine.

Design Team Guest Contributors

Want to be part of our Design Team but struggle with the yearlong commitment? We’d still love to hear from you! If you’d like the opportunity to become a guest contributor for Kaisercraft please email kylie.a@kaisercraft.com.au. Let us know your thoughts on when you’d like to create using our products and examples of and previous features/guest contributor teams you’ve participated in. Please also include links to your social media accounts and personal blog.

How to Apply

Please forward the following information by EOD Friday 7th April 2017 via email to kylie.a@kaisercraft.com.au with the subject line, “Kaisercraft Design Team Application”. Please note that no late submissions will be considered.

Part 1: Please include the following information in your entry.

  • Full name
  • Address
  • Link to you blog and any other social media outlets you use to showcase your work
  • Links to your online gallery and any video tutorials you may have done.
  • Tell us WHY you’d like to be part of the Kaisercraft Design Team! Let us know what you’d bring to the team, your project strengths and individual creative style.
  • Lists of any other Design Teams you have contributed to or are currently on

* Please do not attach project photos to this email

** This design team call is open to domestic and international applicants.

*** Current design team members are welcome to apply.

Please note, our DT application for the 2017/18 team is a two-part process. Only successful applicants will be notified and asked to complete Part 2.

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Card Making Challenges Winners

February Challenge Winners!

March 23, 2017

With all of the chaos that the beginning of March has brought, we totally forgot to announce the winners of our February Blog Challenge! Lucky we remembered (albeit a little late!)

Once again, a huge thank you to everyone that took the time to enter. We hope you enjoyed the tropical inspired mood board and loved the cards everyone created!

Here are our wonderful winners…

1st Place

Tania Ridgwell

Look at those stunning details…

 

2nd Place

Rosemary Hanson

Rosemary made a gorgeous twist and pop card!

 

Congratulations to our two winners and a big thank you to everyone that took the time to enter.

If there’s a particular challenge you’d like to see on our blog feel free to comment below. We’d love to hear it! In the mean time, there’s a few days to get your entries in for our March challenge here! We hope this month’s sketch provides you with hours of creative fun!

 

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Challenges Competition Layouts

March Blog Challenge!

March 2, 2017

Welcome to our March blog challenge!! This one is for all of our scrapbook lovers! Create a layout based on the fun sketch below using ANY Kaisercraft collection you like!

 

We’re looking forward to seeing your entries but first, some housekeeping for those who wish to play along…

  1.  Feel free to enter as many times as you like!
  2.  Your creation must feature at least 80% Kaisercraft products.
  3.  You may use any current or previous release Kaisercraft paper collection.
  4.  Link your finished project by creating a blog post on your personal blog or Facebook page, copy the link and add your name and link to the comments section at the bottom of this post. Alternatively, you can post your entry directly to our Facebook wall or send it directly through in a message.

Entries close Friday 31st March 2017 at 11.59pm (Australian Eastern Daylight Savings Time, UTC +11)

You could be one of two luck winners to receive a Kaisercraft goodie pack.

Winners will be announced Friday 7th April 2017.

Take a look at our wonderful Design Team’s projects based on this months sketch for inspiration!

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“Beautiful” ~ A layout by Kylie Kingham

Kaisercraft Products: P2268 Bloom | P2269 Vines | P2270 Fleur | P2271 Succulents | P2272 Flowering | P2276 Wings | CT878 Collectables | DD516 Vines | DD707 Layered Flowers | T302 Foam dots | T314 Double sided tape | T321 Acid free craft glue | Other- Cheese cloth,enamel adhesives.

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”You are my sunshine” Layout By Rikki Graziani

Kaisercraft Products: Wildflower Collection: P2276 Wings | PS482 Bracket – Die Cit | PP1016 Paper Pad | CT878 Collections |RS403 Antique Rose Rhinestones

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“Let’s do this” Layout by Collette

Kaisercraft Products Used: Island Escape Collection – P2246 Driftwood | SS331 Sticker Sheet | CT874 Collectables |EM431 Polaroid Cut Outs | IP 726 Ink Pad Island | KM104 Lime Kaiser Mist | KM105 Turquoise Mist | KM111 White Kaiser Mist.

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“Best friends” Layout by Kirsten Hyde

Kaisercraft Products Used: Wildflower collection | P2268 Bloom | P2272 Flowering | P2274 Gathered | SS335 Sticker Sheet | PP1016 Paper Pad | CT878 Collectables | KM111 Kaisermist White | SB713 Pearls Perls | CD 101 Coconut Weave Cardstock | CS153 Texture Hessian Clear stamp | IT911 Designer Template Mixed media.

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‘Hello Trouble’ by Sonia Thomason

Kaisercraft products used: P2260 ‘Dogs’ | P2267 ‘Pawsome’ | CD101 Coconut Cardstock | CD102 Licorice Cardstock | CT876 Collectables – Dog | FL596 Pets Flourish Pack | DD789 Handwritten Alphabet Die | KM102 Antique Gold Kaiser Mist | KM113 Coffee Kaiser Mist | F637 Aubergine Paper Blooms | F629 Buttercream Paper Blooms | F646 Buttercream Mini Paper Blooms | LDB1059 Natural Twine | ST928 Life Clear Stickers | ST919 Script Words Clar Stickers | SB776 Bronze Rhinestones | 

Other: Gesso and paper clip

The ‘Trouble’ word in the title was die cut from Licorice cardstock using the fabulous new ‘Handwritten Alphabet’ Die (DD789)

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‘Think happy and be happy’ by Mariusz Gierszewski

Kaisercraft Products Used: Wildflower collection | P2269 Vines| P2272 Flowering| PS482 Bracket- Die Cut| PS484 Sentiments- Gloss| SS335 Sticker Sheet| CS285 Clear Stamps| PP1016 Paper Pad| CT878 Collectables| KM105 Turquoise Kaiser Mist| KM115 Candy Kaiser Mist| FL597 Bloom Flourish Pack| SB783 Teal Pearls| DD426 Vine & Floral Decorative Die| SB785 Lavender| F660 Amethyst| RS409 Ebony| RS418 Sea Breze| RS419 Fern| T303 Foam Tape| T301 Glue Stick| T302 Foam Dots| T316 Precision Craft Scissors| T329 Spray Bottles|  

“Love You Most” Layout ~ by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Wildflower Layout by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Wildflower Layout by Alicia McNamara

Kaisercraft Products: P2268 In Bloom | P2269 Vines | P2270 Fleur | P2274 Gathered | CS285 Clear Stamps | PP1016 Paper Pad | CT878 Collectables | KM115 Kaiser Mist – Pink | FL597 Flourish Pack – Bloom | IP719 Ink Pad – Black | CL101 Gel Pens – 24 Pk | RS402 Island Lagoon | SB705 Rhinestones – Lilac | RS415 Sparklets – Princess | RS418 Sparklets – Sea Breeze | DD755 Lace Borders | 

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And now its over to you! We hope the Design Team’s gorgeous Layouts inspire you to get crafty with any Kaisercraft collection this month : )

Happy Crafting

xxoo

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Kaisercraft NEW Product

March SNEAK PEEK!

February 27, 2017

Another month is upon us which means exciting new products! We can’t wait for you to get your hands on our March paper collections, we just know you’re going to love them. Be sure to pop into your local Kaisercraft store or independent stockist on Wednesday to snap up Pawfect and Wildflowers before they sell out! Leave a comment below and let us know which is your favourite!

 

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Don’t forget to share your wonderful Island Escape and Hanami Garden projects on Facebook or Instagram using the hashtag #kaisergallery for your chance to feature on our blog.

You can also share your projects in our Facebook group ‘Kaisercraft Corner’ by clicking here. It’s a fun space for you to share all of your special handmade creations, ask questions and connect with other Kaisercraft lovers from all over the world! Whether your a seasoned crafter or just starting out, feel free to join in the fun and share your creative journey with us!

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Challenges Winners

January Challenge Winners!

February 3, 2017

Today is a GREAT day! It’s not only Friday BUT today we also get to announce our January blog challenge winners! Does it get much better than this? Once again, a huge thank you to everyone that too the time to enter.

After much discussion, here are our wonderful winners…

1st Place

Shanika Galaudage

Stitching, Confetti pocket, Patterned papers only, Typed Journaling.

When this gorgeous Ubud Dreams pocket page came across our desk, we fell in love! So many tiny details!

 

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1st Place

Stasy Ivanova

Stitching, Confetti Pocket, Printed Papers Only and Typed Journaling

 This Boho Dreams pocket page is just divine! Look at all of those beautiful colours!

 

Congratulations to our two winners and a big thank you to everyone that took the time to enter.

Don’t forget, our February challenge is up on our blog! We’ve gone with a tropical theme.

Click here to see more!

 

 

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