Tuesday, May 23, 2017

DEFLECTO 2017-2018 DESIGN TEAM CALL-OUT

DEFLECTO DESIGN TEAM CALL-OUT

May 23rd, 2017
       



Submission’s Due: June 23rd, 2017 (USA residents only)

CALLING ALL CREATIVES: we don’t want to miss meeting you!

Deflecto is looking for rock stars to join our newest design team.
For more than 50 years, Deflecto has been helping people get organized in the office and at home. We’re looking for designers with a focus on *DIY, *Home D├ęcor *Painting *Sewing/crochet/quilting/knitting *Fashion *Jewelry *Polymer Clay *Kids Crafts *Scrapbooking *Card Making *Mixed Media *Wedding Crafts/Events *Recycled crafts.

Deflecto Design Team perks:
  • Each month you’ll get a gift box of amazing Deflecto products to use and develop into a project.
  • Your creations will have the potential to be a featured project each month on our blog (http://deflectotocraftwith.blogspot.com/) , and you will be compensated if selected.
  • You will have the ability to participate in Deflecto’s paid endorsement program.
  • You may occasionally receive products from our partners.
  • You will also receive sneak peeks of new Deflecto products.


Deflecto Design Team expectations:
The Deflecto products must be the primary focus of these projects. We want the benefits and functionality of the product to shine through.
  • Post your monthly required designs with the permalink to your personal blog on the deflecto Facebook group page by the first of each month; no later than the 5th. This is necessary to be eligible for endorsement consideration.
  • Link to the Deflecto Blog on your blog/Facebook page and/or website.
  • Take crisp, clear photographs of your projects in well-lit areas. Props and backgrounds are encouraged but keep it clean cut, so readers are not distracted away from the project. If the product is clear or white use a colored background so the edges of the product can be seen.
  • Be an ambassador for the Deflecto company and our product brands.
Design Team term is 12 months: September 1, 2017- September 1, 2018

How to apply:
Submit the following information, including links, to (Markhlee@mac.com) for review. Please include “Deflecto Design Team Call-out” in the subject line.
  • Follow us on our Blog, Facebook, and Pinterest
  • Send us direct links to three or four of your best projects, or you may send a general link to your blog or online gallery.
  • We want our team members to take high-quality photographs that show a good representation of their work with our products. We will also be reviewing your writing style and how you share information about the products you use. All work submitted must be original and created by you.
Please also include the following information in your e-mail:
  • Your full name
  • Preferred e-mail address; (please note: this design team call is open to USA only residents at this time)
  • Phone number
  • Address (where products would be shipped if selected)
  • Blog Link
  • Links to any additional places we might see your work
  • Any other design teams you are currently a member of
  • Your preferred crafting style (Are you primarily a card maker? Scrapbooker? Mixed Media Artist? Something else entirely?)
  • If you currently teach classes or hold workshops, please provide any relevant information about them
  • Short description of why you want to be on the Deflecto Design team
Endorsement program:
  • Endorsements will be selected internally by our marketing department. Submissions will be judged based on project theme, creativeness, and quality of photos. If you have any questions, please contact Mark Lee.
  • We will pay a minimum $25.00 endorsement for projects selected to be featured on our website, blog, tradeshow booth and rep samples. If instructions are requested, an additional $25.00 will be paid. We will also authorize the minimum $25.00 endorsement for projects published via online magazines, books, etc.
  • A $25.00 endorsement fee will be paid to designers whose projects are chosen for the monthly Designer Spotlight blog post.

The deadline for submission is June 23rd, 2017.
If chosen, you will be contacted no later than June 30th, 2017, and your 12-month term will commence September 1, 2017. Additionally, we’re always looking for guest designers. Simply note in your e-mail application that you would like to be considered for a guest position if this is your desire. We won’t contact potential guest designers at this time, but instead, will keep those applications on file and contact you when a guest position is available.
If you have any questions prior to submitting your application, don’t hesitate to send Mark Lee an e-mail at markhlee@mac.com . We look forward to receiving your application.

Mark Lee (Deflecto Design Team Liaison)
Marilyn Gossett (Deflecto Design Team Coordinator)
In partnership with DreamSolutions Marketing Corp.

Memories

Hi, crafters! Team member Monica here sharing how I decorated the Purple Border Craft Frame 4" x 6" that I decorated for my sister-in-law. My niece is not a small baby like this anymore and she is missing those days already. So I thought I would brighten her day by making her this frame so she won't ever forget her precious... although she is not so precious anymore little girl!


I used some Scrapiniec embellishments to decorate the frame front and added a sentiment to it that obviously was perfect!

I hope everyone enjoyed my post and thanks for stopping by. 

Friday, May 19, 2017

Golf Themed Birthday Party

Throw a Golf Themed Birthday Party for the golfer in your life with Deflecto!
We recently celebrated a milestone birthday for my husband, who is quite the avid golfer. He’s been playing golf since he was a kid and even caddied as a teen. It only seemed fitting that we celebrate with a Golf Themed Birthday Party.


I kept the menu simple with his favorite foods; fried chicken, pasta, sandwiches, chips and salad.
For fun… I used golf lingo to create little signs to label some of the food.
I used “free golf clipart” that I found online and customized each sign using a free photo editing site. 


To clip the signs onto the serving dishes I used... 



Of course… there was the Water Hole and a Arnold Palmer Station.


Make a signature Arnold Palmer drink of lemonade and iced tea.
I used a 4" x 6" clear acrylic craft frame for my "Arnold Palmer Station" sign.


I used a mini 3" x 4" sign holder for my "grab your club" sign.


I easily hung this large 5' golf banner on the wall using the sign & banner hangers.


I had so much fun planning this special “Par-Tee” for my husband. It was easy thanks to a little help from Deflecto Craft Solutions.


For more from Sue visit her blog at www.sueeldred.com

Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Great Solutions for Small Rooms

Hello, dear crafty friends! Martha Lucia here to share with you my organization experience. My atelier or craft room is very small, and as usual, I have a lot of things that "I need to have" or use to create my paper crafts, but because I have problems remembering where I put things, I love to have them visible to don't forget them or duplicate. After experimenting with many things and looking around a lot, I found on Deflecto Craft Great Solutions for my Small Room!


I have a lot of small bottles with glimmers, inks, paints and embossing powders without counting my growing marker collection and Deflecto Craft has different designs of cubes that can be stacked according to our needs. These stackable cubes come totally clear or with black sides and clear fronts. Personally, I love them totally clear. They have different interior designs, for now, I am using cubes of 2 drawers, 4 drawers, and X-cubes. And today, I am also showing you the Interlocking Marker Organizer that will be available to buy very soon!


The 2 drawers cube is the perfect place to organize the embossing powders, glitters, and sparkles and see exactly the colors that I have. Can you believe that in each drawer I can store 16 bottles of embossing powder or 32 bottles of embossing powder in a cube with 2 drawers!!! I am totally fascinated by the 4 drawers cube. I store 16 bottles of Tattered Angel Glimmer Mist in this cube, and you know that these bottles aren't small, but they fix perfectly in these drawers.


And what I can tell you about the X-cube, it is the perfect place to have all my markers classified by type or colors, and if I want, I can carry the cube to my desk or painting place. I am actually using 6 cubes in my Atelier. They are interlocked and fit perfectly on one shelf of my wall storage.


With Deflecto Crafts not only do I have the organization of my Atelier, but I also have the inspiration to work and enjoy my tools! 

See you soon!
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