Design Team & Guest Designer Call!

DESIGN TEAM CALL!
Shop: http://freckledfawn.com
Blog: http://blog.freckledfawn.com

Do you love crafting & sharing your creations via blog, youtube, and/or social media? Freckled Fawn is looking for design team members and monthly guest designers to join our Freckled Fawn family! We are looking for a variety of crafters who love using our monthly kits. We’re looking for planner decorators, scrapbookers, project lifers, and card makers. If any of this describes you, then read on!

DESIGN TEAM RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Create 2 or more projects per month using the Freckled Fawn monthly kit. Create a blog post for each project with product info, tips, and techniques.
  • Participate in sneak peek week & reveal week each month.
  • Design team members must be willing to participate in any collab, blog hop, or challenge opportunities as they arise.
  • Promote Freckled Fawn via social media regularly
  • Share your love for Freckled Fawn whenever and where ever possible.
  • Participate regularly in our FF Fanatics group

HOW TO APPLY:
Send your application to samantha@freckledfawn.com with the subject line “Freckled Fawn Design Team Call”

Include the following information:

  • Please show us some of your best work that showcases your unique crafty style. Include photos of 3 recent projects (made within the last 6 months). One must be newly created specifically for this call.
  • Name:
  • Location:
  • Email:
  • Link to your blog:
  • Links to your social media accounts (youtube, facebook, instagram, twitter, pinterest, etc):
  • Links to galleries where you share your creations:

Answer the following questions (2-3 sentences each):

  • Tell us a little about yourself! Who are you?
  • How would you describe your crafty style?
  • How long have you been a Freckled Fawn fan?
  • Are you currently on any other design teams? If so, please list them.
  • Do you have any past design team experience? If so, please list them with approx start/end dates.
  • Why do you think you would be a good fit our team?
  • What is your favorite part of crafting?
  • How do you think we could grow Freckled Fawn?

 

TERM & PERKS:
If chosen for the design team position, the term is one year with the possibility to be extended. If chosen for a guest designer spot, the term is one month.

Design team members receive new monthly supplies & a generous discount to the Freckled Fawn store. We also regularly promote our team & show off their projects via Instagram.

DEADLINE:
Applications are due MARCH 31st at midnight MST. Late or incomplete applications will not be accepted. I will respond to every application to acknowledge receipt within 24-48 hours. If you don’t receive a response after 48hrs, please resend.

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Monthly Planning with Kim

Hi there! Kim here!

Not to long ago I was thinking….Can I plan for the whole month using only 1 Freckled Fawn Kit?

The answer is Yes-ish!

What I mean is that I also received a 2 additional items from the planner kit: the pretty paper stickers and the puffy border stickers.

Planner kit
Embellishment kit

 

BUT,  I did not use the wood veneer heart or one of the vellum phrase sheets.  So it kind of evened out!

After I set up the front of the divider, I jazzed up the back.

Then I used the borders between the washi strips  to underline the header for each mission.  Then using the foiled epoxy speckled hearts ,  I created a tab for the month.

When it came to the month spread, I used a scalloped shape to nestle those button stickers in. I also used the leftover backing sheet from the glitter chipboard stickers to create stencil and make headers or my banner flags on three of the days.

For this week I did a plan with me video, that you are more than welcome to enjoy.  I used the stencil one again to create the feathers this time to denote the weekend.

Watch on YouTube

To mimic a notes section I divided off Monday to use it as such and then filled in with other ephemera to balance the spread.

I’m not sure why I’ve never tried this but I did section off each day with the washi strip borders.  It really is a great use for those last little bits of kit!

The next week I just did two corners of washi on Monday and Friday to balance out the week.

The notes and rambling section is sectioned off to help designate categories I will use.  Meeting notes, the month ahead thoughts and meal planning ideas are a great way to not waste that extra space in your planner.

Lastly, the focus page where I have laid out monthly goals and created daily habits. I may not have a focus for the month, but I really like the way this pretty little corner turned out to be.

I do have a video walk through  where I talk more in depth about this monthly project.  It is also embedded below!

 

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Thank you for joining me today!

XO,

Kim

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Love Scrapbook Layout by Autour

Hey everyone! Today Autour has a gorgeous February kit project to share.

He added one of the chipboard shapes over the photo.and layered it with one of the feathers off the washi book strip.

He added some ink splatters around his page & some of the splatters are on the button sticker, which looks really neat!

I love how he fussy cut around those washi feathers & added them to the page. They look really striking like that.

Autour did a lot of layering on this layout. The chipboard banner, title, and the star sticker made for some visually appealing layers.

I hope you enjoyed this gorgeous layout. Tomorrow Kim will be back with some planner inspiration for you.

Have a lovely day!

XO,
Sami

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March Sneak Peeks & Giveaway!

Hey everyone! It’s time for sneak peeks of the March kit. Are you ready?

Before we begin, let’s have a giveaway! One lucky Fawny fan is going to win a March kit! Simply enter the giveaway below through Rafflecoptor:
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Now on to the sneak peeks! The March kit is all about exploration. It’s a gorgeous kit filled with lots of green and natural tones. Check it out!

 

I hope you liked your first peeks at the March Kit. Be sure to follow us on Instagram & join us on Facebook to see even more sneaky peeks all week long!

XO,

Sami

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Fawntastic Friday #6

Hey everyone!

It’s time for another Fawntastic Friday feature!

Big congrats to sherylbanares for being this week’s Fawntastic Friday feature!

Her layout caught my eye this week on Instagram. I loved the way she layered all those beautiful embellishments.

Congrats again, Sheryl! You have won a $15 gift card to the Freckled Fawn Store. Please email Doe to get hooked up with your gift card prize! doe@freckledfawn.com

A special thanks goes out to everyone who continues to share the Freckled Fawn love. Keep creating and keep sharing! You might just see your project here next week.

~Sami

Want to be featured here? Simply create a project using Freckled Fawn products & share it online! I’ll be searching the net for new Freckled Fawn creations. In order for me to find your projects, do any of the following:

  • Tag us on Instagram @shopfreckledfawn and use the hashtags #freckledfawn and #fawntasticfriday
  • Share your project with us in the Freckled Fawn Fanatics group.
  • Blog about your project then submit your blog post link to us via this Google Form

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Washi Wednesday | DIY Rainbow Washi Background

Hey everyone! Sami here, bringing you another Washi Wednesday tutorial.

I recently came across a layout on Pinterest that I loved & so I wanted to try it out. I hope you enjoy today’s video!

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We can’t wait to see you try out this washi background technique. Tag us on instagram #freckledfawn and @shopfreckledfawn and don’t forget to stop by and share your Freckled Fawn creations in the Freckled Fawn Fanatics group!

Have a lovely day!

XO,
Sami

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Smile for Me Layout by Soraya

Hi lovelies,

Soraya has some gorgeous eye candy to share with you today. She made this beauty using the February Embellishment kit along with some older kit embellishments.

Here’s a closer look at the beautiful Feb chipboard banner she made using some past kit rhinestones and some twine.Her title was made with a die cut & some cork alphas from a past kit. I really love how she had the title on the diagonal.

Here are some more closeups. The layering on this layout is absolutely stunning.

I hope you enjoyed seeing Soraya‘s layout today. Have a lovely day!

XO,

Sami


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Hello Hermes Layout by Megan

Hello everyone! It’s Megan! I was so excited when I saw the feather and love motif in this month’s February 2017 Freckled Fawn embellishment kit kit! I knew immediately that I wanted to start documenting our new bird, Hermes.

Of course, the feathers are great even if you don’t have an avian friend, feathers can be good for documenting love (think “birds of a feather flock together,” “our nest,” or even “you ruffle my feathers”).

I love all of the colors in the kit–it gave me so many options! But sometimes options are overwhelming. If you are having trouble choosing which elements from a kit to use, try just picking two or three colors and sticking with those. This can also help you get out of the mindset of the kit’s theme (February’s kit isn’t just for Valentine’s Day!). For my layout, I choose to use mostly the teal with a few pops of pink.

I had fun making this layout on the diagonal, using a combo of photos and pocket scrapbooking cards for big “stripes” and embellishments from the kit for smaller stripes. I added two teal “love” strips from the washi booklet across the middle, a pink feather washi strip in opposite corners, and finished the corners off with puffy border stickers.

This is a really easy design to scraplift and can be used with lots of different photo size variations!

I used the vellum phrase stickers as a border for this card and added an epoxy heart in the center–which meant that some of the sticker went off the edge of the page and was cut off. Epoxy takes some force to cut through and sometimes the piece you cut off will go flying, so be careful!

I added two button stickers and a feather chipboard sticker to a journaling card. The feathers can be used like arrows, pointing in the direction you want the viewer’s eye to travel on the page.

I finished off the page with the big wooden “I love you” heart in the middle of a feather card!

I’m so happy with this first page about Hermes and I know I’ll be making tons more.

Do you document your pets? How about using this month’s kit as a love layout for your feathered, furry, or gilled friend? I’d love to see what you make!

XO,

Megan


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Today Layout by Autour

Hey everyone!

Autour has some lovely eye candy for you today using the February Freckled Fawn Embellishment Kit.

The black and white photo looks stunning against the white & pops of color.

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The Best Layout by Soraya

Happy Saturday!

Today, the lovely Soraya has some February embellishment kit inspiration for you.

She created this amazing background using the Freckled Fawn journaling cards. Some of these are February cards and some are past month cards.

She used many of the February kit items to embellish: washi book, chipboard shapes, puffy borders, wood heart, and vellum phrases. She also used past kit items too. I love the combo of old and new products on this one.

Here’s a closer look at her title: The Best, which was made with a wood chip. So pretty!

Look at all those beautiful layers!

Be sure to stop by Soraya’s blog to see even more of her gorgeous creations!

XO,

Sami


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