Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Reminder of our Grand Opening TOMORROW!

Hello everyone! I hope that your week has been good so far :)

I just wanted to let you all know that there will be some big things happening tomorrow including the Official Grand Opening of Meljen's Designs and the unveiling of the NEW Meljen's Designs Store!

Here's what to expect:
  • Official Launch of the NEW Meljen's Designs Store with, INSTANT DOWNLOADS, lower prices on word art, easy browsing, and a search feature!
  • A DT blog hop to celebrate with the chance to win a $10 Gift Certificate to the new store for hopping along!
  • A New Release Pack of 10 new images! Trust me, you're going to love them :)
  • Our first Meljen's Designs Weekly Thursday Challenge!  Play along and get a chance to win some Meljen's Designs images - you are not required to use Meljen's Designs images, but if you do, you will be entered twice!
So come back tomorrow and make sure you don't miss anything. You will be blown away by what the designers have created for your viewing pleasure.

See you soon!

- Ann, DT Coordinator

Monday, March 22, 2010

Drum roll please!! Announcing Meljen's Designs DT members!

Hello everyone!  I'm so sorry for the late post, but we were waiting for a few more people to respond.  First, we would like to thank everyone who applied!  We received so many applicants and we were both in awe at all the talent out there who wanted to join our team.  The fact that you took the time to apply really means a lot to us and it was fun spending some time at your blogs.  Reading your applications made us smile and this was a tough decision, to say the least.

So, without further ado.......

Can I get a drum roll please!?  
Introducing, the super talented Meljen's Designs DT Members:

Andrea Budjack -
Cheryl Gorka -
Dee Morris -
Kim Yu -
Kimberly Stouffer -
Lauretta See -
Lisa Futch -
Lisa Summerhays -
Melanie Risk -
Nicole Anderson -
Shana Dahl -
Shannon Herbert -

Please congratulate them and leave them some love on their blogs!

For those that did not make it this time around, we will be contacting about 10 more people to join us as guest designers within a course of 5 months so you will be hearing from me (Ann) within the next week or so!  We will also have another call in about 4 months so keep following this blog to get the latest news.  We would also love for you all to come join us for some fun and inspiration at the Meljen's Designs PCP Group.

Again, we thank you from the bottom of our hearts for taking the time to apply.  We still welcome your creations because starting April 1, we will be holding our weekly challenges here at this blog.  Enter our weekly Thursday challenge for a chance to win some Meljen's Designs freebies!  More info to come so we hope to see you back soon :)

- Ann, Meljen's Designs DT Coordinator

Thursday, March 18, 2010

NEW Stamp Release Pack #3

It’s that time again! :-) Today I have 11 brand new stamps for you in a fun ‘Outdoor Play’ themed pack at my shop!

This pack was inspired by all of the playtime my kids have had outside as springtime approaches, and also by Disney’s ‘Bambi’. Such a sweet movie.

Here’s what you’ll find in this pack:

* A Boy and His Wagon
* Fancy Butterfly
* Happy Kite
* Little Skunk
* Love Birds
* Mushroom Mouse
* Play sentiment
* Snail Ride
* Toadstool Buggies
* Tools of a Kind
* Turtle's Friend

This pack is available at a discounted price, but each of these stamps is also available as a single in my shop! :-)

Enjoy! Happy crafting.

Design Team Call Closed


Wow, we received a lot of applications from so many talented people! I have to admit I was very thrilled to see so many people applying. :-) A big thank you to everyone who did!

The Design Team Call is now closed. We will be announcing the first ever DT members on March 22nd so please keep your eyes peeled. :-)

Have a lovely day!

Thursday, March 11, 2010

2 NEW Stamp Releases! #2a & 2b

A brand new digi stamp release is up in the shop—21 stamps total! This time there are two theme packs to choose from.

NR2a-display NR2b-display
These packs are $1 off each stamp…a savings of about $10 per pack! :-)

Pack #2a - 'Sweet Things'

* April Showers sentiment
* Happy Easter sentiment
* Happy Little Cupcake
* Ladybird
* Lazy Susan Buggies
* Little Bug Line
* Mister Ladybird
* Slugger
* Soda for Two
* Spider's Web
* Sweet Cupcake

Pack #2b – 'Animals'

* Cupcake Mouse
* Dapper Frog
* Fluffy Bunny
* Froggy's Pad
* Fuzzy Owl
* Happy Panda
* Little Ferret
* Little Lamb
* Piggy Bath
* She Loves Animals

(These are also available as individual stamps in my shop!)


Monday, March 1, 2010

Meljen's Designs DT Call!

Do you love working with fun and whimsical digital images, have a passion for crafting, and want to challenge your creativity?  If so, we're looking for you!  Meljen's Designs is looking for several designers to be part of our first ever design team.  We're having an official launch on April 1, 2010 and we want you to be part of it!  This call is open until March 17 and the chosen designers will be contacted by March 22.  To apply, email with the following information:
1. Name:
2. Email:
3. Blog address:
4. A little about yourself and why you would like to join our team:
5. Three of your favorite creations (card, scrapbook page, altered item, anything!)

What's expected:
- Sign up for a 4 month term with the option of renewing after each term
- Create and post a Meljen's Designs creation once a week.  Details will be sent to you once you are chosen.
- Comment on challenge participants and help chose the Top 5.
- Display Meljen's Designs button on your blog.
- Participate in new releases.
- Have a fun, outgoing personality with a desire to create!

The Perks:
- At least 5 new images for you to start with (probably more)
- All images from new releases during your term
- Your work and blog link proudly displayed on the DT blog
- A DT discount code to purchase previously released images
- Friendship with some wonderful gals!

Don't let all the "rules" stop you.  Bottom line: we're looking for some creative, committed gals who love to craft.  Looking forward to hearing from you!!