September 24, 2010

You're Creative.

Yes, I'm talking to you. You who are here visiting the Paper Pals Design Team blog.

You wouldn't be here if you didn't have some interest in papercrafting. My guess is that you LOVE it.

Have you considered submitting some of your work to the Paper Pals Design Team call? You should. (Details in this post.)

I remember thinking a few years back that there would be no way that I was "creative enough" to be on Design Team. But one day I felt a little brave and I took some projects I had to the store to submit. I wasn't sure that each of my items "qualified" for their submission requirements, so I was nervous. But Shawna liked what I brought to her and it gave her a good idea of my style.

From there, I was chosen to be on the team! Surprised, challenged, honored and scared... those were a few of the feelings I had when I started out. But I have to say it's been one of the best opportunities I've had. I've grown and changed as a scrapbooker/papercrafter and have had a lot of fun in the process!

I just want to encourage you to give it a try. Be brave. Take something you've created into the store and ask some questions if you have them. It may be the beginning of a new creative chapter of your life!
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Leah said...

I agree. I never would have thought they would be interested in my stuff. It has been so much fun being on the design team. I love it. It challenges you to be more creative on your pages because you know that people are going to be looking at them. Shawna and Karen are just so wonderful and supportive. Just give it a try.

Anita Cory said...

Ditto from me. As a (hopefully temporarily) retired PPDT member, I can honestly say IT IS A BLAST! Stretching yourself. Using new products before they are in the store. Fun PPDT time crops and get togethers. Encouragement and freedom to "get crazy" with your projects. You will love it!

Beth Nicholls said...

This is a message for Kristi - great that you want to join the Great Big Stitched Postcard Swap. Please send me your postal address asap to bethvnicholls at googlemail dot com