Wednesday, May 29, 2013

DT Finalized

Hi, friends!

Our DT has now been finalized!  Each entrant has been emailed and if you haven't received an email, please feel free to email Mynn at onastampage@yahoo.com for more information.

Our DT will be introduced during the month of June as we anticipate our very first challenge which will go live on Monday, July 1, 2013 at 6:00 am CST with a Cute & Fun color challenge!  We can't wait to see what you'll create for us!

HUGS and happy stamping, friends!

Ruth & Mynn xx

Saturday, May 18, 2013

Attention DT Entrants: Important Information!!!

Hello, friends!  Another HUGE thank you to all of those who entered our DT call!  Since we had a much larger turn out than we originally thought, we are still in the midst of deciding and are going to let in many more people than we originally planned on.  Stay tuned for an email from us sometime in the next week or so, but definitely by June 1, 2013.

PLEASE ADD MYNNETTE'S EMAIL ADDRESS (onastampage@yahoo.com) TO YOUR EMAIL CONTACTS SO THAT YOU RECEIVE THE EMAIL REGARDING THIS DT CALL DIRECTLY TO YOUR INBOX.  There will be a time limit to accept positions and so this is very important!

If you are not asked to join our DT at this time, please know that we will be doing another DT call in December.  We're going to run a new DT call every 6 months so that more people can have the chance to join in the fun with us here at House of Cards.  Please know that if you are not chosen, it is most likely just because of the sheer volume of entrants as well!  The amount of DTs you are currently on was also a consideration as we don't want to overload anyone.  This doesn't mean you are not a fabulous artist, we just have to make some amazingly difficult decisions!!!

Also, we might possibly be asking some of you who entered to join us in another card making style than what you entered.  If you are not comfortable with this we understand and you are free to decline and apply again in December! :)

THANK YOU SO MUCH for the amazing entries!  Ruth and I feel that we have been very blessed to see the work of all the artists who entered this call and please stay tuned to hear back from us! HUGS and happy stamping, friends!

Mynn xx

Friday, May 17, 2013

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who joined in for our first ever DT call! Ruth and I will be making our final decisions soon and all entrants will be contacted by June first. If you aren't chosen this time around please keep us in mind for a position in 2014 as we will have another call in December. Hugs and happy stamping, friends!

Mynn xx

Wednesday, May 1, 2013

1st Ever DT Call!

Hi, friends!  Welcome home to the House of Cards Challenge!  

We're so excited to get our first ever DT call up and running and hope you'll apply!  Ruth and I are looking for 7 more card makers to join our team.  It's important to note that this challenge is a bit different from any other--we're looking for experts in certain card making styles.  So, let's get to it, shall we?

This DT call will be open from WEDNESDAY, MAY 1 TO WEDNESDAY, MAY 15, 2013.  All entrants will be contacted by Saturday, June 1, 2013 about whether or not they have been accepted.  Please do not email about your standing before this date as we will have to go through each submission and confer with each other to make sure our decisions are final.

Here are  the expectations you'll have if you join our DT.  Please make sure that you are able and willing to do all of these things as well as commit to a 6 month term before applying.

Now onto the requirements of the DT position:

1. Be able to make and upload 1 to 2 cards each month by the deadline.
2. Have posts scheduled and up on your personal blog at the time the challenge goes live.
3. Be able to communicate in English and know how a Blogger blog works (or willing to learn).
4. Be willing to comment on your assigned entries for all of the 4-5 monthly challenges.
5. Have the capability to take clear and bright photos of your creations.
6. Have a desire to be part of a wonderful team!

That's really about it!  If you're still interested in entering, please make sure to read all of the next set of directions so that you link up correctly.

Here's how House of Cards works--there will be a monthly sketch or color scheme given for all 4 weeks.  Each week, we will ask participants to enter a specific card making style.  If there is a 5th week, it will be any card making style goes with a photo inspiration.

If you are entering our DT call, you must enter for ONE specific card making style.  Please see the tab above for a more in depth definition of each card making style.  After you decide what ONE card making style you would like to apply for, please link up ONE card below.  It can be something you've already made or something new, but make sure you feel it is your best work as you are only allowed ONE entry.  Also, please make sure that it is a card making style you are comfortable working with as this will be the only card making style you will be allowed to use on your assigned week.

If you want to be considered for more than ONE card making style, please email Mynnette (onastampage@yahoo.com) to discuss this option.  Please note that you will only be chosen for ONE card making style if this is allowed.


Fun & Cute Style

Clean & Simple Style

 Classic & Elegant Style

 Shabby & Vintage Style