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DIY Bride is looking for dependable, talented, team-oriented, craft enthusiasts to join our new design team program. If you’re an experienced crafter and love weddings, we encourage you to apply!

What Does A Design Team Member Do? Design team members create DIY projects to share with DIY Bride readers.

How Does It Work?

  • Each month, DIY Bride sends our designers either craft supplies or a monetary stipend.
  • The designers uses the supplies or cash to create a DIY wedding craft project for our readers based on that month’s parameters (i.e. theme, price, product type).
  • Designers will photograph the project, write instructions, and and submit it to us within the deadline period.
  • Designers receive their own by-line and may link to their sites/stores/social media outlets.
  • In addition to the supplies or stipend, the designers may participate in our revenue-share program for the projects submitted.

What Kind of Crafters Are We Looking For?

  • Traditional Rubber Stampers
  • Card Makers, Stationery Designers
  • Sewing Enthusiasts
  • Cake Designers and Culinary Gurus
  • Digital Scrap / Graphic Designers
  • Microsoft Office Experts
  • General Crafters / Glue Gun Goddesses
  • Jewelry Makers

COMMITMENTS, REQUIREMENTS & QUALIFICATIONS

As a member of the Design Team:

  • You will be issued a 6-month non-exclusive contract.
  • You must submit at least 1 project per month using the craft kit or stipend.
  • You are responsible for meeting deadlines and project parameters.
  • You are responsible for uploading photos to our site, taking quality photos of your creation, and writing clear, concise instructions.
  • You MUST have your own blog and be willing to cross-promote on your site and professional craft-related social media accounts.
  • You will be promoted on our site and social media accounts, receive your own by-line on the site, and have the opportunity to participate in revenue sharing.
Please Submit by e-mail at hello@diybride.com
  • Photos of 4 of your best projects. Please keep photos under 100k each, .jpg preferred. Links to your projects on another site are ok as long as the projects are clearly identified as yours.
  • We are looking for a wide variety of designers (stationery, jewelery, stamping, scrapbooking, sewing, cake design, general diy and/or altered items) and styles. Honestly, we’re pretty tapped out on vintage so, if that’s your thing, please make sure it’s original.
  • Please title each project with your fullname (ie. YourName1, YourName2, YourName3).
  • Links to online galleries, blogs where your work appears.
  • The Questionnaire (see below)

Questionnaire

  1. Name, E-mail, Address, Telephone Number, Blog (optional), Facebook (optional), Twitter (optional)
  2. Have you been published in the past 12 months? If so, where?
  3. Are you on any other design teams? Please include the name of each team.
  4. Do you belong to any online forums, message boards or online galleries where you share your work? If so, please list the site address and your user name for each.
  5. What do you enjoy creating the most? (scrapbook layouts, diy & home decor projects, altered arts, cards/stationary, sewing projects etc.)

 

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2 replies to this post
  1. Cool idea! What’s the deadline for this and are people who’ve applied for blogging positions allowed to apply here too?

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