Call ends Friday, June 27, 2014.

Selected designers will be notified no later than June 30th.

Design team term will be July 7, 2014 through October 7, 2014.

Only US designers at this time please.

Classy Cards ‘n Such (CCNS) is a growing online shop offering quality cardmaking and paper crafting supplies from some of the nation’s top manufacturers.  We are looking for one or two committed, dependable, enthusiastic, energetic and talented designers to design classy, eye-catching cards to help promote our shop!
Classy Cards ‘n Such is looking for card designers:
  • With a very active blog.
  • With the ability to
    • Commit to producing six-eight delightful cards per month using at least 3 CCNS products per project (more would be great!) which are sold in the Classy Cards ‘n Such online shop and which will be featured in our blog posts.  Creating more than the agreed upon number of cards per month will result in extra credit (meaning additional CCNS product).  One card each must be designed for our Monday challenges.  The rest may be the designer's choice within the guidelines which will be provided to the selected designers.
    • Create classy, elegant and beautifully layered and embellished cards.
    • Take quality photographs of their cards and edit appropriately to submit via email.  Images should be no larger than about 400 KB.
    • Watermark their cards with 
      • Designed by your name
      • Created for
    • Submit project photos, detailed and inviting descriptions and recipes with links to products used which are sold in the CCNS shop on time.  
  • Who will 
    • Actively promote Classy Cards ‘n Such on their 
      • Personal blog
      • Facebook page and Twitter accounts (if members)
      • Pinterest boards
      • Galleries such as Splitcoast or other forums where work for CCNS will actively be promoted.
    • Feature Classy Cards ‘n Such cards on their blog as soon as the card is published on the CCNS blog with a link back to Classy Cards ‘n Such blog and products.  All cards must be original creations for CCNS use first.
    • Participate in all challenges on the CCNS blog.
    • Comment on blog projects from other designers and upload their projects via Inlinkz to posts other than their own as applicable.
Classy Cards is particularly looking for a designer who is willing and has the technical capability to produce either quality videos or PDFs featuring new techniques or showcasing products sold by Classy Cards ‘n Such.   Must have no conflict of interests or relationships with competing companies.

The selected designers will receive:

  • Worldwide exposure of their talents and projects!
  • Free products to feature in their creations!
  • A wonderful discount on all products in the Classy Cards ‘n Such online shop!!
  • A CCNS blog post featuring their creations several times per month!
  • A Classy Cards ‘n Such Designer badge to feature on your blog with a link back to Classy Cards ‘n Such!
  • Additional incentives for creating challenges or tutorials (either PDFs or videos) of original designs or techniques using CCNS products to post on the CCNS blog.
Designers may keep and use their projects.  No need to mail them to CCNS.   Your cards will be posted on Pinterest, Splitcoast and/or Facebook on the CCNS boards/pages.  Your cards also may be used in CCNS ads.

To apply, please send an email to with:
  • Guest DT call in the subject line.
  • Name, address, daytime and evening phone numbers, email.
  • Links to your
    • Blog 
    • Facebook page
    • Pinterest boards
    • Splitcoast gallery and other galleries where you will showcase your CCNS work and mention CCNS with every post as allowed by the gallery/forum.
  • Please indicate where you saw this design team call.
  • At least three samples of your work which you think would be a good creative fit for the Classy Cards ‘n Such blog.
  • Please specify in your application if you are interested in providing PDFs or videos.  Please provide direct links to at least 3 of your PDFs or videos.
  • Why you want to be a CCNS designer.
  • Bio info including a little about you plus previous design team references (if any), YouTube videos related to cardmaking and anything else including publication of your cards that will showcase your experience and cardmaking style.
  • Current and previous design team experience.  Design team experience is not required since we all have to start somewhere, right???
Good luck to all!!!

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