BasicGrey Design Team Call

We said today’s news would be HUGE, didn’t we?  Our news is that we want to work with YOU as a member of our new BasicGrey Design Team!  You say you love BG and our products so this is your time to show us what you’ve got!

We’re looking for 20 traditional designers and 5 digital designers to work with for the coming year.  Each designer will receive all paper plus several embellishments from each new BasicGrey collection.  In exchange for this product, each design team member will be responsible for :

  • creating at least two layouts per collection.
  • posting your layouts to your personal blog, Facebook page, the BG gallery, and
  • creating material for an assigned topic each month for the BG blog.

If a BG design team member has a layout, album, card or altered art piece using 60% or more of BasicGrey product published in a target magazine (not website) they will also be compensated. Compensation rates will be shared with Design Team members upon acceptance of their new position.  Each design team member will be paid for up to 20 published projects per year.  Design team members may also be assigned or commissioned to create additional projects as needed for trade shows, classes, etc. for which they will also be compensated for.

Still interested?  Want to be a part of it all?  We thought so!  Here’s what you’ll need to do to apply…

Submit the following information to with Design Team Submission as the subject line :

  1. 4 layouts and up to 4 additional items (think mini albums, altered items, cards, etc.) using BasicGrey product if possible
  2. a list of published works from the last year (magazine only, please)
  3. a brief bio including basic personal info, contact info, other design teams you are currently participating on or have participated on in the past and work history/education, if relevant
  4. link to your personal blog
  5. link to your most up-to-date online gallery
  6. tell us your crafting strength(s) : cards, two page layouts, mini albums, altered items – whatever! 
  7. are you a paper, digital or hybrid crafter?  can you sew and/or quilt?

Submissions must be received by 11:59p MST, Friday, September 2, 2011.  Members of the new BasicGrey design team will be announced Friday, September 16, 2011.

We’d love to hear who YOU think should be on the BG design team!  Someone whose work we’ve seen in an online gallery?  Your friend who has never shared her work with anyone else before?  Tell us – we’re always on the lookout for some eye candy!  Simply leave a comment telling us your dream design team member.  We’ll select one lucky commenter at random to receive a collection pack of their choice from our latest release : Little Black Dress, Picadilly, Nordic Holiday or Indie Bloom.  Comment must be posted by 11:59p MST.

We can’t wait to see your submissions!





CONGRATULATIONS to our winner selected at random from the comments we received by the noted deadline :

Chantal Vandenberg

Hey there! I think Leeanne Pearce would be a super awesome design team member! Love her work!!! :D

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