Calls for Scrapbook News and Review Magazine - good luck if you submit!

July 2011 Call Descriptions
Deadline: June 14, 2011


Digital

8.5 x 11 in. Layouts: Don't be a square! Think outside the box and try your hand at this standard layout size. It's the perfect size for printing at home. We're looking for digital or hybrid layouts for this call.

Lift a Layout: This paper layout by SNR staffer Corrie Jones appeared in the May 2011 issue of SNR. There are so many possibilities for scraplifting as a digital layout - the elements, the shadowing, the stamping, the color scheme and the overall design. Show us how you are inspired by this fun layout.


Style: Photo-Focused/Big Photo: Big photos are hot right now! We want to see your digital and hybrid layouts where a large photo is the main focal point.

Weight Loss Journey: Losing weight can be a goal and a challenge for many people. Document your weight loss journey, both successes and roadblocks, and share your story with us, whether you include photos or not.

Please submit electronically by June 14, 2011 HERE.


Digital Scrapbooking Strut Your Stuff

Digital Strut Your Stuff: In each issue of Scrapbook News and Review Magazine, we spotlight scrapbook pages of any style and genre. We're currently looking for pages in digital scrapbooking that feature a clearly defined style such as Clean and Simple, Dark and Industrial, Eclectic and Freestyle, Romance and Pretty Chic, Whimsical or Fantasy, and others just ripe for the picking.

Please Note: This call is for digital and hybrid scrapbookers only. There is a separate call for paper scrapbookers.

Please submit electronically by June 14, 2011 HERE.



Scrapbooking Strut Your Stuff

Strut Your Stuff: In each issue of Scrapbook News and Review Magazine, we spotlight scrapbook pages of any style and genre. We're currently looking for pages in traditional paper scrapbooking that feature a clearly defined style such as Clean and Simple, Dark and Industrial, Eclectic and Freestyle, Romance and Pretty Chic, Whimsical or Fantasy, and others just ripe for the picking.

Please Note: This is for paper scrapbookers only. There is a separate call for digital scrapbookers.

Please submit electronically by June 14, 2011 HERE.



Scrapbooking

Back to School: Summer may be in full swing, but school time will be here before we know it and what better way to greet it than with pages chock full of school related topics.

Color of the Month – Orange:
Fresh, fun and funky, orange screams summer from popsicles and beach balls to sand pails and surfboards and it’s a great color to feature on your layouts. Projects can be of any theme or subject but you must use they must use at least 80% of the color of the month, so think monochromatic color scheme with a couple other colors to balance it out.

Fabric, Fiber & Felt: These three “F’s” rock on layouts of any kind and we would love to see how you use one of them or any combination of the three. Get creative and be sure to provide us with a tip or two on how you incorporated them onto your pages.

Favorite Band/Singer: We all have one or two and while for some they may be just a mild crush or fascination, for others it’s a full-on obsession. Show us your love for your favorite band or singer. Layouts featuring lyrics or song titles will get extra consideration. Please make sure you give credit to the songwriter in your supply lists cause you know we at SNR always like to be on the up-and-up.

Hometown Haunts & Hangouts: Each town has its own flavor and distinct places, so take us on a trip around yours. Whether just one or two or a smattering of your favorite haunts and hangouts, we’re looking for pages that bring to attention the places in your hometown that have special meaning to you.

Numbers: Why should letters get all the spotlight? Let’s give numbers their full 15 minutes of fame.

One Word – Treasure: For this call, we’re looking for pages that include the word “Treasure” in the title.

Shapes – Stars: Big or small, we have a thing for stars and they lend such a unique flair to pages of any theme or subject.

Scrap Your Stash - Ribbon:
We wouldn’t be surprised if you have oodles of ribbon hanging out in your stash and we challenge you to use it in cool and creative ways! For this call, please only submit layouts that feature lots of ribbon.

Please submit electronically by June 14, 2011 HERE.


Cards

Clear Acrylic: For this call, we’re looking for cards that either use clear acrylic as the base, background or as the main embellishment on your card.

Fussy Cutting: It’s a popular trend and rightly so. Beautiful creations can be made with simple patterned paper and cardstock and we can’t wait to see yours.

Summer Elements: Balls, Suns, You Name It: If it smacks of summer, then it’s fair game on your cards and they can be of any subject or topic.

Shapes – Stars: Big or small, we have a thing for stars and they lend such a unique flair to pages of any theme or subject.

Watercolors: Show off your mad painting skills! Watercolors are a great way to give a punch of color and we would love to see cards that use watercolors in a variety of ways.

Please submit electronically by June 14, 2011 HERE.


Stamping

Please note that the following calls MUST use stamps. You can’t use patterned paper or embellishments that feature the following spotlight items.

Fruit & Veggies: For this call, we’re looking for cards and other stamped projects showcasing fruit and veggie stamps.

Furniture & Home Accessories:
For this one, we’re looking for cards and other stamped projects that showcase furniture and home accessories. Cute puns for sentiments are a plus.

Seaside: Whether nautical or beachy, we want to see cards and other stamped projects that use stamps that feature a seaside theme.

Stamping calls are not limited to just cards. You can submit stamped projects of any type.

Please submit electronically by June 14, 2011 HERE.



Mixed Media

Artist Trading Cards - Americana: Books, maps, paper, documents, relics and even song lyrics can be integrated on your ATCs. Please note that submitted ATCs must have American ephemera on them. No other cultures will be accepted.

Artist Trading Cards – Strut Your Stuff: Grab your 15 minutes of fame and can send in ATC’s featuring any theme, style or color scheme.

Arches - Bygone Era: There is a world of options at your fingertips with this call. Arches must be reminiscent of days gone by and can be of any subject but must feature imagery or clipart that conjures up memories of the past.

Inchies – Patchwork: The possibilities are endless with patchwork techniques as the background. You can construct inchies with a patchwork background in any fashion and with any theme or color scheme, but your inchies must be ON a patchwork base.

Mini Albums – Strut Your Stuff: The rules are the same as with the altered art call. Anything goes!

Please Note: All mixed media calls are for artists of all styles and categories including traditional paper, hybrid or digital.

Please submit electronically by June 14, 2011 HERE.



Using Your Cricut

Cartridge – Wild Card: Complete any type of project using this cartridge.

Numbers: Create any type of project using your Cricut to include at least one number on your project.

Please submit electronically by June 14, 2011 HERE.