Monday, July 23, 2012

New Designers Reveal Day #1

We are coming to you early this week to reveal
the brand new designers who will be joining our
team here at The Play Date Cafe.
Over the next three days, you'll get to know each one
a little more personally before they start on their
journey with us August 2nd.

So let's get started .....

Our first designer comes from the 
Sooner State of Oklahoma....
you know, where 'royalty' comes from!

Please welcome...

"Hi! I am a wife, and stay at home Mother of two sweet little boys. Whenever I have a free moment I am playing in my craft room! I was first introduced to stamping in 2003 when I was invited to a neighborhood card making club. I soon fell in love with all things stampy, and have been going non-stop ever since. I have had an amazing year not only being a Paper Crafts magazine World Card Making Day winner, but also being chosen as 2012 Stamping Royalty as well. I have been published numerous times, and I am loving every minute of this ride! I am thrilled to be a part of The Play Date Cafe Design Team, and I can't wait to see what you create!  
Come visit my blog anytime!"

Our next designer is from the 
great state of Texas and is
one of the most creative Marines 
we know!

Please welcome...

"My name is Angi Barrs and I am thrilled to be a first time designer here at The Play Date Café.  I live in “Terrific Texas” with my teenage daughter. I’m frequently in San Diego as well visiting my oldest daughter too. I’m a full-time Jr. High school teacher and my background includes journalism, photography, and I have proudly served my country in the U.S. Marine Corps.
I’m craft obsessed! Not only do I make cards, but I frequently make altered projects , home décor, and party favors as well. I’ve gotten to design for some fabulous manufacturers, and have had my work published in several crafty magazines.  You can find my designs at the Cokie Pop Paper Boutique. 
I am so looking forward to working with this inspiring team!"

Our next designer comes to us from the
Buckeye state of Ohio 
and is a self-proclaimed nerd!
If this is the work of a nerd, 
then we say 'the more the merrier!'

Please welcome...

"Hello! My name is Lynn Adams and you can find me at Artsy Lynn or on Flickr.  My creative journey started several years ago, when I began scrapbooking with my mother and sister. Since then, I have dabbled in a little bit of everything, but have come to really enjoy digital scrapbooking, and more recently, mixed media work. My specialty is art journaling and I also love drawing and painting my own sketches. I get my artistic inspiration from my faith, nature, color, and of course from so many other creative minds out there!   I also have to add that I am just about the biggest nerd out there--I teach math, and I play geeky board and role-playing games, and even attend game conventions. I am new to the online paper crafting community, so I am very thankful for the chance to be a part of The Play Date Cafe!"

We are so excited to have these three talented ladies join one
of the best design teams in the color challenge world!

Don't forget, Tuesday & Wednesday we will be sharing the
rest of the new designers with you.

Until then, please make sure you 
visit their blogs and
leave them some love...

they totally deserve it!

Details for this week's Color Story
Can Be Found HERE


  1. Congrats ladies! SO EXCITED FOR YOU!

  2. Woo hoo for the new designers! I can't wait to see your projects. :)

  3. Fabulous start to the new line up of DT members Julie! And how awesome to have included a mixed media artist! Congratulations to your whole team - both existing and new members - may your new 'family' gel quickly and wholeheartedly :)

  4. Way to go, ladies! So happy to see these talented blog friends here as DT! Congrats, Veronica, Angi and Lynn!

  5. CONGRATS on joining the team Veronica, Angi & Lynn, looking forward to more Play Date inspiration :) :) :)

  6. Congratulations ladies I'm looking forward to see more of your work here.

  7. Congrats ladies!!! Can't wait to see what you create!!!

  8. Congratulations to Veronica, Angi, and Lynn! Looking forward to seeing your creations here!

  9. Congratulations ladies! Everyone is so talented and full of inspiration!!!

  10. Welcome, welcome, ladies! It's soooooo good to have you here at the PDCC! Can't wait to see what you all create each week. :)

  11. Congratulations, ladies! I can't wait to see what you create each week as part of the DT!

  12. Congrats girls. PDCC always has AMAZING design team projects and after checking out each of your blogs and leaving a little love, I can totally see you are going to blow us away too!!!

  13. BIG congrats ladies, can't wait to see what you have up your sleeve!!

  14. A BIG Congrats to you all! Can't wait to see your creations!

  15. Congrats to the new designers!