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NOTE: Scrapbook Dimensions Magazine is 100% HYBRID. We are a PRINT magazine that is sent snail mail or if you are international you can get the PDF version and not pay shipping.

Scrapbook Dimensions Magazine

DREAM TEAM CALL!

Are you able to combine the best of digital and traditional to create outstanding hybrid scrapbooking projects?


Entry Deadline: Saturday, December 15, 2007

Download The Call Here

Winners will have the opportunity to be involved with Scrapbook Dimensions Magazine including fun and creative assignments for the print magazine, the online website, newsletter and blog. Winners will be announced on or before January 1, 2008 and will be featured in Vol. 2 Issue 2. When published in subsequent issues, the team title will be included next to their name.

Dream Team Contest

Assignment A: Step-by-Step Technique
We want to see your most inspiring, most creative hybrid project with detailed steps that show the reader how to re-create it for themselves. Your steps must be accompanied by well-photographed images and also screenshots. Include your contact information, your complete supply list and credits, as well as your written instructions. Make sure to state clearly which part of the project is digital and which part is traditional.


Assignment B: Choose one of the following…

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From Digital To Hybrid
Create a project that is 100% digital. Print the project, then embellish with traditional techniques. We want to see amazing transformations. Include your contact information, your complete supply list and credits, your written instructions, a 300 dpi jpg of the digital project and a high-resolution photo of the finished hybrid project. Make sure to state clearly which part of the project is digital and which part is traditional.

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From Traditional to Hybrid
Create a project that is 100% traditional. Document the project at this stage with a high-resolution photograph and notate it as the traditional base. Embellish with printed digital techniques and photograph the finished project. We want to see creative transformations. Include your contact information, your complete supply list and credits, as well as your written instructions and photos. Make sure to state clearly which part of the project is digital and which part is traditional.




Assignment C: Staging an Altered Item
Create an altered item with a digital kit. Stage the altered item with or without props and photograph it. We will be looking for outstanding presentation skills in addition to stunning altered work. Include your contact information, your complete supply list and credits, written instructions, as well as a brief description of what makes this project unique and any special techniques. Make sure to state clearly which part of the project is digital and which part is traditional. Also include preview of kit used with full credits.


Assignment D: Your Favorite Hybrid Layout
Have a layout that shines with its photography, has well-written journaling, thoughtful composition, and an innovative hybrid technique? Then share it with us. Provide a high-quality scan or staged photograph with props. Include in the folder your Idea Form, which will have your contact information, your complete supply list and credits, written instructions, as well as a brief description of what makes this project unique and any special techniques. Make sure to state clearly which part of the project is digital and which part is traditional.


Assignment E: Essay
Please tell us why you scrapbook and what drives you to want to be on this team? What is your biggest strength in scrapbooking? Are you interested in teaching? Also include your suggestion for the name of this design team. This is to be a business-type word-document. Please do not scrap your statement. Essay must be 500 - 1000 words in length.


How to Enter
1.Email your entries to dreamteamcontest@scrapbookdimensions.com. Submit all your entries using YouSendIt.com or Pando. Assignments can be sent in separate emails but must be sent on the same day. If you have any questions, please feel free to email us at dreamteamcontest@scrapbookdimensions.com.

2.Be sure to include your contact information and signed release for each project. Download the contest form at www.scrapbookdimensions.com/downloads/S ... yForm.zip.


Rules:
1.Entrants

a.Entrants must be 18 years of age or older and able to submit proper identification. Minors wishing to apply must request a Parental/Guardian Participation Release and Permission Form from Scrapbook Dimensions Magazine. This form must be signed and submitted for any entrant under the age of 18 to be considered.

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i.If you are under the applicable age of majority: a scan or photograph of a parental or guardian photo identification, their signature and printed name must be accompanied in the documentation part of your entry. They must also sign and return the Parental/Guardian Participation Release and Permission Form. Minors that fail to include this form will not be eligible for the contest.



b.All winners will be asked to sign a Confidentiality Agreement.

c.Contributors to Scrapbook Dimensions may also enter unless you are part of the judging team. Employees of Scrapbook Dimensions and/or EAM Publishing are not eligible to enter. Design/Creative Team members of other print publications must forfeit those team positions upon winning this contest. Design/Creative Team members of online publications may retain their positions as long as they are able to fulfill all the Dream Team commitments. In the case that they are unable to fulfill their commitments for Scrapbook Dimensions Magazine, they will be required to forfeit their position with the online publication.

2.The winners will be picked based upon the following criteria:

* The craftsmanship of the hybrid project
* Ability to follow directions
* Creativity, originality, and meaning
* Progressive technique, design, and/or skill
* Quality of photographs in the layouts
* Presentation and photographs of the assignments


3.One entry per person. Entries must be received by Scrapbook Dimensions no later than 12:00 PM MST, December 15th, 2007. Any entries received after this date will not be eligible for judging. Scrapbook Dimensions Magazine will not be responsible for lost, missing, misdirected, late, or corrupted entries.

4.All work submitted must be created solely for this contest, be never-before published, or seen on the Internet. Entries and all photographs must be the sole work of the entrant.

5.A minimum of 5 Winners for the Dream Team will be chosen and contacted no later than December 21, 2007. Winners will be posted on the website on or before January 1st, 2008. Please do not call Scrapbook Dimensions or email any of the staff to inquire about the winners.

6.Void where prohibited or restricted by law. All federal, state and local laws and regulations apply.

7.Terms

a.2008 DREAM TEAM term will begin January 1st, 2008 and end December 31, 2008.

b.The Dream Team will be expected to complete a minimum of 8 assignments throughout their term.

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