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Current Design Teams
White Rose Crafts: Since September 2018
Doodles Paper Playground: Since February 2018
Stampendous!: Since April 2015


Past Design Teams
Aurora Wings: February 2018- March 2019 (challenge blog now defunct)
Get Kids Crafty: April 2018- December 2018 (now defunct)
Imagine: Artist in Residence- December 1, 2015- December 2017
Wicked Wednesday: Since January 2014- April 2017 (now defunct)
A Day for Daisies: July 2015- February 2017 (now defunct)
Desert Islands Crafters Challenge: January 2011- June 2014 (blog took a break), September 2016- January 2017 (now defunct)
Left of Center Creative Challenges: Since December 2014- December 2016 (now defunct)
Dreamweaver Stencils: April 2014- March 2015 (now combined with Stampendous!)
Dilly Beans: September 2012-April 2015 (now defunct)
Create and Inspire (formerly A Step in the Dark): May 2014- March 2015
Bombshell Stamps: since July 2010- October 2014 Challenge Captain (now defunct)
Chromatic Craze: July of 2013-February 2014 (now defunct)
Rick St. Dennis- Team Glitter: January 2013-November 2013
Movie Magic Monthly- February 2013- August 2013 (now defunct)
Simply Betty Stamps: June of 2011-June of 2012
Beyond the Burtonesque Dolls: (originally The Burtonesque Dolls) May of 2011-May 2012. DT Coordinator. (now defunct)
Friends Having Fun: March 2010- August 2010. Color Challenge Captain (now defunct)
Twilight Tuesday: June 2009- February 2010 (now defunct)
StampInsanity: February 2010-November 2011 (now defunct)
Smeared & Smudged: November 2009- July 2011. DT Co-Captain (now defunct)


I've Been Published!
Scrapbook News and Review: 3 times
Mixed Up Magazine: Oct/Nov. 2017 Issue

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