Scrapbook Resume

Resume of Connie Hyde Mercer

Current Teams:
Darkroom Door (Jan 2013 to present) http://rachelgreig.typepad.com/darkroomdoor/2013/01/announcing-the-2013-darkroom-door-creative-team.html
Clear Scraps ( September 2013 to present)
http://clearscraps.typepad.com/my_weblog/2013/08/announcing-the-clear-scraps-20132014-design-team.html
The Curtsey Boutique (Etsy shop)( October 2013 to present)
http://networkedblogs.com/P3Zsv

Teaching Experience:
Craft Crossing, Gonzales, Tx ~ (March 2010 ~ Present)

Design/Creative Team: Past
Creative Memories (January 2006 to June 2006) Idea Book Committee ~ dissolved committee
AC Bailey Designs (September 2008 to December 2009) store closed
heART of Scrapbooking ( Oct. 2010 to December 31, 2010) store closed.
Debby's Designs ( Jan. 1, 2011 to June 2011) http://debbysdares.blogspot.com/
The Paper Bakery (Aug 2011 to Dec 2011)
Epiphany Crafts (March 2011~February 2012) two terms
Helmar Adhesive 2011 Design Team (May 1, 2011 ~ April 30,2012) two terms
Ready, Set, Create Magazine {bi-monthly e-zine} ~ staff( July 2010 to Oct. 3, 2011)
Article: Wrights rick rack ~ Oct/Nov 2010
Exclusive: Debby's Designs ~ Oct/Nov 2010
Article: Sweet Dreams Designs ~ Dec 2010/Jan 2011
Article: Lemonade Sun ~ Feb/March 2011
Article: Clearsnap ~ April/May 2011
Article: Um Wow Studio June/July 2011
Tutorial: Gluebers by Cosmo Cricket~flowers~Aug/Sept. 2011
Tutorial: Satin flowers ~ Oct./Nov. 2011
ScrapStreet Magazine ~street writer (June 2011 to June 2012)
 Article: Embracing Ephermera ~ October 2011
 Article: Gone but not Forgotten ~ January 2012
 Article: Deceived  Pg. 6 ~ April 2012
 Article: Beautiful to you  Pg. 6~ July 2012
 The Play Date Cafe (August 2012 to Oct 2012) http://theplaydatecafe.blogspot.com/2012/07/new-designers-revealfinal-day.html
Vintage Street Market (Jan 2012 to May 2013)             
Recipe card: Bingo Card  
Recipe card: Family Fun notepads
Vintage Street Market Christmas Idea Book 2012  (Cover)
Jenni Bowlin Studios ( Oct. 1, 2012 to September 30,2013) ~ 1 term
http://jennibowlinstudioinspiration.blogspot.com/2012/09/announcing-jbs-ambassadors-for-2012-2013.html
Avocado Arts (Feb. 2013 to February 2014) ~ 1 term

Guest Designer:
Top Shelf Memories - May 2010
Debby's Dare Blog - July 19, 2010 http://debbysdares.blogspot.com/
Darkroom Door ( Rubber Stamp Co. in Australia )
                          ( May 31, 2011/June 4, 2011)
                          (October 2011/December 2011)
                           (August 13, 2012)
http://rachelgreig.typepad.com/darkroomdoor/2010/09/new-guest-artists.html
http://rachelgreig.typepad.com/darkroomdoor/2011/05/guest-artist-connie-mercer.html
http://rachelgreig.typepad.com/darkroomdoor/2012/08/new-york-rubber-stamps-cards-and-layouts.html
Skipping Stones Designs~June 2012  http://skippingstonesdesign.com/its-meet-and-greet-monday-in-june
A Bit of Pink Heaven ~ Aug 24, 2012 http://abitofpinkheaven.blogspot.com/2012/09/art-challenge.html
ScrapFriends ( SB'ing store in Australia ) ~ Nov. 15, 2012  with JBS team  http://blog.scrapfriends.com.au/2012/11/yummyscrap-colour-palette-challenge-7.html
The Play Date Cafe~ Dec. 20, 2012 with JBS team http://theplaydatecafe.blogspot.com/2012/12/the-play-date-cafe-pdcc162.html
Avocado Arts~Jan. 2nd and Jan.8th, 2013 http://www.avocadoarts.blogspot.com/2013/01/shes-crafty-she-has-goodies-to-share.html
Casket ( SB'ing store in Japan ) ~ March 7, 2013 with JBS team  http://blog.scrap-casket.jp/p/blog-page.html
JBS Mercantile kit club (March 2013) ~ http://www.jbsmercantile.com/page.asp?Page=35
The Play Date Cafe ~ April 4, 2013 with JBS team http://theplaydatecafe.blogspot.com/2013/04/au-natural-with-jenni-bowlin-studio.html

Guest Blogger
Kalon Women:
 Nature on the Ranch Oct. 20, 2010  http://kalon-women.com/blog/
 Flowers pop up!  Oct.26, 2010
Shimelle.Com : 5 diecut papers~5 different ways (Jan. 28, 2011)   http://www.shimelle.com/paper/888/five-ideas-with-die-cut-papers/
The Country Chic Cottage May 25, 2012 http://www.thecountrychiccottage.net/2012/05/guest-post-crafty-goodies.html
D's Paper Studio  June 4, 2012  http://debbysdares.blogspot.com/2012/06/new-month-new-challenge-new-sponsor.html
D's Paper Studio  November 5, 2012  http://debbysdares.blogspot.com/2012/11/welcome-guest-connie-mercer-with-crafty.html
Shimelle.Com : 5 ways to use mini pattern papers (March 15, 2013) http://www.shimelle.com/paper/1672/five-creative-ways-to-use-mini-pattern-paper-by-connie-mercer/
Big Picture Classes (Organizing FUNdamentals) April 26-27, 2013 http://www.craftygoodies.com/2013/04/organizing-fundamentals-class-welcome.html
Shimelle.Com: Sketch example ~pending 2014

Publication:(Print)
Memory Makers ( The Big Book of Scrapbook Pages) 
Stain glass do over pg.15~ May 2011
the fruits of his labor pg.51~ May 2011
work * enthusiast pg.38~ May 2011
together (oh yes we can!) pg.184~ May 2011
pals ( most of the time)pg.176~ May 2011
biker dude pg.64~ May 2011
cookie mama pg.212~ May 2011
Being 30 today! pg.153~ May 2011

Stamping.Stationery.And Scrapbooking
1st Quater 2012 ~  Sweet Surprise  Pg. 16
                               Egg Day Pg. 29
                               Spring in Tx.  Pg. 33
2nd Quater 2012 ~ My mommy  Pg. 11
                               Made in America  Pg. 60
3rd Quater 2012 ~ Bubble ball  Pg. 9
                              Fun!  Pg. 24
4th Quater 2012 ~ Thanksgiving layout ~ Pg. 29
                              Christmas card ~ Pg. 38
2nd Quater 2013 ~ One Day ~ Pg. 59
3rd Quater 2013 ~ Our Memories ~ Pg. 57
                              Nature Collection Container ~ Pg. 20
2nd Quater 2014 ~ Letter "M" Decor piece  ~ Pg.17
                               4th of July in Indiana ~ Pg.40

Northridge Publishing
Create: Embellish Idea Book
    vintage tags Pg. 115  ( July 2012)
Create: Holiday Idea Book
    holiday tags Pg. 89 (October 2012)
Create: Vintage Idea Book
    silhouette book cover  Pg. 21( Jan 2013)
    printer block photo display Pg. 119 (Jan 2013)
Create: Embellish Idea Book
    vintage style layout Pg. 42 (May 2013)
Bead Trends Pg. 28-29 (June 2013)

Published Works:(E-Zine)
Scrap n' Art Magazine (e-zine)
"One more time"  Vol 20 Sept 2012 {trend watch sec.}

Scrapbook News & Review (SNR) (e-zine)
layouts~ (7) 2009
layouts~ (9) 2010
layouts~ (4) 2011
Feature Artist ~ July 13, 2012 http://www.scrapbooknewsandreview.com/index.php/and-my-snr/easyblog/entry/featured-artist-connie-mercer

Scrapbooking.com (e-zine)
layouts~ (6) 2009
layouts~ (6) 2010

Practical Scrapbooker (e-zine)
layouts~ (3) 2010

Published Works:(E-Zine) ~ no longer in publication
Scrapstreet.com (e-zine)
layouts~ (4) 2009
other (recycled) ~ (1) 2009
layouts~ (9) 2010
layouts~ (7) 2011  {Cover~Jan. 2011 "her bubbas"}
cards~ (1) 2011
other (recycled) ~ (1) 2012
layout~ (final isue tribute) Dec. 2012

Scrapstreet.com (e-zine) mini magazine
card ~(1) 2012

Ginger ScrapStreet (e-zine)
layouts~ (4) 2011 {Cover~July 2011"soaking wet"}
cards~ (1) 2011

Ready.Set.Create.com ( e-zine)
layouts~ (6) 2009
layouts~ (10) 2010
layouts~ (6) 2011 {Cover~ Aug/Sept 2011 "fresh squeezed sunshine"}
layouts~ (13) 2012
cards~ (5) 2012
other~ (6) 2012 altered, craft, mixed media

Making Memories for You.com (e-zine)
layouts~ (4) 2009
cards~ (1) 2009
other~ (3) mixed media 2009

Features:
Think Crafts! Dec.2, 2010 http://thinkcrafts.com/blog/2010/12/02/featured-crafter-connie-mercer/
ScrapStreet Blog July 2, 2011 http://scrapstreet.blogspot.com/2011/07/cover-girls.html
Nikki Sivils Blog July 9, 2011 ~Showcase on YOU! http://nikkisdoghouse.blogspot.com/2011/07/showcase-on-you.html
The Paper Bakery Blog Sept. 11, 2011   http://sarahspaperbakery.blogspot.com/2011/09/bio-week-day-1.html
Craft Gossip  Dec. 8, 2011 muffin tin (Darkroom Door)   http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/fun-idea-for-recycling-a-muffin-tin-into-a-christmas-decoration/2011/12/08/
Craft Gossip  Jan. 3, 2012  door knob (storage idea for tissue tape) http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/great-recycling-idea-decorative-tape-holder/2012/01/03/
Craft Gossip  Jan. 3, 2012  satin flower tutorial  http://scrapbooking.craftgossip.com/tutorial-satin-flowers/2012/01/03/
Craft Gossip  Feb. 10, 2012  recycled flash cards  http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-recycled-flashcard-tags/2012/02/10/
Craft Gossip  May 14, 2012  make your own stick-pins (tutorial) http://scrapbooking.craftgossip.com/tutorial-diy-colored-stickpins/2012/05/14/
Craft Gossip May 16, 2012  10 tags! http://scrapbooking.craftgossip.com/show-tell-10-tags/2012/05/16/
Jenni Bowlin Inspiration Blog  March 20-22, 2012 Hybrid  scrapbooking with JBS/Homespun line
http://www.jennibowlinstudioinspiration.blogspot.com/2012/03/jbs-digital-connie-mercer-hybrid.html
http://www.jennibowlinstudioinspiration.blogspot.com/2012/03/and-another-hybrid-project-from-connie.html
http://jennibowlinstudioinspiration.blogspot.com/2012/03/can-we-show-you-another-project.html 
Jenni Bowlin Inspiration Blog  June 12,2012  Hotel Key Board  http://jennibowlinstudioinspiration.blogspot.com/2012/06/hotel-key-holder.html
Jenni Bowlin Inspiration Blog July 13, 2012  Wren Collection {SNR}
http://jennibowlinstudioinspiration.blogspot.com/2012/07/connie-snr-featured-artist.html
Craft Storage Ideas July 9, 2012 craft room tour ~ 
http://craftstorageideas.com/studio-tour-with-connie-mercer/
reduce, reuse, upcycle   August 1, 2012 enamel lid repurpose project  http://reuseandupcycle.blogspot.com/2012/08/enamel-lid-to-home-decor.html
Jenni Bowlin inspiration Blog September 6, 2012 Hotel key Board  http://jennibowlinstudioinspiration.blogspot.com/2012/09/sew-inspired-hotel-key-holder.htm
Nikki Sivils Blog September 26, 2012 ~ Showcaes on YOU { Rockport fun}
http://nikkisdoghouse.blogspot.com/2012/09/showcase-on-you.html?spref=fb
Avocado Arts October 4, 2012 ~ Amazing customer http://www.avocadoarts.blogspot.com/2012/10/our-customers-are-ama-za-zing-just-sayin.html
Darkroom Door  Oct. 8,2012 ~Doilies cards  http://rachelgreig.typepad.com/darkroomdoor/2012/10/doilies-cards-by-connie-mercer.html#comment-6a00d83451812e69e2017c326b5723970b
Craft Gossip~Nov.21, 2012 Door knob photo holders 
http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-recycled-handle-photo-holders/2012/11/21/
Sizzix (UK) Blog with Darkroom Door~ July 13, 2013  cards
http://sizzixukblog.blogspot.com/2013/07/doilies-glassine-tattered-florals.html
Sizzix (UK) Blog with Darkroom Door ~ September 7, 2013 card
http://sizzixukblog.blogspot.com.au/2013/09/photobooth-picture-wheel-card.html
Scrapbook Expo blog~ October 25, 2013 with Clear Scraps (acrylic border)
http://www.weeklyscrapper.com/to-be-amazing/
Scrapbook Expo blog~ November 16, 2013 with Clear Scraps
http://www.weeklyscrapper.com/clip-board-dry-erase-board/
ScrapScene ~November 28, 2013 Darkroom Door
http://www.scrapscene.com/2013/11/christmas-card-a-day-day-14-3.html
Sizzix (UK) Blog with Darkroom Door~ November 30, 2013 Christmas Ornaments
http://sizzixukblog.blogspot.com/2013/11/vintage-christmas-picture-wheel-ornament.html
JBS Inspiration Blog~ December 20, 2013 Christmas Ornaments
http://www.jennibowlinstudioinspiration.blogspot.com/2013/12/vintage-inspired-christmas-ornmant-by.html
Sizzix (UK) Blog with Darkroom Door ~ February 8, 2014
 http://www.sizzix.co.uk/blogs?id=51aef09dfb60b568a7000111
JBS Inspiration Blog~  February 28, 2014 ~ Vinatge Clip Art
http://www.jennibowlinstudioinspiration.blogspot.com/2014/02/vintage-clip-art-by-connie-mercer.html


Other:
Craft Critque.com ~ April 2009 ~ recycled container
Dimensional Details ~( Nic Howard Class @ BPS ) - Week 13 included "Wow what a mom" in slide show! June 24,2010
Sketchbook Project 2011~submitted and completed sketchbook~residing at the "Brooklyn Art Library"
http://arthousecoop.com/users/connie-mercer
Home Shopping Network ( HSN) ~ Bookmarks with Epiphany Crafts ~ June 15, 2011 @5:CST
Home Shopping Network (HSN) ~ Scrapbooking layout with Epiphany Crafts ~ Jan.10, 2012 @ 3am CST
Scrapscene ~ June 20, 2011  New Scrapbook Designers  http://www.scrapscene.com/2011/06/new-scrapbook-designers-74.html
Scrapscene ~ November 15, 2011 New Scrapbook Designers http://www.scrapscene.com/2011/11/new-scrapbook-designers-76.html
Tracy Weinzapfel Studios ~ Nov 18, 2011 ~showcased my glue caddy~ http://tracywburgos.typepad.com/treasure_the_momentlove_l/2011/11/glue-caddies-from-santa.html
CHAS { Craft & Hobby Association Summer}July 2011 ~ made booth samples for Epiphany Crafts
CHAW {Craft & Hobby Association Winter} January 2012~ made card for Epiphany Crafts
Amanda Jones Designs /the vintage blog series (contributor) March 19-30, 2012
http://blog.amandajonesdesigns.com/2012/03/vintage-series-day-1.html
Scrapscene~Nov. 24, 2012   http://www.scrapscene.com/2012/11/speedlink-saturday-nov-24-2012.html
CHA {Mega Show} January 2014 ~ made booth samples for Clear Scraps


 Contests:
Scrapbooking.com - Pet Contest/layout winner/May 2010
Scrap it Forward - Dear Ol' Dad Contest/layout winner/June 21,2010  
City Craffter Challenge blog - Spotlight Artist  Oct.2011~week#76
Authentique: July Inspiration Color Challenge  ~Sept. 2012
http://blog.authentiquepaper.com/2012/09/september-inspiration-color-challenge.html
Craft Crossing (Bo Bunny) ~ winner 1st place ~ June 2013 scrapbooking layout