Arts & Crafts Resume

Resume of Connie Hyde Mercer

Current Teams:
Darkroom Door /Contributing Artist (January 2013 to present) 
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L (January 2020 to present)                                                                            
Teaching Experience:
Creative Memories Consultant  (2000-2007)
Craft Crossing, Gonzales, TX ~ (March 2010 ~ June 2016)

Design/Creative Team: Past
Creative Memories (January 2006 to June 2006) Idea Book 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)
The Paper Bakery (Aug 2011 to Dec 2011)
Epiphany Crafts (March 2011~February 2012) two terms
Helmar Adhesive  Design Team (May 1, 2011 ~ April 30,2012)
Ready, Set, Create Magazine {bi-monthly e-zine} ~ staff (July 2010 to Oct. 3, 2011)
ScrapStreet Magazine ~street writer (June 2011 to June 2012)
The Play Date Cafe (August 2012 to Oct 2012)
Vintage Street Market (Jan 2012 to May 2013)           
Jenni Bowlin Studios ( Oct. 1, 2012 to September 30,2013)
Avocado Arts (Feb. 2013 to February 2014) ~ 1 term
The Curtsey Boutique (Etsy shop) ( October 2013 to September 2014) 
Avocado Arts ( March 2014 to Dec 2014) Honorary DT member
A Jillian Vance Design ( Nov. 2015 and Dec. 2015) ~ resigned
S.e.i. (Nov. 2015 to Nov. 2016)
Whisker Graphics (September 2016 to February 2017) ~DT member
Buttons Galore & More (June 2017 to November 2017)
Quick Quotes (January 2015 to December 2018)
Paper House Productions (April 2019 to June 2019)
Clear Scraps ( September 2013 to September 2019) ~ 6 years
DecoArt Blogger Outreach Program Member ( 2016 - 2018) 
Joy Clair (January 2019 to April 2020)
Blue Knight Rubber Stamps (January 2020 to June 2020)

Guest Designer:
Top Shelf Memories - May 2010
Debby's Dare Blog - July 19, 2010
Darkroom Door ( Rubber Stamp Co./ Australia ) May 31, 2011 - August 13,2012
Skipping Stones Designs~June 2012             
A Bit of Pink Heaven ~ Aug 24, 2012 http://abitofpinkheaven.blogspot.com/2012/09/art-challenge.html
ScrapFriends ( SB'ing store/ Australia ) ~ Nov. 15, 2012  with JBS team  
The Play Date Cafe~ Dec. 20, 2012 with JBS team
Avocado Arts~Jan. 2nd and Jan.8th, 2013
Casket ( SB'ing store/ Japan ) ~ March 7, 2013 with JBS team  http://blog.scrap-casket.jp/p/blog-page.html
JBS Mercantile kit club (March 2013) ~
The Play Date Cafe ~ April 4, 2013 with JBS team
Scrap Around the World~ (South Africa) with Darkroom Door ~May 23, 2014
http://scraparoundtheworld.blogspot.com/2014/05/awesome-guest-design-team-inspiration.html
Epiphany Crafts~(August 2014~Dec 2014) Guest Designer
S.E.I. ~ December  22 ~ 23, 2014  http://seilifestyle.blogspot.com/2014/12/holiday-decor-shadow-box-tag-garland.html
Read This / Jenni Bowlin's Blog ~ March 3, 2015 ~The Magpie Box ~ http://jennibowlin.blogspot.com/2015/03/the-march-magpie-box-with-connie-mercer.html
Creating Made Easy Kit Club/Clear Scraps ~ September ~ October 2015
A Jillian Vance Design ~ September ~ October 2015 
A Jillian Vance Design ~  Jan. 2016
Creating Made Easy Kit Club/Clear Scraps ~ December 2016 ~ February 2017
Creating Made Easy Kit Club/Clear Scraps ~ April 2018
Scrapbook Adhesive by 3L ~ October 2019-December 2019
Topflight Stamps ~ Guest Designer ~ March 24, 2020


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 (Hobby Lobby Magazine)
1st Quarter 2012 ~  Sweet Surprise  Pg. 16
                               Egg Day Pg. 29
                               Spring in TX.  Pg. 33
2nd Quarter 2012 ~ My mommy  Pg. 11
                               Made in America  Pg. 60
3rd Quarter 2012 ~ Bubble ball  Pg. 9
                              Fun!  Pg. 24
4th Quarter 2012 ~ Thanksgiving layout ~ Pg. 29
                              Christmas card ~ Pg. 38
2nd Quarter 2013 ~ One Day ~ Pg. 59
3rd Quarter 2013 ~ Our Memories ~ Pg. 57
                              Nature Collection Container ~ Pg. 20
2nd Quarter 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)

Stampington & Company
Take Ten ~ flower card Pg. 65 (Autumn 2016)
Take Ten ~ bird set  (Winter 2017)
Take Ten ~ Different Point of View section (Spring 2017)
Take Ten ~ 9 cards (Summer 2017)
Take Ten ~ 5 cards (Autumn 2017)
Take Ten ~ 11 cards (Winter 2018)
Take Ten ~ Guest Artist /18 cards (Summer 2018)

the Stampers' Sampler ~ 1 card (Winter 2018)

Australian Publication 
Creative Paper Craft ~ Darkroom Door set (Dec. 2016 vol.2)

France Publication 
Passion Scrapbooking ~ September issue 2017

RubberStampMadness  USA Publication
Fall 2020 ~ New stamper award/article and 3 cards
Winter 2020 ~ pending
Summer 2021 ~ pending

Creative Scrapbooker Magazine  Canadian
Fall 2020 / 1 card

Other:
Darkroom Door Product Catalog ~ (Aug 2015) / Releases 1 & 2/ Page 19
Darkroom Door Product Catalog~ (April 2016) / Releases 1 & 2/ Page 9 and 12
Clear Scraps~product label/acrylic Clipboard (2015)
Clear Scraps~product label/Family Mat (2015)
Clear Scraps~product label/Phone Stand (2016)
Clear Scraps~product label/Paisley Layering Stencil (2017)
Clear Scraps~product label/6" Stencil Sun Flowers (2017)
Clear Scraps~product label/ "Grandkids" birch wood frame (1-2018)
Clear Scraps~product label /Pallet Shapes birch wood (1-2018)
Clear Scraps~product label/ Wood Shape Album /Mason Jar (1-2018)
Clear Scraps~product label/ Farm House stencil collection (1-2019)
Clear Scraps~product label/4"X 6" stencils (1-2019)           
Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L Product Catalog ~ 2020

Features:
Think Crafts! Dec.2, 2010
ScrapStreet Blog July 2, 2011
Nikki Sivils Blog July 9, 2011 ~Showcase on YOU!
The Paper Bakery Blog Sept. 11, 2011
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 ~ 
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}
Avocado Arts October 4, 2012 ~ Amazing customer
Darkroom Door  Oct. 8,2012 ~Doilies cards 
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)
Scrapbook Expo blog~ November 16, 2013 with Clear Scraps
ScrapScene ~November 28, 2013 Darkroom Door/Christmas Card a Day
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
Craft Gossip~May 2, 2014  Clipboard stand
http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/how-to-make-a-vintage-clipboard-display/2014/05/02/
Paper Issues~June 4, 2014 ~The World is a Circle (theme)
http://www.paperissues.blogspot.com/2014/06/take-me-out-to-ballgame-spotlight-on.html
Paper Issues~ June 25, 2014 ~ In The Navy (theme)
http://www.paperissues.blogspot.com/2014/06/starry-vintage-friendship-set.html
Craft Gossip~July 3, 2014 ~ Spool Display & cow bell link
http://recycledcrafts.craftgossip.com/thread-spool-patriotic-decoration/2014/07/03/
Paper Issues~ July 10, 2014 ~ Gettin' the Scoop on the Sweet days of Summer (theme)
http://www.paperissues.blogspot.com/2014/07/the-scoop-on-layers.html  
Paper Issues~ August 10, 2014 ~ Mix Tape with Hazel & Ruby
http://www.paperissues.blogspot.com/2014/08/while-youre-waitinga-spotlight-on.html
Paper Issues ~ November 14, 2014 ~ Get Your Game On.
http://www.paperissues.blogspot.com/2014/11/fan-feature-friday-get-your-game-on.html
Paper Issues ~ January 9, 2015 ~ Pop-ping the cork with Elle's Studio
http://www.paperissues.blogspot.com/2015/01/fan-feature-friday-pop-ping-cork-1.html 
Paper Issues ~ January 23, 2015 ~ Say it ain't snow
http://www.paperissues.blogspot.com/2015/01/fan-feature-friday-say-it-aint-snow.html
Paper Issues ~ May 29, 2015 ~ Hooray for the Red, White and Blue
http://paperissues.blogspot.com/2015/05/fan-feature-friday-hooray-for-red-white.html
Blue Knight Rubber Stamps ~ Spotlight (card) for June 2019

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 & completed sketchbook~residing at the
"Brooklyn Art Library"
Home Shopping Network (HSN) ~ Bookmarks with Epiphany Crafts ~ June 15, 2011
Home Shopping Network (HSN) ~ Scrapbooking layout with Epiphany Crafts ~ Jan.10, 2012
Scrapscene ~ June 20, 2011  New Scrapbook Designers
Scrapscene ~ November 15, 2011 New Scrapbook Designers 
Tracy Weinzapfel Studios ~ Nov 18, 2011 ~showcased glue caddy
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
Scrapscene~Nov. 24, 2012  
CHA {Mega Show} January 2014 ~ booth samples for Clear Scraps
CHA {Mega Show} January 2015 ~ booth samples for Clear Scraps
CHA {Mega Show} January 2016 ~ booth samples and booth props for Clear Scraps
Scrapbook Expo/Clear Scraps ~ April 14, 2016 (turquoise pattern)  Acrylic Telephone stand    
Scrapbook Expo/Clear Scraps~ April 25,  2016 Acrylic Tag box 
Association For Creative Industries /Creativation ~ January 2017 ~ booth samples for Clear Scraps
Make it Artsy (Whisker Graphics feature) 3/2017 ~ Trees and USA map created
by C. Mercer   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tavx3q9JJ5o
Association For Creative Industries/Creativation ~ January 2018 ~ booth samples Clear Scraps
Association For Creative Industries/Creativation ~ January 2018 ~ booth samples Darkroom
Door                                                                                                         

Association for Creative Industries/Creativation ~ January 2019 ~ booth samples Clear Scraps
Association for Creative Industries/Creativation ~ January 2019 ~ booth samples Darkroom
Door
Sketchbook Project 2018~submitted & completed sketchbook~residing at the"Brooklyn Art Library"
Hochanda (craft shopping network in UK) with Darkroom Door ~ May 29, 2019
                    card show samples (9 cards)            
Hochanda (craft shopping network in UK) with Darkroom Door~ July 29, 2019
                   card show samples (3 cards)
Hochanda with Darkroom Door ~ November 6, 2019 card show samples (5 cards)
Association For Creative Industries/Creativation ~ January 2020 ~booth samples Clear Scraps
Association For Creative Industries/Creativation ~ January 2020 ~booth samples Darkroom Door
Association For Creative Industries/Creativation ~ January 2020 ~booth samples Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L
Association For Creative Industries/Creativation ~ January 2020 ~ demonstrating new products for Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L
Hochanda with Darkroom Door ~ February 12, 2020 card show samples (8 cards)
Hochanda with Darkroom Door ~ April 15, 2020 card show samples (2 cards)
Hochanda with Darkroom Door ~ May 28, 2020 card show samples (10 cards)
Hochanda with Darkroom Door ~ August 19, 2020 card show samples (2 cards)