Happy Holidays Design Team Inspiration

Christmas Company

Dearest Zappy Dots Fans!

We hope everyone had a wonderful Merry Christmas!  If you are planning to Scrapbook your holiday season, we have some special Design Team inspirational layouts to share with you!

First is from Design Team member Mandi, called Christmas Company, where she shares a special layout wishing her Dad a Happy Birthday and a Zappy Dots Christmas Flair Button.  Check out her blog post for all the details!

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Next is from Design Team Member Joan, where she shares a fun holiday layout celebrating making gifts for Christmas using Flair Buttons from Zappy Dots Stitches collection.


And if you still have a few gifts to hand out this holiday season… here is a fun Holiday Gift Box from Michelle of Memory Garden Designs, see details HERE.

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Gift Wrapping Inspiration: A Beautiful Black & White Gift Ensemble


‘Tis the Season for Beautiful Gift Wrapping!!!  Check out this awesome Black & White Gift Ensemble with the Zappy Dots Damask Heart Flair Buttons!  Designed and shared by our Design Team Member Mandi Holmes.  This ensemble features a HANDMADE gift bow (made from a magazine page or Scrapbook Paper), card and gift bag.  Be sure to check out all the details on Mandi’s blog HERE.




The bow below is HANDMADE… Mandi calls it her ‘never fail’ bow…and its made from a magazine page or Scrapbook Paper.

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Happy Thanksgiving Week!

Sunflower Thanksgiving Napkin Ring Holders

Dear Zappy Dots Fans!

I love this time of year… time to dig out favorite recipes, get crafty with handmade gifts and homemade decorations… and our Design Team member Tera inspired us with these beautiful Fall Sunflower custom napkin rings using the Zappy Dots Sunflower Flair Buttons!  Check out all the details here on her blog!

Sunflower Thanksgiving Napkin Ring Holders

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In Honor of World Breast Cancer Awareness


Our dear Design Team Member Irena shared a beautiful card on her blog today in honor of the World Day Fight against Breast Cancer!  Irena’s beautiful card a Zappy Dots Fight Breast Cancer Flair Button, and can be purchased as a magnet or flair button HERE.  To check out all the details on how Irena made the card, CLICK HERE.  Thank you for your inspiration Irena!

Polka Dot Pumpkin Blog Hop – Day 3

Fall Leaves Jewelry Set

Welcome to DAY 3 of the Polka Dot Pumpkin Blog Hop!

Who DOESN’T love Fall Leaves?!?!?!

BLOG HOP DAY 2 WINNER:  Congratulations to:  Angela Page!

BLOG HOP DAY 3 PRIZE:  Our Fall Leaves Ultimate Jewelry Collectiona antique bronze Necklace Set with 6 Fall Leaves Magnets, a matching Key Chain and 2 Bookmarks!  YES!!! We now carry Key Chains and Bookmarks!

And EXTRA SPECIAL!  For the next 4 days of the Blog Hop, this set is on sale for $22.50!  (50% off its retail value of $45)!

Fall Leaves Jewelry SetHere’s the challenge:  Find your favorite Fall Leaves photo on the Internet and post it to our Facebook Page by midnight TONIGHT 10/3/2013, and we will randomly select a winner and announce on our Day 4 Blog Hop Post tomorrow!  (If you find an image on the Internet, don’t forget to include the URL)!

BLOG HOP TOUR: Today we’re traveling to one of our Design Team Members’ blogs:   Discoveries by Joan Liddle for for Halloween and Fall Leaves Inspiration…

Check out the Halloween Shadow Box Project featuring the Zappy Dots Vintage Halloween Flair Buttons and the Time for Fall Birdie decked out with Zappy Dots Fall Leaves Flair Buttons.  Check out all the details on how she made these HERE.

POLKA DOT PUMPKIN CRAFTY INSPIRATION for DAY 3:  Burlap Envelopes with Fall Leaves Adornment!  How CUTE are these?  Imagine being the recipient of this crafty FALL envelope!  I think I’d hang it on the wall!  Thank you to Design Team Member Michelle for this awesome Fall Crafty Inspiration.  Check out all the details on making these HEREburlap env1 watermarkburlap env2 watermark

Its a Cupcake Birthday!

It's a Cupcake Birthday

Sweet! Sweet!  Design Team Member Michelle created this amazing Cupcake set with a variety of Zappy Dots Cupcake Flair Buttons!  Check out all the details on how she created a sparkly Cupcake Card, fabulous set of Cupcake Toppers and a matching wreath HERE.

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Zappy Dots Flair Buttons include:

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10 Minute Craft Dash – Welcome Baby Boy Card


Got 10 Minutes?  Pretty Pink Posh hosts 10 Minute Craft Dashes… check out our Design Team Member Marie‘s fun Welcome Baby Boy Card with Zappy Dots’ Nautical Flair Button she created in 10 minutes while her little one was sleeping!  Check out all the details HERE!


Zappy Birthday and Cupcake Flair

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Zappy BirthdayAround here we LOVE birthdays… and we are so excited to share Design Team Member Marie’s amazing birthday creations with Zappy Dots Happy Birthday Flair Buttons!

Marie created a gate fold card, a fun straw embellishment, a party favor bag, and a ribbon which the birthday celebrant can wear, and…of course, a paper CUPCAKE!!!! (You’ll come to learn, if you haven’t already, Marie loves creating paper and ribbon cupcakes!)

Check out all the details HERE.


Create An Adorable Storage System with matching Zappy Dots Drawer Pulls


A special thank you to our Design Team Member TERA for creating this creative way to store your favorite things with Nautical Flair Buttons from Zappy Dots as Drawer Pulls!


For full details on how to make this Adorable Storage System, please CLICK HERE.

Zappy Dots Flair Buttons for Drawer Pulls were selected from the Vintage Sailor Collection and the Vintage Nautical Collection.  To Choose Your Own Collection of Flair Buttons from any of the designs at www.zappydots.com, please CLICK HERE.

Meet our Design Team!

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Zappy Dots DesignTeam BadgeWe’re thrilled to introduce our new design team! These lovely ladies will be providing all kinds of exciting and creative ideas to use your Zappy Dots. Read on to learn a little more about each one.





Евгения Петцер_webEvgenia Petzer

Evgenia is originally from Russia but now lives in sunny South Africa. She gives regular scrapbooking classes, contributes to printed magazines, and has also taught at some big retreats. She loves Shabby Chic style, with some bright colored accents.

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Sarabeth lives on Long Island in NY with her hubby Sean and awesome pup Riley J. She’s been crafting for 7+ years & especially loves creating scrapbook mini’s for family and friends.  When she’s not crafting, you can find her snuggling with the pup, taking pictures, and hanging with friends and family.



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Joan lives in Ohio and loves Scrapbooking! She’s been on other design teams before such as Momenta, Simply Renee Clip it Up, Cardabilities and Paper Issues. Nothing makes her happier than to be in the studio, working away on a project!!  She enjoys scrapbooking, making cards, ATC’s, altered art, mixed media, home decor items, rubber stamping and art journaling.



DSC02873Mandi Holmes

Mandi lives in Michigan & has been crafty ever since she was a little girl. She loves to do scrapbook pages, cards, altered projects, sewing, and more. Her style is mainly shabby and cute, with some artsy thrown in!  Besides crafting, she loves to spend time cooking, reading, and spending time with her family.

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Rudlis-irenakowalczykIrena Kowalczyk

Irena lives in Poland with her husband and two children. Her main passion is cardmaking, which she’s been enjoying for the last 5 years or so. She also loves origami, quilling, and iris folding. Her favorite style is vintage and shabby.

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24251_682648544762_2560549_nMarie Otake

Marie lives in Washington and has been crafting for several years. She has worked mostly with paper crafting and has a passion for card making. She loves making cards because it is the most personal projects she can create. When it comes to card making, she’s always trying to think out of the box. She loves being versatile and describes her style as eclectic, diverse, and bright.

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Michelle Wofford

Michelle lives in Oregon with her awesome hubby and two daughters.  When she’s not busy being a mom and wife, she can usually be found in her craft room. She’s been a crafter as long as she can remember and a paper crafter for over 10 years. She enjoys scrapbooking and card making and has a passion for altered and 3D projects. She finds inspiration in her family and the world around her, and also in colors, patterns, and great photos.

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  • Tera Callihan

Tera lives in Ohio and is a full-time crafter! She’s been crafting since birth– her mother is also a crafter and instilled the love in her. She loves creating things with her hands & her favorite medium is paper. She also makes mini albums, mixed media, mail art, tags, and more. Creating beautiful pieces of art is always a fun no matter your skill level!

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