Monday, November 26, 2007

For Auction on eBay: Altered Lunchbox Tin Set w/ Album, Journal, and Pen

View our latest eBay auction for more details on this gift set. This will be a perfect gift for a teenage girl.

The starting bid for the gift set is $34.99. The auction ends December 3, 2007.

Take a look and place a bid.

Happy Bidding!

Holiday Sale

In our Etsy Shop we are having a Holiday Sale. All items in the shop are on sale at 20% Off the regular price. The listed price reflects the 20% off discount.

On sale are:
Decorated Picture Frames
Composition Book and Pen Sets
Altered Lunchbox Tin Sets

The Holiday Sale ends November 30, 2007.

Wednesday, November 21, 2007

December 07 dM Crop

Distinctive Moments Crops
...scrap, shop & more

December 15, 2007

5pm to 11pm
Cost: $5.00

Mark your calendar, the next dM Crop will be held December 15, 2007. This Crop is being held at the regularly scheduled time. Spaces are limited so be sure to reserve your space as soon as possible.

Although the Crop is scheduled for six (6) hours, you do not have to be present the entire time to reap the benefits of the crop. See you in December.

As an added bonus this month, the 1st person to sign up for the December Crop will receive a FREE Chipboard Kit.

Email or call 618.257.8922 to register for this Crop.

Tuesday, November 20, 2007

MOSD Design Team Search


Midnight Oil Scrapbook Designs ( is an innovative manufacturer in the scrapbook, paper craft and home décor industry. We are currently accepting applications for 3 Design Team members and various Guest Designers to help showcase products offered by our company. We are looking for scrapbook and paper artists with a wide range of design styles. Artists should not be afraid to try new techniques and craft “outside of the box”.

Application Process:

Strong and committed individuals willing to share their talent for a 6 month time period beginning January 1, 2008 and ending June 30, 2008 should apply by submitting the following to

1.) Send 4 - 5 original scrapbook layouts, cards, altered books or other paper art projects. Pictures should be clear, in .jpg format, no larger than 100kb, and not wider than 500 pixels.

2.) Send a Scrapbook/Paper Artist resume and biography with preferred email address, and full contact information. Mention how long you have been paper crafting and what you think you’d bring to MOSD as a designer.

3.) List of current design team memberships and scrapbook communities (message boards) in which you are active. Please include urls and your community usernames. If you have an online gallery please provide the link. Membership on other design teams is not discouraged.

Search Timeline:

December 15th: Application due
December 20th: Notification of new team
January 1st: New team starts


* Creating innovative and unique scrapbook layouts, cards, and altered art, mini albums and home décor items to display in the MOSD Gallery and/or newsletter once a month. For each project submitted, you must include a materials list and step by step instructions for the project. * Projects will vary month to month and must be returned (postage paid by MOSD) by the designated deadline.
* MOSD will provide a “kit” of product for your use each month. Any items used from your personal collection is appreciated, but are done so at your own expense.

Important Notes:

* Call open to artists in US only
* Design Team Commitment will be 6 months. Upon selection, a contract, and confidentiality agreement will be sent for you to sign, outlining all responsibilities and compensations. Design Team Members will be paid in product or monies according to an established formula. (Details available upon request) It is the members choice which form of payment he/she will receive each month.
* All projects created as a designer for MOSD are property of MOSD and can be used as samples on the MOSD website, newsletter, marketing materials, etc. without further compensation to the artist. Credit to the artist is ALWAYS given.

If you have any questions fell free to contact Christy at

Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Journaling Contest

Task: Journal about your Most Unusual Christmas. Your entry must be less than 500 words. You may include up to two (2) photos with your entry.

Deadline: All entries must be emailed to by November 21, 2007 with the subject November 2007 Contest.

Prize: A custom Altered Composition Book and Pen Set.

Winner Announcement: The winner will be announced at Distinctive Moments' Blog World on November 26, 2007. The winning entry will be published in the December 2007 issue of the dM News.

This contest was announced in the Distinctive Moments November 2007 Newsletter. Be sure join our mailing list so you can receive the dM News and other promotions in your email box.

Tuesday, November 6, 2007


Happy Birthday! In honor of my birthday, we are offering free shipping on altered items and gift sets to our valued customers. Your invoice will be edited to reflect the Free Shipping.

On sale are:
Decorated Picture Frames
Composition Book and Pen Sets
Altered Lunchbox tin Sets

The Free Shipping offer ends November 11, 2007.

Monday, November 5, 2007

Distinctive Moments is now advertising on Our ad can be found at St. Louis in the invitation section. You can view our ad here.