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Press And Things I’ve Done

Kathy Beymer / Merriment Design was named to Babble’s list of Top 50 Mom Craft Bloggers, has been featured in prominent online and print publications, and partners with top brands.

Brand Collaborations, Paid Branded Content and Giveaways:

Brand Collaborations

VELCRO® brand gives me the chance to work with both new and established products on an ongoing basis. I create original crafts using VELCRO® fasteners for marketing efforts including the Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores 2012 National Holiday Catalog.

Martha Stewart Crafts sponsored my spiderweb candy bowl project and post on how to use the Martha Stewart Satin Spray Kit.

Disney sponsored Winnie The Pooh, Tigger and Piglet printable mini popcorn boxes to celebrate “The Many Adventures Of Winnie The Pooh.”

Elmer’s and X-ACTO sponsored my holiday cookie packaging project using its new product line.

Mod Podge and Plaid sponsored my Fourth of July sparkler safety caddy project as part of its new product launch. gave me the opportunity to create holiday cards and Mother’s Day stationery and share my experience.

Darice and Styled by Tori Spelling sponsored me to create original crafts using its product line and featured my bejeweled vases in its national outbound e-newsletter and on its blog.

Lark Crafts and Lark Jewelry & Beading provide fabulous hot-of-the-presses craft books for giveaways and inspiration.

Books and Printed Paper Stuff:

Kathy and Shane in The Knot Magazine

The Knot Magazine

Frequent online mentions at some of my very favorite DIY sites:

DIY Site Mentions

DIY Network, HGTV, Daily Candy Kids, design*sponge, The Huffington Post Stylelist Home, Apartment Therapy, theKitchen, Style Me Pretty, lifehacker, Craft:, Craftgossip, ModPodgeRocks, Dollar Store Crafts, One Pretty Thing, Pretty Prudent, How About Orange, Chicagoist, Parents, Babble, Everything Etsy, Sew Mama Sew, TipJunkie, Tipnut, favecraftscraftgawker, weddinggawker, She Knows. And more fun places. Thank you all for your support!

Television & Video:

Amazing Wedding Cakes :: HGTV

Awards and Interviews:

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