Our Final Design Team Member

Last but by no means least, we would like to introduce you to our final design team member Tanya Batrak, you may recognise the name as she is returning for another year of wonderful inspiration!

Hi, my name is Tanya Batrak,  I live in Kyiv, Ukraine. I’m a mom to two kids and a wife to a wonderful man. I have a passion for paper crafting, watercolour, photography, travelling and sometimes cooking. I run a craft blog and a site about scrapbooking. Few years ago I quit my office job and became a freelance graphic designer.

You can see some of Tanya’s wonderful creations using Chameleon art products on her blog here.

Tanya will be back on Monday with more inspiration, so make sure you mark your calendars!




Make A Wish

Today we have an inspiring card from Olesya “Make a Wish”. We have all been in the position of the little Mouse below, I remember constantly wishing to become a real boy, then one night I wished upon a star with my friend Jiminy (he was a cricket by the way) and finally my dream came true! So now I am not only a real boy, but all grown up and currently working in the Marketing Department here at Chameleon.

By Oleysa Kharkova

Olesya said ” I wanted to make starry inlaid background the moment I saw this cute mouse with a bowl full of stars. The Chameleon pens helped to add richness and brightness to the design.”

You can recreate Olesya’s card by downloading the Make a wish card instructions here.

So what have you been wishing for lately, something new for your crafty stash? Make sure you let us know on the comments below.

We will be back on Friday to announce our final Design team member for the year, so make sure you pop back and say a warm hello!

Welcome Back Design Team Member

Today we would like to give a warm welcome back to one of our designers from last year, Olesya Kharkova.

Hi my name is Olesya Kharkova, I’m from Russia. Live with my husband who supports me in my passion for papercrafting. I spend most of my time on cardmaking and coloring, almost every day. I like to tell a story with my projects and make images come alive with coloring, so to speak. Every single project means a lot to me. I have been papercrafting for about 6 years but found “my path” only in 2014. As for the year 2017 I’m looking forward to start working with new mediums, try new techniques and be successful in what I’m doing, I have also recently had my own first stamps made by So Suzy Stamps.

You can check out some of Olesya’s amazing creations using Chameleon pens and pencils on her blog here.

Olesya will be back on Monday with a super cute project for you all!

Colorful Butterfly

Last Friday we announced another of our amazing design team, today we are back with this colorful butterfly project that she created!

By Sandra Kustić Uzur

Sandra said “I love Butterflies because they are so colorful and they bring smiles to everyone’s faces. There are no limits to their color range and that is why I love them so much. You can use them on Thank you cards, Birthday cards, etc. because they are so versatile”.  We have to agree this colorful butterfly would suit any occasion.

If you would like to recreate Sandra’s card you can download the Colorful Butterfly instructions here.

Don’t forget to pop back Friday when we announce our next design team member…we won’t keep you guessing too long!

A Warm Welcome to Another Designer

Today we continue to introduce you to our new design team, please give a warm welcome to Sandra Kustić Uzur.


Hi Everyone! My name is Sandra and I am from Slovenia. I am a wife and a craft maker. I have a lovely cat named Kitty that I adore and she is my princess and my best friend! I am still in search of my dream job that will allow me to shine but until then I will pretend that my hobby is my job. I love colors,  fairy tales, magic, sparkle and I love to dream and sometimes dreams do come true! This year I become a member of the Chameleon design team 2017 and I am so excited! I recently started my youtube channel and blog too, so it will be easier to share my work with all of you. So let’s get started.

You can see Sandra’s creative talents with Chameleon pens by checking out her blog here.

Pop back on Monday to see more of Sandra’s creations!

Spring Blossom

Has spring started in your area yet?  The trees here are full of cherry blossom and the bluebell woods were a stunning sight!  Ilina carries on the spring floral theme with this  delightful card.

By Ilina Crouse

Ilina said when she created this project spring was quickly approaching, the trees started blooming and her first thought was flowers. She said “I love flowers and for some reason they are my first choice when it comes to coloring, as they can be any color and shade. ”

If you would like to re-create Ilina’s Best Wishes card  you can download the free photo step out instructions here.

Are you still on you Spring Crafts or have you moved on to Summer themes? What is your favourite season for colouring projects?

Don’t forget to check back on Friday when we announce our next design team member.


Facebook Live with Micro Beads

Hi and welcome to anther Facebook live day! Did you manage to watch todays show? If you did we are sorry for the technical issues we had again!  One day we will do a show that will not freeze or go haywire!

If you missed us, don’t worry you can watch it here on the blog or even download the free photo step out instructions below for the main project.

We love how the light glimmers through the micro beads, why don’t you give this project a try? Just follow a long with the instructions here Stained Glass Effect Card.

Now how about having a good old catch up on the missed show, the video is in two parts as we had a technical melt down?

Here is part 1

And here is part 2

Thanks for watching and don’t forget to mark your diary for the end of next month for our next Facebook Live!

Welcome Back Ilina

We are so pleased to welcome back Ilina Crouse to the design team for another year, we just can’t get enough of her gorgeous designs!

My name is Ilina Crouse. By day I work as Electrical Engineer/Bid Manager. I moved to the USA from a small European country (Macedonia) 13 years ago. I have been married for 12+ years and have the 3 most crazy and amazing kids, Anna (5), Milena (3) and Jason (2). By night (when the kids are sleeping) I am a card maker.
My passion is color and coloring, whether watercolors, pencils, alcohol markers etc. I have been stamping since a very young age(8), when my parents brought me a stamp set while on one of their business trips (while I still lived in Macedonia), since then I fell in love with paper crafting and card making. I started blogging in 2007 for a way to share my creations with my friends and family back home. Besides stamping and card making, I love running, especially distance running.
My life is crazy and there is nothing simple, so I try to keep my crafting style clean and simple. You will see a lot of white space on my cards and only one or two layers.
I love all of the Chameleon products and am looking forward to serving as Chameleon Pens Design Team member for another year.

You can see all of Ilina’s creations on her blog, you can even check out a review she did on the new Chameleon Pencils here!

Stop back on Monday for a really cool project from Ilina.


Smile Layout

Why not use your Chameleon pens to create a floral layout, that is exactly what Tracy has done with this keepsake memory page.

By Tracy McLennon

Tracey said “My inspiration for this layout were the pen colours themselves. Beautiful, bright springtime colours. Once I had them in my hands, they just wanted to become a gorgeous floral layout.”

You can see how this Smile Layout by downloading the free photo step out instructions here.

Check back on Friday to see who we announce next on the team….

New Design Team Announcement Continues

Today we would like to introduce you another new member to our Design Team, the talented  Tracy McLennon.

Hey, my name is Tracy McLennon and I live my crafty life in Cape Breton, Nova Scotia on the east coast of Canada.

I’m married to my uber talented band teacher husband and have 2 beautiful step-daughters, one in university and one still in high school. Our crazy rescue pooch, Kya rounds out our little family.

I am a professional crafter and part time classical musician. I have been scrapbooking for about 18 years and have loved every evolving moment. My other passions include music, photography, drawing and geocaching. I cannot wait to create and share my crafting with the Chameleon Pen community.

You can see Tracy’s creative talents with Chameleon pens by checking out her blog here.

Tracy will be back on Monday with her first blog project, so don’t forget to pop back and check out the inspiration!