Katja Kromann Portfolio

Published

Published

In 2013 - present I have had design work published in print and I have had several room designs, projects, crafts and recipes published online.

In 2006-2007 I photographed several projects for Living Crafts Magazine.

In 2004-2007 I pursued craft publishing and had my work featured in magazines like Creating Keepsakes, Memory Makers, Paper Trends. I was also featured in a few idea books.


Notable features

These are some of the highlights of online sites where A Home for Design Food Crafts (formerly Shift Ctrl Art) has been published from 2013 - present.


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2014

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2007

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Achievements and media

In January 2016 B's blue bedroom wall was featured online by Better Homes & Gardens.

In September 2015 three room designs were published in the book Lovable livable home (Affiliated link) by Young House Love. Featured rooms: tween boy bedroom, guest bath and game/guest room.

In January 2015 the tween boy bedroom was featured in a round up by Apartment Therapy in best of 2014.

In May 2014 our guest bath was published in the May Issue of Better Homes & Gardens.

Frog Tape national design contest, second place in 2013. Prize $2500.

Honorable Mention in the 2006 Hall of Fame contest by Creating Keepsakes.

The Scrapbook Journey by Cory Richardson-Lauve (Affiliated link) Contributed: 1 article, 1 layout **also on cover**

Memory Makers' Magazine 'Editor's Pick' (Wonder) - April 2006

Winner of the Moxie challenge contest 2005 at Memory Creators.

Honorable Mention in the 2005 Hall of Fame contest by Creating Keepsakes.

AC Moore in store video: 1 layout, 1 bookmark and 2 altered items.

QVC(tv-channel) Jan. 20th 2005 My little World Traveler - featured by Deluxe Designs (freeze frames.)

Featured design, food and crafts

Woman's Day November 2016 'Silhouette Christmas trees'
Shutterfly November 2016 'Kitchen reveal'
coco29 October 2016 'Silhouette Christmas trees'
Better Homes and Garden March 2016 'Navy blue wall - B's room reveal'
DIY ready February 2016 'How to make a tufted headboard'
Ana White January 2016 'How to build a white desk with a kreg jig'
Brit + co November 2015 'Shilhouette Christmas trees'
Craft River November 2015 'Shilhouette Christmas trees'
coco 29 November 2015 'Jingle bell Christmas ornament'
Papierschmetterlinge October 2015 'Vegan butterflies with printable'
MSN September 2015 'Pumpkin parade - a silver leaf pumpkin'
House Beautiful September 2015 'Pumpkin parade - a silver leaf pumpkin'
Paleo Grubs August 2015 'Paleo bread - grain and gluten free'
Remodelaholic July 2015 'Vegan butterflies with printable'
Picky stitch June 2015 'How to sew a ruffled table skirt'
Love this pic March 2015 'Easter wreath - egg and feather go together'
Carb Switch February 2015 'Paleo bread - grain and gluten free'
Holland Sentinel February 2015 'Paleo bread - grain and gluten free'
Gridley Herald February 2015 'Paleo bread - grain and gluten free'
Redwood Fallsgazette February 2015 'Paleo bread - grain and gluten free'
Amazing Interor Design February 2015 'Frogtape contenst entry hallway'
Spry Living January 2015 'Paleo bread - grain and gluten free'
Brit + co December 2014 'How to make Tie dyed gift bags'
Apartment Therapy December 2014 'Navy blue wall - B's room reveal'
Apartment Therapy December 2014 'mario pixel round up'
Good Housekeeping December 2014 'Jingle bell Christmas ornament'
The Dating Divas December 2014 'Gifting money with origami'
Style Motivation December 2014 'Tie dyed gift bags with berry candy'
Love this pic November 2014 'How to make a twine Easter egg'
Tipsted November 2014 'Shilhouette Christmas trees'
Adventures in the making October 2014 'How to make a straw spider wreath'
Shelterness September 2014 'Pumpkin parade - a silver leaf pumpkin'
Oh Oh Blog September 2014 'Pumpkin parade - a silver leaf pumpkin'
Only for Her September 2014 'Bat mitzvah gift wrap'
Southern Hospitality August 2014 'Home tour'
My natural family August 2014 'Chicken nuggets with lemon and rosemary'
Healthy Happy Smart May 2014 'Paleo bread - grain and gluten free'
Brooklyn Limestone September 2014 'Halloween straw spider web door wreath'
Good Housekeeping.com September 2014 'Silver leaf pumpkin - decorating outside for Halloween'
Elle Decor September 2014 'Powder room turned full bath'
HouseBeautiful.com September 2014 'Powder room turned full bath'
Danielle Oakey Interiors August 2014 'Shift Ctrl Art home tour'
Huffington Post Home August 2014 'Handmade Rosemary Almonds'
Apartment Therapy July 2014 'Tween room reveal'
Featured in Better Homes and Gardens, May 2014 April 2014 'Powder room turned full bath'
House*Tweaking May 2014 'A kitchen in Orange County'
Thrifty Decor Chick April 2014 'Outdoor lounge area and patio reveal'
Shelterness.com April 2014 'How to: make a twine easter egg'
Style Motivation March 2014 'How to make a jewel toned Easter wreath'
Style Motivation March 2014 'How to: make a twine easter egg'
ftiaxto.gr March 2014 'Laundry room reveal - clothes pin art and chalk board door'
Sortrature March 2014 'How to: make a twine easter egg'
Primitive and Proper March 2014 'DIY shelves using IKEA Ekby Bjärnum brackets - and a gallery wall put up.'
House by Hoff March 2014 'DIY shelves using IKEA Ekby Bjärnum brackets - and a gallery wall put up.'
Top Dreamer March 2014 'How to make a jewel toned Easter wreath'
A girl and a Glue Gun March 2014 'IKEA idea: sew on a Swiss cross to a GURLI pillow'
It's Owerflowing February 2014 'IKEA hack: Dipped Bekväm step stool with Tejn faux sheep'
FoodGawker.com January 2014 'Paleo almond Christmas cookies'
FoodGawker.com January 2014 'Paleo bread - grain free'
FoodGawker.com January 2014 'Paleo mazarin almond cake'
Skinny Twinkie December 2013 'Paleo almond Christmas cookies'
Inspire We Trust October 2013 'Pumpkin parade - a silver leaf pumpkin'
CraftGawker.com October 2013 'Silver leaf pumpkin - decorating outside for Halloween'
Itsoverflowing.com October 2013 'My mantel is dressed up for fall/Halloween'
CNN Living September 2013 'DIY White desk and shelves'
Itsoverflowing.com September 2013 'Outdoor lounge area and patio reveal'
Apartment Therapy August 2013 'Outdoor lounge area and patio reveal'
Orange County Register.com August 2013 'Let's get Frog Taping! Entry hall reveal!'
Itsoverflowing.com August 2013 'How to: sew a half-round seat cushion cover - for my outdoor wicker chairs'
CraftGawker.com August 2013 'How to: sew a half-round seat cushion cover - for my outdoor wicker chairs'
Scissors and Thread August 2013 'Make a chunky bracelet with beads and chains.'
Craftgawker.com August 2013 'Make a chunky bracelet with beads and chains.'
Dcoracao.com July 2013 'Let's get Frog Taping! Entry hall reveal!'
Curbly.com July 2013 'Let's get Frog Taping! Entry hall reveal!'
Featured in the 1840Farm Newsletter July 2013 'Build a planter box for your outdoor table'
Mentioned on Boxy Colonial July 2013 'Painting the outdoor furniture - how I got that barnwood color'
Mentioned on Wills Casa.com July 2013 'Let's get Frog Taping! Entry hall reveal!'
Guest post on Brooklyn Limestone July 2013 'Ikea hack: entertainment center with fireplace'
Won second place in the 2013 FrogTape 'Earn your Stripes' contest July 2013 'Let's get Frog Taping! Entry hall reveal!'
DwellingGawker.com July 2013 'Let's get Frog Taping! Entry hall reveal!'
Was featured on It's Overflowing July 2013 'Let's get Frog Taping! Entry hall reveal!'
Dwellinggawker July 2013 'Outdoor patio dining area - the reveal'
Was featured on Babble.com July 2013 'Spray painted wicker chairs'
Was featured on It's Overflowing June 2013 'Outdoor patio dining area - the reveal'
Was featured on HouseLogic.com June 2013 'Our kitchen'
DecoIdeas June 2013 'Pixel wall art - Mario gets SUPER sized'
Was featured on Savvy Design West June 2013 'Spray painted wicker chairs'
Was featured on Orange County Register May 2013 'Vegan butterfly framed art'
CraftGawker May 2013 'Gift wrap for a one year old boy'
IKEA hackers May 2013 'DIY White desk and shelves'
Was featured on It's Overflowing May 2013 'Vegan butterfly framed art'
Mailbox Journey May 2013 'Vegan butterfly framed art'
Hands Occupied May 2013 'Vegan butterfly framed art'
Craft Gossip May 2013 'Vegan butterfly framed art'
CraftGawker May 2013 'Vegan butterfly framed art'
CraftGawker May 2013 'How to make a forever wreath in 10 minutes'
PopSugar April 2013 'Peanut Chocolate treats'
FoodGawker.com April 2013 'Danish pancakes - aka crêpes.'
House of Smiths April 2013 'Easter display with bunting, eggs, chickens and more'
Curbly April 2013 'Powder room turned full bath'
FoodGawker April 2013 'Rosemary paprika Munster panini'
CraftGawker April 2013 'How to: make a twine Easter egg'
We Play Together (Παίζουμε μαζί) April 2013 'Jewel toned Easter door wreath'
DwellingGawker March 2013 'Easter display with bunting, eggs, chickens and more'
All for the Boys March 2013 '8 DIYs for a tween room'
While Chasing Kids / Russian Mom Cooks March 2013 'Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal truffles'
FoodGawker March 2013 'Chocolate Coconut Oatmeal truffles'
Designing, Dining, Diapers March 2013 'Jewel toned Easter door wreath'
Blogger Homes March 2013 'Living room - new rug and remodel'
FoodGawker March 2013 'No horsing around: Fresh herb and juniper berry meatballs'

Feature samples

Guest bath

Guest bath

Paleo bread

Paleo bread

White desk

White desk

Pixel Mario

Pixel Mario

Silver leaf pumpkin

Silver leaf pumpkin

Silhouette trees

Silhouette trees

Published Photography

In 2007 I photographed crafts for Living Crafts Magazine.

Below is a list of contributions.

Spring 08 Issue of Living Crafts Magazine.
Photography for the following Articles:
Spring gallery pg. 18-19

Winter 08 Issue of Living Crafts Magazine.
Photography for the following Articles:
Heartfelt pg. 26-28
Dreaming of good things pg. 36
My Valentine pg. 38-39
The curly house of snail pg. 40-41
Playing before the party pg. 43-44

Vector graphics for:
Pattern of baby doll top pg. 51

Web photography for Living Crafts Magazine
(Some photos / content changes)

Photography samples

Felting

Felting

Egg Covers

Egg Covers

Easter eggs

Easter eggs

Chicken

Chicken

Hearts

Hearts

Doll

Doll

Published crafts and scrapbooking

I pursued scrapbook publishing from April 2005 through April 2007

Below is a list of books and magazines where my work was published.

Paper Trends June/July 2008 1 sketch / 4 designers
Paper Trends Aug/Sept 07 1 project with mini book
Paper Trends Spring 07 1 Card

The Scrapbook Journey by Cory Richardson-Lauve Contributed: 1 article, 1 layout **also on cover**

Paper Trends Dec/Jan 2006/2007 Christmas Party set - 12 cones, hearts and a top star for Christmas tree - invitation and Thank you card - Place card, party favor and napkin holder - layout

Creating Keepsakes Magazine Jan 2007 layout 'Fresh New Year'
Creating Keepsakes HOF Volume 8 2006 Honorable Mention layout 'You and Dad'

Memory Makers 502 idea book July 2006 layout 'Tan lines'

Creating Keepsakes idea book School memories: ‘Pre-school’ pg. 22

Paper Trends June/July 06 K sketches pg 71 **also on cover** I love you Dad pg. 122

Paper Trends April/May 06
'Art Slide Mailers' pg. 32-33
'Purse rescue kit' pg. 34-35
'Seasons' mini book pg. 62-63 **also on cover**
'Spring Party' set of 8 pieces pg pg. 75-82 **also on cover**
Party set includes: Invitation, place card, menu, napkin, party favor, party favor bag, center piece and thank you card. 'Spring Party' layout pg. 83
 'Happy Birthday' card pg. 111

Memory Makers idea book 'what about the words' Feb 06 'My husband' pg. 30
Memory Makers Magazine April 06 'Wonder' pg. 95**Editor's pick**

Creating Keepsakes March 06 'Story time' pg. 122 'All in a day's work' pg. 129

Paper Trends Dec/Jan 06
'Advent calendar' pg. 14-15
'Interactive gift tag' pg. 21
'Merry Christmas card' pg. 32
'Hello card' pg. 103
'With all my heart card' pg. 107 **also on cover**

Creating Keepsakes BH sketch Dec 05 'Winter in Denmark' pg. 80

Scrapbook Premier 'Brainiac idea book'
'Laguna Beach' page pg. 128
'My incredible boy' pg. 141

Memory Makers 'All Pets' idea book Jan 06 'Impressions of a cat' pg. 80

Paper Trends Oct/Nov 05
'Halloween paper bag book' pg. 10-11
'Happy Halloween card' pg. 15
'Open I dare you, slide mailer' pg. 25
'Thank U card' pg. 82

Paper Crafts Dec/Jan 05/06 'Holiday slide mailer' pg. 33

Creating Keepsakes November 05 'Over 10,000 photos', pg. 172

Memory Makers Idea book Vol. 6 Oct 05 '3 easy steps on how to trick or treat' pg. 101

Paper Trends Aug/Sept 05
Baby accordian book pg pg. 76-77 **also on cover**
'FOR YOU' altered paper bag (contest) pg. 84

Creating Keepsakes HOF Volume 7 Honorable Mention 'Do I look like the frog now?' August 05 pg. 156

Creating Keepsakes 'Disneyland Parade' - online August

Paper Trends June/Juli 05 Journal - pg. 66-67

Pages By Design - Deluxe Design - ideabook May 05
'Family time' - pg. 35
'Trains' - pg. 46
'The rain file' - pg. 61
'Poolside Phone call' - pg. 116
'Paris' - pg. 117
'Beach' - pg. 123


Publication samples

Winter

Winter

You & Dad

You & Dad

10000 Photos

10000 Photos

Wonder

Wonder

The frog

The frog

Seasons

Seasons