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Saturday, October 27, 2012

2nd Bead Packet Design Challenge


Note:  I set this blog article to run early this morning at 1:30 am to coincide with Sharyl's, but for some reason it didn't work.  :(  Anyhooos .... here it is:

For those who have been following Sharyl on her blog you know she has a "2nd Bead Packet Design Challenge" going on this month, where jewelry designers purchase a set of 9 pre-picked NKPBEADS and come up with their own designs ...Here is a link to her original blog post: Click Here



 Because my beads were in the spotlight I decided to make things more interesting by throwing in a $25 gift certificate to one of the participants by drawing a name out of a 'hat', randomly of course.  Here is a link to that blog post:  Click Here

For the 'hat' I used one of my pots that I made out of sparkly micacious clay.  I printed out the entries, cut and folded them before placing them into the pot.    I swirled my hand around exactly 20 times and then picked out a name.  

  The winner is: Whimsical Monkey!

WMPlease leave your email address in the comments and I will contact you with instructions on how to collect your $25 in beads from my NKP Beads etsy store.  


   CONGRATULATIONS!


Below are the participants and their blogs. Please click over and take a look at each design.  Also, hop over to Sharyl's blog.

Sudafulee... Always in Bloom
http://sadafulee.blogspot.com
Kashmira Patel

All the Pretty Things
http://www.allprettythings.ca/
Alicia

Creative Designs by Cheri
http://creativedesignsbycheri.blogspot.com/
Cheri

Laren Dee Designs
http://larendeedesigns.blogspot.com/
Laren Dee Barton

Beads and Bread
http://www.beadsandbread.blogspot.com/
Shirley Moore

Alice's Beads and Baubles
http://alicesbeadsandbaubles.blogspot.com/
Alice Craddick

Tell Your Girlfriends
http://www.tellyourgirlfriends.com/
Cilla

Whimsical Monkey
http://whimsicalweavings.blogspot.com/
Whimsical Monkey

KayzKreationz
http://kayzkreationz.blogspot.com/
KayzKreationz

Jean A. Wells Handcrafted Artisan Jewelry
http://jeanawells.blogspot.com/
Jean A. Wells

Thank you to all the participants.  This was a lot of fun!  I look forward to seeing all the beautiful items you designed with some of my beads.

4 comments:

  1. Congratulations to the winner! What a fantastical prize this was. You do beautiful work Natalie. We all had such a great time working with your beads.

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  2. Thank you for your generosity and support with this challenge event, Natalie! It has been so much fun, thanks in good part to you! I love your beads and it looks like you have even more fans now! The designers did lovely jobs showing off your beads. Hope you like what they did as much as I do! --Sharyl

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  3. Oh I am so excited, I just loved creating with your beads. E-mail: magicmonkeymehendi@yahoo.com

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  4. Congrats Whimsical Monkey! Natalie, I also want to thank you, it was a joy to work with your beads!

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