November 2011: November Nights

November Nights

November Nights

[The submission period for this contest is now over. Click here to view and vote on the top 10 finalists! ] Whether it’s putting on a slinky black dress and hitting the town or staying in with a warm blanket and a favorite book, we want you to show us what “November Nights” mean to you.  Check out our free beading projects and tutorials for some inspiration.

We will select 10 finalists from the contest entries, all of whom will have their work published in our Beader’s Blog and on the Beadaholique Facebook page, for public voting. The winner will receive a $100 Beadaholique gift certificate and further exposure on our blog and Facebook page!

Rules/How to Enter:

Email us a clear, in focus, well-lit photo of a beading project which fits our theme and uses one or more products from Beadaholique. Email one photo, at least 500 px in width or height but no bigger than 1600 px wide and 1600 px tall, to challenge@thebeadingwire.com (do not use this for questions; contact us here) with the following included in your email:

Subject line: Name of Piece tags: nov2011 (Example: Dark Princess tags: nov2011)

Body: Very important! Include your full name and email address within the body of your email. Optionally, you may also include a brief description of your piece.

Important Dates:

  • Monday, November 21 @ 4 PM PDT: Last day to submit
  • Wednesday, November 23: Top 10 will be posted on our Facebook and notified via email. Public voting starts.
  • Tuesday, November 29 @ 4 PM PDT: Public voting closes
  • Thursday, December 1: Winner is announced in the next issue of The Beading Wire and notified via email.

Other Rules:

One entry per person. If you send more than one entry, you may be disqualified. If your entry does not meet the “Rules/How to Enter” stated above, you may be disqualified. Winner must respond to our email notification within 2 weeks to claim gift certificate.  No one person may win more than once every 3 months.  By entering, you retain the rights to your original jewelry design but are giving Beadaholique, Inc permission to use your submitted photo(s) on our websites, newsletter, Facebook, blog and other properties.

Tips:

  • Send in a large, clear, and well-lit photo.
  • Try to use natural light to illuminate your photos.
  • Double check to make sure that your full name and email address are included in the body of your email.  We have received submissions with no contact information.

 

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  • Anonymous

    You know I don’t know how else to have the voting for your contests, but since I am a finalist, I am not sure having it on Facebook is the best way. What if the finalist’ piece is awesome , but they only have a few friends on Facebook? How have you done voting in the past? Just curious.

    • Anonymous

      This is the 2nd Beading Challenge we have held, and we’re keeping a close eye on the voting process and the feedback we receive. We understand your concerns and will take it into consideration as we plan future contests. Good luck!