November 2012: Winter Holidays

Winter Holiday Projects from Beadaholique

Winter Holiday Projects from Beadaholique

Where has the time gone? Christmas will be here before we know it! Let’s get in the spirit with holiday-themed projects this month. We’re looking for submissions that showcase “Winter Holidays,” whether they’re traditional colors of red and green, or festive designs celebrating the season and all it represents.

Check out our special Winter Holidays Projects page for some ideas and inspiration. Need some products? Our Christmas Store brings together our holiday-themed components all in one place.

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 of your own design which fits our theme and uses one or more products found at 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 (make sure you leave in the words tags: november2012):

Subject line: Name of Piece tags: november2012 (Example: Winter Wonderland Necklace tags: november2012)

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:

  • Tuesday, November 27 @ 4PM PT: Last day to submit
  • Thursday, November 29: Top 10 will be posted on our Facebook and notified via email. Public voting starts.
  • Tuesday, December 4 @ 4 PM PT: Public voting closes
  • Thursday, December 6: Winner is announced in the next issue of The Beading Wire and notified via email.

Other Rules—Updated 11/2012:

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 12 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.  For consistency and fairness, watermarks and other text or logos will be edited out of photos.  We encourage finalists to promote their business, store or website in the comments for their entry.  The terms and conditions that apply to all Beadaholique contests and giveaways also apply here.

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 continue to receive submissions with no contact information.
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