Okay… so this is sort of self-serving, but I actually am involved with the
contest that I am announcing this week. Sorry about that, but I have to say
that the prizes are pretty good.

Kind of long… I just put all the rules in here.
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CARPE BEADUM DESIGN CONTEST 2009
http://www.1stopbeadshop.com/carpe-beadum-design-contest-2009-c-351.html

Good River Gallery and 1 Stop Bead Shop have teamed up for a Beading Contest!

We always love seeing what our customers are using our supplies to make. Our
challenge to you is to use 25% or more of the beads we send you. You may add
beads to this kit as well. Multiple entries are fine, but you must buy a kit FOR
EACH ENTRY. Any technique (wirewrapping, stringing, beadweaving) is accepted.
Further, you are not just limited to jewelry! Sculpture, housewares, whatever
you can come up with so long as it uses our beads.

Kits include lampworked beads, crystals, tierracast spacers, and seed beads.
Please choose your color – we have more than one colorway available. The kit is
available for sale at $35.00 each starting NOW. A copy of the full rules is
included in each kit (these are the full rules).

HOW TO ENTER Email a clear jpeg at least 5″ x 5″ at 300 dpi, to:
Goodrivergallery@…. Put “1Stop/GoodRiver contest” in the subject line. Do
not send us actual pieces, they will not be considered. Include in the email:
name, address, email address, phone number, title of piece, list of materials,
dimensions.

JUDGES One “People’s Choice” Finalist will selected by YOU. Vote on Hannah’s
blog beginning December 5th. You’ll have two weeks and we’ll send you a link
once all the finalists are in and uploaded. First, Second and third place
finalists will be selected by Lisa Busch, owner of 1 Stop Bead Shop, Robin
Brannan, manager, and Hannah Rosner.

PRIZES! Check these out! You get ALL of this!

1st place = *$100 in semiprecious beads *$25 1 Stop Bead Shop Gift Certificate
*$50 GoodRiverGallery Gift Certificate.

2nd place = *$50 in semiprecious beads *$25 1 Stop Bead Shop Gift Certificate
*$25 GoodRiverGallery Gift Certificate

3rd place = *$25 in semiprecious beads *$25 1 Stop Bead Shop Gift Certificate
*GoodRiverGallery Calla Lily

People’s choice = *$25 1 Stop Bead Shop Gift Certificate *GoodRiverGallery Large
Hole Bead (fits on PerlAmore, Troll, Pandora, Biagi or any large cord)

All four finalists will be featured on the 1 Stop Bead Shop Website, on the 1
Stop Bead Shop Blog and on the Good River Gallery Blog.

DEADLINE: Midnight MST, December 1st, 2009. Winners will be notified in mid to
late December.

1 Stop Bead Shop Employees and teachers cannot join in the games, sorry. You are
all just too good, and its an unfair advantage! Carpe Beadum!

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