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MINI CHALLENGE ~ A Rainbow of Crafts~ Please Vote!

28 Jun

VOTING HAS NOW CLOSED FOR THIS CHALLENGE, THE WINNER AND RUNNERS UP WILL BE ANNOUNCED AROUND 10.30PM FRIDAY 29th JUNE.

Welcome to The Crafty Network Mini Challenge Voting Post.  We are now asking for people to VOTE for any of the below entries, so we can declare a Winner and 2 Runners Up on Friday evening.

(Not sure what this is all about, then please visit: https://thecraftynetwork.wordpress.com/gallery/wednesday-mini-challenge-rules/ ) and see details about the theme for this challenge in the previous post.

THANK YOU and well done to everyone who has entered this week. It’s so good to see so many new people having a go at the challenge as well as some of our regulars. We have a record this week of 25 talented people who have risen to this weeks challenge.  All they need now is your support by voting for your favourite, which is not going to be easy!

THE VOTING! 

In order to declare a WINNER of this Competition, we need YOU our lovely Followers to comment below this post quoting the No. of the photo you like best.  For those of you who are undecided, you can vote for more than one, but please limit it to choosing just 3.

ie. No. 1 = 3pts (first choice),   No. 2 = 2pts (2nd choice), No. 6 = 1pt (3rd choice).

If you pick just one, this will count as 3 points.

You can also send in your votes via email if you wish to:  thecraftynetwork@gmail.com

(Please Note:  The Crafty Network, will not use or retain your email addresses for any marketing purposes and once the vote has been counted, your emails will be deleted).

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The voting will close at 9PM on FRIDAY and the winner with the most points will be announced at 10.30PM, along with the 2 runners-up. 

[Please note change to the times this week, I have extended the voting as I will be making the announcement later, as I have to go out!]

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Thank you & Good luck with your choices, as always this is a really hard decision.

Please click on the first photo and this will take you to a bigger view of the photos.  (Sometimes this can take a little while to load, sorry!)  Also, below the photos are the pages links and the inspiration behind each entry.

LINKS TO ALL THE ENTRIES:

1.  ADOPT A SOCK AND CRAFT ETC:  ??? https://www.facebook.com/groups/314798835223336/?ref=ts E-mail: jenniescott2010@hotmail.co.uk

www.lilacelephant.etsy.com

2.       BLUE BUTTON PRESS: http://bluebuttonpress.wordpress.com/

http://www.etsy.com/shop/bluebuttonpress

3.      LILAC ELEPHANT:  www.facebook.com/lilacelephant

I have the bunting for sale in both of my shops here, www.lilacelephant.folksy.com

4.       FAT BUNNY DESIGNS: https://www.facebook.com/FatBunnyDesigns?ref=ts

Blog: http://thecraftersapprentice.blogspot.com. Folksy: www.folksy.com/shops/fatbunnydesigns.

5.       MELTING POINT:  www.melting-point.co.uk

6.    FIDDLY FINGERS:  My blog is http://www.fiddlyfingers.blogspot.co.uk/

This is the link to my facebook page http://www.facebook.com/pages/Fiddly-Fingers/351417784907415  I am also on Twitter @FiddlyFingers

This is Chester a 6ft crochet cat in 5 different colours.  He is crocheted on a 12mm hook with 5 strands of yarn at a time and took about 2 months to complete.  He comes along to craft fairs with me to promote my crochet workshops.  In this picture he is relaxing in the garden with a cold drink on one of the only days of Summer we have had!

7.    LET’S GET KNITTING:  http://www.facebook.com/pages/Lets-Get-Knitting/364632986923098

8.       SIXSKEINS:  http://www.facebook.com/SixSkeins

9.       CRAFTYOGO:  www.facebook.com/craftyogoscrafts

It’s a beaded sky blue purse with a matching pair of slippers.

10.  EIRAWEN HANDMADE: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Eirawen/327452903937623?ref=tn_tnmn  http://folksy.com/shops/eirawen

http://www.etsy.com/shop/EirawenHandmade

Here is my entry, Orange and violet crochet space bunnies!

11.   THE FAMILY HOME SHOP: Debbie @ The Family Home salesthefamilyhome@hotmail.co.uk  Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/TheFamilyHomeShop

12. SPEEDWELL QUILTS:  www.speedwellquilts.co.uk  Facebook https://www.facebook.com/barbara.speedwellcrafts

It is a small quilt in a design called crazy nine patch.  It is machine pieced and handquilted.

13.SuRe JEWELLERY: https://www.facebook.com/SuReJewellery

Multi coloured wooden bead multi strand necklace – £10 plus £2 p + p

14.   MAMMAKAZ:  https://www.facebook.com/pages/Mammakaz/301844323198425

15.  FELTED ART TO WEAR: http://www.facebook.com/FeltedArtToWear

Handmade nuno felted scarf – a happy and colourful rainbow piece.

16.   WHIMSICAL LUSH:  http://www.facebook.com/WhimSicALLusH

Website: www.whimsicallush.co.uk

One of my new creations which I call my CharmSicALs. They are charms that I have handmade from one off drawings and used them for necklaces, bracelets, keyrings  and now kilt pins! This is my ‘CharmSicALs Weather Pin’ They are £21 each and come on their own little hand stitched cushion which snuggles into a wee brown box. All one-offs!

17.  PRETTY AS A PICTURE: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.255988351139769.59414.182089318529673&type=3#!/pages/Pretty-As-A-Picture/182089318529673 I have made this for a lovely family who sadly had to say goodbye to their beautiful baby girl 9 days after she was born. I wanted it to be full of colour & a happy picture. I hope they can get some comfort from it as I know Angel touched the hearts of so many people in her short life.

18.   LIZZIE ROSE JEWELLERY: lizzierosejewellery@gmail.com

Lizzie Rose Jewellery Shop It’s a handmade bracelet in all the colours of the rainbow: I put them in order of the nursery rhyme: red & yellow & pink & green, orange & purple & blue (slightly different to how you must have been taught, mine’s the Yorkshire version!).  I styled it in the shape of a rainbow just for fun.

19. CLAIRE’S JEWELLERY & CROSS STITCH DESIGNS: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Claires-Jewellery-Cross-Stitch-designs/207871332569444?ref=ts

Price of this necklace would be £15.

20.   HANDCRAFTED BY PICTO: https://www.facebook.com/HandcraftedbyPicto

https://fbcdn-sphotos-a.akamaihd.net/hphotos-ak-snc6/198093_132038046868469_3977288_n.jpg

21.   ELLABELLA ALL THINGS CRAFTY: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Ellabella-all-things-crafty/199880876751311?ref=ts

22.   RAINBOW KNITS UK: www.facebook.com/RainbowKnitsUK

Website: www.rainbowknits.co.uk

This is my Muted Highland Rainbow Blanket. I knitted a different textured Aran stitch in every stripe of soft merino wool. It’s not up for sale yet,

23.   OPHELIA VINTAGE HANDBAGS (CAROL CARR): https://www.facebook.com/opheliavintagehandbags?ref=ts

This picture is called “Googly Earth’ worked on an umbrella – Done with all the colours of the rainbow.   Can art and craft come under the same umbrella.   By Carol Carr.

24. YOWE CRAFTS: Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Yowe/135502869895054  Website is http://www.yowe.co.uk/

Colourful scrappy purse.  It has been made by machine stitching lots of different pieces of fabric and fibres to a felt base.

25.   CRAFTY BAGS: www.facebook.com/CRAFTYBAGS

Rainbow colour  iPad Case

 

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42 responses to “MINI CHALLENGE ~ A Rainbow of Crafts~ Please Vote!

  1. say it

    June 28, 2012 at 10:11 am

    Wow, what wonderful entries this week. So hard to choose! I think I’m going to have to go for:

    1st – No. 5 (Melting Pot)
    2nd – No. 15 (Felted Art to Wear)
    3rd – No. 2 (Blue Button Press)

     
  2. Karen Lowrie / Mammakaz

    June 28, 2012 at 10:17 am

    Gosh, that was hard as they are all so good.
    My vote is number 8 six skeins

     
  3. Teresa

    June 28, 2012 at 10:22 am

    Lots of great entries this time – colourful is popular!

    1 – No 4 Fat Bunny Designs
    2 – No 6 Fiddly Fingers
    3 – No 2 Blue Button Press

     
  4. Emma (The Sparkly Fairy)

    June 28, 2012 at 10:41 am

    A lot of great entries!

    My votes are
    No 1 – Ella Bella
    No 2 Lizzie Rose
    No 3 Felt Art to Wear

     
  5. Yowe

    June 28, 2012 at 10:50 am

    The challenges are getting more and more difficult to judge! This week I’ve decided to award my points to:

    1st – 3pts to No 5 Melting Point
    2nd – 2pts to No 12 Speedwell Quilts (Love your photo!)
    3rd – 1pt to No 15 Felted Art to Wear

    Keep up the good work Linda x

     
  6. Celtic Heart

    June 28, 2012 at 11:00 am

    1st – number 15 Felted Art to Wear
    2nd – number 5 Melting Point
    3rd – number 18 Lizzie Rose Jewellery

     
  7. Jane Whalley

    June 28, 2012 at 11:10 am

    Great enteries – really colourful display

    1. No5
    2. No15
    3. No12
    Thanks for organising this Linda

     
  8. Teresa

    June 28, 2012 at 11:39 am

    All beautiful and difficult to choose. I have chosen:

    1- 3pts 13 SuRe Jewellery
    2- 2pts 20 Handcrafted By Picto
    3- 1pts 16 whimsical Lush

    Teresa.

     
  9. Quirky Quartz

    June 28, 2012 at 11:43 am

    1st – No. 15
    2nd – No. 5
    3rd – No 18 Coz I’m a Yorkshire lass too, and that’s how I sing the rainbow song 😉

    Best of luck everyone!

     
  10. Jan @ Handcrafted by Pictp

    June 28, 2012 at 12:03 pm

    A great challenge, everything looks so ‘colourful’

    1st – #3
    2nd – #6
    3rd – #16

    Jan x

     
  11. Louise McLaren

    June 28, 2012 at 12:58 pm

    Lots of lovely things!
    1st – No. 16
    2nd- No. 15
    3rd – No. 5

     
  12. Lucrece

    June 28, 2012 at 1:05 pm

    1st – No. 16

     
  13. Hannah

    June 28, 2012 at 1:16 pm

    Number 13 please. All look lovely 🙂

     
  14. LindseyD

    June 28, 2012 at 1:31 pm

    No. 16 WHIMSICAL LUSH but all are great!

     
  15. lizzierosejewellery

    June 28, 2012 at 2:45 pm

    Hi!
    1st – Number 25
    2nd – Number 4
    3rd – Number 22
    You must have so much patience adding all these up!

     
  16. julia christine stephen

    June 28, 2012 at 3:13 pm

    wonderful work
    1st- no.15
    2nd- no.5
    3rd- no.24

     
  17. Kevin

    June 28, 2012 at 3:24 pm

    1. No. 16
    2. No. 15
    3. No. 5

     
  18. C.c. Crafts

    June 28, 2012 at 4:00 pm

    1st = 5
    2nd = 15
    3rd = 24
    Such beautifully colourful and cheerful pieces to brighten a dull, dreary day!

     
  19. jackytew

    June 28, 2012 at 4:18 pm

    Number 13 please lovely

     
  20. Diane

    June 28, 2012 at 4:25 pm

    Absolutely brilliant everyone! It’s very difficult to choose but ‘them’s the rules’ so I better get on with it and vote.
    1st = 5 Melting Pot
    2nd= 3 Lilac Elephant
    3rd = 15 Felted Art to wear

    I love a few others of the items too- thanks everyone for sharing your brilliant creations

     
  21. bluebuttonpress

    June 28, 2012 at 6:23 pm

    wow, stiff competition! Beautiful artwork all around!
    1st = 3
    2nd = 15
    3rd = 2 (can I vote for myself?)

     
  22. Liz

    June 28, 2012 at 6:26 pm

    !st number 6
    2nd number 17
    3rd number 23
    Some really lovely work x

     
  23. Eirawen

    June 28, 2012 at 6:50 pm

    1st=15 Felted art to wear
    2nd=24 Yowe crafts
    3rd=22 Rainbow knit uk

     
  24. Dastardly Daphne

    June 28, 2012 at 7:11 pm

    1st=10 Eirawen (LOVE the bunnies ❤ )
    2nd=5 Melting point
    3rd=15 Felted art to wear

     
  25. Violet Shears

    June 28, 2012 at 7:42 pm

    1st=16
    2nd=6
    3rd=10

     
  26. Nicky Norman

    June 28, 2012 at 7:55 pm

    All amazing, but my vote goes to
    16: WhimSicAL LusH
    Thanks

     
  27. RLG

    June 28, 2012 at 8:43 pm

    has to be No. 13 SuRe JEWELLERY

     
  28. cardtimes

    June 28, 2012 at 10:39 pm

    My favourites were:
    1. No 23
    2. No 12
    3. No 1
    😀

     
  29. cardtimes

    June 28, 2012 at 10:43 pm

    Reblogged this on Card Times and commented:
    Take a look at these rainbow challenge entries and don’t forget to vote!

     
  30. Maria Fisher

    June 28, 2012 at 10:50 pm

    No 6 please

     
  31. lynseylovesxxx (@LynseyLovesxxx)

    June 29, 2012 at 9:44 am

    Wow what great entries, loads this week. Gutted I didnt get a chance to enter this week had a big order to complete, and like to make something new for the challenge. Had such a great idea too. My votes go to
    1. No 1
    2. No. 5
    3 No. 6 – loving the camp pose!

    Good luck everybody x

     
  32. annabelsglassdesigns

    June 29, 2012 at 10:59 am

    My votes are
    1. No 15
    2. No 21

     
  33. Andrew

    June 29, 2012 at 1:36 pm

    My vote is for No. 6
    puur…fect

     
  34. Sian -dandycrafts

    June 29, 2012 at 2:05 pm

    My Vote is 1st – No 21, 2nd – No 5 3rd – No 2
    All really lovely hard to choose x

     
  35. kerrywillcocks

    June 29, 2012 at 5:48 pm

    i would like to vote for

    #6 chester by fiddly fingers

     
  36. tara

    June 29, 2012 at 6:39 pm

    my vote is 1st-No 6, 2nd 15 and 3rd No 5

     
  37. Pickle-Lily

    June 29, 2012 at 7:49 pm

    I vote Chester the giant cat by Fiddly Fingers!!!! All my votes!

     
  38. Tracey Haines

    June 29, 2012 at 8:52 pm

    I vote chester by Fiddly Fingers.

     
  39. clare

    June 29, 2012 at 8:56 pm

    No. 6 – love him!

     
  40. Blair

    July 5, 2012 at 11:34 pm

    No. 16 – WHIMSICAL LUSH – 500 points.

     
    • The Crafty Network

      July 6, 2012 at 9:10 am

      Too late for your vote to count I’m afraid, but love your enthusiasm. Thanks. Lindax

       

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