Tuesday, April 17, 2012

vote: event 3


thanks so very much for all of your fantastic nominations in the 2012 Handmade Olympics. what a wonderful celebration of handmade!

without further ado, i'm thrilled to present our judges' shortlist for event #3! 

thanks so much to our fabulous judge for this event, kathreen ricketson of whipup fame. former eco craft and lifestyle columnist for Treehugger she's also the author of Whip Up Mini Quilts (Chronicle 2010) and Little Bits Quilting Bee (Chronicle 2011). most recently she has been writing, editing, designing and publishing a kids e-magazine: Action Pack.

find out more about this nicey here!  

what our judge had to say about the nominations:
"I loved seeing all the beautifully eco friendly designs - reusing, recycling, repurposing is our history and our future and seeing so much invention, beauty, practicality and creativity gladdens my heart!"


congratulations to the following & please cast your vote for  
your favourite handmade eco-friendly goodie!



wow! what a list!
let's vote for our favourite!

voting rules:
1. you can vote once in each event.
2. voting closes on APRIL 27th
3. the top 3-vote getters in each event will be announced on APRIL 30th

okay... please VOTE!
please be sure to head over to cast your vote in EACH of the 7 events:



the amazing PRIZES
the handmade olympics prize packs are just gosh-darn fantastical!
this EVENT will award the following prizes!

including $150 worth of handmade goodness:
a $50 gift certificate to jake + cleo
a $50 gift certificate to remaker
a $50 gift certificate to rikrak

+ an *i WON GOLD*  handmade olympics badge to use on your site/blog/shop 

+ an artist/crafter feature on the rikrak studio blog!

with $60 worth of handmade goodness:
2 months of advertising {may & june} on the rikrak studio blog : value $60

+ an *i WON SILVER*  handmade olympics badge to use on your site/blog/shop 


one FREE month of may 2012 advertising on the rikrak studio blog! yay!

+ an *i WON bronze*  handmade olympics badge to use on your site/blog/shop 
best of luck, nicies! yay handmade!

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  1. I'm extremely excited to be included on this short list with my TrashN2Tees reusable produce bags! Thank you so much Kathreen & rikrak!

    1. yay! so happy for you, jenelle! love your beautiful work - congrats on being shortlisted!

  2. I am so happy to be here with my chandelier. Thank you very much!

  3. So I did. I voted in each event!Thank you again Rikrak and Kathreen. I found out about so many new blogs and products here.Fantastico

    1. oh that's wonderful to hear, ilaria! thanks!

  4. Thank you SO much for including my wooden stacking bowls! I'm so honored to be here!

  5. Thank you so much for including my wooden stacking bowls! I'm so honored to be here!


thanks so much for your comments, nicies!
it's a joy to read what everyone writes here.
thank you!