Monday, February 8, 2010

VOTE: event 2

thanks so very much for all of your fantastic nominations in the
2010 Handmade Olympics. what a fantastic celebration of handmade!

without further ado, i'm thrilled to present our judges' shortlist for event #2!


thanks so much to our brilliant judge for this event, the inspiring Robert Mahar of the beautiful vintage + handmade emporium for children: Mahar Dry Goods!

what our judge had to say about the nominations: "Oh nominating public, what a task you’ve given me! More than 150 lovely handmade children's items were submitted and it’s taken quite some doing to whittle it down to a mere 10. The criteria I considered in selecting the finalists included originality, workmanship, creative use of materials and overall aesthetic appeal. Thank you for the opportunity to review the wealth and breadth of your talents and my best wishes to the final ten!"


congratulations to the following & please cast your vote for your favourite handmade item for kids!


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

voting rules:
1. you can vote once in each event.
2. voting closes on wed. february 17th at 5pm
3. the top 3-vote getters in each event will be announced on thursday february 18th!

okay... please VOTE!

please be sure to head over to cast your vote in EACH of the 8 events:
vote in event #1
vote in event #2
vote in event #3
vote in event #4
vote in event #5
vote in event #6
vote in event #7
vote in event #8


:: and THE PRIZES!
don't forget, there are over $2000 worth of handmaking prizes to be awarded! yay!
this EVENT will award the following prizes!

:: a GOLD prize pack
including $150.00 worth of handmade goodness:
a $50 gift certificate to plushroom soup
a $50 gift certificate to paisley baby
a $50 gift certificate to blueshinebaby

+ an *i WON* the handmade olympics banner/button image to use on your site/blog/shop
+ an artist/crafter feature on the rikrak studio blog!

:: a SILVER prize pack with $100.00 worth of handmade goodness:
a $50 gift certificate to small grapes fabrics
a $50 gift certificate to the framed frog

:: a BRONZE prize pack
of one FREE month of March 2010 advertisting on the rikrak studio blog! yay!

best of luck, nicies! yay handmade!

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  1. This was a tough one as I like lots of things here!

  2. Oh my word! My (almost) 3 yr. old girl needs that sewing machine! I loved everything on this page!


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