Monday, February 14, 2011

let the VOTING begin!

:::: UPDATE ::::
thanks so much nicies!
the votes have been tabulated.
you can see all of YOUR  2011 handmade olympics medalists here!


hot diggity dog!
welcome welcome welcome to the judges' shortlists for the 2011 handmade olympics!

a few weeks ago, the event gates swung open.

and you nicies amazed me!

you fabulous folks from all over the handmaking world nominated an amazing array of glorious creations and creators.
wow - what creative geniuses you all are! 

over a 1000 phenomenal entries later ...   there were brilliant nominations from old favourites, brand-new faves, handmaking superstars, and the handmaking superstars of tomorrow!

amazing stuff, nicies.
thanks so much for playing! it was so heartwarming to read of your own love of handmaking and the pieces that inspire you!

and now our judges have narrowed down (what a task that would have been... the nominations were all so amazing!) the field to their favourite 10 (-ish) nominations in each event!

so without further ado, please visit each shortlist AND VOTE on your faves!
who will WIN is up to YOU, cutiepies!

voting rules:
1. you can vote once in each event.
2. voting closes on wed. february 23rd at 5pm
3. the top 3-vote getters in each event will be announced on thursday february 4th: when they'll be awarded their amazing prize packs! woohoo!!! don't forget, over $2000 worth of handmade and vintage prizes to be won!


so congrats to everyone who was nominated, and to everyone who found their creative courage to show the world something fabulous they've made. and to the many lovelies who made something JUST for the events! i love it!

let's keep celebrating handmade! it sure is fabulous, isn't it!?

thanks so much to EVERYONE who has been part of the fun!

let the VOTING begin!

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  1. This is soooo amazing! Can't wait to get in there and view all of the fabulous products to cast my votes. x

  2. I had so much fun voting! Very tough decisions, good luck to everyone.

  3. I just voted! So many tough decisions.. so many wonderful things!

    I think the links from this post to events 7 & 8 are broken? I hopped instead from one event to the next.

  4. thanks so much nicies! glad you're having fun! :)

    i just love the lists too!

    and thanks candace- i checked it out and it seems to be working now - maybe just a little blip :)

    thanks for the heads up!

  5. This is so exciting!!
    I really do enjoy this..interactivity in the handmade community bring us all that much closer together :)

  6. Cool - I have voted for my favourites and also included a write up of the olympics on Cuteable this morning.


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