Sep 2, 2010

Treasury Challenge: Yellow Silk Ring

The votes are in, and the winner of the “Star Deck” treasury challenge is Sepia Tones! Congratulations to the curator, bstudio, and thank you very much to all of our participants and voters!

And now it’s time for a fresh new challenge. This fun activity is designed to bring new exposure to great Etsy shops, as well as bring us all together in the spirit of beautiful treasuries!

The contest is open to anyone, and we invite all Etsy members to participate, even if you’re not an Oh Canada Team member. Buyers are also welcome to play!

The winner will receive the opportunity to select the theme for our next challenge. It could be an idea, a color, or even an item from their shop, or a favorite shop, to be featured in our next Treasury Challenge.

Sepia Tones

The Rules

1. Make a beautiful Etsy Treasury.

2. Your treasury must incorporate the challenge’s theme, and include at least 8 Oh Canada Team members. Check out our team roster for members, or search for the tag OhCanadaTeam when choosing your featured listings.

3. You must include the words “OCT Challenge” somewhere in your treasury’s title.

4. You must tag your treasury with “ohcanadateam” and “OCT challenge”

5. In your treasury’s description, let viewers know that it is an entry in an Oh Canada Team challenge, invite them to join, and provide a link to our main blog, or this post.

6. If an item in your treasury sells or is removed, please replace it with another item from the same shop. Screenshots of each entry will be available in our Flickr challenge album for your reference before judging begins.

7. Please do not use your own shop(s) in your entry, including alternate shops.

How to Enter

To enter your treasury, add a link to it in the comments section of this post.

The deadline for the “Yellow Ring” challenge is Tuesday, September 7th. Our judges will select 6 finalists, and voting will begin on Thursday, September 9th.

Voting for this challenge will close the following Tuesday, and the winner will be announced along with our new challenge theme on Thursday, September 16th.

Everyone is welcome to play - including Etsy shoppers and non-team members. If you’ve never made a treasury on Etsy before, you can get some handy tips in this tutorial: How to Make Etsy Treasuries.

The Theme

Our previous challenge winner, bstudio, has selected a handmade silk ring to be the focus of this challenge. You can curate using any theme that you desire, but you must include this listing in your treasury: Yellow Ruffled Silk Ring.

Yellow silk ring by bstudio

Challenge Judges

Not ready to make a treasury yet? We will also be looking for guest judges to help narrow down the finalists. If you would like to participate, let us know in the comments section of this post, along with a link to your shop. The first three volunteers will be contacted by our Treasury Challenge admins with more details.

Please feel free to contact our team admins if you have any questions.

Good luck!

Copyright 2010 Oh Canada and bstudio


DarkRide said...

Congratulations, bstudio! Your ring is going to make for some sunny and bright new treauries!

jensdreamdecor said...

What a fun is my entry!

Mortira said...

I could do this every day! Can't wait to see all of the entries together!

Brazen said...

Here's my official entry... I used every spot available to highlight OhCanadaTeam Members!

DarkRide said...

Nice touch, Brazen!
Here's mine

bstudio: silk ribbon embroidery for you & your home said...

Since my item will be featured in all the entries, I'd like to volunteer to be a judge for this one instead of making a treasury.
If you need someone just yell!

FundaBB said...

Here is mine... I liked curating it.

RJ @ A Life Designed said...

Congrats bstudio!

Here's my entry:

Mary said...

Here is the link to my treasury!

I have included only team members! I hope you enjoy it

Miriam said...

This is my entry for the Oct challenge.

Steph said...

I find SO MANY fantastic items in these challenges - here's my entry titled 'Bursts of Sunshine'

Bubble Tub Soaps said...

Okay here is my entry, all the treasuries are fantastic what a wonderful idea :o)

SimpleSundries said...

Here is my entry for this treasury challenge...

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