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Spring Fever Design Challenge

 

What do we want? Spring! When do we want it? Now! Well all right then!

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I usually love Autumn and Winter, but I don’t feel that we’ve had proper seasons this year… what should have been crisp frosty mornings and beautiful snow filled landscapes has turned in to a wet mess. We’ve had damaging storms across the country, and the South has been hit by awful floods.

We’re ready for it to be over and are looking forward to everything Spring brings. There are small signs in the garden of warmer times coming, the bulbs are starting to break the surface and over the last few days, the birds have been singing. So in the hope of things to come, myself and Lesley Watt are hosting a glorious technicoloured ceramic Spring Fever design Challenge! 

 There are beads from myself…

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 There are beads from Lesley…

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Everything has been specially made for the challenge with the theme of Spring. But that’s not all… this year, the lovely Claire Braunbarth of Smitten Beads will be joining us adding some of her sari silks in to the design packs.

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Each pack consists of a surprise flower focal set from Lesley, a surprise bird bead set from me and a length of matching silk from Claire. Each bead is handmade and individual.

The challenge sets are offered at the discounted price of GBP£12 each + P&P (£2.50 uk/£3.75 overseas) and there are only 20 available. Winners of the sets will be randomly chosen from comments left on mine and Lesley’s blog.

If you’re a winner, we will let you know, get in touch for payment, and your pack will be posted out. You can create as many designs as you wish, using the beads and silk from us and anything in your stash. Designs need to be completed and ready for the big reveal and blog hop on Wednesday 16th April.

 

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All you have to do to enter is comment on this post or on Lesley’s blog post but please note – you must be willing to take part in the blog hop on Wednesday 16th April.

There are are lots of ways you can increase your chances of winning too… Do any of the following and leave an additional comment each time and you will get an extra entry for each one:

Share this giveaway on your own blog

Share this giveaway on your Facebook pages, Google+, Twitter etc.

Become a new follower of ‘The Gossiping Goddess’

Become a new follower of ‘Blueberri Beads’

Become a new follower of Smitten Beads

Become a follower of my Facebook page.

Become a follower of Lesley’s Facebook page.

Become a follower of Claire’s Facebook page

Follow me on Pinterest

Follow Lesley on Pinterest

Follow Claire on Pinterest

Like Lesley’s Etsy shops THEA jewellery and THEA too.

Like my Etsy shop Blueberri Beads

Anything else of you can think of to spread the word.

Don’t forget to leave a separate comment for each method to maximise your chances though! The draw will close at 8pm GMT on Wednesday 26th February and we will randomly select and announce the winners on Friday 28th February.

Winners will be sent an e-mail asking them to forward payment in Great British Pounds to my Paypal address – payments should be made as quickly as possible to ensure beads are shipped in good time.

We will aim to have all packed shipped by Monday 10th March which will allow five plus weeks for delivery and design. It’s as simple as that so good luck and I’ll see you back here on the 28th and hope you’ll be with us for the big reveal.

If you’d like to see what happened in the last challenge we hosted, check out the Pinterest board here to see the stunning Autumn design Challenge creations.

123 thoughts on “Spring Fever Design Challenge

  1. I liked and became a new follower of Claire’s FB “Smitten Beads” page, and was delighted to see she’s adding items to her shop for the event! SPRING FEVER is fun, lol.

  2. I created an Etsy treasury featuring items from THEa Elements, THEa Jewellery, and BlueberriBeads. The treasury description includes a link to the blog hop:

    “Catch spring fever with beautiful items from THEa Elements, THEa Jewellery, and BlueberriBeads. This treasury celebrates the art of Lesley Watt and Caroline Dewison, in honor of their Spring Fever Design Challenge and blog hop with Smitten Beads. http://t.co/o0EqSTNikK

    https://www.etsy.com/treasury/MTYzODkzNDd8MjcyNTc3NTczMg/spring-fever

  3. And last but not least, I sent out a wish, carried off by the winds of our pretty planet, swirling around Earth, from country to country, across oceans & open hearts, that all those who may catch SPRING FEVER from my posts have fun doing so! I had a blast sharing in all the creative ways I could think of this morning, lol.

    Fly well sweet wishes & friends,
    Rita

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