Friday, September 4, 2009

Vintage Challenge Entries - Vote Today!

Here are all 18 entries for the Vintage Challenge! Thanks to everyone for entering! It was like getting wonderful party favors every time a new entry came in. Take a look at all the entries below, click on the thumbnails to see the full size picture and then vote for your favorite in the poll below the entry pictures. First place wins a $100 gift certificate to eebeads.com. Second place is a big ole bag of Vintage goodies from eebeads.com. I'll announce the winner on September 18th. Good luck to everyone!
Entry #1 Entry #2
Entry #3 Entry #4
Entry #5 Entry #6
Entry #7 Entry #8
Entry #9 Entry #10
Entry #11 Entry #12
Entry #13 Entry #14
Entry #15 Entry #16
Entry #17 Entry #18

25 comments:

  1. WOW! All are lovely but #6 looks like something that might be found at an ancient dig site in Egypt-simple but special-it got my vote. Does #16 has a some kind of glass or gem that the filigree is wrapped around? - very pretty color. How many times can you vote? Good luck to all (esp. #6)

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  2. They're all so beautiful. Tough decision! Thanks for the chance to see/vote on them.

    Chris

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  3. Thanks D.Mc. I'm sure everyone will love reading folks comments. #16 used a piece of found beach glass.
    - Carolyn

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  4. Forgot to say, every computer gets one vote, if you have access to multiple computers, feel free to vote from them.
    -Carolyn

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  5. MY ALL TIME FAVORITE WAS IN THIS ORDER #2 #8 #9 #16 #17. I AM PARTIAL TO A REAL VINTAGE LOOK. BUT CUDOS TO ALL THAT ENTERED!!! GOOD LUCK!!

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  6. Really very pretty selections! Hard to pick just one.

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  7. I can see why #2 and #4 are in the lead thus far! Great use of color, simple and elegant design without being overly 'busy'. Tough decision--all are lovely, but art is always subjective.

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  8. I chose #2 for the creativity and color, beautiful. I would buy this set in a fast minute. It made me feel like I was at the beach, note in a bottle and all. :-) Jan B.

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  9. I loved #17 due to its simplicity and good use of color. It wasn't overly busy, yet it kept my interest as I gazed over it.

    The others that had my attention were #6, #1, #5, and #11.

    Good luck to all who entered.

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  10. i actually liked 2 entries. they were#1and2.i liked #1 because she used several pieces of brass,and the other items she added made the blend quite beautiful. #2 i loved the colors they just popped.so i have a dilemma,i think if we can't have a tie, then#1 should take first,and#2 should take second.thanks

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  11. I say "dito" to anonymous about #17. I really like this one. I also liked #9, #10 and #2 is cute too. I say to those who might not get voted for as much don't fret as I know with my jewelry, some things I really don't like sell and visa-versa. You just never know. Thank God everyone has different tastes in everything!!

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  12. I think all the entries should receive a bag of vintage goodies; there's only eighteen entries. Everyone did a good job. I love the simple idea used in # 1. # 2 is cute and # 9 is special.

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  13. My friend and I really enjoyed entering this contest. We spent many hours "playing" with all of the vintage pieces. I especially liked #2 and #9 (no, not ours!). I am always amazed at how different our ideas are when we all had the same materials to choose from. I can't wait for the next contest.

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  14. I also love the simplicity of #17. Great job! Now I wish I had entered!!!!

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  15. Just noticed: #14 looks like it has woven "beaded beads" in it! 2 kinds of beading techniques in one set.

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  16. k4runner_1@yahoo.comSeptember 10, 2009 at 8:07 PM

    Beautiful pieces. I especially liked # 15, 16, 17, 4, but I voted for #16. I love the glass used. It is a shame I don't have access to this type of glass in PA. What is sea glass anyway?? I would appreciate an email from someone who knows. I made a bracelet, but some of my components were from elsewhere so I didn't send it in, but I got great ideas. I never knew brass could be so beautiful in jewelry. Thanks for the ideas, keep them coming.

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  17. Beach glass is broken glass that has been tumbled in the waves. A similar effect can be achieved by breaking your own glass and putting it in a rock tumbler for a couple of days. The tumbling by the waves or a rock tumbler with grit softens any of the sharp edges and creates a smooth feel to the glass.

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  18. All the entries are quite lovely. I always find it fascinating seeing the variance from person to person and piece to piece when using similar components. Congratulations and good work to all entries on your artwork. You are all winners!

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  19. I definitely liked #17 as soon as I saw it. I like the simplicity, I also like #16 because it is unique, but I voted for #17..

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  20. What inspiration! I've got a bunch of brass components that I take out and look at lovingly, but then put away as I'm at a loss at what to do with them. Now I have lots of inspiration. Thanks Carolyn, for holding the contest and showing us all such creativity. Jeanne

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  21. I'm having a hard time deciding. I particularly like 4, 8, 9, & 10. I think I will have to pick 4 as my first choice because it is a little more unusual, and I would love to wear it!

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  22. There are some really amazing pieces. Good work to all who entered.

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  23. All are beautiful, but I really like #11! The use of the dragon flies I think are so creative. And the stone for the focal point is right on!!

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  24. How do you get such clear, detailed pictures of your jewelry? Love your supplies and ideas.

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