Monday, October 4, 2010

Quick Inspiration: Fall Beading Contests What Inspires You? Necklace Contest

When you’re stuck with beader’s block, sometimes all you need to get inspired is a carrot on a stick. Especially when that carrot is oodles of wonderful new beads! Here are some great upcoming beading contests that you can enter to rev up your beading motivation:

The What Inspires You? necklace contest is the first ever beading competition held by This challenge will show artists’ work along with images of the places or things that inspired their creations. The first prize winner will receive a $500 gift card to spend at!

To submit a design for this exciting contest, visit the What Inspires You? entry page and upload an image of your piece and the object of your inspiration. Entries must include at least 50% beads and components from

The deadline for What Inspires You is November 22nd.

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The Fall 2010 People’s Choice Awards hosted by Mama’s Minerals is a great way to dive into autumn designs. The contest theme is Autumn: Warm Fall Variations of Orange, Yellow and Brown. All entries must be a necklace that uses these three colors for a distinct fall look.

There are three prize categories in the People’s Choice Awards. The first place winner will receive a $100 gift certificate for Mama’s Minerals. To enter your design, fill in the People's Choice Awards entry form, along with an image of your creation.

The deadline for entries is October 17th.

Do you know of a fabulous upcoming beading contest? Share it with us in the comments!

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  1. Thank you for the links. I am hoping to enter at least one of them.

  2. Just a quick note to let everyone know that we've extended the entry deadline for our beading contest to October 27. Response to the contest has been a bit slow, so the plus side for YOU is that your competition for this contest at this point is pretty low. So if you'd like to enter, be sure to do so soon!

    Here's the link to the online contest entry page:


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