15+ Contests/Challenges for Beaders & Jewelry Makers

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on Oct 10, 2010 12:52 PM

Hi everyone,

I gathered a bunch of links to all the current beading/jewelry making contests & challenges that I know about.  I think there's a little something for everyone:  stringing, wirework, beadweaving, and mixed media.  If you know about any current contests that I forgot, just let me know and I'll add them.  This list goes through February, just to keep you busy and out of trouble during the holidays! Wink



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KipperCat wrote
on Oct 10, 2010 2:17 PM

Michelle, thanks for the list. 

I suspect some of our Significant Others might disagree that beading and staying out of trouble go hand in hand. Angel

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on Oct 10, 2010 5:01 PM

Especially the poor dears who are always finding beads in their shoes or in the refrigerator.

Hypothetically speaking, of course. Smile

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Lody wrote
on Oct 10, 2010 5:41 PM

You 2 just gave me a good laugh. LOL

Aside from beading, I'm a hoarder of embroidery supplies too so imagine DH reaction... LOL

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africanbeads wrote
on Oct 11, 2010 2:32 AM

Thanks for sharing!

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yeli wrote
on Oct 11, 2010 5:51 AM

Thank you Michelle!

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JSmaz wrote
on Oct 11, 2010 7:47 AM

Thanks for all the links Michelle!  I have beads for Lorelei's challenge on my desk but haven't had time to work on it.

Funny you should mention beads in the fridge-we changed the dishwasher in my new house over the weekend and found beads under it, as well as under my center island when I swept.  Guess there was a beader living here before me, or they had a jewelry accident.


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megm3271 wrote
on Oct 13, 2010 9:40 PM

Thanks for sharing!!!!

Best Regards ~ Meg Markovic

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MelindaB@14 wrote
on Oct 14, 2010 12:51 PM

Thank You Michelle

MelindaB ~ Juneau, Alaska USA

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Sandra242 wrote
on Apr 8, 2011 10:04 AM

Oh my the Ugly Necklace Contest site really made me chuckle! Thanks for posting that. Looks like fun. Big Smile

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SusanE@57 wrote
on Oct 30, 2011 2:52 PM

Hi Michelle,

Do you have any contest dates for 2012?

Thank you.

Sue Eaton


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kareng915 wrote
on Oct 30, 2011 10:30 PM

thanks for the links and info!

karen  ~  BeadDelirium    blog  |  artfire 

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on Nov 3, 2011 8:10 AM


Just a quick note that I've updated this list with contests from Nov 2011-Feb 2012.


Good luck!


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