Saturday, 22 October 2011

Treasury Challenge # 2.

Welcome to the British Sellers on Etsy Treasury Challenge!
To take part, simply create an Etsy treasury around the Inspiration Item. If you win the challenge, the next inspiration item will be something of your choice from your own Etsy shop.
The Rules
1. We'll run this challenge until Friday- the 28th. The winner will choose a new item from their shop and we will start again on the following Monday.
2. Include a link to this blog post in your Treasury description (or in the first comment) and the description "This is an British Sellers on Etsy Challenge entry! Anyone can play!
3. Include this week's Inspiration Item anywhere in the first 2 rows of your treasury.
4. Do not include any of your own items or more than one from the same shop.
5. In addition to the Inspiration item, you must contain at least 3 items from British Sellers or members of this team.
6. While the challenge lasts, be sure to change out any items that disappear from your Treasury. Do NOT replace the Inspiration Item if it sells.
7. Use team tags 'BETchallenge1' and 'Britishetsyteam'

Inspirational item:


Recommendations
1. Follow this blog!
2. Leave a link to your treasury in the comments of this blog post. Highly recommended! This helps others find your treasury more easily.
3. Members - You can post your treasuries in this week's entry thread, on our team forums. And DON'T forget to tag your items "Britishetsyteam" to make it easier for participants to find you!
4. Message the shops featured in your Treasury, letting them know about the Treasury and the challenge!
5. Promote your treasury and the challenge! Tweet, Facebook, and share with friends. Please also share your treasury on the British Sellers on Etsy Team Facebook page!
6. Use themes from Etsy's October Merchandising Desk, to increase your chances of getting a Front Page Treasury!
7. Support other participants! Click, comment, and share other British Sellers on Etsy Team challenge treasuries.
If you have an Etsy account, but not a shop, you can still participate and win! If the winner doesn't have a shop, they'll be asked to select their favorite treasury from the "Honourable Mentions" list, to be next week's Inspiration Shop.

Friday, 21 October 2011

BiqueArt on the Front Page!

Well done BiqueArt for making the front page of Etsy last month!

Treasury Challenge #1 - closed.

The Treasury Challenge#1 is now closed with the winning treasury being:  

A new challenge will commence on Tuesday the 25th with a new inspirational item from the owner of the winning treasury. Thank you all for you beautiful entries and I hope you have all enjoyed participating!

Sunday, 16 October 2011

Treasury Challenge #1

Welcome to the British Sellers on Etsy Treasury Challenge!

To take part, simply create an Etsy treasury around the Inspiration Item. If you win the challenge, the next inspiration item will be something of your choice from your own Etsy shop.

The Rules
1. We'll run this challenge until Friday- the 21st. The winner will choose a new item from their shop and we will start again on the following Monday.

2. Include a link to this blog post in your Treasury description (or in the first comment) and the description "This is an British Sellers on Etsy Challenge entry! Anyone can play! Find out how to participate here.

3. Include this week's Inspiration Item anywhere in the first 2 rows of your treasury.

4. Do not include any of your own items or more than one from the same shop.

5. In addition to the Inspiration item, you must contain at least 3 items from British Sellers or members of this team.

6. While the challenge lasts, be sure to change out any items that disappear from your Treasury. Do NOT replace the Inspiration Item if it sells.

7. Use team tags 'BETchallenge1' and 'Britishetsyteam'

Inspirational item:
Recommendations
1. Follow this blog!

2. Leave a link to your treasury in the comments of this blog post. Highly recommended! This helps others find your treasury more easily.

3. Members - You can post your treasuries in this week's entry thread, on our team forums. And DON'T forget to tag your items "Britishetsyteam" to make it easier for participants to find you!

4. Message the shops featured in your Treasury, letting them know about the Treasury and the challenge!

5. Promote your treasury and the challenge! Tweet, Facebook, and share with friends. Please also share your treasury on the British Sellers on Etsy Team Facebook page!

6. Use themes from Etsy's October Merchandising Desk, to increase your chances of getting a Front Page Treasury!

7. Support other participants! Click, comment, and share other British Sellers on Etsy Team challenge treasuries.

If you have an Etsy account, but not a shop, you can still participate and win! If the winner doesn't have a shop, they'll be asked to select their favorite treasury from the "Honorable Mentions" list, to be next week's Inspiration Shop.

Friday, 14 October 2011

Tutorial.

Part I of Shalotte's tutorial on how to make an Art Quilt Style Mixed Media Canvas was previously published on the blog...Part II is now also available!