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Title: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on May 17, 2012, 02:16:54 PM
If you are interested in hosting a Handmade Highlight Contest (HHC) please list the week you want to host in this thread. This is just a quick bit of weekly fun and a great way to get to know others here, promote other shops and Handmade Artists site in general.


All you have to do to host is come up with a theme for the week and provide a small prize for the winner. All rules are up to the host.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: YankeeBurrowCreations on May 17, 2012, 09:31:05 PM
I'll do the next one, starting the 22nd.  theme yet to be decided.
Debbi
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on May 17, 2012, 09:34:08 PM
Great!! Thanks, Debbi. You'll start a new thread with your HHC once the current one is over
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: iKnitQuiltSew on May 21, 2012, 05:25:51 PM
I'll do one - would that make me May 29th start?
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on May 21, 2012, 07:23:26 PM
That'd be great, Sandi! Unless Debbi has changed her mind about hosting this week?
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Larissa on May 21, 2012, 07:25:04 PM
Has she been around?  Maybe she forgot & you should try PMing her so it goes to her email.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: iKnitQuiltSew on May 21, 2012, 09:26:53 PM
I can roll with it!  Just let me know.  Debbi is reliable though, and she was at chat last Thursday.  My guess is she's good to go!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Nancy Pace on May 22, 2012, 07:59:24 AM
I am a bit overwhelmed lately with shows, and my art is being received very well locally and I keep getting invited to do more things(great fun). I am missing out on the Highlight fun, but I want I would love to host one, what day of the week do we start? Tues? I can take the week of June12th. I don't have a theme yet, but will get back to you.

I am going to list a few art prints of my original work today so I would like to give an art print maybe a choice of 3? If you think anyone would like that?
Let me know thanks!
Nancy
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on July 06, 2012, 02:19:12 PM
Is it time to start the highlights contest again?
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on July 21, 2012, 12:26:07 PM
I'd be willing to host again with another mini book as the prize but only if I can get enough players. Do know that this is not only good for the winner but good for the vendors and HA in general.
It's loads of fun and all you have to do is make a Highlight in the theme I choose and rustle up some comments from friends, family, Facebook, twitter etc., player with the most comments after the week wins. Easy!
Who's in? I can start it on Monday if we get enough interest...later if not.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on July 21, 2012, 08:53:31 PM
You know I'll participate!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: ArtbyNancyPace on July 21, 2012, 10:37:33 PM
I would love to win that minibook:) I sure hate to compete with Andrew ::) At least Larissa is occupied with her new job :)
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Larissa on July 22, 2012, 01:22:33 AM
I would love to win that minibook:) I sure hate to compete with Andrew ::) At least Larissa is occupied with her new job :)

Sorry, I'm competitive.  But I also won a book already, so if I did the contest, it'd just be for the fun of fitting a Highlight into the theme, not for the prize.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: iKnitQuiltSew on July 22, 2012, 09:23:26 AM
I'll play!  But how to we get everyone else involved?
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on July 22, 2012, 11:19:33 AM
I tell you what, if we can get 20 people to play (16 to go!) I'll make the prize a full size book (8.5x5.5) otherwise it will remain a mini  ^-^
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: ArtbyNancyPace on July 22, 2012, 06:34:59 PM
I would love to win that minibook:) I sure hate to compete with Andrew ::) At least Larissa is occupied with her new job :)

Sorry, I'm competitive.  But I also won a book already, so if I did the contest, it'd just be for the fun of fitting a Highlight into the theme, not for the prize.
Don't be sorry! I was teasing you and Andrew! I love your spirit:)
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: ArtbyNancyPace on July 22, 2012, 06:36:35 PM
I would love either one from you:) How can we get them involved? Hmmmm... let's see
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on July 23, 2012, 06:52:55 AM
I would like to get to a point that I could offer a couple bucks a week for a contest, but we are little tight now since we hired the full time developer. I feel real bad about you guys donating stuff.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: ArtbyNancyPace on July 23, 2012, 07:06:05 AM
Andrew, I look at it as good advertising. I am donating to help myself. Do yuo have an idea to involve more folks?
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on July 23, 2012, 07:15:32 AM
I could send a newsletter
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on July 23, 2012, 07:38:14 AM


I could send a newsletter
If you included this bit of fun, it might be good to explain why highlights and all the links that go with them are so beneficial, not to mention the additional traffic people can drum up by bringing folks here to comment.


I would like to get to a point that I could offer a couple bucks a week for a contest, but we are little tight now since we hired the full time developer. I feel real bad about you guys donating stuff.

Do NOT feel bad. I totally have no problem with contributing, we all want this site to grow and become successful, you never asked for anyone to start this - think of this is our contribution (having participants to play would help too). This is what a community does.
 
Can I get a witness?!?!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: ArtbyNancyPace on July 23, 2012, 01:52:44 PM


I could send a newsletter
If you included this bit of fun, it might be good to explain why highlights and all the links that go with them are so beneficial, not to mention the additional traffic people can drum up by bringing folks here to comment.


I would like to get to a point that I could offer a couple bucks a week for a contest, but we are little tight now since we hired the full time developer. I feel real bad about you guys donating stuff.

Do NOT feel bad. I totally have no problem with contributing, we all want this site to grow and become successful, you never asked for anyone to start this - think of this is our contribution (having participants to play would help too). This is what a community does.
 
Can I get a witness?!?!

Me me me! Wait I already did!

I like the newsletter ideas you both have:)
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Dee38753 on July 23, 2012, 02:32:19 PM
Sorry....I have been kind of out of it for a while. Trying to get everything ready for school to start back.

I am checking in periodically...but I will get back to being more active....I promise...you can't get rid of me that easy!  :laugh:
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Dee38753 on July 23, 2012, 02:33:29 PM
I'd be willing to host again with another mini book as the prize but only if I can get enough players. Do know that this is not only good for the winner but good for the vendors and HA in general.
It's loads of fun and all you have to do is make a Highlight in the theme I choose and rustle up some comments from friends, family, Facebook, twitter etc., player with the most comments after the week wins. Easy!
Who's in? I can start it on Monday if we get enough interest...later if not.

me...me...me...I'm in if you do it!! I reeeeeaaaallllyyy want that mini book!!!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: KarenGass on July 23, 2012, 03:24:39 PM
ok, i hate to sound stupid :) but what is 'make a Highlight'? I know I haven't been very active in the forums, but I'd like to be and I'd also like to help bring in more traffic/buyers etc. I wasn't aware of the first one.

Suddenly I'm getting email notices of things going on here - which is great! I just don't know why I didn't before. oh well, i've got them now. Thanks for answering my dumb question :/
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: iKnitQuiltSew on July 23, 2012, 03:40:54 PM
Not a dumb question at all!  Highlights are collections of items for sale in the HandmadeArtists shops.  To view the library of Highlights, click on this link:  http://handmadeartists.com/highlights-view/
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: beadthing on July 24, 2012, 12:23:00 AM
I would love to but, perhaps I am having a brain spasm or something, I am not quite sure what I am supposed to do.  Create one item or a selection of items.  Tell me what to do and I will be happy to do so.

THanks

Pam
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Larissa on July 24, 2012, 01:15:50 AM
What happens is this...

The person donating the prize for the week picks a theme.  Anyone who wants to compete for that prize goes here:  http://handmadeartists.com/highlights-view/ and about two inches down to the right, there's a green button that says "create."  Click on that, and you come to the page to create a Handmade Highlight.  Now... open another window or tab with the HAFshop in it, and go through the shop, looking for items that match your response to the theme.  Click on those items, get the url for each, and place it into the Highlight.  When you're done, save the Highlight.  Note:  DO NOT click away from the Highlight before saving or you'll lose it.

Then start promoting your highlight.  The Highlight with the most comments from unique users (you can comment once to your own, but if you comment more than that, only once counts) wins the prize for that week.

It's a way to get Google to pick up HAFshop items, since the search engines seem to like our Highlights and index them.  It's also a way to get contestants to hunt through all the shops and see all the great stuff while looking for thematic items.  And it's a way to spread the word about the HAFshop & the great stuff for sale there, since the promotion will bring non-HAF members to comment.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on July 24, 2012, 07:18:41 AM
Well done, Larissa!
The very first ones theme was make a highlight using a song as the theme, here is an example of one of the submissions: http://handmadeartists.com/highlights-details/?id=2012050115433338a0b&uid=23032012194221&index=
As Larissa said, be sure not to hit the back button or anything else when you are at the highlight you are making, you'll lose everything. I normally have 2 tabs open as she said, one that is the highlight I am creating, the other is for me to search the shops with
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: pcoe on July 24, 2012, 07:45:21 AM
I tried to list my items but I keep losing them as I try to find another item. 
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on July 24, 2012, 07:51:41 AM
I tried to list my items but I keep losing them as I try to find another item.
Please read the 2 posts below yours, there are tips to make them. You need to have 2 windows open. One to make the highlight, the second to search for items in shops. It gets confusing.  :-\


Side note: Someone would do well to make a tutorial (make it a sticky) for what a highlight is and how to make one...any takers?? Lol
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: ArtbyNancyPace on July 24, 2012, 09:14:39 AM
If you use 2 browsers and open a window in each it is easier. I added Chrome when Larissa mentioned using 2 browser, it works great for me :)
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on July 24, 2012, 06:40:35 PM
If you use 2 browsers and open a window in each it is easier. I added Chrome when Larissa mentioned using 2 browser, it works great for me :)

One browser is fine, just use multiple tabs. I usually have 3 tabs open. I use one for the highlight, one for what ever I choose to search so I have a list of items to choose from and I just right click on the next item and open in a new tab to get the url.

I see highlights going up, but I don't know that Blue officially started the contest. So I'm assuming your starting it next week Blue? Officially?
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on July 24, 2012, 06:45:33 PM
If you use 2 browsers and open a window in each it is easier. I added Chrome when Larissa mentioned using 2 browser, it works great for me :)

One browser is fine, just use multiple tabs. I usually have 3 tabs open. I use one for the highlight, one for what ever I choose to search so I have a list of items to choose from and I just right click on the next item and open in a new tab to get the url.

I see highlights going up, but I don't know that Blue officially started the contest. So I'm assuming your starting it next week Blue? Officially?


Yes, i wanted to get more players so I thought one more week might help......aiiiiiiiiiii......I just remembered I forgot to post this weeks twitter ring peeps today.... :o  Gotta run!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: ArtbyNancyPace on July 27, 2012, 09:50:35 AM
Maybe I am just too forgetful , but tabs will not work for me, I end up losing everything. When I use 2 browsers the symbol helps me keep it straight.
I hope we get enough peeps to have a good contest, they are so fun!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on July 30, 2012, 02:16:42 PM
Okey, ya talked me into it, I will participate....making one right now....for this contest....
Monika
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on July 30, 2012, 02:56:12 PM
ahem.....I am to early....I am to late.... :laugh: :laugh: :laugh:

Well its up anyway.... ;D
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: marphilhearts on September 11, 2012, 10:04:57 PM
I would like to host HHC#12 if no one else has volunteered.
Marci
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on September 17, 2012, 10:29:31 AM
I'll head up the next one HHC #13, I haven't hosted one yet. Off to go put up a post.

Need some one to step up for #14 for next week.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on September 17, 2012, 12:44:08 PM
Ok now the I started 13 to soon and screwed everything up, LOL, 14 will be ready to start 10/1 so who wants to step up for this one?
Thanks in advance :D
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: iKnitQuiltSew on September 17, 2012, 07:12:31 PM
Ok now the I started 13 to soon and screwed everything up, LOL, 14 will be ready to start 10/1 so who wants to step up for this one?
Thanks in advance :D

I hosted already but am willing to do so again if there are no takers.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Uniqlets on September 19, 2012, 12:35:49 AM
I will be happy to host one after I return home on October 7th.  Also wondering what movies some of the lines in #13 are from. 
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Jewelrybyjane29 on September 22, 2012, 06:49:39 AM
I will do one which week is open? 
Jane
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on September 22, 2012, 07:45:50 AM
Jane why don't you do 14 which will start 10/1
Lisa can do 15 which starts 10/8, then we'll see where we are at.
Knit can jump in for 16 if she wants which will start 10/15.
That will take care of the next 3 weeks or so. Any takers after that?
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on September 22, 2012, 02:00:00 PM
I will take ...what is it 17....just let me know the dates...I am old.... ^-^ :police:

no need to comment on that.... :laugh:
Monika
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: iKnitQuiltSew on September 23, 2012, 09:23:53 AM
Or Monika can have 16!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on September 23, 2012, 07:33:10 PM

I bumped Monika to #16 since Sandi already hosted one. Keep 'em coming! This is a good thing for our artists and the site!


Jane #14 starts on 10/1
Lisa #15 starts on 10/8
Monika #16 starts on 10/15
Sandi #17 starts on10/22
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on September 24, 2012, 07:02:30 AM
Okeydokey....16 it is...starting October 15th.... :D
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: beadthing on September 24, 2012, 10:30:59 PM
Okeydokey....16 it is...starting October 15th.... :D
Put that on your calendar honey. 
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on September 25, 2012, 11:13:47 AM
Okeydokey....16 it is...starting October 15th.... :D
Put that on your calendar honey.

Hahahahahaaaaa.....how do you know that I have to do that..... :police: :evil: :laugh: ^-^
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: beadthing on September 26, 2012, 04:25:04 PM
Okeydokey....16 it is...starting October 15th.... :D
Put that on your calendar honey.

Hahahahahaaaaa.....how do you know that I have to do that..... :police: :evil: :laugh: ^-^
cause I think we are much alike, kindred spirits so to speak and I know that I do.  I have to put my daughters work schedule on my calendar just so I can keep up with my own stuff. lets me know when I have some me time.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on October 08, 2012, 08:04:20 AM
Pam sugaahhhhh...you were right.... :-*
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on October 08, 2012, 08:07:13 AM
Since I am so busy this week and prolly coming home from my show totally exhausted....here is my theme

HHC#16 The Color Purple  - without any Jewelry
Starting 10-15 ending 10-21-12
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Uniqlets on October 08, 2012, 09:03:40 AM
Okay, I am confused, I thought I was supposed to do this week, #15.
Since I am so busy this week and prolly coming home from my show totally exhausted....here is my theme

HHC#16 The Color Purple  - without any Jewelry
Starting 10-15 ending 10-21-12
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: beadthing on October 08, 2012, 09:18:45 AM
Since I am so busy this week and prolly coming home from my show totally exhausted....here is my theme

HHC#16 The Color Purple  - without any Jewelry
Starting 10-15 ending 10-21-12

You mean we can not have jewelry on our Color Purple Highlight?  hmmmm that may be really tough for me.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on October 08, 2012, 10:27:59 AM
Okay, I am confused, I thought I was supposed to do this week, #15.
Since I am so busy this week and prolly coming home from my show totally exhausted....here is my theme

HHC#16 The Color Purple  - without any Jewelry
Starting 10-15 ending 10-21-12

Lisa I announced #16
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on October 08, 2012, 10:29:42 AM
Since I am so busy this week and prolly coming home from my show totally exhausted....here is my theme

HHC#16 The Color Purple  - without any Jewelry
Starting 10-15 ending 10-21-12

You mean we can not have jewelry on our Color Purple Highlight?  hmmmm that may be really tough for me.

Yes, No Jewelry, makes it more interesting and gives other's a spot  :-* to shine too, we have tons of jewelry... ;)
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: iKnitQuiltSew on October 21, 2012, 12:52:48 PM
Am I doing #17 which should start tomorrow or did someone else sign up?  I'm so confused..............
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on October 21, 2012, 03:24:35 PM
No you are right, you start tomorrow. I am working on figuring the winner out for 16 right now...."bear" with me...LOL
  ;D

But you can announce it ....if you wish... :D
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: iKnitQuiltSew on October 21, 2012, 03:35:44 PM
No you are right, you start tomorrow. I am working on figuring the winner out for 16 right now...."bear" with me...LOL
  ;D

But you can announce it ....if you wish... :D

It would be good if I had an idea!   :laugh:
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on October 21, 2012, 03:50:49 PM
DRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRRUM ROLLLLLLLLLLLLLL, please.....
Participants in Highlight "The Color Purple"
9 of you....that is awesome and I thank you!

I also thank you for baring with me and my request not to use jewelry, I wished for other artists to be showcased too here on HandmadeArtists.com and we accomplished that so nicely and I thank you all a bunch.
Participants:
ChaseYourDreams
Jewelrybyjane29
brooklynbeadgoddess
reflections
YankeeBurrowCreations
ReefBotanicals
startsarts
Uniqlets
Myeuropeantouch ...and I do not count....(smile)

It was so, so close for some and I really had to look twice. With no double postings Lisa of Uniqlets is the Winner.

Lisa, You have a $25.00 Gift Certificate for my Handmadeartists.com shop or you can go to my Artfire shop http://www.artfire.com/ext/shop/studio/Myeuropeantouch and pick something you like.

Congratulations Lisa
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Uniqlets on October 21, 2012, 04:15:04 PM
Thanks Monika!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on November 05, 2012, 03:22:15 PM
I'm assuming we are taking a week off, which is probably a good idea.
Do we have someone to do next week?  :police:
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on November 09, 2012, 10:36:31 AM
No takers?
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on November 09, 2012, 12:41:00 PM
I will, but I have to say, it would be super if someone that hasn't already hosted twice previously offer to host the next one!
I'll post the contest Sunday night  ^-^
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on November 09, 2012, 01:34:32 PM
If you want I'll front the price of the gift.
For those that have not hosted a contest yet, this a great way to get exposure to all of our shops. Got to give a little to get a lot!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on November 09, 2012, 01:36:26 PM
Heck no! Dreaming up a theme - will post soon

I'll even do a 20 player incentive.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on November 09, 2012, 01:46:02 PM
yes ma'am :(
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Uniqlets on November 09, 2012, 02:06:14 PM
I'll host again in a few weeks, I have to catch up on listings from being in Florida.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on November 12, 2012, 11:49:07 AM
Did we figure out a theme for this week?
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on November 12, 2012, 12:10:09 PM
It's just been posted!


http://handmadeartists.com/forum/index.php/topic,8344.msg94423.html#msg94423
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on December 03, 2012, 02:30:00 PM
Just so everyone knows, I believe Anne from Onfireforhandmade is going to start hosting this weekly starting next week. That doesn't mean that people can not jump in and take a week if you want. I'm sure Anne will not mind.
I just think it is wonderful for Anne to want to pop in and help out :D
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: TheAlchemistsVessel on December 04, 2012, 08:32:43 AM
That's awesome. I haven't offered because I make jewelry, and most of us here can or do make jewelry, and I don't think there's anything in my shop any one form here couldn't make themselves.  Just sayin'.  I'd like to host one though.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on December 04, 2012, 12:51:51 PM
That's awesome. I haven't offered because I make jewelry, and most of us here can or do make jewelry, and I don't think there's anything in my shop any one form here couldn't make themselves.  Just sayin'.  I'd like to host one though.


Alix, that sort of thing should never stop you. I'm sure many that make jewelry have purchased jewelry elsewhere at one point or another.... Plus there ARE some of us that don't make it!


Do consider hosting :)
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: TheAlchemistsVessel on December 05, 2012, 10:28:03 AM
Okie dokie, I've considered, and if there is a week available, someone has to give me a date, I can't figure out quite how this works, I'll be happy to host one.  I even have a theme, and it's a toughie!  ;D
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: YankeeBurrowCreations on December 07, 2012, 10:29:36 AM
I'll host one again....just give me a date...but Alix first.  ;D
Debbi
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on December 07, 2012, 10:36:21 AM
Should we wait until after the holidays to schedule Alix and Debbi's contests? Input please!!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: YankeeBurrowCreations on December 07, 2012, 10:39:50 AM
ummmm....probably... ;D
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on December 07, 2012, 10:41:00 AM
I say go for it! Up to you guys, but I'd would love to see the ball keep rolling
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on December 07, 2012, 10:44:39 AM
I was just putting that out there since Anne was going to be hosting a weekly one when there was no other running... so technically, there is no stop
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on December 07, 2012, 08:06:26 PM
I was just putting that out there since Anne was going to be hosting a weekly one when there was no other running... so technically, there is no stop

You're just sooo technical! Whatever LOL
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on December 07, 2012, 08:47:11 PM
Pfffbbbtfftt  :P
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on December 07, 2012, 08:57:01 PM
Pfffbbbtfftt  :P
What language is that!?
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on December 07, 2012, 09:07:10 PM
I'd use sign language but this is a family friendly forum
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: TheAlchemistsVessel on December 07, 2012, 10:06:57 PM
If there isn't one currently running, I don't see why I can't attempt one.  I know Debbi is super busy, too.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: YankeeBurrowCreations on December 07, 2012, 10:24:15 PM
I'm up for anything....I work well under pressure. hahaha 
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 09, 2012, 07:38:01 PM
I would like to sponsor a weekly challenge like I do for the Etsy treasuries but for our Highlights. Every Monday and the highlight with the most views will win a free listing on the Gift Guide on the On Fire Site.... Does that sound feasible to all of you? I don't want to step on toes but I would love to continue to give Ha some exposure too!


Here is the page I created for the Highlights


http://onfireforhandmade.com/handmade-highlights-challenge-results/ (http://onfireforhandmade.com/handmade-highlights-challenge-results/)


This is the results from last weeks contest I sponsored

If one of you are having a contest I can incorporate it as part of the challenge that way you can pick the theme and I will post the results on the On Fire Site :)



Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on December 09, 2012, 07:45:51 PM
Sounds good Anne. Someone needs to pick this week though, we have 3 including you. So who is scheduling?
Is Blue the moderator here?
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on December 09, 2012, 07:48:04 PM
You are ABSOLUTELY not stepping on toes, Anne! It would be nice for other people to to have the opportunity to step in and host as well as to change things (and prizes) up a little? Or they could both run together..it sure doesn't matter! The more the merrier
It's not my call to be sure, and you are SUPER awesome to do this - We love you for all you do!!


DOH! If I read the whole thing I can see that you've already thought of other hosts...sorry  :o
Going back to the closet

Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 09, 2012, 07:50:50 PM
So if you have someone that want's to sponsor let me know... I will post the results at the end of the contest... weekly right?


We can have more than 1 prize too! The listing and the member hosting the highlight challenge can donate too.. More motivation for more entries :)


If not I will host this one and then someone can sign up for the next..
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 09, 2012, 07:53:48 PM
No don't go there.. it's dark and scarey... lol


I see the Alchemist Vessel and Yankee have offered to host.. Maybe we could start a schedule and that way each would know which week is who's?

Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: TheAlchemistsVessel on December 09, 2012, 09:54:06 PM
No don't go there.. it's dark and scarey... lol


I see the Alchemist Vessel and Yankee have offered to host.. Maybe we could start a schedule and that way each would know which week is who's?

Andrew said something about you doing weekly ones, and then there was the question if you were doing weekly ones and if not who would like to, I signed for "just in case".  But a schedule sounds like a great plan.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on December 10, 2012, 06:33:34 AM
So what is your theme, Alix.....cant find it.... :-\
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 10, 2012, 08:27:26 AM
The theme this week is Cranberry and Hunter Green




HHC #20 - On Fire ends Sunday night (12/16)
HHC #21 -  [size=78%](12/17 to 12/23)[/size][size=78%] Alchemist Vessel - Start Monday [/size]
HHC #22 = (12/24 to 12/30)
HHC #23 = (12/30 to 1/6)


If you would like to host a Challenge just copy and paste the above and add your name in the blank week
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: WyndwalkerCreations on December 10, 2012, 09:06:51 AM
What do have to do to be a host? I might be interested.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 10, 2012, 09:47:43 AM
What do have to do to be a host? I might be interested.


Just add your name to the list... copy and paste the above schedule and add your name :)
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: YankeeBurrowCreations on December 10, 2012, 10:33:39 AM
HHC #20 - On Fire ends Sunday night (12/16)
HHC #21 -  [size=78%](12/17 to 12/23)[/size][size=78%] Alchemist Vessel - Start Monday [/size]
HHC #22 = (12/24 to 12/30)
HHC #23 = (12/30 to 1/6) Yankee Burrow Creations...Winter Wonderland, anything white and/or snowy or cold!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 10, 2012, 10:56:03 AM
HHC #20 - On Fire ends Sunday night (12/16)HHC #21 - (12/17 to 12/23) Alchemist Vessel - Start Monday HHC #22 = (12/24 to 12/30)HHC #23 = (12/30 to 1/6) Yankee Burrow Creations...Winter Wonderland, anything white and/or snowy or cold!


Awesome.. thanks guys!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: WyndwalkerCreations on December 10, 2012, 11:48:53 AM
HHC #20 - On Fire ends Sunday night (12/16)HHC #21 -  [size=78%](12/17 to 12/23)[/size][size=78%] Alchemist Vessel - Start Monday [/size]HHC #22 = (12/24 to 12/30)HHC #23 = (12/30 to 1/6) Yankee Burrow Creations...Winter Wonderland, anything white and/or snowy or cold!
HHC#24 - (1/6 to 1/13 Wyndwalkercreations Since it's the week of my Birthday. Birthday wish will be the theme.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 10, 2012, 11:59:07 AM
Updated Schedule - :)



HHC #20 12/10 to 12/16- On Fire
HHC #21 12/17 to 12/23 Alchemist Vessel
HHC#22 12/24 to 12/30 Yankee Burrow
HHC #23 1/31 to 1/5
HHC #24 1/6 to 1/13 - Wynd Walker
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Blue Highways on December 10, 2012, 12:32:47 PM
Love it! Thanks for taking this over, Anne - you rock!!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Uniqlets on December 10, 2012, 12:38:09 PM
Okay, you can count me in.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 10, 2012, 12:43:57 PM
***Note: If you are including a prize in addition to the On Fire for Handmade Gift Guide Listing then let me know That way I can include it in the post on the site with a link to your shop too :)_

Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Uniqlets on December 10, 2012, 01:21:41 PM
Yes, I will be including a prize.  I still have to decide what.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 10, 2012, 01:56:06 PM
Okay, you can count me in.


Which week I will add you to the sch[size=78%]edule :)[/size]
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: TheAlchemistsVessel on December 12, 2012, 09:43:12 AM
HHC #20 - On Fire ends Sunday night (12/16)
HHC #21 -  (12/17 to 12/23) Alchemist Vessel - Start Monday
HHC #22 = (12/24 to 12/30)
HHC #23 = (12/30 to 1/6) Yankee Burrow Creations...Winter Wonderland, anything white and/or snowy or cold!

Okie dokie, I have next week!  I will post a thread with theme and stuff Sunday evening!  If I don't some one throw something at me and remind me.  ;)
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: WyndwalkerCreations on December 12, 2012, 09:52:41 AM
I will include a prize also.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 12, 2012, 10:45:23 AM
You guys Rock! Thanks for all the posts and the team work... I think we can really help HA Shops get noticed!! xoxo :-*
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 24, 2012, 09:30:10 AM
We will skip this week with Christmas and all... Yankee you are next... and then we will need some more volunteers to sponsor :)


HHC #20 - On Fire ends Sunday night (12/16)HHC #21 -  (12/17 to 12/23) Alchemist Vessel - Start Monday HHC #22 = (12/24 to 12/30)HHC #23 = (12/30 to 1/6) Yankee Burrow Creations...Winter Wonderland, anything white and/or snowy or cold!

HHC #24 = 1/7 to 1/13
HHC #25 = 1/14 to 1/20
HHC #26 - 1/20 to 1/26
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: YankeeBurrowCreations on December 27, 2012, 07:55:39 PM
ummm, sorry Anne, I think I messed up your scheduale...I started HHC#22 this week, with a different theme.  blame it on my cold medicine...do you want me to host next week too?
Debbi
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Uniqlets on December 27, 2012, 08:15:10 PM
I am confused, what is this week's HHC?  Also, I volunteered to host so I should be on the list somewhere.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: YankeeBurrowCreations on December 27, 2012, 08:17:23 PM
I am confused, what is this week's HHC?  Also, I volunteered to host so I should be on the list somewhere.
here's the link for this weeks challenge.
http://handmadeartists.com/forum/index.php/topic,8581.0.html (http://handmadeartists.com/forum/index.php/topic,8581.0.html)
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 27, 2012, 08:59:35 PM
I am confused, what is this week's HHC?  Also, I volunteered to host so I should be on the list somewhere.


You have to add your name to the list Uniquelets... it should be above here :)

Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 27, 2012, 09:01:29 PM


Here is the list... copy and paste and add your name to the week you want :)


Monday HHC #22 = (12/24 to 12/30)HHC #23 = (12/30 to 1/6) Yankee Burrow Creations...Winter Wonderland, anything white and/or snowy or cold!

HHC #24 = 1/7 to 1/13
HHC #25 = 1/14 to 1/20
HHC #26 - 1/20 to 1/26


#24 - #26 are open just add your name to the week you want :)
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: WyndwalkerCreations on December 27, 2012, 09:11:04 PM
I have HHC#24 Jan 7 -1/13


Theme is Birthday Wish


I will let everyone know what the prize will be on Jan 7
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 27, 2012, 10:48:03 PM
I have HHC#24 Jan 7 -1/13


Theme is Birthday Wish


I will let everyone know what the prize will be on Jan 7


Monday HHC #22 = (12/24 to 12/30)HHC #23 = (12/30 to 1/6) Yankee Burrow Creations...Winter Wonderland, anything white and/or snowy or cold!HHC #24 = 1/7 to 1/13 - Wyndwalker Creations - Birthday WishHHC #25 = 1/14 to 1/20HHC #26 - 1/20 to 1/26
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Uniqlets on December 28, 2012, 12:03:10 AM
I'll take HHC#26, it looks like it is still open, 1/20 - 1/26
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 28, 2012, 07:57:56 AM
Monday HHC #22 = (12/24 to 12/30)HHC #23 = (12/30 to 1/6) Yankee Burrow Creations...Winter Wonderland, anything white and/or snowy or cold!
HHC #24 = 1/7 to 1/13 - Wyndwalker Creations - Birthday Wish
HHC #25 = 1/14 to 1/20
HHC #26 - 1/20 to 1/26 - Unqiuelets
HHC #27 - 1/27 to 1/31


We have 2 openings available - Week of 1/14 and week of 1/27.. Any takers??
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 29, 2012, 11:56:50 AM
I am confused, what is this week's HHC?  Also, I volunteered to host so I should be on the list somewhere.
here's the link for this weeks challenge.
http://handmadeartists.com/forum/index.php/topic,8581.0.html (http://handmadeartists.com/forum/index.php/topic,8581.0.html)


No worries Debbi.. if I don't get a volunteer you can if you want or On Fire can host one :) You decide xoxo
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: YankeeBurrowCreations on December 29, 2012, 12:04:24 PM
I am confused, what is this week's HHC?  Also, I volunteered to host so I should be on the list somewhere.
here's the link for this weeks challenge.
http://handmadeartists.com/forum/index.php/topic,8581.0.html (http://handmadeartists.com/forum/index.php/topic,8581.0.html)


No worries Debbi.. if I don't get a volunteer you can if you want or On Fire can host one :) You decide xoxo
If you don't mind, I'll let On Fire take next week.  I don't want to be a Highligh hostess hog.  ;D
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on December 29, 2012, 12:12:11 PM
Monday HHC #22 = (12/24 to 12/30)
HHC #23 = (12/30 to 1/6) Yankee Burrow Creations...Calgon Take me Away
!HHC #24 = 1/7 to 1/13 - Wyndwalker Creations - Birthday Wish
HHC #25 = 1/14 to 1/20  Oaklie's Fashions
HHC #26 - 1/20 to 1/26 - Uniquelets
HHC #27 - 1/27 to 1/31

We have the last week in January open to any one who wants to host..  Wyndwalker is hosting #24, I will host the #25 , Uniqulets is #26 so whoo will do #27 :)
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Roziespearls on January 07, 2013, 07:33:51 AM
I'll host the last week in Jan. Theme A Dad and his son
Tress
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on January 07, 2013, 08:14:14 AM
Monday HHC #22 = (12/24 to 12/30) Completed
HHC #23 = (12/30 to 1/6) Yankee Burrow Creations...Completed
HHC #24 = 1/7 to 1/13 - Wyndwalker Creations - Birthday Wish
HHC #25 = 1/14 to 1/20  Oaklie's Fashions
HHC #26 - 1/20 to 1/26 - Uniquelets
HHC #27 - 1/27 to 1/31 - Rozie's Pearls

Super!!! Jan is now filled


For Future Challenges On Fire for Handmade should not be counted as a contestant as I am sponsoring a prize each week - there for it disqualifies me


The Red is completed.. Green is going on Now :)
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: YankeeBurrowCreations on January 11, 2013, 10:00:43 AM
Monday HHC #22 = (12/24 to 12/30) Completed
HHC #23 = (12/30 to 1/6) Yankee Burrow Creations...Completed
HHC #24 = 1/7 to 1/13 - Wyndwalker Creations - Birthday Wish
HHC #25 = 1/14 to 1/20  Oaklie's Fashions
HHC #26 - 1/20 to 1/26 - Uniquelets
HHC #27 - 1/27 to 1/31 - Rozie's Pearls

Super!!! Jan is now filled


For Future Challenges On Fire for Handmade should not be counted as a contestant as I am sponsoring a prize each week - there for it disqualifies me


The Red is completed.. Green is going on Now :)
love the color coding.  and I think that even though you graciously offer listing on your site, you should still get a chance for the other prizes.  Speaking of which, I will get mine out to you, once I'm no longer playing nurse and can get out of my house.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on January 11, 2013, 10:02:56 AM
Thank you Debbi... no rush! I am excited for my prize! :)
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on January 14, 2013, 07:23:27 AM
Monday HHC #22 = (12/24 to 12/30) Completed
HHC #23 = (12/30 to 1/6) Yankee Burrow Creations...Completed
HHC #24 = 1/7 to 1/13 - Wyndwalker Creations - Ended
HHC #25 = 1/14 to 1/20  Oaklie's Fashions
HHC #26 - 1/20 to 1/26 - UniqueletsHHC #27 - 1/27 to 1/31 - Rozie's Pearls

Here is the updated schedule... I will be posting the new contest by Oaklie's Fashions in just a few
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on January 21, 2013, 04:10:24 PM
Congrats....wonderful.....

Question: When did we change from most Comments, to views? Am I missing something.... :D
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on January 21, 2013, 05:35:34 PM
Congrats....wonderful.....

Question: When did we change from most Comments, to views? Am I missing something.... :D


About 3 highlights ago... The views was to draw more people to HA by sharing the highlights in our networks etc
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on January 21, 2013, 06:43:13 PM
Thanks, missed that one.... :D
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on January 23, 2013, 08:50:50 PM
Uniqulets.. this is your week hint hint.. :L) :( ;)
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: Uniqlets on January 23, 2013, 10:56:55 PM
I couldn't find the thread.  I posted it under HHC#26  along with the prize.  Several people have done their highlights, "I wish I'd made that" is the theme.  Things you admire or crafts you don't make and wish you did.  Prize is a steampunk key ring.  I posted pictures.  If you look at your unread posts or search HHC#26, you will find it.
P.S. - I left the u out in my shop name Uniqlets.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on January 23, 2013, 11:06:58 PM
Sorry My Bad... I some how missed it.. off to look again :L)   :-\  xoxo
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on February 01, 2013, 07:28:22 AM
We made it thru January!!


Here is February Schedule...


2-2 to 2-9


2-9 to 2-16


2-23 to 3-2


Sign up by copy and paste the schedule and adding your shop name to the date you want to sponsor. Thank you to all who are helping to make this a success!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: YankeeBurrowCreations on February 01, 2013, 11:12:25 AM
Here is February Schedule...


2-2 to 2-9


2-9 to 2-16


2-23 to 3-2  Yankee Burrow Creations
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on February 01, 2013, 11:42:35 AM
Here is February Schedule...


2-2 to 2-9


2-9 to 2-16


2-23 to 3-2  Yankee Burrow Creations


Thanks Mz Yankee! xoxo
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: TheAlchemistsVessel on February 02, 2013, 09:48:37 AM
Here is February Schedule...


2-2 to 2-9


2-9 to 2-16 - The Alchemists Vessel - Note: I will be out of town from the 7th to the 11th, the theme for this Highlight will be "Love to Love You" 80s Love Songs, anything that has to do with Valentines Day, Romance, and Lovey-Dovey stuff.  You Must post the title of your 80's Love Song and include the HH# in your title.  Have fun.  I did one this morning, because I am the busy woman and won't be here!


2-23 to 3-2  Yankee Burrow Creations
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on February 02, 2013, 09:50:34 AM
Here is February Schedule... 2-2 to 2-9 - On fire for Handmade - Colored Theme Yellows and Oranges
2-9 to 2-16 - Alchemists Vessel Love to Love You Theme
2-23 to 3-2  Yankee Burrow Creations

I will sponsor this week's challenge - the Theme is Yellow and Oranges!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: TheAlchemistsVessel on February 02, 2013, 10:24:47 AM
I am #29 then.  OK.  Link to my own Highlight for that here.

https://handmadeartists.com/highlights-details/I%20Feel%20For%20You,%20I%20Think%20I%20Love%20You%20%28Chaka%20Kahn%29%20HHC%20Curator/?id=20130202102146a0b92
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on February 02, 2013, 10:36:43 AM
Here is February Schedule...
HHC #28 2-2 to 2-9 - On fire for Handmade - Colored Theme Yellows and OrangesHHC #29 2-9 to 2-16 - Alchemists Vessel Love to Love You ThemeHHC #30 2-23 to 3-2  Yankee Burrow Creations

Fixed - Updated Schedule!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on February 02, 2013, 02:27:58 PM
It would appear that we have 2 highlights going on... I think Alchemists Vessels is supposed to be for next week but I guess we can have 2 :) :laugh:
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: TheAlchemistsVessel on February 03, 2013, 09:21:04 AM
That is probably my Fault, my Highlight for next week was done early, but I am doing Warm Colors this week.  I got confused and tried to fix it, it didn't work, MY BAD!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on February 03, 2013, 10:08:40 AM
No Worries... we can run them both for 2 weeks and have 2 winners that will work too! xoxo
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: TheAlchemistsVessel on February 04, 2013, 08:30:59 AM
No Worries... we can run them both for 2 weeks and have 2 winners that will work too! xoxo

I think one week is fine for both contest.  No one else has entered #29 - I'm still the only Highlight for that one, and there are only two entries for #28 Warm Colors, myself and Rosie something, and the less competitors the better chance I have of winning the banner set, and I need one desperately  ;) .

I also left instructions in the Contest Thread to do Highlight #28 First because I goofed.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: YankeeBurrowCreations on February 05, 2013, 03:02:20 PM
I'm #3 for #28....I was waiting patiently before I did #29.  I thought I would follow directions...for a change.  :laugh:
Debbo
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: AdyaInternational on February 09, 2013, 03:18:17 PM
so is it like you all take chances to host highlights ?
why are highlights hosted ? is it because the host declared the winning item or something ?
is only one highlight allowed at one time ??

I am going slightly crazy trying to figure things out !
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on February 09, 2013, 03:37:05 PM
so is it like you all take chances to host highlights ?
why are highlights hosted ? is it because the host declared the winning item or something ?
is only one highlight allowed at one time ??

I am going slightly crazy trying to figure things out !

You can put up highlights anytime. The contests are just something we do for fun and to encourage making highlights which help each other.
The sponsoring of contests is a choice, the ones who choose to sponsor a contest will pick the theme for the week and give a small prize.

But the highlights are there to be created at anytime, so enjoy.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on February 10, 2013, 08:23:56 PM

HHC #29 Love to Love you....-"Touching the very part of me/It's making my soul sing/I'm crying out for more"

https://handmadeartists.com/highlights-details/?id=2013021019543523820&uid=20012012144713&index=



 
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on February 17, 2013, 06:42:17 PM
Here is February Schedule...


2-2 to 2-9


2-9 to 2-16 - The Alchemists Vessel - Note: I will be out of town from the 7th to the 11th, the theme for this Highlight will be "Love to Love You" 80s Love Songs, anything that has to do with Valentines Day, Romance, and Lovey-Dovey stuff.  You Must post the title of your 80's Love Song and include the HH# in your title.  Have fun.  I did one this morning, because I am the busy woman and won't be here!


So was it over yesterday, did I make it, Alix....???  :)
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: OnFireforHandmade on February 18, 2013, 08:18:12 AM
Highlight Challenge Schecule - If you want to host a Challenge just copy and paste the schedule and add your shop name to it.. Yankee is up next :)


2-23 to 3-2  Yankee Burrow Creations
3/4 to 3/10 -
3/11 to 3/16 -
3/17 to 3/24 -
3/25 to 3/31 -

For those new here - the challenge is like a Treasury. When you host one you pick the theme and offer a prize to the winner. The Challenges run for 1 week and at the end of each challenge the winner is announce and I create a page on the On Fire for Handmade Site featuring our top Challenges!   http://onfireforhandmade.com/category/handmade-artists/highlight-challenge/
It's Great Exposure for the Host and the shops featured in the challenges!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: MadeforMebyOaklie on February 25, 2013, 12:47:54 PM
OK Starting On March 4 The Highlight Contests sponosred by On Fire will be posted here:  http://handmadeartists.com/forum/index.php/topic,8955.msg102798.html#msg102798



Just click on the link about to read about the new Challenge!
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: AdyaInternational on February 27, 2013, 03:27:39 AM
I wanted to host a contest too..with a give-away
So what dates would be available ?
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: YankeeBurrowCreations on March 04, 2013, 09:34:58 AM
I wanted to host a contest too..with a give-away
So what dates would be available ?
this week is open...no-one else has signed up yet for future challenges.  so if you still want to host one, start a new thread with the title HHC#31, and give us the details...
Debbi
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on March 04, 2013, 10:09:34 AM
OK Starting On March 4 The Highlight Contests sponosred by On Fire will be posted here:  http://handmadeartists.com/forum/index.php/topic,8955.msg102798.html#msg102798 (http://handmadeartists.com/forum/index.php/topic,8955.msg102798.html#msg102798)



Just click on the link about to read about the new Challenge!

Debbie the Highlight contests are moving to an new area, Anne and I will be sponsoring prizes to encourage more participation
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: chainmaille on May 16, 2013, 06:53:38 AM
Well Anne is taking a break from the highlight challenges for a bit. Anyone else have any ideas? The more people we can get involved in highlights the better.
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: YankeeBurrowCreations on May 16, 2013, 07:44:29 AM
I love making highlights...but I have no "new" ideas.  we could go back to each taking a week, a theme, and then the winning highlight could be featured on the blog.

or, we can incorporate one or two shops to be featured, and no theme.  or a combination of both....???
Debbi
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on May 17, 2013, 07:36:17 AM
New Highlight....helping out....Love still makes the world go around.....

https://handmadeartists.com/highlights-details/LOVE,%20still%20the%20most%20important%20thing%20all%20over%20the%20world/?id=2013051707293720dcc
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on May 27, 2013, 11:32:55 AM
Memorial Day Picnic anyone? Enjoy..... ;D

https://handmadeartists.com/highlights-details/?id=201305271124154238a&uid=20012012144713&index=
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on August 26, 2013, 11:12:55 AM
New Highlight.....MEOW...... ;D

https://handmadeartists.com/highlights-details/Hello%20....Kitty....?/?id=2013082611064109a6f
Title: Re: Sign Up Here To Host A Handmade Highlight Contest!
Post by: myeuropeantouch on January 20, 2014, 06:52:37 AM
So much to browse here, see and buy here for your Valentine

https://handmadeartists.com/highlights-details/Just%20BE%20my%20handmade%20Valentine,%20please%20(smile)/?id=20140120054620f7584