November 2010 Contest Details

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Hero Arts has a new 2010 contest format! Hero Arts is now offering exciting MONTH-long contests around a creative monthly theme and featured technique/project. We will announce winners in TWO groups, so you have twice the opportunities to win!

  • Submit as many entries as you would like around the monthly themes and/or featured technique.
  • Submit by the second Thursday and the fourth Thursday of the month.  * NOTE * This month we are adding an extra day due to the Thanksgiving holiday! Entries for the second half of the contest will be due on Friday, Nov. 26.
  • 1st Group of winners announced the third Thursday of the month from the early submissions.
  • 2nd Group of winners announced the first Thursday of the next month from ALL submissions.

Bookmark, save, or print the calendar below to help keep track of the dates and deadlines for entry.

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Here are the details for November 2010…

November Challenge: Use your stamps to create  Gift Tags or Handmade Gifts, or create cards/projects of ANY theme that incorporate Inking Techniques. (This could be any type of inking technique at all — resist, watercolor stamping, direct to paper, distressing, etc. Check out Shari Carroll’s new technique article for one inking idea, and Jennifer McGuire’s Holiday Thinking Inking Series at Two Peas in a Bucket for even more.) This month’s contest provides an opportunity to get a jump start on your holiday cardmaking, gift giving, and even gift wrapping! Please use at least one Hero Arts stamp or Hero Arts digital element on each of your projects, and please be sure they are newly created for this month’s contest.

Submitting and Tagging: Upload your entries to the Hero Arts Flickr Group. Check the FAQ here for more information on how to upload to Flickr. When submitting your creations, please be sure to include the following tags:

  • For projects created between November 1 and November 11 (11:59pm PST) - Tag entries with November2010A
  • For projects created between November 12 and November 26 (11:59pm PST) - Tag entries with November2010B

Prizes: By entering, you could win a shopping spree of your choice of Hero Arts products from the Hero Arts Online Store! The prize amounts are as follows and will be awarded on both Thursday, November 18 and Thursday, December 2:

We would love to see everyone participate, from the wonderful long-time members, to the active contest submitters, to first timers, to casual participants. Our goal with this new contest format is to give more people more opportunities to submit, and more opportunities to show off our wonderfully diverse and inspirational creations from our broad community of stampers!

Submit your entries today — we can’t wait to see what you create!

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