Friday, May 27, 2011

Sisterhood of the Traveling Bead Box Sneak Peek

a few of the goodies I've added to the box
If you are looking to throw your name in the hat for the giveaway, click here to read all the specifics of the giveaway and add your name and email to the comment list of that post.

Among the items I've added to the box are yards and yards of sari silk, a chunk of cute origami squares perfect for bezels, a couple of Golem Studio beads, a handful of skull beads, a few enamel charms from Gardanne Beads, two signed and numbered dichroic glass pendants by Larry Gruda, two dozen copper washers, some beaded beads, chunky tumbled glass beads, a spool of purple artistic wire, some stone cabs, and many other juicy pieces. 

Thursday, May 26, 2011

The Sisterhood of the Traveling Bead Box Giveaway

photo from a Beadiful Mess
 The Sisterhood of the Traveling Bead Box is ready to fly off to another city.  A perfect storm of calamity and obligation slowed its progress, but now it is ready to go.  This week I will post pictures of some of the items I have added to the box [click here to see a sneak peek].  I will select a winner on June 1st at 6 PM EST.  Here is a list of the 15 previous winners which starts with the wonderful Heather Powers who started the STBB.  I tried to link each person to the blog in which they announced the giveaway. 

1.Heather Powers of Humble Beads- San Antonio, Texas

2.Mikki Ferrugiaro of MFD Beadwork Originals- Utah

3.Nancy Dale of NED Beads- Vermont

4.Hannah Rosner of Good River Gallery- New Mexico

5.Chris Neit of Good Quill Hunting- Maine

6.Sandy Spivey of Sandy's Treasure- California

7.Katie Nelson of Katie's Creations- Texas

8.Kristie Roeder of Artisan Clay- Pennsylvania

9.Lorelei Eurto of Lorelei Eurto Jewelry- New York State

10.Becky Caldwell of The Gritty Bird- North carolina

11.Cindy Wimmer of Sweet Bead Studio- Virginia

12.Cindy Gambrone of Lampwork Diva- New York State

13.Paige Maxim of Paige Maxim Designs- Maine

14.Cristi Baxter Clothier of 2 if by Sea- Florida

15.Tracey Nanstad of A Beadiful Mess- Wisconsin

16.Marianna Boylan of Star Girl Jewelry & Lampwork - Michigan

17. Lois Moon of Qué Onda Q'town - Georgia 

The box is ready to go to the next lucky winner! Here's what you need to know:

The giveaway: The entire box of goodies - bead, findings, tools, supplies.

The stipulations: Must have an online forum to host the next giveaway. Must be living within the United States to enter and be willing to pay for shipping: $15.00 for flat rate priority mail billed via Paypal.

The rules: You'll take what you want from the box, add in items from your own bead stash to replace the items you took and do the same giveaway on your blog. We'll keep the beads traveling for as long as we can.

To enter: Leave a comment, be sure to include your email. [If you are on Blogger, think about linking your profile to your email]

Bonus: Blog, facebook or twitter about it to enter more than once. Leave another comment letting me know how you helped spread the word.

International bloggers:
I'm sorry, but due to shipping only those in the U.S. can play along.

Deadline To Enter: Comments will be accepted until Wednesday, June 1st, at 6pm (eastern standard time).