Tuesday, July 8, 2008

Etsy BeadWeavers July Challenge

The entries are in and once again, they are simply stunning!

Voting begins on Wednesday, July 9th and ends midnight July 15th. Please show your appreciation for the efforts of these amazing artists by taking on the difficult task of voting for your favorite. (The ballot will be on the side bar at right.) The individual pieces are featured below the mosaic, and you can visit each entry for more information by following the link. Thank you!

July 08 Challenge

1. An Evenings Dream Necklace by WickedOakDesigns.

2. Come Play in the Moonlight by beadsandblooms.

3. Necklace-Moonbeams by artzilla.

4. Titania's Moonlight Cuff by Bruizerbeans.

5. Midsummer Nights Dream - OOAK by triz.

6. Midsummer Night's Dream Cellini Spiral Bracelet by myfairladyvt4.

7. all moonlight and dewdrops choker by thebeadedlily.

8. A Midsummer Night's Dream by RegalBeads.

9. Puck Peeking Thru The Vines by cigarboxbeads.

10. A Midsummer Night's Dream Necklace by njema.

11. A Midsummer Nights Dream Necklace by CieloDesign.

12. A Midsummer Night Dream by Fivefootfury13.

13. Worlds Collide Necklace by ThePreciousBeads.

14. Love-in-Idleness by beaddiddy.

15. Peaseblossom's Floral Fantasy - Beadwoven Floral Headband by SalamanderHouse.

16. Moonlight and Shadows Necklace by arosebyname.

17. Moonlight on the water by Chrisbeads.

18. Butterfly Landings by vanishingpearl.

19. Titania's Bower by farfrumplainjane.

20. Blue Midnight Dream.. by lolos.

21. Dreamy Summer Night by adinahalperndesigns.

22. Titania's Jewels by Emarah.

23. Midsummer Night's Dream by noeasybeads.

24. Midnight in Summer - Abalone Paula shell - Funky blended blues by beaderjojo.

25. sky blue lake with beautiul waterflowes and green plants around by beadshead.

26. FAIRIES FLIGHT ON A MIDSUMMER'S NIGHT beadwoven necklace by caraway.

27. A Midsummer Night's Dream - Love Elixir Necklace by enchantedbeads.

28. Roses in the Night Sky Cuff Bracelet by SmadarsTreasure.

29. Titiana Speaks to Bottom - Vintage Brass Pendant on Spiral Rope Necklace by time2cre8.

30. A Fairy Crown for Queen Titania by PFordCustomJewelry.

31. A FreeForm Dream Peyote Cuff by SandFibers.


  1. Decisions, decisions. What a lot of hard work the EBW team has put into these entries. Great work beady people!

  2. What a HARD choice! So many beautiful pieces! So many to choose from! Great job everyone!!!

  3. Marlaine it's a *stunning* montage! Thank you for staying up past your bedtime to do this for us!

  4. I can't choose!!! I'm going to have to mull this over for a couple of days before I cast my vote. These are beautiful!

  5. Wonderfuljob!! I actually had to do a tally sheet so i could refer back to each piece, stunning work once again.

  6. A lot of interesting pieces here, but for me, one shone above the others, making my choice easy. Great work everyone!

  7. Gosh - I thought *last month's* challenge was tough to vote on - this is incredible! What a beautiful collection. Congratulations to all of these artists.

  8. This is a gorgeous collection of work! It will take me a *while* to decide who to vote for! :)

  9. Wow, Really beautiful works posted this month. Keep up the great work all.

  10. Everyone has such amazing work. You have made it extremely tough to vote. Good Luck everyone.

  11. Wow, what a lovely collection of beadwork!

  12. Beautifully put together and with so many stunning pieces!!! can't decide!!!!!!!!!!! will sleep on it... and come back tomorrow :-)

  13. I had a really hard time choosing 1 of the entries to vote for. They are all spectacular!

  14. whoa- talk about beauty overload! I voted, but - again-- it's so difficult with so many gorgeous pieces~

    marilyn g

  15. Staci did a great job with the mosaic!! And everyone really outdid themselves with their entries :D This may be the best yet!

  16. These are all so wonderful. I'm down to two and may have to do an eeney meeney thing to decide.

  17. Again, I feel bad for all the beautiful entries I didn't vote for, but I'm happy with my decision. It just kept pulling me back.

  18. They all look so wonderful together!!

  19. Voting is getting harder every month! I am so proud to be a part of this wonderful group! Great work everyone and Good Luch!


  20. hooray! what wonderful entries. :) voting was hard when every one deserves my vote!!

  21. Wow, so many talented artists and beautiful entries. . . cant't we vote for more than one?

  22. This is a challenge where I really needed to be able to split my vote! I just had to follow my heart on this one. Good luck everyone -- your bead work is awesome!

  23. Wow voting wasn't easy, but mine is cast.

    Good luck to all the participants, you works are just beautiful

  24. such amazing entries! i had a hard time choosing. i miss you all so much too!


  25. Hmmm - for whatever reason, I thought that I had left a comment last night - guess not...lol. Anyways - fabulous work as always to all the folks who entered! Gets those creative juices going!

  26. They are all beautiful..but one just stood out and shouted for my vote. This is a great collection enteries.

  27. Gorgeous! You ladies know how to tame those wild beads :)

  28. I voted, but it was not too easy! They are all so beautiful!

  29. Oh my goodness, its so hard to pick one. They all look amazing. I could never make a piece as intricate as some of these.

    I am going to take my time to vote.

    - I am so impressed and in awe.

  30. Awesome contest! I loved so many, narrowed it down to two that I really loved. Hard choice, but I did pick one in the end :)

  31. They are all so great. it was hard but I manged to pick just one.

  32. It's hard to decide which is the best, but I've picked my choice. Good luck to all beaders and thumbs up for the hard work. Although, I'm not actively in Esty Weavers group of chatting and challenge group but I try to make time to read the messages and comments :D