Friday, February 5, 2010

It's All About Red- February's Monthly Creative Challenge!

You are cordially invited to play, get more involved with the team, get inspired, share your talent, take advantage of some free promotion... get ready for February's team creative challenge!

February's Challenge

Lose yourself in love with this month's challenge theme, "It's All About Red"! The theme was inspired by February's many red and heart-related events that spread awareness about important issues, especially the American Heart Association's Go Red for Women Campaign to spread awareness about heart disease in women and V-Day's efforts to raise consciousness about stopping violence against women and girls around the globe! But you can enter any one RED item that reminds you of February's passion, desire, intimate connections, or love. The challenge theme is very subjective, so enter whatever handmade creation, vintage item, or supply, new or already listed in your shop, that fits the theme for you! ;)

Each month's challenge entries will be listed on the blog and put up for public vote, the winner receiving an ad for their shop on the team for the entire month following. :) Every 6 months, all 6 winners from the last series of challenges will be put up for a vote together, the top vote getter winning a grand prize! Yay!
This month we will vote between winners from the past 6 months (August-January)! :)

Please join in our creative celebration for this month! Here's how to enter...


*Challenge Guidelines*

~Participation is open to any EtsyVeg team member.

~Each member may enter one item. Entry involves simply posting an applicable item in your shop with the tag "allaboutred" (all one word, without the quotations). You must also have your entry tagged with the official team tag, "etsyveg team."

~Deadline for entry is February 28th.

~All entries will be featured in a treasury on the EtsyVeg blog at the beginning of next month, to be voted on by the public (EtsyVeg members can vote, too). The top vote-getter will be awarded with an ad for their Etsy shop on the top of the blog sidebar for the entire month until the next winner is chosen. At the end of six months (this month!), all winners from the past six months will be up for vote on the blog again, this time eligible to win a grand prize gift!

~All EtsyVeg members (not just participants) are encouraged throughout the month to initiate forum threads about the challenge, make treasuries by doing a tag search for "etsyveg team" with "allaboutred" and putting only those items in the treasury, or to generate other types of promotion. (If you do any of these, please let everyone know so that we can all post or click to keep it going!)

~Please direct concerns or questions to silentlotus or aktie9, or send an email to


The EtsyVeg Monthly Challenge is meant to inspire, recognize, and promote team members and our shops; to spread the word about vegan/vegetarian lifestyles and living consciously; and to raise awareness about the ease of ecofriendly living and the rights of animals to live free of exploitation.

~*Happy creating!*~

Go Vote for your favorite entry from January's "Fresh Start" Challenge now!


Rebecca said...

I like this theme and the causes that you mentioned! Excellent choice!

Julie Webb Photography said...

And it's my favourite colour! :)

kimba said...

Oooh I can't wait to see the entries :D

Graphic Design by Tara said...

Do we have to notify you if we enter or just use the tags and you search? Also, what do we do if the item sells?

Thanks much, just learning:)


FireHorse3 said...

hehe - just squeaked my entry in on time ;o)