Sunday, April 17, 2011

EKTT Weekly Treasury Challenge: Earth Day or Easter

The winner of our latest weekly treasury challenge, Bison Girl on Etsy, wants us to honor Earth Day and Easter.  For those of you who have already completed Easter treasuries, let's try to put a creative spin on these Easter curations to catch Etsy Admin's eye!  

Earth Day
 Focus Items:  Earth Day is April 22, eco-friendly, recycled, repurposed, and upcycled items.  Materials should be reclaimed, naturally sourced, self-sustaining, and environmentally-friendly.   Easy on the earth options that are renewable (like bamboo) and clean the air are good picks.  Vintage, up-cycled lights and lamps, particularly with exposed bulbs.


Focus Items:  Easter is April 24, Good Friday is April 22, bright and pastel colors, bunnies, rabbits, easter eggs, baskets, candy, toys, children's spring formal attire, religious mementos, flower and bud vases, personalization, brass and cast iron animals, vintage, nests, trees, branches, glass domes, terrariums, air plants, succulents, herbs, planters, plant markers, removable fabric and vinyl decals (especially small run designs).

1.  Submit as many treasuries fitting these themes in as many variations as you wish through Saturday, April 23, 8 p.m. EST. 

NOTE:  You MUST be a member of the EKTT to participate in Weekly Treasury Challenges! 

2.  Required Challenge Tags

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(Copy and paste the challenge tags to ensure your treasury will be included in judging!)   Please also use applicable key words to tag--listed under Focus Items (above) and taken from Etsy's April Merchandising Report or Etsy's May Merchandising Report.  

Please do not use EKTT tags unless you are a member of the EtsyKids Treasury Team.  All EtsyKids are welcome to join.  See information on joining the EKTT:  Guidelines

3.  Treasuries must include 4 active and verified EtsyKids Team members. Please take this opportunity to feature either your partner or our April Featured EKTT Member, PRINCESS DESIGNS on Etsy, or both in a challenge submission.    

*Please see the EKTT Check List to curate according to guidelines.  

4.  The winning treasury will be chosen by  This week the entries will be numbered in order of last submitted to first submitted with the last submission being number 1.    

5.  All EKTT Curators are eligible to enter and win, including current and past weekly challenge winners.

6.  Please do not include any treasury team tags other than the EtsyKids Treasury Team tag and related challenge tags on EKTT challenge treasuries.  Any challenge submission containing treasury team tags other than "etsykids tteam" will automatically be disqualified from winning.  Thank you, EKTT Curators!


Your winning treasury, links to your Etsy shop, and a shop listing you choose will be featured in an EKTT blog post announcing you as our Weekly Treasury Challenge winner.  Your Etsy shop and winning blog entry will be permanently displayed on the EKTT Winners page.  Your Etsy shop will be featured in a Crafcult Slideshow Mini on the top of our blog sidebar.  You will have the honor of choosing the next Weekly Treasury Challenge theme based on a focused idea from our current Etsy Merchandising Report.  

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