Sunday, May 22, 2011

EKTT Weekly Treasury Challenge: Summer Stylin' and Daddy Divine

The winner of our latest weekly treasury challenge, Zavalick Designs on Etsy, wants us all to be stylish this summer, Dahlink!  As soon as you are flashing that grin and baring some skin, you're going to lure Daddy into the room - let's gear our favorite father's up too!  

Summer Stylin'
Focus Items:  Get the family ready for pool parties, open-air fetes and soirees, barbecues, picnics, and weddings.  Think about showing some skin, open-toed shoes, lightweight materials, bright colors (orange and neons), slim clutches, espadrilles, summer scarves, sun protection in the form of hats, vintage sunglasses, sunscreen, makeup, balms, and coverups.  Bring on the summer dresses, vintage or new, maxi dresses, tailored classics, full short skirts, retro swim, circle lensed sunglasses, sweetheart necklines, and hair accessories too.  Hot topics include - American prep, patriotic Americana, nautical, and equestrian references.  Tribal, geometric,  USA flag (stars and stripes), color-blocking, peekaboo cuts, sheer  panels, lace, wooden platform heels, reversible swimwear.


Daddy Divine
Focus Items:  June 19 is Father's Day.  Make treasuries for the Home Chef, Auto Enthusiast, Handyman, Trendsetter, Music Lover, Classic, and Dad's who Have it All!  Think in terms of business and office accessories, gadgets and tech gear, gadget carriers, laptop desks and cases, docking stations, outdoor equipment for the grill or camper, sports gear (fishing and water sports), upcycled lights and lamps with exposed bulbs, men's fashion (vintage designer options), keepsakes and luxury gifts.  For the Drinking Dad - home brewing options, beer and wine accessories, barware, mixology, nightlife, live music, secret passwords.  Personalization - monograms, initials, text, numbers, zodiac, constellations, portraits, custom labels, stamps, fingerprints and family trees.  

1.  Submit as many treasuries fitting these themes in as many variations as you wish through Saturday, May 28, Noon EST.  

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

2.  Required Challenge Tags

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etsykids tteam

(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 May Merchandising Report and Etsy's June 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 May Featured EKTT Member, Lilikins Baby Blankets and Quilts, 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  Treasuries will be numbered from first submission to last.  More challenge entries means more chances to win!   

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 for your support, 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 Craftcult 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 the current  Etsy Merchandising Report.

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