Sunday, July 10, 2011

EKTT Weekly Treasury Challenge 26: Great Gobbledy Geek or Color Curating

The winner of our latest weekly treasury challenge, Bison Girl on Etsy, wants to geek out in color.  Challenge ends EARLY this week to make way for EtsyKids Christmas in July challenges beginning on July 14th so let's get curating!

Great Gobbledy Geek
Focus Items:  July 13 Embrace your Geekness Day.  Back to school - college dorm room, organizational essentials, gadget and computer accessories, docking stations, notebooks, writing utensils, cases, book bags, backpacks, satchels, lunch carriers, and fall fashion.  Vintage typewriters, typewriter keys, vintage designer fashion, vintage collectibles, chalkboard and whiteboard, large vintage signage letters, numbers, letterpress blocks, upcycled lights and lamps with exposed bulbs.  Large scale vintage maps, botanical and anatomy charts. 


Color Curating
Focus Items:  Summer color trends include honeysuckle pink, neon, coral, and orange.  Pantone's color trend report for fall 2011 includes quarry, cedar, teal greens, nougat and coffee browns, orchid and phlox purples, bamboo mustard yellow, honeysuckle pink, and ember-glow coral.

1.  Submit as many treasuries fitting these themes in as many variations as you wish through:

WEDNESDAY, July 13, 9 p.m. EST.  
Challenge ends early this week to make way for EtsyKids Christmas in July promotions!

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

2.  Required Challenge Tags

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 July 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 July Featured EKTT Member, Tanja D'lyn 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  Treasuries will be numbered from last submission being number one to first treasury submission being last.        

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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