Sunday, August 21, 2011

EKTT Weekly Treasury Challenge 32: Fall Farm and Creepy or Cute

The winner of our latest weekly treasury challenge, tenderblue on Etsy, craves the rustic charm of a fall farm.  From charm and rustic textures to blood-chilling gore, let's curate fun autumn themes!

Fall Farm
Focus Items:  Country life, farm crops, and punkin' chunkin'! Harvest - Autumn decor, fall planting, preserving the summer garden’s bounty. Farm, rustic, and woodland motifs. Fashion - Emphasis on intro to fall fashion. Think layers, outerwear accessories, boots, and autumn color palettes. Garden Preservation - Canning, jams, preserves, and stocks.  Natural History - Woodland forest themes and animals, namely birds, owls, squirrels, hedgehogs, chipmunks, bunnies, butterflies, feathers, nests, eggs, acorns, leaves, trees, branches, woodgrain, and natural colors.


Creepy or Cute?
Focus Items:  Halloween Preview - Decor, party supplies, full costumes & accessories, pumpkin decorating ideas, and DIY kits. Wizardry, magic, owls, and mysticism with the release of the final chapter of Harry Potter and the Deathly HallowsVampires - They’re back on the radar with shows like HBO’s True Blood and fall’s approaching premiere of Twilight: Breaking DawnFeather Hair Extensions, lockets, secret hiding places, skeleton keys, arrows, diamonds, paper cuts, silhouettes, fortune cookies, wishbones, constellations, fortune telling, steampunk, braided hair.

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

Saturday, August 27, 11 a.m. EST!

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 August 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 August Featured EKTT Member, Two Little Bluebirds 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 first submission to last.        

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

6.  DO include any treasury team tags and other Etsy Team tags you wish on any EKTT treasury!  Get those teams in to see our treasuries and let's get those views up, EKTT!

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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