Thursday, October 30, 2008

Exciting Friendly Plastic Challenge from Amaco!

Newsflash!!........ Newsflash!!......... Newsflash!!
Amaco has a new challenge on their website. If you've been playing with Friendly Plastic then why don't you give it a go.

They are inviting all crafters to participate in the challenge with cash prizes being awarded to the winner of each category. They will also make a donations to the winners' favourite charities. But even if you're not one of the winners, you'll still receive Friendly Plastic sticks to replenish your supply and as a bonus, your entry will be displayed in an on-line gallery on the Amaco website - so if you'd like to see your work published, then this might be just the challenge for you!

There are several categories including one to honour "Bottles of Hope" (read about the origins of Bottles of Hope here), the "Butterfly Project" plus two jewellery making categories. For more information, check out the details on their website.

2 comments:

  1. Oooh this is sooo pretty Mylene, love it! And I agree, I think your daughter did a great job on the Rosaries, they look lovely!

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  2. Just a reminder that the entries for the AMACO Friendly Plastic Challenge should be submitted by 1 December 08. I hope to see your stuff there!

    The Challenge coincides with AMACO’s 90th birthday will be judged at the Craft and Hobby Association Convention in Anaheim in January 2009. There are categories for Bottle of Hope (the entries are to be donated to Diane Gregoire’s Hasbro Children’s Hospital), Best Butterfly (entries are to be donated to the Holocaust Museum Huston), Best Valentine's Jewelry Ensemble, Best Focal Bead Jewelry Set (to be made using AMACO bead rollers).

    Prizes for the Challenge include a $100 personal check to you from AMACO and a matching $100 check paid to your favorite charity. There are also etched crystal awards which will be presented at the CHA show. You can learn more about the challenge and the awards at the Challenge website: http://www.amaco.com/amaco-friendly-plastic-2009.html and this link gives you access to the downloadable entry form: http://www.amaco.com/pdfs/AMACO-FP-OPEN-CHALLENGE.pdf.

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