Thank you everyone for your comments on the Blu Mudd Design Team Challenge and Contest. You were so kind, and I appreciate your taking time to comment! Your thoughts are important to me.
The next Blu Mudd design challenge will be open to forty jewelry designers, so I hope you consider jumping in and giving Moriah's team a try. I had great fun creating with everyone, and liked my Rouge Berries ceramic so much, I purchased more! Here are the ceramic art beads I received. Aren't they simply gorgeous?
And now, the winner of the adorable Hello Kitty Pendant is ...
Random dot org is the program I used to pick the winner. And I even learned how to take a screenshot, finally:
AND ANOTHER VERY IMPORTANT ANNOUNCEMENT:
Everyone who commented is ALSO a winner! I've got more fabulous prizes for more fabulous winners! Everyone is a winner of a ceramic art bead (including Lena who could not get her comment to post) either from Blu Mudd or from one of my other favorites, beadfreaky: Handmade, Primitive Clay Beads and Buttons. So, if you haven't already left your email info in your contest comment, leave a comment here with your email me so I can contact you for your mailing address. If you prefer not to post your email in the comments, send an email to me with a subject line "Blu Mudd blog contest winner" along with your name and address. My email is: toltecjewels (at) aol (dot) com.
Also, Jennifer has a wonderful suggestion of having a blog hop to show off what we make with our Blu Mudd and beadfreaky prizes. If you are interested, please let me know in the comments or in your email.
Toltec Jewels is an author by day, jewelry maker by night. Her literary work is housed by the San Fransisco MOMA and is published internationally in popular magazines, literary quarterlies, and university publications. She has won a number of awards for literary and jewelry arts. She is happiest making handcrafted jewelry with her entire family, snuggling with her doggies and grandkids, sewing, singing, reading, and learning jewelry techniques. She is the host of Jewel School Friends, a community of expert and emerging artisans taking inspiration from each other and Jewel School. Join her on Facebook for networking, fundraising for Beads of Courage, jewelry making challenges, contests, give-a-ways and of course, cool beads and jewelry!