May 27, 2014

Octoberfest 2014 Blog Hop Sign Ups

Come hopping on by for my BSBP8 REVEAL?
HERE IT IS.

Looking for  Suburban Girl Studio Waxed Linen Blog Hop?
Here IT iS


Now is the perfect time to plant your pumpkins in time for Halloween....
And the perfect time to get growing for the ... 

The real key to growing pumpkins is planting in time for harvest

THIRD ANNUAL 
OCTOBERFEST 
BLOG HOP
Sunday October 26, 2014

 A Home & Hearth Celebration of Autumn's Splendor 
featuring handcrafted jewelry, artisan beads, home decor, 
food, friends & family.



We will celebrate Autumn's Beauty.
Harvest, bounty, gratitude.


Sharing Traditions & Treats 

Candy Apples


Candy Corn (Handcrafted lampwork)


Carved Pumpkins


Drilled Pumpkins
From "How to Drill Pumpkins" 

Polymer Pumpkins
Gorgeous pumpkin beads by Andrea Glick of Zenith-Jade

Purr-fect Pumpkins



The Great Pumpkin

Pumpkins all in a Row





A Happy Home


A Forever Home

 Here's How to Join in Octoberfest:
  
1) Leave a comment below that you're in
 -- please include your email, blog, artists' name
or 
email me with the subject line "octoberfest 2014" and your
information at toltecjewels (at) aol.com



2) Grab the Octoberfest button 
at the bottom of the page and link back to this post
(nice if you do, but not required :)

 3) Create an Autumn Inspired Treat! 
  Get as creative as you wish! 


*Crochet an afghan
A melon afghan light for summer yet cozy for fall.
Beginner crochet project & free instructions here.

*Design Autumnal jewelry
*Design Halloween jewelry

Margot Potter, Ambassador for Swarovski Create Your Style, designed & made this
stunning "Crystal Web Necklace"  -- and she has free instructions on her blog! Love you Margot! 

*decorate your home or yard
*decorate your fur-family



*Decorate your kids, grandkids, your spouse!

Marlene Cupo's hubby goes PINK for Lori Anderson! 


*Have a family get-together
*Journal rampages of appreciation daily for 
30 days in a row (or more!) and share what happens
*Make an online shop for your work


Lorelei Eurto Has a Step by Step guide to setting up an Etsy shop!
Downloadable at the Beading Daily Interweave Store here :) 

* Make a Fall craft
* Make an autumn wreath
*Try a new jewelry technique

Sherri Stokey creates beautiful painted lucite flowers. Free instructions on her blog! 
We love Sherri! 

*Sew a quilt


* Make a cool bead
*Buy art beads   
 *write a poem, dance or sing


* share a recipe, share baking tricks or treats; 
celebrate and brew up something fantastic!


Then...

Share your Octoberfest inspired jewelry, beads, recipes,
treats, poems, pictures, experiences, crafts and boo-ti-ful creations 
on  Sunday, October 26th, 2014.



Fly by everyone's creations to comment & share the love!



AND... 
Check back on Halloween, October 31, 2014
to see if you've won in the random drawings!



Thank you, participants! Enjoy your treats! :) 

Participants will receive treats by beadfreaky (hopefully a custom order for our hop from Christine) and  
Suburban Girl Studio (Diana is creating custom beads for our hop) & more!  :) 

This year, we'll also have a GRAND GIVEAWAY: 

drumroll... 

A New SEARS KENMORE REFRIGERATOR!
(Well, not so new. It's in my kitchen & was new back in Octoberfest 2012)

NOT! Just tricking...  ;) 

 But seriously, this year's GRAND GIVEAWAY is a treat ...



A Vintaj BIGkick Embossing & Etching Machine






And in addition, we'll have a Pinterest board for Octoberfest 2014 reveals, too. 
(To be invited to post on the board, Pinterest requires we "follow" each other. Please "follow" me on Pinterest & I'll follow you back and add you to the board: 




Sign Ups are open now* so we can get planting & planning for fall.
Simply comment on this post with your email, blog, and artist's name
or
email me with the subject line "octoberfest 2014" and your information at:
toltecjewels (at) aol.com



Our Blog Button this year:



OR 
USE THE LARGEST PHOTO AT THE TOP OF THIS POST FOR THE 
BEST RESOLUTION.  Then, SIZE TO FIT IMAGE ON YOUR BLOG 




HAVE A GREAT, Creative SUMMER! 
SEE YOU IN OCTOBER! 





Please note: I update the list every other day so if you aren't seeing your 
name & want to participate, please email me:  toltecjewels (at) aol.com   Thanks! 







76 comments:

  1. Yeahhh, it was a lot of fun last year dear Rita, please count me in...

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  2. I would love to participate Rita! I love fall and the colors of the season! Marybeth Rich http://forestofjewels.blogspot.com/ mbjrich@gmail..com :) Thanks!

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  3. I would love to participate this year!, my email is mary@govaars.us

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  4. Oh I am soo in... This is my fav hop :)


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  5. I always have fun in this hop... I am in!!!
    I think my account is connected but just in case....
    ericsfangbanger7@gmail.com

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  6. I would love to be part of the fun!
    My blog is http://ginkgoetcoquelicot.blogspot.fr and my Email: kgrossetgrange@gmail.com

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  7. Please count me in. Autumn is my favorite time of year!

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  8. I would love to join, Kim Dworak http://www.cianciblue.blogspot.com/ kdworak69@hotmail.com

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  9. Sign me up! sue@suebeads.com

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  10. Count me in as well! I had fun last year. :)

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  11. I'm in again too....can't wait....maloneve at gmail dot com

    veradesigns dot blogspot dot com

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  12. Sounds like fun Lori8448@hotmail.com

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  13. Yeah sign me up :) I am pretty sure that you have all my info.

    http://shaihasramblings.blogspot.com/

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  14. Sign me up....klassyjoolz@yahoo.com - http://www.klassyjoolz.blogspot.com/

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  15. Sent you an email - please sign me up.
    ~cryssT

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  16. I would love to join. My name is Maria http://mlourdes24.blogspot.com
    mrios996@gmail.com

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  17. I would love to join. My name is Maria http://mlourdes24.blogspot.com
    mrios996@gmail.com

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  18. Please count me in. This is my very favorite blog hop. Baymoondesign@gmail.com

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  19. Rita,

    Please count me in. I had such fun last year.

    Carolyn
    Carolynscreations@live.com
    Carolynscreationswa.blogspot.com

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  20. Sounds like so much fun and I don't want to miss it, please count me in. Kepi.rasmussen@gmail.com

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  21. Enjoyed this last year so I would like to join again!
    http://dillmansdallies.blogspot.com/
    csdillman at gmail dot com
    Carol Dillman

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  22. Rita!!!! This is Chris Eisenberg and I would love to participate!
    www.wanderware.blogspot.com
    chrisinsunriver@aol.com
    Also ~ I will soon be posting the website for a new Autumn Artist Retreat that I am coordinating here in Washington state. Be sure to look for it and share around if you can!

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  23. Please let me come play, too!
    Rebecca S.
    www.godsartistinresidence.blogspot.com
    beccalyn_alaska@yahoo.com

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  24. Count me in, please. Love the challenge last year.

    Carolyn
    Carolynscreations@live.com
    Carolynscreationswa.blogspot.com

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  25. Could i please join in the hop? palemooncreations@hotmail.co.uk
    http://palemooncreation.blogspot.co.uk
    Love the Autumn and this hop sounds so inspiring.

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  26. I wouldn't miss it, Rita! www.KnotJustMacrame.com

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  27. Would love to do this one again!! ghockett88@gmail.com, www.freestyleelements.blogspot.com, Gina Hockett

    Thank you!!

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  28. thought i had responded form my phone but here it is:
    Im in please
    http://desertjewelrydesigns.blogspot.com/
    emsforme@gmail.com

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  29. What a great way to celebrate the season! Count me in!
    Michelle Buettner / MiShel Designs
    http://www.MiShelDesigns.blogspot.com
    shel@asicj.com
    Thanks! :-)

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  30. Rita ,yesterday I leave a comment here and I don't see it. I want to play please..Thanks...Blanca MEDIBEADS www.peru-medesigns.com
    Thanks.

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  31. Sounds like fun! Count me in -- if there's still room for me! :)

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  32. ha! Forgot to add my details :)
    winddancerstudios [!at} centurytel [dot] net
    Dana Hickey creating as Wind Dancer Studios
    blogging at http://magpieapproved.blogspot.com

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  33. I would like to join :)

    (especially since Oktoberfest is a german word / festival ^^)

    Claire Fabian / saraccino (at) gmail (dot) com / saraccino.blogspot.com

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  34. If there is still room, please sign me up.
    Cynthia Abner
    createdtreasures@inbox.com
    http://createdtreasures.blogspot.com/

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  35. I would love to participate!
    Renetha Stanziano
    blog: lamplightcrafts.blogspot.com
    email: lamplightcrafts@msn.com

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  36. Count me in please! What a lovely way to share and celebrate the bounty of what we harvest from the seeds we've sewn this year!

    jami.shipp@gmail.com

    CelebratingLifewithDaMamaShipp/blogspot.com

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  37. Count me in Rita, I will play
    gja7680@yahoo.com
    http://www.gloriaallendesigns.blogspot.com

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  38. Hi Rita, I would love to join. Count me in. I'm at spudandmrsbutters@gmail.com or http://spudandmrsbutters.blogspot.com/. Thanks a bunch.

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  39. Well, now I am intrigued, Rita :) It all looks like great fun! My blog and email are with my profile :)

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  40. I love fall and my pumpkins are planted so all that's left is to add some fun and blog along with this great group of crafty, talented artists!

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  41. I love fall and my pumpkins are planted so all that's left is to add some fun and blog along with this great group of crafty, talented artists!

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  42. My pumpkins are planted so all that's left to enjoy fall is to blog this fall with these talented artists!

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  43. If there's still room, I'd like to participate...Marde Lowe, www.fancimardesigns.blogspot.com ...fmd2943@gmail.com ...thank you

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  44. I'm in if there's still room. http://jerseygirlsbeadwork.blogspot.com/, woolsonramona@yahoo.com.

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  45. Count me in Rita.. I hope there's still a place for me. Observed how fun it was last year, so I want to be part of the fun this year.
    Love,
    Esterina Jagiella
    http://ekleijar.blogspot.com
    erinago@yahoo.com

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  46. Every year I say I should and I never do lol so this year I am. If you still have room, Sandra of skyescreativechaos.blogspot.com skyescreativechaos AT gmail.com

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  47. Count me in: Mary K McGraw, mkaymac.blogspot.com, mkaymac@gmail.com

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  48. If I'm still in time, I'd like to participate!
    Alenka Obid
    pepita.handmade@yahoo.com
    www.pepita-handmade.blogspot.com

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  49. Me, pick me. Marianne Baxter at simplyseablimejewelry.blogspot.com wildiris@gotsky.com

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  50. I think it went but I am not sure. Marianne Baxter simplyseablimejewelry.blogspot.com wildiris@gotsky.com is my email. I really want to try this this year! Thanks,

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  51. I would like to join if there is still room. Ann Schroeder, beadsaregood@gmail.com, www.beadlove.wordpress.com

    Thanks either way. If I'm too late, I'll have fun hopping to see what everyone else does!

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  52. Hi Rita, just saw this part so hopefully I am not too late!!! Sign me up PLEASE!!! Have a Blessed Day!

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  53. Oops forgot the info. Robin Kae Reed willowdragon5782@gmail.com, www.willowdragon.blogspot.com

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  54. I am in. Love this most colorful time of year.
    Mowse Doyle
    mowse.doyle@gmail.com
    http://mowsemadethis.blogspot.com/

    Mowse is the artist

    Thank you.

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  55. This looks like a lot of fun! Please add me too!! Diana@JasmineTeaDesigns.com ~ http://jasmineteadesigns.blogspot.com/ ~ Diana Miglionico Shiraishi

    Thanks a bunch!

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  56. I'm in, if it's not too late! :) RanaLea, rlwshkspr@gmail.com, http://ranaleadesigns.blogspot.com/

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  57. I would love to participate if its not too late. I was in the BSBP with Lori Anderson and am hooked! My email is mitzie@needfulluxuries.com. My blog is pretty new; needfulluxuries.blogspot.com. I bet you can figure out my business name, haha. Have a great day,and thank you.

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  58. Please add me to the list, By then I should be done hopping through the Bead Soup: ;)
    Louise
    http://lilyandjasmine.blogspot.com/
    want2bead (at) yahoo.com

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  59. Autumn is my favourite time of year. I'm game for this blog hop if it's not to late to sign up.
    deb4tin@gmail.com
    www.studiok24.blogspot.ca

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  60. I have had so much fun the last two years I so very much want to play again. http://tanyamcguire.blogspot.com/
    tanyamcguire2@gmail.com
    Tanya

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  61. I would love to participate, if it isn't too late.
    laurelhanson@comcast.net
    http://stonewingdesigns.com/blogs/stonewingdesignsblog
    Laurel

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  62. Had fun last year so am in again!
    https://lilisgems.wordpress.com/
    ipilze@yahoo.com
    Ingrid A.

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  63. I'll try. I've been going back and forth on it, because I have so much going on this year, but I love the fall.
    kaythomerson(at)hotmail.com
    http://KayzKreationz.blogspot.com

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  64. love to be a party of this! tappingflaming.blogspot.com

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  65. HI There - I would love to join this year. My blog is http://www.northshoredays.com/ and my email is nat.sean@slingshot.co.nz. Thanks heaps xx Nat

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  66. Is it too late to sign up?
    jewelrybyjasvanti.blogspot.com
    Jasvanti Patel
    jpatel@gwc.cccd.edu

    Thanks

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  67. I think you have me down, but just in case....I'm in! www.fireflydesignstudio.blogspot.com

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  68. Sounds like a lot of awesome fun! Count me in.
    Email: Coldcrimsonember@aol.com
    Blog: http://klaudetekoon.blogspot.com/

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  69. Oh this sounds fun! Please count me in
    niky sayers
    silverniknats@email.com
    silverniknats.blogspot.co.uk

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  70. I would love to be included in your October hop! Diana Petrillo, Adirondack Girl @ Heart, http://dpetrillo.blogspot.com

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  71. It's October!!! :-) I think my mind is already set to this event... LOL... Just wondering how's everybody doing, and definitely looking forward for the reveal day.

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  72. My goodness this was a long post! But here is my information:

    Renetha Stanziano
    http://lamplightcrafts.blogspot.com
    email: lamplightcrafts@msn.com

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Gracias for your comments and for visiting! I appreciate every word :)
Namaste --
Rita