Jul 5, 2014

Anchors Aweigh!! Design Challenge Featuring Suburban Girl Studio




Come Sail Away, Come Sail Away, Come Sail Away with me
in the 
ANCHORS AWEIGH DESIGN CHALLENGE & BLOG HOP



As summer sails away, we'll share our designs created with beautiful porcelain anchors by


Featured artist: Diana Ptaszynski of Suburban Girl Studio
SGS on Facebook: Suburban Girl Studio, LLC 
SGS blogs: Suburban Girl Studio
                                                                           Art Jewelry Elements




Let nautical inspiration be your guide as you navigate the end of your summer journey 
with a Labor Day Design Challenge & Blog Hop on September 7th, 2014. 




10 lucky artists will be chosen at random to receive
 a PAIR of porcelain ceramic anchor art charms - for free! 

Suburban Girl Studio Anchor Art Charms

To Participate:

*Comment on this post with your EMAIL please by July 8th.
*Winners will be announced July 9th.
*If chosen, pay $2 through Paypal for shipping

OR

*Comment on this post with your EMAIL please 
*Purchase anchor charms directly from SGS 
*Artists may use either color of anchors: stormy seas or sapphire. 




All participants are welcome to purchase & use additional SGS beads, and may
email me for a special coupon code to use at Diana's Etsy shop, Suburban Girl Beads.
toltecjewels(at)aol(dot)com

Anchors in sapphire from Suburban Girl Beads.
Anchors in stormy seas from Suburban Girl Beads.


In addition, all participating artists will be entered 
to win at random a $25 gift certificate to Lima Beads! 






Our "Anchors Aweigh!!"" Blog Hop Buttons/Badges
(click to enlarge & save to resize for your blog)
Take your pick  :) 








Sign Ups are Now Closed.

Please check back on Wednesday, July 9th
to see if you are an art bead winner.

Smooth Sailing and Good Luck! 
Rita 






Toltec Jewels is an author by day, jewelry maker by night. Her literary work is housed by the San Francisco MOMA and is published internationally in popular magazines, literary quarterlies, and university publications. She has won a number of awards for both her 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 more jewelry techniques. 


42 comments:

  1. Oh boy, you had me at the Styx lyric quote! This would be fun to be part of, for sure. (Beadsong@aol.com)

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  2. Ahoy Rita!!! I have been holding my breath for this one so it is fitting that I am the very first comment!!! My email is chrisinsunriver@aol.com

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  3. Forgot email is emsforme@gmail.com

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  4. Linda at cherryontopdesign =)

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    1. you don't know the joy I find in the ocean and water... pick.me.

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  5. Would love to win a set.

    Carolyn
    Carolynscreations@live.com

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  6. Don't let my beading boat run aground...throw me a beaded life jacket and a ceramic anchor! Please!
    Robin-HEARTS' DESIRES JEWELRY
    rlshowstack@yahoo.com

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  7. You already know I would love to participate... such beautiful beads!!!!!

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  8. I will like to have fun working with anchors..Lovely beads!!!

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  9. Lori8448@hotmail.com. Would love to join in!

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  10. Would love to join in on the fun!!!
    cherilr44@yahoo.com

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  11. I would love to finish off summer with a bang, Rita!

    monurquhart(at)hotmail(dot)com

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  12. Me please! I always need more Suburban Girl beads! jenrenblog AT gmail dot com

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  13. I would love to sail away with those beads and this challenge. paisleylizarddesigns(at)gmail.com

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  14. Pick me! Pick me! melissa_trudinger at yahoo dot com

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  15. Perfect summer charm set! llandig at msn dot com

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  16. I'd love to sail away with all of these designers! Please include me! jrbradley@winona.edu

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  17. Sounds like fun to me. Thanx Rita. b dot pancakebeads at gmail dot com

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  18. Yes please! Absynith @ gmail. Com

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  19. Hmm,been thinking about the beach lately--I would like to give it a go--Gina Hockett ghockett88(at)gmail(dot)com Thanks, Rita!!

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  20. ok .... well I already have these beads in my stash and about time I pulled them out to use. So how about I sign up and you don't even have to send me the beads! (although I do love those grey - green ones - ha!)

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  21. Already thinking about what to make....lamplightcrafts @ msn . com

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  22. I would love to participate. The anchors are my favorite of your charms! I have a pair of them featured in Jewelry Stringing Summer 2014. Baymoondesign@gmail.com

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  23. I meant to add: if I am lucky enough to be chosen, please let me know the extra postage to Canada :)

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  24. Yes please, I would love to use the blue anchor in a design. wildiris@gotsky.com

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  25. I love Diana's work! info@potterybeads.com Another fun blog hop/challenge!

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  26. HI , Love to join this Sail Away party. My e mail - ditabasu@gmail.com Thank you.

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  27. Those charms are just too cute. I feel like this could be a fun and relaxing challenge. 99bobotw.kb@gmail.com, I can't wait to see who gets selected. Even if I don't get randomly selected, I plan to partake on the sidelines.

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  28. Hello Rita, I would love to participate and sail away...

    xoxo

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  29. Ohhhh noooo, not selling / shipping to The Netherlands... Is there anybody who can help me please? Thanx in advance! ♥

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    1. I'll ask Diana about it, Dini. Maybe I can purchase for you & ship if need be? :)

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    2. thanks for all your ♥help♥ Rita

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  30. Ohhhh anything that has to do with the ocean, you can count me in! Plus hubby is a retired sailor..GO NAVY! Hehehe Those are quite lovely..

    christinads at gmail.com

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  31. Love the designs in sapphire!
    Startorup at gmail.com

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  32. Ohhh yes please. This sounds like great fun, so please count me in
    Janinelucas1 at gmail.com

    Oh dear, I just read Dini's comment. No selling/shipping to the Netherlands..... I think we both could need some help.

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    1. I fixed the shipping. For some reason Etsy didn't transfer all my listings to show shipping to the Netherlands back when I originally added it. It's available now! ~Diana (Suburban Girl)

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  33. You do remember what I said about blog challenges, right? Anything you do, I'm in for! And I love creating with Diana's beads, so I'll toss my name in the hat...the sailor hat! (Ooh, bad pun!) sjmoore235@gmail dot com

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  34. I made it! I made it!! Please toss my name in the hat.
    blogbaby(at)comcast(dot)net

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  35. Sorry, I forgot to add my mailadres: angazabychanges@gmail.com With the help of Rita and Diana I was able to buy some beads in time!

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