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| Final Rankings - BATTLE OF THE BEADS
Posted by Auntie's Beads on 10/27/2010
Several people wanted to know where everyone placed when the voting closed at the end of BATTLE OF THE BEADS. Ask and you shall receive.
BATTLE OF THE BEADS - WINNERS
Posted by Auntie's Beads on 10/24/2010
The moment we've all been waiting for...
#1 Cindy Kornet
#2 Gina Nelson
Congratulations Cindy and Gina! Cindy won first place with an impressive 210 votes and Gina came in second with 88 votes. The grandprize, a gift certificate for $250 and the second place prize, a gift certificate for $100 will be emailed to them today. We want to thank everyone who participated. Truly every design was beautiful and worthy of winning and don't worry, there will be more contests and giveaways in the future so if you didn't win, don't be discouraged. Most importantly, thank you all for shopping at Auntie's Beads and for being a blog reader!
New Article - Beading Parties
I just posted a new article I think you guys should check out. A customer asked for ideas to make her beading parties more fun, and once we got started thinking about it, the ideas just kept flowing. So I wrote up an article to help everyone plan a better beading party. I hope you all find it helpful. Enjoy!
Scrap Metal Necklace
Posted by Auntie's Beads on 10/18/2010
So you've got a lot of pesky chain scraps sitting around, huh? Don't want to waste them, right? Some of them are just way too big to use for dangling crystals from something.....
Create Your Own Holiday Necklaces
I love love love cutesy holiday stuff. Well anything tiny and adorable really. I can't help it, I find it irresistable. So for this approaching holiday season, I decided to use our Create Your Own line of ......
Battle Deadline Approaching
Posted by Auntie's Beads on 10/12/2010
Hey everybody, just wanted to remind you that if you plan on entering The Battle of the Beads for your chance to win $250 in gift certificates
, you better hurry! All entries must be received by midnight this Thursday (October 14th).....
$5 Strands! $2 Pendants!
This is an exciting promotion- we've got gemstones, lampwork, metals, pearls and crystal strands and pendants all marked down so you can stock up! All of the strands are marked down to $5 and all the pendants are marked down to $2, so ......
New Feature- Product Ratings on Category Pages
It's always helpful to see what others think of a product before you purchase it. Did the toggle keep coming open? Did the pendant look completely different than the photo? Or was it the most beautiful and versatile bead they've ever purchased? These are things you want .......
Turquoise + Crystal, Mix it Up Sale!
Time to get 25% OFF a collection of two favorites: Chinese Crystal and turquoise! We've got them color coordinated for you in several different color palettes- pink, orange, green, red, blue and more, to make designing a breeze and it's all discounted.....
10 Common Beading Problems
Let's start the week off right- with a new blog post! This is a collection of some of the most common questions our designers get. Maybe we can help you avoid trouble before you run into it.....
Think Pink Bracelet
In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month, I wanted to design a simple bracelet, called "Think Pink", we can all wear to show our support for the brave ladies who have struggled with this disease. This easy-to-make and easy-to-wear bracelet is the perfect way to do your part to raise awareness. It makes a great gift, too. I hope you all like it. Have a good week, everybody.
Posted by Auntie's Beads on 10/3/2010
-Kelly McCoy, Auntie's Beads Designer
October Fun - 20% OFF Sale
Hey Guys! Happy October! :) To celebrate the coming of cooler weather and in anticipation of the holiday season, we thought we'd publish an exclusive 20% OFF sale just for our blog and facebook friends. Shop all through the weekend. We hope you enjoy it!
Use the coupon code: OCTOBERFUN
Valid through October 3rd
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