Congrats to our crafty upcycled holiday winners!

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Preview: Coming in January, the Return of the Black Heart Anti-Valentines Day Contest… Start your planning now!

The votes are in, and although I loved all our entrants, here are our top two vote getters in the Dabbled Upcycled Holiday Challenge.
1 – From She’s Crafty (shop here)
This cozy sweater bag… it even has pockets! What a great gift!
2 – From Chica & Jo: Make your Own Snowglobes! Such a fun little project with tons of possibilities! And a tutorial to make them yourself!
Since you can only win with one entry, third goes to Laurienrick‘s adorable Corduroy Trees.

Congrats to the winners… !

Final Entries in the Holiday Recycling Contest!Check out all the entries – some really great stuff!
1. Mini Snow Globes (more, and tutorial, here),
2. Christmas Trees for a Mantle,
3. Purse from Sweaters,
4. Snowmen: Tink and Estelle (and The Colonel),
5. Retro Plaid Crossover Bag,
6. Wine Bucket Cozy, Coasters, and Table Topper,
7. Tree Skirt from Bridesmaid Dress (tutorial here),
8. Recycled Tree Stump Snowmen Ornaments (tutorial here),
9. Santa wooden centerpiece,
10. Forest Wool Hip Bag

The top 2 winners receive the following little nifty prize, a set of 4 art postcards. Please email me at Dot[at] dabbled (dot)org with your snail mail. All winners get an award button, below.

PS – I’m just trying out Artfire (linked above) – I like it thus far, no listing fees like Etsy (though the free monthly option is limited). If you’re thinking about getting your feet wet with a shop, but not wanting commitment, I think it’s a good option. If you sign up, you can go through this link and I’ll get credit for sending you! Register on ArtFire.com (Buy these as real big prints here)

Related:
Holiday Roundup – all the cool Dabbled stuff for the season in one place!


Watch this space… over the next few days we’ll have some great project how-to’s from some terrific guest bloggers!

Winners snag this nifty little button by copying the HTML below.

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  • Jo [] :

    Thanks everyone for voting for the mini-snowglobes and thanks to Dot for sponsoring the contest. They are a lot of fun to make and can apply to any holiday. Merry Christmas everyone!

  • Dot [] :

    Go away Susan spammer!

  • shes_crafty [] :

    Thanks Dot for putting this contest together! It’s great to see how creative people are with their crafty recycling!

    And thanks to everyone who voted for my items :D

    Happy Craftin’ Holidays!

  • Jo [] :

    Dot, just wanted you to know I received your adorable postcards in the mail and have already sent one of the heart ones to my uncle who suffered a heart attack over Christmas. He was delighted by it!