Wednesday, February 15, 2012

~*Handmade Bead Charms For Charm Day 2012*~

These are beads which I made yesterday using polymer clay and Swarovski Vitrail light rhinestones. I will be making charms in this style with different colors and patterns to give away in April, right here on this blog.

Those who participate by offering either handmade charms, charm making supplies or charm jewelry as giveaways on their blogs or sites will be eligible to enter to win in this category. :)

April 28th is almost here!
Start preparing now if you haven't already!

It's going to be a lot of fun this year!


Friday, February 3, 2012

CALL FOR Artists, Designers, Fashionistas and Crafters!

INTERNATIONAL Call for Charm making artists, crafters and designers!
 Beaders, Metalsmiths, Mixed Media Artists, Woodworkers, Fabric Artists, Crocheters, Miniaturists, Photographers, Quilters, Collage Artists, Assemblage Artists, Jewelers,  Writers, Resin Artists, Scrapbookers, Clay Artists,  Painters, Model Makers, Tinkerers, Graphic Artists, Doodlers, UpCyclers, Glass Artists, FASHIONISTAS & General CRAFTERS! 
Create your works into wearable and portable pieces of art!

Spread the cheer/news for  ' Charm Day. 
April 28th!

We're looking for tutorials and pictures of handmade artistic charms. 
Made of ANY MEDIUM that can be worn or used in a project or as a decoration.
 Charms are usually 1 1/2 inches and smaller! (Larger pieces are accepted as pendants)
ANY skill level!
Photos of handmade charm jewelry and other projects incorporating art charms are needed too.
If you would like to promote a giveaway on your website or blog, you'll can sign up for the list to advertise it on our sites, there is a deadline of March 12th, to let me know if you will be participating.
Start sharing the news now.
Blog about it, talk about it with your friends, in your art groups, tell your art buddies, younger children, big kids and older people who may be interested in participating too.
For those who may not have computer access or a camera/scanner, offer to help them out if you know they are talented/gifted at this art form.
Get them involved :) 
Start making charms to give away to people you want to share with, or even give them away as random acts of kindness to complete strangers. It's actually fun to do!
Share this post on your FB wall if you'd like. There is an email to contact me on the sidebar of my blog. Write Charm Day in the subject line. You can also post to my FB wall to let me know if you will be participating or to ask any questions.
Or leave a comment on my blog. <3 Amber Dawn<3