Monday, 8 August 2011

LMF Challenge 05

A fun treasury challenge, hosted by the LMF Team on Etsy!

Anyone on Etsy can participate! You do NOT have to belong to the team, to participate or win the challenge!

Simply create a treasury featuring the "Inspiration Item" and following the guidelines listed below. If you WIN, something from YOUR shop will be our Inspiration Item next week!

This week's unique Inspiration Item...

To Participate...

Read the rules carefully, especially if it's your first time with us!

Create a treasury (or two... or three...) that follows the "Challenge Requirements". The theme can be anything at all, as long as you follow the guidelines. You may create as many treasuries as you'd like and enter as many times as you'd like!

This week's Inspiration Shop will select a winner, at the end of the challenge. The winner is completely up to them! Create the best treasury you can, and maybe... yours will be their favorite!!

You have until 11th Aug 2011- Thursday noon eastern

Challenge Requirements:
  1. Include this week's Inspiration Item, anywhere in the first 3 rows (NOT as an alternate in the fourth row).
  2. Do NOT include any of your own items, or more than one item from the same shop.
  3. In addition to the Inspiration Item, your treasury must contain at least 3 items that are from the LMF Team members. These "team-related" items can be placed anywhere in the treasury. The theme can be anything you'd like, as long as you include 3 team-related items and the inspiration item! For a list of team members, click here.
  4. While the challenge lasts, be sure to change out any items that disappear from your Treasury! But... Do NOT replace the Inspiration Item if it sells!!
  5. Tag your Treasury "LMF Team" and "LMFChallenge 05" (digits after a space). If your treasury isn't tagged correctly and doesn't show up in the Treasury search results by the judging deadline, it will not be judged.
  6. Become a follower - It is highly recommended that you follow this blog 
  7. Include a link to this blog post in your Treasury description (or in the first comment). This is very IMPORTANT! This is what helps get the word out about our Challenge! If you're not sure what to say, feel free to copy and paste this:

    This is a Like My Fanpage Team (LMF) Treasury Challenge entry! Anyone can play!
    Find out how to participate:
***And before you participate... Make sure you'll be available to judge next week's challenge on the weekend ! The winner this week gets to pick the winner next week!***

  1. Follow this blog!
  2. Leave a link to your treasury in the comments of this blog post. Highly recommended! This helps others find your treasury more easily.
  3. Members - You can post your treasuries in this week's entry thread, on our team forums. And DON'T forget to tag your items "LMF Team" to make it easier for participants to find you!
  4. Message the shops featured in your Treasury, letting them know about the Treasury and the challenge!
  5. Promote your treasury and the challenge! Tweet, Facebook, and share with friends. 
  6. Use themes from Etsy's  Merchandising Desk, to increase your chances of getting a Front Page Treasury!
  7. Support other participants! Click, comment, and share other LMF Team treasuries.
Important Notes: Only shops that abide by Etsy's Rules & Regulations are eligible to win. Past winners are eligible to win again. Captain and the leaders are also eligible to win.

If you have an Etsy account, but not a shop, you can still participate and win! If the winner doesn't have a shop, they'll be asked to select their favorite treasury from the "Honorable Mentions" list, to be next week's Inspiration Shop.


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