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Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Hallowe'en Freebie Challenge Photos and voting begins!

Hello Friends & Folk!
....are you ready for this???

I am sitting here in awe of the talent that is out there ~ 
...each & every one of you should be extremely proud of yourselves with your finishes!\

We received 20 entries in our little freebie challenge, from all over the world!
USA, Italy, Finland, Spain, South Africa, France & Germany!!!

Below are the photos of the entires, and under each photo is it's corresponding number.
On the sidebar at the top of this blog is where you will cast YOUR vote for your favorite finish...
remember that the winner you decide on will win a $50.00 gift certificate from our Etsy shop!!

so grab your glasses, a cuppa somethin' and a drool rag ~
and let the voting begin!!!

**remember to click on each photo to enlarge it for detail**

#1 ~ jar sleeve

#2 ~ small pillow w/ hanging pumpkin

#3 ~ pyn pillow/work station

#4 ~ hanging bag w/ pennies

#5 ~ project bag

#6 ~ spell book

#7 ~ applique pillow

#8 ~ frayed edge ornament

#9 ~ quilted runner

#10 ~ witch's hat

#11 ~ purse/bag

#12 ~ project pouch

#13 ~ pillow w/ wool

#14 ~ table mat

#15 ~ pillow w/ insert

#16 cat doll w/ pocket

#17 ~ small hanging pocket

#18 ~ mixed media wall hanging

#19 ~ framed mixed media

#20 ~ recipe card holder

the contest will end promptly at 6:00 pm on
October 31st  HALLOWE'EN!!!!
and the winner will be announced on this blog November 1st ~

my thanks to all who entered and to you all for voting!

*Blessed be, my Friends* 
 ~ Lori ~


KC said...

These are AMAZING. SO hard to pick just one to vote for...I am in absolute AWE!

Anonymous said...

I love seeing everyone's finishes. It will be hard to pick a favorite. Mouse

Carin said...

What a beautiful finishings, I enjoyed looking at them and it was hard to choose.

Vonna Pfeiffer said...

OMGosh...I thought I'd come here to vote for me...ha ha ha...I did not vote for me, there are some really, really great projects! Beautiful, gorgeous work, one and all!

Stitchy Mc Floss said...

I vote for #7.

Trace4J said...

What truly wonderful talented friends.

Theresa said...

Wow!!! Everyone did a fantastic job!!!

Julee said...

Wow! they all done a wonderful job. I picked #3...

elenamac said...

all wonderful works!!!


Teresa said...

I vote for # 7
I love it

Patti said...

I really wanted to participate, but simply ran out of time. Now I know that it is just as well ~ every entry is amazing!
Blessings, Patti

kelley said...

So hard to choose one,, the finished are lovely...thanks so much to all who shared their finishes...so inspiring!

Mariarita said...

I vote for 2
Noesuperfantacat ;)

tina said...

I vote for 2 Elenanac
i love


Gayle said...

wow is right! What a great creative bunch of readers you have!

Fran said...

I vote for #2 :)

Patrizia Lupo solitario said...

Voto per n° 2

manuela said...

I vote for #2

Lesley said...

They are all fantastic and beautifully finished.I have voted,but congratulations to everyone, a lovely post to read.

Primitive Stars said...

Oh my, all are simply amazing, so beautiful. I vote for # 16, loves me some kitty's, Francine.

LauraD said...

I vote for #2.

Charmed Confections said...

I vote for #16! Love it!

Betsy's Basket Blog said...

Love them all ... however the simplicity of #13 is my favorite ... and besides, #13 is such a good Halloween number!!

Faye said...

You've done it again Lori~~ a fun challenge with an outpouring of creativity!!!!

Jubama said...

I vote for 16 !

Many said...

I vote for nr.2!

Maria Erbaggio said...

i vote for 2 ;)

eszter said...

Beautiful works, great ideas!I love them all, but my favourites are nr.16 and nr.19♥

Iulia said...

I vote for #2!!!
kiss iulia

Anna said...

I vote for 2#

NMK said...

Wow, they are all really nice ! Fun to see all the different styles too....Good Luck to all of them !!!

Anonymous said...

I vote for 2.

Małgorzata Zoltek said...

Bardzo trudny wybór -miałam kilku faworytów. Wszystkie prace piękne.

Claudia-Piccipocci said...

I vote n° 2

cucki said...

Aww such sweet finishes..I truly love them all :)
Life is beautiful with friends around :)
Thank you dear Lori for a great fun time together .
Love to all x

Unknown said...

I have to vote for more than one: five, 10 and 18 are my choices. Great work, and so lovely to look at them all.

kstehens100 said...

I vote for #4



Anonymous said...

Love all...such talent!

Happy Fall Y'all!
Judi in SW Florida

Anonymous said...

Love all...such talent!
#16 has my vote

Happy Fall Y'all...
Judi in SW Florida

Kathy Simpson said...

All are very nice finishes. I vote for number 2!

prims by olde lady morgan said...

Voted! they are all so wonderful! makes me want to learn cross stitch! OLM

Silvia D. said...

I vote n° 4

denise meneguzzo said...

i vote for 2 !

lauraelle said...

voto il numero 2

Phyllis said...

I voted. One stitcher left her name on her entry.Just wondering if that was required.

Angie said...

The challenge was not only to stitch the freebie but also be creative, right?
For the few that did something more interesting my vote goes to number 16.

Anonymous said...

Wow, what a beautiful bunch of choices - congrats to everyone who worked up Lori's free pattern. I think they should all be #1 - great job!!

Anonymous said...

#13 does it for me, but they are all very nice

~*~Patty S said...

Picking just one favorite is difficult...I vote for #4

Bleubeard and Elizabeth said...

They are all quite lovely, but I vote for #4.

Eileen Yost said...

Very hard to choose, but I vote for #7.

Anonymous said...

#18 - It's the only one that looks like a pumpkin.

Stefano said...

vote for #2

Beth Beal @ Old Cedar Knoll Farm said...

There are all fabulous, but #16 is adorable!

Lynn said...

Amazing talent! Congratulations to all on their fabulous finishes!

Anna said...

I voted n° 2 - So cute!!!

Karen said...

Love them all but #16 has my vote!
Congrats to all that participated.

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