Fantastic Five: Wedding Challenge 2012 Winners

On May 16 we announced a Wedding Challenge in the Community Hub. Thirty-seven shops entered the challenge. It was open to all: fine art, crafts, vintage and supplies.

I created a fictitious bride-to-be. The young bride wished for an outdoor woodsy wedding. She loves trees, rocks, shells, and all things natural.

She is a nature girl. She tells the fictitious wedding planner she doesn’t like frivolous and glittery things. She likes simplicity. This is what the 5 top winners came up with for a woodsy wedding. First place goes to Twist of Nature. Second place winner was Texas Eagle and there was a 3-way tie for third place.

1. Wedding or Event Table Numbers on Wood Slices in Branch Holder - Wood Burned by Twist of Nature $60: This set of wood table numbers won first place with the highest score, for our young bride’s woodsy wedding. Twist of Nature is a new shop on Zibbet and wins the honor of being an upcoming Featured Zibbeter.

2. Paper Roses Kissing Ball by Texas Eagle $20: Second place winner in the wedding challenge is Texas Eagle with their kissing ball made from recycled pages of an out-dated encyclopedia. Displayed hanging from the trees, this a wonderful item for the woodsy wedding of our bride-to-be who loves recycled items.

3. Ring Pillow OOAK by Joyananda $45:  For the woodsy wedding what could be better than a ring pillow made with a real bird’s nest. This ring pillow includes something old and something blue. You really must see the additional photos and item description provided by Joyananda.

4. Woodsy Bohemian Flower Girl Dress by Sew Many Treasures $55: Well named as Woodsy/ Bohemian this little flower girl dress was made entirely from reclaimed, upcycled natural fibers of linen and cotton. Wood buttons, wooden beads and bits of shells were incorporated to go with the theme of the challenge.

5. Wedding Ring Box by Clay Scenes $50: Clay Scenes created this ring box for the woodsy wedding inscribed with words from a Native American Indian Wedding Ceremony signifying the importance of Mother Earth. This one-of-a-kind wedding ring box was carved from a single block of clay.

You can see all 37 entries posted HERE.

Special Thanks to the five judges who volunteered their time to fill out lengthy scoring sheets: Claranne, Karen, Nicole, Christie and Lynne. Please visit their shops as well.

very top image - Graphics for Contests, Blogs, Shop, More by Portable Graffiti Graphics $12

Judy writes the ‘Fantastic Five column where she features 5 Zibbet items every week. She is the owner of four Zibbet shops: Portable Graffiti Graphics, Portable Graffiti buttons, Proofreader, and Wild Goose Chase vintage, crafts and supplies. You can follow Judy on Facebook.

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26 Responses to “Fantastic Five: Wedding Challenge 2012 Winners”

  1. BreitWerk

    Wonderful selections! All the entries are creative and amazing! Great job everyone!

  2. texaseagle

    Oh my goodness! We came in 2nd place among all the amazing entries!! I’m overwhelmed! This is truly an honor! Wow! Wow! and Wow again!….can you tell I’m excited!? Thanks to all who entered to make this a splendid challenge!
    Norma

  3. RaigeCreations

    awesome stuff - congrats!
    Makes me wish I could do my wedding over….

  4. breathofthedragon

    That theme certainly brought out the creativity of our artists! I can only imagine how tough it was to judge that. Lots of great stuff, though!

  5. SewManyTreasures

    I am absolutely thrilled to be tied for 3rd with my Woodsy Bohemian Flowergirl Dress! There were so many beautiful entries. Echoing texaseagle that it is truly an honor.

  6. HannahsGems

    They were my favorites. I thought the tied in perfectly with theme of the challenge.

  7. spankyluvsvintage2

    Omg! Congrats to all the winners! It was so much fun seeing all of the entries and sharing them. I felt like I was actually attending this wonderful wedding LOL!

  8. NicolesVisions

    It was an amazing collection of entries for sure! I’m so glad to see the top finishers!!! Well done!!!

  9. PetitPoulailler

    Congratulations to the winners and to each and every entrant … well done, all! xo karen

  10. LMRPhotography

    Congratulations to all the winners.
    All the entiries were awesome…..congrats to all that entered. :-)
    It was so fun and hard to judge all the wonderful entries.
    I hope to be a judge again on a future challenge. :-)

  11. Egilpatr

    These are fantastic winners! Congratulations to all!!!

    Eleanor

  12. PaperOnParade

    How wonderful! Beautiful selections and congrats to each of the winners!

  13. GrandmothersHouse

    GOSH! I was out of touch for most of the time that this Challenge was in the offing, never had a clue, but am THRILLED to now be able to take a look - the items are AWESOME, from the kissing ball, to the little girl’s outfit - just ALL of the items are created with loving hands and hearts that know what love ‘n weddings are all about………Congrats, all!
    Grandmother Carolyn

  14. BitsOffTheBeach

    Congratulations to all the winners!
    And a big thank you to all the judges and all who put in the work for this fun challenge

  15. ClayScenes

    I am thrilled to have been chosen as one of the winners! What an honor! Thank you to all the judges..it was fun and inspiring to participate…I am looking forward to the next challenge! …very exciting!

  16. TwistOfNature

    Oh my gosh! Thank you so much for picking my table numbers as the first place winner. As you all can see the selection must have been very difficult because there were 37 wonderful creations and talented creators! As a new shop in Zibbet I am truly honored. Thank you again and congratulations to every one else!

  17. olebaglady

    Super items…congrats to all the winners!

  18. luvncrafts

    Wonderful items everyone! Congrats to the winners! It was fun being a judge!

  19. LOCDesignStudio

    Congratulations to all the winners and participants in this unique challenge! I’ve really enjoyed looking at the entries and visiting shops. Vicki

  20. frugallyfoundforyou

    Very nice items & congrats to all the winners!

  21. fireflyglassdesign

    Congratulations to all. They were beautiful.

  22. Joyananda

    Thank you so much! I feel so honoured to have a place in the Fantastic Five.

  23. philosophia

    I very much enjoyed this. Lots of beautiful pieces here. Congratulations to all of you!

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