If you want some chances at winning a $5000 grand prize package from Spellbinders and their cross promotional partners, you have until Midnight Dec 26th EST to get your entries in. The Spellbinders Explore Beyond Challenge is the biggest contest that Spellbinders has ever hosted and not only are they offering a $5000 grand prize package to the 1st place winner, but the 2nd place winner will receive a $1000 prize package and 3rd place winner will receive a $500 prize package.
Some of the companies that have joined with Spellbinders to make great prize packages for this contest are WorldWin Papers, Want2Scrap, Xyron, KaiserCraft, Scrapbook Adhesives by 3L, Basic Grey, Scrapbook & Cards Today Magazine, BoBunny, Fancy Pants Designs, Canadian Scrapbooker, Nikki Sivils, Elmer’s, Bazzill Basics, Graphic 45, and more.
To enter, you just need to create a project using at least two (2) Spellbinders dies. Be sure to get creative with it! Push your own creative boundaries…do something different. They will be looking for those crafters and artists who have really taken on the challenge to truly “Explore Beyond”. You may enter more than once in multiple categories. Projects entered must be original.
You must also take photos of each step of your project. If chosen as a finalist… You’ll be asked to submit these photos. Once the project is completed, you need to submit a photo (of your finished project only) to the appropriate Spellbinders Flickr Group.
Flickr groups for posting of finished projects:
A total of twelve finalists will be chosen. There will be two finalists from each category. Finalists will be announced on December 27, 2012. Finalists will be asked to submit photos of the steps of their projects to validate their originality. Finalists will be asked to mail in their final original project to the Spellbinders office. Original projects must be received by end of day, Friday, January 4, 2013.
A celebrity panel of judges will review the twelve final submissions and narrow it down to three winners. Winners will be announced on Friday, January 11, 2013. There will be one Grand Prize winner of a $5,000 prize package and the project will be featured at the Spellbinders booth at the Craft and Hobby Association show on January 12, 2013. There will be one 2nd prize winner of a $1,000 prize package and featured on the Spellbinders blog. There will be one 3rd prize winner of a $500 prize package and featured on the Spellbinders blog.
The Spellbinders Explore Beyond Challenge runs from November 26th, 2012 through December 26th, 2012 Midnight EST. For more information and the legal information, check out the contest page at Spellbinders Paper Arts.