Friday Fun Day... and giveaway contest

Friday, March 15, 2013
Hi Everyone,

I am bored with picking giveaway stuff this week. So I am going to make you work for it... Besides this will be fun. I promise.

First I wanted to show you Stitch:

Isn't it pretty??

For the giveaway this week we are going to have a little contest. Here are the rules:

1. Go to Play-Crafts and make a palette from a favorite photo. Make sure that the colors in the palette are colors you would actually like to have in your stash. Please make sure you have at least 5 colors in your palette. Something like this:

2. Upload the picture of the palette to our Flickr Group by Tuesday of next week  (3/19/13)

That is all  you have to do. Then I will have each of my employees pick their favorite from the palettes (see how I get out of having you all be mad at me?) and we will build fabric bundles based on those palettes. Then next Friday I will show pictures of the bundles and you all will get to vote on your favorite. Whoever get's the most votes will win a fat quarter bundle of their palette. We will also post the bundles for sale and 4 of you get bragging rights.

Go... have fun! Can't wait to see them.
46 comments on "Friday Fun Day... and giveaway contest"
  1. Great idea...this should be great fun!

  2. That was just a tad harder than I thought. Most of my images brought up black and white... I wanted color color color. Finally. Thanks for the fun challenge (and a new way to inspire me.)

  3. Fun idea, I can't wait to see them all!

  4. Brilliant idea - now to choose a photo!


  6. what a fun way to do this! I enjoyed going through some old pictures and making palettes! thanks!


  7. Love that new fabric! Hey, this color palette thing is addicting! :0

  8. I am new to Flickr so, not sure if my pic uploaded to where it needs to be :/

  9. This is such a fun challenge! I love it!

  10. any excuse to use PlayCrafts palette builder - thanks for the contest!

    Is it limited to just one entry per person?

  11. OK.Uploaded photo under 'jonquil a.'

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  13. Gosh Julie! Do we really HAVE TO? I mean how fun is this! Great great idea! ANd that bundle of STITCH is gorgeous!

  14. What fun! And love that bundle of fabric.

  15. Oh, Julie, what a fun toy! Can we do several? I love this , my holiday snaps take on a whole new dimension. Whoo!

  16. This was a ton of fun. I'd like to just keep doing comes up with the best color combos.

  17. That was fun and easy! What a great idea:)

  18. Can someone help me i seem to be Flickr challenged, I have the pallette pic saved to my computer, i have flickr account now and have tried up loading to group but i don't see my pic in the group!! LOL


  19. Cancel the help request, my pic showed up finally, guess i am not as Flickr challenged as i thought

    thanks, for this little contest, it is awesome!


  20. Do you know how much time I spent on palette?
    What a awesome toy :-)

  21. Thanks for guiding me to the color
    palate site! Lots of fun! Thanks
    for the chance to win!

  22. How fun! Oh m goodness, these are way addictive to make!

  23. So much fun. I love the palette builder.

  24. can we enter more than one palette/photo?
    Thanks Julie

  25. This tool is amazing! I could play the whole day. This is so much fun

  26. This palette builder is too fun and totally addicting! Hope it is OK to do more than 1 :)

  27. You are SO in trouble for getting me started playing with colors.... oooooo :) So then. Are we only allowed to enter one pallete? Inquiring minds need to know. Plus I'm having a tough time making up my mind. lol

  28. Love Stitch!! And getting to build a pallete -- so much fun! Can't wait to see what everyone comes up with!

  29. I learned about your contest from following Random Thoughts DO or DI blog. This palette creator is adictive. I have just added my palette to the flickr group and were amazed by everyone else's palettes. My daughter, who is almost four, even had some fun with it as well. Thanks for the giveaway! P.S. I;m glad to have happened upon your site, I'll be following in the future.

  30. Thanks so much for the chance! I enjoyed using that app.

  31. Super fun idea! I got a little carried away. That palette-builder is soooo addictive. I don't want to stop, lol!

  32. tons of fun...loved making a to choose one for the number of ones I made

  33. This was so much fun! I kept choosing another photo and trying again! LOL Thanks for the heads up for a great site for helping us with color!

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  35. That was so much fun going through our pictures from our road trip to make color palettes. Thanks for the motivation!

  36. This is a neat way to choose a stash!
    Now to choose the photo!

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  38. I'm way behind on my blog reading but just had to write a quick note. I LOVE "stitch". I'm going to pin that fabric cuz I'm lovin' it.

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