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Etsy crafter junkshop is hosting a neat little contest called Rhonda’s Recycled Craft Challenge. The idea is really simple, but clever, and encourages recycling, creativity, and making do with what you have. Anyone can register by purchasing a challenge packet (for just the 20 cent cost of the listing fee) by June 1st. On June 2nd, they mail out a packet to each person who is registered. All packets will have identical contents, consisting of an assortment of items saved from the landfill, as well as the rules for the challenge. Photos of completed entries should be posted to the Rhonda’s Recycled Craft Challenge Flickr group by July 15. The winning entry gets a $20 gift certificate to their Etsy shop.
I really like the idea behind this contest and think it would actually be a cool game to set up at a party or to play with a crew of crafter friends. Great idea, Rhonda!

Goli Mohammadi

I’m senior editor at MAKE and have worked on MAKE magazine since the first issue. I’m a word nerd who particularly loves to geek out on how emerging technology affects the lexicon as a whole. When not fawning over perfect word choices, I can be found on the nearest mountain, looking for the ideal alpine lake or hunting for snow to feed my inner snowboard addict.

The maker movement provides me with endless inspiration, and I love shining light on the incredible makers in our community. The specific beat I cover is art, and I’m a huge proponent of STEAM (as opposed to STEM). After all, the first thing most of us ever made was art.

Contact me at goli (at) makermedia (dot) com.


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  1. Sara Michelle says:

    I just bought a kit!

  2. Rhonda says:

    Thanks for posting about my contest! I’m very excited abut it, and response has been incredible!!
    I’m also seeking sponsors to help cover the cost of postage. For a $10 donation toward the cost of postage, I will print up 100 quarter-page flyers for your shop, blog, or whatever crafty thing you’d like to promote (you e-mail me the flyer design) and I will include them with the contest packets when they are mailed out.
    Anyone who is interested in sponsorship can e-mail me at rhondablogs [!at] gmail [!dot] com. :D