June 21, 2012

The Winner of the May "Upcycle THIS!" Craft Challenge is...Bespangled Jewelry!

Congratulations to Jessica of Bespangled Jewelry for winning last month's Craft Challenge with a cool set of handcarved stamps made from upcycled wine corks!

Click the link or the photo to find out how to make your own!

Tutorial for handcarved stamps from upcycled wine corks by Bespangled Jewelry

Here are some of the new items in each of her shops!

Stackable Multicolor Gemstone Bracelets by bespangledjewelry on Etsy
Decorative bubble mailer / padded envelope, chocolate brown w/ orange, mint, and pink polkadots by jezebellamina on Etsy
Bright neon blue aqua chalcedony 14k gold filled wirewrapped charms for earrings by bespangledbeads on etsy

In addition to running these three shops, Jessica loves to write. She is a monthly contributor to Squidoo's SoCrafty magazine, where she shares fun upcycled craft tutorials and ideas, and has a blog where she shares inspiration, recipes, art, and jewelry, of course! And, as if that's not enough to keep her busy, she holds the title of Dallas Jewelry Examiner, where she especially loves to write about other local jewelry artists, and writes a weekly post every Wednesday, right here on the Etsy Fort Worth blog!

Please take a little time to visit Jessica and Bespangled Jewelry on the web, and show our creative craft challenge winner a little love ~

Great job, Jessica!


Would you like to be featured on our blog?  We hold a Craft Challenge contest every month and the winner gets a dedicated blog post like this one, plus, their button on our sidebar for a whole month! Find out more about our "Upcycle THIS!" Craft Challenges here!  (Are you curious to see what this month's secret craft ingredient is?)