Tuesday, September 15, 2009

"Where's Waldo" September Contest

This contest is based on "Where's Waldo". Explanation of what a "Waldo" is (for those who aren't familiar with this children's cartoon character) is at the end of the post.

Contest starts today and ends September 20th. There has been a "tweak" to how a winner will be determined. Before it was first one, with all of the correct answers, won but the guild didn't feel that was entirely fair. The winner will now be determined, randomly, using Random.org.

The BEAUTIFUL prize were donated by Ilmare. Visit her shop to see more great items by clicking on her badge (in the upper left-hand corner).

Winner will be announced and notified on August 21st. Once I've received their address (to forward to Su...Ilmare); the prize will be mailed.

Good luck everyone!!!


Each shop has chosen, one of their items, to be "Waldo". "Waldo" fits the theme for the month. This month's theme is "Colors of Fall". So, "Waldos" will be in fall colors.

ANYONE with an internet connection can participate in the contest.

Contestants need to find each shop's "Waldo" item. Some shops might have multiple items that could fit the theme. Contestants will have to read each item's description until they find the one that has the phrase "You've Found Waldo" hidden within.

To make it a little easier for contestants, ALL "Waldos" are listed in the "featured gallery" of each shop.

Once you've found each shop's "Waldo", email me your list.


NOTE: Guild members that participate, in the contest, can "play" but can't "win".

Here are the participating shops:

1. Ilmare
2. VaBeachQuilter
3. On Pens and Needles
4. Exquisite Studios
5. Braggin' Rights
6. Jewelry by Fyfe
7. Liquidambar
8. Radical Recrafter


Waldo is a fictional, cartoon person that has a dozen or so children's books out. Waldo is, almost, always dressed the same and he's "hidden" in a picture filled with hundreds of other things.

Everything's drawn close together and they're extremely BUSY pictures. Children have to "find" Waldo. It's not easy sometimes because the artist tries to make Waldo "blend" in. It's basically a "seek and find" book.

That's the premise of the contest.

Each participating shop has chosen a "Waldo" item. Hidden within the description, of the item, is the phrase "you've found Waldo".

Contestants might have to peruse multiple items, in a shop's "featured" gallery, before they find "Waldo".

The theme for this month's contest is "Colors of Fall". So, the "Waldo" will be an item that falls under that theme.


  1. I love those earrings. Wish I could win them!

  2. That was fun, you all have wonderful stuff!

  3. Saw Kelly's post on Facebook and just had to do it loads of fun I'm a big Waldo fan Thanks.

  4. There aren't any broken links...just FYI. :)

  5. Did you mean the winner will be announced "september" 21st?

  6. I'll blog the winner on the 21st and I'll also email them. :)