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Question: What's your favorite entry in Craft Challenge #61, Back to Basics?  (Voting closed: April 16, 2011 11:00:16 AM)
!!!The Mighty Red Gauntlets of Thirst!!! - 4 (1.6%)
A Fan-tailed Spider-fish Dragon Grin - 7 (2.8%)
craftster challenge - back to basics - Poptab Minecraft! - 1 (0.4%)
Dinner Dice - 24 (9.8%)
Floral Pom-Pom Jewellery - 11 (4.5%)
Fuzzy Desk Buddies - 5 (2%)
Lichtenstein's Girl with Hair Ribbon in Pompoms! - 59 (24%)
My Perfect Spring Day - 0 (0%)
pom pom & pipe cleaner party dress - 9 (3.7%)
Pom Pom Wreath for Spring - 6 (2.4%)
Pop-tabular! - 5 (2%)
Popsicle Stick and Pom Pom Mask - 0 (0%)
Popsicle Swirls - 2 (0.8%)
Poptab Sunburst Mirror - 34 (13.8%)
Purple Heart-Pop tabs - 3 (1.2%)
Spring Picket Fence Centerpiece - 3 (1.2%)
what can you make with 5 bucks? THIS!!! - 73 (29.7%)
Total Voters: 246

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« on: March 07, 2011 06:34:22 AM »

Craft Challenge #61 - Back to Basics - Due Apr 1 - Apr 7/b]

Winner announced!
Congrats to sallymayhomer for her winning entry!

Check out the full project thread here!

04/01/11 -- The entry board is now open!  Post your entries now through April 7!


Inspired by a suggestion on the Craft Challenge Theme Ideas board, we're challenging you to go back to basics this month! Smiley

What are basics?  Well, they are those craft supplies that brought us so much joy in childhood and grade school.  For your project this month, you must feature at least one of the following basic craft supplies in a project:  pop tabs, popsicle sticks, pom poms or pipe cleaners.  The basic supply should be the focal point of your project, but other components can be used to create your entry.

There are lots of projects around Craftster to inspire you, too!  How about this pop tab shirt?  Or maybe this shelf made from popsicle sticks!  And what happy home would be complete without some teeny pom pom friends?  Get creative and have fun with basics!


  • Craft your project during this challenge period (Mar 7 - Apr 7, 2011) only.  Projects created before this timeframe will not be removed from the entry board, but they will be excluded from the voting poll.
  • Post your craft during the period of Apr 1 - Apr 7 2011.  No sooner.  No later.  On Apr 1 2011 there will be a special folder created for entries.
  • Voting will happen from Apr 8 - Apr 15 2011.
  • Enter only ONE project.  Your entry can have multiple components to it.


It's probably impossible to know whether your project is 100% original, has never been posted on Craftster, or made by anyone else in the past.  But if your project was definitely inspired by something you've seen before, please give credit to that project. Smiley


At the end, I'll set up a poll right here and the first place winner (US or non-US) will get:

(1) their project in the Featured Projects area
(2) their project in the Craftster Blog
(3) and a prize from us at Craftster.org -- any one item from one of Craftster's online shops!

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« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2011 04:09:28 PM »

Woot!  I think I have something special in mind involving pom poms!  Lets see if I can drum it up fast enough Smiley

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« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2011 05:40:41 PM »

This could be fun. Hmmmm...... Cheesy

« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2011 09:25:31 AM »

I am so in!! This sounds like a great use of felt squares!

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« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2011 12:38:49 PM »

Oh cool! I now have a reason to craft with pipe cleaners. Woo!

Now what to craft....
« Reply #5 on: March 08, 2011 08:42:38 PM »

Definately in!! yea my first craft on crafster!!!
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« Reply #6 on: March 09, 2011 07:21:36 PM »

i may have to pull out my pipe cleaner skills...

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« Reply #7 on: March 10, 2011 12:47:23 PM »

I actually have a pipe cleaner idea. Hm. Now to see if I can pull it off. . .

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« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2011 11:16:54 AM »

oooh i have an idea for this one....now gotta go thru my supplies and see how many basics i have left in there!  Smiley

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« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2011 12:10:52 PM »

Oh boy... I'm gonna need a LOT of pompoms...
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