Monday, February 25, 2008

Here are the winners!

The Creative Glass Guild Treasury Contest has now closed and all votes have been counted! Drumroll...... The winner of the delicate but wispy earrings (shown here) is Aloquin. Congratulations to you, Aloquin, your earrings will be winging their way from Periwinklesuz's studio very soon!

A total of twenty Etsians voted for their favorite treasury from our list on Etsy and the overall winning treasury is........................"Where did the Year go"? by Getglassy Congratulations Patti!!!

Patti wins a Red Ruffled Heart pendant by Flameonglass.

An finally.....yes, there is another prize.... this is for the CGGE member who bagged the most treasuries for the Treasury competition. Well done, Shasglasscrafts for your efforts in securing NINE, yes NINE, treasuries for the competition. Sharon wins this Radiant Sun and Tree glass pendant by Glasscatjewels

The Results of the vote:
"Where did the Year go?" Getglassy 5 votes
"Shinning & Transparencies" Dias Y Fiores 2 votes
"Tree Treasury for the CGGE" Papernclay 2 votes
"I love red too" Getglassy 2 votes
"BNR for the CGGE" Papernclay 1 vote
"Passionate Treasury 2" Shasglasscrafts 1 vote
"New Year Sparkler" Shasglasscrafts 1 vote
"Recycled Challenge" Papernclay 1 vote
"CGGE Treasury 12-20-07" Creationsinglass 1 vote
"Seasonally Affected Treasury" Shasglasscrafts 1 vote
"Treasury 1" Talentedlady 1 vote
"Squid23127" 1 vote
"Better Treasury Picture" Smokeylady54 1 vote
All other treasuries got no votes .

Congratulations again to all our winners and thank you to all who took part. It's not too late to win more free glass, by signing up to our monthly newsletter you will be entered in our draw. If your name is pulled out of the hat you may be the proud owner of this lovely Alice and the Pink Flamingo pendant Just sign up here

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Your chance to win free glass!

That's right, these delicately wispy fused glass earrings could be yours for keeps!
Just by choosing your favorite Creative Glass Guild Treasury and voting in our poll.

Tell us which is your favorite and why and your name will be entered into the draw on Saturday 23 February. Remember, you can only vote once so choose wisely!

* Voting runs from February 19 - 23.
* To play, you must be an Etsy member. It’s EASY, sign up here if you are not a member already:
* Only one vote per person. Any subsequent votes will be ignored.
* CGGE members cannot participate. Instead, they will cheer the voters on.
* At midnight on Feb. 23, the impartial CGGE judge will draw the name of the winning voter. This will be drawn at random and the winner will be notified by convo on Sunday Feb 24. and the name will be published on our website and in the Etsy forums.

And that's not all! The CGGE member whose treasury gets the most votes will win this gorgeous glass heart by (in the case of a tie breaker names will be drawn from a hat).

And finally.... the CGGE member who bagged the most contest treasuries will win this wonderful dichroic etched pendant made by

So give it a go and vote for your favorite treasury!

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Our latest members on show!

Who says that February is a quiet month? Here are just a few of our new members who have joined the Creative Glass Guild of Etsy this month. Let's take a look at examples of their lovely glass.
from Louisville
from Anderson, Indiana
from Sudbury, MA
from Lawrenceville, GA
from Liverpool, UK
from McAllen, Texas
from Round Top, Texas
from East Lansing, MI
from Raymondville, Texas
from Oklahoma City

More new members coming soon. Please keep checking back!

Thursday, February 7, 2008

Saturday, February 2, 2008

Creative Glass Guild Valentine Competition

Say hello to Pippi Love. This little valentine angel is hiding in some shops on Etsy. Find Pippi and you may win some fabulous glass.
How to enter: check out the following shops listed below. Pippi is hiding in a shop listing in every shop and your task is the find her. It's not too difficult - there is only one Pippi in every shop.
Think you have found every Pippi? Jot down the item number and shop name and send your answers to Janet at

What can you win? Fantastic hand made, unique glass items created by CGGE members. Click here to view the prizes.

The small print.
  • To play, you must be an Etsy member. It’s EASY, sign up here if you are not a member already:
  • The contest will run for one week, Feb. 1-7. At midnight on Feb. 7, our CGGE judges will check all of the entries for correct Pip sightings. Winners are the entries with the most correct sightings. In the likely event of a tie, the three winners will be drawn at random from all the correct entries. The lucky, clever winners will be notified via convos on Feb. 8, and their names will be published before the cheering throngs on our website and in the Etsy forums.
  • CGGE members are not allowed to participate, but will join in, chat and cheer contestants on in the thread while you are searching for Pippi Love!

A special Thank you and credit to the artist, Keri of for creating Pippi Love.