Promote Your Team, Promote Your Store, and Enter to Win $200 Worth of Prizes.
This Contest and Prizes Are for Your Team Only, So Winning Is Easy!
- Valid entries go into a drawing for a $100 Amazon Gift Card.
- $10 Amazon Gift Card awarded for each of the first 10 valid entries.
- "Etsy Blog Team" contest begins at 12:00 noon PST, Sept. 20, 2011.
- $100 Prize Winner will be randomly selected from all valid entries received by Oct. 4, 2011.
is an avid supporter of Etsy sellers. As a Home Furnishings site, along with new products from the largest retailers, we display the most recent Etsy listings so our customers can view and purchase from you while considering any product category. At any given time, you’ll find over 50,000 of the most-recently-posted Etsy items within the StylishHome catalog.
To enter this contest:
- Register and become a member of StylishHome.
- Create a StylishHome “Idea File.”
- Post it to your blog.
- Notify us that the Idea file has been posted to your blog.
- Once we confirm the entry… you’re in!
Idea Files - a fun way to show off your style and drive users to Etsy stores.
Now you can create visually compelling and unique content by combining images, a color palette and products you admire into an Idea File. Part mood board and part promotion, Idea Files let you build links to Etsy stores and products of your own or team members. Not only do Idea Files create links from StylishHome.com, but they can also be placed on your blog to create even more promotion for you and your teammates. Placing an Idea File on your blog is quick and easy – just copy and paste the snippet of html provided into a blog post.
A sample Idea File as it would appear on your blog:
As you can see, an Idea File consists of:
- A title.
- An uploaded image.
- A section for promotional copy.
- A URL linking anywhere… might we suggest a team member’s blog or store?
- A custom color palette created by you using the StylishHome “Color Palette Maker.”
- And – up to 40 products selected from the StylishHome Catalog (contest requires minimum of 4 products). These become active links to product details and the related Etsy stores.
An Idea File is much more than a URL! You’ll enjoy this new way to create content for your blog. And it couldn’t be easier.
Of course, this is all about sharing the love. So get with your other Etsy team members or friends to both “give the love” and “get the love.” And don’t forget… love means Facebook Likes, Tweets, Bookmarks, and of course, Links.
Scroll through Idea Files on StylishHome to view entrants, get presentation ideas, and see who’s lovin’ who!
It’s the summer of Love… Etsy Love!
To provide fair and equal chance of winning to all StylishHome members, the following are the official rules for the “Etsy Love” contest. Open to US residents only. All winners must be 18 years of age or older.
1. Entering Contest, Time of Entry, and Choosing and Contacting Winners
A valid and confirmed contest entry shall consist of:
- A completed “Idea File” that includes a Title, Image, Promotional Copy, Color Palette, Love URL, and a minimum of 4 products selected from the StylishHome Catalog.
- A Contest Entry Notification sent to StylishHome using the Feedback link at the bottom of any StylishHome page. In the Subject Line, enter “Etsy Love Contest”. In the “Message” area enter the URL to your specific blog page where the “Idea File” has been posted.
- A Confirmation Email from StylishHome that your entry has been received, reviewed and approved.
- The order and time of entry shall be determined by the server day and time stamp of the feedback form and assuming the contest entry is valid and confirmed.
StylishHome is not responsible for and will not consider incomplete or incorrect entries as potential contest winners.
Winners of all contests will be contacted at the email address provided in the “Feedback” form used to enter the contest, and the person receiving and replying to the winner announcement email will be considered the winner unless they specify another person within the reply email as the winner. StylishHome will email the Amazon Gift Card to the email address supplied by the recipient of the winner announcement email.
Only one entry per email address with unique Idea File URL will be considered for contest entry. No person may enter the contest more than once using multiple email addresses.
Claiming of prizes requires an email to StylishHome from the winning sender email address within 15 days of being notified of winning at the email used to enter. Failure to respond shall mean that the winner forfeits the prize. In the event the prize is forfeited, StylishHome will chose another winner requiring the same response and timeline as described above.
2. Submission of Idea Files for Contests
By submitting any content including images, links, color palettes, written content, and selected products to StylishHome, you hereby grant to StylishHome and its affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees and assigns, an irrevocable, perpetual and royalty-free right to use, reproduce, edit, display, transmit, prepare derivative works of, modify, publish and otherwise make use of the submitted Idea File or other information in any and all media, whether now known or hereinafter created, throughout the world and for any purpose. In addition to other things, the rights granted to StylishHome includes but is not limited to the right to resize, crop, censor, compress, edit, feature, caption, affix logos to, and to otherwise alter or make use of the submitted content;
By submitting any images or information to StylishHome, you hereby represent and warrant that the submitted images or information does not and shall not infringe on any copyright, any rights of privacy or publicity of any person, or any other right of any third party, and you have the right to grant any and all rights and licenses granted to StylishHome herein, including but not limited to all necessary rights under copyright, free and clear of any claims or encumbrances;
You acknowledge and agree that StylishHome shall have no obligation to post, display or otherwise make publicly available any image or information submitted by you, and may, in its sole and unfettered discretion, remove, edit, modify or delete any photo or information that you submit to StylishHome;
You understand and intend that any image or information submitted by you to StylishHome may be available for viewing, rating, review and comment on by the public, and understand that comments or ratings with which you disagree or are unhappy about may be published or otherwise become associated with any image or information you submit to StylishHome. By submitting any image or information to StylishHome, you hereby waive any privacy expectations that you may have with respect to any such image or information submitted by you to StylishHome.
You hereby agree to hold StylishHome and its affiliates, subsidiaries, licensees sponsors and assigns harmless from and against, and hereby waive any right to pursue, any claims of any nature arising in connection with the inclusion in, publication via or display on any StylishHome site, or any other use authorized under these Terms, of any image or information submitted to StylishHome by you;
Images or information submitted by you to the Site shall be the property of StylishHome, and StylishHome shall have no obligation to preserve, return or otherwise make available to you or others any images or information so submitted.
3. Awarding Prizes
Winners may not request substitutions of prize winnings. All winners are solely responsible for any and all taxes and/or fees, and all such additional costs that may be incurred.
Neither StylishHome, StylishHome sponsors, nor employees of StylishHome or sponsors may be held liable for any warranty, costs, damage, injury, or any other claims incurred as a result of usage of any winners of a prize once possession has been taken of the product by winner. StylishHome is not liable for any loss arising out of or in connection with or resulting from any contest promoted by StylishHome.
Management, employees and families of StylishHome are prohibited from winning any prizes awarded by StylishHome.
StylishHome reserves the right to alter any rules of any contest at anytime. If you have any questions or complaints about a StylishHome contest, please contact us using Feedback
form on the StylishHome site.
1. Question: I copy and pasted the code from “Idea File Widget” onto my blog, and the “Idea File” is not displaying. What’s wrong?
Answer: In some instances, certain blog software does not accept “widgets.” If this happens to you, contact us via the Feedback Form and we can instruct you on how to enter the contest without the widget. Make sure to paste the code into your blog using plain HTML mode.
2. Question: As a step in saving my Idea File, I registered for StylishHome but have not received my confirmation email. What should I do?
Answer: It sometimes happens that the confirmation email ends up in your “Junk Mail” folder. Take a look there. If you don’t see it, contact us using the Feedback Form and we will help get you confirmed.
3. Question: Is there a way to find out which team members have linked to me?
Answer: We’re suggesting that you get together as a team to determine who’s “lovin’” who. In lieu of that, if you browse the Idea Files on StylishHome, you can see where your fellow teammates have linked. Reminder – as you browse through the Idea Files, you will see 2 presented on each screen. You must click and open the Idea File to see where it links.
4. Question: How do I place Etsy Products from the StylishHome catalog into my Idea File?
Answer: Go into the Shop area of StylishHome, choose a category, and scroll down the page to find the Etsy products. Not all of the StylishHome categories contain Etsy products. So try categories that correspond to Etsy categories and you should find plenty! By clicking on the green light bulb icon under the product, it is saved to the Idea File folder on the upper left. Once you build your Idea File, click on the Products tab and you’ll find the ones you saved there. They can then be dragged into the Idea File you’re constructing.
5. Question: If my Etsy store does not sell home-related products, can I still enter this contest?
Answer: Yes. If you sell jewelry for example, while you won’t find any jewelry on StylishHome, you can select other products from StylishHome to showcase in your Idea File to qualify for entry in the contest. As long as you are a team member, you are eligible.
6. Question: Why can’t I find my Etsy products on StylishHome?
Answer: The Etsy API restricts our ability to upload all home-related products. At any given time, you will find about 50,000 of the most-recently-posted Etsy products that align with the StylishHome product categories. So, either your products are not home-related, not recent enough to make the upload, or are categorized in a different manner on Etsy than our mapping defines.
7. Question: Can I create more than one Idea File?
Answer: You are free to create as many Idea Files as you like. However, only one entry per Etsy store is allowed for this contest and, as the contest rules state, must be posted on your blog with the URL submitted to StylishHome for confirmation.
8. Question: What if I don’t have a blog?
Answer: There are several very easy to use blog platforms that allow you to set up your own blog in just minutes. Please check out Tumblr.com, Blogger.com, or Wordpress.com. We will allow contest entries from any newly established or existing blog.
9. Question: When and where will you post the winners?
Answer: The winners for both the first 10 entries and the final drawing will be announce on (to be determined) 3 business days after the completion of the contest end date. Each winner will be individually notified by email, and the winners names will be posted at http://www.stylishhome.com/Etsy-Team-Winners.
Feel free to send any further questions to Feedback at StylishHome.com