DesignStamps

Contest Terms & Conditions

How To Enter:

Craft an inspirational hand stamped piece that embodies a word, phrase, or quote through both its stamped message and its overall design.

  • Choose your creative inspirational message: Select a word, phrase, or quote that inspires you to create. You can choose from the following list of examples or use your own.
    • Every moment is a fresh beginning
    • Creativity is intelligence having fun
    • Be the change you wish to see in the world
    • In the middle of difficulty lies opportunity
    • Believe you can and you're halfway there
    • Perfect is the enemy of good
    • Creativity takes courage
    • Stay hungry, stay foolish
    • Embrace the journey
    • Beauty in imperfection
    • Be the change
    • Less is more
    • Seize the day
  • Design Concept: Develop a design concept that visually evokes the essence of the chosen message. Consider how the materials, layout, design stamps, hand stamping and other techniques can be used to enhance the message's impact.
  • Entries must be submitted in one of the following ways:
    • Email: Send your entry to [email protected] with #IAInspire24 in the subject line
    • Facebook Group: Post your entry in the "ImpressArt Hand Stamping - Tips, Tricks, & So Much More!" Facebook Group with the hashtag #IAInspire24. Must send Direct Message to ImpressArt with your rewards account email address to receive your 50 rewards points for entering.
    • Instagram: Post your entry, tag ImpressArt and use #IAInspire24, and DM ImpressArt your ImpressArt rewards account email address to receive your 50 ImpressArt rewards points for entering.
  • Everyone who enters will receive 50 ImpressArt Rewards Points

Criteria:

Entries will be judged on the following:

  • Design
    • How well the design visually evokes the essence of the inspirational message
  • Hand stamping
    • How well stamps are used in patterns, scenes, or other combinations
    • Full and even impressions
    • Spacing and alignment of letter stamps and placement of design stamps
    • Difficulty of stamps used
  • Other craftsmanship
    • Project complexity, metalsmith and other techniques used
  • Presentation
    • Photo quality, background and props

Contest Timing/ Winner Notification:

  • The contest begins on Friday, May 3rd, 2024, and ends Sunday, June 23rd, 2024
  • The winners will be announced the week of June 24th, 2024 via Instagram, Facebook, and email.

Prizes:

  • Grand Prize: $350 gift card
  • (3) Runners Up: $50 gift card
  • Everyone who enters will receive 50 ImpressArt Rewards Points
  • These prizes are non-transferrable and no cash alternative will be offered

Terms & Conditions:

  • Entrants must be aged 16 years or older
  • One entry per person. Entry can be a piece of jewelry, keepsake, or other work of art.
  • Submission project must only contain stamped impressions from metal stamps manufactured by ImpressArt
  • Copyright for the entries will remain solely with the artists, and no assignment of copyright shall be implied by virtue of making a submission; however, by entering this contest you are giving ImpressArt irrevocable permission to use your submitted project photo online and in promotional materials
  • Entry may not contain, as determined by ImpressArt, in its sole discretion, any content that:
    • promotes any particular political agenda or message;
    • is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group;
    • defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies;
    • contains trademarks, copyrighted materials, or logos owned by others, without permission
  • ImpressArt accepts no responsibility for any entries that are incomplete or illegible
  • This contest is in no way sponsored, endorsed, administered by, or associated with Instagram or Facebook
  • These terms and conditions are governed in accordance with the laws of New York State
  • By entering the competition each entrant agrees to be bound by these terms and conditions

Sponsor:

  • ImpressArt, 100 Executive Dr. Ste. D, Edgewood, NY 11717