504 Main by Holly Lefevre: Junk Potluck Contest and FundRaiser
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Monday, August 9, 2010

Junk Potluck Contest and FundRaiser

I am still M.I.A. {can't you tell?} but fellow DIY Clubber 
is a part of this amazing event, and I wanted to share in case you...
yeah, I am talking to you, want to get involved!
Here is the info and here is the LINK to Amy's post at Junkologie.
{This is copied from Amy's blog}

New this year!! We are asking all Junk Potluck participants to donate their project to the 7th Annual Trash to Treasure Charity Auction to be held on August 27. It is hosted by the Junkologie Blog Party Co-planners...the Pfarkel Sisters from Junk {Re}defined (photo below). Net proceeds from the auction are donated to Susan G. Komen for the Cure!

7th Annual Trash to Treasure Charity Auction
Friday, August 27, 2010
4:30 pm: auction preview, wine tasting, live music, hors d' oeuvres
6:00 pm: live auction

Victorian Lace Inn
1512 Whitewater Ave.
St. Charles, MN

I have one of my projects done...I can't wait to show you what I'll be donating!! Photos of all donated projects that are at the Blog Party will be shown here after the event!


Can't attend? {sniffle, sniffle} We will be missing you! Here's how you can participate and win from home!!..

1. Create your Junk Potluck project
2. Post a photo of you with your project
3. Link up here starting the evening of Thursday, August 19, through Monday, August 22.

Our esteemed panel of judges will again choose the top projects who will received prizes from one of our amazing sponsors. I will post about the entries and announce the winners later that week.

BUT, we don't want you to stop there! We would love for you to donate your Junk Potluck entry OR any Trash to Treasure project to the Charity Auction. To be included in the auction, it must be received at the following address no later than Thursday, August 26:

Mail project to: Victorian Lace Inn, 1512 Whitewater Ave. St. Charles, MN 55972


The following bloggers from around the country aren't able to attend the blog party (unless indicated) but they have pledged to create and ship a project for the Trash to Treasure Charity Auction...

1. Sue Whitney of JunkMarket Style in honor of my sister, Jean Ann, who lost the battle with breast cancer, and my mother, Phyllis, who is a two-time survivor.
2. Roeshel of The DIY Show Off and DIY Club Inc
3. Jen of Tatertots & Jello and DIY Club Inc in honor of my best friend, Susan, who lost the battle almost 1 year ago today.
4. Holly of 504 Main and DIY Club Inc
5. Amy of WhisperWood Cottage, Junkologie, and DIY Club Inc (I'll be there, but I'm pledging anyway!) in honor of my dear blogging friend and survivor Cher of The Texas Woman! Read her story.
6. Lani of Cottage Elements in honor of my mother, Dee, a survivor, and my aunt, Eileen, who lost the battle.
7. Cheri of It's So Very Cheri and DIY Club Inc in honor of my cousin, Gale Anne, who is a marathon-running survivor of breast cancer.
8. Stephanie Lynn of Under the Table and Dreaming and DIY Club Inc in honor of my grandmother, Ann, who is no longer with us but battled for many years.
9. Amy Duncan of four corners design says, "I am happy to send an autographed copy of The Salvage Studio book to be auctioned off - then others can be inspired to make treasures from trash! And it would be in honor of my friend, Jana Futch who is a cancer survivor."

Please join the crew of fellow junkers and bloggers who are using their creativity to raise money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure! Make a pledge to create and ship a trash to treasure project in time for the auction by leaving a comment below or by emailing me at alvn.mail@gmail.com. Let us know if you are going to be at the party or not. If you have someone that you are pledging in honor of, please tell us that, too! I'll add you to the list above!

Please blog about this so that other people can pledge their project and raise money for Susan G. Komen for the Cure!

Could this be any more fantastic?
I am working on my project!
I cannot wait to see yours!

email me with questions or go visit the Junkologie post.
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