[dms-discuss] Pass the Word: Invention and Upcycling Contest, June 1st

Sally Parker squaretcrafts at gmail.com
Mon May 19 11:12:57 PDT 2014

​Invention and Upcycling Contest Rules

*Because invention honors Davis creators and *

*Upcycling is the treasure hunt of going green!*

*Who may enter?*  Anyone who has a local invention, robot, 3D printed item,
piece of renovated furniture, refashioned fashion, upcycled jewelry, or
anything found, fun, and redone.

*How to enter?  *Send an email to squareTcrafts at gmail.com.  (If you are
roadkill on the information superhighway, phone, 758-4903.)  List the

   - your name
   - your entry (invention, invention, furniture, clothing)
   - display space needed (clothes rack, table, floor space)
   - optional (send us a jpg) and we’ll post it online.

Upcyclers bringing furniture must be responsible for taking it home after
the fair and must give proof of their home address.  Inventors with items
too large to display can bring a photo.

*When?*  Bring your entry to Central Park, fair day Sunday June 1st at 9 am.

*What is Square Tomatoes?  *Square Tomatoes is a crafts fair in Central
Park on the first Sunday of the month from 11 to 4.  We have live jazz for
dancing and over 40 food and craft vendors.  Our 2014 fairs are as
follows:  June 1, July 6, Aug 3, Sep 7, Oct 19, Nov 2, Nov 16, Nov 30, Dec

*Lost for ideas?  *Fear not, upcycling is fun and saves money.  Take a look
at the examples on the following websites.


        (Upcycled furniture, jewelry, and kitchen scraps upcycled into

http://www.pinterest.com/sallyozma/refashioned/  (Refashioned clothes)

http://www.pinterest.com/sallyozma/invention-upcycling-contest/ (Sponsors
and entries)

*What’s happening on Invention and Upcycling Day?*

   - Over 40 food and craft vendors and jazz for dancing,
   - A display and vote for the contest entries,
   - An idea board with images to awaken sleeping tinkers, upcyclers, and
   - Inventors’ café with comfy chairs, discussion, and coffee,
   - “A Rhapsody in Redo”—fearless furniture wizards take second hand to
   the outer limits,
   - Scissors Wizards Clothing Clinic, where wizards help guests redesign
   of clothes.

*Resources:  *The following sponsors have idea books or displays where you
can see photos of upcycled and refashioned items.  Hibberts Lumber, SPCA
Thrift, Boheme Thrift Store, Aggie Reuse, Common Grounds Coffee.  Square
Tomatoes also thanks the Chamber of Commerce, Cool Davis, and the Sierra
Club Yolano Group for sponsoring this contest.
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