The results are in for the Call of the Small/Cubebot Challenge!
First, I want to thank AREAWARE for being true collaborators in the challenge. They were invested in the process, enthusiastic, and appreciative of all the Cubebot love. I also want to thank all of the entrants. The submissions, which came from all corners of the world, were all so creative and fun, and made great use of the new Micro Cubebot, as well as other Cubebots.
Congrats to all the entrants for their thoughtfulness, time, and humor (alphabetical by first name):
Anna - Italy
Carmel of Tails of Adventure with Indy and Poppy - Australia
Cindy of Snowfern Clover - Singapore
Cyd of Mini Mod Pod - USA
Fran of FranMadeMinis - USA
Jaz of Jazzi Minis - Australia
Jo of Tout Petit, Tout Petit - Canada
Kathy and Sofie - USA
Kikka of Pieni Sammakko - Finland
Kyle of Klye Lefort - USA
Mandy of Mini Modern Mind - The Netherlands
Maureen of Modernist Molly's Minis - New Zealand
Meagan of Tiny Fixation - USA
Mini Modern - USA
Rosa of Minismodernas - Spain
You can view all the submissions in the Call of the Small/Cubebot Challenge Flickr stream - there are more than sixty lovely photos!
The folks at AREAWARE and yours truly had a difficult decision to make in choosing the overall winner of the challenge and the runner-up, but we did come to a unanimous decision.
D R U M R O L L . . .
The WINNER of the challenge was cited for her incredible photography, natural lighting of the scene, and inventiveness in using her bot in a realistic-looking, chic, modern environment. We wanted to LIVE in this space. The WINNER is...
Mini Modern! Mini Modern wins $200 to spend on the AREAWARE website. Enjoy!
And the RUNNER-UP was noted for her creative use of the bot, with the environment cleverly reflecting the bot's cubed existence. And it is very festive, too, with wonderful photography and styling. The RUNNER-UP is...
Fran of FranMadeMinis! Fran will receive an assortment of bot-related goodies from AREAWARE! Have fun!
Congrats to the winners, and thanks again to all for participating and following along these past few months. I had a blast, and continue to be amazed by the depth and range of creativity in this mini community!