Deco Beads JRM floral design contest with J Schwanke and uBloom

Contest Winners - Download the PDF or View Contest Entries

1st Place

1st place photo from the Deco Beads floral design contest

Dodie Sy
Brassavola Floral Couture
Chino California

2nd Place

2nd place photo from the Deco Beads floral design contest

Suzanne M. Smith
Suzanne M. Smith Designs
Huntington Beach, California

3rd Place

3rd place photo from the Deco Beads floral design contest

Valerie Martin
Enchanted Florist
Green Bay, Wisconsin


The JRM Deco Beads contest is now over and we want to thank all the participants for their entries. We received many entries and all are very creative and extremely well done. Mr. J Schwanke will be judging these entries in the next couple of weeks. Stay tuned to our website and our upcoming ad in leading floral magazines announcing the winners. The winners will also be contacted directly by JRM.

Again, we want to thank you all for entering. Stay tuned to this website for future contests.

Thank you.
JRM Chemical

photo of Deco Beads in an illuminated floral arrangement

Courtesy of Acolyte Technologies

photo of J Schwanke uBloom logo

J Schwanke


Contest Award Levels

1st Place

$1,000.00 cash award plus all-expenses paid trip to JTV Studios in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Winner will appear as guest star with J Schwanke on broadcasted full-length web program. The winning designer will recreate the winning floral design chosen by J. A print ad will be created identifying 1st place contestant winner. The ad will be placed in leading national floral publications and featured at floral tradeshows. The winner will receive extensive promotion/ exposure via outlets outlined above.

2nd Place

$500.00 cash award plus a new print ad will be created identifying 2nd place contestant winner. The ad will be placed in leading national floral publications and featured at floral tradeshows. The winner will receive extensive promotion/ exposure via outlets outlined above.

3rd Place

$250.00 cash award plus a new print ad will be created identifying 3rd place contestant winner. The ad will be placed in leading national floral publications and featured at floral tradeshows. The winner will receive extensive promotion/ exposure via outlets outlined above.


The Deco Beads JRM Floral Design Contest - and winners - will be promoted via the following:

  • In JRM Chemical print ads in floral industry trade publications
  • In web ads on uBloom.com
  • On uBloom Facebook Page
  • On JRM/Deco Beads Page
  • In J's JTV Blog
  • On J Schwanke's Twitter and Facebook Pages
  • On the JRM Chemical website

Contest Rules & Regulations

Designers may enter multiple floral designs - each must incorporate JRM product(s). A separate electronic entry form must be submitted for each entry/design. Contest dates: February 1 - April 10, 2011. No late entries accepted. J Schwanke, The Flower Expert and Host of JTV, will serve as contest judge. All rulings are final. All contest entries will be evaluated based on creativity, unique and interesting use of the JRM Deco product, elements and principles of design, and WOW factor. All photo submissions are the property of JRM Chemical for promotional use.