Last fall I entered a competition to design a handbag made out of Lucite (a hard plastic material). I entered the contest on a whim, and spent a couple of hours the day before it was due designing this bag:
In November, I found out that it was the third place winner! Today in the mail I got a giant check (in both dimension and in quantity... :) tehe)
See? There's the check behind the lovely flowers they sent me as well!