It seems like October is competition time here in Blog-land - just thought I would draw your attention to the following in case you hadn´t noticed. I love competitions because having a deadline with craft-projects is quite helpfull for me in order to take time out to for crafty projects.
Costume Contest by Etsy
Gallery Contest by Illustration Friday
MonsterMash by Penelope Illustration
Holiday Softies Award - by Softies Central