The following post was sponsored by CustomMade. Our sponsors are hand-picked by the Design Milk team because they represent the best in design.

CustomMade is the first online marketplace to connect shoppers looking for custom made goods with the skilled artisans who create them. Think of them as but for custom made goods; they connect the people who want custom stuff with the people who can make it.

Besides being able to browse through the portfolios of thousands of talented artisans on CustomMade, they have a cool feature called Get It Made where you can describe your project idea and talented artisans will come to you if they feel they are a great fit for making your project. Check it out here:

CustomMade is giving away $500 in credit to one lucky Design-Milk reader!

If you win, you can use this $500 in credit for the Get It Made feature or towards any purchase of a custom made item on their site.

What do you need to do to enter?

All you need to do is visit the link below and tell them your idea for a custom made project you’ve been daydreaming about:

Now, get those creative juices flowing and tell them your custom made daydream!

The winner will be chosen at random on Nov 1, 2011. More details on the contest page.

Sorry, this giveaway has expired. Congrats to the winner, Lizzie! We can’t wait to see what you decide to create!