Link 'em up! It's time to show off your very first projects of 2012!!
All events and event announcements will take place here on the WhisperWood Cottage blog.
- January 12 (12:01 am) - January 31 (11:59 pm): Linky party is open.
- January 12-31: Projects are featured.
- After February 1: Prize winners announced.
- February 7: Top 12 magazine feature contenders announced.
- February 14: Winner of magazine feature announced.
TO ENTER THE CONTEST:
To be eligible for the magazine feature:
- MUST MEET THESE REQUIREMENTS: Put one of the linked party buttons (provided above and in the sidebar) with a link to this party post in EACH project post you plan to link. Link up the post using the linky at the bottom of this post.
- MAIN ENTRY: Put one of the linked party buttons (provided above and in the sidebar) with a link to this party post in EACH project post you plan to link. Link up the post using the linky at the bottom of this post. Leave a separate comment for EACH project that includes your project number and stating that you have included the linked button in your project post.
- ADDITIONAL ENTRY 1 (PINTEREST): Follow WhisperWood Cottage on Pinterest. Pin one of the party buttons (shown at the top of this post) to your own Pinterest pinboard. Include the hashtag #1stprojectparty2012 in your pin description. To make it super easy, simply click one of these Pin It buttons... Party Button 1: Pin It or Party Button 2: Pin It.
- ADDITIONAL ENTRY 2 (FACEBOOK): Like all four of the sponsor's Facebook pages: WhisperWood Cottage, Cottages & Bungalows, Rockler, Canvas Corp. Come back here and leave a comment that you liked all four pages.
- ADDITIONAL ENTRY 3 (FOLLOW/SUBSCRIBE): Follow WhisperWood Cottage with Google Friend Connect and/or subscribe to WhisperWood Cottage's RSS feed. Leave a comment below stating whether you follow and/or subscribe.
RULES & FAQ
- What type of projects can we link? You can link up any type of project as long as it was completed and posted between January 1 and January 31, 2012. It can be decorating, craft, cooking, before and after, DIY, photography, organization, blog makeover, new hairstyle...whatever floats your boat! Must be your own projects...not other people's work.
- How many projects can we link? Link as many as you want as long as they were completed by you and posted between January 1 and January 31, 2012, and as long as you have included a party button to this party post in each post that you link.
- How can I win? Read and follow the eligibility section above.
- What are the prizes? See prize section below.
- How are winners selected? Prize winners are randomly selected from all eligible entries. Magazine feature contenders and the feature winner will be reviewed and selected by the judges.
- How do I know if I won? Winners will be announced here on the WhisperWood Cottage blog. January 12-31: blog features, February 1: prize winners announced, February 7: Top 12 magazine feature contenders announced, February 14: winner of magazine feature announced.
- What do we do if we win? If you were drawn as a winner or grand prize winner, you have until February 14 to claim your prize by emailing me your shipping address. If you are the winner of the magazine feature, you will need to communicate with me and the editor of Cottages & Bungalows magazine. You will need to provide photos and information for the feature article.
- What about shipping? The grand prize package can be shipped to only U.S. addresses (not PO boxes). The runner up prizes can be shipped worldwide. Magazine contenders and feature winner can be from any location worldwide.
- What if my link is missing? If you're link is missing, it is likely that is has been removed because the post that you linked did not include the party button, it was not a project that you completed, or your project was not completed and posted between January 1-31, 2012. Make sure your post was an original project that you completed in the timeframe given, add the party button/link to your post, and relink your project!
- If I am featured on the WhisperWood Cottage blog or win a prize, am I still eligible to win the feature in Cottages & Bungalows magazine? Absolutely! Everyone who follows the rules for the magazine feature and the prizes is eligible for both.
- Can we enter to win prizes without linking up a project? Yes! If you do not have a project to link, you may complete "Additional Entries 1, 2, and/or 3 indicated in the eligibility section above to be eligible for the prize drawings only.
- Questions? I attempted to be as thorough as possible. If there are remaining questions, please send me an email. I will update this post with clarifications as necessary.
- 1-year subscription to Cottages & Bungalows magazine
- $50 gift card from Rockler Woodworking & Hardware
- $50 in prizes (shown above) from Canvas Corp
- Jickie Torres, editor of Cottages & Bungalows Magazine, and I will review all the linked projects and decide on the top 12 first projects of the year, who will be contenders for an upcoming magazine feature in Cottages & Bungalows magazine!
Magazine Feature Winner:
- From the Top 12 Magazine Feature Contenders, Jickie and I will choose 1 top project to be highlighted in an upcoming magazine feature in Cottages & Bungalows magazine!
- I'll also be checking out all the projects and featuring blogger creativity and ingenuity throughout the entire event!
The Fabulous 1st Projects of 2012...