Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Holiday Photo Contest!!

Back in August I had a contest for the best summer photo.  I thought it was a lot of fun and wanted to do it again!  I think I will do it for each season as opposed to a weekly or monthly meme.  So with the holidays over and I am sure you have loads and loads of wonderful photos, it is time to showcase your favorite!


Here are the guidelines:


For the pictures:
  • Have the picture represent the holidays to you.  You have to have taken the picture.  It can be of whatever subject you want, your mom, dad, kids, husband, dog, whatever.  But what embodies the holidays to you?
  • Link up a post with one picture in the post.  This is how we are going to vote, so it needs to be specific. {I really hate being a meanie, but I will delete posts with more than one pic. So be good:)}
  • Make sure you have the button in the blog post you linked up.  Use the button code below and paste it in the edit HTML section of your blog post. When you click back to 'compose' mode this beauty will show up!

For the linking:
  • If you want to link up and you don't have a blog, that's okay! You can link from a Flickr or Photobucket account too!  {good for Etsy shops without blogs}
  • After you link, check out some of the others that look good to you.  The top 3 links with the most clicks will be the finalists.
  • Don't cheat!  Scouts honor here, kids!  Click if you think the picture looks interesting, don't click your own picture a million times.
  • Tweet, Facebook, or blog about your link.  Once you link up, you can see the number link you are and send your friends and family to your link.  Get your friends & family voting for you!

And you know what, to up the anti a lil' bit, the winner will get a free LARGE ad space on Ma Nouvelle Mode for the month of February, a beautiful scarf purchased at a little French market here in my city. AND a bag of my favorite French coffee!!  I might even throw in some French chocolate...  How's that for incentive??

That's it!  I will do my best to feature each link on my Facebook and twitter accounts one time for equal opportunity.  After that, it's all you!  I will reveal the top three finalists next week! 


Good luck!!










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13 comments:

Alyx said...

This looks like a fun idea! I wonder if I have any photos?
Maybe I'll link up!

memory said...

oh how fun! i'll have to share this with my sissy because she's the one who takes all the pictures in our family (:

happy twenty-twelve!

p.s. i'm having a giveaway & would love for you to enter
southernpinky.blogspot.com

Amy said...

Fun! I just linked my photo! :)

Mindie Hilton said...

I just made a new post with our Candy Cane Kisses pic. I had trouble grabbing the button, wasn't showing up. So I copy and pasted and added a link. Thanks for the contest. I will be having a Valentine crafting and cooking contest starting on the 16th, hope you will join.
http://bacontimewiththehungryhypo.blogspot.com/

There will be lots of prizes too.

Emily said...

Hey I couldn't get your button to show up either? Not sure what you want me to do. Let me know thanks.

Ruby Jean said...

Coming over from Bacon Time... Do New Years Photos count...??? I mean PHOTO.. LOL!!

Ruby Jean said...

Okay All Linked Up!!!... I had to add the link below the button.. My WP wasn't behaving >:) I am having a Giveaway Linky Party going on would Love for you to join in http://shoprubyjean.com/2012/01/sew-crafty-tuesday-linky-4-and-giveaway/

Chloe Jacqueline said...

What a fun idea! I will work on my post asap! I cannot wait to see everyones photos!

Cassi said...

What a great idea. I am #11 it looks like.

lilmoomoo said...

I just linked up!! :)

I couldn't get your button to copy over, so I just uploaded the picture of the button, and made a link over to the contest..

hope that's alright!

thanks for hosting such a fun link up!!

lovelovelove,
moo.

TicoTina said...

love your twist on a giveaway or twist on a linkup, whichever the case may be =) I will come back and enter when we get to Costa Rica on Monday hopefully!

TicoTina said...

fooey, I didn't really have time to do this today after all. I will have to get in on your next holiday one! Are you going to do Valentines? St. Patty's day??? Ima have to think about fun pics =)

oaxacaborn said...

Look at all those fun photos!

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