EXCITING UPDATE (June 2): I am excited to announce the randomly selected winner of our Craft-a-palooza. While all the entries were outstanding, one lucky participant has been chosen to receive the coveted prize.
Congratulations to Deepti Aggarwal for being randomly selected (used https://commentpicker.com/random-name-picker.php) as the winner of our contest! We will be reaching out to you personally to coordinate on the prize.
I would like to extend our sincere appreciation to all the participants who shared their incredible handmade cards with us. Your talent, creativity, and passion have made this event a resounding success. Each card was a testament to the dedication and craftsmanship that goes into the art of card making.
I want to remind everyone that in the realm of creativity, every participant is a winner. The effort and love poured into each card are evident and should be celebrated. We encourage you to continue honing your craft, exploring new techniques, and sharing your beautiful creations with the world.
Thank you once again to all who participated. Your enthusiasm and support have made this event a truly memorable experience.
Congratulations to our randomly selected winner and a heartfelt thank you to all participants for making this contest a success!–
🚨🎉EXCITING UPDATE🎉🚨: We understand that crafting masterpieces takes time, and we want to make sure everyone has the opportunity to participate in this fantastic event. 🌟🙌Considering some of you weren’t able to participate for that reason, we’re extending the deadline for card submissions to Craft-a-Palooza! 🎨💌 You now have until June 2nd, 8 PM EST to submit your amazing creations and join the fun! ⏰✨
Today marks a very special milestone in my blogging journey. It’s my blog-anniversary, and I couldn’t be more excited to celebrate this incredible decade of creativity, connection, and growth with all of you. 🎉🥳
When I started this blog a decade ago, I had no idea what an amazing adventure awaited me. It has been a whirlwind of inspiration, learning, and sharing as I’ve delved into various topics close to my heart. From crafting and DIY projects to personal reflections, I’ve poured my heart and soul into every post, hoping to bring a little bit of joy and inspiration into our lives. 💖✨
But the true magic of this journey has been the connections I’ve made along the way. The crafting community is a vibrant and supportive space filled with fellow creatives, passionate individuals, and kind souls who have become not just admirers but friends. Your comments, feedback, and interactions have meant the world to me, and I’m grateful for each and every one of you. 🌟🤗
This blog-anniversary is not just a celebration of this milestone, but also a tribute to the power of sharing and the beauty of human connection. Through this platform, we have laughed together, learned from one another, and uplifted each other through challenging times. Together, we have created a virtual community where ideas are exchanged, dreams are nurtured, and inspiration thrives. 🌈💭
As I reflect on the past decade, I am filled with a deep sense of gratitude. I am grateful for the opportunity to pursue my passions, to have a platform to express myself, and to connect with incredible individuals from around the world. I am grateful for the lessons learned, the growth experienced, and the moments of pure joy that blogging has brought into my life. 🙏✨
So, on this blog-anniversary, I want to extend my heartfelt appreciation to each and every one of you. Thank you for being a part of this journey, for your unwavering support, and for allowing me to share my thoughts and creations with you. You are the reason why I continue to pour my heart into this blog, and I am truly grateful for your presence. 🌸💫
As I look ahead to the future, I am excited for what lies ahead. I have so many ideas, projects to share with you, and I can’t wait to continue this journey together. Let’s keep inspiring, creating, and growing as a community. The best is yet to come! 🌟🚀🎉
Without further ado, I invite you to delve into the Craft-a-palooza instructions below.
Here’s everything you need to know:
- Choose Your Theme: To begin, select a theme (see featured post image) that speaks to your creative spirit. I’ve curated a range of captivating themes, each with its own set of requirements and inspirational elements. Take your time to browse through the options and choose the theme that ignites your imagination.
- Create Your Masterpiece: Once you’ve chosen your theme, it’s time to let your creativity flow. Incorporate the requirements specific to your chosen theme into your card design. Draw inspiration from the provided themes and bring your unique vision to life.
- Submission Details: You have one week starting now to create your card and submit it for the challenge. To submit your entry, simply click on the provided submission link – http://ifeelglee.com/craft-a-palooza-submission-form/ and follow the instructions. If you encounter any issues during the submission process, please reach out to me directly for assistance. I’m here to ensure your participation goes smoothly.
- Submission Deadline: The cutoff time for all submissions is May 26th at 8pm EST. Be sure to complete and submit your entry before the deadline to be considered for the challenge. Late submissions unfortunately won’t be eligible, so mark your calendars and set a reminder to make sure you don’t miss out.
- Share on Social Media: Post your creation on Instagram and other social profiles and tag your post with “ifeelglee10years” so that we can find and appreciate your work.
- Explore the Submission Gallery and Show Your Support: And while we wait in anticipation for the winner to be announced, visit the submission gallery at this link – http://ifeelglee.com/craft-a-palooza-submission-gallery/ to view all the incredible cards that have been shared. Explore the diverse styles, themes, and techniques showcased by fellow participants. This is the perfect opportunity to spread some love and support our fellow crafters. Take a moment to leave comments and show your appreciation for the talent and effort that went into each card. A few kind words can go a long way in uplifting someone’s spirit and motivating them to continue pursuing their passion. Remember, our community thrives on collaboration and encouragement.
- Exciting Prize Awaits: At the end of the submission window, we will conduct a random draw using a randomizer to select a lucky winner. This chosen crafter will receive a fabulous $50 Altenew gift card. It’s an incredible reward for your dedication and artistic flair, so give it your all!
I can’t wait to see the amazing creations you all come up with. Remember, this challenge is a celebration of creativity, community, and the joy of handmade cards. Let your imagination soar, connect with fellow crafters, and most importantly, have fun throughout the process.
If you have any questions or need assistance along the way, reach out to me.
Get ready, get set, and let the crafting begin!
Congratulations! This is exciting. I’m on it.:-)
Thank you so much, Sara!! 🙂
So glad to have paths met, Kanan. You are the sweetest and kindest person I have met in our little hobby world. Congratulations on your big milestone and many more. ❤️
Kanan, congratulations on your Blog-Anniversary. I am so grateful I got to work with you at Cupcake Inspirations! You are such a kind, generous and sweet person. I continue to look forward to seeing all your future creations!!!
Thank you so much, Sandy!! It was my pleasure to work with you so, happy we got connected through Cupcake Inspirations. 🙂
Hearty Congratulations, Kanan and Wishing you many many more years of Crafting!!
Am so grateful to this Crafting community, through which our connection began. I feel so lucky always to have known you and to call you as my Friend…Always touched by your kindness, my Sweet friend. Love you♥️