Hi everyone. Let’s talk about Birthdays - we all have them, whether we want them or not. On any given day on earth, approximately 6 billion people are having a birthday. Whether you are young…or a little older – we each have a special day.
Birthdays are that special day when you celebrate the uniqueness of YOU. We throw parties, we light candles, we open presents, we celebrate with family and friends - yes, it certainly is a big day. So we thought that birthdays, for young and old (er) would be a fun theme for this month's Blog Party...not to mention that having an extra card or two around the house for all those birthdays isn't such a bad idea either.
Use your imagination and show us some ingenuity. Create a card, a 3D project, or even a scrapbook page, using images from Waltzingmouse Stamps and join the fun.
Below is the schedule of beginning and end times in which you can enter your direct link to your project. Your post on your blog, or on-line gallery, can go live anytime you wish on the 17th, but you will need to post your direct link here on the WMS blog using the Inlinkz widget that will be available during the time frame (outlined below) .
The festivities begin right here, according to your location, as indicated below:
UK - 6:30 p.m. 17th August- 6:30 p.m. 18th August
USA (New York) 1:30 p.m. 17th August- 1:30 p.m. 18th August
Australia (Queensland) - 4:30 a.m. 18th August- 4:30 a.m. 19th August
Canada (Alberta) - 11:30 a.m. 17th August- 11:30 a.m. 18th August
Malaysia - 2:30 a.m. 18th August- 2:30 a.m. 19th August
Norway - 7:30 p.m. 17th August- 7:30 p.m. 18th August
The linking option will be closed after that time. From there you can just click on any of the projects linked and be directed to any of the participants’ blogs to get a closer look at their creativity.
Although we call this a "blog party", it is perfectly fine to use an on-line gallery for your project, if you don't have a blog. It doesn't even have to be the Waltzingmouse Stamps gallery either (although you are most welcome to upload as many WMS projects as you like there). On-line galleries such as Flickr or Picasa or other galleries are also fine.
You only need to do three things:
1. You will need to be able to link your project here, using a direct link URL
2. Your project needs to contain something directly related to the theme – color or other inspiration should be noted in your description
3. You must use Waltzingmouse Stamps images
We encourage and welcome you to grab this "party mouse" blog button (at the top of this post for your blog sidebar, and to use it at the top of your post on "party day".
On the 20th of the month – we will highlight a few of the entries that really catch our eye and you'll be able to see those here on the WMS blog. We will also select and announce our winner of the FREE stamp set of choice, using a random generator from those participating in the Blog Party.
So now that you know the date - you know the time - and now you know the theme, what are you waiting for? Send the kids out to play, turn off the computer and get crafting! See you the 17th!