Wednesday, November 12, 2008

And the Winners Are ...

To be completely fair, I had Scott assist in and monitor this contest! First I cut pieces of paper and wrote everyone who entered down on their own individual sheet:


Then, I folded you all up into equal "folded" pieces of paper:


Don't worry - no one was hurt in this process. Then I put you all into a hat to have a little party:


And then, I had Scott draw the winners:


Congratulations to the winners: Nikki Crumpet, Jill, and Laurie! Please contact me as soon as you can via e-mail with which shelter magazine you'd most like a years subscription to! (And don't forget to add me to your "Blogs I Follow" list!

Now ... for the rest of you. I meant to give this out on my 100th blog post, but it simply couldn't wait until then. I know that this doesn't mean the same as winning a contest, or thumbing through the pages of your very own magazines; but I created this award just for you! No questions, no passing it along, just a token of my gratitude for your continued friendship and support of Color Outside the Lines! So, to all of you who entered: the FIRST Color Outside the Lines Award!

Wear it proudly!

25 comments:

  1. I just want to say that I think Laurie cheated....lol vickydarnell

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  2. CONGRATULATIONS to the three winners! (Cute award Artie!)

    Vicky who is Laurie? :)

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  3. Well, I am SO excited!!! I hope that I am "Laurie". I feel like I should give an acceptance speach, but I'll spare you that and just run right over to email Artie with my address. Thanks Artie, for sponsoring such a great contest. laurie

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  4. LOL @ Vicky. Good chuckle.

    Congrats to Nikki, Jill and Laurie.

    Also congrats on your 100th post.

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  5. Well, I got so excited I misspelled "speech"!! laurie

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  6. Well, I got so excited I misspelled "speech"!! laurie

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  7. Well, I got so excited I misspelled "speech"!! laurie

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  8. Well, I got so excited I misspelled "speech"!! laurie

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  9. Congrats to the winners!
    Love this blog!!!!! I am officially addicted, it's my morning read. BTW, I am a retired art teacher from the NC public school system. I encourage coloring outside the lines!!!! LOL

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  10. Congratulations winners!

    And thank you for the nifty button :)

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  11. Congrats to the winners and once again I am a LOSER!!! LOL LOL LOL... Have fun with your magazines... I think when your done with them you should forward them to me... LOL Have a great day...

    (((HUGS)))
    Donna

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  12. Okaaaay, if I haaaave to. lol! Congrats ladies. I am sure you are worthy. lol This was a fun one Artie.
    Lisa & Alfie

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  13. I love this place! Vicki, you're a crack-up.

    Congrats to the winners!

    Great wording on the award, Artie! We LOVE to color outside the lines! Wheee!

    Isa

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  14. er, Vicky! not Vicki. Sorry about that! Must... have... more... coffee!

    =)

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  15. Congrats to the winners!!!
    hugs ~lynne~

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  16. Congrats to all of us as we are winners having Artie's blog!

    G in CT

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  17. I agree with G in CT ... we are blessed to be able to read Arties blog and interact in this way. :-)
    - SherylCanadianGirl

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  18. Ditto "G n CT" and "Sheryl". I cudn't agree with you more.

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  19. Thanks for the consolation prize....always a bridesmaid never a bride....just kidding. I actually have an award for you Artie at my blog. Stop on over and pick'er up. ~ Robyn

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  20. Boo hoo, I didn't win! You DID win on my blog! Email me ASAP so I can know which prize you want and announce who gets what!

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  21. I can't believe I actually won something.... WOOOHOOO!! I am so happy! :) See what happens when I don't check my blogs in a few days!!

    THANK YOU!!!
    :)

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  22. Holy crapola, I can't believe Jill won something and I didn't! Oh, the unfairness of it all!!!!!!! LOL!
    Sorry I haven't been around Artie. Technical difficulties, then blog updating obsession!

    Justine :o )

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  23. Good Saturday Morning Artie,

    We were without our computer and phone, for the past three days. I found myself staring at the little box that shows if we're getting service. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn't will those little lights to go on. I guess my GOOD WITCH powers aren't working these days, just like many other parts of my body. :(
    I love your little award and will display it proudly on my blog.
    Sending good wishes to the winners of the magazines and to you for another generous prize.

    Ciao
    'D'

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