BLOGIVERSARY CONTEST

so…. what do you think so far of my party?? the week is still young, but i hope you’re enjoying the fab giveaways and my “speech“! haha. and of course, this celebration wouldn’t be complete without a lighthearted contest!!

“You know you’re a Craftaholic when…..”  CONTEST!!

To Enter: simply fill in the blank to this phrase “You know you’re a Craftaholic when…” in a comment on this post. *please keep them clean! thanks!

I will post my Top 25 entries on Friday, August 19, 2011 and let everyone vote for their favorite. The winner will be announced along with the Blogiversary giveaway winners on Wednesday, August 23, 2011.

How Many Times can you Enter?
twice
Entry Deadline
Thursday August 18 at midnight.

The Prize

yup! i’m making the winner a yellow and gray rosette headband!

ok ladies, pull out those funny bones and let’s hear what you have. i can’t wait to read your responses!

***have you entered the blogiversary giveaways yet?***

check out previous  “You know you’re a Craftaholic when…” posts.

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Linda
Hi! I'm Linda, the craft addict behind Craftaholics Anonymous®, a craft blog. Crafting is cheaper than therapy, right? When I'm not DIYing something, I can be found taxiing around our 4 crazy kids or working out. Or shoe shopping... because you can never have too many shoes! Happy crafting! ♥
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  1. 1

    You stay up too late searching Pinterest for new ideas.

  2. 2

    you know you’re a craftaholic when you find thread in your baby’s diaper.

  3. 3

    You know you’re a Craftaholic when…you dream about Pinterest. True story.

  4. 4

    You know you’re a craftaholic when…your significant other knows the different types of glue, when to use which, and where they’re located around the house!

  5. 5

    yay, this post is what drew me to your blog last year :)

    ….you can’t go to bed because you have a million project ideas in your head

  6. 6

    …you purchase supplies from Pick Your Plum every other day for projects you haven’t even thought of yet. And your husband asks, “What’s that for? (peacock feathers anyone?)” and you say, “I don’t know yet” =X

  7. 7

    You know you’re a Craftaholic when… you start hiding craft supplies in your car and sneak them in when the hubby is out.

  8. 8

    You know you’re a Craftaholic when you start planning your personal life around your crafting deadlines – instead of the other way around.

  9. 9

    you spend hours cruising Pinterest and pinning DIY projects that you know that you will never get around to – however, it will be there ‘just in case’

  10. 12

    … you make cute clothes for your dogs because you don’t have kids, and you tell everyone, “it all started with a halloween costume.” Did I mention my dog is a 120 pound Great Dane?

  11. 13

    you know you’re a craftaholic when … Your husband complains that you have more crafting stuff does he does tools! (and he has ALOT of tools!)

  12. 14

    You know you’re a craftaholic when you hear that Forever 21 has their plain-craft-ready headbands back in stock and you rush over to buy them 20 minutes before your son gets out of school hoping that you won’t be late to pick him up. Then you hide them in your closet so the hubby doesn’t know you bought them. All in the name of crafting up some cute new headbands. :)

  13. 15

    You know you’re a Craftaholic when your crafting table and supplies take up more of your bedroom than your actual bedroom furniture!

  14. 16

    You know you’re a craftaholic when you take your sewing machine in the car with you on a cross country move instead of packing it with the rest of your stuff.

  15. 17

    You know you’re a craftaholic when the thrift store employees know you by your first name. :)

  16. 18

    You know you’re a craftaholic when your “crafting box” becomes a “crafting closet,” which becomes a “crafting side of the house.”

    1. 18.1

      Guess what Amanda…….you won the You Know You’re a Craftaholic When conest!! woot woot! shoot me an email and i’ll get a yellow and gray rosette headband sent your way! congrats you crazy craftaholic! haha
      happy crafting,
      Linda

  17. 19

    You know you’re a craftaholic if your husband comes home from work and no one is out of their pajamas and dinner isn’t ready, but you have a super cute craft to show him. Like he cares.

  18. 20

    You know you’re a craftaholic when you tell yourself, “I can quit any time I want to,” and the fridge has no staples like milk or eggs, but you’ve somehow managed to buy the entire new Amy Butler line of corduroy.

  19. 21
    Hallie

    You know you’re a craftaholic when your husband brings you stamps and glitter instead of flowers on your anniversary, and you couldn’t be happier!

  20. 22

    You know you’re a craftaholic when your 2 year old daughter knows you’re sewing when you pull out the iron. (She doesn’t realize that most people just iron clothes and not all of their sewing projects.)

  21. 23

    You know you’re a craftoholic when your little boy yells ‘wait mommy, you passed something good on the side of the road!’

  22. 24

    You know you’re a craftoholic when two of your most common errands involve Home Depot and Lowes.

  23. 25

    You know you’re a craftaholic when you save old jeans for years (and 3 moves) just because you know you’ll use them “sometime”.

  24. 26

    You know you’re a craftaholic when… you can say what color shirt someone is wearing based on Stampin’ Up!’s line of colors.

  25. 27

    You know you’re a craftaholic when… you know fabric not only by manufacture’s name, but by designer and pattern name also.

  26. 28

    You know you’re a craftaholic when…you make your daughter nap in the hotel bathroom so you can use the sewing machine {which of course joined you for a 3 week internship across the country}

  27. 29
    Nicole Moore

    You know your a craftaholic when……you are shopping with a friend and they go to buy something and you stop them and say “I can make that, dont waste your money”

  28. 30

    …your friends don’t think twice about pulling loose threads off your clothes every time they see you.

    …your husbands starts making piles of things he’s not sure he’s ‘allowed’ to throw away when you’re not around to verify.

  29. 31

    You know you’re a Craftaholic when…you realize you need an empty cabinet to hoard your jars.

  30. 32

    You know you’re a craftaholic when family picture time rolls around and you plan everyone’s outfit around the extra scraps of fabric you need to use (bowties, suspenders, headbands, necklaces) oh the possibilities are endless!!

  31. 33
    Robin S

    You know you’re a craftaholic when… every closet in your house is about to explode with your craft supplies.

  32. 34
    Sarah @ This Crazy Blessed Life

    You know you’re a Craftaholic when…your son has to share a closet with his sister because his closet is your crafting closet! (true story :))

  33. 35
    Sarah @ This Crazy Blessed Life

    You know you’re a Craftaholic when…your 4 year old daughter has several bags of her own “crafting supplies” in her room consisting of fabric scraps, felt, cereal boxes, missing gem stones, fake flowers, and more.

  34. 36
    Nicole

    You know you’re a craftaholic when…you sustain a second degree hot glue burn on your finger because crafting at 6 a.m.(and before coffe!) sounded like a good idea! :\

  35. 37
    bettina

    You catch your husband or kids eyeballing those cute fabric flowers you made from their favorite t-shirts…’cause they look soooo familiar!

  36. 38

    …your craftiness starts rubbing off on your children and they craft right next to you!!! <3

  37. 39
    Shannon

    You know you’re a crafaholic when the kids down the street know that craft day is Thursday and beg to come down and make whatever it is we are doing.

  38. 40
    Cindi

    You Know You Are a Craftaholic when every salesperson in craft stores within a 50 mile radius
    of your home, calls you by your first name…
    Many thanks, Cindi

  39. 41

    You dump out your handmade purse to reveal a handful of handmade goodies ~ checkbook cover, wallet, coin purse, keychain wristlet, kleenex pouch, wipes case, and more. And you love it all :-)

  40. 42
    Amy Bourg

    When you dont mind spending $100 on fabric and supplies but buying a pair of shoes or clothes that cost the same seem un heard of.

  41. 43

    You know you’re a craftaholic when… you think it’s a brilliant idea to offer to make homemade petitfores (which you’ve never successfully made before) for a bridal shower you’re co-hosting and find yourself measuring out LAYERS OF CAKE with your SEAM GAUGE in the wee hours of the night/morning before the actual event. :)

  42. 44

    When your three little boys are covered in glitter because mommy is still working on her projects and doing the laundry at the same time.

  43. 45
    kathy britton

    your husband thinks you have so many craft supplies that he buys you a sign for your front door that says ‘YES were OPEN for BUSINESS”

  44. 46

    You know you’re a craftaholic when… your husband keeps bringing you trash/recycling items (cereal boxes, etc) to ask your permission to throw them away lest he accidentally throw out something that could be used in one of your umpteen projects you’re working on (all at the same time of course).

  45. 47
    Nichole

    … your husband asks if you need the broken ceiling fan for a project – or if he can just throw it away.

    1. 47.1

      Guess what Nichole……you won the You Know You’re a Craftaholic when contest! woot woot! shoot me an email with your mailing info and i’ll get a yellow and gray rosette headband sent your way! congrats, you crazy craftaholic! haha
      happy crafting,
      Linda

      1. Nichole

        Woo Hoo! I never win anything … this just made my whole day! Thanks Linda! (Oh, and I’m glad you survived Irene)

  46. 48
    Megan

    . . .your husband gets home from work to find the living room floor covered in soggy Corn Pops because you were busy sewing all morning!

  47. 49

    When you say you have to run to the store, and your three year old son asks if we are going to the Joann store or the Michael store.

  48. 50

    When your husband finally gets a job closer to home, doesn’t have to sleepover from Friday to Saturday anymore, and you are slightly bummed because it means you can’t get away with midnight crafting binges any longer.