Day 11/29 Days of Giving is…



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It is SO not enjoyable when your head hits the keyboard. Stupid sheer exhaustion.


So um, yeah. Let’s just Fast Forward to the giveaway. Before my head starts clunking some more. Shall we?

Since one contributor to my extreme sleepiness is stocking the clearance/going out of business stuff at my soon to be defunct store, I’m just gonna pull prizes from there. Oh! I did fire my webhost since they had my site down for over a week during what should have been the busiest time of year. Giving GoDaddy a try now, and so far so good. Anyway…..

I love me some easy-peasy-thank-heavens-its-a-no-brainer-cause-im-fried stuff.

Low Res Pic, Pro Quality prints. Other Choices for Winner too!

Low Res Pics, Sets are all Pro Quality

The winners (I’ll draw 3 – yes 3! names)… errrrr… prize recipients will get their choice of  4 8×10 or 5×7 Vintage or Pop prints in stock from my store… Those are just 2 of the choices — there’s a ton of other sets at my store to choose from too. Whee!

And yeah, I’m busted. I’m sick of the room they take up on my shelves here – and moving ’em on out. Pricing at cost, and giving away some too — what fun!

All ya gotta do is….

  • Answer this: “When you’re exhausted beyond comprehension, how do you perk up when things MUST get done” and/or Tell me some of the stupid/silly things you have done in delirium. I swear I never once walked outside ready to walk the dog naked. Nope, not me.
  • Do this by: Sunday, December 21th, 2008
  • PLEASE keep Spreading  the word! Blog it, Tell your friends — the works! I’m amazed daily at the impact this project is having on people. I want it to be contagious, plus it fuels me to make it bigger & better!
  •  Enter Day 0 & Day 6 & Day 7 & Day 8 & Day 9 & Day 10
  • Check out the first batch of winners!

The exhausted, Chrysti

Are YOU one of the 10 Winners?


If you think, for one moment… that stating May 2nd the winners of the Caption Me! Contest would be announced was a lie .. well.. err… you would be SO wrong. It was a typo, yes a typo. That’s it!( Is anyone else now singing that commercial… it must have been a typo, a typo, a typo… ). Seriously though… I had every intention of announcing the winners then, but the time to format all the entries just wasn’t available to me.

Which is precisely why I decided to award more entries a prize!  

There are now 10 winners vs. 3!

Instead of choosing my favorite submissions (really, how is a girl supposed to choose) I used the list randomizer to select the winners – they are shown below in red! The 10 submissions chosen will be receiving a fine art photography print of mine, matted & ready to fit in an 11×14 frame! (Value of $30-$40.00). If your caption appears in red, please email me – khryctee [at] – within the next week to receive your prize. I will notify winners if I get a chance — but it’s up to you to contact me so your prize isn’t forfeited! I’ll reply to your email with all applicable info. CONGRATULATIONS!

 The Submissions:

  1. “should l glue, paint, weave or knit?” Judy Scott
  2. “Got floss”?  – Lia
  3. “Hmm, what can I make with this?” Cheryl
  4. “Hmmm….smells like…fresh roasted peanuts!” – Lindsay
  5. “Where’s the Atkin’s Diet when you need it…!”– Lindsay
  6. “I’m sure this string bikini will fit…I’m just big boned!”Linda
  7. yarn over, knit 2, pearl 2, increase…..or was it decrease?” – Doreen aka LuniLady
  8. “Oh oui, I love zee smell of new straw! Should I sleep on it or make a new chapeau?” -Bunny
  9. “First Come, First Served!!” – Vicki
  10. “No, Mr Sparrow this is NOT your future home, it’s my future craft project!! Now, step away from the straw and no one gets hurt!!!” Vicki
  11. “That’s it! That’s the last straw!” blendedcolors
  12. “Knit one, purl two!” Mrs. Kwitty
  13. “OOOOO! Raffia! Just what I need to finish that ATC.” – Mary W.
  14. “How long is this straw? Will it make a nice necklace with the acorns I hid?” – Mary W.
  15. “If this is long enough I might be able to craft a belt.” – Mary W.
  16. “Hmmm. Should I weave this for the handle of the shoulder bag or not?” – Mary W.
  17. “Shall we discuss this over a nice Chateau?” Brandie
  18. “Fiber, that’s the key to weight loss.” – Glenda J.
  19. I love Feng Shui, but should should I put this in the “fame” quadrant, or maybe, “relationships?”-Christie
  20. “Hmmm… smells like chicken, tastes like chicken… must be chicken!” Stuart Vail
  21. “Due to the suffering economy, the witness protection program is having to tighten up their belts as well…”  – bengalsfan1973
  22. “This waxed floss just isn’t making it for me.” TheNhBushman
  23. “I WILL stick with the diet. I will … I will!”Robyn
  24. “Prarie Floss”  – AdamT4
  25. “It isn’t quite a milk mustache, but it will do…”  – Kraften
  26. “Knit one, pearl who?” –BonnieBlueDenim
  27. “Dude, This is some PRIMO hemp, Holmes!”spurmarks
  28. A glimpse of the rare sub-species of prarie dog– the prarieblood hound:
    “hmmmm…(sniff, sniff) I’d say that they passed by here about….*sniff*…about 3 hours ago.” – Larry the Amateur
  29. “Ernesto, connoseur of fine grasses and hay, is pictured here carefully reviewing this year’s production before shipping worldwide.”Larry the Amateur
  30. “You MUST pay the rent!”english dixie
  31. ((sniff, sniff)) “Nice bouquet, strong wood undertones with a hint of fruitiness.”  –TheCrayonBin
  32. “Enquiring prairie dogs want to know: how did I get fat on THIS?” – 4tuneseeker
  33. “Come now, this won’t hurt a bit.”4tuneseeker
  34. “My name is Pierre and I have a big moos-tash!” – Emma
  35. “It’s so hard to accessorize these days.”Sally Turlington
  36. “Now I’m sure there was a needle here somewhere…….” – LizBeth King
  37. “You know, with a little alfredo sauce, this wouldn’t be so bad…”AntTree
  38. “God, I wish this was chocolate.” Bianca
  39. “Ah yes. Vintage 2006……. South side of the paddock, I think. A cheeky little stalk that will only improve with a little aging.” – IanSand
  40. “knit one pearl two…damn where are my glasses” – phicon99
  41. “Yummy for my tummy, I love staying in for dinner”rosegardener55
  42. ” Got Straw?”Gina Smith
  43. “What Jabba the Hut did after retiring from Star Wars.” Gina Smith
  44. “Unadorned” – Flory Brick
  45. “Does this outfit make me look fat?” Kris Hubick
  46. “Ah yes, Just one more step and my plan will be complete.” Kris Hubick
  47. “Smells like chicken.” Kris Hubick
  48. “My new mustache will drive her crazy!” Kris Hubick
  49. “DIY Halloween Costume” Kris Hubick
  50. A digital submission, see Picture below: petit babycakes 

 Caption Me Contest Submission

Can I just say: I reallllllllllllyenjoyed doing this contest. All of your incredible submissions made me smile and truly brightened my days. I will definitely host more of these! A big thank you to all of you who submitted entries! I will be offering my prints the winners are receiving for sale soon … in the meantime, there’s a handful at etsy (sans mats though).

Off to work on another blog post — Yup. You heard me right. Another one!