Posts Tagged ‘Tournament of Made-It-Myself’

What Happens When an Unstoppable Force Meets an Immovable Object?

What Happens When an Unstoppable Force Meets an Immovable Object?

The title of this entry refers, of course, to the Tournament of Made-It-Myself Final, which began last Thursday and quickly became quite the thrill ride, right up until when it ended on Sunday at 2:00. Mary and Elaine threw the full force of their social media networks behind this competition, and I’m astounded and moved […]


Tournament of Made-It-Myself Finals

Tournament of Made-It-Myself Finals

This year’s blog tournament started a few weeks ago with the goal of letting creative people display their talents on the blog in exchange for fame, pride, some charity money, and an iPod Shuffle. After a number of eliminations–many great projects and people among them–we’ve reached the finals. For the finals, I only asked one […]


Tournament of Made-It-Myself: Round 2.2

Tournament of Made-It-Myself: Round 2.2

Yesterday’s matchup is live until Sunday at 2:00 pm CST, as is this one. Who will make it to the finals? Will the finalists have to build a cat condo for me? Your vote decides! First up we have Kelley with her intriguing card game: Last year around Halloween I made up this card game […]


Tournament of Made-It-Myself: Round 2.1

Tournament of Made-It-Myself: Round 2.1

Last week we had an exciting first round of the Tournament of Made-It-Myself. Some great projects were eliminated, but four great projects are in the semis. Today and tomorrow I’ll post those four projects, and you have until this Sunday at 2:00 CST to vote. Same voting rules from Round 1 apply here. On Sunday, […]


Tournament of Made-It-Myself: Round 1.4

Tournament of Made-It-Myself: Round 1.4

As noted in yesterday’s matchup, which is still open to voting: You may vote for yourself once, and you may solicit friends and family to vote (again, one vote per person–the same applies to all readers). If you want to follow this tournament, you can subscribe to this blog in Google Reader or on our […]


Tournament of Made-It-Myself: Round 1.3

Tournament of Made-It-Myself: Round 1.3

As noted in yesterday’s matchup, which is still open to voting: You may vote for yourself once, and you may solicit friends and family to vote (again, one vote per person–the same applies to all readers). If you want to follow this tournament, you can subscribe to this blog in Google Reader or on our […]


Tournament of Made-It-Myself: Round 1.2

Tournament of Made-It-Myself: Round 1.2

As noted in yesterday’s matchup, which is still open to voting: You may vote for yourself once, and you may solicit friends and family to vote (again, one vote per person–the same applies to all readers). If you want to follow this tournament, you can subscribe to this blog in Google Reader or on our […]


Tournament of Made-It-Myself: Round 1.1

Tournament of Made-It-Myself: Round 1.1

The Tournament of Made-It-Myself begins today! We have a submission pool of 9 creators and their projects, so they all have pretty good odds for walking away with an iPod Shuffle and an $18 donation to their charity of choice. Round 1 will be posted this week, with polls closing at 2:00 CST on Sunday. […]


Introducing: The Tournament of Made-It-Myself

Introducing: The Tournament of Made-It-Myself

In last week’s poll to determine the next tournament on this blog, the “Tournament of Made-It-Myself” won by a hair. It was so close that I’ll probably do another tournament later this year, but for now let’s focus on what this tournament entails, what you can win, and how you can enter. Tournament Details Whether […]