Your Picks, Your Place $10,000 Sweepstakes and $25 AMEX Gift Card

Hey Homelovers!

I’m always on the hunt for fun things going on in the home décor world! So when my friends at Apartment Guide told me about this super fun contest they were running, I was eager to share with you! Of course you’re the best readers out there so, I had to include a giveaway too! Apartment Guide is running a sweepstakes called Your Picks.Your Place. It’s where you visit their site and vote for your favorite design boards and you are automatically entered in to win the $10,000 grand prize!

Your Picks Your Place

There are 4 featured bloggers who are doing the design boards each week including one of my local blogging friends, Jamielyn, from I heart Naptime!.

Is your home/house/apartment/room:0) in need of a major update? Apartment Guide has partnered with TV host and design expert Kim Myles for the second annual Apartment Guide “Your Picks. Your Place.” Sweepstakes.

 Kim Myles Photo

Do you recognize that pretty girl? Of course you do! Design Star winner and host of Myles of Style on HGTV!  Be sure and check out the Your Picks.Your Place blog as well for great commentary and tips from Kim, the featured bloggers, and Apartment Guide.

Check out some of the different boards these talented folks made up! The first week was Living Rooms….

I heart naptime design boardInspired by Charm Design Board


In My Own Style Design BoardDomestically Speaking Design Board

Awesome boards, right? I think I know which one speaks to me:0) Can’t wait to vote!! Round 2 begins today and they are designing dining rooms. It’s always fun to take a look at other peoples tastes! Oh, by the way, they’re giving out weekly prizes of $250 dollars as well just in case your aren’t the BIG winner. But, I can do A LOT with $250 bucks:0)

Here are the official details and rules of the sweepstakes followed by the GIVEAWAY rules!.

From now until August 14, visit to vote once per day for your preferred room design showcasing furniture and home décor items selected by featured bloggers.  The site will feature four different room designs every two weeks. By voting, you’ll be entered for a chance to win a $10,000 grand prize or one of eight $250 weekly prizes to go towards your own selections for your home. While you’re on the site, you can find design and décor tips from Kim Myles, Apartment Guide and featured bloggers to help you design a room that’s uniquely you.

NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Sweepstakes ends @ 9:00 PM on 8/14/12, subject to Entry Periods outlined in Official Rules. Must be a US legal resident of the 50 US or DC and 18 years of age or older. Sweepstakes subject to full Official Rules available at Void where prohibited.


To enter the giveaway to win a $25 AMEX gift card, your going to need to do a few things!

  1. Tell us what you would do to your home if you won the $10,000 grand prize!
  2. EXTRA Entry: Visit Your Picks.Your and vote for your favorite design board to be entered in the sweepstakes;
  3. EXTRA Entry: Follow Apartment Guide on Twitter;
  4. Tweet or Facebook about this sweeeet giveaway including a link back to this post. Please also include @aplaceforus and @aptguide in your tweet.

And that’s it friends. Go ahead and  leave separate comments for each entry.  Giveaway will be open until Tuesday, July 10th , and winner will be chosen using

Best of luck Homelovers!!!



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  1. I would finish our office and spend some on the back yard!

  2. I voted!

  3. I would redo my kitchen.

    hewella1 at gmail dot com

  4. I voted for the southern bungalow.

    hewella1 at gmail dot com

  5. I follow apt. guide on twitter @hewella1.

    hewella1 at gmail dot com

  6. I would get new living room and dining room furniture.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

  7. I voted for Southern Bungalow.

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

  8. I follow Apt Guide on Twitter (@mami2jcn)

    mami2jcn at gmail dot com

  9. I’d make over our bedroom! scg00387 at yahoo dot com

  10. i follow apt guide on twitter @scg003twitparty scg00387 at yahoo dot com

  11. i voted in the sweepstakes! scg00387 at yahoo dot com

  12. I would get new kitchen cabinets and new kitchen flooring

  13. voted for Coastal Escape

  14. Follow aptguide on twitter @ElenaIstomina

  15. I would get new furniture for our bedroom and new appliances for the kitchen!

    pokergrl8 at

  16. i voted for the industrial loft

    pokergrl8 at

  17. following apartment guide on twitter @aes529

    pokergrl8 at

  18. I’d get new furniture for every room in the house.
    tcarolinep at gmail dot com

  19. I voted for coastal escape

  20. Follow Apartment Guide on Twitter@tcarolinep

  21. I would work on our landscaping and make a backyard a fun place to hang out and relax :)

  22. I voted in the sweepstakes!

  23. I follow Apartment Guide on Twitter!

    brookewaite at gmail dot com

  24. If I won the $10,000 prize, I would get new furniture for my living room.

  25. Voted!

  26. I follow Apartment Guide on Twitter.

  27. I need work done to the kitchen
    elliebunny at hotmail dot com

  28. I like southern bungalow
    elliebunny at hotmail dot com

  29. I follow apt guide on twitter
    elliebunny at hotmail dot com

  30. I would finish our basement, complete with an office and game room.

  31. I voted for the Industrial Loft

  32. I follow Apartment Guide on twitter(kellydsaver)

  33. I voted for Rustic

  34. I would redo our bathroom.

  35. If we won the $10,000 we would put it towards our garage addition onto our house!

  36. i voted!

  37. I would re do our kitchen-thanks so much!

  38. voted for board #3

  39. following apt guide on twitter @shuggysmommy

  40. Oh my, if I won $10,000 I would get right to work on two things: Our backyard! And adding character to our builder-grade new home!

  41. What fantastic boards!!! I’d do a complete overhaul on the kids’ bath and find a new sofa if I were lucky enough to win!

  42. I would add some organizational shelving to my garage and change up my living room.

  43. With the grand prize I would makeover our master bath and closet! Thanks for the chance to win!
    gina.m.maddox (AT) gmail (DOT) com

  44. I voted for rustic hideaway
    gina.m.maddox (AT) gmail (DOT) com

  45. Follow Apartment Guide on Twitter @CrazyItalian0
    gina.m.maddox (AT) gmail (DOT) com

  46. tweet-

    gina.m.maddox (AT) gmail (DOT) com

  47. I would redo my kitchen and family room. So fun!!!

  48. I’d remodel our kitchen, replace the tile, and the countertops.

    runningmatey at hotmail dot com

  49. I’m a twitter follower (LuckyDuckyToo)

    runningmatey at hotmail dot com

  50. I would redo our kitchen- completely!

  51. I’d get a new dining table or at least some new chairs!

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