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The Results


Thank you once again for all the wonderful entries. After much deliberating and cogitating I'm happy to finally be able to announce the winners as picked by myself and MYVxKIRITO. Entires were judged on a number of points but the one that felt most important was their ability to make me smile. The two winning entries were decided unanimously for their ability to do just that. And so, without further ado, the winners:

1st Place
B-day dragon by Beetlebelle
by Beetlebelle

Because both MYVxKIRITO and I were immediately drawn to that adorable, adorable face

2nd Place
Happy B-Day~ by CorporalLegendarium
by CorporalLegendarium

Because this is just the cutest animation

Congratulations, guys! And thank you so for these happy, joyous things. :tighthug:

Additionally, the remaining participants will all receive 20 points each. It's a small sum but I think everyone who took part deserves a little something. Thank you all so much for taking the time to celebrate with me!

The Contest


[UPDATE] There's roughly 7 hours left to enter though I shall be asleep for about another six after that so feel free to sneak your entries in then too! Thank you to everyone who has entered so far, your pieces have been wonderful ♥

Hello! As you may be aware I normally hold some kind of contest or event for my birthday but this last week has been so busy I haven't got round to setting anything up. This is why I'm having a small, speedy 48-ish hour mini birthday contest instead!

About


The rules are very simple. All you have to do is create some kind of art with the theme birthday. I'm going to let your imaginations run wild with this. Any kind of art will be accepted (whether it be illustrations, knitting, literature, graphics, journal skins, anything). The content of your piece may be anything you like as long as there's some link to the theme of 'birthday'. So perhaps you want to write a story about your OC's birthday, draw a picture of the Avengers celebrating Steve's birthday, design a journal featuring bunting and cakes, or even make a birthday card for a friend. Guys, do absolutely anything.

Deadline: 23:59 (GMT) Sat 22nd March
(Though there's always a little bit of leeway here)

Prizes


Because this is a speedy quick contest, and because my pockets are pretty empty, the prizes are only small but I hope you'll enjoy them nonetheless.

1st Prize
1 month premium membership
50 points
1 x pixel icon

2nd Prize
50 points
1 x pixel icon

And there may be a smattering of points given out to other notable entries too!

Rules


:bulletblack: Your entry must be based on the theme 'birthday'
:bulletblack: You must link to your entry in the comments of this journal
:bulletblack: All artwork must be created new for this contest (I will check the upload date of your entry)

Additional Information


:bulletblack: Any kind of artwork / literature will be accepted
:bulletblack: Your entry may be posted as a Muro drawing / written in the comments of this journal
:bulletblack: Entries will be judged by myself and MYVxKIRITO
:bulletblack: As well as other factors, winning entries will be picked by their ability to make me smile!
:bulletblack: This is just a quick, fun little contest so please try not to stress to much about creating masterpieces or even getting it finished quite on time. Just art and enjoy, m'dears!

I think that's all you need to know. If you do have any questions though just ask. And please, my dears, have fun!

Entries


{CE} Gasara Rabbit by TopHat-Queen Weird Birthday Isaiah - Mini Contest by CM-san CE: gift by Clue000 Gasaras' Birthday by Redilion CE - - birthday cards by Kiiasuki so many present today! by ikimikiquicky I Eat Cake by kit-su-ne Happy Birthday Gasara! by Darknightless Happy Birthday Gasara! by Meicker Birthday by Echosound99 Present by EllirianaRei :thumb442465854: purple dancing bear by Spirit-and-Rain B-day dragon by Beetlebelle Gasara's mini birthday contest entry by Emmahl Happy B-Day~ by CorporalLegendarium Birthday Cake KissesGâteau D'anniversaire
    Crawling out of bed at five in the morning was a harsher task than Sakura had speculated. She wasn’t a morning person. However, the inspirational idea that had struck her the night before had encouraged her to get an early start out of the day. But this path of thinking diminished into thin air the moment her message sparrow started pecking at her window. All she could do was sigh, stretch, throw on clothing, and hope to the Goddesses that her bra was under her sweater and her skirt was over her underwear. By the time Sakura had made it down the stairs, she had a new respect for people with low-blood pressure.
    Meaning, a newfound respect for the Astonetian Prince who could wake up at any time and make it through the day without even a drop of caffeine in his system.
    Combing her hands through her red hair, Sakura glanced at the calendar stuck to the fridge. Half-lidded eyes stared at the current date. March 2
Birthday Wishes.Birthday wishes and a eaten cake
Ripened years
And many moons
Nostalgia
And wanting youth -
Drunk on life and all it’s freedoms.
Revel in age and all it’s glory,
Unless the grand and heavy hand
Retires your story.
for the breaths you take today -
Are more than the sum of days before
You cease to exist.
Closing time, it’s a lonely state
Left alone, with the smoke rising
Candles gone, they leave you crying
You look up straight asking if you’re bent
Your last breath, birthday wishes spent
Free to Use: Birthday Cupcake by Pepperjack-Kiwi

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:iconbobthescaryman:
bobthescaryman Featured By Owner Mar 30, 2014
Congratulations to all the deviants who entered and to all who won! :star:
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CorporalLegendarium Featured By Owner Mar 29, 2014   Writer
gyaaaa I won? ;v; I never expected this, thank you a much! <3 congratulations for the 1st place winder!
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DaringElle Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014  Student Digital Artist
I MISSED THIS ;A;

congrats none the less~
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Emmahl Featured By Owner Mar 28, 2014  Hobbyist
Congratulations to the winners! :)
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Rumiee Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
OH and happy birthday bby! i shall do a sexay dance for u :iconlazydanceplz:
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iiStrawberrie Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEAR!<33333 :iconsnugplz:
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iiStrawberrie Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Are you going to announce the winners today?xD
I can't also wait to see who wins ;3
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flame2123 Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
I can't wait when you announce the winners!
though I didn't join but I like to see who won!XD
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Rumiee Featured By Owner Mar 24, 2014
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Spirit-and-Rain Featured By Owner Mar 23, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Im done mine its not that birthday looking but its a bear dancing in the rain to celebrate.
Unfortunately i cant upload it now but its done

If i uploaded it as soon as i get up in the morning could it be accepted?
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