BOOhemian Halloween Winners

Thank you so much first of all for participating in this fun and creative Boohemian Halloween Contest. We might have started it on Facebook but since the terms of agreement on Facebook don’t allow us to run any kind of these contests, I had to get creative, did a lot of extra work, screen captured each entry (thus the fun pictures with my facebook page in the background:)), and moved the last part of the contest here on my blog!!

I have to say that I love doing a lot of things in this life but being a judge and picking a winner, or two, or three or 8 in my case plus 6 semifinalists, is not something that I am good at. I just love helping people and I want everybody to win. However, I have to work at being able to follow my heart and pick the best of the best of the best entries, the ones that really made me smile.

So how did I chose the finalists?? Well you should see all the folders, subfolders and subfolders in my computer, where I had to eliminate one and then another and then another. That was not easy at all. I chose the finalists based on creativity, humor, hard work and mostly on something that made the image memorable and if I was driving down the road in my car and think about the entries I could picture each one of the winning pictures and have a huge smile on my face:). Thank you so much for participating!!! I really had so much fun going through every single entry!!!

I know a lot of you will be disappointed that you did not win and I am sooo with you!!! I applied many times to different things and I was so heartbroken when I did not win, thinking.. my work is not good enough:(, I will never make it, I am not creative.. and all those thoughts that you just want not to believe but for some reason they are way too strong and they get the best of you!!

Well my friends, here is my approach to how I view life now when I put my heart and soul into something and I don’t win: “Yeap, I did not make it this time, because had I won this time… I might have gotten too confortable with the fact that I won and I might just think that I don’t need to push harder the next time.” I really take it almost like a challenge!!

In addition, one HUGE, HUGE lesson I learn in life is to be happy for the success of ALL THOSE AROUND ME!!!! That might sound crazy but I read a quote that stuck with me saying:

“When you give little or no help to others or put obstacles in their path, the universe- in the form of people and circumstances – gives little or no help to you because you have cut yourself off from the whole…. In order to attract success, you need to welcome it wherever you see it.” ( Awakening to your life’s purpose – Eckhart Tolle)

WOW that is pretty intense but so true!! It’s very hard to be happy for others when you know that you have worked harder, but try it first and it won’t be easy, then the second time it will still not be easy but it will be not so hard either and honestly after a while you will just love to see people succeed up and right:)!!! If they succeed they sure make a difference somewhere in this world. Because of them somebody has a job, somebody can get paid and so on. We are all part of this earth, all trying to make this earth a better place so I always see somebody’s success as making this earth a better place, I am part of this earth thus their success make the place I live, a better place too.

Phew.. that was a long talk:).. Who says that I don’t like to write? (I actually don’t.. it’s so hard for me to express myself.. but I am passionate about helping others so no matter if I make mistakes in my writing or not, I will still continue to help anyway I can).

Here are the 8 finalist that just made my day and will put a smile on my face for many days to come:)!!!! Congratulations everybody!!!! Please email me at bsc.livehappy@gmail.com with the Subject line Boohemian Halloween Winner | Your name | photoshop or elements!! Congratulations again!!!

And to the 6 semifinalists that I loved, loved, loved how creative they were, I am offering 50% off the Bohemian Symphony Collection if you want to email me I will create a 50% off invoice for you!!! Congratulations !!!!

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And what is this Bohemian Symphony Collection that everybody entered to win??? Here is a little info that will help those of you that came upon this blog and not sure what’s going on with all these funny pictures, all wanting to win this awesome action collection that helps you make your pictures come to life!!!

Come and watch HERE some awesome videos on how the Bohemian Symphony Collection works. MORE VIDEOS

 


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Jennifer Williamson - November 2, 2011 - 7:08 pm

WOW! Those are some Amazing entries!! I am sure you did have your hands full! I love how creative! Your actions are amazing and I am hoping to purchase some soon! I also wanted to say, I really enjoyed your talk! We all need to remember to be happy for one another! What goes around comes around! Be Blessed! Smiles Jennifer

Karen - November 2, 2011 - 7:12 pm

Congrats to the winners! I love playing with the freebies and hope that I can buy whole collection soon!

Shondra - November 2, 2011 - 7:19 pm

Wow…all of these entries are awesome and very creative! I wish I would have known about this contest…I totally would have entered. I just got the freebie set and Moonlight is my favorite. Thank you!

Lauren - November 2, 2011 - 7:30 pm

What awesome words to encourage us all & what witty & beautiful pictures that were chosen as winners! Congrats to all!

Jessica Woolwine - November 2, 2011 - 8:59 pm

First off THANK YOU!!! Not only for your wonderful actions, but your passionate words!! I truly needed to read your blog today on how to focus not on what I have not “won” but how to helps other win and in the end I win!! Thank you for that! What a wonderful thing to stumble across on a day like this!! The creativity of those pictures that won I think are great! As well as the semi finalist!! I am
One that loves your collection!! I unfortantely do not have all the actions but use the freebies on almost every single picture!! LOVE- moonlight and little miss muffet and love coture (not sure if I’m spelling these right) I’m on my iPhone and away from my computer! I just know where to go on my action list in photoshop! So thank you, thank you!! I love reading your posts and your willingness to give and help!! So thank you! You are very inspiring!!

Natalie Blazei - November 2, 2011 - 10:31 pm

What inspirational words! I hoped to win with a picture of my precious baby girl, but alas, I did not. Oh well…maybe next time! Congrats to all the winners!

I have the limited edition (after begging my hubby he finally let me!) and just want you to know how grateful I am for them. They have cut my editing time down so much…now I have so much more time to spend with my daughter! Thank you!

Stacy Wilson - November 3, 2011 - 2:08 am

I loved all of the winners. I wish I had time to do an entry. With a teething 5 month old, a 3 yr old with the flu and an active 5 yr old…it just didn’t happen. Hopefully the next contest! I have to remember the “flo” costume for next year. That was great. I agree with your comments on winning. It is something that is really hard for me especially when I know I worked hard than someone else…but I’m working on it. I just tell myself that maybe they needed it more than I did! Anyway, I just wanted to say THANKS for all you do!

Stacy

Kerri - November 27, 2011 - 11:13 pm

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