Announcement: Theme for November 1: Sweaters

The theme for November 1 is: Sweaters

Fall is here, and that means it’s time to unbox the sweater collection and show it some love!  Let’s celebrate this blissful reprieve from summer heat by sharing our favorite sweaters.

This theme might seem very fashion blog oriented, but hopefully those of you who do not do outfit posts can get creative!  Are there songs about sweaters?  Surely there is some appropriate artwork…  Or maybe a Polyvore or a wishlist.  Feel free to post whatever type of content you wish, as long as it ties into the Sweater theme somehow.

Be sure to come back on November 1-3 and submit your post.

How It Works

On the first day of each month, I will post my theme post with the Mr. Linky sign-up form at the bottom. You can link to any post you’ve done that day or previously, as long as it matches the theme. Be sure to add the icon to your post, and link your post to mine using the Mr. Linky box at the bottom.

You can post your theme post earlier than the first of the month, or link to an old post, but you must add it to Mr. Linky on my first post of the month. I will leave the Linky open until 11:59 PM PST on November 3, so everyone has three full days to post.

You don’t have to participate every single month. Feel free to join in whenever you wish. Just be sure you get your post linked before the third day of the month!

You don’t have to do outfit posts. Post on whatever type of subject matter you like, as long as it is related to the theme.

Also, let’s keep the posts appropriate for all ages, in terms of both language and imagery. Thanks!! 🙂

Posts that are linked up without including the icon will be removed from Mr. Linky.

HTML for the icon: (The icon and the HTML will remain the same each month)

<a href="http://www.sophistiquenoir.com/category/monthly-themes"><img src="http://www.victoriankitty.com/blogPhotos/monthly-theme-icon.jpg" border="0"></a>

Be sure to paste the code in while in HTML mode.

Please pass this invitation on to any bloggers you know who might be interested, and feel free to share the announcement on your blogs. Of course, it’s a good idea to follow my blog to be sure you don’t miss any of the themes. 😉

Questions? E-mail me!

Want to Suggest a Theme?

Leave a comment on any post at any time, or e-mail me. If I use your suggestion, I will credit you on my theme post for that month and in the theme announcement the week before. No promises that I will use every suggestion, because the themes have to be things that I would be able to do a post about.

Want to participate in the Monthly Theme?

Here’s how:

  1. Add the Monthly Theme icon to your blog post (copy the code below and paste into your post using the Edit HTML feature):
    <a href="http://www.sophistiquenoir.com/category/monthly-themes"><img src="http://www.victoriankitty.com/blogPhotos/monthly-theme-icon.jpg" border="0"></a>
  2. Paste the URL to your post using the Mister Linky box at the bottom of my November 1 post.
    Please use a direct link to your relevant post, NOT a link to your blog’s home page.
  3. Visit all of the other participants who have entered, and show them you appreciate their theme posts!

11 Comments:

  1. Great theme, I will see if I can find something in my wardrobe for it ^^

  2. cool theme!!! and maybe this will motivate me to unbox my sweaters….i’ve been freezing lately!

  3. This sounds like fun! But which sweater…?

  4. The Cemetery Dreamer

    I was going to make a post today about a couple of new halloween jumpers I’ve been wearing but I’ll save it for friday now!

    • How perfect!! If you want to do the post before Halloween, you could always just add the icon and then link up to the Linky on Friday. Past posts are technically acceptable as long as they apply. 🙂

  5. Along the lines of winter themes – how about coats? I know it probably doesn’t get super cold for you, but I think jackets would count …

  6. 🙂 who knew I was so persuasive? Off to check out the 2011 post!

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