Guess the DIY Blogger {The Awkward Years} Giveaway

Guess the DIY Blogger {The Awkward Years} Giveaway

We are going to have some kind of FUN today! A group of DIY bloggers have been DYING over old pictures of ourselves for a couple of weeks now. HAHA. It is HYSTERICAL to look back and remember our more awkward years (wait, sometimes I feel like I am still IN my awkward years, but anyway…certainly there were some extremely laughable hair dos and attempts to be cool or at least not to totally humiliate ourselves back in the day.)  Although now that we look back at our photos, OH MY GOSH, what in the world were we thinking? Ha. Definitely awkward.

Do you remember your most awkward years? Somehow, though, we lived through them and can laugh at ourselves now. Right? Or at least laugh with each other!

So are you you ready for some fun? …

Let’s take a ride in that DeLorean parked outside and go back in time. Back to a time before there was Pinterest, Facebook and Twitter. Before chevrons, mercury glass and ombré were hot. And most importantly, before there were blogs!

We’re going back to when these DIY gals were worrying about how high they could get their hair, was there food in their braces and oh no…not another zit! Talking on the phone for hours meant stretching that long spiral cord beyond its limits and tying up the only phone in the house. Common purchases for these DIY gals may have been the latest cassette tape, neon bracelets, a swatch watch and a tube of clearasil. You wouldn’t catch them dead in the hardware store, totally unheard of to the max!

Are you there yet? Do you see leg warmers or jelly sandals? You’re getting closer…the time machine has stopped so step out of your DeLorean and behold…the time before blogs:

Guess the DIY Blogger {The Awkward Years} Giveaway

Do you recognize any of these popular DIY bloggers? I don’t know how “popular” they were back then. Do you think you could recognize them in High School, Middle School or Elementary School? For sure!

These awkward youngsters will one day be the brains behind your favorite DIY blogs. And they are giving a $300 Lowe’s Gift Card to the first person who can guess which faces match with which DIY blogs. This giveaway is not sponsored or affiliated with Lowes. The Lowes card was purchased by the DIY bloggers themselves.

Here are the blogs to match:

Here are the details (you must be 18 yrs or older to win):

  • Visit the link below where you will be able to enter your guess for each blogger pictured above. (All information will be kept private.)
  • The first person to correctly match all the faces with their blog will win a $300 Lowe’s gift card! You can enter more than once!
  • If you win, you will be emailed to collect your mailing address. (Then your prize will be mailed to you.)
  • And of course, you will gain bragging rights for being the biggest DIY Blog Fan Ever! Totally RAD, right?!

Best of luck to you, should decide to take on the challenge. You can enter more than once!

Guess the DIY Blogger {The Awkward Years} GiveawayEnter Your Answers


WE HAVE A WINNER! See this post to find out WHO WAS WHO and WHO WON! WOO HOO!

*Special thanks to Mandi of Vintage Revivals who bared her soul about blog puberty, (which seeded the idea to “share” all our awkward photos with you!)

 Can you guess which one is me? Do you recognize anyone else? HA! DON’T LAUGH TOO HARD! HAHA.


  1. Wonderful work. It was really funny idea!!!

  2. Well, I am back again! Sorry for recommenting but I was trying to see which of these photos is yours. After 5 minutes I am still not sure but I think you girl with the number U! Am I right?

  3. This is hysterical. The hair on everyone is just too much loo

  4. Hilarious! I’m so glad I’m not on here…my hair was so big it would be out of the picture! Ha!!

  5. haha that is hilarious! If I get some more time this evening I’ll go on here and try to match them up! :)

  6. What a great idea! Love seeing all these!!! Too cute!

  7. What a cute idea…I say you are Y….so cute.
    Happy Day

  8. Hillarious!! Great idea

  9. Awesome! What a fun post!

  10. I think “E” is Layla from The Lettered Cottage! Don’t have a clue on the others. Cute post!

  11. FUN! Did anyone win yet? Wondering if I should give it a try…;-)

  12. Can you tell us if any of us have gotten close? ;0)

  13. I assume you will be announcing the final answers. How long is the contest?

  14. I couldn’t possibly read all those blogs…hahaha…but I picked you out….”U” Yes?

  15. Yep! That’s me! We will do a follow up post to match up the bloggers so you can see who was who :-)

    • Aww, too bad you couldn’t award the gift card to whomever got the most right. You wouldn’t believe how much time I spent on this comparing all the bloggers’ photos, facial features, hair color, etc.!

      • Wish we could’ve given awards to everyone who got them right! Sadly only the first one to get them all right gets the gift card :) you are awesome for trying!!!

  16. Melissa McIntyre says

    Hmm… I think T is Nester(TheNester), U is you Melissa, and ? is Marian(MissMustardSeed). Those are the only blogs I read! If I had time I might look up the rest, but alas I have a husband and six homeschooled children ;-) Soo fun and too cute all of you!!

  17. So you was the only one that I found. I already have seen the results but I don’t know if there is a winner! Well-done to me!

  18. These photos are adorable!

  19. Melissa, that picture of you looks so familiar. Did you by any chance live in GA for any amount of time.

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