A to Z April Blogging Challenge Theme Reveal

This is my first year of participating in the A to Z April Blogging challenge, and my palms are all sweaty with nervousness. No really.

To the uninitiated, the A2Z blogfest is blogging everyday in April except on Sundays, thematically from A to Z. April has thirty days and four Sundays. Subtract the Sundays and you have 26 days to blog, starting with the letter A on April 1st, B on April 2nd and so on. I love a good challenge, and this just magically appeared when I felt I was going through a writers’ block.

a2z badge

After signing up, I began thinking about random topics to write about from A2Z. Easy-peasy I thought, until I actually got down to listing my options. I could go with random, but by then there was another wave arising in the blogworld.

TO THEME OR NOT TO THEME?

THAT IS THE QUESTION!

Of course, I have already told you. I LURRRRV a good challenge. So I picked: TO THEME!

Then began uneasy days and nights. Of writhing and squirming in blogg-agony! What is my theme going to be? My first idea was to go with the stuff I got educated with. But telling everyone about teeth is not exactly a very tasteful topic. Or maybe it is. Oh, maybe next year! Already looking forward to it.

theme reveal

But as I was writhing away, my daughter’s school came like the blessed Messiah! Her school is hosting a CRAFT BANDWAGON on 21st March, 2014. You heard it, nay? Today, it is! So while I was busy rolling some old magazine papers trying to create something good out of waste, it hit me like a thousand bricks falling on my head.

So my theme for A2Z blogfest 2014 is going to be…

(drumroll please!)

diy

You heard me. I will make projects, easy do-it-yourself and sometimes best from the waste, and blog about it. Every day in April.

Don’t worry, I am as eager as you to know whether I will complete the challenge successfully or not. If I do, it will be a cathartic experience for me.

So all you friends of the Mind Brew Blogger, please carry your pom-pons at all times, and remember to cheer when I hit a home run.

Let the fun begin!!!

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67 thoughts on “A to Z April Blogging Challenge Theme Reveal

  1. Give me a D, Give a I, Give me Y, she yells while shaking her pom poms frantically. This for sure is a scary challenge. Will be watching for your posts, I love repurposing. I almost never buy anything new anymore. My latest project has been making aprons out of old tablecloths and shirts. Good luck, have fun, and I am sure I will find some great projects to try.

  2. That’s a very very creative thought, Gauri πŸ™‚ DIY is always fun, and it tells you how creative you can get and there’s no end to it. All the best πŸ™‚ Joining you on this beautiful journey πŸ™‚

  3. So timely, my niece (to whom I am ranting about everything in my life) wants to tell that she loves you because she badly needs new craft themes for her school project!

  4. YAY! I am actually doing a project 73 for my daughter’s vacation and I can use your ideas to keep her busy! Lovely idea πŸ™‚ This April is going to be amazing!

    • Shaillaja, it’s not just 26, for every DIY of mine I will even post a couple of other DIYs from other bloggers to draw inspiration from. Yes, you will get plenty of great ideas I promise πŸ™‚

  5. That is some challange, you’ve undertaken, working on projects as well as writing on them no doubt with pics, thats great, all the best πŸ™‚

  6. “..writhing and squirming in blogg-agony” indeed… I went through the same but finally managed to get down to a theme. To create something out of waste will be useful for both kids and adults. Waiting to read more. Good Luck! Revealed my theme today too.

  7. Super idea. I really look forward to your ideas. The thing about DIY is it is so much fun and learning, and anyone can incorporate what works for them. Happy blogging

  8. WOW! just WOW! not only are you going to blog but you are going to craft your way through the alphabet. I am beyond impressed. I’m also likely to try one or two of your crafting ideas. I never seemed to have the time and I miss the fun and enjoyment of making things with my hands. There’s such a pure joy in the act of creation.

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