The Singapore Blog Award is back again for the seventh glorious year, and I cannot believe that I have been with it for three years until now. Saying "have been with it" I meant, my humble blog has been nominated in Top 10 of various categories since 2011.
When I decided to focus my blog content on fashion in 2012, I didn't expect to have any award or anything. But the six month old blog, barely new in a fashion blogosphere did not only survive, but also made the cut to be one of the top 10 finalists of Best Fashion Blog in Singapore Blog Awards 2012. It was my biggest surprise.
It felt like just yesterday when I heard the news from the organizer.
Today, when I found out that my blog was nominated once again, for the third time, as one of the top 10 Best Fashion Blogs, I could not find any other word more appropriate than "Grateful" to describe how I felt. This moment is when many of my burned weekends and sleepless nights in exchange for a new blog post are all worth it. I am like a mother who gives birth to a child, fights through all the hardships to raise her daughter up, and witnesses how successful her daughter has become. But I'm not the only one person who successfully "raises this child up". YOU contribute some parts of it!
You are my awesome readers whom I don't (and may never) know who you are, but you have been regularly visiting this blog and following me on my life journey.
You are my personal assistant (Carmen Chow), my photographers (Sneek Peektures, Alicia Toh, Ken Kline, Sherlene Cheng, Hui Xian, Carmen and some others), and my amazing manager, advisor (Hong TH).
You are my generous sponsors, advertisers, clients who give so much attention and love to me and my blog readers.
If you are not in the list above, I would like to invite you to be a part of my big TEAM (#TeamCrystal) to help me grow this blog bigger, stronger.
You can be my VOTER!
As you know, I can't win this award without your huge support and generous votes. Thank you so much for everyone who voted for me for these past few days, you made me to be in the top 3 of most voted blogs. How awesome is that! ^_^
The Voting period will be running from 1st July to 31st July. Anything can happen at the very last minute, so please don't let me out of this spot (*it's so comfortable right here*). Please keep voting every day until 31st July.
If you are not sure about the voting procedure, I have here some simple instructions for you:
1. First click on this link, it'll prompt you to the page that you see below. Log in with your Facebook account.
2. Choose option 1 if you wish to take part in a lucky draw. Unfortunately, only Singapore residents are qualified to join the lucky draw. If you are residing outside Singapore or you do not want to join the lucky draw, choose option 2 instead.
3. Now fill in your Name, DOB, Country and Email. Tick the box "I have read the T&C" and click Submit.
4. Find the category "Best Fashion Blog" under Editor's Choice and click Vote.
Confirming your vote for Crystal Phuong and you are done! It's so simple like that.
I know everyone is extremely busy with our own life, and voting every day is such a hassle. But I know some of you do vote for me every day. I just want you to know that I'm forever thankful for your support and love. I don't know what else to say besides "Thank you! Thank you! Thank you!"
See you in the next blog post, very soon!