Monday, December 31, 2012
After thousands of votes from across the country, Joseph Felix's home was crowned the best decked house in the country and the winner of $100,000 for local schools.
Monday, December 31, 2012
In this year's Deck the House contest, the second time was the charm. Joseph Felix's Dallas home outshined the other 24 finalists to win the 2012 Deck the House contest and $100,000 for Paulding County Schools. After placing second in the nationwide voting in the 2011 contest, the Felix home received nearly 11,000 votes this year to finally win Deck the House. The home, with 100,000 computer animated holiday lights choreographed to Mariah Carey's "All I Want for Christmas is You," received about 300 more votes than a home in Coventry, R.I., which finished in second place. Judging by the 80 comments on the Felixes' Deck the House submission, visiting the home has become a holiday tradition in Paulding County. Many people said they bring …
Monday, December 17, 2012
You voted and this house was the top local vote-getter in our Deck the House contest.
- PATCH'S HOUSE & HOME
Monday, December 17, 2012
Who has the best “decked” house in Lilburn? According to users who voted in our annual Deck the House contest, this home on Vista Heights Way has the best holiday lights in Lilburn. We had tons of national entries in this year’s Deck the House contest and in our quest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in the country, we’ve seen everything from a life-size Santa to holiday lights so bright they could blind the neighbors. We loved showcasing everyone’s holiday spirit, but Deck the House isn’t over yet. We’re still looking for the one home so spectacularly decorated that it could be the national grand prize winner of our contest. We will choose 24 finalists from all our entries across the country. From Dec. 18- Dec. 27, vote …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
The deadline to enter Patch's "Deck the House" contest is 8 p.m., Dec. 16, 2012. If you haven't entered your home, you still have a chance.
Thursday, December 13, 2012
The home, located on Vista Heights Way, is already a neighborhood stunner, and now, it could win Gwinnett County schools $100,000.
The owners of a home previously highlighted in an article on Lilburn-Mountain Park Patch have entered it in Patch's Deck the House contest. To view this entry, please go to http://deckthehouse.patch.com/contest/lilburn, and click on "Browse & Vote." The Christmas decorations, complete with timed music and more than $100,000 lights, is the work of Keith and Stephanie Self. If the home wins the contest, $100,000 goes to the local school district, and in this case, that's Gwinnett County Public Schools. Finalists in the contest recieve up to $500 toward their electric bills. To vote for the home, click here. Now, that Lilburn has an entry in the contest, we're hoping for even more entries. A little friendly competition never hurts, especially…
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Capturing Christmas lights on your camera can be a challenge. Get some tips. Photograph your lights. You could win $100,000.
Are you one of those lovers of the holidays that puts up sparkly ights to see how pretty they look when it gets dark? If so, we know you want to capture those lights on your camera. However, getting those lights to look right in your pictures can be more of a challenge than you bargained for. Professional photographers have lot of experience and cameras with all sorts of settings that most of us wouldn’t know what to do with. Here are three tips for the amateur photographers out there. Use these tips to take a picture of your holiday lights. Post the picture to one of the Lilburn-Mountain Park Patches' Deck the Halls contest page and you could win $100,000 for your school district. Want to get more technical than that? Here are some …
Patch has giving readers a way to share their holiday light displays with the world, and to win money, by entering our Deck the House contest.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
You have the chance to win money for your electric bills, as well as $100,000 for your local school district.
Monday, November 26, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills,
Sunday, November 25, 2012
Did you decorate your house for the holidays this year? Enter our "Deck the House" contest and you could win $100,000 for your local school district and $500 to pay your electric bills!
We’re launching our annual Deck the House Contest to find the most over-the-top holiday decorations in America—the best “decked” house in the country—the one home so spectacularly decorated that everyone in town jokes your holiday decorations could rival Rockefeller Center’s. If this sounds like your house, upload a photo or video of your home to our contest page from Nov. 26 to Dec. 16. Here is the link to the contest page. Only residents of Patch towns are eligible to enter. We’ll select 24 regional finalists, and from them, pick one grand prize winner. Patch will pay up to $500 of the utility bill for each finalist, while our national winner will have $100,000 donated to his or her local school district. Our contest is right around the …