Social media brings us together as one big community, no matter where we live. Like millions of others, several members of our HGTV family have been impacted by Superstorm Sandy.
Many have kept us posted on Twitter:
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Our thoughts are with those who have lost their homes, as well as the millions who are without power and others who are bracing for more severe weather.
There are many ways to help our neighbors throughout the country, like texting REDCROSS, 90999 to make a $10 donation or visiting http://redcross.org.
Let us know how you’re reaching out to help.
HGTV is so close to reaching 200K followers on Twitter — but, we need you to help us make that goal. By assisting us, you could win a $200 American Express gift card.
Are you ready to help?
Here’s what you do.
1. Copy and paste this line, then Tweet it:
Help @HGTV get to 200K followers for a chance to win a $200 gift card. RT then click here>> http://ow.ly/ewLdw.
2. Once you’ve Tweeted the line above, leave your Twitter handle in the comments section of this blog post (below) letting us know you’ve done it.
That’s all you do! Pretty easy, right? Oh, and if you’re not following HGTV on Twitter — then let’s remedy that right now!
Once HGTV has reached 200K followers, we will randomly choose a winner from the comments below to receive a $200 American Express gift card.
On your mark, get set — start Tweeting!
You may only comment once to be considered, and you don’t have to purchase anything to win; a purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Odds depend on total number of entries. Void where prohibited by law. Only open to legal residents of 50 U.S., D.C. or Puerto Rico, and you must be at least 18 years of age to win. Subject to full official rules. By leaving a comment on the blog, you acknowledge your acceptance to the Official Rules. ARV of prize: $200. Sponsor: Scripps Networks, LLC, d/b/a HGTV, 9721 Sherrill Boulevard, Knoxville, TN 37932.
We’ve got a juicy sneak peek of the first makeover from Design Star winner Emily Henderson’s new series, Secrets From a Stylist, premiering on Saturday, February 26 at 9p/8c.
Emily’s also been putting her design know-how to work helping readers discover their personal style. Upload photos and videos of items that represent your personality for the chance to have Emily diagnose your design style.
Isn’t that couch bonkers?
And here’s your invite for our Twitter party during the show!
Live Twitter Party with Emily Henderson (@em_henderson) during Secrets from a Stylist Premiere
Sat, 2/26 from 9-9:30pm ET
These five designers are never at a loss for tweet-worthy topics and design advice.
@PGraceDesigns Paula Grace Halewski-Zarnick has a background in psychotherapy and she uses this to her advantage. She specializes in rooms that energize the clients they were made for.
@StarrMiller Starr Miller excels in listening to clients’ needs. She has years of experience and shares her knowledge with readers.
@ATatumStudio We love Annette Tatum around here and can’t get enough of her stylish and informative tweets.
@WandaSHorton You may not know North Carolina designer, Wanda Horton, but after following her blog, you’ll think she’s your best (and most stylish) friend.
@ColinJustin HGTV Canada’s Colin McCallister and Justin Ryan are some of the nicest and most talented designers around. I follow them for inspiration and a good laugh.
HGTV and Heather Armstrong (@HGTVHeather) invite you to our first “Watch with Heather” Twitter Party! We’ll be tweeting during the series premiere of Home Rules. Join us at #watchHGTV from 9-10pm EST for all the fun. You can also watch the party unfold on our Twitter widget, which will refresh with the 4 most recent tweets throughout the night:
To make comments and/or replies, please follow @HGTVHeather and include #watchHGTV in your tweet.