Join the Instagram Challenge!

Happy Friday, kids! And a happy one it is, as we announce our first Instagram Challenge! Over the past 4 months, we have featured your photos and our own in our “Instagram Weekend” posts. For the month of May, we’re going to switch it up and it is going to require your help for it to work!

This is how it’s going to go down:

We will announce a theme for the week each Friday:

Friday, May 4

Friday, May 11

Friday, May 18

Friday, May 25

You will have a week to play with this theme and see what you can come up with to enter into the contest.


In order for us to see your photos for the challenge, you will need to tag them with the hashtag depicting the theme we provide (scroll to the bottom and you will see this week’s theme) along with the hashtag #TLAC.  You can enter as many pictures you’d like!


Each week, we will showcase one winner and two honorable mentions. On the last Friday (June 1) we will compile the winners from each week and YOU will vote for the overall winner! (The editors of this blog will play along, but we cannot win.)


The declared winner will receive an original 8×10 papercut  (made by yours truly) of your home state like this, but with your choice of words:

Without further adieu…


Show us what “home” means to you. It might be your apartment, your parent’s house or some other place that makes you feel most at home. REMEMBER to use #TLAC and #home on all photos you would like to submit or we will not be able to find them!

If you’d like to keep up with everyone playing along, you can search hashtags really easily on Statigram!

If you have questions, please email We can’t wait to see all of your submissions…aaaand….GO!