We Love You So readers, we really love you so. You’ve created such flabbergastingly fantastic forts! We wish we could include all of your images and stories in this post. Because there are so many great entries, we’ve decided to give out additional prizes, which will be revealed– along with the winners– before long. Sadly, the time for submissions has come to an end. But don’t let that stop you from fort-building in the future! Forts forever!!
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Wow, you guys really got busy this weekend! The fortresses you’ve been sending in for our contest are so stunning and rad that it’s going to be a real challenge to pick just one winner. The creativity and imagination– not to mention the time and effort– you’ve been putting into these forts is incredibly inspiring. Keep ‘em coming! The deadline is tonight at midnight.
Just to be clear, here’s what’s at stake in the Wild Things’ Forts contest: An extremely limited edition Xbox 360 sporting a lovely Where the Wild Things Are design, PLUS an awe-inspiring bus stop-sized poster! And all you have to do? Build a fort and take a photo of it. Make a video. Send us an illustration. Anything goes! You have all weekend, so put your thinking caps on and make something beautiful! Check out some amazingly rad entries over at Booooooom and stay tuned to We Love You So for more inspiring submissions!
Things are heating up in the Wild Things’ Forts contest! Send us your entry in either photo, illustration, or video form– whatever you think will best display your fortitude (sorry). If you need motivation, just picture the custom XBOX you will be able to play all day, deep inside your fortress.
Check out these rad examples!!
Remember what it felt like to build a fort? To hide away in a maze of chairs and pillows and blankets? Remember perching on couches and bunkbeds, overlooking an imaginary empire? It felt amazing to strip those objects of their benign, practical purposes. We were contradicting the domestic order of mom and dad to create something wild and mysterious– a place all our own, with moats and towers, jungles and vines, robots and dinosaurs. This guy knows what I’m talking about:
Let’s recapture the magic. We Love You So and our good friends over at . Use any materials you can get your hands on, because the only limits are inside your own imagination.
The winner will receive a special edition Xbox 360 decked out Where the Wild Things Are style– plus a magnificent bus shelter-sized Where the Wild Things Are poster not available in stores! More details on the prizes to come– but the competition will be fierce, so get your entires in quick! The deadline for submissions is Monday, October 12th. Let the wild rumpus start!
Here are a couple rad examples to get your creative juices flowing: ethereal fortresses from lovely Swedish artist Ida Lehtonen, and the enormous yet cozy fort at Space 1520’s WTWTA pop-up shop.