Brass Crescent Award 2009 Nominations

// November 17th, 2009 // Announcements

Update: The results have now been announced… as predicted, I didn't win an award, but many of the people on my 'recommended' list below did, māshā’Allāh. Congrats to all!


I learnt this morning via the Twittervine that my blog has been nominated for a Brass Crescent award, under the “Best Design” category.

England's self-proclaimed Desi Dreamer and Mad Muslimah, iMuslim offers extensive photos, videos, and a clean interface. “She's a good all rounder.”

Credit where credit is due: the theme that I currently use on this site was designed by WooThemes. I tweaked it slightly to fix some bugs and improve the layout, and I obviously replaced the header with something more relevant… but that's about it!

However, I'm still grateful for the recognition. So jazakumAllah khair to the peeps who nominated me. :)

The following are some of my own recommendations:

Best Blog: MuslimMatters.org… I'll admit that I'm also a fan of SuhaibWebb.com. (Just don't tell my MM team mates that I said that!)

Best Group Blog: MuslimMatters.org

Best Humo(u)r Blog: This one is tough as I seriously dig three out of the five blogs listed! McPagal, Mr Moo and Mummyjaan.

Best European Blog: Indigo Jo

Best South Asian Blog: The View from Behind My Specs

Best Retired Blog: Kelly Izdihar's Blog (aka Izzy Mo)

Please visit the site and vote… May the best blogs win! :)

5 Responses to “Brass Crescent Award 2009 Nominations”

  1. HalfDate says:

    assalam alaikum

    Congrats! Can we hire you as a designer? :P

    Hey, tell them they should have a community service category in the award, where all the sites like HalfDate can be showcased.

  2. iMuslim says:

    Wa ‘alaykum salam wa rahmatullah

    I’ll email them insha’Allah… why not organise an informal email writing campaign via your Twitter/FB streams? :)

  3. MJ says:

    Congrats on being nominated, iM. And c’mon, mine isn’t a humour blog, it’s just a silly old mommy blog! Go ahead and vote for McPagal or Mr. Moo.

    Those two are among my favourites as well and I’m going to close my eyes and let my finger hover over the computer screen while I say “Eeni meeni mini moh” and luck will decide between them ;)!

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