Thursday, December 13, 2012

A Crafty Soiree #120 with a Martha Stewart Crafts Giveaway!

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Thanks for joining is for A Crafty Soiree! We have lots of great features to share-- but first, Malia has a giveaway to tell us about, here's a involves little bling and a sparkle. 

The holidays are the perfect time to add some sparkle to your life. Create a glitter wonderland with help from Martha Stewart Crafts! Their glitter collections and project ideas will help you add dash of glitz to just about anything – from holiday decorations to party invitations. Why not share the fun and hose a Glitter Girl Party to get to glittering?! Invite your girlfriends over for some wine, snacks and an evening full of bedazzling creativity.
Rich Essentials Set
Try starting with the “Rich Essentials Glitter Set” from The rich array of 24 elegant colors lets you shine on the sophisticated side, whatever you’re glittering. Creating party invitations or sending out holiday greeting cards?
Another glitter get is the “Essential Christmas Glitter Glue” pack – perfect for writing on cards and scrapbook pages, and the fine tips are ideal for detailed and dimensional designs. 
The Martha Stewart Crafts “Decorative Boxes,” in designs like stars, poinsettia and pine cones, can be covered in glitter and used as ornaments, decorations or unique gift boxes. One fabulously simple décor idea: glitter a group of them and then cluster together as a table centerpiece. 
Glitter Tray and Rack
 Worried about the mess from your Glitter Girl Party? Martha Stewart Crafts has the solution! Keep crafting surfaces clean by using the “Glitter Tray and Rack,” which features an opening in one corner to easily brush excess glitter back into its container.
Glitter Clean Up Roller
And, if something does spill, the “Glitter Cleanup Roller” makes removing it a cinch. Plus, the roller remains sticky even after washing!

So go ahead and add a sparkly sprinkle to your holiday cards, decorations, party invitations, place cards or gift tags! For project ideas and glitter guidance – and to find the items mentioned above – visit Order by 12/31/12 and save 20% when you enter Coupon Code BLOG20 at checkout! 

Feeling inspired? Save 20% at when you enter BLOG20 at checkout through 12/31/12 – and enter the Martha Stewart Crafts "Bag Your Holiday Bills" Contest for your chance to win $2,500! Contest entry & details: Enter here -- or for mobile, here:

READY TO WIN SOME GLITTER? This Martha Stewart Essential Colors Glitter Set has a retail value of more than $30!

Essential Colors Glitter Set
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Good luck everyone, I'm excited to see who gets to play with all those pretty shades of glitter!  Now, for this week's features I wanted to find some fabulous ways to upcycle things you might have around the house to add some holiday cheer to your home.  There was no shortage of creative ways to make what was old, new again!
 Recycled Paper Twiggy Tags from Keeping Up with the Times
 Rustic Cork Ornament from A Creative Princess
 Dressed Bottles from A Few Pretty Things
 Crate Transformation from My Shabby Chic Home
Upcycled Sweater Pillows from In His Grip 
Party Guidelines
1.  Link up to four of your creative projects (No Etsy stores or other linky parties pretty please).  
2.  Add your link to the specific posts not the main URL.
3.  Add a "Crafty Soiree" button to your blog or posts.
4.  Please comment on the post linked up in front of you.  All partygoers love meeting new friends... don't just stop there...if you see something that catches your fancy-- stop by and say hi!
5.  Your hostesses would love it if you'd follow us. You can find Malia here.
Let's Party!


19 Friends Said:

Crystelle Boutique said...

Hi Katie! Thank you for having us bloggy people over for another fun-filled and creatively inspiring party! Hope you have a terrific week!

Hugs x

Debi @ Adorned From Above said...

Thanks so much for hosting your lovely party every week.
I have a link party called Wednesdays Adorned From Above Blog Hop and would love to have you share this with everyone. It runs from Wednesday through midnight Sunday. Here is the link to the party.
Debi @ Adorned From Above

Tina from A Few Pretty Things said...

So sweet of you to feature my project! Happy holidays!

Lorena said...

Thank you very much for featuring my project!!!!!!I'm really honored! In my next post I'll thank you properly!!!
Happy Thursday!!!!

Amy said...

Everything!! Lol. Glitter makes everything better! Thank you for hosting!

Amanda (floatingpyramids) said...

I'd be glittering lots of scrapbooking bits and my collages :)

Thanks for the lovely giveaway!

Erin said...

What would I glitter? Everything possible, but mostly cards. I love glitter!

Stephanie said...

Oh my! My kids would have SO much fun adding this glitter to their crafting projects!

Cheryl @ Sew Can Do said...

I'd glitter some home decor & barrettes

Judy @ In His Grip said...

I am so excited to be included in your features this week. It is so fun when someone else is as excited about one of my creations as I am. Thanks!

Eva {Tales of the Scotts} said...

I love to glitter anything! I'd probably glitter some barrettes. Those are fun to do!

Polly @ Helping Little Hands said...

Thanks for hosting. I think I'd experiment with glitter on gift wrapping.

Saraccino said...

The question would rather be: What not to glitter? ^^ At this time I would use the glitter for cards, christmas ornaments and earrings :)

Catherine said...

Glitter all the things!!!


I love glitter. I'm making ornaments with my new nephew this week and coating those buggers in it. :)

Jessica Pelasky said...

I think that Glitter Possibilities are endless. :)

Deb@asimplelifequilts said...

I'd like to make some vintage ornaments with some glitter accents. Thanks for your giveaway!

Rhonda D. said...

I would glitter my ATCs! Thanks for the chance to win!

Jessica said...

My girls will be making homemade ornaments this year, it would be fun to add a touch of glitter to them. Thank you!

Maryann D. said...

My daughter is an artist and she uses glitter in a lot of her paintings, it looks wonderful!
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