Happy Bloggiversary Give-away Winner!

Let’s talk about who’s been a bad blogger?

This girl. Aware. Got it. Apologies.

Life has been insanely crazy recently, perhaps I’ll share a bit in my next post, but I wanted to stop by and let you know who won!

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Congrats to my favorite SMASH-Booker, SuperCraftiFragilistic! Shoot me an email to heatherk06@gmail.com with your address and I’ll send the box your way! Some fun stuff in there you can use in your Smashbooks! 🙂

Thanks all who liked and commented!

If you don’t hear from me before tomorrow: Have a wonderful and safe Independence day! Don’t forget the past crafts from last years Independence Day!

 

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Broad Stripes and Bright Stars Shirt

 

 

Independence Mason Jars

 

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Happy Birthday Blog Giveaway!

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So, only a short time ago, my itty bitty blog turned one! ONE! YAY!

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I can’t believe it’s been a whole year! I want to thank YOU for following, trying, and just checking out my little piece of internet heaven! So to thank you for being amazing Glitterettes, I’m doing a…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY BLOG GIVEAWAY!

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That’s right! YOU could win a bunch of crafty goodness from moi in celebration of “Glitter in the Air” turning one!

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How to enter:

1. Like this post!

2. Like the “Glitter in the Air” Facebook page and comment to let me know!

3. Comment on this post about your favorite birthday memory/celebration!

4. Share your favorite “Glitter in the Air” post!

5. Reblog this to your blog and put a link in your comment!

6. Pin this post and put a link in your comment!

Each one is a chance to nab some crafty tools, hand made items and love sent from me! Enter by May 30th June 21st for your chance to win! Winner will be announced the following weekend!

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So get crackin’ and tell all your friends! Because who doesn’t like free stuff?!

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Love, hugs and fairy dust,

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DIY: Vinyl Mugs

I woke up quite a bit before my alarm this morning and was feeling very energized despite the lack of fitness this weekend (talk about a huge slacker). Perhaps it was the abundance of people I got to see this weekend that made me feel super chipper. I had quite a lot of fun seeing old friends, meeting new friends; celebrating birthdays and upcoming nuptials… and of course, doing a bit of crafting! The majority of my time currently is devoted to the following three things:

  1. Work
  2. Exercise
  3. Etsy

And not always in that order (but most of the time, yes). I haven’t had the chance to just do a craft for myself or even really just sleep. I took a few days off next week to knock out an array of appointments and take the time to just breathe, it’s amazing how sometimes one can just forget to do that, huh? Now, I’m feeling incredibly exhausted and dead to the world, the coffee is just not cutting it this morning.

Anyhoo, I’ve been doing a lot of mugs for the shop and wanted to finally just make one for myself.

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(Set of Doctor Who 11th Doctor Bow-tie mugs)

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(Pink leopard print mug)

A few weeks ago I received a mess of permanent vinyl and have just gotten around to being able to play with it!

The other day I decided my first project was to make a decal for my new water bottle that cost me a whole gold bar. Can someone please explain to me why they are so darn expensive these days? They’re water bottles for crying out loud!

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I used a silver permanant vinyl with a curly H from Cricut’s “Quarter Note” cartridge and of course, a quatrefoil… #tsm

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Tested it out at the gym: perfect!

I went over to my sorority sisters place yesterday to sit and craft. It’s been a while since we’ve had time to do so! Before, we used to sit in our apartment and craft on the regular, sticking in “Legally Blonde” and filling the living room with paint fumes and the smells of warm brownies. It was nice to be able to sit, chat, craft and catch up!

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The quote is one of my favorites from Vincent van Gogh:

“I know nothing with any certainty, but the sight of the stars makes me dream.”

I should have made the text a tad bit smaller, but I wasn’t sure how the Cricut would do with cutting smaller letters. I see with the ones at the bottom that it doesn’t do too bad! Next time, I will have to keep that in mind, I’m not a total fan of how large it is, but I love it otherwise! The stars were easy to apply without any vinyl transfer, but in order to keep the text together and cohesive, I used it for that. The only issue I had was the fact that the mug wasn’t a flat surface, so the bottom text got a little wonky due to the mug’s curvature.

Either way, there are so many other ideas for the future products with vinyl! Can’t wait do some more of those!

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Treasury Tuesday: Put a lid on it

Good Morning!

Today’s Treasury Tuesday holds a little place in my heart. Mason jars have made a huge comeback in the past few years as a key piece of decor or usage, especially within the crafting world. We know from past posts that I adore them, especially being from the country. Who knew there would be so many different ways to use them now besides preserving fruits and veggies!IMG_5513

Last Sunday at my cousins baby shower, my Mom’s cousin gave us all a special gift. She had found my Great-Grandmother’s old canning jars and gave us each one as a memento. How special is that?! She wrote up the whole history of the jars, some of the original blue Ball jars (which, I found out were blue due to a mineral they used in the sand) and some the Atlas jars with glass tops, and no one knew which jar they got until they opened their bag.

Upon opening my bag and reading the history of these fantastic jars and how long they had been with our family, I found that I got received one of the original Atlas jars with the glass and clasp lid. Knowing that this was once owned by my great-grandmother, someone I never had the pleasure to meet, made my heart swell. I love learning about my heritage and always know that my family has some great stories and history to share with us. Such an amazing and special gift Dolores gave us all. I can’t wait to be able to pass this down to my children and relay the story to them some day.

Dolores, thank you so much for the kind gift! And I promise–crossing my heart many times–that I will NEVER put glitter or deface that beautiful jar. 😉

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Without further ado, here is this weeks treasury:

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I can honestly say I’m not sure which item is my favorite out of this weeks treasury! Check it out!

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Treasury Tuesday: Just peachy

This color reminds me a lot of my Aunt Annie, I’m not sure why, but it does quite a bit. It also reminds me of orange sherbet, which, I adore…

Thus… the “Just Peachy” treasury was created!

Treasury Tuesday: Just Peachy

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Things I would love to have in my personal collection: The nursery mirror from RevivedVintage (OMG LOVE LOVE LOVE), the peach resin flowers for jewelry by RemmysSupplies and the peach lace collar necklace from brancebound.

Oh hell, I want all of these, let’s be honest. I just wish I could afford to buy all of them! 😛

Check them out! What is your favorite color this spring?

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Treasury Tuesday: Anchors Aweigh

Morning!

Both my father and grandfather served in the US Navy, so I’ve always been used to seeing pictures of anchors, air craft carriers and Navy emblems while growing up. It’s one of the neat things I can share with my dad as I am not actually in the military, but work for it! He tells me stories about addressing other services wrong, since the Navy just has to be so unique and change up all the officer ranks ;o) and having to learn morse code and such back in the day. And I can share with him fun things I’ve learned from todays military services!

So, it’s no surprise that I have a fondness towards anchors. Thus, this Tuesday’s Treasury is brought to you with all my anchor love!

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I purchased a similar braclet as the one by NauticalCreationAUS’ from another Etsy shop, but I love the “nautical” color themes from all of these… I am also in love with the dress from PassionPeach! I might just have to purchase it once I lose weight! Lastly, I love the matching key chains from SpiffingJewelry! SO cute for you and your significant other!

Check out the treasury and all these anchor finds!

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Spring Etsy Sale!

Hello Petals,

I promise I have some other crafts coming soon, but know that there is a sale going on in my Etsy shop that only lasts for the next few days! If you enter the code “SPRINGSALE20” at checkout, you get 20% off any item $10 or more!

And new items were added! Click on the picture below to view the shop and all the new items!

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