$100 Craft Store Gift Card Giveaway & Special STYROFOAM™ Holiday Link Party

$100 Craft Store Gift Card Giveaway & Special STYROFOAM™ Holiday Link Party

A couple of weeks ago I had the pleasure of working alongside
STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam for the Handmade Holiday Series.
Twenty five incredibly inspiring bloggers came together
to share 25 amazing projects
in the hopes of inspiring others to create their own
Handmade Holiday this year.

Below is a recap of the week
{simply click on the pictures to view the full tutorials}

{Michelle from Sweet Something Designs}
{Sarah from Alderberry Hill}

{Carolyn from Homework}

{Jaime Lyn from Crafty Scrappy Happy}

{Beverly from Flamingo Toes}

{Jessa from Sparkle}

{Jessica from Two Shades of Pink}

{Camilla from Family Chic}

{Lisa from Moore Minutes}

{Laura from Corner House}

{Janet from Today’s Fabulous Finds}

{Keri from Pressed Down, Shaken Together}

{Laura from Come Together Kids}

{Diane from In My Own Style}

{Kelsey from Tattered & Inked}

{Vivienne from The V Spot}

{Amanda from Shindig Parties to Go}

{Maggie from Smashed Peas and Carrots}

{Lor from Show Tell Share}

{Cyndy from The Creativity Exchange}

{Erin from How To Nest For Less}

{Jenn from Clean & Scentsible}

{Tonia from The Gunny Sack}

{Jaime from That’s My Letter}

{Kierste from {brown paper packages}}

If you have been inspired to create a project yourself incorporating
any STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam
We Want to See Your Projects!

This is a special link party
Please only link projects using foam in some sort of way
{all other entries will be removed}
The project can be new or archived – just add the party button to your postBut that’s not all!

wants to give One Lucky Reader
a $100 Gift Certificate to the craft store of their choice
{Joann Fabric and Craft Stores or Michaels}

To Enter This Giveaway:
{1} Simply Leave a Comment Below
{one entry}

For Additional Entries You can:

{2} Link Up a STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam Project Below
{leave a separate comment – one entry}

{3} Connect with STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam on their blog Crafts ‘n Coffee {here}
{leave a separate comment – one entry}

{4} Connect with StyroCrafts on Facebook and
leave a comment that your visiting from UTT&D {here}
{leave a separate comment – one entry}

{5} Connect with UTT&D on Facebook {here}
{leave a separate comment – one entry}

The giveaway and party will be open until December 10, 2011

My friends from STYROFOAM™ Brand Foam will be checking out all of the projects and picking a few of their favorites which we will be showcasing throughout the week.

I can’t wait to check out your creations!
I’ll be back tomorrow with the Saturday Inspiration & Ideas post and
The Sunday Showcase Party, Sunday evening.
Have a fabulous weekend ~ enjoy!



  1. My two favorite stores!!

  2. Love this giveaway! I’m trying to decorate for Christmas with as much as I can make myself 🙂 ~ Andi T.

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  3. I like you on Facebook (Andi Bauer Trautman)

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  4. I’m trying to work on more DIY type crafts, and a gc to one of these stores would be awesome! Great giveaway!

  5. What a great giveaway! I spend a lot of time at both stores… Yes, lets feed the addiction! 😉 As always, thanks for hosting. ~Mel

  6. p.s. I added a couple of styrofoam creations– the trees & the poinsettia wreath.

  7. So excited about this I love these stores and I enjoy using Styrofoam for projects that I make!

  8. What a fun party, I even checked and my wreath base is actually from Styrofoam.

    Can’t wait to see what everyone creates.

  9. What great ideas! I especially loved the epsom salt snowman. So darling 🙂

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  10. I subscribed to Crafts n Coffee!

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  11. Oh I’d love a $100 gift card to any of these stores!!! pegchr (at) yahoo (dot) com

  12. I connected with StyroCrafts on FB.

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  13. Already a fan of your fb page!

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  14. Great giveaway! I love all the projects!

  15. great giveaway! I love all of your ideas!

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  16. Would love to splurge on all the goodies at Michael’s Craft Store…[email protected]

  17. Love all the project ideas!

  18. Lots of fun ideas with styrofoam!! I have a tree I want to make, but time is lacking for me. Please enter me in the giveaway!

  19. Thanks for the giveaway! I’ll have to link up my Christmas wreaths if I get them finished soon.

  20. Love all the ideas you shared as well as the Crafts & Coffee inspirations. I want to make the pineapple/pinecone ornaments. Thanks for the great photos.

  21. i enjoy your blog so much and the giveaways too! thanks for another great one!

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  22. i like UTT&D on Facebook

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  23. I would love to win the gift card to help with the Christmas decorations and gifts. Thanks for the chance to win.

  24. I joined Crafts and Coffee.

  25. I like StyroCrafts on facebook.

  26. I like Under the Table and Dreaming on facebook.

  27. Thanks for the fun opportunity to share ideas using styrofoam, and the chance to win a neat gift card!

  28. I posted a Halloween craft with styrofoam, because I didn’t have a Christmas one on hand.

  29. I posted a comment on Crafts ‘n Coffee.

  30. So excited to see all these posts in one place 🙂 And this giveaway would enable a WHOLE lot of crafting … fingers crossed!!

  31. What a lovely time for a giveaway! With money tight it would be wonderful to win something all for myself and sure would help with Christmas giving this year! Be blessed.

  32. What a terrific giveaway! This would go a long ways to help my craft addiction along.

  33. Wow-generous giveaway-thank you so much! Thank you also for stimulating my brain with creative ideas.

  34. Wow…who knew you could do all this with styrofoam! Gorgeous!

  35. I linked up my Deco Mesh Wreath…yep, under all that “fluff”, there is a styrofoam round wreath!

  36. What a fun giveaway! Hope I win!

  37. I linked up the argyle Christmas Trees! 🙂

  38. These are super cute projects! I never thought of doing so many things!

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  39. Following Crafts ‘n Coffee

  40. Connected with StyroCrafts and left a comment!
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  41. Following UTT&D on facebook!

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  42. I just found your website and just love it. I think my first project is using pine cones. We have so many here in Michigan and was looking for a project. Thanks

  43. Can’t wait to see all the styrofoam projects!

  44. I follow UTT&D on FB.

  45. thanks for the giveaway!!

  46. I follow UTT&D on FB! Thanks!

  47. Awesome ideas!! Thanks for sharing!

  48. Oh NO–now my ‘to do’ list is very very long instead of just long! These are all just marvelous–thanks to you and Styrofoam all all your friends-

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  50. Already a FB fan of UTTD

  51. New FB fan of Styrocrafts

  52. Now following Crafts and COffee via GFC-can’t wait to get started!

  53. Who couldn’t use some crafty money?!!

    Loving these styrofoam masterpieces!

  54. Oh the things I could do with $100 🙂
    **crosses fingers**

  55. I linked my project…SparkleConeTrees!
    These trees are so easy to make and look great sitting next to out gingerbread house 🙂

  56. What wonderful and creative ideas.

  57. I subscribed to crafts and coffee.

  58. I liked UTTAD on FB

  59. I love the ideas from all of these bloggers! Beautiful projects!

  60. I entered my Styrofoam Thumb Tack Tree! Thanks for hosting!

  61. all this delicious holiday inspiration AND a giveaway! I am so there! :OD

  62. Here’s my comment! 🙂

  63. I’ve linked up my styrofoam ornament tree! Thanks for hosting!

  64. Thank you so much for a chance to win. Love both of those stores.

  65. would love a shopping spree!


  66. I could do some good Michael’s shopping with $100

  67. I follow UTT&D

  68. I liked StyroCrafts on facebook!

  69. I could use that $100 to make some major nusery decor! I hope I win!

  70. I liked Under the Table and Dreaming on facebook!

  71. Wow! I love all the trees – what a great holiday decor.

  72. I linked up my Jingle Wreath project!

  73. I follow their blog!

  74. I like them on Facebook and told them you sent me!

  75. I like UTT&D on Facebook!

  76. I visit your blog every week, and I just love looking at all your creative projects! I hope I win! 🙂
    Grace Ann
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  77. Love working with styrofoam and paper clay. Made some really cute Santa’s.

  78. Great projects…guess I better get busy!

  79. No projects yet- I am still trying to get the house decorated and it is taken way too long!

  80. What a great giveaway! Just in time for the holidays to practice these DIY ideas 🙂

  81. Love all the ideas you pull together for us not so creative people 🙂

  82. Especially with Christmas coming up, these giveaways are fantastic!

    And love all the crafts you posted for today.

  83. Love this giveaway!

  84. Love these! I’ve made a wreath, three trees and two ornament toparies with Styrofoam for this Christmas!

  85. Awesome giveaway.. Thanks!!

  86. visited and commented StyroCrafts on Facebook..

  87. I love Michael’s and would love to win!

  88. I drive two hours just to get to JoAnn’s. I just love both of those stores!
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  89. Would love to win a gift card to splurge:-)

  90. How amazing would this be for the holidays, thank you!!

  91. I like Styrocrafts on fb and left a comment!!

  92. I also like UTT&D on fb!

  93. Two of my FAVORITE stores in the whole wide world! Thanks Stephanie Lynn!

  94. There are some very clever people out there! I’d love to win a Michael’s gift card…thanks for the opportunity!

  95. These Projects are all wonderful! I think I will have to make a trip to the craft store today!!

  96. What a fun link party and I’d sure love to win the giveaway!

  97. I linked up my Vintage Paper Trees.

  98. Love all the projects and will be doing some. Love the Christmas crafting. Thanks for such a nice giveaway.

    Elizabeth H.
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  99. This is an awesome Giveaway!

  100. I love all the ideas! Now can I find the time to make everything I want to???

  101. Wow! Everyone did a great job! So much inspiration here. =)


  102. So many great ideas here! I’ve been dying to try the pinecone tree- so cute! I do have a styrofoam craft that I will link up here later for another opportunity to win. I love your blog!

  103. To win this would greatly help me out as I already spend lots at these stores! 🙂

  104. Such a fabulous giveaway! I love these stores and $100 would be a great Christmas present to myself! 🙂

  105. I cannot believe what you can do with Styrofoam! I’ve used it for several decorating projects in my house. Love it!

  106. Great giveaway and sooooo many fun ideas with the styrofoam!

  107. There are some really cute ideas here! Thanks for the giveaway!

  108. I’m a follower of UTT&D on facebook.

  109. All of these projects were just beautiful. I have so many ideas now to try. Thanks so much

  110. All of these projects were just beautiful. I have so many ideas now to try. Thanks so much

  111. Great giveaway! Thanks!

  112. Love both stores…love wandering them and finding wonderful new projects!

  113. I would love to win this!
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  114. I follow UTT&D on facebook (Kala Thomas DeMeyere)

  115. I like StyroCrafts on facebook (Kala Thomas DeMeyere)
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  116. Oh the things I could make. What a great giveaway!

  117. What a great giveaway! I could think of lots of projects.

  118. I have “liked” UTT&D on Facebook.

  119. Jennifer Hickman :

    So fun to see DIY crafts with STYROFOAM. I feel like I’m back in my childhood! Love their ideas!

  120. I love the idea of all the crafts using styrofoam:)

  121. I just connected with Crafts and Coffee 🙂

  122. I just went to Facebook and connected with strocrafts

  123. I just LIKED you on facebook. Love your blog

  124. Great giveaway. Love your blog!

  125. Already like “) you on facebook!

  126. Can’t wait to see all the cool projects!

  127. Added my Santa Hats to the project list.

  128. Love the project ideas!

    hewella1 at gmail dot com

  129. I like you on fb.

    hewella1 at gmail dot com

  130. I like Styrocrafts on fb and left a comment on their wall.

    hewella1 at gmail dot com

  131. So sorry, I linked up the wrong post. Please delete #19!

  132. I could definitely use the gift card to Michaels. It seems every time I go my list of “must do’s” gets longer and longer.

  133. Thanks for the opportunity to win one of your lovely gifts!

  134. I left a comment on your FB page!

  135. I left a comment at Crafts ‘n Coffee!

  136. I liked StyroCrafts and left a comment on FB! Many thanks!

  137. Wow so many gorgeous features!

  138. I like them on FB and left a message on their wall!

  139. I like you on Facebook too!

  140. Here is hoping! I could use the inspiration 🙂

  141. How awesome! I would love to win!!

  142. fabulous giveaway:) Thanks
    hebb dot julie at gmail dot com

  143. So many great projects! Thanks for the chance to win!

  144. I like UTT&D on facebook

  145. Enjoyed looking at the great projects.

    cereza25 at yahoo dot com

  146. I follow you on FB.
    cereza25 at yahoo dot com

  147. As a paper crafter and card maker, these are 2 of my favorite stores! Love all the projects shown here.

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  148. Follow you on FB 🙂

    Everyday Mom’s Meals

  149. Oh the things I could make with a $100 gift card, thanks for the giveaway! Also thanks again for inviting me to be part of Handmade Holidays, it was really quite a lot of fun. 🙂

  150. I totally enjoyed ALL of the styrofoam creations! Would love to make some of my own using that $100 gift card 🙂



  151. With nine grandkids I sure could use this for Christmas! Thanks for the chance!

  152. What a great giveaway – crossing my fingers!

  153. I’m already a facebook follower of UTT&D!

  154. I’m following their blog!

  155. I liked Styrofoam’s facebook page and commented I’m visiting from UTT&D!

  156. Joann’s & Michael’s are two of my favorite stores. Thanks for the chance at the $100.00 gift card. I have 7 grandchildren so this will come in handy!

  157. I was thinking of gluing cranberries to the tree shape like the ones I saw in target.
    Thanks for the chance to win.

  158. Love the ideas, and the giveaway. Going through Sunday paper now for hte Michael’s flyer, and then a trip to Michael’s is in order. Thank you again for the ideas.

  159. Lori Patterson :

    I can’t wait to spend the $$$!!!

  160. Just found my holiday centerpiece!!!!

  161. Love this blog!!! and getting more into crafting/decorating because of it!

  162. Fabulous ideas! I linked up my Capiz Shell Tree tutorial too!

  163. I just linked up my project can’t wait! Thanks for hosting such a great giveaway!

  164. Would love to win this!! 🙂

  165. I linked up some Styrofoam projects!

  166. I follow the Crafts n Coffee blog!

  167. I follow styro crafts on facebook.

  168. I follow UTT&D on facebook.

  169. Love this giveaway!!

  170. I like UTT&D on facebook!

  171. Thanks for posting all of this inspiration! Wish I had something to show.

  172. Your blog is full of inspiration for me. Many I have seen but needed a jolt to remember. Thanks for your giveaway it is great. Include me for the win!

  173. This would be fantastic!

  174. I commented on the Crafts ‘n Coffee blog!

  175. I like StyroCrafts on Facebook (and said you sent me)!

  176. I like you on Facebook!

  177. Such a great giveaway to the two stores I seem to always be at!

  178. Fabulous! Would love a giftcard to JoAnn’s!

  179. I LIKE styrocrafts on fb and left some love! 🙂

  180. i LIKE UTT&D on facebook!

  181. and now I follow their crafts n coffee blog!

  182. i love decorating for christmas!! such great ideas!

  183. Both are my favorite stores! Thanks you

    aggie927 at gmail dot com

  184. I would love to win this prize! All the styrofoam ideas were great. I have a whole roll of silver ribbon calling to be a topiary now.

  185. I liked you on Facebook. [email protected]

  186. I also checked out Styrofoam on Facebook. [email protected]

  187. Oh my goodness, $100 to one of those stores?! Yes please!!

  188. Thanks for the giveaway!


  189. Wow, great giveaway and awesome ideas!

    shel704 at aol dot com

  190. Subscribed to Crafts ‘n Coffee via email
    shel704 at aol dot com

  191. I like StyroCrafts on Facebook: Michelle Hudak
    shel704 at aol dot com

  192. I like UTT&D on Facebook: Michelle Hudak
    shel704 at aol dot com

  193. Thank you for giving your readers such a fun opportunity & lots of beautiful inspiration! [email protected]

  194. Subscribed to Crafts & Coffee [email protected]

  195. What a wonderful giveaway…and great craft ideas! Thank you!

  196. I’m a StyroCrafts facebook fan & left a message on their wall! http://www.facebook.com/StyrofoamCrafts/posts/229069213829472

  197. I’m one of your facebook fans! (Annmarie Dipasqua Weeks)

  198. I linked up to the party

  199. I love all the great ideas!

  200. I connected to the Styrofoam blog

  201. I visited from UTT&D on styrocrafts

  202. I connected with UTT&D on FB

  203. Really enjoying all of the great ideas! I hope I get some time before the end of the party to work on my Styrofoam projects!

  204. I haved “LIKED” UTT&D on FB for a good while now. {Think they should have a “LOVE” button instead — just for you!}

  205. I want to make some snowmen using stryofoam! – Karen

  206. Love all the great projects you shared! I’m gonna need to try a couple! Thanks for the inspiration.

  207. I like UTT&D on FB! 🙂

  208. I’ve been a facebook friend for a while of UTT&D! – Karen Wolfe

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  210. Your blog always has the best crafts, Stephanie! – karen

  211. $100 gift card would certainly be useful!

  212. I love using styrofoam to make crismons. These ornaments really bring the true meaning of Christmas into perspective. –Sarah

  213. These are great ideas — I have some small cone and ball shapes that I can now put to good use!

  214. I would like a giftcard to Michael’s, but who wouldn’t?

  215. I’ve made numerous wreaths with the styrofoam wreath form but I don’t have a blog to link. I can send some pictures???

  216. Thanks for the opportunity to win a gift card to my two favorite stores!

  217. I just followed Crafts and Coffee!

  218. I liked them on Facebook and left my comment!

  219. I connected with UTT&D on FB!

  220. I love all these beautiful styrofoam decorations…can’t wait to try some of my own!

  221. I subscribe to Crafts n Coffee

  222. I follow Styrocrafts on Facebook

  223. I follow UTT&D on Facebook

  224. Oh, boy oh boy oh boy! I’d love to win!

  225. I connected with Crafts n’Coffee.

  226. I connected with Styro on fb as Tabitha Swain Klucking & left a comment

  227. I like UTT&D on fb as Tabitha Swain Klucking.

  228. thanks for the chance 🙂

  229. I am so impressed with all these great ideas! I’ve found some projects to dig into!

  230. Great giveaway! Thanks for hosting.

  231. Like UTTD on FB.

  232. What a great giveaway! Thanks for all your ideas and for the chance to win!

  233. I linked up to the P-A-R-T-Y! And what fun projects to browse… you guys ROCK!

  234. What fun! Thanks for the chance to win!

  235. I’m making wreaths using Styrofoam forms to give as gifts this Christmas and posted pics of 4 of them on the StyroCrafts FB page the other day. I’ve added the one I made for myself to the linking party here.

  236. I follow the Crafts N Coffee blog and receive their emails.

  237. I also follow the Styrocarft FB page. I mentioned UTTD under the comments for the picture about this contest.

  238. I’m now following your FB page too.

  239. TY for offering this contest w/the Styrofoam folks!

  240. thank you so much for the chance!

  241. i linked up a rag wreath!

  242. just subscribed to their blog!

  243. connected with them on fb!

  244. connected with you on fb!

  245. I love all the posts, I’ve been looking for a good tabletop tree, now I can just make my own.

  246. ooh – love both stores!!! 🙂

  247. i already like UTT&D on facebook…

  248. Great giveaway and GREAT ideas! Thanks

  249. just liked styrocrafts on fb!

  250. Pick me…please!

  251. This would be perfect for my yo-yo quilt that I’m making.

  252. finally a use for the box of styrofoam shapes i’ve saved! thank you

  253. Would love to be a winner so I could create some of the great progjects listed here!

  254. I visited Crafts ‘n Coffee and found some great future projects!

  255. I connected and liked Styrocrafts on Facebook!

  256. I ‘liked’ UTT&D (a long time ago) on Facebook!

  257. Maggie Angulo :

    What fabulous ideas! There are more than a few I’d love to try, and a gift card would certainly help…. Thank you, Styrofoam!

  258. I would love to win a gift card… i have so many idea’s in my head that i would love to make just some times money is an issue = )

  259. i’ve been following your blog through fb on a daily bases for almost a year now = )

  260. i’ve gone and liked styricrafts on fb = ) and connected

  261. What a wonderful group of projects and a great giveaway…love to be the winner!

  262. So many great ideas for decorating! I will definitely be using some!

  263. Crafting and Christmas go hand in hand! Thanks for this giveaway. I’ll connect.

  264. I just love all the ideas and JoAnns and Michaels are my favorite craft stores.
    Thanks for the chance to win this great giveaway!


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