Elmer’s Craft & Tell Party {Giveaway}: How to Make a Christmas Tree

Check out what showed up on my doorstep the other day…
Ya, it was pretty much like a crafty Christmas morning. Elmer’s sent me this insanely cool box (Did you see those cutouts, talk about great packaging!) filled to the brim with super cool Elmer’s and X-acto products to try out and share. I called a few of my creative friends over for a little crafty get together.
Everybody got an awesome goody bag full of Elmer’s crafty supplies like scissors, glue of all kinds (dots, runners, tacky, sticks), retractable x-acto knives, foam boards and self-healing cutting mats.
Hannah, Jen, Jonie
What GNO is complete without some delectible seasonal offerings?! This was a great excuse to whip up some Starbuck’s Caramel Apple Spice, Nutella hot chocolate and pumpkin pie cake.
Everyone brought a roll of wrapping paper and we got to work on a little Pinterest inspired Christmas decor project.
All of you couldn’t fit in my house, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do the make and take! And later you’ll have a chance to win a little party of your own!
{How to Make a Christmas Tree}

Wrapping paper
Elmers Glue Spots
Elmers foam board (we used bifold, but you only need one side)
Large Popsicle sticks
Heavy duty kitchen shears
Garden twine
Elmers tacky glue
Hot glue
Wood Star
Martha Stewart Glitter Paint
Cut pieces of wrapping paper and roll them in to tubes securing with a few glue spots. Secure the glue spots to the foam board making the tubes progressively smaller.
Break a popsicle stick in half. Put the halves side by side cover in glue and wrap with twine.
Let the glue dry then trim off the ends of the sticks with the kitchen shears (I used Cutco). Glue in place under the tree.
Paint the star with a thick layer of glitter glue and let dry. Hot glue a button on the star and then glue in place at the top of the tree.
Use glue spots to secure button ornaments on the tree.
And that my friends is how to make a Christmas tree!
Now you have the make and take, let’s get you an Elmer’s goody bag!
Elmers is giving away two Elmer’s Craft & Tell Prize Packs so you can have a crafty GNO of your own including:

  • 3 X-ACTO Retract-a-Blade knives
  • 3 CraftBond Extra Strength Glue Sticks
  • 3 CraftBond Tape Runners
  • 3 Mini Bi-fold 9×12 Foam Board packs
  • 1 Painters Markers pack
  • 1 X-ACTO Decorative Edge Scissors pack
  • 1 Circle Cutter
  • 1 X-ACTO Self-Healing Mat
  • 1 Glue Dots pack
  • 2 Photo Corners packs (various colors)
  • 1 Gel Pens pack
  • 1 Tacky Glue bottle
It’s a sweet party in a box, just add friends and treats!
To enter: (leave a separate comment on this post for each entry)
  • What in the prize pack are you most excited about?
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  • Tweet or Facebook about this giveaway Ex: I’m hoping to win the @elmers #craftandtell giveaway on @littletipsyblog!
Giveaway ends on Tuesday, November 22nd. Good luck!
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  1. says

    Most excited about the self-healing mat! Believe it or not the “self-healing” mats that I have are pretty worn! But the whole pack would get me SOOOO excited!

  2. Anonymous says

    I would be MOST excited about the retract-a-blade X-ACTO. Thanks for the chance to win!

  3. says

    The whole package has “the promise of a fun time” written all over it..The circle cutter does stand out a wee bit more because I wonder if it will work on fabric too…but it really is all splendid!

  4. Joyce (joyce15063@gmail.com) says

    2 of my local grandchildren are here with me a few times a week. I am the “crafty” grandma, having them make or decorate something a couple times a month. These items would sure help with my time with them.

  5. says

    Hi There!

    I am MOST excited about the fact that it comes with enough supplies to literally make a party! Most giveaways are just for one person, but what a beautiful way to get friends together and try a new product!!!

  6. Marg Trethowan says

    i too am excited with the prospect of wining supplies to share with my friends at our local residential care home. We will have such fun exploring and using the products. Thank you for the opportunity .

  7. says

    Just had to say I love the Christmas tree. I’m going to do this with my special ed kids at school. They will love it too. I’m now following Elmer’s on Facebook. Gave you a shout out on their page too!


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