Monday, November 28, 2016

Cyber Monday Sale!!! EXTENDED!!!

EXTENDED!!!!! Thru Thursday, December 1st!!!!!  

Cyber Monday Sale today through Tuesday, November 29th in my Etsy shop. 10% off all orders...just enter CYBERSHOPPING in the "Apply shop coupon code" above Item total.

Stop by and visit...lots of new items have been added!!!


Friday, November 11, 2016

New Glass Shaker Snowmen!!!

So I was going through all my boxes of craft supplies and I came across a box that I'd been keeping my shaker bottles to make my snowmen.  Oh Lord...I didn't realize just how many I had...and yet, I keep buying more when I see a really cool shaped one...I add it to my supply.  So, I pulled out a bunch of the bottles, made the heads and started decorating.  Here's my little group of snowmen that are almost done and will be heading to my Etsy shop soon!!!

I really enjoy making these little guys and gals...each one has it's own personality. The only bad (not really "bad") thing is that there is literally glitter everywhere in my dining room!!! And with Thanksgiving less than 2 weeks away, I need to start cleaning off the table so that we can actually eat dinner there!!!

So stop by my will be taken this weekend and then added to the rest of the jolly snowmen!!!

Happy Snow!


Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Holiday Sale at Simply the Glitter!!

Holiday sale starting today through November 18th in my Etsy shop. 15% off all orders...just enter HOLIDAYSEASON in the "Apply shop coupon code" above Item total.

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Gypsy Spoonful!!!

Stop on over to a new place for all things handmade!!!  Gypsy Spoonful is an awesome group of buyers and sellers that have gotten together, headed up by Heather Gray (aka Goosie or GoosieGirl!!).  Gypsy Spoonful is a free spirited, artistic community, blog, website and handmade marketplace.  Heather is in the process of building a community in which she envisions people from different walks of life can come together to celebrate that which sets them apart from the mainstream.

The all handmade marketplace ( will offer works from independent makers.  If you're looking for something mass produced, you'll be shopping at the wrong place!  If you're looking for a one of a kind or item made in small quantities, you've come to the right place. Everything offered will be only from an independent entrepreneur. 

Gypsy Spoonful Marketplace has officially opened for business on October 7, 2016. Heather invites everyone to browse and shop, read the blog entries and find a little piece of home in the new community.  The website is (direct link to the marketplace is located on the blog).

The Handmade Marketplace is dedicated to items from independent makers including all types of items from home decor, gift items, clothing, accessories jewelry, party supplies, holiday decor & more from creative designers, makers & artists! New items are listed every single day.  You'll find some of Simply the Glitter's items available at the Marketplace!!!

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Pink Christmas in July!!!

Good Sunday morning everyone!  I've been in a "Christmas in July" mode lately!!!  At the end of the holiday season last year, I was at our local St. Vincent DePaul thrift store, and they had all their seasonal decor at 90% my repurposing side came out and I bought so much stuff!  Here's what I created this week.  I really need to remember to take "before" pictures from now on!

All of these will be available in my Etsy My dining room table is seriously covered in glitter and pink paint!!!

Happy Crafting!


Wednesday, June 1, 2016

New Pieces

My creativity finally came back!  I've been in the process of trying to move my son out to Colorado...we went there in May to look for houses and he had a few interviews.  Now, next week, we're driving and moving him out there.  :(

While I was out there in May, my bestie took me thrifting...oh boy, did I get some awesome stuff!!!  Had to ship it back since it didn't all fit in my suitcase!!! I got some amazing bottles for my shaker snowmen...and picked up a ton of jewelry!!!

Here's some new things that will be in my Etsy shop soon!!!

I've decided I need a bigger house...I keep bringing more and more junk home!!!

Hope everyone has an awesome summer!


Tuesday, April 12, 2016

The Steps to Completing my Shaker Snowmen!!!

I love creating snowmen!  There, I said it!!!  I collect them as well.  But creating them means giving each one their own personality!  

The heads were just made for these...and were drying!  

Their personalities were starting to come  As you can see, earmuffs, cowboy hat, feathers, pearls...

Here's the finished crew!  Now I have to name them and take pictures so they can make their way to the Etsy shop!

I just love them...don't you?!!!

Also....I'll be putting up a discount code on my Etsy shop for Mother's Day...keep an eye out!


Thursday, March 24, 2016

New Jewelry in Etsy Shop!!!

I've been busy lately adding new items to my Simply the Glitter Etsy shop. Here's a preview:

$60 - 23.5"

$60 - 29"

$59 - 27.5"

$61 - 23"

Lots of beautiful things have been added....last night, I was actually working on snowmen...ya, I know, here in the Midwest, we're ready to be rid of the snow!!!

Hope everyone has a safe Easter!


Friday, February 26, 2016

New Bracelets

Ahhhh....making jewelry is so relaxing...unless you have a super sized cut on your thumb and pushing on wire and beads is literally IMPOSSIBLE!!!!

I was cutting an onion on Sunday...and sliced right through my left thumb...needless to say, it makes it almost impossible to bend wire and bead! Here's a picture of my work table...I was trying to wire wrap that top bar of the the buckle necklace is front....not happening until I can get the cut healed just a little more...very frustrating!!!

I do love how it turned out before hand tho...I just don't like how the cross charms slide around...which is why I'm going to try the wire wrapping!  Stay tuned!

Here are some bracelets that I was able to finish last night...coming soon to the shop!

There's a hint of spring in the air here in Wisconsin...should be in the 50's on Saturday...YAY!!!  I'm thinking it's time to convert the closet in our spare room into my craft area...we'll see if THAT happens!!

Stay safe everyone!


Tuesday, February 2, 2016

New Designs!

Well, I made the decision to remove my jewelry designs that I had displayed at a local gift shop.  They will now all be listed on my Etsy website.  I'm so happy with this decision...but now everything needs to be photographed so they can be uploaded!

Here's some of what was listed:

These will be coming soon....

I truly love making's so relaxing!!

Stop by and check out all my designs at!

See you soon!


Wednesday, January 13, 2016

Trying to Get into the Valentine Spirit!

I have to admit, I really love Christmas and Winter.  If I could, I would keep my decorations up well into summer!  But alas, I took them all down last weekend. I don't have a ton of Valentine decor, but I was able to at least decorate one table.

I really love my pink tree!  I need to get busy and make some Valentine Putz houses for my Etsy shop.  I've actually make a few necklaces and bracelets...felt good to get back into the groove of jewelry!

Just need to get these uploaded to the website!  I miss making jewelry...for some reason, it's really relaxing!

Stay warm!


Friday, January 1, 2016

Happy New Year!!!

.....from my house to yours...


May your year be filled with lots of glitter...and lots of crafting!!!