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  1. We just had to share this utterly fabulous idea with you that one of our talented customers has come up with this week:-

     

    The lovely Kim from @checkonforchefs on Twitter came to us with a request for several charms & colours of her choice & could we help even though it wasnt a standard 'pack'. 'Of course!', we said!! We love all manner of sparkly creativity so if you can see the charms on the site & pick your colours from our House Swarovski Crystal Colours then we can do anything you want almost instantly!

     

    After chatting, Kim mentioned she was making her own crackers for her christmas table & wanted to add the charms to each one. What a fabulous idea! We've also sent them to her in little organza silvery bags to keep them safe & protected 'til they tumble to the table in a festive 'bang'!

    This is what Kim had to say:-

    I came across Wine Glass charms via Twitter and this is my second purchase.    First purchased a charm as  small  Graduation present for my daughter and couldn’t resist a full set with cutlery on it for the house– gets attention every time we do a dinner party.       

     Started sorting out the requirements for Christmas (not much of a festive lover – bah humbug!) and decided that nasty commercial Christmas Crackers with useless gifts (or worse bits of tacky plastic ) didn’t really have much appeal.    Then the light bulb moment and remembered buying the charms in the Summer so, problem solved.   Eight guests with individual charms, hand-picked to represent something in their lives/character which I have spotted and not  only that but each has different colour crystals too – fantastic.     I might not even bother with Crackers at all and just put the lovely organza bag each individual charm comes in on the place setting with a little gift tag!

     

     

    Sparklies in Organza bags

    We think you'll agree its a beautiful & fun way to add surprise & sparkle to your table.....and who wouldn't be happy with Swarovski? Its really doesnt need to be expensive either!  

     

    His N Hers gives 3 girl & 3 boys choices

    Just choose from over 45 designs shown on the site, then either split the packet up or mix & match charms & colours to your exact quantity at no extra cost. The individual organza pouches are available in our Storage Solutions category.

    Alphabet makes it more personal

    Just send us an email with your requirements if you'd like to tailor make your charms & we'll send you back a fully inclusive price with super quick speed. Remember, we don't charge extra for putting an individual set together for you!

    Indulgence has the ultimate sparkle factor!

    The possibilities are endless & the only limit is your imagination!

    Twinkle can be expanded to up to 15 colours!

     

    If you have any other ideas or anything you'd like to share with how you've used your charms, please do drop us a line & let us know.

     

    Love & Sparkles xx

  2. Wow, how excited were we yesterday when our box of goodies arrived!!!

     

    After bouncing around like a box of frogs the reality hit that we were just about to launch our 1st ever collection of textiles. We have searched & searched for the right supplier to begin this new venture with & we cannot tell you how absolutely fabulous this 1st range is. Just click any of the images to be taken to the new collection page.

     

    Champagne Tea Towel £9.95

     

    The quality is superb yet the price is perfect for beautiful affordable gifts. We think they compliment everything else that we do too & our 'box of goodies' is EXACTLY everything we wanted for this new little venture.

     

    Beer Apron £23.95

     

    Within an hour of going live we had our 1st sale so we hope we've sourced exactly what you want to start with & we so hope to be increasing this collection in the course of 2012. Delivery is free as always!

     

    Wine Tea Towel £9.95

     

    What do you think? We'd love to read your comments & please dont worry - your email address isnt published.

     

    Love & Sparkles for a fabulous weekend xx

  3. WOW!! 2 new additions in one month?! Really? Yes you can believe your lucky stars!!

     

    Well, we're kinda figuring that December will be rather exciting with the arrival of the big fella & we didnt want him to outshine this little beauty so we thought we'd give her to  you a wee bit early!

     

    She is just divine & features Swarovski Crystals as well as Swraovski Pearls....romantic & dreamy..... *slushy sigh*

     

    At just £13.95 inclusive of delivery for a set of 6, we know you'll love her as much as we do. She's in stock now & ready for Christmas deliveries right up until 20th December.

     

    Pearlesque

    Pearlesque Stem LGE

     

    Let us know what you think in the comments (we promise not to publish your email address).

     

    Love & Sparkles xx

  4. We are delighted to be included in the Blog & Buy Christmas Stalls this year! 

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    The ultimate Christmas Showcase is now open...


    ROLLLL UP! ROLLLLL UP! Every month the BlogAndBuySale online Stalls showcase the very best independent creative sellers. This month sees the launch of their 6 week Christmas special. Rummage through the online Stalls to find that perfect festive gift; from brussel sprout wrapping paper to hand made stripy mittens, they have it all. The BlogAndBuySale Stalls will help you discover amazing creative talent and point you in the right direction to buy that perfect present.

    You can support you the sellers by sharing their Stall with the world and also be in with a chance of winning some great prizes.


    We'd love you to pop by & click a 'like' to Facebook or share us on Twitter!
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    A little more about BlogAndBuySale...

    Intended to promote artists and designers who sell their work on the internet, BlogAndBuySale is all about helping up and coming talent looking to get noticed and make some real cash to boot. There are so many brilliant things getting sold by independent artists and designers, but the problem is the public doesn’t always stumble upon them. 

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  5. Drum roll *drrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr*

     

    Please put your hands to gether ladies & gentlemen & give a big warm welcome to our latest little stunner :-

     

    Ice Drop

    Ice Drop Stem

    The Swarovski crystal clear crystals catch every glimmer of light to reflect & twinkle around the base of your glass. The 'drop' of colour adds a twist & means each glass is easily identifiable.

     

    We hope you love her as much as we do. 

     

    Available now at just £13.95 inclusive of delivery so you can share the sparkle with all your friends & family this Christmas :)

    Love & Sparkles xx

     

    P.S We're certain she would love to hear some encouraging words so leave a little mesage in the comments (we wont show your email address).

  6. Thank you to everyone who took part in our Autumn Competition! What a phenomenal amount of entries!

    We know you're all waiting for the result so here goes :)

    The actual amount of crystals in the glass was 1412 & so many of you were so near!! No-one actually guessed the exact amount, but there was one person who came closest......

    Deborah Marlow

    Congratulations to you Deborah!! Miki will be in touch via email with your prize details.

    To everyone that entered, once again an enormous THANK YOU & we hope you enjoyed the fun! We have all your details here & each & every one of you is entitled to a 10% discount on any order placed before 30th November 2011. Just enter the code COMP11 & your discount will be deducted at the checkout.

    Please do join us & say congratulations to Deborah in the comments below!

    Love & Sparkles

    Sunshine & Daisies xx