Tuesday, December 28, 2010

New Year's Mantel & CSN Giveaway!!

I did it! The tree is down and all of that Christmas stuff is packed up. My house is starting to get a little more back to normal! I did decorate just a little on my mantel for New Year's. I never have but I feel like it's a holiday that often gets left out when it comes to decorations.

I simply put my icy wreath in front of my Goodwill silver tray and added a Happy New Year printout I made on the computer.

If you would like to download the printable, you can find it here
Would look great in a frame!

By that is a whimsical picture from the Graphics Fairy of a girl dancing on a bottle of champagne and says Happy New Year.

I put some frosty white ornaments in my dollar store hurricanes along with some silver disco ball looking ornaments.

I added a couple of glasses with gold disco ball ornaments and wrapped it all up with white tulle and holographic curling ribbon.

Not too bad using just what I had laying around. I thought about making a really cool banner but it will only be up for a few days ( and I'm lazy) so I'm not going through all of the trouble. Wish I had a little silver and gold tinsel...sigh...So, are you planning a big New Year's party? If you use the printable, I would love to see it!

Now, in case you didn't get exactly what you wanted for Christmas, here's your chance to shop for yourself. I was so excited when CSN stores contacted me about hosting a fabulous giveaway for my US and Canadian followers! They have an entire network of sites full of fashion and home accessories! You could literally shop for days (200+ stores)! Here are a few of the things I have been looking at:

These adjustable bar stools would be perfect for a New Year's Eve party!

ItalModern Alex Adjustable Barstool - 0435X

I need some new black boots and I am drooling over these Carlos (by Carlos Santana) Clifton boots
Carlos by Carlos Santana Women's Clifton Flat Boots in Black

My boys would love these metal bunkbeds:

Elite Products Metal Bunk Bed Twin Over Twin

I need to get organized (that's one of my resolutions) and these jute boxes would be perfect:

OIA Jute Rectangular Basket (Set of Two) in Dark Brown and Linen

They really have just about everything! They will be giving away a $25 gift certificate to one lucky winner! All you have to do to enter is: be a Krafty Kat follower and leave a comment on this post. That's it. Super simple! The winner will be announced at next week's Gettin' Krafty With It link party on Tuesday.

This giveaway is now closed.
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  1. Thank you for the chance to win some CSN dough! I'm already a follower of your fabulous blog!

    createwithjoy at gmail dot com

  2. You are right. New years gets left out. Your mantel is AWESOME! Thanks for linking it up today!

  3. Thanks so much for the chance to win!
    I am a GFC follower!

  4. I can't believe I wasn't already a follower! Oversight fixed :) ... and great giveaway!

    Your mantel looks so festive -- love it! I'm still rockin' Christmas decor ... and probably will be till mid-January :)

  5. LOVE LOVE LOVE the New years Mantel!!

    I am a follower and awesome on the giveaway!!

    ps. I also have a CSN GIVEAWAY going on@ my blog stop by and enter mine!!!


    XoXo- Andrea

  6. I love that you just used the stuff you had laying around to redecorate. That wreath is super cool. Those boots, I want those boots! I am, of course, already a follower of your fantastic blog. :-)

  7. I'm a follower! I just love those boots you highlighted. I recently bought a different pair of Carlos Santana boots and love them.

  8. Love your mantle! I'm a follower, with fingers crossed!

  9. Please enter me in the giveaway.

    I'm a new GFC follower.

    BTW, I love your decorations!!

    soklad at hotmail dot com

  10. I follow on gfc. Thanks for the chance.

  11. I nominated you for the Stylish Blogger Award! :)


  12. i love that icy wreath! it's awesome! thanks so much for stopping by today and commenting on my sideboard!

  13. LOVE the decor...and those boots are killer! Thanks so much for linking up to gettin' crafty on hump day! :)

  14. I'm a gfc follower.

    hewella1 at gmail dot com

  15. What a cute way to use that wreath! I love it. :) You can use that all year long for all kinds of occasions! :D

  16. Thanks for the chance! Love what you did with the wreath btw :)

    I follow as DG via gfc

    deeg131 at gmail dot com

  17. I have to go to Dollar General to buy dog treats. I WILL be buying sandwich bags while I'm there.

    Great decorations!

  18. i follow you gfc and i want to buy my son the plasma car from csn
    tcogbill at live dot com

  19. Cute mantel! I love the disco balls and martini glasses! Fabulous job..

  20. Loving the mantel! Thanks for the great give away! i am happy to be following!

  21. Love your posts! I follow through Google Reader.

  22. obviously already a loyal follower!

    how is it that i'm just now realizing i should have decorated for new years? your mantle is george-us.


  23. I just became a follower! I can't wait to read through your past posts!

  24. I am a new follower...found you on Finding Fabulous...LOVE your wreath...I made a similar 1 for Christmas...Happy New Year!

  25. Thanks for offering the giveaway! Hope you have a happy new year (I hope I win too, but that's another story haha!)

  26. I'm a follower! Thanks for the chance to win! I've been drooling over something at CSN for a couple months now...we'll see! ;-)
    justforthis917 [at] yahoo [dot] com

  27. I'm following your blog, and I would love to win this. Thanks for the giveaway.
    lisar79 at msn dot com

  28. I love your New Year's mantel! I'm a new follower and would love to be entered in the giveaway!!


  29. I have just become a follower. Please enter me.

  30. im a follower!!
    we are FINALLY decorating our master bedroom, CSN has so many different decorating options to choose from!!!

  31. HNY.....i am Chris a new follower looking foward to following you and ty for a chance to win a great giveaway

  32. if i would win i would prolly use towards some kitchen items or new sheets

  33. Thank you for the chance to win this great and awesome give away. I would buy some new kitchen utensils for our new home!! I am also a new follower!

  34. I'm a follower. I wish I had a mantle to decorate!!

  35. Great job on your mantel!


  36. Thanks for the giveaway! Love the ornament vase!

    eemoody77 at gmail dot com

  37. wonderful decorations for New Year.