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Last Saturday evening I got the opportunity to host a Craft & Tell party courtesy of Elmers.   The goal is to bring crafting and creativity to communities everywhere, and I got to be one of the first to

They supplied us with a box of goodies including products such as an X-ACTO Retract-a-Blade, CraftBond Extra Strength Glue Stick, CraftBond Tape Runner, circle cutters, decorative scissors, trimmers, glue dots, markers and more.

So I invited some friends over and we got crafting!



We made single word boards…


Decorative Paper Covered Clothespins…


And Accordion Scrapbooks.


Elmers wants to give you a chance to bring crafting into your community and they are offering two lucky IC readers the chance to do that.   Each prize pack will include:

o   3   X-ACTO Retract-a-Blade knives

o     3   CraftBond Extra Strength Glue Sticks

o   3   CraftBond Tape Runners

o   3 Mini Bi-fold 9×12 Foam Board packs

o   1 Painters Markers pack

o   1 X-ACTO Decorative Edge Scissors pack

o   1 Circle Cutter

o   1 X-ACTO Self-Healing Mat

o   1 Glue Dots pack

o   2 Photo Corners packs (various colors)

o   1 Gel Pens pack

o   1 Tacky Glue bottle


You must be a U.S. resident in order to be eligible to win.   Winners will be announced on Tuesday.

For your chance to win there are three ways to enter…

1.   Follow Elmers on facebook (leave a comment letting me know you did).

2.   Tweet this message out on Twitter: this “I want to #craftandtell with my friends courtesy of @elmers and @infarrantly.” (leave a comment letting me know you did).

3.   Tell who you would invite to your Craft & Tell party

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  1. I would invite some of my neighbors and some crafty friends in the area. What a fun night that would be!

  2. i would invite some girlfriends over who have been begging me to host a craft night! this would be the perfect excuse!

    thanks for the chance to win!

  3. I “liked” elmer’s on facebook & this would be a great asset to my monthly craft night with my Crafty Ladies group! 🙂 Thanks for this!

  4. Oh how adorable! I love making those clothespins myself! And accordion scrapbooks are a great classic! THanks for sharing! I think I am going to try the wooden words next! 🙂

  5. I would invite over my old next door neighbor who is in elementary school. She LOVES to craft and I miss her so much!

  6. I would invite my Mom and sister, my two sister in law’s, and a few of my friends to a craft and tell party. 🙂

  7. I would invite my mom and sister, my boyfriend’s mom, and my girl’s from my youth and college ministry at church! We would have a blast!

    I love the foam board for signs! I was always discouraged from making some because I don’t have a saw- alas, problem solved!

  8. I would invite my best friends. They are a hoot and we would have lots of laughs. It would be a girls’ night.

  9. I would invite the gals in my neighborhood Bunco group! Crafting is more fun than rolling dice any day! 🙂

  10. I would love to have a Craft and Tell, and invite some friends who always say they are not crafty…just to show them it’s not hard!

  11. I am now following Elmers on FB. I have a group of crafters that I get together with at least once or twice a month-sometimes even more. We could have a extra crafty get together with some of these goodies! Thanks for offering the opportunity.

  12. I would invite all my friends that want to be crafty but aren’t sure how to begin. I am sure we could make some fun stuff. Thanks for the chance to win!

  13. I would invite all my friends that think they are not crafty. I am sure we could make some fun stuff. Thanks for the chance to win!

  14. I would invite all my girls who want to be crafty but aren’t sure how.. gotta spread the crafty love.

  15. I would invite my mom and her BFF, both are crazy creative, and a few of my good friends over. I think we would have a blast.

  16. I would love to have a craft party with our junior high girls! They would love this especially with Mother’s Day coming up!!!

  17. I have a great group of talented friends that I would have over for the party.

  18. I would invite all my Scrapbooking friends. We get together once a month and this would give us a chance to try something new.

  19. I would invite my mom friends over – the ones that we used to all be in moms club together and play bunko. Now that the kids are older, we don’t get together enough. This would be a great way to do that!

  20. I’d invite the friends I made from a photo workshop we all took together. We’re all a lot craftier than we knew at the time!

  21. ooo….who wouldn’t I invite! 🙂 well for sure all the mamas from my mommy group and some other friends who are always tickled at the projects I do! 🙂

  22. I’d get my sisters together with my new inlaws- a little crazy, but would be a blast 🙂

  23. I would invite my friends to a crafting party! I would use these as community supplies and have them bring some things to share as well.

  24. I would invite some girlfriends who are a little less than crafty (but want to be!) I used to host a craft group and this would definitely help me get started back up!

  25. I would invite some of my close, crafty friends, family and other crafters in my ares

  26. I have a large group of friends who absolutely love to craft! I would love to win this and have a big party! Thanks for a great giveaway!

  27. I have been wanted to have a craft night with all my sisters-in-law and mother in law. This would be PERFECT to get the creative juices flowing : )

  28. I would invite all my crafty friends and we would have a blast!!!!!
    Thanks for an awesome giveaway!!!!

  29. I would invite my crafty friends. I have lots of friends that are on a budget, but love to make things like the single word boards. I’ve made clothes pin clips like that for my friend’s rehearsal dinner. In lieu of a slide show, she hung all of her pictures on clothes lines with the decorated clothes pins. It was so pretty!

  30. I have joined ELMERS on Fb….they have great ideas..will enjoy this.
    I would share the prize products with the seniors that I do crafts with at the Senior Day Care program in Sacto. Thanks for your great blogs…

  31. Wow, I already get calls saying “we’ll provide the dinner and wine, you provide a craft” Winters get long in North Dakota and we (friends and I) need to craft every now and then and my friends don’t know what to do, so I help. It’s always a fun night!

  32. I do a regular Girls Night In at a local rescue mission. We eat, we visit, we craft. Those ladies LOVE to craft. They would have a ball with these Elmers products!

  33. I recently started a craft group with some friends. We meet once a month to create something new. I’d love to win so I could share this with them!

  34. I tweeted about it!

    Denise (
    Twitter name (sprinkleofthis)

  35. I would invite my next-door neighbor and the girls that live below me. We all need a craft night!

  36. I tweeted (@melpilchard) and liked Elmers on Facebook! I would invite my two best scrapbooking friends!!

  37. I liked elmers on FB. This would be a great package to win. We are starting a craft group among friends and this would be a great start to help with crafts.

  38. I would invite my crafty scrapbook club girlfriends, kick the husbands & kids out and have a blast being crafty! 🙂

  39. I’d invite my two crafty sisters from out of town! We’d have a blast!!! 🙂

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