*Winner Added* Frosty Festivities 2013 Announcement and Giveaway(NOW CLOSED)!

Edited to add – the winner of the giveaway is Katrina Day-Reilly for this Facebook post! Thanks to everyone who helped to share news of the event!

It’s time to announce my next big (and free!) blog event! Mark your calendars… read on for more details, and the chance to win a Glitz Hello December Collection Kit!

Frosty Festivities Event at Jennifer Grace Creates

You can see a few sneak peeks on the event logo above – check out the image at the top centre – that’s a glimpse at just some of the prizes that will be up for grabs during the weekend!

The event will follow the same format as my previous events. Over the weekend there will be posts every hour from 4pm-10pm Friday, and 10am-10pm Saturday and Sunday (GMT), including crafts, tutorials, challenges, tips, a blog hop (with a mix of old and new faces in the hop), and many, many giveaways! It will all be on the theme of Winter and Christmas, so we can get nicely in the festive spirit and share lots of ideas to see us through colder days.

The giveaways will stay open until the Monday night (11th Nov) at 10.59pm GMT, so if you’re not around during the weekend then you’ll have the Monday to try and catch up. The challenges will stay open until the following Sunday (17th Nov), so there’s more time to take part in those too!

To get the buzz going, here’s a giveaway today… the chance to win a Glitz Designs Hello December collection kit:

Glitz Hello December

Please note: To enter this giveaway you must click on the Rafflecopter Widget below. Just leaving a blog comment (telling me your favourite thing about Winter or Christmas) won’t enter you – you need to then click on rafflecopter to say you’ve commented. Then you can also complete other options, like sharing this post on Facebook or Pinterest, for more entries! Of course you can also comment and share without entering the giveaway if you wish. NOW CLOSED – the winner of the giveaway is Katrina Day-Reilly for this Facebook post! Thanks to everyone who helped to share news of the event!

a Rafflecopter giveaway

One winner will be chosen at random from all entries, after the Giveaway closes at 12.00am GMT on Thursday 7th November – the winner will be announced here later that day!
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Thanks so much for reading, I’ll look forward to seeing you here on the 8th of November! What do you love about Winter or Christmas? I hope you’re excited! x
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65 Comments
  • yay!!! How exciting!!! I love your events and learn so much while drooling over your amazing work! I love the magic of the season especially with having little ones… it’s the best! Thanks so much!

    October 19, 2013 at 8:00 pm
  • lilgik
    Reply

    Looking forward to participating in your event! Am not looking forward to colder temps and possible snow, but holiday baking will keep our house toasty!

    October 19, 2013 at 8:18 pm
  • I need Xmas stash like a hole in the head … but looking forward to ideas for using it! Best of luck with your latest venture!

    October 19, 2013 at 8:39 pm
  • Julie
    Reply

    I love the snow. It’s the best thing about wintertime. So glad you finally announced the weekend. I’ve been so looking forward to it. I’ve already done my post about it too.

    Julie
    I Create Purty Thangs

    October 19, 2013 at 8:51 pm
  • Dawn Cheshire
    Reply

    Can’t wait, such a fun event and really well put together.

    October 19, 2013 at 8:57 pm
  • Dawn Cheshire
    Reply

    Should have said my favourite bit of winter is spending quality time with my family and friends

    October 19, 2013 at 9:02 pm
  • bernice j
    Reply

    Great prize…my favourite part of winter is staying indoors by the fireplace, drinking hot chocolate and reading a good book!

    October 19, 2013 at 9:18 pm
  • Jackie Edwards
    Reply

    How exciting Jennifer…love your ‘Festivities’!!! Last year’s was awesome!! I love Christmas…all the lights, decorations, tree etc….don’t love the cold so much!! But wouldn’t want to live in a hot country and have a BBQ for Christmas Day…has to be turkey and all the trimmings!!!!! Love the kit you are starting the festivities with!!! Good luck everyone!!

    October 19, 2013 at 9:42 pm
  • One of my favourite things of winter is that I love coming home from work and changing into my pj’s then curling up on the settee with a good book. Really looking forward to this event 🙂 Thanks for the chance to win this collection x

    October 19, 2013 at 9:53 pm
  • Claire Richards
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    Love those papers! Apart from Christmassy scrapbooking stash, my favourite thing about Christmas/winter would be spending lots of time with my family, and the cold frosty winter mornings (especially if I’m still in my PJs!)

    October 19, 2013 at 10:35 pm
  • Christi
    Reply

    Fabulous!! Can’t wait 🙂

    October 19, 2013 at 10:51 pm
  • sandie cottee
    Reply

    I love Christmas, especially spending time with my family. I am on a creative retreat so disappointed I won’t be around over the weekend but I hope to catch up as soon as I can. Thank you for planning this again, I loved last year!

    October 20, 2013 at 2:07 am
  • Very excited about this 😀

    October 20, 2013 at 8:33 am
  • OOoo and the favourite thing….I love snow, I love Christmas – one of my favourite times of celebration 🙂

    October 20, 2013 at 8:40 am
  • my fave thing about winter is Christmas and I my fave thing about Christmas is all the lead up all the prepping all the window displays the christmas branded coffees, designing christmas cards, receiving cards, but mostly getting together with family.

    Looking forward to frosty festivities again Jennifer xxx

    ps will you be removing the password thing for the frosty festivities as it is quite time consuming??

    October 20, 2013 at 9:18 am
  • Lesley
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    I love the pantomime which are always on at Christmas. I also love being in my craft room nice and warm while the wind howls outside just creating.

    October 20, 2013 at 1:54 pm
  • Oooh, look forward to joining in again. My favourite part of Christmas is making my daughter’s advent calendar and seeing her face when she opens it every morning. Thanks Jennifer 🙂

    October 20, 2013 at 2:13 pm
  • I love everything about Christmas – the weather (love winter) the colours, the food, the lists, the preparations. Just love it

    October 20, 2013 at 2:34 pm
  • Marilyn Tucker
    Reply

    I love how pretty everything is with the snow! If it could just stay warm winter would be perfect…lol

    October 20, 2013 at 2:39 pm
  • Kate
    Reply

    Oh I LOVE that glitz collection. My favourite thing about Christmas is the music…traditional christmas songs all the way! Fa la la la la, la la la la!

    October 20, 2013 at 2:54 pm
  • This is a first for me, it sounds like lots of fun. Will have to put it in my diary.

    October 20, 2013 at 3:43 pm
  • Oops sorry pressed submit before I was ready in my excitement. What I love about Christmas is that lovely glow you feel when you come in from the cold and the house is warm, cosy and festive and the tree is lit up and there is that lovely smell of a log fire mixed with winter spices and oranges.

    October 20, 2013 at 3:47 pm
  • Sylvia Beattie
    Reply

    My first visit to your blog and excited to see all the fantastic things I have read. I love Christmas and love Christmas crafting and always looking for new ideas.

    October 20, 2013 at 4:02 pm
  • Erin Stevenson
    Reply

    I have always shied away from Christmas papers and kits, but something about this line really so appeals to me. I really want to attempt my own December Daily this year since it will most likely be the last time with DD living at home.

    October 20, 2013 at 4:06 pm
  • I love the hustle and bustle of Christmas, and all of the fun traditions that go along with it.

    October 20, 2013 at 5:19 pm
  • Virginia
    Reply

    Not very good with rafflecopter, just wanted to say this looks great and really looking forward to joining in!

    October 20, 2013 at 5:24 pm
    • Virginia
      Reply

      Forgot to say I love all things Christmas, literally everything, I love to do loads of different things so I’ve got tonnes of post christmas scrapping to go out – utter bliss!

      October 20, 2013 at 5:25 pm
  • Aison
    Reply

    YAY! …….I’m actually going to be around for this one!?..I LOVE christmas….the music, the movies, the trees-I could go on !!
    Alison xx

    October 20, 2013 at 6:21 pm
  • I am so looking forward to following frosty festivities and enjoying your inspirational posts x

    October 20, 2013 at 8:13 pm
  • Jo welsh
    Reply

    Love the family over at Christmas

    October 20, 2013 at 8:48 pm
  • Will be back in Nov…my fav thing about Christmas has always been our trees, we usually have two!!

    October 20, 2013 at 9:57 pm
  • Lauralee Hensley
    Reply

    Very pretty scrapbooking and craft supplies for Christmas. Shared a few ways.

    October 21, 2013 at 4:31 am
    • Lauralee Hensley
      Reply

      Forgot to add, my Favorite Thing about Christmas is making a birthday cake for Jesus and signing Happy Birthday to him.

      October 21, 2013 at 4:33 am
  • Lacelady
    Reply

    Ooops, since I don’t do Facebook (don’t trust it), no idea how to add to pinterest, and don’t tweet, nor do I have my own blog, I will just look in occasionally to see what you are up to.

    October 21, 2013 at 7:40 am
  • Gemma
    Reply

    This event looks like so much fun will defiantly be back in November. I love everything about Christmas, especially the run up to. Christmas carols, decorations and wrapping presents gets me in the festive mood 🙂

    October 21, 2013 at 10:53 am
  • sounds like just what I need to get in the mood!

    October 21, 2013 at 12:17 pm
  • Jenny
    Reply

    I love everything about Christmas, especially the food and decorations but mostly fun time with the family

    October 21, 2013 at 3:02 pm
  • Judith Andersen
    Reply

    I love going to the Christmas show at my local theatre, this year it’s Swallow and Amazons.

    October 21, 2013 at 4:23 pm
  • Janis in ID
    Reply

    I love Christmas and all the festivities….but I love January and being able to slow down and have a quiet month. We have dazzling winters here.

    Thanks for the chance to win this fabulous prize!
    <3 J

    October 21, 2013 at 6:05 pm
  • Angela Wilcox
    Reply

    I love getting to spend time with my family. And snuggling up on the sofa with the kids

    October 21, 2013 at 11:18 pm
  • This looks fantastic! I am so impressed with these events you hold on your blog. I bet it takes loads of time, but it’s something you greatly enjoy.

    October 22, 2013 at 12:14 am
  • This looks great fun, so glad LJ pointed me this way. I think I like the family get togethers best about winter.

    ~Kate~

    October 22, 2013 at 11:13 am
  • Jackie Pocock
    Reply

    Only just found this site thanks to a Facebook link and wow, it’s amazing. Such a talent you have. Looking forward to the Frosty Festivities.

    October 22, 2013 at 12:12 pm
  • Jackie Pocock
    Reply

    Only just found this site thanks to a Facebook link and wow, it’s amazing. Such a talent you have. Looking forward to the Frosty Festivities.

    Forgot to mention my favourite thing – lights I think – so wonderful to see lights in peoples windows and shops – makes it seem more magical.

    October 22, 2013 at 12:13 pm
  • SO looking forward to it! I love everything about the festive season and its never too early to start making things for it 😉

    October 22, 2013 at 8:48 pm
  • Christi
    Reply

    Oh this sounds SO exciting! I can’t wait 🙂

    October 22, 2013 at 9:14 pm
  • Christi
    Reply

    Oops – forgot to leave my favorite thing about Christmas/Winter – I love to decorate with wintery themes & make my holiday cards 🙂

    October 22, 2013 at 9:18 pm
  • My favourite thing about Christmas is going out for drives to look at the Christams lights and Christmas displays in the neighbourhoods in my city.

    So glad you are doing this again. It was so much fun last year! I will blog about it this week when I post my next Xmas card…I shall use some elements that I won from you last year! Then i can lead into a blurb about your dates this year!!!

    October 23, 2013 at 6:31 am
  • katrina day-reilly
    Reply

    watching the kids open their prezzies

    October 23, 2013 at 6:26 pm
  • Linda
    Reply

    Really looking forward to joining in this year!

    October 23, 2013 at 7:13 pm
  • Joanne
    Reply

    Love craft ideas for Christmas and Christmas stash (even though I have loads). Thanks for the chance to win.

    October 23, 2013 at 11:04 pm
  • I love the whole atmosphere – especially the smell of cinnamon in the air!

    October 25, 2013 at 6:14 am
  • I like the snuggliness of Winter – it gets dark earlier, we go to bed earlier. It’s quiet and a good time to eat soup!
    Rinda
    p.s. will blog a sneek peak soon.

    October 26, 2013 at 4:44 pm
  • wooHOO! Always look forward to your blog events Jennifer and especially excited this time to be part of the blog hop – can’t wait! :o)

    October 26, 2013 at 6:45 pm
  • Annie
    Reply

    oooh I forgot to say – my favourite thing about winter is coming home to our cosy cottage on a cold winters evening … and jacket potatoes …. snuggling under a quilt on the sofa … lighting candles … bonfires … crisp crackly afternoon walks … :o)

    October 26, 2013 at 6:50 pm
  • Sally
    Reply

    What a lovely kit. Looking forward to another inspiring weekend.

    October 28, 2013 at 12:35 pm
  • Really, really looking forward to participating in the blog-hop this year – and to sponsoring the event for the first time!

    November 1, 2013 at 2:34 am
  • Hazel Christopher
    Reply

    Decorating the house and putting the tree up 🙂

    November 1, 2013 at 10:23 pm
  • Natalie Crossan
    Reply

    The twinkly lights x

    November 2, 2013 at 2:33 am
  • sheena
    Reply

    Wow x
    This is going to be so much fun 🙂

    November 3, 2013 at 1:41 pm
  • Danielle Jones
    Reply

    My favorite thing is still snow days. I love it when I can spend a day at home playing in the snow with my son.

    November 4, 2013 at 11:19 am
  • I love to make holidays crafts during Winter !

    November 6, 2013 at 11:38 am
  • Hi Jennifer….I’m going to catch up on your weekend of festivities now. Unfortunately (sob sob) i’m not going to be able to join in with any of your challenges (still can’t get about!) but will no doubt be inspired by your posts to make lots and lots when I can xx P.S i can’t enter using your widget above it says when i log in “this contest is no longer accepting enteries” !!

    November 11, 2013 at 8:58 am
  • Looks awesome! I will look forward to it.

    November 12, 2013 at 1:55 am

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