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Weekend Wrap Up Party and $100+ Awesome Crafty Prize Pack!!

It’s Friday!!

My favorite day of the week!! I am excited to feature YOU!!

This week’s giveaway is from Cathie Filian! Cathie is an Emmy Nominated television host, book author, lifestyle expert, inventor and handcraft designer. Her bubbly personality and enthusiasm for all things creative makes her a winner with audiences worldwide.

Her world is a crafty world and she wants to share some of her favorite craft supplies with you!

Her ETSY shop allows you to purchase her amazing craft supplies.

Cathie created an amazing product (which I can’t live without) to protect your fingers from those nasty hot glue burns.  Hot Glue Gun Helpers!

Cathie has joined together with PLAID, leading manufacturer of craft products, to generously offer up to us a great bundle giveaway.

Here’s what the winner will receive over $100 worth of awesome goodies:

One copy of 101 Snappy Fashions
One copy of 101 Tees
Two blank white baby onesies
One mini size glue gun
One Hot Glue Gun Helpers finger protector
Six plastic sheets of stencils
Five iron-on designs
Three bottles of fabric paint
Two small stenciling brushes
One pair of craft scissors

And don’t forget to stop by and follow along with Cathie & Steve on Facebook for news on giveaways, new products and sales!!!

Here’s how YOU can win:

  • Visit Cathie Filian on Amazon and let me know the name of your favorite Cathie Book! one entry
  • Visit Cathie’s Blog and comment or follow along. You will love her ideas and products. one entry each.
  • Follow Cathie on Twitter – she has amazing home and craft posts.  one entry.
  • Tweet about this giveaway — “I want to win an amazing @CathieFilian gift pack at Tatertots & Jello http://bit.ly/qWfwPa #Giveaway #crafts” !!
  • Share this giveaway — let me know how you shared it. one entry per way shared.

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  • Please link up the Wrap Up button– a text link is great if you would rather do that – Tatertots & Jello. So everyone can join in the fun!
  • Please comment on TWO posts above you and TWO posts below you — in addition to any others that you want to visit.{we all love comments!}

Have fun!!!

I’ll start going through the links tonight.

I can’t wait to see what YOU have been doing!


  1. I already follow Cathie on twitter!

  2. I already follow Cathie’s blog in reader!

  3. love 101 Tees!

  4. creative juice sounds like a great book!

  5. I am following Cathie on twitter now =]

  6. I left a comment on cathie’s blog.. LOVE the cake bunting banner and I am following her via GFC =]

  7. I like the ‘101 Snappy Fashions’ book from Cathie =]

  8. I tweeted about the giveaway

  9. I am following Cathie’s blog

  10. I like Cathie’s 101 snappy fashions

  11. I am following Cathie on Twitter

  12. Thanks for hosting another link up party. Smiles, Paula

  13. valerie duffy says:

    following cathie’s blog via GFC!

  14. valerie duffy says:

    would love the 101 snappy fashions book!

  15. I shared this on facebook.

    satsukirebel AT gmail DOT com

  16. I tweeted: https://twitter.com/#!/giggedygeekmum/status/189468686040567808

    satsukirebel AT gmail DOT com

  17. I’m following Cathie on twitter.

    satsukirebel AT gmail DOT com

  18. I think Creative Juice (DIY) looks pretty cool.

    satsukirebel AT gmail DOT com

  19. I really like the 101 Tees: Restyle + Refashion + Revamp! I’m always looking or a new way to revamp an old tee!

  20. Posted a link to this page to share it on my FB page!

  21. I love to recycle items and make beautiful things so I think I want her Creative Juice book

  22. I’m following Cathy’s blog. I’m already looking at a few things on her page…can’t wait to go explore more.

  23. I like the 101 tees. WIth my kids getting older, I’ll get a lot of use out of it. They would love to design their own shirts!

  24. I shared on my FB wall:


  25. I commented in Cathie’s cake bunting post, how cute is that, I need to do the same for my hubby!

  26. I am now following Cathie’s blog

  27. Creative Juice looks like a book I would enjoy!

  28. You have the best link party and what a fun giveaway this week! I would love the ‘Creative Juice’ book. I love to recycle and repurpose, so this one seems right up my alley! :)

  29. Shared in twitter

    nelly dot barney at yahoo dot com

  30. Tweeted!

    nelly dot barney at yahoo dot com

  31. Left a comment on the blog

    nelly dot barney at yahoo dot com

  32. Following on twitter

    nelly dot barney at yahoo dot com

  33. I like the 101 snappy fashions

    nelly dot barney at yahoo dot com

  34. I tweeted :)

  35. I like the 101 Snappy Fashions: Oodles of One-Piece Designs for Babies book


  36. Thank you for hosting this amazing party each week.

  37. I’m following Cathie’s blog through google reader.

  38. I’d love that Tee refashion book! My closets seem to be overflowing with t-shirts I’d love to remake and get more use out of!

  39. I went to Amazon, and think I’d really like to read Creative Juice.

  40. Thanks so much for hosting!! Happy Easter :)

  41. Favorite book > Creative Juice!

  42. Thank you for hosting. This is my first time linking up

  43. Jennifer McLaughlin says:

    Followed Cathie on Twitter!

  44. Jennifer McLaughlin says:
  45. Emily Acker says:

    101 Tees: Restyle + Refashion + Revamp

  46. Following Cathie now on twitter. @stellasblossoms

  47. Following Cathie’s blog now.

  48. How Fun! I think the Creative Juice book is just right for me. Happy Easter!!

  49. It’s all about upcycling these days, so I think Creative Juice sounds fun!

  50. Thanks for hosting Jen! Always a great party!

    Kelly @ herringbone lane

  51. Followed Cathie on Twitter

  52. 101 Tees sounds like it would be a good book to have :)

  53. Jennifer Perry says:

    I also pinned on pinterest and shared on facebook!

  54. Jennifer Perry says:

    Visited her blog and following it! I love her ideas already and can’t wait to see more products! :)

  55. Thank you so much for hosting. Have a blessed Easter, Tammy

  56. Samantha C. says:

    The Creative Juices book looks interesting!

  57. Lovely links! Have a great Easter and don’t eat too many chocolate eggs like me :-)

  58. I follow Follow Cathie on Twitter

  59. I like her book Creative Juice (DIY): 45 Re-Crafting Projects to Make with Recycled StuffI like Cathy’s book

  60. Thank you for hosting another amazing party. Have a very happy Easter weekend!!

  61. I follow Cathy’s blog by rss feed

  62. I follow Cathy on Twitter @princess_1289

  63. I’ve had my eye on the 101 tees for awhile.

  64. I love re-using old t-shirts, so I love 101 Tees: Restyle + Refashion + Revamp!

  65. Thanks for another link party! Today, I’ve linked up a 3 Minute Fudge recipe. It is super tasty and a great way to make homemade fudge. Hope you like it and have a great week!

  66. Thanks for hosting, have a happy Easter!

  67. Thanks for hosting! Happy Easter!

  68. There are so many beautiful projects linked up, I don’t know where to start! I linked up my nook decoratng project (#579), thanks so much for hosting!

  69. I follow on twitter! :)

  70. I left her a comment too! :)

  71. I follow her blog! :)

  72. YAY! What an awesome giveaway!!! Her 101 Tee’s sounds fun! :)

  73. Following Cathie’s blog now :)

  74. Cathie’s such an adorable woman. I just read her lucky one post and was delighted. I made a comment too.

  75. I like Cathie’s 45 Re-crafting ideas!!! :)

  76. I stopped by Chathie’s blog and left her a comment. You’re right, there are lots of cool things to keep me clicking over there.

  77. I think Cathie & Steve’s Creative Juice DIY project book sounds really cool

  78. I’m following Cathie on Twitter @WhtLghtsWdnsdy

  79. I follow her on Twitter.

  80. The creative juices book sounds awesome.. :)

  81. I follow cathie’s blog via GFC

  82. Thank you so much for hosting and giving us all the opportunity to connect via you! Little Bit

  83. Commented on DIY: Cake Bunting with Scrabble Tiles and Burlap post

  84. Follow Cathie on Twitter

  85. Love the Snappy Fashions book

  86. Candice Wise says:

    Went to amazon and checked out her books but i cant decide if creative juice or 101 tees would be more fun…if i win il have to buy the other one :-)l

  87. Thanks for hosting the linky party!!! There are so many neat crafts that I will need to check out:):)

  88. 101 TEE’S I love T-shirts!

  89. 45 Re-Crafting Projects to Make with Recycled Stuff (DIY Network) is my favorite book of Cathie’s.
    I shared the giveaway on Facebook.
    I already follow her blog and her Facebook pages.
    She is a sweetheart. I met her at CHA and she and Steve are great people.

  90. Amy Hinkle says:

    I am now following her blog.

  91. Christine J says:

    I would love to use her 101 tees. It looks like a lot of fun.

    I also follow her blog (and on FB)

  92. Thanks for letting me party at your place… TGIF! Have a great Easter.

  93. I just love Cathie! I totally met her at the Craft Expo. two years ago and she is super sweet… I love her 101 tees refashion book.

  94. I follow her on Twitter!

  95. I stopped by her blog and said hello!

  96. I like 101 Snappie Fashions

  97. Thanks for hosting again!! I always look forward to it. Happy Easter!

  98. NellyKelly says:

    Thanks for the cool giveaway… I love the book Creative Juice!

  99. Wow, it would definately have to be “101 Snappy Fashions” as I am 6 months pregnant!

  100. Im totally loving Cathie Filian’s 101 Tees: Restyle + Refashion + Revamp book.

  101. Thank you for hosting each week! have a wonderful Easter weekend!

  102. Kathie sure does look like a bubbly girl! Looking forward to finding out more about her and her site! Thanks for hosting! I linked up 20 Easter Centerpieces.

  103. greatflowerlady says:

    Love the 101 snappy fashions.. I am going to follower her NOW.. Great giveaway!

  104. And I meant Cathie not Kathy … sorry for spelling your name wrong Cathie!


  105. Gah! Her no burn kit is ADORABLE! Follow her on Twitter (:

    And ps: So excited you’re picking us up from the airport for SNAP! So nice of you!! XO

  106. Thank you so much for hosting…I always find a wealth of inspiration. :) If you ever post about office update idea I linked up my file cabinet that I just covered in book pages…she’s got a whole new lease on life. :)

  107. Okay, Kathy (and your post) had me at “Hot Glue Gun Helpers” …

    Seriously? Genius! I totally avoid using the glue gun if I can … and often find myself hot glue gunning my kids science fair and history fair boards because I know if the potential hot glue gun pain!

    And thanks so much for hosting this fab Friday night party!



  108. I heart Cathie since she and Steve did Creative Juice. Got me through those first time mom days lol! Thanks for hosting.

  109. now follow on twitter

  110. now follow cathies blog

  111. love the 101 Tees book – I’ve been wanting to look at it

  112. I commented on Cathie’s cute blog!

  113. That Creative Juices (DIY) book looks interesting! I love craft books.

  114. Amy Hinkle says:

    I would love the 101 tees book – looks like lots of fun projects!

  115. Jen thank you so much for the party! Thought I got here a little early and there were already ton of links!!! Every one must be waiting with fingers poised to get on you fun party!!

    Happy Easter to you and your family!

    bee blessed

  116. Bow wow WOW. The title alone is hilarious!

  117. Thanks for hosting jen!

  118. I am now following Cathie’s blog!
    -Meesh :)

  119. The Creative Juices book looks fun!
    -Meesh :)

  120. 101 Tees looks like really fun book. Thanks for hosting and for the fun giveaway~

  121. Thanks for hosting! I always look forward to the projects and the awesome traffic you send my way. Have a lovely weekend and a very happy Easter!

  122. Hey Jen,

    I hope you are enjoying spring break. I have linked up two projects this week.

    I do hope you like the vintage inspired Easter egg that was decorated in your honor. :)

    Have a blessed weekend.

  123. Monica H says:

    Favorite book: Creative Juice!

  124. Thanks for hosting Jen. Off to check out the party and mingle 😉

    Happy Easter weekend to you & your family!

  125. Thanks for hosting a great party! Have a great weekend!

  126. Thanks for hosting Jen…hope you have a great weekend!

  127. Allison C says:

    Would love to get my hands on the 101 tees. Looks like so much fun!

  128. Thank you so much for hosting, Jen! :) I was so glad to be able to link up this week…I added my recipe for Walnut Pound Cake with Chocolate Glaze. :)


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