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Make Giant 2013 Glitter Numbers AND win a $75 Lowe’s Gift Card!

Merry Christmas!! 

I hope you had a wonderful day today!! 

2012 has been such a wonderful year. And I am so excited for 2013!! I saw some glitter numbers from Martha Stewart and thought it would be fun to make some 3-D versions that were a little bigger as photo props.

And when I was at Lowe’s the other day I found some plumbing insulation. I thought it would be perfect to make some GIANT numbers. And for$1 per length, I decided to give it a try.

Here’s how I made the giant numbers:

I took the plumbing insulating lengths and wrapped them with some light wire I found in the picture hanging aisle. You see, the plumbing insulation has a slit all the way through and I needed to shut the slit. I was also hoping that I could use the wire to shape the numbers. I found out that the wire I used was too thin to shape the numbers. It did a great job holding the insulation shut but wasn’t strong enough to hold it in position.

I experimented with coat hangers and found that  it was almost thick enough to hold the numbers in place. So I headed back to Lowe’s. I found some heavy-duty wire that is used in chain link fences. I bought some and put the wire through the center of the plumbing insulation lengths. It worked perfectly.

One the wire was through the center, I shaped the numbers. And then I wrapped them in cheap $1 tinsel.

This is a fun photo prop idea and also, I used it for a New Year’s Eve Party. And I made some FREE printables too!! I will share those tomorrow night.


And Lowe’s is giving one of YOU a special Christmas gift!

$75 to put towards a 2013 project at YOUR house.

Here’s how to win:


a Rafflecopter giveaway


Thanks to Lowe’s for the gift card they sent me to make this project.

You can follow along with Lowe’s on Facebook for more great ideas and sign up for their FREE Creative Ideas Magazine with TONS of great DIY  ideas and instructions!!

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Merry Christmas! 



  1. I bought all the supplies from lowe’s today to make a 30 for a friend’s birthday! But how in the world did you cut the chain link fence wire?!?

  2. Those numbers are ALMOST as cute as your darling girls! Great job on another project. Happy New Year to one of my favorite bloggers!

    Warmly, Michelle
    Faith, Trust & Pixie Dust

  3. I pinned the contest!!

  4. Leilani Sayasithsena says:

    Thanks for posting this contest. I shared it with some friends on facebook and I also shared it with some teacher friends by email…:)

  5. Shared on Google+ (Michelle Hudak)

  6. Gave you some love on facebook!

  7. Tabathia B says:
  8. Connie Haack says:

    I shared on Pinterest!

  9. I shared this on Facebook.

  10. Shared on FB!

  11. I shared on Pinterest on my Crafty Goodness Board and shared on Facebook

  12. I Sared on fb

  13. shared on facebook and on my blog! thanks for the chance. http://tristie.blogspot.com/2012/12/lowes-giveaway.html

  14. I shared on my facebook page.

  15. I pinned it and shared it.

  16. Shared on FB, thanks!

  17. that is so stinking cute!

  18. I shared on google+ and Facebook. Love the glitter numbers!!

  19. Very cute and sparkly idea! That tinsel is going to be half price or more this week too!!

  20. Stephanie Lanphear says:
  21. Juliette Mariano-Carlson says:

    I shared on FB.

  22. Those letters are awesome! I think I’ll make one for my baby’s 3rd birthday coming up!

    Shared via facebook :)

  23. i shared on FB

  24. These are awesome….love them! Could use them for anything…new years, birthday, anniversaries…awesome! thanks

  25. Julie Johnson says:

    Shared on Facebook.

  26. Shared on Google+. Thanks! Just bought a new home, and could really use this! :)

  27. Really cute! And I could definitely use some goodies from Lowes for my always-feel-the-need-to-redecorate-in-the-new-year issues :)


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