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Saturday, May 7, 2011

Goodwill "The Power of Work" Blog Hop

Welcome to the first Goodwill "The Power of Work" Blog Hop! You should have arrived from Helen's blog. Wasn't her project amazing? If you just happened upon my blog, please go to the beginning of the blog hop at STAMPERGIRL's BLOG so you can get in on ALL the action.

Today finalizes Goodwill's "the power of work" week which is a yearly effort to promote the idea of supporting your local Goodwill stores.

Our challenge was to use a Goodwill find in our project. Think of all the possibilities, it could be an altered item, or use some buttons or fabric from a vintage shirt. Through out the blog hop you will find inspiration from all the amazing bloggers in our line-up.

You have 2 ways to get your name into the winning pot - a $20 Gift Certificate from, 2 Cutting files or Digital Stamps by Paper Crafting World, and the "Just a Little Note" stamp set from My Creative Time with Emma. In addition to that, some of the ladies have some giveaways too!

And that's not all use code CTAA-01 for a 10% off your purchases from

1. Leave a comment at every stop of the blog hop (13 stops = 13 comments), GO back to the beginning of the blog hop (STAMPERGIRL's BLOG) and leave your NAME in MR. LINKY.

2. Leave a comment at every stop of the blog hop (13 stops = 13 comments) AND play with us with our Goodwill challenge. GO back to the beginning of the blog hop (STAMPERGIRL's BLOG) and leave your NAME (AND THE word PROJECT) in MR. Linky. If you don't have a Goodwill store near you, then try another store like Goodwill.

I found a great glass container.  Since Father's Day is next month, I decided to alter the jar into a candy jar for my husband. He loves candy and so I will drop treats in there for him every once and awhile.  The etching is easy and I hope you'll try it some time. I used my Gypsy and Cricut vinyl to create my project.

empty undecorated jar

Now let's hop to the next stop! Your next Goodwill stop is Roberta. Scrappy hugs!



Crystal said...

fab idea girl! just love it...and so will he! hugs!

Helen said...

This is great idea - love the etching!
Helen x

Texas JennyWren said...

Great gift idea for Hubbster. LOVE IT. Thanks.

shersl84bed said...

Love this idea Christel. Very nice.

Smiles Sher

Anna said...

What an awesome idea. Great job.
annadowdy at gmail dot com

Celeste said...

I love it Christel... Great job.

thekolbes said...

I love it, what a great find and great gift. Thanks for sharing
krazykcrafters at msn dot com

bartlettpair said...

Great job Christel! He will love it!

Dot said...

Great gift idea, thanks for sharing.
hugs Dorte

Carissa said...

Great idea, something like this would be perfect for my father.

Samantha said...

What a brilliant idea! love those Jars! Oh how clever, thanks for the chance at your candy too! hugs Samantha :0)

Elizabeth Hart said...

Wow - this is a great idea for a multitude of gifts.

sweetlilscrapper said...

cute idea!! :)
sweetlilscrapper at hotmail dot ca

kramer_buffy said...

that is too cool for words... and my hubby would be all over it w/ the candy inside... LOL!!!

-- dalis
thanks for playing with me in the hop!

Vicki said...

Awesome project! Love the etching!

Sonia said...

Great project.! stop by my blog and check the list of winners of my past hops ... You are on the list... HUGS...SK :)

Carolina Girl (Cely) said...

congrats on your winner over at Celeste. I've been so so so busy and can't catch up on things going your blog and leaving comments...working on son's wedding. Love your labeling of jar. Gives me inspiration of doing something like that for a shower thank you a great idea.

Delphine said...

Great idea, Christel, I love how you have decorated your jar! Hugs Delphine xx

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