Make Valentine’s Special with Earrings Featuring Swarovski Elements

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Mont Bleu for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine.

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Jewelry is the quintessential gift for Valentine’s Day.   Most women love it; it is an easy thing to find, and you can generaly get something to fit any budget.  Earrings especially make a great gift, because you don’t have to worry about sizing or even styling as much as you do with necklaces and bracelets.

Design Glassware has a fine selection of crystal earrings, featuring Swarovski Elements.  I love Swarovski Elements!  They are so bright, shiny, and full of color, and the pieces always have a high quality look.

Design Glassware has their items handmade by Mont Bleu in Europe.

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Their Stud earrings with crystals come in some beautiful colors, including birthstones, and they come in a number of shapes, including, round, square, and butterfly.  I personally love the vintage rose color, as well as the aquamarine, turquoise, vintage gold, and garnet.

They also have these in a couple of dangle earring designs, which I absolutely love.  And these are perfect for someone who wants something bigger than the simple stud earrings.

The other great thing about jewelry made with Swarovski Elements that is that it is very versatile and can be worn with anything from an evening gown to a Sunday dress, or a simple blouse and pair of jeans.

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Their Stud earrings with crystal pearls are small and dainty and come in a variety of beautiful colors to match any outfit, and they would be a perfet gift for anyone, regardless of style preference.

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Are you asking for any jewelry this Valentine’s Day? What is your favorite kind of jewelry to wear?



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Scunci Review & Giveaway

Scunci Stocking I grew up using Scunci products and each year I could usually find some of their clips and ponytail holders in my stocking at Christmas time.  Today Scunci has even more products available for gift giving.

Whether your hair is curly or straight, short or long, you are sure to find a great Scunci product just for you!

Popular products include in the Bendini Clip, No-Slip Grip Clips, and the Upzing:

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The Bendini Clip has teeth to easily run through your hair, and then you just pop it in to place.  It’s perfect for a simple clip to wear on the side of your hair, or use it to pull hair back in to pony tails and buns.

Scunci’s No Slip Grip Clips are also great for a variety of styles.  They are perfect for wearing your hair down and pull back, or you may use it as a ponytail or bun holder.

And finally, my favorite is the Upzing.  The Upzing great for wearing your hair up. It’s also great for dressing up a pony tail or just pinning your hair back.  It also goes in amazingly easily, holds well in place, and it comes in a number of stylish colors.

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Disclosure: I received product samples for review purposes; however, the opinions are my own.

Wearever Socks Review & Giveaway

Disclosure: I got this product as part of an advertorial.

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In our family, everyone gets socks for Christmas!The Wearever brand offers comfortable, quality, affordable and stylish apparel solutions for everyday health and wellness concerns.

Wearever offers 100% cotton socks for maximum comfort and durability. These socks are appropriate for those with poor circulation or easily irritated skin. These socks are made with 100% cotton and zero elastic or synthetic material. The seamless design of the socks with cushioning improve comfort, reduce binding, and eliminate skin irritation and are really helpful for people with these issues.

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 These socks are a great product.  They are very soft and comfortable, and are made of high quality material.  They are also a great gift product for one and all because they com in the knee high length or the ankle cut, so there’s something for everybody!


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Diamond Candle Review & Giveaway

Diamond Candle Review and Giveaway

Candles and jewelry make great gifts for any occasion, especially the Christmas season. Diamond Candles takes these two great gift ideas and combines them in to one fabulous gift.  Diamond Candles look great and like other candles will fill the rooms of your home with a nice scent.  And each candle also includes a ring valued anywhere from $10 to $5,000!

 And the candles come in some great scents, including Vanilla Lime, Hawaiian Coconut, Honeysuckle, Apple Slice, Cupcake, and more!

gingerbread candle

For my review, I chose the Gingerbread candle.  I love the smell of gingerbread, and I think it’s a great scent not only for the holiday season, but also for fall.  I was very pleased with the size of the candle.  It’s a great size for decorative purposes and it allows for hours of burning time.

And the scent was great!  It’s very sweet, and it quickly feels the room with a refreshing aroma.

I was also happy with the ring I received.  It is a yellow marquise shaped stone.  It’s big and very bright and sparkly.

I really love my Diamond Candle, and I think  these would be great gifts for the holiday season!

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Holiday Shopping: Jewelry & Ornaments at Simply Sweet Creations

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As you may have noticed, I’m gearing up for the holiday season here at my blog.  And I’m also excited and looking forward to a great holiday season over at my Etsy shop.  I have a lot of great selections in pendants and hand stamped jewelry, including a new line of sports jewelry which you can get personalized with your team name and colors.  And as always, I have a great assortment of name necklaces and couples jewelry. [Read more…]

Prize Candle Review

Prize Candle
Looking for a practical, but fun gift idea?  You should consider Prize Candle.   Like other candles, a Prize Candle makes a lovely accent piece and gives off a wonderful aroma when burned, but what makes a prize candle different from other candles is that it contains a ring inside.  Each ring is valued anywhere from $10 to $5000.

All you have to do is burn your candle, and then use tweezers to pull your ring packaging out of the candle.  Inside the packaging you will find code.  Enter the code on the Prize Candle website, and it will tell you how much your ring is worth.

I received a 9 oz soy candle in the Blue Cypress scent.  I really enjoyed burning this candle because it had a very clean smell to it.  It was very nice and not too overwhelming.  And of course, I was very excited to get my ring.

Prize Candle Ring

The ring I received features a large dark blue stone, and it is just beautiful. The ring itself was just a $10 ring, but I still love it.  It’s very stylish, and it will go with a lot of different outfits.

Sapphire Ring

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Friday Favorites – Week 180 – Featuring Fun DIY Projects

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Homecoming Dresses and Formal Wear from DressFirst

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I love clothes, and I am always excited when I’m given the opportunity to write about fashion and showcase things that I like.  One thing that I love to look at is dresses and formal wear.  I came across Dress First a while back when I was “window shopping” online, and I was very impressed by their selections.  They have beautiful wedding dresses and wedding party dresses, as well as gorgeous prom and homecoming dresses.

Since the back to school season is upon us, that also means it will be time to shop for just the right dress for this fall’s homecoming dance.  Dress First has a great variety including strapless dress, one shoulder, and halter. And they have a variety of hemlines, materials, and other style preferences available.  I picked out several of my favorites to share with you today. Hope you enjoy!

Blue Dresses


Blue is definitely a go-to color for me because of my blue eyes and my lighter skin tones.  And I really love the stylings of all three of these.  They all have beautiful skirts and waistlines.  And they are just beautiful!

Red and Purple Dresses


I also love red and purple for dress colors.  Red of very bold, while purple is a little more subtle, yet very regal.  I really love the purple on the left  because I think it has a very simple elegance to it and would be great for a variety of occasions, formal or informal.  And then there’s just something about the red dress with the black flower embellishments that speaks to me. It’s very feminine, yet it’s a stand out and very bold.


Pink Dresses


I also love the color pink.  I’ve never really worn a lot of pink dresses, but I just think it’s such a beautiful color for formal wear.  The one on the far left is so sweet and elegant.  I’m in love with all the lace up top and the empire waist.  And then my other favorite among these is the third one from the left. Again,  I love the empire waist, and I really love the v-neck and the embellishments around the waist and neckline.  It really adds to this dress, making it very elegant.

Black Dresses

And of course we have to talk little black dresses!  I’d personally wear any of these now.  The one on the left has beading design at the top, as well as the beading on the v-neck straps that look just beautiful, and make this otherwise simple black dress a very elegant piece.  And I think you could easily wear it to a homecoming, dinner party, or anywhere else.

The second black dress here with one shoulder is definitely a show stopper and very stunning.  And finally the third one here is a  little conservative in terms of straps and the overall style, but I really liked the embellishments up to as well as the sweet skirt.

What do you look for in an elegant dress? Please stop by DressFirst and tell us what you like over there.