Welcome! I have been excited to share this post with all of you, and now the day has finally come! Yesterday I did something really fun, and something I love to do. I had a Stella and Dot party at my house! Made possible by my beautiful friend Natalie Haggerty.
Isn’t she so pretty! And she is pretty on the inside too, so that is what makes me love her. :-) Anyway, about a year ago, maybe a little less, she began to sell Stella and Dot. I personally love the jewelry and have been happy to host a few parties at my house.
Why do I love them?
Well not only is it fantastic Jewelry, it is a great opportunity to have friends over. I find myself frequently lacking in the social area. And I have since moved beyond the days I can just call someone to see if they can play. So this is a perfect chance for me to “play” with my friends, try on sparkly things and just feel pretty.
Let me show you!
First I make sure to provide lots of yummy treats. A good friend knows that Bribery By Food is key to all gatherings.
Here is a close up of the goods.
Soon friends start arriving, which means my promise of Sparkle and Food has worked. Now I can have a Playdate!
Soon we are all trying on Sparkly Things and Pretty Scarfs.
That is my baby from this post. I helped in the delivery of that little guy and isn’t he adorable? Yes he is!
My favorite thing about these is that we just laugh.
Thank you so much Natalie for a great time. Don’t I have prettiest friends?
If you ever considered doing something like this, then do it! I promise you won’t regret it and it really is just a great excuse to play with your friends! :-)
One more thing…
Natalie was kind enough to sponsor a giveaway for The Smithocracy!
That’s right, you can win these little beauties for yourself.
There will be a drawing in one week (December 20th) to see who the winner is. The winner will then be announced on Friday, December 21st. There are lots of ways to enter, so here is what you can do.
- If you came to my party you get 1 entry.
- Making a comment on this post about jewelry, or Stella and Dot gets you 1 entry.
- Liking Natalie on her Facebook Page gets you 1 entry.
- Liking The Smithocracy on Facebook gets you 1 entry.
- Becoming a follower on The Smithocracy gets you 2 entries.
- Making an order on my online store gets you 2 entries.
- Refer a friend to either The Smithocracy or Natalie, just have them post on one of our Facebook pages or this post, “so and so sent me!” gets you 2 entries. For example: “Hey, Natalie sent me to check out your blog!”
- Booking a party with Natalie (Austin area only) gets you 3 entries. (mention that The Smithocracy sent you.)
- Making an order of 50$ or more gets you 5 entries!
You can do one of these or all of these. So potentially, if you did all of those you could get 18 entries into the drawing! Or more if you refer more than one person. Or just do one and get that amount of entries. How ever you roll.
Here are the links you will need for some of the enteries.
- My online store
- Natalie Haggerty Facebook Page
- The Smithocracy Facebook Page
- This Post for comments.
Remember this contest will be open for a week! Good luck!
FYI, The Smithocracy did not receive any compensation for this post. The benefits to The Smithocracy are self-promotion, good friends and fun. The opinion stated concerning Stella and Dot are the true and untainted opinion of The Smithcoracy. Viva La Smithocracy!