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Contests & Prizes : Halloween Glitter collection and Glitterable Skulls (contest expired)

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It's nearly October!  Halloween crafting season is here, so we're giving away an assortment of six spooky Halloween glitters along with our glitterable skulls to to get you started.

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Leave a comment describing how you’ll use these glitter and skulls in 50 words or less, along with a valid e-mail address by 6 PM Friday. We’ll choose one commenter at random to win these creepy materials. See official rules here. Please be aware, comments may take time to show up on our site.

Comments (88)

  • Whahaha! I'd hit the glittered skulls with spray seallant, then drill holes down top to bottom. I'd then thread them on my car's radio antenna! My Mommie Van would be so stylin'!

    I only do in-town driving, so they'll be good to go.

  • I would glitter pumpkins and gourds to match the skulls.

  • Yay! I love glitter and have used Martha's brand before. It's very fine,goes on easily and shimmers brilliantly!!

  • If there is a way to affix them to a dowel rod, i would have them coming up from the ground along the entrance to my house!

  • Glitter skull garland :D
    Screw little hooks into the tops of the heads and hang them from rops with noose rings on each end.

  • I would use them for a project in my residence hall so other college students could help with them and then we could use them to decorate our lounge for the trick-or-treaters!

  • My mother-in-law and I are in charge of decorating the family restaurants for each holiday/season. These glittered skulls would be perfect for our "Halloween Tree"!!!

  • Ghouling up the kids bathroom would be a treat! ^_-

    -- Dwan

  • I would line them up on the edge of my desk with a sign that says "this is what happened to the LAST person who asked me how to use the photocopier..."

  • Yes, these would definitely have to go outside, leading up to the door on Halloween, maybe alternating with pumpkins or candles.

  • The Skulls would be used to make scare-crow type creatures and the glitter would be added to the carriage I'm making out of pumpkins!

  • glitter skull candelabra, of course! or a mobile...

  • i would glitter some plastic spiders and bats and have a whole army of glittered halloween creatures!

  • I'm throwing a surprise birthday party for my best friend and glitter skulls would be awesome additions to the decor.

  • Hmm... I would settle these skulls in unexpected places in the house, like with houseplants or in a basket with magazines to make guests look twice!

  • I think it would be fun to have them under a punch bowl! All in a circle. Glitter...well that would just be on everything.

  • I would use them as finials on my living room lamps. Just imagine the shimmering, glittering skulls atop a lighted lamp in the evening...spooky! Add a little gauze around the lampshade with some more glitter here and there and it will make quite a statement.

  • Oooh these look so fun! I would set them in the potted plants on my porch.

  • I would create a wreath for my friend who moved into a new apartment.

  • First and foremost, I'd use them to both delight and freak-out my kids! They'd LOVE glittered skulls with a macabre delight. I'd also likely use them as decoration for the school halloween party - maybe hanging from wires in odd places or peeping out from desks or windows.

  • I would glitter the skulls and bones and place them on an elaborate silver cake platter with a fog machine under it. I would use this as the centerpiece for my spooky Halloween banquet table. Surrounded by coffin brownies and witch's finger cookies, what could be cuter?

  • Awesome! So macabre. I'd likely hang them together so that in the chilly windy night, they'd lightly plonk together creating an erie wind chime, perfect for October, maybe with fairy lights. The glitter would be on everything - Cards, bones, bats, people, the floor, the dogs...etc, etc.

  • I would you them on my daughters costume...I found this great glue to use on fabric to glitter. She is going to be a mini-witch those colors would glam her her hat, fabric and the ric rack that I found that has bats hanging off it.

  • Hi!
    I would LOVE The skulls, I have 2 from last year that I glittered and are on plates on a cake stand in my front entry hall.. so I would love to add them to the collection on my cake stands!

  • I would use the glitter on small pumpkins and gourds for my mantle. After glittering the skulls, I would make a garland out of them to drape around the chandelier in my apartment's entry way.

  • Banquet table decor for my Halloween dinner party. Very spooky :)

  • I would use them to adorn the top of some Halloween colored,long tube shaped organza bags that I recently picked up at a local thrift store. We are decorating at the local grange in October!

  • Glittered skulls would make an awesome vase filler!

  • My Mom and I made some glittered pumpkins using Martha's amazing glitter, and I would love to add the skulls to our collection. I also have the hopes of making a haunted house and graveyard adored in glitter. The spectrum of colors, along with the high quality of the glitter will make an amazing, glowing spooky statement for our Halloween party!

  • That glitter is gorgeous! I'd love to "glitter" some skulls and pumpkins and create a festive, ghoulish arrangement for the house! Think it would look great in my dining room - perhaps a few glittery items scattered amongst the whiteware I have on the shelves lining my wall?

  • I would add the sculls to my table with my pumpkins. I would use the glitter to glitter some pumpkins and witches boots I will make from polymer clay.

    Thanks for the chance to win. =D

  • i would use the glittered skulls in a centerpiece for my halloween party.

  • I'd have to display them on a charger with other, differently sized glittered skulls and bones.

  • I would love this! I can think of so many ideas for the glitter - I'd really like to make a halloween banner in the living room that would be much more fun with glitter. Thanks for the giveaway.

  • I'm going all out with a Halloween Birthday party for my son this year, so these would be perfect to add to the food display I'm working out. The glittered skulls would give it the extra oomph it needs!

  • I wanna glitter a pumpkin family. big. medium. and little.
    then glitter the dog too. or just his costume. glitter dog.

  • I have three sons, who like glitter, but think it's kind of girly. I would use this to introduce them to the awesomeness that is glitter. Then, I would make a table centerpiece with the glittered skulls and some mini pumpkins and other fall fixings.

  • I JUST LOVE THE GLITTER/SKULLS LOOK! HOLLOWEEN IS MY FAVORITE HOLIDAY AND IT JUST HAPPENS TO BE THE 1 YEAR ANNIVERSARY OF THE DEATH OF MY LONG TIME PAL, A POODLE MIX NAMED "BEAR". WE WOULD BOTH DRESS IN COSTUMES AND VISIT OUR FRIENDS, HOUSE TO HOUSE, WITH A HOLLOWEEN BASKET FULL OF GOODIES. IF I WON THIS CONTEST I WOULD USE IT TO MAKE A PERMENENT HOLLOWEEN SHRINE IN HIS HONOR. HE WILL BE TRUELY MISSED.

  • I WOULD MAKE A SHRINE FOR HOLLOWEEN IN MEMORY OF MY 22 YR. OLD POODLE MIX. HE PASSED 1 YR. AGO HOLLOWEEN.

  • I'm making a large, spooky, old birdcage, with galvanized metal for ribs, old, rusted window screen, crabby, broken branches, black ravens, white little birds, orange mini lights, cobwebs, some glitter skulls with lights and dry ice would make it complete. thank you.

  • I will use it to look at and love like a little kitten who is 3 weeks not 4 and so not ready to give up yet. Glitter is godly.

  • I would decorate my porch so dramatically it would be the talk of my neighbourhood. :-)

    I would put a spotlight on the different skulls and place them in different positions.

    However, I would really love the Halloween glitters b/c the colours are simply gorgeous and can add a great dramatic effect!

  • Put one on a plate and place in the middle of your refrigerator - eye level. Guaranteed to stop those midnight snack raids!!

  • Mommy-daughter tiaras, of course. Wait, how big are those skulls?

  • I'd have several in a bowl on the coffee table in place of those decorative balls most people have.

    I'd also like to have several hanging by screw eyes on my from door, with a large black satin ribbon.

    Love these!
    Danna

  • Those would be perfect for our Halloween Boo-fet, our annual United Way fundraiser! I'd scatter a few on the buffet tables and have one at the ticket stand. Perfect, I tell you! :o )

  • Oh, Love Martha Stewart glitter. I just bought some new stuff last week. I would use the Halloween glitters for some fun decorations. My friend is having a party and we need a little sparkle:)

  • These skulls are great. Just a little spooky with some glam tossed in. I would love to win them. I have a beam that hangs in my living room and I would hang the skulls from the beam with black ribbon. Thanks for the chance to win!

  • I would let my girls docorate them, they love halloween and I would place them on the fire place with a candle between each one.

  • I would add the glittered skulls to a Halloween weath w/ black crows, skeletons and bats.

  • I'm having a big party with a host-a-murder. Glittered skulls would become part of the clues for the murder!

  • I'd make a centerpiece on the coffee table for my party, or scatter them throughout the food table.

  • I would have them levitate over the table in my dining room.

  • I would love to use these to decorate for Halloween as it is my nephew's birthday!!! I could glitter pumpkins and skulls and apples!!! And decorate for his party!!!

  • I would love to display them in my foyer, amongst the other spooky Halloween decorations... The glitter would help give our entryway the glitz it needs.

  • Of course I'd put them in the windows with little light up pumpkins. And the glitter would just be awesome to use everywhere.

  • I would use them on the table as the centerpiece of my halloween dinner party! GORGEOUS!

  • I like to just collect glitter! Every time I go to use it I think it's too pretty to use and end up keeping it. I'm actually going to let my kids glitter their pumpkins this year since they're too young to do anything else! It should be a lot of fun!

  • I would use the skulls to create a garland. Part of the glitter would be used to embellish the skulls, and the rest to create Halloween invitations.

  • I'd use them on foam pumpkins.

  • What fun these are! I would sprinkle some glittered skulls around the table of our Halloween feast - next to the pumpkin soup. ooooo!

  • I would use them on anything and everything! I love glitter, and the MArtha Stewart glitters are by far the very best - so fine and glittery and the colors are delicious!

  • The skull is such an iconic symbol and not just for Halloween anymore. They will look lovely all of October and into November in my front foyer with a Halloween banner.

  • Glitter skulls and the glitter are just what I need to glam up my graveyard. I would strategically place the skulls around the gravestones I have made to create an eerie effect as the candlelight reflects off the glitter.

  • My sister's office did a decorate a pumpkin contest among it's employees one year - it was the cutest idea ever! Every girl came up with a totally unique pumpkin (they used the artificial ones) I would use these the same way - after glittering, I would challenge friends to decorate - it would be interesting to see what they came up with. The prize could be a Martha Stewart craft item!

  • I'm having a Halloween party and am decorating my front and back yard. I would glitter these skulls, drill holes and put solar lights inside and hang them on a string as garland in my backyard. I would glitter extra skulls from my garland and use them as lanterns on a stick (charged solar lights) and go trick or treating. This would be a great candle centerpiece as well!! Boy, I hope I win the neighborhood backyard contest this year!

  • As a fancy center piece under the candelabrum of black candles and serving wonderful Halloween treats.

  • If I win the sparkling goodies, I'd line the shelves behind my desk with the skulls and glitter pumpkins for the front of my desk...I LOVE Halloween!!

  • I would LOVE to have these! I would thread these on an iron stand & maybe alternate pumpkins in between each skull...These are GREAT!! :)

  • I'd use glittered skulls to decorate my house of course! ;)

  • My 4 year old son would love to help me glitter the skulls and I would hang them from the door to greet trick or treaters.

  • WELL I AM A SINGLE MOTHER OF 2 SETS OF TWINS,9 AND 3 HALLOWEEN IS OUR FAVE.! WE START DECORATING IN SEPT.MY KIDS ARE WANTING TO HAVE A HALLOWEEN PARTY SO WE WOULD DEFFINATELY USE THEM IN THE HOUSE AND HANG THEM UP ON THE FRONT PORCH!PLUS MY DAUGHTER AND I LOVE DOING ANYTHING GLITTER!!!!!

  • I would use the skulls to frame my Dia de los Muertos themed shelf and use to glitter to decorate more Dia de los Muertos figurines and accessories!

  • I would love to have these on my front porch and along my front sidewalk leading up to the house. I love anything with SparKLeS!

  • Thank you. Depending on the size of the skulls I would like to use them for a Day of the Dead altar I am creating, or attach them to a wide headband to wear for Halloween, or glue them on wooden blocks to use as paperweights, or glue them to corners of picture or mirror frames...... :)

  • I am making a halloween light display which flashes coordinated to the music "thriller" (like the stars at Macy's at Christmas). We are planning on having thundar and lightning between each musical sequence. I would like to have the thunder and lightning light them up with a crack and boom and then wow glittery goodness! I love those glittered skulls.

  • Hi! I would love to have those scary glittered skulls on display at my friend's upcoming Halloween gala. We've been instructed to dress up in all our finery (black heels, fishnets, costumes, etc.) for an evening of crafting, spooky treats, amazing projects, and lots of fun! To Martha Staff: Would you like to come film it? It shall be the best Halloween gala of the year! :)

  • I work for a nursing home,this years party theme is a haunted pirate ship. Local children will come to enjoy the scene, and get treats from our residents. We would fill a treasure chest with the glittered skulls to guard holiday treats, take one if you dare!

  • Halloween is my very favorite holiday! I make more Halloween decorations then I do Christmas!
    I would use these lovely glittered skulls in a variety of ways. I could use them in my Halloween table centerpiece, scatter them around my home, and I would also use them as props for taking pictures for on online etsy shop..:)
    Thank you for this opportunity Martha!

  • I would use them to show to the neighbourhood children so they would have fond memories of hallowe'en like I have.

  • I would like to have a string of glittered skulls, to use as a garland over a doorway. Kind of like a giant bracelet.

  • I Love Martha! I would drill a large hole in the center of my beautifully glittered skulls and get one of those battery operated candles or maybe even small tea lights and put them in my large bay window to entice the trick or treaters.
    I would also love to make a whimsical floral arrangement for my Holloween Party, adding roses to the skulls (black skulls and dark red roses)and make it sort of Day Of The Dead themed, that would look so cool in the eerie light of flickering candles. OOOhhhh AAAAAAAAAAAAhhhhhhhh LOL

  • I would arrange the skulls along with an orange halloween light strand, in a large clear vase and place it in my entryway. It would be delightful!

  • I have four hollow tubes made of carboard material about 3 feet long. I had decided to make coin banks and was looking for designs. The skulls would make unique stoppers. I could use the glitter to decorate the tube to match the skull.

  • I would make some of the everlasting pumpkins in the November 2009 magazine and maybe give them a light dusting of glitter. I would add the skulls among the everlasting pumpkins as a centerpiece for a Halloween dining table.

  • I'd use the glitter to jazz up our carved pumpkins, then set the skulls in betwen them on the porch table. We live on a farm that has hayrides and the kids would get a kick out of them!

  • I would use the glitter to decorate the photo frames, candles and other wall decor in my living room. The colors of the glitter match my "fall colored" living room perfectly - who knew Martha would go to such trouble to match my decorating pallette!!!

  • My daughters, who are so into Halloween, would love to add these to their Haunted House and add some more scary elements to the 'Do You Dare Enter Here' scene.

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