The party season is officially upon us. Time to shake out the party outfits and get ready for the Scottish Blogger Christmas party! Hurrah! (Add enthusiastic whooping noises as required.)
Headed by the lovely Gill and Roisin (and jumped on by yours truly) – the Scottish Blogger Christmas Party this year will be Monday the 10th December at Monkey Bar in Glasgow. With a family Christmas theme expect hunners of Christmas jumpers, crackers, mulled wine and festive tunes. A secret santa is on the cards with a budget if £10. Monkey Bar will be providing some festive punch on arrival and for those who fancy some nibbles, a buffet at £5.50 per head will be on the cards – with veggie options OBVIOUSLY.
While dressing up, having a tipple and exchanging gifts is always fun – we thought it important to try and give back and the easiest way is through a charity raffle. After much consideration this year we’re going to raise money for Women’s Aid. With the start of #16Days – Violence Against Women Campaign it felt right to raise money for this charity. With one in four women experiencing domestic violence during their lifetime the odds are you do or will know someone who experiences it. The government is making cuts to domestic violence charities and women’s refuge’s in the U.K it’s important now more than ever to support these charities.
Glasgow Women’s Aid has been supporting women, children and young people who are experiencing domestic violence for over 35 years and provides information, support and temporary refuge accommodation.
So far I have been overwhelmed by the generosity of the people who have kindly donated prizes towards the raffle, and I just wanted to take a moment to thank those who are donating prizes (and of course let you know what you have a chance of winning on the night.)
Goodies from La La Land
Clothes from Isolated Heroes
Make-Up Session with Andii James
Thunder Road Vintage Gift Voucher
Cupcakes from Cupcake Bazaar
Bag from Catherine Aitken
Jewellery from Georgia Wiseman
Goodies from Cusioscope
Tickets to a Tasting Event from Good Spirits Co.
Jewellery from Cara Louise
Art Print from Gillian Kyle
Gift pack from Eilean Shona Arts
Voucher from DIY Nails
A wee something from Once Upon a Time
Vaslav & Lilly Scarf
A little something from Something Different Hairbands
Gift set from Tatty Bon
A wee something from Godiva Boutique
Jewellery from Katie Lees
Jewellery from Bonnie Bling
T-shirt from Obscure Couture
Jewellery from Kirsty Fraser
3 x £10 vouchers for Glasgow Piercing Studio
Honestly I cannot thank you all enough for your generosity. As you may have noticed – most of the donations so far have come from small Scottish brands all making really beautiful, unique pieces from beauty products, accessories to clothes. If you are looking to pick up some gifts this Christmas I cannot thoroughly recommend the above enough and throughly encourage you to shop with any of these wonderful brands who are helping us this year.
If you or anyone you know is interested in submitting a prize towards the charity raffle, or just want to know how else you can help out please email me at: firstname.lastname@example.org
I really look forward to seeing a bunch of old faces, and some new bloggers at this event and while there is no doubt I’ll be drinking mulled wine like it is my life force and telling terrible cracker jokes, I’d also love if we can raise loads of money for Women’s Aid.
If you’re a blogger (fashion/beauty/lifestyle/whatever) we’d love to have you so please send your RSVP to:
So get your ugliest Christmas sweater out and douse yourself in glitter, I’ll be seeing you at the bar!