Super Saturday Giveaway- $100 Gift Card to Walmart from Elmer’s

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It’s a day later then we usually do, but we have a giveaway for you this week! This one is courtesy of Elmer’s, a company we know and love for making great craft and school supplies!  They have a great selection of products for sale at Walmart, so they are offering one lucky CraftTesDummies reader to win a $100 gift card! Of course you can use it on Elmer’s brands, craft supplies…or whatever you might need for your holiday season.

Here’s how we are doing this giveaway. Below, I have a round-up of  the Elmer’s and X-Acto product reviews we have done here on CTD, as well as some craft projects featuring those brands. (Click on the blue INLINKZ icon if your browser does not automatically allow it to pop up.)

All you have to do is take a look at the posts and then leave us a comment with your THREE FAVORITES.


(Note: if you leave a generic comment like “Thanks for the giveaway, I’d love to win” your entry will not be valid. Winner is chosen at random via widget, but if you don’t follow the rules you don’t get the prize.) 

One last bit:

  • You don’t need to leave your email in your comment, my blog captures that.
  • Winner will be notified via email and will have 7 days to respond.
  • Prize will be administered by Elmer’s and CTD bears no responsibility for delivery of prize nor the cash equivalent.
  • Winner will be chosen at random, verified for compliance to rules, and announced 12/22/12.

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Comments

  1. Kristen says

    I love the X-ACTO brand, so I would love the Designer Swivel Blade, Z-Series, and Shape Templates!

  2. Laurie Hunt says

    My three favorites would have to be: xacto knife, creative bond and Painter’s. But of course Elmers glue is just a given. It’s a staple like milk and bread!

  3. Kristen says

    I love the X-ACTO brand, so I would love to have the Designer Swivel Knife, Z-Series Knife, and the Shapes Template!

  4. Dee in NH says

    Elmer’s glue is always sitting out on my workbench. I use it all the time. My three other favorites from your reviews would be the Painter Markers, the Z series Xacto and recycled scissors look great too. Thanks to Elmar’s for sponsoring such a great prize!

  5. Shannon H says

    My favorites are the XACTO templates, Painter’s Pens and Craft Bond. Love anything Xacto and of course Elmers!Thanks and Merry Christmas

  6. Karla A says

    My top three would be xacto knife(can’t craft without it), craft bond spray adhesive and the paint markers – love these for art journaling!! thanks for the chance to win this great prize.

  7. debb says

    My three favs are the swivel exacto knife, craft bond spray adhesive, and the paint markers. And I love your adhesive review- I also need reminders on this!

  8. Cari Raboin says

    My three favorites are the exacto craft knife, the precision scissors, and the elmer’s painter’s markers.
    Thanks.

  9. Diane O says

    My three favorites are Elmer’s Painters Paint Markers, Elmer’s Craft Bond Acid-Free Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive and the X-Acto Designer Swivel Blade. Thanks for the chance to win.

  10. debbie jackson says

    exacto craft knife, elmer’s painters markers and elmer’s craft bond acid free multipurpose spray adhesive

  11. Jessie C. says

    Series X-ACTO blade, Recycled Scissors by X-ACTO and Shapes Template are my top three choices.

  12. terry says

    I use a craft blade for many different media and would love blades that lasted longer and were sharper so my first choice to try would be the Z series exacto blades. And since I travel with my tools, the exacto cutter with retractable blades would be great. Those paint pens sound like they would be great for mixed media work for adding pops of color atop of other things since they are opaque.

  13. miriam says

    i use elmers glue & glue stick all the time, i wish i could get more of the elmers glitter glue and the paint pens have been a great help!

  14. Claudia says

    Oh how I love Scissors. And the re-cycled Scissors by X-acto are one of my three choices. The other two are Elmers Craft App. Wow, very useful and the X-acto designer swivel blade. Handy to have it swivel.

  15. JOAN SMITH says

    I really love the Mother’s Day card made with Elmer’s Brands, Kraft Bond Multi Purpose Spray Adhesive and the X-Acto Designer Swive Blade

  16. Becky says

    Great giveaway. Thanks! Here is what I liked:
    #1 Hello card using X-Acto Designer Series Shape Templates.
    #2 Flocked paper book using Multipurpose Spray Adhesive (MPSA).
    #3 Using MPSA to refresh Cricut mats!
    and I have one more…
    #4 Using Painter’s Paint Markers on metal (vegetable steamer) for altered art.

  17. domestic diva says

    I like Elmer’s glue, x-acto recycled scissors, and the x-acto designer swivel blade. We’d use them all frequently.

  18. just val says

    This is tough but I love the Recycled Scissors by X-ACTO, the Z-Series X-ACTO blade and the X-ACTO Designer Swivel Blade. What wonderful products.

  19. Toni Leli says

    1. Mother’s Day card made with Elmer’s Brands
    2. Elmer’s Painter’s Markers
    3. X-Acto Designer Swivel Blade

    Thanks for the chance to win.

  20. says

    These are all great products, but my three favorites are:

    Z Series X-ACTO blade
    X-ACTO Designer Series Shape Templates
    X-ACTO Designer Swivel Blade

    I use craft knives often, and really appreciate a good tool to work with in that regard! I really like the flag you created, and especially the tag with the layered hearts! I just LOVE the luggage cozies you made too! Thanks for always giving us such great reviews of the products we use in our crafting adventures!

  21. Shelli Nelson says

    My 3 faves are X-Acto swivel, paint markers and craft bond adhesive spray. Thanks for the chance to win!

  22. jengd says

    I GOTTA get me a 7. X-ACTO Designer Swivel Blade! :)
    I also like the 5. Z-Series X-ACTO blade and 8. Recycled Scissors by X-ACTO. What can I say? I like sharp objects and frequently use them in my crafting.

  23. says

    Thanks for a super nice giveaway! I always enjoy the tool reviews. The 3 I like the most is the Craft Bond Spray Adhesive and the glittered pumpkins made with it, the X-Acto Swivel Blade and the cool looking heart collage made in that reviews, and lastly, but not least, the “Green” X-Acto Scissors. One can never have too many tools!

  24. Vanessa says

    My 3 favorites are: Recycled Scissors by Xacto, Elmers Painters Markers, and Craft Bond Spray Adhesive.

  25. LinhC says

    Elmer’s Craft Bond Acid-Free Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive, X-ACTO Z-Series Blade, and Elmer’s Painters Paint Markers.

  26. superstitches says

    The swivel exacto blade, the Craft bond and the shape templates are all crafty items I would definitely use if I had them. I love the reviews you do of the products. It helps to determine if it is useful to me.

  27. Zan says

    All of these products are great and choosing just three was hard.
    #6 Shape Templates would be great for use with my polymer clay or paper crafts
    #7 Swivel blade X-acto would be great to use on polymer clay (with the templates)
    # Craft and Tell Party has so many goodies to use and try!

  28. Cindi says

    “Happy HOldidays!” Since, I am a card maker, I really like
    the Mother’s Day Card Ideas. Also, I like the Elemer’s Painter’s
    Markers and the Recycled Scissors by X-ACTO!
    Many thanks for this opportunity to win a great prize
    giveaway!
    Cindi

  29. Lora (Howard) Wells says

    My 3 would have to be:

    1. The painters markers
    2. The recycled scissors
    3. The designer swivel blade

    Thanks for the opportunity!

  30. says

    My 3 favorites are the Craft Bond spray adhesive, the XACTO designer series shape templates, & the green recycled scissors reviews. Thanks for the chance to win.

  31. Victoria says

    I love all of the crafts, projects and materials! I especially liked the Elmer’s Painters! I could paint glass, material and projects with the paints. I absolutely love the Mother’s Day Card. I liked the information on all of the materials that were used for the project! I loved the free elmers craft app! I can find all kinds of projects from the app. I absolutely appreciate the opportunity to win the prize! I could use it on all of the Elmers materials! Thank you for the chance!

  32. says

    All these products are very good and I have always been pleased with the brand but if I have to pick three they would be:
    Z series X-Acto Blade
    The Shape Templates (probably my favorite)
    and
    Spray Adhesive
    Thanks you for all these good products and for this give-away. Happy Holidays

  33. Gina Shillitani says

    My three favorites would be the Paint Pens, the Swivel Blade, and the Elmer’s App! I have been wanting to try the Paint Pens but have not found any in stores near me yet, I suppose I will have to order them online. Thank you for your reviews and this chance to win!

  34. says

    Thanks for putting all these reviews in one place. My favorites are the Painters, spray adhesive and app. I am a big fan of the Painters. I use them on pellon to create flannel board pieces for children’s story times. The colors are so vibrant and child friendly. I’ve also used the spray adhesive on a number of projects and it’s super strong and does the job well. Lastly, I found the app review very helpful and will be recommending this to others.

  35. MelodyJ says

    My top three are 1.) Mother’s Day Card with Elmer’s brands,2.) Elmer’s Painter’s Markers, and 3.)X-ACTO Shape Template.

  36. sheri breaux says

    I enjoy X acto designer blade, craft bond and painters marker pens ! Always a staple in my craft room

  37. Stefanie Gladden ( Ann Lyfe ) says

    my three favs are – Mother’s Day Card Ideas with Elmer’s Brands, Craft Bond Spray Adhesive and The Elmer’s app

  38. Wendy Lynch says

    Ok, so my favorite three have to be the swivel blade, the stencils (I think they can be used for much more than just cutting), and the green scissors (who couldn’t use more scissors??? Thanks for the great giveaway!

  39. julie m says

    3 favorites:
    X-ACTO Shape Templates for making cards
    Craft Bond Spray Adhesive for spraying back of mats
    Elmer’s Painters Paint Markers on glass

  40. Kelly Sas says

    Can’t live without my swivel X-acto knife, next favorite is Crafst Bond Spray Adhesive, and then it has to be Elmer’s Painters Paint Markers (wish I could find these!)

  41. becky says

    X-acto designer series shape templates,Elmers craft and tell and Elmers painters.Thank-you for the chance and all you offer.Becky

  42. says

    O.K. Here goes…. (and I actually got some info that will put a couple of these items on my craft shopping list ASAP.
    1… The new exacto-knife with the super sharp blade
    2… The Spray adhesive (I actually have some but wasn’t totally sure how to use it or what would be necessary to catch the overspray. I had though a box would be best but didn’t think I could angle the can most effectively. Also, I have been using my big Xeron to put adhesive on the back of items and the refills are very expensive and I’ve had a lot of problems with the glue part doubling over on itself or leaving empty patches… hence my desire to give the spray a try.)
    3… The Elmer’s App. I’m one of those people standing in the aisle reading labels and price tags and working myself into a panic attack trying to find what I need. If this thing is dependable as far as recommendations are concerned, it would be a real boon1

  43. Rebecca Bodine says

    1. I’d choose the craft and tell, because it seems like it would be so neat to get a bunch of like minded people together and show them the product; 2 I’d choose the markers; I’ve used the white one and it works really well, so I figure the others do too; and 3 I’d take the exacto 5 series because I use exacto knives so much that I’m always having to replace the blades. Thanks
    Becca

  44. Carmen Lucero says

    I really like the Elmer’s App – easy to find the right glue. I use Exacto knives all the time and always need more, and Spray adhesive!

    Thanks for the chance,

    Carmen L

  45. says

    WOW – this is not easy – love exacto knives, as I use them constantly….I love Elmer’s spray adhesive…and finally the templates! I have a new project and they would be perfect!

    Thank you!

  46. Niki Schmidt says

    I don’t know how I’ve crafted this long with an Exacto knife – it was already on my Christmas list before I saw this post (I better be getting the set from my husband this year.) I have been using an old box cutter all this time:( I would also like to try the templates and the painters markers. Thanks!!

  47. Sadie says

    1. Mother’s Day card made with Elmer’s Brands
    2. Elmer’s Painter’s Markers
    3. X-ACTO Shape Templates for making cards

  48. says

    My favs are the exacto knives, Mother’s Day Card and the Craft and Tell Party. I know I’m ready for some ‘crafty goodness’! :-)

  49. Julie A. Shearer says

    I love the Mother’s Day card , also I like the Elmer’s Painters Markers and the Swivel Exacto Knife . Really great products . Thanks for a chance .

  50. James Kovach says

    I like the recycled scissors. Recycled anything is good, really, and we need a new scissors. The Glue Guide is interesting, if you’re serious about adhering things. And spray glue? Always a winner.

  51. says

    I personally love the Painter’s Markers, X-ACTO Swivel Blade and Craft Bond Spray Adhesive, I use them all the time! I love reading your tips and reviews, definitely helpful!

    Thanks for hosting!

  52. Tom says

    My favorites are: Elmer’s Painters Paint Markers, Elmer’s Craft Bond Spray Adhesive, and the X-ACTO Z-Series Blade

    Hope i win, but i will keep crafting either way.

  53. says

    Those X-Acto templates are awesome – didn’t know about those! Also interested in the swivel blade and the recycled scissors. I love X-Acto products . . .!

  54. Kim says

    My favorites are:
    X-ACTO Designer Swivel Blade
    Recycled Scissors by X-ACTO
    Elmer’s Painter’s Markers

  55. Katie Contests says

    My three favorites: X-ACTO Designer Swivel Blade, Recycled Scissors by X-ACTO, and Craft Bond Spray Adhesive.

  56. says

    My 3 favorites are the Elmer’s Painters Markers, the swivel X-acto knife, and the Xacto Designer series shape templates

  57. Dollie says

    I have always loved Elmer’s Painters Pens(Markers), the Craft and Tell party seems like it would be awesome (testing all of those great products!), and I never knew they had an app (guess they have an app for most things now a days.) My favorites are the pens(markers), the xacto knife, and the spray adhesive :)

  58. Debbie says

    I Love using the Elmer’s Painter Pens..No Big Messes, Fav;s are Elmers Pen, the Xacto knife and Scissors….

  59. Sarah Davis says

    My favorite are the recycled scissors, the Elmers painters paint markers and the craft bond spray adhesive.
    Sarah Davis
    Sarah at realtorsd.com

  60. ArcyEm says

    Once upon a time I made a very good living doing graphic design and ad production and Xacto blades were an absolute necessity – I would buy them in bulk! I would have loved to have had the swivel blade and Z-series would have been great for using a lot less blades. I’m going to suggest the Painters Markers to my daughter who paints on glass.

  61. Debra Pauley says

    My three favs are the swivel exacto knife, craft bond spray adhesive, and the paint markers. thanks for hosting! merry christmas!

  62. hminnesota says

    I love
    XACTO templates
    Painter’s Pens
    Craft Bond

    We use Elmer’s products in our house for my two girls 8 & 10.

  63. alena svetelska says

    3 favorites:
    X-ACTO Shape Templates for making cards
    Craft Bond Spray Adhesive for spraying back of mats
    Elmer’s Painters Paint Markers on glass

  64. Tyler Brown says

    I love the X-Acto Z Series, I’ve had to use it several times in college doing design. Recycled scissors sounds like a novel idea, and friendly to the environment. The craft bond is a better alternative to the glue when you want stuff to stick but don’t want to have that “glued on” look.

  65. Sheila A says

    i love the Elmer’s Painters Paint Markers. It so easy for my daughter to use and less mess for me lol The Elmer’s Craft Bond looks like a great way to larger surfaces..never used it and will have to give it a go! X-ACTO Designer Series Shape Templates would be a great way to make some cool shapes. love all these thanks for sharing!

  66. says

    My family’s favorites are the Mother’s Day Card Ideas with Elmer’s Brands, the Recycled Scissors by X-ACTO and the Craft Bond Spray Adhesive. With Elmer’s Brands which have been a staple in my home since I was a child and now my grandson uses Elmer’s you can to anything and create to your wildest imagination.

  67. J Baker says

    I really like the Z-Series X-ACTO blade (great for precise cuts), the recylcled scissors because they’re recycled, and the Elmer’s painters markers. Thanks for the giveaway!

  68. Christine Halverson says

    I like the X-ACTO blade, The X-ACTO designer shape templates(great for lots of crafts) and the Craft bond spray adhesive.

  69. Michelle.A. says

    We love doing crafts and art projects as a family and Elmer’s is a big part of that. Some of our favorites are the Elmer’s Painters Paint Markers, Elmer’s Craft Bond Acid-Free Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive, and the X-ACTO craft tool and Z-Series Blade.

  70. Lucinda Nelson says

    Hello. We have used Elmer’s glue for many years. My mother always bought Elmer’s glue when I was in school. I will buy it for our son as he needs it.

  71. Christy says

    I like the Exacto craft knife, Elmer’s painter’s markers, and the Craft Bond Spray Adhesive.

  72. Kelley Galyen says

    My favorites are : Elmer’s Painters Paint Markers, Elmer’s Craft Bond Acid-Free Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive, and X-ACTO Designer Series Shape Templates.

  73. Megan Parsons says

    Here are my favorite 3! 1) X-ACTO Designer Series Shape Templates 2)X-ACTO Designer Swivel Blade & 3)Recycled Scissors by X-ACTO
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  74. Cassie says

    My favorites are:

    1. The X-ACTO Designer Series Shape Templates
    2. Elmer’s Painters Paint Markers
    3. Recycled Scissors by X-Acto

  75. Daraya says

    My three favorites are the X-acto blade, recycled scissors, & the designers series shape templates! :)

  76. thuy vu says

    I love the Craft Bond Spray Adhesive
    Elmer’s Painter’s Paint Markers
    X-ACTO Shape Templates.

  77. says

    My favorites would have to be the Recycled Scissors, the X-Acto templates and the Paint Pens. Oh but I really liked the Spray Adhesive too. So hard to choose!

  78. Thomas Murphy says

    My 3 favorites are Craft Bond Spray Adhesive, Elmer’s Painter’s Paint Markers, and X-ACTO Designer Swivel Blade.

  79. Jen Haile says

    I like the Recycled Scissors by X-ACTO, Craft Bond Spray Adhesive, and the Elmer’s Painter’s Paint Markers!

  80. says

    My number one fave is the mother’s day card. I love how you show how to make the card for non-cardmakers like me!

    Me next two faves are the xacto designer swivel blade and then the xacto templates

  81. Terri Herman says

    3 favorites: X-Acto designer swivel blade ~ so versatile! Elmer’s Craft App ~ has tons of ideas (already grabbed it!). Mother’s Day Card Ideas ~ love these! I make most of my cards to my mother, sister, niece and daughter.

  82. Amanda Sakovitz says

    My three favorites are the X-ACTO Designer Swivel Blade-so much can be done with this, 2 Recycled Scissors by X-ACTO, and Elmer’s Painter’s Paint Markers.

  83. Cassandra Eastman says

    My favorites are the Mother’s Day Card ideas with X-Acto, the Elmer’s Painters Paint Markers, and the Elmer’s Craft Bond Acid-Free Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive! Amazing products that would make crafting easier and much more fun!

  84. Melissa Hartley says

    Great reviews! My 3 faves are: Mother’s Day Gift Ideas w/Elmer, Recycled Scissors by X-ACTO, & Craft Bond Spray Adhesive .. I’m not much of a crafter but I really admire all the useful tools/ideas here :) I wish I was creative .. would love to win this GC so I could buy my mom the pretty red coffeemaker I seen at Walmart recently .. thanks!

  85. jules p says

    okay my first pick would have to be the X-Acto knife. I have to say that I could not live without this product(s) in my home. The second favorite would be the Elmer’s painter markers. Those are fun and easy to craft with. Lots of uses! And then my third favorite would be the craftbond adhesive. That is another amazing product that I would not want to live without!

  86. ANN*H says

    my 3 favorites are Elmer Painters paint markers and the X-ACTO Designer Series Shape Templates and the Elmer’s Craft Bond Acid-Free Multi-Purpose Spray Adhesive
    Great things for fun and crafts and art

  87. Laurel Simmons says

    My favorites would be the x-acto blade, the designer swivel blade and the recycled scissors.

  88. says

    Well I love it all, but I’d have to say:
    1. Elmers Paint Markers
    2. Spray Adhesive
    3. X-ACTO Swivel Blade

    Thanks for the great g-way!