Hot Glue Glass Markers + A Giveaway

Tis’ the season for parties, friends and drinks. Here’s a crazy simple last minute idea to mark all those wine glasses you will be serving up over the next couple weeks.

Use a hot glue gun and mark your guests initials on the glasses. The transparent nature of the glue looks especially pretty against the bright holiday drinks, and the glue peels right off after the party is through. Mark designs, initials, even polkadots for a festive holiday bar.

Glasses don’t need to be glass to mark with hot glue. The glue, when dry, easily peels off most surfaces (just be sure to test the surface before covering your favorite mugs). My vintage copper pots fit right in with monogrammed glue initials. Fill them with a simmering berry cider to great your guests with warmth:

Make the warm berry cider using 8 oz. Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash, 2 sprigs fresh thyme, 7 cranberries and 1 lime wedge. Place the thyme springs in a medium pot and add Sierra Mist Cranberry splash. Heat to a simmer and pour over fresh berries in a mug. Spritz with fresh lime.

For a refreshing non-alcoholic version try mixing the Sierra Mist with a splash of tonic water, a squeeze of lime and top with cranberries. I’m calling it a seltzer mist- It’s a great option for non-drinkers at the holiday party and for brunch the next day.

Sierra Mist is offering a great giveaway today. Win a holiday entertaining pack including glasses, bar equipment and 2-3 single serve bottles and 1-2 coupons for 2 liter bottles (alcohol not included). The prize pack is worth $110, visit Sierra Mist on Facebook and leave a comment below to enter. Giveaway is open until Friday evening.

Whether it’s a holiday cocktail or tasty dessert, Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash is the perfect ingredient to revamp your next holiday party or get-together. Sierra Mist Cranberry Splash, naturally sweetened with real sugar, is the refreshing taste of lemon-lime soda with a festive, naturally flavored cranberry splash.

This post is sponsored by Sierra Mist. The opinions presented are all mine and are not indicative of the opinions or positions of the company.

(Ed note: the contest portion of this post is closed, congrats to Susan Payton for winning the gift pack!)

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Posted December 18, 2012
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27 Responses to “Hot Glue Glass Markers + A Giveaway”

  1. mindy says:

    I’d love to win.! thanks

  2. Melissa M says:

    I visited them on Facebook and followed. Always looking for cocktails without alcohol for a friend who can’t drink. Thanks!

  3. Haylee says:

    Crossing my fingers!

  4. Staci A says:

    I visited (and like) their FB page. Love the hot glue idea!

  5. Tina Martinez says:

    I visited and liked their FB page!

  6. Mendy Dinsmore says:

    I love the hot glue gun ideal.

  7. Marty says:

    I love Diet Cranberry Sierra Mist–so good and I like that it has no sugar or caffiene! Visited their FB page :)

  8. Tiffany says:

    visited and liked their fb page. I need to try this cranberry sierra mist. sounds amazing!!

  9. Dineth Gutierrez says:

    Hope I win! :)

  10. Susan Payton says:

    I hope that I am entering this correctly.

  11. april taylor says:

    Thank you Sierra Mist for a great giveaway!

  12. Joyce Zabala says:

    I love this giveaway! I love to drink! :D

  13. Patricia says:

    Visited Sierra Mist’s FB page and liked them (Patricia Zyska-Pickett). Thanks for all the tips!

  14. stephanie says:

    liked on fb! looks so good.. i’m thirsty now!!

  15. Lindsey says:

    pick me!

  16. jackeline davila says:

    Hope to win….visited FB

  17. Kallirroe says:

    Hey, nice giveaway
    I liked the Fb page :-)

  18. Emily says:

    Fantastic idea with the hot glue markers. Thanks for the giveaway!

  19. Delishees says:


    oh, and good luck everyone (:

  20. Rachel says:

    How cool! Sierra Mist would be good in a lot of drinks!

  21. Ashley says:

    Yumm! Sierra Mist is so good!! Liked on Facebook, tons of great drink ideas :)

  22. George says:

    I’d love to win this for my wife!

  23. Tina says:

    I would love to win this my family loves it!

  24. Rachel says:

    Love the give away! Go Sierra MIst!!!