Ugly Sweater Contest and Awards

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We’re officially gearing up for all those UGLY SWEATER PARTIES this holiday season and today I’ve teamed up with an awesome group of bloggers to give you tons of Ugly Sweater Party Ideas + a cash giveaway to help YOU get a head start on your holiday shopping!!

 13 Ugly Sweater Party Ideas from top bloggersCheck out my tutorial below, then check out what my other blogging friends came up with for their Ugly Sweater Party Ideas this holiday season!! And don’t forget to enter the giveaway for $130 in COLD HARD CASH below!!

Every year our friends and I have an ugly sweater party and each year it gets more and more awesome!! We started to have a contest with our sweaters and I wanted to share with you our categories for our contest! 


We have a 

Most Ugly (Needs no explanation)

Not Ugly (The sweater you would probably wear on a regular basis.) 

Funniest (A sweater that makes you chuckle.)

Best Ensemble (Maybe a couple that coordinated their sweaters.) 

Most Hot (It can either be something that looks actually warm or the most sexy one.) 

Most Creative (A sweater that someone went above and beyond with.) 

We had everyone vote on who should win which category and announced the winners when the votes were tallied. 

We gave each category a prize, usually a candy bar or something small like that. But, recently we have made our own awards to have them wear. We attached them to some ribbon and they got to wear them proudly the rest of the night!

I have attached a copy of the awards here and here for you to print and use yourself at your own party! Just print them out on some card-stock and attach to some fun ribbon and you’re done! 

This has become one of my most favorite traditions and even though I have moved away from these friends I still plan on attending the annual ugly sweater party! 


ugly sweater fudge

Ugly Sweater Fudge Favors from The Cards We Drew

ugly christmas sweater coozies

Ugly Sweater Coozies from Create Craft Love

Ugly Sweater Ornaments from CRAFT


Meowy Christmas Ugly Sweater Idea from Crafting in the Rain

IMG_6002(1)Ho Ho Ho Ugly Sweater from A Girl and a Glue Gun


Ugly Sweater Wreath from 100 Directions

Free Ugly Sweater Gift Tag Printable OHMY-CREATIVE.COM 2

Ugly Sweater Gift Tag from Oh My Creative

Ugly Green SweaterDIY Ugly Green Christmas Sweater from This Scattered Life


Personalized Ugly Christmas Sweaters from Beth Watson Design Studio


Ugly Sweater Necklace from Just Between Friends

Ugly Sweater Invite Square

Ugly Sweater Invitations from Occasionally Crafty


Ugly Sweater Contest and Awards from Polka Dot Poplars


Ugly Sweater Decorations from Organized Island

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  1. Great awards idea! I’ve never actually been to an ugly sweater party, but I totally want to now 🙂

  2. Well it is an amazing idea. Really good, thanks.

  3. Amazing award ideas. Well I would be loved to be invited by someone at sweater contest.

  4. I am shocked to see you guys what you should do wonderful sweater contest and awards such a wonderful


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