While Santa might not get everything on our list this year, Pat McGrath has certainly granted our wish for party inspiration¬† … fashion’s top makeup artist created epic eye looks for Dior Couture and Givenchy that took sparkle to the next level.

Leading beauty blog Into the Gloss shares Pat’s tips for applying sequins with a bit of lash glue and a Q-tip, but the artistry’s in your hands when it comes to color and placement.¬† When you’re picking up wrapping paper and bows, stop by the craft aisle for a cheap – but utterly couture – way to play up eyes this holiday season!

Image credits (clockwise): Dior Couture via We Heart It, Into the Gloss, Monroe Misfit