Back to School, Back to Order

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I don’t know about you but besides the fun excitement of your kids going back to school, in a new grade, seeing old friends and making new ones, I relish the fact that it is time to come back to my own. Life as I know it was meant, in the in between time, that […]

3 Cool Rubber Band Bracelets Designs + LINKY PARTY

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Have loom bands yet invaded your neck of the woods. Well, they sure have conquered London and Brighton, UK. They are everywhere. Yes, the tutorials that come with the inexpensive loom band packages are rubbish. But then again, what do you expect for a dollar.     Do not despair. Making loom band bracelets is […]

66 Alternative Coffee Filter Uses

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Well, over the years we have mentioned quite a few alternative coffee filter uses. Including how to create this amazing coffee filter prom dress, stunning runway-quality evening paper dresses.  Of course, smaller decorative projects such as DIY coffee filter Christmas trees are an old favorite on our site as well. But ** 66 **  different, […]

Cherry Chocolate Cake Recipe

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:: Cherry Chocolate Cake Recipe :: Today, I would like to showcase one of our international readers from Osnabruck, Germany,  who writes in German at Meine Kochlust (translated: my love for cooking). I am lucky enough to have studied German in school.   So when she posted a recipe in German for a super-delicious-looking Cherry […]

About Rose, Touring through Blogland

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Hello everyone! Today, I’m participating in a tour through Blogland and hope you enjoy the tour with me.   I was invited by Tammy from OneMoreTimeEvents.com. I discovered Tammy and her wonderful home decorating style through our linky party.  She posted a simple little tutorial on how to make exquisite golden marbled eggs and use […]

LINKY PARTY + Photography Tip: How to Shoot Heart Framed Photos

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Before the linky party, here’s first a great photography tip for you to frame your loved ones. Next time you sipping coffee at a lovely terrace overlooking the ocean or so, create some unique vacation pictures and do this. You can do this taking all kinds of pictures of your family on vacation. Actually, this […]

Recycled Shutters Birdhouses Tutorial + LINKY PARTY

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  These DIY recycled shutter birdhouses are garden wall art works made by Cyndee from RecycledJunk.com. We have already featured Cyndee several times as her work is just so whimsical and fun.  And 100% recycled!!     Feature :: Best of Party :: DIY Shutter Birdhouses Which is why Cyndee’s shutter birdhouses are the linky […]

Healthy 4th of July Desserts w Strawberries and other Fruit

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Today: TIME FOR A (linky) PARTY! As my input to today’s party, I’m showcasing an assortment of easy, healthy 4th of July desserts. We CAN stick to a diet or weight control plan. Even on a 4th of July party. The decision is ours. I have prepared 8 different healthy dessert options to enjoy at […]

Google+ Club Linky Party

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Wednesday! It’s Time for a Party!!!! Regular linky party at the end of this post; amazing features tomorrow, ….. ‘cause today the limelight is going on a new kind of linky party …. Ta da…. A Google+ Club Google+ is important. You MUST be ready there now for your blog to exist tomorrow. Bold statement, […]

50+ Garden Projects to DIY + Linky Party

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Hello Everyone. It’s really summer where we are. So, how about we celebrate that today with sharing garden and gardening projects. I want to know what you have done to spruce up your outdoor spaces, and how your (organic) vegetables are doing on your patch and what you are doing about snails and slugs, as […]

LINKY PARTY + Winning Green Card

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This great, great green card is a beautiful greeting card design and an easy DIY. It’s a blank card and so you can purpose it any way you like. It can be an any day card, or an idea for mothers day cards. In a smaller and slightly modified version, it could function even as […]

DIY Faux Cast-iron Garden Sculpture

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  Featured Linky Party Guest and Creative Project Usually I start thinking about who or what to feature a few days before, and this time, I was ‘umming and ahhing’ about which one LINKY PARTY SUBMISSION of you to feature today. until this morning. I just had to make a decision because the article with […]

Simple Spring Gardening Tips

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Linky party time with a Spring theme today and some lovely, simple Spring Gardening tips. I love the notion of having a completely edible garden. But…. it’s always a flower garden that fills my heart with joy. So, today’s feature highlights YOUR suggestions for both! Spring is definitely in the air, and today’s party features […]

DIY Ballard Cabinet Knock-off

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Is it just me or is Ballard Designs store getting better and more creative? These Ballard Cambridge Storage units are just perfect: practical, beautiful, upscale and, a great DIY challenge to take! Might imagine seeing these in my beloved Anthropologie furniture store section.   Ballard charges $399 per cabinet. But  I bet that is a […]

Food as Home Pain Remedy + LINKY PARTY

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::  Simple Food can be effective as Home Remedy against pain. Explore some healthy choices :: + link up   Featured Linky Party Guest Post Food as Home Remedy against Pain Sometimes I come across an article and I wonder ‘is it craft’? This linky party link-up is definitely not craft nor home decorating but […]

5 Inspiring Art Journal Page Ideas

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Today I’m in a soulful mood and inspired to make some art. How about some art journal pages? Great idea, great start of the day, any day. Actually, I make mine throughout the day, rather than first thing. Great meditation on how to proceed with things that are a bit stuck during the day. You […]

Earth Week LINKY PARTY

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Earth Week: April 21-27, 2014.. and I am continuing the party till next Wednesday! Sunday I treated you 50+ Earth Day Activities and Crafts for kids, including the 5 steps to grow vegetables from seed, and a gazilion recycled craft projects, for home, garden and personal use.  Yesterday I shared an infographic to help you […]

Marbled Eggs Easter DIY + LINKY PARTY

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Hello guys! I am so excited to show of this week’s feature of a beautiful Spring vignette. It has a hint of Easter flowers – Spring bloom in mini trees, a fun bird cage, hand-marbled Easter eggs and hand-painted metallic birdies. It is all so adorable.   Feature Our featured party guest who made this […]

Creative Stitches & Hobby Crafts Show 2014 London Review

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What made my world rock this week… I might make you jealous when I tell you that I went to the Creative Stitches & Hobby Crafts Show 2014 in London, UK, yesterday.  Even though it is a very popular show here, I had no idea how good it would be for me!! It turned out: […]

Spring Mantel Howto + Linky Party

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How to Make a Spring Mantel that Pops! Hi ya all! Another week gone. Time just flies! I have been making a thousand things, and having my sister in law over… well, I’ve been busy. (Also: we’ve put on a free quilting course, by Janeen van Niekerk. Take advantage of this course, because I can […]

‘How-to-Read-the-Clock’ Pilow Pattern + Linky Party

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My faaaaavvvoorite link-up to last week’s linky party was by SillyPearl, who submitted a free sewing pattern for a ‘teach a toddler how to read the clock’- pillow.   Featured Linky Party Contributions This Week’s Featured Blogger Years ago now, we featured Silly Pearl- Steph’s other cool applique pillow with a teach-your-kids-useful-stuff theme. It was […]

Time for a Party :: Come Link Up!

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Tomorrow marks the first day of Spring and we’ve groomed the closets, making space for the new: a series of quilting for beginners.  Remember our featured blogger at last week’s linky party who make the unique quilted postcard pattern? Exactly. Janeen van Niekerk, who turns out is a published international quilter with  many years of […]

Felt Bows!! Free Pattern + Tutorial

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Felt is one of the oldest fabrics known to man. So, for old time sake then, a Felt Crafts Tutorial today: how to make hair bows out of felt. Here is a simple felt bow making tutorial. Once you made your own felt bow, you can use it to embellish just about anything. I have […]

Party 95 is now over.

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At our Craft Party! Share with us what you have been working on! We can’t wait to see it. Any kind of Spring crafts, crafts for kids, Easter crafts, Spring clean and DIY project I can think of: all* welcome !!       This week’s Fabulous Feature The winning submission of last week’s party […]

Linky Party Time :: LINK UP your creative projects!

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UPDATED NOTE Mar 5: …. For 3 more hours you can link up at this party. Later today, we’ll start a fresh new party…., with new features of the week. Join now, and/or join later… In any case: Welcome back! Thank you so much for your contributions last week. I managed to visit almost all […]

Party 93

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  It’s time to have a Linky Party! Well, you can say that again! I had to do without you and your wonderful creativity for far too long.  Who knew that this emigration would take me over 2 months!; It’s almost done!!!! Anyone want a new-to-me home reveal of the 113-year-old beach cottage we are […]

It’s Time for a Party Again! Come LINK UP

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It’s time to have a Linky Party! Well, you can say that again! I had to do without you and your wonderful creativity for far too long.  Who knew that this emigration would take me over 2 months!  It’s almost done!!!! Anyone want a new-to-me home reveal of the 113-year-old beach cottage we are renting?! […]

Santa Nail Art

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It’s the simple things in life that make the difference. Like adding a Santa belt to your fire-red polished nails. A fun and festive manicure that is too cute and easy to do. Great to add some swing to your Christmas party. Image Credit: polish2times.com/2011/12/23/santas-belt/   How to Make Your Own Santa Nails Step 1: […]

Time for a linky PARTY :: Open Now !

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Hello again! Welcome to our party today! Be sure to check out our Christmas – section for last minute Christmas ideas. I am emigrating to London as we speak. But I thought to nonetheless throw a party. The show must go on, right?! No features today, but will show off some of your submissions soon. […]

Best Black Friday-Cyber Monday Deals for Craftsy Folks

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Paint pink polka dots onto your Black Friday/Cyber Monday-canvas. Got deals for ya! I hope you had a fabulous Thanksgiving. I just want to mention the Best Black Friday/Cyber Monday Deals on Craft Supplies, today, at the Start of the Holiday Season. The Length of time the deal is on varies: Some are for the […]

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