Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Tips and Tricks Linky- This week's theme is Trash to Treasure!

Welcome back to Tips and Tricks!  Before we get to the party I do want to let you know that Diana Rambles has a great giveaway going on right now.  It is the American Girl Doll Valentines's Giveaway!  If you have not entered yet, now is your chance.  Just click on the picture link below and you will be taken to the giveaway entry form.  The giveaway ends February 3rd, so hurry on over and enter!  Good luck!

Friday, January 24, 2014

Overnight Valentine's Tote for American Girl Dolls

I am so excited to show you my latest blue jean upcycle!  I found two HUGE curtain panels at a garage sale that were made of denim.  I could not believe my luck! 

Overnight Valentine's Tote for American Girl Dolls

Wednesday, January 22, 2014

American Girl Doll Valentine's Giveaway-Doll of choice and wardrobe!

Back by popular demand is another American Girl Doll & Wardrobe giveaway. Our first one was so successful that we've decided to make it a series. This second giveaway is Valentine's theme. This fabulous giveaway is brought to you by the following co-hosts, sponsors, & contributors~

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Craftsy Flash Sale This Weekend- You've got to take a look!

As you all can tell, I advertise for Craftsy, and it is because I LOVE that I can be at home and take classes on my computer and learn a new skill.  If I had an iPad, I could be sitting at the Dr.'s office, riding the bus/train, and I could be sitting there taking a class!  Maybe someday I'll win one of those things!  Anyway, it's also nice that when the kids are asleep, I can sit and focus on what is being said.  I can pause it if I get interrupted and then come back and pick up right where I left off.  It really is wonderful!  I'm actually taking a class right now called DESIGN YOUR OWN HANDBAG.  I am learning so much that at the end of the course I am planning on designing my very own handbag!  I'm so excited!! And guess what?  DESIGN YOUR OWN HANDBAG is one of the classes on sale this weekend only!!

Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Felted Sweater Bag Tutorial

Felted Wool Bag from a Sweater


While at Goodwill a few months back, I was scouring the store for wool sweaters that could be felted and turned into a decent bag.  Most of them were very ugly shades of brown, but then this beauty caught my eye!  It is a royal blue and I knew it would be perfect for a wintry bag! :) 

Tuesday, January 14, 2014

Tips and Tricks Linky Party-Cold Weather Meals and Anything Goes!!

Welcome back to another Tips and Tricks Linky Party!  I hope you are all having a great week so far.  I want to start by giving a big THANK YOU to all who linked up last week.  It was our biggest party yet!! 

The two most pinned posts were:

Clean Eating Posts

Friday, January 10, 2014

Bloggers Wanted: $500 Giveaway!

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$500 Total prizes Giveaway.

Grand Prize is $300

First Prize is $150

Second Prize is $50

All prizes will be giving as Visa PrePaid giftcards

Thursday, January 9, 2014

7 Ways to Fall in Love with White Bedroom Decor (Guest Post)

Hi! Its me Kathy Joe and I was born to create and craft. I am so thankful to Gina for letting me be a guest over here. I am really passionate about blogging about crafts and decor and you can visit my blog for more: yorkshirelinen.com/blog/

7 Ways to Fall in Love with White Bedroom Decor:


Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Tips and Tricks- Show Us Your Favorite 2013 Posts

This party should be a fun one!  It’s easy, peasy – just link up the posts that you shared on your blog in 2013 that you think we should revisit.  Link up as many as you’d like… fifty if you want.
Last week’s most pinned post was:

Crafty Journal - Hundreds of Ways to Use Old Christmas Cards 
Every link is pinned to Pinterest (you can see last week’s board, here) and shared on a random social media site by one or several of our cohosts.  Rest easy – you’re getting lots of attention from linking to Tips & Tricks!
So, be sure to follow your cohosts, so that you don’t miss your shout out!
And, lastly, if you will, I’d love for you to grab a button (on sidebar), to invite your friends and readers over to the party!

Want to know the upcoming schedule for the party?!
Here goes:
T & Tricks Jan-March
But, remember – even if you can’t create according to the party theme, there’s always a spot for you to share!
On to this week’s party… linking up will be pretty easy…
Just link all posts from 2013, here:

Favorite 2013 Posts:

And, link all posts from all other years (yep - you can even share pre 2013 at this party!), here:
Anything Goes: