Top 12 Posts of 2012

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WOW!  What a year!  I cannot believe how this little blog of mine has taken off!  What began as a New Years resolution, has turned into a full time hobby and obsession!  I had no idea where this journey would take me, but I’ve enjoyed every minute of it!  And I have all of YOU […]


New Year Wreath

New Year Wreath

I hope everyone had the merriest of Christmases!  It seems like this time of year flies by!  I can’t believe 2013 is a mere few days away!  I have a super simple New Year Wreath that is perfect to gussy up the house for the upcoming festivities! This wreath was so easy to make!  Takes […]


Keep Calm and Link Up #21

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We hope each of you have a great Christmas!  The creativity of the season has been amazing!  Thank you so much for sharing with us!  2013 promises to be an exciting year!  Stay tuned for an EXTRA SPECIAL ANNOUNCEMENT!  {wink wink} In case you missed our features, click here! Most Viewed Link of the Party! […]



Merry Christmas, Friends!

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From our family to yours… As we gather with family and friends today, let us remember to keep Christmas in our hearts all year long!  I wish each of you the merriest of Christmases! Cherish the moments with your family and friends. Laugh and make merry memories. Remember the spirit of the season…  Merry Christmas […]





Cupcake Liner Bows

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I love when I have a scathingly brilliant idea!  While perusing Pinterest the other night, I found this great tutorial for coffee filter flowers.  I started thinking, “I wish they made colored coffee filters.”  Then I realized they do!  They just aren’t called coffee filters…they are called CUPCAKE LINERS!  I scrambled to the store to […]


Keep Calm and Link Up #20

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Hello and welcome back to Keep Calm and Link Up! Christmas is a couple of days away and you guys continue to amaze us with some amazing holiday crafting and cooking!  Each week we have a harder and harder time choosing the features!  {In case you missed the features, click here.} Our most viewed link […]



Keep Calm and Get Featured!

Are you ready for this weeks amazing features? It was another amazing week at the Keep Calm & Link Up Party, and here are some of the link ups that left us feeling inspired: JOY Christmas Letters Two Ways (Classy Clutter) / Sugar Swirl Cookies (Pin Junkie) / Red & Mint Faux Mantle (Girl Loves Glam) […]



CHQ Blog Hop #20

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Are you ready for this? Today’s Creative Headquarters Blog Hop is sponsored by none other than Pick Your Plum! We are so excited to be able to giveaway a $50 Pick Your Plum Grab Box to one of our lucky readers this week {just in time for a little holiday crafting}! Just look at some […]






Thee Networking Blog Hop

WELCOME to Create.Craft.Love!  I am so excited to be co-hosting Thee Networking Blog Hop with these amazing ladies! Create.Craft.Love. is a craft/DIY blog that started as a New Year’s resolution.  (I only intended on posting once a week!)  It’s the creativeoutlet for my scientific mind and helps maintain my sanity. I offer fun craft/DIY tutorials for Pinterest addicts, craft junkies, […]


Homemade Wrapping Paper

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Who doesn’t like FREE things?  How about FREE wrapping paper? And what parent or grandparent doesn’t love a drawing from their favorite little one?  Well, today’s post combines the best of both worlds!  To add special meaning to that package, use your child’s drawings to make your own Homemade Wrapping Paper! Sometimes we get so […]


Handmade Ornament Link Party

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Some of you may remember a while back, we started a Handmade Ornament Exchange. I couldn’t believe the excitement of a lot of our most loyal readers at the thought of making and exchanging handmade ornaments with one another. We wanted to celebrate the end of the exchange {and hope that most of you that […]



Keep Calm and Link Up #19

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Hello and welcome back to Keep Calm and Link Up! Christmas is almost here and you guys continue to amaze us with some amazing holiday crafting! We just love so many of the link ups last week! If you missed the features check them out here! Our most viewed link last week was the DIY […]



16 Great Holiday Ideas

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Last week, we had 206 link ups!  The party just keeps getting bigger and bigger. And the ideas and inspiration also seem to grow bigger and bigger each week.  This week, we each picked four ideas that we loved and wanted to highlight.  These projects are so amazing and really inspired us to get a […]


Chalkboard Gift Tags

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Another of my crafting favorites – chalkboard paint!  I used chalkboard paint for the first time over the summer when I created my Magnetic Chalkboard for my pantry door.  {Click here to that post.}  This stuff is amazing!  It covers so well.  Since I had plenty left over, I decided to create these Chalkboard Gift […]


CHQ Blog Hop #19

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Welcome back to the CHQ Blog Hop! We are so glad YOU could join us! We don’t have a giveaway today, but that’s because we’re busy preparing for a huge giveaway we’ve got for all of you next week! We are thrilled to be able to bring this one to you and hope you’ll join […]



Paper Coterie Giveaway

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Oh boy, do I have a giveaway for you!  Paper Coterie has graciously offered one of my readers a $50 gift card just in time for those last minute Christmas gifts! Paper Coterie is an online stationary store!  They offer a wide variety of products from photo books, greeting cards, announcements, home decor and more! […]