Keep Calm and Link Up #26

It’s Thursday!!!  Time to link up and party with the four of us! Before we get started, we have a GREAT giveaway tonight!  Have you heard of Gadanke? Katie, the master-mind behind Gadanke, is a storycatcher. She believes story is power. It enriches our lives, challenges us to dream bigger, and strengthens future generations. Her […]

16 Amazing Projects and Goodies

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This week we had two features posts! Did you catch our special Valentine’s edition of the features? And now, we get to show our regular edition of the features, which are every bit just as awesome! Burlap Topiary {Design Dining + Diapers} / Skinny Chocolate Cheesecake Mousse {Back for Seconds} / Distressed Chaulkboard Frame {Girl […]

28 Valentine’s Day Ideas


As February grows nearer, our thoughts turn to all things pink and red.  Valentine’s Day is rapidly approaching and the projects are blowing us away!  Here are 28 Valentine’s Day Ideas that we fell in LOVE with! Soda Pop Valentine from Here Comes the Sun Valentine’s Day Crochet Hearts from The Stitchin’ Mommy Java Love […]

Sweetcakes Printables


I have the privilege of working with Kristy at Life n Reflection as one of her affiliates.  I get so excited at the beginning of every month when I get my email full of printable goodies!  With Valentine’s Day quickly approaching, I knew this month’s was going to be adorable!  The Sweetcakes Printables from Life […]

Keep Calm and Link Up #25


Welcome back to the Keep Calm and Link Up Party!  We are so excited to have you here!  If you missed the features, click here. Last week was our biggest party EVER with close to 250 link ups! {Shut the front door!!} This party is successful because of all of YOU!  We love seeing your […]

16 Pinnable Projects


It seems that each week we start the party with the same announcement – last week was our biggest party ever!  Wow!  You are all so talented! Here’s a few of the projects we were loving this week: Fridge Reorganization {Thrifty Crafty Girl} / Love Blocks {Seven Alive} / Pink and Mint Ballerina Party {Little Amara […]

FREE Valentine Chalkboard Printables


Chalkboard printables are all the rage right now.  And as far as crafting trends go, this is one of my faves!  If I had nice enough handwriting, I would love to create something like this on an actual chalkboard.  Thankfully with the wonder of Photoshop, I am able to design these free Valentine Chalkboard Printables […]

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Superbowl Party Favors

Hey there, crafters! Today I am over at my bloggy friend Kelly’s corner of the blogosphere!  Did you know Super Bowl Sunday, Mardi Gras and Valentine’s Day are all in the same week!!  Yikes!  Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered!  I know everyone is in full Valentine’s Day mode but I thought I’d share something […]

Keep Calm and Link Up #24

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Wow!  This year is off to an amazing start!  We are lovin’ all the winter and Valentine’s day posts!  It’s so much fun to see what each of YOU are up to each week! Quick reminder:  The Creative Headquarters is accepting post submissions!  Make sure to head over and be in the mix for our […]

16 Awesome Features

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Before we get into the features tonight, I just want to remind you to check out our new endeavor – The Creative Headquarters now has its own blog – and we’re featuring YOU! {Click here for more details on how you can be featured!} Now, on to the features… Woohoo – the partiers are finally […]

Cupcake Liner Wreath

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Last month while preparing my posts for the Pretty Paper Packages series, I was struck by a moment of pure inspiration.  I was sitting around making my Cupcake Liner Bows {click here if you missed them} and thought, “Wouldn’t these make a cute wreath?”  Ummmmm….yeah!  And thus, the Cupcake Liner Wreath was born. Wanna make […]

Let’s Stay in Touch


With the influx of new followers, I thought this would be the PERFECT time to educate you on Facebook pages.  You see, Facebook has started using a new system called EdgeRank.  This new algorithm determines which feeds YOU see and how high on your newsfeed they appear.  I’m here to teach you how to remedy […]

Valentine Pom Monsters

Valentine Pom Monsters

I have been racking my brain trying to figure out what to make for Reed’s Valentine party at school next month.  I wanted to make something unique that all the kiddos would like.  Since he is my “little monster”, I decided to create little ones for him and all his friends.  These cute and fluffy […]

Keep Calm and Link Up #23

Welcome to Keep Calm and Link Up #23! Hope you’re having a wonderful new year so far!  We’d like to start off by thanking you for all of the support on our most recent endeavor, The Creative Headquarters!  If you haven’t had a chance to check it out, please do and be sure to follow […]

Eight Projects to Keep You Inspired This Winter


Before we see the features for this week, have you heard the news? The Creative Headquarters is now open for business and accepting submissions! Click on the image below to check out our new interactive crafting website. You can also find us on Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest. Now onto the features! Seems like everyone has […]

DIY Cable Sweater Pillow

DIY Cable Sweater Pillow

Now that all the Christmas decorations are packed away for another eleven months, doesn’t the house feel bare?  I hate that feeling!  In an effort to keep some seasonal decor, I made this DIY Cable Sweater Pillow! This picture from West Elm was the inspiration for my pillow. Wanna make your own DIY Cable Sweater […]

Big Announcement


Sarah from Becoming Martha, Barbara from Chase the Star, Jill from Create.Craft.Love, and Meredith from Wait Til Your Father Gets Home are happy to announce The Creative Headquarters blog! What?  That’s crazy! We know!  But we are super excited! What does this big announcement mean for you?   The Creative Headquarters is your creativity command center! […]

One Year Blogiversary Giveaway #3


To enter the PSA Stamp Giveaway, click here. To enter the $100 Target Gift Card Giveaway, click here. I saved the best for last!  Are you ready for this? I’ve invited some of my favorite bloggers here for another day of blogiversary celebrating!  These ladies are an inspiration and I am so excited they are […]

One Year Blogiversary Giveaway #2

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To enter the PSA Stamp Giveaway, click here. Are you ready for the next giveaway?  It’s a BIG one! I’ve invited some of my best bloggy friends to my blogiversary party! These amazing ladies have supported and helped me on my bloggy journey and I couldn’t be where I am without them!  THANK YOU!  Please stop […]

Keep Calm and Link Up #22


If you are here for the One Year Blogiversary Giveaways… To enter the PSA Stamp Giveaway, click here. To enter the $100 Target Gift Card Giveaway, click here.  ……………………………………………………………………………….. Welcome to the first Keep Calm & Link Up of 2013. We hope you had a fabulous holiday season over the past few weeks and got to enjoy […]

Winter Mantel

Winter Mantel

Like I said on Friday, I can’t stand the bare walls after the Christmas decorations are put away.  Thankfully, I’m a craft blogger and craft bloggers keep decorating!  =)  But I’m not quite ready to bust out the Valentine’s decorations.  I can’t wait to show you my silver and white Winter Mantel! I live in […]

Features from Keep Calm #21


Happy New Year!  Hope you all had a great time ringing in 2013! This week was a little slow, since it was Christmas and all, so not as many partiers were out – at least not to the online parties!  However, we still had some incredible talent link up, so here are our favorites from […]

One Year Blogiversary Giveaway #1


Welcome to my One Year Blogiversary Celebration and Giveaway! I would not be here if it wasn’t for EACH AND EVERY ONE OF YOU!!!  As a HUGE thank you to all of YOU {my awesome readers} the next few days will be filled with all sorts of awesome prizes!  Today is just the beginning! The […]

Happy New Year


Happy New Year to all of YOU!   I cannot believe all the wonderful people I have met and interacted with over the past year thanks to this little ole blog of mine!  YOU make this worth it! One year ago this week, I resolved to start a craft blog and to write one tutorial […]