December 1, 2010

Showing Off

First off, I forgot to mention the winner of the button swap during December from last week - -it's Carolyn - congrats!!

Carolyn said... 13 I would love to swap ads. What a great idea!

Second, I made it to the finals of SoYouThinkYou'reCrafty - - EEK!! This week it's all the lucky crafters auditioning for next season, so I've got a week off, then you'll see me go head-to-head with Kojo Designs - stay posted for that fun!

Anything else I'm forgetting to mention?? I'm sure there is, but moving on.....another AWESOME link-up yesterday!  A few features:

Love the under-side fun fabric on this hat shown over at An Iowa Expat:

I was considering making salt dough ornaments with the kids, and so wha-la, they show up in the link-up from It's All In My Head - hers even have glitter - love it!
You know I have to pick something crochet - check out this cute little doll over at KooKoo.
Elizabeth at Sew Chatty mentions how these ruffle headbands would be a great gift for girls to give their friends - love that idea!
I know there are lots of toilet-paper-roll crafts out there, but I have to admit, I haven't really loved any - until these mini-wreaths - wow!  See the how-to over at Michele Made Me.
You can see these beauties over at My Computer is my Canvas - I've never tried runny icing, but seeing things like these makes me want to give it a whirl!
A cute and easy pieced heart applique tutorial can be found at Three Sisterz.
This is for my sis-in-law, Krista - she discovered a great Thanksgiving printable and framed it up way cute, so I know she'll do the same with this one from Crafty Kayla:
A Recovering Craft Hoarder (um, great blog title and focus!!) uses some discarded CDs to make this great decoration:
You can see a how-to on making snowflakes with paint sticks, toothpicks, etc, over at Sassy Style:
Over at Three Jewels in My Crown they made a rudolph nose that actually lights (battery-powered tea light) - genius!

And, the most visited link this week:

The CDs that Spelled Christmas that I featured above - congrats!!  I always do my choices first then find out which is the most popular link - I love it when it's something I've already picked, it makes me feel like you and I are one-in-the-same crafty likes.

Thanks for linking everyone!!  If you were featured feel free to grab the button:


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Mandy is a craft blogger who loves to blog and enjoys all things crafty, sewing, and DIY - she feels that if she can do something, you can too, and provides tutorials to help you along the way. She loves being a mom to 4 awesome kiddos and blogs from the Kansas City Area. Follow her on Facebook or Twitter or Google +

10 Fabulous Comments:

Congratulations on making it to the finals!! How exciting.

I was so excited, I just about started crying. How funny is that?!! Now the pressure is on to come up with something equally (or more) fun.

Thanks so much for featuring my headband! And a big congrats on making it to the finals! That's so great! Have a blessed day!

Thank you for featuring me and CONGRATULATIONS!!!


Thanks for featuring our pieced heart tutorial at ThreeSisterz! Come see the Christmas Tree Pieced Applique!

Thanks for featuring my crazy girl's hat! You made my day!

congrats and thanks for featuring my doll! It is really nice of you! :)

Thanks for the feature! :) Merry Christmas!


Thanks for the link up! I'm glad you enjoyed the reindeer craft. BTW-you're now entered to win in 1 of 5 gift cards in my current giveaway contest just for leaving me a comment on my blog! Good luck!

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