Monday, December 13, 2010

A Tastetastic Craftastic Week!

Well I had big plans for kicking off this week, but Mother Nature decided to kick out our power (boo!!), so I'm trying hurry to throw together the party on a borrowed internet connection.  On the plus side, the rest of the week will be about a tasty holiday treat: Gingerbread Houses!  I'll be showing more of the house above (which has a big secret surprise) and the super talented Meaghan from The Decorated Cookie will be coming over & sharing a special themed gingerbread house, so be sure to check things out here the next couple of days!

We had loads of great links last week, but I've got to keep today's post short & sweet, so here are just a few fun projects - I'll try to feature a few more (including the Handmade Holidays links) later in the week.

Madigan Made came up with this really clever Scarf Wine Bag idea - what a fun & creative alternative to the boring paper bags & wrap:

 Michele Made Me shared this awesome tutorial for making ornaments from juice cans:

If you've got a holiday tutorial, recipe or sell your handmade holiday items, click on the Handmade Holidays tab at the top of the blog & link up your items (there's a spot for sellers which includes Etsy shops!!).  I'll be featuring some items each week, so be sure to grab the Handmade Holidays button.

Link up any of your Craftastic goodies below.  Here's how:

  • As long as it's crafty and made by you it's Craftastic. Just add the link to your specific post (not the main page of your blog).
  • Grab my party button on the sidebar & put it on your post or blog. 
  • Check out some of the other great links and share some crafty comment love.


  1. Hi!This is my first time linking up to your linky party! Thank your for hosting all these creative ideas.I'm your newest follower. Feel free to drop by and enter my CSN giveaway!

  2. Hi Cheryl! Long time no talk, eh? Hey thanks so much for featuring my juice containers! That's so great of you! :)))

    It's probably going to be a super-busy week but have a fabulous one nevertheless!


  3. I am loving the juice can ornaments! And can not wait to see the gingerbread house. I am guessing it is made of felt!?


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