Sunday, April 22, 2012

A Super Special Craftastic Monday Link Party!

Ready for a blockbuster week?  I sure am.  Today is my birthday so it's started my week with a big smile.  I'm getting some sweet time with my loved ones and have a few crafty presents heading my way.  I've also got the very first Craftastic Blog of the Week feature to show, a super goodies giveaway, a new Crafty Gear 411 AND a fun free pattern & tutorial.  Loads of good things for everyone to celebrate!

Now let's get the party started and check out some links from last week -

I was in awe of how pretty and tasty this zucchini carpacchio from Stay at Home Foodie looks:

I just loved this strawberry bunting made by Stubbornly Crafty.  Check out her entire Strawberry Shortcake party for even more cuteness.  

These felt berry placecard holders by I Do All My Own Stunts are simply adorable.  Can you tell I'm a big berry fan?

And for a fun & different look, try this twisty bubble skirt tutorial from Emmylou Bee Do:

I also feature these projects and more party favorites on the Sew Can Do's Craftastic Picks board on Pinterest.  Follow me there to see more great projects and if yours is one of them!

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And now for the Craftastic Blog of the Week:


Libby, a mom of 4 in the UK, shares her amazing sewing & knitting creations at her blog, Truly Myrtle.  She has some great tutorials and inspirational ideas for making sweet things for ladies and children.  Last week she shared this adorable top made from some men's dress shirts:

Want to be considered for the Craftastic Blog of The Week to get a special feature here & one week's FREE advertising on my sidebar?  

  • Link up a new project(s)
  • Include the Craftastic Monday Party button in your post(s) or on your sidebar (party pages don't count)
  • Leave a comment below telling me what you linked so I can check it out

One blog that meets the criteria will be selected each week.  More details can be found HERE.

Ready to link up your crafty creations?
Party rules are simple:
  • As long as it's crafty, and made by you, it's Craftastic (no links giveaways, shops, link parties or other people's work).  Add the link to your specific post (not the main page of your blog).
  • Grab my party button & put it on your post or blog somewhere.  The code's on the sidebar -> 
  • Check out some of the other fabulous links and share some crafty comment love.  We all love getting comments!!

Have a great week!


  1. HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Cheryl! And thank you for featuring my skirt tutorial! I wish I had something to link up this week - I love the new Blog of the Week feature, that's so awesome! Have a great week!

  2. Happy Birthday Cheryl! I hope you have a great day!
    I'm the second one this time! I've linked up the African figure. Thanks for the party!
    Greetings from Spain

  3. Happy, happy birthday! Take time to celebrate! Thank you for hosting!

  4. Happy Birthday! I liked up a couple lamp shade re-do's and my office reveal. Blog of the week sounds like a great idea!

    @ Creatively Living

  5. Thanks so much for hosting...have an awesome week!

  6. Thanks for hosting! Have a great Monday.

  7. Happy Birthday and thanks for hosting I've linked up my Bulk pancake mix, A Bag Tutorial and a savory bread pudding recipe.......have a great week:)

  8. Thank you so much for hosting and for featuring my zucchini carpaccio.

  9. Happy birthday! I've linked up my tutorial on sewing a Montessori style placemat for kids. Thank you for hosting the linky party.

  10. Happy birthday, Cheryl! Hope it's the best birthday ever!

  11. Happy Birthday, Cheryl!!! Thanks for hosting! I'm loving that top by 'Truly Myrtle'!!!

  12. Happy birthday!
    It feels like mine too! - thank you so much for featuring me as blog of the week!!!!
    I am so excited :)

  13. Happy Birthday! :)
    Thanks for hosting the party!
    Vanessa @ {nifty thrifty things}

  14. Thanks for hosting.

    I linked up 2 embroidery/felt projects and an oldie knitted one.

  15. Hi Cheryl, wishing you a wonderful birthday! Thanks for hosting, I've linked up the Handbag to Backpack Upcycle and would love to be featured. Cheers, Christie

  16. Happ6y birthday! Thanks for the party. I liked up my loom flowers, pincushion and counting bean bags.

  17. Happy, Happy Birthday! Have a blessed, joy-filled, wonderful year ahead. hugs, mb

  18. Happy Birthday! Thanks for hosting the party! I have #103 the lunch tote and I would love to be a featured blog. That's such a great idea!

  19. Happy Birthday!!! Enjoy your week :)

    I linked back to your blog !

  20. I would love to be considered again this week, my posts are 129 & 130. Thanks again for hosting and for this opportunity :)

  21. And of course, HAPPY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!

  22. Happy Birthday and thanks for the party, too!! My posts are 194 and 195 and hope you will consider them for the feature. Thanks, Linda

  23. Linked up my DIY Blue Jean Pillows I created last weekend!


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