Sunday, July 15, 2012

Craftastic Monday Link Party & Are You Blog of the Week?

Happy Craftastic Monday Everyone!  Last week's link party was AWESOME.  There were loads of amazing ideas linked up and it was great to see so many new and returning faces.  I loved all the enthusiastic comments!!  This week I've got another fun giveaway, new projects in the works and crafty ideas for you, so I can't wait to get sharing:)

It was also great to see more commenters for consideration as Craftastic Blog of the Week. I can only pick one each week, so keep commenting & showing the party button and you may see your blog featured here + a week's worth of free advertising

And it's also time to announce the winner of the Crochet By Allie Gift Certificate Giveaway!  The lucky winner was: 
Congratulations Melanie!  And thanks to Crochet By Allie for providing such a fantastic prize.

Now let's see who rocked last week's party!

Turtles and Tails shared this great how-to for making photo bottles.  Very cool & unique:
I love the fun look of this washi tape keyboard by Cox's Corner.  Check out her tutorial to make your own:
And Joyfoolery showed an adorable airplane bunting for a cute and personalized kid's room decoration:
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:

To Be Continued is the blog of Catherine, a mom of two little girls, who shares all sorts of great project tutorials for sewing, lovely ideas like her wildflower baby mobile and toddler skirt from a men's pant leg, plus some seriously tasty & pretty recipes.  Last week she shared her simple summer dress how-to (great for sewing beginners!):
How can YOU be Craftastic Blog of The Week,
 get a special feature here 
& one week of 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!!


  1. Thank you so very much for featuring my Washi Laptop Tutorial! What an honor! :)

  2. Thanks for hosting! So excited to win- let me know if you need any information from me!! Yay!!

  3. Thank you for the party, Cheryl! Have a great week!

  4. Thanks for hosting, Cherly. Have a great week...

  5. Hi Cheryl, Thank you for hosting. I hope you have a great week.

  6. Thanks for hosting! Have a great week!

  7. Cheryl, thank you for hosting!

  8. It's a great day! I looked on the side of my butter tub and decided, "no more"! Today, I linked up my Simple, Homemade Butter recipe (#124 ). The taste is fantastic! I hope you enjoy. Thanks for another link party.

  9. Thanks for hosting!! I linked up my Bow Pleated Purse (#132).
    Alisha @

  10. I love these link ups. So glad I found your blog (adding you to my reading list!).

    I linked Kenneth the Dinosaur (#138). I just finished her this weekend and am very happy to show her off (she likes the attention, too!).

  11. Thanks for hosting!


  12. Thanks for the lovely party! I linked up #163. The Lego Head shirts is a Fun DIY project for the kids. Thanks!

  13. Hi Cheryl, thank you so much for featuring my Airplane Bunting! Have a great week, cheers, Christie xx

  14. Hi Cheryl: My first time participating at Craftastic Monday, and thank you for hosting. Today I've got some quick and inexpensive beaded napkin rings to share. Have a wonderful week!

  15. Thanks for hosting! I'm a new linker, adding on my Super Mario Quilt that I just finished this past Friday.


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