Wall Mounted Advent Calendar!!!

Wall Mounted Advent Calendar

I’ve been buying chocolate advent calendars for years, however I never display them because they are tacky.  We usually hide them on top of the fridge and take them down each morning for the girls to open their special doors and then we place the calendars back in their hiding spot.  However, this year we decided to put and end to the chocolate advent calendars, instead… we created our very own Advent Calendar.  Oh and not just an advent calendar but a huge 4 feet wall mounted advent calendar. UPDATE – We painted our kitchen and our Rustic Wall Mounted … {continue reading}

From Dream To Reality – Linky Party #44

I sure hope you are all having a GREAT week so far!!!  I still can’t get over how quickly November has went by!!  Don’t forget to enter the November Sponsors Group Giveaway.. you won’t be disappointed.. the prizes are AMAZING!! 8 prizes which means 8 winners!! Did you get a chance to see what a created last week??  I made a No Sew Ribbon Tree Skirt!!  I’m sooo proud of it!! I want to thank The Crafty Blog Stalker… she totally gave me inspiration to create this :)  I really hope you all go and check it out!!  It’s super … {continue reading}

Product Review – Simply Pillow

Simply Pillow kindly sent me a GORGEOUS pillow cover to do a product review. YAY!! Who wouldn’t want to do a Product Review of Simply Pillow?!  Karen sent me the one I had been eyeing for my bedroom.  I LOVE IT!!!  It’s the Premier Prints – ZigZag Yellow!  As soon as I came across it in her shop, I had to have it! It arrived sooooo quickly!!  I was really surprised how fast it got here, especially considering that I live in Canada.  It arrived neatly folded with a gorgeous deep purple ribbon. As soon as I got it, I … {continue reading}

Feature Post & Giveaway – LuBeth Designs

I’m so HAPPY to have Genevieve from LuBeth Designs back with us here today.  She stopped in back in August to answer a few questions I had for her so that you could get to know her better.  You can read the post here ”Feature Post & Giveaway – LuBeth Designs”. LuBeth Designs is a shop where you’ll find necklaces & bracelets featuring hand rolled fabric rosettes, earrings, interchangeable chunky beaded watch-bands and watch faces. Have you seen the Satin Bloom that’s new in the shop?? LOVE IT!!  You can even add a metal headband to it!! SWEET! With Thanksgiving that just went by, I thought I … {continue reading}

November Sponsors Group Giveaway

I hope you have had a WONDERFUL November.  I can’t believe how quickly it has gone by. Only a few more weeks to go before the Holidays.. CRAZY!!!  Are you getting ready for it yet? We have all our decorations up outside, we still need to decorate inside though.  I’m looking forward to it :) End of the month also means it’s time for the Sponsors Group Giveaway! YAY!! My November Sponsors have come together to offer you one SWEET Group Giveaway!!! There’s a total of 8 FABULOUS prizes… which means 8 WINNERS!!! Take a look at what you could win, maybe … {continue reading}

From Dream To Reality – Linky Party #43

{From Dream to Reality Top 5} from linky party #42   Shoe Organization By: Love Grows Wild   Linen End Table By: Dear Emmeline   Hot Glue Doll Shoes to Prevent Choking By: Family Ever After   Fresh Cranberry Relish By: Diana Rambles   Sweet Candy Cane Sauce By: Echoes of Laughter   Make sure to Grab the Featured Button and wear it proudly…you deserve it :) <div align=”center”><a href=”http://thediydreamer.com” title=”The DIY Dreamer”><img src=”http://i35.photobucket.com/albums/d189/lexieex/The%20DIY%20Dreamer/DIYFeaturedButton.png” alt=”The DIY Dreamer” style=”border:none;” /></a></div>   From Dream To Reality is sponsored by: BRAG ABOUT IT Our Family Tree ”Hand Stamped and Custom Jewelry. Where ONE … {continue reading}

Giveaway – Mommy Made

My friend Maria-Isabel from Mommy Made is here today with a GIVEAWAY!!!  AWESOME!!! Hello, I’m Maria-Isabel from Mommy Made. I am a wife to an amazing man, and momma to 3 beautiful children. I sometimes have a terrible memory… which is why I blog! SO I dont forget the things that are important to me! I dont want to forget all the little things, the cute facial expressions, the silly conversations, the unique personalities of each of my kids at different ages. Also because, I always loved looking back on pictures and things I did as a kid that my … {continue reading}

Molasses {Ginger Molasses Cookies with twelveOeight}

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Delicious Ginger Molasses Cookies withTanya from twelveOeight shares a WONDERFUL recipe!!! These molasses cookies are delicious. A real treat for everyone! Happy Reading!!! ***** Hi DIY Dreamers! I am excited to share one of my favorite go to recipes for the holiday season, Ginger Molasses Cookies.  My name is Tanya and you can find me most days knee deep in sandpaper, hot glue and toddlers at my little corner of blogland twelveOeight.  A spot for making pretty things on a budget. These cookies are super easy and turn out a little chewy with just enough spice to make them delish.  They make … {continue reading}

My Little Turkeys with Whimsical Whimsies

My sweet friend Christy from Whimsical Whimsies is here today to share with you a WONDERFUL Thanksgiving craft to do with your family! Happy reading!! ***** We are always looking for a fun little craft in our house–something that each of my girls can do. I stumbled across these super cute little turkeys in my search. I wasn’t really looking for them at the time, just checking out all the fabulous Autumn and Thanksgiving decorating and feasting ideas that other brilliant people have put out there for all to see. But I’m so glad I found them. I love crafts … {continue reading}

Feature Post and Giveaway – Fabricworm

My friends from Fabricworm are here today answering a few questions I asked them so that you could get to know them better!! Who is Andrea? Well Hello! My name is Andrea, and I am the manager/buyer of and for Fabricworm.com. I wear many hats, but am helped along by an amazing team staff and our owner Cynthia. How did Fabricworm come about? Fabricworm came about because our owner Cynthia found a real lack of cute and modern prints for boys in the market place. As a new mother of two boys, she decided to fill the niche herself. You’ll … {continue reading}

Banarsi Designs

Banarsi Designs is an online home decor store which offers a very unique collection of Indian decorative products, with many of them featuring hand crafted characteristics. Banarsi Designs carries a great collection of decorative pillow covers.  There’s over 30 different Indian patterns/colors to choose from.  Below are my two favorites (Velvet Sparkle Pillow Cover and the Ornamental Embroidered Pillow Cover):                       They also carry 7-Piece Placemat Sets.  Each set includes 6 table placemats and one table runner that are made in India.  They are available in 12 color options.  The … {continue reading}