15 Top Crafts from 2012

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Fifteen top crafts & do it yourself projects from 2012 created by The DIY Dreamer.  Below you’ll find a round-up of my best creations of the year.  I’m quite proud of all these crafts.  The crafts range from button magnets, mini chalk pots to a no sew ribbon tree skirt. 15 Top Crafts & Do It Yourself Projects from 2012   No Sew Ribbon Christmas Tree Skirt Created with decorative ribbon, fabric and a hot glue gun.  Easy and fast to create with absolutely no sewing.   Button Magnets Created with limited supplies (buttons, thread, hot glue and magnets). Super cute … {continue reading}

All I got for Christmas…

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All I got for Christmas are some AWESOME gifts!!  And I mean AWESOME.  But before I brag about what I got…. how was YOUR Christmas?  Did you spend lots of time with your family, did you travel a lot from one place to another or did you stay in? Our Christmas always involves three jammed packed busy days of travelling from one place to another.  We started off with Christmas at my in-laws, then Christmas at home, Christmas at my Grand-parents, Christmas at my Aunt and Uncle’s and then Christmas at my parents. We got to relax at home yesterday which turned … {continue reading}

Christmas Gift Tags – 25 Sets of Printables!!!

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If you are like me, you always seem to run out of Christmas Gift Tags at the very last minute.  A solution for this problem, is to roam the web and find cute printables.  Next year, I won’t even bother buying any tags.  Why?  Because this compilation of Christmas Gift Tags 25 Sets of Printables is AMAZING!!   Have fun going through these printables, I promise you’ll find the perfect gift tag for everyone! Christmas Gift Tags – 25 Sets of Printables!!!   Source: The Scrap Shoppe Blog   Source: Lemon Squeeze   Source: We Love to Illustrate for Children   Source: We … {continue reading}

Oatmeal Cookies with Maple Icing!!!

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My very sweet friend Tanya from twelveOeight is here today with another FABULOUS recipe. Last time she was here, she shared a wonderful Ginger Molasses Cookies and they were awesome! This time she shares an Oatmeal Cookies with Maple Icing Recipe!!  I’m a sucker for oatmeal cookies and anything with maple icing… I’m sure I’m going to LOVE these cookies!! Happy Reading!! ***** Hello fellow crafty friends! I am sharing one of my favorite cookies we make in the winter Oatmeal Cookies with Maple Icing.  They are super easy to make and the dough keeps well in the fridge for up to a … {continue reading}

From Dream To Reality – Linky Party #47

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I sure hope you are all having a GREAT week!!  Are you ready for the Holidays yet?? With the Holidays, From Dream To Reality #47 will run until December 29th! The next party will be January 1st! Now… enjoy PARTAY!!!!!   {From Dream to Reality Top 10} from linky party #46   Christmas Table By: Like A Saturday   Reindeer with Frost By: monsterscircus   Rocky Road Chocolate By: Noshing with the Nolands   Chalk Cloth Ornaments By: Dear Emmeline   Oh Holy Night – Printable By: Second Chance to Dream   Chalkboard Christmas Trees By: Tutus and Tea Parties … {continue reading}

Nativity Scene Inspiration!!!

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Would you believe that I don’t own a Nativity Scene?  It’s something that I always wanted to have, but I have never gone out to buy one or make one.  I remember when I was younger, when I would go to a home that had one under their tree, I would play with all the little characters.   My daughters now do the same thing each time they visit my parents’ home. I’ve put together a nice collection of Nativity Scene Inspiration for all of us who do not have one, but would love to own one.  What I like about … {continue reading}

Whimsical Whimsies with Handmade Gifts + Giveaway!!!

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My friend Christy from Whimsical Whimsies is here today with some GREAT handmade gift ideas.  Check out these awesome gifts she’ll be offering to some of her family members. Happy Reading!! ***** It’s getting closer and closer! If you celebrate Christmas, your house is probably all a bustle right now just like mine. In the Ferguson household, we aim to make all of our gifts for one another each year. This includes extended family. Last year, we did it! We made every single gift. This year we are at about 90%, but that’s still good, right? Those gifts that we … {continue reading}

Create Your Style with Swarovski Elements!!!

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Have you ever heard of Create Your Style with Swarovski Elements?  If you are a jewelry lover, you have to check out their website.  It’s a unique site that gives you creative ideas and tips on how to create jewelry with Swarovski Elements.  I just love roaming their website, so many gorgeous creations and they share the step by steps on how to create the pieces yourself. They also just came out with the greatest tool to create unique pieces, it’s called the Color Carousel.  It helps you bring together unique color combinations.  You spin (or click) the wheel to pick … {continue reading}

December Sponsors Group Giveaway

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Less than a week and half before Christmas is here!  CRAZY!!  Are you ready for it?  With the holidays coming so quickly, I’m doing the December Sponsors Group Giveaway a little early to make sure you all have a chance to enter before everyone gets crazy busy. My GENEROUS December Sponsors have come together to offer you one FABULOUS Group Giveaway!!! There’s a total of 9 FABULOUS prizes… which means 9 WINNERS!!! Take a look at what you could win, maybe you’ll win one of these amazing prizes!!   Shop  ~  Blog  ~  Facebook  ~  Pinterest   Blog  ~  Facebook  ~  Twitter  ~  Pinterest   Shop  ~ … {continue reading}