Spring Paper Wreath {twelveOeight}

Paper Wreath

Spring Paper Wreath ~ Learn how to create a gorgeous Spring Paper Wreath with Tanya from twelveOeight. These wreaths make such beautiful decorations for your home. I’m planning on making one to put on the closet door in my kitchen. It’s going to look fabulous! Enjoy the tutorial! ***** Hi everyone!! I am super excited to be hanging out with you today at The DIY Dreamer! Today I am sharing how I made this simple, romantic rolled paper wreath for our home.  I used basic supplies already had on hand and some surplus scrap booking paper that I have been … {continue reading}

Sewing Project ~ Little Chickies {Whimsical Whimsies}


Sewing Project (Little Chickies) ~ Christy from Whimsical Whimsies is sharing a fun Easter sewing project that we can all do with our kids (yes, even I can do this! YAY!!). I’m looking forward to making some on Friday with my girls, should be so much fun! ***** Sewing Project ~ Little Chickies Easter is coming! This is another one of those holidays where my three children seem to be bombarded by candy. Everywhere we turn. My hubby and I like to keep that to a minimum so I try to make something special for the girls that doesn’t involve … {continue reading}

Hand Lettering Tutorial {Leen Machine Paper Studio}


Hand Lettering ~ Paulene from Leen Machine Paper Studio is here today to share with you a tutorial on hand lettering. Hand lettering is the art of drawing letters and I must say it’s such a beautiful form of art. ***** Hi, I’m Paulene from Leen Machine Paper Studio and I’m excited to share my current obsession with you – Hand Lettering. Look up Lettering on Pinterest and you’ll find dozens of boards and pins of beautiful type and letter-forms  Well, I got tired of gawking over them and decided that maybe I should learn. I’m a complete beginner so everything … {continue reading}

Sisal Wrapped Tin Containers {twelveOeight}


Tin Containers turned into gorgeous Sisal Wrapped Containers! My friend Tanya from twelveOeight is here today to show you how you can transform old tin containers into beautiful containers. They look absolutely beautiful on the kitchen counter, possibilities are endless with this tutorial. Enjoy Tanya’s tutorial! ***** Hi everyone! I am super excited to share a quick up-cycle I made this week with you. In an effort to streamline my home and make cleaning, storage and life in general a bit easier, I am trying to create decorative storage solutions in each room. I love to use natural materials, and sisal … {continue reading}

Easy Valentine Crafts with Free Printables {Crystal & Co.}


Easy Valentine Crafts and Free Printables with Crystal from Crystal & Co.  Crystal is a fabulous Mom to 5 boys! Crystal & Co. is your mommy resource and today she’s here to share with you wonderful Valentine Crafts you can create with your kids. Easy Valentine Crafts with Free Printables I am so excited to be here today on The DIY Dreamer sharing Valentine crafts with you guys! This is a fun time of year at our house. Even though all of my little ones are boys, we still love to make and create easy Valentines! If you are on … {continue reading}

Getting to know Trinity from The Ramsay Grace Blog

The Ramsay Grace Blog

The Ramsay Grace Blog is a blog that you have to visit if you haven’t already. Trinity, the voice behind the blog is truly a wonderful lady. She’s caring and very generous. Just to show you how caring she is: her grand-father was ill and she had been taking turns with other family members to stay with him in his home, rather than place him in an old folks home.. until he passed away this weekend. If that’s not caring and generous, I don’t know what is. Getting to know Trinity from The Ramsay Grace Blog Who’s Trinity? I’m a … {continue reading}

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie { twelveOeight }

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie

Orange Creamsicle Smoothie with Tanya from twelveOeight. It’s a YUMMY, Healthy and simple to make smoothie. Perfect refreshing drink for you and your family. ***** Hi everyone! I am so excited to share one of my favorite(and healthy!)treats with you today.  We all are busy, and it is so easy to grab a fast snack that isn’t always very healthy. But, in five minutes you can throw together a yummy, calcium-rich snack that you can feel good about.  I have found a way to sneak in a couple extra servings of fruit with the kids this way too, and they … {continue reading}

7 Tips to Fix Your Craft Block { Busy Being Jennifer }

Craft Block

A Craft Block also known as a Creative Block happens to everyone. It’s sometimes hard to deal with it, especially since they seem to happen at the worse time. Luckily Jennifer, the voice behind Busy Being Jennifer, shares 7 Tips to fix your Craft Block. ***** 7 Tips to Fix Your Craft Block (Creative Block) Hi Friends! I’m Jennifer, the Jennifer behind Busy Being Jennifer. I’m just a small town Texas blogger making my way in the world and having a lot of fun as I go :) I love coffee, my puppy, reading, chocolate, my Hubby, shopping and anything … {continue reading}

Easy peasy look book for cards {Whimsical Whimsies}

Look Book for Cards

Easy Peasy Look Book for Cards with Christy from Whimsical Whimsies. ***** I am an organizer. Not by profession, but definitely by personality. And there is never enough time to organize everything. My eye is twitching just thinking about it (seriously). I feel that I’ve been doing a pretty good job lately, keeping things organized and organizing what still needs some help…which brings me to the cards. Here is my situation: I have but one method of storing cards that I’ve been given for any occasion. It’s nothing spectacular. In fact, it’s efficient if you don’t care about looking at … {continue reading}

Getting to know Barb from Second Chance to Dream

Second Chance to Dream

Barb from Second Chance to Dream is here today to answer a few questions in order for you to get to know her more. She’s one talented woman and I truly enjoy roaming her blog. Here are a few questions I asked and she kindly answered: Getting to know Barb from Second Chance to Dream What was your favorite blog post from 2012? And why? Oh wow! That is a really hard question. I shared my Top 10 posts of 2012 on my blog recently and felt it showed a good selection of what my blog is about. If I … {continue reading}

Oatmeal Cookies with Maple Icing!!!


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}

Whimsical Whimsies with Handmade Gifts + Giveaway!!!


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}