The big move!!!

I did it, I switched to WordPress with the help of my hubby!!  I shouldn’t really say with the help of my hubby… basically he did everything and I watched hehe If you are viewing the site with Internet Explorer… SORRY… you are not seeing the header.  Sébastien is going to work on that tomorrow when he gets back to work. Well, after a long day of working on the site… I’m off to bed!! Catch you all tomorrow :)

Blog Angels – Half-Way Mark

About a month ago I was approached by Katlyn from The Dreamy Meadow to take part in the Blog Angels project that she was going to host with Craftbotic.  Of course I loved the idea and decided to participate. The whole concept is quite cute.  Basically you can do anything to brighten someone’s day.  It could be leave a comment or 10! haha Mention them on Facebook or even Tweet about them.  You can give them free ad space for the month… how about letting them Guest Post on your blog?! You are there to help them out anyway you … {continue reading}

May is…

May is just around the corner.. which means…  if you would like to sponsor The D.I.Y. Dreamer..  now is the time to claim your Ad Space. Medium Ad Space (250×150) is $5 & Large Ad Space (250×250) is $8 You can get all the details here. New for the month of May is the possibility to sponsor ”From Dream To Reality”. This is the link party that I host every Wednesday, where people link up their latest creations. Sponsoring ”From Dream To Reality” means your logo will appear at the beginning of the post indicating that you are sponsoring ”From … {continue reading}

It’s a date… April Edition

Happy Monday!!!   This month I’m taking part in ”It’s a date” with Brooke from A New View 365! This month’s theme is ”What you’re thankful for today?” Happy Reading my friends!! ******* Sometimes in life it is really easy to get so caught up in the day to day that you don’t stop to appreciate what you have. I asked each of the participants to talk about what they were thankful for today.  Take the time to check out each of these lovely ladies. Comment and let them know what you’re most thankful for as well! It’s amazing how gratitude … {continue reading}

March Sponsors Group Giveaway – WINNERS!!!

Lets see who won the March Sponsors Group Giveaway! Drum roll please…… Thank you Rafflecopter! Entry #44  Monique C. Entry #83  Shanna U. Entry #35  Remy H. Entry #134  Whitney F. Entry #165  Kristy S. G. Entry #252  Nichole H. You can view the original post to see the results from Rafflecopter. ***** Monique C. has won: Facebook  ~  Shop  ~ Website   Shanna U. has won: Facebook   ~  Website   Remy H. has won: Facebook  ~  Etsy  ~ Website  Whitney F. has won:  Facebook  ~ Website   Kristy S. G. has won: Facebook  ~  Etsy Nichole H. has won: … {continue reading}

HUGE Group Giveaway WINNERS!!!

I bet you are dying to know who the winners are from the HUGE Group Giveaway from last week!?! And with the help of Rafflecopter…the winners are: Entry #916  Becky L. Entry #97  Danielle C. Entry #767  Jennifer O. Entry #643  Crochet A. Entry #1040  Erin C. Entry #519  Amanda E. Entry #419  Kirstie E. Entry #863  Tiffany M. Entry #272  Courtney B. Entry #717  Kate G. You can view the original post to see the results from Rafflecopter. ******Becky L. has won:   Design Space 365: CUSTOM BLOG DESIGN!! Here is one if her creations: Facebook  ~  Website ****** … {continue reading}

Show Some Love Linky Follower Fest Blog Hop!!!

Welcome to The Show Some Love  Linky Follower Fest Blog Hop! Let’s meet the lovely ladies who host this Hop:  Summer @ Made By Munchie’s Mama Kristine @ The Foley Fam Christine @ The DIY Dreamer Cerisse @ The {Posh} Daisy Julie @  Singing Three Little Birds What  is a “Blog Hop?” It’s a fun way to link up your blog in the section below this post and get more traffic and readers.  It’s a fantastic way to meet new readers and new friends. This hop is a Linky Follower specific hop.  If you do not have the widget on your blog … {continue reading}

March – Sponsors + Product Reviews

March is here and I’m now accepting sponsors for March!! I have room for one more Large Ad and 2 more Medium ads.  If you are interested please email me at christine (at)thediydreamer(dot)com. Also, as most of you know I’m offering FREE Product Reviews which includes FREE Ad Space for the month.  I have room for 2 more product reviews for March.  Please note… it’s FREE!!!!  You just have to send me your product and I’ll do the rest.**I will not return the products though. Please contact me if you have any questions!! Have a GREAT day!!!

This week’s lineup!!!

This is what is coming up this week on The DIY Dreamer: Monday:  Product Review – Andrea’s Clips & MoreTuesday Part 1: Guest post by Christina JohnsonTuesday Part 2: Valentine decorations made with my family Wednesday: From Dream to Reality – Linky PartyThursday: Product Review + Giveaway – My Two BabesFriday: To be determined :) Make sure you don’t miss out :)  It’s going to be a GREAT week!!! The D.I.Y. Dreamer

February = BIG MONTH!!!

February is going to be a big month here!!  I’m really excited! There’s going to be product reviews, giveaways, a group giveaway, the introduction of my very own Linky Party and a big collaboration with One Tough Mother…. oh and LOTS of new DIY projects :) ***I’m currently still in need of 2 more vendors for the group giveaway (which also gives you one month of free advertising), if you’re interested… please email me at christine(at)thediydreamer(dot)com.***


In my post ”Goals for 2012!!!”, I mentioned that one of my goals is to have online mentoring from Crave Photography…. well guess what??? Check this out:  25,000 FANS { GIVEAWAY }  OVER $3,000 in prizes Crave Photography is doing an AMAZING giveaway that ends tonight!!! You have to check it out and enter!! The D.I.Y. Dreamer

Goals for 2012!!!

My goals for 2012 (in no particular order)  Increase the success of the blog.          – Get More Sponsors         – Do More Giveaways         – Host Link Parties         – Host Facebook Page Exchange  Get a Nikon D7000.            I’ve been DYING to get a new camera for about 3 years.  Go on a family trip.            We went to Cuba last year with the kids and my parents.  I would love to go to down south again this year.   However it all depends on finances, we have windows that need to be replaced and a roof to fix…   Have … {continue reading}

Three O’Clock Winds!!!

Three O’Clock Winds had their very first giveaway back in September. And guess who won?  ME!!!  Not only did they send me the Annie Sloan Quick and Easy Paint Transformations book but also a beautiful fabric flower. Isn’t it soooo cute? You really have to check out their blog Three O’Clock Winds and see all the amazing furniture transformations they have done. They transformed this: Into this: AMAZING!!!!!!!! Erica & Betsy you are both fantastic!!  Please continue to create beautiful furniture! The D.I.Y. Dreamer