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The Creative Collection Link Party

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DIY Galvanized Wreath  |  Finding Home Handmade Peppermint Bath Bombs  |  Pumpkin and a Princess Fluffy Village Christmas Wreath  |  Fynes Designs Deer Head Christmas Ornaments  |  Uncommon Designs Eggnog Sugar Cookie Bars  |  Inside BruCrew Life Cinnamon Roll Waffles  |  Twelve O Eight Blog 2015 Free Printable Blog Planner  |  AKA Design Jen from Craft-o-maniac: Facebook || Twitter || Pinterest || Instagram || Google+ Mallory & Savannah from Classy … [Continue reading...]

Chalky Finish Painted Christmas Sleds

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This post is sponsored by Americana Decor Chalky Finish paint.  As always all ideas, projects and opinions are 100% my own. I’m having so much fun decorating my new house for Christmas this year.  I keep finding new spots to add a little extra Christmas cheer and lots of excuses to go shopping and create new things!  My new vintage window vignette with these adorable chalky finish painted sled has me singing “let it snow, let it snow, let it snow!”  While we aren’t likely to get much snow here … [Continue reading...]

Cinnamon Vanilla Candied Pecans

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The Michaels Makers challenge this month is all about creative holiday gifts and gift wrapping.  And, I'm back with another simple gift idea that would be great for neighbors, teachers or co-workers this holiday season.  These delicious and slightly addicting Cinnamon Vanilla Candied Pecans are one of my staples for gifts and entertaining this time of the year. What I love about this gift is it's easy to whip up and one recipe (see below) makes several gifts so you can spread lots of cheer! … [Continue reading...]

Personalized Mixing Bowls – Gift Idea for Bakers

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Do you love to bake?  Or know someone that does?  These Personalized Mixing Bowls are a great gift idea for bakers and with just a few extra details you'll have the perfect gift.  This one of a kind gift idea is brought to you today by our sponsor Personal Creations, one of my go-to sources for creative and custom gifts for all kinds of occasions including hostess gifts, parties and holidays. Picking the perfect gift can be a challenge, especially when it comes to friends and family who … [Continue reading...]

The Creative Collection Link Party

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Hey friends, I'm so glad you have joined us for The Creative Collection Link Party!  I hope everyone had a wonderful Thanksgiving surrounded by family and friends!  We are enjoying spending time with family in a cozy cabin in the mountains and it's been nice to enjoy some much needed R&R.  Although, I did manage to whip up some pretty fun projects like my Herb Butter, "You're a Deer Friend" Christmas Gift, and the AMAZING Cricut Black Friday special.  Now that Thanksgiving is over it looks … [Continue reading...]

Top 10 Reasons to Own the Cricut Explore

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By now I am sure you know how much I love my Cricut Explore, it is my favorite craft tool and I use it almost daily.  I've been a loyal fan of Cricut since the very first machine made it's debut on the HSN, thanks to my mom who made an impulse purchase and bought one while she was home sick from work.  And while I've always been a fan, the Cricut Explore changed my world.  Simply put, this machine is awesome and I think everyone should own one.  Which is why I've put together my Top 10 Reasons … [Continue reading...]

Christmas Gift for Friends – ‘You’re a Deer Friend’ Cookies

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Michaels. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you as obsessed with the deer trend as I am?  And can we just talk about plaid...it's everywhere this Christmas and I'm loving it too!  So, of course I combined these two new obsessions for a fun Christmas Gift for Friends and made these adorable "You're a Deer Friend" Cookies. On a recent trip to Michaels I spotted this plaid washi tape and immediately threw it in my basket, along with a ton of … [Continue reading...]

Garlic Herb Butter and Artisan Bread

Artisan Bread and Garlic Herb Butter

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Market Street. All opinions are 100% mine. Are you hosting Thanksgiving this weekend?  Or are you the lucky one that gets to be the guest at someone else's home?  We all know that preparing the Thanksgiving meal, or entertaining in general can be a lot of work, so if you got off the hook this year with cooking you can show your appreciation with a lovely hostess gift.  No matter what time of year it is our Garlic Herb Butter and Artisan Bread … [Continue reading...]

The Creative Collection Link Party

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Who keeps pushing the fast forward button?  It seems like the weeks are flying by and in case you missed it last week we were super busy creating a beautiful black, white and gold Thanksgiving Table, sharing our tips for making the perfect cheese board, and giving back with our "Cocoa for Charity" Hot Cocoa Stand. But as much as I wish time would slow down just a bit I'm super excited that Friday is finally here, because that means it's time for The Creative Collection Link Party!  I just love … [Continue reading...]

Pineapple Cheese Ball

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This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Albertsons. All opinions are 100% mine. I've mentioned it before, but I think my love of entertaining started early as a child.  I have lots of fond memories of our house always being filled with friends or family and lots of yummy food!  Around the holidays you could guarantee that my mom would make and serve her famous Pineapple Cheese Ball at least once. I thought I'd bring back a family favorite for our Thanksgiving festivities and my … [Continue reading...]