There are so many places to look for holiday craft inspiration this time of year; I always love being able to glance through big lists of craft projects to be able pick out a few Christmas favorite and make something fun.


You may have seen Design Dazzle‘s 5th annual Christmas Wonderful series is in full swing! We’ve had some fabulous Christmas ideas from some talented bloggers and we’re not done yet…the fun continues through the middle of December! Over the years we’ve shared almost 200 blog posts with hundreds and hundreds of ideas.

We thought it would be fun to have a great big link party to celebrate this magical Christmas season because we know YOU have some awesome ideas to share too! Simply link up your project below, which will show up on all of the 25+ blogs participating in our link party. Feel free to link up new projects as well as any past projects that you want to share. The link party ends Decemember 7th. We will be choosing some of our FAVORITE ideas to feature! a few days later

The following amazing blogs are participating in our Christmas Wonderful link party:

Design Dazzle | Simply Designing | Made From Pinterest | Mommy Crusader | kiki comin | Frog Prince Paperie | Clean and Scentsible | Paisley Petal Events | Ginger Snap Crafts | Apples 4 Bookworms | Artzy Creations | Not Just a Mommy | The Scrap Shoppe | Confetti Sunshine | Snap | Suzy’s Sitcom | My Daylights | Tips From A Typical Mom | Holy Craft | Sweeten Your Day | Pink Cake Plate | Raegun Ramblings | a girl and a gluegun | Live To Be Inspired | Polka Dot Poplars | hoopla palooza |


When I think about last minute entertaining, I'm reminded of an old southern cookbook I own where the author talks about a favorite family recipe "lane cake." The recipe is good, but what is most amusing about it is the reason it got it's name. It's a cake they can make in the time it takes the preacher to make it up the lane for an unexpected visit to their house. Just like those pillars of { Read More! }


My dear dear friend Meg is finally getting the chance to be a mom for a second time. All of us are totally thrilled for her! There was no question her second bambino was going to get a baby shower, but Meg really isn't the cute fuzzy bunny, birds and little pink elephants baby shower type--it's just not her style. And there may have been a few threats from her involved if we had them at her { Read More! }


  It's time for another round of Craft Lightning with Country Chic Cottage and 30 Minute Crafts! Since we're preparing for the holiday season, I thought it would be fun to make one of my children's favorite traditions and make it easily accessible. Right before going to bed on Christmas Eve for the past five years, my little ones have traipsed out onto the lawn barefoot in their { Read More! }

Free Santa Beard Printable Linky Cohosted by Frog Prince Paperie

Starting each Tuesday, a new Party Time Linky begins!  Here you can find  great party inspirations, party recipes and party games.  All of these parties come from our readers and other bloggers that want to share their ideas!  It's great because we can party right along with everyone who links up a party!  It's also great because we can take those ideas and try them at our own parties!  Last week { Read More! }


It's our last day of the party hop! You're going to love all the sparkles in store today.   DIY Glitter adorned Party Glasses come to you from Whatever Dee Dee Wants. How fancy are these?? Every party needs a pretty napkin, and Squirrelly Minds has a unique DIY Holiday Napkin that is perfect for any shindig. Need a quick and easy party favor? Kojo-Designs has the tutorial for { Read More! }

Paper Flower Tutorial


As part of my "Will you be my bridesmaid?" box for Jared the Galleria of Jewelry, I made pretty paper flowers to cover the wooden box the bridesmaid's gift was given in. These are completely inexpensive to make, they only require a few sheets of cardstock! Paper Flower Tutorial Our beautiful "Will you be my bridesmaid" box is decorated with pretty pale pink paper flowers. While they look { Read More! }

DIY Will you be my bridesmaid? box tutorial

I was asked to participate in the #BRIDEnBEYOND program, sponsored by Jared® The Galleria Of Jewelry. Although I have been compensated, all opinions are my own. One of the most exciting things about getting married (besides a new sparkly ring) is getting to spend a pretty wonderful day with those you love most. Because Its such a special and important event, you want to ask those who you { Read More! }

Happy Thursday! Today's the Season to Sparkle blog hop tutorials are about cupcakes, garland and fringe--all in glamorous sparkly colors! Hop over to Holly at Paisley Petal Events for a darling sparkly golden bow tutorial. Amy at Mod Podge rocks has this fun and sassy DIY Messy Garland tutorial that little hands are sure to want to help with! Bump Smitten has a tutorial a DIY Giant { Read More! }

It's Wednesday, and that means another day of party hopping! Here are a few more great tutorials from some truly talented bloggers you'll want to be sure to check out-- Have a little party hat fun with Me and My Insanity! Delight tummies everywhere with a Cashew Turtle recipe by LGRollins.   Spice up a cocktail with Rock Candy Drink Stirs by You-Make-Do. We'll see you { Read More! }