Top 10 Crafts to Make This Week {1-5}


It’s that time again ~ I’m featuring my top ten crafts to make this week from last Tuesday’s linky party. I hope you find something fabulous that you’d like to make this week as well. I had to narrow it down from over 355 posts. Phew!

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Hallway Makeover

1.  Hallway Makeover ~ This amazing makeover shows you how to transform a plain hallway into a functional space with a chalkboard wall and an art area for the kids.  Amazing!

Kitchen Organizing Tips

2.  Kitchen Organizing Tips ~ Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to become more organized?  This post shows you several ways to organize your kitchen from the refrigerator to the pantry.  The best part?  They’re all low cost and functional.  {smiling}

Sweet & Spicy Sriracha Bacon Chicken Bites

3.  Sweet & Spicy Sriracha Bacon Chicken Bites ~ These delicious bacon chicken bites would be perfect appetizers for Superbowl Sunday, an afternoon bookclub or even Sunday brunch.  Brown sugar provides the sweet and Sriracha provides the spicy.  

Up Do's and How to Do Them

4.  Up-Do’s and How to Do Them ~ Up-do’s are not only for summer, but really, anyday of the year. These 5 tutorials teach you how to do a Sea Shell Flip Bun, a Braided Sock Bun, an Upside-down Braid Into-a-Bun, a Staircase bun/braid, and a Twistie Bun.

The Poacher's Bag {free pattern}

5.  The Poacher’s Bag {free pattern} ~ Looking for a new bag pattern?  This Poacher’s Bag features a gathered front pocket set into a pieced front.  The interior pocket doubles as an alternative flap option.

2014 Printable Calendar

6.  2014 Printable Calendar ~  Can you believe it’s already 2014?  Kristi offers this adorable printable chalkboard year “at-a-glance” calendar.  Download and print one, two or three to hang in key places in your home.

Peppermint Cookies & Cream Milkshakes

7.  Peppermint Cookies & Cream Milkshakes ~ A delicious festive holiday milkshake that uses candy canes and oreo cookies.  It’s a great way to use up leftover candy canes.  {wink}

Crochet Chevron Scarf

8.  Crochet Chevron Scarf ~ Here’s the perfect winter accessory to compliment an outfit or simply keep you warm.  The chevron stripe pattern is fab!

Top 10 Furniture Makeovers of 2013

9.  Top 10 Furniture Makeovers of 2013 ~ Ten gorgeous furniture makeovers that teach you techniques to distress, antique, using vaseline as a resist and painting with metallics.  There’s something for everyone!

6 DIY Paint Chip Valentine's Day Crafts

10.  6 DIY Paint Chip Valentine’s Day Crafts ~ It’s time to start thinking about Valentine’s Day projects.  This post shows you 6 simple crafts using paint chips and a heart punch.  They include a heart garland, heart cupcake toppers, beverage/bottle pendant, heart hair ribbon, heart canvas art and heart favor bags.  


Wondering what was the most popular {or most clicked on} idea from the linky party? Well… it was Free Printable 2014 Calendar. 

I Was Featured on TipJunkie

Thanks Ladies ~ I just adore these pictured tutorials! Feel free to share your “I was featured on Tip Junkie” badge on your blog, Facebook, or Instagram. You earned it!  {knuckle bumps}

When you share your badge, be sure to share the link to your craft room too.  Your friends and family can follow you on Tip Junkie and bookmark your latest projects to quickly find later.



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  1. Jennifer Oliver Shelton Jennifer Oliver Shelton

    Thank you for featuring our hallway makeover! So honored to be featured along with these other fantastic posts. Off to check them out closer…

  2. Jo-Anna Suburbs Jo-Anna Suburbs

    Thank you so much for the feature Laurie!! Happy New Year to you!

  3. Kathy Owen Kathy Owen

    Thanks Laurie for featuring my Top 10 Diy Furniture Projects of 2013! I’m so glad the party is back. I’m adding the featured button to my site and sharing the love on Social Media. Have a great week!

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