Top 10 Crafts to Make this Week {4/16}

Last weeks Tip Me Tuesday linky party grew to over 100 tutorials.  Whoohoo!  I just love a linky party where I meet new creative women.  So today I’m featuring my top 10 crafts to make this week. Yep, they are my top 10 favorite crafts, parties, recipes, free files, and DIY tutorials from Tip Me Tuesday!  I hope you’re inspired to make something fabulous this week as well.

Tip Me Tuesday

These are just the 10 tutorials that I had time to highlight right now, you’ll see many more featured on Tip Junkie, Tip Me Tuesday newsletter, AND promoted through my social media sites like Facebook, G+, Instagram, and Twitter. {yep, I love to hook a creative girl up. HA!}

Sum of Their Stores

7. Crocheted Granny Square Pencil Case ~ Granny squares are a classic crochet pattern used to make a variety of different projects! Sum of their Stories shows us how to combine them to make an adorable pencil case. I think it would great for crochet hooks too. {wink}

The DIY Dreamer

11. How to Build Wood Wall Sconces ~ Do you have some old wall sconces that need updating? The DIY Dreamer shows us how to update old wall-mounted lighting using wood and frame hooks. This tutorial is tailor-made for us!

Joyful Homemaking

17. Kitchen Herb Garden in Mason Jars ~ Are you feeling inspired to bring some of the glorious outdoors inside? This tutorial by Joyful Homemaking will show you how to create a lovely herb garden using mason jars and craft paint.

Hungry Happenings

25. Graduation Pretzel Pops ~ Graduation pretzel pops by Hungry Happenings made easily from pretzel rods and modeling chocolate! These would make and adorable centerpiece bunched together and stuck in a vase.  Or you could wrap them individually and hand them out as favors at a graduation party.

Gathering Beauty

37. Free Printable Pillow Boxes ~ Who doesn’t love a special treat in a fun package? This printable pattern by Gathering Beauty is perfect for gifting small treasures and treats in designer style! It’s easy to print, cut and create with this downloadable file that you can use again and again with your favorite patterned or solid card stock.

Lantern lane Designs

49. How to Paint Your Outdated Floors ~ If your floors have seen better days and replacing them just isn’t in the budget right now, why not consider painting them? Lantern Lane Designs shows you how they painted her vinyl flooring. It looks fantastic! Come see!

Natalie Imhoff Homestead

50. Easy + Cheap Grout Cleaner ~ You’ll be amazed at how easy and inexpensive it is to clean your grout. Natalie Imhoff Homestead shares her simple tip using Clorox Bleach Toilet Cleaner and a scrub brush. Seriously, this is impressive!

Squirrels of a Feather

61. Soothing Lavender Earl Grey Sugar Scrub ~ Store bought scrubs can be expensive and can contain some not so natural ingredients, this one by Squirrels of a Feather on the other hand is inexpensive and natural! By following this tutorial you will be able to create a scrub that not only will not break the bank, but you’’ll love using!

Don't Sweat the Recipe

64. Absolute Best Ever Lasagna Recipe ~ An easy homemade lasagna dish by Don’t Sweat the Recipe that boasts creamy ricotta cheese and rich meat sauce. It only takes 30 minutes to prepare it so you won’t have to slave away in the kitchen.

Artsy Fartsy Mama

72. DIY Mother’s Day Bottle Cap Keychain ~ This is a super cute art project to do for mom this year. Using bottle caps, fine tipped pens, and epoxy stickers you can create a keychain for mom!  A fun craft to make that can be loved year round!

Simply September

Wondering what was the most popular {or most clicked on} idea from the linky party? Well… it was How to Master Hand Lettering in No Time – Free Worksheets by Simply September.

A huge thank you for those who took the time to link up their fabulous tutorials!  You can view all of the 100 ideas linked up HERE.  If you have a blog or Tip Junkie craft room, be sure to check in on Tuesday when you can link up your favorite or most recent handmade project like something you made, party you hosted, a recipe, or fun tip.  Tip: Be the first to link up when this linky party is live every week, thanks to the newsletter.

Top 10 Badge

Thanks Ladies ~ I just adore these pictured tutorials! Feel free to share your “I made the Top 10” 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.

P.S.  Don’’t forget to check out the Tip Junkie Facebook page.  It’s a great place to ask questions on how to make things or for specific tutorials that you are looking for. I’ll be happy to find them for ya.

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Thanks Ladies ~ I just adore these pictured tutorials! I’m honored to be able to feature you and send you over some new readers. Feel free to share your I was featured on Tip Junkie badge on your blog, Facebook, or Instagram. You earned it!  {knuckle bumps}

P.S.  Join the conversations over on the Tip Junkie Facebook page.  It’s a great place to ask questions on how to make things or for specific tutorials you need.

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