Top 10 Crafts to Make this Week {4/30}


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.

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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!}

Gathered in the Kitchen

9. Repurposed Old Chair with Chalk Paint ~ Give an old piece of furniture a new life, or rather, give old life to a new one. Check out what some paint and a stencil can do! Tutorial by Gathered in the Kitchen.

Frugally Blonde

14. 5 Uses for a Spin Mop ~ Spin mops are not strictly for cleaning floors. Frugally Blonde shares 5 other uses including cleaning baseboards and tile.

The Answer is Chocolate

15. Repurposed Wagon Cactus Garden ~ Create a beautiful planter for your succulents from an old wagon! The Answer is Chocolate shows you how with this simple step by step tutorial.

Her Tool Belt

17. Brick Reclaimed Wood Wall Art ~ This DIY project by Her Tool Belt is perfect to help accessorize your home! Using reclaimed wood and a few other supplies found at your hardware store, you can create this rustic piece of art thanks to this fabulous tutorial!

Delineate Your Dwelling

22. How to Create a Cake Pennant Banner ~ Make a cake pennant banner using fruit roll-ups by Delineate Your Dwelling. It’s fun and festive for any celebration, no cake decorating experience required!

Pillar Box Blue

29. Upcycled Marimekko Tin Can Planters ~ Create beautiful planters for your plants from recycled tin cans! Pillar Box Blue shows you how to create this beautiful marimekko pattern using paper napkins.

Apple Green Cottage

31. Zipper Pocket Coin Purse ~ Sometimes you don’t need a big bag. Just something small enough to take a lip balm, credit card, dollar bills, and coins. It uses just a tiny amount of fabric, so it’s a great scrap buster project. Tutorial by AppleGreen Cottage.

Kiku Corner

33. DIY Vancouver Toque and Free Pattern ~ This simple slouchy hat pattern by Kiku’s Corner is perfect for beginning or experienced knitters! Makes a great gift!

Table for Seven

44. Bleu Cheese and Bacon Sirloin Steak ~ How to cook a steak so that it’s juicy and tender by Table for Seven. Topping it off with blue cheese and bacon rounds out the full flavor of this steak dish.

Lantern Lane Designs

52. DIY Faux Fiddle Leaf Fig Plant ~ Lantern Lane Designs shares her step by step tutorial for making a faux fiddle leaf fig plant. It makes a lovely home decor accent.

Meatloaf and Melodrama

Wondering what was the most popular {or most clicked on} idea from the linky party? Well… it was Lemon Lime Soda Cake by Meatloaf and Melodrama.

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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