Top Ten Crafts to Make This Week

 Last weeks Handmade Project linky party grew to over 444 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!}  

Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Cookie Bars

15.  Chocolate Caramel Shortbread Cookie Bars ~ Decadent buttery shortbread topped with caramel and ganache.  Take a tray of these along to your next gathering and you’re sure to be a hit!  

A Complete Guide to Kids Chores

119.  A Complete Guide to Kids Chores ~ This is a simple list of suggested chores, responsibilities, and life skills to be used only as a baseline for teaching children how to be self-reliant and have fun doing it.

Rustic Wood Shim Vase

75.  Rustic Wood Shim Vase ~ Spruce up a simple vase by wrapping it with weathered wood shims.  There’s even a tutorial to learn how to weather the wood.  A great gift giving idea!  {{wink}}

Printable Family Binder

214.  Printable Family Binder ~ Keep all of your family’s important paperwork, appointments, sports schedules, etc. in one handy location using a binder and these free printables.

Master Closet Makeover {organize}

158.  Master Closet Makeover {organize} ~ Take a look at this before and after and get inspired by this master closet makeover!  Rethink your closet shelves, drawers and rods! If your organizational space isn’t working, reorganize! Fun, functional and beautiful: that’s great design!

Clover Leaf Bouquet

97.  Clover Leaf Bouquet ~ Make a cute bouquet of clover leaves for St. Patrick’s Day.  No special die cut machines were used.  Simply download a google image of a clover leaf to trace and make your own template.  

Country Chic Buffet Makeover

266.  Country Chic Buffet Makeover ~ This country chic buffet had a modern makeover with red.  No sanding or priming was necessary just painting and waxing.  It’s the perfect statement piece of furniture.

DIY Hammered Heart Necklace

131.  DIY Hammered Heart Necklace ~ What a simple yet fabulous silver hammered heart necklace! You will be able to create your own using jewelry wire and this easy to follow tutorial.  It’s the perfect way to decorate your neck! {wink}


10 Minute Dish Towel Apron

236.  10 Minute Dish Towel Apron ~ If you can sew a straight line then you can make this 10 Minute Dish Towel Apron.  All you need is a dish towel, ribbon and other trim.  You can dress it up or down by the amount of trim you add.

How to Host a Sunday Brunch

333.  How to Host a Sunday Brunch ~ Feast your eyes on this sweet blue bird brunch.  From the dip dyed coffee filter back drop to the sequined table runner it’s absolute perfection!  You could use this party for a Spring themed party or even Easter.  Your party guests will be chirping with delight! 


Wondering what was the most popular {or most clicked on} idea from the linky party? Well… it was 7 Reasons Why You Should Be Drinking This.

A huge thank you for those who took the time to link up their fabulous tutorials!  You can view all of the 444 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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