Top Ten Crafts to Make This Week {10/17}


Last weeks Tip Me Tuesday linky party grew to over 140 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!}

Halloween Badges

2. Who isn’t planning on dressing up for Halloween this year? This DIY Halloween Badges tutorial by Crafting Chicks is for those of us that just don’t want {or have time} to dress up for Halloween, but you want to look spook-tacular.  {score}

colorful front porch decor for fall

12. If you are looking for a way to decorate for fall in non-traditional colors, this idea for colorful porch decor  by Tatertots and Jello is fabulous. The pumpkins and wreath are painted in a colorful palette that looks festive and inviting. Works really well if you live on a street with colorfully painted houses!

pumpkin spice fudge

14. You’ve gotta try this recipe for simple microwave Pumpkin Spice Fudge by Diana Rambles!  It is perfect for wowing your friends and neighbors. And, hello? Microwave.


27. For creepy yet cute decor you can make these popsicle stick spiders with your kiddos by Raising Memories.  The craft uses popsicle sticks, a pompom, paint, glue, and googly eyes.

Meatballs with roasted vegetables recipe

39. Fall is the perfect time to make meatballs with hearty vegetables. This recipe by To Simply Inspire


45. This DIY project by Organized 31 can be made in very little time! The fabric pumpkins are adorable and perfect for sending in a care package because they’re unbreakable and lightweight.


52. Making these Spicy Sriracha Mummy Dogsby Meatloaf and Melodrama is easy! They are perfect for Halloween party food or a fun family dinner. Plus, kids and adults of all ages love them!

You've Been Boo'd Printables

92. Here’s a fun Halloween tradition! Boo your neighbors or friends. Just print out the two Boo’d printables by SewLicious Home Decor and stealthily drop off treats.

Monster Lunchbox idea

101. It doesn’t have to be Halloween to make this creative lunch idea from Jodie Fitz. The lunchbox idea is packed with Cyclops Grape sticks, a Bagel Monster Sandwich, and Fake Dirt with worms {my favorite}.

Halloween tablescape ideas

119. You’ll be blown away by the multitude of EASY tablescape ideas created by A Girl and a Glue Gun. Includes tons of free printables and staging ideas so that you can make a tablescape like no other!

Wondering what was the most popular {or most clicked on} idea from the linky party? Well… it was 60 Minute Orange Rolls by Your Homebased Mom.

A huge thank you for those who took the time to link up their fabulous tutorials!  You can view all of the 140 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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          I Was Featured on the TipJunkie blog

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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