May 19, 2010

Sugar & Spice Weekly Link Party with The Girl Creative!

Hello!!!! It's Diana from The Girl Creative! I'm so excited to be taking over 733 A Creative Blog. It's always so much fun meeting new people and seeing just how creative they all are. :)


Here are somethings you may (or may not) want to know about me:

  • I'm a Jesus lovin' girl who happens to be married to a hunky police officer and together we have 2 very silly little girls.
  • I L.O.V.E fountain soda....diet coke to be exact. I can drink it at any given time of the day.
  • Sometimes I'm random
  • I love to laugh but love to make other people laugh even more.
  • I've always lived in NY and have only had 3 addresses in my whole life.
  • I love making homemade cookie dough and then eating it.
  • My favorite TV shows are Lost, Flash Forward and Chuck.
About the blog: At The Girl Creative I blog about little crafty projects that I do around the house. I'm kind of like a Jill of all trades, master of none type of girl. I like to try my hand at just about anything crafty and if my attempts come out decent enough, then I share them over at TGC. If not, I pretend I've been too busy to do anything productive. (wink wink).

  • Every Monday at TGC we have a fun linky party called Just Something I Whipped Up where my readers can link up to projects they've been working on.
The Girl Creative
  • Every Tuesday we host Teach Me Tuesday where our readers submit tutorials to share and I post them dubbing them as an official "Girl Creative"


  • On Fridays we have a super cool party called New Friend Friday. It's a great way to make some new bloggy friends and to gain exposure for your blog. You may even get a few new followers while you're at it and who doesn't love that?
We also have a Giveaway Guide for people to list their current giveaway. Each month a new list is generated and bloggers can link up.
When I'm not hosting blog parties and avoiding laundry I do blog design so if you are in need of a bloggy makeover, I'm your girl. :)

Okay, enough of my babbling, let's show you some fun projects I've worked on in the past. My most recent creation is 2 little dresses I made for my girls. I just learned about shirring and had to give it a whirl. They came out cute, I think.



Trying to keep my daughter's artwork on display, I made these adorable personalized clipboard from dollar store supplies:

Needing to soothe (and buff) that sore and dry winter skin, I made this sugar scrub that absolutely works like a charm:

Needing to feed my addiction for blowing off housework, I sewed up this little pleated purse just because:
 Still avoiding housework, here are some ruffled dish towels and some washable swiffers. Of course I felt justified in my slacking off because I DID make stuff that would be helpful once I finally got myself moving! That has to count for something, right?
 
Thanks so much for letting me come and share a bit of my world with you. I hope you come by The Girl Creative and join in on all the fun. :)

Thanks so much Diana!  I love this girl and I know you will to, so link up to the party and then head on over to The Girl Creative!  And now on to the party:

Grab the button!
Copy and paste into your blog.
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Last weeks two most popular posts were...
DRUM ROLL PLEASE!

 
Abigail's Crafts How To Simple sewing - straight line multi-way skirt tutorial
and 
 

Charm of the Carolines delicious Twinkie Tiramisu recipe!
 
I love all the recipes that have been linked up... keep 'em coming!
 
And now the guidelines: 1) please link to your blog post (not your blog main page) so people can go directly to your project and 2) Enter your blog name and in paranthesis add the name of your project so we can clearly see what it is 3) Don't forget, these should be GIRL RELATED (can be for us grown up girls too)! AND PLEASE grab my button and add it to your post so that other crafty ladies can come join the fun.









 

3 comments:

  1. I stumbled on to Diana's site on Monday when I joined her party. I'm so glad I got this chance to find out what she's all about :) It's official, I'm hooked rushing over to sign up for all her posts now. I love new friends so I can't wait for Friday - see you there!

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  2. I think that Diana and I have way more in common than I originally thought. :) I also love fountain soda, have two little girls, and love LOST. :)

    733 is a new-to-me blog. Very very cute! I'm the newest Follower. :)

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  3. Thanks for offering all of these great parties. I so enjoy sharing and receiving new ideas for girls and boys. I finally got your sugar and spice button posted this morning, sorry for the delay but my battery dies while I was pasting it last night. Thanks again!

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