Crafty Creators Link Party #78

Welcome to Crafty Creators Link Party, where you can share all of your wonderful crafts, DIYs, fashion, recipes, or any other thing that makes your heart happy! After you link up, I’d love it if you’d spread the word about the party! Remember, you must be following me on social media in order to be featured on next week’s party.

Don’t forget to link up on Happiness is Homemade. Now let’s get to the posts that I shared over the last week.

I’m so excited to get started on my fall decor! This week I shared a tutorial for this early fall hanging basket wreath that you can make in minutes!

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Did you know that you’re supposed to clean your washing machine every month and your dryer twice a year (at least)? If you haven’t done that in a while, you’ll definitely want to check out my tutorial for giving your washer and dryer a full, deep cleaning!

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I have some more decor DIYs and back to school printables and ideas coming up so make sure you follow me on social media using the buttons in the sidebar or at the top of the page. That way you don’t miss them! Enter your email address below to get an email when I add a new post, including new link parties, so you never forget to join us!

This Week’s Features!

Summer is rapidly coming to a close, but that you still have time to get in a few crafty summer projects. How about sun painting? I had never heard of it, but Gail of Purple Hues and Me shared a really cute sun-painted bandana tutorial that looks like so much fun!

How cute is this pinstripe bolster pillow made by Cara of Vintage Style Gal?! Her tutorial is completely no-sew, which is perfect for those who don’t have a machine or those who aren’t the most adept at using it! Ahem, I’m looking at me here.

My family and I absolutely Outback’s blooming onions. Imagine my delight at finding Esme’s, of Esme’s Salon, blooming onion recipe! I can’t wait to try it out. Be sure to pin her tutorial so you can too!

Claire of Pillar Box Blue shared a roundup of 25 DIY projects to make with velvet, and I think I want to make more than half of them! Velvet is perfect for upcoming fall decor, so you don’t want to miss the DIY acorns, leaves, mushrooms, and pumpkins!

Over the past two weeks I’ve made a few really easy macrame projects, so when I saw this macrame towel holder, made by Wendy of My French Twist, I had to share it. These would make fabulous handmade hostess gifts, wouldn’t they?! Trust me, macrame is so much easier than it looks. You can start making them now for Christmas gifts!

Grab Your “I Was Featured” Button!

FEATURED BLOGGER GUIDELINES: Follow Niki on FB & IG for more recognition! If you are featured this week, let me know in the comments if you’re following me on Facebook and/or Instagram. Just a short “following” will do. If you are following, Niki will schedule a post promoting your featured post across all of my social media accounts including FB, IG, Twitter, MeWe, etc. I will tag you in the post so that all of your followers can see how great your post was as well! The social media features happen throughout the weekend and just before next week’s party (usually on Tuesday and Wednesday nights). I love showing y’all some love! If it’s been a while since you’ve been featured and you’re following, leave me a comment just in case.

If your post was featured, grab your “I was featured” button to display on your blog! Save photo and upload the photo to your site. You can backlink to Life as a LEO Wife on the image if you’d like. I’d so appreciate it!

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On to Our Crafty Creators Link Party!

Hey friends! I’m writing from the road on an iPad, and I’m having a difficult time saving photos and uploading them to use on the features. I still wanted to get this party out to you. So, I will add the features as soon as I’m able to get somewhere to open my laptop! I’ll comment on your blog if you are chosen so that you can come back and see it. Sorry about this, but I’ll do my best to put the petal to the metal to get somewhere to get them out to you! Until them, link away!


If you’ve been featured, remember to leave a comment letting me know you’re following me on social media, and I’ll schedule your feature on FB, IG, & Pinterest. I’ll tag you in the post so it shares to those following both of us!

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Be sure to come back Sun-Thurs to link up on Happiness is Homemade! It is open for today (Thursday). You can find all of my latest link parties on the Link Parties page. Follow me via email so that you get an email notification when I upload a new tutorial, free printable, or a link party and you never forget to link up!

24 thoughts on “Crafty Creators Link Party #78

  1. Thanks for hosting another fabulous party and also featuring my sun painting project, Niki! You rock!

  2. Thank you so much for featuring my bolster pillow Niki. Love the features this week, and I cannot wait to check out your post about washing the washing machine and dryer! Thank you for sharing. Have a wonderful week!

  3. Niki,
    Thanks again for hosting this wonderful party every week! I know how much time goes into doing so and I want you to know that it I truly appreciate it!! I hope you have a great week!

  4. WOW, thank you so much for the feature of the Outback Blooming Onion post, I am hononed and its much appreciated

    I linked up this week with = 43+44 and this is a friendly reminder to come and join us at SeniorSalonPitStop. You will find the linkup information under BLOGGING.

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