Author: Crystal Schwanke

Link Round-up: Potato Salad, Woven Necklace, Fairy Gardens, and More

Posted on Jul 30, 2015 by No Comments

Today’s link round-up has a classic potato salad recipe, woven necklace DIY project, tips for starting a fairy garden, and more.

Crafts by Amanda showed us how to start a fairy garden.

Mrs. Happy Homemaker shared a classic potato salad recipe.

I Love to Create taught us how to make a geometric collar t-shirt.

I Should Be Mopping the Floor shared a recipe for caramel chai tea latte cream cola floats.

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A Beautiful Mess taught us how to make a beautiful woven necklace.

Crafts Unleashed showed us how to create beaded teardrop earrings.

Kids Activities Blog showed us how to make bubblegum bath salts.

Photo credit: Crafts by Amanda and A Beautiful Mess

Link Round-up: Chocolate Pie, Decorating, Doodles, and More

Posted on Jul 28, 2015 by No Comments

Today’s link round-up has a fun tie-dye project, a clipboard organizer, doodled journal covers, recipes, and more.

Chocolate Covered Katie shared a recipe for homemade chocolate pudding pie (with no tofu).

Mrs. Happy Homemaker shared a recipe for caramel apple crumble cheesecake bars.

I Love to Create inspired us with doodled journal covers.

Crafts Unleashed showed us how to make a clipboard organizer.

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A Beautiful Mess shared tips for decorating with your other half.

Strength and Sunshine shared a cherry chocolate oat bake recipe.

Create Craft Love showed us how to tie dye t-shirts with squirt guns.

Photo credit: Chocolate Covered Katie and A Beautiful Mess

Link Round-up: DIY Placemats, Cutting Board Clock, Smoky Eyes, and More

Posted on Jul 23, 2015 by 2 Comments

Today’s link round-up has tips for making your own art materials, sewing burlap placemats, making your own cutting board clock, and more.

A Beautiful Mess taught us how to create a clock out of a cutting board.

Artful Parent showed us 10 reasons to make your own art materials.

I Love to Create showed us a no-sew 2-in-1 halter or skirt cover-up project.

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Kenarry showed us how to sew burlap placemats.

Create Craft Love showed us how to make no-bake bumblebee Oreos.

Kalyn’s Kitchen shared a recipe for whole wheat orzo and grilled vegetable salad with feta, olives, and herbs.

Cupcakes and Cashmere showed us three ways to achieve a gorgeous smoky eye.

Photo credit: A Beautiful Mess and Kenarry

Link Round-up: Knotted Scarf Chignon Style, Grilled Chicken with Persimmon Salsa, and More

Posted on Jul 21, 2015 by No Comments

Today’s link round-up has a knotted scarf chignon hairstyle, garlic grilled chicken with persimmon salsa, homemade green tea travel toner, monster party invitations, and more.

Strength and Sunshine shared a recipe for garlic grilled chicken with persimmon salsa.

Kalyn’s Kitchen showed us how to make rosemary mustard grilled chicken.

CopyKat taught us how to make delicious sweet and sour chicken.

Carolyn’s Homework showed us how to create green tea travel toner to keep oily skin under control.

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A Beautiful Mess showed us how to create a knotted scarf chignon hairstyle.

Simplistically Living shared how to make your own monster party invitations.

Two Healthy Kitchens shared a recipe for cool and creamy five-minute no-cook blueberry almond oatmeal.

Photo credit: Strength and Sunshine and A Beautiful Mess

Link Round-up: New Spin on Banana Bread, Baby Showers, Polka Dot Cake, and More

Posted on Jul 16, 2015 by 1 Comment

Today’s link round-up has a new spin on banana bread, polka dot cake, baby shower ideas, and more.

Chocolate Covered Katie showed us how to make chocolate peanut butter banana bread.

Spaceships and Laser Beams shared ideas for a “You Are My Sunshine” gender-neutral baby shower.

I Love to Create taught us how to make a bright, colorful tulle skirt.

Uncommon Designs showed us how to make a floral DIY photo backdrop.

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A Beautiful Mess taught us how to make a polka dot cake.

Cupcakes and Cashmere showed us how to create a copper clothing rack.

DIY Crush showed us how to use decorative elastic on a romper.

Photo credit: Chocolate Covered Katie and A Beautiful Mess

Link Round-up: T-Shirt Headbands, Raw Chocolate Dessert, Beverage Coozies, and More

Posted on Jul 14, 2015 by 1 Comment

Today’s link round-up has beaded t-shirt headbands, a raw chocolate dessert, DIY faux rattan beverage cozies, and more.

Chocolate Covered Katie showed us how to make raw chocolate ice cream pies.

Create Craft Love showed us how to make beaded t-shirt headbands.

Uncommon Designs showed us how to make faux rattan beverage coozies.

DIY Crush shared a recipe for summer veggie casserole.

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A Beautiful Mess showed us how to make espadrille sandals.

Just the Woods showed us a gorgeous furniture makeover that involves texture and Tiffany blue.

DIY Crush shared a smocked socks tutorial.

Photo credit: Chocolate Covered Katie and A Beautiful Mess

Link Round-up: Coconut Popsicles, Slime, a Breakfast Bowl, and More

Posted on Jul 9, 2015 by No Comments

Today’s link round-up has coconut water popsicles, a glue slime kit party favor, an A-line skirt tutorial, and more.

Chocolate Covered Katie shared a recipe for coconut water popsicles.

Mom Endeavors showed us how to make an Elmer’s glue slime kit party favor.

This Silly Girl’s Life shared a recipe for a creamy raspberry almond breakfast bowl.

Restyled Junk shared a tutorial for an A-line skirt.

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A Beautiful Mess showed us how to make chocolate orange madeleine cookies.

Cupcakes and Cashmere talked about her renewed interest in denim skirts.

Lipgloss and Crayons inspired us with a beautiful outdoor dining space.

Photo credit: Chocolate Covered Katie and A Beautiful Mess

Link Round-up: Porch Makeover, Chocolate Malt Milkshake, Gardening Tips, and More

Posted on Jul 7, 2015 by No Comments

Today’s link round-up has a small porch makeover, a chocolate malt milkshake recipe, gardening tips, and more.

Spaceships and Laser Beams shared some ideas for a superhero birthday party theme.

Mom Endeavors shared a recipe for an all-American chocolate malt milkshake.

Crafts by Amanda showed us how to make a robot from a cereal box.

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A Beautiful Mess inspired us with a small porch makeover.

Cupcakes and Cashmere shared some vintage shopping tips.

Confessions of an Overworked Mom shared time-saving gardening tips.

Feeding Big showed us how to make orange dreamsicle cookies.

Photo credit: Spaceships and Laser Beams and A Beautiful Mess

Link Round-up: Watermelon Cocktails, Pop Rocks, Sidewalk Chalk, and More

Posted on Jul 2, 2015 by No Comments

Today’s link round up has a delicious watermelon cocktail, things to do with pop rocks, sidewalk chalk inspiration, and more.

Aunt Peaches shared 10 weird and wonderful things to make with pop rocks.

Handmade Charlotte inspired us with five new ways to use sidewalk chalk.

Happy Hooligans taught us how to make mosaic tiles from a DVD.

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A Beautiful Mess shared a recipe for a slushy watermelon St. Germain cocktail.

Flavor Mosaic showed us how to make s’mores chocolate chip pancakes.

Cupcakes and Cashmere inspired us with some casual summer afternoon fashion.

Homemade Interest showed us a few beach must-haves for toddlers.

Photo credit: Aunt Peaches and A Beautiful Mess