September 30, 2012

Sunday Linky Party #81 + Goodies

Omg, there were so many good craft projects this week, I wish I could feature them all :/ but I just ended up featuring a few more than usual. You should really check them all out! :) Must be the Fall weather and anticipation for warm and fuzzy holidays. There are also lots of great recipes so that's a plus because we'll all be making big dinners (or just eating them) soon. Let the gallery begin!

Start off Halloween with the latest fashionable patterns (or just your favorite ones) on fabric covered pumpkins using this tutorial from Alderberry Hill. The best thing is, you can use these year after year (if you use plastic pumpkins, not real ones)!

If sewing is more your thing, you can make these pretty fabric pumpkins and use them as a center piece. This actually doesn't require that much sewing and you don't need to use a sewing machine since so little sewing is involved. Get this tutorial at Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom!

More pumpkin tutorials:
Love this poster (with 5 special dates) and want one for your own wall? You'll definitely want to head to A Steed's Life for the site that lets you easily make your own! Once it's made, you can print it yourself or send it to a company to print and mail to you. You can make one with 3 dates up to 9 dates. It's that easy!

Looooove these rustic cuff bracelets? Do they look like the expensive kind you'd want to buy from a store (but can't really afford)? WELL, good thing Jewelry Making Journal has a tutorial that teaches how to make the cuff itself (from a metal sheet) all the way to making patterned patina. Or you can find a plain cuff and patina (is that verb?) it yourself!

If you're more into pearl bracelets, check out this pearl memory wire bracelet, by Pearls & Scissors, which is also really good!

Isn't this the most adorable bookmark ever?? You know what else? You can wrap it around your wrist and wear as a bracelet so you'll always have a spare bookmark around when you need one! Yep, pretty brilliant idea. You never know when you need a bookmark... :) Anyway, to make this, go to And Who Says You Can't? for this and more bookmark tutorials.

Here's a great idea for an affordable and effective natural orange air freshener (or you can use a different scent if you like). You can switch up the fabrics to match your mood AND switch up the scents without overspending! Head to Adorned From Above for this, as well as natural coconut bubble bath and personalized composition notebook tutorials.

This wall coat hanger is brilliant! Just find a pallet (preferably free) and turn it into the most amazing mittens/gloves/hats shelf + coat hanger ever! Head to Pieces to Treasure to learn how.

Love oranges, chocolate, and donuts? Then I guess you can make baked orange chocolate chip donuts to satisfy your sweet tooth! Oranges and chocolate are always a good combination to me :) Make this from Food Done Light. Also try her sweet potato rolls.

This apple tart recipe will be a great addition to your already-growing collection of fall recipes! And they're cute and bite-sized. Try this from Sweet Boutique. Try her chrysanthemum cookies too.

For something not so Fall related, try this minty fresh grasshopper pie from High Heels & Grills. Chocolate and mint are also a great combination :) Try her other recipes too: apple crisp, chai pumpkin kiss cookies, sloppy joes, and tin foil dinners.

If you love the flavors of Jello and wished they came in cake form (and with multiple flavors in cake form), try this milk-free mini Jello cake recipe from Adorable You!

For a good old chocolate pie with a made-from-scratch pie crust, try this recipe from Don't Waste the Crumbs. Sometimes, you just don't want to cheat and use Jello chocolate pudding because, frankly, making things from scratch just tastes much better. I'm like that when it comes to good chocolate pie :) and pretty much chocolate anything.

More recipes:


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Meeha Meeha said...

Thank you for hosting a lovely party, Jen!

Elena said...

Thanks for hosting and for linking to my pumpkins!
`a casarella

With A Blast said...

Thank you for hosting! Have a great Sunday,

aimee said...

Thanks for hosting Jen have a great week xxx

Alderberry Hill said...

So thrilled for the feature, thanks!
And thanks for hosting too!

Stephanie Michaels said...

Thank you so much for the feature, greatly appreciated!

Adwoa said...

I appreciate the feature! Have a blessed week.

Michele Cole said...

Thanks for hosting such a great party! Have a wonderful week.

Michele@better organized living

Blissful Baker said...

Happy Sunday! I linked up fruit salsa-check it out :)


Helen Graham said...

Thank you so very much for the feature of my bookmark! Thanks as well for hosting such a fab party! :-)

Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom said...

Thanks for featuring my pumpkins! Have a great week!

rebecca said...

Thank you for hosting. I'm a new follower and was excited to link up with you this week.

Jennifer Travnicek said...

Thank you for hosting and for the feature!!!

Jennifer @ Pieces To Treasure

Tiffany- DontWastetheCrumbs said...

Thank you for featuring my chocolate pie!

I shared two this week - a super-delicious mango salsa (with many substitution options) and how to switch to cloth napkins.

Thank you for hosting each week!

The Minis said...

Happy birthday!!!!