2nd Annual Handmade Holiday Link Up

2nd Annual Handmade Holiday Link Up
THE HANDMADE HOLIDAY LINK UP IS A LINK PARTY FOR ETSY SHOPS, HANDMADE SHOPS OR A HANDMADE ITEMS THAT YOU SELL

Friday, December 14, 2012

The Inspiration Board: link party spotlight ~80~

Happy Friday friends! I’m so happy you stopped by to see all the beautiful projects in the spotlight today. The Inspiration Board was brimming with glitter, evergreen, lights, and wonderful confections. Thank you to everyone who shared their wonderful projects. As always, I was so inspired by your creativity. Here are a few in the spotlight today.


BW-fudgeB-tallBlack and white fudge from Jen’s Favorite Cookies. Fudge is such a holiday tradition and this black and white version is so elegant. A fantastic homemade gift or a touch of class for a holiday buffet.




f34590d5998645e58c6eff32e725b30b_hiresYou know that pair of shoes that you have that you like but don’t love. Now you can love them by giving them a makeover. Yesterday on Tuesday took a pair of black flats and painted them gold and red. Perfect poinsettia flats for the holidays and beyond.


No-Sew-Velvet-Snowman-1024x795Ode to Inspiration shows us how to make these darling “no sew” snowmen. I love the use of an old sweater sleeve as the hat and the jute eyes and nose. Super cute!


tirimasuHeather’s French Press shares tiramisu pudding and it looks heavenly. I love the old fashioned fountain glasses and the thick layer of mascarpone and dusting of cocoa powder.


3384602How about some “Sleepy Potion” Hot Cocoa by Crystelle Boutique. A fun treat to have any night but the {wink} sleepy potion might get the little ones to sleep while waiting for Santa on Christmas Eve.


Tree3The Single Nester shares her beautiful turquoise, white and silver Christmas décor. The color scheme is stunning. This is just one tiny snippet of all the beautiful pictures of her amazing holiday decor. Click over for the entire story.


SantamainCheck out these adorable Red Velvet Santa Cupcakes by Sugar Swings. The little Santa faces are so sweet and I love the chocolate kiss trees. Fantastic!


dinning-room-301-680x1024Creatively Living takes us on a house tour of her stunning holiday décor. Each room is spectacular. I don’t know what else to say but click over and take the tour.


chocolate candy cane cheesecake watermarked1Cheesecake… chocolate… peppermint… bites…  oh my! Lilikoi Joy tempts us with these Chocolate Cheesecake Peppermint Bites and do they look delicious. The recipe can be made in an 8x8 pan and cut into bars or you can kick them up a notch and make them in round mini cheesecake pans like Lilikoi Joy did.

christmas garlandLive Love DIY made these beautiful beaded snowflakes – twenty of them - and strung them as a garland. She originally saw them hanging as décor in a store and stopped to draw a diagram so she could make her own. Yes, we all do things like that for the greater good of crafting, diy and décor!



THIS WEEK ON THE INSPIRATION PINBOARD
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Features 80Clockwise from top left:   Anthropologie Inspired Ornaments – Monster Circus   |   Cinnamon Candles – With Luck   |   Noel Sign – Wanna Be Domestic Diva   |   Wood Gift Tags – Reposhture   |   Alternative Christmas Tree – Organized Living   |   Paint Dipped Pinecones – Alderberry Hill

If you were in the spotlight, please feel free to grab a button.
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Thank you again to everyone who linked a project and to everyone who came to visit. I loved looking at all the projects and visiting your sites.


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5 comments:

  1. That fudge looks too good... *faints*

    ~Bevolee

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  2. Thanks for the feature and the kind words Carolyn! Wishing you a wonderful weekend.
    --Katie

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  3. Such absolutely beautiful features, Carolyn! I am going to sit with a cup of coffee and check each one out this evening....what a treat.

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  4. Thanks Carolyn for featuring my no sew snowman!!

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