Package Pals Linky Party: March 2013

Welcome to my favorite part of Package Pals! It’s link up time for the 100 March PP’s! If your new around here, package pals happens a couple times a year. Basically, a PP it’s a pen pal who sends you crafty snail mail! The end of the month is when everyone shows off their crafty goodies… It [...] ...more

Blog Conference Recap {BlissDom}

Talking blog is super fun for me. My real life friends don’t get things like ad networks, google +,  twitter parties, WP, themes, pageviews, google analytics, RSS feeds, etc…  The questions, “What are you going to do about the feedburner drama?” or “What day is your linky party?” are not things you can talk to [...] ...more

24 Kid Birthday Party Themes

I don’t eve have kids, but I love a good b-day par-tay! Here are the deets from Andy’s 30th and here are 24 more clever ideas for a fun kid birthday party! 1. Mad Scientist 2. Camping 3. Olympic Party 4. Pizza Party 5. Pirate 6. Wild Thing Party 7. Very Hungry Caterpillar Party 8. Rainbow [...] ...more

Monday Funday #11

It’s Monday Funday time again! Every Monday you can link up your crafts / DIY Ideas / recipes to not just one, but FIVE SIX awesome blogs: C.R.A.F.T. // Lines Across // Uncommon Designs // That’s What Che Said // Creatively Living// & our newest co-host: View Along the Way That’s right, SIX instead of [...] ...more

16 Modern Cross Stitch Projects

My mom is the queen of cross stitch. She had stitched 100+ pictures, pillows, and stockings over the past 30 years. I love them, and have many of her pieces hang on my walls. I’ve tried to continue the cross stitching tradition, but I’m bad. I can’t follow the patterns and mine always turn out wonky. Here are 16 [...] ...more

Business Cards

I’ve had an internal dilemma with my business card situation for a long time now. After all, the name of the blog is Creating Really Awesome Free Things, and what better way to represent my brand then to Create Really Awesome Free business cards out of things like paint chips, coffee sleeves, or my all time fave, cereal boxes. But, I’m [...] ...more

Instagram + Vine Blog Hop

Happy Tuesday! I’m super excited to be a co-host for the Instgram + Vine blog hop! I’m an instgram maniac (follow me here)! And Vine is growing on me ; ) Instagram is fun because it’s spontaneous and in the now. If nothing else, I love instgram for Andy and I and the simple/fun/silly/cute/weird things that [...] ...more

Monday Funday #10

Happy St. Patrick’s Day! I hope you’re wearing something green so you don’t get pinched! Cheers to Monday and getting this Monday FUNday party show on the road! As always, thanks for linking up your awesome, FUN ideas : ) ! And in other fun news, Part 2 of How to Make a T-Shirt Quilt is happening [...] ...more

For Rent Post 3

Happy Monday! I’m Jamie from C.R.A.F.T. and thus far we’ve conquered the bathroom and the office nook. Today we’re doing laundry rooms, kitchens, and closets. After today, I’ve basically organized your whole house… you’re welcome! For today’s post you need these: Wire baskets are your friend. You can find them at your home improvement store for $6 [...] ...more

April Fools Food Round Up

April Fool’s is just around the corner! The following 13 food related April Fool’s day pranks are pretty clever (or uhh… disgusting)!  1: Fakin’ & eggs     2: Hot dog 3: Donuts 4: Meat Loaf Cake   5: Angel Food Toast 6: Kitty Litter Cake 7: Spaghetti and Meatballs   8: Grilled cheese   9: Sack Lunch     [...] ...more