Sponsor Sunday & I Found Awesomeness

Today I would like to introduce you to 3 wonderful ladies who are not only Wonderful AliLilly Sponsors but also great blogging friends of mine.

First up we have the LOVELY Kassi from Truly Lovely


Kassi has quickly become on of my very best blog friends and I CAN NOT wait to meet her in person. What a fun post that will be huh?  This summer Miss Kassi will become a Mrs. when she marries her sweetheart Nate!

At Truly Lovely, you will find Silhouette Tutorials.

Super awesome Crafty Tutorials.
Like, how to make these AWESOME poker card tile coasters.

OR like how she took discarded ropes from her fiances team roping practice and recycled them by making this lovely vase!


She made this Christmas Wreath from his old ropes too!


She also posts recipes too.
Like how to make delicious HOMEMADE from scratch Strawberry Shortcake submitted by the other half of Truly Lovely, Kassi’s lil sis Kayli.

Brownie covered Mint Oreos! YUM!!!


Every Friday Truly Lovely hosts a Fancy This link party!
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Kassi is also an Independent Scentsy Consultant. You can check out her website here! 
Kassi-Scentsy

In addition to all this she is also a VERY SUPPORTIVE blogger. She often has guest bloggers, blog features and tips and tutorials from other bloggers. Kassi is just an ALL AROUND wonderful gal. So, head on over to Truly Lovely, link up your awesome craftiness and check out all the great stuff they have to offer!!
Find Truly Lovely on Facebook.

Check out Kassi’s giveaway right now! You can win a free FRESCHETTA Pizza!!

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GORGEOUS Bella with Bella Before and After is another very close blog best friend of mine. We have sent countless emails back and forth to each other talking about our families, our lives and planning this girls only ocean front vacation with Margaritas!! I CAN NOT wait to meet, Bella in person too!


Bella is also an incredibly supportive blogger. She does featured blogger posts, swaps and other blogger showcasing.

Every Tuesday Bella hosts her Amaze Me August link party.
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At Bella Before and After you will find a ton of organizing tips, posts and tips about her beautiful garden, post about her beautiful kids, and a ton more awesome stuff.

Stuff like tutorials.
Like how she made this sweet vase. It WAS a Corona bottle! 

or how to make these cute treats.


and I love her tutorial on how to make these sweet Clementine Votives.

Dollar Store Crafts

Gardening posts

She also posts delicious recipes.

Bella and her mom Betty also run a bakery called Euro Style Cakes. They make GORGEOUS cakes and pastries for every occasion!

Make sure you link up all your greatness to Bella’s Amaze Me August link party every Tuesday, and check out all her great posts, too.

Find Bella Before and After on Facebook.
Find Euro Style Cakes on Facebook.
Euro Style Cakes Website.



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The BEAUTIFUL Allie with What Allie’s Making Now is another great friend of mine. 

Allie is another wonderfully supportive blogger. She often does featured blogger posts, guest bloggers and other blog showcasing.  She emailed me one day back in October and asked if I would be a guest blogger on her page.  I was SO EXCITED, it was my VERY FIRST!! You can check it out here if you’d like.

Allie, crafts, sews, creates and bakes!!

She made this GORGEOUS wrap!

Matching mommy and daughter wraps!

She made her Halloween costume!!

Her daughters Halloween costume.

She made her daughter this Jessie costume.

Mommy and daughter matching dresses.

She made this BEAUTIFUL Easter dress for her daughter.

Here are some DIY crafts she has posted about.

This Adorable letter A for her daughters room.

Christmas Advent Calender from a mini muffin tin!

Sweet Valentines Day Sign.

I LOVE this Bats Pillow!

Painted Boo Pumpkins

AND she bakes!
I LOVE this cake!!

I LOVE this one too!

Even her sweet daughter crafts!

While your checking out Allie’s awesome blog be sure to link up all your cool craftiness to her link party she hosts every Thursday called Making it with Allie!

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Find What Allie’s Making Now on Facebook.

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These are just a FEW of the amazing craftiness I saw all throughout blog-land the past week!
Brandy with Life In Perks made this ADORABLE Tote Bag/Purse/Diaper Bag. This post includes a link to the tutorial!

The DYNAMIC Momma and Daughter team the is the Chameleon Girls, made this AMAZING Book Lamp with tutorial!

Heather of the WhipperBerry Chick’s made fellow WhipperBerry Chick Sarah this beautiful Inspirational Mirror!

This Framed Starfish by Andrea of Charcoal and Crayons is stunning!

I’m loving this Painted Dresser from Peek at the Pecks!

This Baby Girl Pennant Burlap Wreath is from Jen with Scissors & Spatulas is ADORABLE!!! She posted the tutorial as well.

How cute are these Bustle Backpacks from Me Sew Crazy? I LOVE THEM!

I love this sweet Spring Fabric Flower Frame by Amanda with Every Creative Endeavor.

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DIY Spring Sign


Can I tell y’all I’m really excited about how this came out.  I wasn’t really sure where I was going with this when I started.  I just began making rosettes, knowing I wanted to make the letters S-P-R-I-N-G out of them.  Once I was done, I thought they may look nice on a piece of scrap paper.  Then, trying to figure out how I would place them on the wall, I thought I should glue the paper to a piece of cardboard.  But then, thinking how the cardboard would look on the wall, I decided to piece it together as if it was a piece of wood.  Glued everything together and that is how I got this sign.

Let me show you first how I did the letters.  I traced and cut out the letters from an empty cereal box.

Then, I covered the letters with the same color tissue paper as the rosettes I planned to use.

Then I glued on my rosettes I made using this tutorial here. Once my letters where done I glued them to some scrap paper.  I had to use two sheets.  I thought that the seam and repeat of the pattern would drive me crazy but it really doesn’t.  I just flipped the second sheet the other direction.  I really like how it looks pieced together.

I measured and cut up my box.
Hot glued it all together.
Glued my the sign on to the box.  I used hot glue and white school glue of the edges.
Then I chose a corresponding color to this paper, measured, cut and glued it to the edge pieces.
For the hanger I used a little trick I learned from my SIL Teresa with Get Nestled In.  When you don’t have any picture or plate hangers lying around use a paper clip!
Now, I quickly hung it up and snapped a few shots.
 This is how the sides look.


This is my New SPRING sign at home above my faux mantel.







I am SO HAPPY with how it came out.  I mean, you can’t beat FREE!!  An empty box, some scrap paper I already had, a paper clip, some rosettes made from left over tissue paper and a few glue sticks and VIOLA a new Spring Sign!  I LOVE IT!  Alie said “Oh ee-ssoe pretty, Momma.”   What you do you think??
I am linking up to these awesome parties!

{M} Making The World Cuter ~ The Creative Girl ~ Skip To My Lou ~ Sumo’s Sweet Stuff ~Keeping It Simple ~ Between Naps On The Porch ~ Mad In Crafts ~ Finding Fabulous ~ Sew Can Do ~ C.R.A.F.T.  ~ Craft-O-Maniac ~ Dittle Dattle {T}The Lettered Cottage  Bella Before and After ~ The Pumpkin Patch ~ Today’s Creative Blog ~ Home Stories A 2 Z  ~ A Stoll Thru Life ~ All Thingz Related ~ Tip Junkie ~ Sugar Bee  ~I’m Topsy Turvy  ~ Funky Polkadot Giraffe Ladybug Blessings ~Not JUST a Housewife ~ Running With Glitter ~ A Bowl Full of Lemons  {W} Creations By Kara ~ Someday Crafts ~My Backyard Eden ~Blue Cricket Design  ~Fireflies and Jellybeans ~Sew Much Ado ~Seven Thirty Three  ~ Elements Interiors ~ Lil’ Luna ~ Fabric Bows and More ~ Handy Man, Crafty Woman {T} House Of Hepworths ~ The Shabby Chic Cottage ~Paisley Passions ~ Somewhat Simple ~It’s Fun To Craft  ~What Allie’s Making Now ~ Suzy’s Artsy Craftsy Sitcom ~ Saved By Love Creations ~ Brandy’s Crafts {F} Finding Fabulous ~ Fun To Craft ~Fingerprints On The Fridge  ~ Tidymom ~A Few Of My Favorite Things ~Simply Designing  ~The Shabby Nest  ~Chic On A Shoestring Decorating ~Simply Sweet Home   ~Punpkin Seed Productions  ~My Romantic Home ~ Just A GirlTruly Lovely with the Laney Sisters ~ A Little Knick Knack ~ Naturally Me Creations ~ Lovely Crafty Home ~ Bubbly Nature Creations ~ Inspiring Creations ~ Whipperberry504 Main ~ 30 Days {S} Be Different…Act Normal ~I Am Only 1 Woman ~Funky Junk Interiors ~Tater Tots And Jello ~Along For The Ride ~ Wildflowers & Whimsy ~ A Little Lovely ~ To Sew With Love ~ Saturday Mornings {Sn} I Heart Naptime ~Under The Table And Dreaming ~ Homemaker on a Dime ~ Nifty Thrifty Things

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Cute Animal Art

This right here ladies is my FIRST spray painting project!!

It was FUN!!  I’ve spray painted a TON more stuff, I just haven’t posted it all yet! 

For this one I used this frame I scored at Goodwill, some pink scrap paper and this pack of chipboard animals from BigLots.



 This project is SUPER SIMPLE and Alie loves her new piece of art for her room.  I spray painted the frame Ballet Pink.  Hot glued the animals on to the scrap paper.  But it in the frame and….VIOLA!!

It’s super cute isn’t it?? 


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I am linking up to these awesome parties!

{M} Making The World Cuter ~ The Creative Girl ~ Skip To My Lou ~ Sumo’s Sweet Stuff ~Keeping It Simple ~ Between Naps On The Porch ~ Mad In Crafts ~ Finding Fabulous ~ Sew Can Do ~ C.R.A.F.T.  ~ Craft-O-Maniac ~ Dittle Dattle {T}The Lettered Cottage  Bella Before and After ~ The Pumpkin Patch ~ Today’s Creative Blog ~ Home Stories A 2 Z  ~ A Stoll Thru Life ~ All Thingz Related ~ Tip Junkie ~ Sugar Bee  ~I’m Topsy Turvy  ~ Funky Polkadot Giraffe Ladybug Blessings ~Not JUST a Housewife ~ Running With Glitter ~ A Bowl Full of Lemons  {W} Creations By Kara ~ Someday Crafts ~My Backyard Eden ~Blue Cricket Design  ~Fireflies and Jellybeans ~Sew Much Ado ~Seven Thirty Three  ~ Elements Interiors ~ Lil’ Luna ~ Fabric Bows and More ~ Handy Man, Crafty Woman {T} House Of Hepworths ~ The Shabby Chic Cottage ~Paisley Passions ~ Somewhat Simple ~It’s Fun To Craft  ~What Allie’s Making Now ~ Suzy’s Artsy Craftsy Sitcom ~ Saved By Love Creations ~ Brandy’s Crafts {F} Finding Fabulous ~ Fun To Craft ~Fingerprints On The Fridge  ~ Tidymom ~A Few Of My Favorite Things ~Simply Designing  ~The Shabby Nest  ~Chic On A Shoestring Decorating ~Simply Sweet Home   ~Punpkin Seed Productions  ~My Romantic Home ~ Just A GirlTruly Lovely with the Laney Sisters ~ A Little Knick Knack ~ Naturally Me Creations ~ Lovely Crafty Home ~ Bubbly Nature Creations ~ Inspiring Creations ~ Whipperberry ~ 504 Main30 Days {S} Be Different…Act Normal ~I Am Only 1 Woman ~Funky Junk Interiors ~Tater Tots And Jello ~Along For The Ride ~ Wildflowers & Whimsy ~ A Little Lovely ~ To Sew With Love ~ Saturday Mornings {Sn} I Heart Naptime ~Under The Table And Dreaming ~ Homemaker on a Dime ~ Nifty Thrifty Things

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