Shine On Fridays #2! {and some fabulous features}

Hi, friends!
Wasn’t last week’s Shine On Fridays party fanTAStic?  I was so excited about all the great projects, recipes, crafts, and ideas…and Kara and I were thrilled to have 102 links at our very first weekly party!
Thank you so much for inspiring us; I hope you visited some of the links and enjoyed them as much as we did!  Today, it’s time to party again, but first let’s take a quick look at a few features from last week.
We were both decidedly indecisive about what to feature…{translation: You all are so awesome we couldn’t pick!}  So, we decided to feature the 8 most viewed links.  Four are on Kara’s blog Happy Go Lucky, and four are here at One Artsy Mama, plus each of us gets to pick our very favorite project too.
So, here are four of the most popular posts {Feel free to grab a sticker if it’s you!}:
Lindsay over at Southern Lovely shared this Fall Wreath and even shows how to make the fun felt flowers.  I love the color combo and her use of wheat as an extra fall-ish touch.
The Bewitchin’ Kitchen linked up these Cheesecake Stuffed Strawberries!  Boy, oh boy do they ever look tasty!  You had me at cheesecake!
One of my favorite bloggy buddies, Terry from These Peas Taste Funny, made this awesome Jute and Pearl Bracelet after seeing one on Pinterest.  I actually have the same original bracelet pinned myself…I think Terry did a great job recreating it!  Check out her post to see what it looks like with different beads too.
This Organize Your Day Printable from Kimberly at The Brown Eyes Have It was a huge hit last week!
It’s easy to see why!  Head on over and print your copy! 
And now, I get the fun job of featuring one of my favorite projects…except that I’m going to cheat and feature two.  Shhhh!  Don’t tell Kara. ;)   The truth is, I just couldn’t pick {you know me, I’m Ms. Indecisive anyway!} and these two just stood out to me for their own reasons.
Here they are:

This Rootin Tootin Cowboy Party linked up by Dixie Delights totally rocks my socks!
You have GOT to go look at this post…the fabulousness is in every single detail!  From favors and decorations to “wanted” posters for each guest, stick horses, games and a dressup station…well, you just have to see it!
And I’m totally in love with this Salt Dough Starfish Garland made by Desperate Craftwives.
I’m such a sucker for all things beachy!  And it just so happens that LC and I have been playing with salt dough ourselves lately…stay tuned on Monday for more on that!
Ok, now it’s definitely time to PARTY!

One Artsy Mama
Show off your fabulous creations with us and be inspired by what others have created!
   
Please link up crafts, recipes, home decor, etc.
We can’t wait to see what you’ve been up to lately!!

If you’re going to play along with us, pretty please:

- follow both co-hosts via GFC
- grab a party button and put it somewhere on your blog
- have fun and visit some other friends
- no commercial sites

Linking up your photos gives us permission to use them in features on our blogs and Facebook pages.
The party will be open until Wednesday!  Now, get shining!


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16 comments on Shine On Fridays #2! {and some fabulous features}

  1. D
    November 18, 2011 at 6:26 AM (2 years ago)

    Thank you for hosting. I placed the linky button in my linky page. I grabbed the one on the top right, is that the right one?

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  2. Carrie @ My Favorite Finds
    November 18, 2011 at 12:44 PM (2 years ago)

    I have made those cream cheese strawberries for 4th of July, and I put a blueberry in the middle of each one. They were SO cute! Thanks for the fun!

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  3. Lindsay
    November 18, 2011 at 1:44 PM (2 years ago)

    Thanks so much for the feature! I enjoy your party each week! Thanks for hosting as well!

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  4. Katalina Jewelry
    November 18, 2011 at 3:15 PM (2 years ago)

    The cheesecake stuffed strawberries look divine! I am now following yours and Kara’s blog. Thanks for hosting the party!

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  5. Brooke Kenny
    November 18, 2011 at 3:59 PM (2 years ago)

    Thanks for hosting!
    Brooke from babblingsandmore.blogspot.com

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  6. Dixie Delights
    November 18, 2011 at 10:43 PM (2 years ago)

    Aw, thank you for the feature!!

    Reply
  7. Tami
    November 19, 2011 at 1:28 AM (2 years ago)

    Thanks for the invite, Amy!

    Love your blog but hate your choice in football teams. lol!!! I saw your pic of your Mom and you sporting Ravens colors…. I’m a die-hard Steelers fan!

    I’ll be back to visit soon. Hope you’ll do the same!

    Happy Thanksgiving!
    Tami

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  8. Janet
    November 19, 2011 at 4:19 AM (2 years ago)

    Thanks for your comment on my nativity and the invitation to link up! :) Have a nice weekend!

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  9. Design DNA
    November 19, 2011 at 4:46 PM (2 years ago)

    Thanks for the invite and the kind words!

    Corie @ Design DNA

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  10. weissbunt
    November 22, 2011 at 7:08 AM (2 years ago)

    Thanks for the invite Amy :-)

    Reply

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