Shine on Fridays #20 {and some news}!

The weekend is almost here, can you feel it?
Time to PARTY!

Today, I have a few important announcements for you before we get started.  Kara and I are making a few changes to the way we host our party…and we’re hoping you think they’re changes for the better!
We wanted to be able to feature more of the great projects linked up to our parties, so we decided to start a little something called
Each Thursday, both of us will feature ten of our favorite links from the previous week.  Then, on Fridays, we’ll each feature one of the top two most viewed links.  Be sure you check out our first Top 10 Thursday posts if you haven’t already! {Amy’s, Kara’s}
We thought it was extra-fun each time we’ve included a giveaway with the party, so we decided to make it a weekly tradition!  If you’d like to volunteer to sponsor a giveaway for us, go to this form and sign up for the date of your choice!  A huge THANK YOU to everyone who has already signed up…I think we’re covered through July already!!
So, here’s what our Friday parties will look like from now on!
Today’s feature from last week’s party is this gorgeous Scripture Plaque Tutorial from Cherished Bliss.  Not only is it lovely, the song the quote comes from, “How He Loves” by the David Crowder Band is my current favorite!  Hop on over to check it out!

heave meets earth block 3_edited-1

This week’s giveaway is brought to you by The Covered Porch, and I’m so excited about it!
The Covered Porch

If you’ve never visited The Covered Porch before, you’re in for a treat.  Jenn offers custom gift tags, monogrammed notecards & stationary, personalized notebooks and custom pillow covers.  She also offers custom work for any occasion.

Today, Jenn is offering one lucky reader $20 credit to the shop to spend on anything you like.
Rafflecopter will walk you through the entry process, just wait for it to load. Giveaway closes March 28.  Good luck!

P.S. Several of my blogiversary giveaways are also still open for another day or two.  Be sure you stop by to enter.

Now, on with the party!  Time for you to SHINE!
a Rafflecopter giveaway

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

- grab a party button and put it somewhere on your blog
- have fun and visit some other friends
- no commercial sites
- send us Starbucks gift cards {just kidding…kind of!}
Linking up your photos gives us permission to use them in features on our blogs and Facebook pages.

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28 comments on Shine on Fridays #20 {and some news}!

  1. Cherished Bliss
    March 23, 2012 at 1:15 AM (3 years ago)

    Thank you so much for the feature today! Totally made my crazy night a whole lot better!

    and thank you for hosting this awesome party for us all! : ) Have a great night!!

  2. Carrie @ My Favorite Finds
    March 23, 2012 at 1:43 AM (3 years ago)

    Thanks for hosting. Your party sounds like fun changes, and I’m excited to be a part of it!

  3. Carrie @ My Favorite Finds
    March 23, 2012 at 2:04 AM (3 years ago)

    If I won I’d choose the Catalina Notecards. I love the colors and the font! I shared this on the My Favorite Finds FB page. I hope the link I entered in Rafflecopter takes you to the right place. :)

  4. I am LOVD
    March 23, 2012 at 2:09 AM (3 years ago)

    Amy, I sent you your giveaway winnings today so look for it in the mail. Thanks so much!

    March 23, 2012 at 2:15 AM (3 years ago)

    This is my frist time at your party, thank you so much for having me, it looks like fun! I will place your button’s party at my side bar Amy. Have a terrific weekend and congrats for the giveaway!

    March 23, 2012 at 2:17 AM (3 years ago)

    Oh, I also hope you follow me if you like, I had followed you already. I would love to complete 300 followers to make a new giveaway! Thank you.

  7. Becca
    March 23, 2012 at 2:33 AM (3 years ago)

    Thanks for hosting lovely ladies!!
    xo Becca

  8. Lindsay
    March 23, 2012 at 2:57 AM (3 years ago)

    Thanks for hosting! Have a wonderful weekend!

  9. Stacey
    March 23, 2012 at 2:57 AM (3 years ago)

    I love the notepads and the stationery–both are classy and beautiful. Thanks for the giveaway!

  10. Audra @ Once a Mom Always a Cook
    March 23, 2012 at 3:56 AM (3 years ago)

    Thank you ladies for hosting this awesome party! Love the feature ;) Everyone should go check out Cherished Bliss. Not only is she an amazing crafter, she is also the best sister ever :)

  11. Jackie
    March 23, 2012 at 5:55 AM (3 years ago)

    Thanks so much for hosting…hope you have an awesome weekend!

  12. Chiara
    March 23, 2012 at 7:18 AM (3 years ago)

    Thank you for the giveaway! :)I love the notepads and grabriella monogrammed notecards!

  13. Tiffany
    March 23, 2012 at 11:22 AM (3 years ago)

    I’m totally in love with the Gabrielle monogrammed notecards!!!

  14. cheapcraftymama
    March 23, 2012 at 12:04 PM (3 years ago)

    I love the Betsy notecards! Thanks for hosting!

  15. Rebekah Greiman
    March 23, 2012 at 12:36 PM (3 years ago)

    Thanks for hosting the linky party and good morning! I have a recipe for Simple, Organic Lip Balm. It’s very easy to make, is super cheap ($.25 a tube) and is now my favorite lip balm. Hope you like it and have a great week!

  16. Mindie Hilton
    March 23, 2012 at 1:10 PM (3 years ago)

    Thanks for hosting and for the giveaway!

  17. Michelle and Julie
    March 23, 2012 at 1:39 PM (3 years ago)

    What a great party! I’m a new follower & this is my 1st time linking up! Looks like you have a such a fun blog! I’m excited to visit again.

  18. Hillcrest Acres
    March 23, 2012 at 2:26 PM (3 years ago)

    What a fabulous giveaway!!! I love the personalized notepads.

  19. Aryn
    March 24, 2012 at 2:50 AM (3 years ago)

    If I won, I would love the Betsy Monogrammed Notecards! They are so cute!

  20. mish
    March 26, 2012 at 6:12 PM (3 years ago)

    I love the Blue Gingham Printed Puppy Pillow My son is so into dogs!

  21. Donna Huisinga
    March 29, 2012 at 12:35 AM (3 years ago)

    Sorry, but I don’t know why my picture is not showing up.


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