Creative Collection Link Party

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Hi friends! Thanks so much for coming to party with us! We love having you all! We love looking through the party links! There is so much talent out there. Don’t forget that we love to share our favorites on Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and we pin our faves too!  You can follow The Creative Collection Favorites board on Pinterest too!

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Follow Jen from Craft-o-maniacFacebook || Twitter || Pinterest || Instagram || Google+


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Follow Kristi & Kelli from Lolly JaneFacebook || Twitter || Pinterest || Instagram || Google+


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Follow Marie from Blooming HomesteadFacebook || Twitter || Pinterest || Instagram || Google+


Follow Rebecca from The Crafted SparrowFacebook || Twitter || Pinterest || Instagram || Google+


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Peach and Raspberry Ice Cream  from The Casual Craftlete


Jens Fave



Rustic Ampersand Symbol from Her Tool Belt


Kristi & Kellis Fave



You’re a Lifesaver Gift Idea and Printable from Live Laugh Rowe




How to build a plank wall with shelving from Thistlewood Farms


Mariahs Fave



Copycat Chik Fil A Sandwich from Heather’s French Press


Maries Fave



Printable Back to School Bookmarks from Simple As That


Abbeys Fave



Lemon Oreo Strawberry Swirl Ice Cream from Inside BruCrew Life

10 Awesome Playroom Ideas

I am always looking for fun and cute playroom ideas. Here are a few of my favorite ones that I have found.

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Bright and Fun Playroom


Love this fun one


Great vibes Playroom


Colorful and cute Playroom


Love this bake stand inside a playroom


Love the sign and the blue stripes


This cute playroom with great storage and love the wall decals


Love this chalkboard wall


Black and white playroom


Love this Organizing Unit in this playroom

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Unique and Colorful Master Bedroom (details + sources)

You guys, I’m the worst! I just realized I’ve never shared my Master Bedroom Reveal with you!  I’ve shared a few tutorials in the room but haven’t shown it all or spilled the details of it all. Don’t worry, it’s happening NOW! I’m sharing all the details, photos and links to the tutorials I’ve shared so far.

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To give you a little background, this bedroom makeover was our last challenge for Creating with the Stars 2014. We decided we wanted to do a full room makeover since the theme was “Home Decor” and we were really hoping to do something BIG and really impress. I decided about half way through that this was my favorite makeover ever. It also made it about 10x more fun because Savannah flew from AZ to NY to help me complete the room in only 4 days and our frequent conference calls with the hilarious, talented Mandi from Vintage Revivals made it even more awesome.

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I had already completed the DIY Modern Tufted Headboard when Savannah arrived so first, we decided on the focal wall. With a little (okay, kind of a lot!) of jigsawing, we created the DIY Wood Scalloped Wall (full tutorial here.)  We are both totally obsessed with the wood scallops on the wall and it really is super easy and pretty inexpensive to do it. It’s also great for renters because it doesn’t damage your walls. Hello, awesome! Master Bedroom Makeover form Classy Clutter

We made the Greek key pillows using peach grosgrain ribbon and this gorgeous coral fabric from  We also made the navy and white striped pillows out of a crib sheet we found at Target. We really wanted navy and white stripes but could not find the fabric anywhere local. We could’ve ordered some online but, like I said, we were on a serious time crunch to do this makeover in only 4 days. The turquoise and aqua ikat pillow was from Marshall’s (similar here).

The white quilt is from Target. I don’t see it on their website anymore but I think you can still get it in the stores.  The turquoise throw blanket is amazingly soft and was from HomeGoods.

This dresser could’ve been the death of me. We had about 100 ideas for how to paint it and went back and forth about 800 times about what to do. We finally decided on white and trimmed it out in peach using painter’s tape. I am so glad we finally came up with something we all loved. We got it at the thrift store and let’s just say, it was not cute when we found it. ;)

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The chair was found at the same thrift store and all I did was recovered the cushion using a faux fur rug. I love the texture it adds! Isn’t it so funky fun? The rug is from Target, Nate Berkus collection but I ended swapping it out for this floral one from Urban Outfitters after the competition. I love both rugs but already had the Urban Outfitters one so I opted to save a few bucks and return the rug.

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We made these DIY Macramé Planters in about 1o minutes and found the wooden bowls at HomeGoods. The rope and plants came from Home Depot. Savannah painted the bowls to have that dipped look and add a little color. To say I’m in love with them is an understatement.  You can read the full tutorial here.

We did our own little Rast Ikea Hack and turned these cheapy nightstands into adorable mint campaign dressers. Read the full tutorial here.

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Hope you love my Colorful Master Bedroom as much as we do! It was SO fun and earned us 2nd place out of 299 projects on Creating with the Stars 2014! I’d call that a success! :)

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To save this room makeover, pin the above image to your favorite Pinterest Board. Don’t forget to follow us on Pinterest while you’re at it!

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Meet our Team – Classy Clutter Contributors


You guys, we are SO excited to officially announce our Contributors Team to Classy Clutter! We did a call out for crafters interested in contributing to our blog on our social media and we were floored by the amount of people that wanted to be a part of our little blog. Thank you to EVERYONE who sent us your interest email. We had the hardest time narrowing it down. As you may know, we have had Adell at Baked in Arizona contributing for a while now and we all love her! We’re so pumped to share with you 4 more incredibly talented ladies that will be sharing crafts, recipes and printables with us. I love having fresh ideas and creativity on our blog so this will be awesome! Take a moment to get to know our girls! Be sure to follow them on their social media too! They have AMAZING stuff on their own sites; we can’t wait to see what they share with all of us here.

Katie - Crafts

Hi! My name is Katie and I blog over at Made to be a Momma! I am a wife and momma to two little boys.  Made to be a Momma is a place full of diy projects, recipes, sewing and more!  I love making my house a home!  My goal is to inspire, share the struggles and joys of mother hood and to simply encourage fellow mothers.

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Adell - Recipes

Hello! My name is Adell and I blog at Baked in Arizona. I’ve always loved being in the kitchen, especially baking! And I love sharing my favorite recipes with family and friends. Making a batch of cookies is my kind of therapy. Some people say the same thing about going for a run. Sure doesn’t taste as good though. :) Some of my hobbies that I enjoy (other than making food for my family) are: running, cleaning, reading, hiking and snowboarding (although being so far away from the snow, I don’t get to do that as much as I would like to). 

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Charlotte - Crafts

After 10 years cruising the big bad streets of New York City, my family up and went suburban in June of 2012.  The decision to leave the urb for the burb was saddest for me so Ciburbanity (city + suburb + sanity) was born as a suburban diary, record book, and sounding board.  I write about life (which basically means my lack of a social life), kids (four under the age of 5), our house, and anything else (read: CRAFTS!!!) that crosses my diaper and thrifty filled brain.  If it’s colorful or quirky, I want it… if it has a red clearance sticker, I want it… if it’s a little weird or unexpected, I want it.  My design style is frugal repurposed eclectic (look it up- it’s probably a thing), and I may or may not have 8 chairs, 3 coffee tables, and a dresser in my garage.

Follow Charlotte on Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Google+

Carrie - Crafts

Hi, I’m Carrie!  While I adore being a wife and mom, I also have an insatiable need to create. I love figuring out how to make exactly what I want for as little money as possible and I am on a mission to let others know that having a gorgeous home you love doesn’t need to break your budget.  (Though it may lead to a paint-splattered wardrobe and out of control desire to find bargains!)  My blog Lovely Etc. is all about decorating, creating, repurposing, thrifting, and making your home truly yours.

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Courtney - Printables

Hey there! My name is Courtney. I am the designer and owner of Paperelli. Currently living here in the beautiful state of Idaho, practicing the art of juggling motherhood, design, and homemaking. Paperelli is my way of quenching my creative thirst and sharing my love of design and paper with all of you. 

Check out Courtney’s Etsy shop, Paperelli.

Aren’t these ladies amazing!? We are SO excited to have them! Leave them some love in the comments! ;)

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Chocolate Chip Cookie Shake Recipe

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The clouds have parted and the greatest, most delicious dessert ever has been born. You guys, this is the most delicious shake EVER! Seriously. I made cookies the other night for Family Home Evening and decided the next day I wanted a cookie… except I wanted to fancy it up a little. I had the crazy idea of making it into a shake. My life will never be the same. (PS. Could you just die at those cute animal print straws!?!)

To have the BEST Chocolate Chip Cookie Shake Recipe EVER, you have to have the BEST chocolate chip cookies ever. My friend’s blog, Sugar Baby Boutique, has that recipe for ya. I’m telling you, best (and easiest!!) Chocolate Chip Cookies you’ll ever taste. I have seriously made them like 80 times. Not exaggerating. She has some awesome tips for mixing the dough and for baking them to perfection. Genius.

Anyway, make the cookies, make the shake, then send me a big fat love note!

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Anyway, make the cookies, make the shake, then send me a big fat love note!


Chocolate Chip Cookie Shake Recipe:



  • 2-3 The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies – or whatever Chocolate Chip Cookies YOU love.
  • 1-2 scoops of Vanilla Bean Ice Cream
  • 1 cup of milk (I used Light Almond Milk)


In a blender, mix all ingredients until semi-smooth. I suggest 2-3 cookies per 2 scoops of ice cream. Take another cookie and crumble it up into dime size pieces. Mix into the shake with a spoon. This gives you delicious little cookie chunks in your shake. You may need a straw and a spoon to eat this!

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If you want a Peanut Butter version (Yum!!!) try our Easy Peanut Butter Cookie Recipe.


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The Creative Collection Link Party

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Hi friends! Thanks for stopping by to this week’s Creative Collection Link Party where your project, recipe will be featured on 8 different blogs! We will be pinning, sharing and promoting our favorite projects each week! There is so much talent out there and we are super excited that you choose to share it with us! Let’s get this party started, but first, our faves from last week!



DIY Photo Coaster by AKA Design Life


S’mores Fried Scones by Simply Gloria



Eclectic Cottage Living Room by Cherished Bliss



 Kid’s Summer Schedule by Liz on Call


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Organizing a Camping Kitchen by Echoes of Laughter



Chocolate Peanut Butter Pretzel Parfaits by The First Year

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Upcycled Painted bench by Too Much Time



Ice Cream Cake Pops by Mom’s & Munchkins

Today we’re not just throwing a link party, we’re giving away TEN Erin Condren Life Planners!! Erin Condren is releasing a new line of Life Planners on June 12th and we’re celebrating with them by giving our readers the chance to win one of TEN planners valued at $50+ each!
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Haven’t heard of Erin Condren before? Check out this fun video where she shows why you need a Life Planner to manage your life!

Enter to win one of TEN planner prizes below using the Rafflecopter and good luck!
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The BEST Painting Tips and Tricks

10 seriously awesome Painting Tips & Tricks that are borderline genius! | As you probably already know, we are paint obsessed. I mean, we paint a LOT of stuff. Nothing is safe from being painted in my home. Whether it’s spray paint, latex, acrylic, chalk, etc. I will probably paint it if it lives in my home for any length of time. It’s by far the easiest way to make big changes in the home. I’ve gathered some tips that I’ve used for a long long time that are tried and true and make painting anything a heck of a lot easier. You will thank me later. ;)

 Use aluminum foil to line paint trays for easy clean up Cut up an old tshirt to wax furniture

Cut up an old t-shirt to wax furniture projects

Write paint colors on the back of light switch plates

Homemade Chalk Paint Recipe

Make your own chalk paint out of unsanded grout, water and flat paint

Drop Cloth Tip

Use a dollar store shower curtain liner as a painter’s drop cloth!

Puncture the paint can rim to keep a clean seal

How to clean your paintbrushes

Use tape on the insides of drawers when painting furniture (image source unknown)

Use Floetrol to eliminate brush marks

How to remove paint from hardware

Use a magnet to hold your paint brush (source unknown)

Be sure to check out our “Painting” Pinterest Board for even more tips, tricks and all things paint related!

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10 Adorable Free Fonts

You guys, I have a problem. I am obsessed with fonts!!! I have SO many… like hundreds of them, on my computer and I just keep downloading more! I decided to share some of my favorites (10 Adorable Free Fonts) with you! You can also find more awesome ones on our Fonts Pinterest Board.

10 Adorable Free Fonts | Click on the links below to download the fonts.

  1. NEOU
  2. Coneria Script
  3. Alpalca
  4. Ecolier
  5. Champagne & Limousines
  6. Lavanderia
  7. Upper East Side
  8. Sacramento
  9. Caviar Dreams
  10. Quickier

You can also find more of my favorites below.

15 Fabulously Free Fonts

There are a couple repeats because I love them so much! ;)

If you aren’t sure how to download and install the fonts on your computer, be sure to check out my tutorial.

How to download and install fonts on your computer

Oh, a ton of people have asked what font our signatures (see below) are and it is probably our all time favorite font called Bombshell Pro but unfortunately, it’s not a free font. You can google it and purchase and download it from a few different sites.

Happy downloading! xoxo

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$500 Target Gift Card Giveaway!!!

$500 Target Gift Card Giveaway!

Hi loves! We are so pumped to share this awesome giveaway with you! It’s a good one, I mean, who doesn’t love Target? I’m pretty sure they know me (and my crazy kids!) will show up a few times a week!

We’ve teamed up with some of our blogging besties to bring this amazingness to you! $500 you guys! Hello, awesome!!! Promise us you’ll buy something fun for yourself mkay?

$500 Target Gift Card Giveaway!

Amber from Dessert Now, Dinner Later - Facebook/Pinterest/Instagram
Jessica and Sarah from Pretty ProvidenceFacebook/Google+/Instagram
Lisa and Pam from Over the Big MoonFacebook/Twitter/Google+
Annette from Tips from a Typical MomFacebook/Twitter/Pinterest
Mallory and Savannah from Classy ClutterFacebook/Pinterest/Instagram
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Linda from Food Storage MomsFacebook/Twitter/Pinterest
Vanessa from Our Thrifty IdeasFacebook/Pinterest/Instagram
Lauren from Tastes Better From ScratchFacebook/Pinterest/Instagram
Debbie from Kneaded CreationsFacebook/Pinterest/Google+
Wanda Ann from Memories by the MileFacebook/Pinterest/Google+

You have 20 ways to enter using the Rafflecopter Form below! The giveaway will end at 12:00 a.m. on June 16, 2014! The winner will be emailed on June 16, 2014 and will have 48 hours to respond. If they do not respond, a new winner will be chosen. Once the winner has responded they will be mailed a Target gift card for $500.00!! GOOD LUCK and again thank you for all your love and constant support!

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The Ultimate Summer Camping Experience Instagram Giveaway!!!

If you love SUMMER, INSTAGRAM, & CAMPING – then this post was written for you!

If you are anything like me, scrolling through your IG feed and seeing creative & inspirational peeps posting amazing things makes you smile! I’ll tell you another thing that makes me SUPER happy… spending quality time with my family, especially in the summer! One of our FAVORITE things to do as a family is to go camping! That thought helped us come up with the PERFECT way to give back to our Instagram followers!!




We collaborated with some of our FAVORITE peeps on Instagram to completely outfit one family with everything they would need for the Ultimate Summer Camping Experience!

One LUCKY Family Will Win….

  The Ultimate Camping Giveaway - This will completely outfit one family with everything they would need for the Ultimate Summer Camping Experience!!!!


A 6-person/2-room TENT, 4 Sleeping Bags, 4 Air Mattresses, 4 Camping Chairs, a Camping Grill, 2-Burner Griddle, a Portable Cooler, a Coleman Lantern, a Camping Fold-able Table, 4 Flashlights, a 5-Gallon Water Jug, a Waterproof Tarp, a Tent Kit, & a Camping Horse Shoes Set!



Are you jumping up and down yet? Because you should be!! We all know how CRAZY it can be when the kids are out for the summer and you really want to plan those family vacations… but time just slips away from you. Let us help! In just a week and a half, YOU could be the family excitedly awaiting all of the camping goodies above to be SHIPPED to you! The only thing you’d need to do is choose a location to head to!



Before you enter – you should DEFINITELY check out your new Instagram BFFs! {Because, seriously, let’s be honest… these girls are gonna ROCK your IG feed!!} Just click on the name of each site to witness creativity at it’s finest!

  • The Dating DivasEach Monday, the Divas offer a fabulous date idea already completely planned out for your upcoming weekend. Throughout the rest of the week, they offer FREE flirty tips, tricks, tutorials, & darling printables to keep the romance alive and the sparks flying’. If you want to stay on your honeymoon for the rest of your life – then THIS is the site for you!
  • The 36th Avenue - The 36th Avenue is your number one destination for easy DIY projects, free printables, adorable handmade gifts and holiday ideas, delicious recipes and everything EXTRAORDINARY!
  • No BiggieNoBiggie is your one stop shop for darling free printables, your favorite go to recipes and the cutest holiday ideas to celebrate all year long. Come by today so you don’t miss a thing!
  • Classy Clutter - Is a team of best friends, moms, DIYers, & crafters! Classy Clutter is your one-stop-shop for all things creative, including; DIY, Home Decor, Furniture makeovers, Crafts, Recipes & more!
  • Thirty Handmade Days - With a creative blog, Thirty Handmade Days, and a craft boutique, the Queen Bee Market, Mique Provost spends her time inspiring others to create. Cheerful printables, easy to fix recipes and unique but simple gift ideas can be found on “30days.” You can expect daily posts- Ideas for kids, organizational tips and binders can also be found on 30days.
  • Craftaholics Anonymous - Looking for loads of Crafts, simple DIY’s, and Holiday Ideas? Head over to Craftaholics Anonymous® for a huge does of creative therapy! Have a Craft Question? Post it on the Craftaholics Anonymous® Facebook page and get answers from their helpful and friendly crafting community!
  • Eighteen25Eighteen25 is a team of 3 sisters… Jen, Jamie & Jodie. They love sharing free printables, gift ideas and fun projects for everyday of the year. From the biggest and best Holidays down to the simplest of family celebrations, they have something fun for you to try!
  • Lolly JaneLolly Jane is an eclectic DIY blog where they share it all… home decor, crafts, crafts, furniture revamps, awesome project roundups, tasty treats, and more. All while armed with a Diet Coke! Join these crazy twin sisters on their DIY adventures.
  • Twist Me PrettyAbby is most known for her easy-to-follow hairstyle tutorials and her 30|30 hair challenges. We’re sure you’ve seen her all over your Pinterest boards! Her style is so fresh and her writing is so down to earth and accessible. On her site you’ll find a new hairstyle tutorial every Wednesday, beauty tricks, a casual and creative style and stories of her life as a mother of two. She’s definitely a friend you want in your corner!
  • The Crafting launched in 2006 with the simple motto, “Create Your Life.” These four friends know that there is power when an individual chooses to create something out of nothing.



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#1) Click on each green +1 button below to follow each of those talented bloggers on Instagram… and you INSTANTLY have 10 entries in the giveaway!

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