Creative Ways Link Party #94 and Features

Well, hello there! Hope your week is off to a great start! I feel like I'm behind, since we took off school on Monday for President's Day. The kids and I drove across the Metroplex to see one of my oldest friends and her kiddos. With busy schedules and the distance, we only get to see each other a few times a year. This visit was especially fun since I got to see her parents also. (They were my 2nd parents during the teen years). They popped over for a few minutes, so we were able to catch up and give out some long overdue hugs. It was such a sweet reunion. Anyway, that's been the highlight of my week so far... besides this party, of course ;-) Speaking of parties, are you ready to share what you've been working on here at the Creative Ways Link Party? I'm sure ready to see what you have been up to!


Here were some of my favorite posts from the last party:


First of all, some of you may not know this, but arranging flowers is not in my skill set. I struggle with it every time I get fresh flowers. I did not receive this gene from my mother, who is a beautiful novice florist. However, Boxwood Avenue shared some great tips on How to Turn Grocery Store Flowers into Beautiful Arrangements. I think I will buy myself some flowers this week to try these pointers!


These Grilled Blackened Chicken Tacos from All She Cooks look like a delicious weeknight dinner, especially when you are rushed for time. 


Simply Beautiful by Angela shared this Dark Hallway Makeover on a Budget. It really is a beautiful transformation! I can't wait to see how she did the board and batten.


These Chipotle Jicama Fries by Morsels of Life are making my mouth water! I need to try these, for sure!


I adore this French Knot Wreath Pillow that Home to Cottage shared in her tutorial. I've never mastered the French Knot, but I intend to try it again!


The Country Chic Cottage delighted us with this Applesauce Banana Cake Recipe. Looks like the perfect snack, dessert, or breakfast ;-)


I need some of these DIY Farmhouse Tea Towels by Making It In The Mountains in my life. They are so pretty... and functional!

As always, if you missed any of these posts, be sure to click through their links to check them out! 

Link Party Guidelines
  • Please link up to 3 of your family-friendly DIY Projects, Crafts or Recipes...your Creative Ways
  • Please link to a specific post on your blog, not just your home page.
  • Please do not link up Etsy shops or giveaways.
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  • I'd love for you to add the party button to your post, a visible link back on your post, or a link on a party page. We want your creative friends to join us too!
  • Be sure to visit at least 2 links and leave some comment love. 
  • By linking up to this party, your are giving authorization for your projects/recipes to be featured with a photo and a link back to your blog.
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    Remember, this is a party... be sure to mingle! Please don't link up and run. Visit a couple of the posts above yours and just practice kindness. We all want to hear, "Great job!"
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    10 comments:

    1. I sure could use some help with flower arrangements, I'll have to go memorize that post. ;) Have a wonderful week, Nici!!

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    2. Nici, thanks so much for including my french knot berry wreath pillow with your features this week! And as always, thank you for hosting each week! Liz

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    3. Thanks so much for the party! Enjoy the rest of your week. :)

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    4. Oh thank you so so much for the feature! I hope my tips are helpful : )

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    5. Sounds like you had a great week! Thanks for featuring my Chipotle Jicama Fries - the smokiness of the chipotle and the crunch of the jicama really make for some great fries. :) I appreciate the feature, and thanks for a great party! :)

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    6. How pretty is that featured French Knot Pillow?! I love it! -Marci @ Stone Cottage Adventures

      Thank you for hosting this fun party!

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    7. Hi Nici,
      I'm always game for something besides banana bread for our overripe bananas, so I'm filing away the applesauce banana cake recipe.
      Thanks for hosting. It sounds like your week was off to a great start - hope it finishes great too!

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    8. Hello cute lady! Thank you for hosting such an amazing party. Please take a moment to stop by our party that goes until Friday! We pin and tweet every link. Lou Lou Girls

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