We always envy the ones with creative eyes. Turning junk into treasure, or making something beautiful from scrap. Not only can someone save so much money this way, but the things that can be done to make something plain into something extraordinary comes from true talent.
This year, some of the best crafty bloggers were placed in our nominees list. The following 10 received the Top votes:
Mine for the Making is created by a former elementary school teacher, who is now a stay-at-home, homeschooling mom. Please join her on her blog as she shares some of her family fun, crafty and creative DIY projects, and great recipes!
Check out some of the fabulous categories on Mine for the Making
Saving Said Simply is a family blog where Christie shares her family’s story through funny, thoughtful and creative posts. “Saving Family Memories, Simply Leaving Footprints” allows her followers to join Christie’s journey through life as a mom of 2 young kids. Real honest trials, triumphs and a few laughs to keep sanity, Christie weaves together stories that focus on family first. You’ll find a great variety of topics from kid crafts, easy family recipes and family-centered product reviews and giveaways. And let’s not forget Christie’s sarcastic and hilarious personal side.
Here are some posts you may find quite interesting on Christie’s blog:
Amanda lives in Central Oregan, surrounded by snowy mountains, crystal blue lakes, and lots of sunshine! She uses her blog as an outlet to express her creative and artistic side. She loves doing DIY projects, decorating, going to thrift stores, and organizing their house.
Check out some of the cute things Amanda has done:
Jamie is the author and creator behind the blog, Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom. When not busy with her family, you will find her in her always messy craft room, sewing and crafting away; or in the kitchen creating simple, healthy and budget friendly family friendly meals. Her goal is to inspire others to sew, cook and create!
Jamie loves to be creative with:
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ChiWei shares information about her different craft pieces to inspire her readers.
ChiWei loves to be creative with:
Ariean is a city girl turned country gal who loves to turn old things into newly made treasure. She is a mom of 3 boys and a proud wife of a supportive man who loves her creative mind as much as he loves her!
Ariean is creative with:
#7 DIY Inspired
Dinah is a craft, home décor, & DIY Blogger for DIY Inspired, an eco-friendly site promoting repurposing through reinvention. She has a Master of Arts Degree in Speech Communication from California State University Fullerton. Formerly an educator at CSUF and business owner, she now is a full time writer, Curator for Style Me Pretty Living, 3M DIY Expert, and a member of Martha’s Circle. She has blogged for multiple websites including Earth 911, Home Made Simple, and Sprout Online and has been published in a few magazines and ebooks. Her website, DIY Inspired has been recognized by Mashable, Parenting.com, and Buzzfeed.
Dinah loves to create:
Andrea lives in a full house, but still manages to express her creativity through scrapbooking, home decor, and other crafty, DIY projects. Check out her many talents at Scrapality!
Check out Andrea’s gallery of:
Flamingo Toes is written by Beverly, who loves to share just about anything, including her many talents on her blog. She sews, cooks, cleans, creates jewelry, home decor, and so much more! Oh, and of course she’s a mom!
Come visit the special categories on Beverly’s blog:
#10 733 blog
You’ll find a lot of crafty ideas written and created by Kim Conner, author of the 733 blog. Most of the ideas are child friendly and easy enough for any non-artist or beginners to do. Looking for nice printables? Check out the 733 blog!
Areas we love on Kim’s blog: