Feature Friday: Bowdabra Top Crafty Showcase Picks

Are you keeping cool this summer? We hope that you are having fun and finding time to do a few crafts for yourself and your kids! Our Crafty Showcase has been full of fun ideas for all ages! Last week we had 83 links for our Saturday Showcase! Thank you for linking up and visiting those who link up!

We love Friday because we get to share our top picks from last week’s Saturday Showcase links. Each week, our Bowdabra Design team will pick our favorites and feature them here on our Bowdabra blog, Bowdabra Pinterest, Sandy Sandler Pinterest, Bowdabra Twitter, and Bowdabra Facebook sites! It is NOT an easy task in picking our favorites. We appreciate all of you for linking up and we love visiting all of your blogs, too!

Saturday Showcase Top Picks:

Most Clicked Crafty Link(s) #1 Marty and Marty’s Musings linked up a fantastic post on her many uses of a Ball Mason Jar. Such a fun post. One of our favorites is her Our Blessings Jar.

#2 Second Chance to Dream linked up her top-notch post on Camping 2012 pt. 1 . If you are going to do any type of camping this is a wonderful resource. We love her Master Camping Checklist.

Second Chance to Dream Camping 2012 pt. 1

Most Clicked Etsy/Business Link: Etsy store Babblings and More shared her Modest Slip Extender-Little Eyelet Lace which will fancy up any skirt or dress! Check it out and the other products in her store.

Babblings and More: Modest Slip Extender- Little Eyelet Lace

Bowdabra Designers Top Picks:

Bowdabra Designers Top Picks

  • Amy over at Sew Incredible Crazy (love the blog name) created this very colorfulFlower Power Pillow. She explains where she got the pattern, what yarn she used and hooks. She even offered to help you out if you make one! Fantastic!
  • We love upcycled/recycled crafts over here at Bowdabra. Crystal dazzled us with her Recycle Waste Wastebasket. It is super easy and she provided a wonderful tutorial. Check out how easy it is to make! You won’t believe it.
  • Heidi over at One Creative Mommy linked up this project to spice up any boring desk chair with her Desk Chair Makeover Reveal! Remember how we love upcycled/recycled crafts? She did this with old jeans! Check out her very easy explanation on this project!
  • Have you ever been to Sandy’s Space? If not you really need to stop over especially if you love paper crafter. She has a wonderful eye for color and design. Her Blue Skies Ahead is a perfect example of her work.
  • While Wearing Heels, Amy, linked up a super tasty treat, The Carousel Cupcake. Isn’t it adorable? Check out her blog for the easy-to-do project.


To view each project please click on the link in the descriptions above.

Thank you bloggers for your wonderful projects. It was our pleasure to share them and pass the links along to our Bowdabra Readers.

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The Bowdabra design team shared their own crafty Summer Fashion crafts on the Bowdabra Blog this week. Here is the weekly recap in case you missed any of them.

This week’s Bowdabra Blog Happenings:

Bowdabra Designers- Summer Fashion


Kids Craft Summer Fashion CuffsDesign trendy summer fashion cuffs this summer with your children. Kids will be thrilled to make and wear these easy to assemble fashion cuff bracelets.

Summer Baby Fashions- Iron on Suspenders & Bow Tie created by Emilee, Bowdabra Designer. Doesn’t this scream adorable? What a fun baby gift this would make.

Summer Fashion-Matching Beaded necklace and bracelet is one of those very easy to do summer crafts! Thanks to Bowdabra Designer, Emilee for sharing the wonderful tutorial.

Bowdabra Summer Ribbon Color Trends– Which is your favorite? Challenge yourself and pick one that you wouldn’t normally use and have fun creating with it!

To view each project please click on the link in the descriptions above.


Don’t forget to visit us tomorrow for the Bowdabra Saturday Showcase Linky Party. The party starts at 12:01 am EST and runs until Thursday at 11:59 am EST. We want you to share your crafty ideas! We are especially looking for kids crafts, animal crafts, hair bows and any DIY gift ideas. Feel free to link up crafts, old and new from your blog. Remember we will also have a special link up for Etsy and Business shops, too.

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