How to Create a Link Click Post on Facebook

How to Create a Link Click Post on Facebook

With all the changes lately to facebook I thought I would share how to create a link click post if you have a like page. I apologize in advance for my DIY and silhouette readers since this is mostly aimed at other bloggers. 

So what is a link click post? They first started out as a form of paid ads. They appear both on the newsfeed and on your page. Before when you clicked on an image it enlarged now with the link click any where that you click it will bring the user directly to the link. Recently Facebook has allowed like pages to use these types of post without putting paid behind it. 

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Happy Easter! Kitchenaid Mixer Giveaway

Happy Easter! Kitchenaid Mixer Giveaway

Happy Easter Weekend Crafters! I hope that you are all enjoying time with your families (or maybe you're using this time as an escape to check out your favorite blogs). I thought today would be a great day to start a Mother's Day Giveaway, kind of a "Two For." This is one of my biggest giveaways to date and one of the most beautiful! I wish I was eligible to enter! Enjoy!

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This Week's Etsy Finds– Mother's Day Cards

This Week's Etsy Finds– Mother's Day Cards

Wow, where has April gone? How is Easter Sunday? This Spring has just been flying by! As I just got all of my Easter Cards out Monday I started thinking about Mother's Day. I thought this would be a great opportunity to start planning and also to show you some of my favorite Mother's Day Card Etsy finds. 

So here is your official reminder! Mother's Day is May 11th! Less than a month away to start planning!

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Under $350 Kitchen Makeover – Part Three Backsplash

Under $350 Kitchen Makeover – Part Three Backsplash

Wow I can't believe it has been three weeks! Time has just flown by since this series started. I am so happy this kitchen has Weekend Craft's most successful posts to date! We are just over the moon. But come on who doesn't love a kitchen makeover! Especially when it is affordable. 

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DIY Mother's Day Wreath and Silhouette Challenge

DIY Mother's Day Wreath and Silhouette Challenge

It's that time of the month again! Time for the Silhouette Challenge where 40 Silhouette loving bloggers get "together" to craft keeping in mind a theme and share the results. This month's theme, which is very appropriate with this gorgeous weather, is Spring! Make sure to stay until the end to see 40 other inspirational projects!

I didn't know what I was going to do for this challenge for the longest time. I had originally thought about making flowers but then I peaked at next months challenge, which the theme is flowers, I decided to go back to the drawing board. Don't worry it's nothing a trip to Michaels can't fix. 

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This Week's Etsy Finds- Spring

This Week's Etsy Finds- Spring

It's beginning to feel a lot like Spring! The nice weather is back (for now fingers crossed), the birds are chirping, the crocuses are popping up and moods are lifting as we get out of our winter funk. I couldn't think of a better time to be inspired by spring.  Here are some of my finds this week on Etsy! I hope you enjoy and discover some shops that you may not have stumbled upon before!

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Under $350 Kitchen Makeover – Part Two Painted Kitchen Cabinets

Under $350 Kitchen Makeover – Part Two Painted Kitchen Cabinets

Last week's kitchen post was such a success I was so happy to come back Part 2. If you missed last week's post it was about how to paint your countertops to look like granite. Now with an updated counter the cabinets started to look a little worn and dated. Before even tackling the counters Jenny and Michael tried to update their kitchen simply by changing out their hardware but that was just the launching point for the whole project. 

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This Weekend's Yard Sale Finds & Giveaway

This Weekend's Yard Sale Finds & Giveaway

This weekend was the start of good weather and you know what that means?! It's time to go yard saleing! This was the first weekend up in New England where we started to see the familiar homemade yard sale signs posted on telephone poles. My brother and I got up early on Saturday to drive around. If you don't have the Yard Sale Treasure Map app on your phone you are missing out. It compiles all the yard sales listed on craigslist and puts it on an interactive map at your fingertips. 

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This Weeks Etsy Find– Geraldine Adams

This Weeks Etsy Find– Geraldine Adams

Every once in a while I just come across a shop that I instantaneously fall in love with. Remember the Wheatfield shop or Crimson Crane Studios? Well it has happened again with illustrator Geraldine Adams. She is an amazing Parisian style illustrator that lives in San Jose, CA. Whats not to love about art inspired by french cuisine & wine. Enough said. I hope you enjoy her unique style as much as I do. 

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Under $350 Kitchen Makeover – Part One Painted Granite Counters

Under $350 Kitchen Makeover – Part One Painted Granite Counters

My sister, Jenny, recently purchased her first home with her husband Michael. I was so excited for the two of them but I was also very excited to help fix up various rooms and to share the outcomes here!

Are you ready for this? Over the next three weeks we will bring you through their kitchen renovation for under $350. YES UNDER $350! You can give your kitchen an update without actually replacing your cabinets and counter tops. Let’s work with what you have with a budget that won't leave you crippled with debt. 

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Silhouette Challenge Card Swap

Silhouette Challenge Card Swap

A few weeks ago I posted about a card swap I was participating in with the Silhouette Challenge. How it worked was I created 26 cards and mailed them to Kristy, from Please Excuse My CrafterMath, she sorted through all the cards and mailed back 26 handmade cards from other Silhouette Challenge members. How fun?! Right?! 

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3D Easter Card

3D Easter Card

The first day of April is just around the corner. Can you believe that? Easter is less than a month away so its time to start cranking out cards to send to my family and friends. This year I wanted to do something a little different. I have seen on the Silhouette online store some 3D cards so I figured why not give it a try. Now I don't have much card making skills besides the card swap I participated in last month. 

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Tip Tuesday- Repairing a Mac Book Pro Charger

Tip Tuesday- Repairing a Mac Book Pro Charger

Let's face it my Mac Book Pro has seen better days. This guy in the last 4+ years has been put through the ringer. He has trekked from Massachusetts to Georgia to France back to Georgia and then back to Massachusetts. He has also endured a year and a half of non stop use in grad school and the constant travel to my freelance clients. Sometimes he doesn't even get turned off for months. So considering all of that I think I would be a little beat up and dirty too. 

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Weekend Craft has been nominated for a Liebster Award!

Weekend Craft has been nominated for a Liebster Award!

This is so exciting! Weekend Craft has been nominated for a Liebester Award by Glenna and Becky over at My Paper Craze! Now this is so exciting because a blog can only be nominated by fellow blogger to recognize small, up and coming blogs. Do you know what's even more exciting?! Weekend Craft now gets to nominate 11 other blogs! How fun!

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This Weeks Etsy Finds- Kitchen Edition

This Weeks Etsy Finds- Kitchen Edition

I have kitchen's on my mind this week. I think it is because I am prepping a kitchen makeover post for next week (the 28th) and I am helping plan a kitchen themed bridal shower. Nonetheless I found myself pinning and perusing in the kitchen section of etsy.  I do have to say this first sign might just have to be my favorite. How many of your remember the soup nazi from Seinfeld. I almost died when I saw not only the sign but the name of the shop! How clever. 

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Silhouette Online Sale and Free Shapes

Silhouette Online Sale and Free Shapes

If you haven't checked your email yet, the Silhouette online store is having some great deals that I don't want you to miss out on! From now until March 27th every design is 50% off! Guess who's basket is overflowing (this girls). On top of the sale they are also offering a free shape of the day on top of their already free shape of the week (which they do every week).

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Almost Homemade Bacon, Cheddar, Scallion and Whole Kernel Cornbread

Almost Homemade Bacon, Cheddar, Scallion and Whole Kernel Cornbread

In no way am I a food blogger, but I do love to cook and bake, so I thought I would share one of my favorite "hacks" or almost homemade dishes. Last night my Mom and I were together for Sunday dinner and decided to throw some chili in the crockpot. Naturally cornbread is the first thing that came to mind to go with chili. 

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More Washi Tape Up On Our Etsy Shop

More Washi Tape Up On Our Etsy Shop

So far our etsy shop has been mostly focused on printable invitations but we want to start offering a variety of items from handmade signs and tote bags to some crafting supplies. Since washi tape is such a staple material in our crafting we wanted to offer more of a variety. Check out our new addition to our washi tape section of the shop. Click the images to go through to the etsy listings. These washi tape are brand new 3/4 inch wide and 10.78 yds.

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This Weeks Etsy Finds– Weekend Craft

This Weeks Etsy Finds– Weekend Craft

I rarely promote my own etsy shop on here but we are coming into the busy invitation season for wedding showers and I have been churning out custom orders. I wanted to show on This Week's Etsy Finds some of my latest work. If you wander over to my shop Weekend Craft and like my style but don't see something you are looking for just ask. I love custom orders and some of my favorite invitations come from your ideas.

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Tip Tuesday-Making Your Silhouette Mat Sticky Again

Tip Tuesday-Making Your Silhouette Mat Sticky Again

Now I have had my Silhouette since October of 2013 and I am still using the original mat and I am a heavy user of my machine. I use it 3 or more times a week. Including making hundreds of cupcake toppers. So here is my secret I lightly spray my mat with spray adhesive about every other week. It works amazing. The key is to spray the mat and let it dry a few minutes before putting your paper or vinyl on the mat. 

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