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The Humble Brag: Link Party #16

The Humble Brag: Link Party #16

by Jocie Hagan (email Jocie) | | January 17, 2013 | 21 Comments »

The big news of the week was that I filmed and debuted my first video on the blog! I know it’s not that big of a deal, but it seemed like it for me. heehee If you haven’t already, I would love for you to take a look and tell me what you think – Pallets 101: Deconstructing Pallets and Building Pallet Signs. Should I end my career as a video goddess and stick to typing? lol.

Also, one of my Valentine’s Day Pallets is in our Rewards Center right now – so be sure to visit to get yours for FREE!

Love Like Crazy - OPC The Better Half

Some Bragworthy Projects

Here were a few of my faves from last week, but truly, it seems like each week gets better and better!

First up, a rainbow hot air balloon 1st birthday party from Angie at Marigold Mom. She really is my party planning idol! I am planning a 2nd birthday party for Lucy planned totally around her lady bug lanterns. She rocks!

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My grandmother always said you should learn something new everyday (I think it was my grandmother who said that), and this week I learned what GORP was! No peeking, who knows???

Loretta from A Finn in the Kitchen shares her recipe for Bittersweet Gorp Bark. And did you guess? GORP stands for Good Old Raisins and Peanuts, but Loretta says “nowadays, it pretty much means trail mix!”

I admit, I have an Owl-ful problem, because I think anything with an owl is the better thing in the world. Have you seen the adorableness of these Dollar Store Makeover Owls from The Remodeled Life? If you see these at your local Dollar Store, can you please buy me some?? I will totally pay you back or pay you in hugs, but I so badly want to do this. Thanks for the fab idea, Megan!

I feel a little sad for Phaedrea this week since her team (Broncos) lost to ours (Ravens) this past week in the play-offs. But all that emotional pain must be fueling her creativity because these little Chapstick Cozies are genius! And not too difficult for a novice sewer like me! Thanks for sharing Phaedra, and it was a really good game last week (for the record, I thought we were going to lose)!

I really love all natural home cleaners for a couple of reasons, the first being it is so much safer for the kids. The second being that I often forget to buy cleaners at the store and using stuff I already have on hand is great! So thank you sooo much Mary Beth from Cupcakes and Crinoline for sharing your recipe for an All-Natural Scrubbing Cleanser.

I am a bit obsessed with my Silhouette Cameo right now, and this DIY North Carolina Art from 2 Little Superheroes blows me out of the water! Danielle really did an amazing job!

diystateart DIY North Carolina Art

Our #1 Brag!

Every week, we choose one link at random to receive free ad space for one week! This week, our ad winner was chosen at random using random.org. Out of 65 links, number 28 was chosen – our friend, Christine at DIY Dreamer. I love this Chunky Bead Necklace that she made for her daughters. Projects made for the kids are always some of my favorites!

Chunky Bead Necklace Tutorial

Bragging Rules

The Humble Brag is all about encouraging one another in our pursuits (and sometimes even fails). We’re excited to see what you have been up to in your crafting/DIY world. We also welcome recipes and other projects. I will be visiting each and every link over the coming day or two, so bring it on!

We ask that you:

  • Please grab a button or link back to this post
  • Link directly to your article
  • Don’t link to a shop, store or giveaway

Make sure to check back next week to see if your project has been featured and thanks for sharing.

Grab a Button

Remember, please post a button or text link back to our party somewhere in your original post. We hope you also take the time to click on one or two other party-goers projects and give some encouragement.

The Humble Brag Link Party

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As Always, thanks for reading…and linking up!

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Where We Party
Sunday: Under the Table and Dreaming Homemaker on a Dime Monday: Craft-O-Maniac Setting for Four Skip to my Lou Southern Hospitality Alderberry Hill Tuesday: Mom 4 Real the diy dreamer Not Just a Housewife House on the Way Elizabeth & Co. Wednesday: We are that Family Savvy Southern Style Mom on Timeout DIY Showoff Thursday: Designed Decor House of Hepworths Bear Rabbit Bear Friday: Serenity Now Tatertots & Jello Shaken Together Design, Dining + Diapers Fox Hollow Cottage Create.Craft.Love. Saturday: Funky Junk Interiors Six Sisters' Stuff

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21 Responses to The Humble Brag: Link Party #16

  • Diana Rambles responds...
    January 17th, 2013 10:04 pm

    Thanks for the party!

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  • megan responds...
    January 17th, 2013 10:08 pm

    Thanks so much for hosting, Jocie. Your pallet art is gorgeous!

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  • Trish - Mom On Timeout responds...
    January 17th, 2013 10:18 pm

    Thanks so much for hosting ladies!

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  • Mary Beth @ Cupcakes and Crinoline responds...
    January 17th, 2013 10:18 pm

    Thanks so much for hosting and for the feature! Have a wonderful week, Jocie and Kim.

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  • [...] Linking to:  Fluster Buster, Adorned from Above, Free Pretty Things for You, Live Laugh Rowe, Yesterday on Tuesday, One More Time Events, Beyond the Picket Fence, The Shabby Creek Cottage, Confessions of an ADD Housewife, Crafty Scrappy Happy, The Frugal Girls, Tidy Mom, One Project Closer [...]

  • Phaedra Johnson responds...
    January 17th, 2013 10:30 pm

    Still not over it…but thanks for featuring my chapstick cozies ;)

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  • {Slow Carb Spinach, Sausage & Butternut Squash Soup} responds...
    January 17th, 2013 10:48 pm

    [...] Linked up at: Buns in my Oven, Kitchen Meets Girl, The Thriftiness Miss, One Project Closer [...]

  • trebor responds...
    January 17th, 2013 10:53 pm

    That’s funny about GORP…I wonder if it’s a regional thing? I grew up in Wisconsin and I don’t remember a time where I or friends didn’t know what it was

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  • Christine responds...
    January 17th, 2013 11:28 pm

    Oh my goodness!!! YAY!!! Thanks so much!!!!!

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  • Megan responds...
    January 18th, 2013 12:46 am

    Oh wow! Thanks so much for including my little owls :) ! Ya’ll are too kind. So many great features to be included amongst! Have a great weekend!!

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  • Linda@With A Blast responds...
    January 18th, 2013 1:17 am

    Thanks for hosting! Have a wonderful weekend :-)

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  • Winnie responds...
    January 18th, 2013 3:33 am

    Congratulation on the the video – it’s sooooooooooo cool!

    Thanks for the party and have a wonderful weekend

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  • Danni@SiloHillFarm responds...
    January 18th, 2013 6:25 am

    Thank you for hosting!

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  • Karen @ Dogs Don't Eat Pizza responds...
    January 18th, 2013 7:56 am

    Thanks for hosting the party! Love the Valentine’s sign!

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  • Melanie responds...
    January 18th, 2013 8:36 am

    Thanks for hosting!!

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  • Judy Haughton-James responds...
    January 18th, 2013 1:50 pm

    Wow! What great features. Thanks for inviting me to your party and becoming a Follower of my Blog. I am now a follower of your Blog and added a link. Now I will place your button on my blog. Have a good weekend.
    Judy – Judy H-J’s Thoughts

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  • Audrey responds...
    January 18th, 2013 2:19 pm

    Thanks Jocie and Kim, I’m your newest reader, thanks for the invite via Facebook. Have a great weekend.

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  • Jennifer responds...
    January 19th, 2013 2:30 pm

    First time linking up… thanks for stopping by my blog and showing me the way to your party!

    ¤´¨)
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    (¸.·´ (¸.·`¤… Jennifer
    http://jennsrandomscraps.blogspot.ca
    http://pinterest.com/jennp6

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  • DeDe responds...
    January 19th, 2013 2:40 pm

    Thanks for linking up to Talkin’ About Thursday link party. I hope you will come back next week too!
    DeDe@DesignedDecor

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  • Megan responds...
    January 19th, 2013 10:08 pm

    Thanks for inviting me to your party! I’m your newest follower!:)

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  • frazzled5 responds...
    January 24th, 2013 12:00 pm

    The state art is my fav- too cute for out of state family or even a college dorm room

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