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Monday, April 30, 2012

Product Review - Life Created





Stephanie from Life Created asked me to review her Customer Care Lace Cards.


Before sending them to me she asked me to confirm my website.

And this is what I received:


They are absolutely wonderful!!  I love the lace look.. so feminine & delicate!
They are really well printed on a smooth heavyweight white cardstock.
And the 3''x3'' size is perfect!!

This is how wonderful they look when included with a gift...

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As soon as my WordPress site is up and running,
I will be ordering a bunch of these from Life Created.
Yes, I love them that much!!

I'm definitely giving Life Created a THUMBS UP!!!

Here are some more beautiful products from Life Created.

They make perfect cupcake toppers!!

What a great way to decorate jars!!

Add this tag to a Tea related gift!!

Stephanie is just full of talent!!  I love all her creations!!!  
I TOTALLY recommend Life Created!!

Make sure to check Life Created's Blog too!! 

Have a WONDERFUL day my friends!!

Sunday, April 29, 2012

April Sponsors Group Giveaway - WINNERS!!!

And the winners of the April Sponsors Group Giveaway are:
a Rafflecopter giveaway 
The winners will be contacted via email today, letting them know what they have won.
Each winner will have 48 hours to reply to the email to claim their prize otherwise a new winner will be chosen for that prize.

Thank you to everyone who has participated and a big THANK YOU to the Sponsors!!


Saturday, April 28, 2012

Self Portait Saturday

Dana from Wonder Forest, Ilene from Much Love, Illy and Rebecca from Manzanita 
are hosting ''Self Portrait Saturday''.

Here I am.... Christine.... The D.I.Y Dreamer.....




Have a great one!!

Tuesday, April 24, 2012

From Dream To Reality - Linky Party #13

{From Dream to Reality Top 5}
from linky party #12












Make sure to Grab the Featured Button and wear it proudly...you deserve it :)

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Lets start this week's From Dream To Reality!

Rules:
- You must have the ''From Dream To Reality'' button somewhere on your site.
- I would LOVE IT if you followed The DIY Dreamer:
Facebook ~ Bloglovin' ~ Twitter ~ Linky Followers ~ HelloCotton
- I ask that whatever you post is made by you.
- You must link directly to the specific post.
*** PLEASE send love to at least the first two posts before you ***

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April Sponsors Group Giveaway!!!


 My Wonderful Amazing Sponsors are offering you a giveaway!!!

I also threw in a prize!!

Take a look at all the prizes:















 Facebook  ~  Website  ~  Shop
(The Sewing Loft is offering the above prize to 3 winners)











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Lots of nice goodies, don't your think?!
Would you like a chance to win of the prizes?

Here's how to enter:
a Rafflecopter giveaway

Monday, April 23, 2012

Customize your Favicon!!!

You might be wondering what a Favicon is.  A Favicon is the tiny image that is displayed in your browser window (or tab) right next to the website you are visiting.  The most common Favicon image in Blog Land is the famous Blogger Favicon.


Wouldn't it be great to change the Blogger Favicon to something that represents you??  Well you can!!  Look at the Favicon that is displayed next to my URL... it's my very own Favicon!!


You can make your very own Favicon by visiting Favicon.cc.  You'll have to create an account (which is FREE) to be able to save what you create.  You can draw what you like or you can upload your own image.  

I already had a square logo, so I only had to upload it. 

I uploaded this (by clicking on Import Image):


 Once uploaded this is what it looked like:


Looks funny doesn't it??  However, Favicon.cc shows you a preview of your Favicon in the preview section.  So don't worry once it's in the browser's address bar it will look normal :)


When you are done and you like your Favicon, click Download Favicon (you'll find it in the Preview Section) and save it on your computer.

Go to your Blogger Dashboard and click on Layout.  Once you are in the Layout, you'll see Favicon Edit in the top left corner.


Click on Edit


The Configure Favicon box will appear.  Click on Browse and locate your Favicon file (*.ico).  Click Save.

You now have your very own Favicon!!!  YAY!!!  

If your Favicon doesn't show up right away, don't worry it takes around 24-48 hours to update your new Favicon, however if you clear your Internet cache you should see it quickly.

Let me know if you create your own Favicon!!  I would LOVE to see it!!

Have a great day!!!


P.S.  I'll be linking at these Parties.

Sunday, April 22, 2012

May is...

May is just around the corner.. which means... 
if you would like to sponsor The D.I.Y. Dreamer.. 
now is the time to claim your Ad Space.

Medium Ad Space (250x150) is $5
&
Large Ad Space (250x250) is $8

You can get all the details here.

New for the month of May is the possibility to sponsor ''From Dream To Reality''.
This is the link party that I host every Wednesday, where people link up their latest creations. Sponsoring ''From Dream To Reality'' means your logo will appear at the beginning of the post indicating that you are sponsoring ''From Dream To Reality'' with a link back to you.  
For the introductory rate of $20 you'll be sponsoring ''From Dream To Reality'' every Wednesday for the entire month plus you'll receive a Large Ad Space for that month.

I currently have 3 FREE Product Review spots available for May.
This is a fantastic way to expose your products.
PLUS you get one month of FREE advertising.
Did I mention that it's FREE?

Have you seen the Mothers' Day Gift Guide?
  This Guide has been a HUGE success!!
Would you be interested in having your shop featured in the Fathers' Day Gift Guide?
Let me know :)
 

HAVE A BEAUTIFUL DAY!!!!


Saturday, April 21, 2012

April Sponsors - What I LOVE!!!

I would like to share with you products, creations and posts
(THAT I LOVE)
by my April Sponsors!!  

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