Welcome to Saturday Nite Special #11!
If you’re new here, kick off your shoes and join in! The theme is always a *DIY themed anything goes, so feel free to post your project, past or present that you’re proud of so we can clap along with you!
Too busy with Christmas this round for a DIY project? Gotcha covered! Feel free to share your Christmas story with us. What you got, what you did, where you’re putting it all… 😉
Party starts at Fri night and ends Sunday 11pm, so you have all weekend to join!
I LOVE to highlight inspiring posts, so make sure you check after the party to see if your blog is in lights. I sneak in some features in my sidebar widget during the party too. 🙂
This weekend we have a giveaway as sweet as a song, perfect for your little nest. 🙂
I’d like to introduce to you,
Barbara Jean, from
Make sure you check out her bird nest tutorial on her blog. Cute!!
Barb, who is a very active part of our little blogging DIY community, also creates beautiful whimsical treasures that are at the hilt of popularity these days!
Barbara Jean has a gift store in Oregon, however in order to reach the world around her, she also has a delightful blog dedicated to showcasing what she sells.
is her online gift shop, especially geared to show all her wonderful wares. Ready to melt? Don’t say I didn’t warn you.
She specializes in:
beautiful hand painted Victorian signs,
sweet nesty type shadow box pictures with loads of natural elements,
… how adorable is this bird nest flower?!?
And all things vintage. DROOL!!! I’d be in BIG financial trouble if I lived close to her shop I can tell.
Scroll down to her labels so you can catch all she has listed, and be sure to follow if you wish to see her add as she creates!
So what’s the giveaway?
Barb has created a special page on her DIY blog with some lovely choices so you can choose! You will LOVE them.
This just in! Until Sunday 11pm, Barbara Jean is offering purchasers of her items 15% off their purchases. More info on her blog when you get there.
How to enter the giveaway:
1. Post your DIY project or Christmas post.
2. Visit Barbara’s blog HERE, and choose which item you’d like if you won.
3. Come back here to the comments HERE and…
– let me know what # your entry was from the listing
– your gift choice
– your email if it’s not on your profile nor blog
(this way will allow you to enter as many posts as you wish, while keeping entries one per person)
The winner will be chosen through the comments by random draw. The first one that is chosen that offers all the #3 criteria will win the giveaway! Winner along with highlight post will be announced later next week.
Rules to link up:
1. Please link up your intended post, NOT your blog. (post, then click on title of your post, cut and paste that url)
2. Please put a link in your post that leads back to the party so others can see what’s up! (scroll button on sidebar if you wish)
3. Please indicate if it’s a DIY or Christmas post. I’ll allow for more space in the link area so you can type what you need.
*4. This party is geared for *DIY type projects we can all attempt to make ourselves. Items for sale may be linked up IF your entry is posted on your blog and in tutorial style (unless making the item is self explanatory).
Did your link up disappear? No prob! Please reread the rules and try again!
Thank-you Barbara, for hosting this awesome giveaway!
Please make sure to give her lots of bloggy love over yonder for her generosity too.
Good luck and happy inspiration to all!