I was amazed at all the creative projects, tasty food and helpful how-tos that my fellow bloggers linked up. Here are some of my faves from last week.

mini bubblegum machine valentines

First up, we have Mini Bubblegum Machine Valentines from Rachel over at Bubbly Nature Creations. Rachel actually designed our site layout and did all the graphics here at Someday I'll Learn. Her creativity and talent continually astound me.

Hand Iced Football Cookies

Next, check out Hand Iced Football Cookies from Jeanette at The Adventures of J-Man and MillerBug. I tried hand icing cookies for the first time about a year ago and was shocked at how easy it is, considering that the results look totally professional. Jeanette shares every detail of the technique, for perfect treats that will impress any guest.

white elephant gift topper

Apparently I'm not the only who's developed a bit of an elephant obsession lately. These White Elephant Gift Toppers from ‘A Casarella make me want to throw a pachyderm-themed party like, right now. Now somebody just needs to have a birthday…

how to make valentines

If you have a cute idea for a creative valentine but aren't quite sure how to lay out a label, my friend Danielle will show you the ropes! Check out How to Make Valentines with PicMonkey over at Simmworks Family Blog. Bonus: the basic version of PicMonkey is totally free to use, so anyone can create rad-looking designs.


Apparently, I've been missing out on the latest foodie awesomeness. Snack stadiums, otherwise known as snackadiums, are making the rounds over on Pinterest. This. Is. Amazing. Meagan shares all the details and helpful tips on How to Build a Snackadium over at Sunshine and Sippy Cups.