April 23, 2012

Inspirations for a Handcrafted Mothers Day
A Little Birdie Told Me...No. 69


Welcome to 
"A Little Birdie Told Me..." Tuesday No. 69!
If you're here to share a craft, recipe or project post,
you'll find the linky and the specifics on how to 
join the party after the features below.


This week's features are all about creating memorable and hand-crafted gifts for Mothers Day.   We're looking at traditional gifts like flowers and candy in a whole new way...


A Keepsake...
"All About Mom Printable"

Shabby Chic Floral Pens

DIY Tile Pendants

Homemade Torrone

Her favorite things...

Mommy Bucks -- Tear off coupons
from Sweet Anne Designs

If you've been featured 
(here or on Facebook)
feel free to grab a "featured on" button
from the sidebar.

Now it's time to link-up and share your creativity!


1)  FOLLOW Rook No. 17 with GFC or Linky Followers

2)  LINK-UP -- Link-up the URL of a specific post -- all forms of creativity are welcome.

3)  POST THE BUTTON OR A LINK-- Grab the code for the button (below) and paste it into your sidebar or the body of your post.

4)  VISIT ONE other link

5) COMMENT (optional) -- As this party grows, it becomes increasingly difficult to visit each and every link without neglecting my family for an entire day (or two).  So, here's my promise to you -- Leave a comment and I will guarantee a visit and a thoughtful, genuine comment back.

Link up items you have for sale, Etsy shops, or links to your own linky party.  If you have something for sale, please refer to the "Advertise" section.


1) click your cursor in the code box, 
2) right-mouse click and "Select All", 

3) right-mouse click and select Copy. 
4) Paste the code into your sidebar or post.

Visit ONE other link and leave them a comment.

The links are featured from newest to oldest,
so everyone gets a chance to go "first".


  1. What lovely features, and that Torrone looks amazing! This week I have shared my Orange Pecan cookies, a recipe that means you need never be more than 15 minutes away from a hot fresh cookie :-) Thank you so much for hosting, Jenn!

  2. Hi Jenn
    Thanks so much for hosting another party
    Hope you have a great week!

  3. Any mother would love one of those features...that coupon book is adorable!!! Thank you so much for hosting and sharing each week.

  4. Great features, Jenn! Thanks for hosting this week. Megan

  5. Hi! This is our first time linking up to your party. Thanks so much for hosting. We are now following on FB and linky followers. Have a blessed day!


  6. As always, thanks for hosting Jenn. Wonderful features!

  7. Hi! Thanks for hostessing and including the Mother's Day printable, that was very sweet of you. I LOVE your new g-way! I am having a hard time with Rafflecopter... can't get past the create acct page but it's prob just me. Happy week my friend! xo

  8. Thank you, Jenn, for another great party!!

  9. Ok, the "Word To Your Mother" picture just made my day!

  10. Thanks for hosting Jenn! I hope you're having a great week!

  11. Thanks for featuring my torrone. I linked up a fennel pollen salmon with roasted fennel bulbs this week. Sending Jake out again for more fish!

  12. Hi Jenn! Thanks for hosting! I linked up my hummingbird cupcakes. Love your Mother's Day line up, especially the torrone:)


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