Happiness Is Homemade Link Party – Happy New Year 2023

Happy New Year Everyone, hard to believe another year has passed us by and 2023 is literally around the corner. A fresh start, January is back to A Labour of Life. So Lets see what you have been up to.

For those whose missed out last week’s party, you can check it out here

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New Years Features

Lets start with the obvious shall we, an amazing Tablescape. Decorative Inspirations has shared a creative and fun New Years Eve Table. I am in love with this concept and will be pinning this to my boards for future inspiration.

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Declutter in Minutes

Next up is a perfect post for starting the New Year Fresh. Declutter in Minutes shares some great tips for actually Decluttering our Christmas Ornaments.

One way to reduce holiday stress is to declutter your holiday decorations while you’re on your way to decorating your home.

If you have difficulty deciding what decorations to let go of and want to know how to start decluttering, check out this guide to help you declutter your holiday decor easily.

Punch Tin Lantern

Starting 2023 with some sustainable inspiration. Upcycling and recycling are very important to me so I adore this Punch Tin Lantern idea from Sum of Their Stories. How pretty is this and it saves a can from the garbage so double win.

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New Years Eve Treats

Rounding out this weeks features is some tasty treats from Hunny I’m Home. She is entertaining this year for the New Years Celebrations so that involves food obviously. When you’re hosting a NYE Party you have to have plenty of delicious recipes to serve your guests! Whether you’re celebrating at home or with your friends, you can’t go wrong with these adorable New Years Eve treats. Since they’re no bake snacks, they’re quick and easy to make. And when you add some gold and silver decorations on top, they’re the perfect way to celebrate the new year.

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Special Feature

And y’all know how hard it is to limit our features because there are always so many awesome options. So I always have to give an additional shoutout to something that just captures my attention. ‘

So this week there were so many amazing recipes and I thought I should share a few but truth be told the holidays are coming to an end and the schedule from Organized Motherhood just kept claiming my attention. When and How to use a Cleaning Schedule just spoke to me this week. (food will be shared next week I promise)

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On to the Party!

Thank you for joining us this week whether you are a blogger sharing your latest posts OR a reader enjoying all of the inspirational shares!  Don’t forget to drop by and say hello to all our hostesses, they always appreciate your visit! Here are all of our hostesses at Happiness Is Homemade!

Linda @ A Labour of Life

Sinea @ Ducks ‘n a Row

Beverly @ Eclectic Red Barn

Katie @ Love My Messy Messy Mess

Mel @ Décor Craft Design

Niki @ Life as a Leo Wife

Would you like to be a part of Happiness Is Homemade? We are looking for hostesses to join our team. If you are interested, please email any one of the Happiness Is Homemade hostesses and let them know. We would love to have you join our party.

You are invited to the Inlinkz link party!

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Don’t forget to stop by Home Matters Linky Party…

… and You’re The Star Blog Hop !

Thank you for linking up! For more of my future Winter posts, please follow me! And if you wanted to add my creations to your Pinterest boards, please follow me on Pinterest! Also find me on Instagram and Twitter

See you soon!

Link up your creativity!


You’re The Star Blog Hop – Merry Christmas And Happy New Year Home Edition 2021

Hello and welcome to You’re The Star Blog Hop Merry Christmas and Happy New Year Home Edition 2021 Features! Find many wonderful ideas and tips around Christmas and New Year on this week Home Features! Please share your ideas too, by linking up your inspiring posts. Visit the blogs and get more stories behind it. And by clicking the CLICK HERE on below post, you can link your posts and able to find more other linked posts about fantastic recipes, beautiful home decor, DIYs, creative tips, family posts and gardening on this party! Tons of ideas from different fantastic bloggers who have linked their amazing posts.

Congratulations to all featured bloggers, very inspiring posts! If you want your inspiring posts to be featured too, please join the link up! Old and new post as long as it’s new in You’re The Star Blog Hop. Find the link up button at the end of this post! Your linked posts will be visible to all hosts / co-hosts’ blog and each week will be a themed feature which selected by co-host of the theme; I’m in Creative Week, so together with other creative co-hosts; I’ll be choosing creative bloggers who link up here to be featured on Creative Week every month.

Then, what are you waiting for? But before we go to the party, let me share my post from last week.

DIY New Year’s Eve Hat

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WELCOME to the December 2021 You’re the Star” Blog Hop!

WELCOME to HOME feature week of the December 2021 You’re the STAR” blog hop!
Meet your HOME week Hosts
This week is HOME feature week
Swing by the Home Hosts’ Blogs:
Bev @ Eclectic Red Barn
Cindy @ Mom, the Lunch Lady
This is a month long Linky party featuring YOU!

There will be 4 different features each week and 4 different feature categories.  Just to be clear – this is NOT a themed party – you may link up ANY family-friendly blog posts any day of each month. 
The “theme” occurs in our weekly features:
WEEK#4 HOME – recipes, home décor, antique/DIY &/or travel (this can include anything about your home – even history posts – all while remaining family friendly)

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(All features were chosen from the November 2021 “You’re the Star” blog hop)

If you’ve been featured then please grab a STAR button below:

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All Hosts/CoHosts will post this blog hop on every Monday of each week.
Please link up your family friendly blog posts below!
It wouldn’t be a linky party with YOU!
(IMPORTANT NOTE: by linking up you understand that you might be featured next month and if so, we will use some of your photos from your post – rest assured – we will always link back to your lovely blog.  We might also share your fantastic posts on social media.  Also, you may link up as many family-friendly posts as you like & YES – other blog hops &/or giveaways are welcome {giveaways and blog hops will NOT be featured though}  Thank You & ENJOY! )


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Thank you for linking up! For more of my future Christmas and Winter posts, please follow me! And if you wanted to add my creations to your Pinterest boards, please follow me on Pinterest! Also find me on Instagram and Twitter

See you soon!

Link up your creativity!

Happy New Year 2020

Dear My Lovely Readers,

Happy New Year 2020! May all best wishes come true in this new year of hope and new beginnings! Thanks for all the love, likes, visits, and beautiful comments! Good bye to year of 2019; great experiences, memories and lessons to be treasured in new year of 2020.


I drew this Happy New Year greetings on my old desk calendar. Do you remember that I’ve made a wire Christmas tree from old desk calendar? Yes, that was it, I drew it on the other side of it. I drew some pretty snowflakes and a happy new year calligraphy by using a silver acrylic marker from Miniso. It’s a great contrast between silver and dark blue. I also added some twinkles around the wording by using Miniso acrylic painter in gold.

I hope you enjoy my New Year greetings as much as you will be enjoying New Year’s Eve celebration of welcoming the year of 2020. Once again, Happy New Year to you all! Much love to you and thank you very much!


Don’t forget to check out my recent New Year’s posts for easy DIY new year’s inspirations:

For more of my future New Year posts, please follow me! And if you wanted to add my creations to your Pinterest boards, please follow me on Pinterest! Also find me on Instagram and Twitter!

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And for creative fellow bloggers, don’t forget to join “You’re The Star” Blog Hop ! Link your inspiring posts every Monday and get a change to be featured! Starting June 2019, I will be co-hosting the blog hop and would love to see you there! Join and share the news!

See you next year!

Happy Creative New Year!