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Creative Khadija Blog Year 2017 DIY-Crafts Recap

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Recap of the Year

Creative Khadija Blog Year 2017 DIY-Crafts Recap

2017 is about to end and 2018 is knocking our doors, so who is ready to open the door? Here I am welcoming 2018 with a very happy and optimistic heart. Alhamdu’lillah for everything during this amazing year 2017, looking forward to 2018 now. Let me share the yearly recap of my blog as every previous year of blogging. By the way do you remember my previous years recap posts? You can find all of them in my blog category Recap Of The Year. I hope you will enjoy seeing stuff from archives as well. Now have a look at Creative Khadija Blog Year 2017 DIY-Crafts Recap. Also give your feedback about my work and blog. Your views are always appreciated.

Creative Khadija Blog Year 2017 DIY-Crafts Recap

Let’s start – January 2017:

I painted this wall art with Arabic calligraphy. It’s Darood Paak of Prophet Muhammad Peace Be Upon Him.

Glass Painting Wall Art

Islamic Calligraphy Glass Paint Wall Art

Here is some random dose of motivation with quotes. I was just experimenting with my photography and tried to click some share-worthy quotes images.

quotes inspiration and motivation for positive life

Inspirational and motivational quotes collection

After some inspirational quotes, I decided to inspire others by sharing some info related blogging tips, tricks and useful knowledge to improve blog. If you are a beginner you should give it a read.

Great Benefits of Commenting On Others Blog Posts

Let’s talk about crafting and some hacks while paper crafts.

How To Remove Minor Stains From Paper Cards and Crafts

How To Remove Minor Stains From Paper Cards and Crafts

I made some dough for making flowers and little embellishment things related dough crafts.

How To Make Dough For Handmade Jewelry & Crafts Making

How To Make Dough For Handmade Jewelry & Crafts Making

February 2017

I made some dough flowers with this homemade craft dough recipe and then shared it’s crafts in February month and March too.

Update – This bottle is no more pretty like this, m little nephew broke it recently. Hah..

how to decorate glass bottle with dough flowers & crafts

How To Decorate & Embellish With Dough Flowers

Different Valentine’s Day card making ideas in one blog post:

Best Valentine's Day Creative Handmade Cards For Sale By Creative Khadija in Islamabad
Love Themed Handmade cards

Valentine’s Day Creative Handmade Cards With Love

Another dough flowers decorated craft idea. It’s an organizer for keeping jewellery safe at one place.

How To Decorate Tin Box With Dough Flowers Embellishment

How To Decorate Tin Box With Dough Flowers Embellishment

I made this birthday card for one of my best friend who lives in the USA. Coloring book inspired hand designed card details are here:

coloring book pages style handmade birthday card
Handmade Birthday Cards

Coloring Book Pages Style Handmade Birthday Card

March 2017

March is all about start of Spring season. I decorated this wall art with my handmade dough flowers.

handmade dough flowers decoration ideas by creative khadija

Spring Inspired Wall Art Making with Dough Flowers

Camouflage painting and calligraphy wall art I did for a client whose husband is in Army.

Pakistan Day Camouflage Painting Wall Art For Sale

Camouflage Painting Wall Art Project

April 2017

I made a video tutorial on mason jar glasspainting. Isn’t it satisfying to see the process? Check again.

how to design and decorate glass mason jar video tutorial

How To Glass Paint A Mason Jar-Video Tutorial

Some freehand drawings and doodles:

coloring book pages style doodles

Coloring Book Style Henna Designs Inspired Drawings & Doodles

Every time when I see my glass paints are getting dry, I paint any glass or mirror again. Not bad, right?

Truck art inspired mirror border painting for spring home decore ideas creative

Pakistani Truck Art Inspired Glass Paint on Mirror

May 2017

I have many pink feathers in my craft stash, I got it from HobbyCraft UK. I made earrings and designed the frame too but still there are many in the packet.

how to decorate and embellish a plain photo frame with feathers & rhinestones

Mother’s Day Gift Idea-Photo Frame Decoration Tutorial

Father’s Day card making idea. I tried something simple yet different actually.

Best and Easy Card making ideas-tutorial for Father's Day art by Creative Khadija Blogger

Father’s Day Cards Making Easy & Creative Idea

Chokers making is so easy and fun. I have made so many and gifted-sold many. See some more ideas in this post by some other creative bloggers.

how to make decorative choker necklace in two minutes. Tutorial by Creative Khadija Blog

23 Easy Tutorials on How To Make Choker Necklace

These very light in weight feathers earrings I made. Isn’t ilooking well?

how to make feather jewelry and crafts idea by creative khadija blog

How To Make Pink Feathers Earrings Quick and Easy idea

This year I stepped into food photography as well. Did some cool projects with well known brands ;) Have a look at some yummy stuff now.

Ramadan Mubarak 2017 Recipes By Creative Khadija

Ramadan Recipes By Creative Khadija

June 2017

I love designing diaries and planners actually. I gifted this to a sweet friend as well. She keeps it with her while travelling and going outside. I enjoy seeing it in her snaps and stories :)

How to design a pocket size diary with paper doily & washi tape quick tutorial by Creative Khadija

How To Design A Pocket Size Diary

Warning: Some mouth watering clicks next.

best ramadan energy bites recipes for iftar platter by creative khadija blog

5 Quick Energy Snacks Recipes with Cracker Biscuits

My first ever video recipe tutorial. Isn’t it looking delicious?

how to make mango fruit ice cream trifle video recipe by creativekhadija food blog

Mango Fruit and Ice Cream Trifle Making Recipe Video

Lace jewelry is always trendy. I made a pair in 10 minutes only.

How To Make Lace Cut Out Earrings In Two Minutes

How To Make Lace Cut Out Earrings In Two Minutes

July 2017

I have decorated this small jar with cute embellishment. See tutorial below.

How To Decorate Mini Glass Jar-Part Two

How To Decorate Mini Glass Jar-Part Two

I am keeping my small accessory goodies in this box. See it’s making in the blog post below.

Best jewelry storage ideas & accessory organizing box decoupage tutorial with mod podge

DIY Jewelry Storage Box and Organizer Making Idea

Quick and easy way to make bookmarks.

how to make paper bookmarks in less than 5 minutes easy & quick tutorial

How To Make Paper Bookmarks In Two Minutes

I love my logo printed washi tape designed planner. Isn’t it fun seeing your art design printed?

How to design diary cover with washi tape. Creative Khadija Logo Printed Customized Washi Tape

Creative Khadija Logo Printed Customized Washi Tape

I love reusing ordinary jars and bottles. This was a simple jar you know? See details again.

How to decorate and glass paint a food jar-tutorial

Easy Way To Design a Small Glass Jar with Painting

August 2017

Patriotic crafts in the month of August.

Pakistan's Independence Day Celebrations Easy Crafts Ideas

Pakistani Flag Theme Based Green Pouches Designing

And my outfit for the day! I was invited by English Biscuits for Guniesse Book of World Record event. They made World’s largest cookie flag there with Sooper Biscuits. Remember?


Pakistan Independence Day Celebrations and My Outfit of the day

My first attempt of crafting with felt fabric. You can also make cell phone pouches with this DIY.

ne sew felt fabric pencil case back to school idea

How To Make Pencil Pouch with felt fabric

Hajj gifts and crafts ideas. Kids would love to try!

Hajj Crafts Ideas-Notebook Cover Making With Kaaba Design

Hajj Crafts Ideas-Notebook Cover Making With Kaaba Design

September 2017

I decorate some boxes for a friend’s baby shower. Isn’t it cute?

Cute Baby Favor Boxes For sale-boys announcement boxes for sweets and chocolates

Baby Boy Favor Boxes for Sweets & Chocolates

RIP to my favorite phone which I hardly used for a month and it expired suddenly. Well, I have decorated it’s back cover when it was okay.

how to design phone casing with washi tape

Customized Phone Casing With Logo Printed Washi Tapes

Felt flower making tutorial. So easy and fun to make!

How To Make Felt Fabric Flower In Two Minutes

How To Make Felt Fabric Flower In Two Minutes

October 2017

Bar BQ sticks? Yes, but who knows until I disclosed.

How To Make Sunburst Wall Art with barbq sticks for Fall Home Decoration

How To Make Sunburst Wall Art for Fall Home Decoration

When Halloween is in the air, why not to play with kids treat or trick? See this kids craft idea I tried with my niece.

Halloween ghost masks crafting ideas with kids

Kids Halloween Crafts DIY Ghost Mask

And yes, my glasspaints were getting dry. They were thick enough to have grains. So I tried them differently and not wasting them atleast.

How To Make & Design Glass paint Mosaic Wall Art

How To Make & Design Glass paint Mosaic Wall Art

November 2017

Just an addition to the wall of my craft room. I manage my polaroid prints here.

creative khadija craft room wall art organizer for polaroid prints

Birdcage Organizer Wall Hanging

One of the best blog achievement during 2017. I won the Best Art Blog Award Alhamdulillah.

Best Art and Craft Blog 2017-Muslimah Bloggers Awards

Best Art and Craft Blog 2017-Muslimah Bloggers Awards

December 2017

For the love of bookmarks making.

creative handmade bookmarks for sale by Creative Khadija Blog

Creative Handmade Bookmarks Making Easy Ideas For Kids and Girls

I am getting more busy with a lot of other projects and updating my blog was not easy sometime, so I have two dear contributors to post on my blog sometimes.

how to make vanilla cookies perfectly

Perfect Recipe for Homemade Vanilla Cookies

I always enjoy card making and paper crafts. This is one of my favorite.

Handmade Birthday Card Making in Mixed Media Style

Handmade Birthday Card Making

So this was Creative Khadija Blog’s Year 2017 DIY-Crafts Recap. I also wanted to recap and thanks to my sponsors and affiliates as previous years. But this year I worked with so many brands and sponsors. It will be difficult to compose all but I will try. Though I have shared a 4 months round up of sponsors in April 2017. Alhamdulillah this was the best year of Creative Khadija blog for so many reasons.

I also want to say BIG thanks to my wonderful reader, followers and customers worldwide. Your continuous support is my motivation behind all the hardwork. I am continuously sharing since 2010 Alhamdulillah because of your support. Keep visiting my blog, share your feedback about any thing.

My today’s blog post is the longest post of this year as well. I hope you enjoyed the recap. If you want to say anything about my work, crafts or you have any question or suggestion, feel free to write me. Your suggestions are always welcome. I read every comment & email. I always respond too. So don’t hesitate to contact. I would love to help you.

Wish you all a very happy and blessed year 2018 in advance. Happy weekend.

Much Love and Regards!


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I am Khadija, a girl blogger & content creator. I started this blog in 2010. It's pleasure sharing interesting stuff related to art, fashion, food, and lifestyle. You can enjoy my 400+ DIYs on this blog. I also sell my handmade arts. Stay tuned to see a lot more interesting stuff.



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