The Fun In Functional! {Link Party #25}

Welcome to The Fun In Functional, the weekly link party hosted on Practically Functional!

If you’re new here, I throw this party once a week on Wednesdays. It’s a place for you to see some awesome projects and find some inspiration. And if you’re a blogger, you can link up any projects you’ve been working on for the past week and show off your creativity!

Please support the blogging community by clicking through to these projects if you find something that interests you. Your visits are important to the bloggers who share their work here! If you link up to the party this week, comment on a few other blogs as well. There’s no downside to networking with other bloggers and finding new ideas!

Last week’s most popular project was this Tree Of Thanks shared on The Simple Things:

Tree Of ThanksThe Simple Things


And here are a few of my favorite projects from last week. Check them out!

Please click over to the original blog before pinning; these images are “un-pinnable”! If you want to learn to make your own images un-pinnable, check out this simple tutorial.

DIY Purse Camera BagWine & Glue



Look how cool this is! Lisa turned a thrift store purse into an awesome camera bag!







House Address BannerPlanned In Pencil



How cute is this little banner! It’s the perfect way to decorate your front door and make your house number more visible!











Not only did Kaitlin make this hat out of a sweater, but she hand-stitched all of those sequins onto it! Amazing!







Chicken KormaLemon & Lime Thyme



Korma is my favorite Indian sauce, so I’m super excited to try this!










Lemon Spaghetti RecipeMom On Timeout



Yum! I’m always a fan of 20 minute meals, especially when they sound delicious!









Washi Tape Napkin RingsLove, Pomegranate House



These are super fun, and they can be as fancy or casual as you want!










100 Year Old Pantry RevealWhile Wearing Heels



Guys, you HAVE TO go check out this pantry! It’s totally gorgeous, and it has a library ladder in it. A library ladder!!!












Creamed CornWhite Lights On Wednesday



I love creamed corn, and this recipe looks totally delicious!







DIY Dollar Store Holiday WreathIrish Italian Blessings



Look how happy this wreath is! My tastes are usually more muted, but I absolutely love this wreath. It’s so fun!










Holiday Card Boxes – Sweet Boutique Home



I love the idea of making tiny boxes out of Christmas cards! It’s a great way to hold onto those cards for a little longer, and tiny boxes are always awesome!







Congrats everyone! If you were featured, feel free to grab a Featured button from the “Grab A Button” tab at the top of the sidebar!


On to this week’s party!

Just a few guidelines to keep it fun, friendly, and fair:

  • Please, no etsy shops, giveaways, link parties, etc. And no posts you have linked up before, we want to see your new stuff!
  • Follow Practically Functional so you never miss a party!
  • Help spread the news by grabbing a link party button from the “Grab A Button” tab at the top of the sidebar!
  • Comment on at least 2 other posts. We all love new visitors, comments, and link party love!

I will be featuring a few of my favorite projects each week, so by linking up you are giving me permission to do so.

I will also be pinning my favorite projects and features to my Pinterest boards, so be sure to follow along there to see all the crafty goodness. :-)

Link up any crafts, tutorials, tips and tricks, ideas, recipes, DIY projects (any project really!) that you have been working on recently that you want to share!


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Hi, I'm Jessi! Welcome to Practically Functional, a blog about real projects that real people can actually do! You don't have to be a pro in order to craft or do DIY projects; Practically Functional is full of projects for everyday life that anyone can do, regardless of skill or experience! Whether you're looking for fun crafts, DIY projects both big and small, gardening advice, cleaning tips, or quick and easy recipes, you'll find them here! Follow the step by step instructions in every tutorial, and don't hesitate to ask if you have any questions! Make sure you follow along by RSS or subscribe to daily or weekly emails so you don't miss a single tutorial!


  1. Thanks for featuring my banner! Added bonus I had a party last week and everyone found the house!!!

  2. Thanks for hosting. When you get a chance, come on over and enter my giveaway for a Hallmark Christmas Card Collection:)

    Hope your week is filled with Blessings!

  3. I always love your link ups! Thanks for hosting!

  4. Hi Jessi! Thanks so much for featuring my Chicken Korma, it’s one of my favourite too..!

  5. Thank you for the feature Jessi! And I agree, Amy’s pantry is drool worthy. All I can think is, WHERE in my house can I install a library ladder????

  6. LOVE all your features! I’m going to check them out now. Thanks for hosting!

  7. Ahhh you’re the best, Thank you so much for featuring my wreath. <3!!!

  8. Wow, that pantry is super gorgeous. Thanks for hosting again, Jesse!

  9. Thanks so much for the feature!

  10. Thank you so much for featuring my Washi Tape Napkin Rings, Jessi! And thank you for hosting as always!

  11. Thanks so much for hosting! Love so many of the features you chose.

  12. Thanks so much for hosting Jessi and thanks for the feature! Happy Wednesday!

  13. Jessi you are rapidly becoming my favorite person in all of blog land. Thank you so much for featuring my pantry. You just made my day :)

  14. Thanks for hosting! I just grabbed your button.

  15. Thanks for featuring my hat! Mmmm that Chicken Korma looks good. My husband loves korma sauce. Thanks for hosting!

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