First, Sew Much Ado posted the CopyCat challenge finalists. These projects are just fantastic! I think the copy looks better than the inspiriation in lots of cases, and there's lots of tutorials to go with.
Next, Fireflies and Jellybeans posted the secret ingredient for Round 7 of the Iron Crafter. It's clothespins! I've got too many gifts to make in a short time over here, so I won't be entering this round. Clothespins used to be my favorite crafting medium when I was a little kid though...clothespin dogs, clothespin dolls...that was probably the first clue that I'd be a compulsive crafter some day. :)
Belts probably get the least attention in the crafting world, but Christie at A Lemon Squeezy Home featured a Belt Week Challenge this week! The winners are up, and their creations are fantastic. Check out this one by No Big Dill: