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Thursday, March 28, 2013

Spring Fling Giveaway

Ready for a little giveaway?! 
 I've teamed up with some other bloggers and we are all giving away some of our favorite items for a little Spring Fun!

Here is my basket:

Would you like a closer look at the items? 
Here ya go!

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Catch a Glimpse Party #124

Let's PARTY! 
 Catch a Glimpse Button
What fabulous ideas do you have to share this week?

Rules:

1.) Link up any crafts, recipes, home decor, tips, etc.

2.) PLEASE be sure to link to your specific post not your general blog. (I will delete any posts that do not follow this criteria.)

3.) Add my button or a link to my blog in your post or somewhere on your blog so others can come party too. (You can find my button code by clicking on the button icon in the top, left column.)

Ric Rac Flower Tutorial

I have seen a few tutorials for Ric Rac flowers on Pinterest. 
Here are links to two that I have pinned, The Crafting Chicks and Ucreate

I love the look of Ric Rac flowers, I think because they remind me of a Ranunculus which I LOVE, so I decided I wanted to give them a go for P's Easter Basket. 


Here's how to create your own:

Begin by cutting your ric rac to length.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Simple Easter Basket

I wanted to make Miss P her Easter basket.
I had a few ideas in mind and finally got around to messing with it. 
It isn't the most fabulous Easter basket around but I am pretty happy with it and I think it will be able to put a few good years of use in. 


Here is how I went about creating her basket.

Supplies:
-Basket of some sort (I bought a metal bucket type basket from Hobby Lobby.)
-Fabric for liner (I used an old white table cloth.)
-Sewing Machine
-Ric Rac Ribbon
-Vinyl
-Glue Gun
-Felt
-Twine or Ribbon

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Catch a Glimpse Party #123

Let's PARTY! 
 Catch a Glimpse Button
What fabulous ideas do you have to share this week?

Rules:

1.) Link up any crafts, recipes, home decor, tips, etc.

2.) PLEASE be sure to link to your specific post not your general blog. (I will delete any posts that do not follow this criteria.)

3.) Add my button or a link to my blog in your post or somewhere on your blog so others can come party too. (You can find my button code by clicking on the button icon in the top, left column.)

Welcome Spring!

Happy first day of Spring!! 

I am so happy spring has arrived! 
Now, if the warmer weather would just decide to stick around and convince the flowers and trees to start blooming around here. 
I am SOOOOOO tired of all the brown here in CO! Really makes me miss being back home in the South! 

I hope that Spring comes to your neck of the woods soon! 

allison

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Easter Chalkboard Printables

Now that St. Patrick's Day is behind us, I thought I would create some Easter chalkboard printables for all of you. 


You can pick which one you like below to download or print immediately.

Thursday, March 14, 2013

Dear Lizzy Fifth & Frolic Product Review

I had the pleasure of having the opportunity to check out the new scrapbook line from American Crafts designed by Dear Lizzy herself, Liz Kartchner, Fifth & Frolic

The Fifth and Frolic line features crisp blues, pinks, greens, yellows and airy neutrals with hints of gold. You can check out the full line at American Crafts

The Fifth & Frolic paper crafting line will debut in all JoAnn’s stores March 17 so be sure to pop on over and pick up some for yourself!  

Like I mentioned before, I got the opportunity to check out the new line and it was a fun day when this arrived at my doorstep! 

I decided to create something for my shutters downstairs instead of the normal wreath I put on it. 
 So I got to work creating this Embroidery Hoop Art.
  
It was very simple to do. 

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Catch a Glimpse Party #122

Let's PARTY! 
 Catch a Glimpse Button
What fabulous ideas do you have to share this week?

Rules:

1.) Link up any crafts, recipes, home decor, tips, etc.

2.) PLEASE be sure to link to your specific post not your general blog. (I will delete any posts that do not follow this criteria.)

3.) Add my button or a link to my blog in your post or somewhere on your blog so others can come party too. (You can find my button code by clicking on the button icon in the top, left column.)

Some of My Favorite Baby Items

Miss P is ever so slowing inching her way into toddlerhood, :( boo, and it got me thinking about what my favorite baby items have been so far since it is time to start packing a lot of it away or getting rid of it.

I decided to make a little round up of some of my favorite baby items and items that have worked GREAT for us. 

I got all of these images and links from the Babies R Us website but many of them are sold in other stores, in fact, I know I bought some of these in other stores.

1.) Boppy Newborn Lounger- I LOVE this thing!! It is great for placing that sleeping baby in or when they can't roll over quite yet and you need to run to the bathroom or get that load of laundry put into the dryer. We actually still put Miss P in this for her to drink her bottles. 

2.) Skip Hop Moby Bathtub Elbow Rest- Makes bath time so much more comfortable!

Monday, March 11, 2013

Summer Lovin' Wreath Tutorial

I'm on a wreath making kick. 
I made my Spring Chevron Wreath last week and I already made one for summer as well. 
I was just too excited when I found everything to make it, I just couldn't wait! :) 


It is so simple to do and real fast too! 

Here's how to do it! 
Supplies:
-Grape vine wreath 
-Canvas flowers (I bought mine at Hobby Lobby but you can make them too.)
-Buttons
-Moss Ribbon or real moss
-Stickles
-Wired Ribbon

Friday, March 8, 2013

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Catch a Glimpse Party #121

Let's PARTY! 
 Catch a Glimpse Button
What fabulous ideas do you have to share this week?

Rules:

1.) Link up any crafts, recipes, home decor, tips, etc.

2.) PLEASE be sure to link to your specific post not your general blog. (I will delete any posts that do not follow this criteria.)

3.) Add my button or a link to my blog in your post or somewhere on your blog so others can come party too. (You can find my button code by clicking on the button icon in the top, left column.)

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Spring Chevron Wreath Tutorial

I am SOOOOO ready for spring! 
We were teased with temps in the 60s this weekend and then it snowed 3 inches Monday afternoon. BLAH!! 
But when it was warm I got my craft on making a fun spring wreath to hopefully encourage the weather to warm up. 


 I am super thrilled with how it came out and it was a fast, east project too! 

Here's how to make it.
Supplies:
-Wreath Form
-Chevron Ribbon 
(I bought mine at Hobby Lobby but I know sites like Very Jane or Groopdealz sometimes have them.)
-Styrofoam Eggs
-Burlap
-Floral Pins
-Hot Glue Gun

Monday, March 4, 2013

March's Pinterest Challenge Party

It's time for the next round of the Pinterest Challenge!! 
New to The Pinterest Challenge?  No worries.  The challenge is simple.  Just make something you pinned to one of your boards and then share it with all of us.   Sounds fun and easy, doesn't it?

Here is what Pinterest inspired us to create:
March Pinterest Challenge
Allison from A Glimpse Inside
Ashlee from I'm Topsy Turvy
Carrie from My Favorite Finds
Cheryl from Sew Can Do
Kara from Happy Go Lucky
 
Now, it's your turn!

Share your latest Pinterest inspired projects so we can be inspired by you!!

GIVEAWAY- 2 Winners!

Happy Monday! 
I am helping 2 lovely bloggers celebrate their blogiversary today so help them celebrate too by entering to win one of the two great prizes! 
 

Blogiversary Celebration Giveaway: Celebrate with Wait Til Your Father Gets Home & Chase the Star!
Blogiversary giveaway

Enter to WIN one of these TWO FABULOUS PRIZES:

Prize 1: $175 Gift Card from Amazon

Prize 2: $175 Gift Card from Target

Oh yeah---TWO of you lovelies will be WINNING!

SCORE!

Friday, March 1, 2013

Denver's New World Market Fun!

Hi all! 
If you recall, last Wednesday I shared all about the new World Market store in Denver having its Grand Re-opening celebration this week.

Well, this Wednesday, I got to go the the Celebration party to check out the new store. 
You can find the new store at: 770 S. Colorado Blvd., Glendale, CO 80246
 It was super fun and the store is great! 

I grabbed my two shopping buddies and we drove on up to Denver for the event. 
Travis enjoys World Market too so it wasn't too hard to convince him to come. 

{Feature Friday} #102

March? Is it REALLY MARCH?! 
I can't believe we are already in the third month of the year! 
Crazy!! 

But enough about that, time for today's Feature Friday!