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Project Inspire{d} Linky Party #82

Project Inspire{d} Linky Party #82

Hello and thanks for linking up at Project Inspire{d}! Like many of you, I’ve spent the past week getting set for back to school (gulp). I am sort of sad as summer comes to a close but there’s also a lot to look forward to this fall. Here’s what I’ve been up to:

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Raspberry Mocha Popsicles

Raspberry Mocha Popsicles

Get a Shot, Give a Shot with Walgreens

Give a Shot Bin

Mega Birthday Giveaway

Mega Birthday Giveaway

Please visit my dear friends Mary Beth from Cupcakes and Crinoline and Steph from The Silly Pearl to see what they’ve been working on.

WINNER WINNER CHICKEN DINNER

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Congrats to Donna Wilson… WOO HOO!

Party Guidelines

We’d love for you to include the Project Inspire{d} button code in the footer, somewhere on your blog or a link back to this post  so that others can join in on the inspiration.

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Posting to our party means you are giving us the right to post your project and photos and promote via social media ~ links will be pinned to our  Party Board throughout the week and can be seen here: ♥Project Inspire{d} Party Pins♥. Let’s link up!


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Project Inspire{d} Features

Project Inspire{d} Features

Project Inspire{d} Features

One Sheet Folded Gift Pocket Book by Crafty Journal

Rustic Tomato Zucchini Tart by Walking on Sunshine

Tie-Dye Watercolor Scarf by Carolyn’s Homework

Popsicle Party Bracelet by Jack O’Lyn Murphy Design

Vintage Thermos Lamp by Virginia Sweet Pea

Free Printable Kids Chore Chart by More than a Mom of Three

Adjustable Sliding Knot Necklace by Jewelry Making Journal

Savory Lemon Dill Crackers by Little Miss Celebration

If you were featured, be sure to grab the button below to show off your great idea!

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Join us Monday night at 5pm PST/8pm EST for the next Project Inspire{d} Link Party. We can’t wait to see you there!

Mary Beth at Cupcakes and Crinoline

Malia at Yesterday on Tuesday

Steph at The Silly Pearl

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Pinterest Party: Oh So Shabby

Hello, friends! Happy Friday!

With every Friday comes a new Pinterest Feature from our amazing Pinterest Party

I hope you’ve linked up with us. Bev, Malia, Kara, and I love getting to feature one of you guys each week!

Today’s fun feature is Lynda from Oh So Shabby!
Lynda has 187 boards (whoa!!) and 2774 pins.
Let’s take a look at a few of those boards!
This has to be one of the best food board names ever… Food even I can make.
I love it! And I know I’ll be checking it out for some yummy new recipes.
You can never go wrong with a Pinterest board named Great Ideas, right? I am loving what I see here!
There are a lot of fun ideas in this Sewing Ideas board! I’m always on the hunt for new challenges.
If you have a hard time picturing your furniture in a fun new color, be sure to check out this Furniture Ideas board. There are SO many fun ideas here that are sure to inspire!
Let’s look at some of those pins!
This chart is SO super helpful for those of us not up-to-date on the latest trends in home decor.
I’ve been known to clumsily describe patterns because I didn’t know the name for them.
Pinned by Lynda from  Sawdust & Embryos
I love how this Ikea furniture is dressed up with paint! It is very fun for a child’s room.
Pinned by Lynda from  Pinja Colada
It’s about that time!! Time for what? Decorating for fall, of course!
How adorable is this pumpkin string art? I’m thinking a string art monogram would be great, too.
Pumpkin String Art
Pinned by Lynda from Lines Across
This Kate Spade bow pillow is TO.DIE.FOR!!
Now… who wants to make a knock off tutorial for me? I’m thinking rectangular pillow cinched with fabric in the middle.
I am absolutely in love with this old printer tray turned jewelry organizer!
Paint. Fabric. Boom! Instant makeover!
Pinned by Lynda from Design for Mankind
Holy cow, you guys!! Have a stain you don’t know how to treat. You must check out this stain chart!
It is the stain chart to beat ALL stain charts!
Such great pins, Lynda! Thank you so much for linking up to our Pinterest Party!
Please feel free to grab a feature button.


 

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Raspberry Mocha Popsicles with International Delight

Raspberry Mocha Popsicles with International Delight

Summer is so much fun! I think it’s the prettiest time of the year here in Seattle. One thing I like to do to celebrate the season is make my own popsicles. I like to jazz mine up with my favorite flavor… COFFEE! Here’s my favorite iced coffee moment/recipe.

Ingredients: 1 cup of International Delight Iced Coffee (Mocha Flavor), 1 cup of frozen raspberries, 1 cup of cream, 1 banana, popsicle molds and a blender.

Mix together the cream, raspberries and banana in the blender.

Pour mixture in molds and freeze for about three hours.

After the mixture is frozen, top off the mold with delicious International Delight Iced Coffee and freeze for a few hours.

Enjoy!

Join the International Delight Summer Iced Coffee Tumbler Sweepstakes. YOU could win an ID Iced Coffee Tumbler!

Just visit International Delight on Facebook to enter. The sweepstakes goes until the end of August and 100 tumblers will be awarded each week!

This is a sponsored conversation written by me on behalf of International Delight. The opinions and text are all mine.

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MEGA Birthday Giveaway with $950

Mega Birthday Giveaway

Let’s party like it’s your birthday. We’re celebrating blogger birthdays this week with The Cards We Drew and we’ve rounded up a great group of bloggers and vendors to throw the ultimate birthday bash and party like it’s YOUR birthday! We’re giving away over $950 worth of prizes for three lucky winner (U.S. residents only please). You can enter the giveaway via Rafflecopter below, but first check out the great prizes and bloggers involved and please be sure to read the fine print!

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Each blogger picked their own gift card to giveaway…so here’s what’s up for grabs!!

Someday Crafts $15 Chilis Gift Card / The Cards We Drew $15 Home Goods Gift Card / Sweet Tea and Saving Grace $15 Hobby Lobby Gift Card / A Girl and a Glue Gun $15 Home Depot Gift Card / Made to be a Momma $15 Amazon Gift Card / Cupcake Diaries $15 Olive Garden Gift Card / Glued to my Crafts $15 Lowe’s Gift Card / Kleinworth and Co. $15 Target Gift Card / Frenchie Wraps $15 JoAnn’s Gift Card / Simply Designing $15 Amazon Gift Card / Carissa Miss $15 Amazon Gift Card / Food Folks and Fun $15 Target Gift Card / Occasionally Crafty $15 Amazon Gift Card / Maybe I Will $15 iTunes Gift Card / Over the Big Moon $15 Pick Your Plum Gift Card / Yesterday on Tuesday $15 Amazon Gift Card / Housewife Eclectic $15 Amazon Gift Card / Our Thrifty Ideas $15 Pick Your Plum Gift Card / Gingersnap Crafts $15 JoAnn’s Gift Card / Pretty Providence $15 Target Gift Card / Crafting in the Rain $15 Panera Gift Card / Sister’s Suitcase Blog $15 Target Gift Card / DimplePrints $15 Lowe’s Gift Card / That’s What Che Said $15 Home Depot Gift Card / Twin Dragonfly Designs $15 Amazon Gift Card / Happiness is Homemade $15 Amazon Gift Card / The Baker Upstairs $15 World Market Gift Card / Blooming Homestead $15 Target Gift Card / Splendid Designs $15 Michaels Gift Card / Reasons to Skip the Housework $15 Target Gift Card / Giggles Galore $15 Michaels Gift Card / Raegun Ramblings $15 Amazon Gift Card / View from the Fridge $15 Chipotle Gift Card / Flats to Flip Flops $15 Old Navy Gift Card / Cooking with Crystal $15 Hobby Lobby Gift Card / Home. Made. Interest $15 Home Depot Gift Card / 100 Directions $15 Amazon Gift Card / 733 Blog $15 JoAnn’s Gift Card / Endlessly Inspired $15 Home Goods Gift Card / Here Comes the Sun $15 Target Gift Card / Bloom Designs $15 Michaels Gift Card / Strawberry Mommycakes $15 Pottery Barn Gift Card / Handmade in the Heartland $15 Amazon Gift Card / Wait til Your Father Gets Home $15 Amazon Gift Card / Mabey I Made It $15 Amazon Gift Card / Play Party Pin $15 Amazon Gift Card / Poofy Cheeks $15 Target Gift Card / Bombshell Bling $15 iTunes Gift Card / C.R.A.F.T. $15 Home Depot Gift Card / Gallamore West $15 Target Gift Card

AND on top of all those gift cards we have the following vendors participating…

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$100 Credit to Design Your Own Handbag at Wink and Winn

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$50 Credit to StitchFix where you can get your own personal stylist sending clothes to your door!

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$25 to Pick Your Plum

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PRIZES WILL BE AS FOLLOWS:

Winner One: $645 worth of Gift Cards + $50 StitchFix Credit

Winner Two: $60 worth of Gift Cards + $100 Credit to Wink and Winn

Winner Three: $45 worth of Gift Cards + $25 to Pick Your Plum + Jamberry Nail Decals

Giveaway Details and Fine Print:

Giveaway begins 8/27 and ends 9/5 at 11:59 p.m.. Giveaway is open to U.S. residents only. Winners will be chosen by Rafflecopter and winning entries verified. If winning entry is not complete, prize will be voided and another winner will be chosen. Winners will be notified via email and have 48 hours to respond and claim their prize before a new winner is chosen. Gift cards are chosen by each individual blogger and are mailed out separately to the winner in increments of $15 per blogger. Winner may not choose what gift cards they receive as that is predetermined by the bloggers in advance. Winner will have to provide a valid mailing address and email address, which will be kept confidential, in order to claim their prizes from all parties involved. All individual blogs are responsible for fulfilling their own respective prizes and will have the gift card in the mail or through email to you within one week of verification of winning. Gift Cards are sent out in $15 increments. The Cards We Drew, nor any other blog, is not held liable for unfulfilled prizes from other bloggers and/or vendors involved with this giveaway and all associated with this giveaway are hereby not held liable for any issues with the winnings. Facebook, Pinterest, and Instagram and not in ANY way involved with this giveaway and are hereby released of any responsibility or liability.

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KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway

KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway

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How would you like to kick off fall with a new KitchenAid Mixer? I have one and it make baking  a delight!

Every entrant can download this free ebook:  http://www.anyonita-nibbles.co.uk/p/ebooks.htm

GOO LUCK!

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Project Inspire{d} #81

Hello and it’s awesome to see you at Project Inspire{d}! We have a great GIVEAWAY for you this week, but first, here’s what I’ve been up to:

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Fast Fall Decor///My Secret Sources for Statement Jewelry///Chair Revamp///State Tic Tac Toe

Please visit my dear friends Mary Beth from Cupcakes and Crinoline and Steph from The Silly Pearl to see what they’ve been working on.

And , this week we have a  “HO HO HO” HOLIDAY Giveaway to share with you. You know those crazy Christmas sweaters that people don to holiday soirees? Well if you don’t happen to have one… you can craft one! That’s right, the product is called the Mr. MicKnit Holiday Patch Kit! You can find this cool company on Facebook and Pinterest.

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This is so cool. The kit comes with a punch of stick on patches so you can jazz up any plain sweater! If you aren’t into Christmas sweaters, you can use the patches on something else. Pretty much ANYTHING. The possibilities are endless!

Here are some of the different sets:

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So fun…

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Guess what? my party partners Cupcakes and Crinoline and The Silly Pearl and I are giving one of these kits away! This giveaway is open until Friday at 5pm Pacific/8pm Eastern. US Entries only please. August 29th

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Party Guidelines

  We’d love for you to include the Project Inspire{d} button code in the footer, somewhere on your blog or a link back to this post  so that others can join in on the inspiration.

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Posting to our party means you are giving us the right to post your project and photos and promote via social media ~ links will be pinned to our  Party Board throughout the week and can be seen here: ♥Project Inspire{d} Party Pins♥. Let’s link up!


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Give a Shot® Bin

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone.

Give a Shot® Bin

Get a Shot, Give a Shot with Walgreens

It’s that time of year when us moms are getting the kiddos set for a new school year including shopping for school supplies and making sure they get their immunizations. Like most parents, I don’t have a ton of time to run around, but I have found a solution. Walgreens is the perfect place to do both! That’s right, kids can get their immunizations at Walgreens.

Get a Shot, Give a Shot with Walgreens

Isn’t that awesome? And it gets better. If you have a school-age child age 7 or up… your family can actually help a kid in need! When your kid gets their important school vaccinations (like whopping cough or meningitis) at Walgreens they will also be providing essential vaccines to a child in a developing country!

Get a Shot, Give a Shot with Walgreens

It’s part of the United Nation Foundation’s Shot@Life Campaign. Pretty amazing, right?

If your youngster is scared of getting shots (like my 8 year old is) sharing the info about the Walgreens Get a Shot, Give a Shot program #GiveAShot #CollectiveBias can help your kid see the bigger picture and make them feel proud about helping another child. Another idea to help ease your kid’s anxiety about getting a shot is to create a special “Give a Shot” Bin.

Get a Shot, Give a Shot with Walgreens

The idea behind the bin is to stock it with full stuff from Walgreens and use it as a reward for your child if they get their immunizations at Walgreens without any issues. For by daughter, I chose a comforting stuffed animal.

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Some bubbles, and some creative art supplies.

Get a Shot, Give a Shot with Walgreens

Your kid will feel so awesome about themselves knowing that they are making a positive difference in the world (and the special “Give a Shot Bin” will help too)!

Get a Shot, Give a Shot with Walgreens

Here’s to HEATHY kids!

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Fast Fall Decor

Fast Fall Decor

Catch these ideas LIVE on Seattle’s KOMO-TV, Channel 4 at 4pm on Monday August 25th.

Super Quick and Easy Fall Decor Ideas #falldecor #fallcrafts

It’s hard to believe that summer almost over and that soon, is will be autumn! Here are so fast and easy ideas for bring fall decor into your home.

Metal Pumpkin Decor

Fast Fall Decor

Materials: Metal pumpkin, gold spray paint, clothespins, faux leaves (and faux loose leaves) a faux sunflower, floral wire, and gold letters. All materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Directions: Spray paint the metal pumpkin and clothespins. After it’s dry, use floral wire to attach leafs and sunflower. Stick letters (FALL) on leaves and use  gold clothespins to hang them up. This would also be a great way to display school photos.

Golden Fruit

Fast Fall Decor

Materials: Golden apple and pumpkin, Firefly Lights and batteries. All materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Directions: Simply insert the batteries into holder, unwind the lights and gently push them inside the fruit.

Burlap Pumpkin

Fast Fall Decor

Materials: Plain burlap pumpkins, orange, green and brown acrylic paint, paint brushes (smaller ones for detail work) and paper towels. All craft materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Directions: Paint the pumpkin orange. When dry, place a paper towel under stem and leaves. Paint stem brown and leaves green.

Autumn Arrangement

Fast Fall Decor

Materials: Square glass vase, small glass beads, faux flower pick.

Directions: Just add glass beads and flower pick… instant arrangement!

Fast Fall Decor

Materials: Plain “stick” pumpkin, gold spray paint, ribbon and faux sunflower. All materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Directions: Spraypaint the  pumpkin gold, add the ribbon and flower.

Wood Slice Pedestal

Fast Fall Decor

Materials: Plain wood slice, plain glass candle holder, gold spray paint and E-6000. All materials available at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond.

Directions: Spray paint the wood slice and candle holder gold. Glue pieces together with E-6000.

Happy Fall!

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