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Pirate Party Ideas for Girls

Ahoy! Here are some fun and feminine Pirate Party Ideas for Girls, great for birthday parties

Pirate Party Ideas for Girls When my daughter announced she wanted a "pirate" birthday party this year, it was all hands on deck! I thought it was super cool that she went for a non-traditional theme. We decided to do aqua and hot pink for the color scheme to make it interesting... and the whole crew/family pitched in. The Party  For the activities, we decided to do a treasure hunt and then watch the first "Pirates … [Read more...]

DIY Sunshine Tags

Transform plain shipping tags into creative sunshine-themed tags with scraps you already have and Rit Dye.

DIY Sunshine Tags This is a great project for taking something sort of boring (shipping tags) and making them into special little works of art... using stuff you already have! Supplies: Plain shipping tags from the office supply store, Rit Dye in Lemon Yellow and whatever crepe paper, ribbon, buttons, or other embellishments you have. I also used my sewing machine and rubber stamps. I love using Rit Dye on paper. … [Read more...]

Distressed Heart with Anchor Sign

Distressed Heart with Anchor Sign

Distressed Heart with Anchor Sign Hello, I'm Amanda from Kaleidoscope of Colors. It is such an honor to be a guest today, I've been an avid follower for such a long time and some of my very first blogging projects were inspired by Malia. So I am just thrilled to be sharing this project.  My blog has lots of DIY, sewing and painting projects. Lately I've been in a painting mood so this Distressed Heart with … [Read more...]

Gift Card Holder with Pull Out Banner

Gift Card Holder with a Pull Out Banner: How to create a two in one gift card holder and banner. Great way to make a gift card an extra special present!

Gift Card Holder with Pull Out Banner Hello fellow Yesterday on Tuesday fans! My name is Steph, and I blog at The Silly Pearl. I have admired Malia and her blog for a long time, and it was such an honor when I became a co-hostess along with her for our weekly link party, Project Inspire{d}. Today I'm sharing a project of mine that I made as a baby shower gift, to dress up a gift card. It features a banner that the … [Read more...]

From Plain Glass Jug to Sea Glass Vase

How to transform a plain water jug into a Seaglass Colored Vase. Lovely summer decor idea.

From Plain Glass Jug to Sea Glass Vase Here's how to transform a plain glass jug (yawn) into a a Sea Glass Colored Vase! Supplies: Clear glass water jug, Krylon Seaglass Spraypaint in Aqua, hot glue, rope, starfish, netting, faux flowers, small driftwood and sand. All craft supplies from Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond. Directions 1. Spray paint the glass jug 2. Cut and add netting on the top of the … [Read more...]

Beautiful Beachy Decor Projects

Beautiful Beachy Decor Ideas including designer knockoffs for a fraction of the price. Easy DIY ideas for summer decorating.

Watch these ideas live on Seattle's KOMO 4 Monday July 6th at 4pm Beautiful Beachy Decor Projects One of the best parts of summer is finding treasures on the beach and showing them off in your home! Whether you find some beautiful shells and starfish or pick them up at the craft store, here are some easy ways you can bring the beach inside. Supplies: Shells, Americana Multi-Surface Metallic Paint in Gold and … [Read more...]

Colorful Concrete Letters

Create colorful FUN concrete letters with @decoart Patio Paint

This post is sponsored by DecoArt where I'm a Core Blogger Colorful Concrete Letters The concrete is so hot right now. I have been so excited to create and paint some cool concrete decor. I wanted it to be fun and happy and something that could be used inside the house or out.  I thought that these bright DecoArt Patio Paint colors would be perfect. This product is perfect for Concrete, Terra … [Read more...]

Porch and Patio Ideas for Summer

Great ideas for your outdoor space! A collection of lovely porch and patio ideas shared at Project Inspire{d} link party.

Project Inspire{d} Features: Porch and Patio Ideas for Summer DIY Faux Wood Floor by Rust and Ruffles Easy DIY Picnic Table by Kleinworth & Co. Summertime Alfresco Fiesta by Must Love Home Step Outside by While I Linger Furnishing a Small Deck by Create and Babble Small Porch Decorating Ideas by Worthing Court Stenciled Wooden Planter by Vintage Paint and More Make Citronella Candles by Marty's … [Read more...]

Beachy Chair Makeover

How to makeover a garage sale chair into a beautiful Beachy Chair. It's easy and the results are beautiful.

This post is sponsored by DecoArt, where I'm a Core Blogger. Beachy Chair Makeover Have you ever spotted a piece of furniture at a garage sale or second hand store and just KNEW you could fix it up and make it beautiful? Me too... that's what happened with this chair.   When I first spotted this it, I saw so much potential. It had beautiful relief work that I knew could really pop if I painted and sanded it. The … [Read more...]

18 Refreshing Summer Drinks

!8 Refreshing Summer Drinks

18 Refreshing Summer Drinks Fresh Blueberry Slushy from Living the Gourmet Lavender Lemonade from The Turquoise Home The Best White Sangria and Virgin Sangria Ever from Sweet C Designs Blood Orange Paloma from Just Us Four Blog Coconut Sunrise Cocktail from Lip Gloss and Crayons Create Your Own Frozen Lemonade Bar from A Pretty Life in the Suburbs Pretzel and Peanut Butter Milkshake from Growing up Gabel Peach … [Read more...]