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Gold Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Gold Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Beachy Gold Thanksgiving Centerpiece One day when I was in my garage, a bowl of shells caught my eye. I'm always gathering things that I think MIGHT be used for something else... one day. I know it drives my husband crazy but I can't stand to toss out something that could be used in a different way. Back to the shells. I'm not even sure which summer they are from but I started thinking about all the cool things I … [Read more...]

State Tic Tac Toe

State Tic Tac Toe Craft #tictactoe

State Tic Tac Toe Tic Tac Toe is a game for all ages. That's why is the perfect craft to make in anticipation of a road trip and/or camping trip! Materials: Wooden box with insert, Americana Acrylic Paint in Bright Green, white acrylic paint, Glass Drop from Sierra Pacific Crafts, 2 inch circle punch, 1 piece of 12 x 12 Lime Green and White Ribbon Stripe scrapbook paper from Canvas Corp, 1 piece of 12 x 12 inch … [Read more...]

Wonderful Washington Ideas

Washington State themed Decor Ideas

Catch these ideas LIVE on KOMO TV Thursday July 31st at 4pm Wonderful Washington Ideas Summer is the perfect time to spruce up your decor and finding inspiration is easy when you live in beautiful Washington State! Here are some fun ideas to celebrate this amazing place we live. Seatttle Sign Materials: Blue Metal Arrow Sign from Sierra Pacific Crafts, Chipboard Alphabet (uppercase) and two lowercase from … [Read more...]

Shabby Chic Home Tour

Gorgeous Shabby Chic home with loads of decorating ideas!

Shabby Chic Home Tour Hi Friends! I am going to share a treasured memory with you today... it's a a Shabby Chic house tour. When I photographed this home four years ago, I was pretty new to blogging and taking pictures. I found this amazing home when I was driving down the street one day. The garden alone stopped me in my tracks and I had to meet the owners of this gorgeous place and ask for a tour. They couldn't … [Read more...]

Jumping Jellyfish Kid’s Craft

Beach Crafts for Kids

Jumping Jellyfish Kid's Craft EASY. QUICK. FUN... & Beachy! Here's a great project for your little sea-loving folk! The cool thing about these Jumping Jellyfish is that that the kids are occupied making them... and then they can also enjoy playing with them! Materials: 3 inch Styrofoam balls, foam cutter, DecoArt Americana paint in Dragon Fruit and Calypso Blue, thin elastic, Rik Rack, ruler, scissors, goggly … [Read more...]

Summer Bright Candle Holders

DIY Terra Cotta Candle Holders

Summer Bright Candle Holders Summer is such a beautiful season for color. I love strong colors all the time, but in summer, I especially like cheery brights. Here's a project that I originally saw at my favorite store, Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond, WA. As soon as I saw it, I got that "I MUST make these" feeling. So I did! Supplies: Three Terra Cotta pots and saucers, DuraClear Gloss varnish, Delta … [Read more...]

Beach Crafts for Kids

Beach Crafts for Kids

Catch these ideas LIVE on Seattle's KOMO-TV on Tuesday July 8th at 4pm Beach Crafts for Kids Have you and your kids been enjoying the beach this summer? Whether it's the ocean or the lake, there is plenty of creative inspiration at the beach. Here are some fun crafts your kids can do to enjoy the spirit of sand and surf! Jumping Jellyfish Age: 5 and up with help from a grown-up. Materials: 3 inch Styrofoam … [Read more...]

Four Pretty Wedding Favors

Four Pretty Wedding Favors

Four Pretty Wedding Favors Where to Start Begin by picking up a box of David Tutera Casual Elegance Flip Lid Glass Jars. I got mine at Ben Franklin Crafts and Frames in Redmond, WA. You can score a box for less than $8. Aren't they fun? The possibilities are limitless! Cheap and Chic Favors Here are some of the ideas I came up with. There's no rule that all wedding guests have to receive the exact same favor. … [Read more...]

Project Inspire{d}: Summer Kid’s Crafts

Project Inspire{d} NEW Graphic

Project Inspire{d} Summer Kid's Crafts It's lovely to see you at Project Inspire{d}, the weekly I get to throw wth Cupcakes and Crinoline, The Silly Pearl and An Extraordinary Day. I hope you and your family are having a HAPPY summer and are poking forward to the long 4th of July weekend. I know I am! Let me show you what I've been doing and then we'll dive into the fantastic features. What I've Been Working … [Read more...]