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Autumn Abounds Giveaway & Linky Party

Autumn Abounds Giveaway & Linky Party

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Howdy Friends! This is an exciting day. Twelve of my favorite bloggers and I are hosting a CASH Giveaway of $270. How many ways could you use that extra cash this time of year?

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AND… we’re also hosting a link party!


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Pinterest Party: Home. Made. Interest.

Hey there! Welcome to the weekly Pinterest Party.

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Each week, Michele, Bev, Kara or I get the opportunity to feature an AMAZING pinner. This week, I get to feature two…

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Kat and Melinda, the duo behind Home. Made. Interest.

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These ladies have 4190 Pins and 142 Boards to drool over.

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I am so into gold these days… I’m loving thsee GOLDEN pins on their Crafts & DIY Gold Leaf Board.

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Raise your hand if you enjoy FREE printables… I sure do! Check out Kat and Melinda’s Crafts & DIY Printables Board.

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OK here’s a COOL board idea– Crafts & DIY Lace Stamping.

Appetizers

I’ve been in the mood to entertain lately, that’s why it’s so fun to check out Kat and Melinda’s Food – Appetizers Board.

Crafts & DIY Upcycling

Upcycled projects are the best… and there are so many fab ones on their Crafts DIY Upcycling Board.

Let’s get up close and personal with these pins shall we?

Fall Mantle

Fall Mantle pinned from Primitive and Proper.

Buckeye Brownie Cookies

Buckeye Brownie Cookies pinned from Tastes of Lizzy T

Giant Pom Pom Garland

Giant Pom Pom Garland from Best Birthdays

Wood Pumpkins

Reclaimed Wood Pumpkins from Finding Home

Gold Leaf Word Sign

Gold Leaf Word Sign from The Shabby Chic Cottage

DIY Paper Flowers

DIY Paper Flowers from View from the Fridge

Abstract Circle Painting

Abstract Circle Painting by 3 Little Greenwoods

Thanks for having such amazing boards Kat and Melinda. I hope you’ll grab a featured button.

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Have you joined the Pinterest Master List? YOU just may be our next feature.

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Gold Glitter Pumpkins with Burlap

Gold Glitter Pumpkins and Autumn Abounds Blog Hop

How to make Gold Glitter Pumpkins

Happy Fall! I am thrilled to kick off fall decorating with a inspiring Blog Hop! There are some AMAZING fall-themed project and recipes. Then tomorrow, we’ll  do a GIVEAWAY!

More on the Blog Hop below. But first… it’s pumpkin time.

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How to make Gold Glitter Pumpkins

This is a super easy two part project. Supplies: To make the glittered pumpkins, you’ll need plastic pumpkins, gold paint (I uses DecoArt Metallic) and glitter.

Directions: Simply paint the pumpkin gold (allowing them time to dry) then apply a final coat of paint and sprinkle gold glitter.

And then… the burlap! The small pumpkins needed a little something extra to rest on. Burlap to the rescue!

How to make Gold Glitter Pumpkins

Supplies: To make the burlap “bow” you’ll need burlap ribbon, faux leaves and either a string of burlap or metal wire. You’ll also need hot glue.

Directions: Cut a 24 inch piece of ribbon and fold it in thirds. Gently tear off a string of burlap or snip a piece of metal wire and tie it around the center of the ribbon. Flip it over and use hot glue to attach leaves to opposite sides of the bow. Glue a small glittered pumpkin to the burlap to finish the project.

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Yay for Fall! Now onto the blog hop.

The Autumn Abounds Fall Blog Hop

Participating Blogs

Domestically Speaking
My Uncommon Slice of Suburbia
At the Picket Fence
Setting for Four
Stone Gable
Cupcakes and Crinoline
Town and Country Living
Sand and Sisal
Yesterday on Tuesday
Clean and Scentsible
Debbie Doo’s
DIYShowOff
French Country Cottage

Come back tomorrow for a GIVEAWAY and LINKY PARTY!

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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

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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.
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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.
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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!
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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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