Archives for April 2010

Parade of Homes Stop No.19 ~ Welcome to Our Home

Parade of Homes Stop No.19 ~ Welcome to Our Home

I'm thrilled to be stop No.19 on the Poppies at Play Parade of Homes! Thank you for stopping by! If this is your first time visiting Hello, I'm Stephanie Lynn and Welcome to Under the Table and Dreaming. We moved into our house a little less than a year and a half ago and have been quite busy making it 'our home'. I hope you enjoy the tour of our first floor. Feel free to stay awhile and have a look around. It's always nice to meet new friends! Here is a sneak peek at our family Continue reading

Building a Terrarium {Got Gnomes?}

Building a Terrarium {Got Gnomes?}

gardenI think there is something so magical and whimsical about terrariums. Aside from their gorgeous natural beauty, they are extremely easy to care for making them a perfect addition to your home decor. Last weekend my little guy and I put together two different types of terrariums {one open air and the other enclosed}. We simply used a few things we had around the house and yard making this an easy, inexpensive and fun project. It's a wonderful way to get your little ones involved with nature and the environment too! {plus teach them first Continue reading

Appleseed Gifts WINNER and Sunday Showcases

Appleseed Gifts WINNER and Sunday Showcases

Another amazing week! You guys are so incredibly creative! I'm so grateful for each and every one of you who stopped by to join in the fun! I had the chance to stop by each link and there is so much inspiration out there! {you guys are awesome!}Thanks to everyone who added the Party button to your post {or sidebar} and linked back so others could enjoy! I greatly appreciate it! Now let’s see some of the Showcases! {Love This} DIY Antlers Submitted by Autumn at Design*Dump Framed Mirror Submitted by Shelley at House of Smith's Continue reading

Chick-fil-A Inspired Chicken Nuggets {with Sweet & Sour Sauce}

Chick-fil-A Inspired Chicken Nuggets {with Sweet & Sour Sauce}

My husband loves Chick-fil-A Chicken nuggets. The problem is he would have to order the party platter to actually fill himself up. {seriously} I found this recipe on the internet and it is a pretty darn close replica of the delicious chicken served at Chick-fil-A. Since finding out our son is allergic to peanuts we have to skip actually going to Chick-fil-A all together right now; however, this super easy recipe is something I can make at home to satisfy my husband’s cravings.Chickfila Inspired Chicken NuggetsIngredients Needed: Cooking Oil Continue reading

Appleseed Gifts Giveaway Reminder and A Showcase Sneak Peek

Appleseed Gifts Giveaway Reminder and A Showcase Sneak Peek

Just a quick reminder to sign up for the Appleseed Gifts giveaway if you have not already! To Enter CLICK HERE and simply leave a comment and/or link up your project to the Sunday Showcase Party!This giveaway is brought to you by Ginger of Appleseed Gifts. Very affordable handmade jewelry that is simply gorgeous! Head over to her blog, Appleseed Gifts, to check out her amazing creations and as an added bonus she is offering a 10% discount on any purchase just for mentioning Under the Table & Dreaming! Just send her an email with the Continue reading

What I’m Up To Today… {furniture + paint}

What I’m Up To Today… {furniture + paint}

A few weeks ago my in-laws had an estate sale and were literally getting rid of everything. They are finally making the move to condo life and just will not have the space for a lot of their treasures. I was thrilled to be able to go over and pick out a few things. {It's so much fun shopping when you don't have to worry about a bill!} I grabbed 6 pieces of solid wood furniture each with gorgeous details! So I'm starting with this little guy for my entry way today. Not sure what color I'm going to go with....I'm so indecisive when it comes Continue reading

The Sunday Showcase Party w/Appleseed Gifts Giveaway {No2}

Welcome to the Sunday Showcase Party!I'm thrilled to have Ginger of Appleseed Gifts joining us this week with a beautiful giveaway! Ginger is the Mom behind Appleseed Gifts. You can find lots of goodies over on her blog, {here}, as well as beautiful jewelry and accessories that she makes by hand {with love}. All her pieces are so pretty and priced extremely reasonable. A few weeks ago I won a giveaway and received a few pieces of Ginger's work in the mail. {shown above} I just love the hand picked beads that Ginger uses in each of her Continue reading

Mother’s Day Corsage {Crepe Streamer Flowers}

Mother’s Day Corsage {Crepe Streamer Flowers}

I'm still playing with the crepe party streamers...I had no idea how easy this stuff ruffles! The flowers turned out so pretty yesterday that I thought they would make great corsages for Mother's Day. If you missed the sewing tutorial you can find it here. Below I will show you how I made the flowers and how to make them into a beautiful corsage for your Mom to wear on Mother's Day!You want to begin by making basic ruffles with the Crepe Party Streamers. Again, if you missed the sewing tutorial you can find the details here.I made one Continue reading

I’ve always wondered about painting dishes…

I’ve always wondered about painting dishes…

Check out this amazing Beach Themed tablescape created by Evette Rios for Earth Day. {I just have to share} Evette Rios is an Interior Designer and Lifestyle Expert and a regular contributor to Everyday with Rachael Ray, the Rachael Ray show and Today on NBC.She purchased mixed plates and glasses at Goodwill and painted them with DecoArt Americana Gloss Enamel Paints. Visit DecoArt Here for the complete series of 5 videos and the how-to. Photo courtesy of RachaelRay.com   Simply amazing {I can't wait to try this ~ There are so many Continue reading