Archives for July 2010

DIY Recycled Tire Swing

DIY Recycled Tire Swing

It has actually taken my husband a full year of walking aimlessly around the property to finally find the perfect tree for our tire swing. Since the two main components of the swing were recycled from our recreational Jeep, the only thing we needed to purchase for this project was the hardware and Continue reading

                  
Coffee Table to Bath Bench

Coffee Table to Bath Bench

There is not much to this makeover other the amazing power of paint. I really wanted a bench for the little guys bath and had intentions to build one; until I stumbled across this beauty in the thrift store.Since I had previously look up some building plans, I knew the standard height for benches is Continue reading

                  
30 Days til Vacation {A Countdown Calendar Hanger}

30 Days til Vacation {A Countdown Calendar Hanger}

I was thrilled to share this project over at UCreate last month for Kari's readers. I thought I would share it here as well in case you happen to miss the post. Even though summer is coming to a close this countdown calendar can be made for pretty much any holiday or special occasion with the change Continue reading

                  

Just a Few Things…

Some All of my days usually do not go as planned. That's ok, as I think it adds a little excitement to life {at least that is what I tell myself}. With that said the project I had planned for today will have to be left to tomorrow, which is ok, because it gives me a chance to write this post and Continue reading

                  

A Look at the SanLori Company and a Giveaway

I'm so excited to introduce you to my new friends over at SanLori.SanLori is long known for their fun and whimsical invitations and stationery products that help people stay connected and celebrate some of the happiest moments in life.Along with the creative paper products, you will also find a Continue reading

                  
The Pleated Poppy WINNER and Sunday Showcases

The Pleated Poppy WINNER and Sunday Showcases

So many creative ideas and inspiring posts this week. You guys are simply amazing! Thanks to everyone who joined in the fun for another fantastic party - I greatly appreciate it and loved looking through all the links this week. Thanks for everyone who added the Party button to your post and linked Continue reading

                  
The Pleated Poppy Giveaway Reminder and A Showcase Sneak Peek

The Pleated Poppy Giveaway Reminder and A Showcase Sneak Peek

Just a reminder to sign up for The Pleated Poppy 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!Here is a sneak peek at some 'Showcases' this week... Beautiful Burlap Tote Submitted by La Maison Reid Linen Continue reading

                  

The Sunday Showcase Party w/ The Pleated Poppy Giveaway {No. 14}

Welcome to The Sunday Showcase Party! The adorable Lindsey from The Pleated Poppy is joining us this week with a simply fabulous giveaway! Lindsey Cheney is not only the owner of The Pleated Poppy but also a stay-at-home mom of three little cuties, 6 and under. Her days are full of sewing, home Continue reading

                  

AMMO Books Alternative ABC WINNER

Hope everyone is enjoying their weekend!Just a quick note to announce the lucky winner of the Alternative ABC Book by AMMO Books...Karen from Never Too Old To Craft{Congratulations! Contact me when you get a chance to claim your prize.}You can picked up a copy of this newly released bookdirectly Continue reading

                  
Catching Fireflies; The Faux Decor Version

Catching Fireflies; The Faux Decor Version

A lot of us can recall fond childhood memories of running around the neighborhood, on warm summer nights, catching fireflies. We would place ours in a ventilated jar creating a magical glow for a few hours before letting them fly away free, night after night. Keeping with our whimsical 'bug' bath Continue reading

                  
A Solution to Our Towel Bar Problem

A Solution to Our Towel Bar Problem

I'm back in my little guys bath trying to pull things together as it is still a work in progress. I needed a towel bar that could hold up to rough and tough tugging little hands. We have a wall along side the tub that seemed to be the perfect spot, until we discovered the placement of the studs. Continue reading