Archives for February 2011

The Sunday Showcase with Shabby Apple Giveaway {No. 43}

Welcome to The Sunday Showcase Party {*quick note *} I have been very sick this week which eventually landed me a night in the er. I will be back soon - I promise - I just need to get myself better. I just want to say thank you to everyone who has sent emails and messages checking in - I do really appreciate it. Shabby Apple is a unique online boutique specializing in chic women's dresses and apparel. Finding the perfect dress can sometimes be a challenging task which is why Shabby Apple strives to design highly fashionable Continue reading

The Sunday Showcase Party with Catie’s Garden Giveaway

Welcome to The Sunday Showcase Party! {*quick note *} Please update all party buttons when you get a chance as the coding has changed {button below} ~ thank you! I'm thrilled to introduce you to this week's sponsor Catie's Garden Catie, the 13 year old designer of Catie's Garden, has been creating flowers hair accessories since last summer. Catie started her shop because she wanted to share what she loves with others. She loves to experiment with colors, textures, and fabrics. Catie always ends up making an Continue reading

Homemade Cleaning Products {Non-Toxic, safe cleaning formulas to easily make yourself}

Homemade Cleaning Products {Non-Toxic, safe cleaning formulas to easily make yourself}

It has been beautiful these past couple of days which makes me want to get a jump on spring cleaning so I can devote all my time to playing outside once the warm weather is here is stay. In preparation, I thought it would be fun to share some homemade cleaning formulas for this week's Saturday Inspiration that are super easy to put together and budget friendly too!Although non-toxic, 'safe' household cleaners are becoming more and more readily available and easy to find; there are several good old homemade substitutions you can easily make Continue reading

Sunday Showcase Features and Juicy Little Things Winner

Thanks to everyone who linked up to this week's Sunday Showcase Party. Each week I am continually impressed and blown away with all the creativity. I greatly appreciate each of you linking up to share your ideas and inspire us all! If you missed the two previous feature posts for this week you can check them out here: Showcase Features {Part One} Valentines Ideas & Inspiration {to tuck away for next year} Here are the rest of the Showcases for this week: Pottery Barn Inspired Airplane Wall Art {with the printables to create your Continue reading

Sunday Showcase Features {part one}

Hope everyone had a lovely Valentines Day yesterday! I am still making my way through all the fabulous links submitted to the Sunday Showcase Party - so consider this the first round of showcases for this week {part two will be posted tonight} Picture Frame and Scrap Wood Fairy Nursery Clock Submitted by Lindy at Cottage Hill Ballard and Pottery Barn Inspired Wire Basket Tutorial Submitted by Charlie at Attempting my Aloha Make a Wooden Cornice Window Valence Board Submitted by Jamielyn at I ♥ Naptime w/ Chocolate Sundaes Continue reading

Last Minute Valentine’s Ideas {or Inspiration to tuck away for next year!} – Sunday Showcase Features

Last Minute Valentine’s Ideas {or Inspiration to tuck away for next year!} – Sunday Showcase Features

Here are some great last minute Valentine's ideas from this weeks Sunday Showcase Party. Just one more day left to squeeze in some additional love! The Party and Juicy Little Things Giveaway will be open until tomorrow evening - I hope you'll stop by and join in the fun ~ I'll be posting another round of features this week! Framed Book Page Heart Submitted by Meghan at Simply Stoked Hanging Treat Baskets Submitted by Rachel at Sun Scholars Felt Coffee Sleeve Submitted by Jo at SmileMonsters Rosebud Monograms Submitted Continue reading

The Sunday Showcase Party with Juicy Little Things Giveaway {No. 41}

Welcome to The Sunday Showcase Party! We have an adorable Etsy shop joining us this week; Juicy Little Things Juicy Little Things, owned by Amy, is a fairly new shop opened just last October. Along with running the shop, Amy is a mother, a wife, and an occupational therapist who works part-time with the geriatric population, in assisted living communities. All of Amy's products are things that she has created from her loving desire to give unique gifts to her friends and family; So, everything she features in her shop, is a gift Continue reading

Small Entryway and Foyer Ideas & Inspiration

Small Entryway and Foyer Ideas & Inspiration

Last weeks inspiration post was all about mudrooms and entryway ideas that require quite a bit of space to pull off. While not all homes are donned with a large foyer, there are still several ways to create a beautiful entryway utilizing the space you have. {Source: Elle Decor} {Source: Country Living} {Source: Elle Decor} {Source: Southern Living} {Source: Pottery Barn}Tivoli Console Table {Source: Pottery Barn}Hyde Turned-Leg Console Table {Source: Living Etc}   {Source: Pottery Barn}Bailey Console Table {Source: Continue reading

Snicker Surprise Cookies {recipe}

Snicker Surprise Cookies {recipe}

Since I have a little busy with decor and have not shared any Valentine's day treats I thought I would indulge you with this delectable concoction since I made a batch for my Valentine today. If you like peanut butter and snickers you are in for a real treat. This recipe was given to me by a friend for a cookie exchange I hosted a couple years ago. Since then it has become a year round favorite that I can only make them on occasion as they seem to quickly disappear... and as you can see from the ingredients it is possible to add on a few Continue reading

Make Your Own Natural Fiber Sisal Rope Basket

This is one of those projects in my head that I was determined to somehow make work. Once the basics were figured out though, it is a really simple project and I just love the coolness of the completed basket that can be used to hold practically anything.{You can't go wrong with a little more organization, right?} Last week when I announced the monthly projects for the Martha Inspired Craft Along, I immediately loved the idea for the Rope Baskets and even mentioned using a more natural rustic material like sisal roping. Of course the Continue reading