Archive | April, 2013

Barbie Silhouette Trunk

30 Apr

Barbie Silhouette Trunk

There has been a trunk passed around my family for many years. My mom talks about watching it pass around her younger sisters, eventually end up back in her house for her kids, and now it is mine for my kids. For many years now, it has been the trunk that houses all things Barbie. […]

DIY Chalk Paint

29 Apr

DIY Chalk Paint

There is a huge trend floating blogland- chalk paint. I’ve seen so many DIYers using milk and chalk paint to refurnish antiques or curb side finds. I’ve been very curious about this technique. In fact, I looked up my local retailer for Annie Sloan paint and literally had plans to make the big expensive purchase […]

Versatile Staining by Flood Wood Care

26 Apr

This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Flood® Wood Care for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. Can you feel it heating up? Summer is rapidly making its big debut here in Phoenix and it has us ready to seal and protect our outdoor wood structures and decor. If you remember […]

Cassette Tape Card

25 Apr

Cassette Tape Card

Do you have a music lover in your life? This card is perfect for bringing back the old school when sending a note! I so happen to have a very special person with a big 18th birthday coming up. I met her when I was serving a church mission in Atlanta, Georgia. My one and […]

DIY Moroccan Votive Candle Lanterns

24 Apr

DIY Moroccan Votive Candle Lanterns

Chalk this up as an easy DIY decor for personal or hosting use! These Moroccan Lanterns are easily customizable with color scheme and candle size. But first, let me give you a little background as to how I created these faux lanterns. Last fall at The Glitter Academy, I won a minute-to-win it game (the […]

My Memories Suite Giveaway

22 Apr

If you’ve been here before, you’ll know that once a month my sponsor My Memories lets me host a printable freebie. Today, they are allowing me to host a My Memories Suite giveaway! In order for you to best understand what this software is, I’d like for you to watch this video that explains in […]

How To Garden With Mulch

18 Apr


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This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Scotts Miracle-Gro for SocialSpark. All opinions are 100% mine. I absolutely love the look of mulch in a yard or garden. It adds such a finished and polished look to home and business landscaping, don't you agree? Every spring my in laws hold a […]

DIY Quiet Book

18 Apr

DIY Quiet Book

This is a sewn quiet book my mom made for her grandkids- it is so amazing! Every page has a purpose and learning opportunity. The fabric colors and patterns are so fun! I decided to show it off for her so those of you looking for a DIY Quiet Book idea might be inspired. Allow […]

Fine Finds Friday & 15 Party Decoration Ideas

12 Apr


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  Welcome back for another Fine Finds Friday! I really do appreciate every one for participating each week- I’m hoping to keep this growing because I sure am having fun with it. For those of you who are new, every week Friday until Sunday, I host a linky party where I love for you to bring […]

Printable Pinwheel Template

10 Apr

Printable Pinwheel

It’s time for another fun freebie from our sponsor at My Memories! This printable Pinwheel template is perfect for a spring/summer day activity with the kids, to decorate your garden with, or to string and hang! Today through April 21st My Memories is giving away 3 free digital packages that include these printable pinwheels. As I always […]