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You Love Deals — Win a Beautiful Purse and Wallet!!

My friend Georgana from AdornIt has started a new site -- You Love Deals. You Love Deals specializes in hand-picked boutique items like necklaces, purses, even super cute clothes!! With new specials every week -- so be sure to check back often. So fun!! And another cool thing is that shipping is FREE to anyone in the continental United States. Check out these fabulous lace shirts! I love … [Read more...]

Picking Out the Perfect Paint Color — My Craft Room/Office Remodel!

A couple of weeks ago I introduced you to a really cool new site -- Glidden's My Colortopia. I loved taking the quiz that told me paint colors that I would like based on my personality. Such a great idea!! I'm working on redoing my office right now. With my Kitchen and Family Room Remodel, the apple green doesn't really fit in with the new grey/turquoise/yellow color scheme. Plus, I am … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 30 DIY Transformations!!

Before and Afters are the best!  I love everything about them; the oh so sad, before pictures, the in-between pictures, and then the WOW, the AFTER finally revealed after much ANTICIPATION! Here are 30 DIY Tranformations guaranteed to make you say WOW!  Cedar Planked Walls @ Thrifty and Chic  Project Surface Area @ The Bold Abode    Hair Storage Cabinet @ The Idea Room   Dining Room @ … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Spring Projects to Make!

It was a WHOPPING 52 degrees in my part of the country.  That is just not typical weather during this season and we are expected to hit an UNHEARD of 60 degrees tomorrow! I'm in the mood for Spring Decorating!   Spring is definitely in the air. The tulips are poking up through the frozen ground!!  ..And I have to say, it is looking as though spring is in full swing in blog land!  Here are 20 … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — and Canvas Corp Giveaway

Welcome to the Weekend Wrap UP Party!!! Happy Beautiful Friday!!  It is a BEAUTIFUL Spring day and our giveaway is from Canvas Corp-- a FABULOUS source for all kinds of supplies to  get  your creative juices flowing.   And Canvas Corp. is giving away a fabulous assortment of their products. AWESOME!!!   UPDATE -- Giveaway Closed. The winner is Doreen of Altered Artworks. … [Read more...]

Make a Spring Moss Wreath and Vignette!

Spring is in full bloom INSIDE our house. (I decided that if I decorate for Spring, it will come) And one of my favorite spaces to decorate in my home is my little beadboard nook. When I think of Spring I imagine pink tulips, yellow daffodils, birds singing, lots or color and an abundance of green.  So I tried to incorporate those thoughts into this little space. I have wanted to try … [Read more...]

What Does Being Lucky Mean to YOU?

With St. Patrick's Day coming up, I started thinking about luck and being lucky...  (Lucky Printable from Sprik Space)   Does lucky mean  buying  the winning lottery ticket, or swerving to avoid rear-ending someone on the freeway? Or can Being Lucky mean something smaller but also bigger? I think being lucky can mean appreciating the little details in your life. Your family. Your health. … [Read more...]

“You Are My Sunshine” — Free, Spring Printables!!

Hello everyone, Carli here from DimplePrints. Are you ready for Spring?! We sure are and to celebrate we thought we'd showcase some fun "You Are My Sunshine" prints for your use this week! They are bright and happy and are sure to cheer up any day "when skies are gray". … [Read more...]

Family Picture Gallery Wall — Reveal!!

Happy Tuesday!! I finally finished my family gallery wall -- woo hoo!! It all started with these unfinished frames from Cut It Out Frames. I had a hard time deciding what color to paint the frames. In the end I opted for white that matches my trim because I wanted the fabulous pictures my sister Wendy took of us to shine through. Here's a tip that can save you a lot of time and … [Read more...]

Giveaway Monday — Three $50 credits to Printables By Amy from Amy Locurto!!

Happy Monday!! I spent the weekend working on a bunch of fun projects. And today, I am SO excited to spotlight one of the most talented people I have ever met -- Amy Locurto. Amy is a professional graphic designer, craft and party blogger and the creative genius behind of Living Locurto and Printables by Amy.  Plus, she is co-founder of a photography web site I Heart Faces LLC. And Amy is  a … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 26 GREEN St. Patrick’s Day Projects!!

I think there will be a lot of little leprechauns visiting the homes of families this year..  Will there be mischief?   Either way, there are some great ways to decorate using the color green! Be sure to check out all of the links!  St. Patty's Day Wreath @ Vixen Made   Tissue Paper Shamrock @ Sweet and lovely Crafts  St. Patrick's Day Party @ Gluesticks   Beadboard Luck @# Adventures of … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 25 Wall Art Projects to Make!!

Walls are well, walls.  Each wall consists of 2x4's for framing, sheet rock, tape & mud, & a layer of primer.   ...But after that is when the magic starts!  Everyone has the ability to take an ordinary wall and turns it into their very own piece of art.  Paint colors added and a few of these AMAZING wall ART PROJECTS, you have your very own one of a kind PICASSO!  Enjoy all of the links … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap up Party — and Bluebird Chic Giveaway!!

Welcome to the Weekend Wrap UP Party!!! Happy Friday!!  Today, I am excited to introduce you to the very talented Leah at Bluebird Chic, who is behind these "hot" camera accessories that can take a plain black digital SLR into a beautiful, fun, accessorized camera. Leah hand sews items that bring the art and craft to your every day life. She handcrafts items with care from high quality … [Read more...]

Crown Molding Tips & Tricks!!

I wanted to put crown molding in my laundry room -- I thought it would really finish off the room. And my father in law was so nice to come over and show me how to do it. I thought it would be fun to share some tips and tricks on Crown Molding -- in case you want to put some in your home. And because it can be a little tricky with the angles - I thought having a handyman with 30+ years of … [Read more...]

Make a “Be Lucky” Bud Vase!! (St. Patrick’s Day project)

Hi all!! I'm Tracie and I am thrilled to be here at Jen’s today! She is one of my “bloggie idols”….and she has got to be one of the nicest and most sincere bloggers I have come in contact with. Thanks so much Jen for having me here today…. Here is a super way to repurpose an old bottle. I used a wine bottle…cause I have a few laying around…girl’s night last weekend…nuff said. Anywho, I thought … [Read more...]