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Great Ideas — {Fall Edition} Part 3


I l.o.v.e. this Simple, but Bright Halloween Wreath @ The Speckled Dog And this Rosette Fall Wreath is adorable @ Songbirds & Buttons How about A Creepy Eyeball Wreath this Halloween? @ Crafty Sisters And this Eyeball Wreath is super sppoky too! @ A girl and a glue gun  I love the contrast in this Orange and Black Wreath @ Black and White{Side by Side}    Make a Bright & … [Read more...]

Great ideas — {Fall Wreaths}


I *need* one of these Halloween Rosette Pillows!! @ At Second Street Love this Simple, Inexpensive Candy Corn Decoration @ Random Thoughts of a SUPERMOM Turn old Sweaters into Textured Pumpkins @ Mary's Meandering And this Simple White Pumpkin Display - divine! @ madigan made This "fake" Mantle is Pure Bliss @ Decor Chick Beautiful Front Porch Inspiration @ Just Between … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up — and Camille’s Closet Jewelry Giveaway!


It's Friday -- My Favorite Day of the week! Come link up YOUR ideas!  The giveaway today is from Camille's Closet -- artisan, handmade jewelry!! And it's ohhhhh so pretty!!  These beautiful items would make wonderful gifts too! Amy from Camille's Closet is giving away  a $20 Credit Voucher to her Fabulous Shop!! … [Read more...]

Bonus Friday Giveaway — Stylish Headbands!


Another giveaway?? I know! I am spoiling you guys this week - lol. I had a cute girl contact me awhile ago and she sells the cutest headbands. I had to let you know about her shop. Her name is Katie and she has a wonderful etsy shop called Tied Ribbon, where she sells these stylish creations: Do you want to win one? How about THREE?? Yay! Here's how you can … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Make a Tie Skirt!


Hey Bloggettes! (and blogger dudes, maybe :) My name is Laura. I've got a lil' blog called A Pretty Plethora, so named since I have a lot of interests, all of which I like to talk about on my blog. Jen was so sweet to let me visit today and show you my most favorite thing in the world: My tie skirt!  (please don't mind my face, this was taken after a verrry looong day at school-I … [Read more...]

More Great Ideas & some winners!


 Find out how to make these Delectable Pumpkin Spice Brownie Bites @ Inside BruCrew Life    Grab the recipe for these Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes @ The Farm Girl  Create Turkey Cupcakes @ Chuckles Grins and Banged Up Shins  Find out how to make these Rustic Shabby Shelves @ {Primp} Wow - Check out how to make this Burlap Laundry Art @ Domestically Speaking  Love this … [Read more...]

{{spooktacular}} Halloween Giveaway!!


It's almost {Trick -or- Treat} time again!! And today I don't have a Trick for you -- but definitely have a TREAT!! Have you heard of Whipperberry? I just discovered it and it is one of my favorite sites now!!  Whipperberry is a gorgeous resource for everything party related!! Tutorials: {Shabby Chic Fabric Chandelier} Projects: {His & Hers Two-tiered … [Read more...]

Mark Your Calendars!


Have you heard of Creative Estates? It's a Fabulous New Blogging Conference that has just been announced!! I love the concept!  What if all our creative friends lived in one neighborhood?   We could go across the street, and borrow thread instead of eggs.  Go next door if we needed handmade business ideas would be ideal.  Stop down the street for help with a blog design or blog post.  And … [Read more...]

Fall Project — Ruffled Fabric Pumpkins!

 Who says pumpkins have to be orange? I have loved seeing the fabric pumpkins floating around blogland right now. I wanted to make some fabric pumpkins and add some ruffles. Everything looks better with ruffles, right? LOL. Here's what I came up with.  I love how bright and happy they are!!  Here's what you need: Fabric -- I used Canvas for two pumpkins, … [Read more...]

Monday Giveaway — Two $20 Gift Certificates to Lil Luna!


  {Happy Monday!!}    The giveaway today is from Lil Luna -- one of my favorite etsy shops --  run by the cute Kristyn! Aren't those chore charts fabulous??I want one!! Kristyn also has a wonderful blog -- also called Lil Luna, where she posts great craft ideas and Tutorial Tuesdays. Have you seen this Whimsical Halloween … [Read more...]

Something fun is coming up next week!


Fall is such a wonderful time of the year. I love the weather right now with a slight chill in the evenings.  The leaves are starting to change. I am thinking about getting my sweaters out! Pumpkin pie.  Hot chocolate.  Hay rides.  Apple cider and hot doughnuts! I have a few really exciting events that are coming up. One of them is a special week celebrating Autumn with some … [Read more...]

More Great Ideas!


How cool is this S'more Cake - I love it!! @ The Birthday Blog  Another Beautiful Butterfly Cake @ Corner House Make some Delicious Chocolate Salty Caramel Apples @ Charm of the Carolines Or these Beautiful Cookies 'n Cream Cupcakes @ Katie's Cucina Beautiful Embroidery Hoop Wall Art @ Caro's Thrifty Adventures Love this idea -- Make Burner Cover art. And it's magnetic too! @ … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 9/25


Get the 411 on how to make this Dollar Store Crepe Paper Halloween Wreath @ My Blonde Ambitions Adorable Halloween Decor @ the Diary of Dave's Wife  I might be a little in love with this Feathered Halloween Wreath @ Uncommon   Give Old Pumpkins new life with Spray Paint @ Jane of All Crafts Love this Clever Halloween Idea @ Craft-O-Maniac Such a Sweet Spooky Vignette @ Dittle … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap Up Party — and Kinley Lane giveaway!!


It's my birthday party!! Come on in and have a cupcake... Come link up YOUR ideas!  The giveaway today is from Kinley Lane --a fabulous new etsy shop designed/owned by my new friend Tricia!! She makes beautiful jewelry, accessories and embellished clothing. The grand opening is October 4th!! These beautiful items would make wonderful … [Read more...]

Guest Post — Halloween S’mores in a Jar & {my Birthday Giveaway}


{Birthday Bag Giveaway - more info at the bottom} Hi Friends, Thanks Jen for letting me guest post over here on your blog!  I'm Nancy Jacobs and I'm a busy married stay at home mother of three teenagers.  Yes, teenagers keep me hopping!  I blog at several places. Most of you may be interested in my How To Homemaker blog where I give all kinds of tips and tricks related to cooking, … [Read more...]