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Make a Beachy Rosette Button Necklace {tutorial}

  Here's my Summer Necklace #2. I have loved seeing all of those pretty Rosette necklaces around, I really wanted to make one for summer. So I took some of the material left over from my Flirty Summer Button Necklace #1 and made some rosettes. {I have a Rosette Tutorial here if you want to learn how to make the rosettes.} Beachy Rosette Button Necklace … [Read more...]

Make a Flirty Summer Button Necklace!! {tutorial}

I am so excited for Summer!  Hopefully the warm weather will come to Utah sometime soon. {It has been snowing here this week.} In the meantime, I made a few Summer necklaces. Here's the first:   Flirty Button Necklace I love the white and turquoise color scheme.  It seems so beachy to me!! If you want to make one here's what I did: … [Read more...]

20 Summertime Projects!!

20 Summertime Projects {Make homemade Snow Cones @Becoming Lola} School's almost out and I have been thinking of fun ideas to do  this Summer.   I can't wait!! Here are a few Summertime ideas that have caught my eye: {Celebrate the beginning of Summer by making a Summer Gingham Bunting @ A Pretty Cool Life}  {Download this 101 Summertime Ideas Printable @ Laura Winslow … [Read more...]

Guest Project – Make a Starburst Pencil Mirror! {teacher gift idea}

Somebody pinch us! We're on Tatertots and Jello!! Seriously, we've been followers, bookmarkers, pinners, (Go Pinterest!), and creaters of her inspiring projects for a long time! Thanks for having us Jen!! Allow us to introduce... I'm Staci. I've been married 7 and 1/2 years to a man I met in Bolivia. You know, just some man. J/K!! We were missionaries together over in the Santa Cruz … [Read more...]

Pottery Barn-inspired Spring Butterfly Wreath!!

Have I ever introduced you about my little sister Ashley? She is beautiful. She’s an amazing mom. She is a great business woman. And she is so creative. So when she asked me for a good idea for a Spring Wreath the other day, I showed her a picture that has been pinned on my Craft Room wall for about 6 months: Pottery Barn -- And she made an even better version for her … [Read more...]

Kids Project — make an easy Summertime Chevron (zig zag)Tote!

  Last week I had the opportunity of participating in the I Love to Create Live event. Video streaming by Ustream {My segment begins at about 1:30 into the show} It was so much fun! There were a few guest designers that were sent the same I Love To Create products, and then we each made something with those products. Here is a picture of the cool products that they sent … [Read more...]

A pretty wedding gift idea — Etched Chevron Glasses and Pitcher {Tutorial}

You may have noticed that I have a new obsession lately -- Chevron or Zig Zag Patterns. {my painted Chevron Rug} {Chevron Pennants}   {Chevron Summertime Subway Art project} And since it’s Spring, with weddings in the air. I thought a really cool wedding or engagement gift would be a set of Etched Chevron Glasses with a matching Pitcher.   … [Read more...]

Porch Makeover Part 1 — Chevron Door Hanging {tutorial}

It snowed here yesterday, but that didn’t stop me from trying to Spring-ify my front porch. I am so ready for some warm weather!!   I started off with my front door. I had a unfinished wood frame in my garage, so I pulled that out. My inspiration for this door hanging is this beautiful chevron fabric I found on Fabric.com – I’m a little obsessed with it right now. I used the same stencil … [Read more...]

20 Great Easter/Spring Ideas via Pinterest!!

How adorable are these Easter Chicks form Living Locurto? Get the instructions and free printable. Are you familiar with Pinterest? It is a visual smorgasbord of beautiful eye candy. I find myself drawn there almost every day drooling over the beautiful ideas. I thought I would share a few of my favorite Spring/Easter ideas with you!!  Easter Nest Cupcakes from Torie Jayne    Chick … [Read more...]

Guest Project — Cute & Colorful Chore Chart Tutorial {and giveaway}!

UPDATE -- Giveaway closed. The winner was Jenni @ The Roseland Family Hey TT & J readers!! I have to say, I'm a little nervous/giddy/excited to be posting here today... this amazing spot on the web has offered me tons of inspiration. I can only cross my fingers that I can maybe inspire some of you today. I'm Alicia and I write a blog called La Famille. I'm a homeschooling mama … [Read more...]