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Happy Summer – Silhouette Portrait Giveaway and Heat Transfer Deals ($269 value)!

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My kids are out of school this week. And to celebrate - I'm giving away my favorite crafting tool!! And if you haven't tried the Silhouette Heat Transfer material, it's a great way to try it out!  use code TATER at checkout for the special prices! I'll show you some of my favorite Silhouette projects and how you can win a Silhouette Portrait: … [Read more...]

My Summer Home Tour!

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I have never posted a home tour. Why? I never think my home is ready. There seems to always be a room that needs a face-lift or things just aren't "done". So I was thrilled to be invited to Gina's Summer Home Tour Series. And even though about half of my home is either in the process of a makeover or in need of one, I am so excited to join in!! I also have to say that yesterday was day 1 of the … [Read more...]

DIY Red and White Buffalo Check Painted Fabric — End of School Summer Party!

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  My kids are out for Summer this week -- and I can't wait for summer to officially begin! What screams summer more than a Red and White Party??  I love large Buffalo check. And I thought it would be fun to try to make a DIY painted Buffalo Check fabric for a little End-0f-School Party!! Here's how I made the decorations with ScotchBlue™ Painter's Tape -- and it's easy: You can do it, too, … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 24 Patriotic Projects!!

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The Fourth of July has become one of my favorite holidays to decorate for over the past few years. When we moved to our current home we discovered that there was a big hometown Fourth of July parade just up the street. And ever since then, we look forward to this festive holiday. Here are some awesome patriotic projects you can make to get ready for the FOURTH. From crafts, to decorating … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 DIY Father’s Day Gifts to Make!!

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Father's Day is coming up fast!!  This weekend might be the perfect time to make some thoughtful gifts for those men in your life!  Father's Day Printables @ The 36th Avenue Father's Day Golf Monogram @ Becoming Martha … [Read more...]

Color With Confidence — a DIY Challenge with Lowes, Valspar + Pantone!

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A couple weeks ago I had the FUN opportunity to travel to New York City - one of my favorite places. I lived in upstate NY and CT in my teenage years, so NYC has always held a special place in my heart. Ever since I can remember I anticipate Pantone's "Color of the Year". So when I was asked to attend an event put on by Lowes, Valspar AND Pantone - I was super thrilled and excited. The … [Read more...]

DIY Address and Patriotic Buoys!

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I have been a bit obsessed with ANYTHING nautical lately.  It's so bright and cheerful-looking. I made a Navy and Yellow Wreath. A Nautical Fourth of July Mantel. And recreated a dark basement bedroom into a Bright Nautical Teen Bedroom. I thought it would be fun to make some decorative buoys - which seem SO nautical.  It also turns out - the buoys are easier to make than you'd … [Read more...]

Fourth of July Patriotic Mantel and Make Paper Lollies!

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I love this time of the year.  It's the end of the school year and the whole Summer is open. The possibilities are endless.  I love decorating for Summer and for the 4th of July. In Utah we also have a big 24th of July celebration, so we can keep our Patriotic decorations up the whole month which is super fun.   And my family room/kitchen is really the heart of my home. So … [Read more...]

End of the Year Teacher Gift: Movie Card Gift Idea and Free (Fry Box) Printables!

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It's the end of the school year - I still can't believe it! Today I am sharing a gift idea that I think teachers will love. Who doesn’t love going to the movies?? I am sharing a FREE striped fry box template. AND, also tags you can add to the front of the fry box that say “Thanks for Making Me Feel Like a STAR”. I have designed two different labels in two different colors. You can print … [Read more...]

Tie Dye YOUR Summer – Win a Party and an iPad Mini!!

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Tie Dye and Summer are the perfect pair. So when my friends at I Love To Create sent me some tie dye kits - the kids and I had such a fun time creating some projects!! I Love To Create has Tie Dye Kits that are so SIMPLE!! All you have to do is add water and you can transform anything plain into AWESOME tie dye creations in no time! We took some shirts and tank tops and made some … [Read more...]