Saturday, April 30, 2011

Weekend Features and Sister Sunday Link Party

Weekend Features!         
                            @ The V Spot


Thanks to all the great link ups!!! 

What a busy week!!
Lets Party!
Please link back somewhere on your blog to participate!

Thursday, April 28, 2011

Announcement & An American Boy Quilt

One Month To Win It

We are SOOOO excited to be a part of Season #3 of One Month to Win It. 
Be sure and check out some incredible past projects,
and to vote for the final week of season #2,
 and to start voting next week for season #3!!!

I did this quilt in one night.  I got the free pattern HERE.  I did a few modifications, but like its name "Speedy Baby Quilt" it went together fast.  I donated it to our Church Fundraiser.  Its a fun gala called "Artesia".
I have made lots of girly quilts, but this was my first boy quilt.  I have to admit it was hard to let go.  I just loved how all the "americana" prints went together! 

Have a great Day!

The DIY Show Off

Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Wicker Chair: Before & After

A friend asked me to redo her chair.  She is a photographer and wanted it for a photo prop.

It was looking photo worthy...thats for sure.  I had to take out about a MILLION staples. 
I guess whoever originally made the chair wanted it red forever!

I few coats of high gloss spray paint it it looked fantastic.

I bought the 3/8 button kits at hobby lobby.  I covered them with my black satin, by following the package directions.  I made my own ruffle and piping from the black satin.  I bought the gold decorative nails at Lowes. I just hammered them into place over my ruffles edge.  It took me over an hour.

The DIY Show Off

Saturday, April 23, 2011

Sister Sunday Link Party!

Happy Easter Everyone!! 


Link up your favorite craft, diy, recipie, sewing project or makeover from the week! 
Add as many as you like!!!  No etsy shops please!

1. Grab our button and add it to your blog SOMEWHERE!!

2. Add a link to your specific post not just a link to your blog.

3. Lets be friends! Become followers of our blog.

Weekend Features and Fat Quarter Bundle Giveaway Winner!!

Thanks Everyone that linked up this week!   
There were  some FABULOUS projects!!! 

The winner of our Fat Quarter Bundle  
from last weeks  Link Up Giveaway is:

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Congratulations Kelsey

Here are our Features this week:

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Thursday, April 21, 2011

Come to MY HOUSE!

Have you heard about the awesome contest going on RIGHT NOW at Vintage Revivals?  You get a room makeover with the help of the SUPER talented Mandi!! 
So here are some of the places that I need a major OVERHAUL.    I live in a Log Cabin.  Some log cabins have logs on the outside and drywall on the inside.  This cabin has logs through and through.  Its very cool, but makes it a little more challenge for me to decorate.  Thats why I need this contest.  I need an expert with lots of creativity like Mandi!
Take your pick of rooms.  Remember my "ugly laundry room".  
Or remember my girl's room...I have a clean slate  ready for you, Mandi
No curtains, no carpet, blank walls?  HELP!!
AND there is also my kitchen.  Its very dark, out of date, and lots of flourescent lights!! 
We started to renovate, and took off the backsplash...we still need one.

So...I would LOVE your votes.  I have been prego 3 out of 4 years and our home has suffered.
I am ready to give it some love and attention and NEED HELP!! 
Thanks for the contest Vintage Revivals!!

Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Tuesday Treasures for under $20

Can you tell I had a GREAT WEEK!!  All this for just $18.  I plan to use some things, and many are for the holidays.  I couldn't be happier.  I found everything this week from Garage SALES.  
The large frame was $5 and the small one was $1.  I plan to frame some of my boy's artwork. 
I also have a vintage table cloth pictured above that was only 25 cents. 
Plus 5 wooden hoops for $1 and a pampered chef juicer for $1.   

I plan to do something with this owl $1 for Halloween.

I have BIG plans for this rug $1.  Wait and see!!

All shells and starfish $3

Ornaments $1.00.  I see glitter in their future!

Elves were $1 for the pair.

Stack of vintage looking scrapbook paper 75 cents.

Lucky Irish with bagpipes 25 cents!  I also see some glitter in his future.

Vintage Wrapping paper 25 cents.

3 Full quarts.  $1.50  Excellent Paint!  What a bargain! 

Bench $1

Happy Thrifting!!

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