Month: October 2011

EXTRAORDINARY Guest: Vintage Lace Cuff

Hi friends! I’m SO excited Desiree asked me to share my vintage lace cuff with you today! I just love her!! I’m Jamielyn from I {Heart} Naptime … . . A little bit about me: I’m married to my best friend and a mother of two beautiful children (Carson age 2 and Emmalyn 7 months). They keep me pretty busy (see for yourself) but all the snuggles and kisses make it SO worth it! My family is THE most important to me and always comes first. I started my blog as a creative outlet in a little bliss during...

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Question…

Ok! I am not sure how many of you have read today my Blogger to WordPress post but let me share with you one of the comments I received… ” I see a lot of comments from people who have their own blogs, but I’m curious what the thoughts is for just the readers. Many of my favorite blogs have switched, too, and I hate to say it, but it’s not as “reader friendly” as the old formats and it makes me a bit sad. I liked being able to click once to my favorite blogs and scrolling. Now...

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Blogger to WordPress

First of all Happy Halloween Everyone! . I thought Halloween would be a good day to share one of the scariest things I’ve ever done: switching from Blogger to WordPress . . Are you Ready to Read? . As you know a month ago I hiked the huge hill up to WordPress Mountain and I jumped from the top of it  leaving Dear Blogger behind. I use this analogy because it really felt that way… I don’t have a HUGE blog but even though I felt terrified with the possibility of losing my followers, your precious comments and hours of work reflected on each post.  I...

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STICKER TIME: For the Home

I was thinking about you today… About the many faces I see every week that have become so familiar to me… and about the many faces I miss when you are not here for sometime. . I know I have said this before but I feel you are the friends I have never met but for some reason I know and I relate to. I love it! I love talking to you, sharing my projects and a bit of my heart here and there. I love your enthusiasm, your desires to create and to share… I just wanted to let...

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Peg Board and Accessories Station

 How to transform a peg board into a gorgeous organization center. . . This project believe it or not is for my sweet husband. We have been married for 19 years! My poor guy has not just put up with me but with my jewelry all over the place. Now I have to be honest it is not just jewelry since I admit to have an “accessory problem”  that includes belts, scarves, purses and shoes.  . Well, those messy  days are OVER because I made a jewelry station that sits right inside of our walk-in closet. I think this is my...

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20+1= 21 Last Minute Halloween Ideas!

Trick or TREAT? Both! So much awesomeness already I decided to share… 😉 With Halloween around the corner I thought I better showcase your projects FAST so other Halloween lovers have time to make them… I have 15 centerpieces to finish today for a Halloween Party tomorrow so my normal “big mouth” won’t be here today… ;( BUT I am giving you all the… . . 1. Happy Chocolate Covered Pretzels by Crystal from   A Pumpkin and a Princess .. . . 2 Are you kidding me? How cute is this No-Sew iPhone Costume  byMy Own Road . .....

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Party Time & Bubba Mae GIVEAWAY!

WOW! What a day! I’ve been cleaning my Craft Room… that was a workout! . But now it’s time to PARTY! First though let me introduce you our EXTRAORDINARY  PARTY SPONSOR…  . Here she is… . . My name is Christine and I am the one behind Bubba Mae.  Bubba Mae  is my daughter Addison Mae who we lovingly call bubba, bubba mae, bubberella,anything bubby. Having 2 brothers she for sure gets spoiled in the girlie and accessory department. Most of my creations stemmed  from making things for her. Although now 9 times out of 10 she wont be caught...

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Holy Doily!

Here is a little project that I did yesterday as part of a bigger project that will be done tomorrow… . SO let’s call it the teaser… 😉 . . . . I think they are so cute… They  look like something my sweet “abuela” would have loved. { I was actually thinking about her while making them.} . . TUTORIAL . Eat your soup… your beans… your corn… . JUST EAT… but keep the cans! After your stomach is full pull your spray paint OUT! . . . The first thing you are going to do is spray...

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Design Dazzle + GIVEAWAY!

Good Morning Sweets! . Check this OUT! . . . It is the time of the month that I get to hang OUT with Toni at her EXTRAORDINARY blog Design Dazzle! Do you know how cool it is to be a contributor to her blog? I love it there! . . . I’ll be sharing the TUTORIAL of how I made the Wall Art for my son’s new room and some great simple tips of how you can make your own Wall Art following a few EASY steps… . I really believe you want to go and CHECK OUT THE TUTORIAL since...

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Color 101: How to Use the Color Wheel

      If you have read my “about me”… you’ll know I don’t have a favorite color. I have just one color that I don’t care much about… I am not a big fan of purple. . I believe most of us love color, I believe most of us are a little bit uneasy or perhaps don’t know how to use it. So today I am going to share with you some great color combinations that simply work! .. In order to use color we need to UNDERSTAND color. First let’s take a minute and look at the color wheel…...

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