Month: February 2012

Show Me EXTRAORDINARY! Chapter 44

  SHOW ME EXTRAORDINARY! You know what to do… If YOU made it share it! IF YOU DIDN’T MAKE it DON’T SHARE it! -SHOPS OR GIVEAWAYS WILL BE DELETED-   PLEASE Button up HERE and let others know that they can party here! Have fun and inspire me to create a new STICKER....

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We don’t get old we just get older!

    picture source   What the heck? I think I am starting to get older… and I think I like it.   I am here sitting on my couch, under a blanket, in my pj’s and with my robe on and I am STILL feeling cold. Yes the heater is on… This is not normal. Wait I have more! I woke up this morning and I was amazed by the size of my belly. It looked like back when I was around four month pregnant and then it struck me… wait a minute I am not pregnant. The hamburger that I ate back on...

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Sticker Time: Great Ideas Made by YOU.

I have been feeling sick for the last few days and I think I have finally come down with a pretty bad cold. So today is a perfect day to snuggle on my sofa under a warm blanket, visit your blogs and enjoy your projects. I can’t thank you enough for visiting with me every week. This last one we hit another new party record with over 400 entries. You guys are simply amazing and I want each of you to know that I really appreciate you being a part of The 36th Avenue. YOU ARE A DREAM COME...

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25 Pillows and Tutorials.

    Spring is around the corner. Before we know we are going to see the trees turning green, the grass will look fresh again, and the beautiful sounds, smells and colors of Spring will be all around us. I personally love dressing my home with new colors each season and using fabric is an easy way to do it. picture source   Today I am sharing with you  25 cute, easy and fun pillows and their  tutorials. I hope you love them!   Stenciled Pillows Making these pillows was so much fun. Enjoy The Ride Pillows Tutorial   Sunburst Pillow by...

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From Blogger To WordPress. Chapter 2

This more than a post from me, I hope it becomes a discussion between all of us here today.   In the last two weeks I have received multiple emails from some dear bloggers asking me about my experience with WordPress. Here is one of the emails: ” Hi Desiree! I’ve been a follower of your blog since last summer and find you to be so inspirational. I remember reading about your switch to wordpress and was wondering if you could offer me some advice. Did you use Blogelina? I think that’s what I remember reading. Also, did you have...

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20 St. Patrick’s Day Recipes.

St. Patrick’s Day Recipes are the perfect way to eat your greens …This is what this post is all about! I have to admit that St. Patrick’s Day is kind of new to me, however I will adopt any Holiday that invites me to eat.  Enjoy the feast with me! 1 Green Popcorn & Pretzel Party Mix by The Yummy Life. Yum! 2 Avocado Fries with Cilantro Lemon Dipping Sauce. I am loving the sound of the cilantro lemon sauce. Recipe by Adventures in Cooking. 3 Nothing like an old classic! Rice Krispie Treat Shamrocks  by Little Birdie Secrets   4 Shamrock...

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Chicken Wire Window Frame & Party TIME!

  I am so happy to be participating  in Kristen Duke  Decorating with Portraits Series.   For  the last few weeks over at her blog  there have been amazing tutorials packed with great ideas of how to use photos to decorate every room in your home. Today is my turn to share my tips with her readers and you… but first, do you remember the lonely old window that was hanging by my kitchen island? I was never really happy with the look of it. I decided to give it a 5 minutes simple makeover using chicken wire and pin...

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Party TIME!

Let’s PARTY! But before let me show you today’s thrifty find… As I said on my Facebook Page this morning, I went shopping with one of my favorite people in the world, my sweet friend Wanda Ann.   Let me show you what I found…   Oh yes! She belongs to me! Lucky GIRL! We should give “her” a name… What do you think we should name her? …Now, my kitchen is still a mess and my laundry is still not done so I better let you party and I put myself to work 😉   NOW IT IS TIME...

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Sticker Time 02.22.12

My sweet friends THANK YOU! Thank you for taking the time to create, to inspire, to share, to visit, to link up, to comment, to be a part of The 36th AVENUE every week. YOU ARE EXTRAORDINARY!   Now one of my favorite days of the week is here: STICKER TIME!   I am starting today with an amazing chair makeover by Pandora’s Craft Box.  You won’t believe how this chair used to look. Day and night!  I am giving Pandora’s Craft Box the…   I am also giving this sticker to the next project. Craft Crazy Mom gave to...

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UPrinting Business Cards GIVEAWAY!

Hello My Friends! I am excited to share with you a great giveaway courtesy of UPrinting.   UPrinting is giving 250pc Die-cut Business Cards for one winner. Make sure you visit UPrinting to take a look at these awesome Professional business cards .   Here is the PRIZE INFO for you: 250pcs Die-cut Business Cards for one winner 2×3.5″ Rounded Corners, 2×2″ Rounded Corners, 1.75×3.5″ Rounded Corners, 2×3.5″ Leaf, 2×3.5 Rounded one corner, 2×3.5″ Half Circle Side, 2×3.5″ Oval, 2.5″ Circle 14pt Cardstock Gloss / Matte / High Gloss (UV), or 13pt Cardstock Uncoated There is a 6 Business Days Turnaround...

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