Month: April 2012

My Favorite Paints and Tips

One of the questions I get asked often is what color of paint and brand I use. I normally try my best to add to my tutorials the products I use. However I thought it would be a good idea to have as a reference in one place some of the paints I use the most.     WHITE I use white paint a lot. One of the projects I recently did in white was my kitchen. { Click HERE to see the reveal.}   The color I used was the basic true white  from Olympic ONE.   The reason I chose...

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How to Wear Colored Jean

One of the BIG trends in fashion for this Spring and Summer are colored jeans.   Last week one of my sweet readers left me this comment on my Facebook Page: ” Can you do more fashion posts? I love your style and colors!! “   Dear Amber Laffey this post is inspired by you!   I put together four super colorful outfits all of them using COLORED JEANS    Summer-licious! Click HERE to find these items. This outfit makes me so happy! The reason why these colors work so well together is because blue and orange are opposite colors on...

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Best Barbecue Chicken Wings Recipe

  The weekend is here so I am sharing the perfect grilled feast for your friends and family.   I love finger foods. They are messy, fun and perfect for outdoor Spring weather. What makes these Grilled Barbecue Wings the best is the tenderness and the flavor, and how easy they are to make. You know by now how much I love easy!    Ingredients   Chicken Wings My favorite chicken wings come from Costco. You can find them in the frozen meat aisle in a 10 pound bag. What I love about them is that they have just the perfect amount of...

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16 Year Old Me

  I can’t believe that here I am with a mouth full of braces…   I am going to be honest with you as much as these braces are hurting me I know it would be worth it and I have to admit that I love to visit Simister Orthodontics.   What? Honestly I do… For me it’s a time out! Every time I visit their office I am surrounded by great people, awesome magazines and free chapsticks.  My favorite flavor is bubble gum. I am telling you Simister Orthodontics is a woman paradise! When they called me in yesterday I thought “Darn it… give...

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Easy DIY Projects Sticker Time and Party Time

Hello Friends! It is time to have Sticker and PARTY Time! Thank you so much for visiting with me last week and for sharing your DIY Projects at the link party!   I am starting today with this wonderful High-Waisted Sash Skirt by This Big Oak Tree.   I saw this skirt first on Pinterest and I was SO HAPPY when I found it over here. I like everything about this skirt, the choice of fabric, the big bow, the retro feeling. I am in love! I am giving This Big Oak Tree the…     Another sewing project was linked...

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13 Lessons I learned at SNAP

…WOW! What an incredible four days I had last week. First of all thank you so much to my EXTRAORDINARY guests for taking care of my blog during the time I visited SNAP. You guys are amazing!     SNAP was the first conference I have gone to and the experience was nothing but INCREDIBLE! I learned so many things during the time that I was there. Some of those things I learned came from the speakers and classes and other ones came from the experience of being surrounded by so many fantastic women.   I want to share some...

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GORGEOUS Dresser Makeover

  Hello Desirée and 36th Avenue fans.   I’m Bliss and I blog at Bliss Ranch.    I am honored to be here and share my rocking dresser redo.  As bloggers we love a feature, but when Desirée inquired about a guest post instead,  I tried to act casual and responded with a polite ‘sure’,  while really thinking, “ummmmm, yeah, YES, are you nuts…. YEAH”!  So thanks Desiree, I’ll try to tone down my enthusiasm about being here, but you and the dresser both rock! Sometimes the design magic works, and sometimes it doesn’t.  On this dresser the trash to...

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Chipotle Guacamole Sandwich and Coconut Cream Pie Recipes

Hi there!! We are Natalie and Kim from JosieJones & Company! We are so excited to be hosting for Desiree today! We are huge fans of 36th Avenue, and are continuously inspired by Desiree’s amazing creativity. We are fairly new to the Blog world so we are very excited to give you a little glimpse of what we are all about at JJ&Co. Natalie is an Interior Designer and Kim is a Photographer. We both LOVE design, DIY’s, creating and sharing projects with our readers, whether it be simple DIYs, room makeovers, or recipes! We are excited for this...

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How to create a PDF Format tutorial.

       I’m so excited to be guest posting at The 36th Avenue while Desiree is off having fun at SNAP! I love Desiree and The 36th Avenue blog. She is just a sweetheart!   My name is Diana and I blog over at The Girl Creative where I share simple crafts for the DIY girl. I’m a Jesus lovin’ mama to 3 kiddos and married to a hunky police officer. One of my favorite projects to do is to create graphics. More specifically Printables. I love to create them and more than that, I love being able...

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DIY Outdoor Sectional

 Hello Lovelies! My name is Rachel and my little slice of blog heaven is Thrifty Inspirations! I saw our lovely Desiree was looking for guest bloggers while she is attending the SNAP conference (so jealous) and I just had to offer my help!!  Today I want to share with everyone a huge project my husband and I recently finished all by ourselves! Our super comfortable outdoor sectional!    I got the inspiration from an Ana White Project Plan “Simple Modern Outdoor Sectional”.         If you have never been to Ana White’s blog, I forewarn you, you will be inspired to...

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