Author: The 36th Avenue

Get Ready to be Inspired {2}

This first AWESOME project gets the new… …because this TUTORIAL by Ella Booa and Company   is a must see… I love the idea of converting a bunch of fence boards into a floating day bed. I want to take a Sunday nap here. L♥VELY… ………………………. Now this cutie from Being Creative is not a dresser in my opinion this is a DIVA made of wood… Oh my… Miss Pink is pinkalicious 😉 Check out the sassy handles… ………………………………… Hello! This desk is PURE HOT DRAMA! I love this  blue color… strong and full of personality. Well done to  The Modern Cottage Company. ………………………….. I adore stamped furniture… and  Fancy Frugal Life did a great job and an easy to follow tutorial. The D nob is…. Delicious… …………………… …How cute are these chairs from Thats my Letter. Check out Jamie’s blog… so many GREAT  ideas there. …………………. This “table” from Simply Chic Treasures   was one of my favorite pieces from last week’s link party… The antique worn washed look is so well accomplished. Yummmy! …………………… Now, my “yummmmy” moment came when I saw this beauty.. Love the color and the simplicity of it… Looking at it makes me want to sit around it with  Lauren and chill under the shade of the tree,  having a cold cup of  lemonade while we have some girl talk. Therefore I give Lauren  from West Furniture Revival the… for her unforgettable...

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GIVEAWAY!

Do you remember me saying that I will show you later where in my house I put my little Red Desk? Well let me give you a tip it is NOT on my dirty deck. If you want to find out you need to come and visit Ucreate… where you can seemy new “Sew Cute” area… After you visit Ucreate I have the feeling you are going to want to come back to enter to win these Vinyl Stencils… I didn’t use them on pillows this time but I think they would look adorable on it as well… Not just 1… or 2… BUT 3 winners will be chosen. Why? To celebrate over 400 “likes” on Facebook and almost 500 Amazing Followers on the blog. GET OUT OF HERE! { never mind… stay } Here are the STENCILS…  TO ENTER: Follow The 36th Avenue  come back and let me know. If you are an amazing follower already let me know as well. {1 entry} Follow The 36th Avenue on FB, come back and let me know. Same here if you “like” the page already let me know… {1 entry} Additional Ways To Enter: Follow The 36th Avenue on Twitter (new) come back and let me know. {1 entry} Share this giveaway with others on FB {1 entry}  and Tweeter {another entry}and after let me know… Leave a Happy Comment on Ucreate or here and let me know....

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Wood Dice TUTORIAL…

 These are the materials you need: paint & paint brush. 4×4 lumber. scrapbooking paper. scissors. ruler. 3/4″ washer. pencil Tools: Sander and drill with a 3/4″ bit and a dice for guidance. 1st: After cutting two cubes of 3.5″…. {I am not sure why they call it 4×4’s} trace with a CUTE pencil and a ruler two lines that go from corner to corner making an “X”… on each side of ONE of the cubes. 2nd: When you are done it is time to get serious… The POWER tools are coming… For me it was time to wear my husbands shoes… Oh yeah! I am tough 😉 {One of my feet has panty hoses and the other one dosen’t… how that happened I’m not sure} Where was I? …The power tools are coming. With the help of a small regular dice start making holes using the drill and a 3/4″ special bit… Let the “X” be your guide. I eye ball EVERYTHING but you can measure if you want. …I went approximately 1/8 of an inch deep… You better do this OUTSIDE… it makes a mess. 3rd: It is time to sand… …and paint While the paint dries, trace the circles using as a template the 3/4 inch washer. You’ll need… let me see… 1+2+3+4+5+6 = 21 Twenty One circles so what I did was trace 11 of them, fold the paper and cut double the...

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The EXTRAORDINARY Desk!

Weeks ago my street had its annual neighborhood yard sale… I LOVE the ladies across the street from me. They are a group of four DIVALICIOUS best friends that get together every year and gather  their treasures for the yard sale at the house of one of them… which happens to be my SWEET neighbor. That day I purchased  a bunch of vintage jewelry from them, the little end table that is now in my room and the two small silver doves.  BUT my heart STOPPED when I saw this little guy. …It was instant love 😉 …What is up with me and the $10...

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…Sweet Dreams!

When do I blog?At night… …while my family is asleep.  They are adorable, I wonder what are they dreaming about… …sweet little things …you know the love of my life is asleep when the TV chanel doesn’t change… 😉 …and I am not sure HOW she can stay asleep like this. Believe it or not if it was for my kids they would sleep in the family room EVERY night… after all it is SUMMER...

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Sticker and Party Time {9}

It is Wednesday again… Summer is going by way too fast. I hope you are enjoying every minute of it. Last week there were so many cool ideas that I featured a bunch of them  here and there during the week, however today is STICKER day… so let’s go and give some of them away. I am giving the… to Grey Luster Girl for her pillowcase dresses… They truly are adorable and the pictures are simply lovely… They bring me  memories of my childhood… I grew up in sun dresses like these… …love them! …………………………………. I am giving the… to Chef-n-Training for her Oreo Stuffed Choclate Chip Cookie… Here is happiness for you in the form of a cookie. ……………………………………… The… goes to i should be mopping the floor for the cutest and funnest “Crab” Sandwiches that we’ve ever seen… ……………………………………… I am giving the… to That’s my Letter for her Summerlicious Lemonade Sign… Just looking at it makes me happy! ……………………………  the… goes to A Step in the Journey for her incredible kitchen makeover. Here is AWESOMENESS for you.. before… and after… It is hard to believe that it is the same room… …………………………………………………. and my last sticker of the day the.. goes to A Blondes DIY Life for her sofa table… now this is NOT a makeover, this is a true beginning to end construction of a table. Impressive! She started with...

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DIY Stamped Washer Necklaces

DIY Stamped Necklaces Tutorial. These washer necklaces are perfect for gifts and easy to customized!     I have the blessing to be part of a great organization inside of the church I belong to; called Young Women. The theme for the girls {age 12 to 17} this year is “believe”. I’ve been thinking a lot during the last six months about such a simple word and what it means to me. However it was during this weekend that I found myself thinking more deeply about it while working on these little necklaces that I was making for our girls.     So please forgive me...

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Napkin’s Aprons

Honestly… How many of you went to Target to purchase the Kitchen Towels that I used for these pillows…? Now how many of you didn’t just get the blue ones but the yellow ones as well? …I did! The thing is that I was sitting in my “Make It Happen Room” staring at the yellow towels and the two blue pattern ones, when a thought crossed my mind:  “Wait a minute… I know what I can do with those!” I can make an apron… …for my sweet Saydi! {click on the picture to see it larger} And one little apron…  {I can remove...

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Sticker and Party TIME… {8}

I am so excited about today’s features… Last week you guys made pretty AWESOME things and I can’t wait to share them with everyone. I was so AMAZED with this first project that I made a NEW STICKER for it…Ready? I gave the… to  Crossing the Bugger-Dixon Line for her A-M-A-Z-I-N-G  “Super J” Party… …These pictures don’t even show the entire AWESOMENESS. There is more where this came from… GIRL… for my family… in my house… at my Avenue : YOU ARE A SUPER HERO! ……………………………………… I am telling you… there is nothing but talent around here. Check this next one OUT… I am giving the… to Twin Dragon Fly Designs for her… “da da da duh da da duh da da… de de de deh de de deh de de” {you need to go to her blog to get this part} … Skor Cake …and YES I was almost licking the computer screen by the time I came across this picture. Don’t you know people that I am on a diet? …………………………………………… I am giving the… to Seven Sisters. for the coolest thing EVER! I love boxes, I love wood, I love numbers, I love saving money… Therefore, I love this! Didn’t I tell you in the beginning… AWESOMENESS, right here… so darn cool… …………………………………….. I am giving the… to Julia {by the way I LOVE your name} from 551 East Design, for her perfect example of making...

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4th of July Wreaths

Do you love the 4th of July Celebration? I do! I love it all… the fireworks, the barbecues, the flag, the music, the patriotism in the air… Today we are sharing some amazing red, white and blue wreaths to help us celebrate!   This one is HOT! Check out what Jen from Tatertots & Jello created with Red Hot Candy. AMAZING!       I found this FUN wreath made with Scrap-booking Paper at allyou.com        I am in love with the simplicity and quiet elegance of this wreath from Naptime Crafting Pure Perfection!        ...

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