Author: laavenida36

EXTRAORDINARY Guest: Kid’s Bedroom for Two

Hi! I’m Jenn, a writer for Arcadian Home which is an e-commerce website that showcases top home decor trends from around the world. I’ve been lucky enough to be a part of their team for a number of months and I absolutely love writing about interior design. There’s no shortage of fantastic home decor blogs out there that inspire me (and others), and a particular one that I love is The 36th Avenue – Desirée and I are cut from the same cloth, and I’m so tickled to be writing this post for her today. Thank you Desirée! Deciding...

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From Platters to Chalkboards!

There is a good chance you’ve seen this project before when I shared it with Jamielyn’s fantastic readers at her EXTRAORDINARY blog I Heart Nap Time. But just in case you missed it here it is ONE MORE TIME! Just a few weeks ago I found these silver platters at my local Dollar Store… and my first thought was CHALKBOARDS! . . . I went home right away and I took out my chalkboard paint… {THANK YOU SO MUCH TO DECOART FOR PROVIDING THE WONDERFUL PAINT FOR THIS PROJECT} I was ready to get this party started 😉 . ....

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DIY Halloween Ideas

Do you love Halloween? Do you need some inspiration….?   Here are some amazing projects & ideas I love. Eeeek!     These sweet owl cupcakes are so fun! I love the HUGE oreo eyes! And it looks pretty easy to me. Recipe at She Knows   I am loving these FREE Halloween Printables at Love. Obsess. Inspire They look so authentic!         This project is sooooo perfect for kids: Chalkboard Painted Pumpkins! What didn’t I think about this? Brilliant! picture source   These rice crispy treats are fantastic! Check out the little wincy spider… …and the sweet...

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Halloween Crafts – Paper Plate Skeleton

Halloween is so much fun! Today we have Chris sharing how to make a Paper Plate Skeleton and sharing her Free Skeleton Template Printable! Kids will love to make and display this Halloween Craft!     Hello there, 36th Avenue readers! My name is Chris.   I write about family, life, and creating over at Pickup Some Creativity.  I was so surprised and happy to have Desiree invite me over today.  I’m sharing my tutorial for making a Paper Plate Skeleton, including a free printable template.     I love this guy.  I’m not big intoHalloween, but this skeleton is based on...

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DIY For the Home

I am alive!Yesterday we were celebrating my Girl’s birthday… Happy Sweet 11th!I’m getting old! …But today I am back!What a Party!We had over 225 entries,  thank YOU so much for taking the time to SHARE YOUR AWESOMENESS! By the way there was so much AWESOMENESS that I found myself making not just one but TWO NEW STICKERS… Ready to see them? Here we GO! These fabulous mirrors… were made from these PVC pipes… Hello!No wonder why I am giving Thrifty and Chic the…   I am giving the…    to Emyly’s Up-Cycled Furniture for her work of art… This dresser...

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Yarn Lamp Makeover

  DIY lamp makeover using yarn. This home decor idea is great to turn your old lampshades into new and trendy home decor accents.        For the last few weeks I’ve been working hard on trying to make our house a home, {we just moved back a month ago} so I am sharing with you one of my projects in this  journey: Mimi’s Lamp Makeover! THE MATERIALS Lamp Spray Adhesive – Found HERE Spray Paint – Optional – Found HERE Yarn – Found HERE Embellishment strip – Pom Pom Trim – Found HERE       However the lamp shade to me...

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 I am sooo excited to give STICKERS tonight…  I just wish I had some pumpkin pie to go with it 😉  Dear Fall here I come!  I am giving the…   to Sugar Swings for these cupcakes. They  are toooooo cute! Look at their little sweet  faces… I just want to… EAT THEM!     …………………………………     The…   goes to Babblings and More  for this BURLAPLICIOUS wreath! The colors and textures are so perfect for the Season…  It makes me feel warm and wanting to drink my first HOT Chocolate! LUV! Go visit and CHECK OUT the TUTORIAL     ……………………………………....

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Party Time !

SHARE YOUR AWESOMENESS!   You know what to do… If you made it share it! PLEASE CLICK HERE to Button up   and let others know that they can party here!   Have fun and inspire meto create a new STICKER 😉 Click HERE to go to theSo YOU think YOU can...

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So much to be happy about!

    I am so happy to be hanging OUT with Mrs. Jamielyn at her sweet blog…   I feel so blessed and honored to be featured there since I love Jamielyn’s blog {who doesn’t?} and her work is simply EXTRAORDINARY!   THANK Y♥U SO MUCH FOR HAVING ME!     I will be sharing there another one of my Halloween Projects… here is a little peek a boo for you…           Sorry that I didn’t post the winners of the GIVEAWAY yesterday… 🙁   One of my youth  sweet friends from Spain was visiting with me. I love you Magda!     But TODAY I HAVE THE WINNERS!      #102 Julia said…   I love your blog, I am a loyal follower. I hope my celebrity handbags to be as followed as your work is over the internet. Keep up the good work! 🙂   #131 Connie said…   I left a comment at Tatertots and Jello. Love her blog! September 19, 2011 4:22 PM          #36 Jen said…   i FOLLOW JENS BLOG! love ya! September 14, 2011 7:43 AM               #49    Creepy Glowbugg said… Hi! I’m new follower. After I saw those fabulous pumpkins and those killer pillows I had to see what else you can do!September 14, 2011 8:25 AM        Please...

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EXTRAORDINARY Guest: Custom Tins.

Greetings everyone! My name is Jenni Kupelian and I’m very excited to be featured here on The 36th Avenue! I’m the creator and owner of JARFLY: a space for handmade cards, vintage rentals, writing and a wee bit of nonsense. I love art, antiques, wedding design and anything layered in whimsy. I hope you’ll all be able to stop by my little blog for a visit!   Today’s project is not only a favorite of mine, but a serious favorite of the many brides who rent from me out here in Portland, Oregon. Tea tins can make great centerpieces &...

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