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Monday, January 26, 2015

The Night Circus Centerpiece


I've been reading The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern and I'm loving it. I love all the descriptions of the circus, the costuming and the magic. I decided to take all the black and white imagery and turn it into a centerpiece that would be great at for a Night Circus book club night or party.

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Gold Heart Pillow

With Christmas likely packed up for everyone now it's time to bring out red, pink and hearts. I decided to do a quick addition to an IKEA pillow to make a Valentine pillow that can stay out year round. (some links are affiliate)



Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Lookin Fine Valentine

You know those moments? The ones where you get a stroke of genius and just know you have to run with the idea? I had one of those ideas while standing in line to check out the other day in IKEA. They had some candy set out, including the Daim bar (a yummy chocolate covered toffee if you've never had it before.)

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Dips and Decor for Game Day

This shop and football recipes post has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GameTimeGrub #CollectiveBias

It’s time to start planning menus and décor for all your upcoming game parties! Whether you like to host a big bash, go to someone else’s house, or just stay home with your cozy bunch, you can use this post. A few decorations and tasty snacks go a long way to make the day fun, even if your team ends up on the wrong side of the score board.

Saturday, January 10, 2015

Workout Clothes Ideas

Are you trying to get more exercise in your schedule now? I love these workout clothes idea, and sometimes a little extra motivation comes from just a new top to wear to the gym, or doing burpees in your living room.
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Thursday, January 8, 2015

Framed Flower Shadow Box

I wrote this post as part of a paid campaign with Plaid Crafts, Michaels and Blueprint Social. The opinions in this post are my own.

No matter what the weather’s doing outside, it’s never a bad time to make something that involves flowers. Micheals has a whole collection of fun Spring Wood Surfaces providing endless decorating possibilities. This framed box turned flower display features Martha Stewart Vintage Décor Paint by Plaid Crafts and stencils too. 

Thursday, January 1, 2015

Word of the Year 2015: Intent

It's word of the year time again! Started in 2007 by Ali Edwards, the idea is to pick a single word to focus on during the coming year (you can read more about One Little Word on her site)  My past words have been Do (2011), Reclaim (2012), Aproveitar (2013), and Strengthen (2014.) While my word last started off strong (no pun intended) by the end of the year I'd all but given up on heading to the gym, and my blog was becoming more important that my family relationships. That certainly wasn't the direction I'd planned on taking! So I considered choosing the same word again, but it felt like something was missing.