Monthly Archives: May 2012

Pin it, do it, done; a week of pinterest inspired fun: Marshmallow popcorn, Reese’s Chocolate Banana Bread, Teacher appreciation, Mother’s Day/birthday

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

Marshmallow popcorn

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

  • Project: Marshmallow popcorn!
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 3,
  • Would I do it again?  typically I like popcorn to be a bit easier than this, but the girls liked it!
  • What I would do differently: not sure if I would do it again for myself 😉
  • Items used: “3 bags popcorn (pop and take out extra kernels) 2 sticks of butter 16 oz bag of marshmallows 1 cup brown sugar Microwave butter, marshmallows, and brown sugar for 2 1/2 min. Take out and stir. Microwave again for 1 min. Repeat until thin sauce. When done pour over popcorn and mix.”

Reese’s Chocolate Banana Bread 

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

  • Project:  Reese’s Chocolate Banana Bread 

  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2 (I have to give Adam the credit for this one. Thanks babe)
  • Would I do it again? oh yes. I cannot resist chocolate and peanut butter, let alone ocmbined into a banana bread!
  • What I would do differently: try not to eat it all!
  • Items used: see amazing recipe at: http://cookiesandcups.com/reeses-peanut-butter-banana-bread/

Teacher appreciation 

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

  • Project: teacher appreciation printable cards and gift tags
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
  • Would I do it again? yes, it was really simple and turned out cute!
  • What I would do differently: nada
  • Items used: cardstock and adorable ideas from:  eighteen25.blogspot.com and  giverslog.com


Mother’s Day! 

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

Source: tipjunkie.com via Karie on Pinterest

  • Project: mother’s day (or adorable ideas for birthday’s or father’s day)
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 3, just a bit time consuming
  • Would I do it again? yes! They were all a big hit and looked too cute!
  • What I would do differently: I loved the adjective banner. I would definitely do it again for another birthday or father’s day.
  • Items used: cardstock and adorable ideas from: tipjunkie.com , thecraftingchicks.com , ourbestbites.com

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Have you done anything from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you?

I hope you were inspired as much as I was!

Until ipinterest again!

Karie J 🙂

Pin it, do it, done; a week of pinterest inspired fun: “the best broccoli of your life”, plum eye shadow, tangerine maxi dress, and teacher appreciation week, oh my!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

Project: “The best broccoli of your life”
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2
• Would I do it again? not so much, I really just like steamed broccoli with olive oil and salt and pepper. you can’t get much simpler than that!
• What I would do differently: the above 🙂
• Items used: http://www.amateurgourmet.com/2008/11/the_best_brocco.html

MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

 

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

  • Project: InStyle Plum Eyeshadow/Olivia Wilde
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2
  • Would I do it again? yes, I love this look for date night!
  • What I would do differently: nothing 🙂
  • Items used: Mac Eyshadows, Nars Laguna Bronzer, Tarte Amazonian Clay blush, Mac Lipglass

MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:


“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

Source: google.com via Karie on Pinterest

Project: tangerine maxi dress for date night!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2
• Would I do it again? yes! I love this look 🙂
• What I would do differently: dress it down with more casual jewelry and hair 🙂
• Items used: Max Studio dress, Target earrings, Stella and Dot bangles, Tory Burch gold sandals

MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

Project: Teacher appreciation week: “Thanks a Latte”!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2, just a bit time consuming, but so cute!
• Would I do it again? Yes!
• What I would do differently: nothing 🙂
• Items used: http://eighteen25.blogspot.com/2011/04/thanks-latte.html , Starbuck’s gift cards, card–stock, hot pink twine from The Twinery, coffee sleeves

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

Junk in the Trunk | Vintage Market

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Junk in the Trunk | Vintage Market.

If you’re in the Phoenix/Scottsdale are tomorrow, head to Westworld for Junk in the Trunk’s Vintage Market for all things “chippy, rusty, vinatge and handmade”! Doors open at 9, and a portion of the proceeds go to Young Life!

I will definitly be there. After moving to a new house we are in need for some new furniture, and overall cuteness!

Click on link above to find out more info 🙂

Hope to see you there!

Karie J 🙂