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Make it Monday: Twine wrapped summer wreath

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• Project: Make it Monday: Twine wrapped summer wreath
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 3- took some time to wrap the twine all the way around the foam wreath, but it was worth it!
• Time: 30 min
• Would I do it again? yes! I really like how it turned out. It’s so beachy, carefree, and summery; so fun!
• What I would do differently: maybe try a different ribbon to hang it with, not sure 🙂
• Items used: Green foam wreath, white grosgrain ribbon, twine, 3 white flower pins (all from Michael’s), adorable wreath idea from: http://brunchatsaks.blogspot.com

Do you have any wreaths that you have made and would like to share?!

Have you done anything from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you?
I hope you were inspired as much as I was. If not, click on “Recommend a Pin” above and I would love to hear any suggestions you might have!
Until ipinterest again!

Karie J

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Tidy it Thursday: How to Organize Kids Toys

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How to Organize Kids Toys!

How to Organize Kids Toys!

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Project: Tidy it Thursday: How to Organize Kids Toys! Had a lot of fun with this one and we’re really happy how it turned out. Thanks to my wonderful best friend Jackie for this vision!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 4- really because it took some time sorting through, weeding out, rearranging!
• Time: many days worth!
• Would I do it again? yes! I loved how this turned out and the girls even keep it together! With the labeled bins it’s easier at pick up time to make sure things get to their original homes.
• What I would do differently: nothing 😉 I really like this one.
• Items used: Ikea Expedit Shelving unit, Ikea Branas baskets, Ikea plants and pots, our own books and toys, Ikea bird picture and frame, Target Hydrangeas, and great organizing labels from: http://betterhomesandgardens.com , organizing idea from:  merrimentstyle.com

Have you done anything from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you?
I hope you were inspired as much as I was. If not, click on “Recommend a Pin” above and I would love to hear any suggestions you might have!
Until ipinterest again!

Karie J

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Make it Monday: DIY Tile Coasters from Scrapbook paper and Home Depot tiles!

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DIY Tile coasters

DIY Tile Coasters

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

• Project: Make it Monday: DIY Tile Coasters from Scrapbook paper and Home Depot tiles!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Time: 15 minutes
• Would I do it again? yes! It was so simple not to do!
• What I would do differently: Change of te scrapbook paper
• Items used: adorable idea from: lightrefreshmentsserved.com , brushed Modpodge on precut scrapbook paper to adhere to super cheap white tiles from Home Depot, then attached felt pads to the bottom of the coaster

Have you done anything from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you?
I hope you were inspired as much as I was. If not, click on “Recommend a Pin” above and I would love to hear any suggestions you might have!
Until ipinterest again!

Karie J
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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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Marshmallow popcorn

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  • 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 

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  • 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 

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  • 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! 

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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 🙂

day 128: get crafty/ simple easter or spring table decor/flower arrangement with gerber daisies, peeps, and jelly beans!

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  • Project: day 128: get crafty/ simple easter or spring table decor/flower arrangement with gerber daisies, peeps, and jelly beans!
  • Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1. This one was super easy!
  • Would I do it again? yes, you all know I love the glass within a glass trick. It’s so fun to stick fun little festive decorations on the outer glass and not ahve to worry about the flowers dying too soon!
  • What I would do differently: change it up for each holiday, which I have been doing so far!
  • Items used: peeps, jelly beans, gerber daisies, small vase on the inside with water, and a larger outer vase to hold all of the “goodies!”

Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 125: get crafty/ a simple morning birthday surprise: balloons and streamers in the hallways to run through!

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Project: day 125: get crafty/ a simple morning birthday surprise: balloons and streamers in the hallways to run through!

Hayden turned 7 year’s old today, amazing, my big girl!!! So I thought it would be a great way to start her day, and boy was it!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1, really pretty simple, however not so much when you are supposed to be in bed a few hours prior to funtion the next day, but hey that’s the life of a mom sometime’s, rigth!?
• Would I do it again? the smile on Hayden’s face was priceless, so yes!
• What I would do differently: should have done it sooner…every year tradition perhaps?!
• Items used: balloons, streamers, a happy birthday sign we had on hand, and the adorable idea from: http://treyandlucy.blogspot.com/search?updated-max=2010-08-30T19%3A02%3A00-07%3A00&max-results=7
Until ipinterest tomorrow!

Karie J 🙂

day 109: organized chaos/house decor/ pretty shelf liners for cabinets and drawers!

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Project: day 109: organized chaos/house decor/ pretty shelf liners for cabinets and drawers!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2 ( just a bit time consumng and I can’t quite get my cutting even enough, so Adam had to do a few touch ups!)
• Would I do it again? yes! It’s such a simple way to add a pop of color or design to boring old every day areas!
• What I would do differently: do it to all of the shelfs and drawers in the house… almost there!
• Items used: Laura Ashley Shelf Liner
Until ipinterest tomorrow!
Karie J 🙂