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CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 5: final edition: Have Fun With it Friday {Crepe Paper Streamers, Flower Balloons, and Baby Games!}

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For part 1-4 of the CMYK baby shower, head here:

MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

CMYK Baby Shower: Crepe Paper streamers

CMYK Baby Shower: Crepe Paper streamers

CMYK Baby Shower: Crepe Paper streamers

CMYK Baby Shower: Flower Balloons

CMYK Baby Shower: Flower Balloons

CMYK Baby Shower: Baby Shower Games!

CMYK Baby Shower: Baby Shower Games!

CMYK Baby Shower: Baby Shower Games!

CMYK Baby Shower: Baby Shower Games!

CMYK Baby Shower: Baby Shower Games!

CMYK Baby Shower: Baby Shower Games!

CMYK Baby Shower: Baby Shower Games!

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

Source: beau-coup.com via Karie on Pinterest

Source: lilsugar.com via Karie on Pinterest

• Project: CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 5: final edition: Have Fun With it Friday {Crepe Paper Streamers, Flower Balloons, and Baby Games!}
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): streamers 1, balloons 3 (that’s a lot of blowing!), games 1 🙂
• Time: 2 hours
• Would I do it again? streamers: probably not, balloons: no, games: yes (all of the games we decided on seemed meaningful, fun, and engaging!)
• What I would do differently: nothing
• Items used:
streamers idea from: Style Me Pretty
flower balloon idea from: Flower Balloons
game ideas from: Beau Coup , Lil Sugar , and http://printable.tipjunkie.com/baby-shower-games/

Have you done any baby shower ideas from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you? I’d love to see it!
Oh, as always, if you want to see more “pinspiration”, “Like” me on Facebook or follow me on Twitter ! I would also love to hear from you! Let me know what you think or just say hi by leaving a comment at the bottom. I am so honored you stopped by!
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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CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 2 {Taste it Tuesday: Mini Cupcake Poppers, DIY Place Card Holders, Jalapeno Poppers, and Lemon Bars!}

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For part 1 of the CMYK baby shower: CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 1: decorations!

MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: DIY Place Card Holders

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: How to make mini cupcake poppers/macaroons with homemade marshmallow creme!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: How to make mini cupcake poppers/macaroons with homemade marshmallow creme!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: How to make mini cupcake poppers/macaroons with homemade marshmallow creme!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: How to make mini cupcake poppers/macaroons with homemade marshmallow creme!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: Yummy Jalapeno poppers

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: Mini Cupcake poppers/macaroons and Lemon Bars!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: Mini Cupcake poppers/macaroons

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: How to make homemade marshmallow creme for mini cupcake poppers

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

Source: bonappetit.com via Karie on Pinterest

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• Project: CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 2 {Taste it Tuesday: Mini Cupcake Poppers, DIY Place Card Holders, Jalapeno Poppers, and Lemon Bars!}
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 3- the cupcake poppers did take quite some time to frost with the homemade marshmallow creme, but they sure tasted amazing!
• Time: 1-2 hours
• Would I do it again? yes! You can customize the colors to suite your own party. So cute!
• What I would do differently: nothing 🙂
• Items used: yummy cupcake recipe from: Betty Crocker marshmallow creme recipe from: Bon Appetit

Have you done any recipes from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you? I’d love to see it in the comments below!

Oh, as always, if you want to see more “pinspiration”, “Like” me on Facebook or follow me on Twitter ! I would also love to hear from you! Let me know what you think or just say hi by leaving a comment at the bottom. I am so honored you stopped by!
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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CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 1 {Make it Monday: Crepe Paper Chandeliers, decorations, and tissue paper pom poms!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

CMYK Baby Shower: Hey Baby Chalkboard sign/display, and the proud momma to be!

CMYK Baby Shower: Hey Baby Chalkboard sign/display!

CMYK Baby Shower: Crepe paper decorations and tissue paper pom poms

CMYK Baby Shower: Crepe paper decorations and tissue paper pom poms

CMYK Baby Shower: Crepe paper chandelier

CMYK Baby Shower: Crepe paper chandelier

CMYK Baby Shower: Crepe paper chandelier

CMYK Baby Shower: Crepe paper chandelier

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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• Project: CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 1 {Make it Monday: Crepe Paper Chandeliers, decorations, and tissue paper pom poms!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 3- just time-consuming, but had a lot of help!
• Time: 1 day to do prepare for the whole party- includes the other parts of the shower
• Would I do it again? Well of course! This shower was for my sister Megan who is expecting in September. So grateful to be able to help celebrate in Canada with her!
• What I would do differently: nothing! Meg wanted a CMYK inspired shower which is basically, according to Wikipedia: “CMYK refers to the four inks used in some color printing: cyan, magenta, yellow, and key (black).”

CMYK color image

• Items used: crepe paper and tissue paper in yellow, magenta, and blue, and the adorable ideas inspired from: Domestic Ease , Housing a Forest , and ipinterest

Have you done any parties from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you, I’d love to see it in a comment below 🙂
Oh, as always, if you want to see more “pinspiration”, “Like” me on Facebook or follow me on Twitter ! I would also love to hear from you! Let me know what you think or just say hi by leaving a comment at the bottom. I am so honored you stopped by!
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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Taste it Tuesday: Red Velvet Chocolate Ganash Trifle, SO good!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

Red Velvet Chocolate Ganash Trifle, SO good!

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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• Project: Taste it Tuesday: Red Velvet Chocolate Ganash Trifle, SO good!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 3, took a bit of time, but it was worth it!
• Time:
• Would I do it again? yes. I love the way trifles look, so different and fun.
• What I would do differently:do it again and again for different holidays!
• Items used: delicious recipe from: fatgirltrappedinaskinnybody.blogspot.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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Have fun with it Friday: Welcome Summer party with free printable party favor and a welcome summer sign!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

“Welcome Summer” sign to run through and welcome summer!

“Have a Ball this Summer” free printable party favor!

Chalkboard frame countdown sign once again!

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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• Project: Have fun with it Friday: Welcome Summer party with free printable party favor and a welcome summer sign!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Time: 20 minutes total
• Would I do it again? yes! Every year for sure 🙂
• What I would do differently: wish I would have started this sooner!
• Items used: Kraft paper for the Welcome Summer sign (idea from: laurie.tipjunkie.com ), cardstock and water balls (idea and free printable from: printable.tipjunkie.com), and my previous chalkboard frame I made from another post to use for the countdown ( http://ipinterest.me/2012/01/09/day-40-outdoors-we-will-goget-crafty-diy-chalkboard-spray-paint-message-board-frame/ )!

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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Taste it Tuesday: Summer time outdoor party with Strawberry Shortcake on a stick and Cucumber & Mint Infused water!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

Strawberry Shortcake on a stick! Yummy!

Cucumber, Lemon & Mint-infused water.

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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• Project: Taste it Tuesday: Summer time outdoor party with Strawberry Shortcake on a stick and Cucumber & Mint Infused water!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 2 for the water and 3 for the shortcake (took a bit of time to layer each stick 😉
• Time: about 5 minutes for the water and 20 minutes for the shortcakes 🙂
• Would I do it again? yes and I have already done the cucumber water again!
• What I would do differently: get a smaller cookie cutter for the shortcakes 🙂
• Items used: cucumber water: water cucumbers, mint, lime and recipe from kimbercrafts.wordpress.com , strawberry shortcakes: strawberries, Grands Biscuits, cool whip, and recipe from  ladybehindthecurtain.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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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 🙂