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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

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• 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 4 {Tidy it Thursday: yarn wrapped mason jars}

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For part 1,2, and 3 of the CMYK baby shower, head here:

MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: Yarn Wrapped mason jars

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: Yarn Wrapped mason jars

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: Food table, yum!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: Yarn Wrapped mason jars

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: baby book gifts and a onesie clothesline

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: homemade tzatziki and ranch dip with greek yogurt

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: food table!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: food table!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: yarn wrapped mason jars!

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: food table 🙂

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: yarn wrapped mason jars

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: yarn wrapped mason jars with homemade place cards

CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: yarn wrapped mason jars

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

• Project: CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 4 {Tidy it Thursday: yarn wrapped mason jars}
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Time: 30 minutes, but we had many of us working on them!
• Would I do it again? yes! I love using mason jars for storage, so it was such a simple way to incorporate the colors of Meg‘s CMYk shower theme.
• What I would do differently: do it again with different colors for other parties
• Items used: mason jars, yarn in a yellow/mustard gold, teal, and magenta, onesies, children’s books, greek yogurt ranch dip recipe idea from: Mommy Savers CMKY yarn wrapped idea from: Inspired by This

Have you done anything from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you?
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 3: {Wear it Wednesday: color block dress with pop of color: coral orange earrings}

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For part 1 and part 2 of the CMYK Inspired baby shower: CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 1: decorations! CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 2: food!

MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

ipinterest: CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: color block dress with pop of color: coral orange earrings

ipinterest: CMYK Inspired Baby Shower: color block dress with pop of color: coral orange earrings.
You’ll see more on what I am doing here on my Have fun with it Friday post! Yes, I know I look funny!

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

Source: thelimited.com via L on Pinterest

Source: topshop.com via Karie on Pinterest

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• Project: CMYK Inspired Baby Shower, part 3: {Wear it Wednesday: color block dress with pop of color: coral orange earrings}
Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1, dressing up is always fun and easy, right?! Well, at least for me, I LOVE it! 🙂
• Time: 5 minutes
• Would I do it again? yes! It was such a simply outfit, but the earrings made it fun with a pop of color!
• What I would do differently: nothing
• Items used: BCBG grey and black color block dress, Target coral orange earrings, Tory Burch Black Patent flats

Have you done any fun outfits from Pinterest lately? What’s inspiring you, I’d love to see or hear about 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 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:

Source: ipinterest.me via Karie on 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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Have Fun with it Friday: End of school Year Tradition {Good-bye 1st Grade, Hello 2nd Grade! Hello Preschool!}

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

End of school Year Tradition: Good-bye 1st Grade, Hello 2nd Grade! Hello Preschool!

End of school Year Tradition: Good-bye 2nd Grade!

End of school Year Tradition: Hello 2nd Grade!

End of school Year Tradition: Hello Preschool!

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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• Project: Have Fun with it Friday: End of school Year Tradition {Good-bye 1st Grade, Hello 2nd Grade! Hello Preschool!}
Hayden had just completed 1st grade and Morgan will be doing another year of preschool (so hers just said “Hello Preschool”). It was a cute thing for the girls to wake up to on their last day of school to find these cute popsicle sticks in their breakfast!!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Time: 5 minutes
• Would I do it again? yes! the smile on the girls faces was priceless…sometimes it’s the little things that they remember 🙂
• What I would do differently: Wish I would have started this when Hayden was in Preschool!
• Items used: Card Stock, Popsicle sticks, and adorable printable from: Crayon Wishes and Popsicle Dreams

Have you done anything for your kids from Pinterest lately? I would love to see it if you have! Send a link in the comment form 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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Tidy it Thursday: My new Weekly & Monthly Cleaning Schedules with Free Printables!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

My new Weekly Cleaning Schedule!

Zoomed in Weekly Cleaning Schedule!

Zoomed in Weekly Cleaning Schedule!

Monthly Cleaning Schedule

Zoomed in Monthly Cleaning Schedule

Another Weekly Cleaning Schedule example

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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• Project: Tidy it Thursday: My new Weekly & Monthly Cleaning Schedules with Free Printables!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1 for making the cleaning schedules, and 4 to keep up with it on a weekly and monthly basis!
• Time: 10 minutes to customize the cleaning schedules and a lot more time to complete them 😉
• Would I do it again? yes! I really need schedules…for some reason I like to know I completed what I had set out for that day, even something as simple as cleaning! For me, it works a lot better to do a daily chore/task each day versus one day committed to cleaning the whole house. I’d rather have my Saturday and Sunday to play and do fun things with my girls!
• What I would do differently: nothing except I should have done this cute schedule sooner!
• Items used: Adorably cute printables from: Money Saving Mom and Blooming Homestead

Have you done any cleaning tips from Pinterest lately? What’s working or not working for you when you clean your house? Send a link in the comments, I’d love to hear 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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Wear it Wednesday: {Summer Casual} White Skinny Jeans with yellow tank top

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

Summer Casual: White skinny jeans with yellow tank top

Summer Casual: White skinny jeans with yellow tank top

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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• Project: Wear it Wednesday: {Summer Casual} White Skinny Jeans with yellow tank top. Picture taken with my best friend Jackie who has on the cutest summer casual outfit on as well! xoxo
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Time: 10 minutes
• Would I do it again? yes, and I already have!
• What I would do differently: do it with white shorts or denim cut offs for a super casual look
• Items used: Yellow tank, White Hudson Skinny jeans, Tory Burch nude sandals (yes these are my favs, I wear them all the time!): all from Nordstom

Have you done anything cute outfits from Pinterest lately? If so, I would love to see them!

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: Super simple and yummy slow cooker chicken tacos

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

Super simple and yummy slow cooker chicken tacos

Super simple and yummy slow cooker chicken tacos

Super simple and yummy slow cooker chicken tacos

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

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• Project: Taste it Tuesday: Super simple and yummy slow cooker chicken tacos
Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1, so easy!
• Time: I did a major short cut and just used a rotisserie chicken, so basically the crock pot was just to warm everything up together and incorporate all of the goodness 😉 so really it only took me about 40 min 😉
• Would I do it again? most definitely! We love Mexican food in our house and have it at least twice per week, so this was a HIT!
• What I would do differently: see above, and I would do it that way again- why not!
Don’t you just love how much sour cream I put on mine…oh yes I did that 🙂
• Items used: super easy and delicious recipe from:   Tasty Kitchen    Head on over to her site for all of the details, you will like it!

Have you done any recipes from Pinterest lately? What’s worked or not worked for 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!
Oh, as always, if you want to see more, “Like” me on Facebook or follow me on  Twitter !

Until ipinterest again!

Karie J

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Finally got my “button” to work!

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Will you add me to your sidebar please??? I just learned how! I’m figuring this blogging stuff out one tensy step at a time! Thanks to this wonderful blog tutorial, I could do it! http://bloggingwithamy.com/how-to-make-a-blog-button

Thanks!

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