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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 🙂

day 80: crafty kiddos/ diy cloud dough (moon dough) with printable mason jar label/ easy and fun!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

Source: bhg.com via Karie on Pinterest

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Project: day 80: crafty kiddos/ diy cloud dough (moon dough) with printable mason jar label/ easy and fun!
Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Would I do it again? yes, I wish I had tried this earlier, it was SO easy (plus the baby oil smells so good).
• What I would do differently: nothing, except make more! The girls had so much fun doing this today 🙂
• Items used: mason jar, scrapbook paper, sticker labels, flour (4 cups), baby-oil ( 1/2 cup)

Cloud-Dough inspiration:

http://www.jugglingwithkids.com/2011/11/cloud-dough.html

Free Printable labels:

http://www.bhg.com/decorating/storage/organization-basics/free-printable-storage-labels/#page=22

Until ipinterest tomorrow!
Karie J 🙂

day 65: get crafty/ free printable valentine’s day banner!

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MY “PINTERESTING” TAKE:

“PINSPIRATION”, FROM PINTEREST:

Source: blog.hgtv.com via Karie on Pinterest

Simply Sweet Valentine’s Day Ideas

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Project: day 65: get crafty/ free printable valentine’s day banner!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Would I do it again? yes, it turned out so cute, just wish I had the wooden backdrop as well!
• What I would do differently: see if I could change it up for other seasons, parties, and also do the valentine’s party from the site as well, it is beautiful!
• Items used: twine, printable banner link from below:
Pinspiration from: http://blog.hgtv.com/design/2012/01/31/simplysweetvalentine/

Until ipinterest tomorrow!
Karie J 🙂

day 57: get crafty/ diy treat bags for Minnie Mouse birthday party, or any party really!

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MY TAKE:

FROM PINTEREST:

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Project: day 57: get crafty/ diy treat bags for Minnie Mouse birthday party, or any party really!
Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Would I do it again? yes, they are very simple, and perfect for a young kiddos birthday.
• What I would do differently: possibly add a bow as well, maybe tomorrow!
• Items used: frosted circus animal crackers, my new “All Girl” cardstock paper stack (yea!), ziplocks (so easy!)
until ipinterest tomorrow!
Karie J 🙂

day 56: crafty kiddos/ a visit from the tooth fairy/ fairy dust/ free printable gift certificate, tooth chart, and a special note/poem from the tooth fairy!

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MY TAKE:

FROM PINTEREST:

Source: hammertown.com via Karie on Pinterest

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Project: day 56: crafty kiddos/ a visit from the tooth fairy/ fairy dust/ free printable gift certificate, tooth chart, and a special note/poem from the tooth fairy!
• Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Would I do it again? yes, I think she will love it! I’ll be updating this post tomorrow with her take on it all!
• What I would do differently: nothing I can think of right now!
• Items used: free printable tooth fairy certificates and tooth charts (click on pictures above to link you to the site), our own craft glitter (from Target), fiskars round edge paper cutter
until ipinterest tomorrow!
Karie J 🙂

day 34: organizational chaos/ kiddo chore chart!

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MY TAKE:

FROM PINTEREST:

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Project: day 34: organizational chaos/ kiddo chore chart!
Difficulty rating (1=easiest, 5= way too hard!): 1
• Would I do it again? yes, it was very easy, looks cute, and hopefully she’ll use it!
• What I would do differently: also print out a family rules chart…maybe another organizational day. We have one in the girls room, but it really does not go with this new chart, so we must do a new one! 😉
• Items used: printable chore chart: http://suttongrace.blogspot.com/2011/03/chore-chart.html , sheet protector, clip board with fancy paper, and fun beads; hot-glued (any craft stores such as JoAnn‘s, Michael’s, or Hobby Lobby)!
until ipinterest tomorrow!
Karie J 🙂