Valentine’s Day: Home Decor

The holidays seem like they ended eons ago. It’s time to bring out the pink and red. Last year I went a bit crazy for Valentine’s day. This year, I plan to do the same. :) eighteen 25’s Valentine Subway Art Tatertots and Jello Valentine’s Day Ruffle Balls iLoveToCreate’s Love Note Pillows A Pretty Life in the Suburbs Valentine Inspired Yarn Wreath Last year’s Valentine’s day decor round up Have [Read More...]

Take Over Tuesday: Gina of Hiya Luv

As a way to get to know other fun bloggers out there, for the next bit I’m holding Take Over Tuesdays here. There will be a range of posts- recipes, tutorials, all kinds of ideas. I’m excited to introduce someone each week. If you’re interested in participating, let me know! First up is Gina……. Hello there! My name is Gina and I blog over at Hiya Luv! I work full-time [Read More...]

Manic Monday with {the Dreamy Giraffe}

Congrats #19- Kami, you win! Monday is usually the hardest day of the week for me. You too? At least I’m not alone. So I decided that Mondays for the next little bit will be giveaways. After reading a great post and the follow up comments from Crap I’ve Made (Hi Char!), giveaways will be easy. One comment. That’s all. No big hoops. But I will always provide you with [Read More...]

a little series: {the “A” word}

I think probably the number one question I get asked is- “How/Why did you start your blog?” The simple answer is that I wanted a place to store all the fun creative ideas out there. And for me, this blog is an outlet (most of the time anyway ;).I’ve had this little space on the internet for a few years now. I’ve tried to share some of my personal story [Read More...]

a little series: Q & A

I love connecting with people and think it’s so fun when other craft blogs share a little bit about themselves. Not just crafting all.the.time. I’m starting a little q & a series. You ask me questions, I answer. Admittedly I have very few answers. But if you ask, I will hunt for an answer. :)To start off, I’m using some of the questions from the Penelope’s Press giveaway (ends tonight- [Read More...]

{Food} Goals, Free Printable

Did you jot down your goal list? One of my big goals has to do with getting in shape, feeling better about myself and losing weight (ugh). I know, so cliche…but oh well. I just need to do it.I’ve found some really motivating posts, printables, and sites to share with you. Cathy Zieskle’s a year of moving more & eating less post Grocery Planner from Design Sponge Skinny Taste is [Read More...]

New Year Love {Penelope’s Press}

Congrats to #33, Chelsea!Your email from me is on it’s way. A couple months ago, the stars aligned and I met another new friend online, Debbie. I read this interview with Debbie on oh my!handmade goodness and connected with her instantly. We both had babysitting AND underground candy selling businesses while in junior high (remind me sometime to tell you about that ;). Debbie generously contributed some beautiful mini holiday [Read More...]

New year, new changes

I hope that you had a fabulous New Year’s Eve! Welcome 2011! As I mentioned, things will be changing around here. One of those changes will be that I’m looking for reader submissions. If you’d like to be featured here on 30days, submit your idea! I will also be hosting more series (think Funner in the Summer) throughout this year. Be on the look out for more info…..

Ring in the New Year!

If you plan on hosting a little New Year’s Eve shindig, there are some adorable ideas floating around out there: Absolutely ♥ 5 DIY handmade New Year’s Parties on oh my! handmade goodness New Year’s Eve Party Ideas & Printables from Living Locurto Make personalized kid cups for the new year & poppers on Make and Takes We usually stay at home and have a low key night with our [Read More...]