Happy (Pity) Party

Just because it made me happy. Found via Domesticity. Hoping you’ve had a wonderful week.Mine? Not so much. So let’s get to the good stuff…favorites from last week’s {Un} Pity Party: Adorable Kim from Yellow Songbird’s no sew headband vlog tutorial.She’s seriously so cute!andRed Heads Craft More Fun sparrow canvas To play along in this week’s pity party:Link to a specific post, not your blog in general.No shops please. (I [Read More...]

Bring on the Halloween

Alright, I’ve dragged my feet long enough. I guess it’s time to bring on the Halloween decor. I feel like it’s been posted about already for at least a month….I just wasn’t ready. Here are some of my favorite Halloween home dec ideas: Crafting Chick’s DIY banner Halloween specimen art & Halloween pennant pillow from Tatertots & Jello Just a Girl’s Halloween clock on eighteen25 Poppies at Play Halloween sign [Read More...]

Fab Five

By far my favorite moments at TCC were spent with these amazing women. I’m calling them the fab five and wonder how I got so lucky to play with the cool kids. ;) Not to mention that they are all successful with their businesses and well….I don’t have one.I wasn’t sure if I should do a whole post dedicated to them. BUT I decided that I would really want to [Read More...]

Why Twitter Works

Image via Naldz Graphics My head is spinning after The Creative Connection and I have so many ideas to share. I didn’t know where to begin. So I decided to post about Twitter. I know there are people out there that “get it” and others that don’t. The short end of it is, Twitter is a way to connect. I “met” some of my favorite friends online through Twitter. While [Read More...]

I’m sold

If you are new to 30days, you might not know how much I love DownEast Basics. I really really do. Here’s why: Top Ten Reasons Why I Love DownEast: -Always something cute online to choose from.-Their clothing is well made.-Easy to travel with. I packed my huge suitcase FULL of DownEast clothes.- It’s MODEST. (modest is hottest ;)-SO affordable. As in ridiculously inexpensive.-I love their catalogs. It’s a happy day [Read More...]

Left with one

I know people don’t come to 30days for the content. It’s all about the crafts, right? Today just wanted to write down my thoughts before I lose them. ;) Me & Jess I’ve always been a bit jealous when people write about conferences they are attending. Seeing the tweets about it, reading posts, etc. have always made me wish I was there. But it has been so wonderful being here [Read More...]

{Un}Pity Party

{Image found here} There’s no way I’m complaining today. Nuh uh. Not gonna happen. I’m so happy to be on a getaway with my sis and hanging out with the most amazing people. But I’d still love love love love to see what you’ve been up to. What did you do this week? I feel out of the loop. Link or comment away. Each week I’m going to start sharing [Read More...]

Wish you were here….

(with the queen of What I Wore Wednesday, Lindsey of the Pleated Poppy) Right after BlogHer I saw someone post about some jeans by Miraclebody. I knew I had to have a pair. The wonderful people from Miraclebody gave me the opportunity to try them for my weekend here at the Creative Connection. The site says that these jeans will make you look 10 lbs lighter (who doesn’t want to [Read More...]

Leavin’ on a jetplane….

The time has finally come to head to Minneapolis for the Creative Connection. I can’t believe it!! Insane. Jess and I have been busy getting our booth ready for the Market at TCC, getting pumped up to meet friends in real life and make new friends while getting our creativity on. I (we) couldn’t be more excited.If you will be there (YAY!) I’ll be the one with dark circles under [Read More...]

Sponsor Spotlight: Elizabeth Williams Jewelry

Congrats to #22, Lisa & #38 Julie-you two won this giveaway.You should receive an email shortly! Elizabeth Williams has beautiful handcrafted jewelry. I love the vintage-y feel of everything in her shop. I think her necklaces and earrings would complete just about any outfit. Don’t you agree? Here are some of my current favorites: Something fun. A simple necklace that would go with anything. And earrings for a dressier look. [Read More...]