Showing posts from April, 2010

Favorite Finds for the 15th Week of 2010

Mother's Day Idea: Etched GlassThe Idea Door Blog had this great Mother's Day idea on their etch glass. A vase, a cake pan or a great! I love personalized gifts and wouldn't any mom love something you make her?? Check out how easy it is on the Idea Door blog.

Dream Kids Room HGTV did it again...I absolutely loved this room and was thinking I should talk my hubby into remodeling our bedroom to be like this...I get the top bunk though!! Check out more pictures on HGTVs website.
Zipper Flip Flops Now these are original and creative, don't you think? Flip flops at the craft store are going to run you $1.99-2.99 at the most, the zipper a couple more dollars...and the end result, priceless. If you'd like to see how easy these are to make, check out this step-by-step flip flop tutorial.
Cupcake Liner Carnations What a fun way to create flowers, especially for gift wrapping!! Martha Stewart will tell you how to create these fun cupcake liner flowers.

Favorite Finds for the 14th Week of 2010

So much for posting this earlier in the week....but that's life and you'll still love my favorite finds this week!!

Dear Lizzy Flower Tutorial
Yep, another GREAT flower tutorial from Dear Lizzy (Liz Kartchner) on the American Crafts blog. Oh so sweet and I'll be trying these this weekend!

Bread Sticks with a Twist
For all my friends that I've dragged to the Pizza Factory, this post is for you. We LOVE their bread sticks that they twist around a wood dowel and I found this yummy recipe posted over on Kara's Kitchen Creations.
Here's how you do it....

1 1/2 cups hot water
1 Tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp salt
1 Tbsp SAF instant yeast
3 1/2 - 4 cups flour

2-3 Tbsp melted butter
1/4 tsp garlic salt
1/4 tsp garlic powder
1/4 tsp dill weed
1/8 tsp Italian seasoning

Combine water, sugar, salt, yeast, and enough flour to make a soft dough. Knead for 3-4 minutes. On greased countertop, break off pieces of dough and roll into thin ropes that are about 1 1/2 times the length …

Favorite Finds for the 13th Week of 2010

I hope everyone had a wonderful Easter, we sure did. However, I notice that as my kids get older our holiday traditions change a bit, but I'm okay with that. This week's post will be short...really busy this week.
Yummy Colored Mini StaplersI love my scrapbook staplers...I own a mini stapler, I wish I owned the tiny attacher from Tim Holtz and I absolutely love my Stampin Up rotating stapler. But how about these fun little staplers and I think you should have one of each color so you never have to change out the colored staples. These are Zenith Staplers from Germany.

Digital Scrapbook Sale!I'm a huge fan of "The Ettes" an they're celebrating Fayette's 49th birthday by putting everything on sale for 49% off. Personally I thought was only turning 29, but the discount doesn't sound good enough, so thank heavens I was wrong. I love to use their artwork for invites, sign-up sheets, images for even if you're not a huge digi scrapbooker, you wi…

Dear Lizzy Ribbon Card

Yes, I do scrapbook sometimes...and every since I purchased this darling ribbon the other day and have been dying to use's from the Dear Lizzy line from American Crafts and can I say that they need to make this ribbon in about 10 more colors...I'd buy it all!! I should note that the darling white pearl studs you see on the butterflies and the scallop are from the new Imaginisce i-rock program...can't wait for everyone to get to purchase these when they hit stores in June!!

Supplies Used:Dear Lizzy Lovely Ribbon, Dear Lizzy Picking Pansies Paper, Imaginisce Glam Rocks-Pearl, Martha Stewart Butterfly Punch

Favorite Finds for the 12th Week of 2010

Did you realize we're 12 weeks into the 2010...only 40 more to go before it's over?? I also heard on the radio the other day that on April 11th we will have worked enough hours to have completely paid our federal and state taxes off...the rest of the year it's our money. I'm not exactly sure how I feel about learning that. Is it good news, or sad to think that we've just worked almost 13 weeks just for our taxes??
Okay,'s my favorite finds for week 12!!

Easter Printables
If you're anything like me, you've completely spaced that this weekend is EASTER...ugg! Between my husband's birthday and Conference weekend I totally didn't plan for this and so I'm scrambling trying to come up with some cute ideas for friends and family. Loved all these fun "free" downloads over and Skip to My Lou's site.

Easter Ice Cream Sandwiches
It wouldn't be a proper blog post if we didn't do something with food, right. I lo…