Book Review: Decorating for Real Life + Giveaway

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If you follow me on Instagram, you might have seen a couple of images from Wendy's book release party for Decorating for Real Life. I am thrilled to show you a few peeks at the party, the book and to share an Amazon affiliate link to where you can purchase the book. In addition to being a good friend and fabulous blogger, Wendy works as an interior designer and the party was held in one of her company's model homes... I hope you will excuse my terrible cell phone photos, but I couldn't help sneaking in a few photos of the home. It was a gorgeous mix of raspberry and navy blue … [Read more...]

Book Review: Washi Tape Christmas + Giveaway

Book Review: Washi Tape Christmas by Kami Biggler @nobiggie

You guys, I was so excited to hop out to my mailbox the other day and find a sweet gift from my friend Kami. There's nothing like a little happy mail to brighten your day, right?! Normally I wouldn't write up a whole post on fun mail from a friend, but Kami's package gave me the perfect incentive to gush over her new book Washi Tape Christmas, share an Amazon affiliate link so that you can purchase if you like and hold a washi-fabulous giveaway! Washi Tape Christmas One of the things I really love about Kami, is that she always creates clever projects (both on her blog and in this book) … [Read more...]

Fall Cash Giveaway

I have to be honest...I may have gotten so happy for fall, I may have, just may have agreed to a whole lot of giveaways in a very short time frame. Today, I am participating in another fun project featuring some awesome craft and DIY recipes and some nice BIG CASH giveaways. Yes. I said cash. Yes. I said giveaways, with an "s." So...I am hoping you'll stick it out one more post before we return to our regularly scheduled programming... THE ALL THINGS FALL Y'ALL BLOG HOP & GIVEAWAY IS BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Kenarry: Ideas for the Home | Oh My! Creative | View from the Fridge | … [Read more...]

Halloween Giveaway

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Fall is one of my favorite times of year, in large part because I get to pull out all of my Halloween goodies. Each year I plan a fun dinner for my family and this year is no exception... Generally our dinner is "creepy," but this year I decided to go for a clean, vintage vibe. While I was out shopping for a few items, I grabbed doubles so that I could share them with you as part of a fun Halloween Giveaway! Here are a few of the items I picked up... First I came across these fun vintage Halloween treat bags. I've scooped them up and will be pairing them with some black and white … [Read more...]

Southern California Vacation Giveaway

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Ack! You guys, if our Snap 2015 ticket release tomorrow and the Snap ticket giveaways going on this week weren't enough to get you excited, then today's HUGE Getaway Today Southern California vacation giveaway surely will!!! We've teamed up with Get Away Today - an amazing travel company that specializes in vacations and cruises for up to 40% off! AND some AMAZING blogger friends... The Idea Room -- Over the Big Moon -- Pretty Providence 30 Handmade Days  -- Craftaholics Anonymous --  Classy Clutter Capturing Joy with Kristen Duke -- The Crafted Sparrow -- Tastes … [Read more...]

Snap 2015 Ticket Giveaway

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Earlier this month we shared exciting news about Snap 2015, including dates, venue and ticketing information. This week we're officially kicking off the countdown to Snap with a ticket giveaway on Instagram.     If you'd like to join in, save and upload this image or share it from the Snap account. Follow the simple instructions included on the image and you're entered to win two tickets to our 2015 event - one for you and one for a friend! Not a fan of Instagram? Don't worry, we've got more fun in store over the next couple of weeks as we prepare for our Oct. 1, … [Read more...]

Ikea 2015 Catalog Link Up + Giveaway

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The Ikea 2015 catalog. 67 print editions. 32 languages. 46 different markets. Mine arrived in the mail this last week. But...before it arrived in the mail. I received an advance copy at the annual catalog launch party we hold every year at Ikea Draper - our local store. It's such a pleasure to be associated with a brand we love and it appears many of you love it too! Nearly 100 bloggers and their families lined up before the store opened to get a sneak peek of the awesome paperback look book, filled with 429 BRAND NEW products. The theme for the 300+ page magazine is … [Read more...]

Summer Stash Giveaway

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It's giveaway time here on the blog...You may have caught the fun Instax camera giveaway that I posted the other day (it's still open - go enter). Today, I am excited to be joining up with some friends for the great Summer Stash Giveaway!!! I considered starting this post off with a photo of my craft studio. Really, I did. I wanted to show you just how much stuff I have collected in the last year or so since I moved everything in... However, I've decided I am just not ready to share the dark side of my life with you on the blog...not yet. Instead, I am simply going to enlist your … [Read more...]

#ChalkyFinish Twitter Party with DecoArt

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It's nearly summer and with that comes a bright, sunny, and fresh view of the world.  Why not make your furniture match your cheery summer disposition?  Exactly...why not???  That is why we are so excited our SNAP! Conference sponsor DecoArt is joining us for this weeks #ChalkyFinish Twitter party where we will be chatting about furniture and home decor updates and makeovers.  You don't have to spend a ton of money to spruce up your home for summer. The Sponsor Can you believe that SNAP! Conference 2014 was over a month ago?  But if you met our sponsor, DecoArt, you are probably still … [Read more...]

#ElmersParty Summer Projects Twitter Party with Elmer’s

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Can you believe it will be summer next month?  The kids will be starting to get out of school...which means its all vacations and endless pool days, right?  Or it means that we have a lot more hours in the day to get things done and to stay entertained.  Hopefully it's a glorious mixture of both.  Now is the perfect time to start making plans for all those summer projects you want to complete while the days are long and the air conditioning runs cold.  And who is better to talk about  than our SNAP! Conference and Twitter chat sponsor, Elmer's?  It's time for an #ElmersParty The … [Read more...]