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Thursday, October 8, 2015

INKLING: Boo Halloween Printable

I have such a fun printable for you today. I’m out of town this week so I didn’t get to print these out and take pictures of them. I’m envisioning these on a bright white treat bag or black bag. You could even print them out and use them as fun tags. How about labels? So many fun ways to use this simple BOO printable.

Tuesday, October 6, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Creative Party 227 & Miniature Crepe Paper Carrots

FROM MY ARCHIVES :  Crepe Paper & Moss Carrots

Welcome everyone. So glad you stopped by. Even though I’m still out of town for work it wouldn’t be Tuesday here at homework without The Inspiration Board. I can’t wait to see what you’ve been up to. This time of year has me thinking about knitting with chunky yarn, making soup, and filling my house with white pumpkins. The reality… I don’t know where my knitting needles are, it’s still too hot for soup and there’s not a single pumpkin in my house yet. So please, inspire me!

Monday, October 5, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Creative Party Spotlight 226 & Arachnophobia Fun

Welcome to a brand new week here at homework. Did you have a nice weekend? I spent mine cleaning the house and packing. I’m actually out of town right now – another business trip for the day job. It’s going to be a whirlwind week of airports, meetings, dinners and more meetings. I’m excited though because I bought some cute new fall clothes and splurged on a pair of leopard print pumps. So if my feet hold out I’m hoping to share some What I Wore posts.

So while I’m dashing in and out of meetings, I hope you’re relaxing with a nice cup of coffee as you scroll through these beautiful projects featured from The Inspiration Board.

Let’s start with a little recap of what I’ve been sharing.

And now for the projects featured this week.
Inspiration Board Spotlight

Thursday, October 1, 2015

GOOD TASTE: Los Angeles Times Company Rice

Company Rice via homework - carolynshomework (6)
Years and years ago, I was invited to the Los Angeles Times for a luncheon and presented with an autographed copy of Dear S.O.S.: Thirty Years of Recipe Requests by Rose Dosti. Dear S.O.S. was a popular column for years in the Los Angeles Times. Readers would request favorite restaurant recipes and the column would print them. Now there’s Pinterest and other food blogs where we can instantaneously get copycat recipes. But I still cherish this book and this recipe for Company Rice is one of my favorites.

It’s that old-school type of recipe, you  know, with soup and butter. According to the author, this recipe won her “My Best Recipe” prize in 1972! Yup, it’s an oldie but a goodie. Let’s make some…

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Creative Party 226 & Sweater Sleeve Heating Pad

Upcycled Sweater to Heating Pad via homework - carolynshomework (6)[12]FROM MY ARCHIVES  :  Sweater Sleeve Heating Pad

Homework Creative Party

Hooray – it’s Tuesday! Time for The Inspiration Board. I’m so looking forward to seeing your amazing projects. Seeing all the fall décor, crafts and recipes has me wishing for fall weather even more. Fingers crossed that this last blast of summer will move on soon and I can start enjoying that beautiful fall chill in the air. Don’t get me wrong I love summer but enough already. So let’s get the party going so I can live vicariously through your fall inspiration.

Monday, September 28, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Creative Party Spotlight 225 & Black is the New Orange

Hello friends! Welcome to a brand new week here at homework. I’m getting ready to head out of town again on another business trip for a week and since it’s only been a few weeks since my last trip, I’m woefully behind. I have projects I’m itching to get to, pictures I need to take and after this trip I’m hoping to get back on pace. How about you? Are you finding yourself behind these days. It’s the preseason warm up friends! We need to get ready for the real holiday craziness. So in case you missed anything here on homework lately, here’s what I’ve been sharing.

And now for the amazing projects featured this week.
Inspiration Board Spotlight

Friday, September 25, 2015

The 3rd Annual Handmade Holiday Gift Guide Link Up

Holiday Link Up 2015
Welcome to the 3rd Annual Handmade Holiday Gift Guide Link Up. If you have a handmade store, Etsy Shop, or sell handmade items, now is your chance to show off your wares and boost your holiday sales. I love supporting handmade items and I’m thrilled to host this link up every year. As in years past, I’ll create a holiday gift guide from selected items and share it here before the holidays.

Homework is proud to support handmade!

Thursday, September 24, 2015

Homeroom: Blue and Natural Fall Hutch

Blue and Natural Fall Hutch via homework - carolynshomwork (4)Decorating for fall this year was not an easy task. Why? Because it’s still scorching hot here in Southern California. But I persevered and brought autumn into my home.