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Tuesday, August 4, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Creative Party 218 & DIY Rusty Tin

DIY Galvanized Rusty Tin via homework - carolynshomework (7)
FROM MY ARCHIVES : How to galvanize and rust a tin


Hello and welcome to The Inspiration Board everyone. We’re on the home stretch of summer and I hope yours has been wonderful so far. Is it “go” time in your house? Getting ready for back-to-school, prepping for a vacation, or just trying to squeeze in those last summer barbeques? I’ve been extra busy with my day job but I’m trying to carve out time on the weekends to create some fun projects.
Homework Creative Party

So let’s get ready inspire each other and share our projects. I love going through the links and sharing your creativity throughout the week and of course posting the features. You can see last week’s features HERE.

Monday, August 3, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Creative Party Spotlight 217 & Energy Snacks

Hello, hello everyone! It’s a brand new week and I can’t believe I’m saying this, but it’s August. The summer is flying by at warp speed. So if things were moving a little too fast for you last week and you didn’t have a chance to stop by, here’s what I’ve been sharing.


A huge thank you to all of you who visited last week and shared your projects on The Inspiration Board. I can’t tell you how happy it makes me that you share here. So without further ado, here are the projects in the Spotlight this week.


Friday, July 31, 2015

DRESS CODE: Favorite Shorts for Women 50+

Old Navy Shorts-003I have a love / hate relationship with shorts. I live in Southern California. Shorts are a wardrobe staple at last six months out of the year. But at a certain age, it gets difficult to find shorts that aren’t ridiculous. There are the teeny tiny shorts designed for an 18-year old with an inseam of 3 inches – total fabric to sew these shorts is about a 1/4 yard. There are age-appropriate shorts that either need ironing or not as fashionable as I like, or elastic-waist granny shorts. But cue the music - I recently found a pair of shorts that I love and had to share them with you.


Thursday, July 30, 2015

GOOD TASTE: Roasted Tomato Salsa




Sadly, I didn’t have the best tomato crop this year. The tomatoes looked good but they didn’t have that home grown amazing taste and they were a tad on the mushy side. I was disappointed because I love fresh salsa and fresh thin sliced tomatoes on my sandwiches.


Tuesday, July 28, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Creative Party 217 & T-Shirt Covered Binder




Welcome to The Inspiration Board here on homework. I am so happy you are here. Today is my favorite day – the day I get to see what you’ve been up to. Last week the link party was back on track with loads of inspiration. I noticed a surge in home diy projects and I’m so inspired to get off my you-know-what and work on our house. I’ll keep you posted if that happens. In the meantime, I get to enjoy what you’ve been doing.

On to the party - thank you for stopping by homework.

Monday, July 27, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Spotlight 216 & Delicious Egg Ideas

A huge thank you to everyone who shared projects last week on The Inspiration Board. There were so many fantastic links and I spent hours scrolling through and visiting your blogs. If you stopped by last week to browse, I hope you were inspired to create something. It’s been busy, busy, busy but here’s what I’ve been up to.


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And now for the projects featured this week.


Inspiration Board Spotlight

Friday, July 24, 2015

INKLING: Printable Back-to-School Labels

4Before you know it, it will be back-to-school time. And if you have little ones, you’ll want to label everything! I created this full sheet of small “This Belongs To” labels. They’re the perfect size for pencils, pens, sharpeners and even books.

Thursday, July 23, 2015

ETCETERAS: Sea Glass Succulent Bowl

Sea Glass Succulent Bowl - homework (4)It wouldn’t be summer if I didn’t create some type of beachy coastal d├ęcor piece and this one is a quick and easy. The sea glass is from a floral arrangement I received years ago. The vase was filled with these beautiful glass chips and of course I washed and saved them.