Friday, October 11, 2013

The Inspiration Board: creative party spotlight ~123~

Happy Friday and welcome to The Inspiration Board Spotlight – the day that I get to feature your beautiful projects. Fall is definitely in the air. Here in Southern California, the temperature soared into the 90’s for a few days but then suddenly dropped and there is a definite chill in the air. Brrrrrr.

In case you didn’t get a chance to stop by this week, here is what I was up to.

The Inspiration Board - this week on homeworkMartha Stewart Special Halloween Issue  |  Black Lace Decoupage Votive  |  Pomegranate Facial Scrub  |  I was excited to have my Fabric Swatch Hangtags were featured in Homespun Magazine


Now on to the projects in the spotlight this week:

Wednesday, October 9, 2013

ETCETERAS: homemade pomegranate facial scrub

Homemade Pomegranate Facial Scrub via homework | carolynshomework.comI was so excited to see Pomegranates at the market. I have to admit the taste of pomegranates is a bit tart for me but there are a host of things you can do with the seeds besides eating them straight from the fruit.

Tuesday, October 8, 2013

The Inspiration Board: creative party [123]

Yarn Wrapped Plant Sticks via homework | carolynshomework.comFrom my archives | yarn wrapped plant markers

It's Tuesday - my favorite day here on homework. I'm always excited to see what will be linked up on The Inspiration Board. If you're new here, every Tuesday I host The Inspiration Board Creative Party where you can share your creativity and inspire others. On Friday, I feature projects from the link ups, Whether you're linking a project or just came by to visit, I'm so happy you stopped by today. Now on to the creative party - stay awhile and enjoy the party.

Monday, October 7, 2013

Celebrations: Martha Stewart’s Fall 2013 Halloween Special Issue

Martha Stewart 2013 Halloween Special Issue via homework | carolynshomework.comPhoto by Lucas Allen. Courtesy of Martha Stewart Halloween Special Issue. Copyright ©2013.

For some truly magical inspiration it’s such a pleasure to share with you Martha Stewart’s Fall 2013 Special Halloween Issue. The pages are jam packed with over 125 Halloween ideas for costumes, decorations, entertaining, pumpkins and treats. This pumpkin cauldron would be a hit at any party, from little trick or treaters to grown ups celebrating into the night.

Friday, October 4, 2013

CELEBRATIONS: NEUTRAL fall décor {ON HOMETALK}

White Pumpkins & Neutral Fall DecorIt’s no secret that I love the look of neutral décor.

The Inspiration Board: creative party spotlight ~122~

Happy Halloween Season everyone! The Inspiration Board was brimming with fun and eerie creativity in preparation for Halloween. Besides ghoulish delights, there was plenty of anytime inspiration including recipes, décor, diy, and more. Thank you to everyone who stopped by this week to visit, comment and link up.

In case you didn’t get a chance to stop by this week, this is what I shared here on homework.


Now on to the features in the spotlight this week.


Thursday, October 3, 2013

Celebrations: Copper & Glitter Pumpkins {& Halloween Blog Hop}

I’m so glad you joined me today for a special Halloween Project Parade. I’ve teamed up with some amazing bloggers to share Halloween ideas and celebrate the season with a special link party.

Copper and Dripping Glitter Pumpkin via homework | carolynshomework.comHere's what I'm sharing for the parade. Transforming cheap pumpkins has become standard on blogs and craft websites. I love coming up with new ideas and ways to pretty up those funky looking fake pumpkins you can pick up at dollar stores and discount stores.

Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Celebrations: Black Lace Stenciled Treat Jar

Black Lace Halloween Treat Jar using Martha Stewart silkscreens and paints via homework | carolynshomework.comYou don’t have to spend a lot of money on Halloween décor. Simple items found around your house can be made eerie with a little creativity. Even a recycled jar can work as a treat jar with a little paint and embellishment.

Tuesday, October 1, 2013

The Inspiration Board: creative party [122]

Halloween Scary Jars using vintage portraits via homework | carolynshomework.comFrom my archives | Halloween Scary Jars

Happy October 1st everyone! It's officially pumpkin season. Every year, I swear that I'm going to start my holiday shopping on October 1st and do a little at a time so I'm not stressed in December. Right...I'll keep you posted on that goal. In the meantime, I can't wait to see what you've been working on. Pumpkins, pumpkins, pumpkins? Halloween costumes, treat bags and general fall decor? Maybe you're way ahead of the curve and have started planning your Thanksgiving menus.

If you're new here, every Tuesday I host The Inspiration Board when you can share your creativity by linking up a project. Features from The Inspiration Board are in the spotlight on Friday. Whether you're linking a project or just came by to get some project ideas, I'm so happy you stopped by today. Now on to the creative party.