Wednesday, December 31, 2014

Tuesday, December 30, 2014

The Inspiration Board: Creative Party 187 & Repurposed Hanukkah Candles

FROM MY ARCHIVES | REPURPOSED HANUKKAH CANDLES

Hello friends and happy Tuesday! The holidays continue as we get ready to ring in a new year in a few days. Are you ready? Seriously, at my age I think I’ll celebrate from the west coast with the east coast and then call it an early night. We’ll see. Maybe I’ll get a burst of energy.

So let’s get this creative party started – I can’t wait to see what you’ve been up to. If you’re new to link parties, share your creativity by linking up below. I love pinning and sharing your projects. The features will be up as always on Friday.

Monday, December 29, 2014

BE MY GUEST: Fairytale Flower

Fairytale Flower - homework ~ carolynshomework. com (6)I’ve a long time admirer of these beautiful handmade flowers by Gia at Fairytale Flowers. Gia has a blog One Perfect Day and shares her creations at my link party.


Friday, December 26, 2014

The Inspiration Board: Spotlight 186 & Inspiring Red & White

Hello friends! I hope everyone (who celebrates) had a wonderful Christmas. Things always get crazy leading up to the big day but we always ends up thoroughly enjoying ourselves with family and celebrating this special day. And now we can look forward to the new year and hopefully a slower pace. It’s been a busy week so if you didn’t get a chance to stop by, here’s what I shared this week.




And now for the projects in the spotlight this week. There a a lot of yummy food features because you all have been very busy in the kitchen. Plus, it’s the season for cooking and baking!

Thursday, December 25, 2014

CELEBRATIONS: Christmas Vignettes from my Home

Merry Christmas friends! If you celebrate Christmas, I wish you from the bottom of my heart a joyous day of faith, family and friends.

If you happened by today, here are a few photos from my holiday décor this year. Enjoy the day. I hope to have the features from The Inspiration Board up tomorrow but they might be a little later in the day…

Christmas Vignettes from homework (2)

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

INKLING: 2015 Owl Lovers Free Customizable Calendar

2015 Owl Lovers Calendar via homework (3)For the fifth straight year, I’m so pleased to be able to share with you the free customizable Owl Lovers Calendar. I love this calendar and I’m so happy that Shivani of My Owl Barn has continued this wonderful collaboration. This year 46 artists from around the world have contributed to the calendar.



Tuesday, December 23, 2014

The Inspiration Board: Creative Party 186 & Tiny Sweater Ornaments

Sweater 4_thumb[1]FROM MY ARCHIVES | Tiny Knitted Sweater Ornaments


Well friends, ready or not, Christmas here we come. I actually pulled it off in the last few weeks. Tree decorated, gifts purchased and wrapped, Christmas cards mailed and so on. Who’s ready to settle down for a long winter’s nap? Hopefully, we can all relax and enjoy the true meaning of the season.

So let’s get this creative party started. Share your creativity by linking up below. I love pinning and sharing your projects. The features will be up as always on Friday.

Monday, December 22, 2014

CELEBRATIONS: New Year’s Eve Confetti Bottles

New Year's Confetti Bottles via homework ~ carolynshomework.comThe New Year is just around the corner – can you believe it? Every year I like to come up with a fun way to count down the new year before midnight. Somehow, it always winds up with a lot of confetti and vacuuming. Oh well, it’s not a New Year without confetti in my house.


Friday, December 19, 2014

The Inspiration Board: Spotlight 185 & Inspiring Stitches

Hey, hey, hey friends. I’ll keep this short and sweet because it’s been an insane week and I’m sure you are just as busy. I was sort of counting on a slow week at work so I could get some blogging and holiday prep done but work was crazy with a capital C. It will be a mad dash to the finish line but as always, end with a joyous holiday. Enjoy the weekend everyone. I’ll see you back here on Monday.

And, in if you missed anything on homework this week, here’s what I shared.

homework  - carolynshomework.com
Marshmallow and Peppermint Stir Sticks  |  French Quarter Book Review and Giveaway  |  Upcycled Gold Sweater Napkin Rings

And now for the projects in the spotlight this week.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

UPCYCLING: Old Sweater to Gold Napkin Rings

Upcycled Sweater Napkin Rings via homework (2)When you’re cleaning out your closets after you make your New Year’s resolution to get organized – don’t forget to save your old sweaters for crafting throughout the year.