Friday, March 30, 2012

The Inspiration Board: link party spotlight ~43~

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Happy Friday and welcome to the Inspiration Board Spotlight. Another week of wonderful creativity and inspiration. Thank you to all of you who came and shared your projects. I’m amazed at all the talent out there.

Here are the projects in the spotlight this week.
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Crocheted twine baskets by DK’s Crafts. Perfectly neutral and natural. A great accent piece for a mantel or side table.

More unique genius from Suzy’s Sitcom. Faux Porcelain made from silk flowers dipped in plaster and then spray painted. So pretty and delicate.

I love these spring plates from Creative Chaos. Use an adhesive image, spray paint the plate, peel off and the original plate pattern peeks through the paint. A great way to use thrift store plates.

Lish over at Imprintalish has been very busy. Check out her fabulous kitchen makeover. So light and bright with pretty details.

52 Mantels turned her neglected porch from ordinary to fabulous with a new reclaimed wood tabletop and loads of great details. I love the sunny yellow color scheme.

This Honey Ginger Salmon by Bringing Beauty looks delicious and even though my family doesn’t do cartwheels for fish, I think they’d like this. Definitely on my list to try.  

I have a teen son but his room doesn’t look like this – at all. It All Started with Paint transformed her son’s room into an amazing space. Do you think if I redid my son’s room he would keep it neat?

The weather is warming up and these Lava Flow drinks by Baking with Blondie look so refreshing. Seriously, I just lost my train of thought because I was staring at the photo for so long…

Gingham Bunnies
It just doesn’t get any cuter than bunnies and gingham. Knot all that I Seam created these darling Easter bunnies for her daughter. Adorable!

We just entered spring but I have summer on my mind. These coral transfer pillows by Adventures in DIY are making me long for sand, shells, coral and hot summer days.

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A great twig letter project by Bliss Bloom Blog. Learn how to bend twigs to make letters. There are so many fun applications for this –  welcome, dream, eat and more. I’m off to find twigs!

This week on the Inspiration Pinboard
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1. Half Dozen Eggs – Alderberry Hill
2. Mosaic Eggs – Sweet Ann
3. Rainbow Birthday Cake – Meaningful Mama
4. Watercolor Easter Eggs – Oh My Creative
5. Decoupaged Eggs – 52 Mantels
6. Perfectly Polka Dotted Eggs – Show Tell Share

If you were in the spotlight, please feel free to grab a button.

Thank you again to everyone who linked a project and to everyone who came to visit. I loved looking at all the projects and visiting your sites.

Please come back next week for another link party.
Link parties are held every Tuesday.



  1. I'm so excited to see my project in spotlight here, Carolyn!
    Thank you very much and have a great day!

  2. Me too! Thanks a bunch for the feature...much appreciated!
    Have a great Friday & thanks for hosting every week!

  3. Carolyn, Thanks for featuring my twigs! Have an awesome weekend!! ~Mel

  4. Oh My! Thank you for featuring my Watercolor Easter Eggs! Have a great weekend!


  5. You rock!!! I was screaming with happiness when I saw my Lava Flows on your adorable website! You seriously made my week. Thank you so much! I'm a devoted follower for life, man.

  6. Thank you so much for featuring my kitchen! What a perfect end to my Friday :D

  7. Thanks so much for featuring my coral pillows - you sure made my week!! :)

  8. Thanks for featuring my gingham bunnies Carolyn! You made my day. :) x Julie

  9. Thanks so much for the feature! (Not to mention always hosting an awesome party!)

  10. Carolyn, thank you so much for the feature! You made my weekend!



  11. Thank you so much for featuring our salmon recipe! I hope your family likes it!

  12. Carolyn, thank you SO much for featuring my porch and Easter eggs!! What a nice surprise after being away from the computer all weekend! Made my Sunday! :)

  13. Carolyn,

    Thank you for the feature! I loved all the other projects you picked out also! I feel lucky to be included in such a great lineup.

  14. Thank you so much dear Carolyn for featuring me!!! I so enjoy reading your blog, the little flags you made are gorgeous!
    have a wonderful day


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