Friday, May 31, 2013

The Inspiration Board: creative party spotlight [104]

Happy Friday everyone! We had short week here in the United States and boy, do I wish we had another long weekend. It was nice to feel caught up and have a little down time last weekend but now I’m back running just to keep up. I see nothing slowed any of you down. There were so many gorgeous projects shared on The Inspiration Board this week. In case you didn’t have a chance to stop by, here’s what I shared here at homework.

Thank you so everyone who visited last week. I truly appreciate every link, comment and visit. Now on to the projects in the spotlight this week. 

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Fresh Look: painted basket {faux dipped}

Painted Basket {faux dip dye} via homework (2)I saw some pretty paint dipped baskets on the Martha Stewart craft of the day. Such a fun way to jazz up some plain baskets.

Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Upcycling: syrup bottle to aqua pitcher

Upcycled Syrup Pitcher via homework (9)Do you like my new rare antiquity? Or at least I can pretend it’s an antiquity. It’s not as convincing as I had envisioned it would be but it’s still a fun faux upcycle project.

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

THE INSPIRATION BOARD: creative party [104]

Welcome to The Inspiration Board creative party! I'm so happy that you are here and willing to share your creativity. I've said this before and I genuinely mean it - there are tons of link parties out there and I'm so grateful that I'm on your party list. So, if you have kids, are they on summer vacation yet? Mine has a week to go, then finals and then I'll have one happy kid. High fives and knuckle bumps to summer!

Now on to the creative party. I can't wait to see what you've been up to.

Monday, May 27, 2013


Easy Patriotic Berry Cups via homework02Today in the United States, it’s Memorial Day – a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving in the United States Armed Forces. And while we honor and remember these brave men and women, the long weekend also signifies the unofficial start to summer and backyard gatherings.

Friday, May 24, 2013

The Inspiration Board: creative party spotlight ~103~

Happy Friday creative friends! I’m so happy that you stopped by because as always, there are beautiful featured projects to see today. Here in the United States, it’s a holiday weekend. On Monday we honor the men and women who sacrificed their lives for our country. The 3- day weekend also unofficially marks the beginning of summer. Are you dreaming of summer? I know I am. I can’t wait the warm slower-paced days that summer brings.

In case you didn’t have a chance to stop by this week, here’s what I shared.

Now on to the features. Thank you to everyone who linked up their projects on The Inspiration Board this week. Beautiful and amazing inspiration was shared by all. Here are a few in the spotlight this week.

Thursday, May 23, 2013


Hutch 1There’s something about the anticipation of summer that not only energizes me but also calms me. Summer days mean a less hectic schedule, more family time and more time for creativity. Yay Summer!

Wednesday, May 22, 2013


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Spring Vegetables via homework (7)-001Last week I showed you my little Japanese Spring Garden Seedlings. I’ve been taking really good care of them and I’m so excited about the possibility of actually harvesting these yummy veggies. The seedlings are Kabocha, Japanese Eggplant and Japanese Cucumber. You can read more about these vegetables here.


Black & White Cupcakes by homeworkI’m trying to learn how to frost cupcakes so that they’re oooh and ahhh worthy. This is my first attempt at the swirl technique. I definitely need some more practice but thankfully I had some pretty cupcake holders to detract from my mediocre frosting skills. The cupcake is in a black & white polka dot baking cup and then nestled in a beautiful pearl paper floral cupcake wrapper.

Tuesday, May 21, 2013


From my archives – diy cloche jar 
Welcome to The Inspiration Board creative party! I'm so happy that you are here and willing to share your creativity. Are you working in your garden, adding spring or even summer decor to your home or cooking and baking up a storm? Whatever you've been up to, I can't wait to see.