Monday, November 30, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Spotlight 234 & Candy Cane Lane

Phew. Thanksgiving is behind us and although there may be some stuffing and pie still leftover, all eyes are on December and the holidays yet to come. Pace yourselves friends, we still have a month of frenzy and then we can all settle down for a warm winter’s nap… or something like that.

Thank you to all of you that shared a project last week on The Inspiration Board. There was a record number of links and each and every project was inspiring. If you didn’t have a chance to swing by last week, here’s what I’ve been sharing

And here are the amazing projects featured this week.
Inspiration Board Spotlight

Thursday, November 26, 2015

ETCETERAS: 12 Girly-Girl Handmade Gift Ideas

Happy Thanksgiving to my U.S. friends. I hope you’re enjoying the day with food, family & friends. In the spirit of being thankful, I thought I’d share these 12 handmade gifts from my archives that could be given to a special friend to thank them for the gift of friendship. I chose 12 very girly-girl gifts that are some of my favorites.

I’m thankful to all of you who stop by and visit me here at my little corner of the creative world. Happy Thanksgiving.

Wednesday, November 25, 2015


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Tuesday, November 24, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Creative Party 234 & Easy Glitter Tape Place Cards

FROM MY ARCHIVES : Easy Glitter Tape Place Cards

We’re two days away from the big feast and I can’t wait. Tomorrow I’m going to start prepping my side dishes and one of my favorite dishes is homemade cranberry conserve with applies and mandarin oranges. Pop, pop, pop, I love hearing those cranberries burst open in the pot. I say it every week but I want to make a special point this Thanksgiving week and tell you how grateful I am that you stop by and share your links here on homework. My little link party has grown in the past few months and that’s what keeps me going. So, thank you, thank you for supporting this little blog.
Now, let the sharing begin.

Monday, November 23, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Spotlight 233 and Silver & Gold

It’s Thanksgiving week! Hip Hip Hooray! Here in the U.S. we’re prepping for the biggest feast of the year. I know many of you are starting to prep your turkeys. Every family has a different way of preparing the bird. Some people use a brine or buttermilk for a few days before roasting, others place butter under the skin or even deep fry their turkey. There are so many yummy ways to prep that bird. Plus, all those side dishes – phew… it’s a lot of work but so worth it.

So if you’ve been busy preparing for the feast and haven’t had a chance to visit lately, here’s a little recap of what I’ve been sharing lately.

And now for the projects featured this week. As always you guys blew me away with the beautiful projects linked up.
Inspiration Board Spotlight

Friday, November 20, 2015

FRIDAY: High Five

Happy Friday everyone! Here in the United States all thoughts have turned to turkey, stuffing, gravy and pie. I can’t wait for the feast next week. I have a super busy weekend with family obligations and of course, I need to make my list for my Thanksgiving dishes and get to the market. I hope you have a great weekend planned. Here’s what I’m high-fiving about from this past week.

2-Vintage Buttons homeworkMy vintage button jar is filled to the brim and I can’t wait to create some fun projects using some of these gems.

Thursday, November 19, 2015

HOMEWORK: Reading–Veranda The Romance of Flowers Giveaway

Veranda The Romance of Flowers via homework (3)I’ve had a lot of giveaways lately because I want everyone to have a chance for a little something special and extra this holiday season. This latest giveaway is really special. Veranda The Romance of Flowers is by Clinton Smith. The Editor in Chief of Veranda, the very elegant interiors magazine that features some of the most beautiful interiors from around the world.

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Creative Party 232 & Healthy Advent Countdown

FROM MY ARCHIVES : Healthy Advent Countdown

Happy Tuesday everyone. I’m so happy you’re here today! The day when we get to inspire each other with the projects we’ve been creating. This time of year the projects are even more bountiful and amazing. Between the cooking, baking, crafting, sewing, decorating and more the creativity is through the roof. So without further ado, let’s start the party and inspire each other.

Monday, November 16, 2015

The Inspiration Board: Spotlight 232 & Fleeting Fall Colors

Welcome back everyone. We’re off to a brand new week of sharing inspirational ideas. Thank you so much for linking up your project on The Inspiration Board last week. I can’t tell you how much it means to me week after week to see the party grow. We’re midway through November and it’s going to be a mad dash to the holiday finish line. Confession time…I’ve done absolutely nothing to prepare for the holidays. It usually hits me as I’m enjoying a leftover Thanksgiving turkey sandwich and then it’s go-time!! Who’s with me?

Let’s move on to the features but first, here’s a little recap of what I’ve been sharing.

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Inspiration Board Spotlight

Thursday, November 12, 2015

ETCETERAS: Etched Glass Milk Bottle

Etched Glass Milk Bottle (5)I have such a fun project to share with you today. Have you ever etched glass? It’s not as hard as it sounds, in fact, it was super easy and I can’t wait to create more etched glass pieces. I happened upon this project because of a nice reader.