Tuesday, June 28, 2011

Colorful Stash Busters: 10 New Projects from Mary's Cottage Quilts

Colorful Stash Busters: 10 New Projects From Mary's Cottage Quilts (Quiltmakers Club)



I cannot wait to get my hands on a copy!

If you quilt, or know someone who quilts, or know someone who just has a lot of fabric and NEEDS to quilt, then this book is for you!

You can also check out her website here.

Some of her cute quilt projects in the past include:


The "Just Beachy" Bag

"Spice Cake"

"Lissy's Flowers"

Monday, June 27, 2011

Pool Noodle Ideas ~ Good Ideas!

Pool noodles are a great invention!  Personally, I love using them with the kids when we snorkel.  It makes it so much easier to navigate the waters and then we can float and chat at the same time!  Take a look at the extreme creativity used with pool noodles on the post at Design Dazzle.  Maybe you'll find something fun to do at your house this summer...with a pool noodle!

Thursday, June 23, 2011

Today Only ~ FREE Photo Book from RitzPix.com

I love photo books!  They are SO much easier than scrapbooking, they last longer, and frankly, I think they are cuter too!  When I saw that we could get a free one today from RitzPix.com, I had to share.  Take a minute and upload your photos from spring sports, a birthday, or just everyday life and make a cute memory book for your family. 

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

Tipnut ~ Awesome tip website!

While looking for some fun apron patterns, I stumbled onto Tipnut...and I love it!  Great organizing tips, lots of patterns, household tips and hints, and even yard and garden ideas.  Check it out if you are looking for a good tip!



Saturday, June 4, 2011

Cute Silhouette Ideas

When we were in Paris a few years ago, a street artist did cut out silhouettes of each of our boys.  I have loved them, and am always looking for fun ways to incorporate silhouettes in decorating, design or party ideas.  I especially love using them as invitations!  Here are some ideas:


A Modern Silhouette Party from The Well-Heeled Hostess


Custom silhouettes from Pretty Faces on etsy.com



Darling silhouette pillows

One of my favorite wedding shower invitations from finestationery.com






Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Good Costumes ~ Great Prices!

One of the shopping sites I like to go to is 6pm.com.  It's the outlet site of Zappos.com and has great merchandise at good prices.  *When shopping online, always go through shortcuts.com in order to get cash back on your purchases!  I love when I get that check in the mail!*

As I was looking for swimsuits for the boys, I noticed that a lot of their costumes are marked way down.  I'm not thinking about Halloween yet, but I remember when the boys were younger they loved to dress up and use our Halloween costumes during playtime.  If you need costumes or dress up items, this may be a good time to check out what's available here!


Prince of Persia - $12.94 (58% off)


Anakin Skywalker Light Saber $5.94 (63% off)


Alien Robe and Mask $8.80 (56% off)



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