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∆DIY∆ Chanel Cut Out Gloves. How To Make A Quatrefoil Design Area Rug. Pantone – the foremost authority on color has proclaimed Honeysuckle pink as its “2011 Color of the Year”.

How To Make A Quatrefoil Design Area Rug

Pink is hot right now, we are seeing a whole rich spectrum of it – everywhere and more than just one hue. Look at the March issue of House Beautiful magazine and you will be enlightened to the power of pink when it comes to decorating our homes this year. Seeing pink on the cover of decorating magazines as well as merchandise in stores like Target and Wal-Mart reminds me of a line from the movie Funny Face with Audrey Hepburn and Fred Astaire. My Sweet Things » Mod Podge. A few summers ago we had our back deck replaced and that left us with plenty of 2×4′s hanging out in the basement.

My Sweet Things » Mod Podge

For those that are unfamiliar with the term, a 2×4 is a common size of dimensional lumber. My dad is a builder of all things and I am very familiar with these boards as I would hold them while he sawed away. Mod Podged Light Switch Cover. I love Country Living Magazine and the ideas I get from perusing through the pages of the magazine.

Mod Podged Light Switch Cover

It seems like there’s something I want on every page. I found these, and fell in love, but couldn’t pay $16 each. {office} Light Switch Plate Revamp. Make It and Love It: Light Switch Cover. Have you been working on sprucing up a room?

Make It and Love It: Light Switch Cover

I have. Our little nursery is always a work in progress. Helen’s Vintage Hanky Apron : Apron of Grace. To DIY for: filofax hacks! the pen case pattern. A while back i showed you i’d made a little clip-in pen case that fitted my filofax ‘personal’ sized organizer. i love my organizer and its near perfect but with just one pen holder how was i to live?!

to DIY for: filofax hacks! the pen case pattern

I need a bunch of different colored pens on hand to er, color code my tasks. after i posted the pic of the original pen case i had lots of nice comments and tweets etc asking me if i’d share a pattern, and after road testing the original pencase for a few months i had a few modifications in mind. as you can see i just had to scan some of the fabric and print out a little matching cover for my notepad: the new design is way better than the original. it might be made from a pretty vintage bed sheet, but its made to last and fits the organizer perfectly. as well as that it now features a pocket on the back that can hold random loose papers or a little notepad!

Homemade Play Dough — Colourful Palate. Homemade Play Dough This week has been very special because my sister and her family have been visiting.

Homemade Play Dough — Colourful Palate

My sister has a sweet daughter who is such a little honey! We’ve been having such fun playing together. Obsession : Fishtail braids. Recycled Crayons. Intro There’s nothing better than taking something that’s old, haggard and about to end up in the garbage and making it new and exciting all over again.

Recycled Crayons

Especially if the project involves crayons! The other day my boys and I were feeling a little crafty. The Weekly Thread – Beard Hat Giveaway! « Loops and Threads – the blog. *Due to my submission to Craftgawker getting accepted late AGAIN, I am extending the contest!

The Weekly Thread – Beard Hat Giveaway! « Loops and Threads – the blog

So the new deadline to enter is MIDNIGHT TONIGHT (Tues, Feb 8th)! I will announce the winner tomorrow morning (Wed the 9th) and contact you via email! Say YES! to hoboken: Stripey Spring Bag + Weekend Roundup. I’ve organized most of my work space in the sunroom and was excited to do a little sewing project last night.

say YES! to hoboken: Stripey Spring Bag + Weekend Roundup

Following this really easy tutorial I made this stripey spring bag from some ikea fabric I had. It’s so bright and cheery, and it only took a little over an hour. Do you have any fun projects going on this weekend? Here are some links to inspire you:Colorful chevron chinese lanterns would be pretty for a partyJordan posted The Girls with Glasses video and now I can’t stop watching it. Crayon Shaving Art. Intro I have three children – still getting used to that.

Crayon Shaving Art

Of course I love them all so dearly but I love them differently.