You Have Bewitched Me Body and Soul Pillow (Plus Silhouette Giveaway!)

‘You Have Bewitched Me Body and Soul’ Pillow

As you know (or may not know), I recently got a Silhouette machine and I’m loving it!  I recently did this I Love Paris in the Springtime artwork with the sketch pens.  For my next project, I wanted to try Silhouette’s heat transfer vinyl…on a pillow (of course!).

I really love pillows.  I’ve had two posts recently about pillows like here and here so why not bombard you with another pillow?!

I’ve had this thought for a pillow for a very long time.  I love Pride & Prejudice.

I thought this was the perfect combination, Mr. Darcy’s love proclamation on a pillow.

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Easy Spring Craft (and Giveaway!)

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Easy Spring Craft

Aren’t you glad it’s finally spring?  Didn’t it seem to take forever to get here this year??   We’ve been having a wonderful Easter long weekend spending time with family and enjoying the (rainy) outdoors.  

I headed across the border the other day (I live in Canada in case you didn’t know) as I generally head down about once a month to pick up stuff from my US mailbox and do some shopping.

While shopping, I saw this ALL YOU magazine!  If you follow me on Instagram, then you probably already saw it and you probably already know that I am obsessed with magazines in general.  I couldn’t wait to see what this one was all about!

{PS:  Be sure to enter the giveaway at the end of this post!}

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Indigo Dyed Pillow Shams

Hello lovely readers!  We’re getting so excited for Easter this weekend.  The kids, okay and me, love a good egg hunt, ha.  We’re looking forward to spending time with family too.

Recently, I’ve shared My Master Bedroom Style with Floor Plan and today I’m going to show you how I dyed those shams I was talking about.

As long as you use a natural fabric (i.e. not polyester), you can dye almost anything!

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DIY Envelope Pillow Cover Tutorial (With PDF Sewing Printable)

I’m teaming up today with some popular bloggers (Shauna from Satori Living, Jennifer from City Farmhouse and Becky from Infarrantly Creative) to show how we took two yards of fabric from Spoonflower and created a project from it.

We each didn’t know what each other was making so it’s been fun to see what the others came up with!

For Valentine’s Day I made an envelope pillow cover and I’ve been wanting to do another one to tweak my tutorial a bit.  Today I’ll show you how I mastered it and I have a PDF sewing printable for you to download and use to make your own envelope pillow cover!

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I Love Paris In The Springtime (A Newbie Silhouette Cameo Tutorial)

I am so excited about this post today!  Why?

Because I finally got a Silhouette Cameo machine!!!  What is a Silhouette Cameo?  It’s an electronic cutting machine!  It can cut paper, card stock, fabric, vinyl and there are sketch pens to draw designs as well.  The ideas for using it are endless!

If you follow me on Pinterest, you might have noticed I even have a board called If I Had A Silhouette!

I’m joining The Silhouette Challenge bloggers to do a project each month with my Silhouette machine.  For the month of April, it’s anything spring related.

Because I’m in love with anything French and vintage, I made a cute little Eiffel tower artwork.

I’m a total newbie so if you have a Silhouette yourself but haven’t used it yet, you can follow me and each month we can make projects together.  Hopefully we’ll get more advanced as the months go on.  For now, I have a SUPER EASY project for you.

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Painting Wicker Driftwood Grey

Welcome back to another Trash to Treasure series!!  Every month (2nd Friday) we take a “trash” item and turn it into “treasure”.

Be sure to follow my co-hosts, Karianne, Jenna, and Shannon at the end of this post!

Painting Wicker Driftwood Grey

So I have a lot of wicker throughout my house.  I’ve had some of it going on 10 or 15 years or more!  That’s a crazy amount of time for wicker to last, really.

I had this wicker cube and it was getting pretty worn and I was thinking of sending it off to charity when I thought I could revive it somehow for this T2T series.

I decided to paint it a grey, a driftwood grey.  Yep, I totally just made that up.

I’ll show you this easy paint technique to transform wicker to look like driftwood.

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Twine Wrapped Easter Eggs

Today I’m over at Jennifer Rizzo showing her readers how I made these colorful Easter Eggs

I love seeing how other bloggers are decorating their eggs for Easter so I thought I’d do a creative take on it as well.

I have so many different craft supplies so I just used what I had on hand.  Hopefully you can find something on hand to use as well.  You can use twine like I used or even scraps of old fabric, scrapbook paper, the ideas are endless!

These eggs are definitely colorful and fun!

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Flea Market Blog Hop

Guess what?  I’m having another Flea Market and this time it’s with a bunch of awesome bloggers!  How fun is that?

There will be 12 blogs total over two days so be sure to check out more tomorrow too!

We all love spring for this very reason ;)  A chance to sell some great goodies.

All prices INCLUDE SHIPPING!  All sales are final.

Will ship to Canada and the US.

Okay, this is going to be fun!  See what we all have for sale!

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Building A Creatively Made Business (eCourse)

As many of you may (or may not) know, I’m a contributor for Jennifer  Jen is one amazingly creative and talented woman.  When I saw this class she has coming up with Miss Mustard and Jeanne Oliver, I knew I had to attend this class!  It’s all about building a creatively made business!!  And you don’t have to go anywhere, you can watch the videos online at home.

As a blogger, I’m dying to for this course.  I’ve never thought of myself as a creative person until I started blogging.  Now I truly believe I have been a creative my whole life, I just never tapped into it until recently.  And the idea of building a business on this would be a dream come true.

Do you want to learn more like me?

The course will begin May 20th and will be available for one year.

Early registration price is $49.  The price will go to $59 on May 1st.

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Updated Furniture

Updated Furniture

Recently I shared with you my master bedroom.  I’m not crazy about my bedroom furniture.  I love my new bed but not too crazy about the dressers.  Does that happen to you?  You get tired of furniture?

I often think of painting them but my hubby would never let me.

I actually do love dark furniture against a lot of white but for some reason I’m just not crazy about our furniture anymore.

I’m going to show you how I easily updated my bedroom furniture (that doesn’t involve paint!)


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