How to Care for Cut Flowers

how to care for cut flowers

Spring is here finally, and the flowers are blooming everywhere.  If you wanted to bring some spring inside, you might want to cut some of your flowers and put them in a vase.  Or maybe you are in the habit of buying flowers every so often at the store so bring some life and color to your house.  Or maybe your sweetie brought you some flowers just because! Either way, you want to get the most out of those beautiful blooms.  What?  Take care of … [Read more...]

Pinwheel Pillow Tutorial

pinwheel applique pillow

This post originally appeared on the Riley Blake Designs Blog, Cutting Corners College. Pinwheels are the epitome of summer, aren't they?  And they are such an easy quilter's staple.  Even if you've never quilted before, you can make pinwheels without needing advanced sewing skills.  Check out this Pinwheel Pillow Tutorial! Here's What You Need: From Riley Blake's Unforgettable Collection -Main in Brown, 5x5 square -Hexi Pink, 5x5 … [Read more...]

Shopping at Home Depot

flower at home depot

This post was sponsored and written on behalf of The Home Depot; all opinions are my own. Today I want to share with you my experience shopping at Home Depot for supplies to make my Flower Tower with lots of pictures.  Have you ever been to the Home Depot?  That sounds like a crazy question to me since it's one of my favorite stores, but I'm sure there are some of you who haven't.  Well let me show you around and show you how great it … [Read more...]

Spring Fling Baskets Giveaway!!

Spring Fling Favorite Things giveaway

It's time for the Spring Fling Giveaway!!  You can enter to win one (or all!) of these fun Spring-a-licious baskets! These giveaways are SO much fun!  I love seeing what all my blogger friends put in their baskets! Here's a closer look at MY basket: I shopped around for like a month, collecting these items.  I wanted them to represent a little of bit of all the things that make me ME!  And first off, I love how bright and colorful they … [Read more...]

Spring Fashion–25 Looks to Try

Florals spring fashion 2013

It may be technically February, but I think we're all ready for some Spring Fashion!!  The weather has been super weird here so one day I could wear flip flops and then a sweater and boots the next.  But I'm itching with Spring Fever, like so many of you, and I wanted to share some of my favorite Spring Fashions. Florals:  I think when people think of floral patterns they instantly think 'Old Lady' or Grandma.  But florals are some of my … [Read more...]

Easter Crafts & Spring Project Linkup

Oodles of Easter Crafts

Let's have an Easter Crafts and Spring Project Linkup!  Please link up all your Easter and Spring crafts, recipes, projects, printables, and whatever else you made!  And don't forget to pin the image below so that everyone can come see your projects! If you have a project, craft, recipe, whatever--that is Easter or Spring themed, please link it up here!!  Each week leading up to the holiday, I will feature a bunch of my favorite projects!  If … [Read more...]

Spring Cleaning Printable Checklist

Spring Cleaning Printable Yellow

Spring Cleaning---what a task!  Spring is just around the corner (hallelujah!) and the weather is slowly growing warmer.  Yesterday almost felt like spring as I cleaned and cleaned my house--my gift to my husband for Valentine's Day.  As I cleaned, I thought about just how MUCH there is to do in each room of the house to truly get it clean.  I haven't quite done the Spring Cleaning that my house requires, but in preparation for the big job, I … [Read more...]

Seven Ways to Bring Spring Into Your House

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Ah, Spring.  Don't you love it? "It's spring fever.  That is what the name of it is.  And when you've got it, you want - oh, you don't quite know what it is you do want, but it just fairly makes your heart ache, you want it so!"  ~Mark Twain Is it spring for you yet?  I hear it snowed in Utah yesterday.  It was almost summer here last week, with a high of 95, and now it's rainy and cold.  But the one thing I miss most that AZ don't have is the … [Read more...]