Showing posts with label Steph Creates. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Steph Creates. Show all posts

Thursday, May 9, 2024

BFF Open House. On Time and With Features!


Happy Friday Eve all, and Happy Mother's Day Weekend to all celebrating. I hope you've all had a wonderful week. My mom is doing great and so very happy to be home. 

I'm determined this year, to start holiday crafting as early as I plan to start holiday crafting each year so don't be surprised if you see some out of season things early because in order not to forget and post them DURING the season, I'm going to try and do them as I make them. 

Let's see some of the fun inspiration from last week's party. Thank you for all of the support and kind comments last week! 

Crazy Little Lovebirds shared these pretty and practical DIY Mushroom Pin Cushions made from recycled jars! 

Steph Creates has yet another amazing creation from simple materials with this DIY Spring Wood Riser

Hunny I'm Home has a FUN collection of Farmouse Kitchen Printables you need to check out. 

Finally, Cindy's Online Recipe Box shared these decadent Butterscotch Swirl Brownie Cookie Bars. Enough said! 

Thank you to everyone who linked up and can't wait to see what you've been up to this week! 

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Thursday, April 25, 2024

BFF Open House


Happy Friday Eve already again! Time's been going by even faster with driving back and forth to the hospital and now rehab center where my mom was released to this past weekend. Thank you for the well wishes last week. She's doing well. She's teeny tiny so getting her back to full strength has been the focus. As I've told the staff and she's made very clear, she's "highly motivated" to get sprung. 

I shared something I made for my newest "Fairy Grandbaby" who's due next month: Musical Monogram

Lots of fun inspiration to look at from last week's party so let's take a look at a few ideas! But can I scare you first? Today marks eight months until Christmas. Just sayin'!

Darcy and Brian shared a great project for Mother's Day or a Teacher Gift in this Tissue Paper Frame.

Steph Creates shared another incredible Dollar Tree hack with this Upcycled Tin Container Solar Light.

Simple Joys shared how to make Mini Pinatas (I can never get the tilde to appear) which are perfect with Cinco de Mayo approaching or just because. 

And finally, since Passover continues here is a fabulous Matzo Meal Brownie recipe from Cindy's Online Recipe Box that can be made now or any time! Matzo also comes gluten-free. 

Thanks to everyone who linked up and can't wait to see this week's creativity! 

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Thursday, April 11, 2024

BFF Open House


Happy Friday Eve Creative Peeps. I hope everyone who got to see it enjoyed the Eclipse! April is chugging along and we're supposed to have our first 90-degree day here in the desert. So far, we haven't turned on our air which I think last year we did in March! 

I can't share what I worked on this week until next week because "gift" but here are a couple of upcoming  workshops I'm taking that might be of interest to others

If you, like me, are a Paper Crafter and struggle with or need ideas on how to better organize your papers, check out the Paper Crafters Get Organized Summit April 19-21. Enrollment is free and you get a free downloadable guide! 

Next, if you're a Cricut Crafter (or want to be) or maybe underuse or haven't used one that's in a box, check out the Cricut Crafting Adventure workshop April 23-27. Enrollment is also free. Wonderful presenters from great Makers and these usually come with access to free files to play with, instruction worksheets, etc. 

Through attending these kinds of things, I've found some great new Makers to follow in addition to picking up tips and techniques. 

Let's take a look at some of the Spring inspiration from last week's party! 

Steph Creates Things shared pretty Mini Bead Floral Wreaths that can brighten up any space. 

The House on Silverado shared another wreath idea with this Spring Tulip Wreath

Creatively Beth shared this perfect for Earth Day Recycled Rainbow Herb Garden from Tin Cans.

Finally, Three Boys and a Dog shared these fun Unicorn Oreo Pops. Perfect for any Spring festivities or just because! 

Thanks to all who linked up and shared their inspiring projects. Now let's see what you've been up to this week! 

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Thursday, March 21, 2024

BFF Open House


Happy Spring Creative Peeps! I hope by now everyone who had to Spring forward is adjusted. We don't change so my biggest challenge is remembering time differences between Arizona and everywhere else. I also hope you all had a wonderful and safe St. Patrick's day without any Leprechaun pranks. 

I read about JoAnn entering bankruptcy which makes me sad so let's do our part as Creatives and support them! They said no stores will be closing. And no, I don't have any connection other than as a loyal customer who wants to see them continue! 

Time to take a look at some inspiring Spring and Easter ideas!

Steph Creates once again turns simple Dollar Tree finds into something beautiful with this Spring Bird DIY

The Apple Street Cottage shared this Bowl Full of Bunnies complete with pattern. 

Hunny I'm Home DIY shared another fabulous Dollar Tree project with this Mini-Bunny Basket

Finally, even better than store bought, Cincy Shopper shared how to make our own Peanut Butter Eggs. YUM! 

Thank you to all who linked up and shared their inspiration last week and can't wait to see what you've got this week! 

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Thursday, February 8, 2024

BFF Open House


Happy Friday Eve, Creative Peeps! Our track record of managing to avoid COVID unfortunately came to an end this week. Mr. Chocolate first, then me following by a couple of days. So far, not too bad and thankful we are up to date on our vaccines. We've been cautious because I'm high risk. 

Jumping right to features. 

Cardmaking remains my first love so seeing this Valentine's Card Making Station from Building Our Hive stole my heart! 

Steph Creates shared this simple and fun Tissue Paper on Wood Valentine's Heart with supplies from Dollar Tree, her specialty. 

Creatively Beth shared a pretty and sugar free idea with these Valentine's Themed Felt Fortune Cookies

Finally, Rose Bakes shared these glorious and Perfect Valentine's Brownies

Thanks to all who linked up and stay healthy! 

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Thursday, January 11, 2024

BFF Open House


Happy second week of January Creative Peeps. I hope that the month and the year are getting off to a good start. I have several January birthdays/anniversaries so have thus far made several cards and looking forward to getting started on some Valentine's projects. I'm also super excited that late January / February brings Tucson Bead and Gem season and hope I'm less overwhelmed than last year. There are HUGE venues aound town and I'm torn between going to those I got to last year and those I didn't. 

I hope that those of you dealing with severe weather (which seems to be everywhere) are faring well. When you wake up in Souther AZ to 28 degrees...YIKES! 

You've been busy getting 2024 off to a creative start so let's take a look at some wonderful projects. 

Steph Creates transformed a metal can into a beautiful Shabby Chic Keepsake. Perfect for Valentine's / Galentine's or just because. 

House feeling bare after the holidays? Ann's Entitled Life has a beautiful Winter Pear and Floral Centerpiece that can fill the void! 

A Ray of Sunlight shared this STUNNING furniture makeover using Black Chalk Paint. LOVE!!

Big, chewy, cookies remain popular. Cindy's Online Recipe Box shows you how you can make these Dark Chocolate Espresso Chip Cookies at home! 

Thank you to everyone who linked up, first timers and regulars alike. Now let's see what you've been up to this week! 

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Thursday, December 21, 2023

BFF Open House


Crunch time! And I'm not talking about candy canes. Three to four days depending on if you celebrate Christmas Eve or Christmas Day. Are you ready? I have a few small things to pick up and then, baking, but otherwise, I'm as ready as I'm getting!

I also think I'm going to follow the very smart lead of my friends Kathleen and Cecelia who host the weekly Vintage Charm Party at Our Hopeful Home and leave this party up through the end of the year!

This week I shared my 2023 Christmas Cards 

and a Framed Snowglobe I made as a gift. 

Before we take a look at some of the wonderful features from last week's party and since this will be the last party of the year, THANK YOU to all of the Creative Peeps who've been with this party from the beginning; those who joined along the way; and those who may have joined for the first time. I enjoy hosting this each week to see the creativity of others who get as much joy from Making as I do. Truly, you all give me gifts each week. Wishing everyone a happy Yuletide, Christmas, day off...whatever, and however you celebrate! 

Master Pieces of My Life shared these Dollar Tree Faux Gingerbread Houses I'm putting in my 2024 to make file! It will give me time to pick up a bunch!

The Apple Street Cottage shared another fantastic transformation. We've all seen these retro Ceramic Trees or even have them from family.

Steph Creates shared how to transform a plain Bamboo Tray into a work of art! 

And finally, 3 Boys and a Dog shared these mouth-watering Mini Oreo Cheesecakes that would be a perfect addition to any holiday dessert table!

Now, let's see what everyone's cooked up for the rest of the year! 

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