Showing posts with label Sum of Their Stories. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Sum of Their Stories. Show all posts

Thursday, April 21, 2022

BFF Open House

 


Happy almost last week of April if you can believe it! I hope everyone had a nice Easter and Passover as it winds down. Seems like Spring is doing it's usual "am I in or am I out" in some places while here in the desert, I'm still not used to starting to wear shorts in April but with temps nearing 100, that's where I am. 

Lots of wonderful fun ideas shared at last week's party so let's take a look at a few of them! 


I was entranced by the world of Harry Potter from the time my husband brought the first book home from a bookfair for our son. I've also loved the "Fantastic Beasts" movies and look forward to seeing the newest one. If you're unfamiliar with them, one of the characters is a a baker and Me and My Inklings has the cutest project inspired by the movie: Bowtruckle Bread with printable labels! 


Who doesn't have a used jar candle they've stared out wondering how to repurpose? Sum of Their Stories has a great upcyle project with the details on how to turn it into a useful pincushion!



Pinatas are so much fun to have at parties, whether for kids or adults. Artsy Fartsy Mama shared how to make this adorable DIY Donut Pinata


Finally and to paraphrase Duff  Goldman from Spring Baking Championship "There are a lot of bad brownies out there. This isn't one of them" when he was giving feedback to a contestant. These look like EXACTLY my kind of brownies which I've found are harder than it seems to make from scratch and get the same gooey texture as some box mixes. From Treat and Trick

OK, let's see what everyone's been up to this week and as always, thanks for sharing your creations here! 








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Thursday, January 27, 2022

BFF Open House

 


Happy Friday Eve all! Welcome back to another party filled with wonderful ideas shared by all of you! Hope you've had a great week and those of you in cold temps are staying warm. We did the math the other day and it was 81 degrees warmer for us than it was for our son in Chicago! YIKES!!! 

Did a couple of fun Valentine's projects this week. Clay Pot Bottle Toppers and a Five Minute Wreath! And what a difference a year makes. After a 2021 filled with too many doctor's appointments, went for a hike up the mountain behind our house this week! 

Let's take a look at some of the fun things you all shared at last week's party!




Penny's Vintage Home shared another of her wonderful vignettes. So pretty and festive and perfect for Valentine's Day! 

Artsy VaVa shared a gorgeous Heart Art DIY that speaks to my vintagey shabby chic heart! 


Speaking of Vintage, you need to see the before for this after transformation shared by The House on Silverado. On my list for 2022? Dixie Belle Paint which was used here. 



Finally, Faerie Gardens are everywhere and Sum of Their Stories has a wonderful way to use corks to add to one! 

Thanks to everyone who linked up and can't wait to see what you share this week!













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