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Friday, July 25, 2014

Free Lego Printables

Do you have a Lego lover in your home? These free printables are perfect for that kiddo {or adult...whatevs}! These Free Lego Printables are perfect to display in a play room, kids' room or at a Lego party! Build on, friends.
I'm super excited! My kids are at the g-parents for a couple of days and we're surprising them with a {very organized} Lego station when they get home tomorrow. I created these printables to hang on the wall above our station. I thought you might enjoy them, too. Download yours below>>>

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Southern Butter Pecan Banana Muffins

Combining the classic butter pecan flavor with banana in a delightful muffin is a mouthful of delicious. These are perfect for breakfast...or anytime! And they're the perfect way to share delight. Make a bunch and share some!

Around this time of the year, I go into muffin-making-momma-mode. I love to freeze them for both school lunches and school morning breakfasts. They're such fantastic time savers...and still delicious homemade treats. And, they're also great to give to others. Whenever a new neighbor moves in, my freezer is stocked with muffins, ready to share. Check out the recipe below>>>

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

DIY Drink Station

This DIY Drink Station was a fun upcycle from a thrift store side table.

When I found out I was doing a fun party in conjunction with my friends at Dr. Pepper {you can see that post here}, I wanted something super fun and vintage-y to hold some of the sodas for the party. I originally planned to build something, but then stumbled onto a great side table at Goodwill. Oh, you know I popped those tags. 
See the transformation below>>>

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

Kristi's Paintbrush is Live!

Today's the day! 
My second blog is live with a fun post about patina and my pantry door.

Around March, I started to mull over the idea of adding a second blog to my life...one that would purely encompass something I love dearly: PAINT!

Then, in April, I went to the SNAP conference and chatted with several of my close bloggy friends about my idea of starting a second blog. I wanted to find out if they all thought it was nuts {let's face it, it's kind of is}. Everyone was so kind with advice and ideas. And here we are at day one! 

My second blog, Kristi's Paintbrush, has its first post and is all ready for its big roll out. It's a place purely devoted to all things paint and my love of it. And...{eek}, I'm using Wordpress over there. Yes, breaking out of my comfy blogger world and using WP for it. Who knows? I may make the leap over here, too. It's not nearly as scary as I thought it would be {although, I still have a lot to learn}!
I will still post over here five days a week, just like usual.
I will post over there on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Tuesday, I will post a new project of my own every week. Thursday, I will be highlighting posts from my favorite bloggers who love paint just as much as I do. Let me know if you have a project you'd like featured there!

Today, I'm sharing how I transformed my pantry door with a very cool metal paint that has a funky blue patina layered on top of it. 

Check it out here.

Happy Painting! 

Monday, July 21, 2014

Craft Supplies Galore Giveaway

I'm joining some of my fellow bloggers to party-hearty for 
Kimbo's birthday {she's the girl behind A Girl and Her Glue Gun}.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY, KIMBO! Live it up, girlfran! 
In celebration, we're going to give away The Great Craft Stash!
You can win a whole heck of a lot of craft supplies {like...a bunch}.
One winner. A floppity jillion craft supplies.
I hope it's YOU!

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38 AWESOME bloggers have all joined forces to give you the GREAT craft Stash GIVEAWAY! Each blogger has picked one of their favorite crafting tools to give to ONE lucky winner (AND IT COULD BE YOU!!!!) WE have everything from washi tape, to chalk paint, to baker's twine, to sharpies! Everything a crafter's heart could desire!!!

Enter to win below>>>