Inspired By This – Host A Cookie Bake-Off

cookie bake off

This weeks “Pinsperation” is not about styling or a recipe, but about a fun {brilliant} idea – hosting a chocolate chip cookie bake-off.  This idea comes from You Are My Fave, and I thought it very apropos since, ironically, I’ve seen a lot of posts lately announcing “the best chocolate chip cookie recipe ever.” Since […]

Gold Party Decor

gold party accents

Did you stay up and watch the Golden Globes last night? I was so excited to see Tina Fey & Amy Poehler host, but the REAL treat is watching the red carpet fashion! With all the glitz and glamor of “award season” I was inspired to put together some gold themed party ideas. Gold is […]

Inspired By This – Chipboard Letter Blocks

Wooden_blocks

I think I must be obsessed with anything to do with letters, as evidenced here, and here. My latest Pinterest find using letters to decorate a space is from Thistlewood Farms, and caught my eye for it’s DIY factor as well as versatility. This time, wooden blocks get chipboard letters {from the scrapbook aisle} attached, […]

Inspired By This – DIY Block Name Plates

diy block card holders

Before I talk about this weeks “Pinspiration,” I just want to tell you how touched I was by the response to my personal ramblings on Friday’s post. Some of the comments literally brought a tear to my eye, and I’m still trying to respond to every one either through the comments section, or via email. […]

Winter Wonderland Inspiration

winter wonderland setting

Can you believe it?  Two days until Christmas!  And what could be more useful post holiday than a $50 Target gift card?  I have one to giveaway thanks to the folks at Apartment Guide, but first I wanted to show you this adorable winter wonderland setting I found on Pinterest this week.  The monochromatic colors, […]

Inspired By This – Holiday House Tours

holiday house tour

If you have a few minutes {or an hour} to kill today, you may want to check out the Holiday House Walk hosted by Jennifer Rizzo. One of my favorite past times IN THE WORLD is to take decorated house tours – parade of homes, dream home showcases, homearama, holiday house tours – I’ve done […]

Inspired By This – DIY Gift Tags

diy gift tags

This week on Pinterest I found these DIY gift tags that are so easy to make, yet so cool to look at.  Created by A Thoughtful Place, they’re made with chevron packing tape {can you believe that?}, and stamps.  I simply love the idea and am truly inspired to do something similar. Find the packing […]