Tuesday, May 12, 2015

My Collection Blog Tour - Plate Collection

Welcome to "My Collection Blog Tour"! I am so excited to be teaming up with serveral bloggers who are going to share with you some of their favorite collections. Who knows, you might even get inspired to start a new collection. : )

I have a few collections, but today I am going to share with you my collection of plates. I love collecting plates and I use them in every area of my home. Plates are great to use for parties, to display on walls, on desks, on dressers and so on. My collection consist of many different sizes and colors and because I have so many plates, I am sharing with you some of my favorites. 

Collection

My favorite colors in my kitchen are red, yellow with hints of green. Red is perfect for Christmas and Valentine's. Not only do I have colorful plates, I also have plenty of white as well. They are perfect for Spring and Summer.  





There you have it! Those are some of my collection of plates and maybe next time I will share my vintage plates. Don't forget to stop by and visit the other ladies and see their collections. 




Thursday, April 23, 2015

Friday Favorites - Mother's Day Gift Ideas

Mother's Day is two weeks away and I am sharing with you my favorite Mother's Day gift ideas! These ideas I would wear for Mother's Day or date night with my husband or friends. What women doesn't love sweet girly things and these are my most girly favorite things. 


I love easy flowing dresses and this particular block dress is just perfect for Mother's Day brunch or dinner.




I have a thing for watches and Fossil is one of my favorite brands for sure! 

Fossil Women's Watch




I love a great pair of earrings that I can reuse with multiple outfits and these are right up there and they are a steal too. 



A handbag is worth putting extra money towards, because you will reused them for a long time. My favorite type are classic handbags, that I know will not go out of style. This handbag is great to use as a shoulder or clutch. Love!

Heshe Lozenge Evelope Genuine Leather Cross Body Shoulder Bag Clutch


Wedge sandals are my go to when I want height without a high heel. These leather sandals are great for anytime.  

Nine West Women's Wedge Sandal



There you have my top five must haves! I hope you enjoyed them as much as I have. Happy shopping!!

Vanessa

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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Spring Wreath - Spring Fling Tour 2015



Welcome to our Spring Fling 2015 Tour! I know many of you are finally thrawing out from a long winter and you can enjoy Spring! So to start you on your way, I have the pleasure of teaming up with six amazing bloggers who are going to share some of their beautiful Spring projects. I know you are going to love them.

Make sure to stop by and see the other ladies creative ideas!






For this project you will need an 18' inch wire wreath form, floral wire, cutting tools, burlap and ribbon. To save time, go head and cut 24 pieces of floral wire that are about 10 inches long, there are 9 section on the wreath form and you will go around the form 3 times. Now gather your burlap and tie it to the inner ring (pic 2) then create a bubble with the burlap and tie it to the next section on the form (Pic 3). Continue to gather and create a bubble shape, till you go around the form one time (Pic 4).

For round two, gather and tie in the middle of the wreath form (pic 5) and continue to go all around. Once you are done with round two poof and position your burlap. Using the same technique gather, tie and poof your ribbon to hide any wires. 


Once completed I add daisies flowers (I love daisies they are sweet) and I made a bow. There you have it, Spring is a great time of year becuase it's not to hot or cold its just right. So enjoy your Spring and don't forget to stop by and visit the other ladies. Enjoy!

Vanessa




Tuesday, March 17, 2015

Kids Room Decor - Monogram Wall Art

Last week's post I shared how to create stencils using a glue gun and glue sticks and today I am going to show you the letter I created. This fun project I created to make a personal monogram wall art for my girl's room. Using PicMonkey I created the letter "G" using the font Emily's Candy and printed it off. I then placed a piece of parchment paper over the print and using my hot glue gun I traced the letter. Tracing the letter was very easy and the stencil turned out great. I have another great idea on how to reuse this letter as well. I placed the letters and some stars I created on the art work and spray painted the canvas in white and Voila! You have a fabulous monogram art work. 

Wall art

This piece turned out so sweet and I love the font I picked out. 
Wall Art

The room is coming together and the reveal is next week. Can't wait to share. Enjoy your day!

Vanessa






Monday, March 9, 2015

Kids Art Room Decor

Last week I unplugged from all social media and finished up a bunch of projects for my girl's room. I am so excited at how far this room is coming along. I am in the last phase of creating the wall gallery and today I am sharing a few of the projects I have finished.

I took a few of my daugther's art work and I wanted to add some inspirational words in her room. I wanted clusters of stars, so I came up with the idea to make my own stencil out of hot glue sticks. I took parchement paper and I drew stars, then I took my hot glue gun and traced the stars. I made sure the stars where connected, because I wanted one big star stencil. I then layed my stars on the canvas, along with these sticker letter decals. Finally, I took gold metallic spray paint and sprayed the canvas evenly. The results are amazing and it gave this kids art work a fresh look. 

This piece turned out great and I just loved how different it looks. 

For this piece I created an owl stencil and I added bling to the eyes. Another fabulous piece. 


Here is the before and after. My daugther loves how it turned out and it will go perfect in her room. Room tour is coming soon. Make sure to come back.  

Vanessa