Saturday, January 7, 2017

Snickerdoodle Create Bake Make Link Party 1/8/17

No Features this week but check back next week.  Please add your posts and Happy New Year !
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We're happy to announce that we will be featuring even more of your wonderful posts. Each week, on all five blogs, you'll find the co-hosts' selections for featured posts in the following categories: Crafts/DIY, Recipes, and Crocheting/Sewing. We will each include the Most Clicked as featured post as well. In addition, you may find other posts being featured, too.
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The honor goes to The Bitter Side of Sweet and Chocolate Peppermint Croissants



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Friday, January 6, 2017

Nautical Dresser


We are finally completely settled in our home!  Parker has his own room after 7 months and we did a nautical theme (he was born in Hawaii after all :)) We were able to use decorations from his baby shower and gifts that people gave us for most of it.  However, we still needed a dresser.  An awesome couple from church has an old one that was just sitting in their garage and gave it to us.  It was beat up and needed some work.  I got on Pinterest and found the cutest nautical dresser!  The idea came from DecoArt and the link is: http://decoart.com/project/ombre-whale-dresser.  So if you click that, you get step by step instructions.

This is what I started with

I had a long day of sanding dresser drawers and got to this point

The next day I sanded the rest of the dresser and I forgot to take a picture of that, but that's not too important.  The day after that I started the painting.  I did 2 coats on each drawer and I did 4 on the dresser.  I also had to match the paint colors as close as I could do what DecoArt had because where I went didn't have the same brand of paint - it still turned out great though!  I also did more of a sponging technique for the whale and the water coming out of his spout rather than painting it in.

The final result

It was my first time refurbishing anything and I had a blast doing it!  Well, sanding wasn't my favorite part but lucky for me my husband was willing to help me with that.  Thanks for checking it out and if you have any questions let us know in the comments!




Thursday, January 5, 2017

Funtastic Friday 108

Funtastic-Friday-Ad-Sq Welcome to Funtastic Friday 108! As hard as it is to say goodbye to the holidays, it's nice to get back into a "normal" routine (what's normal?).  We have a few of our Most Popular Posts of 2016 on our blog--we would love it if you took a look!
We have two new hosts this week. Please join us in welcoming Donella of Glue Sticks & Gumdrops and Liz of Reflecting Beautiful. We're glad they've joined our party. Funtastic Friday Meet the Hosts
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HOST FAVORITES
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Angie's favorites | Painted Side Table Makeover @ The Scrap Shoppe Blog | Massive DIY Faux Canvas Art @ By Brittany Goldwyn | DIY Weathered Rustic Picture Frama @ wife in progress | Funtastic Friday 108 Sherry's Favorites Sherry's favorites | The Last Minute Loom Knit Hat for Beginners @ Do It Your Freaking Self | Cranberry Mint Sugar Scrub @ Simply Stacie | Baked Turtle French Toast @ Marilyn's Treats | Funtastic Friday 108 Kimm's favorites Kimm's favorites | Winter Gallery Wall @ i should be mopping the floor | Chicken Bacon Ranch Bake Makes Weeknights Easy @ Easy Peasy Pleasy | New Year's Eve Party Favors @ Dukes and Duchesses | Funtastic Friday 108 Heidis favorites Heidi's favorites | Fresh Cranberry Shortbread Cookie Recipe @ Garden Matter | Modern and Rustic Typography Wall Art @ Reinvented | New Year's Party Ideas and Free New Year's Printables @ Pink Peppermint Design | Funtastic Friday 108 Donna's Favorites Donna's favorites | Banana Split Breakfast Parfait @ Art from my Table | Winter White Wreath @ My Life From Home | Kitchen Organizing with Lazy Susans @ Inspirations for Moms | Funtastic Friday 108 Liz's favorites Liz's favorites | Cinnamon Buns @ Cooking with Carlee | Easy Caramel Sauce Recipe Gift Idea @ The Country Chic Cottage | Wood, Candle, Cranberry and Fresh Evergreen Centerpiece @ Garden Matter | Funtastic Friday 108 Debra's favorites Debra's favorites | Chicken Bacon Ranch Bake Makes Weeknights Easy @ Easy Peasy Pleasy | Easy Homemade Cheese Ball Recipe @ Atta Girl Says | Classic Red Velvet Cake with Cream Cheese Icing @ Worthing Court | Funtastic Friday 108 Donella's favorites Donella's favorites | Taco Mac and Cheese @ Delightful E Made | Peppermint Hot Chocolate Krispie Treats @ frugal foodie momma | Toasted Marshmallow Hot Chocolate Martini @ Sparkle | Funtastic Friday 108 Lacie's Favorites Lacie's favorites | No Bake Nutella Cheesecake @ The Kittchen | Silhouette Challenge: What's Cooking Recipe Holder @ My Life From Home | Tropical Pineapple Mango Salsa @ Delightful E Made |

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Wonderful Wednesday 1/4/17

Welcome to another Wonderful Wednesday, the first of 2017!  Wow, does that make me feel old.....
To change things up a bit, each host of Wonderful Wednesday has  "Goals and Aspirations" listed beneath their respective photos.  Take a look and learn something new about us!

“Welcome to Oh My Heartsie Girls “Wonderful Wednesday’s"

This week we start a new year, this is our 1st Oh My Heartsie Girls “Wonderful” Wednesday’ Linky Party in 2017 and it is our purpose to feature for you some great blogs that linked up with us from last week's party.
We're happy to have you join us to share what you have going on in your world!!.
Kindness is tenderness. Kindness is love, but perhaps greater than love... Kindness is good will. Kindness says, 'I want you to be happy'. ~ Randolph Ray

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Light and Savvy Open Shelving (Pin To Share)
From Evija With Love Blogging Goals for 2017 (Pin To Share)
My Purple World
Welcoming 2017 (Pin To Share) ♥ Indah Nuria Savitri | My Purple World // Welcoming 2017 | Tw | Fb | Pin | In
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Oh My Heartsie GirlLearn How To Do A Salon Pedicure at Home (Re Pin It To Share)
Feature Picks From Last Weeks Entires
We Would Love It If You Would Pin Your Favorite - Opens In A New Window Wife In Progress Easy-diy-chalkboard-lettering-tutorial Christina Feature Pick by Hostess Christine //Light and Savvy Wife In Progress Easy-Diy-Chalkboard-Lettering-Tutorial (Pin It To Pinterest To Share) The Scrap Shoppe Painted Side Table Evija Feature Pick by Evija//From Evija With Love The Scrap Shoppe // Painted Side Table (Pin It To Pinterest To Share)
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