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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Week 5: You Wanna Have Fun? Join the Fun Friday Blog Hop

It's time to have a Fun Friday Blog Hop again!
Let me say my "thank you" to y'all that joined & followed Anne & Me last week.  
We had 37 blog hoppers last week.

The exciting news is that every week I will randomly choose my

so what's so fun about receiving this award? 
As a certified blog hopper, your button button will be featured on my side bar under "sponsors" for a month for FREE.
Check out Anne of The Pink Momma because she will also be giving her own certified blog hopper.  

Let me introduce you to my two certified blog hoppers: 
blogbutton180x180  and 
mail 4 rosey
You guys rock! I will be featuring your buttons for a month!
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log hopping is fun because we get to know a lot of bloggers and be inspired by their homes, crafts, ideas, cakes & life in general...


So spread the news, FB,twitter, GFC, etc and let's all have fun blog hopping! 
YOU COULD BE MY NEXT CERTIFIED BLOG HOPPER!

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Certified Blog Hopper Award

Don't you think Fun Friday Blog Hop is so awesome!
It's definitely a fun and easy way to visit awesome blogs.
Getting inspiration from those blogs ~ from fashion to crafts to diy's to life to love.

As a co-host of Anne of The Pink Momma to this blog hop, today I will be giving the:

Grab button for HOME-FOR4-SWEET-HOME
I have randomly chosen one of the blog hoppers, and this award goes to Kim of:blogbutton180x180
A little bit about her: "My name is Kim, and I'm the proud mom of four - 2 boys and 2 girls, ranging in ages from 1 year to 15 years.  They keep me busy!"
Congratulations Kim! 
If you want, you can grab the certified blog hopper button above.

So guys, stop by at her blog and congratulate her for being a certified blog hopper!

See you again this friday for another
huggies
rea

Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Hearts & Kisses

Do you like hearts?
Do you like kisses?
How about hearts & kisses?

You do! you do! 
Okay, here you go I present hearts & kisses!
You want to find out how easy it is to make?
Continue reading below...

It all started with a manila folder that I cut as a heart-shaped.
And some small red hearts...
I pasted the small red hearts on the manila folder heart-shaped & hot-glued the hershey's kisses.
and then...
Of course my kids want to eat the kisses chocolates the moment I put it up!
But hey! Mommy has some more left-over, so my kids "feasted" on it, lol!
there you go one of my valentine projects...
huggies***
rea
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Friday, January 25, 2013

Heart Canvas

After my "I Failed" episodes, got back up and work it out.

Instead of making a heart pillow, I made a heart canvas instead.
Not just one but two :) how's that for a comeback, lol!
These hearts were actually the hearts that I was trying to make a heart pillow with but did not make it.
So glad The Mr. told me that I have not failed...a little encouragement will always go a long way.
I just used some canvasses that my son used on one of his art projects.

Thursday, January 24, 2013

Week 4: It's time to have a Fun Friday Blog Hop!

It's time to have a Fun Friday Blog Hop again!
I would like to sincerely thanks to y'all that joined & followed Anne & Me last week.

Blog hopping is fun because we get to know a lot of bloggers and be inspired by their homes, crafts, ideas, cakes & life in general...

So spread the news, FB,twitter, GFC, etc and let's all have fun blog hopping!

Grab button for THE PINK MOMMA

"The Mr." Made Me Keep Going :)

Yeah, The Mr. made me keep going with my Valentine projects.  

He usually does not have any idea what project I am working on...what it is for...where I will hang it...which room in the house will I put it.  But on this one, he noticed me :) 

I was hoping to make a heart pillow from a red shirt but did not succeeded.
Tried hot gluing it but it difficult to work around the cloth - FAILED.

Tried gluing but it did adhere enough - FAILED.

Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Repurpose:{No Sew} Handbag to Clutch

Okay guys, another repurpose project today, check out my other{Styrofoam to Accessory Display & Coffee Creamer Bottle to Condiment Container} repurpose projects if you missed it.

I have an old handbag where the handle is torn out, didn't want to throw it because of the material.
Been in my closet for a while and finally had the time to turn it into a clutch.
It used to look like this.

Monday, January 21, 2013

Pinspiration: Photo Display

Like every blogger out there, I was browsing on Pinterest over the weekend.
And if you follow me there, you'll know that I just pinned this awesome photo display and I said "totally doing this".
I want to give credit and to thank the owner of this photo, http://taliachristine.blogspot.com/
Yes I said "totally doing this" because from the moment I saw this photo display it reminded me of the frame that was one of the stuff I got from garage-salein last September 2012.
The owner/friend just gave this frame to me for FREE...of course she had a puzzled look as why would I want it knowing it was JUST a frame....lol!

But enough of the talking :) so here's my pinspiration photo display!

Friday, January 18, 2013

Week 3: Let's have a Fun Friday Blog Hop

Welcome to another fun Friday blog hop party!
I would like to sincerely thanks to y'all that joined & followed Anne & Me last week.

We are definitely growing in numbers!
Week 1 had 41 blog hoppers
Week 2 had 49 blog hoppers
Let's see how this friday's blog hopper number will be.

So spread the news, FB,twitter, GFC, etc and let's all have fun blog hopping!

Thursday, January 17, 2013

Repurpose: Coffee Creamer Bottle to Condiment Container

I have been obsessing on anything that can be repurposed lately....idk y...
Could this be because of a lot of spending that happened during the holidays?
Whatever it is, this is making me happy! really! :) 

Okay, here's my recent repurposed project:

Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Repurpose: Styrofoam to Accessory Display

What do you do with a styrofoam like these?
You can turn those into these :)
Why not? right?
Repurpose a styrofoam to an accessory display like what I did.
Just by simply wrapping it with any nice fabric you want and you will have these.
Super easy, try it!

Have you repurposed anything lately? Let's hear it!

huggies***
rea
update: this styrofoam did not work to hold my jewelries, read about that here so i changed the styrofoam to a corkboard that you can read here

Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Certified Blog Hopper Award

The Fun Friday Blog Hop is so awesome!
We've only had our 2nd week of Blog Hopping and we've gain a lot of blog hoppers & followers.

As a co-host of Anne of The Pink Momma to this blog hop, today I will be giving an award to one of the blog hoppers.

Grab button for HOME-FOR4-SWEET-HOME
I have randomly chosen one of the blog hoppers, and this award goes to Rosey of:
mail 4 rosey
About her: Four kids...a husband...and a dissertation looming. Life is delightfully busy!
Congratulations Rosey! 
If you want, you can grab the certified blog hopper button above.

So guys, stop by at her blog and congratulate her for being a certified blog hopper!

See you again this friday for another
huggies***
rea

Thursday, January 10, 2013

Week 2: Oh Yeah! It's Fun Friday Blog Hop Time!


Welcome to another fun Friday blog hop party!
First of all, I would like to thank everyone who participated and FOLLOWED me last week.
I hope y'all had fun.

Come join us again for another fun Friday party!

Grab button for THE PINK MOMMA

PLEASE FOLLOW YOUR HOSTS (THE PINK MOMMA & HOME FOR4 SWEET HOME):





DIY: Spanish Tile Wallpapered Accent Dining Wall

Wee! I am just beyond giddy about announcing my first wallpapering experience!!
I wallpapered and I like it, woot! woot! (with the tune of I'm Sexy and I know it by:LMFAO)
Here you go! My first ever wallpapering project!!
So love it!! The pattern is just so elegant & modern that it makes my dining area have that feel too.
I can't stop looking at it when it was done, it has the pearly-kind-of-sheen-or-shimmer on it.  
Here's a closer look so you guys can see what I am trying to say.
Okay, let's go to the deets of this project.
I purchased two rolls of this wallpaper from Lowe's online, it definitely does not look the same on their website.
Picked it up, went home and opened it, then I noticed that the colors are not the same! eekk!!
The other one is kind of beige-ish and the other one is kind of gray-ish.
Went back to Lowe's and was getting ready to start a fight! lol! (just kidding)
Well apparently, lot number is very important when you're working with wallpapers. 
The beige-ish roll had a 002 lot number and the gray-ish roll had the 010 lot number.
Duh! Okay, like I've said this is my first wallpapering job...does that explains why I don't know about lot numbers? 
1) Then I measured the height of my wall, this is the wall before the wallpaper was applied.
2) Cut the wallpaper to the size of the wall with 3 inches extra on both ends.
3) Wrote "T" for top on the back of the wallpaper where you want to be on top.
4) Based on the pattern, I cut 4 more of the wallpaper size - so I have 5 total rolls.
5) Since this wallpaper is prepasted, I just used a paste activator to activate the adhesive.
Note: Instructions may vary, so follow your wallpaper application instruction.
Activated the first roll, then book it, hang it and here's how the first roll looks like on the wall.
When I saw the first roll on the wall, I was so pleased :) that I did the happy dance!! woot!woot!
Did the same to the second roll, make sure that your pattern is aligned with the first roll & that it butts up to the first roll. Here's how it looks like with two rolls on the wall.  
Pleased? then do the happy dance again!! woot! woot!
On the edges of the wallpaper where the first roll and the second roll meet, that needs to be seamlessly connected. I used a toothpick to add a wallpaper adhesive to do that.  (oh yeah! use what you think you can use :)
And then take a picture of yourself using your phone doing that with your left hand even if you're right-handed...just so you have a funny picture for your readers!! lol!
Pleased? then do the happy dance again!! woot! woot!

Here's more after photos for your viewing pleasure :) 
hope you like it! huggies***rea
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