Monday, January 31, 2011

what i {wish} i made monday: a few of my faves




Just in case you're new here...every Monday morning, I post a project, or sometimes a recipe, or new design, but usually a diy {easy} project from my weekend.

I dreamt up a cute one to share today...Mark took over with the boys on Saturday afternoon so I could go grab the fabric at my local Calico Corners...and what do you know?  They no longer sell fabric out of the store.  That's right, they are a fabric store with no fabric to sell you.  If I was in a cartoon, there would have been a question mark over my head.  It turns out they have changed from being a cut-your-fabric-on-the-spot store to a custom-order-your-fabric-store.  So, I will be sharing my tutorial with you {in 7-10 business days when my custom ordered 3/4 yard of fabric comes in...sigh}

But, don't worry, I am not leaving you without inspiration today.  I figured I would show you all a few of my favorite tutorials from other talented bloggers.

Ready?


How fun are these DIY Deer Heads from Danielle Oakey Interiors?

 


I looove this white DIY Sunburst Mirror project from Isabella and Max Rooms



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And I ADORE this Magnetic Chalkboard made from a vintage mirror found on Craig's List.


So, there you have it.  Three fun projects, all of which I hope to make.

I hope I inspired you to start dreaming of a fun project!

Happy Monday, sweet friends!














6 comments:

  1. Dang, who would've thought that a fabric store would quit selling fabric?? I guess they are still selling it, but that is a pain!!

    I love, love, love that chalkboard! It is beautiful!

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  2. I think I am going to do some sort of chalk board wall with a painted frame in my kitchen to write menus on. I do a lot of cooking and have a food blog with a little fashion and crafting in between.

    http://bacontimewiththehungryhypo.blogspot.com/2011/01/groundhog-cake.htmleen.

    This is an easy cake we made for Ground Hog Day!

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  3. really digging the vintage mirror chalkboard. thanks for sharing!

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  4. Hello,

    Happy Monday!
    Love the project ideas. My favorite is the chalkboard.
    Thank you for sharing.
    Claudia

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  5. The Sunburst Mirror is FANTASTIC! Now I just have to figure out if I have a wall with enough space for one.

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  6. Oh my gosh, I want to make that deer head. One for me and one for my dad. Maybe one for my brother too!

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