Kentucky Derby Party Ideas {and a Chinet® Giveaway}

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It’s spring in Kentucky which means only one thing, it’s Derby Time!! I know that you’ve heard me say it before, but Derby time in Kentucky is one of my most favorite times of the year. There are loads of great activities for families and the whole city puts on a great show to welcome… 

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Printable Pom Pom Polka Dot Party Hats

Printable Pom Pom Polka Dot Party Hats on polkadotchair.com
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Since it’s been a “polka dot party” all month long on this blog, I figured it would be appropriate to make some Polka Dot Party hats to celebrate!!  Do you like alliteration? If so you’ll love these printable, pom-pom, polka dotted party hats!  (Whew, that’s a mouthful!!)   I’m sharing these party hats as a… 

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DIY Gold Polka Dot Hat Boxes

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A big thanks to Royal Design Studio for providing the supplies for this project // Today’s polka dot project,  these DIY Gold Polka Dot Hat Boxes, would make a perfect addition to a closet, a child’s room or could even be used as a very special way to gift wrap a present. They are made… 

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Polka-Dotted Trinket Dishes by Positively Splendid

Polka Dotted Trinket Dishes by Positively Splendid
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Hi, everyone! Amy from Positively Splendid here. When I’m not playing referee to my four kiddos, I love to spend my time making things that matter with my own two hands. I would love for you to pop over for a visit! Confession time: I adore polka dots. To me, they just exude such a… 

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Polka Dot Envelopes by eighteen25

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Hello everyone… the girls from eighteen25 here today and we are so excited to be back for Project Polka Dot. This is such a fun series… there’s already been some great ideas shared and we can’t wait to see what’s still to come!! Today we are sharing some super simple Polka Dot Envelopes. These are quick, fun and… 

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Christmas Bow Wreath

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  Today I’m going to share with you how to make this simple and very inexpensive Christmas Bow Wreath.  You can customize it as you like in any size or color of bows, and you can easily make it in an afternoon!   All you need is some store bought Christmas bows (I got mine… 

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Thanksgiving Table Ideas

Thanksgiving Table Ideas
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I hope that all of my US readers had a wonderful Thanksgiving! We were happy to celebrate with family and even happier that my college girl was able to come home for the week! Normally I always forget to take photos on Thanksgiving (I get all caught up in the prep and forget) but this… 

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Caramel Pecan Bites

Caramel Pecan Cookie Recipe
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  When my Mom came last month for my daughters graduation, she came with some new cookie recipes for me!  We used most of them for my daughters “one smart cookie” graduation party. These Caramel Pecan Bites were one of the cookies that we served. They were so good that I thought I’d share the… 

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Lace t-shirt Inspired by Oz the Great and Powerful

Lace T-shirt Inspired by Oz the Great and Powerful
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  Have you seen Oz the Great and Powerful yet?  My family and I sat down to watch it last week and absolutely loved it.  I thought I had such a great message about overcoming obstacles and believing in yourself. Any time I watch a movie I’m always inspired by the costumes.  I adore seeing… 

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One Smart Cookie! A Graduation Party Idea

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  A few weekends ago my oldest daughter graduated High School.  We wanted to invite our family and close friends to celebrate with her. I knew that I did not have time to make a lot of  decorations but still wanted something fun. After much thought I settled on a Cookie Bar idea for her… 

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40 Gifts for 40 Years

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This week I turned 40 years old. To be honest I’m really not sure how I feel about that, it could take up a post all in itself. For my 40th birthday gift, my Mom sent me the cutest thing! It was such a fun and unique idea that after I had opened a couple… 

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DIY Pretty Ponies Necklace

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The first Saturday in May is coming up this week, which around here means one thing! It’s Kentucky Derby time! In celebration I’m excited to share with you these Pony Party Favors!  The city of Louisville rolls out the red carpet once a year and welcomes the world.  The entire 2 weeks leading up to… 

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DIY Kentucky Derby Fascinator

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Okay, file this one under GO BIG OR GO HOME! I LOVE a cool Kentucky Derby Fascinator! Every year at the Kentucky Derby the hats are the stars of the show, second only to the horses. I’ve been to the Kentucky Oaks several times now and I can tell you that hat watching is one… 

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Polka Dot Fashion Inspiration by LuluBelles & a Giveaway!

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My name is Gretchen Black from the jewelry online boutique Lulubelles.com and today I am guest posting on Polkadotchair.com. I co-own Lulubelles with my cousin and best friend Natalie Gerlack. We both love fashion, interior design, and anything that is vintage inspired with a modern twist. I thought it would be fun to share with… 

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