Trophy Husband- DIY Father’s Day t-shirt

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 Disclsure: Affliatle links are included in this post, I was also provided free product:// PSA: Father’s Day is in 2 weeks. It’s June 16th to be exact.  If you are looking for a fun unique gift for Dad why not try making him a fun Trophy Husband t-shirt? My husband is a goof ball… he appreciates the humorous… 

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Silhouette Portrait Giveaway!

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  Disclosure: Affilate Links are included in this post.   Hi Guys! I’m so excited today to be giving away one of my favorite crafting tools! A Silhouette Machine! If you are not familiar with it, a Silhouette is a cutting device that hooks up to your computer and cuts images.  There are 2 models… 

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How to cut fabric with a Silhouette

Cutting Fabric with a Silhouette
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    File this one under “holy cow it worked”! I cut fabric with my silhouette machine!  To be honest when Silhouette contacted me about reviewing their new Fabric Interfacing I was a bit skeptical…..   They sent me a special fabric blade for my machine, and 2 types of fabric interfacing, sewable and clean… 

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The Lulu Life Soiree

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  My dear friends Gretchen & Natalie of Lulubelles have taken the plunge and are going to host a creative event in the Louisville area! I’m excited to be a part of this event! I will be teaching a paper crafting class.   We will be making this celebrate banner.  Perfect for any occasion whether… 

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DIY Polka Dot Zip Pouch

DIY Polka Dot Zip Pouch on the Polka Dot Chair
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    Last year Kate Spade did a line of clothing and accessories inspired by the “Art of the Dot”.  I think she’s probably responsible for the recent resurgence in the popularity of polka dots, the creative genius that she is. I was inspired by a polka dot pouch she had in her line last… 

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Polka Dot Tween bedroom by Ucreate!

Vinyl Polkadot Wall by Ucreate[4]
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Welcome to Project Polka Dot!  Today we are kicking off the series with one of my FAVORITE bloggers, Kari of UCreate.  Hello Polka Dot Chair readers!  I’m Kari from Ucreate and I’m thrilled to be here. I have a thing for polka dots…big time! So I couldn’t say no to Melissa’s fun polka dot series… 

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Canvas Christmas Gift Bags

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Hey There!! Happy Black Friday to y’all!! I hope you had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are able to avoid most of the crowds today! Silhouette sent me some Fuzzy Heat Transfer to play with.  Man, I love that stuff. It looks like felt when you are done with it and you don’t have to go… 

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Reverse Stencil Wood Sign Tutorial

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When I attended SNAP conference in April, I learned a fun new technique for reverse stenciling from the girls at Poppyseed Projects. Using this technique I made a fun little Halloween sign using some scrap wood and a stencil cut with my Silhouette machine. When you reverse stencil you start by painting your board the… 

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Pool Rules Window Project

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  This project was started 3 summers ago.  There is quite a story involved, I’m not sure how much to share here but I’ll share a bit- It’s actually an experience that deserves a post all to itself-  maybe later. We built our pool 3 summers ago and I had fun decorating the area around… 

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Nautical Chic Mini Album

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  I LOVE making mini scrapbook albums!  All of the fun of scrapbooking with a concrete “ahhh, I’m finished!” moment! For this album I decided to tackle some of the 2000+ photos from our trip to the Mediterranean 5 years ago (was it really that long ago??) Since I’ve journaled about this trip extensively –… 

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Baby Shower Idea: Decorate Onesie’s

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Last month myself and some friends hosted a baby shower for a soon to be born baby girl.  Since I always joke that if you come to my house I make you do crafts, I thought a baby shower crafts should be no exception. I got the idea from the Moda Fabrics blog.  They have… 

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Gussied up Beach Towels

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Last week I got a fun box in the mail!  Silhouette sent me some of their Heat Transfer material to play with!  I have to admit, it’s one of my favorite products of theirs to experiment with!  They sent me 2 rolls of smooth transfer material and  a roll of fuzzy vinyl and I must… 

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Sparkly Lucky T-shirt

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**product provided to me by Silhouette, but all opinions are my own** It’s Spring here in Kentucky… which means one thing… Derby!! Anyone who has seen the movie Secretariat this year probably has heard a little bit about the “most exciting 2 minutes in sports.”  Well it’s a pretty big deal here!  The Kentucky Derby… 

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Chalkboard Placemat Tutorial

Chalkboard Placemat DIY
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My sister reads this blog. This is great, yet poses a problem for me. She’s not going to be surprised when she gets these for her kids for Christmas. Oh well, I think she can learn to deal with it, and I don’t believe her 5 & 3 yr olds read my blog…. and I… 

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