Saturday, February 21, 2015

Happiness is Homemade Link Party #59

This is my last week co-hosting this fabulous party... and it's been a blast! I've loved seeing all of the wonderful inspiration that's been shared each week. Thanks for joining us! :)

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Friday, February 20, 2015

Luck of the Irish Giveaway {Win $500 in Paypal Cash!!!}

Welcome!!
 
 I am so excited to be apart of this AMAZING Giveaway! Seriously, who doesn't want to win $500 in Paypal Cash? And the best part? We're not going to have only one winner, but THREE! So, scroll on down to the Rafflecopter below and enter to win a bit of cash! :)
 


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A HUGE thank you to the 84 amazing blogger friends of
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the chance to "make your pockets heavy"
 

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♥ Cathy | A Peek Into My Paradise ♥ Christie | Sparkles of Sunshine ♥ Rose | What Rose Knows ♥ Rhonda | Mother 2 Mother ♥ Ashley | Leaving The Rut ♥ Sharon | Her Organized Chaos ♥ Jeanne | Animal Bliss ♥ Christina | Mama's High Strung ♥ Kim | Enjoy The View ♥ Jeanette | Crafty In Crosby ♥ Anyonita | Anyonita Nibbles ♥ Melanie | Mommy Mentionables ♥ Erika | MakeUp Fun ♥ Angie | God's Growing Garden ♥ Emily | 8th Street Bridge ♥ Shana | Technotini
 
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♥ Jessica | Live Randomly Simple ♥ Roxanne | The Honeycomb Home ♥ Logan | Logan Can ♥ Shane | Whispering Sweet Nothings ♥ Natasha | Epic Mommy Adventures ♥ Lindsay | My Creative Days ♥ Cat | Thinking Outside The Box ♥ Maria | Simple Nature Decor ♥ Nicole | Pharr Away ♥ Lindsay | Wedding Rings to Teething Rings ♥ Laura | Pies & Plots ♥ Evelyn | My Turn For Us ♥ Kelly | Mum-bo-Jumbo ♥ Lauren | Mom Home Guide ♥ Cassie | Little Red Window ♥ Alyssa | Piece of Home
 
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♥ Sarah | Earning and Saving With Sarah ♥ Sonia | Babushka's Baile ♥ Karren | Oh My Heartsie Girl ♥ Beverly | Eclectic Red Barn ♥ Kristen | A Mind "Full" Mom ♥ Jennifer | Brass & Whatnots ♥ Alice | A Mama, Baby & Shar-pei in the Kitchen ♥ Charlene | A Pinch Of Joy ♥ Nici | Posed Perfection ♥ Candace | Candace Creates ♥ Dina | Savvy in the Kitchen ♥ Laura | Not A Trophy Wife ♥ Kim | Made In A Day ♥ Michelle | The Painted Hinge ♥ Ann | Ann Again and Again Reviews ♥ Mary | Just Plum Crazy
 
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♥ Brittany | Mommy on Demand ♥ Emily | My Love for Words ♥ Kimberly | Life Is A Lullaby ♥ Stephanie | Managing A Home ♥ Linda | Crafts a la Mode ♥ Jillian | Baby Doodah ♥ Nikki | MBA sahm ♥ Emily | Our House Now A Home ♥ Jodi | The Noise Of Boys ♥ Ronda | Kitchen Dreaming ♥ Sarah | Life In A Breakdown ♥ Heather | Mommy Only Has 2 Hands ♥ Bianca | Little Mommy Nest ♥ Gina | Money Savvy Living ♥ Mel | Melly Moments ♥ Ce Ce | A Chicago Mom
 
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♥ Rabia | The Lieber Family Blog ♥ Lisa | Cool Coatz Graphics ♥ Nicole | Nibbles By Nic ♥ Dana | Chocolate and Sunshine ♥ Cathy | Three Kids and a Fish
 
Please be sure and thank the team of amazing bloggers who joined me to offer this phenomenal cash prize! I encourage you to hop over and take a peek into their paradise!
 
May good luck pursue you each day and night! Happy St. Patricks Day from all of us to you!
 
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Giveaway is open worldwide to participants with a verified PayPal account.
Three entries will be drawn for $500 PayPal Cash to each of the three winners.
All entries will be verified. In the event an entry can not be verified participant chooses to forfeit that entry and another winner will be chosen.
Winner has 48 hours to respond to the winning email.
Giveaway will run from February 20, 12AM PDT Time to March 17, 11:59PM SDT.
Any taxes or fees associated with the winnings of this contest are the sole responsibility of the winner according to their county, state and/or country laws.
CASH prize is in US Dollars and will not be converted to any foreign currency.
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Thursday, February 19, 2015

Realize Your Dreams- Handmade Shop Love

 
Friends, the day has come.

Something I've dreamed about since I started up my little handmade shop. A dream I've worked hard for. A dream, that's been waylaid and pushed aside because of pregnancies, caring for small children, moving and simply not enough time in the day, has finally become a reality!

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As of this week, my items are being sold in a real brick and mortar shop!
 


While I love selling my crafts on Etsy, I've always really enjoyed the craft show scene more. But, it's hard for me to do more than a few a year. The craft show circuit is definitely a time consuming ordeal! The idea of selling in a store popped into my head over a year ago. I checked out a few local shops while we were living in Texas, but I was never able to find a perfect fit.


Fast forward to last month. The cutest, local boutique store was looking for more vendors. They loved the items in my shop and that was that. The Heart Ville Boutique is located in quaint, historic, downtown Hartville, Ohio. All of their goods are handmade by over 35 local artisans. There is seriously something for EVERYONE at this shop. I'm beyond excited to be a part of their team!
 
Here's just a little peak at a few of the things I have for sale right now....

 
 


 

 
 
 
 If you're a local, be sure to stop on in! I guarantee you'll love this little piece of handmade heaven. :)

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Happiness is Homemade Link Party #58

Welcome back to another great week here at Happiness Is Homemade!
If you are interested in Co-hosting the month February with us, filll out the Rafflecopter below!

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Saturday, February 7, 2015

Happiness is Homemade Link Party #57

Welcome to the Happiness is Homemade Party! We're so happy you're joining us this week. :)

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Friday, February 6, 2015

{Salvaged House Number} Shadow Box Art

Two summers ago, I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the Haven Conference. A few days before leaving, I had discovered that I was pregnant with our third child! I was over the moon excited with my little secret. :) While at the conference, I found this beautiful, gold house number that Southern Accents had salvaged from an old home that was being demolished. I immediately snagged it up and it's been kept safely in a drawer these last few years, just waiting to be used for something.
 

Yesterday, I finally found a home for my lucky number five! I absolutely love how this shadow box art turned out. And the best part is, it took me less than an hour to create! :)


The supplies I started off with included a shadow box Ribba frame from IKEA, two pieces of coordinating fabric that I had on hand and the house number. Other items I ended up using were tape, hot glue, scissors, embroidery thread and an embroidery needle.


I started by wrapping the mat inside of the frame with my yellow fabric. For whatever reason, the hot glue did not adhere the fabric well to the mat, so I ended up using scotch tape. And it worked! Score!


Next, I taped/glued the patterned fabric into the picture hole of the mat. The number looked rather plain inside, so I applied strips of the patterned fabric to the top of the yellow fabric with hot glue. Then I used embroidery thread to attach the number to the patterned fabric. Finally, I glued the mat to the cardboard piece that slides into the back of the frame. It stabilized the number really well.


And that, folks, was it! This was such a easy project and the end result is just gorgeous!

 
Right now, it's sitting pretty on an end table in our living room. But, once my gallery wall is finished, it will have a place of honor there instead. :)
 

Don't you just love easy, meaningful projects that can be created with items you all ready have in your home? I sure do!

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Sunday, February 1, 2015

Happiness is Homemade Link Party #56


WELCOME BACK TO ANOTHER GREAT WEEK HERE WITH US!
 
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Hey there! We are happy you are joining us this week!
More HAPPY then normal as we are celebrating
One Year Anniversary of the Happiness Is Homemade Link Party
with a present of $100* cash to one of our guests - that's you!
 
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A huge thank you to some of our past co-hosts who came together to celebrate with us and give you a chance at the $100 Paypal Cash Prize!
 
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Brittany ♥ Mommy On Demand | Cathy ♥ A Peek Into My Paradise | Dina ♥ Savvy In The Kitchen | Angie ♥ God's Growing Garden | Beverly ♥ Eclectic Red Barn | Anne ♥ Upstate Ramblings | Miranda ♥ Rahab to Riches | Stephanie ♥ The Tip Toe Fairy | Roxanne ♥ The Honeycomb Home

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