Pieced Pastimes: April 2013

Saturday, April 27, 2013

Saturday Sparks Link Party 9

Welcome to Saturday Sparks 9!
A place to share your latest creations and find inspiration from the talent of others.
Go here to see the viewer favorites from last weeks party.
A few of my favorites included:
This Duck Cloth Spring Wreath from Made In A Day. Kim shares a wonderful tutorial on how to make this fun Spring wreath.
This Number Art from Owen Family Six. Jennifer explains the steps she used to create this lovely Pottery Barn knockoff.
This Upcycled Denim First-Aid Case from Hong Kong Chic. Mandy shows us how to re-create this must have First Aid kit that she made for a friend.
This Zucchini and Onion Pie post from The Pin Junkie.  Zucchini is a favorite vegetable for us so, I will happily try this savory dish.
This Oreo Trifle from Snippets of Inspiration. Danielle shares this sinfully delicious recipe.
This Buttermilk Blueberry Breakfast Cake from A Peek Into My Paradise. Blueberries are a favorite of mine, so this yummy sounding recipe is on my list of must-try's.
Thanks to everyone for linking up to last weeks party.
If you were featured, please grab the featured button to add to your blog.

Now, onto the party!

Link up your latest inspiring posts including:
Home Decor
Crafts
Sewing
Gardening
Recipes
DIY
Repurposing

I will post features next week to Pieced Pastimes, Facebook and Pinterest.

I can't wait to see what you have been working on!

Party Guidelines:
- Post the party button (above) with a link back to the party on your post.
- Share your own projects - something that is made by you.
- Follow Pieced Pastimes via one of the social media links at the top of the sidebar.
- No advertising, Etsy shops or giveaways.
- Pin feature photos to Pinterest from the original source and not from this blog.
- Visit other links and leave a kind comment.


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Friday, April 26, 2013

Saturday Sparks 8 - Viewer Favorites

It is a busy time of year around here and my creative time seems to be limited at the moment. In the meantime, I am lucky enough to be inspired by the talents of everyone else via Saturday Sparks.

For this Friday feature post, I am sharing the most viewed links.
Now, onto the Fabulous Features.....
The most viewed link was A Money Bag and Yardsticks post from Tattered Chick. Marsha shares her evolving foot stool that has been transformed a few times over the years.
The 2nd most viewed link was this Dining Room Reveal from The Blissful Bee. Amy shows us how she combined colors and textures to create this pretty and fun dining room.
The 3rd most viewed link was a tie between - this Organization - Measuring Cups and Spoons post from Fluster Buster. Robin finds inspiration on Pinterest and creates a simple and smart storage solution........
.....and Lemonhead Cookies from A Peek Into My Paradise. Cathy's love for lemons had her pinning and trying this delicious recipe that was a big hit with the family.
Thanks to everyone for linking up to the party.
If you were featured, please grab the featured button to add to your blog.
The next party starts tomorrow at 9am EST - Come join the fun!
I will be featuring some additional personal favorites to kick off Saturday Sparks 9.



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Friday, April 19, 2013

Saturday Sparks Link Party 8

Welcome to Saturday Sparks 8!
A place to share your latest creations and find inspiration from the talent of others.
Go here to see the viewer favorites from last weeks party.
A few of my favorites included:
This Dining Room Makeover from Suburbs Mama. Rita shows us her pretty updated dining room and explains why the third time was a charm.
This Little Sisters Big Girl Bedroom Reveal from Simply Linen. Sarah takes us on a tour of her updated little girls room and all it's lovely details.
This Cutting the Cable Cord post from Life After Empty Nest. Sharon explains how she was able to stop using cable and what she replaced it with.
This Potatoes Au Gratin recipe from M Double M. Monica shares this delicious recipe for one of my favorite comfort foods.
Thanks to everyone for linking up to last weeks party.
If you were featured, please grab the featured button to add to your blog.

Now, onto the party!

Link up your latest inspiring posts including:
Home Decor
Crafts
Sewing
Gardening
Recipes
DIY
Repurposing

I will post features next week to Pieced Pastimes, Facebook and Pinterest.

I can't wait to see what you have been working on!
Party Guidelines:
- Post the party button (above) with a link back to the party on your post.
- Share your own projects - something that is made by you.
- Follow Pieced Pastimes via one of the social media links at the top of the sidebar.
- No advertising, Etsy shops or giveaways.
- Pin feature photos to Pinterest from the original source and not from this blog.
- Visit other links and leave a kind comment.

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Saturday Sparks 7 - Viewer Favorites

Another fun week of generous and creative sharing has come and gone. My imagination is on overload with the inspirational projects that were linked up to the party.
For this Friday feature post, I am sharing the most viewed links.
Now, onto the Fabulous Features.....
The most viewed link was Decorating with Old Buckets from Little Brags. Christine shares the many places and ways she has used old  buckets around her home.
The second most viewed link is a three-way tie between - It's Not Just For Painting from Tattered Chick. Marsha shows us this lovely dropcloth window treatment she created......
and this Master Bedroom Reveal with Wood Ceiling from Our Small Town Idaho Life. Rachel takes us on a tour of her beautiful master bedroom. The wood ceiling is simply gorgeous as is all of the other wonderful details.....
......and this Thrifty Trendy Owl from Charm Bracelet Diva. Kathleen shares her recent thrift shop finds that she used to make this pretty Spring display.
The third most viewed link is 143 Uses for Vinegar from Fluster Buster. Robin continues her series and shows us the many different uses for vinegar.
Thanks to everyone for linking up to the party.
If you were featured, please grab the featured button to add to your blog.
The next party starts tomorrow at 9am EST - Come join the fun!
I will be featuring some additional personal favorites to kick off Saturday Sparks 8.




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Saturday, April 13, 2013

Saturday Sparks Link Party 7

Welcome to Saturday Sparks 7!
A place to share your latest creations and find inspiration from the talent of others.
Go here to see the viewer favorites from last weeks party.
A few of my favorites included:
This Linen Closet Reveal from Sophisticated Yellow. Natalie shares her newly organized and lovely linen closet.
This DIY Spring Wreath Tutorial from Ashleys Dandelion Wishes. Ashley shows us how to recreate this lovely Spring wreath.
This Dining Room Update from Simply Vintageous. Suzan refreshed this once dark stained sideboard into this beauty with the perfect shade of blue gray.
This Living Room Updated post from Suburbs Mama. Rita takes us through the changes she has made in her gorgeous living room. The coffee table and gallery wall are really jumping out at me.
This Fridge Coasters from Suburble. Tara shares this simple and clever idea. I have done this myself and it makes the task of keeping the refrigerator clean so much easier.
Thanks to everyone for linking up to last weeks party.
If you were featured, please grab the featured button to add to your blog.

Now, onto the party!

Link up your latest inspiring posts including:
Home Decor
Crafts
Sewing
Gardening
Recipes
DIY
Repurposing

I will post features next week to Pieced Pastimes, Facebook and Pinterest.

I can't wait to see what you have been working on!
Party Guidelines:
- Post the party button (above) with a link back to the party on your post.
- Share your own projects - something that is made by you.
- Follow Pieced Pastimes via one of the social media links at the top of the sidebar.
- No advertising, Etsy shops or giveaways.
- Pin feature photos to Pinterest from the original source and not from this blog.
- Visit other links and leave a kind comment.


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Friday, April 12, 2013

Saturday Sparks 6 - Viewer Favorites

It's always fun to see what the most viewed links are. Apparently, your tastes are similar to mine because these choices are ones I adore as well.
For this Friday feature post, I am sharing the most viewed links.
Now, onto the Fabulous Features.....
The most viewed link was Pattern Covered Window by Artsy Vava. An old window and some vintage sewing patterns were used to create this unique piece of art for her friends sewing room.
The 2nd most viewed link is Nice Rack by Delusions of Ingenuity. With her witty writing style, Andi shares her quilt rack makeover.
The third most viewed link is a three-way tie between - Pink Marble Top Tables from Penny's Vintage Home. Penny finds two end tables at an auction and brings them home to meet their big sister.......
....and this Radio Revamp from Blue Star Antiques. Cyndi found this vintage radio on a recent junkin' trip and gave it new life with some Annie Sloan Chalk Paint......
....and this Spring Cloche on a Budget from Charm Bracelet Diva At Home. Inspired by a Good Housekeeping magazine photo, Kathleen created this lovely Spring cloche vignette.
Thanks to everyone for linking up to the party.
If you were featured, please grab the featured button to add to your blog.
The next party starts tomorrow at 9am EST - Come join the fun!
I will be featuring some additional personal favorites to kick off Saturday Sparks 7.



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Saturday, April 6, 2013

Saturday Sparks Link Party 6

Welcome to Saturday Sparks 6!
A place to share your latest creations and find inspiration from the talent of others.
Go here to see the viewer favorites from last weeks party.
A few of my favorites included:
This Trash to Farmhouse Treasure from Olde Windmill Farm. Rachel's free find on Craigslist was the start for this beautiful farmhouse bath vanity.
This Reclaimed Wood Tray from Zu Haus at Home. Moni's sweet husband surprised her with this tray he built from old fence boards. His loving gift and Moni's talent in design created this pretty Spring decor.
This Library Card Catalog from Ardent Hands Designs. Jennifer gave this card catalog a fresh new look. The color she chose is so lovely with the brass hardware.
This Free Fonts post by The Blissful Bee. Amy has compiled a list of her Top 10 Free Fonts.
This Easter Decor by Southern Charm. Nicole found her inspiration from Christ Church and created this vintage themed display. 
This Boys Bedroom Reveal from Sophisticated Yellow. Natalie updated her sons bedroom and takes us through all the wonderful details.
This Caramelized Butternut Squash Recipe from Suburbs Mama. Rita shares this delicious recipe.
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Thanks to everyone for linking up to last weeks party.
If you were featured, please grab the featured button to add to your blog.
Now, onto the party!

Link up your latest inspiring posts including:
Home Decor
Crafts
Sewing
Gardening
Recipes
DIY
Repurposing

I will post features next week to Pieced Pastimes, Facebook and Pinterest.

I can't wait to see what you have been working on!
Pieced Pastimes

Party Guidelines:
- Post the party button (above) or a text link back to the party on your post.
- Share your own projects - that are made by you.
- Follow Pieced Pastimes via one of the social media links at the top of the sidebar.
- No advertising, Etsy shops or giveaways.
- Pin feature photos to Pinterest from the original source and not from this blog.
- Visit other links and leave a kind comment.

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