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Great Ideas — Beachy Inspiration!!

19 Jun
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Hey, everyone!! 
It’s Amy from My 3 Monsters again. 

I’m so excited to be back!  Jen’s letting me guest post again today to share more of my Weekend Wrap-Up Favorites because she’s super-cool like that, you know.  And, boy, do I have more favorites!!  Y’all are some of the most talented crafters out there. 

It has already been  “summer   ” for a while here in Arizona. 

In fact, our summer break is about 1/3 of the way done.  = (    
I love these projects celebrating all things summery, beachy and fun!

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This bright, beautiful paper wreath from Corner House would be perfection on my front door!
 
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Loving the coastal chic chair over at Primp. Those stripes just scream beach to me.
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Check out She’s {kinda} Crafty to learn how to make these adorable beachy chevron canvasses. 

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My kids would get a kick out of these beach ball pillows over at Make It Lovely. {Though I have visions of stuffed beach ball wars breaking out all over my house.}
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The kiddos would also love these glow-in-the-dark drinks from Come Together Kids.  Wouldn’t that be fun to liven up your beverages while you’re watching fireworks on the 4th?!
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This swim suit cover-up submitted by Monkey See, Monkey Do   looks really comfy for your next pool party.
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I’m definitely going to have to try this summery t-shirt refashion from Flower Frenzy Creations.  Love the ruffles, the rosettes, the nautical stripes . . . love!
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This Hot Mama “Beach Babe” makeover at B. Jane is stunning.
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I would love to be invited to a swanky soiree  like this Ice Cream Bar party over at Jessica N. Designs.
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This coconut ice cream from Wonderful Joy Ahead looks like even I could make it.
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As does this Frozen Pina Colada Pie over at Madigan Made. {Oh. My. Yummy!}
Just one more frozen, creamy thing, I promise.  It’s HOT here and this Orange Cream Shake at Simply Sweet Home looks oh-so refreshing.
This pretty carved cantaloupe from Suzy’s Artsy Crafty Sitcom looks awfully refreshing, too.  That would certainly impress my family and friends at our next get-together! 
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My husband grew up in Canada and I am all-American so I LOVED  these kids craft ideas for both Canada Day and the 4th of July submitted by Dragonfly Designs.  You had me at the maple leaf on the foot.
And NOW, in the spirit of Keeping it Real, as we unabashedly do over at My 3 Monsters, I greatly appreciated the following submissions:
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I adore a woman who is brave enough to show that her perfectly styled laundry room was not, in fact, practical for family living.  Because I thought I was the only one who couldn’t keep my utility areas photo-ready all the time!  This 10 minute laundry room clean-up at Three Boys is truly inspiring.
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Maybe misery really does love company because I love this gardening fail at Come Together Kids, too. Even ladies with great ideas like glow-in-the-dark drinks {see above} can forget to water their planters. 
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The story behind this painting at Addicted 2 Decorating is priceless!  {Click the link and read about her laundry room mural, too.  So good.}  I happen to think it’s a lovely, moody painting, if my humble opinion counts for anything.
Thanks to all you crafty ladies out there for sharing your inspiring projects {the successful and the less-than} this week and every other.  Thanks to Jen also for letting me dig through these great projects and share some of them with you.  It’s been fun!

And be sure to come over and link up YOUR ideas for a chance to win your choice of ANYTHING from ModBe Clothing!! 

Thanks Amy – you did an AMWESOME job!! 

Be sure and check out My 3 Monsters — you will love it!! 

Do you use  Instagram?? 

It’s a great app to share photos and connect with people. I love all of the filters you can choose from. And you can set it to share with your friends on the app, PLUS go directly to your Facebook or Twitter accounts. Hhere’s a picture of my feet and bag, waiting to board the plane for London 🙂  I’m going to try to record my trip on Instagram and then put the pictures in a book when I’m done. If you have an account, I’d love to connect with you — my user name is jenjentrixie. 🙂

Have a Happy Sunday!!!

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Great Ideas — Beachy Inspiration!!

19 Jun
Photobucket
Hey, everyone!! 
It’s Amy from My 3 Monsters again. 

I’m so excited to be back!  Jen’s letting me guest post again today to share more of my Weekend Wrap-Up Favorites because she’s super-cool like that, you know.  And, boy, do I have more favorites!!  Y’all are some of the most talented crafters out there. 

It has already been  “summer   ” for a while here in Arizona. 

In fact, our summer break is about 1/3 of the way done.  = (    
I love these projects celebrating all things summery, beachy and fun!

Photobucket
This bright, beautiful paper wreath from Corner House would be perfection on my front door!
 
Photobucket
Loving the coastal chic chair over at Primp. Those stripes just scream beach to me.
Photobucket
Check out She’s {kinda} Crafty to learn how to make these adorable beachy chevron canvasses. 

Photobucket
My kids would get a kick out of these beach ball pillows over at Make It Lovely. {Though I have visions of stuffed beach ball wars breaking out all over my house.}
Photobucket
The kiddos would also love these glow-in-the-dark drinks from Come Together Kids.  Wouldn’t that be fun to liven up your beverages while you’re watching fireworks on the 4th?!
Photobucket
This swim suit cover-up submitted by Monkey See, Monkey Do   looks really comfy for your next pool party.
Photobucket
I’m definitely going to have to try this summery t-shirt refashion from Flower Frenzy Creations.  Love the ruffles, the rosettes, the nautical stripes . . . love!
Photobucket
This Hot Mama “Beach Babe” makeover at B. Jane is stunning.
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I would love to be invited to a swanky soiree  like this Ice Cream Bar party over at Jessica N. Designs.
Photobucket
This coconut ice cream from Wonderful Joy Ahead looks like even I could make it.
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As does this Frozen Pina Colada Pie over at Madigan Made. {Oh. My. Yummy!}
Just one more frozen, creamy thing, I promise.  It’s HOT here and this Orange Cream Shake at Simply Sweet Home looks oh-so refreshing.
This pretty carved cantaloupe from Suzy’s Artsy Crafty Sitcom looks awfully refreshing, too.  That would certainly impress my family and friends at our next get-together! 
Photobucket
My husband grew up in Canada and I am all-American so I LOVED  these kids craft ideas for both Canada Day and the 4th of July submitted by Dragonfly Designs.  You had me at the maple leaf on the foot.
And NOW, in the spirit of Keeping it Real, as we unabashedly do over at My 3 Monsters, I greatly appreciated the following submissions:
Photobucket
I adore a woman who is brave enough to show that her perfectly styled laundry room was not, in fact, practical for family living.  Because I thought I was the only one who couldn’t keep my utility areas photo-ready all the time!  This 10 minute laundry room clean-up at Three Boys is truly inspiring.
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Maybe misery really does love company because I love this gardening fail at Come Together Kids, too. Even ladies with great ideas like glow-in-the-dark drinks {see above} can forget to water their planters. 
Photobucket
The story behind this painting at Addicted 2 Decorating is priceless!  {Click the link and read about her laundry room mural, too.  So good.}  I happen to think it’s a lovely, moody painting, if my humble opinion counts for anything.
Thanks to all you crafty ladies out there for sharing your inspiring projects {the successful and the less-than} this week and every other.  Thanks to Jen also for letting me dig through these great projects and share some of them with you.  It’s been fun!

And be sure to come over and link up YOUR ideas for a chance to win your choice of ANYTHING from ModBe Clothing!! 

Thanks Amy – you did an AMWESOME job!! 

Be sure and check out My 3 Monsters — you will love it!! 

Do you use  Instagram?? 

It’s a great app to share photos and connect with people. I love all of the filters you can choose from. And you can set it to share with your friends on the app, PLUS go directly to your Facebook or Twitter accounts. Hhere’s a picture of my feet and bag, waiting to board the plane for London 🙂  I’m going to try to record my trip on Instagram and then put the pictures in a book when I’m done. If you have an account, I’d love to connect with you — my user name is jenjentrixie. 🙂

Have a Happy Sunday!!!

Beachy-ish Subway Art Sign {using the Silhouette}

23 Jun
To celebrate the exciting Silhouette Giveaway that’s going on now, I am sharing a project each day this week that was created using the Silhouette.
I’m working on my bathroom remodel right now, it’s going to be a Board and Batten room with beachy colors. So I thought it would be fun to make some Beachy art to do in that room. 
I chose this phrase because I think it’s so true — your day will go better if you start it off with a smile!
I took a sheet of MDF from Home Dept and cut it in half. I also found some interesting trim molding and brought that home.
I painted the board a turquoise color using DecoArt — Spa Blue. Then I used DecoArt — Mississippi Mud and mixed it with their Glaze and painted over the turquoise. It gave it a kind of beachy look.  I also painted the molding. Then I mitered the edges of the molding and attached them to the MDF board using Gorilla Glue. Instead of clamps, I taped down the molding using painters tape.

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Once it was dry, I decided that it needed another layer of paint. So I took the ceiling that I am going to paint my bathroom ceiling — Martha Stewart — Blue Fir, and painted a layer over the whole frame. Once that dried, I sanded some of the paint off so that they undercoat of turquoise would come through and it would look a little weathered.
Then I used the Silhouette and cut out some letters that were 4-inches high using their Ariel font. I cut those out and transferred them onto the Transfer Paper. Then I applied the letters to the board. 
The last thing I did was add a little flower embellishment. I took a strip of leftover fabric about 2 inches wide by 12 inches long, sewed a seam down the middle using my widest stitch — it automatically gathers. then I cut out two circles of burlap, one a little larger than the other. Then I frayed the burlap and hot glued those layers together. Then I hot glued the gathered fabric to the outside edge of the burlap in a circle and then added a paper scrapbook flower. Now I have a little beachy sign to go in my new bathroom!

XOXO

Beachy-ish Subway Art Sign {using the Silhouette}

23 Jun
To celebrate the exciting Silhouette Giveaway that’s going on now, I am sharing a project each day this week that was created using the Silhouette.
I’m working on my bathroom remodel right now, it’s going to be a Board and Batten room with beachy colors. So I thought it would be fun to make some Beachy art to do in that room. 
I chose this phrase because I think it’s so true — your day will go better if you start it off with a smile!
I took a sheet of MDF from Home Dept and cut it in half. I also found some interesting trim molding and brought that home.
I painted the board a turquoise color using DecoArt — Spa Blue. Then I used DecoArt — Mississippi Mud and mixed it with their Glaze and painted over the turquoise. It gave it a kind of beachy look.  I also painted the molding. Then I mitered the edges of the molding and attached them to the MDF board using Gorilla Glue. Instead of clamps, I taped down the molding using painters tape.

https://i1.wp.com/www.homedepot.com/catalog/productImages/300/15/156d1efe-de63-4a1e-8ea0-c982518ec19c_300.jpg
Once it was dry, I decided that it needed another layer of paint. So I took the ceiling that I am going to paint my bathroom ceiling — Martha Stewart — Blue Fir, and painted a layer over the whole frame. Once that dried, I sanded some of the paint off so that they undercoat of turquoise would come through and it would look a little weathered.
Then I used the Silhouette and cut out some letters that were 4-inches high using their Ariel font. I cut those out and transferred them onto the Transfer Paper. Then I applied the letters to the board. 
The last thing I did was add a little flower embellishment. I took a strip of leftover fabric about 2 inches wide by 12 inches long, sewed a seam down the middle using my widest stitch — it automatically gathers. then I cut out two circles of burlap, one a little larger than the other. Then I frayed the burlap and hot glued those layers together. Then I hot glued the gathered fabric to the outside edge of the burlap in a circle and then added a paper scrapbook flower. Now I have a little beachy sign to go in my new bathroom!

XOXO