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What We Learned {Creating with the Stars 2013)


  Phew! We don’t know about you, but we are exhausted after that month-long Creating with the Stars. But on the other hand, we really miss it! We could not be happier with the way our first ever contest went and hope you all enjoyed it and were inspired by it too! We are chomping […]

Fab Find Friday

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Well, after all the hoopla with the Nate Show, you’d think Monica and I would be ready to take a break and relax for a while, but because we’re completely crazy we love a good challenge, we’re jumping in head first to our next big thing. And that big thing is…. That’s right, Crafting with the Stars!. […]

The Part-Time Blogger’s Dilemma {Let’s Be Honest}


Ok, it’s time to get really real with you. About us and our blog. It involves a little something we like to call: We recently received a very nice comment from a regular follower that prompted us to write this post. Before you read it, I have to say that we were very grateful for this reader’s […]

Bicycle Wheel Clock {Thistlewood Farms}


If you missed the announcement about which nine contestants made it through to Round 2 of Creating with the Stars, click here! We’re dying to see what those ladies come up with for this week’s Knockoff theme! ————————————————————————————————————————– We fell in love with Karianne’s clock the moment we laid eyes on it. It’s so orignal […]

Creating with the Stars

2014 Season Promo

 We’re the hosts of Creating with the Stars- an annual competition for DIY bloggers.  Each season we look for the most creative bloggers with the best DIY projects in the blogosphere!  We team up 12 “rookie” bloggers with 12 “star” bloggers (acting as mentors) to compete in 4 rounds of DIY challenges! We crown one […]

Creating with the Stars Round 2 Winners


We thought Round 1 was pretty impressive, but Round 2 officially blew us away.  Apparently all of blogland was pretty excited too, because we had a bajillion of votes over the last two days (yes, that’s the official number, FYI).  This round was the closest one yet, with 1st and 2nd place only separated by […]

Creating with the Stars Round 1 Winners Announced!


Phew! The contestants and their Star partners really set the bar high this week with their Round 1 projects. Almost every one of you commented about how hard it was to choose only three favorites and we felt that pain right along with you! We know that you’re not really here to read lots of […]

Creating with the Stars- What blog STARS Would Rock Your World??


We can hardly believe it, but we’re in full planning mode for 2014’s Season of Creating with the Stars! We had so much fun hosting the world’s best DIY blogger contest last year and of course we’re planning to make it BIGGER and BETTER for the upcoming year!  Remember how awesome last year’s winner’s projects […]

Fab Find Friday

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It’s the weekend, everyone! Woohoo! We have a fun giveaway for you today to start your weekend off right. Remember our bloggy friend, Denise, from The Painted Home?  Well. she’s throwing this awesome party called Dine & Design on November 17th. This sounds like so much fun (espcially for us design-obsessed craftaholics who LOVE to eat, […]

Creating with the Stars 2013 Projects Recap


We’re so excited about the response you’ve all given us to our Creating with the Stars 2014 Season Announcement yesterday!  You’re all the BEST- thank you!! If you missed it, check out all the details HERE. We thought it would be a fun idea to look back at some of the projects from the 2013 […]

Wood Shim Wall Art {Crafting for Charity with

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If we win, will give Worthwhile Wear Five Thousand Buckaroos!  For a new organization like theirs, that could be a major game changer and we really hope we can win it for them! (If you want to skip the project and just vote you can! lol Click HERE to Vote) You can read all […]

Creating with the Stars 2013 Season Recap

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The 2013 Season of Creating with the Stars was a huge success!  We had amazing talent, awesome projects, and the best sponsors!  Use the links and info below to take a look back ! Click HERE to get info on the current seasons of CWTS 2013 CWTS Announcement & Entry Information Submit a project for the […]

Creating with the Stars Round 4 Link Up


If you haven’t already done so, please GO VOTE for your favorite in the fourth and final round of CWTS! If you missed all the amazing projects in the first three weeks of CWTS, be sure to check them out below! Round 1 Projects & Winners Round 2 Projects & Winners Round 3 Projects & […]

Get Organized!

I’m so happy to introduce you to Robin Harisis. She was roomates with my older sister at Messiah College, so I sort of know her by association. She is the founder of Room Service Personal Organizing, LLC and a member of the National Association of Professional Organizers and Faithful Organizers.  Robin believes that everyone can […]

Barnwood Artwork


We interrupt the Fall Lovers Series to bring you a super cool project that my BFF completed for my dining room.  If you don’t have a crafty best friend, I highly recommend one! (I’m not positive we’re allowed to share this post yet because of The Nate Show taping we did two weeks ago, but […]