Saturday, November 26, 2011

Christmas Wreath

Last year I saw lots of tutorials for homemade Christmas Wreaths. Many of them were the balls on the coat hanger style. Then I stumbed across Rachel Berry's Pottery Barn inspired wreath at Made with Love and Glue.  I really liked how hers had the Christmas balls on the greanery wreath.  I ran out right away and bought the supplies, which have then sat for a year.  I decided to finally put the wreath together.

The supplies I used are:

Wreath - bought at Walmart for $2
Christmas balls - bought at The Dollar Store. I bought 5 packages, two large red balls, one large gold, and one each of the small red and gold balls. I ended up using one package of the large red balls, one package of the large gold balls, 12 small gold balls and about half the package of the small red balls.

I also bought ribbon to hang the wreath. I don't remember where I purchased this.

I'm really happy with how it turned out. I'm thinking I'll hang it on the door between our kitchen and garage.  Once I hang it up I will share another picture.

Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Tiny Prints Talent Search Contest

Tiny Prints is having another contest, a talent search contest! You can find more information regarding this contest here.  

You can enter for a chance to win $1000 and a $500 Tiny Prints gift certificate.  

Tiny Prints is looking for the cutest photo in the following categories:

  • Cutest Baby (From ages of 0-24 months)
  • Cutest Kid (From ages of 25 months - 10 years old)
  • Cutest Family
  • Cutest Couple
  • Cutest Pet & Owner
The deadline to enter is November 21, 2011. Once the contest is over, it will be open to voting. You can enter on Tiny Prints Facebook page or their website. The official rules can be viewed here.

I hope that you submit a cute picture to their contest, I know I just need to find the right one.

Sunday, November 13, 2011

Christmas Cards & Tiny Prints

It's that time of year again to start thinking of Christmas cards.  This year I have been lucky enough to try out some cards from Tiny Prints. I have picked out some holiday cards like Halloween and Thanksgiving as well as birthday and anniversary cards. These cards are very well made and turn out beautiful. One of my favorite features of the site is that Tiny Prints will add my return address and the address of who I'm sending the card to prior to sending it to me.

I have been over on the Tiny Prints website viewing their Christmas Cards. They have such a beautiful collection with many of cards to choose from. This year I think my favorite cards are the circle Ornament Cards. This is something so new and different than any other card I have ever sent. What a special way for our friends and family to display the cards as well.

I think this one is so cute!
Or maybe this one...
This year Tiny Prints is giving bloggers 50 free cards to review on their blog. If you are interested in this program,  you can sign up here!  If you decide to sign up for this wonderful program, let me know as I will receive 24 free address labels. 

Have fun shopping around Tiny Prints, they have so any beautiful choices. I know for myself, the decision is not going to be an easy one!

Monday, November 7, 2011

Burt's Bees Sensitive Skin

I belong to the online site Bzz Agent. This wonderful site lets you sign up to test different products. I was lucky enough to be chosen to try out the Burt's Bees Sensitive Skin products. I was given a full size cleanser and lotion to try.  These products are great. I have sensitive skin and usually am very nervous to try different products in fear that my face will break out.  I will definitely be using these in the future.