Polka Dot Barn – Featured Sponsor

May 11th, 2013

My adorable and incredibly creative friend Alicia King recently opened an etsy store with her adorable paper goods and vintage finds. She also sells at local boutiques including one this weekend at Bliss Boutique in Pleasant Grove Utah (105 S 100 E). Her shop name is the polka.dot barn: paper goods & vintage finds.

Here are some  awesome photos of her booth and cute products. Visit her website: thepolkadotbarn.com, etsy shop: thepolkadotbarn.etsy.com,  and blog:  aliciaking.typepad.com for lots more eye candy. You can also add her on Facebook to get updates about what boutique’s she’ll be showing at:  facebook.com/thepolkadotbarn.

Now onto the drool-worthy photos:





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Isn’t her booth just so amazing! I want her to come and decorate my studio… if I had one right now. Maybe in a few months… Seriously cute stuff though – so check out her site and shop to get your hands on her adorable creations!

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Blog of the week – christmas ornaments + home renovation

October 6th, 2011

I stumbled across this blog and just had to share. Katy Elliott shares this awesome recipe and tutorial for salt dough ornaments by Stephanie with drawn on filigree . Genius!:

And did I mention the 260 year old home they are renovating? How much fun would that be (Mr. Project says not fun at all… but I disagree!). I’m sure they are up to their elbows in all that has to get done though.

If you love a craft and home renovation blog as much as I do, then be sure to check out Katy Elliott for some inspiration and a good read!

Blog of the Week – Royal Icing and Hand Made Gifts

September 29th, 2011

I came across a great blog a few weeks ago titled A Thousand Words and there were some really adorable projects including this awesome tutorial on creating royal icing shapes for cupcakes:

I cannot wait to try this out! Not that I need to be making cupcakes anytime soon. But check out the link for step-by-step instructions.

And then there is the super awesome Birthday Hamper that she made “on the cheap” for a good friend’s birthday gift. It turned out to be the cutest home-made gift ever known to man:

Anyway if you have some blog browsing time, I highly suggest A Thousand Words for a good read and some great inspiration!