First of all, THANK YOU to everyone who gave me feedback on house colors yesterday!
I loved reading all of your thoughtful, smart ideas about the best way to go about choosing the best color for us.
I haven’t made a decision yet (cuz that would be quick), and I just found out from the husband that my “deadline” has been extended a bit, so you may be hearing more about this, but for now, I thought I’d show you my two favorite options so far, courtesy of the Sherwin-Williams Paint Visualizer:
The color match is not exact, but this is Option 4 + coral shutters and ivory trim.
And this is the best approximation I could find for our current house color with the shutters also in Quite Coral (yes, the same Quite Coral I used on my dresser makeover and my master closet…LOVE). I also lightened the trim considerably from our current house color.
Oh! And don’t forget that tomorrow, I’m having my big:
Lots of fun fashion/shoes (many of them name brand) for fantastic prices, and 25% of the proceeds benefit Parental Care Ministries!
Okay, so enough about me. Let’s talk about you lovely folks, specifically the fantastic goodness you guys shared at last week’s party!
I simply couldn’t pass up the opportunity to tell you about Gigi’s Cheese Ball recipe from It’s Overflowing. She’s not even my Gigi, but I’d like to give her a hug for being willing to share her scrumptious looking recipe!
I am a firm believer in the adage that spray paint makes just about anything better (Benjamin Franklin said that, right?), but it never once occurred to me to spray the bottom of my shoes! Now I want to do my whole closet in different colors. Be sure to check out these fabulous pink-soled shoes over at Meredith and Gwyneth
And while you’re there, you should probably gawk at her prettily styled new Ikea Expedit book case. Fab.u.lous.
I’m definitely a sucker for a great yard sale chair transformation, and this one from Woven Home is just perfect in its simplicity (I love the pop of blue from the pillow against all the creamy white).
If you’re like me and can totally get in a rut when it comes to teaching/helping your kids learn, you should definitely check out these great tips for creatively encouraging reading and writing shared by Grasping for Objectivity. I’ve already tried them several times this week with my own boys, and they loved them!
Do you know how expensive maternity jeans are? And how crazy frumpy they can make even the cutest preggo woman’s behind? But what if you could extend the life of that pair of fabulous jeans throughout pregnancy? No what if! You CAN, with this awesome tutorial for DIY Maternity Jeans from Crafty Cousins.
And finally, My Sister’s Suitcase strikes again with this Cutie Pie Button Art that speaks for itself. These ladies have such a knack for taking trends (I’m seeing buttons everywhere these days) and putting just the perfect twist on them to make them fresh and new!
Well, that wraps up last week, but I can’t wait to see what you’ve got for me this week!
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