Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Yep I'm here... AND I got all crafty {V-day bunting}

So um yeah it's been almost a month since I last posted...oops.  So much for being back.  The blog and crafting has been put on the back burner because my focus has been on other things, stressful things but very important things.  Vague enough for you?  And because of the stress from these things I have had NADA motivation to craft and/or blog.  I could have blogged about Lily peeing on the potty for the first time or that Natalie puked outside on our deck in the snow or that my beautiful rug has been ruined by dog pee but i figured you may not find that too riveting or pin worthy ;)

BUT today I got all crafty. I was inspired by one of my bff's Ali, who makes the most amazing buntings.  They are always perfection. Check out her shop to see for yourself! I had the idea in my head for awhile but finally found the motivation to bring it to life.

And here is what I came up with.

A pretty valentine bunting.

Kraft paper, doilies, and paper hearts.

Simple but pretty.

So thanks Ali. XO

And before I go my pal Ryan has something to tell you...

And in case you didn't know...

Hehe...isn't pinterest FANTASTIC?  It's the little things, right?
Later gators.

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  1. it looks so cute! and i love your touch of aqua, of course!
    jake peed on our carpet last night and charlie dug a huge hole in the yard today though i tried to stop him and by the time i got to him i heard something squeaking which would have been the mouse in his mouth. so then i left him out in the yard until chris got home and chris was annoyed with me.... but yeah, that stuff was not blog worthy!

  2. I love your bunting and that blog giveaway made me crack up (Because that is so what I feel like most of the time). Anyway, glad your baaack!

  3. Very pretty, Andi. I love the addition of the doilies, and I really love the kraft paper look. Nice! I LOVE the "hey girl" pins all over Pinterest. Sometimes I laugh right out loud :)

  4. LOVE the look of the bunting! It just occurred to me that February starts tomorrow... so I'd better get my decorating started if it's going to happen. Sounds like you've had a lot of bodily fluids to deal with in the last month, so I will wish you some good, *dry* luck in everything that you're doing :)

  5. bahahahahaha! I hate you.

    I totally just said gullible outloud. ahhh dammit girl! why oh why!? =) Love your bunting! <3

  6. Very cute and I love the kraft paper as well! Simple, but very pretty!!

  7. I laugh so hard when I see the ryan gosling posters hahaha

  8. Way to rock the doilies!!! They're perfect :)

  9. LOVE LOVE love LoVe it! It's perfect!!!!
    I miss and love u tons!!!

  10. Very cute- Love it-
    and I have had those give aways.

  11. I love how you layered the paper and doilies. Totally cute! And those Handmade Ryan Gosling things kill me.

  12. Oh, I've missed you. Thanks for the laugh.

  13. i. miss. you. :(
    your bunting is the cats pajama's! so are the little extra's at the end of your post! ha!
    much love to YOU,

  14. That bunting is a-dorable!!!! I want to make one! Blogging/crafting is tough to wrap your brain around when other BIG stuff is going on, but I am definitely happy to read your post today!! Keep on truckin' friend! You're awesome! xo

  15. I love it. Good job sister!
    Oh, and maybe it will make you smile to know that I think of you when I wash my hair because of your blog post So Fresh and So Clean!

  16. That is so cute!! Great idea. I think I already have some rick rack trim hanging around :)

  17. kraft paper, doilies, and bunting in one project. fabulous.

  18. HAHAHA. LOL. I don't even want to admit how much time I just spent saying the word gullible. I'm the worst. :)

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