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  • Families First – A Sweet Mother’s Day Gift



  • Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for April 2016.  We are thankful you stopped by to take a look at our new 2016 Blog Hop monthly themes.  This month we are featuring projects that are all about our families. This … Continue reading


  • Easter Card Ideas and a Blog Hop



  • Welcome to our Blog Hop! Easter and Passover are quickly approaching, and today we have some great ideas, inspiration, tips, resources and how-to for you this Easter or Passover holiday as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be … Continue reading


  • Handmade Valentine Cards and a Blog Hop


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  • Welcome to our Blog Hop and a happy early Valentine’s Day to you! We have some great ideas, inspiration, tips, resources and how-to for you to have some fun this Valentine’s Day as you move along through the blog hop. You may … Continue reading


  • Giving Thanks


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  • Welcome to our Blog Hop! This time we are focusing on all things Thanksgiving! Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration, tips, resources and how-to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be starting the blog hop or … Continue reading


  • Reese in Wonderland


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  • This year, Reese’s birthday party theme was a spin on Alice in Wonderland. Only problem, we got rained out. So all of our themed ideas had to get pushed aside. Still, this was a reminder to me as a mom and … Continue reading


  • Halloween Party Ideas


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  • Welcome to our September Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on all things Halloween! Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration, tips, resources and how-to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be starting the blog hop or … Continue reading


  • Linky Party



  • Hello friends! Welcome to The Living With Style Linky Party! You may have seen our Living With Style Blog Hop that is now the last Monday of each month. We share ideas for crafts, recipes, DIY and other awesome things. Now, … Continue reading


  • Fall Fun is Right Around the Corner


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  • Welcome to our August Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on Fall Fun!! Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration, tips, resources and how-to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be starting the blog hop or … Continue reading


  • Lawn Yahtzee!


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  • Well, the trend for lawn games continues in a very big way for weddings and events alike, not to mention in my own back yard! And we just added giant Yahtzee to our list of games you can buy too. … Continue reading


  • Summertime Fun!


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  • Welcome to our June Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on Summertime and Family Fun activities. Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration and how to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be starting the blog … Continue reading


  • Father’s Day Ideas


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  • Welcome to our May Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on all things Father’s Day…it’s only a few weeks away! Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration and how to as you move along through the blog hop. You may just be … Continue reading


  • {Pals Blog Hop} DIY Bridal Shower Details



  • Welcome to the Pals Blog Hop for May where we are preparing for the retirement of some Stampin’ Up! products.  Though it may be goodbye to some very loved supplies, it will make room for the much anticipated new catalog … Continue reading


  • Nautical Enclosure Card


  • Stampin' Up Nautical Sea Street Enclosure Card, Natalie Bradley

  • I’m participating in The Paper Players Color Challenge today – #PP244 to use these colors – This is the time of year for showers, birthday parties and get-togethers of all types, so when I saw this color challenge, I knew … Continue reading


  • Simple Hostess Gift Presentation


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  • This past weekend I put together this gift for someone special on Mother’s Day and as I was packaging it, I thought, “this is the perfect hostess gift too!” And it really is. Something someone can use in his or her home … Continue reading


  • Something for Baby Place Cards


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  • I love showers of all types, but baby showers are particularly fun to incorporate cute and sweet elements throughout. So today I just want to share simple, yet perfect place cards for a baby shower that you can easily create! … Continue reading


  • Something for Baby Card


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  • I just found out that one of our wedding couples is expecting a sweet baby girl, so I got inspired to create a baby card to send their way. I love smaller cards – they may be my favorite actually. I … Continue reading


  • Watercolor Mother’s Day Greeting Card


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  • Create a handmade greeting card for your mom that looks like a real artist created it! All you need to do is stamp the sentiment and the flower designs, then take a watercolor brush or aqua painter (pictured below) and … Continue reading


  • Simple and Clean Graduation Card


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  •   So my little brother is graduating from high school this year. He was born when I was a senior in high school if you can believe it…. he’s 17 years and 9 months younger than me to be exact. … Continue reading


  • Mother’s Day Ideas


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  • Welcome to our April Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on all things Mother’s Day…it’s only a couple of weeks away! Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration and how to as you move along through the blog hop. You may … Continue reading


  • A Great Rainy Day Activity for Kids


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  • This year, we didn’t go anywhere for spring break and my daughter really wanted to get together with some of her girlfriends from school. Plus, she’s been obsessed with the idea of camping lately, and I’m just not a camping … Continue reading


  • Lawn Games – One of my Favorite Wedding Trends


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  • Welcome to our April Blog Hop! This month we are focusing on our favorite wedding ideas to help you in the process of planning your wedding or event. Get ready for some great ideas, inspiration and how to as you move along … Continue reading


  • The Sunniest Cupcake Ever


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  • One of my absolute favorite flowers is the sunflower and so this sunflower cupcake seriously stopped me in my tracks! These are just so cute for a birthday, shower, wedding or any event really.  Don’t you love this fabulous Pinterest … Continue reading


  • Stampin’ Up! Spring Card Ideas and Inspiration


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  •   Welcome to the March Pals Blog Hop where we are celebrating spring. This month we are featuring spring related projects for Mother’s Day, Easter or any other occasion that celebrates winter coming to an end. You may just be … Continue reading


  • The Appetizer of the Summer



  • The first food that pops into my head when I think about summer in the south is….. watermelon!  Watermelon is definitely the fruit of the summer in Georgia.  We think these watermelon appetizers shown below are perfect for any party, wedding, or event … Continue reading


  • A Southern Touch: Magnolia Leaves



  • If you have an old magnolia tree in your yard, then we have found a few ideas for you!  By using the magnolia leaves off your tree, you will be able to create a simple and easy touch to your wedding, … Continue reading


  • How ’bout Some Southern Wedding Favors Y’all


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  • Wedding favors can be a lot of fun for your guests and can also be a great way to express your own style and tastes! If it’s in your budget, guests will appreciate the time you took to create a personal favor for … Continue reading


  • Milk and Cookies? Yes, Please!


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  • The Pinterest find of the week is having cookies and milk for children at your party!  We love this idea because it is not limited to just one event.  Cookies and Milk can be served to kids at Weddings, New … Continue reading


  • The Perfect Bridesmaid {or Hostess} Gift You Can Make!


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  • The Pinterest find of the week is a DIY monogrammed bag! We have the perfect bag for your bridesmaids to use long after your wedding is over.  (This is also a fabulous gift you can create to thank a hostess … Continue reading


  • A Candy Table for All Ages!



  • A fun trend that is still quite popular for weddings and events alike are candy tables and buffets!  This idea is simple and SWEET!  Your candy table will be a definite hit no matter the age of your guests! And we just love … Continue reading


  • A Crafty Valentine Party for Kiddos


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  • It has become an annual tradition in our home to host a craft Valentine card-making party for my daughter Reese and her friends. This year was a lot of fun once again. Enjoy the pictures, details, and crafts below to … Continue reading


  • Pinterest Find of the Week :: Doily Charger and Name Card



  • The Pinterest find of this week is using a calligraphed doily as a name card and charger (of sorts) for your wedding from Martha Stewart Weddings! Don’t you just love how simple and elegant this idea is?! It’s perfect for a wedding, shower or brunch …. … Continue reading


  • Pinterest Find of the Week


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  • Are you unsure about what you want thrown as you leave your wedding or reception?  We have found the perfect idea for you!  Instead of having bubbles, bird seed, or those beautiful-but-sometimes-dangerous sparklers (you know some people should not ever be near … Continue reading


  • A Simple Valentine from Stampin Up Occasions Catalog


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  • Welcome to the first Pals Blog Hop of 2015. We hope your new year is off to a great creative start. To celebrate the start of a new Stampin’ Up! year, we are showcasing products from our newest catalog this … Continue reading


  • How to Make Sheet Music Angel Ornaments


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  • It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas! Welcome to the last Pals Blog Hop of 2014. This month we want to help you start your holiday wish list by sharing projects featuring our favorite Stampin’ Up! papers, stamps, tools … Continue reading


  • Thanksgiving Craft- DIY Give Thanks Cards


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  • Welcome to the November Pals Blog Hop, we are thankful you stopped by.  This month we are showcasing projects that show our thanks, including both thank you and Thanksgiving themed projects. You may just be starting the blog hop or … Continue reading


  • Handmade Musical Angel Ornaments


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  • It’s no secret that I’m in love with angels … and these angels I made from Christmas sheet music just have me swooning right now! I mean I am in LOVE!! These ornaments are about 4.5″ high and 4.5″ wide … Continue reading


  • Considering Pearls for the Big Day?


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  • Many brides wear pearls on the big day. As well as the mothers of the bride and groom, grandmothers of the bride and groom as well as the bridal party! It’s also become a wonderful tradition for many brides to … Continue reading


  • Monster Mash Themed Kids Birthday Party


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  • My daughter’s birthday is always fun for me to plan every year. We have a great time coming up with a fun theme and getting creative together. Reese loves to help make the crafts and details and be a part … Continue reading


  • For the love of Succulents


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  • So it’s no secret that succulents have been a HUGE trend for this year’s weddings… and I have been a huge fan of succulents since I discovered the “hens and chicks” variety back in 2004. I’m obsessed with having these … Continue reading


  • Fall Stampin’ Up Crafts


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  •   Welcome to the October Pals Blog Hop where we are celebrating an early Halloween and Harvest season. This month we are sharing Halloween and fall projects using our wonderful Stampin’ Up! supplies. You may just be starting the blog … Continue reading