Creative Estates-my weekend hanging in the ‘hood

Creative Estates '11 Logo

I just have to start out by saying that I had the best time at the Creative Estates blogging conference this weekend. I went there just knowing of a few bloggers and left with some new friends. There was a ton of networking and a some very inspiring advice from some bloggers with very established… 

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friday favorites 4.8.11

via Poppytalk

Hi all! Sorry this post is coming out late today.. I spent the day at the Creative Estates blog conference and have had so much fun. I am learning so much and meeting some awesome bloggers. This photo is of tulips in Holland found via Poppytalk and at Lemmemakeit. Aren’t the colors spectacular. Tulips are… 

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Bacon + Cheese Deviled Eggs

bacon deviled eggs

With Easter coming up I’ve been thinking a lot about eggs, particularly deviled eggs. Just the thought of them makes me drool. Since I’m the only one in the Sparklepants household that follows a low carb diet, these treats are treats for me. Ingredients 6 hardboiled eggs (I use 8, just in case one or… 

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Herringbone Vase And Planter

Herringbone Planter

I have been working on Project Herringbone the past couple of days. My inspiration is this fabric design, Herringbone Pond, by Joel Dewberry. I love how the herringbone is a little uneven, and gives the piece character. I started with a plain old terracotta planter, that I sprayed with a coat of white primer, then a… 

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project herringbone

via Puffed Peonies

I’m going to something that many design bloggers and DIYers and interior designers are going to frown upon. I’m over the chevron. Chevron is sooo last month. I mean honestly you see it everywhere. People have it all over their blogs, on business cards..on their doormats. I know, the chevron doormat has been my most… 

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