Pieced Pastimes: June 2013

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Saturday Sparks Link Party 18

Welcome to Saturday Sparks 18!  
It gets harder each week to choose which links to feature. They are all wonderful and I appreciate each and every one.
Now, onto the fabulous features from Saturday Sparks 17 .

This Reclaimed Barn Beam Bench from The Frugal Tree.  John was given an old barn beam and transformed it into this great rustic bench. A simple design with big impact.

This Paris Grey Vanity from Mim's Vintage Charm. Using Annie Sloan Chalk Paint, Mimi combined a lovely shade of grey with just the right amount of gentle distressing and turned this vintage vanity into one beautiful piece of furniture.

This Stamped Paper Flower Tutorial from Lakeshore Stamping. Jenny shares a video tutorial on how to recreate these sweet paper flowers.

This Afternoon in the Garden post from Rosemary & Thyme. Janet shows us the lovely sanctuary she has created in her garden area .

This Personalized Coloring Sheets DIY from Beauty Through Imperfection. Paula gives us a DIY on how to recreate these fun personalized coloring pages.

This Muffin Tin Lasagnas recipe post from Krystasteen. Krysta shares her recipe for a quick Lasagna dish using wonton wrappers as a cup to hold the mouth watering fillings.

This Super Easy Gazpacho recipe from Ms. Toody Goo Shoes. Amy takes us back to her time spent on Fire Island and shares this tasty recipe for Gazpacho.
This Watermelon Cherry Limeade recipe post from Kleinworth & Co. Watermelon is a favorite summer treat in my home and this thirst quenching blend sounds delicious.

Pieced Pastimes

 Thanks to everyone for linking up to last weeks party.
If you were featured, please grab the featured button to add to your blog.

Now, onto the party!

Link up your latest inspiring posts including:

Home Decor
Crafts
Sewing
Gardening
Recipes
DIY
Repurposing

Link are open through Friday morning.

I will post features next week to Pieced Pastimes, Facebook and Pinterest.

I can't wait to see what you have been working on!

Pieced Pastimes

 Party Guidelines:
- Post the party button (above) with a link back to the party on your post.
- Share your own projects - something that is made by you.
- Follow Pieced Pastimes via one of the social media links at the top of the sidebar.
- No advertising, Etsy shops or giveaways.
- Pin feature photos to Pinterest from the original source and not from this blog.
- Visit other links and leave a kind comment. 
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Saturday, June 22, 2013

Saturday Sparks Link Party 17

Welcome to Saturday Sparks 17!  
Another amazing week of sharing happened at last weeks party. Talent abounds!
Now, onto the fabulous features from Saturday Sparks 16 :
This Edwardian Chair Makeover from Meg & Mums's.  Meg rescued this beauty from an Australian vintage shop for a mere $10 and gave it new life with beautiful fabric, new paint and a talented upholsterer. 
This Potting Bench Makeover from Little Brags. Christine refreshed this old potting bench with a coat of stain and some garden attire.

This Photos of 100 Year Old Hungarian Farm post from Bible Love Notes. Gail had the fortune of staying in the Hungarian Farm for a month and shares her inspiring thoughts about this beautiful setting.
This Thrifted Treasures post from Front Forty Farm. Emily shows us her thrifted vase collection and the  pretty ways she displays them
This No Sew Jelly Roll Pillow Tutorial from A Stroll Thru Life. Marty has a wonderful tutorial on how to recreate this sweet little no-sew pillow.
This Book Wreath Love post from Pintorella. Angie takes us through the steps of how she made this pretty book page wreath.
 This 4th of July Chevron Flag post from White Cottage Boutique. Kelsey Elaine has a step by step tutorial showing how she made this wonderful chevron flag.
 
 This Cream Cheese Stuffed Chicken post from KrystaSteen. This recipe from Krysta looks and sounds like a crowd pleasing dish. I must give this one a try!
 This Best Ever Strawberry Creamcheese Breakfast Cake from VMG206. Megin posted this tempting recipe for a delicious breakfast pastry.
 This Caramel and Cashew Shortbread post from Natasha In Oz. Natasha describes these little goodies as "shortbread perfection" and I have to agree!

Pieced Pastimes

 Thanks to everyone for linking up to last weeks party.
If you were featured, please grab the featured button to add to your blog.

Now, onto the party!

Link up your latest inspiring posts including:

Home Decor
Crafts
Sewing
Gardening
Recipes
DIY
Repurposing

Link are open through Friday morning.

I will post features next week to Pieced Pastimes, Facebook and Pinterest.

I can't wait to see what you have been working on!

Pieced Pastimes

 Party Guidelines:
- Post the party button (above) with a link back to the party on your post.
- Share your own projects - something that is made by you.
- Follow Pieced Pastimes via one of the social media links at the top of the sidebar.
- No advertising, Etsy shops or giveaways.
- Pin feature photos to Pinterest from the original source and not from this blog.
- Visit other links and leave a kind comment. 

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Sunday, June 16, 2013

Saturday Sparks Link Party 16

Welcome to Saturday Sparks 16!  Sorry, that it is a day late. 
This is a very busy time of year for us and there just doesn't seem to be enough hours in the day. 
Enough with my excuses, here are the fabulous features from Saturday Sparks 15 :
The Story of our House post from Front Forty Farm. Emily tells us the story of how her lovely New England Home was created.
This Dropcloth Slipcover Love post from Pintorella. Angie shares her pretty slipcovered chair. Pleats, piping and drop cloth - what's not to love!
My Dads House in Spain post from Little Brags. Christine gives us a photo tour of her father's home in Spain. It's fun to see the different styles of homes from other countries. Love the curved tile roof combined with the lush gardens.
This Ruffled Tote Tutorial from Passion et Couture. Marisa has a fabulous tutorial to recreate this lovely tote bag.
This From Nightie to This... post from Tattered Chick. Marsha shows us her flea market find that she altered into a sweet blouse.
This Bathroom Update on a Budget post from KrystaSteen. Krysta updates her kids bathroom and takes it from the toddler years into the tween years.
 The Perfect Summer Candles post from Glamorous Bride. Fotini gives us a DIY on making these rustic citronella candles just in time for the upcoming hot summer days.
Thanks to everyone for linking up to last weeks party.
If you were featured, please grab the featured button to add to your blog.

Now, onto the party!

Link up your latest inspiring posts including:

Home Decor
Crafts
Sewing
Gardening
Recipes
DIY
Repurposing

Link are open through Friday morning.

I will post features next week to Pieced Pastimes, Facebook and Pinterest.

I can't wait to see what you have been working on!

Party Guidelines:
- Post the party button (above) with a link back to the party on your post.
- Share your own projects - something that is made by you.
- Follow Pieced Pastimes via one of the social media links at the top of the sidebar.
- No advertising, Etsy shops or giveaways.
- Pin feature photos to Pinterest from the original source and not from this blog.
- Visit other links and leave a kind comment. 

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Monday, June 10, 2013

Saturday Sparks Link Party 15

Welcome to Saturday Sparks 15 (be it 2 days late) !
I think you will agree that the showcased posts from the last party are well worth the wait.
Now onto the fabulous features from Saturday Sparks 14 :
This Yellow Vintage Vanity Set from White Cottage Boutique. Kelsey Elaine shares a wonderful before and after of this gorgeous vanity. Love the pale yellow shade she chose combined with the rich stained top.
This DIY Tiered Kitchen Basket from VMG206. Megin has a great tutorial on how to create this pretty and useful tiered basket.
This Ways I Make Our Home Warm and Welcoming post from Natasha In Oz. Everyone wants their home to be welcoming and Natasha shares how she creates this inviting atmosphere in her lovely home.
These DIY Pillow Covers from Lisa Griffith. Lisa has a great tutorial on how to create these pretty throw pillows she created for her porch.
This Nightmare Stand post from Delusions of Ingenuity. Andi fought a hard battle with this nightstand but as you can see, she won in the end with this lovely piece of furniture.
These DIY Fabric Flowers from Passion Et Couture. Marisa shares a tutorial on how to recreate these lovely fabric flowers.

This Large Beach Bag Tutorial from Little Miss Kimberly Ann. Kimberly created this great beach bag and shares a tutorial of how to make one for yourself.
This Beautiful Dresser Rehab from Glamorous Bride. Fotini shows us her first Furniture Rehab that turned out beautifully!
This Caramel Macchiato Date Shake post from Kleinworth & Co. Gina shares this delicious frozen treat to satisfy our sweet cravings.
This Homemade Taco Seasoning post from Krysta Steen. Krysta shares her recipe for healthier homemade taco seasoning. Tacos are a family favorite in my home, so this recipe is a must-try.
 Thanks to everyone for linking up to last weeks party.
If you were featured, please grab the featured button to add to your blog.

Now, onto the party!

Link up your latest inspiring posts including:

Home Decor
Crafts
Sewing
Gardening
Recipes
DIY
Repurposing

The party is open from Saturday through Friday.

I will post features next week to Pieced Pastimes, Facebook and Pinterest.

I can't wait to see what you have been working on!

Party Guidelines:
- Post the party button (above) with a link back to the party on your post.
- Share your own projects - something that is made by you.
- Follow Pieced Pastimes via one of the social media links at the top of the sidebar.
- No advertising, Etsy shops or giveaways.
- Pin feature photos to Pinterest from the original source and not from this blog.
- Visit other links and leave a kind comment.

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