Saturday, August 15, 2015

Saturday Sparks Link Party 128

Welcome to Saturday Sparks 128!

It's time for this weeks party;

In other words, it's  I-N-S-P-I-R-A-T-I-O-N  time!

 "I am always doing that which I cannot do, in order that I may learn how to do it."
~ Pablo Picasso

 Now, lets get this weeks party started.

First up, the Fabulous Features from Saturday Sparks 127.

DIY Gift Bag Wall Art at {R&R} at home. Rebecca shows us how she created these lovely framed art pieces using a gift bag, paint and some imagination.

Looking Past the Ugly at Re-Fabbed. Brooke and her husband have been steadily improving the foreclosure home they purchased 2 years ago. In this post, she shares why it's so important to look past the 'ugly' and see the potential of what can be.

Living Room Built-In Reveal at Little Bits of Home. Samantha imagined a built-in cabinet for her living room and her husband helped to bring it to life for her.

DIY Trumeau Mirror at Making it in the Mountains. Kristi wanted a Trumeau mirror but didn't want to pay the high prices they can fetch. In true DIY form, she created her own and shares with us just how she did it.

Back To School Iron On/Appliqué A=Apple at DIY Crush. Denise is sharing a tutorial on how to create this fun iron on appliqué that would be fabulous on a shirt or tote bag for your little ones first days of school.

17 Airplane & Hotel Busy Bags at The Practical Mom. Spawn is sharing 17 different 'Busy Bags' that will keep the little ones entertained and happy on those long trips.

How I Built My Own Pallet Steps at Scrapality. Andrea shows us her DIY Pool Steps and shares just how she made them with some wood and a plan.

Strawberry-Banana Smoothies at While I Linger. Jolena is sharing a tried and true smoothie recipe filled with delicious and healthy ingredients.

One Pot Buffalo Chicken Pasta at Honey and Birch. Jenny shares a one pot recipe that was the perfect answer for a quick and easy 30 minute meal that allowed her to take some down time with her pup 'Nero' who is recuperating from surgery.

Gluten Free Mini Cinnamon Sugar Donuts at City of Creative Dreams. Shaniel shows us how she made some tempting gluten free donuts for her Mom.

Simply Fresh Wild Salmon at Simply Fresh Dinners. Robyn has been a lot of seafood this summer and shows us how easy it is to cook salmon and enjoy it's delicious flavor and health benefits.

Snickerdoodle Cake at Something Sweet. Winnie is sharing a tempting recipe for a coffee cake with a crispy coating that sounds perfect for a mid morning treat.

Monster Cookie Bars at Kleinworth & Co. - Gina has combined peanut butter, oats and chocolate to create these yummy 'Monster Cookie Bars'. You know they have to be good!

Pumpkin Dump Cake Recipe at All She Cooks. Some people only eat pumpkin in the Fall, but Jessica likes it year round. In this post, she shares a recipe for a quick and easy pumpkin dump cake that she describes as light and moist.

Copycat Chipotle Guacamole Recipe at My Sweet Mission. Heather shows us a healthier dip recipe that her nephew shared with her that she describes as "popping with south of the border flavors".

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 such as:

Home Decor

Links are open through Friday morning.

Features will be posted at next weeks party at Pieced Pastimes, Facebook, Pinterest and Twitter.

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

Pieced Pastimes

 Party Guidelines:
- Post the party button (above) or a text link back to the party on your post.
- Share your own ideas - not a roundup of other peoples ideas.
- Follow Pieced Pastimes via one of the social media links located on the upper right 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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  1. Thank you so much Suzanne for featuring our Copycat Chipotle Guacamole Recipe and for hosting each week, I really appreciate you!


  2. Thanks so much for featuring busy bags!

  3. Thanks for hosting again! Enjoy your weekend!

  4. Oh thank you so much for featuring my A=apple iron on!! I so appreciate it! Unfortunately I don't have anything to link up today but will be back for sure next week! Have a wonderful weekend!!

  5. Good morning, Suzanne. Lots of beautiful inspiration here this morning and I love your quote. I was just yesterday talking myself into doing something that is scary so I needed that extra push!
    So nice of you to feature my salmon dish - thank you!
    Have a wonderful weekend :)

  6. Thanks so much for hosting the party:-)

  7. Thank you SO MUCH for sharing my bars - what a great way to kick off my weekend.

    Have a wonderful Saturday!!

  8. Thank you so much for hosting, Suzanne!

  9. Thanks for hosting this terrific party! Great features - beautiful décor inspiration and yummy food ideas! Hope you have a relaxing weekend!

  10. THANK YOU soooooooo much Suzanne for featuring my Snickerdoodle Cake
    ♥ ♥ ♥
    I really appreciate it! I also hope you're having a good weekend. Here we're having another heat-wave (yuck).
    Thanks for hosting this party!

  11. Thanks for hosting your weekend party! Take care!

  12. I'm loving the features this week! Thanks for hosting an awesome party Suzanne!

    Sarah @ Backwoods Babies

  13. Thanks for hosting the party!

  14. Thank you so much for hosting - have a wonderful weekend. Cathy

  15. Hello gorgeous! Thank you so much for hosting such a fabulous party! Please take a minute and stop by our party that start on Monday at 7 pm. We would love to party with you twice this week! Lou Lou Girls

  16. Thank you for featuring my pallet steps this week. Have a wonderful week!

  17. Thank you for hosting and including my smoothie recipe among the other features! I ended up pinning several other features for later reference. I am really looking forward to the guacamole! Thanks again!

  18. Thank you so much for the feature! I hope you have a great week!

  19. Thank you so much for featuring my "Looking Past the Ugly!" Have a great week, and thanks for a great party :)

  20. Thank you so much for featuring my DIY Gift Bag Wall Art!!!! :) :) and thank you for hosting!!


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