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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Share Your Creations Party # 42

Welcome to Share Your Creations Party #42! I hope you will link up and join in the fun! Since today is the first day of summer I thought I would feature some summer inspiration from a few weeks ago.

This  garden tablescape by Take Six is just beautiful! Perfect for a summer day...Those purple lupins are gorgeous! I would love to grow them someday.   
 Doesn't this look yummy for a hot summer day? Visit A Pinch of Joy for the recipe. Be prepared to find lots of wonderful recipes on her blog!


 Debbie at Debbiedoo's shared her colorful summer porch. I just love the hat on that rooster...too cute! Visit her for some fun summer inspiration!


 For my creations I thought I would show you a few things I have done in my kitchen. I found the lemon pitcher at T.J. Maxx a few months ago and decided to add some silk flowers and berries to it for a wildflower look. I am also looking for more lemon accents such as napkins and napkin rings. Has anyone seen any cute lemon accents lately?


 Now this is really simple! I set this birdhouse on an iron candle holder and wrapped some vines around it.

 I found this butterfly basket in Dallas a few months ago and filled it with yellow silk flowers and greenery and set it on top of my cabinets. As you probably know by the new plates I showed you the other day, I am really into butterflies!

 The french bee burlap containers came from T.J. Maxx too. I just added the silk greenery to them yesterday. I usually like filling them with fresh flowers. I'll be working on the kitchen more when I get back from Jamaica.

 As you can see I am ready! LOL! This is probably how I will look the whole time I am there. We are all looking forward to snorkeling! I hope to post lots of pics of our trip on my Facebook page as long as I have Wi Fi...so come along with me! We are flying out of Tulsa early Friday morning and are staying in Tulsa tomorrow night.  We will be back late next Thursday so no Share Your Creations party next week either. I'm so sorry! When I get back I will definitely get back in blogging mode and will also be making new items for my Etsy Store. I've been a little out of the loop lately!


What did you create? You can share an item you created, a room you have decorated, a piece of furniture you have painted, a vignette, a recipe and the list goes on and on...

Please add a link back to my blog so others can find the party.

Have a great week!!!



14 comments:

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kristen, I just love all of your new kitchen accents! The yellow is so cheery and fun! Have fun on your vacation! You deserve it!

Debbiedoo's said...

Have fun girl! Thanks for having your party and for the feature! I sure appreciate it.

NanaDiana said...

Kristen- I love your lemon theme. My hubby's gramma always had the OLD VERSION of lemon things and even then I thought it was fresh and pretty. Love that pitcher and your table setting.

Ummmm...do you think they will let you on the plane looking like that?;>) Have fun-xo Diana

Gail said...

O'Kristen I love your tablescape! Great features this week and have some fun in the sun!! Thanks for hosting, Gail

Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground said...

Have a GREAT Jamaica trip, Kristen!! 'See' ya when you get back!
Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground

Ramblings of a Southern Girl ~ Rhonda G said...

Love the little bird house on the candleholder! So cute!!!

Hope you have a wonderful time on your trip! :)

CAS said...

Thank you so much for hosting, Kristen! I haven't been to the party in awhile, but they are always fun, so I'm looking forward to this one!

Your kitchen vignettes look wonderful, & I love that lemon pitcher!
CAS

Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Thanks so much for hosting!!

Hugs,
Debbie

Melissa Miller said...

Love the arrangement Kristen! Beautiful! :)

American Grown Michelle Obama said...

Kristen this my first time i visiting you blog i found it very useful & Great!

Thanks for sharing tthis wondreful posts with us :)

Charlene@APinchofJoy said...

Thanks so much for featuring my Strawberry Shortcut Mousse!

Love your kitchen touches - especially the butterfly basket. Have a great time in Jamaica!

Becca said...

LOL ... love your new look! Have a blast, too!

Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground said...

Welcome home, Kristen! Just wanted to let you know that I recognized you for being an awesome blogger in my today's post. Thanks so much for being you!!
http://thekitchenismyplayground.blogspot.com/2012/06/awww-shucks-im-blushing-blog-awards.html
Tracey @ The Kitchen is My Playground

Ramonhwcd said...

Thanks so much for hosting!! Hugs, Debbie

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