winter olympics diy roundup

I’m so behind on my Winter Olympics watching! I’ll be getting caught up thanks to DirectTV, but in the meantime I found some inspiration for the games. Thanks to these creatives at M&J Blog! :: xo Ronda

M&J Blog

The 2014 Winter Olympics are underway which means that for the next couple of weeks you and your friends are going to be glued to the television set rooting for the home team! If you’re more of a doer than a watcher, you might want to take a peek at some of these fun Olympic-inspired DIYs. Make them with friends, use them for a party, or support your favorites with some custom jewelry!

Olympic Chocolate Medals

Who needs a gold medal, when you can have a chocolate one? Make these cute chocolate medals with some satin ribbon, and you’re ready to celebrate!

Olympic Ring Candy Jars

Does your Olympics party have a dessert table? Bring the theme full circle with these painted candy jars from!

Olympic Ring Necklace

Show your support with this adorable Olympic ring necklace from CraftGawker user RemarkablyDomestic!

Olympic Ring Door Wreath

Throwing an Olympic party? Let guests know where to go with this DIY Olympic Door…

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diy faux tiled lamp

Came across this awesome diy idea that costs next to nothing to make and will turn that drab lamp into a work of art. It’s very West Elm looking, don’t ya think? Thanks to this sweet blogger at Flower Crowns & Candy. :: xo Ronda

flower crowns & candy


Its cute, but is it $90 (on sale) cute?  Nope.
Here’s my version.
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I love shopping on Gilt, the style and ease of the site is so addicting.  But even with their “70% off” items, prices can still run a little steep, especially in their home goods section.  I saw this lamp and fell in love, but figured I could make something similar.  I did a little research, made a Target and Michael’s run, and I was well on my way to a new entry table focal point.

What you’ll need:

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super bowl bingo {free and printable}

The BIG GAME is today, and though you'll be enjoying lots of yummy snacks and putting up some festive game-watchin' decor for all your fans (check out my awesome super bowl party snacks here and decorations here), I'm sure you may have one or two (or three or four...) guests who just aren't into the … Continue reading super bowl bingo {free and printable}

sunshine award nomination

I may not have won a Grammy last night, but I did get nominated for the Sunshine Blogging Award! Woot woot! I'm new to the blogging world, so I didn't even know there were awards out there. Apparently, there's lots. I feel like I'm in 3rd grade again making the top ten in the spelling … Continue reading sunshine award nomination