March 2012 Pinterest PinFest – Spring!

DIY Show Off Pinterest PinFest

It’s the 2nd Tuesday of the month and time for the Pinterest PinFest. With all that Pinterest has going on, I’m only including images of my own projects today. You do have permission to pin my images. I’ve decided to change the party a little. New linky party rules detailed below.

spring decor

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Painted Play Mat

Painted Floor Mat Tutorial

How to paint a foam playmat, floor mat, do it yourself, DIY, vintage restaurant sign, aged, distressed, lobster, beachy, New Orleans

My Inspiration: With a kitchen remodel nearly done, I’ve been looking for an accent rug for in front of the kitchen sink and stove area. I haven’t been able to find something I like but one I did spy several painted foam mats on Pinterest

Project Inspiration

painted foam playmat

please pin this image directly from Sarah.Wandering.

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The Pinterest Challenge

Pinterest Challenge blog linky party

Have you been inspired by something on Pinterest enough to give it a try or to get creative about a certain idea?  The Pinterest Challenge is the perfect time to share that you’re not just pinning, but DOING! Check out the details at Ninth Street Notions.

I was so excited to be asked to participate this month! I’m honored to be the March guest pinhead. Another reason to mark something of off my DIY list, to try something I’ve been putting off. I couldn’t wait to get started. TOMORROW I’ll be sharing my Pinterest Challenge project! Stay tuned!!! It’s way better than I expected.

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Pinterest PinFest – February 2012

Happy Valentine’s Day, friends!  xoxo

The DIY Show Off

I live in the north, might be suffering symptoms of cabin fever, seasonal affective disorder and just lo-o-o-o-nging for sunshine and fresh air, open windows, green grass, warm temperatures and longer days but I do always remember that I am blessed and have so much to be thankful for and don’t really sink into any sort of depression, just a little case of the ‘blahs’ and discouragement. Some days, I just dream of staying snuggled all day…

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I find comfort in socializing via blogging, making new friends, laughing, crying and celebrating life with good friends.

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So in honor of warm fuzzy feelings {via Pinterest, of course} and reminders to embrace the change in seasons, I’m loving today.  Snow and cold and all.  I’m feeling blessed and warm surrounded by your friendship.

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It’s so cold, even pillows need sweaters {recycled sweater pillows}…

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Winter days are perfect for comforting foods…{click image for source}

Warm Hummus Soup

Spicy Tomato

Fiesta Chicken Soup

Stinging cold cheeks from making snow angels & winter fun doesn’t happen every day…

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and coming in won’t always feel so good…

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Even pedicures are on strike…

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But chunky warm sweater hugs are the best… {yes, please!}

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And when I’m feeling down and I get a comment from you, it’s just like someone gave me a …

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Sending you warm wishes and a smile…

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Bundle up and be happy. Spring is right around the corner and in the meantime, our blog friends are just a url away. 🙂

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See my Pinterest WARM UP board for more cozy PINspiration.
The DIY Show Off

Get your “pindex” finger ready for some inspiration and link up your Pinteresting blog post:

1. Please copy and paste the code {located on the side bar} into your blog post to automatically add the button and link back. YOUR POST MUCH SHOW THIS LINK: http://diyshowoff.com/category/pinterest
2. Add your Pinterest related URL POST(permalink) (not general blog address) into the linky party by clicking “click here to enter” shown below.
3.  Add a title.  (Your blog name, the topic of your Pinterest Pinfest post, etc.). Click add picture from the web.
4.  Select a picture that best fits your post to use as a thumbnail.
5.  Let me know if you need help.  🙂
6. Party stays open for one week.
7. Pinterest PinFest is not sponsored by Pinterest. I doubt they’re even aware of the DIY Show Off.