Sarah Hearts

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Links to Love

April 18, 2014

Make your Easter extra special by creating this simple turf backdrop that’s perfect for buffets and photo booths. Dress up your table with these gold spray painted PVC pipe vases and these easy to make butternut squash and kale frittata.

Streamer Flag Christmas Tree Garland

December 12, 2013

Every year I try and make a new garland for our Christmas tree. It’s a simple DIY project that spruces up the tree without spending a ton on new ornaments. Last year I created this sewn paper triangle garland which I just adored. Since I’m a big fan of paper, I decided to also make this … Read Streamer Flag Christmas Tree Garland

Links to Love

November 8, 2013

Links to love featuring DIY oyster salt cellars, felt feather place card picks, and Hunger

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

February 1, 2011

Looking for the perfect Valentine’s Day gift for the special guy in your life? Here are a few ideas… 1. You Make Me Happy print by Ashley Goldberg. 2. Sweetie Stats (each person records little facts that make gift giving so much easier and let’s you get to know each other). 3. i360 iMac swivel stand. … Read Valentine’s Day Gifts for Him

10 Favorite: Holiday Party Dresses

December 13, 2010

Looking for a party dress for Christmas or New Years? Here’s my 10 favorite. 1. Loved and Adorned Dress, $124.99 2. Ruffles and Bubbles Dress, $34.99 3. See What Develops Dress, $119.99 4. Kirsten Dress, $88.00 5. Moonlight Square Dress, $87.99 6. Pleated Neck Sheath Dress, $89.50 7. Kensie Dress, $82.11 8. Veil of Midnight Dress, $47.99 9. Floral Sweetheart Dress, $14.99 10. Tasteful in Turmeric … Read 10 Favorite: Holiday Party Dresses

Gift Guide : Dad, Brother, Boyfriend, Husband

December 8, 2010

Here’s a round up of great gifts for your husband, boyfriend, dad or brother. Clockwise from top right: 1. Stendig 2011 Wall Calendar, $34.95 2. Silicone Chronograph Gray Dial Watch, $115.00 3. The Beatles Box Set on iTunes, $149.00 4. Apple TV, $99.00 5. Waterbuffalo Money Clip Card Case, $58.00 6. Beer Candy bottle opener, $7.50 7. Anchor pillow cover, … Read Gift Guide : Dad, Brother, Boyfriend, Husband

Holiday Yarn Wreaths

December 2, 2010

Since posting my round-up of autumn wreaths, I have fallen in love with yarn and felt wreaths. I think they are a great alternative to traditional pine wreaths. Above are my favorites for this season. Do you prefer fresh pine or crafted wreaths? Top row: Red Roses, Be Merry, Mint and Mustard Deer Middle row: Oysters … Read Holiday Yarn Wreaths

Happy Thanksgiving

November 25, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving! We just enjoyed an amazing Thanksgiving lunch with our family (I will post photos tomorrow). I hope you are enjoying the company of friends and family. Take a minute and think about all you are blessed with and give thanks. God is so good. What are you thankful for this Thanksgiving?

Fall Orange and Yellow Wedding Board

November 17, 2010

It’s Wedding Wednesday and today I collected some great items to create a fall inspiration board. We used the above color palette plus gray for our wedding. Is anyone else using this palette for your wedding (or maybe home)? {Clockwise from the top: Divine Light Wedding Photography, Flower Hair Clip and Brunt Orange headband, Sunlit Garden … Read Fall Orange and Yellow Wedding Board

Thanksgiving Fall Serving Platters & Plates

November 11, 2010

Do you bring out the special silverware or heirloom pieces for holidays? I love using our “fancier” serving pieces for Thanksgiving. Here are some beautiful plates and platters you will want to add to your collection. {Top left: Wilma dessert plates, Bottom Left: Dorata Salad Plate, Right: Sesame Letterpress harvest entertaining platters}

No Carve Washi Tape Pumpkins

October 21, 2010

Cooler evenings are approaching and so is Halloween. Whenever we carve pumpkins the warm humid Florida air makes them rot within one week. So this year, I wanted to decorate our poumpkins a little differently so we can enjoy them longer. Real Simple had a great suggestion, using washi tape to decorate the pumpkins. I … Read No Carve Washi Tape Pumpkins

happy (belated) holidays

January 3, 2009

I hope everyone had a safe and happy holiday. I’m enjoying my last day of vacation hanging out with the husband. For now, here’s a peak at our tree (which is coming down today). happy 2009!

Printable Easter Menus

April 17, 2014

Dress up your Easter table with these cute printable menus. You can download the PDF and add your own fonts or use the Word or Pages versions to type in your own menu.

Fabric Wrapped Wine Bottles

January 16, 2014

Need a quick hostess gift? Grab 2 of your favorite bottles of wine and some fabric to create this Japanese style bottle wrap.

Gifts Under $50

December 19, 2013

You don’ have to spend a ton to give a nice gift. Here are a few of my favorite gift ideas for him and her that are all less than $50.

Gifts for the Hostess

December 14, 2013

  If you’re not cooking up a storm this season why not bring the person that is a little something? Here are a few of my favorite Christmas gifts to give your holiday host or hostess! What’s your go-to holiday hostess gift? If it’s a bottle of wine here are some printable holiday wine tags … Read Gifts for the Hostess

Gifts for Friends

December 11, 2013

I’m super behind on Christmas shopping. I’ve been staying up late the past couple of nights searching all over the internet for the perfect gifts. I usually keep a running list of gift ideas throughout the year and even purchase them when I think of them and knock out the majority of my list by … Read Gifts for Friends

Links to Love

October 11, 2013

Get ready for fall and make a chai cocktail, a straight pin decorated pumpkin and a gauze fringe garland.

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

February 2, 2011

Need some inspiration on what to get your lady for Valentine’s Day? Here are a few ideas. 1. You Make Me Happy print by Ashley Goldberg. 2. Rose gold heart earrings by Carbird. 3. Toile apron by Anthropologie. 4. Printed rainboots via Urban Outfitters. 5. Custom handpainted wooden figurines by Goose Grease. 6. Jesse tote … Read Valentine’s Day Gifts for Her

Gift Guide: Foodies, Cooks & Chefs

December 10, 2010

Here’s a gift guide for your favorite foodies. Clockwise, from the top right: 1. Foodie Fight A Trivia Game for Serious Food Lovers, $18.95 2. The Cheese Tasting Party Kit, $16.95 3. Pewter Bird Measuring Spoons, $96.00 4. Damask Filled Steel Blue Coasters, $23 set of 4 5. Serendipity3 Frrrozen Hot Chocolate Mix Canister, $14.79 6. … Read Gift Guide: Foodies, Cooks & Chefs

Gift Guide : Mom, Sister, Girlfriend

December 7, 2010

Looking for the perfect gift for your mom, sister, wife, or girlfriend? Here are a few great finds. Clockwise, from the top right: 1. Michael Kors Wallet Clutch for iPhone, $79.95 2.  Mint Green and Ivory Garden Vintage Collage Bracelet, $52.00 3. Come With Me print by Alena Hennessy, $40.00 4. Black Fern Camera Strap Slip … Read Gift Guide : Mom, Sister, Girlfriend

2010 package exchange

March 1, 2010

I so excited about this! Danni over at the lovely blog Oh Hello Friend just posted the specs for the 2010 package exchange. Similar to a holiday swap, you create a fun package full of pretty things (valued from $25-$30) and you swap it with a new friend! Please visit her blog for info and … Read 2010 package exchange

happy fourth!

July 4, 2008

 happy fourth of july! i hope everyone is enjoying their freedom with friends and family. here are a few of my favorite holiday decorations from martha stewart. she includes how-tos for each craft that give your backyard barbecue an little extra something.  (sorry for the lack of up dates this week it has been a crazy week to … Read happy fourth!

Merry Christmas

December 23, 2013

We spent the weekend (14 hours to be exact) driving from Florida to Maryland. We’re spending Christmas week in Maryland with the Mr.’s family. It’s freezing cold already and is only going to get colder as the week goes on. I’m learning I’m really a Florida girl when it comes to these cold temperatures. I’ll … Read Merry Christmas

Links to Love

December 13, 2013

My favorite links from this week: cinnamon infused hot chocolate, balsa wood diamond ornaments, and a DIY washi tape dispenser.

Happy Thanksgiving

November 28, 2013

Thanks so much for reading my blog, sharing my projects, and taking time to comment. I am thankful for each of you!

Links to Love

November 1, 2013

My favorite finds from across the web including DIY animal memo holders, gold leaf wood bowls and glittered pumpkins.

DIY Valentine’s Day Love Coupons

February 10, 2011

Want to give your valentine a thoughtful, homemade gift? Or maybe you agreed that you wouldn’t spend anything this holiday? Here’s the perfect gift – love coupons! These little handmade giftcards give your valentine everything from a weekend away to a dinner and a movie. And the best part? They will love that you made … Read DIY Valentine’s Day Love Coupons

Valentine’s Day Gifts for Nerds

February 1, 2011

I wrote a little post of my friend Adam’s blog. It’s called “The Blog of Adam” and he writes about tech, fashion, entertainment and everything in between. Guys, you’ll love his blog! Want to know what to get your favorite nerd for Valentine’s day? Check out my post for some great gift ideas.

Festive Tablescape

January 6, 2011

Sorry this is a little late. I had to share these photos of my mom’s beautiful, festive Christmas dinner table. Yes, I know… I said tablescape. She fills the table with some many details that is seems like the perfect word, even it’s a little cheesy. My mom has a great eye for color and … Read Festive Tablescape

Free Printable Gift Tags

December 14, 2010

Starting to wrap gifts for your friends and family? Here are some cute gift tags that you can make yourself. All you need to do is download the template below and print them out on any color card stock. Enjoy! Free DIY Gift Tag Template

Gift Guide : Techies, Geeks & Gadget People

December 9, 2010

Here’s a gift guide for the all the techies in your life. (My awesome brother bought me that scarf!) Clockwise from the top right: 1. Star Wars™ Sandwich Cutters with Vintage-Style Tin, $19.95 2. Studio Hinrichs Typographic Calendar, $26.00 3. Adobe CS5 Pillows, $16.99 each app 4. TikTok and LunaTik iPod Nano watch bands, $25-$50 5. … Read Gift Guide : Techies, Geeks & Gadget People

Dipping Sauces

December 3, 2010

This Thanksgiving my clever husband came up with the idea of making several dipping sauces for our turkey. I have always loved the idea of transforming traditional holiday dishes into something delicious and unique. So here’s what we came up with chimichurri sauce, cranberry orange sauce, raspberry honey mustard, and curry mustard. Below are the … Read Dipping Sauces

Ginger Snap Cookies

November 12, 2010

Remember my friends Kristy and Calen’s amazing engagement video? Well they just got married last weekend, so I wanted to share a recipe in honor of them. This is Calen’s mom’s secret ginger snap recipe. It’s easy and delicious! It would be perfect for Thanksgiving (or just because). Thanks Mrs. Rhome! GINGER SNAP COOKIES 3/4 cup … Read Ginger Snap Cookies

Halloween Inspired Art

October 26, 2010

It’s not too late to pick up some awesome Halloween inspired art for your home! Or if you’re heading to a Halloween party, one of these prints would make a great host/hostess gift! {My favorites clockwise from the top right: Halloween Party, Old Man Winter Was Here, Pumpkins, Mr. Poe Your Friend is Here}

Make Your Own Valentines

February 10, 2010

Valentine’s Day is just around the corner! You still have time to make a sweet, handmade card for your friends and family. I put together a little printable and video to guide you though the process. Here is the valentine printable you will need and below is the video with instructions. You will need to … Read Make Your Own Valentines