A Few Things Friday!

Happy Friday!!

It’s been quite a while since I’ve done a Friday post!  My randomly busy summer schedule has been getting in the way of my blog writing! Luckily, my summer schoolwork will be ending soon, so I can get back to posting!

I was looking on Pinterest the other day when I stumbled upon Stephanie Ryan Art.

The embedded link takes you to her Etsy shop, which is filled with tons of bright and beautiful watercolor paintings!

I have decided that a few of these painting will look FANTASTIC in my new apartment!

Here are a few of my favorites!

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Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ryan Art

I love how colorful and vibrant this one is!

I think it would look great in the living room or the kitchen!

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Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ryan Art

I love that this one is a heart! Super cute!!

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Photo courtesy of Stephanie Ryan Art

Each of these paintings would look perfect in a shabby chic picture frame!

I just love how happy all these paintings are!

I think they will add some fun to my new apartment with Kylie!  Our current apartment is very dull and quite ugly!

I can’t wait to move in and decorate our new one!

Have a fantastic weekend!

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A Few Things Friday – Bows!!

Happy Friday everyone!

I absolutely LOOOOOOOOVE bows!! (Thus the name of my blog!)

I don’t want to bore you with a bunch of random bow nonsense, so I’ll keep this short!

I didn’t really get into bows until my freshman year of college.  One day I decided to make one, and I haven’t stopped making them since!

I make the majority of my bows out a ribbon.  I probably have over 300 spools of ribbon! (WOW!!)  Whenever I see a pretty ribbon I just HAVE to buy it!! Ribbon is one of my weaknesses! (Along with Burt’s Bees chapstick!)

Whenever I see bows and bow quotes on Pinterest, I just have to pin them!

ImageI love this quote!  It holds true for a lot of my crafts!! Whenever there is an empty space, I try to fill it with a bow!

Bows just add so much to a project! Don’t you think?!

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Photo courtesy of shoplaurenjames.com

I found this bow hat on Pinterest the other day, and I think I’m going to have to buy it!  I don’t ever wear hats, but this one is cute enough for me to give the style a try! It comes in pink too, which is super exciting! Pink is my favorite color! (My blog name explained again!)

If you want one of these adorable hats, follow this link!

ImageI found this on Pinterest a while ago, and I think it’s hilarious!! I don’t quite believe what this picture says but it’s funny nonetheless!

I typically wear bows on the back of my head, which according to the picture means I’m not interested in men!

I guess I should start wearing bows on the top of my head to ensure I’m sending out the right message!  The only problem with that is, I don’t have very thick hair so I might look a little ridiculous! Oh well!!

Do you love bows too?! How do you wear your bows?! Do these definitions hold true for you?!

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A Few Things Friday

Hi everyone!!

I’ve decided to start a weekly post called “A Few Things Friday.”  In these posts, I will be sharing different things I’ve discovered during the previous week.

I LOVE Pinterest, so a lot of things I post about will come from there.

Posts will range from craft projects, to beauty inspiration, to yummy desserts, to pretty much anything!!

My post today will be about several crafts I want to make!

My best friend, Kylie, and I are moving into a new apartment this summer, and there are a few cute decorations I want to make for the apartment before we move in!

The first item I want to make is a koozie frame.  I have accumulated quite a few koozies in the last two years, so I need a cute way to store and display them.  Hayley, my brother’s girlfriend and my sorority sister, made one of these over the summer, and it turned out really cute!

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Photo courtesy of paintedhartstrings on Etsy.com

I plan on making my frame a bit bigger than this one, but this picture gives you the general idea of what I want to do.

If you’d like to buy a koozie frame, like the one above, you can click on the picture or this link.

If you’d like to make a frame instead of buying one, stay tuned! I will be posting a tutorial in the next month or so for you to follow!

The next item I want to make is this hydrangea wreath!

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Photo courtesy of ElegantWreath on Etsy.com

I love that this wreath is square!! I wouldn’t normally think to put a wreath in a 20-year-old’s apartment, but the square shape adds a ton of character that make this wreath more youthful!

The price of this wreath is outrageous, but if you’d like to buy it instead of make it you can click the picture or follow this link.

One advantage (aside from price) of making this wreath instead of buying it, is the freedom you have to choose your colors!  I really like the pink and green in the photo above, but I think I’m going to take my wreath in a different direction.

I have lots to do in the next few weeks, so I will start on these projects as soon as I can!  If you have any upcoming projects you’d like to share, feel free to leave a comment!!

Happy Friday!!!

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