Friday, December 7, 2012

Pinterest Picks (And A Reminder!)

Before I get to this week's Pinterest Picks, I want to remind all of my local folks that I'll be selling at the Bucktown Holiday Art Show this weekend with 99 other awesome people. It's from 12 to 5 both days, and you can get directions and free admission passes right here. This is my third year doing the show, and the vendors are always amazing. Definitely worth a look if you still have more gifts to buy!

Anyhoodle, let's get some eye candy on. This is an adorable way to package homemade Christmas potpourri, and it's sure to make your house smell amazing:

What a cheerful little scene! I'm dying to get my hands on some of the old furniture we have around the house, but one thing at a time. Get through this weekend first, Paige.

This bow is just adorable. Sadly it's already sold, but this Etsy shop has a ton of other vintage rings to drool over:

Soup is one of my favorite things to make in the winter. Mainly because throwing things into a pot is about as easy as it gets, but also because I love any excuse for bread-dunking. This roasted cauliflower and white cheddar combination sounds delicious:

Back when we were spending 600 years looking for dining room chairs, we discussed buying different ones at thrift stores and just painting them the same color. We ended up finding something else, but I still do love the idea:

So what's on deck for you this weekend? Anybody else have a show? Or maybe you get so paint some furniture and I'll be a little jealous? How's your holiday shopping coming along?


  1. Wonderful finds. Pinterest is good for keeping ideas until you have time to try them. The soup looks wonderful. TFS!

  2. It's my dream to get a long, narrow, weathered wood dinner table when we own a place. It being narrow will cause our guests to knock knees and be able to reach across easily... a quick way to shatter formalities!
    I've always loved the idea of the mismatched chairs. Imagine hunting for them, individually... Such fun!

  3. Beautiful picks! And good luck this weekend! =D

  4. I am going to try and make it to the craft fair. I'll text you to let you know if I can make it out so I know where to find you!

  5. I love that ring. It's gorgeous. Good luck in the show this weekend, lady! :)

  6. Heya! Have fun at your show! I'm sure you'll have great success!

    The painted chairs are so inspired. I love that blue. And the soup...I wish I was getting that as meals on wheels today!

    In order to stay happy this season, I bought all our presents online this year. Free shipping is my friend!

    This weekend: Mr. Hausfrau dragging our eldest to a germy kid gym for a birthday party. I'm going to lay low, perhaps make some things for Christmas dinner that can be frozen ahead of time?

    Happy Weekend!

  7. Goodluck with your show!
    and I second any excuse for bread dunking!
    We're planning on knocking out our Christmas shopping this weekend! so we can focus more of family in the next few weeks.

  8. Great picks! Good luck with the show, I've finished my shows for the year! Yay!

  9. Mmmmmm...I think I could live on soup and sandwiches! And that yellow dresser is so cute!

  10. Best of luck with the show! It sounds like an amazing opportunity. The dining room chairs are too cute, and the soup sounds delicious.

  11. I love the Xmas in a jar idea. That would be so perfect for neighbor gifts. Gosh, time is going too fast! I need to get crafting!!

  12. No show. Picking up a patio set that we're 'inheriting'. looks very nice. and picking out our christmas tree. then off to a party. enjoy yours!

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