June, 2010

Cute Crochet Rug

Hey gals – I have one last car craft for you! We’re home – safe and sound – and I’m awfully happy to be back. But before we get back to our normal crafting schedule :) I have to show you the last thing I made on the trip. Mom…

Winner, Winner, Chicken Dinner

Well, no chicken dinner. But lots of wins! Goodness I’m feeling lucky. I just had to share some good news with you all about my recent giveaway wins. If you don’t enter giveaways – let me encourage you – winning is FUN! haha. Check out my good fortune. . ….

Travel Log – Entry 3

Wow – this has been a crazy trip. We’re having a great time – but I really do miss checking in with you all! I’m sorry if you’ve left a comment and I haven’t responded yet. I promise I’ve read them all and I’ll be getting back to you as…

Crush of the Week – mmmcrafts

It’s time for the Crush of the Week! Woo hoo – I love it. Plus it’s Friday – which is always a beautiful thing. This week I’m highlighting a very special blogger. Larissa from mmmcrafts. Larissa is part of the reason I started blogging. I found her site one day…

Top Five Friday

It’s time for Top Five Friday – except I’m bucking the rules and having a Top Six. Shhh. I’m a rebel. Today I want to highlight some of my favorite people – some wonderful folks who’ve made things they’ve seen on Flamingo Toes. I really do love it when you…

Lace & Pearl Bracelet

I have another fun Target knockoff to share with you. Last time I was there I stumbled upon a great little bracelet. Here is my handy camera picture. :)   I love the lace and pearls combined with the leather. So I set out to recreate it. Here’s my version ….

Travel Log – Entry 2

Howdy! Yes, I’m embacing everything Southern right now. I love it down here. Everyone is friendly, they smile all the time, they’re polite. It’s weird. Good but weird. Ready for some more trip pictures?? I wanted to introduce you to a little enormous friend I met in Texas. Good Night…

Girly and Geeky Earrings

I have two super easy, quick set of earrings to share with you all. Some of you know we’re on a road trip – so these are crafted in the car. haha. Low on supplies and mess. Though I didn’t anticipate the problems taking pictures of the process in the…

Travel Log – Entry 1

Hey kids – I wanted to share with you a few goodies from the first few days of our road trip. I promise to not make you too crazy with vacation photos. :) La Posta is a restaurant outside of Los Cruses that my Dad grew up eating at. Seriously yummy….

Top Five Friday

Top 5 Friday was soooo fun last time that I’ve decided to do it again! And since Sunday is Father’s Day, I thought I’d share with you some pictures of my hubby. (Mr. F.T. is getting flack about my nickname for him from his manly buddies, so he will henceforth…

Postcards from the Edge

Those of you who hang around Flamingo Toes often (bless you) know we’re heading out on Friday for our Great Road Trip. So of course instead of packing I’m messing around online. Actually, I’ve been browsing through Flickr looking for some inspiration for a photo project we’re going to do…

June Follower Giveaway

Woo hoo! I love Giveaway Day! In case you haven’t been around – every month I am doing a Follower Giveaway – because I so appreciate the lovely people that have decided to follow Flamingo Toes. Those of you who stop by to check up on whats going on here,…

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Anthro-Inspired Mirror

You all know we love a good Anthropologie knockoff around here – so a couple of days ago when I was browsing online I came across this mirror. Oh I definitely need that. Hold the presses – did that say $498??? Huh. We can do better than that. :) So…

Crush of the Week – Under the Table & Dreaming

Happy Friday! Woo hoo! It’s time for the Crush of the Week! I’m excited to bring you this week the Super Talented Stephanie Lynn from Under the Table and Dreaming. Now a lot of you might already have come across this great blog, but if you haven’t, let me show…

Top Five Friday

So this is new for me – on Fridays I normally do the Crush of the Week. And never fear, that is coming up. But Annie from Adorkable Annie is doing a link party called Top Five Friday and I thought it would be fun to join in. My top…

Travel Advice Pleeeease!

Ok, friends, I need some help. Ya’ll know we’re getting ready for a Giant Road Trip here – Well I’m almost ready. I have my hula girl for the dash of our rented suburban . . . I have space cleared on my refrigerator for all my new magnets ….

Tablecloth Refashion

Check out my new-vintage tablecloth. . . Tricked you didn’t I??? ;) I’ve been wanting to make a tablecloth skirt (as weird as that sounds) for quite a while, ever since I got my copy of “Sew What! Skirts“. LOVE this book. And they have the stinkin’ cutest skirt made from a…

Follower Giveaway Reminder

Just a quick note to all my dear followers – I’ve posted the June Giveaway on the sidebar! Check out the sidebar section for details on what the prize is this month, or click here. I’ll post the winner on June 15th. Woo hoo!

Not Photogenic. . .

Ready for some goofiness? We had an in-house debate on whether I’d share this photo with you all – and I lost. So here it is along with a little story for your Sunday afternoon. ;) We stopped at Costco for lunch and shopping after church (don’t envy our wild…