October, 2010

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Give Thanks! Changeable Frame

Thanksgiving is one of my favorite holidays. I know it gets kind of lost in the holiday shuffle – it’s kind of the wallflower at the party. But there’s something pretty special about a holiday that makes us (or should anyway) stop and take a look at all the things…

Shopping Saturday!

Mmmmm. It’s Saturday and you know what that means!!! It’s time to get some serious shopping on. Last week was great and I hope you enjoy this week just as much. I’ve got some real treats for you! See if these fill out your lists a bit.       Set of…

Crush of the Week!

Happy Friday!! It’s time for the Crush of the Weeeeeeeek! (that was my announcer voice) I hope you are sitting all comfy and ready to spend a long time on the computer today. Do you need a cup of tea? Maybe a cookie. I’ll wait until you get enough to…

Four Cute Shirts, 1 Cute Dress, and 1 Cute Dog

Oh my goodness this has been a busy week. And it’s only half over. I feel like we’re on the top of a roller coaster and we’re picking up speed. :) We had a house-full this weekend which was a blast and I wanted to share with you some of our girly…

What Do You Think About . . .

Hello all! I wanted to take a midweek minute and check in with you all about a few things. Flamingo Toes has been building a little corner of the web for just over 6 months now. Wow. I am having such a great time sharing crafts, and getting to know you. I love the…

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Anthro Knockoff – Into the Woods Necklace

Have you been pining for an Anthro Necklace? I have been pining, I must admit. And as we’re creeping hurtling closer and closer to the holidays, I’m always on the lookout for inexpensive ways to give cool gifts. :) So of course I went “shopping” at my favorite place to…

Shopping Saturday!

Before I get to the Etsy Goodies – I’d like to announce the winner of the Arise Shine Jewelry contest! The winner is Tabitha! I’ll send you an email shortly. Congrats! And if you didn’t win – you can still check out this great shop – there are so many…

Crush of the Week!

Happy Friday!!! I’d like to do a bit of bloggy business before we get to the crush today – 1. A Shout-Out to my BFF (Blog Friend Forever) Michele from The Scrap Shoppe for making the Top 10 in the Crafting with the Starscompetition. Woohoo Michele!!! The challenge this week…

Arise Shine Jewelry Giveaway

Well do I have a treat for you! And it’s a treat for me too because this giveaway is coinciding with Flamingo Toes reaching 600 followers!! Hey! I might be a little biased but I just have to say I think you guys are the best followers out there. :)…

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Fallin’ In Love – Pillow Style

There’s something about writing a blog that makes you feel the need to come up with cutesy names for projects and posts. It’s almost a compulsion. While I was working on this sweet pillow for Fall – the name just popped in my head. And being a mushy sort of person…

Crush of the Week

Happy Friday! It’s time for the Crush of the Week!! I love this Crush of the Week feature. It’s so fun to show off to you blogs and great projects that I love! I have a special spooky Halloween edition planned today! Have you met Erin from Crafts & Sutch? She…

October Follower Giveaway Winner

I’m excited to announce the winner of the October Follower giveaway! I love giving you guys stuff. ;) The winner of the set of three dishtowels is Meghan from Meghalicious who said: I follow through my Google Reader. I was going to make those towels after seeing your post, maybe I…

Gettin’ My Candy On

Have you heard the Soulja Boy song, “Turn My Swag On”? No? Lucky you. There are some good points to it though. Even if you’re completely tone deaf you can sing along and fit right in. But with teenagers in the house it is one of those songs that seems…

My Famous Eyeballs

Hyperventilating is happening here! I have been waiting on pins and needles to share this with you! Last week Beth Engleman from Mommy on a Shoestring contacted me to ask if she could use my Eyeball Tutorial as part of a segment on WGN midday news she was doing. um. hello….

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Willy Nilly Bracelet Tutorial

You all know (if you’re a frequent FT visitor) that I love doing knockoffs, particularly Anthropologie . . . I thought it would be fun to do another Anthro knockoff – this time the super cute Willy Nilly Bracelet. How much do you love that name??? Here’s my version: And…

Guest Post and a Giveaway!

I’m off visiting today – at a couple of really fun places! First up is Pocket Full of Pink. How much do you love that name??? I’m over showing off my newest Anthro Necklace Knockoff – you have to come over to see! Here’s a peek. . . . The…

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Ballard Knockoff Spool Side Table

Do you ever have one of those projects that sits in your head for a while and sticks and you can’t get it out? Fester fester fester rot rot rot. (2 points if you get the reference) This is one of those projects for me. When I saw the little…

October Follower Giveaway

Hellllooo Flamingo Toes Followers!  I’m thrilled to announce the October Follower Giveaway.    If you are a new follower of Flamingo Toes, welcome to the party. Every month I have a special giveaway open only to Followers – it’s my way of saying thank you for following along and visiting…

Crush of the Week

Happy Friday!! It’s time for the Crush of the Week! I’ve got a doozy for you today!! Have you met Mandy from Mandy’s Yellow Corner?