planter window

You guys rock.


It’s been a busy week around here.  We dreamed a little dream and then we decorated for the Fourth with a giveaway. Then we decided we all loved Yorkies and painted a sign and yesterday we decorated a table three different ways and had another giveaway.


And my favorite part?  The part that made me smile and laugh and nod and say YES in all capital letters?

The songs you suggested in the comments.

Best playlist ideas ever.

If you are looking for a few songs of summer, you can see them all in the comments…

DIY basket made from saucepot Anderson and Grant

Have an old pot just sitting around?

Why not transform it into a basket.  Brilliant….right?

DIY found here.


Just when I think wood slices can’t get any cuter.

They do.

Love this cake stand for summer parties.

DIY found here.

Celebrate Creativity

And speaking of summer.

Doesn’t this look like a party waiting to happen?

Recipe found here.


Have a pantry?

Need organization?

Here’s some simple pantry organization tips.

And you may find your Thin Mints. 🙂

And in random news this week:

Totally all about blue and white.

This dining room is perfection.

Choosing a color story for your home.

Free, pretty desktop wallpapers.

I want to make this project.

And in case you haven’t had your morning joe yet….

….here’s tips for the perfect cup of coffee.


And one more for the road.

Looking for some pallet projects this weekend?

Here’s six simple (and not so simple) ideas.

Happy random Saturday to you. 🙂

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  1. Image for Karena Karena

    Good morning! I am finally visiting some of my Instagram friends and wow, great links and that berry pie/tart, Delish!! Have a wondrous weekend!! xoxo Karena The Arts by Karena Jackson Pollock Mural

  2. Image for Kristi Kristi

    LOVE that brilliant pot turned basket and I'll definitely be trying that fresh berry tart! Thank you SO, SO much for sharing my desktop calendars today too! You are just the sweetest!!! Happy weekend Kari Anne!

  3. Image for Michelle@DandelionPatina Michelle@DandelionPatina

    Kari Anne, thank you so much for sharing my DIY cork typography project. It is the easiest ever and I know you could create such a beautiful piece with the idea. I hope you will share it if you decide to try it out. I am honored that you liked it enough to share in a post! I love your blog and follow every day! Blessings to you.

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