This month marks four years since I started this blog. I've never been entirely consistent about posting and don't follow a lot of the "how to make your blog stand-out" checklists, but it has been a fun, creative outlet for me and makes me accountable to keep things in my life in order! To celebrate this … Continue reading Happy 4th Birthday My Color-Coded Life
Congratulation to my friend Cassie for making the 600th comment on My Color-Coded Life. Cassie has four daughters and they celebrate Easter, so I decided to make some gift bags for the girls. This was a very simple gift to make. I printed out the name labels on my computer and bought some gift bags … Continue reading The 600th Comment Contest
Hi everyone - here are all my favorite things from the past seven days. Enjoy! On TV- White Collar - Season 4 finale - The secret box, The Empire State Building, a huge diamond ring (Thanks, June!), a speech or a proposal? And for the season ending cliffhanger - someone ends up in handcuffs - … Continue reading My Friday Favorites 03/08/13
Congratulations to my faithful reader, Maria, who won the 300th Comment Contest. Have you been wondering what she won? Well, the suspense is over! I thought a holiday themed prize would be something she could use as we enter the gift giving season. Handmade giftbag and holiday card Matching winebag (with a napkin ring for … Continue reading The 300th Comment Contest
A coworker asked me the other day if I had any of my fabric wine bags and a matching birthday card for sale. I went home to see what wine bags I had and found two. One was an autumn theme with leaves and the other purple grape leaves. I decided to make a matching … Continue reading Craft, Fabric, Wrap!
This is a tradition I learned from my mother. Giving an egg cup as an engagement gift. You might say, that's a strange gift, do engaged women eat more hard boiled eggs? No! The egg holder is to put by your sink so you have a safe place to put your diamond. My mother always … Continue reading Egg Cups Aren’t Just for Eggs