Finding Friday: My Favorite Finds

Friday, October 25, 2013

Hola! Hope you had a great week! Can you believe we're heading into the last weekend and week of October? I have to put out my Halloween decorations this weekend because it will be too late if I wait any longer... yeesh!

When I started pulling together this week's My Favorite Finds post, I noticed I had a theme going (gold) but I fell hard for a cute cat pumpkin and chic DIY glasses too! Here's to a great weekend, everyone!

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First with the gold projects. I doubt you noticed the bowl I used to serve my classic chili in last month, but it is the exact same style bowl as Amy at Homey Oh My! gold-leafed for decor. Aren't they great? I love my bowl to much to gold-leaf it... but since I found it at Goodwill, I know what I'm keeping an eye out for!

I kid you not, that I also have nearly the exact same shelving unit that Vel of Life & home at 2102 transformed into a chic gold bar cart! I got it at an Ace Hardware going out of business sale a few years ago. It is currently dissasembled and living under my bed. But if I ever have a space for it, it's getting the same makeover first!

The third gold project this week comes from Heather at Setting for Four. She transformed a simple pine TV tray into a chevron-dipped side table! I think I have a thing for these TV trays. Remember a few weeks ago when this TV tray transformation caught my eye too? I love this bold transformation!

 DIY Dipped Chevron Table - Setting for Four

A ton of bloggers have partnered with Frog Tape to promote their new "shaped-tape" line. Most of the projects have used the tape in a pretty traditional way (painting a wall or furniture, or something), but when I saw how Ashlee at I'm Topsy Turvy used the tape I thought it was genius! She used the tape to create a scalloped edge that she frosted... on glasses!


Last up this week is my ABSOLUTE FAVORITE no-carve limited carve pumpkin decoration I've seen yet this year. Marti from Sewlicious Home Decor took inspiration from one of my favorite magazines and created a pumpkin full of... KITTENS! How adorable is this! Not only is it cute but she did such a great job creating it!

Pumpkin full of kittens tutorial

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