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Thursday, April 23, 2015

Pretty Preppy Party Features for April!


Once again, it was a great turn-out for the Pretty Preppy Party this month!  I love seeing new faces around each month and getting to visit a few blogs that are new to me!  The other hostesses and I have chosen a few of our favorites to feature, and here are mine:

First, Melissa from A Prudent Life transformed some plain glass vases into custom pieces with just a few steps!  These will be perfect for all those cutting flowers that should be blooming very soon!  Visit her blog to see more.






And Rachel at Trailer Trash Treasure Trove transformed a plain mirror into a personalized piece for her entry for only $5!  Find out how she did it when you click over to her blog.






And Wendy at Designed to Dwell is transforming her son's room into a great space that's full of fun.  Click over to see more and get inspired!






So many great projects!  Be sure to visit the other hostesses to see who they have featured, and if you missed out on the party this month, be sure to stop back next month on the third Thursday! You have a great chance to have your project featured, as well!  Just be sure to link back to the Pretty Preppy Party when linking up!

















Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Free Class of 2015 Graduation Party Printables


No matter my level of denial or disbelief, graduation season is quickly approaching and my own son will soon be graduating from high school. How on earth did this even happen?  

How did this little cutie... 




...turn into this handsome man?



It's one of life's mysteries, which I do not have time to think about amidst the scramble of preparations.  If you're in my boat, here's a little something that might help.  I've updated my 2014 design for graduation printables to accommodate the Class of 2015!  There are water bottle labels, a 2015 banner, flags and more.  Click here and here to download and print for yourself!












These little circles work well to customize these Chinet clear plastic dessert plates.  A couple drops of glue will secure the paper to the underside!

















Maybe this will help you out with your party plans.  And if these don't really suit you, stay tuned, because on my list of things to do is to post a new design for 2015 graduation party printables which I'm planning for Grant's party!  So much to do and so few tissues to get me through it all!  Wish me luck!







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Thursday, April 16, 2015

Pretty Preppy Party >> April!




  Before we get to the link-up, we wanted to share what each of the hostesses have been up to over the past month. Sarah shared her spring home tour and added some pops of pink to her existing blue and green decor! Click here to see her full spring tour!

Spring Home Tour - Life On Virginia Street
Sarah @ Life On Virginia Street



At Julie's house, she welcomed spring in her Piano Room with some new clearance finds and some stand-by florals. Click here to see more!



Julie @ Less-Than-Perfect Life of Bliss


Heather at Southern State of Mind revealed her year-in-the-making finished Preppy Eclectic Big Boy Room. A lot of love went into making this room, and her little guy LOVES it. And you know what they say "Happy Boy, Happy Boy-Mom!"



Heather @ Southern State of Mind



Brett at Being Bianca shared several DIYs this month. One that just about anyone can use is this wine bottle recycled into a decorative kitchen essential for olive oil. Check out the easy DIY steps and the finished product on her blog.

  bottle 1

Brett @ Being Bianca



Amy at 11 Magnolia Lane revealed some updates to her gorgeous home office. How could you NOT want to work in this gorgeous space? Click here to check it out!

  office-update-header-spring  

Amy and Christy @ 11 Magnolia Lane




Now it's your turn!  Feel free to link up any preppy projects from this month! You only need to link up via one blog and your post will show up on all five blogs. We can't wait to see what you have been up to. Please be sure to include a backlink to the party in your post somewhere as we can't feature your project without one. Not a blogger? No problem! Just post a photo on Instagram, be sure to tag at least one of the hosts and use the hashtag ‪#‎prettypreppyparty‬ so we can see your preppy goodness!

 
Guidelines:
- Link to your specific post, not your home page.

- Your project must be pretty and preppy. If it doesn’t fit this category, it will be removed. We want this to be a cute and fun prep-destination! 

- Please link back to one of the hosts in your post. Only those with a link will be considered for a feature!  Use the button below, or a text link.  

– Be inspired! Visit and comment on other links in the party.


Less-Than-Perfect Life of Bliss


Each hostess will pin our features to our Pretty Preppy Party Pinterest board each month, so make sure you’re following along to see the best projects and inspiration!
Let’s see those Pretty and Preppy projects: