About Amy @ Positively Splendid

Having grown up in a home brimming with sewing notions and paintbrushes, Amy has a deep love for all things creative. On any given day, you'll find her knee-deep in her latest creative endeavor, with projects ranging from sewing and crafts to home decor and kid-friendly ideas. Amy believes that everyone, regardless of skill level or experience, possesses the ability to create something beautiful, and Positively Splendid was born of her passion for helping others harness their innate creative potential.

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April 17, 2014
Win a $500 Michaels gift card for yourself AND one for your favorite teacher! #teacherappreciation

$1000 Michaels Teacher Appreciation Giveaway! #teacherappreciation

Hi, everyone! Today I am over at Skip to my Lou sharing a sweet printable gift tag in her teacher appreciation series, where I have teamed up with some amazing bloggers to share clever and unique ways to show your teacher how important they are. Teacher Appreciation Week is the first full week in May, so […]

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April 16, 2014
Honey Bun Mini Loaves at Positively Splendid. Super easy and SO delicious! Perfect for gift-giving!

Honey Bun Mini Loaves

On the lookout for a delicious recipe to give as gifts to teachers, neighbors and more? My honey bun mini loaves are just the ticket! Infused with cinnamon and nutmeg and drizzled with fragrant honey, this quick bread is perfect not only for breakfast, but also for dessert when served with a dollop of vanilla […]

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April 15, 2014
These Easter morning sticky buns bake up with an empty center--just like the empty tomb!

Easter Morning Sticky Buns (Resurrection Buns)

Each year when I was small, I can remember my mom baking up a pan of delicious sticky buns to eat on Easter morning. Even better than standard sticky buns, though, these buns were something truly special: one bite into each one revealed an empty center, just like the empty tomb discovered on Easter morning. […]

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April 14, 2014
Create Your Legacy - Inspirational thoughts at Positively Splendid about the importance of creativity

Creating a Legacy

It’s been a long while since I shared a personal post, opening up about something dear to my heart. I hope y’all will bear with me today as I do just that, regarding a thought that started to percolate in my mind at church last Sunday and then was confirmed and galvanized with a post […]

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April 11, 2014
Bright and eclectic craft room at Positively Splendid

My Creative Space

Welcome, everyone! I am so glad to be taking part in Angie’s craft room tour today. There have been so many inspirational spaces shared throughout the week! Come on in and take a tour of my creative space, my favorite little nook in our home!

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April 9, 2014
The very BEST chopped chicken for casseroles, soups, salads and more. So easy and delicious!

How to Make the Best Chopped Chicken

On busy weeknights, chopped, cooked chicken can be a secret weapon for getting a meal to the table in no time flat. In casseroles, soups or salads, it is amazing how versatile chopped chicken really can be! I love to have a few bags in the freezer to pull out and use at a moment’s […]

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April 8, 2014
This rolled paper wreath is so pretty, and such a great way to use pretty patterned papers!

Rolled Paper Wreath

If you haven’t sashayed through the scrapbooking section during your latest trips to the craft store, you really are missing out. There are so many gorgeous, affordable patterned papers available these days, and the ways to use them go far beyond cardmaking, scrapbooking and other standard paper crafts! Today, I’m sharing a simple, beautiful way […]

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April 3, 2014
Win a Dell Venue 8 Pro tablet at Positively Splendid! #tabletcrew

Monogrammed Tablet + Intel Tablet Giveaway!

This post and giveaway are brought to you by Intel. I have often wished that I could have a personal assistant to help me on my game during hectic weeks, someone that could help me keep track of appointments, practices, games and such, as well as allowing me a bit of “me” time in the […]

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April 1, 2014
These swiss cheese and red pepper tapenade bruschetta bites are a perfect snack, or a fun appetizer! #lifeingredients

Swiss Cheese and Red Pepper Tapenade Bruschetta Bites #lifeingredients

Thank you to Alpine Lace for sponsoring this post and helping me find a balanced snack to fuel my day!  Today, I’m sharing one of my favorite easy and healthy snack recipes. Paired with Alpine Lace Deli Cheese, my roasted red pepper and artichoke tapenade is a knockout dolloped onto crisp bruchetta, and each one of these little snacks […]

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March 31, 2014
Polka dot trinket dishes by Positively Splendid

Polka-Dotted Trinket Dishes

Each year, it seems like the advent of spring brings plenty of gift-giving opportunities! With Mothers’ Day, graduations, weddings and more, I am always looking for easy handmade gift ideas. These little polka-dotted trinket dishes can be whipped up in no time flat, and they only cost a mere $1 or so to make. They […]

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