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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October 14, 2014
Easy Halloween ornament wreath by Positively Splendid

Halloween Ornament Wreath

Think festive ornaments are only reserved for Christmas? Think again! Today I’ve teamed up with Command Brand to show how to make a Halloween ornament wreath that is perfect for sprucing up outdoor spaces. And, using Command’s versatile line of outdoor products, there is no limit to the places you can show off you creation: doors, windows, siding, trim […]

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October 10, 2014
Black Cat Softie Sewing Pattern by Positively Splendid

Black Cat Softie Sewing Pattern

It is often said that black cats bring bad luck, but today I’m sharing some cute little kitties that are sure to scare up nothing but fun! These adorable black cat softies require just two small scraps of fabric and about a half hour or so to make, and they are perfect for using as […]

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October 9, 2014
Googly eye Halloween treat bags by Positively Splendid for Darice

Googly Eye Halloween Treat Bags

Looking for a crafty, fun way to package up Halloween treats for class parties, or even an extra-special something to hand out to trick-or-treaters this year? Over at Live. Craft. Love., I’ve partnered up with Darice to create some googly eye treat bags that are not only adorable, but also as easy as can be […]

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September 26, 2014
Wood bead necklace by Positively Splendid

DIY Wood Bead Necklace

I always like to give my wardrobe a little update when seasons change, and one of my favorite ways to punch things up is by adding some new jewelry pieces to my collection. It’s amazing what a new necklace, bracelet or scarf can to do create an entirely different look with items I have owned for ages! Today, […]

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September 24, 2014
Cranberry-Orange Swirl Bread Recipe. A wholesome, homemade version of the store-bought swirl bread my family loves! #recipes #food #baking #bread

Orange-Cranberry Swirl Bread Recipe

Looking for a little treat to nosh on with your morning coffee? Infused with dried cranberries, orange zest and cinnamon, my orange-cranberry swirl bread recipe makes a gorgeous, light-as-air bread that is perfect for slicing up and toasting on a chilly fall morning. This recipe is a homemade riff on the store-bought swirl breads that my entire […]

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September 22, 2014
Stunning metallic vases made with mason jars. Perfect for weddings and centerpieces!

Metallic Mason Jar Vase

A few weeks back, I found myself in need of a new vase for the fall, and I was almost set on buying one until I came to my senses and realized I could craft one of my own for pennies on the dollar. Turning to my stash of creative supplies, I immediately settled upon […]

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September 19, 2014
Fall feather wreath made with paper embellishments from the scrapbooking aisle. Easy and fun!

Fall Feather Wreath

Armed with a package of fun paper feathers, a wreath, some ribbon and just a few brief minutes, I set to work on a mission to create a whimsical new fall wreath to hang in my home throughout the season. The end result? An inexpensive, whimsical and fun project that exudes rustic autumn appeal! Today, […]

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September 17, 2014
Utterly decadent! Apple-cream cheese cake with praline frosting. #fall #apples #cakes #desserts

Apple Cream Cheese Cake with Praline Frosting

This. Oh, friends. This is the recipe I crave the moment the temperature dips to a remotely fallish reading here deep in the heart of Texas (i.e., less than 90 degrees with relatively low humidity). I first happened upon this cake in an issue of Southern Living a few years back, and since that day, I […]

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September 15, 2014
Lovely fall mantel decorations with so many fun handmade projects! #MichaelsMakers

Fall Mantel Decorations #MichaelsMakers

Even here deep in the heart of Texas, we’ve finally experienced those first crisp, glorious days of fall. This is, without a doubt, my favorite time of year, and I love to decorate my home to go along with the season! Today, I’m sharing my fall mantel decorations, made with the help of Michaels Stores. […]

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September 10, 2014
DIY Fall Tablescape #TulipForYourHome

DIY Fall Tablescape #TulipForYourHome

In our home, fall is the time of year when we do the most entertaining in our dining room, and I absolutely love to spruce up that space each year with some rich fall colors. This year, I used some great products from Tulip for Your Home to create a cozy fall tablescape brimming with vibrant fall […]

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