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About Amy @ Positively SplendidHaving 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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We had so much fun Thursday during the kiddos’ pumpkin patch field trip for school. Until we moved here, I had never been to a pumpkin patch before, but our visits there have become my favorite part of the season, by far! The photo of Charlotte below was taken by one of the kiddos’ teacher’s daughter. […]
I never cease to be amazed at the abundance of creativity that emanates from every corner of the blogging community. Here are a few of the projects I’ve come across this week that have caught my eye. This Yarn Candy Corn at Write it Down is truly one of the cutest and most innovative Halloween decoration […]
Happy Friday! Instead of doing a single Reader Spotlight today, I thought I’d switch things up a bit by giving a shout-out to a couple of readers who had questions or projects to share. Kelli from Random Thoughts of a Super Mom had this question regarding my Halloween Goody Bags…How in the world do you manage […]
“Mama, why are we the only ones on our street who don’t like Halloween? Everyone else has decorations.” Ouch. Having a house on the market this time of year makes my typical Halloween decorating completely out of the realm of possibility, but after my older monkeys came in and walloped me with that little declaration, […]
It has been a day. Quite a day. Not-so-stellar news arrived from multiple sources. I received a phone call for a last-minute showing of our home, and literally the moment I was finished with my mad-dash cleaning frenzy to ready it for possible buyers, my phone rang again. The real estate agent called to cancel […]
Do you have any Halloween parties coming up that require favors? Here’s a tutorial for quick and easy goody bags that you can whip up in an afternoon or so. By creatively mixing and matching what I had on hand, I was able to use only supplies from my stash to make ten of these […]
It’s late in the day but – whew! – I am just getting around to some QT with my laptop. Check this out… Whee – how fun!Lots of fun stuff to look forward to here throughout the week…A quick and easy Halloween goody for all of the little ghosts and goblins in your life… A fun Halloween idea that […]
Wowzers…it’s been eons since I last posted a reader spotlight. I will say, though, that the blog I have to share today was certainly worth waiting for. Until I decided to earnestly take the leap and make a go of Positively Splendid, I had no idea how many delightful, lovely people I would meet through […]
Wondering what this series is all about? Click here for a description of the series and Chapter 1, and click below for links to the subsequent installments. Chapter 2Chapter 3***I am five years old. Maybe a bit more, maybe a smidgen less. I awake to the gentle cadence of the old clock in my grandparents’ hallway, the […]