Thursday, June 24, 2010

Flower Fun Friday Follow

I am not a big flower person- My husband gets off cheap this way. And I def. do not like fake flowers. But...
Then I saw all the beautiful clips and hair bows circulating on etsy and we just had to have them. And what does every budget conscious mama think, but I can make that myself. And so off to walmart we went. We bought a huge mixed bag of fake flowers for around $2 and several bunches of pretty colors we liked for a cost of about $10 total.
Well, after making a bunch of flower hair clips (like the one shown below) with the girls and their cousin and aunt, we had so many left. And so......
my daughter made homemade cards for her teacher as an end of the year gift,

and wrapped presents for her friends' birthdays,

and helped her sister make this hat for silly hat day at school,

and helped me make this diaper cake for a recent baby shower!

Happy Friday - a little early!

And as it is becoming the usual....

Follow me and I will follow you- just leave me a comment telling me you did so.

And if you place me in your sidebar, I will return the favor.

Family friendly blogs only, please.

Smart and Trendy Moms

New Friend Fridays

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  1. Hi! I followed you from NFF last week.

    I just wanted to say that I love all the creative ideas you had for these flowers. I particularly like the way you used them for gift wrapping. So pretty!

  2. Hi! I just found your blog with the Friday Blog Hop! Nice to meet you :)


  3. I'm following you from Follow on Friday's.
    Will you follow me?
    Love your flowers!

  4. I'm a new follower from Blog Hop

  5. Wow, you got a lot of use out of those flowers!
    I'm your latest follower through Blog Hop Friday! I hope you'll stop by my blog at and say hello.

  6. New follower

  7. Hi! Stopping by from New Friend Friday. I love the idea of using the flowers for a diaper cake and for the top of presents, and I especially love how frugal it is! :) I'm now following via GFC. Come visit us at!

  8. I have made some headbands and pony tail holders with fake flowers and LOVE how they look on. I really like the look of the flowers on the gifts...what a great idea! I'm a new follower.

  9. Whoo hoo I am following you now! Cute blog! I would loove a follow back ;) Check me out here!
    Stash Mama

  10. Hello. I am following from Blog Hop Friday. Have a great weekend!

    Stacey @

  11. Hi Chatty! Love your cutey blog! Following you on the Friday Hop. You are so very crafty! LOVE it!! :-)


  12. Hi. I am a new follower from Friendly Follow. Your blog is inspiring. Blessings...

  13. That is a neat cake! I love those diaper ones. They make a great centerpiece. I am your newest follower!! I would love it if you followed me back!

  14. I am following!

  15. Following, would love to have you follow us back if your haven't already. : )

  16. I am your newest follower...and I wanted to tell you taht I honestly love love love that diaper's really beautiful!

  17. I love the flowers in the hair! So cute and wow your daughter's teachers are so lucky. Those cards are so cute:) I love the baby diaper as well. Following from FF and I look forward to getting to know you and reading your blog:)

  18. Visiting from all of the Friend Friday hops.
    Have a great weekend!

  19. thanks for the ad just wanted to make sure I was already following you :) i love the flowers on the presents and my girls really are wanting to be more girly. This will help ;)

  20. I'm following you now... would love it if you stopped by & checked out my blog & follow me if u would like =)

  21. New follower checking in from NFF. Beautiful flowers, and nice to meet you!

    Lots of yummy love,
    Alex aka Ma, What's For Dinner

  22. Hi, thanks for stopping by... I'm following you now also.

    I'd love if you came back to visit this weekend for my Weekend Wind Down meme- we're starting a giveaway blog hop that'll run thru the summer. Come check it out.. :)

  23. new follower have a great weekend please follow me back thanks

  24. Stopping by to say hi!! I am your newest follower!!!

  25. I'm your newest follower from It's Friday, I'm hopping.
    Have a great weekend


  26. Hi Im a new follower from friday blog hops

  27. Following you from the blog hop!
    AWESOME stuff!!!!
    Amy @


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