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Jul 28, 2014

Be Awesome Link Party Week 6

Be Awesome Link Party Week 6

Be Awesome Featured Link Party Pictures Week 6Happy Monday everyone! I just got off the plane from San Jose where I was for Blog Her 14. I had just about the best time ever and met so many fabulous, inspiring, creative, funny, moving, caring, smart women. I’ll do up a Blog Her recap soon, but in the meantime, since it’s Monday that means it’s Be Awesome Link Party Time!  

This week’s features were chosen by Julie from SoberJulie.com

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Jul 24, 2014

Late Night Wordless Wednesday- Road to Blog Her

Late Night Wordless Wednesday- Road to Blog Her

Sew Creative is on the road, in San Jose for Blog Her 2014. Here are 3 images from my trip so far for a late night Wordless Wednesday. 

Salma and Crystal at San Jose Airport

Salma from The Write Balance and I at the San Jose Airport on our way to Blog Her 14.

Blog Her

Salma and I took a selfie and then looked above our heads and saw these beautiful Blog Her 14 signs. So excited for this conference.

Business Card Ring

Once we got to our hotel room I gave Salma…

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Jul 21, 2014

Week #5 of the Be Awesome Link Party and Heading to San Jose for #BlogHer14

Week #5 of the Be Awesome Link Party and Heading to San Jose for #BlogHer14

Be Awesome Link Party Week Number 5

Happy Monday everyone! I hope that you had a wonderful weekend. The end of last week and the beginning of this weekend was busy, busy in the Sew Creative household. On Thursday, Bean and I went to a Kids Cooking Camp hosted by the BC Blueberry Council. We learned how to make a bunch of kid friendly recipes using beautiful, BC Blueberries. 

Bean with her Fresh Blueberry Corn and Chicken Salad

Bean with her Fresh Blueberry Corn and Chicken Salad

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Jul 18, 2014

Favorite Things Friday- Younique Moodstruck Fiber Lashes! #WIN a Set of Your Own!

Favorite Things Friday- Younique Moodstruck Fiber Lashes! #WIN a Set of Your Own!

Favorite Things Friday Younique Moodstruck Fiber Lashes this year's must have beauty product

I LOVE makeup. I’ve often thought that it would be fun to be a beauty blogger and get to review the latest and greatest in beauty products. My new series, Favorite Things Fridays, is giving me the opportunity to pretend that I am a beauty blogger. 

My morning makeup routine is pretty quick and easy. Tinted moisturizer, a bit of eyeliner, a quick swipe of eyeshadow, some blush or bronzer and…

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Jul 16, 2014 / 1 note

DIY Water Spray Table Made from Plastic Storage Bin and Piping

DIY Water Spray Table Made from Plastic Storage Bin and Piping

 DIY Water Spray Table using plastic storage bin and piping from Sew Creative

Turtle turned 2 a few weeks ago and The Hubs and I were on the hunt for the perfect birthday gift. Turtle isn’t really “into” anything yet. He loves music, he loves playing outside, he loves water and he loves DAVIDsTEA. 

The Hubs and I decided that a water table would be the perfect birthday gift. Something that would keep him entertained in our back yard while I garden and keep him cool on a…

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Jul 14, 2014

Summer Inspired Be Awesome Link Party! Come Link Up!

Summer Inspired Be Awesome Link Party! Come Link Up!

Be Awesome Link Party Week 4

It’s Be Awesome time friends! In case this is your first week linking up at Be Awesome, this link party is co-hosted by 8 fabulous bloggers: Angie of Echoes of Laughter, Virginia of Fynes Designs, Julie of Sober Julie, Me (Crystal of Sew Creative), Joanna of A Pretty Life in the Suburbs, Tara of Suburble, Stacey of This Lil Piglet and Shauna of Satori Design for Living. That means that if share…

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Jul 12, 2014 / 1 note

Quick and Easy Blue Dragon Hoisin Sesame Sticky Chicken Recipe

Quick and Easy Blue Dragon Hoisin Sesame Sticky Chicken Recipe

Quick and Easy Blue Dragon Hoisin Sesame Sticky Chicken Recipe #BlueDragonMom

Every once in awhile you create a recipe that is such a huge hit with both the kids and parents that you want to create it time and time and time again. I’ve been playing with “flavors from the East” a lot since becoming a Blue Dragon Mom. Hoisin, sesame, ginger, garlic, cilantro… they are all flavors that my kids are starting to love just as much as The Hubs and I do. We eat a lot of chicken in…

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Jul 7, 2014 / 1 note

Let Your Inner Awesome Shine! It’s The Be Awesome Link Party Week 3

Let Your Inner Awesome Shine! It’s The Be Awesome Link Party Week 3

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Happy Monday everyone! I hope that you all had a fabulous weekend and that you worked all kinds of fabulous projects, activities and creations. It’s time for the Be Awesome Link Party. 

Be Awesome Link Party Mondays at 6pm est #BeAwesomeParty

In case this is your first week linking up at Be Awesome, this link party is co-hosted by 8 fabulous bloggers: Angie of Echoes of Laughter, Virginia of Fynes Designs, Julie of Sober Julie, Me (Crystal of Sew…

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Jul 5, 2014

Weekend Inspiration: 11 Weekend Pallet Projects

Weekend Inspiration: 11 Weekend Pallet Projects

Weekend Inspiration 11 Weekend Pallet Projects.jpgLast month I took on my first weekend pallet project when I made my DIY Pallet Mason Jar Herb Garden. Last week The Hubs came home with 2 beautiful half pallets and I’m anxious to turn them into a lovely DIY project.

Sew Creative's DIY Pallet Mason Jar Herb Garden Tutorial. This post has step by step instructions and tons of photos. A great family weekend projectThis week I decided to pull together 11 weekend pallet projects so that you and I can be inspired together. Read on for all kinds of DIY Pallet goodness.  (more…)

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Jul 3, 2014

The Dog (cat, donkey and penguin) Days of Summer #KinderMom

The Dog (cat, donkey and penguin) Days of Summer #KinderMom

The Dog  (cat, donkey and penguin) Days of Summer #KinderMomSummer. It is here and we are loving it. With my “new career” The Hubs and I decided to keep this summer simple and stay close to home. We’re taking this summer to treat our beautiful city like vacation grounds, playing tourist out and about in Vancouver. 

My kids are animal crazy so we are planning on packing as much animal fun into their summer as possible.  (more…)

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