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Chocolate Pumpkin Chip Cookies

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Recently at Target I stumbled across two AWESOME seasonal chips...Halloween chocolate chips and PUMPKIN chips. Yes, you ready that correctly! PUMPKIN SPICE CHIPS! (no, this isn't sponsored by Tollhouse, but I had to link to them to show you just how fun this is!). So I decided to finally put a great cookie recipe I had on the blog, but to tweak it to make it Halloween and Fall friendly!! So today I'm sharing these delicious Chocolate Pumpkin Chip Cookies. Click here to continue reading... … [Read more...]

Halloween Printables Round Up

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Seems this week is full of Fall and Halloween fun, so I thought I'd share an easy Roundup of Halloween Printables for you today on the blog in case you were still looking for some easy Halloween Inspiration! Enjoy! Book Page Boo Banner from The Scrap Shoppe Blog Gravestone Cupcake Toppers from Chickabug Blog Halloween Pencil Toppers from The Casual Craftlete Got Candy? Pring from Liz On Call Halloween Chalkboard Printables (3 to choose from!) from A Glimpse Inside   Halloween Subway Art from Mom on Timeout   Halloween Costume Awards from A Girl and a Glue Gun Halloween Gift Tags from Creations by Kara Owl and Bat … [Read more...]

Frankenstein Layered Halloween Drink

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Halloween is TWO weeks away! Are you ready to celebrate?! I'm sharing this Easy Frankenstein Layered Halloween Drink on the blog today...it may look hard, but it's SO super easy, you'll be surprised. AND it's a fun way to add an unexpected element to your party!! Click here to continue reading... … [Read more...]

Birthday Celebration KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway with Cupcake Diaries

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It's an exciting week here at The Cards We Drew and today is no different!! I love celebrating birthdays! This week Alli from Cupcake Diaries is turning 30. And to celebrate, I'm teaming up with her and some of my other blogger friends and giving away a KitchenAid stand mixer! I'm so excited about this giveaway!! And the winner gets to choose the color of their new mixer. Just in time for holiday baking! Check out the amazing group of bloggers participating in this giveaway! I'm so excited to be collaborating with such a fun group of ladies. You will love their blogs! Cupcake Diaries - Cutesy Crafts - FrugElegance - The Bitter Side … [Read more...]

Fall Pumpkin Wall Decor

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Back in July and August I had the pleasure of being contacted by Darice to work with them on a project that would appear in Pat Catan's stores in September. The project was to be a Fall Harvest themed project and would appear in an in-store endcap with all the supplies one would need to create the project. So today I'm FINALLY sharing with you my Fall Pumpkin Wall Decor that I made the the store!! Here's what you need for this project: 12-15 wooden rulers Americana Orange Acrylic Paint in a variety of shades Americana Chalk Paint in “Vintage” and “Yesteryear” Painter’s Tape/Washi Tape for striping White paint 12x12 wood … [Read more...]

The Creative Collection Link Party

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It's that time again!! The Creative Collection Link Party is LIVE! Check out our favorites for the week and then link up your new stuff! Thanks for stopping by! Rustic Fall Porch  |  City Farmhouse Ampersand Pumpkin  |  Rain on a Tin Roof Roadside Re-do  |  The Heathered Nest Pumpkin Whoopie Pie Cupcakes  |  3 Boys Unprocessed Silly Spider Halloween Hair-do  |  Simple As That Halloween Paper Medallions  |  Finding Home Vintage Circus Birthday Party  |  Elevate Everyday Jen from Craft-o-maniac: Facebook || Twitter || Pinterest || Instagram || Google+ Mallory & Savannah from Classy Clutter: Facebook || … [Read more...]

Bloggers to Watch Series: The Happy Housie

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Next up this week on my new Bloggers to Watch Series is my sweet friend, Krista, of The Happy Housie. I stumbled across Krista's blog a year or more ago and was so stunned over her beautiful home and couldn't wait to read more. I think you'd be THRILLED to see what Krista has over on her site!! So let's learn a little about Krista of The Happy Housie, shall we?! Being a housie means that houses are my passion and my hobby!  I have been "this way" as long as I can remember... when most girls were playing Barbies I was redecorating their dream house (and van) and when other girls were reading BOP and Sassy magazines I was spending many a … [Read more...]

20 Uses for Ziploc Bags

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This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #CollectiveBias My mom is a MASTER organizer. She can take chaos and turn it into perfection and although I don't have anywhere near her organization skills, I've learned a few things from her over the years making use of one simple product. Ziploc Bags. My mom can utilize a Ziploc bag for just about any purpose, but today I'm going to show you 20 Uses for Ziploc Bags that you may have never thought of!! Some of these are so simple you'll be shaking your head at me...while others are so genius you'll be thanking me!! NOTE: I did … [Read more...]

Black and White Pumpkin Frame

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Halloween is coming up and the challenge we find each year is trying to get out trick or treating with our son, but still get back in time to hand some candy out. So I thought maybe I'd come up with a little sign or something to put on our porch with a basket of candy. Using a cute Pumpkin frame from Cut It Out Frames I created this simple Black and White Pumpkin Frame...also using some fun Hazel and Ruby Mask Stencils! The whole project is pretty simple. Here's what you need: Pumpkin Frame from Cut It Out White Paint Black Paint Paint Brushes Black Glitter (Martha Stewart is what I used) Glue Orange Sharpie Hazel … [Read more...]

Halloween Embroidery Hoop Web

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Halloween is absolutely one of my FAVORITE holidays and to celebrate I pulled together the creative minds of some of my talented blogging friends to bring you over 110 fabulous Halloween ideas! From costumes to parties, crafts and home decor, recipes and free printables, we have so many fun ideas to share! I guarantee you'll find a project (or 10!) that you would love to incorporate into your Halloween festivities. All week (Monday through Saturday) myself and my blogging friends will be sharing our fun creations with all of you. Each day will include approximately 20 Halloween projects and you can "hop" from one blog to another to check them … [Read more...]