1. Orangettes // From Cupcakes & Kale

    Thursday, December 29, 2011

    Wrapping up our last week of Deck The Blogs, Jess from Cupcakes and Kale won by submitting her Orangettes - which I can't wait to try!  I've ever tried eating orange peels, or many of her lovely vegan creations.  She definitely has some great recipes to check out!

    Cupcakes and Kale will be featured on Papernstitch blog (one of my favorite blogs!) for winning this week!  Give her some love on Twitter!  Thanks to everyone for participating!


    Ninth and Bird
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  2. Papernstitich for Deck The Blogs!

    Tuesday, December 20, 2011


    It's the last week for "Deck The Blogs!" and less than a week until Christmas!  (So excited!) So that means it's the last week to share your favorite holiday crafts, recipes, and DIYs for chance to be featured on Papernstitch!
     
    Each week a winner has been chosen and featured here, on Ninth & Bird, and then featured on one of the sponsoring blogs - Papernstitch Blog, Crafted Love, C.R.A.F.T., or Craftyminx

    This Week: Get featured on Papernstitch blog!

    Here is how to enter:

    1. Blog about your favorite holiday craft, recipe, or DIY project.
    2. Copy and paste the code below to add the button to your blog post.
    3. Use the linking tool below to add your blog post to "Deck The Blogs!"
    (make sure you submit the URL for the specific post) 

    OPTIONAL: VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES ON TWITTER!
    #DeckBlogs  @ninth_bird

    Deck The Blogs
     

    Good Luck!  I can't wait to see all of your wonderful creations!

    Ninth and Bird
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  3. Ta-Dah!  It's been another great week for Deck The Blogs!  This week's winner goes to Just Lovely Things for her DIY Ornaments.  Heather presented seven ways to take a clear glass ornament and make it fabulous!  For winning, Heather will be featured on AND get a free sponsor spot on CraftedLove

    There is one week left of Deck The Blogs, so if you haven't entered yet there is still time!  Next up: Get featured on one of my FAVORITES - Papernstitch blog!


    Ninth and Bird
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  4. Deck The Blogs // no. 3

    Tuesday, December 13, 2011

    blog giveaway

    It's time to "Deck The Blogs!"  For the month of December "Deck The Blogs" will provide a way for bloggers to share their favorite holiday crafts, recipes, and DIYs for chance to be featured on Papernstitch Blog, Crafted Love, C.R.A.F.T., or Craftyminx
     
    Each week a winner will be chosen and featured here, on Ninth & Bird, and then later will be featured on one of the sponsoring blogs! 

    This Week: Get featured on Crafted Love PLUS get a free small sponsor spot!

    Here is how to enter:

    1. Blog about your favorite holiday craft, recipe, or DIY project.
    2. Copy and paste the code below to add the button to your blog post.
    3. Use the linking tool below to add your blog post to "Deck The Blogs!"
    (make sure you submit the URL for the specific post) 

    OPTIONAL: VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES ON TWITTER!
    #DeckBlogs  @ninth_bird


    Deck The Blogs
     

    Good Luck!  I can't wait to see all of your wonderful creations!

    Ninth and Bird
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  5. It's been another great week for Deck The Blogs!  This week Whimsy Lou entered her DIY Vintage Fabric Lined Paper Chain, and what a cool idea!  I don't think I've made paper chains since I was in grade school.  I love how she incorporated fabric with spray adhesive.  It's definitely a fun and playful take on holiday decorations!

    Whimsy Lou will now be featured on C.R.A.F.T.!  Yayy for her!  And with two weeks till Christmas, let's start our next round of Deck The Blogs!  Good luck everyone!


    Ninth and Bird
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  6. Christmas Tree Hunting!

    Wednesday, December 7, 2011


    Do you prefer a real or fake Christmas tree?  I'm used to having a fake tree around but I have always loved the real thing!  This year some friends and I went up to the mountains, spent the day in some small mountain town shopping, and then ventured up into the woods to go tree hunting!  It certainly got me in the Christmas mood!  And now the Christmas tree is up and decorated - I love it!



    The smell of a real tree is perfect, and playing in the mountains for a day with friends - also perfect!  Now that the tree is up I guess I just need to get my holiday shopping done.  Yayyy!  I hope you have a wonderful Wednesday!  (And P.S. don't forget to submit your holiday projects and recipes to Deck The Blogs!)


    Ninth and Bird
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  7. Deck The Blogs // no. 2

    Tuesday, December 6, 2011


    This December, it's time to "Deck The Blogs!"  All month long "Deck The Blogs" will provide a way for bloggers to share their favorite holiday crafts, recipes, and DIYs for chance to be featured on Papernstitch Blog, Crafted Love, C.R.A.F.T., or Craftyminx
     
    Each week a winner will be chosen and featured here, on Ninth & Bird, and then later will be featured on one of the sponsoring blogs! 

    This Week: Get featured on C.R.A.F.T. !! 
    where Jamie creates really awesome free things!

    Here is how to enter:

    1. Blog about your favorite holiday craft, recipe, or DIY project.
    2. Copy and paste the code below to add the button to your blog post.
    3. Use the linking tool below to add your blog post to "Deck The Blogs!"
    (make sure you submit the URL for the specific post) 

    OPTIONAL: VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES ON TWITTER!
    #DeckBlogs  @ninth_bird


    Deck The Blogs
     

    Good Luck!  I can't wait to see all of your wonderful creations!
    Ninth and Bird
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  8. Pine Cones and Candles

    Thursday, December 1, 2011


    Pine cones and candles, such a romantic combination!  I think the holidays are so beautiful with all the lights and decorations -- and the best part is the parties!  What do you think of this table set up?  Combined with the painted wine bottles it was quite charming!

    Have you submitted your holiday crafts and recipes to "Deck The Blogs" yet?  Hurry up! 

    Ninth and Bird
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  9. Join "Deck The Blogs" and Win!

    Tuesday, November 29, 2011


    This December, it's time to "Deck The Blogs!"  All month long "Deck The Blogs" will provide a way for bloggers to share their favorite holiday crafts, recipes, and DIYs for chance to be featured on Papernstitch Blog, Crafted Love, C.R.A.F.T., or Craftyminx
     
    Each week a winner will be chosen and featured here, on Ninth & Bird, and then later will be featured on one of the sponsoring blogs!  Everyone has their favorites - their holiday traditions and recipes they make every year - SO LET'S SHARE THEM!

    This Week: Get featured on Craftyminx and your blog button added to Craftyminx for a month!

    Here is how to enter:

    1. Blog about your favorite holiday craft, recipe, or DIY project.
    2. Copy and paste the code below to add the button to your blog post.
    3. Use the linking tool below to add your blog post to "Deck The Blogs!"
    (make sure you submit the URL for the specific post) 

    OPTIONAL: VOTE FOR YOUR FAVORITES ON TWITTER!
    #DeckBlogs  @ninth_bird



    Deck The Blogs
     
    Ninth and Bird
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  10. It's Time to Deck The Blogs!

    Sunday, November 27, 2011

     
    This Tuesday, November 29th, I will be launching the first annual "Deck The Blogs!"  With the idea of spreading and sharing holiday bliss - "Deck The Blogs" will provide a way for bloggers to share their favorite holiday crafts, recipes, and DIYs for a chance to win!

    Four of the best craft blogs have come together to sponsor this event: Papernstitchblog, C.R.A.F.T, Craftyminx, and Crafted Love - all the sponsors will feature a winner on their blog, and some even offering a free ad space for a month!  And all you have to do is submit your projects, linking to the page they are found on!

    I love December!  It's always filled with fun crafts, recipes, and DIYs for the holidays.  Let's get together and share them!  I hope everyone participates and gets inspiration from those involved!  Stop back this Tuesday to participate!

    Much Love!

    Ninth and Bird
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  11. Happy Thanksgiving!

    Thursday, November 24, 2011

    Hope you all have a wonderful Thanksgiving!  I'm off to celebrate with my friends and probably eat more than I should at "Friendsgiving!"  Much love! Ninth and Bird
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  12. DIY Sunburst Twig Wreath

    Monday, November 21, 2011


    It’s wreath season!  This Sunburst Twig Wreath was fun and is going to add to our Thanksgiving (a.k.a."friendsgiving") decorations.  I can't wait for the fun to start!  It was a pretty simple project overall, and here’s what we did.

    DIY Sunburst Twig Wreath

    1}   Gather sticks of various sizes and lengths – we gathered ours from a neighboring ditch…

    2}   Cut a piece of cardboard into the shape of a circle (about 7 inches) and cut out a whole in the middle (about 3 inches).  Then wrap the cardboard in hemp and secure in hot glue. 

    3}   Place larger sticks on the cardboard and begin planning where you want them to be.  I spaced out the fatter sticks first and glued them down with hot glue.  Add the rest of the sticks, securing with hot glue, until it is full around the circle. 

    4}   Trim the ends of the sticks until you have the shape of wreath you want.

    5}   Use silver or gold spray paint to cover all of the sticks.  This covers will cover any glue that is visible and makes the sticks have a holiday shine!

    6}   Take a piece of ribbon and tie a bow for the wreath – hot glue it to the wreath (you may need a good amount of hot glue sticks for this project!)  Add small pine cones, holly, or whatever you’d like to spice up your wreath! Enjoy!



    Ninth and Bird
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  13. My friend Amanda and I have been preparing a few decorations for “Friendsgiving!”  It’s going to be the best Thanksgiving ever, filled with friends and amazing food… I can hardly wait!  We made four Painted Wine Bottle Trees for the tables.  I think they turned out rather adorable!  What do you think?

    DIY Painted Wine Bottle Trees

    1}   Soak wine bottles in hot water until the labels are able to come off easily.  We left the bottles soaking over night, which worked really well.  Scrub the labels off and dry the bottles.

    2}   Use white spray paint to evenly coat wine bottles; let them dry.

    3}   Use a paper towel to cover the bottom half of the bottles.  Use a piece of tape to hold paper towel on – but don’t let it touch the fresh paint. 

    4}   Spray an even layer of the spray-on glue and sprinkle with white glitter.  Let it dry and then remove the paper towel.  Repeat on all bottles.

    5}   Take a roll of hemp and wrap along the border of the white paint and the glittered area.  Secure with a dab of hot glue.

    6}   Gather branches and twigs that you want to stick inside the bottles.  (Paint them if you want!  ..maybe shimmery gold paint!)  Place them on your Thanksgiving table and enjoy!

    Ninth and Bird
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