Thursday, July 4, 2013

4th of July!


Have a Safe 
and 
Happy 4th Of July!




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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Working Women Wednesday - 4th of July Prep!!

Oh wow!! Can you believe that we are already into July! Summer is almost halfway over for all of summer vacationers and I am so excited for more fun to come!

With all of you being so busy with prepping for tomorrow I wanted to send you all over to our Pinterest Page to check out some simple and easy BBQ foods, decorations and kid activities that we have found!!

What are some of your favorite things to do in the summer or better yet on
The 4th Of July?


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Friday, June 28, 2013

Tree Word Art Decal with Dezign with a Z and $30 Gift Card Giveaway!

Wow, I have been given the opportunity to try a product company new to us but the concept is well know and being used everywhere! I am so pleased to introduce you all to Dezign with a Z and all of their amazing wall decals!

I’m not sure about all of you but I really love to change designs on my walls and this concept has really been able to change your theme or your mood in less then an hour! Dezign with an Z has different products to choose from such as Floral, TreesWritables, Modern, Mirror itemsWall Quotes and even... hold your breathe.... GLOW IN THE DARK!! Shut the front door!! Yep I'm in love!

When choosing my item I had a hard time deciding since they had so many different options to choose from but I finally decided on .....Tree Word Art Decal! I WAS IN LOVE! In our life a tree resembles so many different things from growth to family and life! It was perfect!

It arrived a short 7 days later like this:

My kids will have fun with this in a later project




It was great to see the packaging was sturdy, and really protected the vinyl wall cling from the mail elements! Trust me this is key as we all know from getting not so great looking packages from the post office or other mail delivery system.












What's inside:

1- Amazing .... Tree Word Art wall stickers
1 - Pink Decal Tool
2 - Cute Butterflies wall stickers (I will be posting on these another day)







I’ll be honest my picture does not do justice for these items! They are high quality and I really believe that there is a lot of time and effort that go into each and everyone of Dezign with a Z items.

C2 helping to hold up the wall decal
Let’s get to the good stuff and with my photography assistant (my mom) we had plenty of pictures! Thanks mom for the help!

Let’s GET Started!!

#1 PICK YOUR AREA

This is a wall in our Hallway going to our bedrooms- PERFECT



When you look at items online or even at the store have a place in mind and MEASURE IT! 

I’m happy to say that my area I decided to put it on works perfect for our home.


#2 CLEAN DRY WALL


The key to putting anything on your walls #1 is start with 
a clean and dry wall.


 My mom was enjoying 
watching me clean my wall!!

OUR CLEAN BLANK CANVAS!!

Looks like the same picture above.. not much of a change yet!   Beautiful RIGHT!?!?    

#3 PREPARE YOUR WALL DECAL

This is key to any wall decal and especially when you have a lot of lettering or thin lines that may not adhere as easily to the transfer tape that is on the front of your item. 

I have heard a couple different ways of doing it but I followed the directions that were included in the the package. It instructs you to go over the front of the wall decal like this:

#4 MEASURE


I'll be honest I skipped this step because I like to eyeball my wall projects! unless I have multiples that need to go on at the same height!! JUST GO WITH IT for all my OCD friends out there :)
Now I’m going to introduce you to something even new to me!! 

#5 THE HINGE TECHNIQUE


I am so using this when I get more because normally I’m doing this all by myself and I don’t have the extra hands. So this is a lifesaver!
Find the Hinge Technique video below and also an installation video from Dezign with a Z

Items you need:

Painter’s Tape 
Scissors
WATCH THE VIDEO - HINGE TECHNIQUE

Now that  you've seen how easy it is.. check out my pictures below of me using the technique!! Was easier then I thought it would be and I'll be using it more in the future!!
Tape across the middle and now over the middle tape!
Made me nervous to let it fold over like this..
Hoping that it stayed

Peeling from the corner!
Starting to separate the two sides.

Scissor Time!
Just Hanging out after the backing is off


Praying for no bubbles...

Making sure there is good pressure to stay on the wall

TOP Success- now remove tape!!

On to the bottom

NO BUBBLES...

#6 PRESS OVER YOUR WALL DECAL - 2 OPTIONS


#1 - USE YOU HANDS

#2 - USE THE TOOL THAT CAME WITH YOUR GOODIES!!




I'll be honest I prefer the hands because I feel like I pay more attention to detail when I do it this way.. Your project, Your choice!






#7 THE PEEL

Total Ninja Skills! As my boys say!
With all the letters I really had to start using my ninja skills and going from may different angles but it was worth it!! Continue this process and occasionally you need to press on the letters or artwork to stay on the wall, don’t worry we will come back to this!

#8 FINISH IT UP

Now that the transfer tape is completely off you’ll notice that you may have a couple bubbles or the vinyl may be up in a couple of places.
Add Let’s get a little hands on and start rubbing your finger every inch of your wall decal.
(REMEMBER CLEAN DRY HANDS- you don’t want the oils to decrease sticking to your wall)

Guess what I found...... YEP I must have gotten ahead of my self and part of a letter was misplaced. So I picked it up with my nail and placed it where it needed to be! ALL FIXED!




Go over your finished product with a CLEAN, DRY COTTON CLOTH... One last step!!

#9 SUCCESS


AMAZING QUOTES TREE FROM DEZIGN WITH A Z


I would just like to say that I am very satisfied with the product before it was on the wall and not that it’s up and I can enjoy it I am above satisfied and overwhelmed with the quality of Dezign with a Z wall decal!

I know that this company will be getting more business from my family and I’m hoping that you will visit them as well, especially since they are giving you a chance to win a $30 gift card from them!!!

YEP THATS RIGHT! 
Dezign with a Z are giving you a chance to win a $30 gift card... so hurry up and enter now!!

Monday, June 10, 2013

Celebrating You WINNERS!! Congratulations!


GIVEAWAY: CELEBRATING YOU!!
WINNERS!

We gave away 4 of our
 Diva Daisy Dream Boxes : 
1 Combo Box and 3 Minis 
to CELEBRATE YOU!



We just want to THANK all of you for your entries and participation in our Giveaway!! 
Congratulations to:
Samantha - Combo
Melinda - Mini
Blanca - Mini
 and 
Kathryn - Mini

Please contact us ASAP so you can have your goodies shipped out to you!!

Please come back tomorrow now for and extra special giveaway!!
xoxo Ariel

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Sunday, June 9, 2013

GIVEAWAY: LAST DAY TO ENTER!


GIVEAWAY: CELEBRATING YOU!!
LAST DAY TO ENTER!!

We are giving away 4 of our
 Diva Daisy Dream Boxes : 
1 Combo Box and 3 Minis 
to CELEBRATE YOU!



Are you preparing for the summer and wondering how you can get a little you time?
You won't want to miss this chance to sample some amazing products to help you relax and maybe even find something special that you can't just live without!!!

Good Luck!


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