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Friday, June 24, 2011

Magazine copy cat party details in the making!~

I can't believe how much you girls happened to really like the idea of a magazine copy cat linky party! In fact, according to my stats that has been the most viewed post this week.  I must be onto something!
I just said to my husband the other day, I really need some new innovative ideas.
Hoping he would help me, because Mike is really clever like that.
In fact, he helped me come up with the Newbie linky party idea.
COOL BEANS!!~ we all need our niche' and I have found mine. Obviously, a hodge podge of stuff!
I like to have fun, and I bring that to you too.
It's nice to have a hubby who supports me, and inspires me to be the best that I can be.


SO Let's do it!
It can be from any magazine of your choice. 

It can  be from a craft magazine, Food magazine,etc...  which will challenge you to actually MAKE the craft, and COOK.

YOU must take a picture of the magazine image though, that is the point, and the fun of this challenge.
You may mix it up some and put your own twist on it of course.
However, I really want it to be as mirror imaged like as possible.
As you can see from mine, I added some delicious chocolates to the tea saucer. Other than that it was pretty spot on.
I will give us time on this challenge.  It is not as easy as you think. Be creative, have fun!.
 Don't go out and buy a new sofa for pete sakes! I am betting most of us have a lot around the house that we can use.
 How about we shoot for...JULY 1st I host this challenge? Is that enough time?
I picked up a magazine yesterday, and I have enough challenges for at least 3 times. So I plan on continuing this on my own, and if it goes well here, perhaps I will continue it as a party too.

This one I whipped out in 5 minutes.  Had everything on hand...
As you can see, I used different color flowers, however the same premise of the magazine picture above.

Hey gals don't forget the BLOG party is still going ON...here is the line up for the next few days left!
Joining:
Show and tell Friday

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54 Comments:

Blogger Blondie's Journal said...

I LOVE this idea, Debbie. Good thinking! I'm up for it!

XO,
Jane

June 23, 2011 at 5:08 PM  
Blogger Kim @ Savvy Southern Style said...

Sounds good. I will see if I can find something to copy.

June 23, 2011 at 5:10 PM  
Blogger Gina said...

I'm in! I think you've got a great idea here.

June 23, 2011 at 5:17 PM  
Blogger NanaDiana said...

I can't wait to see what everyone comes up with. Remember that show that was on HGTV for a while...where they would use an inspiration room and then create it on a budget? That was one of my favorite shows and just disappeared! This should be a lot of fun, Deb! xo Diana

June 23, 2011 at 5:21 PM  
Blogger All That Glitters said...

Sounds like tons of fun Debbie!! Hey woman! We still need to meet up and get our coffee drinking on!

June 23, 2011 at 5:30 PM  
Blogger The Garden Bell said...

I, so..... am going to play this one. It's totally fun, totally right up my alley, totally a new idea. I would love to post a link when you are ready. But, for now I'll just start with the lastest M.L. Living and move on from there.

Aren't supportive hubbies just the best. The things they will do to keep us bloggers happy. I'm sure there is a hidden agenda there some how. But, who the heck cares. They let us get lost with others, shop for the blog and will even on a special occasion pose for us too.

June 23, 2011 at 5:37 PM  
Blogger Ricki Jill Treleaven said...

Debbie, I am so excited about this, and it is something I can work on *inside*....I cannot wait, and I know what I want to copy-cat first.....

July first sounds like a great time to start. :D YAY!!!

xoxoxo,
Ricki Jill

June 23, 2011 at 5:53 PM  
Blogger ⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜ said...

Thanks ladies...yes Kate, you are so right, hidden agenda...I wonder what it is though LOL??!
Jennifer, yes coffee? When? At this point when the kids head back to school. I am the taxi driver/sleepover house so far this summer!

June 23, 2011 at 5:55 PM  
Blogger MommaHen said...

Great idea! I will be here!

June 23, 2011 at 5:57 PM  
Blogger Ms. Bake-it said...

Sounds like a great idea! I am up for the challenge!

~ Tracy

June 23, 2011 at 6:09 PM  
Blogger Kathy said...

Great idea...love this, you are a party animal!!! I will start the hunt

June 23, 2011 at 6:25 PM  
Blogger Pam - diy Design Fanatic said...

Definitely a fun idea!

June 23, 2011 at 6:34 PM  
Blogger The Decorative Dreamer said...

Neat idea! I like this!

June 23, 2011 at 6:49 PM  
Blogger CAS said...

This sounds like a lot of fun. You are so doggone creative. You bring out the besties in everyone!
xo, CAS

June 23, 2011 at 7:00 PM  
Blogger Linda @ A La Carte said...

Debbie what a fun idea! I will start looking for a magazine photo to copy ASAP!!

June 23, 2011 at 7:38 PM  
Blogger Penny @ The Comforts of Home/Lavender Hill Studio said...

Sounds like fun! Can we use catalog shots as well as magazines? I am thinking like Pierre Deux, Resoration Hardware, etc.

June 23, 2011 at 7:54 PM  
Blogger Lori said...

Of course you had fresh flowers on hand! You amaze me.

June 23, 2011 at 7:55 PM  
Blogger ⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜ said...

Yes Penny, that would be fantastic too!

June 23, 2011 at 8:16 PM  
Blogger sandra @ french laundry 132 ♥ said...

Hi Debbie! What a fun idea! I will see what I can come up with! Love it.

LOL about living in my laundry room, yes if only I could fit a small twin bed in there and watch the clothes twirl about heeeheee

June 23, 2011 at 8:32 PM  
Blogger MELANIE said...

Great idea Deb, but you always have those!


MJ
Lucky 7 Design

June 23, 2011 at 8:33 PM  
Blogger Pat @ Mille Fiori Favoriti said...

Fun idea, Debbie, and sounds like fun!! I love Country Living Magazine and I'd love trying to re-create soemthing from it.

June 23, 2011 at 9:10 PM  
Blogger La said...

Hey Debbie Doos!

This sounds like great fun.

June 23, 2011 at 9:18 PM  
Blogger lvroftiques said...

That's another great idea from your hubbs! I'll see what I can come up with. *winks* Your drooping flowers ARE right on! Just like the mag! Vanna

June 23, 2011 at 11:14 PM  
Blogger lvroftiques said...

That's another great idea from your hubbs! I'll see what I can come up with. *winks* Your drooping flowers ARE right on! Just like the mag! Vanna

June 23, 2011 at 11:14 PM  
Blogger Natasha said...

What a brilliant idea! I am not sure if I can make it this time as we are heading to the beach soon but if it becomes a regular thing I will be in for sure!

Best wishes,
Natasha.

June 23, 2011 at 11:58 PM  
Blogger xinex said...

Great copy, Debbie. This meme sounds like a good idea. I might not be able to join on July 1st but if you'll have it again, I will plan to join then...Christine

June 24, 2011 at 12:38 AM  
Blogger Ever Green Tree said...

Interesting concept! Sounds exciting n Shd be a lot of fun!

June 24, 2011 at 7:06 AM  
Blogger Jo said...

FUN time,kudo's to the copy-cat!
We all have ton's of magazines(I do),so this "copy-cat creations",can be from any mag old or new? and for all to enjoy?
~Jo
LazyonLoblolly

June 24, 2011 at 8:40 AM  
Blogger Dawna said...

What a fun idea! I better go find that magazine article I copied for our living room fireplace project! You always have such great ideas!! Have a happy Friday and be sure to stop by the country to see our kitchen reveal.

June 24, 2011 at 8:47 AM  
Blogger Okio B Designs said...

This sounds like such a fun challenge!!!! I want to give it a go!

Jeanine

June 24, 2011 at 8:53 AM  
Blogger mississippi artist said...

Great idea, I will start browsing magazines!

June 24, 2011 at 8:58 AM  
Blogger Marianne said...

What a great idea...and what a great hubs you have.
Marianne :)

June 24, 2011 at 9:33 AM  
Blogger ourlifeinaclick.blogspot.com said...

Debbie I'll definitely have to try this!! I just have to find an inspiration page!! Great idea!!

June 24, 2011 at 9:43 AM  
Blogger housedressingblog.blogspot.com said...

This is such a great idea Debbie, I can't wait to take on this challange. Thanks in advance for hosting it!

June 24, 2011 at 11:49 AM  
Blogger Esther is not-quite-perfect said...

I'm in! My photography skills may not be up to par, but I can copy a setting like the next girl! :D

June 24, 2011 at 12:23 PM  
Blogger Esther is not-quite-perfect said...

I just wrote a quick post about your fabulous idea!! The more the merrier, no?
http://not-quite-perfect.blogspot.com/2011/06/fun-new-copycat-party.html

June 24, 2011 at 12:35 PM  
Blogger Rosemary@villabarnes said...

Already have a multitude of vignettes in mind. I'll be here.

June 24, 2011 at 12:36 PM  
Blogger Michele Smith said...

Great idea! I receive lots of mags each month and several stashed away
. I'll be out of state for a couple weeks but will be here for the next.

June 24, 2011 at 12:39 PM  
Blogger laurie said...

of course I love this,, rememeber, I was the newbie that copy catted that first on you did,, apoligized to you for doing it but I had the same magazine sitting in front on my dining room table with the tulips my daughter had given me the day before.Its an excellent idea,, I'm in!!

June 24, 2011 at 1:00 PM  
Blogger Honey at 2805 said...

Sounds like fun to me!!

June 24, 2011 at 1:05 PM  
Blogger Susan @ Busy Home Adventures said...

I'm excited about this challenge!

June 24, 2011 at 2:40 PM  
Blogger Teresa said...

This is a creatively FUN idea!!! I'm on the hunt for a pic to copy cat. See ya July 1!

June 24, 2011 at 3:43 PM  
Blogger ReFresh ReStyle said...

Sounds like fun, I hope I can get something together for July 1st!
Debbie

June 24, 2011 at 3:51 PM  
Blogger At The Picket Fence said...

Love this idea Debbie! Off to find some inspiration to copy so I can join in!

Heather

June 24, 2011 at 4:18 PM  
Blogger Donna~One Simple Country Girl said...

I'm gonna give this one a try as well. I like the idea of copying from a catalog as well! Thanks for hosting!

June 24, 2011 at 8:50 PM  
Blogger FLOWERSHOPGURL said...

OMG, what a great idea, I hope I can join in on this challenge. I love that it's so unique and different than other parties and of course only you and Mike could come up with such a cool idea. Keep doing what you do, you make everything so refreshing!
Hugz,
Kim
thanks for stopping by and leaving your sweet comment!

June 24, 2011 at 10:34 PM  
Blogger Mimi said...

Oh - this is going to be a really fun one! I can't wait :)

June 25, 2011 at 9:28 AM  
Blogger Pam said...

Sort of behind on checking you out, but had to tell you what a great idea this is. Going to pour over my magazines tonight to see what I can copy. Maybe something with a brand new BMW in it.

June 25, 2011 at 10:04 AM  
Blogger Karina said...

I agree with the masses...wonderful idea! I still have time to join in too! =)

June 25, 2011 at 10:20 AM  
Blogger eleven-o-one said...

This sounds really fun! Can't wait.
fran @ eleven-o-one

June 25, 2011 at 2:22 PM  
Blogger Farmer's Wyfe said...

Oh, this is soooo great!!! You always come up with the MOST sensational ideas!!! Such fun! Now I wish I had bought those Country Living magazines at the second hand store! :S I'll find something!! Thanks for the fun. You really are a fantastic blogger! :)

June 25, 2011 at 8:49 PM  
Blogger Que Bella said...

This is such a great idea! I can't wait to start digging through my magazines to find a page to re-create. ~Michelle

June 26, 2011 at 10:20 PM  
Blogger Helen's Decor said...

HI Debbie, it sounds terrific and like loads of fun. I'm in!!!

Thanks for the fun!
Helen

June 28, 2011 at 11:58 PM  
Blogger bj said...

OOO boy...I LOVE this kind of party. More fun than anything to copy something pretty.
COUNT ME IN and July 1 is PERFECT...
XOXO bj

June 29, 2011 at 11:19 PM  

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