Sunday, February 27, 2011

Project 365: Day 334-340

This week has been amazing. I returned to my love from almost a week and a half in San Antonio. We wrapped up this weekend by going on a short ski trip in North Carolina with my family. A peaceful way to end a long work week.

* Pregnant Belly & Fruit By A CUP OF JO
* Nice Things By One Pearl Button
* The Wedding Cake Dress By A Beautiful Mess
* Cozy Hideaways By MaieDae

* Went skiing for the first time this weekend and I did really well! One more thing to check off my "22 Before 2012" list.
* My hair has been dirty blonde, red, dark brown, black, light brown, purply-brown, and platinum.
* My favorite hot drink at Starbucks - Cinnamon Dolce Latte, extra whip please!

February Sponsor Giveaway Winner!

Thank you to everyone who participated in the sponsor giveaway! Also, a huge thank you to my sponsors for offering some great coupons and prizes to their beautiful shops.

One winner has been randomly drawn to win all three of these prizes! Congratulations:

Please email me your shipping information at: Hope you enjoy your spring inspired loot!!

Wednesday, February 23, 2011

A Peek at San Antonio | Part 2

This evening, I am coming home!! It's been a whirlwind of a trip, but I'm glad these nine long days are coming to a close. It has been so good to see the fruit of my labor and hard work.

I'm coming home to a wonderful little family, a mini ski trip vacation, and a boat-load of work to prep and get ready for my handmades show in March. Whoo! Here is a wrap up of my trip in pictures:

Goodbye, Texas. It's been a delight. 

Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Fancy Shmancy: A Tuesday Collection of Favorite Things 2.22.11

Can't my birthday just be today?

Mariah Rainbow Stone Necklace
Dark Wavy Hair
Lace Makes it Better
Organic Fox Stuffie (Just Bought this for my Home!)
Chelsea Crew Susan Oxfords
Waterfall Ruffle Duvet Cover
Kaleidoscope Locket
So...I'm thinking about buying that purple ruffle duvet cover for our bedroom. I don't know why, but bedding has been the most complicated thing to find//purchase for our home. Suggestions? :) 

Monday, February 21, 2011

A Peek at San Antonio | Part 1

Hello!! As you know, I'm here in San Antonio (see here) working alongside the production team on graphics for Chick-fil-A's annual Operators Seminar! I wanted to share a little peek of what I'm up to in time-lapse form. The following is a time lapse of the stage being built and a clip of the production room "video village" where I'm working!

Pictures coming soon!

Inspiration for Your Nest: Cozy Hideaways

I would love to build some type of permanent fort in my home somewhere. Just a cozy little place to be inspired, journal, read, or blog! Here are some cozy little nook inspirations for your fancy!

Little picnic tipi
You could just cover your whole house
Where the Wild Things Are
Tree-house fort
Fort Lovely
A fort for you and your love
I scored these breathtaking photo's from Pinterest -- feel free to follow my pins here! Happy nesting. :)

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Project 365: Day 327-333

BUSY week! I've been gone since Tuesday, working with production and graphics at the Chick-fil-A seminar. The days have been long, but I have been productive. I have put so much design work into this seminar and it's just blowing my mind to see my work around every corner! I do, however, miss my husband. I wish he could be here to enjoy the beautiful weather. 

* Outtakes by MooreaSeal
* Make Your Own Mentor by Kyla Roma
* Top 25 Most Played by MaieDae

* I do not enjoy showering, but I do it anyway for the sake of humanity...and my husband.
* I usually pronounce 20% of my words oddly or completely incorrect. This fact tickles my husband, but at least he thinks I'm cute.
* Although I work for Chick-fil-A corporate...I have never gotten tired of eating their food. I love me some chicken!

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Sponsor MaieDae!!

Looking for a good spot to advertise your blog or shop?! Give MaieDae a try! I have three affordable sponsor options for the month of March:

Want to know more? Check out my sponsor page. I currently have an opening for the Large Ad Space for the month of March. This space is for one sponsor and includes an exclusive feature post and optional giveaway! Check out this month's special feature here. Please email if you are interested!

Can't wait to have you!

Friday, February 18, 2011

Sponsor Love Giveaway + Coupon Codes!

Welcome! I love my sponsors and I so look forward to featuring them in a special post! Check them out and see the great things up for giveaway + some amazing coupon codes for you!

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Meet Melisa from Pie N' The Sky! She is giving away a new item in her shop called: Love Triangles Ring. She has a beautiful blog filled with fashion, inspiration, and cute shop updates. Check her out by clicking on the links above!

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And here's a great friend of mine: Holly from Scuttle! In light of the coming spring, she is giving away a recycled Hippy Flower Journal. Holly has a beautiful collection of handmade journals and stationary. Go ahead, take a peek!!

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Last, but certainly not least, offering a cute giveaway item is Laura from Along for the Ride! She is offering one lucky winner the chance to win two pairs of her Bias Tape Earrings in the color of your choice. Also, she has been so kind as to also offer my readers 15% discount from her shop using the coupon code: MAIEDAE15

Want more coupons?! Emily from Juniper Home Vintage and Sara from Yes, Teacher are also offering great coupon codes for you! Be sure to check them out as well. 

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If you're looking for more great blogs to follow and get inspired by, be sure to check out some of my other great sponsors:
* My Best Friend Jules - (Psst -- Did you win the giveaway these amazing girls offered?? Check here!)

Want to know how to enter the giveaway and win all three of the beautiful prizes featured above?? Well, here is all you need to do:

Main Entry:
* Check out Melisa's, Holly's & Laura's blogs! Leave them an encouraging comment and post a comment on this post letting me know that you did!

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* Become a follower of MaieDae via GFC or Bloglovin
* Tweet about it! Here. I've made it easy for you: @MaieDae is having a Spring Inspired Giveaway + Coupon Codes from her lovely sponsors

One winner will be selected at random next week and will win all three items in the giveaway. Please let me know if you have any questions! Good luck! And here's to hoping spring will show its face early. 

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70s Chic Giveaway Winner!!

A huge, HUGE thank you to the beautiful girls of My Best Friend Jules for not only giving me an amazing interview with gorgeous pictures (see here), but offering my readers a beautiful 70s Chic Giveaway! If you haven't taken time to visit their blog, you should! It's filled with beautiful vintage eye-candy and inspiration.

Ready to see if you won these items?? Congratulations...

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If you want another chance to win some goodies from my sponsors, come back later today to enter into the Sponsor Love Giveaway post!

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Top 25 Most Played

The weather is stunning in San Antonio right now. Too bad I can't enjoy it more! I've been working long days in "video village" running through tech rehearsals for Seminar. Yesterday, I got to see the logo I designed for Seminar up on the gigantic LED screen in the was so overwhelming to see my work in my face like! While working, I've been listening to my playlist over and over again and I thought I would share my Top 25 Most Played song on iTunes. Do we have any in common??

25 - Strange & Unprepared by Copeland | You Are My Sunshine

24 - Chupee - Cocoon | My Friends All Died in a Plane Crash
23 - I'm Going Home - Tim Curry | Rocky Horror Picture Show
22 - Garbage Truck - Sex Bob-Omb | Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
21 - Gold Guns And Girls - Metric | Fantasies
20 - Dog Days a Over - Florence And The Machines | Lungs
19 - Go - The Civil Wars | Poison & Wine EP
18 - La Vie En Rose - Pomplamoose | Cover

17 - When We First Met - Hellogoodbye | Would It Kill You
16 - Owls - Cocoon | My Friends All Died in a Plane Crash
15 - Seesaw - Cocoon | My Friends All Died in a Plane Crash
14 - Innocent - Taylor Swift | Speak Now

13 - Little Lion Man - Mumford & Sons | Sigh No More
12 - I Don't Feel It Anymore - William Fitzsimmons | The Sparrow And The Crow
11 - Eclipse (All Yours) - Metric | The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
10 - Tip Of My Tongue - The Civil Wars | Poison & Wine EP
09 - Just A Boy - Angus & Julia Stone | A Book Like This
08 - Help I'm Alive - Metric | Fantasies
07 - The Funeral - Band of Horses | Everything All The Time
06 - I Can Make You a Man - Tim Curry | Rocky Horror Picture Show
05 - Collect Call - Metric | Fantasies
04 - Pressing Flowers - The Civil Wars | Poison & Wine EP
03 - Black Sheep - Metric | Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

02 - Poison & Wine - The Civil Wars | Poison & Wine EP
01 - Betrayed by Bones - Hellogoodbye | Would it Kill You

I feel like Sigur Ros, Jonsi & MGMT should be on here too...Have any band suggestions or favorite songs right now?? I'll do a San Antonio picture post soon and let you see where I'm working! Cheers.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

To San Antonio I Go

And I'm off to San Antonio for ten days! I'll be assisting with the production team on graphics for Chick-fil-A's annual Operators Seminar. I'm excited, I can't wait to see the riverwalk, stay in a hotel, and try something new. However, I'm going to miss my sweet husband and my little Kaito. I'm such a homebody. I love my cozy place and my little family...ten days. I can do this!

I'll be sure to keep you updated along the way. Pictures are a must. Anyone have a suggested restaurant//shop I should visit on the Riverwalk?