Be a Pineapple

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New year, New you…so why not be a Pineapple?!  Pineapple’s are more than just a sweet, healthy treat.  They stand tall and regardless of their flaws they are boisterous and proud.  And heck…they get to wear a crown.  YESSSSS!  Please, I want to be a pineapple.  On a more serious note…Be a Pineapple, Stand Tall, Wear a Crown, and Be Sweet on the Inside is one of the most inspiring quotes for 2017.

STAND TALL my friend.  Be you for that is all you can be.  Be you and be proud of your accomplishments, your faults, your desires, your goals, and your past-present-future.  You were made with love in the image of Christ.  Our maker designed you and stitched every part of you.  He knows everything about you….EVERYTHING!!!  And his love flows for you.  God’s love is unconditional and that will  never change.  So be a pineapple and stand tall; knowing you are special and absolutely beautiful!

Psalm 139:14 “I praise you because I am fearfully and wonderfully made; your works are wonderful, I know that full well.
Genesis 1:27 “So God created mankind in his own image, in the image of God he created them; male and female he created them.

WEAR A CROWN, why not!  You my friend are royalty; the daughter of the KING, our Heavenly Father and Creator of all things.  We live a rags to riches fairy-tale that begins and ends with the Prince of Peace.  We were designed with a Happily Ever After  for ETERNITY  which beats any Disney Princess story-line.  As a royal it is safe to say that you were made to be treated as such; never settle for anything less.   Love, kindness, respect, patience, understanding, and gentleness.  So wear that crown and let your inner Princess shine.

1 Peter 2:9 “But you are a chosen people, a royal priesthood, a holy nation, God’s special possession, that you may declare the praises of Him who called you out of darkness into His wonderful light.”

BE SWEET ON THE INSIDE and share it with the world.  A pineapple is rough on the outside; but regardless of the exterior faults it is what is on the inside that matters and that makes this fruit so desirable.  Just the same no matter your rough patches on the exterior, it is your inner being that counts.  God made you to love and be loved.  May kindness and love flow through you and shine in all you do and each person you interact with.

1 Corinthians 16:14 “Let all that you do be done in love.

1 Peter 3:3-4 “Your beauty should not come from outward adornment, such as elaborate hairstyles and the wearing of gold jewelry or fine clothes.  Rather, it should be that of your inner self, the unfading beauty of a gentle and quiet spirit, which is of great worth in God’s sight.”

pineappleBe a Pineapple, Stand Tall, Wear a Crown, and Be Sweet on the Inside.  This is my motto for 2017.  As a reminder, I have this beautiful print by KNOTnNEST displayed in the coziest and busiest room of my home.  Unlike other prints, the motivational image and quote is printed on a soft beautiful burlap with a glazed backing and come ready for framing.  Shabby chic and sophisticated,  KNOTnNEST artistic prints will add class and a touch of encouragement to any room.  I placed this uplifting pineapple print on my vintage nightstand in the family room for all  to see.  It delivers comfort and warmth to all guests that come to my home.   I just adore the sweet messages from KNOTnNEST!

Give the gift of sunshine to someone you love with inspirational burlap prints from KNOTnNEST.

 

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Shabby Chic Garlands

Fabric Garlands have become increasingly popular and for good reason.  Garlands add the perfect finishing touch to any decor.  They are perfect for the home, parties, weddings, holidays, photo backdrops and more!  Liquid Stars Is an adorable shop on Etsy specializing in custom rag garlands for every occasion!  Crystal Dahlman is the mastermind behind the shabby chic creations.  She can match any theme and color.

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The garlands created by Liquid Stars are made of high quality fabrics and cut with precision so there is no fraying.  You will find  the garlands are sturdy and are perfect for hanging pictures, artwork, and cards.

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Fabric Garlands are also ideal for dressing up your window.  I love how it completes the look of the room and provides a romantic, pretty, and very tranquil touch.  Crystal is such a doll and she made me this beautiful and oh so shabby chic curtain garland.

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I am absolutely in love with this look and can not wait to dress up the window in my family room with another  Liquid Stars creation.

From the creator of Liquid Stars:

These fabric garlands are made with love and sent to you from the majestic mountains of Montana!
The garlands with clothes pins are a wonderful way to:

-hang your favorite photos
-wedding guest seating
-wedding guests good wish notes
-birthday/holiday cards
-kids drawings/doodles
-love letters ❤

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Anything you can think of!

With a little imagination you can find lots of different ways to make these garlands sparkle in your home or event. If you need a custom order or just have questions, please let me know and I would be happy to help!

I really treasure your comments and reviews, so please leave me one!

When it rains, look for a rainbow. When it’s dark look for STARS…

For more information or to place an order visit Liquid Stars on Etsy and Facebook.

For the love of all things Boho and Shabby Chic!

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Beautiful, Authentic, and totally Boho Chic!  These three words describe the element of Blair Bailey Design and their beautiful creations.   This shop can be found on Etsy and offers a variety of dream catchers, flower crowns, and stationary all with a southern/bohemian flare.  Blair Christianson is the artist and mastermind behind these lovely creations and more!  Each piece is handmade and not one is like the other.   With each intricately woven thread, Blair creates these beautiful dream catchers.  They can be customized to match your home decor and are also perfect for a country wedding.  As for me I am a Southern Chick with a love for urban country decor and I absolutely  love the tranquility that the dream catcher adds to my family room.

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The chicness does not stop there!  Blair also creates beautiful flower crowns that are fit for a shabby chic princess!  Wear a flower crown on a beautiful summer’s day with a sundress; dressed down with a pair of jeans, a lace top, and a pair of boots; or wear one on your wedding day!  I can’t begin to tell you how perfectly, perfect the rose crown is for a wedding!  Blair’s flower crowns will add  a  feminine, dainty, romantic touch that will make you feel absolutely beautiful just the way you are!