The Pinterest Challenge.

While I’ve never actually done an official post on it, most of you must know of my love for Pinterest. If you don’t already know, Pinterest is a place to catalog and organize the things you love and are inspired by online. It is like a virtual pin-board, hence the name. Anyone can join, you just might need to request an invite which could take a couple days. But be warned, it is inspiration overload and could quite possibly become an addiction.

I first read about The Pinterest Challenge on John and Sherry’s blog.  Along with a couple other lady bloggers, they are challenging themselves to make one thing each season that’s inspired by all the amazing stuff that they have pinned; this is the Summer edition. I thought that this was a great idea because so often, I pin something with the best of intentions of making a project out of it and I very rarely do. The ‘rules’ of the challenge is that it must be a fairly attainable DIY because, it needs to be completed in a week. They started their challenge yesterday, so all projects need to be finished by next Tuesday. I might give myself an extra day or two because I only heard about it today. But you can be sure to see a post sometime next week from me with my completed Pinterest project! I would love it if you would participate as well and send in photos of your projects! Maybe I’ll even post a few!

Here’s an example of a very simple Pinterest project I actually have completed (just to give you an idea…). This project, originally from here.

And my version here…

9 Responses to The Pinterest Challenge.
  1. john van vloten
    July 27, 2011 | 7:20 pm

    this is awesome Kevi! Well done!

  2. colleen
    July 27, 2011 | 8:51 pm

    oh my this is beautiful!…I am trying to figure out how to get an account on pinterest…Thanks for the inspiration!

  3. Anika
    July 27, 2011 | 9:04 pm

    You know, I had been thinking of doing this same thing as I keep posting fun stuff to make but not making them. Just the other day I attempted a mini felt bunting with my sewing machine with mixed results. But I’m going to try again, maybe with gluing them instead. I will take pictures when I’m happier with the results. 🙂

    Here is my “to-make” list: http://pinterest.com/anikalacerte/diy/

    • kevi
      July 29, 2011 | 12:32 pm

      Ooo Anika, I love all the bunting and those pin wheels and some great envelops! Wouldn’t it be great to actually make all those things? I am hoping this challenge gets my butt in gear!

  4. Kim - Truly Tattered
    July 28, 2011 | 7:55 am

    Hi Kevi, I just found you thru a picture of a headboard on Pinterest! I LOVE your blog and have added it to my favorites. I look forward to learning more about you and looking at all your yummy pictures! Love your shop too!
    Kim

    • kevi
      July 29, 2011 | 12:28 pm

      Thanks Kim! It’s always fun to hear from my readers!

  5. Teresa Young
    July 31, 2011 | 2:43 pm

    I loved your silver trays so much that I wanted to do the same and bought two trays. The magnets will not stick to either of them. Can you give me any suggestions?? Thanks, Teresa Young

    • Kevi Zupancic
      July 31, 2011 | 4:15 pm

      Hi Teresa! I have found that magnets only stick to the trays that are not copper or silver plated… It’s usually the cheaper ones that are magnet-friendly! Good luck!
      -Kevi

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    August 3, 2011 | 10:34 am

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