archive: October, 2012

roost tribe october recap

October 31, 2012

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october roost tribe recap

hey guys! today i’m sharing this month’s recap of the roost tribe, which gives you a sneak peek of what october has brought to the tribe. i also wanted to let you know that it’s not too late to get in on the goods! on november 1st, i’ll be sending out a newsletter recap with all of the content in it so no one will have missed anything, regardless of when you might have joined.

that means, that if you join before november 1st you’ll still get all of this yummy content!

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ocotber brought this inspirational desktop and iphone wallpaper to keep your inner winner inspired at all times!

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5 seamless repeating patterns to use on your blog, social media sites, as gift wrap, greeting cards or for any other personal use!

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a pretty printable gift card with a set of 7 matching gift tags- inspired by all the changing fall colors!

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a set of 30 circled numbers with transparent backgrounds to use on your blog or in any print materials. you get both the png + transparent background file and the editable illustrator file so you can change the colors or fonts as you please.

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the most yummy fall recipe for fig flatbread and pumpkin fennel soup (of which i’ve made and devoured at least 5 times now!).

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this poppy pattern formatted for upload to make your own custom bonnie christine iphone case from either get uncommon or case-mate’s websites!

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two adobe illustrator tutorials that will help you become more familiar with your pen tablet and learn how to turn your hand lettering into vectors- ready to use on your blog or elsewhere!

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this 14 page interactive e-book that accompanies this project on how to write killer product descriptions. it takes an in depth look at how to write engaging product descriptions and provides a 10 step fail-proof process to mastering the art of telling your brand story through your descriptions. with writing prompts and a place to jot down your ideas and thoughts, it’s a must have for any seller, regardless of whether it’s on etsy, big cartel or an independent website!

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the bundle up gift guide with warming essentials and loads of exclusive discounts and coupon codes just for the roost tribe!

and that’s not even all! tribe members also received a list of favorite links and resources and got the chance to enter a giveaway to receive their membership for free. being a member is tons of fun and we would love to have you join the family!

join the roost tribe! >> goinghometoroost.com

want to learn more? head on over to read this post or check out the FAQs.

 

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we’ve been using the same dinnerware for about 8 years now (i’m getting old!) and am ready to look for something new. every single one of our plates and bowls have a chip or crack in it somewhere (i’m working with this set). so, i’m thinking that new dinnerware might be the perfect thing to ask for this christmas! (hint hint david!) my instincts automatically sent me straight to etsy to browse for beautiful handmade dinnerware.

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and this is what i found! i am especially gravitating towards this one, this one, and this one. what do you think?

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houston quilt market part 2

October 30, 2012

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my time spent at houston quilt market this past weekend was amazing- even life changing. i know so many of you enjoyed yesterday’s sneak peek, i wanted to just post a few more from the trip.

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tula pink and her magical booth!

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another breathtaking booth by the lovely anna maria horner.

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especially loved jessica swift’s new fabric line with blend!

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cutie booth.

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going home a happy girl.. on a propeller plane. (?!)

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a propeller rainbow!

do you sew, quilt or love to buy pretty fabrics?

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at houston quilt market

October 29, 2012

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hi guys! if you’ve been following me over on twitter or instagram, you probably know that i’ve been attending houston quilt market this weekend (eee!).  i just wanted to pop in and show you a few pictures from the weekend so far!

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off to market! with a bundle of designs, sewing samples and a couple of nerves.

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our flight from santa barbara was so pretty.

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was so excited to meet the most lovely pat bravo from art gallery fabrics. my favorite booth at market!

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cutie typewriter and vintage phone (and beautiful quilt) at the michael miller booth.

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blazing bright red carpet. woo!

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day 2 outfit for meetings- going for comfy chic?

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mom and i loving on the queen of quilt market- amy butler. she is such a sweetie!

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and her juicy ribbons with renaissance ribbons.

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another favorite at market was getting to meet and catch up with jan dicintio of daisy janie- the designer behind the most beautiful organic prints! (they feel soooo soft.)

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and finally, ty pennington with his new fabric line!

annnnd i may or may not have some VERY exciting news to share! i can’t reveal it just yet, but will be anxious to share it with you soon. in the meantime, you can visit my twitter or instagram pages to follow along with the last day of market. the amount of inspiration and talent under this one roof is breathtaking!

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dinner ideas 10.26.12

October 26, 2012

Posted by in dinner ideas

vegan dinner ideas

happy friday, friends! it’s been getting really chilly here at night- perfect for cozy meals and lots of soup.

monday: split pea, fennel and spinach soup served with roasted sweet potatoes
tuesday: cozy millet bowl with mushroom gravy and kale served with a hearty salad
wednesday: farro and roasted cauliflower salad served with leftover split pea soup. :)
thursday: white bean and vegetable stew served with warm butternut squash & chickpea salad
friday: pan fried tofu, kale and stir fried noodles yum!

what was on your plate this week? any favorite recipes you’d like to share?

we follow a whole foods, plant based diet. the dinner ideas posts are a way for me to log our dinners, how we make eating this way easy, and hopefully inspire you to try some new things as well. they are always meat free, dairy free and often gluten free. you can follow the posts here, and i encourage you to share your favorite recipes with us as well!

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point and shoot 10.25.12

October 25, 2012

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this is my week told pictorially. if you’re new to point and shoot, you can catch up here! :)

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printing some new business cards. :)

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corn maze.

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and pumpkin patch!

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my favorite enjoy cupcakes trailer.

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a new favorite OPI color.

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oh, and this happened.

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freshly picked.

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a day at the beach.

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my favorite snout.

do you have any favorite photos from your life this week?

instagram this post was made possible by the lovely iphone app, instagram. you can follow me here or find me by searching for @goinghometoroost. all photos by yours truly. :)

 

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cold feet?

October 25, 2012

Posted by in handmade

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problem: i have cold toes but love wearing shorts to work in at home.

concern: socks + shorts = not the cutest (or sexiest) look.

answer: cute handmade socks, of course!

cold toes? have no fear, beautiful handmade socks are here!

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sweet eventide

i don’t know about you, but eventide is my most favorite part of day. sometimes we call it ‘golden hour’ and jessica nichols captures it perfectly in her photography at sweet eventide. it’s that dreamy, golden, luscious, relaxing time of day- just before sunset. after visiting sweet eventide, be sure to also swing by jessica’s new shop for iphone cases- they are so pretty!

*EXCLUSIVE discount for GHTR readers! Enter code ‘GHTRLOVE’ during checkout at either etsy or big cartel to receive 10% off your order. expires 11/1/12. thanks, jessica!

sweet eventide: etsy | big cartel | facebook | twitter

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