How to Add Patina to Anything

Modern Masters Metal Effects can add patina to surfaces and update (or age) #diy

Modern Masters Metal Effects Patina finish is surprisingly simple to use!  You can use it on pretty much anything. Be sure to enter the Modern Masters PAINT GIVEAWAY at the end of this post … I have this old chest that we were given years ago.  It stayed the way we got it for years because [Read On]

I’m a CoverGirl + Sew News Magazine Giveaway

Taradara is a CoverGirl!

Hey all!!! This has been such a great week!!!!  Life is pretty good, but it was certainly made GREAT when I received these in the mail. My design made the cover!!! {want one?  read on….} I’m sew excited to announce that the new winter edition of the Sew News Magazine is on the newsstands!!! So [Read On]

Holiday Bake, Craft, Sew-Along (HUGE giveaway!)

taradara christmas tree wall hanging decoration

I am over at Skip to my Lou guest posting today for the Holiday Bake Craft Sew Along. I’ve sewn and teach you how to sew this funky Christmas Tree decoration Dust your sewing machine off and create with me!  This is a super killer easy project that won’t take you long at all AND [Read On]

Back to School Giveaway time! Visa Gift Cards, yo!

Back to School giveaway! Enter to win a $450 Visa Gift Card!  2 people will win!  A total of $900!!!

Sticking with the Back to School theme this week, I thought I’d be a part of a HUGE AMAZINGLY GREAT giveaway!!!!  Not 1, but 2 Visa Gift Cards valued at $450 EACH!!! WHAT!!!???????? You HAVE to get in on this …. After dropping a wad on back to school schtuff, you can have this $450 [Read On]

KitchenAid Mixer Giveaway!!!


I may be on vacation, but never too busy to GIVE AWAY something, like a KitchenAid Mixer!!! Splash into summer with your very own KitchenAid Artisan 5 Quart Mixer! Pretty My Party and I have teamed up with some awesome bloggers and businesses to bring you this KitchenAid mixer giveaway – just in time for [Read On]

Burger Goodness with King’s Hawaiian buns

King's Hawaiian buns, bringing people together

I have always loved a good burger, all be them turkey burgers, none the less, I love the taste with all the fixins… I actually don’t mind grilling these ready-made turkey burger patties … I’m kind of simple like that! Don’t get me wrong, there are times when I’ll get a wild hair and actually [Read On]

Chick Fil A for the Ladies + GIVEAWAY!

Chick Fil A salads

Chick Fil A treated myself and a few of my galpals to a dinner the other night to try their new salads!  Boy, I’m glad they did because they are DELICIOUS!! AND, YOU can enter to WIN a FREE salad for the next 3 months!! {see below} Have you ever had a salad there?  To [Read On]

Craft Projects on Daily Craft TV

Craft projects on Daily Craft TV

I had the pleasure of going to the Sew News studios and taping 2 one hour segments for Daily Craft TV!!! It was so great to have hair and make up done once again!  It’s always so nice to not have to do it yourself!  Sorry for the grainy picture … iPhone snapshot … I [Read On]

Ticket Giveaway – Disney on Ice Treasure Trove coming to Denver!


I love it when Disney on Ice comes to Denver! Be sure to enter the ticket giveaway below!!! I’m reminded of my first time, AND my mom’s FIRST time going to a Disney on Ice show last year!!  Such a great memory for both of us. So, they are coming back with Disney on Ice [Read On]

Win a Copy of Amy Barickman’s Fabric Flowers Book

Sweater flower and scarf by

Lately, I’ve taken an interest in upcycling sweaters and making them in to skirts, for those who follow me on instagram, facebook, and twitter, you would have watched as my first skirt was assembled.  What I love about it is the fact that you can take a beautiful angora or wool sweater and make it [Read On]

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