Saturday, July 30, 2016

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Thanks so much!
Karen at Sweet'Art Boutique

 
Custom Art for Life's Sweetest Celebrations!
www.sweetartandparty.etsy.com

 

Newly Listed in my Etsy Shop -- Lavender/Purple Flower Canvas Name sign with two side paintings

Newly Listed-- Lavender/purple flower 3 piece Name sign set
Available in 11x14 with two 6x8s or 11x14 with two 8x10s.
Colors can be changed to better match your child's decor.


Thanks so much!
Karen at Sweet'Art Boutique

An Original painting © 2011 Sweet Art and Party Boutique...All rights reserved.
My artwork and designs are Copyright Protected.  No Copying Please!

 


Sunday, July 24, 2016

TEACHER NAME SIGNS IN MY ETSY SHOP

 I have some new teacher signs in my Etsy Shop.
Please take a look.



Hope you all are having a wonderful summer!
Karen

Sunday, July 1, 2012

New in my Shop today and Follow my Blog for a Free Gift!

These "so darn cute" artworks created to coordinate with the Vroom bedding set.
available here

and two matching side art pieces
Transportation cars vroom zoom beep door CUSTOM canvas orange blue monkey wall HAND PAINTED boy wrecker car truck      Transportation cars vroom zoom beep door CUSTOM canvas yellow blue giraffe wall HAND PAINTED boy wrecker car truck
Available here                                                     Available here


Notice!
I have extended the Blog Follow Giveaway through July 15th.
Read more about that here.
Hope to see bunches of new followers, and just for signing up, you'll get my best selling Seuss Printable Party Package!
Hope you like them!  Have a wonderful 4th everyone!
Karen

Please note that this promotion ended July 15, 2012.

Monday, June 25, 2012

Follow my Blog and Receive a Free Seuss Printable Party Package!

Hello Everyone, now through July 15, please sign up to follow my blog.  In return for your followship (word?), I will be giving away my best selling Printable Party package....a FREE (Yes! Free!) standard Seuss Printable party package.  Here are just a list of what the package includes and some photos of a real party using these printables.  Everyone who follows my blog will receive the package....Isn't that great?!

   This promotion ended July 15, 2012. 
Here's what you need to do to get the party package:
1.   Click "follow" over to the left, to follow my blog. 
2.   Leave a comment below so I'll know you're new.  
3.   Send me an email at kbeitar at gmail dot com with your contact info.
      (Your email will be used only by me for a one time use to send your party 
       package.   I do not sell email addresses and I don't send spam...so rest assured.)

Here's what the package includes:
Large Happy Birthday Pennant Banner
Large Pennant Banner with various cupcakes on them
Large pennants (patterned paper)
Small pennants (patterned paper)
Large Number Pennants
Number Banner Spacers
Banner Spacers
Cupcake toppers
Cupcake wrappers
Favor Tags
Favor Box
Party Hats
water bottle wraps
juice box wraps
place cards
food labels
straw collars
napkin rings/silverware wraps
Party Signs--Food,Gifts, Candy, Drinks,Prizes,Party,Welcome
Cupcake, Seuss Character and sayings, and several varied Seuss decor signs
Party Decorations for walls
Door signs
Fill-in Invitations
Thank you cards
Instruction Sheets



And now, some photos of the package printables..... da da ta da!
And here is a post that I did featuring a real party:
http://www.sweetartboutique.blogspot.com/2011/06/printables-in-action.html

So, follow my blog, and receive this Awesome party package....pretty please....;)

Have a great week, everyone!
Karen

Sunday, June 24, 2012

Free T-Shirt Iron On Transfer Design

Hi Everyone!  I have for you today a free printable t-shirt iron-on transfer design in celebration of Summer! 

Click here to get the design.  Once the image appears on screen, left click with your mouse to make the image bigger.  Then right click on the image with your mouse, choose "save picture as" to download to your computer.
I have reversed the image so you won't have to when you print it.
For more great freebies, please follow my blog or sign up for email notifications when new posts are added.  I would love to have more followers...it's every blogger's dream.

Have a wonderful week everyone!
Karen

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Wednesday, June 20, 2012

DIY Artist Drying Rack

For years, my paintings have been scattered around my dining room waiting to dry so they could be shipped.  Then, back in March, we purchased a new dining set (a post on that later). The thought of wet paint touching this new dining table made me have nightmares.  I really needed a drying rack for my paintings and so the search began...I found this one for a little over $200:

and this one:
for a $133.99


I really couldn't afford to put that much money into one, so this is what I came up with:




I purchased 1 inch wooden blocks and 16x20 masonite boards.
I simply glued the blocks to each corner, building from the bottom.  I only did three layers, but I am planning to add to it at a later time.
It's small enough to fit on the top of my painting table, and just these three layers hold a lot of paintings and it's working great for my needs.

Hope you like it too!
Karen
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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Free Strawberry Themed Printable Blank Recipe Card

Hi Everyone, I apologize for the long delay between posts.  Things have been so busy. I spent most of the winter with bronchitis and pneumonia and on May 16, my grandfather underwent a triple heart bypass and replacement valve surgery.  He's doing Great!  It was very hectic and chaotic, but now things are starting to calm down a bit.  All these happenings had me late on some of my artwork orders, but I'm happy to report that I am completely caught up and now working on orders that are currently due.  Yahooo!

I did want to offer you a free printable 4x6 Strawberry themed blank recipe card today.
This way overdue, but I'm hoping that you'll be able to jot down some of those great strawberry recipes I've been seeing on the blog link parties.

So, here it is.....
Enjoy!
Karen

Click Here to Download





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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Happy Easter!



Hoping you all have a wonderful Easter.

Now through Easter Monday, I'm offering a coupon code at my etsy shop.

Coupon Code for 5% off your Purchase: SOSWEET
Enter upon checkout

Click HERE to be directed to my shop.

Happy Easter, Ya'll.
Karen

Sunday, April 1, 2012

Down on the Farm

This set is now available in my etsy shop. Find it HERE.


This artwork set is $12.00 for each panel (one initial or letter per panel).  It features a lovely farm scene in panoramic style, that will go nicely with a farm or barnyard animal themed nursery or room.  Each panel is 8x10 and is painted on 1/8 thick flat panel canvas.  I do offer these panels on stretched canvas as well, for an additional fee.

This artwork can be customized to coordinate with any of the following farm themed bedding sets:
Animal Acres by Kidsline
Little Farm by Living Textiles

Saturday, March 31, 2012

Girly Jungle Animals

This four painting set is now available in my etsy shop.  Find it HERE. 

This set includes four 8x10's hand painted onto 1/8 inch thick flat canvas panel with satin ribbon hangers. 
This set can be customized to fit any color combination and will coordinate nicely with lots of bedding sets and nursery decor. 
Here are a few examples for inspiration:

Jacana by Cocalo
Jungle Jill by Carter's
Safari Brights by Carter's
Lollipop Jungle by Lambs and Ivy
Jungle BFF by Bananafish
Lil' Friends by Bedtime Originals
Tutti Frutti by Bedtime Originals

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

Crustless Coconut Pie Recipe

If you like coconut, this might be the easiest recipe for a quick dessert!  The nice thing about this recipe is that you more than likely have the ingredients already on hand.  The bisquick and eggs combine to make the "crust", and with only 3/4 cup sugar, it's not too sweet. It reminded me of an egg custard pie with coconut.  I actually ate a slice the other morning for breakfast.  It tastes great with a dollop of cool whip and my morning cup of coffee... So here's the free printable recipe card for it too!


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Sunday, February 12, 2012

Brand New Party Package for Girls who love Dinosaurs!

This cute little printable party package is new in my etsy shop today! 

This package is $10.00 and contains everything you need to pull off a coordinated party.  Created in pink, green and touches of brown.  Package includes:
Large Happy Birthday Pennant Banner
Large Pennant Banner with various dinosaurs
Cupcake toppers
Cupcake wrappers
2" Party Circles for use as cupcake toppers or favor tags
Favor Box (Frybox)
Party Hats
water bottle wraps
juice box wraps
place cards/food labels
napkin rings/silverware wraps
Party Signs--Food,Gifts, Candy, Drinks,Prizes,Party,Welcome
Variety of wall decor signs with dinosaurs
Door signs
Fill-in Invitations
Thank you cards
Instruction Sheets

Have a wonderful Sunday, Everyone!
K

Sunday, February 5, 2012

Tinker Fairy diy Printable Party Package

Happy Sunday Everyone!  Today, I would like to share some photos of a real party using one of my originally designed printable party packs.   Let me first say that I was so thrilled and TOTALLY blown away with the creativity of one of my customers when provided me with photos of her daughter's Tinkerbell party. 

Here are some really wonderful photos of how she used my party package and took it to the "next level" to celebrate her daughter's special day.  She did an absolutely Fabulous job! I hope you will find inspiration in these.... I know I do! :))  (You can click on each photo to enlarge it).



  

The Tinker Fairy diy Printable Party Package is available in
my Etsy Shop for $10.00, Sweet'Art Boutique 
and is filled to the brim with the following items...You really get alot a bang for your buck with my party packages!

Standard Package contains:
Large Happy Birthday Pennant Banner 
(each pennant measures take the space of one 8.5 x11 piece of paper)
Banner Spacers
Cupcake toppers/Party Circles
Cupcake wrappers
Favor Tags
Favor Bag
Party Hats
water bottle wraps
juice box wraps
Folding (tent) place cards
Folding (tent) food labels
straw collars
napkin rings/silverware wraps
Party Signs--Food,Gifts, Candy, Drinks,Prizes,
PartySign,Welcome Sign
Several varied Tinker Fairy decor signs
Party Decorations for walls
Fill-in Invitations
Thank you cards
Instruction Sheets

Hoping your week is So Sweet, everyone!
Karen

Friday, February 3, 2012

My walkway for less than 94 bucks!

Back in October 2010, our foundation shrubs were getting to be a bit too big. My husband decided to dig all of them out...  Here's what it looked like after:

We definitely need some curb appeal, so I headed to Lowe's to see what I could come up with.   It just so happened that Lowe's was having a 20% off sale on their patio stones.  Here's what I purchased:
138 Harvard paving bricks at 18 cents each!! yes, 18 cents!
138 paver bricks $24.84
29 12x12 patio stones in red and gray  $34.22
4 16x16 patio stones $11.12
2 bags rock base and 2 bags Pea gravel  $16.90
Landscaping fabric $0.00 (already had some)
1 bag of paving sand $0.00 (already had some)
Sales tax at 7%  $6.10
Grand total:  a whopping $93.18

(the birdbath fountain was purchased at Lowe's in September for $20.00.)

Here's what we did for less than $94.00.....we used the paver bricks to outline our foundation plantings, and used them to outline the "walkway".  We then laid double layers of landscaping fabric down.  We did not dig or level, because our front lawn is very flat.

We then started at the front steps and placed four 16x16 patio stones, as a landing pad and then proceeded to placed the 12x12 diagonally until we reached the stopping point, which was the mailbox.  The areas that didn't have patio stones were filled in with rock base and sand, and swept into the spaces between the stones. We then topped them off with pea gravel.  We then watered everything down.  Probably not the "proper" way to do it, but it's been there since October 2011 and it's still working great...with no problems at all.

And now... the final photos....
Our new walkway for under $94.00 and we love it.

Our home needs a little TLC, so this spring, the front porch and door will be painted and some new plantings will go in.  I will update you all in Spring.
bricks used to outline our foundation plantings and filled in the area with mulch
Our diagonally placed patio stone walkway with pea gravel

Our new walkway...
Have a great evening everyone!  I'd love to hear your thoughts on what we did!

Karen








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{Free} Valentine's Day Mini Party Package

I can't believe it's February already!  It seems like it was just Christmas.
Today, I have a cute little mini Valentine's Day party package that includes a mini "love" banner, napkin wraps, and a "How do I love thee" instant art printable. 


Click here to download the Napkin wrap
Click here to download the Instant Art "How do I love Thee" printable
Click here to download the "Love" pennant banner

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