Thursday, May 31, 2012

Debbiedoo's Copycat Challenge, Patriotic Style

It's time for another Copycat Magazine Challenge hosted by Debbiedoos!


I took my inspiration from Romantic Homes magazine, June 2012.



No, I did not copy that gorgeous room on the cover! 
Isn't that incredible though?

I chose something quite a bit simpler.



I really liked the votive holders embellished with vintage brooches
on the top of this page.

However, as much as I love those vintage brooches,
 I decided to give mine a little patriotic style. 

After all, we have the 4th of July coming up,
not to mention cheering for the
red, white & blue
in the upcoming Olympics.
(I love watching the Olympics!)



I knew just who to call to pull off this patriotic look too.
One call to Mom brought her to my door, within 15 minutes,
bearing a box of patritotic pins in assorted styles.
That woman has everything and is beyond awesome!  



I hope you enjoyed my copycat, patriotic style!

Gina
Gina

Welcome! I'm Gina. Like the header says, this blog is all about home, food and life..

36 comments:

  1. Hi Gina, love your patriotic candles. Mom's are a good resource for all kinds of goodies. I borrow from my Mom all the time for things I like or need. Good job!---- Shannon

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  2. Well done, Gina!

    They look awesome!

    You - and your mom- rock!!!

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  3. GINA!!!!!!!!! This is AH-dorable!!!! LOVE it! You are so creative. I would have never thought to turn those cute votives patriotic. :D

    I got that issue, too, and I love the little photography studio on the cover....*le sigh*.....

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  4. Great copycat project. So awesome that your mom has all that cool stuff.

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  5. Hooray for the red, white and blue votive holders! Great job Gina!

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  6. Gina these are so cute and so simple! They certainly make a statement though. Thanks so much for joining in on the copy cat challenge.

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  7. Gina you did such a great job! I love the 4thof July twist you gave it! I will also be glued to my TV for the Olympics (GO USA). I have one patriotic pin I think! Your Mom, well I think she is a treasure also! Hugs, Linda

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  8. I love how they came out. It will be a patriotic summer with the Olympics. I can't wait til they start. Some real TV. Happy summer.

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  9. Oh thanks for the reminder. I have got to get busy!! You, as usual, are soooo good at this.

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  10. Oh how super-adorable, Gina!!!!

    xo
    Cindy

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  11. Gina, great idea! The candles look beautiful!

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  12. You nailed it! Aren't those Mom's a great invention?!

    Carol

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  13. So cute G!
    Love your take on them.
    I need to be more creative. I never would have thought to make them in a red, white and blue version.

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  14. love the whole idea...these are perfect!! good for you!

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  15. Cute, cute, cute, Gina! Hope you had a great day- xo Diana

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  16. Hi Gina, love them. You could also do one for the Diamond Jubilee.
    Glad you enjoyed my post. xx

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  17. Boy, you ROCKED 'em, Gina girl...Perfect!

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  18. You and your Mom are both awesome, Gina!!!

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  19. Doesn't it feel great when we can create something as nice as the pictures in magazines? Nice job

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  20. How very patriotic and pretty, Gina! I love it that your sweet mom was able to help you out, too!

    Quick reminder ~ ~ I hope you signed up for my giveaway that ends tomorrow! And a quick reminder about my annual WEDDING BLOG PARTY next Friday, June 8th! Hope you will join us!

    Big PS Hugs,
    Stephanie

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  21. Love this - you are just too smart! I sure there are a million variations on this, if had the time to think about it. I have three grandchildren here for a week!

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  22. I love the original inspiration, and I love your patriotic version just as much. That's really cute!

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  23. I saw that idea in the magizine.. I love your patriotic version. I need to do more Blog challenges to get my blogging mojo back.

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  24. Love the little patriotic votive holders! How nice to have such a great resource in your mom! The copycat challenge sure looks like a lot of fun!
    Blessings,
    Janet

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  25. Wow Gina, the possibilities are endless. I can see them with Christmas pins too. Great copy cat with your own twist. I am inspired my friend. Hope you are having a great weekend.

    Much love,
    Ana

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  26. These are adorable, Gina! I love this idea! Thanks for sharing this!

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  27. I love your version, red, white and blue-tiful!

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