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King Pin | Pinterest Challenge 2

We're back at it again to attempt another round of Pins that we've pinned on Pinterest.  We do not guarantee that any of these will work, but we're going to give it a whirl and hope for the best.  The first time around was so much fun, we're doing it again!

If you want to join in on the fun, please leave a comment or contact one of us and we'll get you involved in the next round.  We'll have a new host for each challenge and would love to see some new faces get involved!

Goals of the challenge:
  1. Pick a Pin to recreate.  Could be a craft, could be a photo, could be a purchase... anything works.
  2. Attempt your Pin.
  3. Submit your results (in photos), show the good and the ugly...
  4. Wait for the post to post on host's blog.
  5. Post to your Pin Challenge on your own blog and link back to host.
These ladies have each picked their own pin and we're hoping to see how it went next Friday. So, what are we going to see this time around?

Well, to start us off... Sarah, who blogs at A Random Sampling will be attempting this Pin... which in my opinion is a sign that everyone should have in their home.

Next, we have Wendy, who blogs at A Couple More Hours and she's going attempt to make a very colorful button bouquet.  I cannot wait to see how this turns out!  Wendy is also the brain child of this challenge idea... Our first round of challenges are here, on her blog.

The third participant is Amber, who blogs at Write Here Write Now and she will be attempting something fun for her third craft attempt!  I think it looks like a perfect challenge choice.

Our forth participant is Sarah D., who blogs at Turtle Parade and she's going to attempt to make a very fun white board for her kitchen.  Looks easy and super cute!

The fifth participant is Jamie who blogs at Grumbles and Grunts and she's going to attempt to make the most delicious looking lemon cookies.  I told her that she must send me a sample of them when she is done so that I can write my own review about them.  YUM.  Love lemon!

Our sixth pin-challenger, is Farren Square (new face, welcome) who blogs at, well, Farren Square.  She's joining us for the first time and we're so jazzed to have her!  She'll be attempting to make an awesome looking potato salad.

Our seventh pinner, is Christina who blogs at Subfertile Frugalista (another new fast, welcome) and she's attempting two pins this week!  Ambitious!  The first one is an ornament with her wedding invitation cut into pieces for sentimental value... and the other is these darling cupcakes with lots of personality!

And, lastly... myself.  I'm going to attempt just one pin this week.  I plan on attempting this hand art and I won't be adding the bit about "father's day...", I'm just doing it to document hand size...  Too sweet.

Be sure to check back next Friday (09.02.11) for the challenge results!

Do you want to participate in the Pinterest Challenge? 
We'll do another one, promise, and you can join in!  Leave a comment and I will email the details to you.


the grumbles said…
lemon cooookiees!!!!!

really interesting to see the variety of what each of us want to try. and i think i almost enjoy the fail stories more than the successes, it's more important to know which ones don't work!
Wendy said…
Yay! Thanks for hosting this challenge. We've got quite a line up here - excited to see the results!
Amber said…
So exciting! Thanks for hosting!
Sarah said…
I had better get stitching!!!

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