August 13, 2011
overall winner of the challenge

Winners of the Porches, Terraces, and Patios Challenge!

Seeing all the transformations that took place in the great outdoors for this challenge has sent us out to our own porches to fix them up and learn to enjoy them again.  It was hard to put down our glasses […]
August 11, 2011

Time to Linkup for the Porches, Terraces, and Patios Challenge!

Welcome back to another great challenge at The CSI Project!  This summer’s biggest wave of heat has finally passed, and we are all ready to get outside and enjoy our outdoor living spaces.  What better way to celebrate the lazy […]
July 27, 2011

Piped Bench Cushion Tutorial

My Piped Bench Tutorial: Hi, CSI Project readers! My name is Brittany (aka Pretty Handy Girl). Normally I don’t look this clean. I usually have sawdust in my hair or paint splatter on my elbows. I write a blog full […]
July 21, 2011

Link Up Now for the Beachy Vignettes and Projects Challenge!

 Welcome to our latest challenge linkup:  Beachy Vignettes and Projects!  With the heat index rising this summer, a trip to the seashore is in order.  Nothing beats the heat like salty sea breezes and cool waves splashing over your feet. […]
July 17, 2011

Guest Judge: Kelli from Random Thoughts of a SUPERMOM

Please join us in giving a warm welcome to this week’s guest judge, Kelli Wilson. Kelli, also known as Supermom, shares her creative ideas with the blogosphere at Random Thoughts of a Supermom. A wife and mother of three, Kelli […]
July 16, 2011

Winners of the Parties and Picnics Challenge!

Well, it looks like our readers know how to party!  We had a wonderful time virtually attending the posh parties and pleasing picnics that you invited us to this week.  You have inspired us with your creative party themes, gorgeous […]
July 7, 2011

Link up Your Outdoor Spaces!

Image Credit: Tatertots and Jello Welcome to this week’s challenge:  Outdoor Spaces!  We’re looking forward to seeing all the things you’ve done to beautify the world beyond your walls.   This challenge is as wide open as the great out-of-doors.  We […]
July 6, 2011

Guest Judge: Linda from Craftaholics Anonymous

We’re looking forward to seeing your projects for this week’s challenge, Outdoor Spaces.  And so is our guest judge….please welcome Linda from Craftaholics Anonymous! Linda is a self-diagnosed “craftaholic”.  We love her description of how her blog began: “After a […]
July 6, 2011

Plastic Stemware Chandelier – {Mrs. Greene}

Hello again, CSIers! I’m Rhonda, aka Mrs. Greene, a crazy, cat-loving, outdoorsy, 30-something gal from Michigan who also happens to be hopelessly addicted to crafts, which I share at my blog, Mrs. Greene. I was so, so very excited to […]
July 9, 2010

Winners of the ‘Outdoor Decor” Challenge!

Fantastic Projects this week! We loved seeing your ideas and being inspired by YOU! Laurie loved your projects! Here are her favorites: #1 Project: #15 —Five Ways to Create a Cozy Porch @ Southern Hospitality Here are the Top 10 […]
July 5, 2010

The CSI Challenge: Outdoor Decor

Ok ladies, it’s time to link up your projects for this week’s challenge…“Outdoor Decor”. So show us your outdoor oasis, yard decor, deck creation, flower beds, front porch or backyard beauty. Here’s a refresher of the rules. Cupcake Planter: Whimsy […]