How is it possible that Easter is already around the corner? The weather here in Boston is as cold as ever. Regardless, I’m a mom and as much as I want to hide under the blanket until it’s 70 degrees outside; I can’t. Mommy duties require being really really excited for just about any holiday. … More DIY: CHOCOLATE BIRD’S NEST
Before continue scrolling down, I highly recommend that you first read this previous post, The Graham & Brown Decision, as this one is a continuation of that. So my Graham & Brown Decision was the Desire Gold-Mustard wallpaper and I couldn’t be happier! It just adds such elegance and color to our living space and … More LZM Home: DIY Wallpaper (Living Room)
Merry Christmas! Hope your day is filled with love and joy. May all your wishes come true… Every Christmas I say to myself I would take the time to send out holiday cards and then it never happens. But now that the kids are in the picture, it’s a different story. Holiday cards have a … More Holiday Cards: from A to Z
It’s about 11pm and I’m dying to stay awake to write this post. Needless to say, it’s well over two hours past my bedtime. The hubs and kiddos are already in dreamland. Each day passes by in a blink of an eye and by the time I get to bed, I’m pooped. Morning and nightly … More DIY: Ikea Bar Cart Makeover
I’ve always had a thing for thrifted items, particularly furniture pieces. You never know what gems you’ll find. Yes, it takes a little work to turn these loved treasures into something spectacular but it’s well worth the effort. Seven months ago, we bought a pair of nightstand for $20 (!) a piece. After some sanding … More Nightstand Makeover
Hello! Hope everyone had a great weekend. Since we were stuck in the house because of a wintery snowstorm, we were fairly domesticated. Daddy and Z sewed white X-mas stockings while I put all the pieces together to create the most festive mantel ever! Mantel details: fresh poinsettias + cypress garland, dried pine cones, faux … More Holiday Mantel
Are you an aspiring fashion designer but don’t know where to start? You are going to LOVE this… ShopRagHouse, a new and upcoming fashion site, believes that anyone can be a designer and wants to empower women to try their hand at design. So whether you are a fashion enthusiast or a fashion graduate, as long … More ShopRagHouse
The holidays are right around the corner. Hopefully, I can post up some holiday stuff soon but since I haven’t had the chance, here’s a few holiday-related posts that I’ve written in the past. Click on image to go to original post. Above is a holiday dinner party that we hosted last yr. See what … More Holiday Roundup
Want to create a space that’s instantly whimsical and full of life? Just add pom-poms! I can’t think of a more inexpensive decor than these paper floral balls. Here are a few ideas, round-up from my Pinterest boards. Click on image for source. This is my dream child’s room for Zoey! It is perfect in … More Pom-Poms
Obsessed is an understatement when it comes to making my own fabulous sugar scrubs. I like the fact that every month or so I get to come up with new, lovely sugar scrub concoctions. This month, it’s all about Peonies & Tea! You can substitute the dried peonies and tea with any of your fav … More Peony & Tea Sugar Scrub
One day, I will have the dressing room of my dreams. And in it, will be a rack full of fabulous clothes. Not hidden in the closet, but out on display. As in a work of art. Here are a round-up from my Pinterest board, Dressing Room, of how beautiful and stylish a space can … More Displaying Clothes
It has been a crazy past couple of days. Many life changing decisions. All great and very grande… Anyhow, I’m loving the look of bringing patio globe string lights indoors. How whimsical and just oh so romantic! Just a few inspiration pics from my Pinterest board, Abode. click on image for source What do you … More Lights!
I recently stumbled on this site called OnToBaby and saw the cutest nursery prints. The best thing about it? It’s absolutely FREE!! All you need are some paper and a color printer to create these adorable initial nursery prints. I made one for Zoey (green for her birthstone color). They are fairly simple to create. Just … More FREE Initial Nursery Prints!
This post is way overdue! For my sister’s wedding, we made rose balls for the reception hall. Initially, we thought about using fresh carnations b/c they are sturdy and would last the entire day. However, we had problems with finding foam balls for fresh flowers (at least in the quantity that we wanted!). A revision … More DIY Rose Balls
My sister’s wedding was full of DIY’s. One of the most unique ones was the Photobooth Room. Frames were created by the Bride&Groom and implemented by us. My sister’s fiance (at the time) cut out a polaroid frame using a Styrofoam board. Due to its lightweight, we were able to string it from the ceiling … More DIY Photobooth Room
I think that one of the most rewarding things in life is being able to shower your loved ones with gifts. I’m not talking materialistic things here but rather gifts that would last in memory for a lifetime. Perhaps like giving a trip to Paris? My oldest sister did just that. She gave my newly … More PARIS, A Gift!
I ADORE Tiffany. Maybe a bit too much. In fact, if you knew who Tiffany was, you’d like her too. Lately, I’ve been on a spring cleaning rampage and Tiffany did me GOOD! She helped me get totally organized. But that’s not all, she got things organized and made them pretty. For me, that’s a … More Organizing with Tiffany
Ever since I discovered how to make dessert/jewelry stands (as seen in this post) on a dime, I’ve been a little obsessed with them. Then comes my sister’s wedding… It was just the perfect opportunity for me utilize my DIY cake stand-making skillzzz. This 2 tier dessert stand was among the many types of stands … More DIY 2 Tier Cake Stands
We all know that I’m pretty much an accessory fanatic. If you take a glimpse into my dressing room, you’d think that I own a little jewelry boutique. Right before heading down south for my sister’s wedding, I was gifted a set of gorgeous custom handmade bracelets. The super talented crafter behind JuneBug Designs is … More BeJeweled
Another holiday on the horizon. Isn’t cool that our calendars are filled with special occasions for us to celebrate? Although we will be traveling this Easter, I’m still hopeful that we can have an Easter Egg Hunt for Ms. Zoey. Kids are so precious and they light up over the most innocent things. Zoey clapped … More DIY Live Love Laugh Easter Eggs