It usually costs an arm and leg to get anything custom made and personalized. I mean, is it really that expensive to add on 2 initials?! This project actually came about while I was brainstorming for another project, which had everything to do with hearts and nothing to do with frames and initials. I actually … More DIY Personalized Heart Artwork
It’s been such a long long time that this chalkboard has been in storage. We got it used and refurbished it wayyyy before Zoey was born. What used to be an old, outdated, and beaten up chalkboard now looks more modern, baby-chic, and sooo Zoey approved! Just recently we took this chalkboard out from storage. … More Refurbished Chalkboard
Ever wonder what a candle holder is good for? Besides holding candles, obviously. Well, keep reading on… They make very elegant, unique, and whimsical mini dessert stands! WAYYY better than store bought! I bejeweled the Boston creme pie doughnut with some pink sugar pearls and gold sparkly sprinkles. All you need are some random candle … More DIY Mini Jewelry/Dessert Stands
Remember when I made Mini Sparkly Sugar Caramel Apples for Fall? This time around, in the spirit of the highly anticipated White X-MAS holiday, I’ve made some Mini Snow Candy Apples. Super festive, too cute to indulge, and really simple to make. Your guests will think that Martha Stewart’s in da house. Making this is easy. … More Mini Snow Candy Apples
Each fall season, I am tempted by those yummy caramel apples at the supermarkets. As much as I would LOVE to buy one per trip to the grocery store, I resist. Reality is, I would never finish one caramel apple in one sitting (well…I might, actually!) and the size of those apples just make the … More Mini Sparkly Sugar Caramel Apples
When my sis in law gave me some mini decorative faux fruits, I knew instantly what I was going to do with them. I had some leftover gold spray paint from when I did DIY Gold Tip Baby Mary Janes and thought that adding a light layer of gold paint to these faux fruits would … More DIY Fall Tablescapes
Happy Halloween everyone! Do you have exciting plans for tonight? Zoey and I are meeting up w/ daddy at work then heading out for some fun & exciting trick or treating adventures! This is Zoey’s first yr trick or treating (last yr, she was too young). Me and the hubs are thinking of dressing up … More Scary Eye Cupcakes!
Happy (almost) Halloween everyone! What’s everyone being for Halloween? We are not sure where we are taking Zoey trick or treating tomorrow but looking forward to some fun times! If you are planning to throw a Halloween get-together, here’s a really SIMPLE scary Halloween treat that’s fun to look at and super YUMMY! Not to … More Whoopie Pie Spiders
It seems like I haven’t done a DIY post in a while! Here’s one that won’t disappoint my fellow diy crafters. In fact, you don’t even have to be a Martha Stewart sorta person to nail this. We all know that when fall approaches, the holiday dinner parties come shortly after. Holiday dinner parties to … More DIY Floating Candle Holder
Why do we pay so much for things we can make for just a few bucks? A couple of nights ago, while Zoey was asleep and the husband was busy working, I was bored out of my mind (!) and craved for something easy & creative to do. I decided to make some personal gold … More DIY, Gold Monogram Mugs
Many of us don’t live by the motto, Money’s No Object. Wouldn’t it be great to do so though?! If you are on a tight budget for your wedding planning, I have some great news! I’ve round up some FREE wedding printables (from my pinterest board, Til Death Do Us Part) that are super stylish … More On a Budget? FREE Wedding Printables!
Mothers of little fashionistas- I have an extremely simple, inexpensive, & STYLISH weekend project for you to add to your bucket list. These diy gold tip baby mary janes are so irresistable! Your baby will surely not go unnoticed. I got the metallic spray paint from home depot for about $4. If you prefer silver, … More DIY Gold Tip Baby Mary Janes
On a daily basis, my inbox is inundated with various inquiries. From subjects about mommyhood, to food, blogging, relationships, etc. But the most popular subject that I’ve received to date has to be on photography/ photo editing. Instead of responding to your emails individually, moving forward I’ll consider writing a post on an overwhelmingly popular … More Photoshop Tutorial: Isolating Colors
This post has been on my ‘to do’ list for the LONGEST time! I’m so glad that I can finally get to it. I’ve written a post about my workspace before, as seen here. But since getting my new FABULOUS office chair, the Agnes Side Chair from Stylish Furniture & Decor, I’ve been itching to … More Tour of My Workspace
Ever since watching Lord of the Rings and seeing the stunning locations of New Zealand where the trilogy was filmed, visiting this island country has been on my bucket list for the LONGEST time. We actually debated b/w traveling to New Zealand vs. going to Europe for our honeymoon. In the end, we chose Europe … More Traveling the World!
You’ve seen me post this image before in one of my recent post, Natural headboards. Well, if you are really serious about making one of these, head over to design sponge for the complete diy tutorial! Below are a few images from their diy post. A great weekend project for all your weekend warriors! ‘Til … More DIY: Salvaged Barnwood Headboard
Can making your own headboards be easier than this? It seems like of all these headboards were made from unfinished wood. The imperfections make them OH SO PERFECT! Here are some of my favorites, from my pinterest board, Abode. Paint positive, inspiring words on your headboard. via Create a fence like effect with slabs of … More Natural Headboards
My closet is overflowing w/ jewelry clutter. I need to find a better + permanent solution to display and organize them. I do have a diy project in mind that I haven’t gotten a chance to get to yet. Yesterday, while I was playing around with organizing them, I suddenly thought of the empty wine … More Bracelet Display
I know there’s a lot of mommy/daddy (mom/dad to be) readers out there so I want to dedicate this post to you! Are you planning your own baby shower or perhaps planning someone else’s baby shower soon? Here are some GREAT baby shower ideas from my pinterest board, Precious Cargo. Whether it’s a boy, girl, … More New Bundle of Joy!
What’s currently on your bedside table? Books, pictures, fresh flowers? Whatever it is, make it pretty and inspiring. Here are a few pics round-up from my pinterest board, Abode, to get your creative wheels spinning. Love the look of this bedside table- peonies, books, and a tea cup. image here. A beside table made from … More Bedside Story