10 DIY Shibori Indigo Dye Projects

10 DIY Shibori Indigo Dye Projects

Tie dying is usually a big summer trend, but shibori dying in particular made its way into the spotlight this summer.  I've never considered myself a big fan of tie dying in general, but the gorgeous indigo hues largely used in shibori dying was all it took to change my mind. Shibori is a … [Read more...]

DIY Colorful Brush Strokes Scarf

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Guys, how CUTE is this scarf???  I wish I made it, but I didn't- my friend Stephanie at Make and Tell did!  She's guest posting here for me today, and looking at this scarf, you can probably guess why I asked her to- because she's amazing. Stephanie has only been blogging since April and I'm … [Read more...]

Loom & Mill Pillow Giveaway

Loom and Mill Pillow Giveaway

I'm so excited to share this giveaway with you guys because, simply put, I want this pillow myself.  You know when you go shopping for gifts and you end up getting people things you wanted for yourself?  It's like that. Loom & Mill so generously offered to give this beautiful Ikat Pillow to … [Read more...]

DIY Rotating Utensil Caddy

Rotating Utensil Caddy

I get a lot of inspiration from window shopping for home decor and accessories.  During this activity, I very often find myself saying hey I could make that, and then another voice in my head says "You should."  Then it becomes the thrill of the challenge.  Sometimes it isn't only about the … [Read more...]

Hanging Chairs

Hanging Chairs

This is one of those things where I don't realistically see myself getting one, at least anytime soon, but I still freaking love them.  I remember first becoming obsessed with hanging chairs after seeing Emily Henderson use them in her designed spaces, and like with all things she touches, I must … [Read more...]

DIY Fringe Photo Garland- Post at PBteen

Fringe Photo Garland

Guys, I always have fun creating DIY's for PBteen, but this one is definitely the most fun one I've done!  The idea was to create a photo garland for displaying summer memories, something that would be perfect for the soon to be back-to-school season. Besides that, I think this is such a cute way … [Read more...]

DIY Tassel Tea Towel

Tassel Tea Towel

Maybe the summer season has something to do with it, but I've been quite the tassel fanatic recently.  I'm consistently drawn to these adorable embellishments wherever I go and am certain they have the power to make most everything cuter. It was at Anthropologie where I was admiring a tea towel … [Read more...]

DIY Ombre Cement Candle Holders

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Spray paint.  I've missed you.  Candle holders, too. This project actually started off somewhere completely different and ended up here at this unforeseen creation over a period of weeks.  I really surprised myself with this one because I had dismissed it early on as a fail.  I'll explain … [Read more...]

Around Town: Manhattan Beach

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This past weekend, I spent a morning in Manhattan Beach... and took my camera with me!  I'm hoping to do this whenever possible so that I can visually take you guys around town with me.  In all honesty, I don't get out much, but recently I've been taking a lot more pride in where I live and really … [Read more...]

Three Day Juice Cleanse

Three Day Juice Cleanse

While everyone's talking about barbecues and patriotic treats for this 4th of July, I'm going to be sharing the details of the three day juice cleanse I just went through... Still interested???  Stick with me, guys.  Juices are delicious, too! I shared the news on Instagram and after getting a … [Read more...]