Friday Finds

Friday Finds

It's been a while since I last did one of these, and I just so happened to be feeling like doing something casual, so this works out quite nicely!  This also gives me a chance to just chat with you and say things like dang, we are already soon entering SEPTEMBER. I'm sure you guys can relate when … [Read more...]

Minted Art Prints

Minted Art Prints

Ok guys, let's do this- we're going to have a vote on which art print I'm getting next.  Halp. A big reason why this gallery wall project has been taking me so long is because I like too many things and change my mind a lot.  While it would have been ideal to collect art over time, really my … [Read more...]

DIY Decorated Notebooks with Labels- PBteen Stylehouse

DIY Decorated Notebooks

For this back to school season, I'm sharing how to make these really cute customizable notebooks with DIY labels over at the Pottery Barn Teen blog, The Stylehouse!  This is absolutely how I would be decorating my own notebooks if I was going back to school (or really for any occasion that I'd need … [Read more...]

Back to School Giveaway- $300 Target Gift Card

Back to School Giveaway

Hi, friends, and Happy Friday!! To celebrate the back-to-school season, I've teamed up with some bloggy friends to bring you this $300 Target Gift Card Giveaway.  So whether you have kids going back to school, or you're going back to school yourself, or could use an extra $300 to one of the … [Read more...]

DIY Abstract Black and White Art

DIY Abstract Black and White Art

Project art gallery wall begins!  If you didn't see my Blog Hop post, I mentioned there that I'm working on putting up a gallery wall around our TV, and to help the process along (and have some fun) I'll be making some of my own wall art.  So far I'm pretty decided on keeping the art abstract, bold, … [Read more...]

Mini Succulent Garden

Mini Succulent Garden

Moar.  Succulents.  I couldn't help it, guys.   I was at the flea market when I came across multiple booths full of succulents and they were soooo cheap and sooooooo cute.  Maybe it was the hysteria of the people crowding around and packing cardboard boxes with their succulent choices that urged … [Read more...]

DIY Fruit Magnets

DIY Fruit Magnets

I'm PRETTY excited about this being my first fruit DIY since I get to be joining in on this mega cute summer trend.  This was that "other" cement project I had mentioned being part of the inspiration for my ombre candle holders and much like that project, this one took me some time to suss out. … [Read more...]

Around Town: Chicago

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So this is what happened.  I brought my camera with me to Chicago and planned on taking it everywhere and capturing the best moments of my trip, but you know how they say that the best indicator of a good time is when you forget to take pictures?  Yea, I must've been having a pretty awesome time, … [Read more...]

The Blog Hop

Blog Hop

As much as I love feeding you eye candy with DIYs or inspiring spaces, today's post is focusing on the writing and getting more personal instead.  In case you didn't know, I'm not very good at this, so much that I really only do this when I'm prompted by an external force.  That's why when my … [Read more...]

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...]