DIY: Vintage Frame to Makeup Tray

I’m really excited about this post. I had seen the idea awhile ago of using an old frame for a makeup tray, and I knew it was something I wanted to do. Only problem?  I couldn’t find a vintage-y looking frame that I liked anywhere.  So basically it was an idea I kept in the… [Read More]

DIY Glitter Cake Topper

I like crafty things.  Especially for events.  Being able to say, “Yeah, I made that” is pretty great. Take a cake topper for instance.  Yeah, the typical numbers are fun, but they can be a bit cheesy.  I wasn’t about to use anything cheesy for my mom’s surprise 50th.  {I planned and executed the whole thing… [Read More]

Wedding Details: Love is Sweet Candy Bar

Today I want to share a favorite wedding detail from my wedding last June.  I opted for a candy bar in place of individual wedding favors.  I loved the idea right when I saw it, and immediately got to researching the details.  It’s actually a very affordable option- more affordable than any favors I liked…. [Read More]

DIY Photo Album

Today I’m sharing the photo albums I made for my lovely bridesmaids.  In addition to the typical thank you card, I wanted to thank my girls with a photo album filled with pictures from all of the wedding events (bridal shower, bachelorette, rehearsal dinner, and wedding.)  Here’s what I used for the albums: -Four photo… [Read More]

DIY Wild at Heart Gift Basket

I’m so excited to finally blog about a gift basket that I made for my dear friend’s 22nd birthday.  Through some creative thinking, I came up with a gift basket idea that I knew she would love. The idea began when I was shopping online for Bare Escentuals make up.  She loves my Bare Escentuals… [Read More]

Let’s Decorate: Simple Ideas for the Kitchen and Dining Room

Today I’ve decided to share a few decorating ideas that I’ve used for my own kitchen and dining room.  I’m all about decorating on a budget, especially using what I already have or what has been given to me.  I’m going to start with the main focus of my dining room wall.  (My dining room is… [Read More]

Wedding Details: Breakfast at Tiffany’s Inspired Bridal Shower

(Hey all- I’ve updated this post with better quality pictures here!) For my second post in the “Wedding Details” series, I couldn’t help but share my bridal shower.  Thanks to the advice of a creative bridesmaid, I made the decision to have a brunch inspired by one of my favorite movies, “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.”  With a lot… [Read More]

Wedding Details: Invitations and Bouquet

Today is the 1st of November, and I am starting a series of posts here and there about my wedding that was in June.  The details of the day were so overwhelming, but so exciting and fun to plan.  There were things that didn’t turn out like I thought they would, and things that turned… [Read More]

DIY Halloween Costume

Today is Halloween, so I have decided to share a simple DIY costume that I made just this last weekend.  It was very easy to make and inexpensive.  My best friend and I wanted to dress up together, so I brainstormed costumes we could make ourselves.  What I came up with was the “red queens of the deck.” … [Read More]

Simple Fall Decorating: Shepherd Hooks & Pumpkins

Halloween is almost here, and the chilly fall weather is already here.  I’ve been seeing so many great ideas going around on how to decorate for fall.  My favorite that I’ve seen so far is using shepherd hooks to hang pumpkins along a walkway.  I just recently got married in June and had purchased a… [Read More]