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DIY Sandals

 I instantly fell in love with Gal Meets Glam’s sandals that she Instagrammed a few weeks ago, but after realizing the price I knew that I would never be able to afford…

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DIY Pumpkin Vase

I am always amazed by the endless list of creative ideas you can try when working with a pumpkin. This past weekend I had a mini pumpkin carving party. I will say…

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Homemade Polka Dot Wrapping Paper

I love giving gifts to people .. even if they are just homemade rice krispy treats. Leaving the gym the other day I decided to stop in the Paper Store across the…

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A sweet treat

A couple weeks ago I made these festive goodie bags for a game night at my house. I filled them with yummy treats such as bacon brownies, rice krispy treats and chocolate…

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Gift it up

In lieu of October 1st I thought it was only appropriate to post something Orange and Black related. Home cooked food can sometimes make the best present. This weekend I went up…

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How To: Flower Arrangement

As I mentioned in last weeks post, I ditched the San Francisco Flower Mart at the last minute and decided to be a self taught floral designer. As much as I looked forward to attending one of…

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DIY Bracelet

I always see fun little bracelets when I’m out shopping. But when the cahier rings it up, and I realize that it cost $8.00 I responsibly and frugally, decide to put them…

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Ombre Nails

Over Easter break, I discovered a fun new nail  decorating technique. I decided to give it a try and add a bit of  my own creative, glitzy, flare. You apply the polish…

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DIY Glitter Vase

Over the past few months, I saved champagne and wine bottles which I thought would make great vases. My regular vases with gorgeous fresh flowers are always displayed around the house, particularly…

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DIY Easter Freebies

{Gift Tag (here) and Bunny Bait feat. next week } Cards are such a fun and easy way to feel festive during the holidays. I created these freebies for you to use…

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DIY St. Patricks Day Cards

Happy March!!! I thought I would start the month out with some festive freebies. Cards are the best gift to give for fun holidays, they are personable and free! I am a…

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Spring Cleaning

This past Monday, my roommate and I decided to do a little spring cleaning. Not only did I clean the cabinets and closets, but I cleaned my desk and my INBOX! The…

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Feeling crafty…

I woke up Saturday with the urge to craft. I laid in bed and decided to make homemade cards after I ran out of card stock, I decided to head to Lowes…

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Valentine’s Day Card

Tomorrow is the one day of year either people hate or love! Make somebody’s Valentine ‘ s Day by making them a homemade card! This weekend I went around the house hunting…

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Spruce ’em up

The past couple of weeks I have been taking a major break from ALL electronics (especially the computer)! I will be posting regularly starting today. This New Years Eve I wanted to…

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How To: Sock Bun

About a month ago I discovered how to make a bun with a sock and ever since then I have become obsessed. The first four times I tried I ended up giving…

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DIY: Christmas Wreath

{ Finished Product } Christmas is one of my favorite holidays. Today my Christmas countdown can officially begin. Back home decorating the tree was my thing, but down here in San Diego…

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DIY – Glitter Candle’s

Fall is here and I am loving every minute of it… although it might not seem like fall in San Diego I have decorated my place (seen here, here, & here) to…

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Hair Tutorial: Fishtail Braid

Waking up at 6 am can sometimes be tough especially when you stay up late watching TV’s hottest shows like The New Girl, Modern Family, Private Practice, Panam and Castle. Some day’s…

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A place I call home

I can finally say that my room is coming together! It has been a work in progress an I am not completely finished but I have loved every minute. As much as…

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DIY – Breakfast in Bed tray

During the move I decided to pack up and old breakfast in bed tray, not realizing how much use I was actually going to get out of it. This try is not…