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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…

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DIY: Mantel

The first thing that you see when you walk into our place is the fireplace, which is why I decided that the TV has to be placed above it! At first, I…

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New Place: Office space

Back home my desk area consisted of different places around the house, sometimes the living room, sometimes my grandma’s desk or at times even the kitchen table. But, now I have one…