For as long as I can remember, I have loved candles. Adding a soft glow to your living room on a cold night or creating a sparkling atmosphere out on a patio with candles can really improve the ambiance – especially when they are scented! My favorite scents are the natural smelling ones like herbs, citrus fruits, and light floral aromas. There are so many candles out there in stores, but I can be really picky when it comes to the scents, meaning I have to spend a whole lot more money on them.
You know when you see something in the stores and you’re like, how in the world can they charge that price for that item? Sometimes it’s really high quality materials. OK. Sometimes it’s handmade and part of the proceeds go to help children go to school in a war torn country. OK. This time, I’m not buying it.
I’m going to go ahead and say that the alternative title to this blog post, or the nickname if you will, is the Belle skirt. Growing up I would shriek at my mom to put on “Beauty Beast” pretty much any time I found myself in front of the television. The songs, the story, and that yellow dress were all I really needed in life. Continue reading “DIY Chiffon Maxi Circle Skirt Sewing Tutorial”
Want to take a simple sweatshirt from “I just watched 3 hours of Netflix.” to “This is my street-wear look.” then this lace up sweatshirt DIY is for you! Continue reading “Easy Lace Up Sweatshirt DIY”
Legitimately everywhere I turn there is another engagement. Friends from my childhood, friends I just met in the past year, heck, people at restaurants where I’m eating – it is the season of wedding engagements and DIAMONDS!
Being on Instagram all the time can seem like an anti-social way of living to someone who just scrolls their feed and likes a few photos here and there. But as a blogger, it’s my job to interact with people online. And do you know what? I’ve actually made some great friends who love the same things that I do! Continue reading “DIY Junk Food Valentines”
When it comes to Valentines Day, Kyle and I usually don’t do anything too crazy. We like to make dinner at home and avoid the crowds, and sometimes he indulges me and lets me pick a high quality chick flick. We do, however, love to go out to the symphony in the winter months, and for those occasions, I like to bring out something a little more special! Continue reading “Fold Over Off the Shoulder Velvet Dress Sewing Tutorial”