Fashion & Style, Shopping

5 Timeless Winter Style Staples

5 Winter Style Staples

With the days getting chillier, there’s no doubt winter is just around the corner. Being prepared for winter means having the right wardrobe! So start shopping now, before the cold weather gets you. Here are my picks for 5 versatile pieces to add to your wardrobe that will keep you cozy while looking ever-so-stylish. 5 Winter Style Essentials to Shop for Now 1. Camel Wool Coat The wool camel coat eternally chic and an ever-classic staple for every wardrobe.  Whether…

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DIY, Nail Tutorials

Easy Peasy Sharpie Nail Art

I’m all about easy nail art! So when I bought this gold metallic sharpie, labelling boxes wasn’t what I had in mind for it.  It’s much easier to draw cute designs on your nails with a sharpie than paint with a teeny brush. So just doodle away, and if you make a mistake, a little bit of good ‘ol rubbing alcohol and it will come right off without taking off your nail polish. Once you’re done with your design, finish your…

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20 Creative Washi Tape Ideas

20 Easy Washi Tape Ideas

So my latest DIY addiction is washi tape!  I bough a 3 rolls a couple weeks ago and I’m in love this stuff. If you’re not familiar with washi tape, the best way to describe it is colorful, pretty masking tape. I’ve been sticking it everywhere, using it for packaging, decorating notebooks; there are just endless possibilities. So I decided to compile a post of with my washi tape creations along with more washi tape ideas from around the blogosphere!…

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Beauty, Nail Tutorials

DIY Nail Art: Easy Geometric Design

DIY Geometric Nail Art Design

It has been awhile since I’ve done any nail tutorials. Lately I’ve just been painting my nails solid colors, but after seeing all the fun nail art pictures on Pinterest I decided to return to the world of DIY nail art! This geometric design is so easy anyone can do it and make it look great!  Creating this nail art pattern doesn’t require any nail tools, just your regular polish brush! Just pick 2 colors and you’re pretty much set to…

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PS I Love This: Heritage Teddy Bears

PS I love this: Heritage Teddy Bears

  While browsing on Pinterest, I came across these adorable heritage teddy bears and I am just smitten by them.  There’s a lost art in toy making and the Polka Dot Club brings it back with these lovingly handmade heritage teddy bears. You can see the all the care goes into the little details like the neckties and trim. They are such beautiful little things. At the turn of the 20th century the finest teddy bears and stuffed animals were made…

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Fashion & Style, Wedding

Anna Campbell Gossamer Collection

Wedding Dresses by Anna Campbell

As some of you might know, I’m recently engaged! And I have to admit, I’m a little wedding dress obsessed. I spend much of my spare time pinning away on Pinterest, and day dreaming of the perfect dress and I think I’ve found it in the Anna Campbell Gossamer Collection. Anna Campbell is an Australian wedding dress designer and her Gossamer collection is pure perfection. Inspired by French romance, the Gossamer collection is the epitome of timeless, and classic elegance.…

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DIY, Fashion & Style

A Complete Guide On How To Hem Jeans

How to hem jeans

This tutorial is broken down into 2 parts. First, the length your jeans should be hemmed according to the type of jeans you have. Then, how you actually hem jeans with the original hem. Hope you find this guide helpful! What length should my jeans be? You’ve found your perfect pair of jeans, but they’re not perfect until they’re properly hemmed for you. How to hem your jeans is a big question, it can be a complicated thing, every style…

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DIY, Jewelry Tutorials

DIY Roundup: Best DIY Fashion Blogs

Best DIY fashion blogs

DIY is about creativity and inspiration, so for this DIY roundup edition, I’ve compiled a collection of my personal favorite fashion DIY blogs from around the blogosphere. These are the blogs that inspire me,  get my creativity juices going, and get me into crafting mode. I’ve also included some of my favorite tutorials from each of them so you can get an inkling of their genius at work! (They’re really in no particular order, I love them all and each…

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Vacation Memoirs: Cruising in the Caribbean & NYC

Vacation memoirs

It’s been a very long time since I’ve been on a real vacation and this would be my FIRST out-of-country vacation with boyfriend (recently turned fiancee! )  We travelled to NYC during fashion week, then spent 8 days cruising the beautiful tropical Caribbean waters, stopping in San Juan Puerto Rico, St. Thomas USVI, and Grand Turk! This first set of vacation pictures were taken in Grand Turk. The natural beauty of the beach and ocean was simply stunning! The sand was so…

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