Fashion & Style, Shopping

Top 10: Best Online Shopping Sites for Designer Deals

Best Shopping Sites - Gilt.com

A designer wardrobe doesn’t come cheaply… or  can it?  Gone of the days of long drives to the outlets and sifting through racks. The online shopping revolution has turned the hunt for designer labels into a easy, breezy browse from home. There are online outlets, flash sales, auctions all offering designer clothes at discounted prices.  Here’s my round up for the best online shopping websites for designer deals and sales! Top 10 Best Online Shopping Sites for Designer Deals and…

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DIY, Jewelry Tutorials

DIY Jewelry: Chan Luu Bracelet Tutorial

Chan Luu Bracelet Tutorial DIY

I’ve been coveting the boho style Chan Luu wrap bracelets for awhile now! These beautiful hand wrapped bracelets are quite the pretty penny.  But lucky for you the materials  are inexpensive, so time is all you need to do it yourself! Chan Luu Bracelet Supplies: • Leather cord (or any sturdy, thin cord): First decide out how many wraps you want to make.  Measure that distance, double it, and add around 4-5 inches extra for the loops at the end. • Beads: Try finding…

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Fashion & Style

Fall Fashion Favorites – 5 Pieces You’ll Want to Have Now

Fall Fashion Favorites

It’s hardly mid-August, and there are still a few good weeks of summer still left. But if you’ve been shopping, you’ll be quick to see that it’s already full-blown Fall/Winter in the Fashion world!  It’s a little bitter sweet to lay my summer clothes to rest for another year, but I can’t wait to start updating my wardrobe with for the Fall season.  Here are some of my favorite Fall fashion pieces from ShopBop’s Fall Checklist. 5 Fall Fashion Favorites:…

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Giveaways

Jewelry & Craft Supplies Giveaway Winner Announcement

My sincere apologies for not announcing the winners sooner! Life has just been hectic, but wonderful! Summer is only here once a year, and one must make the most of it. 🙂 First off, I want to thank all of you who participated in this craft supplies giveaway sponsored by Darice Crafts!  It was so much fun to put on  and I will definitely be having another giveaway very soon! The grand prize winner of the giveaway will receive a random…

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DIY, Home & Decor

Home DIY: Antique Chair Makeover

Antique Chair Makeover DIY

Summer is the perfect time to tackle a painting project! A fresh coat of paint can do wonders to an old piece of furniture. While visiting my boyfriend’s parent’s cottage, this wooden antique chair caught my eye. It was sitting oh-so-inconspicuously in the corner of one of the guest bedrooms. I love its classic shape with the windsor carved legs and backrest. Lucky us, his parents let us give this little chair a new home. Me and my boyfriend have…

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DIY, Jewelry Tutorials

Jewelry DIY: Craft Supplies Giveaway

craft giveaway

Get excited! I’m doing my very first giveaway!! Jewelry DIY crafting can be hard work, but it doesn’t have to be… Darice Crafts has been ever so kind to send me a whole box of goodies for crafting jewelry diy pieces. All these lovely pieces belong to one of their specialty brands, Styled by Tori Spelling, which just  launched a brand new line of DIY jewelry products. They have a variety of pieces ranging in style from glam to boho,…

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DIY, Jewelry Tutorials

DIY Roundup: Top 10 Wickedly Clever & Simple DIY Projects

DIY Roundup: Best Craft Projects

Sometimes do-it-yourself projects are pure sweat and tears, but it doesn’t always have to be. This DIY roundup edition features the some of my favorite DIY projects & how-to craft tutorials that are not only clever, they’re also ingeniously simple! Here are my top 10 DIY wickedly clever & simple DIY projects. Enjoy! 1. Create Louboutin Style Soles with Nail Polish source: fashionlushxx.com 2. Chain and Rhinestone Bracelet source: http://www.ispydiy.com   3. Wrap a Scarf to Make a Draped Skirt Source: passionsforfashion.dk 4. Personalized Sharpie Mug: Source: abeautifulmess.typepad.com…

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Fashion & Style

Must Have: Sultry Summer Earrings

Earring Sale

Just picture this: the warmth of the summer sun on your skin, the glistening color of the golden sand, and the refreshing feel of the cool ocean breeze.  So throw your hair up and add a pair of eye catching summer earrings!  The perfect pair of earrings can light up your face, like icing on a cake. Dainty studs are a perfect option for summer earrings when the temperatures are scorching. They’re a simple option, that’s no fuss, and perfect…

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Beauty, Health & Fitness

Beauty Round Up: Best Facial Sunscreens

Best Facial sunscreens

Summer is finally here and so let’s start enjoying it! Just make sure you  are keeping yourself protected from those darn UV rays. When it comes to your face, make sure you do a little research to find the right formulation for your skin.  SPF is just one factor in choosing and wearing a sunscreen. How a sunscreen feels, smells and works with your makeup will determine whether you rub it in. Here are my top 5 best facial sunscreens:…

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