Beauty, Nail Tutorials

Marchesa and Revlon – the Fab Collab

Revlon by Marchesa

I. am. in. love.  When I first saw these beautifully jewelled nail appliques on chictoronto.com,  I think my heart just stopped. Marchesa gowns know how to make an entrance, and these nails appliques are no different! Marchesa and Revlon have teamed up to create couture nail appliques with elaborate 3D designs and intricate patterns. There are eight different designs in total,  featuring ornate detailed patterns with tiny jewels in the complete essence of the classic Marchesa style.   Do you have a…

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DIY, Jewelry Tutorials

DIY Bracelet: Glammed Up Hex Nut Bracelet

DIY glammed up hex nut bracelet

It’s DIY jewelry time!  Jewelry items are my favorite to craft, especially bracelets. I just love my arm candy! So for this tutorial, I’ve taken basic hex nut braided bracelet, and glammed it up by using black crystal rondelles and suede lace.  You could use  hex nuts, washers, or any flat-ish circular beads you have around the house to create this fun braided bracelet look. Materials to make this DIY Bracelet: About 1 yard or 1 meter of suede lace,…

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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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DIY

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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Lifestyle

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 a complete guide to hemming your jeans. I’ve broken down into 2 parts: First, finding the correct length your jeans should be hemmed according to the type of jeans you have. Then, how to actually hem jeans while keeping the original hem, so they look like they were tailored and made just for you!  Hope you find this guide helpful! Part 1: What length is the right length for hemming my jeans? You’ve found your perfect pair of…

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