DIY, Jewelry Tutorials

DIY Bracelet: Suede Woven Chain Bracelet (Part 2)

Woven Chain Bracelet DIY

Suede Woven Chain Bracelet DIY Part 2 What I love most about chain woven bracelets are the many different looks that can be created. In fact, there are so many ways,  I’ve decided to do a whole series of tutorials on them!  So make sure you subscribe so you won’t miss the upcoming tutorials! In my original chain woven bracelet tutorial, I demonstrated the most simple pattern of weaving the suede lace.  In this tutorial, I’ll be using the same basic…

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Fashion & Style

Meet My New “It Bag”!

"It Bag" canvas tote

What do you think of my brand new ‘it bag’? Isn’t this canvas tote adorable?  Lucky me, I won this saucy ‘it bag’ tote from Kalee at www.fredrongo.com for her 6 month blog anniversary giveaway! So make sure you check her blog out too, she styles the most simply chic outfits. This adorable canvas tote is very similar to  the Longchamp limited edition tote that came out a few years ago. At the time, I wasn’t quick enough to get…

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Beauty, Nail Tutorials

Nail DIY: Spring Flowers Nail Design

Spring Flowers Nail design

Spring Flowers Nail Design The winter is almost over which means spring is on its way! So why not get into the spirit by jazzing up your nails with some beautiful spring flower nail designs? I won’t go over the basics of hand and nail care because you are probably up to speed with it. So let’s get started! Tools: a small nail art dotter (or toothpick), two brightly colored nail polishes of your choice, topcoat and nail accessories like gems…

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Fashion & Style

Spring Accessories: Dainty Earrings Obsession

Dainty Bow Earrings - available @ yesmissy.etsy.com

If you’ve visited my accessories shop, you’ll know I’m crazy for arm candy. But lately, it’s been all about earrings!  I have just been earring obsessed! I’ve been especially in love with dainty earrings and minimalist studs. This past winter, oversized statement pieces have been so big, so lately I’ve just been looking for a more subtle way to accessorize… and I think dainty earrings are just the way to go. With spring  just around the corner, so it’s the…

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DIY

DIY: Crafty Valentine’s Day Cards

Check out four ideas for DIY cards that you can make in less than a minute.

Valentine’s Day already? I just took down my Christmas tree last week to be completely honest.  I’m hardly ready for another holiday!  If you’re down to last minute like me,  here are some easy crafty ideas for home made Valentine’s Day cards. 1. Create Valentine’s Day Cards with Stuff You Already Have Around the House! Have some old matches, candles or miscellaneous puzzle pieces? Put your creative juices to work and create a fun Valentine’s Day card with odd and…

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Beauty, Nail Tutorials

Nail DIY: Rainbow Heart Nail Art

Heart Nail Art tutorial

I was originally thinking of doing rainbow french tips, but I wanted to do something more interesting. So as I started playing around with my polish and painting it on at different angles and eureka! I realize I had created a little heart on my thumb. The best thing about these heart nail art design is they don’t require any tools at all. Just simply your regular ol’ nail polish Valentine’s day update: Since it was V-day is coming up…

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Celebrities, Fashion & Style

NYFW’s Spotlight Stealer: Ashlee Simpson

NYFW Spotlight Stealer

New York Fashion Week is here again and nothing is more exciting! While admiring the up-coming season’s hottest runway shows, I couldn’t help but notice Ashlee Simpson front row at more than a handful of shows – sporting a different fabulous outfit at each and every one! Ashlee Simpson is becoming  NYFW’s latest darling, looking ever-so-smart while attending Christian Siriano’s fall Russian opera-tinged show in an ice blue mint leather dress and matching pointy pumps.   In this pic, Ashlee…

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Beauty, Celebrities, Fashion & Style

Best Beauty Looks from the Grammy Awards 2013

Best Beauty Looks

I don’t watch award shows for the awards, I watch them to see the all the stars on the red carpet! Last night’s 2013 Grammy Award Show was no different. Here’s my vote on the 5 best beauty looks of the night! 1. Rihanna topped my best dressed and best beauty look of the night. I was pleasantly surprised by her soft romantic look. It’s quite a departure from her edgier, wild style (which I also love!).  I had forgotten…

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DIY, Jewelry Tutorials

DIY Roundup: Valentine’s Day Heart Crafts

DIY roundup: Valentine's day crafts

As a continuation of my heart-themed February. I’ve put together a collection of some of my favorite Valentine’s Day heart crafts. So here you go, some fun, creative and crafty ideas to make Valentine’s Day special! 1. Heart Shaped Stamp Finally, something to do with all your old pencils! 1. First, grab a pencil with a good eraser. 2. Carve out a heart with an exacto knife to make your own heart-shaped stamp. If you don’t happen to have an…

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