Beauty, DIY, Fashion & Style

DIY Roundup: 7 Fun, Summer DIY Fashion Ideas

summer DIY projects

The temperatures are scorching, and the bright sun is shining–which means there’s no better time to show off your sizzling sense of summer style. It’s time to get crafty! Here are my 7 of my favorite summer DIY fashion ideas.  1. DIY Cut Off Denim Denim cut offs are a staple to every summer wardrobe. Now everyone knows how to make cut off denim shorts from and old pair of jeans, but adding a little lace can be the finishing touch!…

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DIY, Jewelry Tutorials

DIY Bracelet: Cross Style Chain Woven Bracelet

DIY bracelet chain & suede

Another DIY bracelet using chain and suede? Yes, that’s right this is the 4th one in the series and I  still have lots of ideas on how to create new patterns and styles. This DIY bracelet binds to pieces of chain together by doing a variation of the simple shoe lace cross. Materials needed: – About 14 inches / 36 cm chain . I’m using 10×7 mm size chain. – about 21 inches / 54 cm of suede lace.  I’m…

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DIY, Home & Decor

Garden DIY: Cactus Terrarium Tutorial

DIY cactus terranium home decor

I love little cactus plants! They’re so adorable. I’ve had some before but I wanted a more fun way of displaying them.  I thought it would be fun to create a simple cactus terrarium garden with some tall glass vases.   How to Make a Simple Cactus Terrarium Materials Needed: – small cactus – glass vase – dirt, rocks, moss or filler – chopsticks 1. Start by creating a base: make a thin layer of moss at the bottom of…

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Yes Missy Goes Cross Country for a Canadian Road Trip

Why have I been MIA for the past little while you might ask? Well, that’s because I’m doing a cross Canada road trip to my new home in Toronto! Not only have I been busy packing and preparing the past few weeks for my big move, but now I’m trekking across the great white north with my Chloe bear (my pet dog) and my boyfriend by my side for a Canadian road trip.  So far, I’m about 3 days into…

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Celebrities, Fashion & Style

Coachella 2013 Celebrity Style

Coachella 2013: Alessandra Ambrosio

Coachella 2013 is underway!  All the stars arriving in style for this grand annual outdoor  music festival. But this is no red carpet, it’s great to see all my favorite Hollywood starlets sporting hippie chic festival attire for a change! Here are a some of my fave Coachella 2013 celebrity style looks.   Even off the Victoria Secret runway Alessandra Ambriosio is a stunner in cute pink daisy dukes and a floral head scarf!   Anna Sophia Robb looking cute as…

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Fashion & Style

Got it: Rag and Bone Newbury Boots

Rag and Bone Newbury Boot

I have some new shoe candy! I’ve had my eye on them for a good long while, and after much debate and trying them on multiple times at different stores,  I took the plunge and bought them. (And in good timing too, they were starting to sell out at a lot of places and I was lucky to get the last pair downtown! ) I am soo in love with these boots! These Rag and Bone Newbury boots are just…

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DIY, Home & Decor

DIY Roundup: 5 Fun and Creative Easter Crafts

DIY easter egg decorating

It’s time for a DIY roundup!  Here are some fun, easy crafts you can do this Easter weekend.  Who knew you could do so many things with eggs? 1. Egg Shell Potted Plants An adorable little way to create a miniature garden! Items needed: Dirt or potting soil), egg shells, moss, succulents, and flowers Finishing touch: Try painting the egg shells too for an extra festive Easter touch. source: 2. Metallic Sharpie Easter Eggs Sharpie’s are the do-it-all of the…

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DIY, Fashion & Style

DIY Fashion: Studded Collar T-shirt

DIY Fashion - Studded t-shirt

DIY Studded Collar T-shirt The white t-shirt is a closet staple, but that doesn’t mean it has to be boring!  I decided to dress up this plain white t-shirt by adding studs to the collar. This little bit of bling just makes that all the difference to this white tee.  This simple DIY studded collar project can dress up that old white shirt for a comfortable chic night out. >Materials:  Decorative studs + white t shirt Time need: 10 minutes…

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Lifestyle, Tips

My Vancouver Bucket List: A Tourist In My Own City

Vancouver Bucket list: Granville street

My Tourist List of Must-See and Must-Do’s: Vancouver is the city where I’ve live my whole life. Born and raised, Vancouver will always be my home. But in less than 6 weeks, I’ll be moving to Toronto – new city and new discoveries to make. But before I leave my home town, I’m going to be a tourist in my own city one last time!  I came up with bucket list with all the things I want to do in…

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