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DIY, Fashion & Style

The Secret to Removing Scuffs from Patent Leather

Learn the secret to removing stubborn scuff marks on patent leather shoes..

Now I have been warned about patent leather, they scuff easily, can be difficult to repair, but look oh-so-stunning! Most scuffs will come off with a gentle rub of a damp cloth, but if that doesn't work, there's the secret ingredient you already have in your beauty toolkit…

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Beauty, DIY

Homemade Mango Body Butter Recipe

Make your own body butter with this easy 5-step DIY beauty recipe. This one uses mango butter which is full in A, C and E, which work to combat free radicals to smooth and moisturize your skin.

Don’t be intimidated by making your own skincare products at home. This creamy mango body butter is achievable in a just 4 easy steps. This one uses mango butter which is full in A, C and E, which work to combat free radicals to smooth and moisturize your skin…

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DIY, Home & Decor

A Tartan Thanksgiving Tablescape

A tartan Thanksgiving tablescape

Tartan plaid is a little bit rustic, but still modern and classy. Adding tartan to your harvest palette is a great way to add color and a festive touch to your Thanksgiving tablescape. This month, I’ve teamed up with FTD Flowers to put together this tartan Thanksgiving tablescape as part of their Thanksgiving Centerpiece Series, featuring their beautiful Heart of the Harvest Centerpiece.  The warm fall hues in the floral arrangement create the perfect cozy Thanksgiving feeling that I love. The…

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DIY, Home & Decor

15 Super Chic Ikea Hacks

15 chic ikea hacks to revamp all your furniture

With our up coming move in December, I’m super excited to get decorating in our new place. One of the things I love about Ikea furniture is its simplicity and clean lines. It makes a perfect canvas for personalizing your furniture pieces to make them all your own with a little bit of creativity and flare. So for this post, I’ve put together a roundup of some of my favorite Ikea hacks to share with you. 15 Incredibly Chic Ikea…

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Health & Fitness, Lifestyle

Breaking Your Sugar Addiction: A 4-Week Plan To Stop Sugar Cravings

A 4 week plan to cut down on sugar.

I have the biggest sweet tooth! And I know I’m not alone. It’s so easy to be attracted to sugary treats. As much as I love cookies and cakes, I’ve come to point where I simply want to have better over all health. Eating too much sugar has many harmful effects on metabolism and contribute to all sorts of diseases. So about a month ago, I decided to make a it a goal to cut down on eating sugar. I’ll still never…

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Beauty, DIY, Lifestyle

DIY Homemade Lip Balm

Make this easy DIY iip balm yourself!

Get the perfect pucker with this rich, nourishing DIY lip balm!  While we all love a good strong lip, sometimes we crave something lighter for a natural daytime look. Give your lips the perfect flush of color for a beautiful, natural look with this easy to make DIY lip stain. Bonus tip: This lip balm also doubles as a cream blush to give your cheeks a tint of rosy color too. Head on over to SheKnows.com to see my full step-by-step instructions to…

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DIY, Fashion & Style, Jewelry Tutorials

Spiral Chain & Suede DIY Bracelet

DIY Spiral Chain Bracelet Tutorial

Spiral Chain & Suede DIY Bracelet This spiral chain and suede bracelet is a beautiful piece of jewelry that also happens to be super easy to make. It’s a great piece of arm candy to wear alone or stacked with your other bracelets. Head on over to SheKnows.com to see my step-by-step tutorial for this DIY Spiral Chain & Suede Bracelet And to make things easy for you,  all the materials for this tutorial are available in a handy chain & suede…

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DIY, Fashion & Style, Wedding

DIY TOMS with a Touch of Lace and Flowers

DIY Toms - transform your everyday slip-ons into a fun and romantic pair of dress shoes you can wear to any special event!

DIY TOMS Tutorial: Don’t we wish all our shoes were as comfortable as TOMS? Well this tutorial is all about taking these casual shoes to a whole new level with a touch of flirty, feminine lace & chiffon. I was invited to create this fun tutorial with Buzzfeed.com where I take a regular pair of TOM’s and give them a little makeover for a special event like a wedding or evening soiree. So I’ve create this romantic pair of DIY…

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