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Fashion & Style

Pretty in Pink: Long Vest and Pencil Dress

Spring look with white dress and pink vest.

Long vests are kind of my favourite thing to style lately. They perfect for the Spring and Fall season and make a great layering piece that instantly elevates any look.  I love how it transforms the simplest outfit with such ease. Long vests are so great because they are a versatile and simple piece, yet they can give your any outfit a unique touch.…

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Fashion & Style

5 Spring Picks to Refresh Your Wardrobe from Lord & Taylor

Spring Style: floral cold-shoulder dress with grey mules, and Kendall + Kylie bag

So long, winter boots. Hello, Spring sandals! Spring is the perfect time for a wardrobe refresh, especially with the Friends and Family Sale at Lord and Taylor. This means 30% off almost anything on the site, including sale items! I consider 30% off a a pretty major sale, so if you're like me need a wardrobe refresh, it's time to shop your heart out! …

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DIY, Fashion & Style

15 Ways To Repurpose Your Old T-Shirts

What to do with old t shirts?

What do with old t shirts? We all have them in our closet, old t-shirts that we never wear, yet we keep for no good reason whatsoever. So why not take them out and refashion them into some fun crafts and useful accessories. Here are 15 great ideas from around the blogosphere to restyle, reuse and rewear your old tshirts in new creative ways. 1. DIY tie dye t-shirt headband Here are 4 creative ways to make a fun tie-dye…

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DIY, Fashion & Style

Summer Sandals Makeover

DIY Summer Sandals Makeover

It’s officially sandal season again! So get those pedi’s and show off your toes in a cute pair of summer sandals. This year, I’ve decided to take one of my old summer wedges and give it a little DIY makeover. This is great way to revamp your old summer sandals, instead of buying a new pair. I love these wedges and though they still had a lot of life in them, I just wasn’t feeling the fabric patten anymore. So…

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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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Lifestyle, Travel

Tropical Escape – Winter Vacation

Winter Escape - Caribbean Vacation

As my first winter in Toronto began, I was is total awe of how cold it could get. I suppose I will always be a west coast girl at heart, and these freezing temperatures were a difficult adjustment. When me and my fiancée saw the opportunity to make an escape to some sunnier skies and warmer temperatures, we took it. We made some last minute plans for a getaway to Fort Lauderdale and cruised the western Caribbean for 6 days…

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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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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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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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