DIY Pom Pom Travel Pouch

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DIY Pom Pom Travel PouchBecause I’m constantly traveling back and forth to New York, I have a bad habit of just tossing smaller items and jewelry in my purse and hitting the road. Seriously, the bottom of my purse was a waste land of spare change, loose earrings, and candy before this project.  Because I’ve damaged and lost too many of my favorite items this way, I decided to give a plain travel pouch a colorful coral makeover to help keep me organized! Here’s how: Continue reading…

DIY Heart Planter for Valentine’s Day

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DIY Heart PlanterValentine’s day is next week guys NEXT WEEK! If you’re still on the hunt for the perfect gift, or if you’re just browsing for some decor ideas, you can’t go wrong with this DIY heart planter. It takes less than a half hour to make and can 10000% be done while enjoying a glass of wine. Trust me. When you’re done, pair it with a copy of Everything Grows with Love and you have an instant heartfelt gift + a new bright corner in your home! That’s right, it’s so cute you’re going to want to make two. Here’s how:  Continue reading…

Daisy Tablescape + Free Printable

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Daisy Tablescape + Free PrintableI don’t know about you but I am completely over this dull, grey winter weather. I am ready for sunshine, warmth, and all the colors of spring. To tide me over until that day comes, I decided to bring a bit more life into my home with a fun dye project.

Rit turned 100 years old this year (OMG can you believe it?!) so to celebrate a century of color, and to give my dining room a much needed makeover, I recreated one of their vintage ads with a modern twist!

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An Adventure in Creative Mindfulness

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Between the bad news, social media, and a million other things we absorb during the day, it’s hard not to feel a little bogged down lately. This time of year especially is when everything really seems to pick up the pace. Like, how on earth is it October?!

But when life is so busy and overwhelming, certain important aspects go overlooked. We get so caught up in the hustle and bustle that often times we don’t enjoy the moment and we don’t focus on the good as often as we should, which tends to hinder our creativity and compassion. Continue reading…