DIY Rainbow Spider Pumpkin

DIY Rainbow Spider Pumpkin Time to keep this non-creepy Halloween train rolling! While I know spiders aren’t for everyone, with a touch of paint, they become less scary and more colorful and fun. Not only is this a cheaper DIY to make (I got a bag of 150 spiders for $3 at Target), but it’s next to impossible to mess up. So go ahead and pour yourself a glass of hard apple cider and get crafting! Here’s how: Continue reading…

10 Not-So-Scary Halloween DIYS

10 Not-So-Scary Halloween DIYSNot-so-proud confession here: Ryan and I watched a scary movie over the weekend and it stressed me out the entire time. Not that I don’t like scary movies, because I do and have seen my fair share, but I realized that I’m so stressed from day to day world events, that I don’t need any more spooks in my life.

Instead of just not celebrating at all, I’ve decided to take the optimist route and focus on having a playful October. And what better way to do that than share with you these not-so-scary halloween DIYS that are sure to make to smile! If you’re looking for a great alternative to traditional decor here are ten projects to help get you started!

10 Not-So-Scary Halloween DIYS1. Spider String Lights by Make + Tell

10 Not-So-Scary Halloween DIYS2. Halloween Surprise Balls by Oh Happy Day Continue reading…

Friday Links

Friday LinksHappy Friday friends! And oof, what a week. After dealing with the touch of the flu and being cooped in the house for the past few days, I’m excited to be getting out this weekend (though I’m not sure where just yet). I hope that you’re able to relax and recharge at some point this weekend. And in the meantime, here are some links you won’t want to miss:

Room freshener without the chemical smell!

– The coolest handmade bookmarks.

– In love with this reversible wall hanging.

– The cinnamon rolls of my dreams.

– Tips for styling a corner gallery wall

Add some love to your plants!

xo
Rachel

DIY Rainbow Poster Hanger

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DIY Rainbow Poster HangerAdding art to any space is the perfect way to add color and personality. Since we’ve already hung a gallery wall on one all of our apartment, and I didn’t want to keep adding frames on top of frames, I decided to give poster hangers a try. They’re such a great alternative for those odd sized prints that don’t fit a standard frame– PLUS they’re completely affordable. The only options I found were wooden or black, so I decided to customize my own with a bit of spray paint. It only takes 10 minutes and is so super easy. Here’s how: Continue reading…