DIY Dyeing with Henna {First Timers Club}

Posted by on Feb 19, 2014 in Blog, DIY, Other | 5 comments

Henna Hair Dye Tutorial DIY for Medium Brown Hair
I had been considering the idea of dyeing my hair for months. MONTHS. Dyeing was something I had been holding out on for ages; after all, 24″ of uber-healthy virgin hair is nothing to sneeze at, but I needed change in the worst way. 3 years of motherhood has transformed me – emotionally for the better, physically for the worse. I wanted to feel that youthful energy again, and in my mind a head full of sassy red hair would do that for me.

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DIY Family Command Center Under $30

Posted by on Dec 20, 2013 in Blog, Decor, DIY, Tutorials | 0 comments

2014 is upon us, and it seems every year I vow to get organized. I’ve been meaning to update our command center for yeeeears, so I’m glad that it’s finally done – well done I might add. The biggest surprise was the price tag, I did the math and realized I only spent $29.28 on the entire project (including an entire stack of scrapbook paper which retails for $19.99 at Michaels.) The show-stopper is the calendar frame made of foam core board! Oh baby, this thing makes my crafty little heart just pitter-patter.

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Easy DIY Scrappy Shabby Chic Advent Calendar

Posted by on Nov 22, 2013 in Blog, My Crafty Spot, Tutorials | 0 comments

I’ve been aching to do an advent calendar all year!! I found this blank, tree-shaped advent calendar last year, but it went off sale before I could nab it. So I’ve been patiently keeping tabs on it for it to become available again. I finally got my hands on this beauty and let me just say, in terms of crafting it was like a unicorn jumped over a quadruple rainbow and the sky exploded with glitter, cupcakes, and happiness. It was that amazing.

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DIY Little Mermaid Costume: Tutorial Part II

Posted by on Sep 27, 2013 in Blog, DIY, Tutorials | 20 comments

Eeee! Here it is!!! The DIY Little Mermaid skirt tutorial! Ever since I made this costume my daughter has been obsessed with it! After the fifth meltdown over the costume being hung up in the closet until Halloween I finally decided to just make a second skirt she could play in to hold us over until Halloween. I’m certain your little ones will love it too!

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DIY Little Mermaid Costume: Tutorial Part I

Posted by on Sep 25, 2013 in Blog, DIY, Tutorials | 2 comments

I am sooooo excited for Halloween this year! I’ve always dreamt of being that DIY mom that makes amazing costumes and throws incredible birthday parties… my oldest is almost three, so this is gonna be the year! (That is definitely not procrastination talking, hahaha!) In my defense it helps to know what your kid is in to, and that’s how this DIY Little Mermaid costume was born.

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Lindsay’s Picks: Nails 101

Posted by on Sep 15, 2013 in Blog, Nails | 0 comments

I love nail polish, really I do. I love nail polish so much that if I were in fifth grade someone might tell me: “Well if you love it so much, why don’t you marry it???”

I’ve spent the last few months scouring the web for as much info as I could find on nail care and how to {easily} achieve the best-looking, longest lasting mani. Here’s a collection of the BEST resources/tips/products that I’ve come across so far:

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DIY Sparkle Harvest Wreath

Posted by on Sep 14, 2013 in Blog, Crafts, Decor, DIY, My Crafty Spot, Tutorials | 0 comments

I just love this wreath! I love everything from the rich fall colors, to the perfect variety in textures, to the lovely volume of the flowers. Ugh, perfection! Don’t let the idea of making your own wreath frighten you, they really are quite easy and quick to make, especially if you know what flowers/colors you’d like to work with.

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