25 February

COZY ALPACA SCARF

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COZY ALPACA SCARF

I finally finished my alpaca scarf, made with yarn from an alpaca farm in West Virginia. My father-in-law generously gave me some of this yarn from one of his clients, 1856 Homestead Alpaca Farm, in Cottageville, West Virginia. The yarn is incredibly soft and warm. I wanted this scarf to be extra huge. I followed […]

11 February

DIY MAKEUP REMOVER CLEANSING BALM

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DIY MAKEUP REMOVER CLEANSING BALM

Since purchasing my own essential oils, I have absolutely been loving making my own beauty products. It’s like cooking, but for your skin. One of my all time favorite products ever is Ultrabland from Lush. I started using it over a year ago, and my skin just keeps thanking me. This type of cleanser is […]

27 January

52 HAND-LETTERED PROJECT: JANUARY RECAP

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52 HAND-LETTERED PROJECT: JANUARY RECAP

I started Pen & Peplum’s 52 week hand lettering project this year, and am loving it so far. It has become an awesome, focused way to start my week. If you don’t know already, this challenge has a different topic each week for the year, and you are prompted to write, doodle, create a piece […]

26 January

THE ART OF LETTER WRITING

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THE ART OF LETTER WRITING

I love getting mail. Like real mail, not email, which can be the opposite of exciting. I get hundreds of emails a day, most of which are promotions or coupons. But if I get a coupon in the mail, it’s like winning the lottery. Getting mail from friends and family is even better. Kyle and […]

23 January

JOY & LAVENDER GIVEAWAY WINNER

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JOY & LAVENDER GIVEAWAY WINNER

I’m so excited about this giveaway! Since making this big batch of products, I’ve used mine every single day. The lavender scrub is amazing for an evening bath, and gets you so relaxed. Lavender is also good for your skin, so I’ve been using the scrub on my face a little bit, too. And the […]