7 January

HAND-LETTERED PROJECT

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HAND-LETTERED PROJECT

I decided to join Pen & Peplum’s hand-lettering project for this year, in hopes that it will force me to take some time to work on my lettering skills. I am not very good at hand-lettering, but I want to be. I mean, my handwriting isn’t too bad, but as far as the art of […]

2 January

DIY TULLE SKIRT

Posted in CREATE, FASHION
DIY TULLE SKIRT

I bought the most perfect plaid top for the holidays at one of my favorite local boutiques, Birds of a Feather. Problem number one? No skirt to wear with it. See, Christmas Eve with my family is a perfect excuse to dress up. I mean, my mother forced me to wear all velvet everything for […]

8 December

DIY HOLIDAY BANNER

Posted in CREATE, HOME
DIY HOLIDAY BANNER

My house needs some sprucing up for the holidays. I was trying to decide what kind of garland to make, and just couldn’t find anything that was inspiring me enough. So, of course, I go to my favorite blog ever and immediately find something cute. No, it’s not your traditional Christmas garland, but that’s exactly […]

14 October

INHERITANCE

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INHERITANCE

I come from a nostalgic family. We hoard memorabilia, not wanting to throw out anything with sentiment. So, when my great-grandmother passed away, my family members and I inherited a lot of the items that surrounded her life. The diamond in my engagement ring was hers, I have loads of her costume jewelry, and when […]

14 August

AUTUMN HOBBY

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AUTUMN HOBBY

I know it might be a little early to start talking about fall (sorry, Kyle), but the mornings have had a little chill to them lately, and it’s just got me in the mood. A few weeks ago, I picked up my crochet hooks that had been gathering dust all summer, and started planning a […]