Nail Art Life…DIY!!!

I Love taking the time out to pamper myself by getting my nails and feet done. A simple mani/pedi would be great but there is something extra special about expressing your creativity through nail art. I follow a lot of extremely talented people on Instagram and have found a lot of breath taking artwork on Pinterest and thought that I might try my hand at it for myself. If you want to see some that I have found, you can go here.  So I had a fresh set done at the nail salon because I will leave the technical stuff to the professionals, but see me later I might try that as well. Then I took myself on down to Sally’s where you can find hair and nail care items where the professional tend to shop. Before I went there I studied the nail designs that I liked and that I thought I could perform as a novice, because there are levels to the expertise of these designs and it’s best to be realistic in what you can accomplish as someone trying this for the first time. So I picked the products that went best with the polish colors I have chosen… (I wish you could see the true colors because that’s not red but a deep pink, beige, and a pale pink)…

Then I designed based off of my purchases. I found it better to draw it out first…

I’ll tell you now that trying to get them little gems to do as told takes a lot of patience. haha…

Final Product…

 

 

   

Please know that nail art cost so much because of the time it takes to create such beautiful creations. I had fun with it and know that the more I try it the better I will become. I hope you give it a try…

Enjoy and Love Always…

 

 

I’ll Just Crochet It…

I learned how to crochet when I was just a little girl and have enjoyed this hobby ever since. After a lot of practice and dedication I have grown this hobby and have actually made money from it. Just the thought of making such beautiful items from just a piece of string is still amazing to me. Growing up, I thought all you could make was blankets and scarves but there is an abundance of things you can crochet. The ideas are only limited by your own creativity.

Blankets…

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Scarves…

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Baby…

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Clothing…

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Creativity…

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Enjoy and Love Always…

DIY…Pumpkin Everything Edition…

Well, it is October and officially “pumpkin everything” season. That also means that Halloween is also right around the corner with decorations to match. I’m not much into halloween but found a creative way to celebrate pumpkin..I mean the Fall season. And of course it’s a DIY moment that you”ll be proud to grace your front porch or window…

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If anyone counted, there are one for everyday in the month…

Enjoy and Love Always…

Be Creative With Your DIY…Home Edition!!!…

There are definitely levels to the DIY experience and today we will explore the home decor aspect of it. You can actually go from as small as decor accessories to furniture to home remodeling. I would start small and work your way up if this is the first time trying a DIY. I get so excited when I find ways to put my personality on anything really, especially things I find in the thrift store that someone deemed trash. Well, lets get started…

Starting with decor accessories…

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Cover with a light layer of paint
Cover with a light layer of paint

Moving on to furniture…

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Whenever I see these old dressers in the thrift  store, I see what they can become…

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These DIY’s are perfect for apartment dwellers as they are easy and removable…

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Peel and stick crown molding!

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Made with decorative tape
Made with decorative tape

Enjoy and Love Always…

Fashion Friday!!!…D.Y.I. Edition…

Yay!! Today is Friday so you know what that means, right? Fashion Friday and today I want to share with you a way to make it your own. Fashion is, and has always been a way to express your individual personality and what better way than to DIY (do it yourself). I want to inspire you to put your touch on some old, dated, or rather plain clothing with what I am about to show you. If you find that there is something you would like to try but don’t have the necessary article of clothing, you should check out your local thrift store and make magic with your inner creativity.

Let’s start with denim…

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Who knew that this is how they get jeans to look like this?…

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Don’t forget those tops…

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A little something for a dress…

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A little something extra…

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Fashion is just not clothing…

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Stay tuned for a DIY home edition…

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And…a special…DIY Pumpkin edition…

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Enjoy and Love Always…