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DIY Fabric Tile Coasters

Is there anything better than something you can make yourself for less than $3 or, even better, probably for free from things you already have lying around your house?  Not to mention, something that you will actually use?  No, friends!  The answer is no!  My friend Corrie is an incredibly talented designer and artist and we have been putting our heads together recently to create super simple DIYs that you actually want to use.  We fell in love with these Minted fabrics a few months ago and have been loving incorporating them into the …

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Happy Friday + Fave Links

Happy Friday!  It has been so good to be back home in LA this week after a semi-nomadic April.  Nevertheless, we are day dreaming about possible fun plans this summer.  Any suggestions?  Aaron surprised me with a Mother’s Day staycation this weekend, so after a Saturday morning brunch with friends, we will be spending the weekend at the beach soaking in the sun with our favorite little one year old.  What are your weekend plans?  If you’re looking for some internet entertainment, here are a few links we were loving recently: …

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DIY Fabric Mats + Frames with Minted

Can I just start this week by saying that after almost two weeks of traveling, I am so happy to be home in sunny LA and so happy it’s May?  It could be argued that May is the keeper of all of the best holidays– Cinco de Mayo, Memorial Day (hello, summer kick off!), and Mother’s Day– which means there’s almost always something to be celebrating.  When we were dreaming up of an easy Mother’s Day gift DIY, I knew I wanted it to be something heartfelt.  If your mom is anything like mom then there is almost …

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Happy Friday + Fave Links!

Oh my goodness!  It’s been nearly a week and I feel like I am just catching up from the whirlwind weekend that was Parker’s birthday, Easter, and both of our families being in town.  There were so many wonderful memories made and I am so grateful for everyone who came to celebrate our gal this weekend.  April is a doozy of a month.  I’ve been on set styling for ErgoBaby this week and am out and about today prepping a catalog shoot that starts this week and then off to Austin the following week for a big shoot with …

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