DIY

Easy Outdoor DIY: Painted Succulent Pots Tutorial

These DIY Succulent Planters are really simple and leave your outdoor pots with a really cool, unglazed finish look. Turn your unused collection of pots into beautiful homemade pots! We have been spending a lot of time out side lately. Any time the kids start to go haywire or homeschool jumps the shark, we fling open the door and do what we can to get some fresh air. Yesterday it was gardening and I was reminded of this tutorial we did with my friend Lindsay so many years ago! It’s a really nice way to create some cohesion in your …

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3 Minute Hairstyles: How to Do a Modern French Twist

In the age of work / school / play from home life, simple morning routines have become paramount. I still like to get ready in the morning before we “start” our day. Much in the way that a bath in the evening signals to a newborn that it’s time to sleep, a quick shower, skincare routine and doing something with my hair tells my brain the day has now begun. It’s the little, “Go get ’em, Tiger!” that I need in the AM. I fell in love with this scallop hair clip from Wunderkin and that’s how this …

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DIY: The Beaded Wall Art Tutorial from Our Bedroom + Other DIY Art Ideas

When we were getting ready to move into our new home, I was consumed with choosing the big pieces like a sofa, chairs, barstools, etc. I majorly underestimated, though, just how much “stuff” it takes to make a room feel finished. For months after we moved in I found myself sourcing vases and vessels, rugs and textiles. It takes so many layers to really make a room feel finished!  As far as filling up our walls, I would rather wait to collect art that I love and gravitate towards rather than buy art that doesn’t feel special …

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3 Easy Hairstyles for Kids: Braids, Buns, and Wavy Hair

Braids, buns and wavy hair oh my! If you’re looking for a cute way to fix your child’s hair in less than five minutes, these step by step easy hairstyles for kids are for you! When Parker made her Ellen Show debut at 5 days old, the first thing our favorite host of daytime remarked on was her “wig”. A few months later it had evolved into something we called her Hillary Clinton look and by one she was already rocking french braids. The irony is that she spent most of her toddler years not wanting her hair brushed, much …

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