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Sprucing Up A New Patio: More Painted Pots

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 Katrina moved into a new apartment with an awesome porch that has a great view of her Chicago neighborhood and is perfect for enjoying a glass of wine at night or reading a… Continue reading

Mini Clay Air Plant Pots

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Have ya’ll discovered air plants? They are the best, if you like succulents you will love these. Basically they are small (at least start at small) colorful plants that only need minimal watering… Continue reading

Hacked Ikea Dresser

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I have been eyeing the Ikea Rast dresser for awhile, its a good size and is cheap ($35). However, I am not a huge fan of the look of the wood. After thinking… Continue reading

Polymer Clay Jewelry Dishes

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I love having little jewelry bowls around to drop a pair of earrings, or a ring in after a long night out with friends.  It’s super convenient and they are a really easy… Continue reading

Homemade Pizza: 5 Different Ways

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I had some leftover naan (flat bread used in indian cooking) from an indian dinner a couple days and I decided to repurpose it into pizza! I had always heard about people making… Continue reading

Lettered Word Necklaces

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Last week I posted a funky word bobby pins DIY that was super easy and really cute! So I decided to see what else I could use alphabet pasta to make. I thought… Continue reading

Funky Lettered Bobby Pins

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I pretty much always have at least one part of my hair pinned back with either a bobby pin or clip, so I figured why not make some super cute funky lettered bobby… Continue reading

Embroidered Phone Case

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I finally joined the Siri hype and got an iPhone 4s. Since I was upgrading to such a new fancy phone I figured I needed a new fancy case to go with it!… Continue reading

Painted Plant Pots

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   My apartment is basically covered in potted plants, I love the way that they brighten up the home and make it feel so much more welcoming! I have been growing succulents and… Continue reading

Easiest Crepes Ever

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Until recently I was super scared of crepes; I remember them being these really finicky difficult things that I could never seem to master cooking. Odd because they are basically easier pancakes that require… Continue reading

Shrinky Dink Stud Earrings and Pins

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So basically, my better half; Katrina a.k.a. the other half of this blog, reignited my passion for Shrinky-Dinks (remember those funny plastic things we made as kids?). Well anyways, who knew with minimal… Continue reading

Copper Embellished Bowl

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To explain this post better I am going to start out with a personal fact: I have more jewelry than basically any one human should own. Trust me, I promise to post a… Continue reading

Christmas Themed Wrapping Paper

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  This year I decided to create handmade wrapping paper, I love the look of it and it just seems to make the gift that much more special! Being my first year attempting… Continue reading

Sequined Bracelet

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  I wanna start this post out by saying have you heard of the amazing Craft-Delivered-to-Your-Door service For the Makers? They are an amazing company that delivers monthly craft boxes full with all… Continue reading

Rope Necklace

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I am really loving the recent trend in sailor-esque jewelry and wanted to try my hand at creating one at home. For this project you need: heavy rope, embroidery floss (or friendship bracelet… Continue reading

Dining Room Table

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My boyfriend and I moved into our first apartment a couple months ago and needed a big grown-up table for all the fancy dinner parties we were planning on hosting! After looking at… Continue reading

Bar Cart

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For my boyfriend’s birthday last year I wanted to make something useful and unique for our new apartment. Since we love to have people over I figured a bar cart was a great… Continue reading

Super Easy Hushpuppies

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A couple weeks ago I was missing New Orleans and decided to make some classic Louisiana hushpuppies! I have never made them before so I decided to just use a pre-made box before… Continue reading