merry friday

Friday, July 29, 2016

july is almost over and school is about to start back. sos help.

check out this beautiful diy mid century nightstand.
this copper and wood bead necklace is so easy and pretty!
i am currently obsessed with this hanging organizer and i desperately want to make it.
this scalloped floppy hat is so cuuuuuuttteee.
make a hanging leather shelf for easy storage.

diy mini notepads

Thursday, July 28, 2016

I'm a notebook / notepad junkie. I love to take notes in church or class or just doodle for fun. I've always been a compulsive list maker and notes are just a wonderful thing. I also LOVE couponing! Unfortunately, sometimes I can only print one coupon a page and I can't justify throwing away the rest of the paper after I cut them out so I have a bunch of paper scraps. I wasn't sure what to do with them until I had to use rubber cement for a collage project for a design class. Thus birthed these mini notepads.

materials

paper scraps
notepad covers
binder clips
rubber cement
watercolors (optional)

step 1. stack your paper scraps together (I made a template for those, too, so they can all be the exact same size.) and clip them together with binder clips.

step 2. brush the top edge with rubber cement.

step 3 (optional). brush the sides with watercolor.

step 4. print to the notepad cover onto cardstock. stack it on top of the paper and brush rubber cement along the top edge to attach it.

these notepads fit really easily in a purse and make fantastic gifts! they also tear out pretty smoothly. and they're cute.


six simple stationery diys

Tuesday, July 26, 2016


I really miss the olden days when my summer camp friends and I would write letters back and forth. There's nothing like snail mail to make someone's day so here are some grand stationery diys.







merry friday

Friday, July 8, 2016

merry friday!

oh my gosh people, you can dip your waffle cones in marshmallows!
here is a genius way to create storage under your sofa.
here's a list of 50 diys for june - you're welcome.
you can make your own scratch and sniff stickers which is pretty amazing.
easy tutorial so you can weave together a leather stool.

Blackberry Mandarin Smoothie Recipe

Tuesday, July 5, 2016

you may or may not have seen this post where i mention getting this blender for five bucks at a garage sale. I've been itching to make things with it so I decided upon a smoothie. I really think it's really delicious, but it is suuupppper seedy. you've been warned. (bonus: this smoothie is a super beautiful shade of purple.)



ingredients

1/4 cup of mandarin juice
1/4 cup of pineapple juice
6 oz of blueberry yogurt
1/2 cup of mandarin
1/2 cup of blackberries

blend and sip. (it's like the bend and snap but not.)


merry friday

Friday, July 1, 2016

these are called dutch babies and i think that's weird. also happy july first.

I want to make these these white chocolate + craisin cookies because they look delicious.
this diy wrapped rope necklace is pretty spiffy and seems easy to make.
someone please make me watercolor box. I don't need it but I want it so.
look at these amazing toothbrush holders. amazing.
I can't wait to be an actual adult so I can have a reason to make these speckled placemats.

merry friday!

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