Blogging, DIY

WISHLIST: THE SHINE PROJECT

If you haven’t guessed by now, I’m a little bit of a shopaholic. Say what?   Yes, I’ve admitted that I have a problem. C has attempted to break me of the habit, but to no avail (sorry, honey). It’s just too much fun looking for, selecting, and bringing home something new and shiny. Not that I think money and material…

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DIY MANTLE LETTERS: JOY

A while back, I picked up some plain wooden letters from Joann’s for a little DIY Christmas project. I had the intention of doing something really fancy with them–covering them in glitter, wrapping them in burlap, or modge-podging scrapbook paper over them. But when it came right down to it, none of that sounded right. I put them on the…

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DIY BEADED WRAP BRACELET

When I first posted about Whimseybox, a lot of you asked to see the bracelet in action. So, I put together this tutorial! (This post originally appeared as a guest post on Mal Smiles, but I knew I just had to share it with you guys, too!) You can order the supplies directly from Whimseybox, or you can go out…

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THANK YOU FRIDAY

Thank you all for your kind words and your support of the grand opening of my shop, Hello Happy Boutique! It means a lot to me to know that you guys are behind me when I go for creative ventures like this. It goes to show that you can accomplish a lot when the people around you offer their support!…

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DIY ZENTANGLE ROCKS

When C and I got married, we bought a ton of white river rock from Hobby Lobby to fill vases for the reception. OK, I bought it… C was less than thrilled about the whole decorating thing. Fast forward to two years later, and that now-totally-useless river rock has been unceremoniously dumped into the empty dirt pile next to our front steps. I…

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