DIY Home Decor: Easy Storage Unit
I have a lot of stuff. There's no other way to put it. I just have stuff. Perhaps I should do a major purge and cleanse sometime in the near future, but for now, here's my dirty little secret: I love my stuffs. I don't really want to get rid of any of it. Instead, I've decided to cleverly hide it away using bins and boxes.
Now that I have all these boxes, I need a solution....
Nail Art Tutorial: Spring FloralsSpringtime is synonymous with florals. Every season, we bust them out in full force. It just feels right! This spring, why not try florals in your mani?
(images via imgur.com, dressupnails.com, flickr.com)
We were inspired by the flower power nail art we've seen around the blogosphere. So we decided to try out our own based on this manicure.
Tip Tuesday: 6 Easy Entertaining DIYs
I love entertaining (and I love being entertained) during the summer months. Not only are the best foods in season, but you can get outside in the fresh air. Perfection! Of course, entertaining is always kind of a pain, amirite? I mean, who has the time, money or skills to pull together a Martha Stewart-esque festivity? Not me! Plus, when going to a BBQ or party, there are hostess gifts, presents...
Tip Tuesday: DIY Quickie - Simple Scarf Organizer
When the weather is transitioning (the days warmer and the nights a little chilly), a great scarf can be your new BFF. They're easy to tote throughout the day and come evening, they make an excellent makeshift wrap/jacket. Plus, a fabulous and colourful scarf is an easy addition to a neutral outfit. Scarves and I have been best buds for a little while now and I...
We Love Fridays: 5 DIY Projects For This Weekend
Spring makes me want to get crafty! I think it's because the flowers are blooming and I feel the need to get in on all that creation. This weekend is set to be gawwwgeous,
so I think it's the perfect opportunity to get out in the sun (perhaps on a supa cool pimped out patio?
) and get DIY'ing.
I found 5 simple projects for you to tackle on the weekend. They're not too...
10 Awesome Ideas for Pimped Out Backyards
Okay, so don't tell anyone here at CA, but I'm totally planning on taking a 'mental health sick day' on a Friday as soon as the weather gets warmer.
Me + sangria + backyard deck + sunshine - work = perfection. I mean, what? Me, skipping work? Never! I'm totally joking Ali (cue nervous laughter)!
In case you were so inclined to do something awful like skip...
Food Charts for Kitchen Tips and Tricks
Ever wondered how to tell how well done your steak is? Or how long you should be steeping your tea for? Or how to properly prepare a cheese plate? I can't be the only one with a few dozen burning kitchen Q's that need A's. We've got 5 handy dandy charts here for you to do just that!
You're definitely going to want to get pinning, bookmarking, saving, printing or whatever...
Tip Tuesday: Easy DIY Pore Strips
Blackheads? More like blarrghhhheads. No one likes when these little guys come around. Thankfully, there's a simple, inexpensive DIY to help you get rid of the nasty things. What you need: 1 Tbsp Unflavored Gelatin
1 1/2 to 2 Tbsp Milk (in a microwave-safe bowl) Sticks to stir with and apply Here's the how-to:
Mix the gelatin and the milk together until...
16 Easy Spring Craft Ideas for Kids
My kids have the End-Of-School countdown started and are already celebrating by staging elaborate wars between their assortment of Lego Stormtroopers and Webkinz (score: Webkinz 0, The Empire 682).
Wanting to steer their energies away from the Dark Side, I spent last night's "me time" looking for more constructive outlets for their fertile imaginations. It's also Earth Day
Would You Stop Washing Your Hair... Forever?
I've mentioned in the past that my hair has been less than healthy. After years of a salon boycott and DIY experiments with ombre and numerous shades, my ends were left with a rough, straw like appearance. With my recent haircut and shorter style
, I've been trying hard to keep it healthy and in good shape. Part of this has been laying off the hair dye (seriously, I have a problem) and...