Hey guys, DIY home decorating is so fun and exciting! I love having little touches here and there that I made myself. As you know I’ve been making throw pillows for the couch and everywhere else I feel that one can cozy up with a pillow :-) Besides these simple envelop pillow cases. I started kicking it up a knot by adding texture and interest to the pillows. First up, starburst pillow...
Made a notebook for Hubbie!
Well, it’s more like decorating a notebook for Hubbie…I bought a notebook, didn’t really make one. But I want to show you the transformation anyway :-) This is how the notebook originally look Masking around the edge of the piece of paper that will eventually go on the cover Used alpha stickers to mask the text I was trying to be funny with Hubbie but I really felt the...
Mmmm It smells, and tastes soo yummy!
Look what I just got!
What should I call her? Hubbie is the awesomest!
My very own 99 cent thread rack.
Hey guys, So, my grandma and father in law gave me tons of sewing supplies including these pretty, pretty vintage threads. Aren’t they pretty? Here is the problem: I don’t like keeping them in containers and having to go through them every time I need a color. I needed a thread rack. But… I don’t wanna pay $17.99 on Amazon… or $23.99 at Target. I paid...
First Prize Winner, baby!
My dearest followers, Thanks to your support, I won the BurdaStyle Fashion Challenge as one of the 4 First Prize winners! Yay! (Check out the result of the entire challenge here to see all the awesome projects listed). That means this is my prize (check out all prizes of the challenge here): If you just joined in and have absolutely no idea what I’m talking about…uh…please...
Made it to the Finalist!
Hey guys, Just wanna let you know i made it to the finallist! Thank YOU so much for voting!
Can we get some more votes please? http://www.instructables.com/contest/fashion/?show=ENTRIES&sort=RATING
We're doing it!
Hey guys, Thank you so so much for your help! We’re doing it! As of now I’m #3!!! You guys have helped me move up! I’m amazed! It only took a few hours! See? Right here For those of you who voted! THANK YOU VERY MUCH! If you haven’t had a chance to vote! Please do. Here is the link!
Hey guys, As you may know, I have entered my Prada inspired T-shirt dress to the Burda Style Fashion Challenge! It is now time to vote and I need your help. Please use this link to go over to Instructables where the contest is hosted and vote for my entry. My entry is the second one from the left on the last row. It’s on the next to last page as I was one of the first to enter...
DIY Envelope Pillowcase
Hey guys, If you know how easy it is to sew some envelope pillowcases, you’ll want to make a tons…like me :) Let me show you! I got this pillow at my local D2 store for $1.99 each. It’s surprisingly good! :-) I’m all about getting great stuff for less :) First, we gotta make the pattern. According to my tiny shiny glittery measuring tape, my pillow form is 16x16. So...
DIY oversized zipper clutch
Hello friends, Introducing my beloved traveling companion - the made in China suitcase. My mother got this suitcase for me right before I left to go to Antigua for Med school. I used it every time I came home, and left again. It’s always packed with my mom’s Vietnamese food :-). To be honest, maybe my Hubbie was a closer friend to this suitcase because he was flying back and ford to...
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DIY Lollipop flowers
You have seen one of these right? I’m gonna show you how to make them. They’re really fun to make! Cut out fabric circles in different sizes like this: Start with one circle and use it as a guide to cut the next one just slightly bigger. They don’t need to be perfect…at all. Just have fun! They should be able to nestle within each other like this when you stack...
You probably already know that I love ambient lighting :-) We had a few engagement shots under the ambient light of Union Squares I used about a thousand candles at my wedding to create the warm, cozy and intimate feelings. Mind you, our wedding was in the middle of winter :-) And hey, I saved money by not having to hire people to do special lightings ;-) So, candles were everywhere: At the...
Why not add more sparkles? :)
Boring looking tiny roll of measuring tape 1 coat 2 coats Now it makes me happy every time I need to measure something :-)
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