How to Hang Photos on Any Wall Surface

We’ve all been there – you have some awesome photo or artwork that you just want to put up and display in your home.  You go to put it up and…it’s a no go.  You can’t mount to that awesome exposed brick.  There’s no stud that’s centered over your sofa.  How in the world do […]

How to Get Gorgeous Hair


  Healthy hair that’s full of volume makes a huge difference to your general appearance. Everyone will ask you how to get gorgeous hair. Limp and greasy or dry and frizzy hair can make you look washed out and unwell. Looking in the mirror at lifeless hair is nothing short of depressing. Keeping your hair […]

How to Make Resin Glitter Pendants


Thanks to Oriental Trading for providing some of the supplies for these Resin Glitter Pendants. As most of you know by now, I have a love affair with glitter. I mean, I’m pretty sure it’s a two-way street and we’re thisclose to being official. I wanted to make something that I could show the world […]

How to Say Happy New Years in 150 Different Languages


One of the great things about the world wide web is that it connects you with people from around the world!  No matter  where you’re from, or what language you speak, there’s an event that everyone celebrates.   That event is the New Year.  Greet your friends in their native language, or just wish people you […]

Tips for Sewing with Vintage Patterns #waverize

Tips for sewing with vintage patterns

These tips for sewing with vintage patterns were inspired by a DIY Challenge I participated in with Jo-Ann Fabrics and Waverly.  All opinions are my own. Recently, I had the opportunity to take part in a creative challenge with Jo-Ann Fabrics & Crafts and Waverly Fabrics. This was all part of Waverly’s 90th anniversary and […]

How To Make Coffee in a French Press

How to make coffee with a french press

I love coffee.   But I’m really picky.  I can’t just open a can of any old grocery store coffee and make a pot.  Oh no.  It needs to be something really delightful and exotic.  And, really, it should go without saying that fresh roasted coffee is just about mandatory.   While I often prefer an elaborate […]

How to Make a Beaded Bracelet

DIY Beaded Bracelet Tutorial

Do you love beaded bracelets?  We all know that stacks of bracelets and beads are both very in right now.  Beaded bracelets can be very expensive, though.  Luckily, it’s not hard to make them yourself!  This bracelet tutorial will teach you how to make a beaded bracelet, even if you've never stepped foot in the […]

How to Wear a Sarong as a Wrap Skirt

How to wear a sarong

Sarongs go by many names.  Pareos, lava-lava, mundu, reddi, and lungas are all names for sarongs in various parts of the world.  I’m sure you’re familiar with sarongs and pareos.  During the summer, sarongs are one of my go to pieces.  That’s mostly because I am a water baby and I love to be at […]