DIY and OOTD: INDEPENDENT Day

I’m still celebrating this wonderful 4th of July weekend. These past two days have been full of favor and fabulousness. My cousin came to visit me and we both definitely had a blast celebrating our independence in the streets of Los Angeles. We ate tacos and drank margaritas, went to brunch, went shopping and viewedContinue reading “DIY and OOTD: INDEPENDENT Day”

DIY and OOTD: Easter Sunday 2021

Here we are in our second annual quarantine Resurrection Sunday. Last year I honestly kept my pajamas on and enjoyed virtual service from the comfort of my couch. Although this year again I will still not able to attend church services in person, I decided to at least dress up. I bought this gingham jumpsuitContinue reading “DIY and OOTD: Easter Sunday 2021”

DIY: Faux Floral Arrangement

I love being surrounded by flowers. Whether I’m inside or outside, the array of colors and depth that flowers display always brings me a smile. A few years ago I was looking for a cute little floral arrangement for my Paris room. I wanted a variety of different pinks to contrast my almost completely blackContinue reading “DIY: Faux Floral Arrangement”

National Chocolate Day/ Happy Halloween!

Happy Saturday and Halloween! It has been a busy week indeed. On Wednesday I was celebrating National Chocolate Day, which everyone should partake of. I decided that I wanted make my own chocolates this year since I knew I wouldn’t be buying any to pass out to trick or treaters. I thought this would beContinue reading “National Chocolate Day/ Happy Halloween!”

DIY: Denim Fringe Jacket

Materials  Denim Jacket  2 yards of fringe (length of your choice)  Scissors Measuring tape Straight pins Sewing machine Heavy Thread (Denim, Upholstery, of Coats fabric)  Seem ripper E6000 glue Fabric trim (optional)  Assortment of iron-on/sew on patches (optional)  Instructions Take your denim jacket and measure the length of your arm sleeve. Using your seem ripper,Continue reading “DIY: Denim Fringe Jacket”

When Life Gives You Lemons Cake

Ingredients 2 ½  cups of all purpose flour 2 ½  tsp. of baking powder ½  tsp. of table salt ½  cup of unsalted butter, room temperature 1 ¾  cups of granulated sugar 4 large eggs, room temperature ½  cup of greek yogurt  1 tsp vanilla extract Zest of 6 lemons (approximately ¼  cup)  Juice ofContinue reading “When Life Gives You Lemons Cake”

Travel Shadow Boxes

Materials Shadow Box Map Colored paper Computer and printer Pencil Scissors Elmer’s glue Glue stick Ruler Stick pins Travel memorabilia Instructions Remove any stickers and price tags from you shadow box and clean glass. Open shadow box, using your ruler measure inside of shadow box where you will be placing your map. Lay out yourContinue reading “Travel Shadow Boxes”

DIY: Fabulous Leather Fringed Heels

Fringe is definitely in! As it comes to fashion this season, you can find fringe on pretty much anything. This simple feature seems to add an extra layer of pizazz to shoes, clothing, handbags, etc. I especially like that extra element on the different shoes of the season. It makes the shoes seem extra special,Continue reading “DIY: Fabulous Leather Fringed Heels”