summer makeup in 7 simple steps

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  Awwww…Summer. How I love thee. Beaches, swimming, being outside all day, picnics. Love it ALL. Most of all, I love that I can get a (ahem) tan (ok so I always do a spray tan – who am I kidding?!), making my skin so glowy & almost flawless. Almost. During the Summer, you want [Read More]

10 summer porch ideas

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 I am a sucker for a beautiful porch! My dream house is to have a huge wrap around porch, and to make both the front and the back space usable and liveable! I have always had this picture in my mind of me sitting on a hanging swing from my porch on a summer day….I [Read More]

Bright lips and sun kissed cheeks – summer make up looks

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So we all know how popular NEON and NUDE have been this season…. but did you know the trend goes into MAKE UP for summer as well? There are two make up looks I am loving for summer…. BRIGHT lips and SUN KISSED cheeks! wear them together or rock them all on their own…. branch [Read More]

Summer Style: Havaianas – pin it to win it contest

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Do you have a pair of “go to’s” a pair of shoes that you LOVE to wear – they are comfy yet chic! Like one of my winter go to shoes is my TOMS …. comfortable and stylish and keep my little toes covered…. HOWEVER, By the end of winter I am so sick of [Read More]

DIY glitter sunnies

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      Hey y’all!  Today I’m going to show you a fun, girly DIY project, inspired by these sunglasses:   I love the ’70s shape of these shades.  But I’m not in love with the yellowing white color.  I bought them forever ago, so long I can’t remember where I got them!  I *think* [Read More]

restaurant style Strawberry lemonade {recipe}

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  This month I am in the kitchen & out of the studio. My studio & basement are temporarily closed while we dry it out. We had a small flood & things got soggy & my studio got damp. All the carpet had to be pulled up & drywall cut out. There are dryers, dehumidifiers [Read More]

patriotic tshirt – tutorial and silhouette discount

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I always loved my kids to wear the patriotic shirts for the fourth of July but hated that they always said “independence day” or “fourth” or a “year” so they could only wear them for that day…so I decided to make a patriotic themed shirt for my nephew that could be worn all summer long [Read More]

rustic wood planters tutorial

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Okay, so today’s diy project is so easy even a kid could do it.  No seriously, my thirteen year old son made some of these for me…and I absolutely fell in love with them.  They are rustic, they are charming, they are versatile, they are…Primitive Wood Planters. I call them {primitive planters} because they are [Read More]

Summer to do list – free printable

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I don’t know about you guys but 80 degrees for more than two days counts as summer to me! It’s been so warm and wonderful here I’m dying to get out and play. So I thought it would be smart to organize all my grand summer plans. There are two sheets you can download to [Read More]