Monday, January 26, 2015

Valentine's Day Must-Haves!

Valentine's Day is quickly approaching! It's never too early to get some fabulous gift ideas for the ones you love... Especially to any of you men that may be reading this (wink!). Giving a gift for Valentine's doesn't have to be costly, big or over-the-top.. but if you decide to go that route, some of these gifts will be perfect for you to give! I have also included some adorable, more affordable options as well!



I first became obsessed familiar with Kate Spade nearly 18 years ago and I have continued to absolutely love it ever since! You can never go wrong with this classic, timeless collection! Whether you're opting for a handbag, watch or perfume you're sure to win her over! These are three things I have and use everyday! And if you give a little more conservatively, there is not a thing wrong with that by the way, I have chosen some things to let her know you care! A girl can never have too many lip glosses and this beautiful MAC shade transitions beautifully from Winter into Spring! I'm loving the bangles phase right now! Stacking and mix-matching special pieces make it fun! And then I just had to share these pencils, aren't they great?

I know whatever gift you choose for the one you love, will be special because it's coming from you!

Have a lovely Valentine's Day!

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Friday, January 23, 2015

Fab Pins of the Week!

Hello gorgeous and happy Friday! It's a pleasure to have you here today! This is one of my favorite times of the week because I get to share what has inspired me this week! Sometimes I find myself almost confused on what my "style" really is because I like so many things! It's almost overwhelming! Do you get this way too? 


This week I have went back to my roots a little and completely been mesmerized by french, rustic chic design! It's feminine, classy and full of character! Come, let's get inspired....

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Mad About You Valentine Printable + More!

I'm excited to be teaming up with some other fabulous ladies to bring you a bunch of DIY Valentine's Day ideas! When you're giving a gift, it doesn't have to be expensive or fancy! I enjoy heartfelt gifts just as much as I do materialistic gifts, because I know they came from the heart 



Today I'm sharing a super simple, but absolutely adorable Valentine's gift! I was thrilled to have scored these "mad about you" lotions from Bath & Body works at their semi-annual sale for less than $3 per bottle! Right away I thought they would make the perfect little Valentine's gift, so I snagged a few! Shortly after, I was playing around with my watercolor and created a sweet printable that goes along perfectly with the lotion! And today I'm sharing that printable with you! You can download it and add it to any of your Valentine's gifts! I added mine to the lotion using bakers twine, and voila, a super adorable and sweet gift! Perfect for your close girlfriends, teachers, family members, close neighbors and more!

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Monday, January 19, 2015

French Chic Mantle Design ♥

Come Valentine's Day I'm usually ready to decorate with pops red, but this year I wanted to opt for a more feminine, pink design! I've been having fun decorating with pink lately, it makes me feel extra girly! And my husband doesn't mind it, in moderation! 


While at my local grocery, I spotted these dainty pink carnations on clearance! I snagged two bunches for $1.99 each! I added them to my favorite ceramic pitcher; instant charm! I enjoy carnations just as much as a super expensive bloom. Although the head is smaller in size, they have many, beautiful layers that make them easy to love! I snipped the smaller ones and put them into a mercury glass votive. This mantle is simple, but beautiful. Sometimes I try to enjoy the simple things a little more!







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Friday, January 16, 2015

Fab Pins of the Week!

Hello darling and happy Friday!! I'm thrilled to have you here! My son has a long weekend off from school due to teacher in-services and Martin Luther King Day Monday. I can't wait to spend the next few days soaking in extra family time! Do you have anything special planned for the weekend?


I'm still in home office mode! I have finally started getting the "bones" of the office in place. Now the fun part comes, finding the perfect decor! I created and shared my inspiration boards on Facebook and Instagram, but am still searching for decor to really fit in! As much as I want it done, I'm in no hurry! Are you ready to see what's inspired me this week?

Classic black and white 

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