It's already December!! I can't believe we are already at the end of 2016. With Christmas coming up, I thought I would help out all of you #ballersonabudget with some DIY gift ideas I've tried out! You're welcome, wallet. Exploding Year in A Box This gift takes some work, but the end result is worth … Continue reading Dec. ’16 Friday Favorites
Hi friends! I hope you had a fantastic Thanksgiving! I think I'm still recovering from my food coma. I spent some time this weekend decorating more journals - the first one turned out so well I decided to do some more for Christmas gifts! They were really fun to make! I also played around a … Continue reading MC 6.5: Mixing It Up
Hi friends, Happy Thanksgiving to you! I love thanksgiving. It's a great reminder for us to take a moment and be grateful for everything we have. It really is a sacred holiday. And I'm especially excited that my sister will be coming from Phoenix to celebrate with me - the first time in 6 years … Continue reading MC 6.4: Getting Fancy
Hey friends! Hope you had a great weekend after a crazy week! I was very glad to have something pretty to make the past few days. I practiced some upstrokes, downstrokes, and the alphabet in different styles some more, and I am slowly starting to see some improvement! Then I freestyled some words and letters … Continue reading MC 6.3: Giveaway!
Hey friends! I hope you had a wonderful weekend! Matt and I went to a wedding over the weekend, and I even brought my lettering stuff on the trip so I wouldn't miss a day! Such dedication, I know. But as they say, practice makes perfect! Earlier in the week, I worked on spacing (which … Continue reading MC 6.2: Practice Makes Progress
Hey friends! Are you ready for my final DIY challenge? Because I'm super excited about it. A few weeks ago I was visiting my cousin and her husband in their cozy Santa Barbara apartment and was super impressed that she had made a coffee table out of crates from Michaels! While I loved the coffee … Continue reading Monthly Challenge 2.4: Crate Nightstands
Hey friends! Today I have not one but TWO DIY challenges to share with you! They both have honey and lemon in them and were really fun to try. First was a homemade face mask. I looked around online for a few suggestions and read up a bit on which food item does what on … Continue reading Monthly Challenge 2.3: DIY Honey Lemon Scrub and Mask
Hey friends! This whole last week was spent on this DIY challenge, but it was worth the effort! For a while, I have been really fascinated by beautiful paper bead jewelry from 31 Bits, a non-profit organization that helps women in Uganda make a living. Definitely take a second to check them out! Unfortunately they … Continue reading Monthly Challenge 2.2: Paper Bead Jewelry