boring to bold

Ok, ok, you’ve heard enough from me on chevron print…. BUT I can’t help but share my latest DIY project! I have had an ikea rug in my kitchen forever, so boring! I knew I wanted color, but not something over-powering. When in doubt, choose chevron! The rug came out perfect {with a little from my mom}.

{look here and here for other chevron DIY projects}

the look of leather

Finding the right boots, for the right price can be difficult. I tend to spend more on my boots then any other shoes I purchase. I came across these ASOS boots and they could not be more perfect. Made of leather, the perfect shade of tan and under $120! {not too mention ASOS has Free Shipping and Free Returns}

{ASOS Cleo Leather Boots $113.49}

furbish studios


I recently came across the perfect place for ALL types of gifts and accessories. Furbish Studios has put together a unique variety of merchandise and gifts of all kinds. The prices are right too! I included my favorite finds below! 

{coral bracelet $12}

{Mr. & Mrs. cocktail glass set $18}

{earrings $18}

{tray $22}

{earrings $18}

bold & bright

A good friend of mine accidentally ordered two of the same necklace from Forever21 and passed the additional one my way! I absolutely LOVE it, and it’s the perfect statement piece {that looks much more expensive then it really is}. Never under-estimate the Forever21 accessories department.

fall for the home

I cannot believe we are half way through October. Where does the time go? Fall is my favorite time of year and I could’t help but share some of the things I enjoy! Bring autumn into your home with the additions below.

{luminaries for the early evenings}

{owl candy bowl, $29, esty}

{painted pumpkins, much easier then carving}

{fresh flowers}

{crow on a candy dish, $24.99}

{looking for a fall candle see my favorite scent here}

everything dish

I have had this glass dish in a junk drawer forever. I’ve used it a few times it for a candle holder and also as a soap dish, but its been a pretty boring piece. I decided to give it a little face lift. I found a print online that I liked, printed it on card stock and used modge podge to adhere to the bottom.

 *DIY gold chain necklace

*bottle jewelry holder 

she said yes

My sister got engaged this past weekend and I could not be more excited! I was in on the surprise a few days before and knew I wanted to make a photo prop for these first photos as an engaged couple! The prop was a perfect addition and also provided a great photo to send on to friends and family to share the exciting news!

{card stock, sharpie marker, ruler, acrylic paint}

think pink

Ralph Lauren has done an amazing job for breast cancer awareness. The Pink Pony has become a symbol for inspiration and support.  I have always been a fan of shopping for a cause, and Ralph Lauren offers great incentives. Through October 10 save 25% on all purchases and 10% of all proceeds with go towards the Pink Pony Fund.

{Pink Pony, organic large tote, $135}

{Pink Pony, scented candle, $45}

{Mini Pink Pony, handbag $45}

scent of fall

Once October hits, and the first fall day has arrived, I immediately bring out the pumpkins and sweaters. Even though the weather is still fluctuating I love the scent of fall, the fresh air and the crisp leaves. On a recent trip to the mall the smell of Bath and Body Work lured me in {I can’t tell you how many years it’s been since I have been in one}. I came across the perfect fall candle {leaves}, and it has since created an amazing fall aroma throughout my entire home.

{bath & body works, leaves, $19.50}


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