Apr 16, 2014 | Post by: Meghan No Comments

A Real Spring Statement

Spring statement necklace / JCrew Inspired #Happinessiscreating

 I think I finally created the ULTIMATE statement necklace!

Thanks to Beadmixer, I found the perfect beads and findings for, what will be, my new favorite necklace! When I was looking around their online shop, I had a hard time staying focused. They have so many brightly colored beads and other interesting findings. I knew I wanted to make a brightly colored necklace that was super eye-catching. When I saw they not only had large turquoise howlite beads (yes, I know this is no surprise!), but they also had the bronze settings for them. My search was over!

I decided to build my extreme statement necklace around the turquoise beads. I knew I wanted to take advantage of the holes surrounding the bronze setting. When I came across the faceted cobalt beads I thought they would be the perfect addition to my necklace. Now all I needed was something dangly to hang from my cobalt beads. I landed on these amazing citrus faceted jade beads. These beads are so cheery, they look like candy!

Click here to read more…

Share
Apr 11, 2014 | Post by: Meghan No Comments

Quote of the Week: 4.7.2014

If you keep repeating, it will happen!

Have a great week!

Untitled

Share
Apr 10, 2014 | Post by: Meghan No Comments

Makeover, What?

{Photo Credit: Helen Dealtry for Design*Sponge}

Hey everyone!

I have been wanting to give my little blogidy blog an update for quite some time now. I literally have been playing with colors, fonts, and designs since last November! I am a Taurus and tend to resist change, hence my blog looking the same as it did when I launched last year.  Whoops!

I figured it was time to give my blog a fun, fresh makeover! I have been curating a color board on Pinterest for quite some time now and FINALLY landed on a color scheme I love! I knew I wanted to keep my beloved turquoise in the mix, so this color will be staying. I am adding a few other pops of color that I think will work great together. Some of you may have seen a few of my banners dating back to November when I started designing and uploading them to my blog. They were only there for a minute, but if you refreshed, you may have seen some of the ideas I came up with!

I am super pumped about this makeover and hope you guys are as well. I am not exactly sure when the full reveal will be, but when it comes it will be awesome!

Here are the colors I am going to use for my blog makeover. What do you think?

Share
Apr 09, 2014 | Post by: Meghan 1 Comments

My “Phillip Lim” Tassel Makeover

Pashli Large Zip Tote Bag

I am kind of dying right now at my “Phillip Lim” tassel makeover! Since I am a thrifty/crafty person, I am not one to spend a ton of money on handbags (I would say this goes for pretty much everything!). When I saw the below Phillip Lim bag, my heart skipped a beat. When I saw the price tag, my heart almost STOPPED!!!

Continue reading…

Share
Apr 04, 2014 | Post by: Meghan No Comments

DIY Anthropologie Inspired Wall Art

9.png

This week at Blitsy I created very Anthropologie-esque wall art. My wall art was super easy to make as well as super cheap!

Give your wall a face-lift with this easy wall art tutorial!

10.png

7.png

Share
Apr 03, 2014 | Post by: Meghan 1 Comments

T-shirt Challenge: Painted Sunset

Back when it was dark around 4:30pm, I would always marvel at the sunset. The colors were bright and vibrant. I kept thinking I should snap a picture of it, but would always forget, which is the story of my life!

Since I could not capture an actual picture of a sunset, I decided to paint my own version of the sunset on a t-shirt. I was randomly looking online to see if such a t-shirt existed, and I actually found one! It looks like good ol’ Marc Jacobs did his version of a sunset t-shirt! I guess that means I am in good company. ;)

T-shirt challenge: painted sunset #happinessiscreating

Read more>>>

Share
Apr 01, 2014 | Post by: Meghan No Comments

Spring Jar Makeover

Hi!

I’m still here!

Sorry, I have been MIA. I have been SUPER busy with work, life, and house hunting. All very exciting stuff. :)

So…

I am sometimes a garbage collector. Well, not like I am picking garbage out of a dumpster (err…um….I have actually done that). Either way, (typically) I will save items from going into the trash because I think I can use them for something else.

I recently saved a jar from Trader Joe’s because I really liked the shape of it. I took my jar and put it in my one of my kitchen cabinets. Of course, I had forgotten all about it until Mike recently reminded me. I figured it was time that I finally used my jar for something or Mike was going to throw it away!. So, I painted my jar and added cute vinyl flowers! Now I just need some flowers (or candy!) to put in it. ;)

Spring jar makeover! 3happinessiscreating

Read more >>>

Share
  • Follow on Bloglovin
  • Sammydress
  • Categories

  • Past Posts

  • Press Mentions

  • my craftgawker gallery
  • Hobzy Hot 100 Blogger Badge
  • Recent Pins

    Highway Wildflowers...
    Anthropologie pebble...
    Turn an egg carton i...
    Turn an egg carton i...
    Turn an egg carton i...
    Turn an egg carton i...
    Turn an egg carton i...
    Turn an egg carton i...
    Turn an egg carton i...
    Coil Basket...
    Sketch370_zps1938954...
    SBC Sketch Archive -...
    SBC Sketch Archive -...
    sketch-47...
    sketch48...