15 Spring Crafts You Can Wear

Are you crafty? Do you appreciate making things on your own and then wearing them with pride? I have a head to toe round-up of springtime crafts that are easy and wearable./1/ Fabric Flowers - After you make a few of these cuties you can add them to headbands or belts. Add a pin to the back and wear one as a brooch on your favorite jacket./2/ Embroidered Sunglasses - Cross-stitch is HOT right now. It's not your granny's craft anymore! Please except these sunglasses as Exhibit A in my case./3/ Perler Bead Earrings - Stumbling across this craft took me back to my childhood. Do you remember Perler beads? Back then we made shapes and animals out of them. Today you can learn to make a trendy pair of earrings. {They remind me of the popular wooden ones that are circling the … [Read more...]

10 Best Handmade Mother’s Day Gifts

Mother's Day is only weeks away, which means it's time to start thinking of ways to ensure the special women in our lives feel appreciated on that sunny day in May.I always have big plans for creative endeavors and every year end up ordering generic flowers the Friday before Mother's Day. Major daughter fail. This year isn't looking to be much different, so I've decided to enlist the help of other creative people in the process of bestowing upon my lovely mom (and mother in law!) special tokens of my daughterly affection.Want to do the same but need some inspiration? You're in luck! I've gathered a few of my favorite items from some of the best handmade sellers online. Their wares are beautiful, practical and meaningful and are perfect gifts for any woman - mother, grandmother, … [Read more...]

How To Make A No-Knit Scarf!

Wondering how to make a DIY scarf that you won't have to knit?Winter remains our chilly companion but with the cold season coming to a close in a month or two, even people who do yarn craft don't have time to make new cold weather accessories before it's too warm to wear them.Try any of these five no-knit tutorials and patterns. You'll have an adorable new scarf in a jiffy!Braided Sweater Scarf at Just Another Day In Paradise  Draped Braided Scarf at Nette Vivante  Long Finger Knit Rope Scarf at CraftsyChunky Twisted Scarf at HonestlyKnotted N0-Knit Scarf at Martha Stewart  Have you tried your hand at making your own winter accessories? Let us know in the comments and keep warm out there! … [Read more...]

How and Why to Use Eye Makeup Primer

Here's a quick vlog on something I think should be a part of every woman's eye  makeup routine: eye primer. You won't believe how it will improve the quality of your eye makeup look! … [Read more...]

Sexy Date Night Makeup

Whether you're going on a first date, a valentine's night out, or a wedding anniversary, you can ramp up the sexy factor with some playful eye makeup. Here's how to do eye makeup for two sexy date night looks. Pick either the cat eye or the gold smokey eye.Cat EyeObviously this look is all about the eyeliner. The classic cat eye is usually done with black liquid liner, but there are variations depending on what's easier for you.Liquid LinerThe easiest way to use liquid liner is to buy a liquid liner pen. Using a pen is already a natural movement. Now instead of scribbling on a notepad you're drawing an elegant swooping line. Start from the outside and draw in. Make the liner thicker on the wing, and thinner as you draw towards your inner eye.Try out: Maybelline Eye … [Read more...]

Top 5 Valentine’s Gifts that Put the ‘S’ in Sexy

Valentine's Day. A day set aside to celebrate and expound on the  ideology of love. In laymen's terms, it is a day designed to elicit the inner warm fuzzy in us all and afford many of us the opportunity to giggle more, smile wider and value those whose imprint marks our lives. While some of us opt to indulge in the exhilarating, love struck effects of Cupid's arrow, others are content to lavish ourselves, and others, with special trinkets and gifts. Whether you're celebrating Valentine's Day with your significant other or simply looking to capitalize on the love train, here are a few gifts that will bring out the inner sexy in us all. SOS Novelties 3-in-1 Soy Candle Lotion. Massage oil. Candle. This deliciously scented soy candle is perfect for setting the mood. Use it cold as a lotion … [Read more...]