Posts Tagged ‘reviews’

Book Review: The Sewists: DIY Projects from 20 Top Designer-Makers

I was recently sent a copy of the new book The Sewists: DIY Projects from 20 Top Designer-Makers by Josephine Perry to review for my blog. It’s a super-cute, handmade take on the DIY movement, chock-full of neat techniques and profiles of 20 makers. The projects range from a handmade pincushion to a gathered waist [...]

DIY Ombre Summer Night Sky Pedicure with Julep

Hello friends! Here’s an ombre nail art idea for you today to try out the next time you’re painting your nails. I was wanting to update my pedi with something reminiscent of warm, starry night skies – which are so much more gorgeous in Summer. While everyone else is doing pastels or neons this season, [...]

Probiotics: Good for Your Gut, Great for Your Skin: Meet TULA

You’ve all heard of probiotics, right? Those excellent-for-you bacteria that keep your gut (and the rest of you!) healthy and functioning? Well, taking probiotics internally for optimum health has been a part of many cultures for centuries (with culinary traditions of kefir, natto, miso, sauerkraut, and kimchee, for example)…but how about taking probiotics externally? Would [...]

DIY Patterned Silver Leaf Photo Frame with Mod Podge Stencils

Now I’m sure you guys have heard of that amazing crafting supply that does practically everything: Mod Podge. There are major devotees to this glue/decoupage medium/finisher, and for good reason! Because it’s nontoxic, cheap, provides a variety of finishes, and it just plain flat-out works! Amy Amderson, the amazing and multi-talented blogger brand representative of [...]

A Dose of Pink Fusion from Reebok Skyscape + Giveaway

Just like everyone these days, my life is jam-packed. From morning to night, I’m going to the gym, taking my son to school, running errands, scouting locations, meeting my business partner, chatting with the girls over tea, picking up my son, and going to after-school activities (and then maybe out to dinner if I’m lucky!). [...]

Studs & Pearls Book Review & Giveaway

Studs & Pearls : 30 Creative Projects for Customized Fashion is from the eponoymous blog Studs & Pearls by Kristen Nunez, founded in 2010. We’ve been reading each other’s blogs for quite some time, and we’ve been frequent commenters on each other’s projects. Kristen’s DIY’s are always fun, simple, and have major visual impact. With [...]

Review: Bag: The Ultimate Fashion Accessory by Sue Huey and Susie Draffan

The folks over at Laurence King Publishing generously sent me a copy of one of their latest books: Bag: The Ultimate Fashion Accessory by Sue Huey and Susie Draffman. It’s an absolutely gorgeous coffee table book in a pleasing mini size (so that it incidentally actually fits in your bag! ;-). The bag on the [...]

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