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Free Printable Valentine’s Day Card

Friends, it's Friday and we're in a freebie kind of mood! With Valentine's Day a bit over a week away, it's time to bust out your pretty pens and start tackling those love letters. And if you haven't made a trip to your local stationery yet, not to worry. We've got what might be my favorite ever...

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DIY Valentine’s Watercolor Favor Boxes

Say hello to the cutest little boxes you ever did see. If you choose to accept this DIY (how could you not?), we guarantee your Valentinees on the receiving end will want to give you a big ol' smooch for it, especially if you fill them with something sweet. And these babies are just the start to some serious...

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A Genius Idea for House Guests: The DIY Hostess Basket

I fully believe that preparation is a good hostess's best friend. And after years of learning from the best of them (ahem Hostess with the Mostess Abby Larson) I've adopted a few tried and true tricks. Things like always having a stash of good champagne for impromptu celebrations, a curated play list at the ready and a few crowd-pleasing recipes in my arsenal and now this...

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22 Conversation Heart-Inspired Ideas We Want To Make Out With

Get ready to meet some of the sweetest grown-up (sort of) versions of conversation hearts. From macarons to balloons on a stick to piñatas...

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DIY Gift Wrap Station

Raise your hand if you: A. have to run out to the store every time you have a gift to wrap, or B. find yourself digging through the closet to track down that last roll you purchased. If your digits are in the air, take note! It doesn't take a whole room or even a closet to organize your gift wrap. All you need is a bookshelf, a few tension rods and some pretty boxes (DIY video below!) to create your own little wrapping station haven. Gift Wrap Organization Tips + Essentials 1. Tension...

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DIY Gold Charging Station

My husband has been begging me to set up a charging station in our house for months. Rogue cords and power adaptors are always in rotation from room to room as needed. Sound familiar? Well, we've got a pretty solution for the charging madness and it comes in the form of this chic gilded drawer. Not to mention it'll match your...

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Party Idea: DIY Bouquet Bar

We all know what heart-filled holiday is gracing our calendars soon, but my opinion is that a little flower love can be shared any time of the year. For friends stopping by or a cocktail party just for the girls, a DIY bouquet bar is such a sweet gesture and a total cinch to put together. And if you find yourself throwing a little...

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Our Favorite Instagram-Friendly Printers

Take it from an Instagram-junkie (raises hand), I am 100% guilty of digital dependence for my memories. It's terrible, I know—my honeymoon was a victim of this. But with the growing number of Instagram-friendly printers and apps out there, I don't feel one ounce of guilt. Plus, they make projects like this...

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DIY Instagram Gallery Wall

I have officially proclaimed this the year of getting photos off my phone and computer and onto my walls. Seriously. So this DIY couldn't come at a better time. And if you are anything like me, your entire life is captured in those small squares called Instagram. Print them out, grab some frames and make that insta feed come...

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DIY Buffalo Check Vanity Stool

Confession, the minute I saw this little DIY from Classy Clutter I planned a full on craft attack on all of my cheapo x-benches sitting in my house. They have no hope come the weekend. After Mallory's super easy instructions, I do believe every single...

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DIY Gold Corner Frames

I don't think any DIY arsenal is quite complete without the addition of gold leaf. Gold leaf makes everything better and can take you from blah to beautiful in minutes. A magical thing it is. Case in point? These gold-cornered beauties that'll have you digging in the photo archives just to fill them so you can make more for your gallery wall. Get the deets below!

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DIY Kate Spade-Inspired Desk Accessories

This DIY is for all of you who pass by the gold stapler while shopping, pick it up and then put it back every. single. time. Because a pretty desk is important to you, but you just can't fathom spending 75 bucks on a few desk accessories. Me? I'm that person. So when our very own Abby Larson whipped up...

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Ideas for a Stylish and Chic Gender Reveal

I don't have little ones yet, but I know myself well enough to know that the MINUTE I can find out what we are having - you can bet your bottom dollar that I'll be finding out. It will probably be one of my favorite days ever, so you better believe I'm filing these sweet little gender reveal ideas away for that super special day. Oh, and just you wait - we have even more gender reveal goodness coming up...

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Ikea Hack: DIY Entry Table

Truth be told, my favorite kind of DIYs are the super easy ones that have big impact. You know the ones. Where it looks like you've a complete crafting genius, but deep down, you know you could do it with a glass of wine in your hand. And when you can turn an ordinary Ikea table into a entry piece that wows with just some paint and gold leaf (our favorite), you know you've got one seriously good, yet seriously...

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DIY Felted Cup Cozies

Cold weather means hot beverages and with that, these fuzzy little cup cozies will surely come in handy. It's a simple DIY that will take your morning latte or afternoon tea to the next level. And just throwing it out there, how cute would these cozies be for Valentine's Day gifts? Soooo cute! Grab the instructions below.

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DIY Easy Extra Long Pillow

We have a little bit of a pillow obsession over here at SMP. Ok, more than a little bit, we are full on addicted to their versatility. We switch them out for every season (and mood) change, so having options under our wings is crucial. Well, we have yet another DIY beauty to add to our arsenal today - and this extra long lovely is taking our sofas to another level. Extra long pillows are the...

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Ikea Hack: DIY Mini Bar Cart

Bar carts can cost a pretty penny and often take up a lot of prime real-estate; not the best option when you're an apartment dweller. So what if we tell you we have a space saving solution that's a fraction of the cost. We gave this super cheap (we’re talking $30!) utility cart from Ikea...

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The Best DIYs of 2015

I'll admit it, I'm not much of a DIYer. But these fabulous DIYs from Style Me Pretty Living over the past year are enough to convert me into one. From Ikea Hacks to DIY pillows to DIY confetti poppers, these projects are sure to add a little pretty into your...

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Don’t Miss Style Me Pretty Living on the Today Show! + a bonus DIY

Santa came early this year—Abby Larson is back on the TODAY Show with DIY projects to do with kiddos today. (Hint: presents for Grandma and Grandpa!) Tune in during the 9 o’clock hour (though varies for some markets, so make sure to check your listing!) for Abby’s fun and festive DIY art projects for kids of all ages. And in the meantime, we're sharing the...

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DIY Photo Bookmarks

Gone are the days of folded pages marking your spot in your bedside reading. Once you gift these photo bookmarks, you and your loved ones will never touch a page corner again. They're the perfect gifts for Dads, Grandmas, Grandpas and moms too. So grab a camera, stick your little cuties in front of a white wall and get to crafting. Photo of your little one Photo paper...

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