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The Modern Day Festival Girl with PopSugar

Festival season is upon us. The Women's Project recently kicked off at Coachella with the ultimate celebrity and fashion blog, POPSUGAR, to create fresh, modern day looks for the unique evergreen girl. These days it's not all about the bohemian. While we got her cute gal team to model, Lisa Sugar gave us the 411 on how to get inspired for a day in the sun no matter your...

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A DIY Deck Makeover for Summer

With summer on the horizon, we made it a priority to makeover our deck. It’s never been my dream to have a deck. I’d much prefer a beautiful brick patio, however, now that the transformation is complete I love our outdoor oasis! Sometimes you have to take a step back and rethink a space with a fresh perspective. xoxo Julie Blanner Our deck was dark, dated and tired when we moved in last summer. I took a chance a strayed from...

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Brownie Snap Ice Cream Sandwiches

There are ice cream sandwiches and then there are ice. cream. sandwiches. These are the latter. The brownie snap is sort of a brownie that wants to be a cookie and is tossed with sugary goodness. Sandwich any flavor of ice cream you love between them! Or eat them alone. You can't go wrong! I suggest making some right away. xoxo Lexy Ward Of PROPER...

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DIY Fabric Tile Coasters

We're big fans of easy DIY projects that make a big style statement, so when we stumbled upon this drink coaster tutorial from The Effortless Chic we naturally had to share. It's the perfect way to use up any leftover fabric you've got lying around and a chic way to dress up the table! "Is there anything better than something you can make yourself for less than $3 or, even better, probably for free from things you already have lying around your...

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Homemade Chocolate Poptarts

We literally jumped for joy when we stumbled upon this homemade chocolate poptart recipe from the amazing Lark & Linen (but admit it—so did you)! Inspired by an underwhelming reaction/reunion to the childhood treat, Jacquelyn successfully recreated an amazing strawberry version and then tried her hand at chocolate. The result? "Well, at the risk of totally...

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DIY Clay Trinket Dish

I am a huge fan of the ceramic trend that has graced us with its presence recently, but some of the pieces can be a bit on the pricey side. So a DIY project was in order. I decided to experiment and the result is this clay trinket dish. Not only are they super easy, but fun to craft. Don't believe me? Try it yourself! xoxo Alexis of The Shift Creative Polymer Clay Rolling pin Circle cookie...

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Host the Perfect Spring Night at Home

We love picnics and parks on spring days, but a night in with friends can be equally fun—especially if snacks and wine are involved! "The definition of ‘a perfect spring night’ to me is a night spent on a comfy couch or porch with a delicious bottle of rosé wine, light snacks, beautiful flowers, and great friends," says Amanda of Fashionable Hostess. Read on for her tips on hosting a fabulous spring night in! Start with a great wine.

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Simple Cake Decorating Inspiration

We'd all love to bake like the pros, but in reality, decorating a cake can leave your kitchen looking more like a disaster zone then the chic bakeries of Paris. But with some simple decorating inspiration, you can have cakes that only look like they were made by the pros. Get 5 amazingly simple cake decorating ideas in the video below!  ...

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Simple Yellow Mug Cake

At any given point in our house, someone is usually trying to eat on the healthy side. That someone is usually not me. While I could devour a family-sized cake myself, I am too impatient to make one. I need cake and I need it now! If you're the same way, then these simple yellow mug cakes are for you! Bonus - they can be made in the microwave, the stove, or over a fire so you can cake while camping! And they're the cutest lil' size! So grab your mug and get in the kitchen! xoxo ...

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3 Spring Outerwear Trends to Try

Spring outerwear is a closet essential this time of year, especially since the weather tends to flip flop before committing to warmer temps. It’s always a good idea to have go-to pieces that you can throw on to combat the morning chill. We threw together our favorite jackets and kimonos that are totally cute and completely appropriate as we transition to spring and summer. xoxo Fashion Column Twins...

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DIY Dyed Muslin Bags

Looking for a different way to present you fresh spring bouquets, or ripe veggies? This DIY is super adorable, simple, and affordable! Give them as a gift, or simply lay them out as a place setting (even write the name of your guests on the bag as a place card!! eeekk!) People love the thoughtfulness that flowers bring, so do yourself a favor, and make these one of your Spring "must do's"! xo Alexis Muslin bags 2 colored...

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5 Natural AHA Face Masks You Can Make At Home

If your skin needs a beauty boost, the easiest thing you can do is make your own face masks at home with a few fresh ingredients! We love these all-natural and tasty face mask recipes from Hello Natural, which use alpha hydroxy acids naturally found in fruit to gently exfoliate skin. Why not give it a go with these five AHA face masks, or check out Hello Natural for more DIY beauty ideas!

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Inside-Out Coffee

Are you addicted to iced coffee? We can't drink enough of it during the warm weather months, which is why we're excited to try this easy twist on the ice-cold cuppa from Mara of M Loves M. Perfect for when you're in a pinch, this recipe tosses leftover coffee ice cubes in your choice of milk for a refreshing treat! Get your fix with the recipe below, and be sure to check out...

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Grape & Pineapple Watercolor Cocktail

Isn't this the prettiest party drink you've ever seen? Inspired by the theme of watercolor, Emily of Bespoke-Bride came up with this colorful cocktail that's too good not to share. A splash of purple grape juice creates that eye-popping marbling effect! This cocktail is so incredibly easy to make, that we'll be sipping it all spring and summer long! Try out the recipe below, and discover more stylish wedding loveliness over at ...

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5 Steps to the Perfect Bookshelf

Bookshelves are the perfect small space storage solution, but it's tricky to get them looking stylish instead of cluttered. That's why we had to share these five steps from Amanda of Advice from a Twenty Something on how to achieve the perfect bookshelf. We love everything about the way she styled hers, from the pretty bookends to the cool coral sculpture! From Amanda of...

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Long Sleeve to Short Sleeve Refashion

We are so ready to shed our winter layers for breezy blouses and swingy skirts, but before you splurge on a new spring wardrobe you've got to check out this DIY from Merrick's Art! Even if you're lacking in seamstress skills, changing the sleeves of your long-sleeve tees is a lot easier than you think! Refashioning the sleeves is a simple way to update all your favorite shirts! Thanks to Merrick's step-by-step instructions, you won't have to spend...

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Raspberry Meringue Ice Cream Cake

We can always count on Better Baking Bible to bring us something that we want to eat this instant, and this meringue raspberry ice cream cake has us dreaming of Spring! This ice cream cake is made with a sinfully sweet meringue and fresh raspberries. What’s great about this cake is that it’s versatile, so use any fruit combinations you like to put your very own spin on it. Enjoy!

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Honey Thyme Lemonade with Sugared Blackberries

One of my fondest memories as a child was icy cold lemonade from the summer carnival.  Served in an extra large styrofoam cup with whole squeezed lemons and loads of sugar I find myself craving this summer time staple whenever warmer weather begins to appear.  But try as I may I've never been able to quite master the recipe.  So instead of mess with my idea of perfection I've found it better to simply create an inspired by version.   My latest spin; a honey infused thyme lemonade with...

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Decorating a Nursery in a Small Space

As kids grow up, everything from their clothing to their furniture takes up more room, which gets tricky to accommodate in a small space. Every parent knows this predicament, which is why we had to share this stylish inspiration from The Fashionable Hostess on decorating a growing boy's nursery. When baby boy Brooks needed a bigger crib, Amanda found clever ways...

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10 Tips for an Effortless yet Elegant Cocktail Party

I love a good cocktail party. Like in a big way. The mingling, the mixing, the excuse for that extra glass of bubbly - it's kind of my happy place. Since I adore them so much, I'll find any excuse in the book to host them, and I've learned a few things along the way. So it's time to share the secrets with all of y'all. It's my effort to bring the cocktail party back, because there really isn't anything better. xoxo Abby Capalbo...

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