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Homemade Fudge Pudding Pops

We're officially mid-summer and the heat is on around the clock. We've been making an assortment of frozen treats in our house and these homemade fudge pudding pops have been on repeat for weeks! Their deliciously easy and ready in an hour! Everybody wins! xoxo Lexy of PROPER...

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Individual Strawberry Crumbles

Once you find out how easy it is to make crumble, there's no going back. Like a rustic pie without all the hard work, it's what we turn to when we want to impress without working up a sweat. We're telling you now to stock up on peak-fresh strawberries at the market, because this crumble from Laura of Fork Knife Swoon will have you hooked. Served in ramekins, it's perfect to serve and eat at a summer shindig! "A dusting of confectioners sugar or...

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Three Ways to Incorporate Wallpaper

Decorating is fun, but we all have our comfort zones especially when it comes to wallpaper. Whether you're merely dipping the proverbial toe in to test the decorating waters or ready to dive in head first, I have three simple ways to wallpaper wonderful. And bonus, they please all levels of design endeavors great and small. xoxo Roxy of Society Social Is it your first foray into the world of wallpaper? Using wallpaper...

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Flea Market Edit

At the surface, going to a flea market is a magical experience. All those treasures just waiting to be snatched up for a bargain. But when you arrive, and that treasure-induced haze turns into a full out overwhelmed panic - things get real, fast. But have no fear! I teamed up with my girls Emily of mStarr Event & Erin McGinn to help you get lazer-focused so you come away...

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Lavender Honey Ice Cream

Feeling vanilla? Break out of your waffle cone shell with this lavender honey ice cream recipe from Jacquelyn of Lark & Linen! It's the perfect remedy for the doldrums thanks to a heavenly combination of floral and sweet flavors that will instantly transport your taste buds to the south of France—kind of like summer vacation in a cone! "It’s subtly floral, not overly sweet and, while delicious on its own, tastes particularly fantastic...

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Easy Patio Decor for the Fourth of July

When we purchased our home, I was a little hesitant about the screened in porch that is in direct view from our family room. It felt like a rustic lake house porch and made our family room feel dark. However, I knew it had potential to be a huge asset. With a few simple updates, this neutral porch easily adapts with the seasons. xoxo Julie Blanner We stained the floors, walls and ceiling with a solid color...

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Three Ingredient Banana Ice Cream

Here in Arizona, we basically live on the Sun. It's hot, hot, hot and the only way I stay refreshed these days is with a little ice cream. Now, it's not that hard to make ice cream in a machine, but you have to wait for it to churn and then freeze, and by that point, my craving has passed. This three ingredient banana ice cream can be made in under 30 minutes and is just as satisfying! xoxo Lexy of PROPER...

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Aloha Themed Shower

Dreaming of an island getaway? You don't need to step out the door to experience those good vibrations thanks to this tropical bridal shower featured on 100 Layer Cake! To celebrate Kimberly of eat.sleep.wear's Maui wedding, Beijos Events styled her aloha themed party with gold acrylic pineapples, pretty flower crowns and custom painted...

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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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