As a woman I know how hard it is to move into a new place and not be able to go crazy buying new decor and furniture for your new home. I just leased in a new apartment and was itching for new things but lets be real, times are tough and now a days its all about DIY! So, I did some updates and moved around some furniture.
I got these at Ross about 2-3 years ago and I was over the teal Dolphins color so I used the left over chalk paint for the candle holders, which came out great! I love the matte look!
These dresser was originally in my master bedroom but in the new place unfortunately it did not go up the stairs so I decided to use it as storage since we barely have any. Originally dark brown and now a beautiful mustard yellow. I looked up on Pinterest how to paint furniture. Must say it is not an easy tasks. There is some steps and they all must be done. Took me 2 whole days to complete. Still need to get new knobs for it.
Very happy with my outcome! Still adding pieces and more DIY projects to come. Just because you’re renting a place does not mean you need to hold back on making it your own. For as long as its your home it should represent you.
Went to Atlanta this summer and loved it! Such a green beautiful place. I can not believe I had not gone any sooner. They have amazing spots to eat at by the way. Here are 2 places I went too while I was there for the weekend…
Flip Burger Boutique https://flipburgerboutique.com
I had this amazing burger called Southern burger, it was the special for the night. It had collard greens and fried onions, so delish! I can still taste it. After that massive burger I went for a milk shake. I went on the trip with my sisters so we all picked something different to be able to share.
We had milkshakes for dessert and oh my geesh they were awesome! Pictured are the captain crunch milkshake. Yes, Captain Crunch and the incredible smores milkshake. Both great and very different.
Sunday for Brunch we encountered http://www.highlandbakery.com.
The cutest town and bakery I’d ever seen! All the items on the menu sounded very tempting. This was my sisters breakfast. Unfortunately, I was too much of a fat butt to even bother taking a picture of my delicious and heavenly pumpkin pancakes.
If you’re around the area, go go go to these two spots!
Who doesn’t love ice cream?!
Heres a great idea for a summer celebration. It’s great for a baby shower, bridal shower, kids birthday party… anything really.
The must have items are :
Wooden spoons via
Ice cream cones & wrappers via
Cute mint green garland from Oriental Trading
Ice cream float glasses that you can find at your nearest Dollar Tree
Paper Straws via Bon Fortune
Delicious Soda Pop
Invitation found at Etsy shop Pretty Party Creations
Sprinkles and other yummy toppings
and of course ice cream!!!! And old fashion ice cream cups via Bon Fortune on Etsy.
It would also be a great idea to make it a fun dress up party and have some roller blades rented…
Hope everyone is having a great week and an amazing Thursday evening.
Happy Mothers Day! I just noticed I have no gift bags or wrapping paper other than kid ones. I found this cute paper bag gift bag and immediately knew it would be perfect for my sons great grandma. With a couple of must supplies and love we came up with this simple but cute personalized gift bag.
What you’ll need:
pretty shape scissors
stick on scrapbook paper
sharpie and love ❤
Simply, cut out a heart and glue/ tape to gift bag then write down the name of the person and insert gift!
I did this baby shower for a friend this past weekend. All decor, I handmade myself. Printable banners were downloaded from the following blogs:
and some bought from StockBerry Studio
The letters for all my handmade decor I bought from Michael’s and the fringe paper and vases as well as tissue paper from the Dollar Tree. The baby blocks are actually gift boxes covered in fabric which I found at Wal-Mart. It was not easy finding a base for these blocks, I looked online and in many stores and decided to go with the gift boxes and they worked wonderfully.
All candy, straws, and bowls were ordered from Orientaltrading.com
I love this elephant and how cute this came out. I painted the letters and crate and hot glued this cute chubby elephant I found at Big Lots for $3. Under all the fringe is a random bow I had at home to hold everything together.
The outside of the house went perfectly with the theme. Baby Brandon was celebrated wonderfully in the jungles of Miami.