• Super Easy Chalk Roses

    Super Easy Chalk Roses Tutorial

    These chalk roses are made with soft pastels and look amazing, even though they are very simple to make. Watch the entire video below to see exactly how I layered the colored chalks to get stunning, vibrant, and beautiful roses. Decorate art journal pages, cards,…

  • DIY Broken China Tea Tray

    DIY Broken China Mosaic Tea Tray

    While browsing on ShopGoodwill.com, I found the perfect set of china. It had a 22k border and a robin’s egg blue center with pink roses. I splurged on myself and bought the entire set. However, three dishes didn’t make the trip to my house in…

  • Suzy Lou Llama: A Tutorial

    Suzy Lou Llama: A Tutorial

    I was looking for a project that was whimsical and fun when I stumbled upon a llama on a planner at Michaels. With that image in mind, I created a fun llama painting with three-dimensional details and named this character “Suzy Lou Llama.” I think…

  • Shabby Chic Mood Board

    Shabby Chic Mood Board

    This post contains affiliate links. All opinions are 100% my own and these links allow me to offer you the best content for free on my blog! I am obsessed with shabby chic. The pastel blues and pinks and florals just fill me with joy.…

  • Girl with Book Mixed-Media Canvas

    Girl with Book: A Mixed-Media Tutorial

    This mixed-media canvas sat unfinished for about a month until I was sketching one day and created this girl. Instantly, I knew that she would complete this collage. The Prima Marketing Water-Soluble Oil Pastels created a wonderful effect for the details.…

  • DIY Woodburned Ukulele

    DIY Woodburned Ukulele: A Review

    I bought this kit on a whim a few months ago and it’s finally finished! I wanted to take the road less traveled and instead of just assembling this ukulele kit, I decided to add some texture and pattern to the body of the instrument.…

  • Picking a Dapper Day Outfit

    Picking Your Dapper Day Outfit

    Dapper Day at the Disneyland Resort is just a few days away! For those of you who don’t know about Dapper Day, it is the day that you can get really dressed up (usually in vintage style clothing) and go to Disneyland in style! It…

  • DIY Cello Lamp

    DIY Upcycled Cello Lamp

    This cello was destined for the dumpster before I saved it. My aunt is a music teacher and had this instrument returned to her with the neck broken off. Instead of wasting such a beautifully made instrument, I decided to transform it into something else.…

  • DIY Mermaid Crown

    DIY Mermaid Crown

    Here is the long awaited tutorial to make your own mermaid crown. This was the perfect accessory to my Ursula costume from Halloween. Everyone asked me where I had purchased it, but I just smiled and said “I made it myself!” This is a super…