DIY Monogrammed Shoes!

Time to Make: DIY Monogrammed Shoes!

We found this perfect DIY monogrammed shoes, a perfect way to spend the weekend! Make your mark on your favorite Chucks, thanks to the lovely people of Polka Dot Chair.

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Use our Monogram Maker to start {it’s free and fabulous} and then go crazy.

You’ll need a pair of fabric sneakers.

Fabric paint

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DIY Easter Egg Party with Sugar and Charm
DIY Easter Egg Party? Yes!

When it comes to DIY we always ask Eden from Sugar and Charm, this year’s Easter celebration is filled by bright watercolor eggs done by a bunch of cuties.

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DIY Easter Egg Party

Eden planned this party for her tiny guests and had lots of fun, from bunny shaped PB&J sandwich to piña colada for the grown ups.  20160308-IMG_0662

20160308-IMG_0655We asked about her favorites from Mark and Graham, she picked our Enamel Bucket, letterpress coasters, lacquer tray, gold rimmed goblets and butler tray to make this party a {personalized} celebration!

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Design Double Take

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Oh typography!

Everyday objects and nature have been used multitudes of times in art pieces, but we have stumbled upon installations that use them in a what that caught our attention- with ingenuity and typography! These found objects, natural elements, and commonplace items are transformed into typographical works of art. The impressive instillations were created by the talented artist and set designer Nicola Yeoman.

Nicola is a master of set design for editorial and advertising campaigns so her typography are just one of her stunning accomplishments. Stacked chairs pile upon one another to micmic a D, with focus on perspective and negative space. Flowing fabric is delicately formed into the iconic New York Times logo, creating an ethereal and  dreamy image. Type never looked so cool!

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It’s cookie time

cookietimeWe are in celebration mode, decorating, gift giving and cooking. So we want to share (drumroll please…) an amazing sugar cookie recipe with you (because who doesn’t love cookies?) You can show off those master baker skills and ask the little ones for help. These cookies made a great present for the cookie monster inside all of us!

You’ll need:

1 – 1/2 cup of butter softened (note: it really needs to be softened so the cookies don’t crumble)

2 cups white sugar

4 eggs

1 teaspoon vanilla extract

5 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons baking powder

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DIY Olive Branch Garland with Claiborne & Lime

 

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If you’re still hunting for last second Thanksgiving decor ideas, you’re in luck! Claiborne & Lime is giving us the last piece to a chic & beautiful Thanksgiving today: an Olive Branch Table Garland DIY! This is a simple and impactful addition to the Thanksgiving or holiday table!

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