How to Make Your Own Graphic Tee + $50 Hanes Gift Card #Giveaway + Prize

This DIY Graphic Tee tutorial will show you how to create a customized, professional looking tee for less at home. This tutorial is sponsored post in partnership with Hanes.  I am all in on the graphic tee trend this year. If I could wear a graphic tee every day I would. There are so many tees out there that express me that I just can’t get enough of them. On the flip side, some sellers have gotten way out of control on their prices. I mean $40 for a tee?  Really?!? I think not.  I wanted a some cool comfy tees but $40 a pop is a bit much. For those of you who are ‘ballin on a budget‘ today I’ll show you how I [Click here to continue reading]

Easy DIY Vanity Tray

This easy DIY Vanity Tray and my shopping trip have been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SoFreshSoFrench #CollectiveBias I just love those cute vanity trays I see in the home decor store that are labeled with words like “ring” or “lotion”. The ones I see are usually white with black words and didn’t fit the style I wanted for my guest bath so I decided to make my own. I wanted a place to display toiletries and cute decor on the vanity for my guest. While doing some girl time shopping I came across the new to America, Le Petit Marseillais™ display at Walmart. The collection has 17 products and can be found on the specialty bath [Click here to continue reading]

4 P’s for prepping your living room for spring

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GladeAtmosphereCollection #CollectiveBias To make a house a home, every room should have a story. Whether you live in an apartment, condo or house you should figure out how you can best use the space to make it inspire you. Ever since I lived on my own, I’ve taken the time to create a space that inspires me and makes me happy being in it. My bedroom and living room are my favorite rooms in our home. My husband and I worked together on the feel we wanted for both spaces and they’ve become a mini retreat for us. We hang out mostly in our bedroom, but when we [Click here to continue reading]

His and Hers Valentine’s Day Mugs

These DIY His and Hers Valentines Day Mugs and shopping trip haves been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #MyTuesdayValentine #CollectiveBias Germaine and I will celebrate our seventeenth Valentine’s Day together this month and our sixteenth wedding anniversary in September. After all of these years, I still wake up excited to see his face every morning and excited to be his wife. We’re planning to celebrate Valentine’s Day the weekend before, but I still want to have a romantic breakfast on Tuesday.  To prep for our breakfast, I needed a few supplies so I sat down at my desk to plan before heading to the stores.  Using the American Greetings printable shopping list, I wrote down the people I [Click here to continue reading]

Valentine’s Day Card & Candy Collection Box Tutorial

  Valentine’s Day is right around the corner and I don’t want you to feel like you have to go out buy a cute v-day storage box for the craft store. I want to inspire you to either make one for your child or supply your little one with some supplies so they can make their own. Making a Valentine’s Day Card and Candy Collection Box is really super easy. (Tweet This) If you can wrap a present, you can make a Valentine’s Day Card and Candy Collection Box.  To start you’ll need: an empty box wrapping paper scrapbook paper scissors a hot glue gun & glue sticks bling on a roll 1. Start by tracing and cutting out a rectangular opening on the top of your box. [Click here to continue reading]

How to Organize Your Coffee Bar

I absolutely love being a homemaker and working from home because it’s like getting to play house every day as a grown up. This week I wanted to create a dedicated space for my coffee and supplies. It needed to be an organized, cheery and a fun space to make my hot beverages in the mornings. I broke the process down into several easy steps. Decide on a location I don’t like to keep many appliances on my countertops so I opted to create my coffee bar at our dining room buffet. I needed a space that was pretty wide to store my coffee maker and supplies. The first thing I did was brainstorm what I absolutely had to have at the coffee bar to [Click here to continue reading]