D.I.Y. Travel Momento Boxes

OK, confession time. I am a huge, huge hoarder. Don’t get me wrong, I am an incredibly organized hoarder and there is a place for everything I hoard so in that mind it doesn’t really matter because it is not messy. My biggest hoarding issues relate to memorabilia (no joke I just threw out a plane ticket from when I went to Seattle my senior year of high school). That is why I decided to create these sweet little memento boxes from all of my travels over the years! It was the cheapest D.I.Y. ever too, since I already had…

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Natural Air Freshner

When it comes to your home, living somewhere that smells fresh and clean can be a huge necessity. Nothing is worse than having to smell your own sweaty gym clothes all day or be nose-blind to your reeking dog. On the flip side, more and more research has shown how toxic air fresheners like Febreze can be (read about the EWG’s study here) and that thought often deters me from using it. That is why I hunted down an organic way or freshening your home with this simple D.I.Y.! The scent I created was a combo of lemon, thyme, mint,…

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How To “Break In” Your Tee

I am a lifelong lover of true classic rock, Led Zeppelin is my all time favorite band. Fun Fact: Robert Plant once winked at me any my life basically ended then. Ok *composes self* getting to the point, I love a good vintage band tee but I find they are either wildly expensive or just too distressed for my liking. That I why I chose to D.I.Y. my own tee to look totally broken in! And yes, I know Flight of the Conchords is not a classic rock band, but they are awesome and this tee has been in desperate…

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3 Ways to Distress Your Denim

I am a total sucker for any type of distressed denim, it is a bad addiction. I once bought a pair of the most insanely holey jeans for my Halloween costume (Wayne Campbell of Wayne’s World naturally) and I not only still have them, I still occasionally still wear them. My favorite type of distressed denim is the kind that I do myself though! It gives me a lot of pride to see my hard work payoff!  Here are the three different ways I chose to distress my denim! YOU’LL NEED:Your denim (100% cotton is best)An Exacto KnifeSandpaperTweezersFabric Scissors THE MEGA-DISTRESSED BLACK…

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