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DIY Tila Bead Bracelet

Second to the daily chain bracelet, the Tila bead bracelet is my favorite summer accessory. Not to mention they are insanely easy to make. Miyuki Tila beads are little square and rectangular glass beads and literally come in every color you can possibly imagine, which makes playing around with all kinds of amazing color combinations very addictive.

DIY Cross Stitching with a Pattern

I’ve recently committed myself to a cross stitching project and there’s honestly no turning back now. The idea is to sit and stitch just one flower a day, using Carolyn Manning’s Stitch Along pattern. Despite getting over the intimidation of beginning a project of this extent and making a handful of mistakes to start, I’m totally hooked.

Niki Dionne

There's something so charming and relatable about Niki Dionne's extraordinary oil pastel...

The Animals Observatory

When a children’s clothing line inspires the way you dress, you know you’re onto something good. And The Animals Observatory is good. A child’s innate instinct and creativity was the genesis behind the Barcelona based…

DIY Cross Stitching with a Pattern

I’ve recently committed myself to a cross stitching project and there’s honestly no turning back now. The idea is to sit and stitch just one flower a day, using Carolyn Manning’s Stitch Along pattern. Despite…

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DIY Beaded Daisy Chain Bracelet

Honestly, is there anything happier than daisies?! I was desperately needing a dose of happy over the weekend and whipped up a few colorful bracelets to soothe the soul. Making daisy chains from seed beads might look complicated but honestly, it’s not difficult at all! It’s a cinch as long as you have the right materials. I dare you to stop at one, it’s that addicting. Just be sure to pay attention to the size of the beads and stringing cord before you purchase the supplies.

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How many weeks has it been now? I’ve lost count. Sadly, it looks as if we’ll be riding out the pandemic longer than anticipated. Business are required to shut down again and we just found…

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DIY Denim Shorts 2 Ways

Salute your shorts! Summer is in full swing and I’m sharing two insanely easy ways to elevate denim shorts with my friends at Zappos. First up is a pair of denim Bermuda shorts – the polished…

DIY Enamel Tube Necklace

I can’t tell you how excited I was to discover these candy-like enamel tube beads. Not only are they vibrant and colorful, the metal and coats of enamel makes them feel wonderfully luxurious and weighty.…

Supporting Black Artists Part 1

Shaina McCoy I love the way Shaina McCoy applies layers upon layers of oil paint in her portraits. Using her brushes as sculpting tools, the Minneapolis-based artist uses bold textures and featureless faces to evoke…

Supporting Black Designers Pt 1

Wow, guys. The world has taken a turn this past week. Last week, we were all stunned by yet another Black life unjustly taken in America. And finally, after one too many familiar, tragic and…