Champagne + Whiskey Cocktail

Nothing can go wrong with a drink that has both bubbles and whiskey, right? If you are hosting New Year’s Eve your guests will not be disappointed. If you are attending as a guest bring the mixings (shopping list below) and be the life of the party. Check out the video for steps on how to create the perfect New Year’s Eve Cocktail!

Wishing you all a healthy and happy new year!!

Ingredients:

  • 3-4 Blackberries (Raspberries or blueberries can be used as alternatives)
  • Drop of Agave Nectar
  • 1 oz Whiskey
  • Prosecco (I know I ended up using Proscecco instead of Champagne but really any bubbles will do!)
  • 1/2 of a lemon

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DIY: Glitter Pumpkins

I’ve been on a bit of a hiatus but the holidays are making me jump right back into things! These glitter pumpkins are one of my favorite crafts to do for Fall. It’s a quick and easy craft for anyone who wants to add a little extra sparkle to their holiday decor. They also make for great last minute hostess gifts.

Check out the video for the tutorial!

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Materials:

  • Mod Podge Glue
  • Glitter (use a fine texture one)
  • Mod Podge High-Gloss Sealer Spray
  • Paint Brush
  • Butcher paper or Newspaper to use for prepping the table

Have a wonderful Thanksgiving!

DIY: Chevron Painted Desk

I have to be honest…things have been so incredibly busy lately that it didn’t leave me much time to prep for this tutorial. I pretty much did the design on the fly. I still think is turned out pretty badass though! Oh, did I mention that I used chalkboard paint so I can easily write down my to-do list right on my desktop!?! Just in case I happen to leave anything out, please feel free to ask questions in the comments below.

DIY Tissue Tassel Mobile for a Nursery

When I found out my very good friend Britany Simon (yes, the fabulous HGTV design star and killer interior designer) was expecting her first baby I knew that the nursery was going to be nothing but stellar. I saw this idea to use the tissue tassels as a mobile and asked Brit if I could use my DIY skills to make one for her little girl’s room, she happily agreed! The bold colors and pop of metallic (you wouldn’t expect anything less from a Britany Simon design) adds the perfect amount of glam & drama for the centerpiece of the room. I just love the way it turned out!

Remember the very first tutorial video I made, the tissue tassel garland!?! You can use this same technique to make your very own mobile. Just in case you don’t want to do it yourself, I’m happy to do it for you! Check out the custom listing on my Etsy store.

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Curb Appeal: How to Repaint a Front Door

After 2 years, I’m finally doing updates to the outside of my house. First up, repainting the front door a fire engine red. I’m usually not a fan of red, but I love this Benjamin Moore color called Ruby Red. I will admit it took me a few days (okay…maybe a few weeks) to get use to the color. My great-grandpa was a fire chief and my mom loved firemen, so this color brings back so many memories and puts a smile on my face every day I walk out the door.

The new color looks lovely, especially after you leave your keys in the front door overnight!

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