25 Cute DIY Christmas Decorations

Long gone are the days of the traditional red and green Christmas; they’ve been replaced with tons of pink and bright bold colors. When I’m searching for decorating ideas, Eloise and Barbie are some of my biggest influences. I also look for projects that won’t take a ton of time to create since December is such a chaotic month. There’s holiday shopping, packing and planning my annual trip to NYC and Massachusetts, and trying to get all this done before I leave. This means I don’t have a lot of time to decorate my apartment but I still want it to look trendy and festive.Read More →

friendsgiving

My Thanksgiving usually consists of my boyfriend and I going out to dinner or ordering a ton of takeout and binge-watching Holiday movies. But since we’re not able to make it back to our home states like a lot of our friends, we’ll host a brunch the following weekend. It’s the ideal way to celebrate the start of the holiday season. Here is my Friendsgiving guide with tips, tricks, and party planning ideas on how to throw a memorable gathering. Set the Date and Time Ask your guests beforehand when it is the most convenient time to have your gathering. The best options would beRead More →

Rock n air plants

A few years ago I got into the crystal craze and started collecting beautiful minerals that are now displayed throughout my apartment. When I saw these cute air plants by Rock n Air I had to add them to my growing collection. Rock n Air plants are handmade in Los Angeles by its founder Kim Leake. You can order these babies on her Etsy shop where she sells an assortment of plants and crystals in different shapes and sizes. They’re all one-of-a-kind and very unique. Each plant includes free shipping and comes packaged in a white gift box, tied with a black grosgrain ribbon. YouRead More →

Easy DIY Fall Decorations

One of the many elements I cherish about the autumn season is creating easy DIY fall decorations. I’ll start by scanning the Internet for inspiration. Then I’ll head to the craft store to pick up supplies and invite my girlfriends over for a “DIY party.” I’ll have potpourri simmering on the stove and serve apple cider and donuts. It’s an entertaining girls night in and allows us a chance to catch up while creating one-of-a-kind fall crafts. This year I’ve come up with a list of 25 projects that have inspired me. Festive Fall Bar Cart A Blissful Nest Confetti Pumpkins Made in a DayRead More →

Evening Summer Soiree

I recently threw a party to celebrate my 25th birthday. Being a milestone, I wanted to host an extra special event, so I planned an evening summer soirée with my closest friends and family. I curated everything from the food and beverages, to the decor and the floral arrangements, with a few DIY projects in between. It was a magnificent event that took a lot of preparation but was so worth the effort. You will see that throwing a successful party can be made easier with the appropriate planning and a bit of creativity! Planning for the Event I knew it would be sunny andRead More →

Star Map

When my boyfriend and I moved into our new apartment we had a lot of white empty walls that we were looking to fill with unique artwork. We outgrew a lot of the previous pieces that were hanging up in our old apartment, or they no longer fit with the decor in our new place. We both have totally different styles; he’s into surrealism and I’m into trendy, street art, and pop art. However, there is once piece that we both equally agree on and thoroughly love which is our Star Map print by Modern Map Art. We collaborated with this digital design company thatRead More →

Fourth of July get-together

Last week my boyfriend and I decided to have a Fourth of July get-together at our apartment in Downtown Los Angeles. The idea was to invite our friends over for an evening gathering with food, drinks, music, and of course fireworks! Setting the Summer Vibe  I wanted to set up a pretty holiday display so I considered my centerpiece options. I decided on a white ceramic pineapple cookie jar that goes great with my kitchen table and a silver placement that resembled nautical rope, but with an elegant twist. I added seashells around the centerpiece to carry out the summer vibe. Pineapple cookie jar: Amazon |Read More →

every woman should own

There’s more to being a grown ass women than having a killer job, and a killer wardrobe. We get to a certain point in our lives when we realize our homes aren’t just a stop in between endless meetings, dates, and brunches. That they should in fact be well organized, respectable, and show off our own unique style. Here is my list of 30 things that every woman should own. These essentials will make your everyday tasks a little bit easier, and will spruce up your home decor. – Humidifier / Diffuser – Dry eyes, allergies, cracked lips — having a humidifier in your homeRead More →

The idea of planning a holiday party can be stressful enough, without needing to worry about leaving a great impression As this season’s festivities go into full effect, here are some tips on how to be a great host during the holidays. Whether it’s hosting a get together with friends or a family reunion, this holiday season you can become the hostess with the mostest with these helpful party planning tips! 1. Answer the 5W1H Before planning any party, ask yourself the 5W1H; the 5 What’s and 1 How. Following this checklist will help you determine the basis for planning your party and it willRead More →

Holiday Scented Candles

Fall and holiday scented candles are a must have for this time of the year. They bring with them the comforting scents that take us back to memories of baking a warm apple pie or the aroma of a fresh cut Christmas Tree. Whether you’re relaxing at home and watching holiday movies or having a Thanksgiving get together, a majestic smelling candle is the perfect accessory. It definitely adds to the festive holiday spirit. Below are ten yummy scented candles that you’re going to want to fill your home with this season. Bourbon and Butterscotch Three-wick Candle White Barn / Bath & Body Works $24.50  $12.50Read More →