Valentine’s Day: More Than A Box Of Chocolates

“If you look for it I’ve got a sneaky feeling you’ll find that Love Actually is all around.” ~Love Actually

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Abercrombie & Fitch Jean Jacket, Red with Polka Dots Romper, High Top Converse, West of Camden Paper Airplane Earrings

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Valentine’s Day is just around the corner and it got me to thinking why I love Valentine’s Day is so special to me, yes I love the fashion that comes with it, the flowers, chocolates, cards, food and much more, but Valentine’s Day is so much more to me than just these things. Valentine’s Day to me warms my heart because of the memories I have made with the family and friends that I love from my dad bringing home flowers to lobster and cupcakes to my mom getting my sister and I a heart sparkle ring that I forever will wear to watching movies and just being together for Valentine’s Day with my family and friends.

So that where my love for Valentine’s Day comes from, so in the spirit of Valentine’s Day, no matter how you spend it, here are a few fun themed ideas for how to spend it with the ones you love from fashion to food to themed decor 🙂

Theme#1: Shake, Rattle and Roll !

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Theme #2: Romance is in the Air

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BP Sweater, Forever 21 Bow Tank, Lucky Brand Jeans, Mossimo Flats, Attire LA Sunglasses

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Theme #3:Wisking Away To Paris

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Chanel Sunglasses, Moms Pearls, Forever 21 Polka Dot Crop Top, Opal Earrings
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Moms Pearl Bracelet, Forever 21 Bow Ring, IL Teatro Tulle Skirt, Mossimo Wedge Booties

What are some of the things you love about Valentine’s Day?

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Here are some of mine :

Valentine’s Day means Family

Valentine’s Day means Friends

Valentine’s Day means expressing love on the mountain tops

Valentine’s Day is Love

Valentine’s Day is flowers everywhere

Holiday Decor for your Home

With the holidays not only comes family and friends and party, but holiday decorating and decor too becomes apart of the holiday season. It is one of my favorite things about Christmastime because not only do I get to make it pretty for Christmas, but for my mom’s birthday, which happens to be Christmas Day.
The decor just adds to the special feeling of Christmas, family and love. It’s my favorite holiday because of my mom and my love of Christmas and holiday decor grew from that.

Here are many of the Christmas/holiday decorations we have at our house to help give you last minute ideas and the last couple are compliments of Google.

Btw, Trader Joes has a great gingerbread house kit! My mom surprised me with one and let’s me be a big kid 🙂

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays !

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Pinterest Challenge 1: Which DIY Do I Choose

So I have been meaning to get back into crafting and DIYing because it’s fun and I have so many things on Pinterest that I want to make.

So I have decided to share with all of you a few ideas from Pinterest and let you decided which project to tackle next. This is a series I want to try and do every month.

Can’t wait to see which one you all vote on !

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Chalkboard Paint and All it’s Glory

I am officially hooked on all things chalkboard paint.

It all started with Pinterest. I found a DIY instruction set to make your own chalkboard paint. It was quick and easy and before I knew it , I had a fun green color to paint a vase with. Then after it dried, I grabbed some chalk and got to writing.

I have also loved the chalkboard labels that are every where weather it’s for a glass drink canister or a decorative vase, these are a fun chalkboard accessory to spice up any home decor piece.

My latest chalkboard purchase is these chalkboard decals from Target (another obsession) that are in the form of geometric shapes. They are now on the back of my door, a great spot to doodle and put lists and reminders. So far, I am having fun with it.

My next chalkboard paint project: my closet door. Stay tuned !

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Inspiration These Days

My inspiration these days has been coming from nature specifically gorgeous flowers.

I love going to the flower mart by me, farmers markets, grocery stores. All which have their own amazing selection of flowers.

One thing I truly love is that anytime I am around fresh flowers and walking through them my creative juices start flowing !

My latest inspiration from flowers turned into a fun, beautiful bouquet for my mom on Mother’s Day and shown as well previous fun bouquets from all around

My next project is going to be a mix of flowers and succulents.
Stayed tuned for the next trip to the Flower Mart!

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Nails for the Season!

How do I decide what to do next for my Summer-esque manicure?  With all the nail stickers and neon color choices, it is making it a little difficult to decide. I know, girl problems haha. I could go bright neon colors with sparkle on my ring fingers, traditional red nail polish, french tip, or pull from the many options of nail stickers. What to do ? What to do?

Here are some of the nail looks I have been rocking lately?

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Should I go the route of one of these or try something new? I am open to suggestions. Can’t wait to see what you all have to say 🙂

It is nail season, baby!!!