Just a little fun news; French magazine, Avantages featured my DIY Christmas ornaments and decor in a two page spread in their December issue. Even though I can't read it, I'm so honored to have such a large and pretty feature. {Avantages magazine info here} click to enlarge * See my...

I love coral jellys because they feel so light and fresh and tropical--like guava juice! Awkward Chic Rating A-: Taking a few points off for the matte-ness and difficulty of application, the color is great and I trust Orly's durability.

Awkward Chic rating: B+/A-. I really like the idea and I love the color. But it's a little pricier than my usual dye ($13 instead of $10), it takes twice as long to develop, and it irritates my scalp. Will I use it again? Probably. I want to see how well the color ages before I decide.

Awkward Chic rating: A-. I like the formula a lot, and I do like the color, although it's not what I expected. Orange isn't really my thing, but the red and the gold twist to this one keeps it interesting and sassy, so it works for me.

I'm painting my room and spray-painting some of my furniture tomorrow so hopefully I've have more pictures for y'all!

Decorating for the holidays is one of my favorite parts of celebrating. I absolutely love glitter, and the holidays have no shortage of it. The decor can get a little pricey, though, especially for a college student's budget, so I've learned a few easy ways to DIY some decor myself. These...

Photo Credit I've got to say, having "back-to-school" in this article title when it's only the second week of August seems like a crime — but then I remember that I'm going back to campus in less than two weeks, and that I've barely planned out how I'd like to decorate my room for the...

I'd do a series of three of these in antiqued silver frames in a dressing room/walk-in closet. This second print is so chic, You have the pink and the girly concept of the perfume bottle but then the execution is on the industrial, edgy side. Coffee Isn't A Drug It's A Vitamin Print by...

from old wedding saris and dresses that have been patched together and then decorated with heavy hand embroidery, bead work and sequin to create a unique cushion that is comfortable and kid friendly. They are definite showstoppers! If you are looking for a way to add a touch of ethnicity...

I adore a Chic DIY project.... DIY projects are the perfect time filler for a lazy Saturday, a snow day activity or an amazing way to tap into your creative side. If your a fabulous reader of this blog you're quite aware of my affinity for accessories. My love of jewlery has taken over...

 

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