DIY Belted Cork Board

March 2, 2015

While spending the appropriate amount of time on Pinterest and getting my creative juices flowing, I came across this cool belted wall clock. I loved the idea of using a belt as a way to hang something so I cooked up this project! This will definitely be used in our household for reminders and cute little notes because god only knows how forgetful I am. Now let's get to crafting.

What you need:
Cork board
Round chip board

1. Using the chip board, trace on the cork board and cut out the circle.

2. Apply a thin layer of glue around the outside & inside of the circle.
3. Place cork board on top of glue covered chip board. Apply pressure with a book or heavy object to help glue set.

4. Attach belt to cork board by gluing and attaching belt around the circle. Make sure to leave the top section unglued so you can hang it. I did switch up the glue and used a hot glue gun. It was faster and easier than the E6000 glue.

And voila! 
Hang it in a high traffic area of your home so you won't miss it!

As always, thanks so much for reading and happy crafting!

Man Buns & Boyfriend Jeans

February 26, 2015

I've been a wee bit absent over the last week or so. My girlfriends and I took a weekend trip to Gatlinburg, Tennessee and I've had a crazy time catching up on life. But I'm back and excited for this next month! There will be lots of traveling and seeing family and hopefully some good weather. 

Speaking of weather, I personally love winter and autumn because of the layering. I love wearing layers and staying warm so I don't know what I'll do when summer comes around. Right, I'm probably the only person complaining about losing this chilly weather. Something I've found to be pretty great in this cold weather is to layer some fun tights under distressed jeans. Not only does it add some warmth, but also some pizzazz to any outfit. Also! This is my first attempt at the man bun and it's growing on me, but now that I chopped my hair again it'll be harder to do. I slowly chop my hair and slowly lose that lovely blondish color and I cannot wait for it to be gone. Knowing me I'll probably want to dye it after its back to my naturally but I'll try and hold out. 
MNG by Mango button up
past AE boyfriend jeans {need these}
Kate Spade purse
*man bun optional

Layered Glory

February 18, 2015

Winter brought out the turtleneck lover in me. I picked up a few that can transition throughout the years of styling. I've realized I started to get more neutral pieces and staples that are timeless. That definitely comes from becoming a grown-up, or at least attempting to. I will always love my random pattern or "you really bought that?" piece, but building a good solid wardrobe is my plan now. I figured I could get some good basics but make my handbags and accessories fun like this Zara bag I picked up for only $15, major score!

Side note, my hair is not my best friend right now. Remember I dyed it brown, well it faded back to the exact same color it was before. So I chopped it again to get closer and closer to my natural color! It's a process, a long grueling process. I'll probably find out who A is before my hair is back to a state I love, and now we have a date for that so I'm impatiently waiting. Sunday I went and saw 50 Shades of Grey. I've never read the books but the movie really made me interested in the reading them, so I might be making a trip to Barnes & Noble soon! Jamie Dornan is a new favorite of mine. I recently watched The Fall on Netflix and absolutely loved it. If you like drama, crime shows I definitely recommend watching it on your next Netflix binge!
past H&M sweater
Macy's turtleneck {similar}
Zara purse