Friday DIY roundup

DIY round up in gold and white

  Traveling alone with the girls has been tough but I’ve got good news – we are all FINALLY getting over the jet lag and I’m one happy mama I’ll tell you that! I mean, it only took a week and 1/2 of sleepless nights. Le Sigh. I’ll share some pictures from our trip in […]

The final stretch

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I am now officially 30 weeks pregnant – the final stretch, as people will always tell you. So I figured, while I still have the energy, that I should take some pictures of the bump. And no, for those of you who are wondering, we’re not having a boy – still definitely a girl! The […]

Happy tech #9 – Hello Sunshine wallpaper

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Yay – it’s the first of July I don’t know about you, but I always feel like summer REALLY kicks off once July gets here – probably because as a child in France our summer vacation would only start then. I grew up in a part of France that was always SO green (rain anyone), […]

DIY tank top dress with in-seam pockets

DIY tank top dress using a basic tank top

Today I am sharing my sewing tutorial to make this DIY tank top dress using a basic tank top from Target. Alright you guys,this project is extra special to me because it features one of my newest patterns from my very first fabric collection (which I’ll be revealing very soon shhhhh!), and I am so excited/nervous to […]

Vanilla bean and bourbon marshmallows

vanilla bean and bourbon marshmallows

It’s become a tradition now: the day before we got on a camping trip, I make these vanilla bean and bourbon marshmallows for the adults. I mean, if I am going to have some s’mores, it better have a little something something extra in it, don’t you agree? These are also amazing with a little […]

DIY flamingo pull toy

DIY cute flamingo pull toys for the little ones

Flamingo frenzy continues (have you entered our amazing flamingo troller giveaway yet by the way?!) – meet the flock Your little ones are going to love pulling these DIY flamingo pull toys around the house! They are so fun and  their wings flap in the wind if you take them outside for a stroll. When […]

Going out is going in

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“I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in.” ― John Muir The magic of getting lost in nature. There is nothing like it, don’t you think? That’s why I love living in California so much – it’s is never short […]

DIY row of wallpaper houses – removable!

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Guys, I am telling you: there is nothing like putting a pregnant woman in her new home. She’ll go into crazy mode nesting habit and get all sorts of stuff done Oh my friends, I am whipping this house into shape like nobody’s business – the basement renovation into a media room, setting up the girls […]

Happy Tech #7 – A beautiful thing is never perfect

My partner in crime Jessica from Coco & Mingo and I are going at it again – here are your free desktop and phone wallpapers for April, friends Links to download are at the bottom of this post. In a way we always seem to be looking for perfection….believe me, as a blogger, I am just […]

DIY keepsake memory box in Handmade for Baby

DIY keepsake memory box for baby treasures

My oh my how time flies! A year ago exactly I was working on this little DIY –  a keepsake memory box that would be included in my friend Charlotte’s book called Handmade for Baby….and now the book is out and I still need to pinch myself every time I look at it and see my […]