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Hello Spring!

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Happy April everyone! Although spring has officially sprung, it still doesn’t feel like it where I live – as I write this post it’s snowing 😦 To make it feel a little more like spring, I decided to do a bright and cheery Easter themed mani  full of bright pastels and completed with a little bunny 🙂 I love the way  it turned out! What do you guys think? Does it feel like spring where you live?

Thanks for reading! ♥

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Sunny Sunflowers

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Hello lovelies! Today I have a springy design to share ^_^ I saw sunflower nails recently on Pinterest and it totally inspired me to try out the flowers! I usually only do roses on my nails, so this was a little different, and I have to say I’m really liking it! I went in more abstract direction with the design, and I also added a green ombre to my ring finger and thumb. What do you guys think?

Thanks for reading! ♥

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Today’s quote:

“Sometimes the bad things that happen in our lives put us directly on the path to the best things that will ever happen to us.”

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4 Fun Ways To Upcycle Newspaper

ImageHey guys! So does anyone get newspaper anymore? Well, if you do, don’t get rid of it just yet! Today’s post is all about upcyling it. Newspaper is actually one of my favorite things to craft with – it’s super easy to work with and is so versatile. I made four projects that include it recently, and I thought I would show you guys! If you would like to see a tutorial on any of these please let me know! I hope these ideas inspire you 🙂

Project #1: Decoupage Painting

ImageI got my inspiration for these paintings from Pinterest. The bird painting is my recreation of someone else’s painting, and the abstract one is my design 🙂 These were so easy! I used old used canvasses, newspaper, Mod Podge, and acrylic paint. Best thing? I spent no money!

Project #2: Newspaper Wrapping Paper

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So this project is super duper easy! If you are out of wrapping paper, don’t worry! Just use today’s newspaper 🙂 I decorated these presents some ribbon I had around, along with some cupcake liner flowers I made. See how to make the flowers here: Cupcake Liner Flowers Pictorial.

Project #3: Newspaper Flower Wreath

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This wreath makes for a great wall decoration, and doesn’t take long to make. You can make it as big or small as you like, depending on how big of pieces of paper you use. I’ve made so many of these types of wreaths! Love them!

Project #4: Newspaper Flower

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These flowers are one of my favorite things to make! I can’t tell you how many I’ve made. I actually made a ton with white paper, glued them into a ball, and hung it from my ceiling. You can do so much with these flowers, and I highly recommend giving them a try!

That’s all for now! I hope you enjoyed this post! Will you be making anything with newspaper?

Thanks for reading! ♥

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DIY Glitter Jars ♥

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Hey guys! Today’s post is going to be a pictorial on how to make these super easy glitter jars! The pictures are not doing these justice – they are so super glittery and look so cute! It’s a great way to re-use all of those jars from food that you might throw away otherwise. You could also stick a fake battery operated candle (only use a fake candle) inside one of these for a really pretty candle. I tired it and it works great 🙂 I got this from a DIY video that Bethany Mota uploaded around Valentines Day last year. Without further ado, lets get on with the simple tutorial!

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Step 1. Gather your supplies. You will need a clean, label-free jar, spray adhesive, glitter of your choice, and random stuff to decorate the jar with. Some ideas are ribbon, jewels, stickers, etc. I used fabric for my ribbon!

Step 2. Take your jar and clean it off, making sure there is no residue left on it from a label.

Step 3. Take your spray adhesive and lightly spray the inside of the jar – make sure the whole inside is covered with adhesive so glitter will stick everywhere. Poor a reasonable amount of glitter in the jar and put the cover on it. Shake the glitter around until you see the whole inside is covered and sparkly 🙂 Take off the cover and tap the jar upside down on some paper so the excess glitter is removed.

Step 4. Cut some ribbon or fabric and tie it around the jar. You can decorate it however you want. It’s up to you!

Step 5. Stick what you want in it – I used fake flowers, as you wouldn’t want to use real flowers – putting water in the jar would ruin it.

That’s it! I hope you guys enjoyed this tutorial. These are ridiculously easy to make, aren’t they? I hope you give them a try 🙂

Thanks for reading! ♥

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Water Marbling

ImageHey guys! Today I’m sharing a water marble design. I tried water marbling in the past multiple times and I always ended up with a huge mess hehehehe. For some reason the stars aligned and it worked this time, which made me very happy! I think this type of mani would be so fun to wear in summer, and I’m really liking this color combo 🙂 Have you guys tried water marbling? Do you like it?

Thanks for reading! ♥

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100! ♥

ImageHey guys! Today’s post is kind of exciting… I recently hit 100 followers! Yay! I have really been enjoying blogging – it’s so fun to share my nail art designs and art/repurposing projects. Thank you guys so much for following. It means a lot to me, and I have so many ideas for future nail art and craft posts. My goal with this blog is to inspire you – and I hope I’ve succeeded so far! Even if I’ve inspired just one of you that’s enough for me 🙂

Thanks again, everyone! ♥

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