Build Your Own DIY Industrial Floating Shelves

I’m always looking to make the most out of the space I have in my 800 sq ft apartment in Alexandria, Virginia. I’ve always been a sucker for a good weekend project. When I was looking around my living room last week I realized that everything kind of felt half-done, and the space wasn’t being … Continue Reading

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6 Easy Ways To Use DIY Pegboards to Organize Your Home

When it comes to home organization, the most important part of the process is figuring out how to organize and display your household items. A well-organized work-space helps you be more productive, and it’s just more inspiring to work in. While shelves are a good place to start, most homes really need cost-effective and easy … Continue Reading

DIY Engagement Photos on a Budget

Engagement photos are extremely expensive! And as college students, my fiance and I chose not to have a professional do our photos. Here is a must-have list of some tips and ideas for taking your own engagement photos! Things You Need A willing family member or friend with a nice camera A Pinterest board with … Continue Reading

The Ultimate College Packing List

Today I’m sharing my ultimate college packing list as I go into my sophomore year of college! There are so many posts about how much you desperately need to bring all these crazy things. Because college living spaces are notoriously undersized, over-packing can be a big issue. When it comes to actually packing what you … Continue Reading

10 Healthy Little Ways to Get Through Heartbreak

Heartbreak is a very touchy, difficult sensation to experience. It is even more difficult to overcome. Whether you go through heartbreak in the form of a break up, losing a loved one, or a job opportunity gone awry, it is altogether necessary to find means through which to work through your sorrows. For some, heartbreak … Continue Reading

60 Little Tips That Can Change a College Girl’s Life

By the time we ladies have shared all of our wisdom, we will have the college years down to an exact science. 1. Download AnyList to share grocery lists with your roommates and keep everything straight. It will make your lives so much easier. 2. You should drive as little as possible. It will save … Continue Reading

17 Ways to Turn a Cheap Apartment into a Chic Apartment

Let’s be honest, decorating on a budget is a freaking challenge. Chic apartment decor usually comes with a really dangerous expense. Not to mention those of us on a  budget generally have a smaller living space to work with as well. However, through several long trips to Big Lots and binge Pinterest sessions, I have … Continue Reading

The Classic Memory Box Gift

This gift is classic for Valentine’s day or for any occasion really that you would like to make something for someone special to you. There are somany boxes at various craft websites and so many different routes to take when adding embellishments.I would recommend just going into the craft store with an open mind and getting all … Continue Reading

"Open When" Mailbox Gift for Valentine's Day

Hey everyone I wanted to upload a few different ideas and projects that I have done in the spirit of the upcoming holiday. A DIY Valentine’s Day present is very special and meaningful and I know there are a lot of people out there looking for some ideas. Above is a really easy gift to … Continue Reading

DIY Personalized Night Light Gift

Personalized Night Light Gift: This is something I made for my sister to keep in her room as a photo and a small light. It was a simple find and a very easy gift to make! Basically, it just took a little digging, which I would encourage everyone to do. The main lesson with this … Continue Reading