Thursday, June 14, 2012

HAPPY BIRTHDAY & DIY!!

Before I start this post, I MUST wish my 10 year-old sister a VERY HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!! I cannot believe that she is 10. I remember the day she was born; I cut the umbilical cord, held her in my arms and knew from that moment on she'd change my life...for the better. She and I have a very special bond and I am so thankful for that. She has taught me so much about life and about myself and I am so proud of the little lady she's becoming. So help me wish my favorite little person a HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!


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Now, onto today's my post....

I guess you can say that I've been bitten by the DIY bug! LOL Last weekend, I spent about and hour in the craft store looking at the different items and I was determined to walk out of the store with a glue gun, and at least ONE DIY project. Well, I walked out with the glue gun and about 5 or 6 DIY projects!! 

I follow a few bloggers (Love Maegan, Rush our Fashion, Consider Me Lovely) just to name a few, who are really into DIY and I've become to inspired. I've even made a DIY album on my Facebook Page, here. To be honest, I've never been an arts & crafts person. I love to write poems, short stories, create photo albums and different collages. But get my hands dirty and sticky from glue and and paint, I'll pass!! However the older I get and the more immersed I become in the blogging culture, I find myself fascinated with the things you can do/make/create yourself. And it makes perfect sense; as picky as I can be, why not make something the way I want it to look???

Well, I've done just that! I decided to start small and work my way to the bigger projects. I made 2 headbands, one for my little sister and one for a friend, a cuff with a lace flower (for my mom), and a starfish necklace for my mom (not pictured). I have a few more projects to go but hey, this is a start. Now that I am in the groove of things, I am excited to see what else I can make. My little sis, mom and friend LOVED the creations. And I know if anyone is going to be honest with me, they will be! So thumbs up for me ;-) I hope to create some more things this weekend. I'll be sure to keep you posted on my progress.

Enjoy the photos below and let me know which DIY creation is YOUR favorite. Also, what would YOU like to see me tackle next??? Be easy on me tho ;-)

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12 comments:

  1. Happy Birthday to your cute little sis and good job on embarking on the DIY journey! I will get there one day. I'm not the craftiest chick in the world. But I should challenge myself to have one done before the year is over. You did a great job, especially for a newbie!

    7eventh Letter
    http://www.whatsmoreimportantthanfashion.com/

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  2. Happy bday to your little sis!! Cute headbands!

    Amberly D'Anna
    www.asliceofglam.com

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  3. Good job! I love the sparkly one! I've been on the DIY/sewing bug myself.

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  4. Cute. I like the bracelet. Are you on Pinterest? It's a great way to find and neatly organize everything including D.I.Ys. You will find some great projects to tackle next! Is that your beautiful daughter? She is natural model! Beautiful!

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    1. thank you! and i am on pinterest; i'm obsessed!! lol. and the little one is my sister; she's 10 :-) thanks so much for the kind words :-)

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  5. I really hope your Sister enjoyed her day!!!! Little Diva in the making…

    Great DIY!!!!!

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    1. she did!! thanks so much lynn!!

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  6. OMG she is too cute & your D.i.y.s turned out great!!

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