this picture came from our friends house in long island... such a cute idea.
these past few months i've taken up needlework as a hobby. because most of my patterns were small and easy to transport it became a good activity for me to do on my subway commute. some people would peer over my shoulder, and i even got a few snickers, as if anyone under the age of 70 shouldn't be cross stitching. i'm bringing it back baby! well ok, not me, everyone who has been producing these hipster patterns is.
these patterns came from miss wooly's mini cross stitch book. an amazing christmas present from andy, i would recommend this book as a great start for anyone wanting to learn cross stitching!
HELLO world!! i'm back after an unannounced, unexpected hiatus. i found myself with so little free time being in school and commuting 2 hours day that my blog just became neglected, but i'm so excited to show you what i've been working on, crafting, and loving since february.
my new found favorite beauty item came from my FAVE makeup artist ever, Kandee Johnson. Kandee does a ton of youtube tutorials on fashion and makeup that is always budget friendly. (she's hilarious too.. i crack up whenever i watch her fourth of july video)
If you haven't tried these sally hansen salon effects nail polish strips you should! they are super easy to apply and last longer than regular nail polish. (for those of you who may not like patterns.. they have regular colors too!) the brand that salons use and that celebrities like rihanna wear is called minx. but you can get the effect at a fraction of the cost. rite aid and walgreens occasionally have a buy one get one half deal which is a good time to stock up!
rather than try and explain the process.. you can use this video by kandee to help you apply the strips..