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November 29th, 2013 | By | 184 Comments

DIY: Gift Card Snow Globe

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There really is no better gift than the gift to choose your own gift. The downside? A gift card doesn’t require a whole ton of thought or time. The fix: fancy-up your gift card with this very thoughtful DIY – turn it into a snow globe.
Now it’s both practical AND it has a personal touch. Tah-daaaaahh.
Read on for the how-to… (more…)

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November 26th, 2013 | By | 170 Comments

The 2013 SWELL Holiday Gift Guide

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Let our gifts be your guide this holiday season. In the spirit  of giving, we’re offering up a little guidance (because we could all use that from time to time).
In the guide: Gifts for Surfers, for the style-conscious, for the boho babe….even gifts for the friend who’s thumbs have become fused with touch screens (may we suggest touch screen gloves?).
Now get to giving: Holiday Gift Guide
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November 25th, 2013 | By | 218 Comments

Meet Your Maker | Mary Myers of Novella Royale Guest Blogger Leah Takes a Tour of the Novella Royale HQ

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Mary’s deep love for the styles of the 60s and 70s and her obsession with all things vintage are the main inspirations behind each of her collections. The sweet Novella Royale family allowed me to take a look into their creative space, and let me just tell you it was absolutely amazing! It truly was a vintage dream with retro couches, mirrors, and rugs, one of a kind hanging lights, and vintage fabrics laying all over the place. It is the perfect office studio to relax and get creative in. Mary is one inspiring babe and had all sorts of fun advice to share with all us Novella Royale lovers… (more…)

November 25th, 2013 | By | No Comments

Photo Tip: Kelsey Finn

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When you first get your underwater gear, I suggest trying it out in a pool! Get some friends together and jump in a safe, controlled environment. You want to feel comfortable and confident with your gear and know how to work it properly before braving it in the wild. Nothing is worse than trying to figure out how to take a photo while getting tumbled by a wave!

Check back next week for fresh photo tips, or check out past tips here: Photography Tips
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