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December 27th, 2013 | By | 56 Comments

DIY: Braid Crown

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Love this look from the SWELL Holiday ’13 photoshoot? You’re not alone there. This secured up-do promises a upkeep-free New Year’s Eve look. So, photo in-hand, we skipped down to our favorite styling spot, Pure Blowdry Bar in Encinitas, to help us re-create the look. And they NAILED IT. Ready to try it out for yourself? Read on to get Pure’s DIY on this festive up-do that can stand up to the celebrations.
Pictured: Billabong Top | Billabong Vegan Leather Shorts | Leg Warmers (*sorry, sold out!)
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December 20th, 2013 | By | 871 Comments

DIY: Living Mug

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Forgot to pick up a gift for a boss/friend/hostess/etc? Grab a mug you don’t mind parting with and get to DIYing. The lucky recipient will likely be relieved to not to have another bowl of sugary goods staring at them from behind their computer monitor.
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December 6th, 2013 | By | 411 Comments

DIY: Driftwood Chandelier

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When the weather in Southern California drops below 50, it’s officially time to break out the Christmas decor and dish out some ‘nog. All fun and games…until New Years rolls around and you’re in for the foggy post-holiday break-down. So this year, try adding festive accoutrement that will last beyond that tray of rock-hard sugar cookies. Idea #1: The Driftwood Chandelier. Get the how-to after the jump. (more…)

November 29th, 2013 | By | 392 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.
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