DIYLuLu*s Fresh Spaces: DIY Pendant Lamps

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Hello again!! I’m Ashley, the founder and crafter behind Sugar & Cloth. I’m so excited to team up with LuLu*s to get to share a few home DIY projects with you in a new series: Fresh Spaces. As I mentioned last post, this week we’re bringing the perfect touch of gold to items around the house.

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Nothing makes a statement quite like a unique light fixture, and these DIY golden pendant lights are subtle, modern, and have the perfect touch of glam. Not to mention you can make these for a fraction of the cost of a store bought version, which leaves you plenty of extra room in your budget for that dress you’ve been eyeing.

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FashionLuLu*s Style Studio at NYFW

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Another New York  fashion week, another LuLu*s Style Studio!  Our annual blogger bash unites influencers with amazing brands, for a night of fashion, beauty, and freebies for all!

This year we partnered up with such fantastic sponsors, we had all the bases covered!  From makeovers to manicures, massages to free drinks, this party was our absolute best yet! Take a look at some of our favorite shots from the night!

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DIYLuLu*s Fresh Spaces: DIY Upcycled Containers

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 Hello! I’m Ashley, the founder and crafter behind Sugar & Cloth. I’m so excited to team up with LuLu*s to get to share a few home DIY projects with you in a new series: Fresh Spaces. This week we’re bringing the perfect touch of gold to items around the house.

sugarandcloth_upcycledplanters-finished2aPeople often ask me how I come up with projects to create, but sometimes a DIY is only an arm’s length away and can be practically free if you reconsider some items you may already have floating around the house. For instance, instead of stowing away old planters for the winter or storing cakestands in the pantry when they’re not in use, you can create DIY upcycled containers with just a little paint or gold leafing, and give them a totally new purpose!

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GeneralLast Minute Valentine Cookies!

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OK, It’s Valentine’s Day you guys…did you get something for your sweetheart? NO?! Alright don’t panic, we have a quick solution for you. We searched the web for the best last minute ideas and we found a winner over on Rachel Cooks! Thank her profusely over on her blog, but first- make these cookies because you are running out of time! Now, grab a few ingredients you have kickin’ it in your fridge and whip together these super cute cookies that are irresistibly cupid-worthy! Using store-bought pie crust, these Valentine cookies are a super quick and easy fix for the slight oversight of you forgetting to pull together a gift! Now let’s hope he doesn’t forget the flowers!

Find the recipe here!

Image and recipe via Rachel Cooks

GeneralBlogger Spotlight: Mary of Happily Grey

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For this edition of  blogger spotlight, who better to shine the light upon than Mary of Happily Grey! We have been lucky enough to work with Mary for some time and always enjoy her looks. Favoring classics with a bold twist, Mary is the perfect example of a total LuLu*s girl!  Using bold black and white patterns, chic sunnies, and a pop of color when needed, Mary always creates girly and chic outfits that are somehow both California-cool and New York-street-style!  Make sure to follow along on her blog for more daily inspo!