Category: DIY

DIYFruit Infused Water Recipes

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With sodas, energy drinks, and other sugar-laden beverages so easily accessible nowadays, it can be hard to stay healthy and hydrated in the summer. Beverages like coffee, sparkling water, and sodas actually dehydrate you, leaving your body even more parched than before. Fruit infused water is the perfect solution, for it not only offers healthy, low-calorie, on-the-go hydration, but is absolutely delicious too! Below you can find three fruit infused water recipes that we absolutely love that will keep you healthy, hydrated, and happy all summer long!

Directions:

Simply slice your fruit and herbs, place in a glass filled with ice, fill with water, and let everything infuse for at least an hour. If you want even more flavor you can muddle your fruit and herbs, or leave your mixture to infuse overnight. *Be sure to wash everything thoroughly before slicing!*

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These are just a few of our favorite fruit and herb combos, so go ahead and get creative! Do you have any favorite combinations of fruit infused water that you recommend?

 

DIYLuLu*s Fresh Spaces: Sequined Monogram Wall Art

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Hey! Ashley from Sugar and Cloth here again with another glam yet modern DIY project for your home or office, or even for your next party! This time around you get to add just the right amount of sparkle with a DIY jumbo sequined monogram.

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 I think this project would be perfect for just about any celebration or statement piece, and use you use the same steps to spell out an entire name or create any size letter you want just in case jumbo isn’t exactly your style. 

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Materials–
Paper mache letter (you can find them on Amazon for cheap! I used this one)
Hot glue gun and glue
About 9 yards of sequin trim (if you’re making the large letters)
Scissors

All you have to do is make a stripe of hot glue about 5 inches long and place the sequin trim over top and press firmly. You’ll only do five inches at a time to make sure the glue doesn’t dry before you place the trim, and it’s easier to control this way.

sequin monogram-21You’ll go all the way around the letter as if you’re tracing and outline around it each time. To get around the curves and edges, just cut the trim and then glue an appropriately sized piece for that area. 

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DIYLuLu*s Fresh Spaces: DIY Vanity Tray

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Hello! Ashley from Sugar and Cloth here again with another quick home project to freshen up your space. I don’t know about you, but I’m a sucker for just about any pretty lipstick or eyeshadow container. Of course, I end up buying most things with pretty packaging but I’ll spare you the sob story. Instead, I’m supporting all of my fellow beauty lovers with a simple DIY vanity tray that’s perfectly fitting to display all of your pretties.
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Materials:
  • Flat bottom tray or board of any type (I used this one, but you could also use a kitchen cutting board, wooden tray, etc.)
  • Super glue or E-6000 glue
  • Decorative brass corners
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This DIY is as simple as gluing the corners on! To do so, simply turn the tray or board wrong side up, and add a healthy amount of glue to the decorative corner and press firmly. Let the glue set completely before turning it over and displaying your items.
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Of course fresh flowers make everything better too, don’t they? Be sure to share your finished projects with us using the hashtag #lulusfreshspaces!

BeautyMani Monday: Gray and Neon Yellow Striped Mani Tutorial

The future is looking bright with our gray and neon yellow striped mani tutorial! Neon is totally on-trend and adds the perfect pop of fun to any ensemble. With three sporty-chic stripes, this mani is the perfect way to say hello to summer! Go with the glow and follow the steps below! How could you say no!?

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XOXO,

Hannah @ HannahRoxNails

DIYThe Best Prom Checklist

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With Prom 2014 already around the corner, it’s time to buckle down and get organized! From the dress and dinner reservations, to makeup and hair, our short and sweet prom checklist will help you prioritize!

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In need of some pre-prom skin care inspiration? Check out our DIY – At Home Spa Treatments Series!