About a month before Christmas, I decided that it was time to knit Conrad a sweater. I’ve never made him any kind of clothing and I had no idea what to get him, so it seemed like the perfect solution. I thought I’d have plenty of time to get the whole thing done in time for Christmas.
Fast-forward four months and hundreds of knitting hours later and it’s finally finished!
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Remember those jingle shells I collected a few months ago and used to decorate my moon garland?
I had some extra shell powder and I wanted to try making something out of it that didn’t look like the kind of seashell art that belongs in a beach house bathroom.
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After a lot of internal debate, I’ve decided to do my own wedding makeup. As much as I thought I wanted an excuse to hire a professional to doll me up because it may well be the only time I can justify it, in the end it just wasn’t an expense I cared to prioritize. Instead I decided to give myself a budget of $100 to get some new products so I didn’t feel deprived and could create a look that was natural, fresh, and able to withstand a day full of happy tears.
Though I don’t wear a ton of makeup anymore, I have managed to amass a pretty sizeable stash of products. So before I went out and bought anything I decided to see what I could do with what I had on hand.
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