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Friday, February 5, 2016

The Beautifully Creative Inspired Link Party #23



Welcome to The Beautifully Creative Inspired Link Party - this is a weekly party where bloggers and readers can be inspired by creative, informational and fun posts from tons of blogs around the web. You will find yummy recipes, awesome creative projects and many more. It is also a great way to meet and mingle with bloggers you find here. Best of all, the posts you share at this link party will be shown on 5 different blogs! Can you say “Show me the Traffic!”

We are so glad to have everyone (new visitors and returning party goers) joining us this week and I am especially glad to have these lovely ladies hosting this party with me. 






Fashion Finds - February 2016 Edition

Nutella Hearts - Simply Stacie

 Earrings Style 20"s - Mooisvanme



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Thursday, February 4, 2016

Fashion Finds - February Edition

fashion finds orfus road stitches

When it gets cold, clothing shopping for me becomes almost nonexistent. I am usually like a bear that hibernates because baby it is cold outside and I personally do no want to walk outside unless I have to. However this year and last year's winter, I made an exception since I was in deep need of a winter coat and long sleeve shirts.

This shopping trip, my main goal was to find myself a new winter coat since the one I had was not keeping me warm at all. Should I not be shivering in a long winter coat? No. Along with that mission, I wanted to also find myself a new pair of sweat pants for those lounging days. You can bet I went to my favourite shopping place at Orfus Road: Stitches!




The winter coat has everything that I have been looking for, wind resistant, waterproof and has to have a faux fur trim at least. This coat is perfect for that cold, Canadian, winter while it looks stylish in the process. I love the all faux fur inside of the hood and the grey colour outside. I am usually a black jacket type of girl so branching out to a grey is a great step. This winter coat originally costs $98.00 and I only bought it for $50.00.

The navy blue, long sleeve, crop style top was just a little extra that I could not leave the store without. I don't remember what it originally cost however, I do remember paying less than $6.00 for it. The NY sweat pants originally cost $16.00 but I only paid $8.00. Lastly, I bought these cute over the knee socks on their L.A Express line that originally cost $5.00 but I only paid $2.50.

So in total, I paid around $65.50!

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Wednesday, February 3, 2016

LIVE LOVE LIFE LATELY

city of creative dreams wordless wednesday

Even though there is a little bit of snow on the ground, I am loving all the spring fake flowers that are appearing everywhere. At first, I thought it was a little early to be having it out however now that we are in February I don't mind it so much plus it's something beautiful to look instead of the snow. I received my new bed. In case, you haven't seen it yet, I am giving my bedroom a refresh starting with a well-needed bed!





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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Bedroom Makeover Plan

master bedroom decor plan

Things are about to change! This year, I have been on the need for change (not the change I always want to do like highlights in my hair which never happens) but a change of furniture in my bedroom. Now, stubborn me (yes I admit I can be stubborn) does not like change all the time. I have had my double size, silver, tween/tween bed for at least six to seven years and you can bet that I bought it from IKEA. However, over the twelve to fourteen moves, it just couldn't keep up anymore.

Determined me, (which could look like being stubborn) was pretty sure I could keep my bed which is being held up by four out of eight screws and wood slates until I move again. Others in my family dropped hints (aka said it straight to my face) that is was time for me to get a new bed. After some thought, I decided that it was time for a young, grown up, stylish bedroom to match my lifestyle!

To help me bring my vision to life, I had to create a plan!
Finding the right bed frame was a mission, especially when you only want a wingback style bedframe that is grey (to honor the silver of my bed) and very affordable. With my small budget, I could not afford the bed of my dreams even if it was at its lower price. In order to not feel too sad, I promised myself that I would buy it when I get my own place. I did, however, found this Bedframe at Wayfair. The price fit nicely into my budget and it is a great compromise to what I originally wanted. To top it off, I wanted a new Duvet cover. If I can't get all white then I can settle with this cute, white and grey print from IKEA.

My wall above my bed needs a pop of inspiration and this is where XOXO Art comes in. I love the gold of the word. I am still debating on finding some inspirational words to go with it or if I am going to create my own version of it. Along with a pop of inspiration, comes a pop of color. Abstract Art has been something I have been secretly loving but have done nothing about. I saw this on Etsy and just love everything about it. It is affordable and there is not shipping because you can just print it out. 

I have learned that the lovely side table I have would not longer fit beside my new bed so to make up for that, I found this Lack Shelf. It is the perfect size to fit in that tight spot by the bed and it doesn't cost much. What I also like is that it floats in the air so it will give that side of the bed a more airy feel than the cluttered mess it is now. On top of the new side table needs a Lamp, just to balance with the other side of my bed.

Lastly, I am a girl who loves under the best storage because I never have space for all my things. The new bed  does not have as much space like my old bed so I knew that the underneath my bed would need something to hold a few things. Mesh Basket work great as under the bed drawers/ storage and only cost $7.00. 
  
Now you saw the plan, I can't wait for you to see the finished project. Stay tune!

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Monday, February 1, 2016

Disney Giveaway


Disney has been on my list of dreams for ages and getting the chance to go there in the flesh was a true dream come true next to wanting to be a Disney Star when I was younger was literally the best day ever! When this opportunity to co-host a Disney Giveaway came up, you can be sure that I was ecstatic! You are going to want in on this giveaway so take a moment away from the TV or even sneak some time on your break at work because you are going to want to read the rest of this in order to enter for this $500 Disney Gift Card. Join me and some of my blogging friend for your chance to win!

GIVEAWAY DETAILS
Prize: $500 Disney Gift Card (can be used at any Disney park or store)

Giveaway organized by: Oh My Gosh Beck!
Rules: Use the Rafflecopter form to enter daily. Giveaway ends 2/29 and is open worldwide. Winner will be notified via email.

Are you a blogger who wants to participate in giveaways like these to grow your blog? Click here to find out how you can join a totally awesome group of bloggers!
a Rafflecopter giveaway

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Friday, January 29, 2016

The Beautifully Creative Inspired Link Party #22


Welcome to The Beautifully Creative Inspired Link Party - this is a weekly party where bloggers and readers can be inspired by creative, informational and fun posts from tons of blogs around the web. You will find yummy recipes, awesome creative projects and many more. It is also a great way to meet and mingle with bloggers you find here. Best of all, the posts you share at this link party will be shown on 5 different blogs! Can you say “Show me the Traffic!”

We are so glad to have everyone (new visitors and returning party goers) joining us this week and I am especially glad to have these lovely ladies hosting this party with me. 










 How to Make Brookies a Brownie Cookies Recipe - The Rebel Chick

No Sew Fabric Bin Cover - The Handymans Daughter

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Thursday, January 28, 2016

Buddha Board Review

buddha board review

This week, I have spent quite a bit of time with the Buddha Board. You can say, I have had a Buddha-full week (Sorry but I had, to say it).  So far, I have shared a no sew, stylish case cover that I made for the Buddha Board as well as tips for achieving self-peace with the Buddha Board. This product is known for creating a relaxing space, mind, and body. It works fantastic for those days when coffee is not enough and you don't have time to book yourself a well-needed massage or vacation away to a tropical island that looks very similar to the picture on your calendar.


In the box, comes a Buddha Board, a container: that you can put water into, a paint brush and extra info in a small brochure.


I love that the container has two notches on it. One is to place the Buddha Board upright on and the other is to place the paint brush down onto.


The only thing you really need to do for this product to work is to pour water into the container, dip your paintbrush into the water and create whatever you want on the board. It doesn't take much effort to put together or figure out. Very easy for sure!


Another great benefit is that anyone can use it. It is great for kids to adults to seniors. There are also no real rules to how to use it. You paint what you wish and it disappears. Even simple strokes of the paintbrush against the board were relaxing. The first time I used it, I was surprised how instantly calm and relaxed I was. My son enjoyed himself when I let him try it out too.




There is no need for a bit clean up after kids are done with it. Which is nice! The water evaporates on the canvas for you and before you know it. It looks like you have a brand new board every time. The more water you use the longer the image stays on your board and the opposite happens when you use less water.



Pros:
Image Evaporates 
Easy to do
No, clean up
Lightweight
Great Design

Cons:
Easy to Stain


Overall, I enjoyed using this product and look forward to using it a lot more for myself and for my son. Everyone is in a new of relaxation or a moment just to restart our batteries. This sure helps!

*This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Guidecentral for Buddha Board. Opinions are 100% my own. For more information, see my disclosures page.*

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