DIY Gifts [Mother’s Day Edition]

Happy Mother’s Day to all my readers; whether you are expecting, have expected and lost, have one, have a few, foster, adopted, or a father who plays both roles. Even though we should be treating you amazingly every day, today is just a day to recognize you even more for the responsibilities that you have taken on. YOU are an amazing person. YOU are an amazing wo(man). You are one of the most important people in our lives. You’re out hero, our role model, our everything. Thank you.

For those looking for a last minute DIY gift, below are my top 5 favorite from Pinterest. Yes, I love Pinterest. Only because it has been a while since I have actually made my mom something. I did not list the details but you can click on the links to find the women who actually took the time to create these gifts.

1. Hand-shaped Ring Dish by mamapapabubba.com

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2. Nail Polish (or makeup) Storage made from a frame

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3. Candle with image by evite

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4. Custom Mug by pounds4pennies

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5. Mother’s Day Photos (even though this says FATHER)

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*there was no tutorial for this. My instructions- take a few photos with of your children with hand written signs, print them at Target and buy a collage frame (very good prices at Target.)

Saturday Styles in LA 5/9 [Mother’s Day Edition]

A little late, sorry.

In honor of Mother’s Day tomorrow, check out these super cute Mommy + Me styles from Pinterest! Be sure to check back tomorrow for my last minute top 5 DIY Mommy gifts. You’re never too old to create something from the heart ♡

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DIY Creative Guest Books [Graduation Edition]

When I graduated high school, I didn’t have a party. When I graduated with my Bachelor’s degree, I didn’t get a party. When I graduated with my Master’s degree, I didn’t have a party. However, when I eventually go for my PHD I will definitely throw myself a giant party for all my hard work. You all are invited! ;)

Sadly, I wasn’t even invited to anyone’s party either so I can’t even come up with some DIYs to use for this segment. I guess I am no fun. Anyways, below I have found some awesome creative guest book ideas for your party and for future parties to come from Pinterest! Thanks Pinterest, you always have my back ♡

1. Jenga
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2. Oh The Places You’ll Go book
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3. Large wooden initial
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4. Globe
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5. Polaroid
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DIY Hot Air Balloon Mobile

Pregnant or know someone who is?
Create this super cute mobile to hang above the crib!
Get the full tutorial from persialou.blogspot.com

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Saturday Styles in LA 4/11

It’s been a while.

Today will be a very nice 70° degrees here in LA!

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Try a body-con dress with a denim jacket or denim vest with some sneakers!

Here was my take on it-

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Saturday Styles in LA 3/7

Holy cow ladies, it’s 83 degree today! If I didn’t work today I would totally opt for a bathing suit and a trip to the beach right about now. I guess work has it’s perks though… air conditioning! Please tell me that you are either going to the beach today or enjoying some nice A/C? I’d feel awful for you if were doing neither!

So, let’s get to the fashion. Today we are going with a boho style. Gotta love these Palazzo pants! A loose fit, wide legged pair of pants would go great with a tight cotton or lace crop top.

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Peep this pair of Xhilaration pair of Palazzo pants from Target for $19.99!

Show us what you’re wearing! Tag us on Instagram @thatLAwriter ♡

Saturday Styles in LA 2/21

What’s up LA ladies?
If you haven’t already checked the weather for today, it’s going to be a cool 67 degrees out. So, this week on Saturday Styles I have a cute, warm outfit for you to check out.

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• beanie
• leather jacket
• chambray shirt
• ripped jeans
• converse

You can even style in in different colors like black jeans, a white chambray shirt, and a brown leather jacket. Simple, warm, and stylish ♡