5 Last Minute DIY Halloween Makeup Looks

I love Halloween. I’m 100% unashamed of that fact. I trick-or-treated until way past the “socially acceptable” age, love Hocus Pocus with all of my heart, and am all about ghouls and ghosts and goblins. Another thing I love? DIY-ing costumes. It’s infinitely more fun for me to get creative and come up with a fun costume with Halloween Makeup and clothes I already own than pick something up at the Halloween store. Halloween definitely looks different this year, and I almost wasn’t going to post about it at all. Instead, I decided to polish up this post that was…

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Last Minute Halloween Costumes: Through the Generations

Halloween is around the corner, and if you’re anything like me, you’re awesome at procrastinating. Case in point: I got the idea for this post in July, probably, and didn’t do any real work until almost October. But, with that said: these costumes are super quick to pull together and made up entirely of pieces that I either already owned or was able to pick up at Goodwill, so it’s super thrifty, too. I pulled together Halloween costumes inspired by the twenties, late forties, sixties, and seventies and though I could give you a quick walk-through on my process. 20’s Inspired Look…

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Easy Ways to Makeover Your Small Space with Devine Color by Valspar

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Devine Color by Valspar . All opinions are 100% mine. It’s always been important to me to feel happy with my surrounding, so I spend a lot of time trying to curate spaces that bring me peace. Whether that’s my bedroom or office, I want to make sure that I’m putting my best foot forward each day by placing myself in positive environments. I realized when I was young that my space affects my mental and emotional space more than anything else, so my room has always reflected that. With…

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Keeping a Positivity Journal.

In my Loving Yourself post, I mentioned keeping a positivity journal, and how therapeutic it has been for me. Throughout my year of blogging I have mentioned journaling several times in different posts, and I’ve talked about how I keep separate journals for different things. I have a poetry journal I started for a creative writing class, a journal where I write stream of conscious summaries of my day, and if I am angry or upset, I write about that in a folder on Google Docs, because hearing the clanking of the keys as I angrily type is actually quite…

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Sewing a Circle Skirt for Beginners.

For Christmas this year, the big ticket item on my wishlist was a sewing machine. I have a very basic knowledge of how to sew from FACS classes in middle school, but I really wanted to expand on that so I could make my own clothes. Santa was good to me, and not only did I get a sewing machine, but I also received a gift card to the fabric store. I poured over guides on the internet and finally decided to try my hand at making a circle skirt. First things first – I will tell you right now that…

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