Posts tagged budget decorating

Hey there!  Recently, one of my best friends gifted me a beautiful kitchen towel and I loved it so much I just couldn't bring myself to use it. I was looking for ways to ensure I'd keep it forever and turning it into art was the perfect solution. This can be done with any textile so be sure to read my Jan post on You probably have most of the supplies to complete this project already!

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More Holiday ornament DIYs? You're welcome! I created a second set of ornaments to complement my Chinoiserie-inspired balls. These tassels are fun and easy to make and can be done with the entire family. 

Everyone who knows me, knows that I love a good tassel. I like them on dresses, scarves, shoes, earrings, necklaces, keychains, curtain tie backs and I even hang tassels on my doorknobs. I think you get the point so you should understand why I enjoyed making these ornament for my tree. They take very little time to make and the results are stunning! Tell your friends you bought them at a high end ornament store. Is there such a thing?

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Hey everyone! Are you in the Christmas spirit yet? My family is visiting from Guyana and I'm loving every moment especially when I get kisses from my 2 year old niece. This Christmas I wanted to go the nontraditional route with my decorations and decided to DIY some blue and white Chinoiserie-inspired ornaments. I love blue and white porcelain but I'm not a fan of the cost so my Crafty Habit kicked in and a DIY was in order. 

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I'm so excited to let you know I am now a contributor for's home vertical! 

I met editors Jeanine Hays and Bryan Mason of AphroChic at the Blacks In Design Conference this Summer and was super elated to chat with them. I've followed and admired their work for quite some time so having a conversation was dreamy! We spoke about design and at some point I expressed my love for DIY projects. They we're really interested in seeing my work and after a lovely conversation back in NYC, I agreed to create DIY content for I was a bit nervous about the opportunity but more excited and grateful than anything else. Thank you for the space to share my perspective on DIY Bryan and Jeanine! 

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