Crowns and Cupcakes

There is something so inherently ethereal about flower crowns… And while I have always had a deep love for them, I hadn’t ever found an opportunity to make one until I joined a class specifically for that purpose. And just in case any of you share the interest in floral crowns, I’ve linked a few similar items at the bottom of this post.

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While we worked we were offered these delicious looking cupcakes!

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The work tables were covered in a vast array of flowers, so we were free to pick and choose what ever we were drawn to. As always, I noticed purple first!

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Our teacher was both enthusiastic and helpful and I think we all left the class feeling satisfied with what we’d created. 🙂

Similar products used:

♡ Liv

Lavender Air Freshener

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I thought I would share this easy DIY that I came up with for fellow moms who, like me have run out of candles to burn and need something to make their home smell like a home again. Unlike a lot of air fresheners that I have used, an essential oil air freshener won’t just conceal an odor, it will actually get rid of it. We share a room with our son, so this is especially great for us!


Items Required:

Essential oil (I used lavender)

Water

Spray bottle


1) Add water to a spray bottle and then mix about 5-6 drops of the essential oil of your choice into the container (I used lavender oil because I prefer the scent for spring).

2) Shake the bottle well and use as often as you like! I use mine all the time in our bedroom and around the house when I feel like the room needs a little something extra.

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Rocking Chair Revival

Processed with VSCOcam with a4 presetProcessed with VSCOcam with a4 preset  I have a passion for all things from the past. Period dramas, history, and antiques. And luckily for me our town has enough antique shops to keep me occupied. (; In addition to my passion for all things old,  I love the idea of finding something older with character and making it new again.

We found this cute little green rocking chair for $9 at an antique store this past weekend and I knew when James’s face lit up at the sight of it that we had to have it. Sure, it’s a little small and splintery, but I was determined to make it our own with a little love and paint.

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