Thursday, July 30, 2015

Dressed In Holiday Style on Spotfiy

image credit: Christmas Card with Red Ribbon
Creating a music playlist for your next office or home party is one of the most fun parts of planning a get together. We've created a list on Spotify with a mix of R&B, Jazz and Pop Music. ENJOY!

Wednesday, July 22, 2015

DIY for under $5: Owl Obsessed

My favorite time to shop is after the season. I will try not to pay full retail price on anything. With after season products, I find great deals that I can put away for the following year that are worth waiting to go on sale for.

This project I had an old frame that I wanted to use just for fall.
Hobby Lobby had a 66% off sale last year, so I picked up a foam owl.
I paid less than a dollar.
With Chalk Paint, I painted the glass using about 5 coats of chalk paint.
upclose image of the foam owl with glitter wings
The foam owl came with a very easy guide on where to place all of the pieces.
bottom view of the owl chalk board
I used hot glue to glue the owl to the glass.
Front image of the owl chalk board DIY project
Now, I can use my owl chalk board to my weekly to do list. 
Be sure to check out other Fall Into Autumn 2014 $5 Challenge.
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Wednesday, July 8, 2015

Embrace The Journey

embrace the journey wood carving, frame, brushes, cup of copy and blue mug
Summer is the perfect time to shop for ideas for Fall, Winter and Holiday craft projects. Michaels and Hobby Lobby have spectacular after season deals that you can easily turn into Fall decor or Christmas gifts.
Here are some items I found at Michaels for under $5.
craft paint, laser wood, scrapbook paper
 laser wood painted blue
blue glitter scrapbook paper
embrace the journey laser wood carving
upclose side view of enbrace the journey frame
final photo of enbrace the journey frame

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Sunday, July 5, 2015

Dressed In Holiday Style 2015

Winter Holiday Home illustration with snow on the roof tops
I know it is still summer but, it’s time to start planning your 2015 holiday marketing strategy, holiday events, and shopping for home decor, craft and diy projects. There are a few things I always think of when I think of the holiday season: Fall and Christmas decor, making bread for my family, drinking chai tea, pumpkin spice lattes from Starbucks. Dressed In Holiday Style will address visual communication ideas, easy and inexpensive craft/diy projects this Holiday Season.

Timing is everything when it comes to holiday marketing. You can have the best marketing plan and creative in the world, but if you plan your ad campaign for print and digital int time it won’t matter. Create a calendar of important dates. Plan what you need do now accomplish in September, October and November to be ready for all marketing opportunities.

Plan your holiday events, shopping days, performances, and collaborations. All are a great way to set up your business and or event to succeed this holiday season.

Give - Give - Give. Take this time to get involved in your community. Choose an organization that make sense for your brand.

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