October 30, 2013

october favorites

A few of my favorite things during the month of October!
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Pure Heroine - Lorde. i'm obsessed with her album and i've been listening to it all month

Combat Boots. i'm also obsessed with my brown combat boots. i love them, and i want more

Sweeter Than Fiction - Taylor Swift. loved this song even more when i heard it had some john hughes inspiration in it

Mossimo Supply Co. thermal tees. my favorite thing to layer with in the cold weather

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October 24, 2013

video thursday

Peter Hollens is a very talented singer on youtube that teamed up with Alex G to sing a Disney Medley. It's extremely well done, and you can tell how much work went into the project. They sing the classics from Lion King, Aladdin, Pocahontas, The Little Mermaid, and Beauty & the Beast. Watch the Disney Medley music video

*Update: I liked the video so much that I tweeted it! And guess what? PETER HOLLENS FAVORITED MY TWEET :)
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October 9, 2013

apt diy: headboard

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All summer long I was browsing pinterest for bedroom decoration ideas for my new apartment. After seeing a million perfect bedrooms, I knew I wanted a cute headboard. This worked out perfectly because the bed supplied by the apartment was just a basic frame. I could be as creative as I wanted with a headboard! 

To start out, I used a piece of drywall cut to about 4 feet wide and 2.5 feet tall. My dad had some left over in our garage and helped me cut it to size. I know not everyone has extra drywall laying around so a large piece of cardboard would be another option! I knew I wanted my headboard to have a wood look so I went on the hunt for some scrapbook paper. I found the perfect pattern at Michaels and picked up about 10 sheets. Before starting, I used some white duct tape to give the edges a smooth finish. From there, I lined up all the scrapbook sheets and glued them down with a glue stick. Now the headboard is at the top of my bed resting on the bed frame!
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