12.06.2016

Christmas Hair Clips ♥ 12 Days of DIY

Christmas Hair Clips DIY
It's time for day 3 of the 12 Days Of DIY! I was inspired by some hair clips that I saw on Forever 21 but they looked like a fairly easy project to make so I decided to make my own instead of buying them (even though they only cost like $3). Last time I check though they were sold out so I didn't waste my time after all! These are perfect for this time of year and would look adorable at a Christmas party!

Christmas Hair Clips DIY
You will need:
- Various felt colors
- Hot glue gun
- Hair clips
- No-sew glue
- Sewing needle
- Thread
- Scissors
- Polyfill stuffing
- Pom poms (and other decorations)

Christmas Hair Clips DIY
Using your scissors cut out a triangle shape out of felt. Feel free to cut out whatever size you want.

Christmas Hair Clips DIY
For the Santa hat clip, I cut out a white stripe of felt and sew the red and white pieces together. Skip this step if you are making the Christmas tree.

Christmas Hair Clips DIY
Next, fold the triangle piece of felt in half and sew with thread.

Christmas Hair Clips DIY
Cut out a circle piece out of felt and attach to the bottom of the triangle piece. Stuff with polyfill stuffing, turning the piece into a cone and sew the remaining closed.

Christmas Hair Clips DIY
Using hot glue, glue the hair clip to the bottom of your felt cone.

Christmas Hair Clips DIY
Time to decorate! For the Santa hat I glued a white pom pom on top of the cone. For the Christmas tree I glued mini pom poms all over the tree and applied a handmade star on top of the tree.

Christmas Hair Clips DIY
Do you like to wear festive headgear?

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12.05.2016

Beauty Favorites ♥ November 2016

November 2016 Beauty Favorites
It's time for another roundup of my monthly beauty favorite from the previous month. In November I didn't have too many favorites but thought I would include what I had because I didn't want to miss a monthly beauty favorites.

November 2016 Beauty Favorites
Too Cool For School Pumpkin Sleeping Pack
Once upon a time I bought a sample size pack of the Too Cool For School Pumpkin Sleeping Pack. I made a mental note to buy the full-size version and here we are today. What I love about this sleeping pack is that it's not too heavy or sticky like other sleeping masks. I've tried a handful of sleeping packs in my past and this one is by far my favorite! The consistency is perfect for an overnight mask, it makes my skin soft in the morning and smells pretty nice.

Mini Popteen Perfume
I received a mini sample of this perfume (Maybe it's body spray? Idk) when I bought the November 2016 issue of Popteen. It's really tiny so it won't last me long but it smells amazing! It's a mixture of floral and sweet fragrances put in one. I keep it in my purse and apply when needed.

Pixi Skintreats Glow Tonic Exfoliating Toner
This is a skincare product that I've seen many bloggers talk about. This toner softly exfoliates the skin while evening out your skin and giving your skin a brighter glow. After using this I noticed my skin looks more awake. I didn't enjoy the scent at first but it grew on me overtime. The only downside is that it's a bit pricey for such a small amount.

Colourpop Ultra Satin Lip in Tiny Chum
I've been really into Colourpop lip products for the past couple of  months. My most worn shade in November was Tiny Chum. This was part of the Hello Kitty x Colourpop collection. When applied the color is a mid-tone pink taupe color but within wear the color becomes a brighter pink.

November 2016 Beauty Favorites
Innisfree It's Real Squeeze Sheet Mask
Tony Moly was my previous go-to sheet masks but now Innisfree is my new favorite! The Innisfree masks feel more natural and the scents aren't overbearing, great for those with sensitive skin. There isn't too much leftover essence but it's alright because the essence is really moisturizing and nourishing.

November 2016 Beauty Favorites
What beauty products did you discover in November?

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12.04.2016

December 2016 Goals ♥ Blog & Lifestyle

December 2016 Goals
A new month means time for a new set of lifestyle and blogging goals. Last month I only had three goals and pretty much nailed all of them. However, towards the end of the month (literally the last week of November) I spent more money then I intended to because of Black Friday. Now this would've been alright if I bought a few Christmas gifts but I only bought one (and it's a mini gift). But I would still say that I achieved all of my November goals. Hopefully this month I can be as successful!

Blogging
1. Buy a new planner
Once I've finished with my Christmas shopping that is! I'm thinking about buying another The Happy Planner since they came out with a bunch of new planners and accessories, even a mini one! However, the new Michael's Recollections planners have intrigued me, especially this unicorn one! I heard they are dupes for the Erin Condren planners. Which planner should I buy?

2. Schedule posts
A new thing I've started doing recently has been scheduling posts. In the past I've only scheduled posts when I was on vacation but lately I've been scheduling post while I'm at work so that I don't have to do it manually, which I've always done in the past. I know this is basic blog 101 thing but I just recently starting doing this and it's changed my life! My goal is to schedule as much Blogmas posts as possible.

Personal
3. Enjoy Christmas
With Blogmas, 12 Days Of DIY and still not buying any Christmas presents you can say that I'm a bit overwhelmed this month! So one of my goals is to step aside and enjoy the holiday season. It only comes once a year!

4. Cardio, Cardio, Cardio!
I already work out 4-5 times a week but one thing I've always struggled with is getting in my cardio. I'm now even more motivated to get some cardio in because my latest trip to the doctor proved that I now weigh more then I thought I did. I still don't know how I'm going to incorporate the cardio. If you have any ideas please let me know.

5. Eat heather
This goes along with cardio. I want to lose some weight before 2017 hits so I'm starting a month earlier! I know this month is the hardest to lose weight because it's cold and all you want to do is drink hot chocolate and munch on biscuits so this will be challenging but I'm committed to get back into shape!

What are your goals for this month?

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