DIY: Sun Dyed Cloth Gift Bag

DIY: Sun Dyed Cloth Gift Bag

As much as I am yearning for cooler temps and fall colors, temperatures are still in the 90s here in LA. To make lemonade out of lemons, I decided to use that extra sunshine to do some more sun dyeing! This time, I reused a small cloth bag that once housed a CBD bath bomb, and recreated it as a little gift bag!

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10 Questions With Kristin Prough of Bliss Makes

10 Questions With Kristin Prough of Bliss Makes

It’s time for another round of 10 Questions and this month we are learning about Kristin Prough, the blogger behind Bliss Makes, a DIY blog that will inspire you to get making. Kristin’s work is full of those warm earthy tones that just make you want to climb through your screen and relax in her living room with her. Check her out at Bliss Makes!

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Jury Duty in Downtown LA: Tips and Tricks

Jury Duty in Downtown LA: Tips and Tricks

This summer, I was one of the lucky ones chosen to serve my civic duty for 3 weeks on a jury. You read that correctly. I did 3 full weeks of jury duty this summer. And the real kicker is that I kind of enjoyed it? It definitely took a few days to get used to my new temporary jury duty life in Downtown LA but by the end of it, I figured out how to make the most of my days down there. Here are some of the tips I wish I had known going into jury duty in DTLA.

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DIY: How to Make Your Own Personalized Sun Dyed Wall Art

DIY: How to Make Your Own Personalized Sun Dyed Wall Art

One of the reasons that I craft is because it gives me screen-free time. Don’t get me wrong, I am a big fan of technology, television, and the internet, however, we as a society have started to depend on it as our free-time space. I come home from work, I turn on the tv. I wake up in the morning, I scroll through Instagram. It’s a nasty habit that wastes so much time.

This year, I have really focused on spending my free time doing things instead of observing things. So instead of scrolling to the end of Instagram, then scrolling to the end of Facebook, and then checking Instagram again to see if anything new has happened, I utilize them in a productive way to find active ways for me to spend my free time.

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