We are heading off on a European adventure in a few weeks so it’s time to start my travel preparation. And first thing is making sure that we can spot our luggage at the airport. Our actual luggage is pretty plain, so I plan to spruce them up a bit with these macrame keychains.
Macrame has always felt overwhelming to me. I think it’s because there are so many gorgeous giant wall hangings all over the internet that I figured that was the only way to go, by committing to a huge craft undertaking. But then I realized that a craft is what you make of it, and we all know, I like a small handheld sized craft. So I looked up some youtube videos on the basic knots and within 5 minutes, I was on my way to finishing my first macrame keychain.
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We are going to Sweden in just a few weeks and to say that I am excited is an understatement. But before we get there, I’ve got to endure the 11 hour plane flight, and to do that, I am going to need more than a book and some movie options. I’ve pulled together a list of different creative projects that can be done on planes (TSA approved!). From crafting to journaling, I got you.
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You know those times that you see a product and for weeks and months on end, you can’t stop thinking about it? That’s how I feel about the necklace that Serena is wearing in this picture from my 10 Questions Interview with her.
It’s amazing. It somehow walks the line of stylish, quirky, and elevated. And since I had almost all of the supplies needed, I figured I had to attempt my own version.
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Some people pledge sororities in college. Others play intramural sports. And then some of us, take Scrabble classes. And you know what, I don’t regret that nerdy decision. I love word games, strategy, and competition so Scrabble is one of my games of choice (with Boggle and Yahtzee coming in close behind).
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