Bliss & Miscellaneous

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October 2010

Live, Make, Wear

DIY: Beaded Belt Tutorial

Beaded belts can retail for up to hundreds of dollars. However since I had plenty of time and the wedding-crazies I decided to make my own. Unfortunately I ended up not choosing a dress style that needed a belt. But I suppose now I can just wear it when I want to be fancy (or to the grocery  ...

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Design, Make

Photoshop: Create an Action

When you have a ton of photos (let’s say, wedding photos) that you’d like to format similarly (perhaps, scaling down to share online) a useful tool in Photoshop is to use “Actions”. It allows you to reproduce the same edit multiple times without having to redo EVERY step  ...

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Live, Wear

Fashion: 1960s Chic

I recently discovered a line of dresses when I was looking for a pencil dress to wear to my bridal shower. They’re by a company called Stop Staring and run from $100 – $200. Ranging from floral patterns to solid satins there’s a good range to fit any event. I chose a blue  ...

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DIY: Floral Centerpieces

This is my 110 step process (okay maybe a few less) to making my centerpieces for my recent wedding but it could be used to create beautiful arrangements for your home or any special occasion. It was also featured as a Project of the Week on For my centerpieces I wanted to  ...

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