@kayleenegood’s GIF from GifBoom: Cat kisses (Taken with GifBoom)
Stenciled Washer & Dryer
Since I can’t afford a new fancy Washer & Dryer for my Laundry Room, instead I decided to give a little makeover to my old set using a stencil from Royal Design Studio.
I centered the thick plastic stencil on the front of my dryer and stuck it in place with some painter’s tape. I then used a little cabinet and trim roller to apply my paint. Finish it off with a coat of clear polyurethane and the makeover is complete!
Double Rope Braid Bun
You’ve got to check out this page right quick, as it shows some truly awesome ways to repurpose some big ol’ tshirts! I’m really loving this dress.
3 cans Pillsbury Buttermilk Biscuits (10 ct)
60 pepperoni slices (2 per biscuit)
Block of cheese (Colby/Monterey Jack or Cheese Stick)
1 beaten egg
1 jar pizza sauce
Slice cheese into approx. 28 squares (or if using cheese stix, cut in 3rds). Flatten each biscuit and stack pepperoni and cheese on top. Gather edges of biscuit and secure on top of ‘roll’. Line rolls in greased 9x13 pan. Brush with beaten egg. Sprinkle with parmesan cheese, Italian seasoning & garlic powder. Bake at 425°F for 18-20 minutes. Serve with warm pizza sauce for dipping.
Boudoir Photos: DIY
These are the sexy photos a lot of brides take for their grooms as a secret gift on their wedding day.
Camera: Almost everyone has a digital camera, so if you don’t have one - borrow one. The article (which is the source link and click-through link on this post) suggests a wireless remote. I personally would love to have one of those for my camera, but it doesn’t support wireless remotes. My suggestion is just deal with the ten second timer. It works and it gives you time to shift.
Bed Sheets: The article says use white bed sheets, and I definitely agree. Dark colours might wash you out or you might not pop. Think of a lot of modeling photo shoots you’ll see in magazines - white, white, white, or at least real pale colours.
Undies and Shoes: Think fun, think sexy, think you. Bring whatever you want out. Take a bazillion photos, find what you like best. Wear heels or boots, nylons and garters. Have fun.
Makeup and Hair: You could get it professionally styled…but why not just do it yourself? Straighten it out, curl it up. Whatever. The article suggests doing your make-up a bit heavier, because your camera will pick up on every flaw. However, I think that you should just wear your makeup which ever way makes you comfortable.
Necklaces and Props: Try out beaded and pearl necklaces, try it without. Bring in your groom’s items, like dress shirt, ties, baseball caps - whatever. Maybe put on what they’d wear to work on an average day/ have fun and spice it up.
Tips: Give yourself at least two hours (probably more if you get really into it) for a successful DIY photo shoot. Keep things fun and light. Have bunchy sheets. Use a tripod or stack a bunch of books or use a table for your camera stand. Try to use natural light first but if that’s too dark, get out some lamps. Use the flash as a last resort! Try to focus your camera before you set your timer with a teddy bear where you would be, so that it doesn’t come out blurry. Have fun with the angles and just have fun. If you want to edit any of your photos, there’s a shit ton of websites for that just hit up google.
Relax, have fun, be silly, FEEL SEXY because you are.
Check out my newest wine bottle project - I made it with an issue of a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles comic I got at a recycled craft store for 50 cents! You can see more of my adventures in the craft store in my new video, and more photos in the full blog post.
I’m a sucker for glitter, but I have to try this before I can decide… Trashy/Classy?
Looks perfect for a color-themed wedding.