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How-to: Organize Your Closet

How-to: Organize Your Closet
If you’re reading this post, I can assume you’re probably a little fashion obsessed like me? If your answer to that question was ‘yes’, you probably have an overflowing closet full of clothes and accessories. Well, lucky for you I have put together some tips to organize that wardrobe of yours. I believe an organized closet leads to a more organized life filled with cuter outfits. What more could you need? 1. Organize I know everyone says this, but organizing by color seriously works. It makes putting outfits together so much easier when you are looking for a specific colored top/bottom and makes your closet look very organized which will help to clear your mind. Within each color, I also organize by sleeve length—sleeveless, short sleeve, 3 quarter sleeve,…

 

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'Sew' in Love With Patches: How to Save Your Faves

'Sew' in Love With Patches: How to Save Your Faves
September is National Sewing Month – who knew!?! To celebrate I thought I would tap in to my sewing “skills” and patch the hole in my daughter’s new leggings. That’s right…one wear and a big ol’ hole in the knee. Even though this blog is a patch to my daughter’s leggings, the same could apply to women’s leggings, elbow patches, jean patches, etc. It’s rather easy and doesn’t take a lot of time to complete…even for the non-sewer. I didn’t even have to purchase any supplies – if you are a crafter like me, I found that I had embroidery floss, felts, etc. at home. If you are not a crafter, your local craft store will have the supplies you need to complete the project and rather inexpensively. Both…

 

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The Easy Way to Go Green

The Easy Way to Go Green
The easy way to go green? Succulents! Succulents are the easy to grow, trending and beautiful plants that look nice solo or bunched together. As any plant that is found in the desert, they typically do not need to be watered that often. One mistake people make with cacti and succulents is OVER-watering them, because they can survive a week or two week without water – they are slow drinkers! The soil that they tend to like is not your average soil; it should be a fast draining soil that does not absorb water easily. There are over 20,000 types of succulents, so choose wisely ;)For some succulents, they can be displayed beautifully on the patio in the summer and then taken inside for the winter while still getting enough of that natural sunlight through a window. While on the…

 

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