Pretty Presents

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Like I said it was my birthday this past weekend. We had some people over to celebrate mine and one of my best friends birthdays, so I hung the birthday banner my sisters and I made for the occasion.

My Mother-in-law took me shopping so I could pick out a few presents. So naturally we headed straight to Anthropologie. I picked out this cream cookie jar that I have been eyeing for a while. I am not much of a baker so I won’t actually be using it to hold cookies. I put it right beside my Keurig coffee maker and put all my k-cups in it!

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I also got these measuring cups, mostly just for looks. I have them on my counter to look pretty!

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Tea Towel

It was my birthday on the weekend, and I got some really nice presents! Including a new camera lens which I took these photos with! My Mom knows how much I love anthropologie and she got me this dishtowel that I have been in love with for a long time now! Because I love it so much I don’t want to use it and ruin it, so I decided to hang it on one of the walls in my kitchen. This is what I had hanging before..

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And this is the dishtowel hanging with some bakers twin and small clothespins!

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Fashion Friday // Pink Polka Dots

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Polka dots are showing up everywhere lately, and I’m loving it! These pants from the Gap don’t scream in your face with a really bold pattern, but the pattern is still there enough to make them a little different. I paired them with a loose tank (with a bralette underneath it) and some summer sandals. 

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Polka dot pants: Gap Necklace: Stella and Dot Tortoise Bracelet:  Michael Kors Sandals: Target BraletteFree People

Duel Purpose Bouquet

I have a good friend named Tess. She got married in Mexico at the end of January, and it was an amazing trip. There was a group of 62 of us that went, including friends from work, my sister and her husband, and a whole bunch of other friends. When Tess asked me to make her bouquets with her I was ecstatic! My sister Chelsea and I made the bouquets for my wedding and it was so much fun. We went to a store downtown Edmonton that sells the most beautiful silk flowers, and we put them together. The best part about having a silk wedding bouquet is you can use it for more then just your wedding day. Tess has her bouquet displayed on her coffee table in her living room!

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These next photos are done by my other friend Erin Walker Photography. These where all taken on Tess’ wedding day in mexico.

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DIY Dreamcatcher

I often go to antique malls and spend hours looking at all the old treasures. The last time I was at an antique mall, I saw a dreamcatcher that was made with a doily and some ribbon. And we all know how much I love doilies from this post, Doilies make my heart happy! So I gathered up my art supplies that would work for this project and went out and bought some feathers!

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I hung it in one of the spare bedrooms on the wall when you first walk in!

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I tried to use some feminine colors to brighten up the bedroom! Pretty cute, right?