Beauty, party, style, Uncategorized

DIY Brown Sugar Lip Scrub

Sugar sugar!! Thank your party guests by sending them home with this yummy Brown Sugar Lip Scrub packaged in darling jars. This scrub only requires 3 ingredients that you probably already have in your kitchen cupboard! Coconut oil is the main ingredient and has so many wonderful uses and properties. If you don’t already use it I think you will become a fan! Natural homemade products make everyone feel good and this one will do just that, plus if you happen to get a taste…it’s delicious too!



  • 1/2 c. Coconut Oil
  • 2 Tbsp. Honey
  • 5 Tbsp. Brown Sugar


  1. Stir the coconut oil and honey together with the back of a spoon. If the coconut oil is too hard to stir, gently warm it in your hands, or in the sun (or in the microwave, if you use one), to slightly soften the coconut oil before stirring.
  2. Add in the brown sugar and mix well.
  3. Scoop into favor jars.
  4. To Use: Just rub a little lip scrub on your finger, apply to your lips, and gently scrub with your fingertip. Lick, wipe or rinse off.

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You can get detailed photos over on the Oriental Trading blog, and you can also check out my Urban Chic Baby Shower! Urban Chic Baby Shower!


party, Uncategorized

Jewel Toned Wedding Tablescape {Styled Shoot}

Jewel tones are some of the most vibrant and luxurious of colors. Some might think of a jewel toned wedding tablescape as one for the Fall or Winter months, but by adding in pops of yellow or coral, as we’ve done here, definitely makes the color palette spring and summer appropriate. This beautiful table with its watercolor hand-lettered place cards and touches of gold, is elegant, beautiful and so easy to recreate.


I reached out to Rachel from The Brightline Studio to create these amazing watercolor and gold embossed place cards.  They are so beautiful and added the touch I wanted for the table.


I love a layered table, so by layering two different types of plate chargers and a few different plates it creates the depth and interest that I was going for.



One of my best tips when creating floral arrangements for your table, if you are not a florist like myself, is to buy a pre-made bouquet in the color scheme you’re looking for and then cut and arrange into a container.  This is such a great way to save money, but look like you spent much more!


This is a sweet and simple DIY to create Fern Chair Decor.



Watercolor DIY coasters were a fun and easy addition to the tablescape.  I used the place cards as inspiration and love how they look!


Every guest needs a party favor and who doesn’t love a little chocolate at the end of a meal??  These Decadent Chocolate Orange Truffles are so good and only require three ingredients!

Jewel tones…not just for the months at the end of the year!

You can read all the details at the links below!

Jewel Toned Wedding Tablescape

DIY Fern Mr and Mrs Chair Decor

DIY Watercolor Coasters

Decadent Homemade Truffles

Vendor Credits: 

Watercolor Place cards : The Brightline Studio

Party Supplies:  Oriental Trading


This review is based strictly on my opinion. I was provided these samples free of charge by Oriental Trading to provide my honest review. I was also compensated to blog on the Oriental Trading Blog.  All ideas and opinion are my own.


Natural Beauty DIY’s

I recently shared a few DIY’s on my Instagram page, and they were a big hit…so I thought I would share them again here!

I am a HUGE fan of essential oils and all their amazing benefits.  Working them into my sknincare regime was a no brainer.

{Facial Cleansing Wipes}

Fill jar with half of the cotton rounds, pour half of the above mixture over, add the other half of the cotton rounds followed by the remaining liquid.

**I make these cleansing wipes for my 12 year old daughter.  She is just starting to have minor breakouts, and I really want her to use natural products without any harsh ingredients.  I love knowing whats in these!

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{Face Toner}

Pour all ingredients into glass bottle.  Store in a cool dark place.

**This toner is my FAVORITE.


{Passion Tea Lemonade}

Prepare Tazo tea according to package directions.  In a glass with ice add 2-4 drops lemon essential oil and stevia to taste!

**I am a huge fan of Starbucks Passion Tea Lemonade, and really wanted to find a way to make it at home with less sugar…this is it!!

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{Eye Make Up Remover}

Whip coconut oil in blender until light and fluffy, place in mason jar.  Store in a cool dark place.


So, there you have a few of my favorites!  I would love to know if you have any to share!

If you have any questions regarding Essential Oils or would like to try some for yourself, feel free to email me at and I’ll hook you up!!