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September 2015

gold wine bottle centerpieces
DIY

wine bottle centrepieces

This has got to be the easiest craft ever – & it looks so elegant! All you need is to hold onto your empty wine bottles, a can of gold spray paint, and white candles. Put them together and you’ll have a cost-effective & sophisticated centrepiece for your event. Read more for step-by-step instructions on how to repurpose your wine bottles into something really memorable. Continue Reading

college dorm room bar cart on a budget with ikea kitchen cart
Toasting

bar cart essentials

Living in small spaces requires major creativity. I’ve been living in a college dorm room with linoleum tiles and drab greige walls, so I’m always looking for space-saving decor that’s big in impact. Buying a bar cart was the best call in that department – I bought the Bygel Utility Cart from Ikea for only $39.99. While you can use this cart to display whatever you like – I’ve seen some great coffee and tea carts, book carts, etc – having a bar cart is such a fun way to show your guests that you’re the hostess with the mostess. There are so many ways to personalize this piece; I’ve also seen lots of Pinterest tutorials where the silver details were spray painted gold, but I kept my silver since I already had a silver shaker! Keep reading to see how I stocked & styled this bad boy.

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