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DIY Whipped Body Butter – A Pretty Simple Holiday Gift

Blogmas, Cheats, DIY, Treats
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Let’s be honest, unless you know some master crafters the idea of receiving a homemade Christmas present doesn’t exactly fill you with excitement. But when done right, DIY gifts can actually be a big hit and a nice change from the same ol’ same ol’. Consider a departure from the usual this holiday and give a homemade gift your family and friends will actually be excited to get- DIY Whipped Body Butter. It’s customizable, thoughtful and inexpensive to make.  Never made body butter before? No worries, it’s pretty simple! Its just 3 main ingredients- shea butter, coconut oil, and grapeseed oil.  And 3 main steps- measure, heat and whip. Add...

West Elm DIY: Rose Gold Mirror

Cheats, DIY

All Gold Everything! … And all silver and all copper! That has basically been my design motto and décor aesthetic as of late. If it’s a coinage metal, I’ve gotta have it (but chances are, I can’t afford it)! I’m constantly falling in love with metallic accessories that fall outside my price range, like this rose gold mirror from West Elm. Luckily, a lot of expensive looks can easily be recreated with a little creativity, a few dollars and a couple of craft supplies. That’s how this West Elm DIY was born! With a hefty price tag of $250, there was no way that the West Elm mirror I’ve been coveting...