DIY, Pinterest-Inspired Birthday Card

Birthday card

Personally, cards are my favorite part of gift-giving. I think that a small, thoughtful message, makes the gift so much more personal, and making the card yourself makes it even more special. I used to love making cards for my friends on my computer when I was younger, just using Microsoft Word, but I eventually stopped doing it because it was a bit time consuming. This year for my best friend’s birthday, I decided to go back to that tradition of making the card instead of buying it, and went to Pinterest for some inspiration. I found this really cute and simple birthday card design, and I loved the end result!

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DIY Succulent Planters


Succelent PlanterSucculents are the perfect dorm decor to give a little life to your room. My roommate and I LOVE succulents and currently have a collection of 13 of them. They all came in little clay pots, so we decided to get a little crafty and paint some of them, and I thought I’d show you a couple of my faves that I made.

I used acrylic paint and didn’t use a sealer because I plan on keeping them inside. If you plan on keeping your succulents outside, I would recommend applying a clear sealant after painting your planters.

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