Zodiac Notebook DIY
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Stitched Zodiac Notebook DIY

Embroidery is having a serious moment right now, and I’m all about it. If you follow me on Instagram (@kirsten_nunez), this will come as no surprise. Stitching paper is one of my favorite ways to create altered art, especially if it involves super old vintage photos and functional items like notebooks. So when DMC Embroidery …

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Peppermint Mocha Lip Scrub DIY
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How To Make Peppermint Mocha Lip Scrub

While I’m all about fall flavors like pumpkin and cinnamon, I can’t get enough of peppermint mocha, a wintry classic. I am obsessed with Coffee Mate’s Peppermint Mocha creamer (although I started making my own) and the drink is one of the very few things I don’t mind ordering from Starbucks. Plus, I love the way the coffee and chocolate …

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DIY Clay Diffuser Pendants
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How To Make Clay Diffuser Pendants

Is it just me, or are store-bought air fresheners and candles ridiculously strong? I mean, I’m super sensitive to intense scents, so I can always get behind gentler aromas. Enter essential oils, one of the best ways to naturally make a room smell ah-mazing. I’ve personally been all about clay diffusers, which are easy for …

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Pumpkin Graham Cracker Truffle Recipe
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How To Make Pumpkin Graham Cracker Truffles

In honor of (what feels like) autumn coming to an end, this week’s recipe revolves around pumpkin. Surprise, right? For me, Thanksgiving seems like the unofficial end of fall, making way for notes of peppermint and gingerbread. And while I love both, there’s something so comforting about pumpkin recipes. So when this easy truffle idea …

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Lavender Bergamot Solid Perfume DIY
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Lavender Bergamot Solid Perfume DIY

Natural skincare is having a serious moment right now, and I’m all about it. Beauty products and DIY… it can’t get any better than that. Plus, I’ve been on a slow and steady personal mission to use entirely homemade toiletries and makeup. (For the things that I don’t make, I turn to the wonderful sellers of Etsy.) …

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DIY Metal and Quartz Earrings
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Metal & Quartz Earrings DIY

The quartz trend is going strong, but honestly, I hope it never leaves. The combination of minimalist shapes plus quartz crystal is timeless. I love that it pairs so well with basically any outfit, so what’s not to love? So for this week’s DIY project, I made a pair of quartz earrings, topped off with some wire-wrapping …

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DIY Skull Floral Candle
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Floral Skull Candle DIY

When you’re mildly obsessed with skulls, Halloween season is like a field day. In my mind, it’s prime time to stock up on Halloween year-round decorations for the apartment. I mean, from where I’m sitting at my desk, I can spot at least 8 of them around my apartment. And that’s not even counting what’s in …

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DIY Pumpkin Spice Lip Scrub
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DIY Pumpkin Spice Lip Scrub

Pumpkin spice season is back, and naturally, the Internet is freaking out. Personally, I prefer homemade pumpkin spice-everything over the classic Starbucks PSL for the obvious reasons: real pumpkin, less sugar, and personalized to perfection. Apparently, that preference of mine has even transferred over to DIY beauty products. This pumpkin spice lip scrub is crazy addicting, …

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