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Cookie Dough Bowl

September 4, 2017 — by Courtney Steeves

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Happy September! With school back in session, we have created a fun, easy DIY/recipe to help you treat yourself after a long day of classes. Let’s get started!

What You’ll Need:
1) Eggless cookie dough
2) Mason jar (You could also use a cup or a mug)
3) Ice cream
4) Ice cream toppings
5) Spoon


Step 1: Roll cookie dough into a ball (The larger the ball, the larger the cookie dough bowl)


Step 2: Flatten cookie dough ball with side of mason jar


Step 3: Use bottom of mason jar to form the cookie dough bowl

Step 4: Add ice cream + toppings to cookie dough bowl 


Step 5: Enjoy!


What toppings would you put on your ice cream? Comment below!

Lifestyle

Back To School Packing

August 9, 2017 — by Courtney Steeves

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With September right around the corner, we have decided to pack one of our Pura Vida Clutches with our favorite back to school items! You might recognize some of these items from our back to school DIY posts. If not, be sure to check out those posts to go back to school in full Pura Vida style. Let’s get started!

#1 Pura Vida Clutch


#2 Cute Pencils


#3 Mini Note Pad


#4 Weekday Clothespins 


#5 Pom Pom Paper Clips


#6 Polaroids of Friends


#7 Lip Balm 


#8 Copper Magnetic Letters


#9 Scrunchies


#10 Our Fav Pura Vida Bracelets


What would you pack in your Pura Vida clutch? Comment below!

DIY

Copper Magnetic Letters

July 31, 2017 — by Courtney Steeves

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With school right around the corner, we have decided to share some of our favorite back to school DIY projects. Yay! For this post, we have created one of the easiest DIY projects out there. These Copper Magnetic Letters will  brighten up any locker.  Let’s get started!

What You’ll Need:
1) Alphabet magnets
2) Copper metallic spray paint


Step 1: Spread out alphabet magnets onto paper bag (or anything that can get stained)


Step 2: Spray alphabet magnets lightly with spray paint every 5 minutes from varying angles until alphabet magnets are covered


Step 3: Bring your new Copper Magnetic Letters, your Pom Pom Paper Clips, and your Weekday Clothespins to school


What color would your Magnetic Letters be? Comment below!

DIY

Weekday Clothespins

July 21, 2017 — by Courtney Steeves

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With school right around the corner, we have decided to share some of our favorite back to school DIY projects. Yay! For this post, we have created Weekday Clothespins to help you stay organized this school year.  Let’s get started!

What You’ll Need:
1) 5 wood clothespins
2) Paint (We used 4 different colors)
3) Paint brush
4) Paint marker
5) 5 self adhesive magnetic coins (Optional)


Step 1: Paint one side of clothespin and let dry


Step 2: Use paint marker to write a day of the week on the painted side of the clothespin


Optional Step 3: Add self adhesive magnetic coin to the back of the clothespin to use in locker


Style with your Pom Pom Paper Clips to stay organized this school year!


What grade are you going into? Comment below!

DIY

Pom Pom Paper Clips

July 19, 2017 — by Courtney Steeves

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With school right around the corner, we have decided to share some of our favorite back to school DIY projects. Yay! To start, we have created adorable Pom Pom Paper Clips. This simple DIY will brighten up any desk. Let’s get started!

What You’ll Need:
1) Hot glue gun
2) Pom poms
3) Paper clips


The Only Step: Glue pom pom to top of paper clip


What is your favorite subject to study? Comment below!

Recipes

Fourth Of July Cones

June 30, 2017 — by Courtney Steeves

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The Fourth of July is right around the corner! Can you believe it?  We have created a fun, festive DIY/recipe to help you celebrate. Let’s get started!

What You’ll Need:
1) Ice cream cones
2) White chocolate chips
3) Sprinkles (We used red, white, and blue for the Fourth of July)
4) Spoon


Step 1: Melt white chocolate chips in microwave


Step 2: Spread melted white chocolate around top of ice cream cone


Step 3: Add sprinkles


Step 4: Set ice cream cone out and let melted white chocolate harden

Step 5: Add ice cream and enjoy!


What is your favorite Fourth Of July Recipe? Comment below!

DIY

Cactus Banner

June 19, 2017 — by Courtney Steeves

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Summer is finally here! YAY!  One of our favorite trends this summer is the cactus. We cannot get enough of the desert plant! It is easy to join the cactus craze with our adorable Cactus Banner! Let’s get started.

What You’ll Need:
1) White Yarn
2) Glue
3) Scissors
4) Pink felt
5) Green felt
6) Tan felt
(Feel free to use whatever color felt you would like! Pink, green, and tan are just what we used!)
7) 1 stick
8) White chalk (You could use a pen too!)


Step 1: Cut pink felt into banner


Step 2: Draw cactus onto green felt


Step 3: Cutout cactus


Step 4: Cut small pieces of white yarn

Step 5: Glue small pieces of white yarn onto cactus


Step 6: Draw planting pot onto tan felt

Step 7: Cutout planting pot


Step 8: Glue top of banner around stick


Step 9: Glue cactus + planting pot to banner


Step 10: Tie yarn to each end of the stick


Step 11: Hang and enjoy!


What color would you make your Cactus Banner? Comment below!

DIY

Father’s Day Pocket Square Patch

June 7, 2017 — by Courtney Steeves

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Father’s Day is right around the corner! We plan to surprise Dad with a thoughtful, homemade gift. We have created a Father’s Day Pocket Square Patch. This DIY patch will remind Dad how much he is loved all day long! Let’s get started!

What You’ll Need:
1) Pocket square
2) Thread
3) Sewing needle
4) White fabric
5) Scissors


Step 1: Hand-sew saying or design onto white fabric


Step 2: Cut out saying or design

Step 3: Sew or glue patch onto pocket square

Step 4: Surprise Dad!


What thoughtful saying or design would you hand-sew onto your patch? Comment below!

 

DIY

Fairy Balloons

June 1, 2017 — by Courtney Steeves

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Graduation season is right around the corner!  Congrats to everyone that is moving on to a new chapter in life! We have created a series of graduation party DIYs and recipes to help you celebrate. Last on the list, our DIY Fairy Balloons! Let’s get started!

What You’ll Need:
1) Balloons
2) Glitter
3) Sequins


Step 1: Combine glitter and sequins


Step 2: Pour glitter + sequins into balloon


Optional – We sprayed hairspray into our balloon before blowing it up so the glitter + sequins would stick better

Step 3: Blow up balloon and tie closed


Step 4: Set Fairy Balloons out with the Fairy Punch and Grad Party Straws for an adorable beverage station!


What color glitter + sequins would you use?! Comment below!

DIY

Doily Banner

May 22, 2017 — by Courtney Steeves

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Graduation season is right around the corner!  Congrats to everyone that is moving on to a new chapter in life! We have created a series of graduation party DIYs and recipes to help you celebrate. Third on the list, our DIY Doily Banner! Let’s get started!

What You’ll Need:
1) Paper doilies
2) Cupcake liners
3) Glue
4) String

Step 1: Fold doily in half


Step 2: Fold cupcake liner in half


Step 3: Glue cupcake liner to doily


Step 4: Place string in the folded doily

Step 5: Repeat steps 1-4 until you have a banner


Step 6: Hang over the Fairy Punch and Grad Party Straws for an adorable beverage station!


Are you graduating this year? We want to know! Comment below!

Recipes

Fairy Punch

May 10, 2017 — by Courtney Steeves

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Graduation season is right around the corner!  Congrats to everyone that is moving on to a new chapter in life! We have created a series of graduation party DIYs and recipes to help you celebrate. Second on the list, our Fairy Punch! Let’s get started!

What You’ll Need:
1) Raspberry Sherbet
2) Lemon Lime Soda
The sherbet to soda ratio is up to you! We used less soda so the sherbet would show through.


Step 1: Scoop raspberry sherbet into punch bowl or individual cup


Step 2: Pour lemon lime soda over raspberry sherbet


Step 3: Mix together, add Grad Party Straws, and serve


What food would you serve at your grad party? Comment below!

 

DIY

Grad Party Straws

May 9, 2017 — by Courtney Steeves

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Graduation season is right around the corner!  Congrats to everyone that is moving on to a new chapter in life! We have created a series of graduation party DIYs and recipes to help you celebrate. First on the list, our Grad Party Straws! Let’s get started!

What You’ll Need:
1) Straws
2) Tape
3) Scissors
4) Letter + Number Stickers


Step 1: Measure tape to fit your word or number


Step 2: Wrap tape around straw

Step 3: Place stickers on tape


Step 4: Cut tape into pendant


Step 5: Place Grad Party Straw into Fairy Punch and serve


What are your school colors?!