Easy to make – gifts for Father’s Day!

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It’s almost Father’s Day people! I love being able to celebrate this day with the hubby who absolutely enjoys being a dad! I try to keep all gifts as personalized as possible just to make the celebrations feel extra special. If you are short of time and ideas for Father’s Day, I have a super…
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Easy to make ‘Greeting Cards’

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It was Valentine’s Day about a month ago. YES, this post is terribly late but the greeting card was a surprise for the hubby and I didn’t want to ruin it by posting it before ‘the day’. The way I see it – we are well in time for Valentine’s 2017. This card is super…
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DIY Wreaths – Eat Pray Love!

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This project has been long overdue! I’ve had 3 unfinished wreaths adorning my wall since September 2014! (it’s sad but true). Finally I found time over this long weekend (God Bless Oman) to complete what I started. I am so pleased with how it turned out. Here is my second post on ‘Craft Projects for…
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A Look Back At 2014

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2014 is all set to end in a few hours. So I’m writing a quick recap of the year gone by (or half the year) in the life of my blog. I started ‘SHOTS and SOCKS’ in June and it has just turned 6 months old! (yey, happy half birthday) I’ve struggled to keep up…
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Diaper Cakes: The best baby shower gift ever!

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I love the idea of a diaper cake – It’s creativity and utility all rolled up into one pretty package. The internet has some amazing looking diaper cakes, I want to share with you some of mine – made by me or made for me. The first time I ever made a diaper cake was…
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Craft Projects For The Home

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I love personalizing stuff for my home – simply because the outcome is unique and made with much love. It also gives me an excuse to get out the glue, scissors, paper, etc and make a mess memory! These are a couple of my past projects, needless to say Pinterest inspired. 1) The Mega Pen Stand…
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Quickie: Clock Makeover

My wall clock got a makeover courtesy Xenia Barrow (my lil sister) It was a fun DIY project that took about 4 hours to complete and the end result was amazing 🙂 Sharing the before and after photos! BEFORE: My simple wall clock from Ikea AFTER: Ta-da! My clock has a new personality From start…
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How Pinterest changed my life

In my opinion, Pinterest is one of the best things to happen to me. It encourages my obsession with organization (nothing is more satisfying than being able to sort pins into categorized boards – Yes!) It has made me a more positive person, has inspired me and fueled my creativity. I remember a time when I…
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