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DIY Step-Hem Jeans

Step-hem jeans are a big trend right now, with raw hems that are cut higher in the front than the back. (Think: mullet jeans.)ย You could get the look for $229 with Paige’s Jaqueline jeans, or find a pair of straight jeansย in your closet and make your own. I’m taking scissors to most of my denim these days. At 5’4″, I’m…

Window Dressing With Paper Flowers

Inspiration: Flourish Yesterday afternoon was rainy and quiet around the shop. It was the first mellow day since the first of the month, so after sending my staff home early for some much-deserved R&R, I searched out some happy music on Spotify and got to work springifying the place. These paper flowers were so simple to make! I used assorted…

show some love with these Valentine’s Day DIYs!

Valentine’s Day is coming in like a freight train, and as we prepare for the big day at the flower shop I’m thinking ahead for sweet homemade gifts for C and my friends. Here are some of my favorites scoured from the internets… There are few things that make my husband happier than a six pack. Dress up a case…

do it {yourself} again: my favorite DIY posts of yore

There are some shudder-worthy posts in the early pages of this here blog; but there are also a few hidden gems buried deep in the archives. I have a big list of DIY inspirations I’m hoping to find time for when things slow down at the shop this summer.ย In the meantime, I thought I’d knock the dust off of my…

restyle: glittered-bow ballet flats

I dropped about 10 bucks on these LC Lauren Conrad woven leather ballet flats at Kohl’s last season. A ten-spot well spent; I wore them nearly every day for weeks after scooping them off the clearance rack. After a while, the cute little leather bows that made me fall in love-at-first-sight started showing wear and tear, long before the shoes…