Book Club + Life / Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017

December 2017 Book Club: The Crossroads between Should and Must

December 2017 Book Club

December 2017 Book Club

The December 2017 Book Club book is a fun, quick, but introspective read. The Crossroads of Should and Must: Find and Follow Your Passion by Elle Luna explores the paths we take – or are too afraid to take – in our lives. What is your passion? What excites you? What calls you, so to speak? Have you always wanted to tap into your true, authentic self, but felt conflicting expectations heaped upon you? “Should” is destructive pressure placed upon us by others, while “Must” is who you are, your non-conforming, deepest desires, what will cultivate your full potential! Luna gives an inspiring pep talk in this beautiful book, and we hope you take some time to enjoy it during the holidays. Follow along @larsbookclub and be sure to stay tuned for a mid-month post with printables featuring our illustrator of the month!

Photo by Clara Sumsion Jones 

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DIY + holiday + Projects / Wednesday, 6 Dec 2017

Clothespin People Ornaments

Clothespin People Ornaments

Say goodbye to boring globe ornaments, this year we’re trimming our tree with handmade clothespin people ornaments! Dressed in bright colors, ear muffs, and mittens, these make for adorable ornaments. We took a spin on a classic craft to create some very well-accessorized snow bunnies, with scarves to boot! With such fun patterns and symbols, the options are limitless and your clothespin people are sure to be cute and cozy. This is a great craft for kids and a pretty cheap way to trim your tree!Clothespin People Ornaments

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christmas + Design + holiday + Party / Tuesday, 5 Dec 2017

Best Holiday wrapping papers

Christmas Wrapping Round Up

There is a time and a place for brown paper packages tied up with strings, but this year we wanted pink, patterned, and pretty! We’ve done a thorough investigation of wrapping papers this Christmas season and collected some of our favorites. From geometric patterns to Swedish Dala horses to fun florals, these papers are sure to delight their recipients. They’ll look fabulous under your tree too! Read on →

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christmas + Crafts + DIY + Food + Party / Monday, 4 Dec 2017

Crepe Paper Christmas Tree Cake Topper

Crepe Paper Christmas Tree Cake Topper

During the holiday season, you can always expect to bake at least two times more than you do normally, am I right? Between Christmas get-togethers, cookie exchanges, work parties, etc., chances are you’ll have lots of opportunities to play in the kitchen. What better way to impress people than with a beautiful forest topped cake!  This Crepe Paper Christmas Tree Cake Topper is an easy craft to take a holiday cake over the top! You know those adorable, but rather expensive bottle brush trees? Consider this an easy and cheaper substitute!

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christmas + holiday + Life / Friday, 1 Dec 2017

Gifts for $50 and under

Gifts for $50 and under

Welcome to December! We’re on our second gift guide for the season (see the first one $25 and under here) and this time we’re focusing on gifts for $50 and under. This one was fun to put together as I put a lot of things on that I want myself. Ha! See the full list below!

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