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Design + Life + Projects / Monday, 14 Aug 2017

How to create a gallery wall to go with your TV

How to create a gallery wall to go with your TVLast month I shared with you my new TV, which is a camouflaged piece of art and you, rightfully so, went bananas, just like I did. I love my TV so much. I’m so pleased every time I walk in the door and look at it. It’s beautiful. We’ve been living in our apartment since we moved to Utah 4 years ago and I had been wanting to do something fun on the wall where it now sits. Originally I placed a row of bookshelves along the 15′ wall and thought I’d place some oversized pieces of art on it. I don’t know if you have the same problem, but I love the idea of accruing artwork from various places around the world that each tell a wonderful story of an adventure I’ve been on, but when it comes down to it, I rarely buy artwork when I travel because it’s super annoying to travel, not to mention unsafe and customs and tariffs and who even knows what. Well, like I mentioned, it’s been four years now and I had nothing on my walls as of a month ago. I knew I wanted something impactful to show you to go with the TV since the magic of it is that it does look like a piece of art, so I worked with Minted to help me create a beautiful gallery wall and you know what? They totally delivered. And today I’m showing you how I made it work, because it’s like one giant real-life puzzle. Let’s go!How to create a gallery wall to go with your TV Read on →

Design + garden + gardening + Projects / Monday, 12 Jun 2017

How to grow a garden even when you think you can’t

Lars in the garden

Like a proud mother, I want to show off my babies: my small but delightful-to-me garden. It’s small, but makes me so happy. And this comes from someone who knew not too much about gardening and didn’t know I could get so much from such a small space. But let me start at the beginning if you’re just joining in on reading Lars.

Read along for my tips on how to create a garden even if you think you can’t!

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DIY + Party + Projects / Tuesday, 6 Jun 2017

DIY Balloon Garden

Spring blossoms are a huge source of inspiration here at Lars, especially when my garden is overflowing with blooms! Is there anything better than a space filled with fresh blossoms? No sir, there’s not. Unfortunately, that can cost a pretty peony… I mean penny. But, that wasn’t going to stop us from creating a magical garden indoors. Consequently, we turned to one of our favorite mediums: Balloons! As a result, we created a DIY Balloon Garden! (and pssst: The Wall Street Journal just caught onto the balloon moment!)

Simple, eye-catching, cheap, and whimsical, it makes the perfect backdrop for a party or shower. It’s easy to create and just as easy to take down. All you need is an assortment of skinny balloons, commonly used to create balloon animals. We were pretty heavy handed when it came to the number of balloon flowers, but go big or go home, right?!  At the end of the gathering, let everyone take one or a bunch home!

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DIY + Style / Monday, 27 Feb 2017

Pom Pom Your Wardrobe

Pom Pom Your Wardrobe

I used to think pom poms were meant strictly for craft projects. That was until last year and all of a sudden pom poms were popping up everywhere! Gone were the googley eyes and craft sticks that had traditionally adorned pom poms, and in replace were chic handbags and sandals. The trend is still holding strong and we couldn’t be happier about it! But, let’s be real for a minute, who knows how long the pom pom trend will last? We can’t very well attach pom poms to every item of our clothing just to have to get rid of them the next season when they’re back to being a craft supply. But, don’t worry, we have your solution! We decided to glue magnets to the back of the pom poms so that you could easily pom pom your wardrobe without permanently altering your clothes! From skirts to shirts to shoes, the sky is the limit! We chose 4 ways to add pom poms to our wardrobe. So wear those pom poms with pride! As soon as you tire of the trend, remove the magnets and add them to your craft storage 🙂

To see how to pom pom your wardrobe and a few examples of how, continue after the jump! Read on →

DIY + Projects + Style / Thursday, 23 Feb 2017

Crepe Paper Fringe Necklace

Crepe Paper fringe necklace

You know the feeling when you find the perfect shirt and you feel like you need it in all the colors? Or the perfect pair of jeans so you buy 3 different washes in the same style? That’s how I feel about this necklace. I’m head over heals for this crepe paper fringe necklace! It’s a little bit bohemian, a little bit victorian, and the perfect accessory to add a bit of color to an outfit. We made the green one thinking it would be the perfect way to add a touch of green to your wardrobe for St. Patrick’s day. I love the way it looks against the dark blue dress. It’s a little moody and understated. But then I had another idea…Crepe Paper fringe necklace

We decided to take it a step further and do a whole rainbow spectrum! I can’t help my affinity for rainbows, I think it’s part of my genetic makeup… but I’m not mad about it! The rainbow gave the necklace a completely different look! The way it pops against the graphic black and white window pane shirt is too good. So whether you go for monochromatic, rainbow, or both(!) you’ll be sure to make a statement!

To make your own, follow the instructions after the jump!
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