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DIY Mermaid Nails

I've been promising you guys a new makeup tutorial, and here it is - a beautiful DIY mermaid mani! It's so perfect for Summer, and I promise you, it's quite easy to do. I was so inspired by the samples I recently received from Nail Social Nail Brand. I have to say, when I first saw the colors, I knew they were a little bit out of my typical comfort zone. Honestly, I haven't worn sparkly blue nail polish since college, which was quite a while ago for me. For years I've stuck with pinks, reds, and purples; with the most adventurous of my manis being hot pink (and only when hot pink was very on-trend). None the less, I was ready to try this "24K Mermaid" polish. Objectively speaking, as blue sparkly nail polishes go, it was pretty after all.

It was beautiful on, and I was pleasantly surprised to see that under different lighting it went from a true blue to a sparkly greenish blue that looked even more...mermaid-ish if you ask me. When it came time to take i…

Light Up Your Outdoor Space

Summer is officially here! Well not officially, but it sure as hell feels like it! It's time to fire up those grills, squeeze into those bathing suits...and bathing suit cover-ups, and do some outdoor entertaining. But since it's hotter than an under age vampire out there, you will want to do your outdoor entertaining in the evening. Here are some gorgeous and affordable ways to light up your outdoor space.

Paper lanterns are my favorite way to light up an outdoor space. Sometimes they can be hard to come by, but Pier 1 always has a nice variety. And while their furniture is expensive, their smaller accessories are actually quite affordable and very unique.












Unique candle holders and lanters are a beautiful way to display your citronella candles.
The one below is actually designed to fit around a table umbrella.









For the eco-friendly host/hostess, Walmart has several solar-powered options, and most of them are currently on sale!







The most affordable thing you could do is dig up your plain white Christmas lights and string them on an arbor, trellaces, gazebo, trees, or somewhere on your patio.


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  1. OOOOooo lots of those would look lovely on my deck lol!!! my hubby wont like you when he gets home lol!!

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