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KCL 2018 Beauty Awards

Welcome to the latest beauty edit and the very first beauty awards here on the blog! I’ve tried so many wonderful beauty products this year and wanted to let you guys know which were my top must-have products of the year. I’ve picked from new and small businesses only, as I love to work with indie brands. And like most of the beauty brands I review; most of these are organic, natural, and cruelty-free.

These are the items that long after the required testing and promotion period, I find myself still using and preferring above any others. The're the products which despite a never ending stream of free PR samples, I would still spend my own money (and in some cases have) in order to get more of. And whether affordable or more costly, these are the beauty products that I truly think are worth the price. So if you’re thinking about adding more beauty or selfcare products into your 2019 routine, I highly recommend each of these brands.

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DIY Shabby Chic Ornament

My daughters' room is already decorated in pink and green shabby chic, so I kept that theme going with their Christmas decor. At the National Apple Harvest Festival in PA, I bought the cutest bell ornament. It was a simple bell with a gingham bow glued to the top. I immediately knew I wanted to make more in pink and white for my girls' tree. It's a very simple DIY ornament project that beginner crafters can easily make. You can make it even easier by not painting the bells.



Materials:

-a pack of round Christmas bells

-gingham ribbon

-ornament hooks, twine or string

-hot glue or fast-drying craft glue

-craft paint or spray paint


Instructions:

1. Place a hook or tie string or twine in the top.

2. Paint with craft glue or spray paint and let dry. (I like to let it dry on bubble wrap.)


3. Cut your ribbon into at least an eight inch strip so you can tie it into a small bow and have plenty left-over to trim.

4. Make the pretty inverted V-shape at the end of the bow by folding the end in half then cutting diagonally at a 45 degree angle.



5. Glue it onto the top of the ornament with hot glue of craft glue and let dry.


Viola! Now you just need to find a cute little elf to hang it on the tree:




*Images by Krisztina Williams. Bloggers are welcome to share only if images are properly credited and link back directly to this post.

Comments

  1. That looks easy-peasy but we don't do Christmas trees.

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  2. Very cute! We've got no tress this year, we'll hold on untill our son is older. Happy Xmas!

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  3. You could give Martha Stewart a run for her money, girl!

    Merry Christmas!

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