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Blogger Style: NYFW Fall 2018

NYFW has come and gone, though the beautiful street style looks continue to grace my Instagram feed, and I am loving it! I don't know how these bloggers do it...running from show to show, and add to that the parties, sponsor events, fittings, and meetings. Yet they still have time to churn out content for readers as well. Anyone who thinks blogging isn't a job knows absolutely nothing about blogging! These ladies are so inspiring, not just with their killer style, but with their self-made and much earned successes. Here are just a few of my faves and a snippet of the top looks from the concrete runway. Enjoy!





Aimee Song from Song of Style is my all-time fave. She has the best fashion week videos, and as you can see, is just so cool. I love that her style is always inspirational yet relatable. Song incorporates unique trends and top brands but styles them in a way that isn't too out there. She often has the most exquisite accessory details, as you can also see above, and i…

An Ornament-Pick Gift Topper DIY


One of my favorite ways to dress up a present is to use an ornament pick as a gift topper. Specified gift toppers in the gift wrapping section can cost up to $5 for just one little topper. But during the holidays, there are so many ways to get the same look with less money. For example, you could use yarn to make your own pom pom topper, or you could use a beautiful ornament from the dollar store. My favorite way is with an ornament pick (pictured above). With a decorative ornament pick or a Christmas floral spray, you can use a plain white box. This also works really well for dressing up treat boxes. For the holidays I always stock up on plain white gift boxes, tin-tie bakery bags, floral holiday picks, and matching wire ribbon. The wire ribbon is easier to manipulate into a large bow that you can shape perfectly around the pick. You can find these Christmas picks online, at stores like Target and Wal-Mart, the dollar store, and the craft store.

Start by taking the ribbon flat over the top of the box and down two opposite sides all the way to the bottom. When you get to the bottom with the ribbon, twist it in the middle and take it up and over the other two sides, creating a cross over the bottom. When you get to the top, tie it into a bow. (Measure approximately how much you'll need before you start so you can pre-cut the ribbon.) Then stick the floral pick or ornament pick down through the middle of the bow and bend so that you can hide the pick part underneath the ribbon.

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  1. I suspect if I tried to wrap anything, it would look like a gang of monkeys had done the job.

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