• Graduation Series: How to do your Hair for Graduation

    Hey y'all! I'm back with another post for my graduation series, I'm going to show you my favorite way to curl my hair - it's super simple! Before I started, I washed my hair then used a heat protectant and silk treatment (I'm not in love with the products I used so I'll wait to share those with you, anyone have suggestions?). I'm using my favorite curling iron which is a Hot Tools Tapered Wand in 1 ¼ inch. First I…
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    May 13, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • Etsy Shop Spotlight: SmittenMonogram (+ Read for 10% off your order)

    So... have I mentioned before that I love monograms? As many of you know I'm heading off to KU next fall so I am so pumped to use this adorable Monogram State Tumbler from SmittenMonogram in my school's colors! Use the code CHARM10 from now until the end of June and get 10% off your order from her Etsy shop! SmittenMonogram has the cutest monogrammed cups and glasses, go look for yourself!  When I love an Etsy store there are two…
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    May 11, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • Lilly Pulitzer Inspired Cork Board (DIY)

    So if you've read my blog for awhile you may be catching on that I love Lilly Pulitzer! I've done some Lilly crafts in the past, like these Lilly Pulitzer letters, so I thought I would share another! I've made this before for my bedroom but I wanted to make another for my dorm room! Here's how to make it... First you'll need some supplies -A bulletin board (any size you want) -Card stock -Glue gun -Ribbon (I choose glittery…
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    May 7, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • Graduation Series: Graduation Look Book (Outfit ideas for the Ceremony, Parties, & More)

    The best part about graduation season is getting to dress up all the time, here are some of my favorite outfits to wear to Graduation Events! These are great because you can wear them to your friends parties, your party, graduation ceremonies, or even under your gown on the day of your graduation! I am in love with this color for summer! I know this is pretty matchy-matchy, but you could change that up by adding some earrings/bracelets or pairing it…
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    May 5, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • Etsy Shop Spotlight: SewphisticatedNC (+ Read for 10% off your order)

    Raise your hand if you love monograms!! SewphisticatedNC is my newest discovery on Etsy and I am in love with her products - mostly because a girl can never have too many monograms and SewphisticatedNC has an endless amount of different products to choose from! I recently got the "Monogrammed Makeup Bag in Quatrefoil Pattern," how cute is it?! I am always traveling and on the go so why not travel in style? I'm so excited to bring this on my…
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    April 30, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • What going to Prom is Really Like (As told by Gossip Girl)

    So it's that time of year again, prom season. I'm a senior and last weekend I went to my fourth prom - so yeah you could say I'm basically an expert at it by now. Don't get me wrong, prom is always a highlight of my year and it ends up being a fantastic night, but the whole step by step process (until the night is finally over) is a little…stressful to say the least. So here is my outline…
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    April 20, 2015 By laurenlindmark
  • Graduation Series: Glitter Letters (DIY)

    Up first in my Graduation Series are these adorable gold glitter letters! I bought these at Michaels in the letters that spell my name. These make for perfect decor at your graduation party and you can get the glitter in an assortment of colors! Supplies: -Letters (I spelled out my name but you can do your school, graduation --year, or any word!) -Mod Podge -Paint brush These are so simple to make, all you have to do is paint on…
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    April 12, 2015 By laurenlindmark