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UncommonGoods: gifts that make both you and them happy

UncommonGoods: gifts that make both you and them happy

At the risk of sounding like a braggart; I’m a good gift giver. I thoughtfully ponder over the recipient and occasion, and won’t stop until I have found the perfect item. It makes me happy, it makes them happy…and those are two things you should always aim for! There’s a site that’s been helping me achieving this dual gift nirvana…
Sales on SALE: 25% off at Shopbop

Sales on SALE: 25% off at Shopbop

It's that magical time again! Time when all sale items on my Shopbop wishlist get snatched up because they're 25% off their already marked down price, That's right... Take an extra 25% off sale items at Shopbop now through June 24th Straight from my wishlist, here are 3 things I'm buying right now (and you should too.) 1. The cutouts…
Easy DIY Projects: Dip Dyed Fringe Necklace

Easy DIY Projects: Dip Dyed Fringe Necklace

Kirsten brings you another one of her Easy DIY projects... Jewelry-making provides an awesome outlet to put small trinkets and materials to good use. And since you don’t need much to create something like a necklace pendant, it’s super easy to whip up new baubles for your wardrobe. For example, you can use pieces of old clothing to create this…
Easy DIY Projects: Embellished Shoulder Duster Earrings

Easy DIY Projects: Embellished Shoulder Duster Earrings

Experimenting with handmade jewelry is one of the best ways to practice your hand at arts and crafts. And because each piece only requires a few components, you’ll have ample room for trial and error. The best part is that when you do finish a jewelry project, you can incorporate it into your wardrobe and favorite outfits. Take these shoulder…
DIY Jewelry: Bandanna Bolo Necklace

DIY Jewelry: Bandanna Bolo Necklace

DIY Jewelry is so versatile; that’s exactly why I love it. And since jewelry projects are typically small, it’s easy to experiment with different textures and supplies. It gets even better when you bring in things that aren’t traditionally used for jewelry. This tutorial is the perfect example. To make this handmade accessory, I transformed an old bandanna into a…
Shopbop 2016 Friends and Family Sale: 25% off

Shopbop 2016 Friends and Family Sale: 25% off

Oh friends (and family!) it's that magical time of year again. Time to turn your Shopbop wish list into a "oh, I'm BUYING that" list. Because it's the Shopbop 2016 Friends and Family Sale and you can take 25% off regular AND sale price items from now through Thursday, April 7th 11:59 PST. Remember those totally unique Coclico Clogs I…
3 Things You Need in the Shopbop March 2016 Sale…

3 Things You Need in the Shopbop March 2016 Sale…

It's here, shoppers! The Shopbop March 2016 sale is happening now: Tuesday, March 1 12:01 am EST until Saturday, March 5th at 11:59pm PST. It's a tiered sale, so the more you spend, the more you save. I never seem to have a problem finding things to buy, but in case you need some suggestions, here are the three items…
Easy DIY Projects: Heart Print Chevron Necklace

Easy DIY Projects: Heart Print Chevron Necklace

When it comes to the month of February, love is in the air...and everywhere you look. And whether or not you recently celebrated Valentine's Day, you can't deny the charming touch that heart prints add to an ensemble. Fortunately, this doesn't mean you need to indulge in Barbie-pink hues and glittery red elements (though we were totally feeling Gaga's red…
Latest Shopbop Obsession: Jump From Paper

Latest Shopbop Obsession: Jump From Paper

Flashing back to my art school days, I learned A LOT about trompe l'oeil. The art technique translates into "deceive the eye" and typically referred to two dimensional works that appear to be three dimensional. Optical illusions, if you will. Dali was a fan, but the style had been around for centuries before college kids were smoking pot and tripping…
Easy DIY Jewelry: Knotted Rope Bracelet

Easy DIY Jewelry: Knotted Rope Bracelet

Contrary to what you may think, making your own accessories doesn't have to be rocket science. This is especially true for making jewelry; you only need basic crafting skills to get going. It all comes down to knowing where to start. This easy DIY jewelry knotted rope bracelet is the perfect example. In just four steps, you can transform ordinary…