D.I.Y Holi Powder

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Holi powder is such a fun addition to any photo shoot. My husband and I decided to get our pictures done for our 2 year wedding anniversary but we didn’t want to just do the basic cutesie couples photos so I did some research and I love the way these pictures looked so I started looking around for ways to make the powder yourself and save some money.

Here is what you need:

  • Sidewalk chalk
  • baggies
  • glass jars or plastic containers to store
  • a hammer or a hard spoon

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All you have to do is put three of whatever color chalk you want into a plastic baggie. Make sure you seal it tight and lay it on a hard surface. Next, you need to do is break up the chalk until it’s a fine powder (don’t worry too much about a few chunks). Once it’s as fine as you want it put it in your containers.

because it’s chalk it will show up on just about any color shirt. Have fun and happy crafting!

Here are a few pictures of us using the powder.

D.I.Y Sharpie Tie Dye // Shirts

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This D.I.Y is super easy and fun. What you will need is a white t shirt or tank top, rubbing alcohol 70% or higher, sharpie markers and an eye dropper. The method I used was to make dots in a circle. You don’t need to put a lot of circles just a few would be fine. I did 4 on the front and three on the back. Once you have the desired number of circles use the dropper and apply the rubbing alcohol. Don’t worry about the color soaking through that is what makes it look so cool.

I also twisted the shirt up and applied more color to make it look a little different. Also the first time you wash it to make sure your wash it by hand as the color tends to run a little bit.

Here are my results:

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D.I.Y Sharpie Tie Dye // Canvas Shoes

This is a super easy and fun D.I.Y. All you need is a pack of sharpies, an eye dropper and rubbing alcohol 70% or higher, I purchased my canvas shoes from payless.com for around $12.

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The first step is to make dots all around the shoe in the color scheme you want. After you’ve done the whole shoe all you have to do is use the eye dropper and hold the shoe. Drop the alcohol on the shoe and the color will spread. I always hold the shoe and an angle and I use a ton of alcohol to make sure you can’t see the dots once you were done.

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This design I used a line technique with only blue and orange.

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This design I used the circle technique and every color of the rain bow.

Happy crafting!

 

My Favorite Starbucks Drinks and How to Order Them

First off I was never really a Starbucks person until I realized that they don’t just sell coffee. I was completely oblivious to the fact that they sold other drinks and even food. So below are some of my favorite drinks and how you can order them!

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Raspberry Milk Tea (iced black tea)

  • 4 pumps of raspberry syrup
  • 2 pumps of toffee nut
  • coconut milk or almond milk
  • no water

 

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Super Fruit Tea

  • Iced green tea
  • 3-4 pumps of liquid sugar
  • a scoop of strawberries
  • a scoop of limes

 

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Purple Drink

  • Iced passion tea
  • soy milk
  • vanilla syrup
  • a scoop of blueberry

 

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Pink Drink

  • coconut milk
  • Strawberry Acai Starbucks Refresher
  • scoops of strawberries

 

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Pink Ombre Drink

  • Coconut milk
  • cool lime refresher
  • passion fruit tea

but this drink has been added to the year round menu so just ask for the pink ombre drink.

Those are my top 5 favorite Starbucks drinks. I hope this helps you and let me know in the comments below what your favorite drink is.

Happy Drinking!

 

 

 

 

The Great Nations of Rendaraia

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The Great Nations of Rendaraia by Jayel Draco was such an awesome book to read. I read it in two sittings and enjoyed every minute of reading it. What made the book so good was how well written the story line was and how the book was written in the first person. another amazing part of this book is that it is an art book which means the pages are illustrated as well as colored, meaning they are not white like normal books they look distressed or old.

Overall reading this book was fun. I could really put myself into one of the nations lifestyles. I give this book 5 out of 5 stars due to the fact that it was overall a great book and I can’t wait until the next book comes out!

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16 Personalities Quiz // Results

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This quiz wasn’t very long and honestly worth the time. It gives you so much information about your life. My results showed that I am The Campaigner,  I am Extraverted – 71%, Intuitive – 70%, Feeling – 59%, Prospecting – 72%, Turbulent – 80%. My role is a diplomat and my strategy is social engagement.

Let me break down the results a little more.

MIND- This trait determines how we interact with our environment. Extraverted individuals prefer group activities and get energized by social interaction. They tend to be more enthusiastic and more easily excited than introverts.

ENERGY- This trait shows where we direct our mental energy. Intuitive individuals are very imaginative, open-minded and curious. They prefer novelty over stability and focus on hidden meanings and future possibilities.

NATURE- This trait determines how we make decisions and cope with emotions. Feeling individuals are sensitive and emotionally expressive. They are more empathic and less competitive than Thinking types and focus on social harmony and cooperation.

TACTICS- This trait reflects our approach to work, planning, and decision-making. Prospecting individuals are very good at improvising and spotting opportunities. They tend to be flexible, relaxed nonconformists who prefer keeping their options open.

IDENTITY- This trait underpins all others, showing how confident we are in our abilities and decisions. Turbulent individuals are self-conscious and sensitive to stress. They are likely to experience a wide range of emotions and to be success-driven, perfectionistic and eager to improve.

Honestly, the results are pretty spot on with my personality. You guys should try it out and let me know your results in the comments. https://www.16personalities.com/free-personality-test