How To: Wrap a Perfect Present

Category: Craft     Holiday Crafts     Celebrate     DIY     Lauren Conrad    

How To: Wrap a Perfect Present
So you have the perfect gift but you're not sure how to wrap it-err, perfectly...this is where I come in. For most of us, the days of having our mothers wrap all of our holiday gifts are long gone. And while throwing something in a bag with some tissue paper is quick and easy, there's something to be said about spending a little extra time to wrap your gifts the old-fashioned way. Without furthe ...

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Deck the Halls: DIY Winter Terrariums

Category: Celebrate     Contributors     Craft     DIY     Holiday Crafts     Holiday Specials     Ilana Saul    

DIY Winter Terrariums by LaurenConrad.com

Making terrariums is a favorite DIY project of mine. (We even had handmade terrariums at every table for my wedding!) They're fun and easy to assemble, and make great gifts or centerpieces. But in the spirit of the season, I decided to give my terrariums a wintery twist this time around. Swapping succulents and air plants for bottlebrush trees and faux snow, the result is a mini winter wonderland instead of the usu ...

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Deck the Halls: DIY Be Merry Garland

Category: Craft     Decorate     Holiday Crafts     Celebrate     Lauren Conrad    

Deck the Halls: DIY Be Merry Garland
It's no secret that I love to add a little glitter into my decor for the holidays. To coordinate with my Glitter Garland that I blogged about last week, I thought it would be fun to show you how to create a complimentary 'Be Merry' glitter garland. I've been known to make these types of garlands for a variety of occasions-for Paper Crown look book ...

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Holiday DIY: Hot Toddy Kit

Category: Craft     Holiday Specials     Holiday Gift Ideas     Holiday Crafts     Contributors     Celebrate     DIY     Lauren Conrad    

Holiday DIY: Hot Toddy Kit
Sometimes the best gift is a hand crafted one. They are fun to make and feel so personal. They are also a great option for those not-so-easy-to-shop-for friends on your list. Besides giving gifts to my family and close friends, it's also great to have presents on hand to bring to the host or hostess of holiday parties you attend this time of year. In my opinion, the best hostess gifts are ones that feel celebratory and ones you can ...

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Deck the Halls: DIY Ornaments, 3 Ways

Category: Celebrate     Craft     DIY     Holiday Crafts     Holiday Specials    

We're excited to bring you an adorable blog from our friend Lauren Gores Ireland, who is an L.A.-based lifestyle blogger. You can find more of her musings over at Lauren's Lyst. Today she's sharing three adorable DIY ornament ideas that you're definitely going to want to try out yourself! Take a peek...

DIY Ornaments, 3 Ways by LaurenConrad.com

Hi everyone! It's Lauren Gores Ireland here, and I'm so excited ...

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Inspired Idea: DIY Chocolate Coffee Stirring Spoons

Category: Dine     Holiday Crafts     Holiday Foods     Holiday Specials    

DIY Chocolate Coffee Stirring Spoons | LaurenConrad.com

To us, the holidays are synonymous with baking up a storm. With Thanksgiving behind us and Christmas on the horizon, it's only natural for you to be thinking about the next party you're going to host or attend and treats you're going to serve by the fire on Christmas Eve. While we love a traditional cookie plate, why not treat your friends and family to something a little unconventional? We've got ...

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Halloween DIY: Haley's Queen of Hearts Costume

Category: Member Spotlight     Halloween     Holiday Specials     Holiday Crafts     Contributors     Jessi Burrone    

Well ladies, your time is almost up! Halloween is tomorrow. Do you have your costume planned yet? I'm sure you've been keeping up with Lauren's annual Halloween costume and all of our other fun, last minute ideas on the blog. While our last Chic of the Week made our mouths water with her DIY ice cream cone costume, this week's Chic has an ensemble that is putting hearts in our eyes. It's no surprise that the rest of Team LC and I are all about finding inspiration in our ...

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Halloween DIY: Amanda's Adorable Ice Cream Costume

Category: Member Spotlight     Craft     Halloween     Holiday Specials     Holiday Crafts     Contributors     Celebrate     DIY     Jessi Burrone    

You all know how the saying goes, 'you are what you eat.' I admit that I keep this in mind when my sweet tooth is out of control (can you say Halloween candy?) and today's costume submission could not be a more accurate depiction of this quote. Being a food blogger, this week's Chic decided that it would only be natural if her Halloween costume followed suit. Complete with rainbow sprinkles and an ice cream cone headband, scroll down to see how Amanda handmade the cutest ice cream costume ...

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Hocus Pocus: My Halloween Party Animals Costume

Category: Contributors     Craft     DIY     Halloween     Holiday Crafts     Holiday Specials     Lauren Conrad     Wear    

And Lauren Conrad's Halloween costume this year is...

Well ladies, it's that time of year again: My Halloween costume reveal! Every Occtober I get so excited to get crafty and make a new Halloween costume (homemade ones are always my favorite). Last year I gathered together sequins and seashells and made a mermaid. The year before I gather up a mountain of tulle and made a toothfairy costume. And this year, instead of putting together one Halloween c ...

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DIY: Confetti Party Poppers

Category: Celebrate     Contributors     Craft     DIY     Holiday Crafts     Holiday Specials     Ilana Saul    

DIY: Confetti Party Poppers

Whenever there's a holiday coming up, my first thought is usually what kinds of crafts I can make to celebrate. Since fireworks are everyone's favorite part of the Fourth of July, I wanted to come up with a firework-inspired DIY... that was neither dangerous nor illegal, of course. So to get in the Independence Day spirit, I came up with these fun Fourth of July confetti poppers. (All the fun of an amateur fireworks display ...

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