Author Archives: Tess Ciarloni

How-To Curate Your Bookshelf with DIY Dust Jackets

DIY Dust Jacket

If the title of this post sounded incredibly boring, please bear with me – I swear it’s not! It’s actually incredibly cute and has lead to my bookshelf becoming much more visibly appealing. I decided to DIY dust jackets for my bookshelf and absolutely love the end result! When I moved into my bachelor apartment […]

My Secret to Growing Succulents

secret-to-succulents

I’ve got a bit of a secret to share with you. My secret to growing succulents, that is. It’s nothing too juicy, but I think I’ve stumbled upon a very easy and pretty way to make my succulents and cacti grow super fast. I haven’t been able to prove my theory, but there have been […]

DIY Custom Temporary Tattoos

Temporary Tattoos - Peony Temporary Tattoo by Hand DIY Tutorials at Pop Shop America

I used to love getting temporary tattoos when I was a kid. Pretty sure I’m not alone in that. It was so much fun getting a whole pack of them and being able to pick which one you wanted. Bonus points if you got a cereal that came with a temporary tattoo. There was always […]

3 Gorgeous & Easy Photo Backdrop DIY’s

Easy Photo Backgrounds Subway Tile Photo Backdrop DIY

I’ll admit it – when I started out as a blogger, my photos were crap. They contained no props, had horrible lighting and weren’t composed very well. Once I realized this, I took steps towards becoming a better photographer. One of the most beneficial things that I did was start to use a photo backdrop. This started […]