Sparkly Rings & Shiny Things

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Having great neutral go-to pieces of jewelry, that can sparkle up any outfit, casual or chic, close at hand~is one of our style tricks!  Some of the pieces below are in our own jewelry boxes ~ and some of our friend's as well. (And here's a little secret...shhh - one of these shiny pretties below is going to be in a giveaway this weekend ~ follow LoveFeast on Facebook and Instagram & Living Locurto  on Facebook and Instagram   - so you don't miss a thing!)    A great piece to REMEMBER your children with, the Mother's … [Read more...]

Current Obsessions

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This Naked 2 set has been the topic of conversation with us and a few of our girlfriends. It promises to bring sparkle to a neutral palette in all the right places. Rumor has it there is a Naked 3 Palette soon to be seen. Anything made by Frye is alright in our book. This particular pair is made with vintage leather and with the studs, has that slightly rustic, chic finish that will add a little rock star to any look Free People is another brand we seem to be drawn to. And this sheer sweater, with folds in all the … [Read more...]

Glitterized Phone Charger DIY Project

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Every chargeable item in our home comes of course, with a charger.  But, with 6 members in our family the charger chaos is huge.  Someone anyone is apt to snatch someone's charger accidentally.  My teenage daughter and her friends, dealing with the same problem at sleepovers and such, decided to take these matters into their own hands.  I came home one day last week to find that they were solving the problem by glitterizing their chargers.  This is a great and purposeful DIY craft project for kids, teens and anyone who want to … [Read more...]

Grab Ahold Of The Pantone Color Of The Year ~ Emerald

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If you are looking for some color inspiration in your STYLE - look know further. The color to grab hold of this year is the color of year for 2013 is Pantone 17-5641 TCX , aka - Emerald.  Emerald is a great color.  It's bold.  It's sophisticated.  It's happy.  You can do this color.  Here's some inspiration below on how to add Emerald to your style.   Source: tiltonfenwick.com via LoveFeast on Pinterest   Emerald is not going to be hard to add to your style story. You can add it in with a couple of … [Read more...]

Holiday Gift Guide for HIM

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We don't know about you, but shopping for HIM can sometimes be difficult. Aside from the traditional ties and power tools, what do you get the men in your life? Having 5 boys in my family, I'm always on the hunt for something unique. So, based on the tastes in my house, I created a Holiday Gift Guide for the boys. For the Tech Guy: I found these iPad cases at a local handmade market and loved the texture of the waxed canvas. For the Musician: The musician in your life will feel righteous with this guitar strap … [Read more...]

Gift Guide Roundup

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Wait for it...wait for it...next TUESDAY we will be part of a Gift Guide Roundup! Along with some of our fabulous friends, we will be sharing with you some creative gift ideas. We will be sharing our top Gift Ideas for HIM. This year at a handmade market, Gifts for HIM seemed to dominate what we saw. That's not usually the case. We know guys can be hard to shop for, so we wanted to share with you some of our finds. So, set aside some time next Tuesday...we will have our Gift Guide for Him ready and will have links for all … [Read more...]

How To Create Handmade Painted Bobby Pins

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Back in the day when Kristin and I were raising our little people, I was know for whipping up craft projects for my kids.  I was a former middle school art teacher and I always had plenty of feathers, glitter, gem stones, glue and construction paper around.  There were afternoons Kristin would come over with her kids in tow, to find me and my kids at the kitchen table with a confetti burst of collage materials covering the floor all around us.  "How are you going to get this cleaned up!?" she'd gasp!  We have many a story about … [Read more...]

Mother’s Tree Of Life Necklace

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As some of you may know we are both mothers of many children.  Kristin has 5 children and Chris Ann has 4.  After many years, and all those children neither of us had a piece of jewelry to represented our families.  We knew there was something out there, but we hadn't come across anything that we thought would last the years, live past the fads, remain classic, stylish and sophisticated.  Something that we would treasure forever.  We also knew that whatever Mother's jewelry we would get, it had to be artistic. We want to let … [Read more...]