DIY Alert | Shawl, Vest or Bikini Cover Up

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Who doesn’t love a fashionable creator friendly DIY!? Lately I’ve been wearing cute shawl/cover-ups to complete my outfits and decided to share the how-to.

Here are a few looks

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(I’m on the right)

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And worn as a bikini cover-up

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And here is the quick 1 minute how to:

Happy creating and accessorizing!

XO,

 

 

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Home + Living | Window Surgeon

Dolls,

This was such a fun project! Carmen Veal Interiors was hired to re-upholster an old outdated valance with a fresh stylish makeover. Once my client decorates the space surrounding the window, I’ll share the gorgeous new valance that already made the room look like a million bucks. She absolutely loved it and titled me a window surgeon :-). Enjoy some pics below.

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Until next time, happy creating…

Xo,

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www.carmenveal.com

Home + living | DIY Home office Pt 1

Greetings all,

This project has been planned in my head for quite a while now. I decided to turn my laundry room into my home office.

Here is the start of the office with a desk and accent stand I painted my fav shade of green (Jade).

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The project itself is far from over (shelving units, wall art, custom painted rug etc.) but I’ve started with a few essentials.

First is this file organizer I spray painted

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And of course a coaster to protect my desk from liquid spills

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Here is how I made it:

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1. Buy the precut square tile from Home Depot
2. Cut the paper the size of your tile. I used a rotary cutter & pad. Lined the tile to the edge of the paper for a perfect square.
3. Use mod pudge glue and foam brush to apply scrapbook paper. I used one coat on top of the tile…
4. Applied cut paper, then applied another coat of mod podge glue to the top.

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5. (Optional) I decided to add a few decals from the scrapbook set. Then applied one more coat of mod podge and let dry.

I hope you guys enjoyed and use this to make your own. All products were purchased from Walmart (long ago since I’m using things I already have in my home). Stay tuned for part 2.

Until next time…

XO,
Carmen Veal