18 August 2014

A Tour Through Blogland...

Well good morning, friends!

I hope you had an exceptional weekend! Today I want you to hop on in the vehicle, make sure your seatbelt is fastened, and prepare for one fun Tour Through Blogland!

The coolest thing about blogging I have found is making so many fun e-friends that turn into real friends that inspire you, grow you, and tell you when whatever you're posting is absolutely wack. I've made some amazing blog friends, and today I want to tell you a little bit about my blog if you're new around here, and introduce you to some fantastic reads that you will absolutely love!

First, I have to thank Rachel, at Like a Saturday for inviting me to take part in this fun tour. Rachel is INCREDIBLE! Her home is just gorgeous, and she and her husband have been on a mission to make it fancy (from LA to Tokyo) on a budget...and you will be stunned at the results! I mean take a look with me:

This Barstool in her Guest Room is ADORABLE!

Bar Stool Turned Side Table

and those bright colors? Swoon!

and let's talk about how she made this plastic deer into a Gorgeous Faux Taxidermy

faux taxidermy

She just kills me with her adorable craftiness :) If you want to be crafty and adorable like, Rachel...I suggest you go check out her blog immediately! (well, after reading this post  of course ;)

So what about me!

This is the part you might want to skip over if you're a long time reader, or if you're my Grandma and already know all of this...(Hey, Grandma! I know you read every day...i'm talking to you!)

1) What am I working on?

Hey! Great question! We're currently working on redecorating our Master Bedroom but i've been awful at it! We were supposed to paint last weekend, but I woke up and decided the color was just fine as is, and went shopping instead...oops. ;) I have a ton planned for the room, and I have certainly gathered my inspiration...now I just need to commit to a weekend of DIY!

2) How does my blog differ from those in it's genre?

I have to be honest with you guys, my blog has no genre. I guess you could call it a "lifestyle blog" as it's everything I love in my life thrown into one pretty pink website, but really, it's all the things that might be interesting to other 20 somethings like myself. I embarrass myself in front of the camera, love to rock a hair tutorial and I also mix in personal stuff, like the best day of my entire life, so if you stick around with me, you'll never know what you might get day to day :)

natural makeup

3. Why do I write/create what I do?
I just love this little blogging happy place! You can read a novel on my blog and why I do it here, but the truth is, even if only one person were reading this humble slice of internet pie, it would be worth it to me. I love to see myself improve and learn new, cool, techy things, and go back and read posts from a year ago. It's one big old chronicle of the things I love, and that's why I do it! Also, i'm super duper cheap. I don't like to pay full price for anything which is why I create the DIY projects you can find here on the daily.

sunburst spoon mirror

4. How does your writing/ creating process work?
To be honest with you, my creative process is all over the place. I have a blog calendar in which I schedule out my posts for the month, however it is super fluid and changes on the daily. I have a full time job I work at 40 + hours a week, so a lot of times i'm squeezing things in between that schedule. When i'm creating a project, I generally think to myself "would anyone else find this useful" and if the answer is yes, I half-ass photograph it and try to type some funny tutorial on creating it. I really believe that wisdom is learning from others mistakes as well as your own, so you're welcome for all the wisdom i'm bestowing upon you! (That was a joke...)

chevron lamp shade

Okay! Enough about me! (Grandma, you can start reading again!)

I have the great honor to share with you 3 blogs that I promise you will absolutely love!

I am crazy obsessed with my girl Kayla over at a Darling Dream. This chick has style like you wouldn't believe! I've asked her on multiple occasions if I can have a sleepover in her closet. Or if she can give me her hand-me-downs #imgonnapopsometags. She is absolutely stunning and I gather so much fashion inspiration from her on a daily basis!
white lace dress

Next is one of my most favorite DIYers Andrea from Life, Love, Larson. Andrea is so incredibly talented, and if you're ready to drool, go check out her stunning home! She is such a fun mama and I love to read about all the cool things she does with her family on the regular. Oh, did I mention she is gorgeous too?! Hurry, Hurry and go check her out!

And I have to introduce you to Kristin from Hello Lovely. Kristin writes so beautifully, and is just getting started in the blogging world! Make sure you stop by and make her feel super welcome, she is a peach!

If you made it to the end of this very long-winded post, congratulations! I hope you can gather some awesome inspiration from these lovely ladies.

If you're new around here WELCOME! I'm so happy to have you at my happy place.

Any blogs that you absolutely can't live without? I'd love to hear about them! My Bloglovin' Feed can never be full enough!

Until Next Time,
xo Kylie

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  1. Thanks for the shout-out Kylie!! I heart blogland!

  2. I love the plastic deer! My friend has a similar one that she painted gold.

    1. Isn't it great?! I love it! Gold is perfect, I bet it looks amazing!


  3. what a beautiful room!

  4. First of all - you're the absolute best! Second, thanks for your support on my blog! Third - you're gorgeous!!! XO - Alina


    1. Thank you, friend! I'm so glad you stopped by. Loving your blog posts so far!