Posts Categorized: diy gifts

Quote Journal

As we head into a New Year full of hope and enthusiasm to keep our resolutions we thought it would be neat to make a quote journal. These are really simple and can be given as a gift to a friend (or even yourself). No fancy printing, no templates or calligraphy just a sweet quote… Read more »

Cozy Sweater Wine Wrap

I’m the queen of procrastination, especially during the holiday season! So in order to prevent the last minute speeding to the store, half-hazardly throwing something together, and arriving to the holiday party slightly out of breath, I’ve decided to prepare BEFORE the day of the holiday party. I’ve seen adorable recycled sweater wrapped wine bottles… Read more »

Ring Around the Rosette …

I’m sadly not very good at sewing, but I love fabric, so what’s a girl to do?  These adorable rosettes are the perfect answer–no sewing, easy to make and super-versatile.  Time to wander into the fabric section and act like you know exactly what you’re doing, because we’re makin’ crafts! What you’ll need: fabric —… Read more »

Bird Brain

I’m not totally sure what this post is about – except that I found the following ad with this adorable little knit bird creature and the website for the pattern to make it. If I had seen this another time or another place, I would have said “yeah, Country Living, who actually makes knit bird… Read more »

About The Chic

Back in 2004 when I was looking to name my events company, I stumbled across the word 'Chic' in an old dictionary. The definition was: “a fashionable lifestyle, ideology, or pursuit”. I fell in love with the word and the idea that chic is the pursuit of something better, prettier, or cooler than you are today. Chic isn’t a state of being or even a destination, chic is the journey you take on the way to something greater. ~Rachel

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Question: From RJ in Los Angeles Hi Rachel! We had a gathering last night where quite a few kids (mostly toddlers) showed up with their parents. My husband and I are childless, but love kids and aren’t afraid of messes/things breaking, etc. But, one of the mothers made a comment about “another friend of hers… Read more »

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