Bluebonnet Lane

I think we can officially say Spring has definitely sprung meaning one important thing…Mother’s Day. Now I know it can be hard to find the perfect gift every year that you feel your mom deserves which is why I was so excited when I discovered Bluebonnet Lane. Their idea is simple- curated gift boxes for almost any and all occasions. But, the way they do it is lovely, classy, and incredibly unique. I must say, this idea is pretty close to perfect for any mom out there. You could even give this gift as a birthday present, an Easter gift, or just to send a little extra love to someone special.

After talking to Alexandria, the beautiful women who started this company, she shared with me some ideas she has for future curated boxes which is GREAT and has me excited to see what she will come up with next. What do you guys think? Wouldn’t it be cool to see a baby shower box, a bachelorette box, or holiday specific boxes?

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They hand delivered the “Essentials Box” to me complete with a floral arrangement (Uhm, BONUS!).

THE ESSENTIALS BOX INCLUDES:
Herbivore Pink Clay Bar Soap
Herbivore Coconut Milk Bath Soak
Posh Skin Care Lavender & Peppermint Cleansing Grains
Stonebriar Collection Unscented Chambray Candle
Zoe’s Chocolate Pretzel Bar
Savour This Kitchen Gypsy Spice Blend
Boom Chicka Pop Sea Salt Popcorn
8oz Lovecup Coffee Co. House Blend
Gigi’s Remix Crunch Granola Mix
Top Shelf Glasses Coffe O’Clock Mug
The Social Type Personalized Handwritten Note

Mother’s Day Local Delivery:
– All local delivery orders for Mother’s Day must be placed by 11:59pm CST on 5/6/15.

– All shipped orders for Mother’s Day must be placed by 11:59pm CST on 5/4/15 for delivery between 5/7-5/10

xokris

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Dumpster Treasures

It’s no secret that I sometimes like to pull things out of dumpsters and bring the items home with me (totally not weird). Things like dishes, old lamps, picture frames, and ย even a sweater. There are some times when I come across things that are really nifty, like an old skate deck that is unridable and someone thought to be garbage. If you ever see old surfboards, skateboards, or scrap wood, scoop them up! You could turn it into a really cool custom art piece.

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I decided I wanted to make a magazine collage on my board. I rounded up old surf magazines and cut out photos that inspired me.

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Once you figure out how you want to place the magazine cut outs on your board, grab some rubber cement (Hobby Lobby) and use a fair amount to glue the pieces, but not too much so that the paper becomes soggy! Finish up with a gloss coating over the entire front to give extra protection against tearing and give it some shine. Hang it up on your wall and you’ve got a cool art piece you made all on your own ๐Ÿ™‚

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Pretty radical, right? ๐Ÿ˜‰

xokris