12/9: A Mason Jar Christmas!

What can I say – I’m in love with the idea of reusing things, I just can’t help it. So, I compiled a huge list of my favorite Holiday-themed mason jar ideas: from desserts to decorations, I listed just about everything you could imagine!

A Mason Jar Christmas!

12/8: DIY Gift Bag!

I don’t know about you wonderful people, but I seem to have the hardest time finding bags that match my wrapping paper. I finally said forget this and found a tutorial for making your own bags, custom fit and look, from wrapping paper you already have! This couldn’t be more easy.

It’s also a great way to use up little scraps of paper! This bag is pretty teeny – about 5×5″, but you could absolutely try it with something bigger!

Intrigued? Click here!

12/7: Angles

A quick tip to make your photos pop: Angles. Change them, both in your camera and in life. I love to see things from new perspectives, so I’ve made it a habit as a photographer to push myself to be constantly changing my view.

From low,

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To high,

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We explored the quaint old mining town of Bisbee, Arizona.

Learn a simple trick to make your photos pop!

12/7: Angles

Christmas in a Jar

Nothing says Christmas like cinnamon and cloves. There’s just something about that combination that gets me in the holiday spirit, no problem. So today I’m sharing with you guys my favorite recipe for Holiday Potpourri, aka Christmas in a Jar.

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Gangsta Wrappa!

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This shirt was made for me. I’m the weirdo who loves to wrap come Christmas time, even volunteering to do others’.

I think I’ve got a pretty good system going, so I thought I’d share with you guys!

12/4: Wrapping

12/3: DIY Spa Ornament

I know I said I’d be posting the DIY photoshoot workspace today, but I’m going to save it for later so I can feature someone special 🙂

Today’s Shine Bright idea is a DIY Spa Ornament!

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Aromatic Mint and Ginger soothing salts to melt away the coldest winter blues. Use the salts in a hot bath and then hang the ornament on your tree!

Nine of them for under $20 and made within an hour!

Bonus gift box too!

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Enjoy 🙂

12/2: 3 DIY Tripods

If you love DIY projects and saving money, I’ve got you covered!

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Three options to remember this holiday season when the group photo comes up: toilet paper, clothespins and business cards. Impress everyone with your MacGyver skills 😉

3 DIY Tripod Tutorials

Tomorrow I’m going to show you how to DIY a table top photo studio, so don’t put away that tripod just yet.