Category Archives: Lifestyle

Lifestyle are Pop Shop America blogs that touch on all kinds of different things but don’t quite fit into our art, recipes, or DIY blog categories.

15 Gorgeous Dream Conservatories & Greenhouses

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Like a dream these indoor gardens feel like another world. They feel so warm, airy, and full of life. These Conservatories and Greenhouses are all about inspiration. I found the most gorgeous of them from around the globe and gathered them here. Good News: There are lots of gorgeous photos. Bad news – these are […]

See Inside the Brika Handmade Subscription Box


It’s been 7 months and I’ll probably keep this box forever! I’m in love with the Brika Subscription Box. It’s full of handmade goods and lots of different types of things. It’s all small batch, artisan goods that are mostly made in Canada. I’ve gotten hand soap, sugar scrubs, coasters, candles, kitchen items, home decor, […]

Winter Recipes + Pretty Pintastic Party 186

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Y’all it just snowed in Houston and I can’t believe it. It’s pretty cold so here are some of our favorite wintery recipes to keep you warm. Tangerine Cranberry Sauce Recipe Vanilla Bean Infused Bourbon Recipe Holiday Party Inspiration Welcome to the Pretty Pintastic Party, where every post is pinned & features are pinned by […]

Thorn & Moon: The Coven And The Apothecary


I know just what you’re into… It’s this. Thorn & Moon will be hosting a monthly market all their own to bring you occult adornments and handmade mystic faire. Shop their magical goods online anytime on their Etsy here. Introducing: Thorn & Moon Apothecary… Thorn¬†and Moon began as three friends – Jessica, Dana, and Beth […]

Use these All Natural Essential Oils for the Best Massage

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What goes best with a therapeutic and calming massage? Obviously, good massage oil! Adding a little essence to your massage regimen, there are various essential oils that definitely fill the bill. Here are some of the best essential oils that can be used for massage therapy due to their relaxing properties: Lavender Essential Oil The […]

Holiday Party Inspiration

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Tis the season! We’re in love with these cool breezes and gift giving spirit. And the best part about the holidays are having some time off and attending or throwing a great holiday party. Here our favorite Holiday Party Inspiration that includes holiday decor, tablescapes, cocktails, recipe, and more. We love a holiday that feels […]

8 Skincare Lines that Will Make You Switch to Natural

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“Ohmigod, you look AMAZING,” a friend recently mused to me. I also must add that the Mr. has also been raving about how much better my overall skin appearance has been looking. All the while I was thinking, ‘Hmmmm… I bet it’s because I’ve been using natural skin care products by local Texas and Arizona […]

Source Vital Apothecary: Customized Skincare for Everyone

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For healthy, natural, luxurious body care meet Source Vital. If you haven’t tried this Houston brand, you must! Source Vital creates skincare for different skin types like acne, aging skin, and scars. You can also find essential oils, serums, all natural bath products and more. Their line in extensive and their ingredients are of the […]

Sneak Peak at Boerne Handmade Market

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Want a sneak peak of what’s in store for Boerne Handmade Market? This gorgeous pop up in the Texas Hill Country is taking place this weekend. Here are the details: Boerne Handmade Market April 21st 9am – 4pm at The Cana Ballroom Boerne, TX 78006 GET TICKETS HERE And here’s a sneak peak from the […]

What You Should and Shouldn’t Buy on AliExpress

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Alibaba and Aliexpress are like a great big mystery for a lot of US Shoppers. And it’s no wonder. It has a bit of a weird reputation. Just watch this weirdness summed up so well by John Oliver. And it can be a little confusing to navigate. It’s as busy as Amazon but has “shops” […]

Take a Picture Tour of Firefly Handmade Market Boulder CO

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Firefly Handmade is a totally unique series of events in Boulder Colorado. Their markets are 4 times a year and take place both indoors in the winter months and outdoors in the summer months. One of my favorite components of the festival is that it’s ENTIRELY handmade. No vintage. No fair trade! So cool. I […]

Cute & Prickly! The Must Shop Handmade Cactus Gift Guide

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Alright y’all. I admit it. We’ve gone a little cactus crazy. We just love the prickly little cuties so much that we can’t help but carry so many in our Online Shop! Here’s a curated collection of some of our favorite cactus cuties. Just click through to shop them right now. Notebook Paper + Cactus […]

The Coolest DIYs from Blitsy Craft Supply Shop

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This and other blogs at Pop Shop America may contain affiliate links. I just discovered Blitsy and I’m in love! In searching for alternatives to Hobby Lobby, I found the coolest most modern craft supply company around. They are based in Chicago and specialize in paper goods, bullet journals, stationery and fancy pens.They don’t have […]

Shop Handmade & Raise Money for Hurricane Harvey Relief

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What Can We Do for Hurricane Evacuees? So Much. I’ve been hearing a lot of talk about feeling “helpless” after Hurricane Harvey. Don’t. People want to help but the needs of shelters and evacuees is changing from minute to minute. So us at Pop Shop America and lots of other handmade businesses are focused on […]