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DIY Pressed Flower Framed Art

DIY Pressed Flower Frame Tutorial

This blog may contain affiliate links.  Oh I love pressed flowers! There’s something about them so charming and elegant. And you might remember me experimenting with pressed flower to create a unique DIY phone case (that was almost one year ago, wow!). Well, I still love the idea of playing around with pressed flowers in DIY […]

Easy DIY Pom Pom Garland

How To Make An Easy DIY Pompom Garland

Ever since my obsession for knitting started back in Autumn, I began collecting more and more yarns until it became clear I wouldn’t have been able to knit that much during only one Winter! I also discovered the super fun art of making pom poms and, if only you could see my knitting storage basket, you’d say […]

How to make 2 easy DIY photography backgrounds

How to make two easy DIY photography backgrounds

Whether you’re a blogger, a new photographer or just someone who enjoys curating a pretty Instagram feed, I’m sure you’ve wondered at least once in your life how is it that everyone has the prettiest surfaces for photos all the time! I’m talking of all those beautiful aged wooden tables or floorboards, or again all […]

Best Knitting Projects To Start This Winter

Seven of the best knitting projects to start this Winter

During the latest months of 2016 I’ve discovered knitting and if you follow my Instagram profile, you’ll know I’m currently kind of hooked. I have been looking online everywhere for the very best knitting projects to start, and I can now lay claim to a long list of knitting patterns I’ve already tested or that […]

Foldable Autumn DIY Gift Packages

Foldable Autumn DIY Packaging Gift packaging Ideas

With Fall being officially here and Halloween around the corner, you might be starting putting together ideas for some fall-themed or Halloween parties – so today I want to share a couple of super easy ideas for some Autumn DIY gift packages you can make at home with autumn-themed patterned paper to style your mini-events […]

Artist Kristen M. Liu Forever

Kristen M. Liu Forever

This week, I chatted up Kristen M. Liu! It took all I had not to go full on fan-girl and scare her away. Her fun, naughty paintings are dreamy and electric. Every scene is like peering in on some big secret. She’s humble, she’s determined, and she’s brought to you by me, Nirvtastic. Enjoy!  So, we’d […]

Trevon Latin: Crafting Alter Egos

Trevon Latin: Crafting Alter Egos

In my short adult life in Houston I’ve had the pleasure of meeting and getting to know a lot of local artists, and I mean, a lot! Today, though, I want to shed some light on a recent UH graduate, Trevon Latin. His art, inspired by a mix of human interaction and pure fantasy, is both gritty […]

The Felt Art Wonderland of Once Again Sam

The Felted Wonderland of Once Again Sam Etsy Shop

This blog may contain affiliate links.  I certainly spend a fair amount of time on Etsy. Don’t we all? It really works that way–suggesting items, like little pieces of candy, leading us down the rabbit hole of hand-crafted treasures… Speaking of rabbits, one evening, I started a search with “cute taxidermy,” and ended up at a felted […]

Grrrl Power & Aliens: Meet Punkheart Patches

Stay Weird Brooch, Alien Felt Jewelry Punkheart Patches Grrrl Power & Aliens: Meet Punkheart Patches

I would like to introduce you all to the ambitious Miss Wendy ‘Punkheart’ Martin. She’s the dreamer behind Punkheart Patches, an adorable brand of handmade patches and brooches. Her candy-colored badges are stitched up with lace and love and feminist power! Image by Kristin Leigh Images by Wendy Punkheart via Punkheart Patches Anyway, I think her […]

Make Your Own Ombre Pumpkins

How to Make Ombre Pumpkins | Halloween Decor DIY's | Fall Decor Ideas | Learn How to DIY Lots of Cool Stuff on the Pop Shop America LIfestyle Blog

Looking for a Halloween or fall decoration that’s less messy than scooping piles of innards? Or perhaps you’re like me, and the palette of fall’s oranges and browns just isn’t your style. Well good news- making super hip Ombre Pumpkins is easier than you think! You just need 2 paint colors, 2 brushes, and a […]