Art, Blog Features, Daily Sparkle, Design, DIY, Etcetera, Holidays, Leisurely Thursdays

Sparkle #201: Bright Lights on my Mind!

October 6, 2016
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October and the cool fall breeze is making me happy-giddy! And I have got fun, family, food and festivals on my mind all of this month. Since the festival of lights is just round the corner, I have been browsing a whole lot of decor and lighting ideas on Pinterest. I love bright lights, they are the easiest way to glam up your home for the holiday season. There are so many ways to add some sparkle and shine to your decor – candles, string lights, lamps, neon signs or just about anything else that twinkles! Below are 46 inspiring ideas to get you…

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Art, Daily Sparkle, Destinations, Photography, Travel, Travel Tale Tuesdays

Sparkle #200: Colorful Buildings I Want To Visit

August 23, 2016
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Color always makes me happy!  I go crazy with the camera when I spot a multicolored building during my travels. There are many wonderfully constructed, artistic, multi-hued buildings around the world – a testament to the amazing talent of creative artists everywhere. For today’s post, I thought I would share pictures of 30 odd colorful buildings which really caught my attention while browsing the web. You will be delighted and mesmerized by the gorgeous colors, beautiful designs and the interesting ideas which led to the creation of these masterpieces. Each building has a story behind how it came to be – some were built with the concept of color and art…

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Daily Sparkle, Inspired Mondays, Living, Positiveness

Sparkle #199: Challenge Yourself to be “Complaint-free”

July 25, 2016
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Happy Monday people! I have been so bad with the blog this year, and I am very disappointed for not putting in more time on my site. Without giving long explanations, let me just admit that the first half of 2016 went by in the blink of an eye. It’s already August, so perhaps this week and next I should slow down and check in on what I have been up to this year. I often wonder if I am being busy or productive, but I think I am too scared to really find that out! Let’s come back to August and the start of…

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Art, Blog Features, Daily Sparkle, DIY, Etcetera, Holidays, Leisurely Thursdays, Photography

Sparkle #198: Fourth of July Sparkler Photography

June 30, 2016
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The Fourth of July weekend is just round the corner, and if you have not planned a mini getaway, then chances are you are having a nice summer party at home! If you plan to spend your weekend chilling with family and friends, then it might be a good idea to look up game and food DIYs online. One super fun activity you can plan for the evening is “writing with sparklers”. Fireworks are a Fourth of July staple, and taking photographs when people are writing with sparklers is an engaging activity bound to interest both kids and adults. You have probably…

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