Come Together Event

We are so excited to tell you guys about this event – where influencers with a reach of 1.5 million are all coming together to donate their time and talent to donate $40,000 to the Children’s Justice Center. Cents of Style is matching all ticket sales and donating $20k themselves. So awesome!! Our goal is actually higher than that, but once we sell all the tickets to this event that will be the minimum we will be able to donate! The event will be Saturday May 13th from 4-9 pm and you’ll be able to hear from your choice of influencers on a variety of uplifting topics. Emily will be speaking about Inner and Outer Beauty with Abby of Twist Me Pretty @twistmepretty, Kayti of the Beyouty Bureau and Alycia of Crowley Party @alyciagrayce. You can see all the SIX panels here!



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Of course you’ll be taken care of the moment you arrive with dinner, a swag bag that will blow your mind. A place to primp and be pampered, professional headhshots and so much more! We can’t wait to spend the evening with you! And with your ticket sales you will do so much good. We encourage you to watch the video all about this event and how it benefits the CJC:

More awesome sponsors!

@duovenues @sodalicious @penguinbrothers @oteolindon @manhattanutah @reliksalonandspa  @platinumstudio 

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best of: easter eggs!

We’re back with our “Best Of” series, highlighting our favorite Holiday ideas from around the web. With Easter falling in March again this year we wanted to get a head start! Here’s some seriously amazing ideas we’ve spotted and pinned. Follow our boards here!8 Modern Easter Egg Ideas

Marbled DIY

NCC_4974-680x1024Brit Co.’s Fruit Series is incredible! Check all these ideas out. They map them out step by step here.Fruit and Veggie Easter Eggs

This series was created after the NYC Subway system, but we just love the graphic typography and pops of bright color! See how they did it here.Initial Easter Eggs

For those who love a good crisp line and can’t see to get it with tradition dyeing methods, this washi tape decorating is so genius!Washi Tape Eggs

Pantone Eggs – You know how much we love Pantone paint chips. (Remember our giant Pantone art here?) Such fresh and modern!Pantone easter eggs

This one is arrogantly from our own archives, but our kids loved it and we loved displaying them! Never run out, re-do a million times, the favorite: Chalkboard Eggs.Chalkboard EggsWe love all these clever sayings for your eggs from Lovely Indeed! So cute!Typography EggsThe Queen of the Emoji, Kelly of Studio DIY slayed this one!Emoji Easter Eggs

This one is so pretty! Gold leaf marbling from She Knows!Gold Marbling Egg

Find more of Small Fry’s Easter Archives here!

DIY ideas: A Miffy Easter Egg Hunt Tote, Sweet Bunny Onesie, and bunnifying your sneakers!

For your parties: Our Annual Brunch Year One, Two, Three and Four. Printable Games, Mask Ideas,

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Amazon Explore

Have you seen Amazon’s new feature Explore? Customize, curated, beautiful and modern collections for just about everything! While you browse lists you can “heart” your favorite products and then it will tailor the curations to fit you even better the next time you hop on! You’ll have to click over to see what we mean, its so pretty! No offense Amazon, but its very un-Amazon looking. Very minimal and pretty and all white just like we like it. Here are some of the lists we’ve been loving!

Curated Mid Century Modern Furniture // Just for Kids // Best Korean Beauty products // Kooky Office Products // Vegan Taxidermy

And all these items below were on our Explore pages. SO good right?!amazon explore

Black Matte Tissue House // Mix and Match Animals // Face Blocks // Kids Hand Bells // Farfalle Pot Holders // K // Striped Hopper // LED Longhand Time Clock // Marble Air Case // Bamboo and Melamine Servingware // Ice Magna Tiles // Pastel House Shelf // Walnut Floor Fan // Futuristic Paper Towel Holder // Dessert Decorating Pen // Unicorn Wall Bust // Multi Vase Stand //  Patterned Sneakers // Striped Ukulele

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Modern Brass Wreath

By Emily.

One thing evaded me decor-wise moving into our temporary rental was our glass front door. It has a giant pane and then terrible tan painted wood casing around it. To make a long story short in a row of the same types of doors it can be confusing which one is ours and so I’ve been trying to find something that fits my style and stands out amongst a sea of boxwood circle wreathed glass pane tan doors. Ya feel me? I freaking love Boxwood PS, I just needed something different to help our poor mail lady. 😉Modern Brass Wreath or Wall HangingSo how about a simple brass wreath with the option to add or take away seasonal foliage and floral? Done.

Here’s what you’ll do and a few links to other options I weighed before moving forward with this DIY.

1. Brass Tubing. You can buy this on eBay or Amazon but make sure you figure out your diameters. It is the actual width of the circle not the length of the circle if it was unrolled. Like I thought. Ahem. Anyway this is an 1/8th inch and knowing now I probably would’ve wanted 1/4th.Modern Brass Wreath or Wall Hanging

2. Using metal cutters I did one 1 foot piece and 2 2 foot pieces to get that elongated triangular shape. Once you cut the tube just take a hammer and hammer it back out so you can fit the fishing line through.

3. String the tubes onto a length of fishing line and then tie a knot tightly at the top.Modern Brass Wreath or Wall Hanging

[Dress via Sonnet James // Shoes (sold out but similar) // Cuffs R and E Avenue Raleigh’s Romper // Shoes]

4. Use extra line or a wreath hook and stick that baby up on the door or wall.Modern Brass Wreath or Wall Hanging

5.You’ll need to add your floral or foliage greens with either floral wire or that extra fishing wire (floral wire is way easier.) This is fresh lavender which smells and looks amazing but for my door I’ll be doing faux!DSC_5389

modern wreath alternatives2. DIY Himmeli 3. Spoon Wreath 4. Cardboard Wreaths via Etsy  5. Reclaimed Wood Wreath 4. Straw Wreath 7. Sputnik / Atomic Wreath DIY

If you’re looking to purchase a brass hanging piece this one is cool, too!