Happy New Year, UAH readers! We’ve made it through some pretty rough and tumble times in the past year to reach 2017 – which has only made us stronger than ever, and so ready to take on whatever this next set of 365 days has in store for us. In celebration of this… Continue reading After the Cork Pops at Midnight: Making and Keeping Creativity-Focused Resolutions
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Until I entered the DIY-Blogging world, I had never heard the word “upcycle” before. Yet “upcycle” (meaning to “process (used goods or waste material) so as to produce something that is often better than the original”) is the word that best describes most of the projects I do. Maybe that drive to “reduce, reuse, and… Continue reading From “Giveaway! To “Gimme!” : DIY Re-upholstered Bench On A Budget
Happy Monday everyone! I’m sorry I’ve been a bit AWOL on the posting front lately. I’ve had a few exciting new developments in the career-corner of my life in the past few weeks, and have definitely been a busy bee getting everything sorted and settled. But fear not, I love being able to stay crafty… Continue reading Mini-DIY: Plan an Owl-Themed Baby Shower!
Hi everyone! I hope you’re having a restful Sunday, recovering from all those Valentine’s chocolates (like I am). Just a little weekend update: Urbanista At Home is now on Pinterest! Each DIY/Tutorial post created on the Urbanista At Home blog will be pinned on our boards on the Urbanista At Home Pinterest account, making it… Continue reading Urbanista At Home is now on Pinterest!
Happy Valentine’s Day, everyone! Whatever your marital status, I hope you are feeling loved and appreciated today. The ability to love is one of the great things about being human, and I always marvel at how love (familial, romantic, platonic, friendly, etc) just has this amazing power to enhance our lives and bring smiles to… Continue reading Guest Blogger Marina: Who says bouquets only have to consist of flowers? A DIY Personalized Bouquet in 4 Easy Steps!
Last week, a friend told me that St. Valentine’s day is only for women, that it’s all about men spoiling their S.O. with chocolates, roses, and romantic candle-lit dinners. And we’ve all heard someone say that Valentine’s is purely a consumer holiday, something that was created solely to drive sales of cards, chocolates, and fuzzy… Continue reading Magnetic Attraction: Valentines Gift-Pockets
Hi everyone! Just a quick little Wednesday afternoon update: Urbanista At Home is now on Twitter and Instagram! If you’re also using these social networking platforms and want to join in on our little party, feel free to search us up and follow by clicking these buttons: Follow @UrbanistaAtHome I’ll be posting with the @UrbanistaAtHome… Continue reading Feel Like Being Social? Urbanista At Home is now on Twitter and Instagram!
Like a lot of girls, I love clothing shopping. Not necessarily the type of shopping where you walk into a mall with a clutch full of cash and out of it four hours later with armfuls of carrier bags, but the type of clothing shopping that doesn’t always even require buying anything, but rather just… Continue reading From One Outfit to Two: Turn That Tired 90s Dress Into 2 Cute Statement Pieces