Bowdabra meets #spanglishDIYer :)
Being invited to appear on Acceso Total Telemundo 51 in Miami and teaching one of the hosts Mariana Rodriguez how to make a scrunchy bow with a Bowdabra LIVE in SPANISH, might have made me shake in my boots not too long ago! Oh wait! *!& IT DID 100% but, I got through it and embraced the fact that my Spanish is more like "spanglish" especially under pressure. Lucky for me, times have changed and spanglish seems to be in "fashion". I'll explain and I'll try to give a conden
Lights, Camera, Action, Rinse & Repeat!
If you think about it we all live our lives on display and have been doing it for quite some time. Think back to pre-school where the teachers asked you to bring something for show and tell. Book reports were meant to absorb the information you read and create discussions in classrooms. I remember making dioramas in kindergarten and grade school which is basically a tool for story telling as well. One of the first things that parents ask their children coming home from a da
Kindhearted People and Pet Rescue
Anyone who knows me knows that I take very well to kind hearted people. Who wouldn't you ask? Well, it's not a surprise to encounter a sea of resistance in every day life as well as business relations with so much competition and directives in this day and age. So when I meet extraordinarily kind hearted people I make a special place in my heart for them. With this said, it was my extreme pleasure to contribute my time and effort to Lucille Zanghi over the weekend. Lucil
Last Minute Valentine's Day DIY!
If you're a crafter you most likely have a lot of the supplies needed for this quick and easy silk floral arrangement on hand but, just in case you aren't and want to give this a shot I've got you covered! Materials needed: ( All the materials can be purchased at a local craft store, dollar store and often Walmart craft sections. ) 1-A roll of red decorative 12 gauge aluminum wire ( it often comes coiled in a clear small bag ) 2-Clear glass or plastic vase 3-Red silk roses or
Make it Work
If you've ever been torn geographically you know the challenges that come along with not living in close proximity to your family. To say that It hinders frequent gatherings is an understatement. At least it seems like it for me. Delays in celebrations and milestones are just one of the many instances that can add stress. Making travel arrangements, scheduling time off, financial strains, considering and respecting each other in lifstyle preferences, religious beliefs, and
Flashback to a Little Poutporri Love
This is a flashback to a simple silk floral DIY arrangement I custom made perfect for Valentine's Day! The glass vase shown in the image has a beautiful pedestal and shape. It enhances and elevates this sophisticated style great for a gift and any space. How To: Insert and adhere floral foam just as you would to any other base. Make sure you leave space to surround all sides of the glass with scented poutporri and conceal the mechanics and floral foam. You can select any s
In the Name of Love
It's the time of year with Valentine's Day quickly approaching that the pressure rises for many to show their affection for the one's that they love with a little something something. There is also the pressure of feeling un-deserving when your classmate has handed out Valentine's Day notes and candy to everyone in your class except you because they may not like you. Feeling excluded and unacknowledged just plain sucks. I've been there! Yes, it starts at a young age and d