Make Your Own Summer Wedding Bouquet

Bella Breakdown Forgo an expensive bouquet by making your own bouquet of blossoms in this blush and bashful color scheme. Start by combining three light pink O’Hara roses as the center of the bouquet, crisscrossing the stems. Add some Scabiosa as the next outer layer around the roses. Next, add a beautiful peony to make a focal point. You can also add some white mini Calla lilies. Next, add in some green poppy pods to provide texture and a pop of color. Wispy hydrangea and silver dollar eucalyptus complete the bouquet along the outer edges. Use the floral tape...

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DIY Confetti Tray

Bella Breakdown Start by putting star glitter, holographic glitter and multicolor confetti onto the tray. Arrange the confetti so that it is spread out well. Drizzle a layer of dimensional decoupage over all of the glitter. Cover the confetti and to pop any bubbles with a toothpick. Dry for 48 hours and voilà! You have a beautiful catch-all for...

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DIY Customizable Neon Signs

Bella Breakdown Neon signs are a great way to snazz up any area. Try this simple DIY to make one of your own. The supplies you will need are: Different colors of neon Frame with a particle board backing Hole punch Crazy glue Something to draw with Here’s what to do Remove the glass from the cardboard frame and keep the cardboard backing. Trace your design onto the cardboard. Use the neon wire to cover the lines of your sketch. Use the crazy glue to stick the wire down along your sketch lines. Be careful not to glue your...

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Summer Yum: DIY Frozen Watermelon Pops

Bella Breakdown Watermelon popsicles are everything we need the summer. To make this delicious treat, cut watermelon into 1 inch round slices. Then cut those rounds into quarters. Next, pierce a hole in the rind and place a stick into the hole. Lay your watermelon “popsicles” on a sheet and drizzle melted chocolate over them. Then add your favorite toppings such as pistachios or shredded coconut. Freeze the popsicles until they are frozen....

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Breakfast on the Go: Morning Smoothie

A Delicious Breakfast Smoothie Recipe for All the Breakfast Haters Out There I don’t know about you but breakfast is not my favorite meal of the day. If you offer me a big plate of pasta bolognese for dinner or a delicious chopped salad for lunch, I’m all in. For whatever reason, breakfast is not my thing. Between the rush of getting kids out the door and the fact that I just don’t feel that hungry in the morning, I needed to get creative with finding something both nutritious and filling to eat for breakfast on the go. I...

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Crafty Clean: How to Remove a Red Wine Stain

Bella Breakdown No need to panic—just follow this easy 5-step process to remove red wine from a white tablecloth (or other washable fabric). Wine Stains Begone! Before starting, gather these items: white cloth table salt rubber band boiling water large bowl Step 1: Dab at the stain with a damp white cotton cloth. Step 2: Slide a bowl under the fabric, centering the stain. Step 3: Secure the stained item to the bowl with the large rubber band. Step 4: Sprinkle the table salt onto the stain. Step 5: Pour boiling water over the salted stain. Then machine wash...

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