Modern Stripe Christmas Wreath

It is no secret that I love stripes. They are in the decor throughout my house, my closet is full of them, and I dress my kids in a lot of stripes. I mean, how can you NOT love a good stripe?! I few years ago, I made a floral stripe wreath that I still love to this day. I knew I needed to make a Christmas version of this wreath. I just really love how this modern stripe Christmas wreath turned out!

Modern Stripe Christmas Wreath on www.girllovesglam.com

This Christmas wreath is incredibly easy to make, too! I got all of my supplies at Hobby Lobby. This is what you will need to make your own… [Read more…]

No Sew Willy Wonka Costume for Girls

This year’s Willy Wonka family costume theme has been my favorite family themed costume we have ever done. I loved making each of the costumes! Today, I am sharing the main man himself, Willy Wonka! Only there is a slight twist. It is a Willy Wonka costume for girls! If you missed the Wonka Bar costume and the Golden Ticket costume, check those out too!

Willy Wonka Costume for Girls

I love that my daughter is willing to dress up as a male character, but knows that I will make it feel girly enough for her personality. I just love how all of the details came together to feel like a Willy Wonka costume, but with a girl twist!  [Read more…]

Wonka Bar Costume

There is nothing that screams Willy Wonka more than a classic Wonka Bar! That is why I was excited to be a Wonka Bar in our Willy Wonka family Halloween costume theme. Yesterday, I shared the Wonka Golden Ticket costume. Today is all about the no sew Wonka Bar costume!

No Sew Wonka Bar Costume

Homemade Wonka Bar costume

To make your own Wonka Bar costume, you will need… [Read more…]

Willy Wonka Golden Ticket Costume

Willy Wonka is a family favorite at our house. We love the book, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and the movies. That’s why we knew we needed our family Halloween costume to be a Willy Wonka family costume. The Golden Ticket is such an important part of the story that we had to have that as one the costumes. So to kick off the no sew Halloween costumes for 2018, here is the Golden Ticket costume!

Willy Wonka Golden Ticket Costume

Homemade Golden Ticket costume

To make your own Golden Ticket costume, you will need… [Read more…]

How to Cut Your Own Split Ends

When I was in a salon full time, my clients would ask me how they could extend the wear of their haircut. I would give them shampoo, conditioner, and hair product recommendations, but the trick that they seemed to be most excited about was when I would teach them how to cut your own split ends.

Cutting your own split ends isn’t as scary as it sounds. You aren’t changing your haircut in any way and you aren’t even taking length off of your hair. You are simply cutting the split ends off of your hair, in order to keep your hair healthy and let you go a few extra weeks between haircuts. Let’s face it, most people drag the weeks between haircuts anyway, so why not have the tools you need to keep your hair healthy between them rather than getting to the cosmetologist with hair that is totally destroyed from split ends.

How to Cut Your Split Ends At Home

How to Cut Your Own Split Ends

By cutting your own split ends, you can go a little longer in between haircuts or just make sure that your hair is in tip top shape all of the time. Cutting my own split ends is really my biggest secret to having healthy, beautiful hair! And guess what? It isn’t hard to do at all! In fact, it is easy enough that any of you can do it! All you need is a comb and a pair of scissors. [Read more…]

Awakening Citrus Shower Steamers

Do you like the idea of bath bombs, but can’t handle the thoughts of taking a bath? Shower steamers are going to be your new favorite thing! Shower steamers are basically bath bombs, for showers. They don’t have all of the extra products that are used for your skin, but they are made to create the perfect aromatherapy in the shower. I have some really great shower steamer recipes in the works, but I wanted to start out with a favorite of mine. These awakening citrus shower steamers are made for those early morning showers that you just can’t seem to get your body to wake up for!

Awakening Citrus Shower Steamers

The incredible citrus scents make your senses wake up and help you get ready to take on a big day. I also love that this citrus makes the entire bathroom smell fresh and clean! These shower steamers are insanely easy to make and are made with very few ingredients. Here is what you will need… [Read more…]

How to Make a Shirt With Many Types of Vinyl: 100 Day of School Shirt

It was the 100 day of school recently and we had to make a shirt with 100 of something on it. When I talked with my kindergartner, she instantly knew she wanted 100 hearts on her shirt! Instead of cutting and gluing 100 hearts on a shirt, I wanted to make a shirt that she could wear again and again… without totally wasting a shirt.

100 Day of School Shirt Idea

100 Day of School Shirt with 100 Hearts

This shirt looks a lot more complicated to make than it actually was. Here is what I used to make the 100 day of school shirt… [Read more…]

Pumpkin Pie Bath Bomb Recipe

It is the time of year when all things are pumpkin spice. I am actually not a fan of the taste of pumpkin spice, unless it is in the form of pumpkin bread or pumpkin cookies! I do, however, love the smell of pumpkin. That’s why I knew that October’s recipe needed to be a pumpkin pie bath bomb!

Pumpkin Pie Bath Bomb Recipe on www.girllovesglam.com

With a mixture of pumpkin pie spice and vanilla, you will be feeling like you are bathing in a big pie pan! To make your own,  you need… [Read more…]

Natural Bedtime Baby Bath Soap

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I have been a longtime user of traditional baby products, but one day I turned the bottle over and noticed just how many ingredients were in the bedtime baby soap I was using. I wasn’t comfortable using that many ingredients on my baby. I used a variety of different natural products, but discovered that making your own is really easy and way more affordable! For feeding purposes, I use Gerber® Pure® Water to mix infant formula and cereal, because it’s water specifically purified for babies. Gerber® Pure® Water can be found at Walmart, in the water section. Inspired by Gerber® Pure® Water® and its simple and pure qualities, I wanted to also have a simple and pure soap option made specifically for babies so I decided to make my own!

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To make your own, you only need four ingredients… [Read more…]

Pretty Big Bad Wolf Girl Costume

When my five year old saw the Pottery Barn Halloween catalog, she instantly fell in love with a deer costume. She mistakenly thought it was a wolf at first and that instantly inspired this year’s family Halloween costume theme of Red Riding Hood characters. But instead of being the Big Bad Wolf, we like to think of our wolf as the Pretty Nice Wolf.

No Sew Big Bad Wolf Girl Costume on www.girllovesglam.com

This costume was incredibly easy to make. In fact, I was able to get it completely finished in less time than it takes for my 5 year old to go to kindergarten. It is a very close version of the Pottery Barn costume that she fell in love with, but I actually love the extra details we added to our costume a little more! The greatest part about it all is the fact that it is 100% no sew!

To make your own, you need… [Read more…]