DIY Binder Covers inspired by YA Books – Back to School 2015


Today I have another Back to School DIY for you, where we’re making custom binder covers based on YA novels! My friend Emma “Elmify” Mills wrote a YA novel called First & Then which comes out in October, and she asked me to be a part of the “vlog tour” to help promote the book. I already read an advanced copy of the book and loved it, so I was happy to come up with a fun DIY based on the gorgeous book cover! Keep reading to learn more about the project and get the high-quality JPGs and PSDs as free downloads.
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8 Back to School Hacks to Stay Organized All Year!


We’re finally at the end of one of the busiest weeks of my life where I published a new video every single day, and today we’ve got Back to School Hacks featuring Matthew Schueller! This is the third video in my All Request August week on HGTV Handmade, and it was a lot of work to make, but I think it came out so well. Keep reading to check out the video and learn more about each of the hacks we talked about!
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The Newlyfriend Game with How to Cook That’s Ann Reardon


Recently I had the chance to collaborate with one of my favorite YouTubers, Ann Reardon from How to Cook That! I love her channel so much and even though I don’t do a ton of baking myself, her voice-overs are so soothing and I love seeing all the steps to make her beautiful desserts. In true YouTube fashion, we filmed The Newlyfriend Game on my channel and The Bean-Boozled Challenge on her channel. Keep reading to check out the videos and learn some behind-the-scenes tidbits!

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6 Back to School DIYs to have the Best School Year Ever!


We’ve reached the second video of my week of All Request August over on HGTV Handmade, and today I have six easy and fast Back to School DIYs for you, featuring Ryan Thomas Woods! Keep reading to watch the video and learn more about each one!

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My Dream Dorm Room with Wayfair #DORMOVER


Recently I had the opportunity to work with Wayfair on a campaign they’re running called #DORMOVER (get it, like makeover, but with a dorm room?). I basically got to go on a shopping spree on their site and pick out all my favorite things, and then they flew me out to New York to shoot a video in the dorm room they put together with designer Christiane Lemieux. The room was so gorgeous that I didn’t want to leave, so keep on reading to watch the video and see more photos from the room!
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