Kokedama String Garden: DIY With Moss

Hanging garden | Kokedama string garden | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Lively

Spring is in the air! The mornings are getting brighter and the air is getting warmer. Thanks to all of our readers who have been friending us and following us 🙂 🙂 We got some major inspiration from our new friend Connie Dercho from Bellafloradesign when she posted her just-finished kokedama on IG. How beautiful are these plants in their moss […]

Painted Furniture: Grab a Brush + Upcycle!

Lauren Cohan's chic Atlanta apartment and home furnishings decorated by interior designer Brian Patrick Flynn. | Painted furniture | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: domino magazine

Turn a beloved, old, beaten piece of furniture into a treasure with value! Upcycling is the best way to upgrade a desk, dresser, sideboard – you name it! With a little elbow grease and some creativity, painted furniture adds instant charm to any room. Painted Furniture + Personality Rather than paint the entire piece one solid color, get creative! Paint […]

Vintage Tumblers for Healthy Mocktails

Vintage tumblers | Bianca cocktail glasses | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Lonely Dot

As the holidays are ramping up and with New Year’s Day around the corner, it’s time to focus on glassware. Vintage tumblers are so pretty and add a little glamour to any party. It’s easy to find a few scattered here and there and you can easily build a mix-and-match collection. Vintage Tumblers Moroccan Style Firstly, I’ll fib it a […]

Embellished Jackets Add Spice to Your Life

Myriad of the sickest embellished jackets in town | Redesigned by Claire | Girlfriend is Better
Redesigned by Claire | Photo courtesy: Indulgy

I have what I like to refer to as a “rotating closet”. In the winter, all of my coats and jackets move from the back section to front and center. Shopping for jackets is almost too easy, and I have a minor issue with impulse buys. Get ready to be inundated with a mass embellished jackets session!  Add one to […]

Aynsley Campbell, Honymfin Handcrafter

Honymfin zipper pouch | Aynsley Campbell | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Honymfin

Preparing for the ups and downs of life means more than just learning how to manage your money. Educating yourself in small ways to learn to use your resources wisely not only helps our planet, it frees up your finances for bigger, more important things. Like travel. Or sending kids to college. Enter Aynsley Campbell, owner of Honymfin and handcrafter […]

Reupholstering Furniture is Pretty Darn Easy

Reupholstering furniture | Mid-century modern meets boho | Girlfriend is Better
Photo courtesy: Adored Vintage

Upcycling makes any piece of furniture more valuable depending on the materials you use. The more time and attention you give your vintage find, the better.  Give any chair a little bit of TLC and a pinch of creativity to instantly transform it!  Reupholstering furniture gives each piece an extra dose of sentimental value, too.  Take a sturdy chair and add […]