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Bonus Tutorial{DIY Placemats}

The competition is over and now our guest judge starts making her picks!

We wish you luck, Stacy!!!

Now, I have a quick and easy tutorial for you.

This one is great for the kids.

These DIY Placemats will keep them entertained and they will have fun creating their own Jack-o-Lanterns!

All you need to make these are:

~ Craft Paper […]

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The CSI Chic Chronicles{New crafty Opportunity for the Kids}

The link party is over so it is the one time that we put crafts to the side and focus on living a chic life.

I believe in dreaming and dreaming BIG. I believe that we can all accomplish what we want in life as long as we have a dream and passion for what we […]

By |October 26th, 2012|Challenge, CSI Chic|2 Comments
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The CSI Chic Chronicles{Pumpkin Goodness}

For today’s CSI Chic Chronicles, I compiled some of the pumpkin recipes that were linked up to the party. We all need some pumpkin goodies this fall, so here you go. Cook up something fabulously fall. Now, that is living life in the chic lane.

Perfect Pumpkin Roll from Love, Pomegranate House

These are the best!

Glazed Pumpkin […]

By |October 19th, 2012|Challenge, CSI Chic|2 Comments

CSI Chic Chronicles{College Prep for parents}

Washi Tape week is over but not the fun!

This week’s CSI Chic is all about college prep but not for your kids…..for you parents!

The oldest CSI kid is in his Freshman year and we have learned quite a few things.

The first step is accepting that they are graduated and college bound.

Ours graduated on a very […]

By |October 12th, 2012|Challenge, CSI Chic|0 Comments
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The CSI Chic Chronicles{DownEast Basics Live for Pink}

The competition has ended, now we focus on the chic’ side of life. The CSI Chic Chronicles is all about inspiring one another to live our lives in the chic lane.

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, as you may know.

Breast cancer or cancer in general is a disease that has probably affected all of us […]

By |September 28th, 2012|Challenge, CSI Chic|0 Comments
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The CSI Chic Chronicles{ My very own Pumpkin Patch}

The competition has ended, now we focus on the chic’ side of life. The CSI Chic Chronicles is all about inspiring one another to live our lives in the chic lane.

Every fall, I love to create a pumpkin on my front porch. I have a slight LOVE for pumpkins. I sit out my small bales of […]

By |September 21st, 2012|Challenge, CSI Chic|0 Comments
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The CSI Chic Chronicles{Do One Thing You Never Thought Possible}

The challenge is over and now we take time out to focus on the non-crafty. I encourage everyone to live life in the chic’ lane.

So, are you living life in the chic lane?

The CSI Chic Chronicles is all about inspiring one another to live our lives in the chic lane

For more information on the CSI […]

By |September 14th, 2012|Challenge, CSI Chic|1 Comment
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The CSI Chic Chronicles{Blogger Conference and a giveaway!!!!}

Hello everybody! Back to School week was so fun and the projects you linked up are so inspirational! I have to make a CSI pick and it is so hard. I had a great time at the Michael’s Blogger Conference and I wanted to give you an inside look at all of the products coming […]

By |August 17th, 2012|Challenge, CSI Chic|24 Comments
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CSI Chic Chronicles{Education and a giveaway}

There is truly nothing more important than education in this country. The more any of us are educated, the more chances we have to keep this country thriving and to make a difference. There are areas of this country where children have little chance to get a good quality education. Maybe it is because they […]

By |July 27th, 2012|CSI Chic|2 Comments
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CSI Chic Chronicles{Choosing the right Blinds for your Kitchen}

Image courtesy of The Sea Green Journal


The tutorials are over, the link party has ended now it is time for The CSI Chic Chronicles.

A time where we put aside the crafty and focus on the trendy, the fashionable, the fabulous.

Are you living life in the chic lane?

Choosing the Right Blinds for your Kitchen

The best roller […]

By |July 6th, 2012|CSI Chic|0 Comments
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Giraffe Grins Event{San Diego}

Spread the Grins

I am so excited to announce the very first Giraffe Grins event! San Diego, we are coming for you.

Giraffe Grins is partnering up with Rady Children’s Hospital in JUNE!

Be sure to read up on Giraffe Grins, The CSI Project Charity, here.

If you would like to participate and sew pillowcases and YOU are in […]

By |June 1st, 2012|Challenge, CSI Chic|1 Comment
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The CSI Chic Chronicles{Tips for Candle Making}

Top 10 Tips for Home Candle Making


Candles can easily be made at home, and can be a great, inexpensive way to decorate and light a property. When beginning to make candles, it is important to understand issues such as the type of wax that needs to be used, as well as how to safely heat […]

By |May 4th, 2012|CSI Chic|1 Comment