Monthly Archives: January 2016

this week in DIY // nice & neutral

January 30, 2016

6 Neutral DIY's // materialdelight.com

Great minds think alike, and this week it seems like everyone needed a little breather. From light wood-tones to copper metallic, these neutral DIY’s are anything but boring. Which one would you tackle this weekend?

  1. Wood Triangle Bookends by Make and Tell
  2. DIY Wood Desk Organizers by Homey Oh My
  3. DIY Waxed Canvas by The Merrythought
  4. Copper Metal Grid Organizational Board by Coco + Kelley
  5. DIY Gods Eyes by Almost Makes Perfect
  6. DIY Mud Cloth Pillow by Ernest Home Co

pssst… more DIY’s right this way

valentine’s day bath bombs

January 29, 2016

DIY Valentine's Day Bath Bombs // materialdelight.com

Valentine’s Day is always a big bag of mixed emotions for me. I’m against the commercial lovey-dovey takeover that’s everywhere time of year, and yet… hearts, flowers, presents, it’s basically everything I’m about! So this year, instead of the torture of some impossible romantic date, I’ll be helping Saint Valentine pamper all my girlfriends with these homemade sweet smelling bath bombs!

DIY Valentine's Day Bath Bombs // materialdelight.com

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Valentines Day Cards for Every Relationship Stage

January 25, 2016

Valentines Day can be a stressful time of year, especially for couples. It acts as a sort of relationship test, are you getting flowers and drugstore chocolates… or booking a hotel room and ordering champagne? No matter where you and your special someone are on your road to happily ever after, set the tone for this Valentines Day with the perfect card and ease into this February pitfall with confidence.

Valentines Day Cards for Every Relationship // materialdelight.com

Not quite sure where things are yet? It’s okay!

Obligatory Valentines Day Card // Row House 14
Cheesy // Hello! Lucky
Da Bomb // Smock

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Mixtape Delight 001 | Winter 2016

January 15, 2016

I’m beyond excited to start this series! I’ve been making mixes for friends since the 5th grade, back when we were sharpie-ing track lists on cd-roms and swapping them in our walkman’s. I hope you enjoy my eclectic taste of music, from r&b hip hop to ambient electronic, maybe you’ll uncover new favorite artists, or just enjoy some new sounds.

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10 Lunar Phase Calendars for 2016

January 13, 2016

10 Lunar Phase Calendars for 2016 // materialdelight.com

I’m beyond excited that 2016’s finally here! There’s so many fun things to do at the start of a new year, picking out a new calendar being one of my favs. This year I’m trying to be more conscious of the natural rhythms and seasons and reflect on what’s really important, that’s why I’m so thrilled by all the lunar phase calendars available now.

I’m loving the 2016 Moon Calendar by ATWTP (pictured above). All the Way to Paris is one of my favorite Scandinavian graphic design studios, their thoughtful designs are always so interesting and this year’s lunar calendar does not disappoint. continue reading

Happy 2016 + Introducing Material Delight

January 12, 2016

hello world! // materialdelight.com

Hello world !!

After helping behind the scenes at Jojotastic for the past few months and creating tons of fun DIY’s, I realized how much I craved to join the conversation. I decided it was time to start my own little corner of the inter-web. I’m beyond excited for the year ahead and can’t wait to share all the fun crafts, recipes and crazy projects I have planned.

So much more to come in 2016, stay tuned.

photography by: joanna hawley