Simply.Striking

Simply striking and strikingly simple. Recipes, crafts, home decor and general life hacks that are easy yet impressive.

Life Hack: Fabulous Jewelry and Accessories Organizer

I have spent quite a bit of time over the past year organizing and re-organizing the house, trying to find the perfect solution for storage or display for the stuff … Continue reading

January 26, 2014 · 4 Comments

DIY The Look: Anthropologie Tulle Skirt – No Pattern Needed

It seems that tulle skirts are no longer for ballerinas and kids under 5! Knee length tulle skirts are all the rage for adult women, with Anthropologie leading the way … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · 6 Comments

Homemade Maple Syrup Chips

I have to admit, I’ve loved the idea of maple syrup chips ever since McDonald’s came up with the McGriddle sandwich. Baked within the bun was little bits of maple … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · 6 Comments

Lace Boot Cuffs

Boot cuffs are all the rage and look so cute on. I love seeing all the different chunky knit variations, including the ones made from old sweater sleeves and patterns … Continue reading

January 19, 2014 · 4 Comments

Mini Bite Sized Tacos

I came up with this taco recipe because of my kids. They love having tacos for dinner but I always avoided it because they would make a huge mess trying … Continue reading

January 14, 2014 · 11 Comments

Mochi Madness

I love eating mochi, a chewy Asian sweet dumpling made from rice flour, but always thought it was difficult to make. How wrong I was. My mom showed me how … Continue reading

January 7, 2014 · Leave a comment

Haute Couture Rainbow Loom

The Rainbow Loom finally reared its crafty head in this household when my kids got the bracelet making looms for Christmas. If you haven’t heard of the Rainbow Loom craze … Continue reading

January 5, 2014 · Leave a comment

100th POST!

Happy new year! I can’t think of a better way to welcome the new year than celebrating my 100th post. When I first started this blog I made a promise … Continue reading

January 1, 2014 · 3 Comments