Hey, yall! Let’s make a DIY dreambox! I made this a couple of years ago and the video did so well on my Tik Tok Craft page that I decided to write a short blog about it. As an owner of a handmade business, it doesn’t take much for my supplies to get super crazy… Read More DIY Dreambox: How I saved THOUSANDS of dollars by making my own DIY Dreambox. Here is a step by step guide on how to make your own.
Style by Carise, LLC has recently been featured in Redfin. They asked for my expert creative tips on signs to look out for when it’s time to replace your outdoor furniture. When it comes to creating a stunning and inviting outdoor space, the condition of your furniture plays a vital role. Over time, outdoor furniture… Read More Redfin x Style by Carise feature: 7 signs it’s time to replace your Outdoor furniture
Spring is nearly here which means more time spent outdoors enjoying the green trees and flowering plants. Whether you have a solarium, sunroom, or enclosed patio, there’s countless ways to finish the space, from plants to furniture and more. So if you’re planning to enclose the patio in your San Diego, CA home this spring… Read More Don’t miss the article we were featured in: “From Plants to Furniture, Here’s 13 Enclosed Patio Design Ideas to Finish the Space”
Here are five things we’ve learned that helped our marriage grow over the last five years. We are definitely not relationship experts, but these things helped us grow tremendously over the last five years. Hopefully our experiences can bless someone else. 1) Give each other GRACE: Sometimes Tim SUCKS, but guess what? Sometimes I SUCK… Read More Five things we learned from being married for five years
DIY porch furniture! It’s summertime and most of us are stuck inside for more reasons than one. The world seems to have turned upside down. Just because the outside world is in chaos doesn’t mean your home needs to be. Saving money, staying at home, and finding peace have been a few things I’ve been… Read More DIY porch furniture made from old pallets!
A virtual birthday party sounds so unique, but surprisingly this is today’s new reality. Due to the COVID-19, everyone is ordered to stay at home. Like most people, plans are very limited and you have to make the best of this situation. It’s Aries season and most Aries love to go all out for their… Read More How to have a Virtual birthday Party!
Affordable holiday gifts are ideal for every holiday shopper. Holiday shopping can be a nightmare, but thank God we have Amazon to deliver gifts straight to the doorsteps of the ones we love. I am a frugal shopper, so I like saving money on as many gifts as possible. Here is a list of some… Read More Awesome affordable holiday gifts for your loved ones
Wall decor can really refresh your space in your home. I like to restyle different rooms in my home throughout the year. Sometimes, I change the pillows for the season or change the fabric on some chairs. In this case, I took some DIY wall frames I made from Dollar Tree and added a little… Read More Wall Decor DIY: How to refresh your space
Many people get the holiday season blues for a number of reasons. The holidays are coming and some people may not be as excited as others this year. They may be far away from family, they may have lost a job, or they may be experiencing the loss of a loved one. Personally, I love… Read More How to get over the Holiday Season Blues
Fringe earrings are in this year! I’ve seen so many different types of fabulous designs. I love a good accessory. I enjoy it even more when I can make my own for not even half of the price that I see in stores. Here is my step by step craft on how to make your… Read More Fringe Earrings DIY- How to make stylish earrings!
Jean shorts with fringe can be super cute! Fringe is in for this year and I love everything about it. Here is my “how to” on DIY fringe shorts for under $10. Of course, I went thrifting for an old pair of nicely made jeans at the Goodwill. If you have an old pair of… Read More Jean shorts with fringe DIY.
Happy Holidays! For most people, this is one of the best times of the year. It’s a time to get together and create great memories and decorate your home! Most people have a sparkly Christmas tree, but there are other ways to make your home cozy and festive. I have some tips on how to… Read More Dollar Tree DIY holiday pillow covers!
My husband and I took a couples trip to New Orleans for his birthday. We live near Atlanta, so we packed our bags and took a road trip. I just wanted to share our experience and a “Must do” list when visiting New Orleans and how to visit in affordable style! 1) Go AirBnB style!… Read More 6 affordable amazing things to do when traveling to New Orleans in style!
Growing up, my aspirations were centered around becoming a model and a designer. I reminisce about my petite stature, I was so small that I had to sew all my pants at the waist because they simply didn’t fit. lol Creativity, style, and DIY projects were ingrained in my family’s lineage. My grandmother, a seamstress… Read More A Creative Carise Journey
I have found my favorite head wraps to wear during this quarantine. Many women who have natural hair or want to protect their hair from breakage need great hair protection. While you are stuck inside, this is a great time to promote hair growth. Anewow head wraps are my go to hair wraps. I can… Read More Anewow head wraps review: My favorite bonnet.