Daily Dose of Design

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

25+ Mother's Day Gifts Every Mom Will Love


Mother's Day is almost here! I can't believe it's May but this weather is making it so real that summer is coming and there's no better way to kick off the best time of year than by celebrating our mamas! I put together a list of my very favorite gift ideas for Mother's Day - in case you're still shopping or still are clueless as to what to get - I always feel that way! Even though my mom likes so many things, I always find it so hard to shop for her. Here's a ton of great ideas to get for your mom, mom figure, grandmother, mom friends - anyone on your list!

Friday, May 3, 2019

Sephora Beauty Insider Spring Event: What's Worth (re)Buying + What I'm Trying


One of the very best sales of the year is here! If you're a Rouge member, you've been able to shop since last week and if you're a VIB or Beauty Insider the sale has officially opened to you too! I placed an order with some new things I wanted to try last week so that I could share them in this post and I'm excited about a lot of them so far. I've been out of so many things I regularly use for quite a few weeks now and have been anxiously waiting for this sale to start to re-purchase them - this sale is that good!

Monday, April 15, 2019

A Pretty Floral Spring Tablescape


Decorating and getting ready for a holiday or party during the spring is just so much more fun than any other time of year! I have a somewhat newly found love for putting together tablescapes (my Christmas themed table this past year was my first!) and have been planning my first spring table for a few months and am so excited with how it turned out! Use it for Easter Sunday or a spring party - from a casual dinner to a shower and so much more. I knew I wanted something pastel and springy but also wanted it to be simple enough to re-create and also something that I could put together easily over and over again this season.

Believe it or not, my inspiration for the entire table began with the napkins I used. Seems silly but when you see these napkins you'll get it. ;) I hope this gives you some ideas if you're looking for a simple but beautiful table setup this season! Everything is affordable and easy to put together and most importantly, COLORFUL!

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

How to Feel and Look Your Best for Spring Break

Thank you to adidas for sponsoring today's post! As always, all thoughts and opinions are solely my own.

Warm weather, brighter sunshine and spring break are the true first signs that summer is getting so close! Even if the winter was rough and you don't feel all that ready to go bathing suit shopping, it's never too late to make even the smallest changes that will help you to feel better instantly. The days are getting longer, sun is getting warmer and it's time to get ready for the best time of the year! If you're heading on a spring break trip, here's some tips on how you can look and feel your very best to prep for your vacation!

Monday, April 8, 2019

10 Ways to Spring Clean Your Digital Life

Thank you CleanMyMac X for sponsoring this post. Ranked as the “App of the month” on Product Hunt, CleanMyMac X is an all-in-one package to awesomize your Mac and make it run just like it did on day one. #CleanMyMacX

Are you in full spring cleaning mode? This year I'm trying to de-clutter more than anything else, but it's so important to remember to get every aspect of your life in order - that goes beyond just cleaning your shoe shelves! Something that I think often gets overlooked is cleaning your digital footprint. I'm guilty of accumulating way too many things and living a rather cluttered digital life, but any time I take a few to stop and de-clutter, I always feel so much better! Here's some of the things I do to take charge of my digital life and every tool and tip you need to do the same.

Friday, March 22, 2019

What to do to Keep Stress from Messing with Your Skin

This post is sponsored by Bioré, but the content and opinions expressed here are my own!

Something that I've learned over the past few years (AKA since having to adult... coincidence? I think not!) is that stress can affect just about everything - mood, health and especially our skin. Combine added stress with hormones and you have a recipe for disaster on your hands. Most of us have a great skincare routine that we can count on each day but what happens when it's just not enough? Or when your skin is craving something new? I look for a lot of things in my skincare products and am super picky with what I put on my face, but I also know that there's much more that goes into the appearance of your skin and how to handle what stress can do. And when I need to get my skin back in check, it's all hands on deck!

Monday, February 11, 2019

Re-Create the 2019 Grammy's Red Carpet Looks into Everyday Outfits


Anyone else love award season?! The Grammy's are the best award show and I will never get tired of watching hours of a Red Carpet on Grammy Sunday! For the past few years I've been turning the best Grammy's looks into everyday looks and this year there were a lot of different looks on the carpet and I love these re-created outfits! Some of the best dressed women from the carpet this year - check it out!