DIY Tassel Necklace


Ok — so tassel necklaces are SUPER in right now and we are totally loving them. But they are all so simple looking so we decided we’d take a stab at making one for ourselves before buying one — and it was totally worth it! These little necklaces took us less than $20 and less than an […]

Melissa’s Stella&Dot Party + GIVEAWAY!

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Tuesday night I hosted a Stella and Dot trunk show at my place. I have never really been super into designer jewelry mainly because I have a hard time dropping that much money on accessories, however, I think Stella has won me over! Let me tell you why — so you’ve probably seen their collection online […]

Links We’re Loving!

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Happy Friday! As a fun little way to kick off the weekend, we thought we would share some links that we’ve been loving lately! First up, it’s The Sweetest Thing Blog by Emily Gemma.  This girl is adorable and stylish down to every last piece of her! We love hanging out on Emily’s site and […]

Shake, Rattle, + Roll Baby Shower {recap}

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Yesterday I hosted a baby shower for my sister-in-law and my soon-to-be niece or nephew! With the help of my amazingly, helpful-to-the-max mama, it went off without a hitch and I think it turned out pretty cute! When Chris + Em told us they were pregnant, I almost instantly started brainstorming shower ideas. Look, this […]

Megan: We Celebrate YOU!! { + a sweet gift idea for your girlfriends!}

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As you might remember, Megan turned 25 last week! As a way to celebrate all that she means to so many people, I sent out blank (adorable) birthday cards {with a stamped envelope addressed back to me to make it super simple!} to some of the dearest people in her life and asked them to write her a note […]

DIY Glitter Spoons

Glitter makes everything better. Literally everything. Listen, ladies. This might be the easiest project you ever do. Ever. It took maybe 10 minutes and both of us were squealing like little schoolgirls as we pulled the tape off to reveal our final product. These are too much fun not to do! Grab your girlfriends and […]

DIY Wildflower Bouquet

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Okay, so we are so ecstatic that we are stepping out of the snowy winter and headed right into SPPPPPPPPRINGGGGG! We wanted to celebrate the rising temperatures by putting together a little wildflower bouquet! Since the true wildflowers aren’t quite blooming just yet, we headed to Kroger and picked up what we thought best resembled wildflowers. We […]

DIY Color Blocked Gift Bags

Avenue 126 DIY Color blocked gift bags

Okay, we have the cutest little gift bag DIY for you guys today! We have always had a thing for plain brown paper anything (if you haven’t figured that out by now). So, it’s no surprise that we love using plain brown gift bags when we have a special occasion. It just looks so simple […]

Melissa, We’re So Glad You Were Born!! {Meaningful Birthday Inspiration}


IT IS MELISSA’S BIRTHDAY!!! And, today on the blog I’m celebrating Mel being born, and celebrate I will. This year I wanted to do something special for Mel, something we could share to inspire you all to celebrate the people around you! I decided to mail out blank cards to some of our closest friends […]

3 Ingredient Choco-Sprinkled Pretzels

3 Ingredient Choco-Sprinkled Pretzels

Question. What’s better than a little salty and a little sweet all wrapped into one yummy (and adorable) treat?! It’s kind of  a trick question – because nothing at all is better. Nothing. And, honestly, what could be more classic-salty-and-sweet than some chocolate covered pretzels!? Again, a trick question. Nothing. For me (Mel), chocolate covered […]

Easy DIY Valentine’s Day Canvas

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Okay, so this week is Valentine’s and we wanted to post a cute little craft that you can do in under 20 minutes — and you don’t have to be suuuuper artsy-fartsy to do it either! It’s a cute little something you can have in your house to remind you to celebrate love! Also, we’ve […]

DIY Bath Fizzies

DIY bath fizzies

It’s time to treat yo’self, ladies! Here at Avenue 126 we are firm believers in looking out for and taking care of you. Our female brains are so wired to organize and plan and think ahead to the next thing and the thing after that and the thing after that and before you know it […]

DIY Color Blocked Gold Mugs

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You’ve heard it said… All that glitters is not gold. Buzz. Kill. But we’re starting a new saying, it goes like this: A lot of stuff that glitters is gold. Amen. Hallelujah. (Maybe don’t ponder that statement too hard because we’re still trying to figure out if it makes sense…but we like how it sounds.) […]