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Valentine’s Day: Your Top 10 Alternative Gift Guide

If you follow the roses and chocolate with a complementary teddy bear Valentine’s Day script, you might find your partner scoffing down that heart-shaped box of chocolates you bought — either to compensate for the emotional trauma, or because a sugar rush might be the most exhilarating thing they’ve experienced all day. So in the spirit of not being stabbed with the long-stemmed rose from sheer boredom, we’ve decided to help a brother out with our alternative gift guide. Satisfaction for both partners guaranteed. 1. Roses that Last Click on the image to get your alternative Valentine’s Day goodies. Get piccing now. Some people love flowers. But let’s get this straight. It’s in no way romantic to make your beloved watch the supposed symbol of your undying love decay and die over a week. And then you have to clean the mess, like those guys in the white hazmat suits after they’ve cleared…

Cherry Picc’d: The DIY Playbook

We’re in Chicago for some home decor fun with this week’s cherry picc’d blog, The DIY Playbook. The blog is run by best friends and home decor duo, Bridget and Casey. You can get a myriad of helpful DIY tips, decor tips, and they even have a post or two on their favorite seasonal fashion trends. These girls are doing it for themselves, which is impressive seeing as we all know how intimidating DIY can be when faced with something as simple as fixing nail holes in your wall. And with fall home decor trends abound, it’s the perfect time to get some inspiration flowing. These are some of the home decor marvels from The DIY Playbook that we adore. What’s your top picc? Click on the image to get this home decor or something like it. Get Piccing now. Photo credit: The DIY Playbook. Click on the image to get…

Cherry Picc’d: Style Marmalade

Victoria Villasana is the Mexican born, London-based founder of our cherry picc’d blog this week, Style Marmalade. This is a fashion blog that is bursting with creativity and, much to our joy, features a lot of opinion and lifestyle pieces. Victoria collaborates with international brands, artists and photographers, so expect edgy style and a few DIY fashion pieces that are cheap and affordable ways to revamp old items. Victoria pushes the contemporary boundaries of fashion blogs with her content, and that’s why she’s pretty much in her own league as a blogger. These are some looks that we can’t wait to recreate. Which look is your top picc? Click on the image to get this look or something like it. Get Piccing now. Photo credit: Style Marmalade. Click on the image to get this look or something like it. Get Piccing now. Photo credit: Style Marmalade. Click on the image to get…

The 9 Best DIY Decor Tips For Your Creative Space

Most of your days (for those motivated enough, or for those under the watchful eyes of their employer) will be spent at a desk, or in a designated workspace. These are places of work and practical application, so it’s understandable that it can, over time, get a tad clinical. Which is a shame, because as we all know that a space which reflects your own eccentricities is a space that you’re more inclined to call yours. So here are nine DIY decor tips for that special space that won’t take time away from getting down to business. Own your creative space, picc your DIY. 1. Washi Tape Click on the image to get your DIY essentials on Piccing. Washi tape is nothing short of a miracle. We have yet to see it turn water into wine, but not for lack of trying. Get hold of a myriad of patterns and…

Father’s Day Free Printable

Dads are awesome. They let you win at Monopoly, listened on many occasions during your childhood to a cornucopia of reasons why you refuse to eat that green thing on your plate, and taught you the difference between a star and flat screwdriver. For these reasons and many more, we’ve put together a printable card for Father’s Day, as well as labels that you can place on a beer bottle, or a bottle of wine (depending on which kind of wind-down beverage your father prefers). It’s the thought that counts, and he’ll probably love that it’s not soap on a rope. We’re wishing all the fathers around the world a spectacular, and memorable, Father’s Day. Click on the image or here to download the Father’s Day card. We’ve done all the work for you! So just click on the link above, print out your quirky Father’s Day card, and fold it in half.…

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