I was lucky enough to be invited to Maker Faire 2014 in San Mateo, California on May 18th. After checking in with my hosts, I had the fortune of being able to stroll the grounds. Boy was I glad I brought my camera! One of the very first things I quite literally ran across was The … Continue reading
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Summer Lego Tweetaway!
In celebration of the official launch of SillyStyleStudio.com, hitting 2500 (!) followers on Twitter, and to share the fun of my full-time Lego summers, here’s another Tweetaway! Up for giveaway is the Lego Friends Mia’s Lemonade Stand set along with a Lilly Pulitzer inspired Lego necklace (yes, it’s buildable/changeable) designed by yours truly. More examples … Continue reading
Bouncy Bracelet – Target Hack!
As a teacher, and certainly as a Lego Engineering Instructor, I am constantly inspired by kids and simple play. When was the last time you went outside and skipped rope, threw a ball, or played jacks? Sadly for a lot of today’s thoroughly “plugged in” kids, their answers may be quite similar to yours! Often … Continue reading
Remember Jelly Bracelets?
The eye straining bright neon fluorescents of the 80s are back in a BIG way for summer. (I, as the recipient of the ‘Best Dressed’ award in 4th grade, could not be happier.) As I strolled through H&M to pick up some tanks, these babies caught my eye at the register. Yes, they are made … Continue reading
Favorite Things – Spring Green Edition
In celebration of Trixie, the newest arrival into the silly family, here are just a few favorite spring green items currently inhabiting the studio: Uniqlo Square Cotton Linen Stole in Green Madras – $7.90 Essie nail color in The More The Merrier – $8.50 IKEA Sinnlig Crisp Apple Scented Candle (in store only) – $3.99 PINK … Continue reading
1st Ever @sillyauntjen Lego Tweet-away!
What is a tweet-away you might ask? It started out as an idea I had as a way to say ‘THANK YOU!’ for helping me (@sillyauntjen) reach 1000 followers on Twitter. To spread the word, and the fun of course, I decided to tweet out my first giveaway: a Lego prize pack including the Marvel Super … Continue reading
Glamour Glasses – $2 Target HACK!
The days are getting longer, and the kids are getting more and more restless. You know what that means… Summer is right around the corner! Living on the beach in both Florida and California, not to mention being a mile higher to the sun in Denver, I learned very quickly how important it can be … Continue reading