Hello from the Babe Cave

Crazy to think that college is finally here … I feel like yesterday I was just starting freshmen year of highschool and now I’m all moved into a new little home in Fayetteville!

Thankfully, my mom (@emporiumhome) is a designer so having her help make my dorm room home-ie/decorated/girly/cozy/everything I could have ever dreamed offfff was the biggest blessing !!

my froomie is the cutesttttt @whatthestell

I couldn’t ask for a better gal pal to do college with

We’re living in an all girls dorm & we’re PUMPED to say the least !!!! I’ve already met some of the coolest girls ever here already

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Our little dorm had to have Babe Cave sign — which was so easy to make!!!

I got all of my supplies from Hobby Lobby, super cheap & cute !

all ya need is:

iron on letters & stars, fabric scissors, bleach (with dripping dispenser), bandannas, pennant, yarn, & a hot glue gun

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we started by drizzling bleach over the bandannas then washed them

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next we cut the pennant & bandannas into triangles (the pennant helps to keep the bandannas straight & not flimsy) & we hot glued the bandanna to the pennant

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then we ironed on all the letters on, attached them to yarn with hot glue, made tassels with the yarn for the ends and …. BAM !! done !!!!

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veryyyy happy with how it turned out!

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Stella found this print at Goodwill … no joke & @courtney_halligan turned it into the coolest piece ever !!!

also.. so obsessed with my desk decor

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My marque is from Riffraff — they have the best accessories and I love being able to change out the messages !!

All my art was made by my mom; she’s the best painter.

My glass card holder is from Home Goods, it’s my fav! And of course, my lamp is Emporium Home (my mom’s brand)

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got this little neon ‘Slay’ light on Urban Outfitters

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I really really reaaaaalllllly love sloths. If u don’t know me very well.. now you know !!!

We picked up some succulents from Electric Ghost in Little Rock before we made the trip to Fay

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happy heart because I have all my fav people with me

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and some more !!!!

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more awesome custom art my mom made for Stell’s side !!! And the palm tree print rocksss

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so my totally adorable ottoman ….  IS FROM HOBBY LOBBY !!

It was originally just plain black & my (also) super crafty mom added the fringe!! so. cute.

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My mom also had velvet gray headboards & footboards made for us — she is no joke the best dorm designer ever !!!! so so so grateful for all the time & effort she put into our new home away from home!

Still can’t believe I’m old enough to be in college… leaving my fam & friends back home was hard but I’m so thankful for a fun, sweet roomie to share freshmen year with and the coziest, cutest nook to call home.

 

I’m running into freshmen year with my arms wide open !!!! I can’t wait for the new friendships that are going to be made here, Gamedays spent cheering on the Hogs from the sidelines with all my pommies, & fun times that will turn into lifelong memories I know I’ll cherish forever.

Cheers to you, freshmen year !!!!!! bring on the memz

xoxo,

B

 

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hey heyy !!!! My name is Brighton Barnard and I’m an 18 year old Arkansas native. I am a freshman at the University of Arkansas, where I am pursuing a double major in Apparel Merchandising and Product Development as well as Marketing. I am also a Chi Omega Psi and member of the Razorback Pom Squad at the U of A (woooopig!) I have always been drawn to fashion, creativity and the little things in life — which is what lead me to create this blog! Hope you can find some bits of bliss !!

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