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Northern California
Collecting and sharing life's moments.
Interests: Fashion, amateur photography, books, arts & crafts, cooking/baking, shopping, gardening, DIY projects, family, friends and pets.
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A quick stop to my local Paper Source on my day off turned out to be a super fun DIY project. I found these Contempo brand kraft paper letters at their store and I immediately wanted to create a fun vertical wall banner to add to my meditation corner. The... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2015 at Ninna Lu
It was an unusually heated day in beautiful San Francisco this past weekend, yet thankful that we are only a hour and a half away. There is always a hint of excitement for me when going to the city for the day especially when there are countless things to discover.... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2015 at Ninna Lu
I woke up one Monday morning feeling terribly and beyond exhausted after a full eight hour sleep the night before. Drained of energy, I was dragging myself to the office, also quite ashamed of how I felt. I came across a coworker on my way in, asked each other the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2015 at Ninna Lu
Do you ever sometimes wonder where time has gone by? As we enter into the month of September, I am looking back into my month of August's Instagram feed. As my main goal is capturing life's moments on the blog, I thought why not an end of the month photo... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2015 at Ninna Lu
On January of 2013, I started a blog series called Soul Feed to look back on my personal transformations through my own life transitions while reading the book by Gabrielle Bernstein called "May Cause Miracles". Now two years later, January of 2015 to be exact, I received a new book... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2015 at Ninna Lu
Hi Lisa! It is so worth the road trip to San Francisco. But for those out of reach it is my pleasure to share. I'm so happy you enjoyed. Marissa
Toggle Commented Jun 21, 2015 on A Museum Masterpiece at Ninna Lu
The Palace Legion of Honor at San Francisco, California has a current exhibition called High Style being shown at the museum until July 19, 2015. I wanted to be able to record my own pictures of the Brooklyn Museum Costume Collection before the fashion pieces leave the west coast. For... Continue reading
Posted Jun 20, 2015 at Ninna Lu
Materials used from home: 1) scotch tape 2) scissors 3) two previously used picture frames 4) Annie Sloane's chalk paint and paint brush All you will need is one coat of Annie Sloane chalk paint to paint your picture frame/s. Materials used from your local Paper Source store: 5) one... Continue reading
Posted Jun 6, 2015 at Ninna Lu
There were many special May moments worth documenting on the blog today as we are now fast approaching June. As I was scrolling through my Instagram feed for the month of May, I wanted to pick the top five to share on the blog. Below are some pictures which I... Continue reading
Posted May 31, 2015 at Ninna Lu
The definition of the maker movement from "The maker movement is a cultural trend that places value on an individual's ability to be a creator of things as well as a consumer of things." Are you a creator, a maker, an entrepreneur, an avid DIYer, a creative enthusiast or... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2015 at Ninna Lu
I used to be content with my one face cream skin remedy that would last me all day in my 20's and 30's. My skin has dramatically changed now that I've turned 40. I'm not sure if others at my age are experiencing a similar issue. If you do, please... Continue reading
Posted Apr 19, 2015 at Ninna Lu
The hubby and I had an early morning start this Saturday as we headed over to the Vintage Fashion Expo for the first time at San Francisco, California. It's being held at a San Francisco County Building near the San Francisco Botanical Garden at Golden Gate Park all weekend so... Continue reading
Posted Mar 7, 2015 at Ninna Lu
I'm not really one to put myself out there for a blog post. But I thought why not give it a try this time. I do have the worst timing ever because of all days to pick an outfit post I chose a rainy day. But during our weekends we... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at Ninna Lu
Thank you Chris!
Toggle Commented Feb 3, 2015 on DIY Mini Ballerina Pet Costume at Ninna Lu
I fell in love with Dot & Bo's Love You To The Moon pillow below. So I got inspired to make my own version. I thought it would be a perfect addition to the new vintage entryway bench I got at the Sacramento Antique Faire a couple weeks ago. It... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2015 at Ninna Lu
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For my birthday this year, I indulged a bit on subscription boxes from fashion, lifestyle, beauty and stationery. Subscription boxes are these monthly goodies that come delightfully packaged and arrive once a month when you subscribe to it, which for some you can cancel anytime. I've been obviously unaware of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 17, 2015 at Ninna Lu
Happy New Year! So this is the beginning of my 365 page story and I'm starting a blank page with a good one! Instead of filling my page with unpractical, unrealistic resolutions, I have compiled 12 intentions for the year 2015. Here's to the beginning of my story! 1: I... Continue reading
Posted Jan 2, 2015 at Ninna Lu
Merry Christmas or Happy Holidays to all!!! I'm looking forward to spending quality time with family and friends today. To start off our Christmas day, this morning for breakfast I made spiced hot apple cider (unspiked) and an eggs benedict casserole. This may be a start of a new tradition... Continue reading
Posted Dec 25, 2014 at Ninna Lu
It's a three day countdown to Christmas Eve! Merry Christmas everyone!!! If you're all finished with your holiday shopping, congratulations but don't forget yourself this holiday season. Here are a few set creations that I made through Polyvore for my personal take on this year's winter style inspiration. I'd love... Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2014 at Ninna Lu
Where I'm from at still 100 degree weather, transitioning to boots, oversized sweaters and ponte leggings won't be until January next year. But I can't seem to gear away from stripes, open toed shoes, wedged ankle boots, and chic accessories for fall this year. I've created these outfit sets around... Continue reading
Posted Sep 13, 2014 at Ninna Lu
It's now mid way through August and it's been quite some time since my last blog post, yikes! I wanted to share some memorable moments in DIY and travel that I've done in the past three months but have never found the time to post. Follow @ninnalu on Instagram! ::... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2014 at Ninna Lu
This weekend at the small, historic town of Sutter Creek is the 12th Annual Trash and Treasures event. We were able to take a short stroll through the main street of antique shops, art galleries. wine tasting bars and restaurants. My husband and I feel quite lucky to be so... Continue reading
Posted May 24, 2014 at Ninna Lu