Posts by Kayla Petrozza

DIY: Pearl Embellished Boyfriend Jeans

First, let’s take a moment to cheers to my first DIY on here! I’m so happy to be able to bring these projects to you guys, and I hope you enjoy trying them as much as I enjoy putting them together! Now onto the fun. If you don’t live under a rock – I’m sure you’ve noticed and have been loving the embellished denim trend seen basically everywhere on the runway and beyond; Burberry with shearling, Au Jour Le Jour with sequins (if you haven’t seen these yet – get ready to go bananas), Roberto Cavalli with distressed patches, and Adam Selman with precious pearls. As soon as I saw these caked-up jeans, the DIY gears started turning. But which icing to choose? Choices, choices, choices. With all the ballerina-love here at Allyn Lewis, I finally decided on pearls. I’m over the moon with how these turned out – simple,

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Have Your Cake: And Eat It Too

We’re often told that having it all is an unrealistic, unattainable, and not to mention selfish, goal. Not only do I think this answer’s bullshit, I also find it insulting. Especially when it comes to the realm of careers. It’s something we strive for – “having it all” is pretty much the dumbed down basis of the American Dream – while simultaneously being thought of as just that, a mere dream. And not the kind seen in Disney movies. It’s right up there with Maslow’s theory of self-actualization. As a semi-recent college grad, I’ve found myself thinking about the future more than ever. I’ve tried to stick with the go-with-the-flow attitude that’s gotten me through the past 23 years; it seems that very attitude has only grown to give me a newfound respect for my Prozac prescription. I’ve conquered the task of figuring out a general idea of what I’d

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The Hidden Gems of Painting Pumpkins

The past few fall seasons have given an upgrade to the tradition of carving and decorating pumpkins.  This fall, the trend has been given a funky makeover, literally, with paint.  DIY bloggers, Pinterest, YouTube – any search on these sites or even Google will give you a enough ideas for the next 20 fall seasons.  So naturally, some of the girls at Relevé Public Relations got together to get in on the painting fun. I mean honestly, what fall-lover wouldn’t?! We took a few minutes to look at some of the tons of ideas the inter webs had to offer, and then decided to just wing it and dive right in. The next 4 hours were a mess of laughing at ourselves, glitter, and ahem, impatience. By the end, we had come to a few conclusions about what we’ll do next year… starting with smaller pumpkins. Read on to find out

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Five Reasons You Need a Graphic Designer

A lot of companies and businesses hire professional graphic designers, and in doing so, spend upwards of a pretty big sum of money for results that look “high-quality” and are effective in portraying the company’s desired main message.  You say: Hello, haven’t you heard of Google, or YouTube? There’s all kinds of tutorials (and even classes) that allow someone with basic computer skills to learn on their own. Why spend all the extra money? The answer, quite simply, is the same with any profession – a graphic designer got their degree for graphic design or graphic communications or something else along those lines, because (well, we hope) they’re passionate and enjoy what they do. So by default, they’re bound to do better than the average hobbyist or rookie. These 5 reasons go in-depth as to exactly why professional graphic design could be and is a beneficial investment for your company,

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