La Esmeralda x Florality: 2012

Saturday, December 8, 2012

New DIY: Feather Stud Earrings!

Hello everyone!

It's been a long time no talk, but I finally--sort of--found the time to get a craft in. Just added a new tutorial to the DIY page:

Make them yourself now and enjoy!

-Amanda Nuri

Monday, October 1, 2012

Much Inspiration

Today being the beginning of my Fall Break, I found that my DIY spirit was up in the clouds. Here's two awesome tutorials for you all to try:

Ear Cuff #2:
Inspiration from Pinterest

Chain Hair Clip:

Inspiration from I Spy DIY's celeb inspiration! 

The tutorials will be posted in the tab "DIY". Enjoy!

-Amanda Nuri

Monday, September 3, 2012

A Peace Treaty's Solwara Collection

A Peace Treaty released a unique collection of jewelry labeled Solwara. It's the desert's finest qualities made into wearable accessories. I give a huge thumbs up! DIY now:

Check out the DIY page soon for the full instructions!

-Amanda Nuri

Tuesday, July 24, 2012

Want to Win A Starbucks Gift Card?

You have only 6 days left to enter and win a Starbucks gift card and lots of other great prizes! And if you don't win the grand prize, you may win the runner-up prize...which is still a Starbucks gift card!!! You can enter up to 6 times and even daily on Twitter! Simply go the the Emerald Butterfly blog and sign up now:

-Amanda Nuri R

Tuesday, July 10, 2012

The Tribal Collection

I've just added two new DIYs! The lace skirt and feather button hairpins! Make sure to check them out on the "General DIY Tutorials" tab. Also check out some new jewelry I made. Now I have a whole new collection of tribal jewelry ready for me to wear when school begins!

By the way, you could win a Starbucks gift card! Go to and you could win a gift card and not to mention a bunch of other super cool prizes!


-Amanda Nuri

Friday, June 29, 2012

New DIY Tutorial: Book earrings!

Check out the new tutorial to make your own book earrings. You can find little miniature books like these at antique stores, thrift shops, or miniature toy shows. Enjoy!

Wednesday, June 13, 2012

An Easier Way to Enter the Summer GIveaways!

Don't sweat it, if you've already entered (you're still in!)

But I'll soon upload a  much easier way through Rafflecopter today!

Tuesday, June 12, 2012

The Heart of A Painter's Summer Giveaways!

As promised, I'm opening a Summer Giveaway (the first one to be exact)! Exclusively custom jewelry made from the Heart of A Painter, as well as other great swag! Here's what in the Classy Summer Giveaway:

  • Matching black and white necklace and bracelet set
  • Custom-made sparkle feather necklace (18 inches)
  • Custom faux pearl and bead dangle earrings
  • Custom lace and faux leather bow
  • Black faux snakeskin card holder
  • Cute and classy Helo Kitty Notebook
This giveaway is perfect for those girls who stay true to their classy style. Here's how you enter:

1) On the blog's sidebar follow the blog OR log into your facebook account and like Amanda Nuri's page (
2) Simply, post on the Facebook page or this post saying what you love about being classy or the style in general and you are automatically entered!

*Comment on both Amanda Nuri's page and this post and you're entered twice. Don't forget to leave your name in your comment!

On June 26, 2012 at 11:59pm PT, a random winner will be selected and announced on June 27th.

But look out you free-spirited and tough girls! Coming very soon there will be a Free Spirit Summer Giveaway and the Edgy Girl's Summer Giveaway. Both giveaways will feature various kinds of styles, so if you don't want this classy giveaway there's tons more coming!

-Amanda Nuri

Tuesday, June 5, 2012

Enter the June Book Giveaway!

My sister blog ( is hosting a June Book Giveaway! Enter to win great summer reads and other cool prizes!

Also watch the Official Emerald Butterfly Book Trailer on Youtube:

Also, if you guys love freebies, The Heart of the Painter blog itself is opening a summer giveaway very soon full of cool ! Look out for more details in the next post!

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

Lace Skirt Tutorial coming soon!

There will soon be a Lace Skirt Tutorial being posted on the DIY page. Because the only thing better than summer break is having a fashionably adorable way to rock it!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

Support the Admin's Book - Emerald Butterfly!

Love romance, the supernatural, and adventure? Read Emerald Butterfly!

The link to The Heart of a Painter's sister blog is below and in the link list on the sidebar. The tab "Writing" also supplies even more information on the novel as well.

The premiere copy is being released soon, but learn about it now. Be the first of your friends to read it!

Help support my book and like it on Facebook or follow it on Twitter. There will be contests, events and much more in the future!

Visit the official website.

Monday, April 23, 2012