HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Whether you're headed to the Big Island, Bali, Spain or San Francisco, traveling these days is anything but simple! Lifestyle expert Stacie Krajchir is here with shortcuts to the coolest travel essentials of the season.
Must Have Travel Essentials
Monogrammed Luggage Tags
Stand out from the crowds and locate your bags with ease at baggage claim
world wide--style savvy colorful monogrammed oversized luggage tags.
Fontainemaury.com also locally Papyrus Ala Moana
Solio Solar Charger
Go Green in style. This solar powered charger charges over 3200 devices from
cell phones, PDAs, GPS, cameras, and MP3 players.
From $12.00 up
A MUST for any frequent traveler. This is my personal travel must have!
In flight comfort-- use as a blanket or pillow, and a great scarf upon landing, use
poolside as a sarong etc! Available locally Pier One Imports
Lightweight durable multi-zip pouch for stashing your in-flight essentials..
Save on hefty overweight luggage fees and weigh your luggage in advance.
Compact digital scale
Mini Camera Case
Mini Phone Case
These 100% waterproof case will protect hi and low tech essentials (phones,
PDAs, keys, money, iPods, video cameras, etc) even if fully submerged under
water and they float.
The Fanning: church key to open your "soda" bottle
Reef Hidden Pocke Stash This innovative design features a pull-out storage drawer in
Want to give your home a quick facelift without extra pressure on the pocketbook? Stacie shares some helpful tips...
SHORTCUT TIP: Use accessories as a quick and easy way to add color and change things up.
Throw pillows is a quick and easy way to give any room an inexpensive facelift. (I will bring variety)
The brilliant and beloved designer Liberty Of London is now designing for Target --pillows start as low as $19.99! Target has a wide range of other color options and designs. (target.com )
Local design favorite So'mace Design also offers a wonderful collection of colorful, island inspired throw pillows. Celeb fans include Courtney Cox and Drew Barrymore! (somacedesign.com)
SHORTCUT TIP: Use two cloth dinner napkins to create pillow cover (sew or use Velcro) They are pre-measured 18" to fit average square pillow. (will have example)
Use inexpensive yet colorful accessories to express your personality such as vases, lamp shades. buddah, storage containers or throws.
Personalized Melamine trays Red, Green, White or Pink. Perfect to place on an ottoman or entry table. Also a great base to group collectibles or even use in a bedroom for jewelry or bracelets.
A simple solution to punch up your bare walls for little cost is to frame a square piece of your favorite fabric or create a "collective" of similar objects i.e.: designer shopping bags (Kate Spade, Cartier, Tiffany) Or stretch a pretty fabric the way you would a canvas. (will bring a few different sized framed examples)
Frames from Target, Kmart etc.
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