Nanette Lapore - $328
Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Nanette Lapore - $328
Tuesday, March 30, 2010
Can you believe this used to be a dress??
I came across probably one of the most clever things I have ever seen! A 'Do It Yourself' tutorial on how to turn your old bridesmaids dresses into throw pillows! I about died when I read the headline (could not picture it) and then clicked on the article and the pillow is actually pretty stinkin cute! Everyone has those bridesmaid dresses that you will never wear again - not that any of mine have been all that bad. It is just they are 'bridesmaidy' and most likely not going to be making any return appearances but I have always felt way to bad getting rid of them because all of them hold special memories of my best friends special days - so this is the perfect alternative! I can turn them into pillows for my house - or better yet re gift them to the brides ;-) Muuaahhahhhh!
Click here to get the full slideshow tutorial!
Pic: The Examiner
Monday, March 29, 2010
Floral Sheath Dress - on sale $41.99
Sequin Sheath Dress - on sale $39.99
So... I have to embarrassingly admit that I have been an avid follower of Lauren Conrad (dubbed as LC) ever since she started her reality TV career on Laguna Beach on MTV - I then graduated to watching The Hills but ended my journey with the cheesy MTV reality series when she exited the show last year.
Anyways... I have been seeing numerous commercials lately for her new line at Kohl's. I finally went online today and checked it out and was pleasantly surprised. As I mentioned I was obsessed with following her life in Laguna and in LA but was sadly disappointed when she launched her brand a couple years ago - thought it was a bit over priced for mostly simple cotton clothing. Not so with her new line for Kohl's! I have never been in a Kohl's - I actually have to admit I don't even know where one is located but I may have to scout one out so I can see her line in person! The details of the clothing (from what I can see online) are fabulous - and for the price - cant be beat. Nothing is over $60 and a majority of the items I found online were highly marked down.
So - cheers to LC!
Friday, March 26, 2010
Thursday, March 25, 2010
What better way to get ready for Friday's cocktail hour than to drool over some of my favorite cocktail rings?? This week has been a busy one - Dylan leaves tomorrow for Australia so I have plans with my friend for cocktails and dinner! The sun should show his face this weekend so I am hoping to get my bronze on at the beach... Enjoy the beauties above!
Wednesday, March 24, 2010
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
Notice the cute wooden stand that my wonderful brother built for me... we copied a stand in Anthropologie... love the rustic look of it... not to mention the functionality - it helps keep my workspace tidy while still displaying some of my newest pieces.
I will try to get these items up on Etsy tomorrow!
Monday, March 22, 2010
Hope everyone had an enjoyable weekend - I had a fabulous weekend spent with many friends... and Dylan ended up coming home a couple days early from Cabo which was a wonderful surprise :-)
Friday, March 19, 2010
Thursday, March 18, 2010
pics: Real Simple
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Monday, March 15, 2010
My weekend was great! Saturday Dylan and I tackled our office and hallway storage... my life definitely feels much more in order and I am feeling like myself again :-) I made labels for all of our shelves (yep... I am that crazy!) and everything has its own home! The last step in this decluttering project is the desk! I am excited to scour consignment shops downtown while Dylan is in Australia. He leaves in about a week... and even closer than that he leaves this Wednesday for Cabo for a bachelor party through Sunday... so I am planning some girl time of my own :-)
The sun is shining and should remain shining for the next few days! I ventured into the 90 degree heat in downtown LA - and scoured the streets of the Fashion/Garment Districts... one of my new favorite hobbies! I definitely feel super dirty by the end of my day... but it is well worth it because of the great finds! I am so excited to get to work tomorrow with all of the new goodies I found! Stay tuned...
Another reason why I love Downtown Los Angeles is for the Flower Market! I always have to roam these blocks and take in the lovely flowers and enjoy the delightful scents that fill the streets. I am never able to leave empty handed... always come home with at least one bunch. You can find the freshest of flowers for great prices. I picked up a bunch of white Football Mums (just found out their names!) and have divided them up into three different vases around the house... doesn't life just seem so much better with fresh cut flowers?? I took a picture of the bunch on my coffee table in the new vase that my Mom got me from Anthropologie... I love it!