So I have been partaking in some serious retail therapy to help me deal with all of this miserable weather we have been having. Thought I would share some of the fun (mostly pink) things that I have been filling my house with.
This super cute Art Journal kit. I have been inspired to start journaling more lately - and when I found this kit I fell in love!
This one was a necessary buy but pretty cozy. 70s winter boots!
I had this idea to have a wall in my house be covered in old school latch hook rugs. I picked up this one to start the collection. I haven't made one of these since the 90s so it will be interesting to try my hand at it again.
I bought a couple of these vintage easter chicks to do an art project with.
Here was what i ended up with it - I might add more on to it. Haven't quite decided. But I think it's cute!
Here is a yellow version I made with supplies from the party store!
Fell in love with those blue pineapple socks and I just had to have them for summer!
I had this bottle holder custom-made by an etsy seller since I started carrying a bigger water bottle 1.5 L It was getting heavy in my purse so I needed an alternative. She made it pink and white for me too!
Found this seller from pinterest and everything she makes looks so beautiful I just couldn't resist at 4am one night. I am not a big lip-balm girl but these are tinted - and smell like rose. This is the one thing I haven't received yet.
More craft supplies from a local shop in park slope - Fiber Notion.
I have been craving some summer vibes hardcore lately - and this has only intensified while browsing on pinterest this morning where I came upon some beautiful pieces that have been released with the Spring / Summer 2014 runways.
I picked out a couple that I thought would be perfect for the upcoming season - and could possibly be easy to make your own diy with.
This one was the first one that struck me. Mara Hoffman s/s 2014 . I love wearing as many sheer things as possible during the summer months - and actually have a sheer white maxi american apparel dress that I think could work quite well for this diy. Obviously this piece was made with all hand beading - but I think a fun rick-rack trim, or even a hand-cut felt version for the pattern would give a similar effect!
I love how the sheerness of this dress makes it appear that the flowers are painted on her. Yanina Haute Couture Spring 2014. I would most definitely separate this into a two piece - with a high waisted sheer skirt embellished with silk flowers from a craft shop and then paint on the leaves.
This Stella McCartney Resort 2014 opens up so many options. Starting with a basic nude body con dress you could dress this up with many different appliqués to represent whatever you were trying to go for. Etsy is full of different sorts to spark your interest.
This Dolce & Gabbana Summer 2014 dress - has a similar effect to the Yanina one above - but offers a completely different look once you pair down the bold red - for muted pinks and vanilla's. I also love how very woodland creature it feels like. Pull out your water-color paints and sew on a few flowers made out of simple cut fabric - or dollar store flowers onto a simple shift dress cinched at the waist with a medallion belt!
Maybe this Prada 2014 Coat would be a little difficult to replicate considering it's made out of all fuzzy fabric panels. But maybe a felt overlay on a brown coat could be a possible diy - Paint would be odd. Mostly I just thought it was pretty neat.
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Well those are my S/S DIY possibilities for the upcoming season. Do you have any pieces that you are dying to try your crafty hands at?
Hi guys! It's Valentine's Day! One of my all-time favorite holidays.
It's been two long months I have been sick but yesterday I finally was able to go to the doctor's and have my surgery. I am already feeling better and will be happy to leave the house - since I have been pretty much house-bound for the past two weeks - I wasn't even able to go to work. It's been weird and stressful.
But I had some good talks with George and we are planning on making the rest of the year much better to make up for all of the crappiness of the past two months.
My being sick was one of the reasons I had to put 'Seven Minutes in Heaven' on hold, and honestly I don't feel as much passion for it as I did before - for multiple reasons. I am going to be focusing on getting my health back to maximum and getting out and documenting my life again once more.
I miss having all of my weekly videos to go through - and sharing my life with my online friends!
Well I hope every one has a great Valentine's Day. I am planning on exchanging gifts later tonight, possibly going out to a restaurant for the first time in weeks - getting dressed up in something that makes me feel pretty - and possibly stopping over to my friend's V-Day Party. It will be the first time I've seen a lot of my friends since NYE.
Decided to compile all of my Insta-Faves in one place.
The thing I favorite the most has to be Nail art inspiration. My current design is something inspired by Luxury Nail. I just love how very simple and Japanese their designs are.
I don't really have any tattoo artists that I have found I really love their style other than Lauren Winzer. My heart was especially won over when I saw these Sailor Moon tattoo's she had done - really made me want to get one of my own.
Beautiful and inspiring women.
And finally this amazing jumper and V-Day party thrown by a vintage shop that I wanted to go to before I became bed-ridden for the entire week .