How to Wear a Crop Top… Modestly

Hey girlies! Today’s post title is probably a little bit alarming but I promise I’m not off my rocker. I’ve figured out a way to style a top that is shorter and meant to be worn with your midriff exposed… modestly! There are so many cute tops in the summer time with fun prints and embroidery but many times they are very short and meant to be tied up and worn as a crop top. BUT, I think they can be styled modestly with this simple trick: wear them with a high waist-ed a-line skirt! This is a very flattering […]

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How To: Remove Stains from Leather At Home

SO. I bought this very expensive Madewell bag…   USED (on Poshmark) … with a big ol’ spot on it… It’s a mysterious stain (the owner did not remember what the liquid was) and so I really kind of took a chance buying this bag, hoping I could remove it. It is real, vegtable tanned leather. The stain is about 2 years old. Now, the bag can be worn so that the stain is facing the inside and you won’t see it. But me being me I just really want it gone. So here I am documenting what did and […]

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Can you See Me Now? How To: Style Camo Print

Hello friends! Today I am going to share with you a few ways to style the ever so popular print- camouflage. Camo is definitely trending right now and it’s one of those prints that always seems to come back around. With the classic olive and forest green colors you can really pair camo print with a lot of things! Here I wore my embroidered leather jacket over a simple camo tee and finished the look with simple jeans and flats. embroidered leather jacket – camo tee But it also looks great on its own. I’ve had this jacket for several […]

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5 Fresh Ways to Wear Black

Hello friends :) I was going to post something a little more “springy” today but seeing as I woke up to 3 inches of snow on Friday-I decided against it ;) So, here are five ways to wear Rocky Balboa’s favorite color (and possibly mine) hehe Dressed Down- With a nice pair of dress jeans and booties. Black accessories are always a good idea. A nice black tote will get you through every season! With Red – You just can’t go wrong with a pop of red. :-) With Brown & Gray – I know it’s scary to try new […]

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3 Pinterest Looks Recreated in Unexpected Ways

Hello gals! So, if you haven’t jumped on the Pinterest train yet… well, that’s just weird. But if you, like so many girls including myself, look to Pinterest for a bit of outfit inspo and find yourself overwhelmed… fear not! I think when looking at Pinterest for outfit planning you really have to keep a wide perspective. If you get too carried away you’ll want to buy the exact piece of every outfit you like. And we all know that is jusy not practical. *BUT* it is possible to recreate outfits with the basics you already have in your closet! […]

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How To: Create an Epic Barrette

Hi friends! Today I have a fun DIY for your hair! Barrettes are making a SERIOUS comeback and I’m definitely pumped about it! I got this idea from Pinterest, here, and decided to have a go at it. Sometimes you see DIY projects and you’re like… yeah that’s cool but I don’t think I would actually wear that in public. But when I saw this- I was like, um YES PLEASE! What you’ll need: -Glue gun –Stone beads -Hair barrette (I got mine at Pat Catan’s) Ok, brace yourselves. Because this is super complex and hard to understand. Step 1: […]

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How To: Remove Old Coffee Stains from your Clothes

Let me guess what you are thinking right now- just from reading the title of this post… “She’s speaking from experience”. . . . YEPPP! OK, this is like super embarrassing and really not like me- but I was shopping at Nordstrom Rack (the actual store… it’s super cool) anyways, I had coffee because morning time duh… and I couldn’t hold all of the THINGS. So I went and got this super awesome cart that you hang things on and you can put stuff in the buggy AND there was a cup holder… SCORE. Ok, well, in the areas where […]

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DIY: Christmas Bling Sweaters feat. Catherine from Design and Curiosity

Hi friends! Who’s excited for the holidays and all of the AWESOME sweaters that come with them??? Well today I am so pumped because I’m teaming up with my favorite design blogger- Catherine from Design and Curiosity! Catherine is a dear friend of mine and an excellent designer/crafter and fellow lover of all things sparkly! Today we are meshing my fashion side with her design side to bring you a post on DIY Christmas Bling Sweaters! Woot Woot! It’s gonna be so much fun so let’s get started… with out further adieu… Miss Catherine!: Hello, it’s so great to be […]

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Quick Tip Tuesday: Transition Your Spring/Summer Staples into Fall/Winter

Hi, Friends! Today’s Quick Tip is to help you make your spring and summer staples go further by pairing them with fall and winter pieces. The color blush has been popular all year and not just when pastels are on the rise in the spring. This fall and winter you can rock your blush pink pieces with winter whites and cognac/camel colored jackets and boots for a chic yet simple look. Try pairing your spring pastel pants or capris with a neutral tunic top, riding boots, and a fitted jacket.       Make your summer maxi dresses go further […]

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Quick Tip Thursday: Casual in Corduroy

Hello friends, Today I’m sharing a very basic look that is super comfy and perfect for transitioning into the colder months.  I’m going to try and incorporate these ‘quick tip’ posts into my regular posting routine as much as I can so give me feedback and if there are any tips you’d like me to post:) Corduroy is such a great casual look but with the right accessories you can elevate it and look very put together. This skirt look could easily be swapped for corduroy pantaloons or a knee length corduroy skirt and booties or riding boots. I found […]

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