Monday, August 24, 2009

More Anna Spiro

Like I said in an earlier post, after seeing the inside of Anna Spiro’s home on Coco+Kelly, I had to see more. Well, here it is… straight from Anna’s blog!

a in Anna’s shop

I love the trellis design above. As you might see in the coming days, I went a little crazy with it in my own room before I even realized!


more of Anna’s home



a client’s home

Monday, August 17, 2009

Amazing Interior Style

Here are picture’s from Vogue Living Australia of Anna Spiro's home via Coco+Kelly. This style is so right on with what I love that I had to share these pictures right away. My only complaint is that I want to see more!


What do you think?

Sunday, August 16, 2009

As Summer Fades into Fall…

I’ve been hiding out here:


While I’m somewhere where it seems like summer will never end, the fall catalogs and look books are not waiting for the leaves to change:

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J. Crew

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Friday, July 3, 2009

Wednesday, June 24, 2009

$15 Skirt to Brighten Your Wardrobe

Check out this skirt from Kmart! I love the color and design.... not to mention the price!

Attention Pencil Pocket Leaf Design Skirt, $15

Turquoise Room Inspirations

The most recent post at Hidden in France almost made me squeal out loud here at my desk. The blog that Corine pointed out, House of Turqouise, is completely decorated to... you guessed it - the color turquoise! Here are a few images that I'm saving for my own personal inspiration as I piece together a room with a color scheme inspired by a dresser that I painted a beautiful color somewhere between turqoise and aqua.

After looking at these pictures and the rest in my folder of inspiration for the room, I've realized there are a few things that I gravitate towards:
  • turquoise
  • chandeliers
  • a light, airy feeling that isn't bare or sparse
  • gold accents
  • ornate details mixed with some modern elements
  • geometric patterns like greek key, lattice, stripes, and quatrefoils
  • travel inspired details like maps, globes, and souvenirs

Are there any certain things that immediately draw you to a room or picture?

Tuesday, June 23, 2009

Summer Steals

If this Liz Claiborne dress didn't look so eerily similar to the ruffle-front Ann Taylor shirt-dress I'm wearing today, I would snap it up in a jiffy. Alas, I'm passing on this $20.99 treasure to you guys.


And for $20.99... you've got a little left over to pick up a few other steals from the sale! Like these bangles for $9.99, or the peony-print cardigan for $29.99.

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And finally, if you're in need of cardigans (who can't use another cardigan?!), there are crewneck and belted ones in tons of different colors for just $14.99 and $19.99 a pop.


Monday, April 6, 2009

New Spring Dresses at Ruche

I know I’ve been M.I.A. lately, and I probably will be until the end of the semester, but I had to share these three beautiful dresses that just appeared on the Ruche website! I especially love the Victorian Teapot dress.


victorian teapot dress, $38.99

mango lassi silk tank dress, $45.99

yellow canary flutter dress, $39.99

Wednesday, March 25, 2009

Colors and Ruffles and Bows, oh my! Spring Ruffle and Bow Dresses for Any Budget

So, by now most of you probably know that I can’t resist anything with a bow or a ruffle. It’s a weakness. Today, I am honoring that weakness with 12 fun and (for the most part) affordable dresses. Enjoy!


flash cotton dress, $168.00 Mambo Sleeve Open Back Dress, $54.00 otto dress, $168.00


As U Wish Bow Back Dress, $78 Apostrophe Ruffle Wrap Dress, $34.99 As U Wish Strapless Taffeta Dress, $72


Ruby Rox Bow Front Tank Dress, $29.90 Kitten Two Tone Dress, $42.50 As U Wish Bow Dress, $68


Pleated Strapless Dress, $59.00 R&K Originals Crinkle Bubble Gold Bow, $29.99 Esley Debutante Dress, $47.00

Monday, March 23, 2009

Money Tree Monday


Chloé top, Kassandra jeans, Pedro Garcia pumps, Kate Spade clutch, Roberto Coin bangle

Sunday, March 22, 2009

Library Love

Please excuse my recent silence… I’ve been spending most of my time in places like this (only not quite so beautiful)…

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pictures from curious expeditions

Friday, March 20, 2009

SimplyVera for Kohl’s Spring 2009

Here’s a look at Vera Wang’s spring line for Kohl’s! What do you think? I really love how Vera’s style is reflected in these more causal and definitely more affordable clothes!

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What do you think? Like it or leave it?

Thursday, March 19, 2009

Hello, H&M Spring!

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pictures from fabsugar

Carolina Blue

Well, guess who I’ve slated as the NCAA tournament winner? …UNC, just like a certain President! Go Tarheels!

Not only are we the #1 team in the country, we have pretty darn beautiful school colors, if you ask me!


Coast Bubble dress,TopShop clutch, Maine Cottage chair,
mytheresa dress, Hayden-Harnett swimsuit, Cynthia Vincent sandals

If I were a bride…

Somehow I just accidentally stumbled into the wedding section of J. Crew… and before I could turn my heel and get back to my friend, the Frenchie Slicker, I saw it. The one. MY DRESS!! Someone, somewhere, got my life stages mixed up and designed me a wedding dress. How funny!Fullscreen capture 3162009 81604 PM

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