Modern Brass

Modern Brass

Want to give your home a modern, fresh update?  Get on board with brass! I know, I know — brass is usually so shiny and cheap-looking and not very awesome.  But recently I’ve been noticing a more modern brass.  This brass has a matte finish, a darker patina, looks entirely...(read more)
Welcome to my Sweet and Lovely Life!

Welcome to my Sweet and Lovely Life!

  My life might be sweet and lovely, but currently it is also very unorganized. Maybe you’re like me, and you find tons of interesting, creative, inspiring, and beautiful stuff online everyday — then you immediately forget everything you saw, and scratch your head wondering where you found that lovely...(read more)
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Sweet and Lovely Hair Bow

Sweet and Lovely Hair Bow

Hair bows have been all over the internet recently.  (Remember, this photo?) Well, ASOS has come up with a clever way to get the look by just clipping in a pre-made hair bow (because sometimes you just don’t feel like doing it yourself.) It’s a quirky look, for sure, but something about it is just... (read more)
Tuesday's Top...Stripes

Tuesday’s Top…Stripes

I’ve been totally craving some stripes recently.  I have a couple striped items in my closet, but I keep seeing stripes everywhere and it’s starting to rub off on me.  I especially love the striped shoes (#2) — great inspiration for Spring/Summer.  Those need to be on my feet, on a beach somewhere. :)  1:... (read more)
Parsnip Fries with Roasted Tomato Ketchup

Parsnip Fries with Roasted Tomato Ketchup

Parsnips (much like brussel sprouts) are one of those things I didn’t really develop a taste for until I was older, but now I just love it!  I had a parsnip puree at a restaurant a few months back (paired with salmon – delicious) and it got me craving parsnips in just about any form.... (read more)
Wedding Color Palette / BRIGHTS!

Wedding Color Palette / BRIGHTS!

Feeling bold?  Bold enough for a little bit of neon? These colors would be so fun for any event where you’re looking for something trendy and energetic.  These brights certainly set a particular tone, right off the bat. (Anyone know the artist of the painting?  I seem to have lost the source, and I’d love... (read more)
Yellow Happiness

Yellow Happiness

Remember that glam yellow dress from Adele’s Vogue photoshoot?  I happened to come across it today — it’s an Oscar de la Renta for the low, low price of $5,000.  Really, it’s one of my all-time favs. But, since I won’t be buying that dress anytime soon, here are a few other ideas to put some... (read more)
Tuesday's Top...Etsy Shops

Tuesday’s Top…Etsy Shops

There are so many great things to discover on Etsy, but sometimes it can be tough to sort through the less awesome stuff to really find the gems.  Here are a handful of my favorite shops, to help you narrow your search and see what goodies you can find. (And tell me, what are YOUR favorite... (read more)
Wedding Color Palette / Teal + Green

Wedding Color Palette / Teal + Green

Looking for a cool, calm, relaxed vibe for your wedding or event?  Teal and Green make for a lovely color combination. (Don’t you just want to jump right into that water?!) [photo source]   (read more)
Friday's Sweet and Lovely Finds | February 17, 2012

Friday’s Sweet and Lovely Finds | February 17, 2012

Happy Friday guys! Any exciting weekend plans?  I have lots to look forward to this weekend: sleeping in (had some early morning workouts this week and sleeping past 5:30am seems like a luxury), a fun dinner out at a Top Chef restaurant to celebrate a friend’s birthday, and catching up on last week’s Downton Abbey before this... (read more)
How to: Winged Eyeliner

How to: Winged Eyeliner

Feeling inspired by Adele’s beautiful photos?  Want to look instantly more glamorous and add some major drama to your outfit?  Learn how to “wing” your eyeliner! Here’s a great video tutorial giving you an easy to follow step-by-step: [source] If you’re looking for something a bit more smokey and dramatic, one of these might be... (read more)
Favorite #12: The Fabulous Adele

Favorite #12: The Fabulous Adele

Isn’t Adele fabulous?  I love her music, love her style, love her attitude.  And she’s having quite a week.  First she cleaned up at the Grammys and now photos from her Vogue photo shoot have been released, and they are so beautiful! Loving this yellow Oscar de la Renta dress under the black lace top.  Such... (read more)
Water, Water Everywhere

Water, Water Everywhere

Watercolor patterns are popping up everywhere these days.  So pretty, don’t you think? Pretty Watercolor Petals Dinner Plates, Anthropologie Watercolor iPhone Case, Society 6 Paint an Impression Watercolor Dress, Modcloth Lovely watercolor ribbon (with a step-by-step for making it yourself), Ruffled Blog   Sweet watercolor mirror, Apartment Therapy Floral Watercolor Dress , Ruche Watercolor Map Print,... (read more)
Tuesday's Top...iPad Cases

Tuesday’s Top…iPad Cases

So not only do I not have an iPhone but I also don’t have an iPad.  As I said before, I’m so behind the times (my mom even has an iPad already!)  :) But my post last month on the cutest iPhone cases was a huge hit with you guys, and has consistently been one... (read more)
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