Posts tagged "sweet"
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)
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)
Friday's Sweet and Lovely Finds

Friday’s Sweet and Lovely Finds

Such soft and buttery leather. (photo source.) Trend alert: Button-back sweaters. Cute.  And check out Rachel Zoe’s picks for 2012 style trends. Lovely oil painting clutch (nearly 50% off!) The prettiest earrings of the week.   Chevron rugs, so hot right now. (Zoolander reference, anyone?) I always love finding great new design-y blogs — here’s a great... (read more)
Favorite #11: Elie Saab

Favorite #11: Elie Saab

Elie Saab is one of my favorite designers.  His gowns have always incorporated lovely silhouettes and delicate details — his latest collection did not disappoint. The Spring/Summer 2012 collection he showed during Paris Fashion Week this week included a gorgeous set of pastel-colored gowns with intricate beadwork and soft floral textures. The results are beautiful,... (read more)
Favorite #10: The History of Love

Favorite #10: The History of Love

Have you guys read The History of Love, by Nicole Krauss? It’s a sweet and lovely book if there ever was one. The writing is almost poetic — I read the book with a pencil and a highlighter just so I could be sure to note all of my favorite passages.  (Nerd alert, I know.... (read more)
Tuesday's Top...iPhone Cases

Tuesday’s Top…iPhone Cases

I think I’m just about the only person I know who doesn’t have an iPhone (yet…!) But that hasn’t stopped me from drooling over some super cute cases. Seems like everyone from kate spade to marc jacobs has been designing cases.  And there are even lots of small shops that design cases as well —... (read more)
Home is Wherever I'm With You

Home is Wherever I’m With You

Oh my gosh, you guys.  I can’t even get over the cuteness of this video!  It’s Home by Edward Sharpe & The Magnetic Zeros performed live at the KCRW studios. I’ve been loving this song for a while now, and loving its sweet sentiment, but watching the live performance brings it to a whole new... (read more)
4: Delicious Champagne Cocktails

4: Delicious Champagne Cocktails

Since we all know champagne is my drink of choice, here are a few champagne cocktail recipes to make for your New Year’s party:   Champagne Cocktail, from Martha Stewart Ingredients: 3 drops bitters 1 sugar cube 1 oz Cognac 4 oz chilled Champagne Directions: 1. Drop bitters onto sugar cube, let soak in.  Place... (read more)
9: Ways to Cheers

9: Ways to Cheers

What will you be using at midnight to toast the new year?  Here’s a selection of lovely champagne flutes to give you a few ideas: 1: Cheers 4 Flute Set, Mikasa, $59 / 2: Dorset Champagne Flute, Williams-Sonoma, $56 / 3: Platinum Petals Flute, Anthropologie, $14 4: Bubbly Dot Saucer Pair, kate spade, $88 / 5: Edge Flute,... (read more)
Friday's Sweet and Lovely Finds

Friday’s Sweet and Lovely Finds

    A snowflake for your wall. (From above) Prettymaps! Wrap your packages with a vintage brooch.  (More wrapping inspiration here, and here.  Get some ideas for your holiday gifts!) Beautiful wallpaper — this is something I definitely, definitely need.  The subtle pattern would look great in so many spaces. Green wellies?  Yes, please.  Time... (read more)
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