Thursday, September 29, 2011

midweek menagerie

a collection of thoughts and things from my week..

vintage wicker bag-Cookie K's Vintage
dress/brown tights-f21
brown gimmiks-blowfish
bag/velvet blazer/necklace/bow tie-vintage

vintage bow tie+skinny belt=cuteness

thrifty finds-

Picked up this 70's dressmaking book to add to my collection, I've managed to find quite a few great vintage sewing books! I also found this lovely vintage fabric in a pretty autumnal print, I adore the tan background and rust,mustard,and olive tiny florals. I'm hoping to make a vintage inspired dress in a similar shape to my favorite above but modified with short sleeves and a cream peter pan collar!

love the scalloped edge on these pale yellow vintage gloves

mail call-

I love getting things in the mail! It's usually just junk mail and materials for the shop but this week was particularly exciting haha. My new pieces from modcloth came in at lightening speed, they were here in just 2 days! I snagged these lovelies in the last hurrah sale..don't miss out!

Anticipated Arrival dress


modcloth goodies and the new nylon mag
love my prints from Alice B. whimsical
Her shop is 30% off!

apple picking-

Luke and I went to our local orchard for apple picking and it was the most perfect fall day! We've been having a staycation this week and just hanging out and visiting the places we love around town. We're going to get sushi for lunch and make a fall feast later with roasted chicken/veggies,homemade apple pie, and hot apple fall food!

I had this song in my head the whole it
like an apple on a tree
hiding out behind the leaves
I was difficult to reach
but you picked me

I hope everyone is having a lovely week!

Sunday, September 25, 2011

weekend winsome


The first days of fall

I'm not really sure what these are but I just love them..

mmm..pumpkin spice latte
I wired some of the wildflowers I'd picked together to create a fresh flower crown..sometimes you just need to wear flowers in your hair!

I love the sleeves/collar on this chiffon blouse-f21

Luke and I met up with some friends to check out the Strange Folk Fest and the weather was so perfect. This is my favorite season, I love everything about it!

aww baby llama!

this chick has awesome hair..she went to my high school!

Bao and a gourmet chicken hot dog from the Urban Eats stand

discovered a new little vintage shop..

I hope everyone had a great weekend!

Thursday, September 22, 2011

midweek menagerie

a collection of thoughts and things from my week:

officially autumn-
with just hours away from the autumn equinox and a crisp chill in the air I think it's safe to say that it's finally fall. Autumn is my favorite time of the year and I can't wait for hot apple cider,layers,and changing leaves to name a few!

hanging out -
with Luke and the animals..watching funny shows. We love Always Sunny, can't wait for the episode tonight!

oh fat mac..

I'm obsessed with magazines but my favorite has to be Allure for it's focus on beauty. Loving the October issue, Olivia Wilde looks stunning and my favorite hairstyle was featured..long fringe!

My dream bangs, Marianne Faithfull's hair is glorious. Love her quote"I have trims quite often or I can't see" haha

workin it-

I rediscovered this yoga for weight loss kit that I had bought at Target about a year ago and I'm really loving it! My body just felt like it needed to be stretched/toned and this workout is perfect, I feel stronger already! I was mainly using my Jillian Michael's dvds before but after hurting my back/not working out for a few weeks she's was just too hardcore. The instructor, Jill Miller, is ripped but still real and doesn't annoy me like a few of the yoga dvds I've this Jillian Michael's yogi doppelganger?! I'd forgotten how much I love yoga, I think I'll be doing a mixture of this and walking this fall!

It's on sale for 14.99 on the Gaiam site!  buy here

call me Wednesday-
I loved Christina Ricci growing up and her kind of morbid demeanor and Victorian goth appearance.

The Addams Family

please excuse the angst face..i'm just getting over a cold!

love the basic shape and pretty crochet collar


I hope everyone is having a great week so far!

Sunday, September 18, 2011

Glamour Girls:Emmys 2011

These gorgeous ladies looked amazing! I love the curve hugging shapes and mix of sleek/dark and flowing/ethereal. Here are my favorite looks, I just adore Christina's vintage glam!

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Mad Men's Christina Hendricks

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Kelly Osbourne

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Emily Blunt

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Julia Stiles

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Aubrey Plaza

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Jayma Mays

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Evan Rachel Woods

Zooey Deshanel

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Lea Michelle

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Cobie Smulders(How I Met Your Mother)
What were your favorite looks?