Little Black Dress.

Saturday, August 28, 2010

Over the summer, I made a dress!

I'm hoping to wear it to the Homecoming dance this year, but I don't want to plan on it just in case I don't get asked. haha so we'll see how it goes. :)


I'm really happy with how it turned out, which is good because it was no easy feat. It's definitely nice when you like what you make. 

Floral Skirt #142

Friday, August 27, 2010

I'm beginning to wonder if I'll ever get sick of floral. Honestly half of my closet is adorned with the stuff and nothing has thus far stopped me from wanting more. So to add to the bundle, I made this skirt!


Please excuse the overly posed "lean against the tree and smile" look going on .

What's your favorite print? (Stripes, florals, polka-dots, etc)

An Extremely Big Apple.

Saturday, August 7, 2010

New York City.
The thrill of Times Square.
People watching in the park.
Tricked out ice cream trucks.
Avocado milk shakes. (Don't knock until you try them, they were delicious!)
Meeting Nephi the Filipino.
Accidentally ordering room service.
Picasso and the American Women fashion exhibit at the MET.
Being one of three Americans in a group of twenty, during the United Nations tour.
Taking pictures at Chelsea Market.
South Pacific.
Finally getting to try Pinkberry!
Staying in an awesome hotel right off Times Square.
Waking up at 4:30 for The Today Show only to leave a half hour before it started.
Angie: (after coming home from the Carrie Underwood concert/Today Show) "Why is everyone still sticking around after the news casters have gone?"
Me: "Well isn't Carrie Underwood still singing?..." :)
Homemade pasta and crepes on the last night.
Coming home afterwords with a bag full of bread sticks from the waiter. 
Going to Shane and Megan's and learning how they met.
Shopping at Anthropologie
Splurging on fancy chocolate.
Spending my beautiful sisters 30th birthday with her.
Going to the Metropolitan Opera at Jackie Robinson park.
Finding perfect skirt fabric at Mood. (Completed project coming soon.)
Laughing at mom's confession: "I didn't have any favorites.. only KC." :)
M&J's selection of trimmings, buttons and embellishments galore!
Shopping on Bleecker Street.
$10 manicures. ($5 for me:)
Baptisms for the Dead at the temple. 
Spending unforgettable time with my mom and sister.

My Space.

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Fact: I have a queen sized bed but never use one side.
Fact: The Hunger Games is kind of amazing.
Fact: I almost burned my house down by burning a candle. (Hence the charred wood on my dresser).

Fact: My desk is never this clean.
Fact: When my blinds are open, I feel like the 60 year old neighbors are watching me.
Fact: I have a loft.
Fact: I wish I used it more often. 
     Fact: I got this yellow vase from D.I. for $1.
Fact: I have way too much fun decorating my bulletin boards.

What does your room look like?

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