Thursday, July 28, 2011

nursery paint

its an exciting day today! i'm buying the paint for the nursery!!! yay! my mom and i will be painting all weekend :) before i was pregnant, i found this baby fabric that i fell in love with...

i think the elephants and bunting are so cute. i decided to decorate the whole nursery out of these colors, which has been a little hard, but i think it will be worth it. i'm painting frames, crocheting a blanket for the rocker, and possibly refinishing a toy chest. i'm going with an aqua color for the walls called "refreshing pool" which is fitting for our hot third floor in the summer. i'll try to post photos of our painting progress... stay tuned!

Wednesday, July 27, 2011

paper love

my love of paper never ceases... check out these cool things i found across the web!

this dress is made solely out of toilet paper! you can see the other dresses
submitted to the contest here.

this koi mobile is so creative! i'm thinking about making a paper mobile for the nursery... maybe of elephants, sailboats, or just circles.

the patterned paper is a great compliment to this nautical combo...

i can't believe july is almost over! my bump is growing by the day and little buddy's kicks are strong now. i can't wait to meet him!

Thursday, July 21, 2011

catie's picks

on vacation, i came across a handful of adorable trina turk dresses and accessories and i thought it was serendipity that catie sent me trina turk picks before i left for vacation. here are her picks...

this black shift foliage dress is sexy!

love this geralyn dress! so simple and can go easily from day to night

love the blue/black combo on this bebel dress

beachy, watermelon st. topez dress

thanks to catie for sending me her picks! if you need styling or shopping help, please contact her (! she is wonderful and knows exactly what your body type will need.

Wednesday, July 20, 2011

vacation treasures...

i've been on vacation this past week with my family and it has taken me a few days to get back into the groove of things. it was so nice spending time on the beach, in the pool, or shopping (which we did alot of) with my family. we went in a bunch of cute boutiques with items you don't see everyday and the shop owners greeted everyone at the door. it was like they were saying, "check out my treasures," each one of them proud of the hand-picked, hand-made, or organic items they had on display. i found a ton of things that i could buy and wipe out my whole bank account... sweet furniture, amazing rugs, fun jewelry, antique mirrors, and the cutest pencil drawings of puppies in the world! here are just a couple of the treasures that i found...


hope everyone is having a good week!