Friday, February 4, 2011

cardi hearts and an experiment - smooch!!!

 cardi: base exchange / lace tank: urban outfitters / jeans: aeropostle
nailpolish: OPI big red apple / boots: madison

don't know if you can tell (i totally can) but i experimented with my lips. no, no. not kissing (ryan's not even here). i experimented lipstick on my lips. i don't think i've used lipstick since the days of jr. high. remember the dark, dark purple lipstick that was in then? yeah, i was one of those. but yup, i tried out a darker shade of brown than i'm used to - but it was kinda fun. 

i shouldn't use it often though. i keep making goofy kissy faces. i don't think that even counts as a kissy face. i don't know what that face even is. 

hey, it's the weekend, folks...

...and i am pumped! i love sewing and totally love doing it full time - but i think i just need a break from needles and felt this weekend (um, sewing needle for those that need clarification). so..the plan (for now) is to get these last orders out before the weekend...and then relax

and what does that look like? right now it looks like starting some new books, chilling with the family and also friends from out of town, wedding planning (that is current on the relaxing list - i think its fun), and of course looking forward to Super Bowl Sunday! i also want to *rubbing hands together* work on a little Valentine's day project for the (my) Ryan. sssshhh!



oh and look what i finally got in the mail this week?! my camera strap from shey!! isn't so beautiful and perfect. in love with the mustard yellow *swoon* ruffles and dude, you cannot go wrong with polka dots. i'm in love. so now when i meet her in real life at creative estates, i'll be look. you made this. and i'll be so proud. 

much love.
[happy friday, friend.]

p.s. you got the weekend left to enter Laura's giveaway if you haven't yet!

45 comments:

  1. This is my favorite outfit post you've ever done! Love it :) and girl rock that lipstick!!

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  2. I just love that cardi! The hearts add such a playfulness to the outfit.

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  3. the lipstick looks good, ilene! you are always adorable though. =)

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  4. the camera straps are way tooo cute !! good idea :)

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  5. Great cardigan, you look adorable!

    Kisses, Froso from Style Nirvana

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  6. oh love your cardi, so cute!
    i ordered a camera strap too some weeks ago :) PS: I dont even have a dslr, planning on getting one, what do you recommend, your photos always look great, natural

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  7. love the cardi and the lipstick looks really good on you! so natural. ;-) lol so no worries on the faces. :-) although i'm sure ryan would like it too. ;-) hehe. cute camera strap!

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  8. you were vampin it up up there, i love it! and that cardigan is very cute on you!!

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  9. Aww, the camera strap is so cute! I got a new camera for my birthday, and I really need a lovely strap!

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  10. Love this outfit! I think it's my favorite yet. That cardigan is too freakin' cute!

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  11. LOVE the cardi!

    I'm looking forward to the Superbowl too.. even though I will be out and about and wont be able to watch it :)

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  12. love the cardigan, how cute! happy friday!! xoxo jcd
    http://cornflakedreams.blogspot.com/

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  13. i just love the cardigan! so cute and sweet and unique. also, i noticed that your blog is really growing- congrats! you are so lovable! (as demonstrated in your cute kissy photos)

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  14. I love the cardigan so so much!

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  15. i noticed your lipstick RIGHT AWAY and it's so pretty! i actually put lipstick on today too, lol. it's so different than gloss... HAPPY FRIDAY LOVE!!

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  16. Happy Friday!! I love your new camera strap!!!

    <3 Ashley
    www.ahastylife.com
    ashley dot hasty at gmail dot com

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  17. That cardi is too cute for words!!! And I did notice the lipstick. I love it :)

    Have a fun weekend, sweets! xoxo

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  18. that cardigan is adorable! love this outfit! and lovin' your lipstick!

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  19. That cardigan is SO cute! Happy weekend!

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  20. I need (want) that hearts cardigan, super cute!!!

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  21. love your cardigan girl!! and your cute lips!!

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  22. That Cardigan is seriously amazing. Love it!

    Happy Friday, hope you have a lovely weekend.

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  23. You should try making some camera straps for your Etsy shop! I'm sure they would be adorable and I love your style! :)

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  24. Mmm I love lipstick! and your cardigan is so perfect, I am jealous of it actually!

    And the camera strap is ultra cute :)

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  25. The lipstick shade looks so great on you! Love that cardi too. I'm not much of a lipstick/lipgloss/lips anything type of gal...but maybe I'll try one of these days. Happy weekend! :)

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  26. Oh my word, I am so adoring that cardigan!! <3<3

    xo.

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  27. you look SO cute! and i'm loving that camera strap!

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  28. beautiful, girlfriend. ryan's got himself a catch for a wifey. :)
    Sarah-Anne

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  29. hello awesome camera strap! I've been wanting to make one of those so pad. Also. Love the lips, the color works so so well on you.
    Wearing It On My Sleeves

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  30. That cardigan...I now want to go thrifting to see if I can find me a cardigan like that LOL :) I love it on you!

    Your new camera strap is GORGEOUS! :) Have a wonderful weekend, friend!

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  31. I LOOOOVE the lipstick on you I think it suits your beautiful face like perfection! Holy smokes you are gorgeous. So glad I stumbled upon your blog!
    Your newest follower,
    Lula

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  32. That cardigan is too cute!

    Ayeisha
    x

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  33. I absolutely LOVE your cardi! And the camera strap rocks!!
    <3

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  34. the lipstick shade looks great! im so curious to know what creative v-day gift you'll come up with for your fiance! xo

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  35. I totally want to steal your camera strap!

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  36. cuuuute camera strap..and obsessed with that cardi!

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  37. Girl, I love that cardigan (and your red nails)!

    http://a-vigilant-muse.blogspot.com

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  38. I love our cardigan. I also love your blog, just wanted to stop by and say thanks for checking out my blog!

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  39. Ah I totally wanna buy a camera trap cover before I go to Europe! That way I'll look extra fashionable! ;)

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