Wednesday, April 27, 2011

current obesssions wednesday: missing my life's calling in dancing + a giveaway WINNER!!

 tee: HM / skirt, tights: f21 / sandals: kristen davis, belk
headband: courtesy of Making Lemonade / nails: sally hansen sonic boom

so blame my dancing mood on my weekly obsession over Dancing with the Stars. totally didn't expect to get into it as much as i have. it all started with my first childhood crush, ralph macchio (remember him? wax on! wax off, baby!). after i watch an DWTS episode, i realized that i missed my calling. i always get the urge to get off the couch to dance - but alas, i'm nothing but a mess of arms and legs and no rhythm. oh, well. i live vicariously through the stars...for now. 

dancing with the stars.

see the DWTS judges?
i told you i mssed my calling. they're giving me 10s.

yellow heart art.

so did not expect this ultra incredible surprise at all and am obsessed with it.
i recieved this lovely Yellow Heart Art print and got this surprise!
leonora got it all right, didn't she? my fave cardigan, shoes, tights and all!
(oh and if you've never checked out her shop. do it. now. you'll be obsessed, too.)

among other obsessions...

getting into bed earlier so that i can read this book.

replaying Cosmic Love. totally blaming it on Water for Elephants trailer.

my pretty Making Lemonade lace headband. super comfy and girly. love it.
(and if you want your own, be sure to enter the Making Lemonade giveaway right HERE!)

 what are you obsessing over this week?

much love.
[happy wednesday, friend.]

p.s. hold up! also got the winner of the Andi Adam's Bubble Gum notecard set giveaway!!

drum roll, pls...congratulations to Amber Branconier (#45) of Life Unscripted!
amber, shoot me an email at muchloveilly[at]gmail[dot]com so that we can make sure you and Andi connect soon! 

congrats to Amber! and Andi, thank you for a lovely giveaway!


  1. obsessed with your yellow heart art print! it is SOOOOOOO you!! wait, it is you!! :)

  2. holy wow i love the print!!:D its perfect!

  3. Love the yellow and grey...and umm did you see BACKSTREET BOYS AND NEW KIDS!!!! I was freaking out in my liviging room while my husband just shook his head! I am currently obsessed with Biggest Loser, Sequins and Lace...haha

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  4. i always said that i've missed my calling as a back up dancer for JT!

  5. Super cute outfit! I love the skirt and you always have so perfect hair!

    xx Seph

  6. my favourite outfit of yours so far :D
    grey and yellow is one of my favourite combos, even though i barely wear it. oh, and that print is super cool!

  7. oh my goodness, that art print of you is so sweet!!!

  8. so totally loving that yellow print's soooo you! :D

  9. ohhh that book looks really interesting, I'll have to check it out!

  10. You better get the next book in the Hush, Hush series ;-)

  11. I love your outfit and your Yellow Heart Art print!!! It is SO cute and SO you!!!! :)

  12. Oh my goodness, that print is it!
    And loving those dance moves!!! xxx

  13. love your yellow and gray outfit! that print is pretty amazing too!

  14. aww that print is SO cute! what a nice suprise!

  15. ahhh i love your poppy headbands! just ordered one on your etsy page!! found you thru yellow art heart's twitter!! i LOVE her stuff too :D

  16. Love this outfit!
    And that print is amazing! What a sweet surprise!
    Oh and congrats on 1,000!!!

  17. ahhh!! this outfit is beyond adorable. oh my word, i just love it. honestly, i need this outfit in my closet.. NOW. :D

  18. Haha it's funny that you love dancing with the stars, because when I first read your blog I was like, "Wow, she looks like Cheryl from DWTS" :)

  19. You look so adorable, darling and that print is soooo cute! Happy Wednesday, sunshine. Kisses

    Ps: I’m hosting an awesome swimming suit GIVEAWAY today! Just in time for summer!

  20. Hehe, you are adorable, as always! :) And wow, that print is FANTASTIC!! What an awesome surprise. I'm going to check out Yellow Heart Art right now!

  21. You are so adorable and I am loving the flower hairpiece on you! I am LOVING that yellow art print fun! Such a fun and lovely blog you have!

    Liesl :)

  22. I'm obsessing over your red headband LOL!!! the one similar to your last post but with red instead of mustard.
    Anyway I also obsessed with polkadots lately, I dont know why....
    Seriously in love with your skirt and am looking for the perfect sandal for summer

  23. What a great surprise! Super cute.

    Cosmic Love just makes everything in life seem more epic. Folding laundry? Cosmic Love makes it epic. Washing dishes? Cosmic Love makes it epic.

    Happy Wednesday!

  24. I'm missing when I used to perform. Now I just teach high schoolers to dance and it is nowhere near the same. ): Good thing I don't watch much TV, though I think I'm going to have to for SYTYCD.

    Your outfit is adorable, by the way. Thought I should mention that.

    Find me at Just Take a Bow.

  25. whoa that print is awesome! so so cool!

  26. Your outfit posts are always completely adorable. Your headband, your skirt, your cute poses :)

    And that print! It's gorgeous! I will definitely be checking out the shop.

  27. You are too cute!! I love your dancing pictures! :)
    I found your blog through a comment on delightful dozen and can't wait to keep reading! I just love your headbands :)

  28. eeekkkk i am in love with everything about this post. the outfit, that cute headband in your hair, the print, EVERYTHING

    come be my stylist please?

  29. love the outfit my dear! so cute! and your yellow heart art is AMAZINGGGGG!! Leonora is fab at what she does!!! :)

    have a good day, doll!!

  30. I love "Cosmic Love"!! It's such a good song. And I can't wait to see Water For Elephants. :) I've been sort of obsessing over the new Transformers: Dark of Moon trailer that released today. ;)

  31. Yellow looks lovely on you.:D

    ***** Marie *****

  32. in love with that personalized print of much love illy! it's so perfect- how fun! :)


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