Metallic Thread Accent Shirt

I bought this shirt brand spankin’ new at DressBarn. *Gasp

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Loki has to be in the middle off all the action.

I really liked it… but after a while the sleeves began to annoy me. They were at a really awkward length. They were too loose-fitting to pull them up past my elbows, and if I undid the buttons they hit the middle of my forearm… I don’t know. They just bugged me. So I decided to simply shorten them.

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Monogram & Fringe Pillows

“Not ANOTHER pillow, Laura! For the love of all that’s holy!”

Yep. Sorry.

If it’s any consolation, these are a bit more “advanced,” technically speaking.

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These pillows that came with our sofas are just blah. We’ve been updating our color scheme to include, drum roll please, blue. Never thought I’d live to see the day I’d decorate with blue as it’s my least favorite color (reminds me of winter…). But guess what? Blue can also be very SUMMER inspired.

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acCORDing to Rylee

My youngest niece Rylee is turning 7. This depresses me greatly. To add insult to injury, she’s of the age now where she wants to be with her friends at her birthday party and NOT her favorite Auntie *cue the lip quiver. That just doesn’t seem right…

In spite of this, I decided to make her a birthday present anyway.

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I made her a lipstick pouch and used a fun cording technique. Β And I’m going to show you how easy it was πŸ™‚ Continue reading