Sunday, January 13, 2013

Velvet, Lace, and What?!

Hello everyone. I feel like this..eh Monday..lol. I hate getting up early on Monday morning to take Emily to school. It's the whole process from having the weekend off and then having to get up and get two kids out the door starting at 7:30..blah...I usually crawl out of bed and throw something comfy on, and put on the leopard boots...lol. Anyway, I hope that you all had a good weekend. Friday night was girls night for me, it was lot's of fun, and much needed. For the rest of the weekend, I ended up taking Christmas decorations down, putting up all of the rest of Valentines decorations, blog pics, and going out to eat with the kids. I think there were some Goodwill stops too, I am looking for some bookcases that I can put all of my shoes in! I want to paint them hot pink and once I get those then I can organize all the rest...


Vintage dress: $3.99 from Goodwill
Boots SO OLD! I have had these for 4 years, and you can see that they have been through some snow I love them too much to throw them out although they are nasty.
Tights: $5.00 from Kmart


Total look: $14.99





and the inspiration:


So, I am not this skinny! and I had a different take on the look. I wanted to do something with more color and fun..something more me, and well something more figure flattering.
What do you think?


and this is what I want to do for all of my shoes and paint it hot pink!



Today I am linking up with:


inspmon_XJdT71_zpscbf30840 Thrifters Anonymous
stillbeingmolly
WatchOutForTheWoestmans
The Things We Find Inside

17 comments:

  1. I love love love that outfit! Kind of a Saturday night, outfit, but a great look nonetheless! You look smokin...

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  2. Very pretty outfit. Red looks great on you. I like the idea for the shoes, too. I'd love to do that.
    Also, I wanted to let you know that I nominated you for a Liebster award. I'm not sure when they make a final decision about who wins the award, but you can read about it here: http://prettysparklythings.blogspot.com/2013/01/ive-been-nominated-for-liebster-award.html
    Donna
    www.prettysparklythings.blogspot.com

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  3. Really pretty outfit! Good for you for holding on to your boots for so long, I admire your sustainability.

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  4. LOVE the colour of the dress and it fits you perfectly! Stopping by and following from the GFC hop :)

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  5. Great find thrifting that pretty dress! Thanks for sharing your fab look with Visible Monday.

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  6. Amazing dress!! I want one,lol!

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  7. No one is that skinny lol she looks a bit...sickly? Anyway I'm obsessing over your gorgeous dress girl! You look amazing. Those tights are a perfect match and once again i can't believe you found this amazing velvet piece for so cheap!! I need you to go thrifting with me!
    -Jessi
    haircutandgeneralattitude.blogspot.com

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  8. Love this velvet dress, is amazing on you!
    I've a Ikea bookcase for storage my bags :)

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  9. hot! Love this dress on you! I love velvet!

    Lindsey
    thriftandshout.blogspot.com

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  10. Hey my name is Heather too! Great outfit. I need a bookcase for all of the families shoes. They tend to just be a pile in the closet instead of organized in anyway. I am a new follower on GFC from the I love my online friends GFC Hop! I'd love for you to stop by and follow back! :) Have a great week!

    Heather from Mommy Only Has 2 Hands

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  11. Great creative take on the inspiration! I really like the texture of the velvet when paired with the pattern of the tights, and you pull off red so beautifully. :)

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    1. Thanks to all of you for your kind commnets!

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  12. That red is such a gorgeous red
    You did a great job with your look
    Brett

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  13. Love the lace tights! So fun!
    And the bookcase shoe storage sounds awesome. ;)

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  14. holy hotness batman! you look marvelous heather. i want those boots and tights. i wish we had a kmart in texas.

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  15. Great outfit,thanks for linking up to Creative Mondays,featuring your post this week :) hope you can stop b and link up ....

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Thank you all for your kind words..They touch my heart, and leave a smile on my face. Thanks for stopping by.