Tag Archive: Style

Messy Fishtail Milkmaid Braids

Wow, it’s been nearly a year since I cut my hair into a bob and my hair is…

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A Twist On The Classic Three-Strand Braid

Do you remember getting all “fancy” with your dolls or My Little Pony figures when you were little?…

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Make Your Own Unicorn Sugar Scrubs

Of all the trends going around recently, the phenomena of unicorn everything really speaks to me. Maybe it’s…

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Elsie’s favorite skincare products

Hi there! Today, I am excited to share a few of my favorite skincare products with you. I…

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What to Wear to a Summer Wedding

Dress: ASOS (similar here, and here) | Shoes: Steve Madden If you’re trying to figure out what to wear to a summer wedding, this is the one to get.  It’s be perfect for a summer wedding, or a handful of other events, like a cocktail party, engagement party, rehearsal dinner, or even fancy dinner with […]

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Sprinkle Donut Apron DIY

What’s better than donuts? Baking donuts while wearing an apron you made with a sprinkle donut pocket, duh!…

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Stocking Up on Christmas Gifts With the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale isn’t over yet, there’s still 6 days left to shop it! I think it’s a great time to stock up on Christmas gifts at unbeatable prices now, which will save you money in the long run. Plus, you’ll be so thankful when November rolls around and you already have your Christmas […]

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Elsie’s Everyday Makeup Routine

It’s been years since I shared my makeup routine and a LOT has changed. I have found better…

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Oui Fresh Daisy Sunglasses are here!!!!

We’re beyond thrilled to share our new collection of daisy shaped sunglasses for women! For years, we have…

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Good Vibrations

Top: Goodnight Macaroon (40% when using code ANNIVERSARY until 7/30!) | White Jeans: Articles of Society (the best fit!) | Purse: BP. (similar) | Sunglasses: Le Spec | Earrings: Tuckernuck (similar) | Lips: Stila Stay All Day in ‘Patina‘ Today we are headed back from a little beach trip to celebrate my little sister (who […]

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layering reef and rowan // aka salvaging a sewing failure

If you asked me what was one of the silliest trends i wore as a teenager in the height of the 90’s, I would tell you it was camisole tops over t shirts. Paired with cargo shorts, Superstars, a stupid choker necklace with “meg” on it, and a heavy swipe of sparkly blue eyeshadow. Shudder. […]

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A Textured No-Braid Summer Braid

Ah, summer! The season of braids and sunburns! Ironically, I went on vacation to Greece for a week…

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Nordstrom Anniversary Sale Top Picks

The Nordstrom Anniversary Sale is here! Today it opens to Card holders, and it will open to the rest of the public on July 21 and run through August 6. What is the Nordstrom Anniversary Sale, you might be asking?? Well, let me enlighten you. It’s Nordstrom’s biggest sale of the year, where new styles […]

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Gym Bag DIY

Our family has recently re-joined the gym (yay for us!) and have been thoroughly enjoying the endorphins we…

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Free Project – 6-9 Month Flower Sandals

PATTERN DETAILS Cute sandals for your 6-9 month old RECOMMENDED WITH THIS PATTERN Worsted weight yarn F Hook Download Now

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The Easiest Flower Braids Ever

Last year I did a simple flower braid (with my blue hair!) that was really easy, but I…

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Life’s a Beach

Coverup: ASOS | Bathing suit top: Goodnight macaroon | Bathing suit bottoms: ASOS (similar) | Hat: Brixton | Sunglasses: Le Spec We are back from a week at the beach with family. My absolute favorite time on the beach is 4:30 or so until sunset. The sun’s going down, the beach traffic has slowed down, […]

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Batteries not included…

My little big world of sewing blogs is gradually shrinking: and I am wholly admitting my contribution in that reduction. I cannot deny it…. I have been sewing but not photographing, posing nor posting. Life, life, stuff, more stuff, technical … Continue reading

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10 Incredible Ways You Can Use Witch Hazel!

Have you jumped on the witch hazel train? I don’t even know if such a train exists, but…

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Five Easy Hairstyles With a Headband

So I’m kind of into headbands at the moment. I used to love to style my hair in braids…

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

Dress: Goodnight Macaroon | Shoes: Steve Madden (similar) | Purse: Cult Gaia | Earrings: Hart Studio | Sunglasses: Le Spec This past week, we’ve had to make the best out of some tough situations. We had been hoping our AC unit would hold out until fall but, as things seem to always happen, it decided to […]

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Tousled Topknot Tutorial

I’m always looking for easy styles that will add some volume or height to my hair (if you have…

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Make Your Own Nontoxic Dry Shampoo!

One of my favorite things lately has been replacing beauty products in my bathroom with DIYs that I…

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Kelly Moore x A Beautiful Mess *new* bags!

Today we have a SUPER exciting announcement. We have teamed up with Kelly Moore to create a camera…

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The Importance of Getting Away With Your Spouse

Dress: Goodnight Macaroon | Sunglasses: Le Spec | Earrings: Hart | Lips: Stila in ‘Patina’ | Hair products: Wilson’s on Washington There’s no doubt about it, marriage is tough. I remember as a young 20 year old, newly engaged, looking at my mom and telling her “Scofield and I will never fight.” ha!!!! So young. […]

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My Favorite White Top for Summer

Top: J.O.A. | Jeans: Articles of Society | Shoes: Marc Fisher | Purse I hope you’ve had a great week! I am so ready for the weekend, and looking forward to spending it with some friends and family. Scofield and I are going on a date tonight to celebrate our 5th anniversary (celebration part 2!), […]

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Easy Wedding Hair— a Triple Braided Updo 

You know the saying, “When it rains it pours?” I feel like that really applies to your friend…

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McCall 6752 and Vogue 1355 – Two Favorites

So often I’ve stated that I will make something again. Sometimes it’s soon after the first time I use the pattern.  And then other times it’s months or even years later before I pull that “liked” pattern out again.  It’s a breeze to layout th…

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McCall 6752 and Vogue 1355 – Two Favorites

So often I’ve stated that I will make something again. Sometimes it’s soon after the first time I use the pattern.  And then other times it’s months or even years later before I pull that “liked” pattern out again.  It’s a breeze to layout th…

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10 Nontoxic Makeup Brands To Try!

One thing I’ve been trying to make a practice of more and more in my life is intentional…

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