Friday, November 30, 2012

Neiman Marcus for Target

In all the hustle and bustle the past few weeks, I totally FORGOT that tomorrow starts the launch of Neiman Marcus for Target. Similar to last years Missoni for Target sale, this launch will include an array of designers. Tory Burch, Marc Jacobs, DVF, Carolina Herrera, Brian Atwood, and so many more. Each designer has contributed one to three pieces for their line. Needless to say I will be at Target tomorrow morning bright and early to snag myself a Tory Burch lunch box!!

Are you headed to Target early in the am???

Before you go, head on over to Cotton's Pickins for a great Lucy and Me Jewelry EXCLUSIVE necklace giveaway!!! 

Monday, November 26, 2012

DIY Part 3

Last but not least I headed to the Dollar Tree yesterday after stumbling upon a super easy and fun Pinterest project!! It's called the Dollar Tree Makeup Storage Tray! 

The supplies! Everything can be purchased at the Dollar Tree with the exception of the E-600 glue.

First you need to glue to candle stick to the bottom of the tray!

Then glue the next try on the top of the candle stick!

Then add of the next candle stick just like the bottom tray!

Let it dry and set before putting all your goodies on!

All my finished DIY's!!
 Didn't they all turn out awesome?! I'm so excited and can't wait to use everything!! 

What DIY's have you done lately??


DIY Part 2

Next up in this mini DIY series is the cheese grater earring stand! I thought this would be a great project to do because I could use the stands for up and coming jewelry shows! Here are the steps! 

Cheese graters, primer, and any color spray paint!

spray the cheese grater with primer

let it dry!

once dry spray paint it with your color of choice!


A great finished product!!!
In order to minimize the mess, I put down some paper on the table so I would not ruin anything! As well, I held a small canvas behind the grater when spray painting! 

To finish up my weekend I made one more DIY and I'll post it next!!! Enjoy!


DIY Part 1

Much to my enjoyment Saturday was one of the first days in a LONG time that I was able to sit around my house and enjoy the day. I had no concrete plans or any obligations! (If you know me personally, you know that is a big deal) In hopes of making the most of my day, I decided to catch up on jewelry orders and do some fun DIY projects that I had been wanting to do for some time now!

First and foremost, I'm slightly obsessed with Lauren Conrad.  Even more so now that she has crafting video segments on her website called Crafty Creations  These videos are actually super awesome to watch because you actually get to see how the craft turns out, instead of getting instructions and doing the craft yourself first.

My favorite two creations on Laurens website are her cheese grader earring stand and decorative tray. So this weekend I went on the hunt for the right fabric and spray paint to tackle both projects! 

First up was the decorative tray!
Fabric, spray tacky glue, scissor and a cookie tray

Glue the fabric on the outer side of the tray!

Then trim down your fabric!

Flip the tray and spray all the corners!

Fold fabric to form the back of the tray!


I'm so pleased with the turn out! The only issue I had was that I sprayed a little too much glue on the outer side of the tray, thus leaving a little glue mark once I put the fabric down. Other than that I can't wait to make another!

Next post up will be my instructions for my cheese grater earring stands! 


Thursday, November 22, 2012


Happy Thanksgiving everyone!! I love Thanksgiving because it means that Christmas is right around the corner!!!Today so far has consisted of being lazy and sleeping in. Eating some yummy pre-Thanksgiving snacks and drinking coke-a-cola in the bottle! Also, like any other year I've spent the morning watching the Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade as well as the Purina Dog Show!!! I absolutely Thanksgiving and I can't wait to dig in later this afternoon!!

What do you do for Thanksgiving? Any family traditions?

  If you are in the mood to shop tomorrow, head on over to Lucy and Me Jewelry on Etsy for 20% off the whole store with the use of the coupon code BLACKFRIDAY1. 


Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Black Friday Special




GAP has been around longer than I can remember, I even think its been around since before I was born. Anyways, I've always like the style GAP has brought forth over the years but I've never really gone and bought many clothes or accessories. This season though, I'm definitely going to change my mind! Have you taken a look at GAP lately??? The clothes and accessories are amazing awesome and on trend! From neon colors to color blocking sweater, you will find awesome pieces of clothing to make your wardrobe amazing!!!!

Here are a few of my favorite pieces
The color for this infinity scarf is even more amazing in person!

Who wouldn't want a neon leather tote???


Perfect for the holidays!


Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Blogs I love!!

I'm relatively new to the blogger world and I'm loving every minute of it. I've already connected with a few of you and I hope to connect with more! Here is a list of my favorite blogs so far!!! 

Which blogs do you follow on a regular basis?? 


Monday, November 19, 2012

Black Friday

I don't know about y'all, but Black Friday is one of my most favorite days of the year. Endless sales, craziness all over and the beginning of Christmas. For the past 5 years I've always gotten up at 4 am and made my way to the Crabtree Valley Road right down the street. This past year my family and I decided to try something different and that was starting the shopping craze at Target starting at midnight. 

This is the only a portion of the line outside the building. 

 This year I plan to do a lot of my shopping online, but I will make sure I hit my favorite spots to get the best deals from clothes and accessories to technology and stocking stuffers.
  • Forever 21
  • H&M
  • Target
  • Walmart 
  • The Container Store 
  • Old Navy 
  • Cameron Village

Do you shop on Black Friday??? If so, where are you headed to shop?


Thursday, November 15, 2012

Top 10 Favorite Jewelry Designers

 Obviously it's no secret that I love jewelry. I love it so much, that I will go to great heights to get the stuff I want. To get a better idea of my jewelry obsession I complied a list of my current top 10 favorite jewelry designers and my current favorite pieces in their collections! This list ranges from local jewelry designers to well known designers across the world.

1. David Yurman
 {Metro Ring, Pave Diamond_Ice Collection}
2. John Hardy
 {Medium Braided Bracelet w/black sapphire_Classic Chain Collection}
3. Lulu Frost
{Demeter Collage Necklace}
4. Dannijo
{The Hixson Necklace}
5. MollyBeads

6. Moon and Lola
{Acrylic Block Monogram Necklace}
7. Jennifer Meyer
{Diamond encrusted}
8. Alexis Bittar

9. Rourke NYC
{Le Charlot Necklace}
 {Enamel Bangles}

Now by now means do I have the money to afford all of these gorgeous pieces right now, but eventually down the road one can hope!!!!

Who are your favorite jewelry designers??? 


  (All opinions are mine and photo credits are all from the designers websites)

Wednesday, November 14, 2012


While I'm by now everyone has heard of MayDesigns (formally Maybooks), I just had to write a post sharing my love for the company. First and foremost, I am a HUGE nerd when it comes to buying office supplies. I love texture and visual appeal when it comes to certain products. 

When I first heard of MayDesigns on The College Prepster, it was love at first sight! With different color, patterns, paper, and monograms choices you can make the perfect notebook for yourself!!! 

As you can see, I'm quite the MayDesigns junkie!!!

Have you gotten any MayBooks or MayNotes from MayDesigns lately? 

{This is not a sponsored post, all opinions are mine}