Bedroom Decor

DSC04810bWhen we moved early last year, I was excited to have a blank slate to decorate my bedroom. It’s literally been a work in progress ever since then. I’m finally really pleased with where it is now. I started just with the basic color scheme of Robins Egg Blue and White and then things really just went from there. I will link to items where I can, but my biggest tip is to head to Marshall’s and Kirkland’s! I found so many adorable finishing touches there for so inexpensive. Also, my room is only 10 x 10, so I had to fit a lot in a small amount of space and as you’ll see my bookshelf is more for functionality than styling purposes. (Minus my cowboy boots!)

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mirrored chest | jewelry hooks | luggage (target alice & olivia) | D print (kirkland’s)

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look at my seriously beautiful nonna. 

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chair | monogrammed turkish towel | iPad case (kate spade) | beaded pillows ( cynthia rowley – marshall’s)

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night stand | bookshelf (similar)

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lamp base | candle | glass bird (from germany) | russian nesting doll (from alaska) | heart box (made by fancy pants)

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okay, let’s not talk about how unorganized my nail polish is…

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print (available in four colors!) | print

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rug (marshall’s) | chandelier 

my beautiful sam edelman trench coat is making it’s appearance before italy!

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bedding (target) | inspire pillow (cynthia rowley – marshall’s) | tufted headboard | wall flowers (kirkland’s) 

I hope you enjoyed this bedroom tour. I had a lot of fun taking these and can’t wait to show you my closet…when it’s not a total disaster.

Dan xx

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Everly Fall 2013 Lookbook

Screen Shot 2013-08-26 at 9.31.22 AMYesterday the beautiful brand, Everly, released their Fall 2013 Lookbook and I died and went to heaven. I really will let the photos speak for themselves because they’re beautiful. The clothing is such perfection. I love that the pieces don’t scream fall because it makes them easy to transition from season to season and that increases the wearibility. (Is that a word? No? Oh well.) I think the bold patterns make an amazing statement and can easily be paired with any neutrals. Plus, the polka dot dress…I need. Definitely go check out their lookbook for even more of these incredible photos.
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Dan xx

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Easy Going

DSC04667bThis is my year round go to look when I don’t feel like actually trying. Depending on the season or the occasion, I’ll swap out the flats for sandals or boots and the short sleeve shirt for a long sleeve or tank top. I think it’s all in the details when you’re wearing just a tshirt and jeans. I ADORE my newest Rocksbox pieces including this dainty gold feather necklace from Urban Gem! Rocksbox is the most amazing jewelry subscription service. Each box has three designer jewelry pieces based on your preferences (colors, metals, types, etc) and you can keep them for up to 60 days or return your box as often as you’d like for three new ones sent to you! If you fall in love with any or all of the pieces, you can buy them for 20% off the retail price! I received a 6 month subscription for free to try out, but I have loved it so much that once it expires, I will be renewing for either $15/month for a year, $17/month for six months, or $19 monthly! It’s the perfect way to constantly change up your jewelry as often as you’d like!
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DSC04678bTshirt: Target | Jeans: American Eagle | Flats: Target (old / similar here) | Necklace: Urban Gem c/o Rocksbox

Dan xx

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Disclaimer: I received this Rocksbox 6 month subscription for free, but all opinions and reviews are honest and my own and I am not being compensated. As always, I only review products relevant to my blog and my readers.

June Cleaver 2.0

DSC04778bI’m a huge fan of the sixties housewife style. Call me old fashioned, but I like to think of my style as classic with a edge. I paired this fabulous polka dot shirtdress with stud pumps (similar to the beautiful Valentino, but like 5% of the cost and just as fabulous looking!) and my DIY pearl safety pin necklace. I think it’s the perfect mix of girly with the polka dots and pearls and edgy with the studs and safety pins. It’s all about keeping them guessing!
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DSC04775bDress: Gap (ON SALE RIGHT NOW!) | Heels: Windsor | Necklace: DIY | Bag: Longchamp | Nails: essie fiji

Dan xx

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Creamsicle Cute

DSC04730bThe weather is showing no signs of breaking yet, so I feel like I’m running out of options that fit under the umbrella of cute, but cool (as in don’t make me feel like it’s 500 degrees outside!) Fancy Pants and I celebrated our anniversary on Sunday at dinner and the Arizona Science Center. (Nerd alert!) I decided to pair my favorite Lilly skirt with this bright orange creamsicle tshirt. I wanted to add something to make it really pop, so I finally got to wear my Ily Couture fringe necklace!! Currently it’s not shipping until September 2nd, so if you can’t wait, check it out on Benevolent Jewels (and use this code for 20% off your total purchase: MGDCODE20)!!!
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DSC04728bTshirt: Banana Republic | Skirt: Lilly Pulitzer | Necklace: ILY Couture (also Benevolent Jewels) | Sandals: Target | Crossbody Bag: Rebecca Minkoff | Nails: essie fiji

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Dan xx

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Ballerina Inspired

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While I’m starting to build my fall wardrobe, I find myself being drawn to tulle, blush pinks, and flats despite my usual autumn taste for deep colors and boots. I mean, I’ve always had ballerina as my fall back career anyway. Even if you didn’t put down ballerina as your future job in kindergarten, don’t even tell me you’re not lusting over those amazing Chloe flats too.

Dan xx

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Rainy Day

DSC04599bLiving in Arizona, I take advantage of every opportunity that I can to wear my hot pink rain boots. It was pouring one day this week, so I eagerly grabbed my rain boots and paired them with my striped shirt and pencil skirt. The boots, bag, and lipstick added the perfect pop of pink to my rainy day attire. By the way, yes the striped shirt is from the Target Girls section, that link was not a mistake. These are my favorite long sleeve tops and they’re SO inexpensive!
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DSC04586bTop: Target | Skirt: LOFT | Boots: Sperry | Crossbody: Steve Madden (similar) | Necklace: Hope’s | Lips: MAC Daddy’s Little Girl

xx – Dan

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Lacey Peplum

DSC04570bThe day before the 4th, I went into one of my favorite boutiques, Apricot Lane, and the owner recommended this perfect peplum top! OBSESSED! I love the white lace and how it flatters my figure. The back is see thru, but with a matching cardigan, it’s great for work! I’ve been honestly wearing it nonstop though. Please enjoy the setting of the pictures in front of my office and also Fancy Pants’ reflection in the windows!  (And his thumbs up haha) I should also point out his “sexy truck,” his words of course ;).
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DSC04574bTop: Apricot Lane (found in stores) | Cardigan: Q (similar) | Pants: Target | Wedges: Charlotte Russe (save | splurge) | Necklace: White House Black Market (similar)

Dan xx

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Maxed Out

DSC04519bbWhoever said that maxi skirts were the summer version of yoga pants…was absolutely right. I like to pretend that I’m all kinds of put together when I’m wearing one, but it’s really just comfortable and versatile. My new found way to wear is with that wonderful silk cami I raved about with a an easy top knot. Perfect for an almost rainy and super windy day that happened right after I took these pictures. #bloggerprobs

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DSC04522bDSC04528bSilk Cami: Nordstrom | Maxi Skirt: Bobeau | Belt: Forever21 | Tote: Tommy Hilfiger (similar) | Necklace:  American Eagle (similar)

Dan xx
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Bomb {Dot} Com

DSC04497bOh my goodness this romper! I saw this in the LOFT window a few weeks ago and have been lusting. Two days ago, we got a LOFT package on our doorstep and my mom had picked it up for me!! Because truly it’s the perfect romper: comfortable, fun, polka dots, and HAS POCKETS! Need I say more? I think it’s a great romper to dress up or down depending upon the accessories. Cardi and sandals for everyday or wedges and a nice bag for going out. Right now, you can get it for 30% off online with the code: LOVELOFT.
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DSC04505bRomper: LOFT | Wedges: Forever21 (splurge/save) | Bag: Olivia + Joy | Belt: Forever21 (similar) | Necklace: Banana Republic | Nails: OPI Designer de Better

Dan xx

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