Tuesday, April 27, 2010

beautiful blogger

i was awarded the beautiful blogger award over at disco cheese. thank you so much! :) i feel honored :)

i'm trying to decide if i should be productive today, or be lazy by the pool...maybe i can convince myself to do both, but i'm sort of leaning towards the pool right now. the sun is beckoning me...

Sunday, April 25, 2010

pretty pretty...

thank you guys for all the sweet comments on the last post :) i wasn't expecting anything of the sort, so it took me by surprise...but thank you all the same :)

another thing i'm super into these days is lashes. light and feathery, thick and bold...i love long and luscious lashes...don't you?






i think they are so beautiful...

xo
em




Wednesday, April 21, 2010

i'm a ginger and proud of it!


i am a redhead. 100% natural, virgin, never touched by dyes or chemicals redhead. and darn proud of it!

however, this was not always the case. when i was a kid, i was picked on relentlessly about my red hair. there were pokes, jokes and rude and downright dirty names. friends would play connect the dots with my freckles. i was different, and the other kids at school made sure that i knew it. because of this, i hated my hair for a long time.

it wasn't until i was halfway through high school before i realized that being different didn't have to be bad thing. in fact, it was a good thing! as i grew older, the same people who picked on me in grade school for having "frizzy orange hair" were now jealous of my coppery curls. strangers would ask me to cut a lock for them to take to their stylist to match color (weird, i know). once i hit my twenties, i fully embraced my gingerness. i realized that this was actually something i had over other women now, as i had always been intimidated by my own gender. i felt...empowered.

i hope that someday i have a redheaded child so i can teach them at a very early age that their hair is beautiful, no matter what others say. that freckles are nothing to be ashamed of, they only give your skin more character than others. i hope to help them see that being different is what makes you interesting and that one day they will grow to appreciate their own little quirks, just as i did. :)

so in other words, redheads are beautiful :)











xo
em

Monday, April 19, 2010

shhhh

(image found via weheart)
i'm working on a secret :)

i think you'll love it.

i know i will.

but you'll have to wait :)

xo
em

if i had a million dollars...

or a free pass to grandma's attic, maybe i'd be able to score some cool things for my home. until then, here are some things, via etsy, that i'd lovelovelove to own :)

i've always wanted a card catalog for my studio
this gorgeous black desk lamp would be perfect for my bedside table

this amazing 1969's sofa would be perfect after some reupholstering

these chairs are in new orleans...i want!

this beautiful aqua fan would sure help beat these hot southern summers

everyone needs a pair of sweet little vintage brass deer

this royal typewriter would look great on my desk

who wouldn't want to wake up to this adorable spring green alarm clock ?

i hope everyone had a wonderful and relaxing weekend! i had to work most of mine, but i'm off tomorrow and have so many things i plan to work on!

xo
em

Saturday, April 17, 2010

spring is for...

spring is for cute rompers and jumpers...
and pretty dresses...
and for shoes...any one who knows me knows that it is no secret...i'm a sucker for shoes! heels, flats, sandals, boots...you name it. if it's cute, i want it! :)
what is your favorite go-to spring outfit?

xo
em

(all items found via www.modcloth.com)