What to wear: the statement necklace

I LOVE necklaces! Big bold and fun necklaces. Wear them with a white tee, pair of jeans and flats or a simple LBD and heels for date night. My favorite go to is Anthropologie and you never spend more that $60 but you will get $1000 worth of wear. Some women have a shoe thing or a bag thing I have a thing for necklaces!

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A beautiful front porch

Yes it is that time of year to dust off the urns, sweep of the dirt and gussy up that front porch again. Weather  you have a short little stoop or a nice covered porch add some big urns with beautiful flowers and a nice welcome mat. This is the place you set the tone for the rest of your home so make it count!

Senoia, Ga Idea House back porch

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Weekend Thought

Have nothing in your house

that you don’t know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.

-William Morris

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Love this quote I found as the parting thought at the end of the newest Rue Mag issue

Perfect

Perfect: entirely without any flaws, defects, or shortcomings.

This room(s) are totally perfect in my book. The color scheme, the pillows, the backsplash in the kitchen. The little benches under the table behind the chair, the layered rugs and pretty french doors. This room is totally attainable too. I bet you could find every piece in this room online or from a big box store. I know you would not break the bank recreating this room.

 It’s perfect!

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What to wear: Take chances

Sometimes I feel like I’m stuck in a fashion rut. Do you? Like if I have to wear a cardigan one more time!! But I like the idea of adding a little something to the usual uniform just to funk it up.

A black bra under a white sweater. Yes your are breaking the rules but it looks cool without being over the top sexy.

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Love the idea of a colored tights with the same color skirt and no its not black!

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Can you make a graphic tee look chic?  Love the idea of pairing this everyday tee with a fun skirt and some sexy boots.

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A colorful belt tied in this perfect little knot is lovely

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Love this outfit! For work, dinner with friends a PTA meeting?

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Gatsby Fever!

Very excited for the new Gatsby movie to premier this week. I’ve got some serious Gatsby Fever!

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5 things for Mom

5 thing Mom would love!

Pack this little sweet blue jar with bright yellow daffodils. Mom will love it now and later!

Find it at Furbish

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Love this little yellow catch all. Tuck a little Burt’s Bees lip gloss or two inside. Mom will love it!

find it at J.Crew

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I’ve been using Maldon flaky salt instead of regular salt these days. A little goes a long way. I think if your mom is a gourmet pick up this pretty salt container and a box of Maldon and Mom will be psyched!

find it at Williams Sonoma 

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Kick of Mom’s summer into to gear with these colorful earrings. Paired with white for day or black at night they are sure to make a statement

Find them at Lauren Hope 

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Are you on a budget this year? Print this out and pop it in a little frame. Mom will be touched.

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Chic

Chic:

casual and understated style, as in dress or décor, that expresses a specified trendy lifestyle or activity.
If someone were to give me the ultimate compliment it would be to call me or my interiors chic. I’m far from chic now but something to strive for right?

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What to wear: Spring Jackets

Oh man I LOVE  jackets. Got a whole closet full of them to back up that statement. As we ease into spring most days you need a light jacket to start the day. Happy to do that as long as the coats look like this.

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Barbour Flyweight Calvary Jacket @ J. Crew

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Tory Burch Donovan Jacket 

3138241600_1_1_3A black leather jacket ,sure. A red leather jacket. HELLO! I love this. Paired with jeans it’s perfect.

Zara’s Combination Quilted Leather Jacket

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I’m also loving the peplum trend. Emma Stone looks totally chic right?

I found a gorgeous Moschino one on Shopbob but at $1600 it might break the bank! I’m in search of acute versatile peplum jacket so if you come across one let me know.

Lakeside Exotic

Love this Michigan Lake house featured in House Beautiful. Designer Martin Horner left the predictable nautical design behind. Instead he treated the house with exotic patterns and beautiful textures and rich blue hues. The details are exquisite!

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