Style

spring loves

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I’ve been MIA for quite some time. I’ve been pretty busy and travelling and just haven’t had a lot of time to post but as I sit here working on this post I remember how much I like doing this. I really hope that I don’t disappear for so long again cause I need this creative outlet and I totally enjoy the blogging process. I was in Ottawa for a couple of weeks and had a FABULOUS time at home just hanging with family and friends. It had been way too long and that won’t be happening again any time soon either.

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fall style inspiration

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I’ve been scouring tons of magazines and taking in all the fall/winter trends.  I love doing this because I enjoy knowing what’s coming up for the new season however it can be very dangerous cause it makes me want to go to the stores and shop, shop, shop which translates to spend, spend, spend!  I LOVE what I’m seeing for fall and winter!  The trends are quite wearable and easy to turn into real people clothes, plus we won’t be freezing and comfort reigns thanks to the chunky knits, sporty touches, a little tartan, and the menswear inspired looks.  There are obviously way more trends but these are my favourites.  Here are a few looks that have my particular spin on them.  P.S. I need these in my closet ASAP! (M I hope you’re reading this 😉 ) Continue reading

diy: blue LOVE clutch

This  DIY blue LOVE clutch was inspired by a We Are Knitters (WAK) pattern they were handing out at the Beefeater London Market in Madrid this spring. The pattern was for a mega clutch in WAK’s fabric yarn. The pattern was cool but it wasn’t exactly what I wanted however it did inspire me to make my own clutch. This is my first DIY project on LLK and what started out as just a quick knit turned into something more elaborate but the end result was totally worth it.   I don’t know why I have a tendency to overdo it, well actually I do, it’s called perfectionism (my number one frenemy). Continue reading

summer Buys

 Summer Love Palm Tree photo

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I love to shop however I don’t do it very often because it could be very dangerous to my wallet!  I’m actually pretty restrained; I’ve figured out that if I don’t go into a store then I’m safe.  I just can’t go into a store because then I’ll definitely buy something.  I’m also not someone who likes to just look for the sake of looking.  I like to shop which means I like to buy and spend my money so it’s easier for me not to go into stores because unless something’s caught my eye, I’ll just keep on walking.

I don’t do a lot of online shopping because I don’t know how I could buy clothes without trying them on first however I do buy things for the house, kitchen, and shoes, oh so many shoes online.   Online shopping is dangerous, very dangerous, because it’s just so easy to click and it’s done!!!  Here are few things I’ve picked up for the summer that I thought I’d share with you.  Continue reading