Wednesday, January 9, 2013


I started putting together this outfit thinking I wanted a different, grungy kind of look. Well I guess my clothing had a mind of its own because I changed out a slouchy sweater for this classic white blouse and it changed the whole look right back to classic schoolboy or something. I just can't help it I suppose! I love how a white collar looks so polished with a blazer, especially a navy one. I wore this to run to hobby lobby for glitter paint and jingle balls. Crafts for the kiddos! We're going to be making little doorbells they can hang on their door out of egg carton cups. Woooo! It should be a fun day :)

I'm loving this set of dainty rings I got the other day. I'm not one for huge jewelry, so it's nice to add a bit of shine on my finger without taking someone's eye out, you know? This cameo I bought years ago at a flea market but it never had a chain. I finally got one for it so now I  can wear it with all of my collared shirts!

This week has already been tiring, to say the least. My kids at school are just really wild. I wonder if they're still running on Christmas break fumes? Whatever it is I hope it subsides soon. I can barely get through a lesson because there is no way to get them to stop talking! I always have been horrible with discipline. I guess this is good practice for me then! bah.

So, I FINALLY joined Pinterest the other day! I know I'm late to the party on everything, I don't even have a twitter or anything like that. But I thought as long as I look at pinterest all the time anyway I might as well have an account. Maybe I'll have to add some links on here or something if I find anything worth pinning :)
Which reminds me, I finally revamped my blog layout! I think I like the cleaner look and I have a wonderful new banner made for me by Sour Fawn Web Design. I feel legit now, like a real blogger! Haha.  
Also, have you ladies heard about Modcloth's Year of Dresses contest? I entered and if I win I get a dress per month from Modcloth in 2013! If you'd like to vote for me you can do so here. I would appreciate it ever so much!

Happy Wednesday friends!
God Bless,

Matthew 6:19-21
Do not store up for yourselves treasures on earth, where moths and vermin destroy, and where thieves break in and steal. But store up for yourselves treasures in heaven, where moths and vermin do not destroy, and where thieves do not break in and steal. For where your treasure is, there your heart will be also.

Cameo- Vintage
Ring- Charlotte Russe
Blouse, Blazer, Shoes- Vintage, thrifted
Shorts- Thrifted
Tights- Walmart
Coach bag- Thrifted
Scarf- Gifted to me by my lovely sister


Bethie The Boo said...

Ooh very crisp and classic for sure! You can't beat a white blouse! Awesome brooch too, I really like it.

I love your new blog header too! Very fitting for you!

Hooray for Pinterest! I love it, it's addictive.

And perhaps your kids are just too cooped up with the cold weather!

Ali Hval said...

It's funny how we always revert back to our "usual style" even when trying something new out, but I can totally see the grunge coming through with the deep reds and dark colors. I love this look, Katie! It's so different from your usual stuff, but still so very you. :D

Your new layout is just beautiful! Psh, you were totally a real blogger before this new layout. ;) I remember when I changed mine... it took forever for me to figure out how ot make it, but it was worth it in the end.

Kristian said...

Oh, I cannot tell you how much I am loving your blog re-design here! It is so clean, and professional looking yet is still so ful of personality. And the header is great! Very you, very lovely.

Jessi said...

That vintage cameo is gorgeous! You look so pretty with your hair up like that and I love the color of tights!

Sarah Mae said...

:) I voted!

I miss you...

Midwest Muse said...

I'm in love with the new design! It's perfect. Pintrest is addicting, so be careful. And your shoe are AWESOME>

Well... said...

Wow, awesome new layout! I really love the header :)
Haha, and don't you love how our clothes seem to have a mind of their own? We try experimenting with a different style and it instantly reverts to what we're comfortable in. I like the tights + shorts combo you're rocking! ;)
The cameo brooch and delicate ring are so pretty.

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The Braided Bandit said...

Your new header looks gorgeous! Love the classic look combined with the pretty colorful tights!

Nike Onile said...

Yum too cute Bella! Seriously styling it! Umm-umm-umm! Love!

Nike O.