Glitter & Pearls


Prints Charming
January 31, 2011, 11:43 pm
Filed under: Art, Freebies

With sayings like “I love you more than cupcakes;” “You are the ketchup to my fries;” and “I love you like a fat kid loves cake,” Ecce Prints sure knows how to make a statement.

{image a la love and lavender}

BONUS:  Prints giveaway a la Love and Lavender.  Head over to Love and Lavender and comment with your three favorite prints for a chance to win all three!!

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J.Crew Shoe Short
January 31, 2011, 9:20 pm
Filed under: If The Shoe Fits

Have you guys seen this mini documentary about J.Crew going to Italy?  I fall more and more in love with J.Crew every single day.  Classic.  Perfect.



The Big Initial
January 31, 2011, 5:54 pm
Filed under: All In The Details

Kristen and Andrew made sure to personalize their wedding – with a “B” that is.  Loving the way their initial floated through the theme of the wedding.  So cute!

{images a la jon morton seniors; via postcards and pretties}



SAG Awards – White Dresses
January 31, 2011, 12:47 pm
Filed under: The Dress

{image a la People.com}

There were a wide range of white gowns at this year’s Screen Actors Guild Awards 2011.

Amy Adams wore a curve-hugging Hervé L. Leroux, Winona Ryder wore a classic A-line Alberta Ferretti, and a very-pregnant Natalie Portman wore Azzaro.



That Perfect Market: Epicure Miami Beach
January 31, 2011, 11:36 am
Filed under: in the KItchen, Miami

Here in Miami, perfect food markets are few and far between.  The closest we get to a specialty market is Whole Foods – which by the way, was HUGE, when they first made their may to our shopping centers a few years ago.  But one Miami tradition that has continued to shine, Epicure Market.  Since 1945, this perfect little food market has had the best of meats, produce, a fab bakery, and prepared foods.

I go into Epicure with a clear head and a budget.  Though completely pricey, a container with an Epicure label does not sit in your refrigerator half empty, ever.  If you are ever in Miami Beach, you must go to Epicure – try the tuna and the matzoh ball soup.  You can thank me later.

{All images a la my fabulous sister, Rowan}



Design Studio
January 31, 2011, 9:40 am
Filed under: Design, On a Budget

{image a la apartment therapy; via design studio}

Design Studio, a.k.a., D/S, is the latest of flash sale sites with a twist – D/S features modern home design, exclusively.

Each of their sales events last a week.  Ds now is where you can see what’s currently on sale and get a preview of upcoming sales events.

And perhaps taking a nod from my world’s most favorite shopping site, Shopbop, by clicking on the hearts anywhere on the D/S site you may add items, designers and your favorite images to your wishlist.

Click here to become a member and receive an instant $10 credit.



Daydreaming
January 30, 2011, 12:22 pm
Filed under: Design

{image a la the green dandelion; found at we heart it}

I love, love, love this photo.  It reminds me of the Adventures of Peter Pan.  I love fairytale design concepts.  A few years back, the master of fanciful store displays, Anthropologie, put together a Princess and The Pea bed set-up, and I was equally smitten.

{image a la ariel gordon jewelry}

{image a la oh.dee.doh.}