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Art of the Day - Lauren Brevner

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" New Blood 1 " by Lauren Brevner. Oil, Acrylic, Resin, and Mixed Media on Panel. To view more or to purchase visit http://www.laurenbrevner.com/

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Polka Dot Power

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Polka dots ... you either love them or hate them. Me personally, I like them. The print is fun and playful. I always wear them when I am in a flirty mood. Something about the print just brings me joy and I don't even care about the size and scale of the print. Big or small I will wear them all. 
 Now some may have a hard time imagining this print can be cool or edgy, but I beg to differ. For instance, the polka dot blazer that I am featuring today can be worn with slacks as a pants suit or stylishly layered over a dress. I liked how the jacket also has a sexy back cut out and has a tie feature. It has a cool girl element to the design and balances out the print nicely. So you could even wear the jacket out on date night without a top and still look chic. 
How do you rock polka dots?




Polka Dot Power by latoyacl featuring a liquid foundation


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Exude Glamour And Luxury With Kathy Kuo's Hollywood Regency Collection

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Hollywood Regency is a design style that first became popular during the "Golden Era" of Hollywood (1920-1950). The style is most known for the use of bold colors, breathtaking prints, and metallic and glass accents. Every detail is meant to convey luxury and is accentuated with glitz and glam. In the last decade or so it has had quite a resurgence in popularity and I am loving it. I adore the gilded elegance and sophistication that the style exudes that is why I was drawn to Kathy Kuo's Hollywood Regency Collection that captures the essence of the style perfectly.


What I like most about Kathy Kuo's offerings is that it makes it easier to incorporate the style into your current decor by adding pieces that pack a style punch. The style is meant to be overdone, extravagant, yet sleek and modern. No wonder I am attracted to this design style because those are the same adjectives that can be used to describe me and my personality.  


As you can see from the photos of Kat…

Art of the Day - Anette Tjaerby

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" Absalone " by Anette Tjaerby. Acrylic on Canvas. To view or to purchase her work visit http://anettetjaerby.net/


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A Touch Of Green

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 If you have been wanting to add a twist to your basic daily makeup routine then today's post is perfect for you. I know I get tired of doing the same quick makeup routine every day and sometimes I need to try something different to keep myself from getting bored. I generally prefer to use a muted natural color palette for my daily routine (which usually consist of variations of brown, copper, and bronze), but today I wanted to add a tiny bit of color to brighten up my face. I decided the perfect color to add to my look would be the color green because it complements warm neutral tones and it is not too intense or overwhelming (as you can see below).



Since this is a daytime beauty look I opted to only use the color green in small doses. I applied my foundation and set it with powder as I usually do and then decided to focus on my eyes. I thought the green would look best used in that area only. I had purchased the NYX eyeshadow trio in Tropical/Yellow/Lime Green but had never used …

A Room With A View

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Oh my goodness, I was immediately filled with wonderment and joy when I laid eyes on this modern home with a very unique view and original design. I was scrolling through Tumblr when I came upon this image and was just totally blown away (unfortunately I could not find any information on the architect/designer). I fell in love with the concept of this irregularly shaped window that had the most enchanting view of this little garden. This is a whole new spin on the concept of having a room with a view. This is the perfect solution for a plot of land that does not have an appealing view and I could see this idea working for different styles of homes just tweak the design to fit the desired aesthetic. 
I was so smitten with this room and its features that I was inspired to style a room featuring some of the same design elements. The main design points that I wanted to incorporate into the furnishings and decor were glass, wood, greenery, and warm earth tones. They are the perfect combinat…

Shoespie Has the Perfect Shoes To Rock During The Summer To Fall Transition

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Today I am collaborating with Shoespie.com to showcase some of my favorite shoes to rock while we transition from summer to fall. 
First, let me tell you a little bit about the company. Shoespie.com is a website with a huge selection of shoes (sandals, heels, boots, booties, and etc.) that they offer at discounted prices. They showcase the latest trends and have hundreds of offerings to choose from and they also ship internationally. What I like most is that you have the option of using your credit card or Paypal for payment so the checkout process is secure and easy. Plus, they offer free shipping for all orders over $79.
I must say when I was perusing their items and trying to figure out what my favorite picks are I was surprised by how many Instagram ready shoes I saw. Trying to figure out what I mean? Basically, their selection is so on trend that I could see a lot of fashionistas instantly sharing their purchases from Shoespie.com to Instagram and other social media platforms becau…