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Treat yourself to the perfect Valentine’s Day ring under $100

3 Feb

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching and finding a gift for your loved one can be a daunting task. So daunting in fact, that you should reward yourself with this dainty cutie from Catbird.  This adorable heart ring can be worn alone or stacked and makes the subtlest of statements. I personally own this ring in rose gold, but they are available in yellow gold and silver as well. Go on…. treat yourself!

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Shop dainty heart ring HERE  Solid Yellow or Rose gold $96  Sterling Silver $56. You can also personalize it and add an initial stamp for a additional $5.

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Blanket Scarf!(Under $25)

11 Nov

If you buy only one scarf this Fall/Winter…..let it be an oversized plaid blanket scarf. The print is bold enough to add a nice pop of color to any outfit without being overbearing. Blanket scarves can be worn in various ways with t-shirts, tucked into coats or over even a dress. They’re cozy and so quintessentially Fall.

Modcloth has the perfect plaid scarf and it comes in different colors. Priced at $24.99, it’s a great way to update your cold weather wardrobe without breaking the bank!

Have a great weekend,

XO- Journey

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My Holy Grail Highlighter!

16 Oct

I’ve been using highlighters for a while now and have tried  many but have come to love Mac Mineralize skin finish in the shade soft & gentle.mac-1

It is my holy grail highlighter! I use it down the center of my nose, cupids bow, chin and upper cheekbones for a beautiful glow. I’ve been asked so many times about my highlighter and as promised, I’m finally sharing it with you guys today. The luminous champagne hue looks amazing on everyone. Check it out for yourself! ysjj

Happy highlighting,

Journey

Fall Lipstick Must have

2 Oct

Every year myself and countless bloggers compile lists of our favorite Fall lipsticks to share with the world. Every year the same lipstick is on my list. I’m sharing only one color this year because I feel so strongly that it should be a part of every woman’s Fall lip color collection. Without a doubt, Mac Rebel is my go-to, must have Fall lip color.mac

The beautiful rich berry/wine hue is gorgeous and looks amazing on all skin tones as well.  I can’t even remember what tube I’m on at this point- I literally wear it all Fall long and into Winter as well. I love love love this color! What are your favorite fall lippies?

Mac Rebel $17 

 

 

Choked Up!

8 Sep

Chokers are back y’all! Well, they’ve been back for a while, but they’re catching on like wildfire. I’m old enough to remember when chokers were all the rage in the 90’s. They are definitely back with a vengeance~ as are the entire 90’s(good and bad).  Anyways, this past weekend, I received two chokers that I ordered from Forever 21 to wear with a specific outfit. I ordered black to be safe & burgundy hoping it would match the heels I was going to wear. It ended up matching perfectly, so I went with that one. Long story, short, I got so many compliments and messages about the chokers after I shared them on Instagram and Snapchat- especially after I shared the PRICE!!! Both chokers were under $10 total!  So without further ado…… here are links to both chokers. What I love most about these chokers, is that they are dainty and appear to wrap around the neck. I think they are so cute and bring an element of style to a look without overpowering it like a large ribbon type of choker could.

Faux suede Choker with chain detail $4.90

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Faux suede wrap choker with bow detail $3.90

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Reed Krakoff for Kohl’s

15 Apr

Former Coach creative director Reed Krakoff has designed a collection for Kohl’s that will be completely accessable to the masses. The designer, whose signature collection included handbags priced in the $1,000 to $3,000 range, has created the limited-edition Reed for Kohl’s collection, priced between $15 to $129. Krakoff calls the line “the new accessible luxury” and the designer will feature his signature handbag shapes and prints in the affordable new collection. The collection includes keychains, pouches, handbags and Apparel. Below are some of my favorites! Shop Reed for kohl’s online NOW or in stores starting April 21.

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Bar Cart Style! (Updated)

14 Mar

Hallelujah, I have finally finished styling my bar cart! I didn’t know exactly how I wanted to style it when I first started, all I knew was that I wanted a gold cart with 3 shelves. I started brainstorming and decided on a mostly pink and gold palette. As far as what to put on the shelves, I had to have a cute ice bucket and a pitcher with roses, everything else came to me as I went along. Bar carts are popping up everywhere and for good reason!  They are a fun way to showcase your personality and style, while being totally functional at the same time. When I have people over, my cart will be put to very good use. I love fresh flowers, pink and gold- my bar cart is all of that and more. To say I’m obsessed would be an understatement!

  Now, let’s get to the important stuff…..where did I find everything and how much did I spend?

Let me start by saying if you google ‘bar cart’ right now, you will quickly notice that they can be upwards of $500+!! For the cart alone! BEFORE you style it with all your fun trinkets, alcohol, mixers etc. Let me also tell you that if you really look, you CAN FIND AN AFFORDABLE CART! Check out these Prices below…..I spent under $300 for everything pictured including liquor and mixers.

*Bar Cart $150( I got it on sale for $119), Ice Bucket with tongs $30, silver cocktail spoon $3, Silver muddler $5, glass fruit bowl $2. All from Cost Plus world Market.

*Pitcher/Vase $8 at Home Goods.

*Crystal Decanters $40(I got them on sale for $20)each at Macy’s

*Corkscrew and shaker I already had, but you can find them at Bed Bath & Beyond.

*Mason jar $1, pink straws $5, Glass sugar bowl with lid $4, Key shaped bottle opener $4 all  from Target.

*Hand stamped decanter tags $10 each at Etsy shop Seize the night designs.

*Booze and mixers all from Total Wine

*Roses $7 at Trader Joes

 

Styling tips: Stick to 2-3 main colors. Fresh flowers are always a good idea and I really love the look of fruit as well. Fill the shelves, but don’t overpack them. Make it your own, add personal touches.

UPDATE: Pink sugar cubes have arrived and are in the tiny glass bowl with lid, I also purchased teeny tiny tongs from Crate &Barrel.

My Bar cart is complete!!!!

Custom sugar cubes available at Etsy shop Heather Holidays.