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April 14, 2011

Some Happy Things.

This Dolce & Gabbana dress/hairstyle/photo featuring actress Abbie Cornish, from March's In Style.
Source: In Style

Elizabeth Taylor & James Dean's movie Giant. Nekos and I devoured this three-hour movie last week. I was surprised how ahead of its time it seems -- featuring a truly loving interracial marriage. And I had no clue that James Dean was such a fine actor. This is a new favorite flick. The pic below is of Taylor sunning herself on set.

This book by Emily Chalmers. It looks vibrant and inspiring. I'm gonna have to get me a copy. 
Source: Amazon

This fabric necklace tutorial. Click to see. Here's the one I made yesterday. Took all of 30 minutes, and I got to use up some cool retro fabric.

This pretty decorative tray. This would go atop my dresser and I would display my rings over there on the right side. 
Source: Anthropologie

The new Closet Case Vintage lookbook. Nashville's own CCV recently released its Spring/Summer 2011 Lookbook. Lots of candy-colored whimsical images and perfectly pretty vintage pieces. See the whole thing here.
Source: Closet Case Vintage

This hairstyle. I am about to take the plunge and chop my hair off. I've had long hair now for seven years, but I am loving this shaggy bob with bangs.

This Creamy Chicken and Cornbread recipe. I finally made something from the cooking blog I've been stalking the past few months -- Can You Stay for Dinner? And it was one of the best things I've ever made. Nekos and I put Tessa to bed and took our dinner outside last night. And it's not even 11 a.m. and I'm already getting excited about heating it up for lunch today.
Source: Can You Stay for Dinner?


  1. blair @ a case of the mundaysApr 14, 2011 08:42 AM

    so many amazing things to comment about - 1 // i need that book too! 2 // the necklace turned out fantastic. 3 // love that bob! adorable. i have the itch too.

  2. kristance annApr 14, 2011 08:43 AM

    that casserole looks delicious! (seriously crafty queen, have you thought about starting an etsy?) love that necklace!

  3. MandiApr 14, 2011 04:37 PM

    I LOVE Giant! It is not to be watched lightly, though. haha It's so long! But so good. Anyways, I'm rambling. But two of my fave actors... Jimmy and Liz. Sigh.

  4. Joy of CookingApr 14, 2011 06:18 PM

    Yes, so much good stuff here! First, I have always been in love with J.D. --since I was about 10! He, sadly, only made 3 movies and they're all good. I love the necklace, need the book, and the bob is super cute and would look great on you!

  5. WendyApr 14, 2011 06:49 PM

    I love that necklace! I've been seeing it around and kept thinking, I could do that myself. Now I think I just might.

  6. Lil Muse LilyApr 15, 2011 04:00 AM

    that hair picture just made me miss my hair when my friend cut it like that because it was falling off post pregnancy. it's back to curly/frizzy now and i'm not too happy about it.
    do it.
    it will look great on you!

  7. meme-and-heApr 15, 2011 05:38 AM

    wow I luurvee all those pillows thrown together. Great pictures! I am loving your cute blog! newest follower :)

  8. EmilyApr 15, 2011 07:25 AM

    You have MADE my day! I have been searching for a tutorial on these necklaces forever!!!!
    They actually sell on etsy as "chomping necklaces" for babies to teeth on! (when made with wooden beads)
    check some of the great fabric they used!

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