An ear infection has left me unable to do much of anything for the past week. So I went through my 20 cubic feet of craft space and ran across a set of lemon yellow glass beads I purchased forever ago and never used. So I made these simple little earrings to send to my sister-in-law. Paired with my favorite drink: a lemon drop martini, this girl is embracing Spring.
1 part vodka
1 part simple syrup
1 part lemon juice (freshly squeezed)
splash of soda
Shake with ice, strain into in sugar-rimmed martini glass, garnish with raspberry or lemon peel.
When I got a sneak peak of bhldn.com a few weeks ago, like the rest of the Anthropologie world, I was smitten. Oh hell, it was obsession at first sight. With the launch of the shop on February 14th, came a sense of relief. Not because they weren’t the most beautiful dresses I’ve ever seen but because all but a few would have been way beyond my wedding budget and no amount of convincing could have ever gotten me:
So I can stop second guessing myself or my ill-luck at missing out on such gooey wonderful whimsical loveliness. And just appreciate them. Just a few of my favorites:
So I’ve decided on a rehearsal dinner to be handmade by a super talented designer out of Portland named Amanda Archer. She sent the dupioni swatches last week and that the perfect shade of yellow. so pretty! Another item off the list! YAY!
Here it is in midnight blue cotton: