Monday, February 28, 2011

My 2011 Academy Awards Best Dressed List

I loved the red dresses on the red carpet especially Jennifer Lawrence in Calvin Klein and Jennifer Hudson in Versace.  And I cannot get enough of Resse Witherspoonin Armani Prive.  I love her timeless, classic style and adore everything that she wears from hanging out with her kids to red carpet events like this one.
And what is the Oscar’s without a little sparkle.  I loved Gwyneth Paltrow in Calvin Klein, Hailee Steinfeld in Marchesa, and Michelle Willams in Chanel Haute Couture.

But my FAVORITE dress of the night, was not on the red carpet at all. 
I love Mandy Moore in this gorgeous blue Monique Lhuillier gown. 
The dress is amazing.  Its' my favorite color and I love the detailing

my favorite finds from february

It's been a while since my last post, so I thought I would show off some of my favorite finds from the last few weeks.  Hope you like them as much as I do!

1. Judd Waddell Wedding Gowns
I absolutely love these gowns by Judd Waddell! I saw them on District Weddings and I fell in love.  I love the lace and the beautiful sweetheart necklines and the gorgeous details! 
  For anyone in the DC area, Hitched is having a Judd Waddell Bridal Trunk Show on Friday, March 4th & Saturday, March 5th!

2. Chocolate Covered Strawberry cupcakes
I found the recipe for these on one of my new favorite blogs, My Baking Addiction and cannot wait to attempt to make these (one day). They sound delicous! Chocolate Covered Strawberries are one my ultimate favorite things. How can you resist this amazing combination!

via My baking addiction

3. white brocade desk organizers
This weekend, while dragging my boyfriend around New Jersey in search of new things to spruce up my bedroom, I found these great desk organizers at The Container Store. Being an incredibly organized person and loving when everything has it's own place in a room,
I am obsessed with The Container Store. 

4. peach garden wedding photo shoot
I saw this romantic photo shoot on Elizabeth Anne Designs.  The colors are so beautiful and make me so hopeful that spring is around the corner.  I love the use of lanterns and the gorgeous bouquet of peonies!

Photography – Portraits By Lucinda \ Floral – Erin Volante Floral \ Location – Shawnee Mission Park \ Rentals – Something Borrowed \ Cake – Rebekah Cake Artist

5. LuLu Frost NeckLaces
I came across this gorgeous Lulu Frost necklaces on HipHipGinGin and was head over heels. 
They are absolutely stunning. 

via Charm and Chain

6. Kendra scott grand opening event
Camille Styles did an amazing job with this awesome event.  I love everything
about it from the super cute invitations to the vivid decor and displays.  My favorite part
are the rock candy lollipops hanging from the trees, it is such a creative idea.


7. cake batter birthday bark
I came across this recipe on Birthday Girl Blog and I cannot wait to attempt to make this for 
someone’s birthday.  This has got to be one of the best sounding and looking desserts. 

8. BHLDN Lingerie
I am obsessed with this chiffon bra and knickers from BHLDN. I love how its fun with the polka dots,
yet elegant at the same time.  It is so perfectly pretty!


9. my sweet and saucy cakes
These cakes from Melody Brandon at My Sweet and Saucy Shop are incredible.  I love the incredible detail on all of her beautiful cakes.  Theses are two of my favorite.

10. owL PILLOW from 'BETTER WITh You'
“Better With You” is my new favorite show on ABC.  My sister got me hooked in the Fall and I am obsessed. I love how Casey and Mia live in a Firehouse, and I love how it’s decorated, but I am in love with the Owl Pillow on Maddie’s couch!  I want it for my apartment!

Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Eleven Things for 2011

I know it's a little late to do my New Year's Resolutions, but it has taken me a while to think about what I would like to work toward accomplishing this year. So here is my list: