Friday, December 18, 2009

Random Friday


Some adorable sky blue pumps on Etsy that I found. Aren't they the cutest thing?
Be sure to check out the whole store Jitterbuggin - they have some really cute vintage clothing and shoes.


What We Are Wearing - Ashley & Gabrielle


~Ashley~



~What I'm Wearing~
Burgundy Top - Liz Claiborne
Floral Skirt - Made by me (Amy Butler Pattern)
Brown Vest - Made by me
Brown Kitten Heels - Naturalizers

~Gabrielle~ 


~What I'm Wearing~
Black & White Floral Skirt - Unknown
Black Top - Talbots
White Sweater - Unknown
White T-shirt - Kohls
Black Flats - Payless

I will have you know it was freezing outside! It was like in the 30s today. We just look warm in these photos. :D Besides, there is much better lighting outside, then inside.

~Ashley & Gabrielle

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Tagged once again!

Bramblewood Fashion has been tagged once again. This time by Rebecca from Singing in His Name. Thank you, Rebecca! :D


1. Thank the person who gave the award.

2. Copy the award.

3. Post it on your blog.

4. Tell seven things about yourself that your readers don't know.

5. Link seven new bloggers as recipients.

6. Notify the winners with comments on their blogs.

7. Keep being awesome!


As she tagged both me and Gabrielle, you will be seeing two tags. My sister, Gabrielle, will post hers sometime soon. :D

1. I have read over 3,000 books since I was about 11 or 12. I'm now 19.

2. I did the costumes and make-up for an independent film called, Taylor Made (2009).

3. I have attended two movie premieres this year Taylor Made (2009) and The Mysterious Islands (2009).   

4. My favorite modern music composer is Ben Botkin.

5. My favorite movie director is Frank Capra. He gave us It's a Wonderful Life, Meet John Doe, Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, etc...

6. I still can't believe that Christmas is almost here! I need to watch some movies that will get me in the mood! Like Samantha: An American Girl Holiday, The Little Drummer Boy, or It's a Wonderful Life. :D

7. I am the party planner in my family. I love planning out and decorating our parties.

I tag the following bloggers.

1. Elise of Ribbons of Light.
2. Natasha of What I Wear, What I Do and Why I Did It.
3. √čarwen of A Hot Heart
And who ever who wants to do this tag! :D Just let me know if you do it. As I would love to see your answers! :D


Friday, December 4, 2009

What I'm Wearing - Ashley Nicole


~What I'm Wearing~
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1950s Plaid Skirt - Made by me using a vintage pattern
Green T-shirt - St. John's Bay from JCPenny's
Brown Vest - Made by me (Simplicity 2556)
Brown Wedges - Xhilaration from Target
Brown Pattern Knee-high Socks - Kohl's
Channel Bead Ring - Arizona from JCPenny's
Layer Necklace - So from Kohl's

 


Random Friday

I'm going to start a new thing for Fridays. It is going to be called "Random Friday" and I'll post a picture of something that inspires me, or what just makes me smile. :D I hope you all will enjoy this new series! Let me know what you think about this idea.


I recently discovered Disney's blog  and boy, does she do inspiring projects! (Yes, her name is Disney.) :D Hop over to her blog and be inspired! :D 

Ruffles and Stuff (Disney's Blog)





Wednesday, December 2, 2009

What I'm Wearing - Ashley Nicole

 

~What I'm Wearing~
Jean Skirt - Made by me
Cream Mock-Turtleneck - St. John's Bay from JCPenny's 
Teal Cardigan - Worthington from JCPenny's
Brown Wedges - Xhilaration from Target
Channel Bead Ring - Arizona from JCPenny's
Layer Necklace - So from Kohl's



Tuesday, December 1, 2009

DIY | Shabby Chic T-Shirt

For some reason, when ever I get sick I get very inspired in all things creative! Sickness cranks up my creative juices, I guess. :P 


While I was sick in bed I was glancing through the magazine Belle Armoire, a delightful and inspiring magazine. I stumbled across an article by Bonzie that I had forgotten about, on taking plain t-shirts or tanks and changing them into something more creative. :)

A picture from the article by Bonzie.

Today I was feeling much better, and I have three old shirts were the sleeves had shrunk on me. So I decided to give the article a try. Here is my result. All I need was a little rick-rack, bias-tape, a fabric flower, a button, some ruffles and I have a one-of-a-kind t-shirt. Hurray!

My shirt started out as a regular turtleneck. As you can see above.

Step 1. Cut off the turtleneck part.

Step 2. Do what ever you want with the sleeves. I cut my sleeves a couple inches above my elbow.

Step 3. Do what ever you want to the neckline. I made mine into a v-neck, and added bias-tape around the neckline.
 

Step 4. Embellish in any way you want!  I added some ruffles, a flower, rick-rack from London, and a button. :D

The Finished Result


 




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