January 27, 2011

Lilac Lace.

Hello everyone! I finished "Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close" this week and all I can say is "wow!" That book captured my heart, broke it and then healed it again. It made me reevaluate my entire life and all of my close relationships. I know everyone tries to live by carpe diem, but this book has really taught me to treat the people I love as though we don't have a tomorrow. I often find myself stressing over the little things and holding grudges at times, but now I have this book forever embedded in the back of my mind. Always say "I love you" and don't waste your precious minutes being upset. I put the book away, but it's message will forever live in my heart.
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So I must say this swap thing has definitely helped me with blogging lately. This beautiful lace dress is Meg's! I'm such a sucker for anything lace, and this lilac color is just the icing on the cake. I added the bow tie necklace for obvious reasons! :) So this week I lightened my hair a bit and got a trim. I'm so excited about this color, it's something I've been wanting for awhile now. It looks more blonde in real life though, it photographed a bit dark!
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So this weekend I will have my blog shop up. I've been going through my closet this week and I'm ready to say goodbye to some of my treasures. Also coming up soon is my FAQ video and some more swap item posts! Oh and a little wedding update, I'm going wedding dress shopping on Saturday! Have a lovely night everyone! xo

27 comments:

Aimee said...

That dress is so pretty - the color is gorgeous! I wish I had one like it. I'm very jealous you have a lovely bunch of girls to do the swap with!

x

.Alyspank said...

Beautiful!!!!!!!!! That dress really is a pretty shade of purple and your hair came out really well! :)

Super excited about your blog shop. I'm going to peek at all your treasures and cry over the fact I don't have money to buy them. Thus will continue the sad little story of my life. haha

Alyssa

Meg! said...

Oh my god Heather, you look so GOOD in that dress! You styled it so perfectly! Those shoes look so adorable with it. N'awww, love it all! And the bow tie necklace is pretty pimp. Hehe. Yay.

And your hair looks really good! I'm super jealous; sometimes I wish my hair was all long and straight. Sigh. Also I can't wait to hear about your wedding dress shopping, I hope it goes well!

I may have to read this book now... it sounds really good.

Meg! said...

Oh and your blog shop! I'm so excited!! :D

eleanor said...

This outfit is adorable! I love that dress on you - the colour and fabric are soo pretty. And ahh, wedding dress shopping!! I cannot wait to hear about it.

X

Tieka, Selective Potential said...

This dress is perfect - I absolutely love the color on you. xo

Stacey Kay said...

What adorable little flats! <3

xoxo
Stacey Kay
“Runway Inspiration, Vintage Decoration”
www.GoodwillHuntingg.com
Women’s Fashion Examiner-Cleveland

Courtney said...

the dress is lovely and I love the way you styled it!
I also love your blog :) you just gained a new follower <3

x Courtney

Kat said...

it's so very gorgeous!!! i'm glad the swap is going great for you all. and i really love the colour on you.

Sydney, The Rabbit-Hearted Girl said...

heather, this dress is so pretty on you!! i really love the way you styled it. and the bow tie necklace is AMAZING.

we should start book swapping along with clothes swapping ;)

JennaStevie said...

This is such a stunning dress!! The colour and the lace is a fabulous combination. It looks really really lovely on you
xJennaD

Beti said...

i love your dress! so pretty!

Emily, Ruby Slipper Journeys said...

Such a pretty look! The lace dress is lovely and the colour suits you so well!

GIRL AND CLOSET said...

Amazing dress, and such a lovely colour; love that your wearing a bow pendant necklace and have bows on your shoes -so freakin adorable! I am really loving your style and outfits. Have fun dress shopping too. xx veronika

Ef said...

Really perfect combination! Lovely dress and the necklace. I wish I had the same dress and look as gorgeous as you!

And I like your style of blogging - not only some pics, but there is always something what I can read and really enjoy it.

Rosie said...

so somehow I've only just come across your blog. I just want to say - I love it! Everything about it is gorgeous, and you have wonderful style! Also, please tell me more about this book, it sounds amazing?! Love the dress today too, so cute!
Anyway, I'm your newest follower, and I'd love it if you'd check out my blog too :)
xxx
www.rosie-glow.blogspot.com

Melissa said...

i love love love your lace colour! the colour is perfect!! fabulous blog, definately following :)
x

monster cakes said...

Your little belt is my favorite part of this outfit. Stunning! And thanks for the book tip. I love hearing book recommendations, so feel free to keep them coming! xo

Fashionable Rose said...

hi i love this outfit!! and i love lace as well , it adds a girly style which i like!!! the bow is so cute!!

i am a new follower xx kisses xx

Simoni
xx

http://fashionablerose.blogspot.com

Rosie said...

Hey :) I've featured your blog on my spotlight on... post this week! Check it out on my blog!
xxx
www.rosie-glow.blogspot.com

elanor, said...

the lace dress is gorgeous! as are you! beautiful color of the dress, and beautiful hair, too! :)
have a great weekend! i'll be looking forward to checking out your shop!

x

styleforlife said...

LOVE your outfit...fantastic!
xxx Emily from EL Vintage

EevvaStyle said...

great blog! You look so great:) You have a new follower:)

gee said...

oh my goodness..i am so horrible. i still havent done a WW post yet!!!
hahaha..

i LOOOOOVE this outfit.
meg's dress is amazing on you.
ahhhhh...so prefect.

i hope wedding dress shopping went wonderfully! <3

fyi: i had a dream last night that we were roommates..! haha.
i told the husband that i blog to much bc i am having dreams about my blogger friends!

xoox

Stefany said...

Such beautiful photos!! Love your dress xx

Emma (Scrapbook de la Emma) said...

this dress is absolutely beautiful, im loving it! the colour, the shape, divine! also that necklace is too cute
Scrapbook de la Emma

Louder than Silence said...

Such a lovely look, I adore how you've styled the dress! Sally x