WIWS: Chandelier Print


I am once again on a mission to keep heat off of my hair. Seeing that my blow dryer broke, I have been quite successful! After seeing these hair tips on Pinterest, I thought I would give some do's + don't's a try. So I haven’t been showering in the evening and letting my hair dry, and only curling it with a curling iron once or twice a week. I’d like to post some hair tutorials that require no heat, what do you think? All of this in attempt to keep my husband-to-be from seeing a bald bride walking down the aisle. You’re welcome, Dustin. Teehee!!

  
I found this beautiful chandelier printed top at Crossroads Trading Company, one of my favorite second hand stores! I decided that I should probably just shop there on a permanent basis. Although it does require a little bit of travel time, what is 45 minutes when you find something good every time?


What I like about their stores: 
  • They are clean, and you don’t smell that distinct “second hand smell” when you walk in. Although I’ve learned to live with that smell when I walk into thrift/consignment stores, it’s nice to avoid it.
  • They have quality {and brand name} clothes that don’t have stains, holes, or tears.
  • You can buy, sell, or trade your clothes. I haven’t traded or sold anything, but I would like to one day!
  I had whole lot of a vintage vibe going this Sunday, totally on accident. 
People couldn’t figure out the print on my shirt, they thought it was trees, spaceships, etc. 
I might wear a tree print, but spaceships?! :)

I hope your weekend was lovely!

xo,


13 comments:

  1. I have had such an awesome time cruising your blog this afternoon...I'm currently stuck on the couch with the flu...So glad I ran into your blog...Love your classy, colorful style and your love for Goodwill...I am the self stated Goodwill queen in these parts...I head there once a week as my "break" from kiddos and household chores...I think my husband has just gotten used to my thrifting endeavors...Haha. =) God bless!

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  2. How did u get that bun? I usually curl my hair with my karmin g3 clipless curling iron and then I pin it up =)

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  3. Sigh. I have a love-hate relationship with Crossroads and Buffalo Exchange.

    Selling clothes there can be an absolute pain--they are so WEIRD about what they will take and what they won't take. Ugh.

    But putting all that angst aside, I still can't stop myself from visiting! My favorite Crossroads is near Beverly Hills. GREAT, GREAT, and GREAT!

    Chandra
    More Modern Modesty

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  4. @Carolyn, I'm so glad you enjoyed it, but so sorry you were sick! That is definitely no fun. My fiance is getting used to my Goodwill trips as well! Teehee!

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  5. @Mel, I split my ponytail into two sections and just roll them up to the base of my neck! I'll make sure to post a tutorial soon! :)

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  6. @Chandra, really?! See, I've never really looked into it. I know a girl who trades pretty often, but I've never heard her complain! I just went to the one in SJ off of Winchester (or somewhere near there) and it was decent. Some GREAT antique shops right down the street, too.

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  7. Love how your hair looks...if only I could do something like that :)

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  8. @Adrienne I'm sure you could, it's quite simple!! I just replied in a comment above:

    I split my ponytail into two sections and just roll them up to the base of my neck! I'll make sure to post a tutorial soon!

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