Tuesday, October 21, 2014

The Ultimate (Affordable) Jacket Guide

Good Morning lovelies! There are SO many amazing jackets i've come across in the last couple weeks that I wanted to put together the ultimate jacket list but keeping in mind price point. All of these are pretty much under $125 with the majority of them being under $75! Here are all the styles I'm LOVING for Fall!
As you can tell i'm a huge fan of the waterfall lapel! I've always been drawn to it and this it just adds a little more edge to a great basic piece. Long duster coats, military jackets and fair aisle prints are all on point for Fall. Lastly I added a couple cute faux fur options. One vest that would be great as a layering pieces for casual dresses or any long sleeve tee and a more dressy coat option PERFECT for holiday parties! I've snagged a couple of these and will do outfit posts with them soon for you!

Monday, October 20, 2014

Fall Festive

Well here we are with a 5pm post that I meant to post first thing is morning ;)but things have been SO BUSY around here lately. I can only imagine how much more crazy it will be once our little boy arrives in February! I posted a few of these shots on my instagram last week but wanted to share our Halloween Mantel and a cheap and easy DIY I did as well.  
Halloween is my FAVORITE holiday! My husband isn't really into it so i'm beyond excited that now I have Ava to share in all the Fall Festiveness! We have been pumpkin patching, cookie baking, pumpkin carving and decorating the house!  Ava likes to call them "Hallowrations". I guess it is a cross between halloween and decorations lol We also committed to throwing a Halloween party for a few our friends and families so I hope to have a full post on all that soon! 

First up this pretty little arrangement I made! It's perfect as a gift for a friend or used as a centerpiece!
The best part is it literally cost $10 to make! All you need are two bundles of Fall flowers and a medium size pumpkin from Trader Joes. Carve your pumpkin and  snip and place flowers as you normally would in a vase... Easy peasy! 

Now onto our Halloween mantel........
This year I purchased a couple candle bras from Michaels and stocked up on black candlesticks. I reused our Pottery Barn crows from last year and some spider webs from Target (ps these are a lot more difficult to put up then they look lol). I also snagged these Two black skulls (which are actually candles that I snipped the wick) and  a pre-lit Trick or Treat Burlap banner from Target as well! I'm so happy with how it all turned out! 

Next up Halloween Party Decor! 


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