Monday, March 11, 2013

Petals, Scallops and a few F21 Finds!

Hi all!

It's Monday!  Not just any Monday...Bachelor Finale Monday!!!  Is it weird that I'm excited to watch even though I read the spoilers months ago and already know who he chooses?  ;)  I'm looking forward to gathering with some girlfriends tonight to watch...it's always more fun to watch with friends, am I right?!  So are you team Lindsay or team Catherine?  I'm rooting for Lindsay!

So how was your weekend?  We had a good one!  We ended taking the kids to see "Oz: the Great and Powerful" on Saturday and we all really liked it!  It may not be for all little kids so proceed with caution...there were a few scarier parts to it, but my boys don't get scared easy by movies so we weren't too concerned.  Even my 3 year old told me he didn't think it was scary...such a tough guy.  =)     Sunday morning the fun was interrupted by an hour's loss of sleep...boo!  When you have church at 9am, daylight savings is not a happy thing.  It was a rough morning but we got through it.  Even worse was waking up this morning to a dark and dreary sky with pouring rain...it's already darker due to the time change but the rain made it even worse.  My kids tried to tell me it wasn't time to get up when I woke them...nice try.  I'm just looking forward to this weekend when we'll be headed to warm, sunny weather in AZ...the forecast for Saturday is 89 degrees...woo hoo!  I don't even know if I remember how to dress for warm weather.  Can't wait to try though!

So about a month ago I stumbled upon a group on Facebook called Accessory Auctions.  They hold sales for accessories as well as some clothing and shoes a few evenings a week.  I happened to find them the night they were selling this cute top and LOVED it!  I took a risk by ordering it, but it turned out to be a good buy...totally loving this orange, petal-topped blouse:


Here's how I wore it for it's inaugural appearance...I paired it with some scallops, of course! =)


Original Polyvore set for this look can be found HERE
(I didn't love the shoes I used in the set so I changed them up a little along with the jewelry)

Blouse-Accessory Auctions
Scalloped Tiered Skirt-Shabby Apple
Polka Dot Tights-J Crew Factory
Split Surface Belt-Anthropologie
Seychelles "Hamburg" Pumps-Endless (now Amazon)
Necklace-Stella & Dot
Marc by Marc Jacobs "Henry Chrono" Watch-Piperlime
Tribute Bracelet-Stella & Dot
Mint Bracelet-J Crew Factory
Frozen Dew Drop Earrings-Anthropologie
Flower Bud Ring-J Crew

I also wanted to share a few finds I came upon this weekend...at Forever 21.  I rarely buy anything there these days because you really have to go digging to find something that's of really good quality in my opinion, but sometimes you can find a diamond in the rough with some patience!  I was cleaning out my wallet the other day and found a gift card from F21 I forgot I had...it was actually merchandise credit from something I returned forever ago.  I figured now was as good a time as any to go see if I could spend it! I ended up grabbing these two items online...hopefully they are keepers otherwise I'll have to return them and be back where I started...with merchandise credit (not a fan of F21's return policies, by the way).

Knit Sleeve Chiffon Top


I liked that this top was a longer length and had lining built-in.  Hopefully it won't be very sheer.  I love the pretty mint color too!  Here's how I plan to wear it first:

F21 Knit Sleeve Chiffon Top/ J Crew Factory Denim Jacket/ Gap Always Skinny Neon Skimmer Jeans/ Splendid "Rodeo" Booties

F21 Knit Sleeve Chiffon Top/ J Crew Factory Denim Jacket/ Gap Always Skinny Neon Skimmer Jeans/ Splendid "Rodeo" Booties by jennifoundinmycloset featuring suede shoes

The second item I found was this cute sweatshirt...

Lace Overlay Pullover


I love the look of this casual piece...the lace gives it a little something extra special.  This would be perfect to travel in...easy and no fuss!  Here's how I might style it:

F21 Lace Overlay Pullover/ Gap Polka Dot Legging Skimmer Jeans/ Shimmered Seagrove Sandals

F21 Lace Overlay Pullover/ Gap Polka Dot Legging Skimmer Jeans/ Shimmered Seagrove Sandals by jennifoundinmycloset featuring forever 21

We'll see how it goes when they come!

Alright...off to get my kids ready for bed and myself over to the Bachelor get-together!

Thanks for stopping by!

16 comments:

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    1. Thanks so much! I'm so glad I went for it! =)

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  2. Oh my goodness, I am LOVING all of those colors together!

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  3. Good finds! Also love the lacy sweatshirt.

    Please enter my Spring 2013 giveaway here.

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    1. I can't wait to get it in the mail...it just looks really cozy! =)

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  4. That blouse is so gorgeous! I almost bought that same lace overlay sweatshirt last week but couldn't justify it since spring *should be* around the corner. I love how you styled it!

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    1. Thanks! Well, it snowed here again this morning so I'm feeling pretty justified! LOL =)

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  5. That scalloped skirt is beautiful! I need it! xoLili

    www.satinandscotch.com

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    1. Thanks! And thanks for stopping by!

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  6. Love all the scallops & the bright colors! So pretty Jenni!

    Katherine

    www.mintedglam.blogspot.com

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  7. Hello, would you like to follow each other?
    I like your blog!
    do not hesitate to follow and like www.jkvintageaffair.blogspot.ca and www.facebook.com/jkvintage and i will certainly follow back
    all the best xo

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  8. I almost bought that same lace overlay sweatshirt last week but couldn't justify it since spring *should be* around the corner. I love how you styled it! I often buy cheap dresses online

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  9. I really want to buy mens leather jackets for myself. Cwmalls.com is a great site to shop these, love the feel of leather, the weight, tailoring.

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