"" FutureLint (I have nothing to wear!): Pink ruffles aren't usually my thing...

Tuesday, December 14, 2010

Pink ruffles aren't usually my thing...

 Sweater - thrifted Land's End
Blouse - thrifted California Connection Inc.
Belt - thrifted
Jeans - GAP
Shoes - thrifted Joan Helpern Signature

Even though we had school yesterday, there were hardly any kids who actually came to school, only maybe a third showed up! I had THREE kids come to my office all day. THREE! There are usually like 40. I guess I can't complain, as much as I'd like a snow day. I spent a few hours reading the paper then watched two episodes of Antiques Roadshow on my computer (and got paid to do it!) Then last night I met up with a guy I dated for like three months seven years ago to watch the Vikings game. Not in a sexxxxxay time way, just in a guh, I've been cooped up in my house all weekend from the snowstorm, I need to see humans sort of way. It was actually really fun (even though they lost, as I knew they would). Tomorrow is book club and we're doing it at my condo since I've got a fireplace so I need to spend the night cleaning up! I got into super-crafty mode during the blizzard but didn't feel like cleaning it up when I was done so my living room is covered in sketches, embroidery floss and beads. Oopsy-doops. On the upside I have a few drawings ready to make into new screens so I can finally make some new t-shirt designs! Whoopie!

P.S. My Google Friend Connect thingie just hit 200! Wahoo! Hmm, gimme a day or two to think of some sort of giveaway or something... I know there are blogs who thousands of people read but to little ol' me, this is a big friggin' deal! Thank you to everyone who visits my little corner of the internet! 


Between Laundry Days said...

I was totally in a crafty-time mood this weekend, too. I started knitting again, and then realized how much I suck at it. :)

love this big ol' cardigan!

Lemondrop Marie said...

Love your sweater & jeans, great colors!

Marie @ Lemondrop ViNtAge
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Rad_in_Broolyn said...

Way to make pink ruffles look smart and bookish, and less precious (but still cute).
Good luck cleaning!

La Historiadora de Moda said...

Ditto what Rad said! I love the belt here too!

Congrats on the many followers! I feel lucky to be among them!

Tina said...

Congrats on 200!

Anna said...

Congrats on 200!
I love that cardigan! Lately that's been all I want to wear.

jesse.anne.o said...

Congrats on 200! I still think that's a lot!

DaniellaBella said...

200! That is a huge deal!! I was super excited when I got to 5! I just love cozy crafty days. Looking forward to seeing the new stuff!

Cee said...

Pink ruffles may not normally be your style, but they look fabulous on you, and I love how you styled this look- that sweater looks so comfortable! I am so jealous of your winding staircase, I've always dreamed of having one :) Congratulations on reaching 200 followers!

kate maggie said...

Your blog is great, so glad I saw it tonight! I love that you are apart of a book club. Wish I lived near you - I have always wanted to join one. Maybe I should just start one?! Hope you have a great rest of your week. x

Lesa said...

Christine, to me 200 is a very big deal, congrats! I love your outfit today, basically I just really love pink and brown together and the belt is great.

You will think this is funny, I live outside of Ft Lauderdale and it got down to 37 degrees last night (this almost NEVER happens) so I kept all three of my girls out of school!

Sara Louise said...

i love how you have dressed this pink so its not to girly
looks really good!

wardrobeexperience said...

adorable outfit!



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