Tag Archives: lace

Dressing Up Jeans

Everyone wears jeans and they are easy to dress up. Velvet makes any outfit look regal. My black velvet blazer and white lace peplum top adds a feminine contrast to rugged denim fabric. (My blazer is another great find in … Continue reading

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Burgundy and Black

Burgundy and black are a fabulous pair and go together like love and marriage. Add velvet and voila! A regal look! I fell in love with burgundy as a young teenager and I’m still lovin’ it! Both my blazer and … Continue reading

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Graphic Tee and a Matching Hat

This outfit makes a fun fashion statement. My graphic T-shirt is thrifted and I thought it would be funny to imitate the art on my tee by wearing a straw hat and a ponytail on one side.   It has … Continue reading

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Find something to celebrate every day

We should try to find something to celebrate each and every day. This should not be too difficult. After all, there are blessings in abundance all around us like air – sometimes larger and more magnificent than an elephant, sometimes … Continue reading

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Twice as Nice: ecru and blue skirts

Blue and White Here’s the skirt I showed in my previous post but this time in blue. I love pairing it with a white lace top. I often buy two of a kind–even shoes–I have these shoes in blue and … Continue reading

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Something Old; Something New: Ruffles and Lace

I bought this blouse around the turn of the century–WOW, that sounds old! The skirt is new this summer. This burgundy crêpe blouse with ruffles around the neck and down the front doesn’t have any buttons, so I wear it … Continue reading

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A Crown of Daisies

Daisies make me smile! 🙂 For me, they represent the simple pleasures in life! Roses are elegant, orchids are luxurious and there are a myriad of beautiful flowers to behold, the humble daisy is my choice: simply growing in a … Continue reading

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Velvet and lace and a pencil skirt

Pencil skirts are so elegant and this one is so comfortable. It’s made by Blue Canoe–an American company–and I love this shade of burgundy. I’ve bought several things from Blue Canoe while in Seattle in September. It was an instant decision when … Continue reading

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A Little Lace Frock

On a previous visit to Seattle, I bought this little white lace dress. I hadn’t worn it till this summer. Here with a white slip. I’ve worn it with a black slip. An updo for a elegant look. Add a pop of colour … Continue reading

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Twice as Nice

It’s a tradition: find something I like–buy it in another colour too. My mom started this family tradition and my daughter Jean is carrying on with our tradition. While at our annual car show this summer, I saw a lady … Continue reading

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