Tag Archives: spring

Thrift shopping: dressed up, dressed down.

The splendour of the blossoms have come, trees and shrubs garbed in delightful colours. Northern Gold Forsythia has prolific yellow flowers, the same shade as in my blouse that I bought in a thrift shop in Seattle. The blouse is a slightly … Continue reading

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Spring it on

Ahhh the birds are seranading and with the sound of spring comes warmer temperatures, not warm enough for sandals but I can wear shoes! No more winter boots for me! There are so many shades of green and this fresh mint … Continue reading

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Peplum and Lace

Besides lace being romantic and elegant, it has a nostalgic quality. I bought these tops at Ricki’s in two colours (if you know me, you know I often have two of a kind). This shade of magenta has a purplish tinge. … Continue reading

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Fringes with a ’60s Vibe

1960s – this is my favourite decade for fashion. I lived it. Fringes are groovy! They say if you wore a fashion trend the first time around, you shouldn’t wear it when it comes in style again. I don’t know … Continue reading

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La Vie en Rose

It’s beginning to look a lot like spring! Snow has melted, April showers have arrived and robins are serenading! I love pairing pink and gray, a match made in heaven. I bought this high low top at Reitmans. It has … Continue reading

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White Skinny Jeans with Knit and Crocheted Tops

My brand new first-pair-ever white skinny jeans will be a staple in my wardrobe. I don’t know how I got along without them. I guess it’s because I do have quite a few white pants and capris, but nothing looks … Continue reading

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Farewell to Frosty

Two more sleeps! On March 20th Spring will be arriving. We’ve had a few milder days which have certainly lifted my spirit and hopes that Spring is around the corner. This designer cardigan is several years old, with unique features. … Continue reading

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Magnolia Blossoms

One of my favourite things about spring is blossoms; it’s breathtaking to see a magnolia tree in full bloom! Even as petals flutter to the ground, the sight is so romantic. Unfortunately, they are gone too quickly, like bubbles in … Continue reading

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Lady in Pink

Perhaps this would not make a great hit song, but it does make a lovely spring colour. My Mom’s favourite colour was pink. Growing up, we had pink roses on the living room drapes, a pink gingham kitchen, with pink … Continue reading

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Forget-me-not

I love spring and although it’s been taking awhile here in Southern Ontario for spring to arrive in it’s fullness, the evidence is now clear; forget-me-nots, bluebells and daffodils  are blooming in the forest. Warmer days beckon me to come … Continue reading

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