ModCloth Open Casting Call

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Fashion mavens, rejoice! ModCloth is inviting you to come showcase your unique style at their #FASHIONTRUTH Casting Call for ALL event in New York City on September 3rd.

All you have to do is show up in your cutest outfit and you could be featured on ModCloth and across their social platforms. Anyone and everyone is invited, so if you’re in the area, grab your friends and go — this is an event you won’t want to miss! Head to the ModCloth blog for more details and RSVP info.

This is indeed one interesting event, so make sure to check them out.

Unique Bags with Summer Flair

 

With Labor Day right around the corner, summertime is officially drawing to a close. No longer burdened with the requisites of expensive textbooks or hordes of markers, notebooks and colored pencils, us ladies are free to dote upon ourselves with findings from the ever-popular end of summer clearance rack. This is the perfect time to start eyeing cute, summery apparel to rock during the last few weeks of warm weather and set the foundation for a fantastic closet of accessories next season. In honor of this welcomed shopping spree, I’ve created a list of some of the most gorgeous and eccentric handbag collections that keep us in the spirit of beach waves and sunshine.

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Summer is the time for barely-there ensembles, and this season, girls couldn’t get enough of see-through accessories! These clear clutches and shoulder bags from CC Skye are tailor made for fun weekends out on the beach or drinking in the city life.

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Looking for something that’s incredibly unique? Anuschka handbags and wallets are the very definition of the word! Each is hand painted on leather, with gorgeously intricate scenes ranging from blooming flowers to animal prints that emulate a vibrant, watercolor vibe.

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Courtesy of J.CREW

There’s a huge movement surrounding a back to basics attitude that features organic and nature-inspired materials and motifs – and it’s just not the same toting around these goods when everything is cold and hibernating! Now is the best time to grab a bag from J. CREW, as these straw market totes are the quintessential beach accessory.

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Fill your last few weeks of heat with brilliant neons and bold primary colors. Bonus points if you integrate them into stunning visuals, like the silk screen prints sold by designer Jacque Pierro! These totes and fat bottom bags feature blossoming florals and fun images sure to make any outfit unforgettable.

How do you plan to spend the last few weeks of warm weather?


Guest Post by Mandi Beccerra 

Affordable Shopping at 10DollarMall and a giveaway

Who doesn’t love to shop?  But with the way of living comes other responsibilities too. So, it’s always best to choose products and brands that within your budget .  Affordable but definitely good quality and fashionable that’s what I always have in mind when I buy something new for me and my family.

Online shopping has become a trend this days.  For some reason, shopping online is more convenient for working moms and busy teens (also) who has limited or no time to go to the mall to waste hours of roaming around finding what you should buy and ending nothing on your cart.

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You know that make up especially lipstick is one of my obsession, it’s my kryptonite and just thinking about  it makes me smile.  So glad that I found a new site that offers one of my favorite brand of cosmetics.

 10DollarMall, the name itself says it all.  Yes, everything in this site is $10 dollars and even sometimes less than.  What’s so nice about this site is they offer different products not just for women but for men and little kids too. Their clearance items does not mean less quality, the products i received was indeed superior. I love this white fitness jacket, it would be perfect while I’m running on a hot summer day.

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Refresh your wardrobe with the latest trends without sacrificing your budget. 10DollarMall has a variety of stylish and affordable women fashion collection from shoes, bags, accessories and even make ups.  You can also grab something for your kids, a nice pieces of tops and bottoms or find a gift for your husband with their affordable collection of male watches and accessories.

Quality and affordability that’s something 10DollarMall is known for.  Affordable shopping is definitely every mom would love to do. You can also choose the method of  shipping but if you opt to choose free shipping, the waiting is definitely worth it.

Here’s the best part, 10DollarMall is giving away $50 worth of online gift card to one of my readers.  Yes, you get the chance to choose your favorites and it’s very easy to do. Just enter the giveaway below.

Eves Addiction : Affordable High Quality Silver Jewelry

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend but high quality silver jewelries are staple accessories in any girl’s treasure box. Discover intricately designed pendants, rings, earrings and a whole lot of genuinely plush accessories at Eve’s Addiction.

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More than a hundred silver items designed with precious stones and gems are waiting to be noticed and become a part of your treasured accessories collection. I enjoy browsing their wide collection of accessories and i must tell you, you will definitely find the best accessories that will suit your needs and your personality.Choices ranges from wedding bands to rings that features gemstones, necklaces with beautifully designed pendants as well as bracelets suited for any occasion.

Perfect gift for your love ones or simply a rewards for yourself for a job well done. You will definitely find a lot of items here worth the splurge. I especially love this pretty silver  Tiffany style sterling silver starfish stud earrings that they sent me.  It’s pretty design makes me reunite with the sea, i imagine the cold water on my palm while holding this starfish earrings. 

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No one can deny the beauty of silver accessories. They are as equally stunning as gold accessories but is more affordable in price. High quality silver accessories also lasts as long as their contemporaries do. Keeping them looking like you just got it out of the box is very easy too.

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Silver jewelries are indeed the best option for accessories of the women of today. You can get the best deals when it comes to high-end silver jewelries and accessories here in www.evesaddiction.com. Save on shopping and shipping costs with the numerous discount coupons available on their website.

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And here’s the best part,  Eve’s Addiction is very generous to offer one of my readers a chance to have their very own Tiffany Style  Starfish Silver Earrings , so better watch out for the mechanics because I will be sharing them soon.

Rio Soul – Functional Barefoot Style Shoes

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Inspired and born in Ipanema, Brazil.  Rio Soul is an inspiration of the  beach life while appreciating the beauty of sunset and starry nights.  It’s an answer to a dream of passion to give and  for the world to know the beauty of Brazil.

Different from it’s contemporary, Rio Soul gives a new level of comfort by creating their shoes from breathable fabric, soft sole and light weight materials to make it super flexible but this does not mean that the shoes is less of quality but instead it exceeds my expectation.

Converting a ballerina slippers into a fully function shoes is definitely a genius innovation especially if that is something you can wear on your daily fitness routine like when I’m doing my zumba and  pilates and I think even yoga. This functional barefoot style shoes have been trending this days and many fitness enthusiasts are now into it and I’m just happy to be a part of that growing community.

What I love about Rio Soul  shoes is their simple yet attractive design and the combination of each shoes and yes not to forget, the comfortable feeling of wearing them.

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Now, that the Fifa World Cup in Brazil had just began,  I think it’s a great idea to know products that shows the vibrant culture of Brazil, i believe that it’s a perfect timing and indeed a great opportunity to learn a part of them. Visit their facebook page to learn more about their shoes.

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Fashion Accessories for Less

Fashion forward individuals are well aware of the advantages of having accessories as part of your outfit. Some looks are really incomplete without the proper accessories on. Having the right bangle that matches with your watch or the right earring for the new blouse you just bought yesterday or a hat that will work well with your dress fashion accessories for less. As your wardrobe grows and as your closet gets filled, getting the right accessories for every item you have in your fashion collection becomes a necessity.

You do not practically have to worry about this because there are a lot of cheap accessories out in the market that will suit and will make your outfit of the day. From bangles to earrings, rings, brooches, even bags and hats. You will definitely find an affordable accessory with good quality and that would last long as well. You can check out http://www.tbdress.com/Cheap-Accessories-101912/ for affordable accessories that can make you look pretty. 

The demand for accessories has increased gradually throughout the years because of the increase of individuals getting passionate about fashionable clothes and outfits. Malls, stalls and even online shops sell fashionable and affordable accessories. So the next time you buy new clothes and dresses, go and find an accessory or two that will match with your clothes and would make your outfit of the day complete.

World Cup Fashion : Fifa Brazil 2014

With the FiFa world cup coming very soon, I can’t help but notice the colors associated to it.

Red, yellow , green and  blue, it is indeed a beautiful colors that represents this year’s 2014 Fifa World Cup.

These block dainty colors associated to fashion could create a beautiful ensemble of clothes/apparel.  I found this creation in the net from Ralph Lauren collection and it definitely signifies the colors of this recent Fifa world cup.

Known for their colored shirts and designs, Ralph Lauren collection is indeed perfect for any occasion.  Be bright and bold with this following clothes.

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The blue and green with a tint of yellow creates a blend of harmony that is pleasing to the eyes and definitely perfect as a riding outfit for those who loves the wild. Truly a world cup fashion inspired.

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Ooh, I could not help not to fall in love on this green dress, although I don’ know if i can pull this through with my overly huge body now.  But the bag and the sunglasses is totally awesome .

Sweet Life with Nectar Sunglasses

Enjoying life, that’s something we are entitled to do. That’s the same goal  of Nectar Sunglasses, they believe that each individual has to do what they love to do and do things they intend to do.  Spreading the sweetness of life with this concept in mind, they encourage each of us to pursue the things we love to do.

Whether your a simple woman who wishes to enjoy the beauty of nature or someone who ventures on life thrilling sports or perhaps a party animal who enjoys the company of friends.  It’s up to you to find your own enjoyment and realize what you meant to do.

With this advocacy, they introduce sunglasses that every individual can relate and bring your inner ideas and desire.  Whether it’s a simple gathering or a grand event, it’s  Nectar’s goal  to spread the sweet life you so deserve.

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Each sunnies represent something about you or the things you desire to achieve.  Like this aviator desperado ,  They say that “there’s just something that feels so good about being bad.” and yes, there are times that I just want to be bad in anyway and forget all the goodness inside me and break some rules.  There are days that I want to shred out the sweetness in me and be cruel to all the people who wronged me.

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Now, you can get this lovely sunglasses for a discounted price.  Just visit their site today and get %10 off by using this coupon code,  lovenectar on your cart before check out.

Pretty Jelly Sandals from Dizzy and a giveaway too

Disclaimer: I am not compensated for this post.  I am not associated with  the company named below. Links is for your convenience .  No purchase is necessary to enter. Void where prohibited by law. The odds of winning are based on the number of entries received. Open to US residents, 18+ only. Confirmed Winner(s) (by giveaway tools) will be contacted by email. Winner(s) have 48 hours to respond before a new winner is chosen. No purchase necessary. Void where prohibited by law. The sponsor(s) will be responsible for product shipment to winner(s) of this giveaway. My blog is not responsible for product shipment/delivery. This event is in no way administered, sponsored, or endorsed by, or associated with, Facebook and/or Twitter, Google, Pinterest. This disclosure is done in accordance with the Federal Trade Commission 10 CFR, Part 255 Guides Concerning the Use of Endorsements and Testimonials in Advertising.

Shoes, sandals, fit plops,  they are just one of the things that every woman loves to have.  I remember that I have read somewhere that “a woman can never have too many shoes” .  It’s our kryptonite, our weaknesses.

If I could have the money in the world, I will definitely buy all the beautiful shoes that every shoe designer would create, perhaps would dedicate a big room for it but I’m no millionaire and would never had a chance to marry one but then even if I’m not, I can still buy the shoes I wanted if I save for it and it’s even great to have them for free, don’t you think?

Well, I guess that’s the beauty of blogging, you get freebies while enjoying the thing you love doing.

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 As of now, I’m definitely enjoying the sight of this pretty sandals from Dizzy Sandals.  The color is just too refreshing, perfect for a day out with my friends or relatives. Wear your favorite maxi dress while strolling on the beach.  Shirts and shorts with this jellies while doing your shopping round would indeed gives your comfortable long hour of walking.

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And this stylish and glittery jelly sandals is so perfect even for night affair while walking on a maxi dress.  There are lots of options and bringing this pretty footwear wherever you go is definitely helps you bring out the beauty in you.

So, if you are looking for fun and stylish women fashion shoes, you definitely found the right store for you. I couldn’t help but admire all the pretty designs and mind you, I really wish to have many of them.

What are you waiting for, visit the site and choose your favorite. Check them out on Facebook to learn the latest updates.

But here’s the best part.  Dizzy Sandals are very generous to offer one of my readers for a chance to get their favorite sandals too.  Yes, that’s very easy , just follow the instruction and get the chance of winning by doing all the tasks recommended.  No purchases necessary and open for 18 and above, US residents.

*  Thank you for joining. I could not choose a winner since I’m still waiting for the response of the PR.

Fine Jewelry – The Perfect Gift for Mother’s Day

They say that a mother’s love is the most precious, most pure.  It’s given without thinking of something in return.  Honestly, I have no idea what that is until I become a mom.

For me, having my children is the most special thing that happened in my life. I would not trade it for anything and come to think of it, my sacrifice and dedication just shows a part of  how much i love them.

Although, we don’t ask for anything in return, I believe that mothers should be pamper too, giving love in return and showering them gifts once in a while would definitely touch a mother’s soft heart.

Now, that Mother’s day is just a few days away. It is that one time of the year when we recall all the good things our mother’s have given and sacrificed for us.  This is a time where we tend to find the best gift we could offer for the best woman in our life, our mothers.   Flowers have been a very common and staple gift for moms during this special occasion. A dinner date is also a common treat husbands and children give their moms. This year make it different and a little bit more special.

Give your moms the symbol of love – a ring.  

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Some may see this gift as something extravagant. But at Jewellery World who have been existing since 1974, you can definitely find something that could fit your budget. 

Or perhaps, ask this question, “Can you really attach a price tag to the things your mother have given up for you?”  I bet, your answer is no.  Can you really place a value for the best woman in your life? Another Big No?

Just like this beautiful 9 ct yellow gold cubic zirconia ring in heart design, giving this as a gift to your mom on this special day for them can definitely melt her heart.  Adorable at it’s finest and simply stunning.  It comes with a very cute gift box, so you don’t need to worry to find one. A perfect gift for mother’s day.

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No gift is more than enough to really show how much worth your mother has in your life.  I’m glad that I already have an advance gift but of course, I’m always looking forward on what my hubby and the kids would give me.

So, for all of you especially this coming mother’s day, show your love to this special woman in your life. Get the best ring that represent how valuable they are in your lives. Give them the symbol of your undying and forever grateful love.

You can also follow Jewellery World on Facebook to learn the latest news about them.  And when you get one, do tell them that you have learned about it from me and perhaps leave a note on this post informing me, I would not get a cent from it but just knowing the fact that you made your mom happy, it is something that can make me smile too.

Disclaimer:  I am not compensated for this review although I received a product to facilitate it.  My opinions are mine and may differ to others.   Links are provided for your convenience.  

Four Eyes : Comfort and Style on every glasses

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Our eyes is one of the most important part in our body.  We are lucky that we have been given the gift of eyesight since not all have that.  I still remember my grand mother used to tell me to take care of my eyes and never overused them but since I used to read a lot of novels back on my teens day, I have to wear eyeglasses on a very young age.

To be honest, wearing one makes me feel I look ugly since I used to imagine those girls with thick eyeglasses and braces, It’s just me and my opinion and I’m not against them nor degrading them.

For sometime, I tried using  contact lenses to avoid wearing eyeglasses but it’s very inconvenient for me in the evening since you have to remove them before you go to sleep, thus I revert back on wearing eyeglasses.

For a busy working mom, it’s hard to find time to go to the optical clinic to get a brand new glasses but luckily for me and for all those busy people like me since we don’t need to order abroad or wait for a long period of hours on the eye clinic to get a new pair of glasses.

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At Four Eyes , you can order prescription eyewear and eyeglasses frames with just one click of your fingertips. With their different collections of frames , you will be amazed to find  that my old thoughts of wearing eyeglasses can make me look older is indeed a wrong notion since the secret on looking good is all in choosing the right frames for your eyes.

Four Eyes is the first online optical store for prescription eyewear in Asia and I must say they are good with what they offer. With different ranges of optical and sunwear style, you will definitely find the one that fits for you.  I love the idea that the names of their glasses are catchy and interesting and got their own meaning too.

I have chosen the Twinkling Star , i thought the definition perfectly fit me and since orchid is the color of the year, I thought this would make me look more fashionable.

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Working hard does not mean that you can’t be hip and fashionable. You can look fabulous even in the toughest of all situations when you have to be outstanding. This one gives the look of grace under pressure. Fashionably in command.

You can use their virtual try on by uploading a picture of you and trying each eyeglasses so you will have an idea on how the glasses will look on you. Their service is very prompt and upon placing your order, you will receive a confirmation e-mail from their customer support.

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Placing your order is very easy and all the procedures are already given in the website.  So, even if your a newbie on computers or online shopping, you will not hesitate on ordering. But of course, make sure to ready your correct prescription if your ordering rx glasses to avoid problems of incorrect grades.

Delivery is also prompt , I had my order within a week but since I have to adjust my eyes on my new glasses, i have to wear them for quite sometime.  My eyeglasses comes with a very nice burgundy case and a care card too, it’s my first time to receive a care card since I don’t remember having been given by the optical clinic or the one I purchased on another online store abroad.

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What’s make it interesting is the note that “a little TLC goes a long way” for your eyeglasses and yes I’m one of those guilty of this since I violate all of the five notes in there.

Of course, it is already given that all products has it’s warranty and Four Eyes offer a 6 month warranty on manufacturing defects and if your not satisfied with what you get, you can always make a refund if your reason is valid of course.

What’s interest me more about Four Eyes is their advocacy of helping “impoverished communities see the world around them better with prescription eyewear“.  We all know that poor eyesight can be distracting and for those less fortunate students, they offer ” a pair for a pair“, a program that for each pair you bought on their store, you will have that warm feeling that you have been a part of a worthy endeavor to help others.

So, if you are looking for comfort and style and not to forget it’s affordability, you will definitely find the right store for all your optical needs.  When you purchase, leave a note that you heard it from me, I would not get a discount nor credits but it will definitely make me happy knowing that you have learned it from me. You can also like them on Facebook.

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Step Out In Style: How to Find the Right Footwear For You

Marilyn Monroe once stated that diamonds were a girl’s best friends, but in the 21st century, shoes are a very close second. Thanks to Sex in the City, it’s not uncommon to see ladies eying store windows with real desire, gazing longingly at the Jimmy Choos and Manolo Blahniks within. Owning a pair of designer shoes is, for many, the ultimate dream, and wearing heels is considered by many to be a necessity.

Footwear: The Facts

The facts about our footwear are regrettably somewhat less glamorous. In a recent study, it was found that 75% of all Americans experience foot pain at some point in their lives. Though a variety of reasons were cited, it was most common that their shoes caused the damage.

Choosing the Right Footwear: Vital Tips to Help You Avoid Foot Pain

Being fashion forward is important, but it’s equally as important to look after your feet. Here are a few important tips to keep in mind when you hit the street in search of  new shoes.

1. Get measured. Think you know your foot size? You might be surprised. Many women make a purchase based upon the size they think they are, rather than the size they are in reality. When getting sized up, make sure to measure the width. Squeezing feet into narrow shoes is a sure-fire way of developing painful blisters, not to mention exacerbating bunions. Even if your shoes do fit properly, you may still find yourself scrapping your heel to get your feet into them. Buying a shoehorn might seem silly at first, but it could be an inexpensive heel saver (found here).

2. Test your arches. Before you buy any shoes, it’s a good idea to find out whether you have high or low arches; you can test this easily at home. Get a tray and fill it with water. Place your bare foot into it and then step onto a piece of dark paper. Now look at the shape of the imprint; if you can see virtually all of your foot in the shape, then you are probably flat-footed; if, on the other hand, you can only really see the toes, heel and ball of your foot, then you are likely to have high arches. Neither is anything to worry about, but knowing this information can help you to select the right footwear to suit your foot. Here is a quick guide to finding your arch type.

3. Don’t presume that ‘comfort’ shoe means comfortable for you. When buying shoes, don’t fall into the trap of presuming that ‘comfort’ means universally comfortable for all. What might be comfortable for a person with high arches might not be for a person with fallen arches, or flat feet. If in doubt, ask a foot expert.

4. Look for a shoe that offers arch support. You can tell whether the shoe offers arch support or not by running your finger along the inside. If there is cushioning in the centre, or a raised element to the sole, then it has support. However, don’t panic if you fall in love with a pair of shoes that don’t offer this facet. There are many affordable orthotics out there that can be inserted into the shoe independently, ensuring that your foot maintains the correct position whilst walking. If you’re someone who hates putting orthotics in and  out of shoes, consider buying shoes that have built in Orthaheel technology.

Brands like Vionic with Orthaheel technology (found here) offer footwear with permanent insoles that provide great comfort.

For complete peace of mind, a visit to a foot specialist can be really useful in guiding you in the right direction when it comes to buying shoes. A foot specialist can examine your foot thoroughly, using sophisticated techniques such as gait analysis, to identify any issues that you might have and to offer impartial advice.

Lugz : Like you met your match

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Looks like we made it, Look how far we’ve come my baby, We mighta took the long way, We knew we’d get there someday… this lyrics from a song from my fave singer Shania Twain was still lingering in my mind for quite sometime.

When I’m down and feeling blue, sometimes what I do is to sing even though I’m not good at it.  There are times that i even asked my self what do I do best?  A friend once asked me, what I do best except shopping and shoes, although it may sounds funny but yes, that made me think what I can really do.

I’m not a talented lady, perhaps if i knew how to sing, I might have joined several singing contests so I can rise to stardom and earn plenty of money but call it unlucky but i don’t have the right to stay on the stage and sing or perhaps even dance.  I love to cook but i couldn’t say I’m an expert on that. Writing, nah! So, I really wonder what I really do best and then the answer comes around.  I got this beautiful pair of shoes from Lugz and it’s a perfect match for a girl who loves shoes.

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With it’s sturdy and comfortable built, this shoes is a perfect buddy for whatever season it may be. Known for creating beautiful pieces of shoes especially made for your everyday work with it’s cushioned insole, your feet will always be protected from any harm and tiredness, this pair reminds my childhood memories of chasing my dream.  Although, I wasn’t able to realize that dream of mine but atleast, I’ve got the chance to wear fabulous shoes which was like synonymous to it.

You can also checked this shoes on their site and who knows you can able to find the perfect match.  Before I end this post, i am sharing you this quote which I got from Lugz facebook page.

So, unleash that potential and make that move today and who know’s tomorrow, you can achieve whatever you wished for.

Hot Wedding Trends of 2014

For all the lucky brides of 2014, there are so many different trends this year that are worth noticing. As in the past, the trend of making the wedding reflect their personalities will continue to sky rocket, and be more present than ever. Below are a few trends to take notice to when planning your big day.

Cakes of 2014

One trend that is on the rise is the “naked cake”. This increasingly popular fad foregoes the external layer of frosting along the sides to display the unpolished batter. Often accompanying rustic decors, naked cakes are usually topped with fruits, nuts, syrups, and even real flowers to create a charmingly simple aesthetic. These desserts can come in all different shapes and sizes, matching your personal preference and amount of guests. While it works well in rural settings, the naked cake will seem right at home in a minimalistic, contemporary warehouse environment.

Vintage-styled cakes will never grow old; this wedding facet experienced a surge in 2013, and expect to see more vintage cakes this year than last. Brides are opting to showcase nontraditional add-ons to the decorations, like lace, pinwheels, and pearls.

All about the colors

Pink has always been linked with unconditional love and romance, so it shouldn’t be a shocker that this hue will continue to be popular with this year’s weddings. Blush styles will “take the cake”, as this softly feminine tint works well with vintage palettes and can offset the cool aloofness of blues and greens without competing for the spotlight. Many bridal designers are even now incorporating it into their creations, like many of the wedding dresses by Vera Wang offered at David’s Bridal.

With it being the year 2014, we cannot forget about the pantone color of the year, Radiant Orchid. This subtle purple tone goes well with mostly every wedding theme. Balancing royalty and a sense of whimsy, this playful tone will look particularly fetching on bridesmaids.

Themes of 2014

Rustic barn weddings are very popular this year, as it incorporates rural touches without the risk of being rained out. Similarly, the woodsy theme is becoming more prominent. Both themes are commonly minimally decked out with mason jars and/or twinkle lights, mismatched centerpieces with wild flowers, medleys of lace and burlap textiles and playful, DIY elements. Selection in foods tend to be simpler (no chocolate fountains), and focus locally grown ingredients.

Popular culture is continuing to inspire couples in 2014, notably the Great Gatsby and Mad Men. For the former, gold plays a significant role in decking out the environment, as do feathers, pearls and shimmery materials. Many brides wear flapper dresses and encourage their guests to dress in a similar fashion.

 For weddings inspired by the AMC show based in the 1960’s, it’s very much about the retro style. Women should consider tea-length gowns or tight-fitted dresses that show off their va-va-voom curves; red lips and nails are a must; and accessorize with hair nets, pearls and white gloves. Don’t opt for a faded, vintage color scheme and, instead, embrace boldly contrasting combinations like red, white and blue.

All these trends and themes are perfect for 2014, but what is most important is what you truly love and want. After all, it’s your big day and only happens once, make it count.

Getting creative with Kal Barteski: A self-publishing success story

Blurb author Kal Barteski is a maker extraordinaire whose creativity knows no bounds. She’s a working designer, painter, storyteller, book creator, TEDx speaker, and calligrapher who can now add “video star” to her resumé with the first of our Canadian book-maker profiles.

For others to be inspired, she created this video to let her readers and followers know the side of Kal’s creativity.  I think you’ll be inspired to make your own book with Blurb.  See the video.

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Ritani Rings – A Perfect Christmas Gift

Christmas is just a few sleeps away. Most of us may have already completed their Christmas shopping list, but some may still have troubles of finding the perfect gift for their love ones. Gift giving is not an easy task as you think it is. The best technique to arrive with the perfect gift your love ones would really appreciate is to finds gifts that matches their personality.

The more connected you are with a person, the more you would want to please them this coming Christmas season. The best intimate gift I could think of is a ring.  It symbolizes not only love, but also shows how much you really value that special person in your life. This holiday season is one of the perfect time to propose to your love one.

Surprise her with a beautiful ritani engagement rings, from simple to the most elaborated design, each rings is something every woman could have ever dreamed of.

A double band ring like the one above, with intricate diamonds surrounding even bigger diamonds would best describe what she represents in your life – a partner and a treasured jewel all in one. Strong and fierce? A single banded ring with a massive diamond at its center is a bold statement everyone would never fail to notice. It’s like a manifestation of what’s your woman worth, a diamond , rare and precious.   A ring that serves as an emblem of how you care for that special person or how you see her as an individual will never fail to fall into the best ever Christmas gift, your love one has ever received in their life. Just like the saying goes,  diamonds are forever.