Saturday, December 7, 2013

Giverny

Outfit Details:
Watercolor vintage dress: Cricket Capers
Gray cardigan: dELiA*s
Spectators: BAIT Footwear
Daisy ring: Mom's





I decided it was time for some color!  It's so easy to be sucked in to a bevy of neutrals and earth tones during the winter -- and though I love these, sometimes it just becomes boring after a while!  Since the snow thawed a bit this week (it got up to like, 50 degrees on Thursday) and it actually felt springlike, I decided it'd be a good time to wear this lovely vintage find.  I love the color and pattern of this dress (it doesn't really remind me of Monet, but I had the same visceral reaction to it as when I look at his paintings, hence the blog post title), and I do love any vintage dress that comes with a matching belt!








I had yesterday off, and had planned to work some more on my room... but I ended up kind of wasting the day.  I really want to get a little bistro cafe table to paint, but I'm not sure where to find one.  I've looked on Etsy, so probably my best bet is a thrift, antique or estate sale shop.  I wish the weather were nicer so there would be garage sales!  I guess it'll just have to be a work in progress until I find one.  Maybe I can convince my mom to take a trip out to this antique co-op on the other side of town... they have tons and tons of stores, and I've found some real gems there before.  It's a little ways to drive, but it could be worth it!






Enjoy your Saturday!
xox Sammi

10 comments:

  1. nice!:) xo
    Bianka
    http://ruhamania.blogspot.hu/

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  2. I love the title of this post, which does indeed fit such springtime colors. A good reminder to enjoy the bight lovely colors like you do in this dress.

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  3. Ehehe, aren't those bouts of nice weather throughout winter and fall just the nicest things? I'm glad you were able to take a break from layers and wear something spring-y. This dress is just adorable on you, Miss Sammi!

    I think any antique or thrift store drive is so totally worth it. You neeeeever now what you could find... GOOD LCUUCUCK! lcucku kcu can't spel kc LUCK

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  4. I love delia*s, they have such cute stuff! you must have the most adorable collection of rings!

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  5. Awww you look so beautiful!

    xx
    scarlettandgiselle.blogspot.com

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  6. such a beautiful dress! i think i've said it before but it doesn't matter for me what time of year it is, if i feel like dressing in bright or pastel spring colours in the middle of winter i'll do it because sometimes you need it for a bit of cheering up.

    little henry lee

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  7. Oh my, this dress is beyond beautiful Sammi! Such a great find. I love the length and the print. ♡♡♡

    Kathy
    www.mypeachdays.com

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  8. Such a gorgeous dress and I love that ring! It is fun to remember color in the winter- it's so easy to get sucked into dark neutrals, you're right!

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  9. Goodness, this whole outfit is so sweetly, appealingly pretty. I love that you've partnered a vibrant floral with soft grey. Doing so really wrangles the dress into feeling more like winter in such a fashionable way.

    ♥ Jessica

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  10. Your dress is a beautiful contrast against such a stark wintry background! I LOVE your shoes too!

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