Dorm Room, Move In.

Over these last few weeks, those of us who have college aged kids have been packing and unpacking their life’s processions.Here are some great ideas for your student’s dorm room. Options include black and white,  brights, florals, pastels and  all colors of prints patterns. All photos uploaded from Pinterest. I claim no rights to these photos. Enjoy!

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Summer poolside drinks

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Pineapple upside down cake daiquiri. Pinned from www.slimpickinskitchen.com

Enjoy these fantastic summer drinks, poolside! Includes both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages. There are as beautiful as they are tasty.

 

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Blue Sparkling Star: 2 oz orange infused vodka, 2 oz blue curaçao, champagne. Rim champagne glasses with blue sanding sugar. Pour 1 oz orange vodka into each glass. Add 1 oz blue curaçao. Top each glass with champagne.Pinned from www.daydreamerdesserts.com.

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Lime Sherbet Margaritas. Pinned from www.betterrecipes.com.

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Purple Martini: 3 oz Vodka, 1 1/2 oz cranberry juice, ½ oz blue Curacao liqueur, ½ oz sweet & sour mix, ½ can of clear soda (7-up) Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker, shake gently. Serve in a chilled glasses. Pinned from www.raindropsnroses.tumblr.com

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Summer Garden Benches

Dress up your outdoor space with a beautiful Shabby Chic garden bench. Choose a bench made from wrought iron, wool, an pair of discarded chairs, an antique door…the possibilities are endless. Brighten that out door space with vintage floral pillows, a soft blanket to curl up in, or a few plants. Enjoy.

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Shabby Chic Designed Jewelry

This post is filled with all sorts of fun vintage jewelry. Great earrings,necklaces, rings and watches. Enjoy.

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Vintage Cameo Rhinestone Repurposed Bracelet A triangular-shaped rhinestone connector with tiny engraved flowers from a vintage rhinestone bracelet holds the clasp.
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Clearly Cool Cabbage Rose Repurposed Vintage Earrings. Silverplate leverback earrings hang a vintage smooth glass marquis connector, a vintage sterling silver cabbage rose charm from a vintage rosary bracelet (complete with tiny saint on the back); from the bottom is a vintage diamond-shaped faceted glass drop.
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Abundance of bracelets wrap around the wrist.Bracelet includes vintage buttons, balls, carved flowers and metal.
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“Babushka” beaded, hammered copper wire earrings by Suesun2008
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Capri Blue and Clear Repurposed Vintage Drops From silverplate leverback earrings hang 2 vintage faceted glass components. At the top is a diamond-shaped clear glass connector and from the bottom is a double setting, both with Capri blue (dreamy) stones – one round, one marquis.
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3 Strands Charm Bracelet with Reds. It’s all in red and coral tones (except for the rosary, of course)!..
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Red

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Red poppy

Red is amazing color, it’s bright, bold,fun and intense. I’ve put together a blog featuring all things red. Red gowns, hats, shoes, door, chairs and so much fun. Enjoy. amazing color, it’s bright, bold,fun and intense. I’ve put together a blog featuring all things red. Red gowns, hats, shoes, door, chairs and so much fun. Enjoy.

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Cherries — yum

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Great advice

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Red shoes with a bow

 

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Vintage red coke machine

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Beautiful floral table setting

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Paris night life

Hello, I’ve just had a great trip to Paris, although I did not attend any fashion shows, I’ve put together a collection of Paris style gowns. Enjoy.

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Fabulous cream gown

 

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Stunning green dress

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Cream halter top

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Shoes with bows

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Green high low gown

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Short dress of pink lace 

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4th of July Red, White and Blue Desserts

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Red cupcakes topped with icing and fruit

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Heart shaped sugar cokies. Details at by jcookies!

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Patriot Jello mold. Details @ tasteofhome.com.

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Red, White n Blue Salad Recipe from Taste of Home

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Round sugar cookies dipped twice in icing.

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Creamy Coconut Stars- Red, White and Blue. Details at hungryhappenings.com.

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Red, White and Blue swirled cookies. Details at redcouchrecipes.blogspot.com.

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French Style

I’ve just spent the last ten days in Paris, France. And had a wonderful time. Sometimes tourists get a bad rap from Parisians. Making fun of their white tennis shoes, capri pants and crossover bags. Today in my post I’ve put together some wonderful outfits that even a tourist could pull off in Paris. Enjoy your travels.

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Great black and white striped skirt

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Simple jeans and white blouse dressed up with a green wool coat

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Cropped jeans, white tee add a great bag and a ever so Parisian scarf

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Jeans, blouse navy sweater and pearls make a classic outfit

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Red, White, and Blue

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Darling red trench coat accessorized with red, white and blue bag

Having just celebrated Memorial Day in the US and with the 4th of July just around the corner, I wanted to share with you some great combinations of clothing in Red, White and Blue. Enjoy.

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Child’s pillow case dress

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Striped tank paired with skirt with a big row

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Terrific wide stripe car coat

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Accessorize white pants with red and blue ribbon

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